What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name DEANS, JAMES P Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,042.56 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, NANCY A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $61,042.55 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLMEIER, ERIC J Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $61,042.40 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, JAMES R, JR Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $61,042.37 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXE, JAMES T Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $61,042.20 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATIS, LORI T Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,042.07 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, CATHERINE E Employer name Erie County Amount $61,041.84 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANDREAU, JEAN M Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $61,041.82 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLTON, NELSON E, JR Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $61,041.74 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOCHHAUSER, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,041.21 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, DOROTHY F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,041.13 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER-WILSON, WENDY L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $61,041.02 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, SHANNON Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $61,040.76 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, PAULA M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $61,040.67 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIBEL, DONALD J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $61,040.60 Date 01/13/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE-MURPHY, JENNIFER L Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $61,040.56 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELLEY, DOUGLAS J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,040.23 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENSELL, ELIZABETH N Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $61,040.18 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONFORTE, MICHAEL S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $61,040.06 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALBERT, KAREN L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $61,039.95 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSS, DERRICK R Employer name City of Geneva Amount $61,039.71 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHOAT, SANDRA A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $61,039.67 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHIROVIC, HARIZ Employer name Broome County Amount $61,039.32 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELIVEAU, LINDA M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $61,039.10 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CORINNE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,038.48 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTIN, DAVID Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $61,038.38 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, SARA-MELISSA K Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $61,038.21 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, MYRIAM Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $61,038.19 Date 08/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, SHEILA A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $61,037.85 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, THOM J Employer name Clinton County Amount $61,037.76 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMISZEWSKI, STEVEN J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $61,037.31 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, KAREN K Employer name Education Department Amount $61,037.18 Date 01/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, CHARLES T, JR Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $61,036.96 Date 12/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIDLEY, ERIC J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,036.74 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANALDO, APRIL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,036.60 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKER, ANITA M Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $61,036.47 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWIJACZ, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Rome Amount $61,036.24 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, LARRY W Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $61,036.17 Date 12/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, TROY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,035.91 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, TRAVIS M Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,035.64 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSSLER, BRIAN J Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $61,035.60 Date 02/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, RICHARD H Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $61,035.54 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKER, LESLIE L Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $61,035.53 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY-LEY, MAUREEN E Employer name Village of Hewlett Harbor Amount $61,035.40 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, CAMILLE E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $61,035.34 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALAN, FRANCIS X Employer name Sullivan County Amount $61,035.25 Date 01/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALU, JAMES A, III Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $61,035.16 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURICCHIO, SAVERIO Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $61,035.03 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, KARENE T Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,035.00 Date 10/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODSON, CORNELL F Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,035.00 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT-LYNCH, MAUREEN E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $61,034.98 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLEN, CLAIRE E Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $61,034.82 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROZEK, ERIC M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,034.82 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OWENS, WIL J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $61,034.75 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEXER, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Town of Yorkshire Amount $61,034.50 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, PATRICIA Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $61,034.46 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AKEN, JARED S Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $61,034.22 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONKA, JOHN E, III Employer name City of Norwich Amount $61,034.05 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, AIYISHA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $61,033.83 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, CRAIG R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $61,033.79 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, EMMELIE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $61,033.17 Date 11/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT K Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $61,033.11 Date 11/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, PAUL W Employer name Schenectady County Amount $61,032.67 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, VERA E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,032.64 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBNER, STELLA V Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $61,032.60 Date 09/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERLO, REBECCA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,032.52 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GRECO, AURELIANA Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $61,032.44 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHNDORF, JESSICA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $61,032.36 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYTH, MAUREEN A Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $61,032.24 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENAT, ASMENE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $61,032.01 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMMICK, DAVID J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $61,031.74 Date 01/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLES, JEANNETTE L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $61,031.59 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARY, CATHERINE G Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $61,031.58 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, REBECCA R Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $61,031.22 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEMAN, STANLEY LEE Employer name Town of Kent Amount $61,031.06 Date 06/11/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, NORA E Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $61,030.80 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, CONNIE M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $61,030.24 Date 10/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, STEVE T Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $61,030.24 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPP, LAUREN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $61,029.95 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIANFROCCO, JUSTIN A Employer name City of Rome Amount $61,029.70 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COREY, JASON KING Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,029.43 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLACZKO, DONALD J Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $61,029.24 Date 12/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTEN, HAROLD D Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $61,029.20 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZERW, JEREMY J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,029.10 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECAILLE, HANNAH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,028.56 Date 04/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLMAN, MARY Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $61,028.50 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTHERS, LAURA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,028.50 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, SHEILA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,028.36 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MINCK, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $61,028.36 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DAVID W Employer name Albany County Amount $61,028.27 Date 12/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, FREDERICK A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $61,028.26 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, PAULA A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $61,027.98 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANTONIO, NICHOLAS M Employer name City of Batavia Amount $61,027.76 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDAK, PETER D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,027.62 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTI, BARBARA L Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $61,027.17 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAYER, SAMUEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $61,026.32 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEGNAN, KENNETH B Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $61,026.31 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, JULIEEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,026.16 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELMIDINE, WARREN Employer name Jefferson County Amount $61,025.94 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, CHARLES JOE Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $61,025.06 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System