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 TAYLOR, JON S Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $57,303.93 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDERGREN, RAYMOND W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,303.90 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTON-BECHTOL, JENNIFER L Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $57,303.84 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, EDWIN M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $57,303.64 Date 05/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMO, JOSEPH Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,303.23 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACHTULEC, MARTHA L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $57,303.06 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DARIN L Employer name City of Corning Amount $57,303.02 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE-POLLOCK, EVA M Employer name Putnam County Amount $57,302.78 Date 03/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARIA E Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $57,302.71 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACE, JANET A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $57,302.50 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, DENISE Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $57,302.50 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYDER, ALICIA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,302.46 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APRILE, SCOTT Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $57,302.38 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORINITTI, ANDREW J Employer name City of Utica Amount $57,302.16 Date 06/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, GERALD J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,301.98 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORBERG, ELIZABETH Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $57,301.96 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, MICHELLE Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $57,301.38 Date 10/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECK, KARL T Employer name Greene County Amount $57,300.99 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, FRANCIS J Employer name Albany County Amount $57,300.86 Date 07/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODEN, DENISE E Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $57,300.84 Date 10/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMETANIN, SERGEY Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $57,300.80 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANNIGAN, SHAUN P Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $57,300.61 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPP, JILL M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,300.49 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, DANIELLE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $57,300.22 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRELTSOVA, LARISA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,300.12 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAAMANO, DEIRDRE A Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $57,300.00 Date 09/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, THOMAS C Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $57,299.88 Date 01/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEWATER, JOHN D Employer name Town of Greece Amount $57,299.80 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, DANIELLE S Employer name Court of Claims Amount $57,299.68 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, JOHN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,298.95 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MARK A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $57,298.48 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, NOVELLET L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $57,298.42 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, GEORGIANNA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,298.37 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, MARIA Employer name Greene County Amount $57,297.79 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, THERESE J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $57,297.76 Date 07/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, KATHLEEN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,297.53 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, ROBIN E Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $57,297.24 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, KENNETH L Employer name Steuben County Amount $57,297.18 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANTHONY A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,297.10 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORST, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $57,297.06 Date 05/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELORIA, KRISTEN A Employer name Clinton County Amount $57,296.15 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLINI, CHARLES J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $57,295.54 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, JOYCE A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,295.53 Date 12/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIVES, MICHAEL B Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $57,295.38 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUDER, ANDREW G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,295.20 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUCHESNE, BARBARA A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $57,295.04 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $57,294.03 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUNTLEROY, SHOUKRY Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $57,293.41 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VLADIKIN, JENNIFER L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $57,293.02 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOM, SCOTT G Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $57,292.70 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, PEGGY J Employer name Broome County Amount $57,292.66 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELDEN, MARK W Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $57,291.94 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, KELLY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $57,291.62 Date 04/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, ANN N Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $57,291.61 Date 08/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKHARDT, KENNETH N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,291.56 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINERO, EDDY Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $57,291.54 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, LARRY J Employer name Steuben County Amount $57,291.49 Date 10/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGDA, ELIZABETH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,291.39 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, SUSAN K Employer name Tioga County Amount $57,291.09 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANSKY, BARBARA E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,290.67 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHYMER, ZAKIYA N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $57,290.59 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, JAMES F Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,289.96 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, CLAUDE W, JR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $57,289.61 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, EUGENE A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,289.49 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORFMAN, KAREN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,289.40 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKIN, ROGER T, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $57,289.27 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESCHENES, DIANE R Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $57,289.01 Date 03/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, GARY L Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $57,288.93 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, LISA M Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $57,288.81 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $57,288.68 Date 06/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, DAWN N Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,288.55 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGOVEC, BOJKA Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $57,288.31 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, SEAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,288.31 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC COY, TAMMY J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,288.14 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, WILLIS A, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,288.09 Date 07/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTES, SANDRA J Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $57,287.89 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRITY, CHRISTINE R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,287.88 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHELLE Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $57,287.74 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SEAN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $57,287.69 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON SCHONDORF, LYNNE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,287.63 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, SAMUEL B Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $57,287.50 Date 01/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARIBALDI, SUSAN Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $57,287.22 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREIS, PHILIP R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $57,287.11 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRIDGE, EDWIN A Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $57,286.83 Date 10/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALCIN, SERGE Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $57,286.73 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMMONE, HEATHER A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $57,286.70 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEERE, THOMAS B P Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $57,286.62 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COURTER, JOHN H P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $57,286.27 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISTAU, DAVID L Employer name City of Troy Amount $57,286.06 Date 02/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, SHERRY L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $57,285.85 Date 10/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, BRETT A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $57,285.78 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARR, KAREN M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $57,285.71 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIER, CARA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,285.65 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DUFF, JOHN P, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $57,285.27 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, KRISTINE E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,284.82 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEJZA, KENNETH F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $57,284.73 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, GWEN Employer name Erie County Amount $57,284.71 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTI, KARAN A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $57,284.26 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIMONE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,284.26 Date 08/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD COLLIN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,284.17 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System