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 MASTERS, JAY S Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $58,670.08 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, JAMES D Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $58,669.44 Date 10/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, MICHAEL J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $58,669.40 Date 04/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KATHRYN H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,669.25 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHRER, GREGORY A Employer name City of Troy Amount $58,669.13 Date 02/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTINS, CHRISTINE N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $58,668.96 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEL, CONSTANCE C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $58,668.93 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, JESSICA M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $58,668.93 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLA, GARRET F, JR Employer name Town of Islip Amount $58,668.85 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISMAN, JEAN E Employer name Town of Canandaigua Amount $58,668.77 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAM, JANE Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $58,668.35 Date 12/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIROA, EDUARDO M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $58,667.93 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIGS, BRIAN S Employer name Town of Salina Amount $58,667.86 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, BRIDGETTE A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $58,667.23 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAICHER, MATTHEW A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $58,667.20 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANOWSKI, KATHERINE A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $58,666.69 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORD, PATRICIA C Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $58,666.40 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, JENNIFER M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,666.29 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, WANDA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $58,666.29 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLADO, ALEXANDER Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,666.02 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRUILL, DORIS B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,665.97 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, DOMINIC J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $58,665.79 Date 04/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY-RICHARDSON, ANGELA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,665.59 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATES, ANGELA Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $58,665.24 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, HAROLD A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $58,665.05 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTTEN, ROBERT A Employer name Broome County Amount $58,664.65 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CONNIE A Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $58,664.05 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICURELLA, VINCENT R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,663.98 Date 06/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, PHILLIP M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $58,663.94 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, KEVIN L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $58,663.82 Date 03/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITBECK, AMANDA B Employer name Ontario County Amount $58,663.77 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKO, BENJAMIN J Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $58,663.71 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZYSKI, TODD D Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $58,663.70 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, CARMEN D Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $58,663.64 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALZANO, MATTHEW M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $58,663.47 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MELISSA K Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $58,663.44 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, AMANDA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,663.29 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD-JACKSON, PATRICIA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $58,663.14 Date 06/27/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, KEITH A Employer name Village of Alden Amount $58,663.13 Date 11/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, JESSE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $58,662.85 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, PATRICIA A Employer name Barnard Fire District Amount $58,662.60 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORDE, CECILIA Y Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $58,662.55 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURSON, MARK D Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $58,662.51 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, AMY K Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $58,662.39 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBIE, AMBER E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,662.36 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, BARBARA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,661.79 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCELLA, TARA A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $58,661.65 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, GARY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,661.43 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTED, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $58,661.26 Date 01/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, LETISHA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $58,661.02 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYES, BENJAMIN J Employer name Livingston County Amount $58,660.98 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVINE, LAURA M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $58,660.95 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTINGHAM, ANDREW S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $58,660.68 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, DORIS S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,660.59 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATURI, EILEEN Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $58,660.40 Date 08/02/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROSLYN K Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,659.64 Date 12/20/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSLER, ADAM M Employer name Ulster County Amount $58,659.60 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, GLENDA D Employer name City of Geneva Amount $58,659.59 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUECKMAN, KATIE E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,659.45 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATELY, JAMES P Employer name Greece CSD Amount $58,659.35 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, JOANN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,659.23 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESNOYERS, KELLI A Employer name Court of Claims Amount $58,659.12 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASAN, MELISSA C Employer name Court of Claims Amount $58,659.12 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMESANO, JENNIFER L Employer name Court of Claims Amount $58,659.12 Date 11/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROZDOWSKI, RONNELLE R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,659.12 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTON, TRACEY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,659.12 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMACH, KIMBERLY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,659.12 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, JONI E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,659.12 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, MARIAN L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,659.12 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, JENNIFER L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,659.12 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, ELIZABETH S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $58,659.12 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORZYP, JANICE L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $58,659.12 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZGAJ, SARA J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $58,659.12 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, SIOBHAN H Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $58,659.12 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCRACKEN, KRISTIN J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $58,659.12 Date 04/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAK, DIANE L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $58,659.12 Date 06/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO, DONNA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $58,659.12 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERBURY, PATRICIA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $58,659.12 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHAMBAULT, TERRI L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,659.12 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALES, CINDY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,659.12 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGNESE, LAURA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,659.12 Date 09/24/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, LYNN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,659.12 Date 04/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, JULIA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,659.12 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNORE, JENNIFER L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,659.12 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, STEPHANIE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,659.12 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN-DINH, HOA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,658.79 Date 09/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSE, CHARLES R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $58,658.76 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, GLENN A Employer name Town of Milan Amount $58,658.54 Date 05/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN-ROTH, MURIEL LYN Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,658.48 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUZDZINSKI, STEPHEN A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $58,658.44 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEK, KAREN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,658.42 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSTORPH, PETER A A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,658.13 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULCHANSKI, JASON W Employer name Village of Fayetteville Amount $58,657.95 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRINK, JOSHUA P Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $58,657.52 Date 06/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERSCHUG, STEPHEN S Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $58,657.38 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, HAROLD F, JR Employer name Delaware County Amount $58,657.35 Date 05/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, RENEE M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $58,657.35 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, NICOLE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,657.22 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JENNIFER Employer name Erie County Amount $58,656.95 Date 06/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVANDOWSKI, JOHN K Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $58,656.80 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System