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 GATES, EVAN A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $57,737.73 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLINGTON, JAMES W Employer name Chemung County Amount $57,737.68 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOEMANN, DARLENE J Employer name Erie County Amount $57,737.67 Date 05/13/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFIN, MARY E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $57,737.65 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, SUZANNE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,737.13 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURVIS-CONSTABLE, FELICIA N Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $57,736.62 Date 12/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, RICHARD J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $57,735.89 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKOWITZ, MARGARET Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $57,734.71 Date 11/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCALFE, CAROL A Employer name Orange County Amount $57,734.50 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGAHEY, JENNIFER M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,734.42 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNTRYMAN, COLT T Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $57,734.39 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANGELO, JEROME Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $57,734.38 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLOWSKI, GARY D Employer name Elmira Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $57,733.36 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRASQUILLO, KAREN M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $57,733.23 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, JAMES D Employer name Town of Ellenburg Amount $57,733.21 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBY, WILLIAM A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,732.88 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUCKE, MELLORA L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $57,732.84 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, SAMUEL Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $57,731.93 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JUDITH A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $57,731.72 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECOSSE, DONALD H Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $57,731.30 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIERA, JOSEPH A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,731.22 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, PATRICE O Employer name Columbia County Amount $57,730.99 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATRO, GARY FRANK, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $57,730.52 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, DANIEL P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $57,730.49 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZEK, IZABELA J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $57,730.26 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, MICHAEL J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $57,730.26 Date 10/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVER, ARTHUR C, IV Employer name Jefferson County Amount $57,730.11 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, MARY E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $57,730.10 Date 10/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTELLI, ELIZABETH Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $57,730.10 Date 01/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, DEBRA M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $57,730.10 Date 05/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ROSE M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $57,730.10 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREISCHER, DIANE M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $57,730.10 Date 03/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, DONNA M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $57,730.10 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAKSHYS, CHRISTINE L Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $57,730.10 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, KIM A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $57,730.10 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $57,730.10 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, KRYSTAL M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $57,730.10 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JAIME S Employer name Jefferson County Amount $57,730.07 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALIA, ROBERT P Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $57,730.04 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, ANGELA C Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $57,729.93 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOETTERL, JULIE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $57,729.68 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREINER, MARY P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $57,729.49 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOD, CANDACE E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $57,729.48 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, DAVID L Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,729.47 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JOSEPH B Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $57,729.31 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, THOMAS Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,729.28 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENETTE, LOUIS C Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $57,729.09 Date 08/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANAS, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Oneida County Amount $57,729.09 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CAROLE L Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $57,728.95 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONEY, EDRIC K Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $57,728.83 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SHAWN L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $57,728.75 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASWELL, THOMAS B Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $57,728.70 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, JORDAN J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $57,728.54 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEETMAN, MARIE E Employer name Orange County Amount $57,728.37 Date 11/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMERL, STEVEN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,728.36 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNARD, SCOTT T Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $57,728.06 Date 04/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURY, SEAN V Employer name Franklin County Amount $57,727.81 Date 09/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARNER, SAMANTHA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,727.19 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, RACHEL A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $57,727.05 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERNICO, NICHOLAS S Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,726.94 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIER, EDISON A Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $57,726.92 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORVATH, SHARON R Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $57,726.77 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, PETER W Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $57,726.71 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRYSTLER, LISA JEANNE Employer name Broome County Amount $57,726.65 Date 11/07/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JOHN T Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $57,726.52 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, SUZANNA C Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $57,726.25 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOELLER, WAYNE R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $57,726.19 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESEBRO, PAMELA L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $57,726.19 Date 03/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JENNIFER E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $57,726.19 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGALSBE, LISA B Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $57,726.19 Date 07/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGUE, SUZY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,726.19 Date 08/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMBT, SHAWN F Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $57,726.19 Date 06/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYANFORH, OLUBUKOLA T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,725.90 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROPPER, NOEL A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $57,725.59 Date 06/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZNOE, DIANE R Employer name Ulster County Amount $57,725.36 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TRACEY K Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $57,725.35 Date 06/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIMIR, ERNST F Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $57,725.33 Date 11/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, LAUREL R Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,725.01 Date 11/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ANN MURPHY Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,725.00 Date 06/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNAMARA, PATRICIA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,724.99 Date 03/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLAN, ROBERT R Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,724.97 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, ALISON J Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,724.85 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRYNYK, STEPAN Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $57,724.78 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, ANTHONY J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,724.75 Date 12/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, MARY E Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $57,724.70 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, LAUREN H Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $57,724.42 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKENBERGER, KRISTIN M Employer name Albany County Amount $57,724.39 Date 07/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MARISSA F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $57,724.28 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERSON, CHARLES Employer name Orange County Amount $57,724.24 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MATTHEW J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,724.23 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALLAS, SCOTT R Employer name Columbia County Amount $57,724.12 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODRICK, JEFFREY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,724.00 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTIAN, RALPH A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $57,723.88 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERY, DARRIN J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $57,723.59 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, LEONARD Employer name Larchmont Mamaroneck Garb Comm Amount $57,723.53 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEITH L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $57,723.22 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHL, NICHOLAS A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $57,723.02 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, TARA Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $57,722.85 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTORSNOK, JEFFREY R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $57,722.50 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDUSEN, JAMES Employer name Broome County Amount $57,722.45 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System