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 SCHMITT, BRANDON J Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $57,755.11 Date 06/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, CHERYL L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $57,754.76 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTI, FRANK E, JR Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $57,754.67 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKENS, NICOLE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,754.38 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, EDWARD A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $57,754.36 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRITCHFIELD, JEFFREY G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,754.15 Date 12/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, HOLLY S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $57,753.99 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTISS, BRIAN M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $57,753.80 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, DAVID L Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $57,753.78 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORAMAY-JOACHIM, NIRVA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,753.31 Date 07/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAND, MARY Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,753.29 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDLAK, JUSTIN R Employer name Ulster County Amount $57,753.10 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIRIER, LEVIS P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,752.94 Date 03/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIKORIAN, CANDACE Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $57,752.87 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, CHAD J Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $57,752.67 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, ALICE M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $57,752.50 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIELICKI, RICHARD V Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $57,752.34 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA-RODRIGUEZ, MIGUEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,752.19 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOTTA, NICOLE T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,752.08 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RAYMOND M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $57,751.27 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, WAYNE R. Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $57,751.07 Date 06/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LU KASZ, KAREN J Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $57,750.95 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCK, KATHLEEN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,750.94 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEGAN, JOANNA T Employer name Rockland County Amount $57,750.81 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDO, LINDA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,750.80 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLEDGE, BRANDON A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $57,750.43 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOWSKI, DAVID R Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $57,750.36 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $57,750.28 Date 01/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINNEY, RYAN P Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $57,750.15 Date 05/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTI, JESSICA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,749.93 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIRNS, ANDREW W Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $57,749.75 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, HEATHER K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,749.70 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, STEPHEN E, II Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $57,749.28 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATROBSKI, MARJORIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,749.12 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, LAUREN J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $57,749.06 Date 07/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTON WOODS, DARCEL A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $57,749.00 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHHOLZ, DENNIS L Employer name Ontario County Amount $57,748.90 Date 04/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLIK, THOMAS F Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $57,748.81 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WAGENEN, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $57,748.80 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHAUNA M Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $57,748.12 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, KRISTA Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $57,748.01 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISALTO, CATHERINE F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,747.89 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, DAVID J Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $57,747.42 Date 11/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDNER, GREGORY J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $57,747.24 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERO, DOLORES C W Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $57,747.19 Date 02/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODBECK, DANIEL Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $57,747.18 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, RICHARD Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $57,747.14 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, AUDREY A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $57,747.10 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMANI, MANSUKH M Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $57,746.93 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MEGAN E Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $57,746.68 Date 07/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, LISA P Employer name Wayne County Amount $57,746.64 Date 07/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTARELLI, ANTHONY P, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,746.63 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, YVONNE E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,746.58 Date 09/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMARSH, GRACE ANN Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $57,746.26 Date 03/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULMAN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,746.18 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORD, JOHN K, III Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $57,745.99 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, ARAJEAN Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $57,745.94 Date 07/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERELI, JOHN T Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $57,745.93 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, STEVEN G Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $57,745.86 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, MICHAEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,745.51 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORS, LAUTURE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,745.49 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Massena Amount $57,745.16 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIESOW, JOAN E Employer name Webster CSD Amount $57,745.16 Date 05/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, MICHAEL G Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,744.97 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALZ, ASTRIDA L Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $57,744.90 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DONALD L, JR Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $57,744.90 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WAYLAND B Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $57,744.82 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONEY, DEBRA L Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $57,744.66 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, NICHOLAS S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $57,744.54 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANA, GAMBO Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $57,744.37 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, LISANN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,744.16 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWRY, STEPHEN C Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $57,744.12 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, TANYA L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $57,743.81 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROPO, LEE D Employer name Town of Greece Amount $57,743.68 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNIER, DANINE M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $57,743.50 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEATES, JAMES J, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $57,743.19 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORBA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Tioga County Amount $57,742.62 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, ANTHONY Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $57,742.47 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, CARA L Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $57,742.28 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEESON, KEVIN G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,742.08 Date 05/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANAGURSKY, CHRISTYN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,742.05 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMOL, JOSEPH E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,741.87 Date 10/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, DEBORAH A Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $57,741.60 Date 07/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, KELLY A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $57,741.54 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROPHY, JENNIFER Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $57,741.30 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, DAVID Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $57,740.90 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, DONALD J Employer name Erie County Amount $57,740.88 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAM, GEORGE Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $57,740.88 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, STEVEN R Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $57,740.84 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWS, DWAIN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,740.69 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTEKEN, MARGARET W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,740.63 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOHN H Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $57,740.58 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATE, MICHAEL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,740.48 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARO, RICHARD P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $57,740.30 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISTIANSEN, RONALD, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $57,739.60 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, JOHN A Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $57,739.26 Date 06/06/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORMILE, NICCOLO A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $57,739.09 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACIONE, FRANCO Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,738.87 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCEDOLA, JOSEPH R, JR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $57,738.05 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, KERRY Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $57,738.00 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System