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 PROKOP, DEBRA M Employer name Broome County Amount $59,463.36 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKHOFER, KEITH L Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $59,463.13 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRIER, PEARL R Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $59,463.00 Date 07/26/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUG, DONALD M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,463.00 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, DARLEEN M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $59,462.89 Date 10/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, STEPHEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $59,462.80 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLEY, FREDDIE J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $59,462.64 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, JASON M Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $59,461.97 Date 10/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODS, TANISHA J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,461.87 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIGENBAUM, PHYLLIS E Employer name Bethpage Public Library Amount $59,461.80 Date 05/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUBEK, JOSEPH L Employer name Erie County Amount $59,461.62 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELI-RIDER, PENNY Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $59,460.70 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROPHY, SEAN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,460.31 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, STEVEN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $59,460.17 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEURRYS, DALE R Employer name Marion CSD Amount $59,459.78 Date 02/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBNIAK, DAVID Employer name Steuben County Amount $59,459.62 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, CYNTHIA J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $59,459.03 Date 08/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, THOMAS E Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $59,458.76 Date 10/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENESE, RALPH P Employer name Village of Bath Amount $59,458.72 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUILLIER, SUSAN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $59,458.40 Date 12/30/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAJKOWSKI, ROSEANN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,458.36 Date 09/05/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGETT, ALTON B Employer name Erie County Amount $59,458.30 Date 09/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, HELEN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $59,458.06 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, KEVIN P Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $59,457.82 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETARO, JOSEPH S Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $59,457.61 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAU, MARK Employer name Town of Greece Amount $59,457.21 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEETS-HUARTE, KIM M Employer name Clinton County Amount $59,457.11 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLO'N, SALVADOR Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,456.49 Date 03/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURKEY, TOMMIE B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,456.48 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIARD, JIMMY A Employer name Albany County Amount $59,456.08 Date 11/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENT, CORNELIUS M Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $59,455.28 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, MARIE Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $59,455.15 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, SHINEESE S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,454.89 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYTTLE, NATASHA A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $59,454.86 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, HILARIE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $59,454.86 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLA, GERALYN L Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $59,454.56 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, LAURA A Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $59,454.56 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, TERRI L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,454.51 Date 03/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDEEN, DAN Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $59,454.41 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILKINS, JILL M Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $59,454.05 Date 11/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIFLA, JAMES D Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $59,454.01 Date 07/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDENMAYER, BENJAMIN A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $59,453.93 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, SUZANNE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,453.16 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODBIELSKI, MICHELLE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,453.16 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JOHN P Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $59,452.84 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACOMAZZA, NANCY A Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $59,452.83 Date 12/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, STEPHANIE Employer name Islip Housing Authority Amount $59,452.60 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANADOS, ROBERT P Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,452.56 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LAURISTON S Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $59,452.47 Date 09/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COLLUM, JOHN C Employer name City of Beacon Amount $59,451.85 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHAEL H Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,451.82 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINARD, KIMBERLY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,451.69 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, KEVIN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,451.66 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNER, MELODIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,451.50 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, RICHARD C Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $59,451.45 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINNEEN, JAMES E Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $59,451.33 Date 04/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDECK, BRITTANY A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $59,451.01 Date 05/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADWAY, SUE A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $59,450.72 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TRACY Employer name Walton CSD Amount $59,450.52 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULATER, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $59,450.42 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, STEVEN D Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $59,449.86 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSER, DERRICK P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,449.80 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, EBONETTE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $59,449.78 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ELIZABETH L Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $59,449.73 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, THERESA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,449.33 Date 02/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, DANIEL G Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $59,448.95 Date 02/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEY, KI H Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $59,448.94 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, SYDNEY M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $59,448.75 Date 07/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLER, ERIC J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,448.63 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMAN, TIMOTHY S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $59,448.30 Date 08/31/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, ANDREA J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $59,447.96 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, MICHAEL C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,447.70 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEVALE DALEY, LIDIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,447.70 Date 03/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, L'ERYN S Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,447.70 Date 04/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAN-LEE, TRANG N Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,447.70 Date 08/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY-COCCO, RIAN W Employer name Department of Law Amount $59,447.70 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERCHTOLD, JONATHAN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,447.70 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, PAUL A, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,447.70 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, JAMES D, III Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,447.70 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIAN, LISA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,447.70 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KERRY B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,447.70 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, MALLORY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,447.70 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ROSEMARY B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,447.70 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEDYNAK, RICHARD P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,447.70 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMMERER, SEAN T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,447.70 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOST, DANIEL V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,447.70 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAU-GOLDFARB, STEPHANIE T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,447.70 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAALI, MAJID A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,447.70 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUERMAN, TAMMY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,447.70 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYLAN, PATRICK M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,447.70 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, SADRA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,447.70 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODSIADLO, NATALIYA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,447.70 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHRLE, SEAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,447.70 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, YELENIS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,447.70 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBOTKA, CHESTER M, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,447.70 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, PAUL D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,447.70 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, CHELSEA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,447.70 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, JAMES D, II Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,447.70 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHNEN, JAMES J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,447.70 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHAR, ROSHNI Employer name Education Department Amount $59,447.70 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System