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 SULLIVAN, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $57,622.51 Date 05/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, JOHN R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $57,622.24 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $57,621.98 Date 07/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASHEMBOWSKI, FRANCIS Employer name Town of Mount Hope Amount $57,621.70 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASUICCA, TODD H Employer name Oswego County Amount $57,621.63 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMBURELIS, KASANDRA M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $57,621.54 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, J A Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,621.19 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMINGWAY, JUDY P Employer name Glens Falls Common Sd Amount $57,621.08 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, CATHERINE R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $57,620.89 Date 03/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYNON, MARIE A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $57,620.87 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, KEITH A Employer name Orange County Amount $57,620.82 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, MIGDALIA H Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $57,620.50 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, TIMOTHY P Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $57,620.45 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINIDAD, KRISTEN M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $57,620.28 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, JOHN D Employer name Ontario County Amount $57,620.09 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, KEVIN R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,619.49 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLER, EDMUND C Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $57,619.49 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, ZACHARIAH Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $57,619.45 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEPPSON, GEOFFREY E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,619.00 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORBES, WILLIAM R Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $57,618.92 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIK, CONRAD J, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $57,618.50 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIFARATTA, WILLIAM T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,618.34 Date 12/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LING, JEREMY T Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $57,618.26 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARJORIE Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $57,617.86 Date 10/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRZCINSKI, MARIE C Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $57,617.83 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, JOANN Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $57,617.65 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, JOSEPH W Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $57,617.52 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICKERT ORR, KELLY L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $57,617.47 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, HARRY J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,617.36 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, NINAD Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,617.30 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, ANN MARIE E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $57,617.01 Date 11/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMAREK, JOSHUA Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $57,616.69 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIFOLD, DENISE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $57,616.32 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSHEY, GUINEVERE K Employer name Crandall Library Amount $57,616.08 Date 05/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAWINSKI, PETER S Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $57,616.03 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JAY K Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $57,615.82 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUDREAU, GREGORY V Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $57,614.96 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, SCOTT H Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $57,614.52 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYDD, CELIA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $57,614.34 Date 03/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FEE, TONJA L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $57,614.32 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTEOUS, LALLETT E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,614.26 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBCZYK, MARYBETH Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,614.18 Date 12/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLESS, BRANDON E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,613.79 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNKER, KIMBERLY C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,613.79 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, MICHELLE D Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $57,613.79 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEERS, THERESA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,613.79 Date 09/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSKA, PHILLIP A Employer name Education Department Amount $57,613.79 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, LAURIE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,613.79 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUTZ, REBECCA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,613.79 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUELLO, MILDRED Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,613.16 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEGAS, DONNA K Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $57,613.10 Date 10/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIZZI, HOLLY A Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $57,612.80 Date 11/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, SHARON A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $57,612.64 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNITZER, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Great Neck Estates Amount $57,612.62 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APSEY, HOLLY K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,612.04 Date 04/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFER, EUGENE N Employer name Town of Islip Amount $57,611.90 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPODI, MICHELLE A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $57,611.77 Date 08/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, CINDY B Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,611.73 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, KAREN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,611.61 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZZINO, SEBASTIAN Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $57,611.52 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, GERALDO Employer name Village of Hewlett Harbor Amount $57,611.40 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EADDY, CHINUA E Employer name City of Utica Amount $57,611.24 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JULIO Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $57,611.20 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAMU, ADEDAYO L Employer name Education Department Amount $57,611.19 Date 02/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGHANS, JAMIE E Employer name Education Department Amount $57,611.19 Date 09/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PATRICIA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $57,610.97 Date 03/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, LAUREN S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $57,610.86 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHSE, RUBY A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $57,610.86 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNOLA, ELIZABETH Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $57,610.60 Date 07/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSILLO, CARMINE J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,610.37 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLEN, KENNETH E Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $57,610.32 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, KEVIN D Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $57,610.31 Date 02/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERMAN, GERALD A Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $57,610.23 Date 01/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GEORGE E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $57,610.22 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHARLES N Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $57,609.85 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSTAL, EDO Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $57,609.78 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGGIE, RANDY L Employer name Village of Lowville Amount $57,609.72 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURLEW, MATTHEW S Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $57,609.71 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DWYER, JONATHAN E Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $57,609.46 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, LAUREN A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $57,609.44 Date 07/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARVIDSON, ANDREW R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $57,609.39 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUDD, JAMES, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,609.23 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODNIK, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $57,609.13 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, NIKKI L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,609.04 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMAREK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $57,608.80 Date 02/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZILVA, STORI Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $57,608.70 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, JEANINE F Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $57,608.40 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, TONI A Employer name Ontario County Amount $57,607.71 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, KENNETH J, JR Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $57,607.41 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, MATTHEW A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $57,607.39 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONIFACE, JUDITH L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $57,607.36 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, ERIC G Employer name Massapequa Bd of Water Commis Amount $57,607.32 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWAKANMA, ULOAKU Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $57,606.83 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, ANNE MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,606.70 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLOCH, GLORIA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $57,606.63 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CLINNETTE S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $57,606.45 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACKETT, SCOTT S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $57,606.42 Date 05/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPADULA, MARIA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,606.37 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, GARY J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $57,606.25 Date 08/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANIFF, TUAN F Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $57,606.01 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System