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 BIELMEIER, LISA Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $60,521.91 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALARK, BRADLEY M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $60,521.91 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLISNIK, CINDY E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $60,521.82 Date 03/31/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTOMSKI, LAWRENCE V Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $60,521.29 Date 03/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, KATHLEEN L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,521.24 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLDT, CAROL L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,520.99 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHURTLEFF, CHAD M Employer name Village of Groton Amount $60,520.84 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEARY, SHARON M Employer name Village of Le Roy Amount $60,520.00 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, KAY L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $60,519.84 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJOKU, MOSES Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,519.66 Date 12/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, JENNIFER L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $60,519.50 Date 08/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLARI, JOANNE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $60,519.16 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, MUHAMMAD W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $60,518.90 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUPTA, JAY Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $60,518.90 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANGEL B Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $60,518.90 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, JAMES F, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,518.76 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COBELLI, JAYME Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $60,518.69 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMA, SALVATORE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,517.91 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, KENNETH J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,517.90 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARFLER, THOMAS H Employer name Washington County Amount $60,517.75 Date 03/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JOHN L Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $60,517.56 Date 09/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DOUGLAS T Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $60,517.27 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROCK, VANESSA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,517.14 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODOWSKY, RUDOLPH C Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $60,517.14 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ORLENE J Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $60,516.17 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, GEORGE A, III Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,516.12 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTER, CHERYL L Employer name Erie County Amount $60,516.01 Date 02/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, STEVEN E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $60,515.98 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUODACE, KELLY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,515.52 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OFFHAUS, MARK A Employer name Town of Colden Amount $60,515.04 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, TARANJEET K Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $60,515.01 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, RICHARD L Employer name Village of Lloyd Harbor Amount $60,514.80 Date 09/21/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SICKLE, LUCILLE M Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $60,514.78 Date 01/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, OSCAR Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $60,514.66 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLEE, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $60,514.08 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRON, MARISOL Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $60,514.02 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMB, DONALD L Employer name Albany County Amount $60,513.99 Date 09/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURROCK, SUSAN N Employer name Jefferson County Amount $60,513.76 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHWORTH, MARK R Employer name Schoharie County Amount $60,513.73 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TAMMY M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,513.65 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, GAIL M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,513.44 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, DENISE J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,513.11 Date 12/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, EARL G Employer name City of Rome Amount $60,512.92 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, CAROLYN C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $60,512.92 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTE, JAIME M Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $60,512.60 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, CATHERINE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $60,512.52 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENO, ALLEN J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $60,512.32 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, JOSHUA T Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $60,512.28 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGONA, CAROL M Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $60,511.55 Date 05/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, UTE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $60,511.48 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, DONALD J Employer name Steuben County Amount $60,511.48 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, LAURA M Employer name Bay Shore Brightwaters Library Amount $60,510.86 Date 11/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBURELLO, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $60,510.58 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, NATASHA AMAKAYE Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $60,510.44 Date 03/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKER, STEVEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $60,510.13 Date 11/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASELLO, PETER S Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $60,509.99 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KENNETH T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $60,509.47 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORLIER, ELAINE C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $60,509.42 Date 01/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JANET A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $60,509.32 Date 05/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, SHARON L Employer name Town of Greece Amount $60,509.24 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, FAITH M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $60,509.08 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROSSOS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,508.98 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIOTTI, PAUL T Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,508.98 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSFIELD, LAURENCE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,508.98 Date 12/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, RICARDO, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $60,508.52 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, COLBY D Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $60,508.05 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, THOMAS M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $60,508.05 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEHLE, GREG S Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $60,508.05 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, MICHAEL E Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $60,508.05 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TATE J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $60,508.05 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MELANIE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,507.59 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, CORNELL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $60,507.50 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITT BOVE, ELLEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,507.40 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOCKER, BENJAMIN L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $60,507.18 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLICCIA, JILLIAN L Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $60,507.18 Date 05/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROHM, LYNN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,507.10 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHMANN, ANDREW G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $60,506.89 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERING, LORRAINE Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $60,506.71 Date 04/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, CHAD M Employer name Chenango County Amount $60,506.69 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANDLE, BRIAN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,506.66 Date 04/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAKOWSKI, TADEUSZ Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $60,506.52 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, DANIEL B Employer name Seneca County Amount $60,506.18 Date 06/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPAYO, GEORGE Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $60,506.05 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEARING, JERMAINE J Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,505.90 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHNEY, JUDY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,505.90 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, CYNTHIA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,505.90 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREZELO, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $60,505.90 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUMAN, RICHARD H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $60,505.90 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, JAMES J Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $60,505.90 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, BRIAN J Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $60,505.90 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,505.39 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHN, YSREAL Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $60,505.34 Date 11/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJACIC, JOHN F Employer name Village of Angola Amount $60,505.01 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARK R Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $60,505.00 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSMAN, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $60,504.86 Date 04/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARNO, JASON G Employer name Livingston County Amount $60,504.36 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISEMAN, KACEY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,504.35 Date 09/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSGOOD, DOUGLAS M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $60,504.30 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRUTON, JACK M Employer name Town of Minetto Amount $60,504.23 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JENNIFER C Employer name Schenectady County Amount $60,504.13 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System