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 WINCHESTER, RICHARD F Employer name Dutchess Water Wastewater Auth Amount $57,908.10 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMS, LINDA S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,907.95 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILKENTON, JERRY W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,907.45 Date 10/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKSHAW, ROGER A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $57,907.40 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, KATHI A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $57,907.40 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILLEMI, DANETTE F Employer name Schenectady County Amount $57,907.39 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, MARTIN J Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $57,907.22 Date 04/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, BETH A Employer name Broome County Amount $57,907.14 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUE, FRANCIS J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $57,906.85 Date 01/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIONISIO, MICHAEL C Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $57,906.81 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, FRANK X, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $57,906.63 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWELL, EARNESTINE V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,906.57 Date 06/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, LAURA P Employer name Madison County Amount $57,906.30 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, KELLEY S Employer name Madison County Amount $57,906.30 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, WENDY Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $57,905.87 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIWECKI, GRZEGORZ D Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $57,905.56 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTE, NICOLE S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,905.33 Date 07/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYS, STACEY L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,905.18 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBURG, KRISTEN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,904.99 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, THOMAS H Employer name Crown Point CSD Amount $57,904.78 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLO, LAURA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,904.68 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGEVIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $57,904.44 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, DAVID A Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $57,904.24 Date 02/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, THOMAS F Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $57,903.67 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZYSKI, JENNIFER M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,903.38 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOW, CAROL A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,903.31 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTORANI, ROBBIE L Employer name Sidney CSD Amount $57,903.23 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASZKY, JOSEPH A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,902.81 Date 12/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, DAVID J Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $57,902.43 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALLAS, MICHAEL R Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $57,902.34 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINE, JOSHUA T Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $57,902.28 Date 01/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELORDI, ALICIA D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,902.00 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAADI, DOUGLAS S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $57,901.85 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, SONNY W Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $57,901.48 Date 12/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, MICHAEL D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,901.23 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRILLO, ANNETTE T Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $57,900.96 Date 04/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISTEL, KRISTEN G Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $57,900.60 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, DALE L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $57,900.26 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEEAN, ELLEN Employer name Village of Cold Spring Amount $57,899.94 Date 04/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, ELISA M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $57,899.82 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDYNSKI, RAYMOND J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $57,899.56 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFACKER, MATTHEW F Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $57,899.53 Date 03/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBURN, ALEXANDER C Employer name City of Geneva Amount $57,899.46 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, STEPHEN C Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $57,899.12 Date 04/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WICKS, KRIS A Employer name Attica CSD Amount $57,899.00 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CART, JILL L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,898.79 Date 12/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, WAYNE R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $57,898.74 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTEN, JOSEPH Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $57,898.46 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, ANNEMARIE T Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $57,898.22 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BELLA, PATRICIA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,898.13 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULNES, WILLIAM F Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,897.78 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETZHOLD, KATHRYN W Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $57,897.70 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRON, CHRISTINA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $57,897.57 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, JONATHAN S Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $57,897.54 Date 12/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUMBLE, JENNY H Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $57,897.26 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, DIANE S, MS Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $57,897.20 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIANO, JANICE L Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $57,896.66 Date 12/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLEY, AMANDA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,896.63 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPP, MIKE S Employer name Warren County Amount $57,896.63 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MELISSA S Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $57,896.57 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINK, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $57,896.30 Date 12/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARRINGTON, MARK H Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $57,896.21 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, PEGGY A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $57,895.76 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, MATTHEW S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,895.75 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ABRAHAM M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $57,895.56 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELOUGHERY, PATRICK J, JR Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $57,895.41 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHYTANI, LISA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $57,895.39 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, PIERRE N Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $57,894.92 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNQUIST, JOANN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,894.92 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $57,894.90 Date 03/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, LAURIE A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $57,894.74 Date 11/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODNELL, CURTIS D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $57,894.55 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBER, ALBERT N Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $57,894.44 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JOSEPH F Employer name Orange County Amount $57,894.37 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUG, JOHN J Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $57,894.04 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITZ, MICHAEL T Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $57,893.78 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPPOLITO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $57,893.77 Date 03/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLLSCHLEGER, DONNA L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $57,893.48 Date 10/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $57,893.30 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, EDWIN, SR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,893.20 Date 06/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, JASON P Employer name S Adirondack Library System Amount $57,892.72 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TERESA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $57,892.69 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, CLARISSA E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $57,892.65 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, ROBERT, III Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $57,892.53 Date 03/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOTKOWSKI, KATHY Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $57,892.50 Date 04/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, MARIA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $57,892.25 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, GREGORY A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $57,892.23 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHERE, CRYSTAL Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $57,891.76 Date 02/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTRZEBA, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $57,891.53 Date 10/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, JACQUELYN L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,891.52 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAH, ABDOUL K Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $57,891.26 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $57,891.09 Date 07/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, MICHELLE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $57,890.92 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, ERIC L Employer name Village of Sidney Amount $57,890.90 Date 03/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, GWEN M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $57,890.70 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, GERALD C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $57,890.31 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWELL, SCOTT G Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $57,890.17 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, LYNNE S Employer name Clinton County Amount $57,890.10 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOMPUS, MOSHE E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $57,889.74 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, JONATHAN W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,889.67 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System