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 THORPE, M ELIZABETH Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $57,057.76 Date 09/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLTON, YVONNE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $57,057.58 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKOWSKI, JENNIFER L Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $57,057.56 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRENCIK, JEROME R Employer name Town of Boston Amount $57,057.45 Date 12/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, DENISE M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $57,057.27 Date 07/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELOW, RACHAEL E Employer name Oswego County Amount $57,057.03 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC MURRAY, APRIL R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,057.02 Date 12/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDO, ANDREW P Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $57,056.96 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, CLARENCE M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $57,056.79 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LYNN H Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $57,056.18 Date 11/26/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADENA, ANGELINA C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,056.11 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, SAKINA M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $57,055.79 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEE, MARY Z Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $57,055.67 Date 11/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KIRK N Employer name Schuyler County Amount $57,055.60 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFUS, SHELLY L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $57,055.54 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, DUDHNATH Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $57,055.14 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, MARGARET A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $57,054.92 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CRYSTAL Y Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $57,054.46 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, RICHARD E Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $57,054.46 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESAR, JEAN R Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $57,054.26 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURYEA, ANTHONY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,054.15 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLAMON, DAWNMARIE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $57,053.93 Date 03/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELCHNER, KIM R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $57,053.51 Date 07/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, ANDREW J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $57,053.41 Date 04/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAETH, MARGARET A Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $57,053.40 Date 09/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, JAMES E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,053.00 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELFI, BARBARA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,052.98 Date 12/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOHN C Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $57,052.96 Date 12/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOUTTE, ROBERT P Employer name City of Olean Amount $57,052.92 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPIN, STEVEN L Employer name Town of Salina Amount $57,052.88 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROURKE, DEBORAH R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,052.76 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON-MCBEE, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $57,052.69 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHAP, MARK C Employer name Orange County Amount $57,052.55 Date 10/07/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAINE, SHERRY B Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,052.11 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BRIAN T Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,052.01 Date 12/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, PATRICK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $57,051.98 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOERING, STEVEN J Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $57,051.95 Date 11/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, ROBERT F Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,051.64 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKENS, JERMEL A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $57,051.42 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, BRITTANY R Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $57,051.30 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANCE, JENNIFER A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $57,051.29 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, CARLOS D Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $57,051.04 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROKITKA, STEPHEN N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,050.75 Date 06/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE-FURLONG, SHIRLEY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,050.71 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKLEY, SARAH L Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $57,050.36 Date 03/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, SHANNON C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $57,050.28 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRA, MICHAEL L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $57,050.01 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA GASSE, SUSAN D Employer name Wayne County Amount $57,049.89 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENK, ERIC S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,049.72 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, CHERYL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $57,049.62 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LAKIESHA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,049.50 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHME, JONATHAN R Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $57,049.38 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, DONALD W Employer name Town of Allegany Amount $57,049.36 Date 11/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, BRUCE , SR Employer name Town of Scriba Amount $57,048.95 Date 10/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, LINDSAY M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $57,048.94 Date 07/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLO, LUCIENNE M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $57,048.42 Date 03/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECKTENWALD, SUSANNE K Employer name Steuben County Amount $57,048.25 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYERS, JOSEPH L Employer name Broome County Amount $57,048.22 Date 05/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIDA, MARIA ANNA Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $57,048.10 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, JOSCELYN D Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $57,048.03 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JESSE L Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $57,047.81 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FECHTIG, VICTORIA A Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $57,047.28 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAMETH, GARY Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $57,046.80 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, SARAH S Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $57,046.77 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELL, JENNIFER A Employer name Ulster County Amount $57,046.62 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOGAN, MARY ANN Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $57,045.96 Date 12/30/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERBACK, MARK A Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $57,045.78 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, MARILYN J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $57,045.55 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEGUN, SANDRA E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $57,045.41 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITELLO, MICHAEL R Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $57,044.86 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVOCK, BERNARD E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,044.63 Date 03/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, WILBER H Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $57,044.48 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, PATRICIA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,044.31 Date 03/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILABRERA, ARLENE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $57,044.10 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHTEL, LAURA M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $57,043.95 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, ANTHONY J Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $57,043.63 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KERRY Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $57,043.37 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGLIAROLO, MARIANNE Employer name Orange County Amount $57,043.07 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, MARCELLA C Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $57,043.00 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT-KELLY, DRUSILLA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $57,042.84 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, MARK L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $57,042.58 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, KIMBERLY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,042.58 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUSE, JULIE A Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $57,042.56 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $57,042.47 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AINSPAN, DAVID A Employer name Albany County Amount $57,042.46 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGERMAN, MARGARET S Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $57,042.46 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, ERIN M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $57,042.14 Date 12/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, TINA M Employer name Albany County Amount $57,042.11 Date 08/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PAGE, JENNIFER J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,041.86 Date 10/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JAMIE E Employer name Madison County Amount $57,041.80 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HSIUNG, LADY SUE Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,041.63 Date 11/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-MOON, ELIZA Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,041.63 Date 05/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORINO, FRANK J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $57,041.48 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, BOBBIE L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $57,041.48 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TRACI L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $57,041.41 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, CARMEN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,041.40 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, NICHOLAS W Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $57,041.20 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCKEL, MARGARET S Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $57,040.94 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITESIDE, CRYSTAL J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,040.57 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKARIAN, JEFFREY M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $57,040.56 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System