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 SHULTES, DARLEEN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,123.01 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, LINDSAY B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,123.01 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WANDA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,123.01 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ELIZABETH K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,123.01 Date 03/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASILEWSKI, MARY G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,123.01 Date 07/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERWANGER, PATRICIA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,123.01 Date 01/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARROW, DENNIS J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,123.01 Date 02/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLEY, BONNIE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,123.01 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARWIN, DENNIS M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,123.01 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, JAMES D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,123.01 Date 11/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, RICHARD T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,123.01 Date 05/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, LISA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,123.01 Date 12/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESSIE, KATHLEEN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,123.01 Date 03/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JEFFREY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,123.01 Date 12/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONE, PAMELA F Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $59,123.01 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINER, JOHN E, JR Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $59,123.01 Date 03/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODDY, PEGGY A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $59,123.01 Date 08/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGER, STEVEN H Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,123.01 Date 01/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, ALAN K Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,123.01 Date 09/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABRIE, PHILIP E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,123.01 Date 12/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENCHLEY, BETH R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,123.01 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, BETH ANNE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,123.01 Date 03/10/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MELINDA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $59,122.93 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, RAYMOND C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,122.91 Date 11/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RUTH E Employer name Ontario County Amount $59,122.67 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, SANDRA I Employer name City of White Plains Amount $59,122.10 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTINE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,121.95 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, NILEXA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,121.77 Date 05/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANIEWICZ, CONSTANCE J Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $59,121.62 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKA, JODI LYNN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,121.40 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, SUSAN M Employer name Chenango County Amount $59,121.39 Date 06/13/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CAROL D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $59,121.34 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSOR, DAVID J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $59,120.97 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCHWITZ, DONNA Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $59,120.80 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSELWHITE, JEANNINE M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $59,120.80 Date 09/10/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, SHANEQUA T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $59,120.32 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETEMIT, CARMEN D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $59,120.11 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZADZECK, DANIEL W Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $59,119.81 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLEY, BRIAN M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $59,119.77 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMMOND, JILLIAN I Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $59,119.76 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARGETEAU, SHERYL A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $59,119.59 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, PEDRO, JR Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $59,119.38 Date 01/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTANEDA, HENRY Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $59,118.89 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENKMAN, VIRGINIA M Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $59,118.41 Date 07/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRESI, GENEVA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,118.25 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOSSER, KIMBERLY Employer name Otsego County Amount $59,117.89 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, SAJOSH K Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $59,117.70 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, JOSEPH A Employer name Erie County Amount $59,117.67 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANWORMER, COLLEEN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,117.57 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MORE, CHERYL A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $59,117.28 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT-CARON, CASEY M Employer name Clinton County Amount $59,116.96 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, RHONDA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $59,116.95 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, KIMBERLY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,116.92 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, KARL Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $59,116.72 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPLOCK, KRISTA J Employer name Orange County Amount $59,116.69 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, SHARI L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,116.22 Date 07/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKNER, CONSTANCE L Employer name Town of Erwin Amount $59,115.14 Date 12/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JASON W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,114.53 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKEFELLER, BARBARA J Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $59,114.44 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATRED, TERESA M Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $59,114.24 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCETTI, COLLEEN K Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $59,114.10 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBIN, PAULA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $59,114.04 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, KAREN Q Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $59,113.75 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SONIA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $59,113.50 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, MANUEL Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $59,113.32 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ALEXANDER Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,113.25 Date 11/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALANSKAS, WALTER A Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $59,112.78 Date 05/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOWSKI, COREY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,112.30 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWNLEE, ALLISON D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,112.24 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUL, BETH E Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $59,111.67 Date 10/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLERS, WAYNE Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $59,111.36 Date 04/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIAS, PEDRO Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $59,111.07 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGARIN, EDWIN Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $59,111.03 Date 04/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, MATTHEW A Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $59,110.94 Date 07/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTUCCA, BARBARA A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $59,110.92 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTER, KENNETH J Employer name Fort Edward UFSD Amount $59,110.92 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, CATHERINE A Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $59,110.84 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $59,110.72 Date 10/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, JOHN M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $59,110.71 Date 07/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENVENUTO, MARIE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,110.55 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, DONALD H, SR Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $59,110.33 Date 01/10/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORREALE, CHARLES Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $59,110.29 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLEY, TIMOTHY A Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $59,110.25 Date 01/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, CLARENCE G Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $59,109.29 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOHN O Employer name Suffolk Vocational Ed & Ext Bd Amount $59,109.29 Date 09/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAITI, RHODA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,109.08 Date 10/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO-SCHINE, KATHY R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,108.64 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHHOFF, KEITH R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $59,108.59 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, GARRETT N Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $59,108.55 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIERRE, KEVIN J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $59,108.32 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, STEPHEN J Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $59,108.11 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, LORNA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,107.76 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFRANKO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,107.69 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACK, GINA B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,107.62 Date 05/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELONE, PHILIP A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $59,107.62 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, LUIS O Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $59,107.54 Date 02/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, LARNEL Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $59,107.00 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLS, VICTORIA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,106.92 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZZARA, AARON Employer name Madison County Amount $59,106.89 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, EFRAIN Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $59,106.68 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System