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 ARMSTEAD, DOUGLAS N Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $59,909.79 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, KENNETH N Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $59,909.76 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, ROBERT A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $59,909.68 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOLAN, NOREEN E Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $59,909.59 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JACQUELYN M Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $59,909.39 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUTTER, JAMES L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $59,908.87 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILVENTON, MARK P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $59,908.85 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCON, PAIGE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,908.75 Date 04/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BRIDGET S Employer name Department of Law Amount $59,908.36 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARROW, JODI A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,908.27 Date 06/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANASTASIOU, ALEX P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,908.23 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VILLANO, MARY T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,908.10 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSER-IRWIN, LAURA A Employer name Clinton County Amount $59,908.05 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, ROBERT W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $59,907.87 Date 10/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULRICH, JOANNE C Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $59,907.45 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLEWELLYN, AARON W Employer name City of Utica Amount $59,907.38 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FURNIA, BRETT M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $59,907.18 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DAVID M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $59,907.10 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIER, JASON R Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $59,906.82 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TARNAGHAN, KRISTA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,906.81 Date 10/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMBERLUND, JOANN Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $59,906.70 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, DONNA Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $59,906.70 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, EILEEN M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $59,906.66 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, FRANK J, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,906.34 Date 10/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, THOMSON Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,906.26 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESCOTT, JUDY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $59,906.21 Date 09/18/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIDLEMAN, ROBERT J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $59,906.18 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKESSLEE, JESSE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $59,906.12 Date 01/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHLER, SANDRA R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $59,906.03 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORVEE, GEORGE T Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $59,905.99 Date 10/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFMIRE, KEVIN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,905.95 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, ROBERT L Employer name Albany County Amount $59,905.51 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, DERYL L Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $59,905.33 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVKOVETS, INNA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,905.27 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLANOW, ALEXANDER N Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,904.85 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LELLA, STEPHEN M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $59,904.65 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, COREY J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $59,904.63 Date 01/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLING, JEANNE M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $59,904.60 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZEVEDO, PEDRO M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,904.00 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, SAMANTHA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,903.94 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUELL, DAVID J Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $59,902.79 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKS, EBONY P Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $59,902.76 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMONE, ANTHONY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,902.75 Date 02/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDDIS, MATTHEW L Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $59,902.72 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DION, JO ANN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,902.38 Date 04/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BO BETTE Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,902.24 Date 10/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMOR, ELMINE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $59,901.87 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, WALTER M H Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $59,901.71 Date 08/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHEY, ERIK W Employer name Village of Skaneateles Amount $59,900.48 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUSCH, JOHN W, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,899.89 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASUICCA, CONSTANCE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,899.85 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GORMAN, SEAN P Employer name City of Oswego Amount $59,899.84 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, AMY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,899.51 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPPEE, WILLIAM R Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $59,899.43 Date 11/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEE, BENJAMIN D Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $59,899.20 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLEY, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $59,898.90 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, DAVID M Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,898.00 Date 12/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GIGI Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $59,897.76 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATANIA, JOSEPH R Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $59,897.60 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTTO, KENNETH J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $59,897.33 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHL, MARK R Employer name Webster CSD Amount $59,897.23 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, EDWARD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $59,897.07 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, WILLIE S Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $59,896.76 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURNEY, TIMOTHY C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,896.69 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADRETTE, WAYNE A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $59,896.41 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHLER, MATTHEW Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $59,895.58 Date 02/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, SAMUEL, II Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $59,895.54 Date 04/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATES, JOHN L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,895.39 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSTON, ROBERT J, III Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $59,894.94 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARE, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name City of Rome Amount $59,894.34 Date 03/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JUSTIN D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $59,893.74 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUORTO, STEPHANIE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,893.70 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EDWARD L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $59,893.65 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, NANCY A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $59,893.43 Date 11/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, TONY M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,893.40 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, MARNIE A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $59,892.92 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO, JOANNE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,892.88 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOFFEL, RANDY J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $59,892.88 Date 11/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, MELISSA Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,892.77 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, EMILY C Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,892.69 Date 05/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MONICA D Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $59,892.51 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, COREY J Employer name Hamilton County Amount $59,892.44 Date 02/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, DAVID P Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $59,892.23 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COADY, LORI A Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $59,892.21 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, WILLIAM D Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $59,892.09 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSLUSZNY, STANLEY G, JR Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $59,891.87 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDESHI, TUSHAR S Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $59,891.55 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIJIJE, CARLOS E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,890.37 Date 02/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JOHN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $59,890.35 Date 10/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT-BAILEY, DONNA E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,890.31 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVES, ARLINDO F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $59,889.72 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MILTON A Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $59,889.69 Date 02/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,889.30 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOXON, GARY L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $59,889.07 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURY, BRIAN M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $59,888.71 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REOME, BRIAN K Employer name Jefferson County Amount $59,888.51 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, HAROLD D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $59,888.47 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, DENNIS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,888.11 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSAC, JOSEPH L Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,888.07 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISROE, THOMAS Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $59,887.30 Date 11/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System