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 SHULTIS, BRUCE W, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $57,805.71 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMANDT, MARYLYNN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,805.55 Date 06/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, ANNMARIE P Employer name Erie County Amount $57,805.21 Date 08/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTSMAN, CAROLINE G Employer name Steuben County Amount $57,804.60 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANIM, JEFFREY K Employer name Rockland County Amount $57,804.35 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMASTER, RANDALL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,804.05 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, JENNISE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $57,803.98 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, RALIK S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $57,803.27 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, SHANEKA N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $57,803.26 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, KIM M Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $57,803.23 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAIR, MEGAN S Employer name Steuben County Amount $57,802.89 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTO, JUSTIN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,802.56 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSING, KENNETH L, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $57,802.46 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZLETT, JEFFREY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $57,802.16 Date 03/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Churchville Amount $57,802.03 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERASIMTSCHUK, ANDREA K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,801.92 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, PATRICIA E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $57,801.91 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREHER, CARYL A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $57,801.63 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, STEPHANIE L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,801.23 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, CHRISTINE L Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $57,801.16 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFONSO, JORGE E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,801.05 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELENCHIK, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $57,800.98 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODOM, CARESS M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,800.81 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, TIMOTHY S Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $57,800.68 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, DAVID A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $57,800.28 Date 07/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSIER, CALVIN E, JR Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $57,799.98 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, THERESE M Employer name Village of Massapequa Park Amount $57,799.79 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, GARY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $57,799.60 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, DIANNE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $57,799.55 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMINSKI, DANIELLE L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $57,799.36 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROM, JESSICA L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $57,799.32 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MIRIAM L Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $57,799.20 Date 01/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORVILLO, RONALD N Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $57,799.06 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, PHILIP S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,798.89 Date 02/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JODI B Employer name Sullivan County Amount $57,798.74 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, TIMOTHY J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $57,798.25 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMP, RAYMOND Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $57,798.22 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDISH, RAYMOND J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $57,798.20 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPKO, LINDSAY B Employer name Town of Stillwater Amount $57,797.82 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALON, MARK A, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $57,797.57 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENHARLOW, RANDY A Employer name Fredonia CSD Amount $57,796.84 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, YVONNE L Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $57,796.80 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, STEPHEN W Employer name BridgeWater-Leonard-W Winfld CSD Amount $57,796.42 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, LYNN M Employer name Town of Oswego Amount $57,796.02 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KATHRYN A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $57,795.64 Date 08/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAURO, FREDERICK J Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $57,795.60 Date 08/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, LYNN M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $57,795.53 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERNBACH, RONALD B Employer name City of Lockport Amount $57,795.33 Date 04/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, BRANDY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,795.26 Date 11/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ALICIA B Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $57,795.25 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDELMAN, HELEN S Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $57,795.02 Date 03/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHERE, STEPHANIE A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $57,795.02 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTECH, REBECCA L Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $57,794.92 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDER, ANTHONY B Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $57,794.83 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, GEOVANNI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,794.78 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, JOHN A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $57,794.54 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREMMER, CAROL F Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $57,794.50 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, MICHELLE B Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $57,794.24 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURTENBERG, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,793.80 Date 11/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, PENNY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,793.66 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNN, CLINTON Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $57,793.66 Date 05/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, SCOTT L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $57,793.52 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USISCHON, RYANN E Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $57,793.46 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADOO, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Watertown Amount $57,793.35 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTILLI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,792.98 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAUGH GONZALEZ, SHANNON R Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $57,792.98 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MICHAEL N Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $57,792.90 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOR, BRIDGET E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,792.83 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SENA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $57,792.80 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORRESTER, DAVID J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $57,792.69 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, MARGARET A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,792.11 Date 09/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESMORE, DAVID C Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $57,791.88 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACPHERSON, MELISSA M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $57,791.71 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIRIER, MICHAEL D Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $57,791.60 Date 05/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAHER, CHRISTINE Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,791.40 Date 08/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBY, BRIAN N Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,791.32 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, TINA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,791.18 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETARO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $57,790.77 Date 10/10/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINK, HOWARD M Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $57,790.42 Date 06/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DUANE E, SR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $57,790.38 Date 10/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVER, ROSE N Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $57,790.07 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LILITH Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,789.90 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCINTYRE, DARLENE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,789.89 Date 04/24/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JODI L Employer name Wayne County Amount $57,789.85 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMARANAYAKE, DHANUSHKI P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $57,789.78 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMS, SCOTT T Employer name Town of Mamakating Amount $57,789.62 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEADLAM, DELFEINA P Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $57,789.13 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNERKNECHT, MEGAN L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $57,788.90 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, SHERRY B Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $57,788.86 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINRAUB, JOANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,788.81 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALAK, JULIE Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $57,788.80 Date 10/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, PAUL T Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $57,788.71 Date 01/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASSO, JANINE R Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $57,788.53 Date 09/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVILLO, RUBEN U Employer name Columbia County Amount $57,788.44 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOUSAND, KAREN A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $57,788.30 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNST, WENDY S Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $57,788.25 Date 09/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIVER, RICHARD W Employer name Town of Clay Amount $57,788.22 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORACY, STEPHEN W Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $57,788.04 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, PAUL M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,787.65 Date 10/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEST, RONALD M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,787.60 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System