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 KELLEY, BRANDI K Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $57,690.46 Date 12/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MATTHEW L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,690.11 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, JIMMI Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $57,689.63 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALISE, DENNIS J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $57,689.62 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAFFENROTH, KIM M Employer name Orange County Amount $57,689.25 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYE, KYLE V Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $57,689.07 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKING, STEPHEN A Employer name Town of Pembroke Amount $57,689.06 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZORNES, JOANN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $57,688.86 Date 11/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAROODIS, JAMES E Employer name Village of Weedsport Amount $57,688.80 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURBAGE, RICHARD W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,688.77 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, TONI Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $57,688.52 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUT, LAURA E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,688.36 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUN, ROSEMARIE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,688.29 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKOWSKI, KELLY A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $57,688.26 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVENBERG, DANA A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $57,688.24 Date 04/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLY, ANNE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $57,688.12 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERMUTE, WILLIAM A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $57,688.10 Date 07/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARLOW, KEVIN F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $57,687.86 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALI, JOHN V Employer name Columbia County Amount $57,687.81 Date 11/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, KURT Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $57,687.68 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KIMBERLY E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,687.58 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULTRARA, LINDA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,687.54 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, JILL E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,687.18 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $57,687.05 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, SUSAN G Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $57,686.84 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN-JOHNSON, CHARETTA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,686.84 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARNELL, SUSAN N Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $57,686.77 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFARO, ANN MARIE Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $57,686.65 Date 12/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JOSEPH N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,686.52 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, PAUL J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $57,686.37 Date 01/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCH, JENNIFER M Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $57,686.36 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, CHRIS R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,686.20 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIKSON, DEBRA A Employer name Albany County Amount $57,685.91 Date 08/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEILDING, SUZANNE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,685.88 Date 07/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENDERGAST, SUSAN B Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $57,685.68 Date 09/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ALEX Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $57,685.57 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DENISE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,685.34 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABE, MICHAEL E Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $57,685.22 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYKE, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Manchester Amount $57,684.77 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ROBERT J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $57,684.73 Date 06/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHMEY, IVELISSE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $57,684.30 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMMIS, KEITH D Employer name Madison County Amount $57,684.24 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BRUCE W Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $57,684.20 Date 11/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILFA, TILSON J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $57,684.14 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, PATRICIA E Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $57,684.09 Date 06/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCE, JOYCE R Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $57,684.07 Date 06/10/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, KIMBERLY A Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $57,684.05 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIERALA, GREGORY R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $57,683.90 Date 06/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSE, DONNA M Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $57,683.87 Date 11/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKWAY, HEATHER M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,683.76 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISS, ROBERT D Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $57,683.33 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCIONERE, DENISE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,683.26 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWOOD, ALICIA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $57,683.00 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MARGARET M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $57,682.57 Date 10/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, EDWARD Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,682.50 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JESUS M Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $57,682.44 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNIE, THOMAS J Employer name Chemung County Amount $57,682.08 Date 12/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VROMAN, CHARLES J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $57,681.80 Date 03/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOSAIAN, SAMUEL T, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $57,681.76 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASINSKI, DAVID J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $57,681.76 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TESSAGLIA-HYMES, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,681.59 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIT, LISA ANN Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $57,681.47 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, JERRY L Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $57,680.99 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ALICIA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,680.94 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECH, SANDRA J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $57,680.64 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVIN, JOHN E Employer name Chenango County Amount $57,679.97 Date 05/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREL, ARLENE Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $57,679.91 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO, RONALD P Employer name Caledonia-Mumford CSD Amount $57,679.85 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKMAN, RICHARD S Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $57,679.71 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MARIA A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $57,679.57 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVANTES, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $57,679.38 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOHAN, NAZINA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $57,678.90 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULBOURNE, COURTNEY B Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $57,678.84 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILPATRICK, ANNELIESE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,678.30 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLOR, DANIEL C Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $57,677.95 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DANIAL D Employer name Homer CSD Amount $57,677.87 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, DANIEL L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,677.85 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAM, PAUL D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $57,677.46 Date 01/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITER, EVELYN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,677.24 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELMERDINE, CHRIS R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $57,677.24 Date 03/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, ARTHUR J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $57,676.88 Date 09/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JOAN S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,676.57 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, JEFFREY D Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $57,676.46 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, JAMES E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,676.06 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVENSHIRE, CLAIRE Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,676.03 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, CURT E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,675.85 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, NOEL K Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $57,675.83 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPARO, MARISSA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,675.44 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONOVER, VICKY L Employer name Oneida County Amount $57,675.39 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUPALOS, ANTHONY N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,675.32 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JEFFREY J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $57,675.28 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, ANTHONY Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $57,675.17 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINZ, LORI J Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $57,674.76 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URAL, GEORGE E Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $57,674.75 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNES, WENDY A Employer name Orange County Amount $57,674.47 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTI, PETER R Employer name Town of Clay Amount $57,674.20 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKA-MILLER, CAROL, MS Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $57,674.07 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MICHAEL, CHRISTINE S Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $57,674.07 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, GERALD W Employer name Village of Malone Amount $57,674.04 Date 05/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORGENSEN, CHARLES W, JR Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $57,673.94 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System