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 MC MAHON, JENNIFER A Employer name Allegany County Amount $57,022.63 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIAS, KATHLEEN Y Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,022.24 Date 04/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, KRISTOPHER W E Employer name City of Watertown Amount $57,022.04 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICCI, MARK D Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,021.91 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUEHLE, LAURA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $57,021.84 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNARCZYK, PAUL J Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $57,021.80 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TISDALE, ROBYN L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,021.54 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KATHRYN R Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $57,021.13 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPARELLA, RICHARD T Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,020.87 Date 07/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, DAVID G Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $57,020.44 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONOMO, DANIEL L Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,020.44 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTTA, JHANSI R Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,020.44 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CAROLE RENEE Employer name Department of Law Amount $57,020.44 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUMMINELLO, JOANNE T Employer name Department of Law Amount $57,020.44 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISCOE, CLARK B, III Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,020.44 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYWOOD, KATHERINE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,020.44 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,020.44 Date 07/07/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, JAMES T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,020.44 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTZ, JAMES F, SR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,020.44 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, DIANE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,020.44 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIGONIS, ALEX D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,020.44 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERCH, SHARON A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,020.44 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISENBURG, MELANIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,020.44 Date 09/20/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZIO, ROBERT R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,020.44 Date 10/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERDZINSKI, LAWRENCE A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $57,020.44 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JOEL T Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $57,020.44 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, ANTHONY N Employer name Education Department Amount $57,020.44 Date 10/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMSKI, WILLIAM A Employer name Education Department Amount $57,020.44 Date 09/26/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNAN, PATRICIA M Employer name Education Department Amount $57,020.44 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANCZYK, MARILEE H Employer name Education Department Amount $57,020.44 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANIA, ROBIN J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,020.44 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, PAUL D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,020.44 Date 03/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUCH, KRISTINE R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,020.44 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DIANE T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,020.44 Date 03/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, JAMES P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,020.44 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSIBA, RONALD F Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $57,020.44 Date 02/24/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTLEY, BRYAN A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $57,020.34 Date 08/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, SCOTT D Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $57,020.32 Date 02/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNING, PIERRE J Employer name City of Fulton Amount $57,020.29 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEUJUSTE, MARIE A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,020.18 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENEFRANCIA, MICHELLE Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $57,019.80 Date 09/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINE, IRMA Employer name Orange County Amount $57,019.60 Date 07/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, KATHY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,019.18 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRITY, PATRICIA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,019.18 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JUANITA Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,019.18 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCIANDARO, JACQUELINE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,019.18 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ANDREW C Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,019.18 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, LA JUANA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,019.18 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, DANA S Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $57,019.00 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAILLARD, CASSANDRA Y Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,018.95 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, DEBRA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,018.59 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JOSEPH A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $57,018.50 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRIPTSHAK, CAROLIN M Employer name City of Troy Amount $57,018.41 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKENZIE, ROBERT G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,018.13 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAN, KANGJUN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,018.13 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, OSSIE F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,017.96 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOZZY, MARGARET A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $57,017.70 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, SUZANNE Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $57,017.66 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, SHANNON L Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $57,017.52 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUBBINGS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $57,017.27 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, DALE R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $57,017.18 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEISER, ANNE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $57,017.15 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOU, YOUNG AH Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $57,017.09 Date 12/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, DEBRA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,016.69 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, CINDY A Employer name Erie County Amount $57,016.24 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTER, WENDY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,016.22 Date 11/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, MICHAEL Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,016.16 Date 10/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, DARIN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,016.12 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, BARRY W Employer name Oneida County Amount $57,015.88 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIX, MICHAEL A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $57,015.83 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESQUITA, ANTONIO C Employer name Orange County Amount $57,015.72 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTUCCI, SHAWN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,015.60 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILCKEN, VICTORIA Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $57,015.18 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, SCOTT A Employer name Franklin County Amount $57,014.94 Date 08/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANCARZ, ERIC D Employer name Village of Fayetteville Amount $57,014.63 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLUNE, MICHAEL T Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $57,014.36 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, GARY D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,014.20 Date 10/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNZIKER, SHARI L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,014.10 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, BRYAN S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $57,013.90 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGER, JOHN C Employer name Town of Highlands Amount $57,013.73 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $57,012.66 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENT, KATHERINE E Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $57,012.53 Date 07/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, JUDY G Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $57,012.43 Date 05/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, EUNICE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $57,012.09 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, TARA A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $57,012.02 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, SHARON A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $57,011.98 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GREAL, CATHERINE A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,011.84 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STASIO, MATTHEW J Employer name Ulster County Amount $57,011.73 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUTLACHT, DAVID Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $57,011.70 Date 03/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNSON, ANGELA E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $57,011.65 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIO, PATRICK R, JR Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $57,011.56 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIROY, BRETT A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $57,011.41 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGRISANO, MARY ELLEN Employer name Wynantskill UFSD Amount $57,011.34 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORMS, JOHN A, III Employer name Town of Deerpark Amount $57,011.32 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI METRO, JEFFREY A Employer name City of Kingston Amount $57,011.25 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REGULSKI, FRANK S, JR Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $57,011.24 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ELIA, DANIEL J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $57,011.10 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEOMAN, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $57,010.37 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHTA, KEVIN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $57,010.37 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIEJEWSKI, GABRIELLE A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $57,010.37 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System