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 STAFFORD, JEFFREY J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $58,171.83 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, PAUL W Employer name Village of Orchard Park Amount $58,171.70 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNACCHIO, ANTONINA V Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $58,171.43 Date 08/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSON, FRANCES M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,171.23 Date 08/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, AMY Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $58,170.95 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KAREN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,170.95 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOY-LAU, SHIRLEY Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $58,170.60 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, WILTON M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $58,170.13 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNRIDGE, TAMIKA C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $58,170.07 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISBIE, MELISSA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $58,169.97 Date 06/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, PIERRE J Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $58,169.36 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DIANE E Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $58,169.33 Date 04/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELTON, JEFFREY C Employer name Montgomery County Amount $58,169.24 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARIN, MARY Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,168.97 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHT, JANINE M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $58,168.71 Date 04/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZWOOD, KEVIN C Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $58,168.58 Date 09/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPST, JOSEPH P Employer name Oswego County Amount $58,168.37 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAR, BRUCE A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $58,168.29 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STETZ, JACQUELINE A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $58,168.28 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, RENE Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $58,168.09 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAK-BROWN, JANE M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $58,168.05 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSONE, SUSAN M Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $58,167.29 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, LEON Employer name Schenectady County Amount $58,167.23 Date 12/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILINCA, DANIELA L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $58,166.95 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARPENTIER, HEATHER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,166.40 Date 06/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMER, MARCIA J Employer name Wayne County Amount $58,166.29 Date 11/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLUM, BONNIE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,166.16 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, ALISON T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,165.44 Date 06/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SO, TIMMY J K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,165.34 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBIES, KRISTIN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,165.28 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE LINDER, ALICIA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,165.08 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKIEWICZ, CAROLYN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,165.00 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEC, MARKO Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $58,164.95 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, NINO R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $58,164.82 Date 12/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, ERIN C Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $58,164.74 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, BRIAN D Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $58,164.33 Date 09/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, BRETT J Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $58,164.05 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, JOYELL S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $58,164.01 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, MICHELE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,163.74 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, LIONELL B Employer name NYC Judges Amount $58,163.72 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISINGER, JUSTIN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,163.57 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, LOURDES Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,163.49 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, GEORGE F Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $58,163.35 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLERCIO, DARLENE M Employer name Town of Pelham Amount $58,163.22 Date 01/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINE, SHARI L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,163.20 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCK, MICHELLE L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $58,162.99 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHAEL J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $58,162.45 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECK, JEFFREY A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $58,162.42 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN-STRIGGLES, LISA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,162.37 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, KIRK A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,162.26 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WORMER, GARY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,162.26 Date 10/12/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERES, CINDY L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $58,162.26 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEL, CHESTER A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $58,162.26 Date 05/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLLABER, JEANETTE Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $58,162.26 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAB, SUSAN Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $58,162.14 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, WYNELL Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $58,161.72 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON KRAMER, KELLY J Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $58,161.43 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSANO, DONNA M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $58,161.36 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVIN, ANGELA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,161.36 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTELLI, ANTHONY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $58,161.29 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROFF, CHARLES S Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $58,161.29 Date 08/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, JANET A Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $58,161.25 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELES, MANUEL S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $58,161.00 Date 11/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZE, ANGELA M Employer name Putnam County Amount $58,160.95 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, TIMOTHY W Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $58,160.69 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WARREN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,160.53 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAFARSKI, ROBERT E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,160.31 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDNER, ANTONIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,159.89 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUTHERS, MELINDA K Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,159.81 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNCIL, ADRIEN D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,159.31 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, BETTY J Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $58,159.23 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, JANET E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $58,159.12 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, KEISHA L Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $58,158.80 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECHOCKI, VERONICA A Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $58,158.69 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZODOY, MIKHAIL Y Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $58,158.67 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ROBERT E Employer name Chemung County Amount $58,158.54 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICITRA, JOHNATHAN J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $58,158.45 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONIO, MARK S, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $58,158.40 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, ERIN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,157.46 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GANT, MELONY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,157.43 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSERSMITH, ANDREW J Employer name Washington County Amount $58,157.43 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, ARTHUR W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,157.04 Date 05/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, KATHLYN W Employer name Stockbridge CSD Amount $58,156.61 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPSEY, GREGORY M Employer name Yates County Amount $58,156.52 Date 05/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, ANGUS A Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $58,156.18 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODWIN, JANINE F Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $58,155.52 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTOVER, STANLEY L, III Employer name Cayuga County Amount $58,155.48 Date 11/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIRIER, RHONDA L Employer name Franklin County Amount $58,155.22 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSINO, BRIAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,154.60 Date 11/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIESEN, PAULA M Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $58,154.46 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, ESTELLE K Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $58,153.55 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAUTZ, PETER J Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $58,153.20 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALDENWANG, ROBERT W, JR Employer name City of Oneida Amount $58,153.09 Date 01/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPE, JACQUELINE A Employer name Opp/Ephr-St.John CSD Amount $58,152.95 Date 03/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMPH, ATHENA L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $58,152.91 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, RONALD S, SR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $58,152.66 Date 04/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAY, NATHAN C Employer name Town of Gorham Amount $58,152.59 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPLICKI, DANIEL P Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $58,152.16 Date 05/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENBERGER, EDITH M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $58,152.01 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, CRAIG S Employer name Madrid-Waddington CSD Amount $58,152.00 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System