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 BROOKS, BRANDON A Employer name Larchmont Mamaroneck Garb Comm Amount $59,868.32 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, NICHOLAS J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $59,868.16 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGO, PATRICE D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $59,868.02 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, RYAN H Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $59,867.81 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITULLI, CLAUDIA C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $59,867.17 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWLE, RICHARD L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $59,867.00 Date 04/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, JAMES F, JR Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $59,867.00 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURFITT, MATTHEW C Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $59,866.80 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARACZ, ROBERT J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $59,866.53 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DONNA L Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $59,866.40 Date 05/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPALEO, PASQUALE V Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,865.93 Date 08/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENA-GUERRERO, JUAN J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $59,865.85 Date 06/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCSTRAVICK-PLATT, ELLEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,865.70 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, EDWARD Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $59,865.50 Date 12/28/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, REGINA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,865.44 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHU, XIAOXI Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,865.34 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEBEA, PATRICIA A Employer name NYS Association of Towns Amount $59,865.09 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENZE, JON C Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $59,864.51 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAD, MARK S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $59,864.40 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ROBERT C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $59,864.40 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, RUTH A Employer name Sidney CSD Amount $59,864.36 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DARLENE P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,864.17 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, RICHARD W Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $59,864.09 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGOZIO, LAUREN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,863.81 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEBEE, JEFFREY S Employer name Cayuga County Amount $59,863.71 Date 02/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, ALLAN D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $59,863.06 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, ROBERT Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,862.96 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROSCHER, DEBRA L Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $59,862.76 Date 03/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, PENNI Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $59,862.39 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTESE, FRANCESCO D, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,862.24 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GERBER, DONNA M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $59,862.07 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBONE, DEVON J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $59,861.44 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, APRIL D Employer name Erie County Amount $59,861.39 Date 03/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGE, JENNIFER B Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $59,861.16 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSKINE, ELTON Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,861.13 Date 12/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTMAN, KAREN Employer name Erie County Amount $59,861.13 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEICH, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $59,861.01 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELL, MATTHEW J Employer name Ontario County Amount $59,860.97 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, JOHN L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $59,860.85 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGAR, GAIL A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $59,860.78 Date 12/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, THERESA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $59,860.61 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLICK, BRITTANY E Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $59,860.41 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYLE, STEPHANIE A Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $59,860.38 Date 03/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILISHA, MISHEL Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $59,860.36 Date 06/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, COREY M Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $59,859.75 Date 06/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUCHAMP, REBECCA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,858.65 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTA, LYNDSAY J Employer name Orange County Amount $59,858.16 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODSON, MILTON G, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,858.14 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, KELLY M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $59,857.90 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDBERG, LINDA D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,857.69 Date 02/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MARK A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $59,857.64 Date 05/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, ANN-MARIE Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $59,857.48 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, RICHARD G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,857.47 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, TIMOTHY S Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $59,857.29 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, MARCUS D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,857.15 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTALFA, JOANNE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,856.63 Date 06/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, GEORGE L Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $59,856.60 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVALCHUK, NATALIYA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,856.51 Date 03/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS-SVENSSON, KELLIE Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $59,856.25 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANN M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $59,856.16 Date 01/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETT, SUSAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,856.16 Date 09/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFETZ, JACLYN R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $59,856.06 Date 04/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHROP, KEVIN G Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $59,855.69 Date 05/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEREMINO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $59,855.43 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOGAN, DIANE P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,855.18 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SHERLY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $59,854.99 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, THRACY L Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $59,854.79 Date 12/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERINO, KAREN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,854.78 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIS, MARTIN J Employer name Tupper Lake Housing Authority Amount $59,854.59 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, SPENCER J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $59,854.55 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTSHELER, LUDA Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $59,854.55 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDWASSER, JASON J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $59,854.55 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKOWITZ, ANN M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $59,854.55 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAAMAN, MICHAEL P Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $59,854.55 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUS, EMILY M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $59,854.55 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAULBEE, JILL A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $59,854.55 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTER, CHRISTINE D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,854.55 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTMAN, STEFANIE A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $59,854.55 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, ZACHARY A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $59,854.05 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRASQUILLO, IVAN Employer name Wyoming County Amount $59,854.02 Date 02/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, LAURIE E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,853.64 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICO, MICHAEL A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $59,853.60 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MAUREEN D Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $59,853.48 Date 10/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPA, THOMAS F Employer name City of Fulton Amount $59,853.29 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNORS, ERIN M Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $59,853.25 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTE, EDGARDO B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,852.83 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, RAMFIS Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $59,852.42 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JEFFREY P Employer name Albany County Amount $59,852.25 Date 12/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, ANQUANETTE J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,852.17 Date 08/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, EMILY J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,852.17 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODCHILD, TERESA K Employer name Margaretville CSD Amount $59,852.04 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHVARTS, ARKADIY N Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,851.73 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, AVIS M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $59,851.32 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIKOSKI, JOSHUA D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $59,850.95 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ELISA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $59,850.88 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, WAYNE J Employer name Education Department Amount $59,850.81 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, JEFFREY J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $59,850.68 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUYLER, VAN T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,850.63 Date 12/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVO, DANIELLE J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $59,850.52 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIGAR, MILDRED A Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $59,850.28 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System