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 SOULE, JON D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $58,272.94 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDELL, DEBORAH A Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $58,272.59 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, KATHERINE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,272.51 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, STEVEN D Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $58,272.45 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $58,272.04 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUE, ANTONIO J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,271.66 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, TODD E Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $58,271.53 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLITTIERI, RYAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,271.45 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, PAULA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,271.10 Date 09/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, RICHARD D Employer name Oneida County Amount $58,271.08 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, RILEY R Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $58,270.76 Date 03/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTALA, BARBARA I Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,270.75 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, DANIEL C Employer name Livingston County Amount $58,270.42 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, NICOLE M Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $58,270.34 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, RABECCA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,269.86 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DAVID L Employer name Harpursville CSD Amount $58,269.55 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, SUZZANNE Employer name Department of Law Amount $58,269.50 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMEY, CAROL L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,269.49 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEILANS, ERIKSON G Employer name Erie County Amount $58,269.41 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLSON, JOAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,269.24 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTON, DANITA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $58,269.19 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYBURN, BRIAN Employer name Village of Bloomfield Amount $58,269.19 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALEWSKI, JEFFREY J Employer name Erie County Amount $58,269.14 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLIN, MICHAEL C Employer name Greene County Amount $58,268.67 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIDER, BRITTANY L Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $58,268.59 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JACQUELINE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,268.51 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, JESSICA A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $58,268.50 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, GREGORY S Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $58,268.43 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORHAM, AARON B Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $58,268.43 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PRONIO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $58,268.38 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, DEIDRE E Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $58,268.16 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, ROSALIND M Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $58,268.16 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKARD, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $58,268.15 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWER, BARBRA J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $58,268.14 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISH, KATHLEEN M Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $58,268.13 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, MARY M Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $58,268.12 Date 10/11/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTERSON, SELMALEE T Employer name Department of Law Amount $58,267.40 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARFONE, PHILIP M Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $58,267.38 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, JULIE L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $58,267.07 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, ANGEL R Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $58,267.05 Date 05/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, HEATHER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,266.72 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADET, GREGORY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,266.49 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VOE, KATE Employer name Tompkins County Amount $58,266.37 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENAVIDES, EVELYN A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $58,266.36 Date 09/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, KELLY A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,266.26 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAME, KATIE A Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $58,265.69 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECELLE, RENEE NOELLE LUCIER Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $58,265.03 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, RITA P Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $58,264.93 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DEBRA C Employer name East Bloomfield CSD Amount $58,264.90 Date 05/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, CASSIE L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,264.73 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREY, ROXANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,264.71 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEARON, YOLANDA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,264.64 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JUAN J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $58,264.26 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARINO, JOANNA Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $58,264.15 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, MINERVA S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,263.78 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, JUSTIN W Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,263.68 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MICHAEL T Employer name Cayuga County Amount $58,263.40 Date 06/20/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COURT, LISA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $58,263.14 Date 12/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, STEPHEN M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $58,263.10 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRAN, TODD M Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,262.51 Date 05/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THALHEIMER, SHANA E Employer name Cortland County Amount $58,262.41 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDEL, THOMAS E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $58,262.33 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, EDWARD, JR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,262.20 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, LUCIA C Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $58,261.80 Date 07/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALIMA, MARY JEANETTE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $58,261.76 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRATT, NOREEN C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $58,261.58 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUSTRUP, NANCY E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $58,260.95 Date 05/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SHAUNTEL J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $58,260.70 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, GARY M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $58,260.44 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDEPALLI, VENU P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,260.28 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU VARNEY, STEVEN G Employer name Tioga County Amount $58,260.23 Date 02/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, GINO R Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $58,259.81 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEJA, EMILIO V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $58,259.65 Date 11/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENOUS, AARON-JASON Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,259.52 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENEY, MARGARET A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,259.49 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, ROSE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,259.44 Date 12/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, EDWARD J Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $58,259.24 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECEGLIA, SHEILA M Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $58,259.24 Date 03/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, AMY F Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $58,259.24 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROGDON, MARCH L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,259.24 Date 07/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, FRED C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $58,259.24 Date 06/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLE, ELLEN B Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $58,259.24 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JAMES L Employer name Town of Geneva Amount $58,259.16 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RICHARD C Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $58,259.09 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, TAMELA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,259.03 Date 11/13/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Terryville Fire District Amount $58,258.91 Date 10/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIEIRA, CHRISTINE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $58,258.61 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, COLLIN S Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $58,258.47 Date 08/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PATRICK W Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $58,258.37 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, WAYNE H Employer name Town of Islip Amount $58,257.65 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGLIOLIA, SALVATORE J Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $58,257.46 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBUS, LINDA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,257.33 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, CLEOTA G Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $58,257.01 Date 01/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, SHARLA B Employer name Livingston County Amount $58,256.92 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, JOSEPH Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,256.74 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTALL, LINDA L Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $58,256.62 Date 11/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELAN, JOHN E Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $58,256.62 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUDOFFSKY, JOHN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $58,256.23 Date 08/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESKA, EDWARD J Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $58,256.20 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECHT, HENRY K Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $58,256.08 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System