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 BOTHWELL, ROBERT C Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $56,966.29 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, DAMARIS Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $56,966.28 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHURTER, KARL E Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $56,966.12 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, ROBERTO J Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $56,966.00 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, CARLOS W Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $56,965.68 Date 01/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWAIN, TADJI A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,965.66 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRELL, THELMA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $56,965.65 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERY, JULIE W Employer name Jefferson County Amount $56,965.61 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMBURY, LYNNE A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $56,965.60 Date 07/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERCULES, PORTIA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $56,965.36 Date 05/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAFFUCCI, MICHAEL M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $56,965.35 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, JAMES R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,965.08 Date 07/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUANG, DORIS L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $56,964.98 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, ERIC C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $56,964.83 Date 06/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, ROSEANN Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $56,964.74 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, CAROLE M Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $56,964.74 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUZMIR, DANIEL B Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $56,964.71 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, BRETT H Employer name Madison County Amount $56,964.42 Date 04/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVICK, JOANNE Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,964.37 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, DEBRA A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,964.37 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, KAREN K Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,964.27 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, LISA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,963.84 Date 12/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, HUGH R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $56,963.73 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, BARTHOLOMEW J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $56,963.52 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CASEY M Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $56,963.44 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITCH, WAYNE D Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $56,963.42 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORZENKO, JENNIFER C Employer name Bay Shore Brightwaters Library Amount $56,963.00 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTER, PAUL R, II Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $56,962.78 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, JOHN S Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $56,962.74 Date 05/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, IKIAH N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,962.56 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNENBERG, DONNA M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $56,962.26 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISSMAN, LISA J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $56,962.19 Date 01/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBILL, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Kingston Amount $56,961.76 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, DAVID G Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $56,961.72 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BRANDON J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,961.72 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, PAMELA J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $56,961.50 Date 08/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLST, JESSICA M Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $56,961.47 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANEBIANCO, MICHELLE Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,961.30 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATS, MARIE Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $56,961.18 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTERO, IRVING Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $56,961.00 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YU, ARLENE P Employer name New York Public Library Amount $56,960.42 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $56,960.40 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEBEL, PATRICK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,960.27 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WONDSEL, CHERYL A Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $56,960.17 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITEK, KENNETH Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $56,959.98 Date 12/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKHMAN, VICTORIA V Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,959.74 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJOHR, ANN D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,959.20 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, RYAN P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $56,958.71 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIES, SUSAN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $56,958.61 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROIETTI-FOX, LISA M Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $56,958.57 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARDI, ANTHONY R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,958.38 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHEA, DENA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $56,958.31 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITRYK, ROSANNE T Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $56,957.65 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, STEPHEN E Employer name City of Auburn Amount $56,957.63 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTIN, ALLISON S Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $56,957.55 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMPA, CHRISTINE Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $56,957.52 Date 09/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, RITA Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $56,957.49 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS-MC DONALD, NICOLAUS B Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,957.36 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KELLEI-ANN M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $56,957.36 Date 08/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURAGLIO, AMELIA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,957.22 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SELVA, SUSAN E Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $56,956.96 Date 03/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, JOAN Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $56,956.94 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODBERLET, MAUREEN A Employer name Victor CSD Amount $56,956.78 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNTER, RICKY Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $56,956.58 Date 06/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, HAMEEN M Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $56,956.27 Date 08/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, ANNETTE Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,955.93 Date 05/21/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $56,955.60 Date 03/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, PATRICK Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,955.54 Date 08/25/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOKEY, MARY LOU F Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,955.52 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNSINGER, MICHELLE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,955.51 Date 03/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, JEFFREY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,955.48 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FEO, BARBARA A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $56,955.30 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDAK, LISA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,955.25 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHARLES J Employer name City of Fulton Amount $56,954.82 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, DEBORA K Employer name Highland CSD Amount $56,954.65 Date 01/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, TIMOTHY J, II Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $56,954.11 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIMBERGER, EDWARD H, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $56,953.92 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, CAROLYN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,953.87 Date 05/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, MARY A Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $56,953.80 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSDORF, THEODORE J, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $56,953.31 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARLETT, LAWRENCE R Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,953.26 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENS, LYNDA D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,953.15 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGILIA, KELLY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,952.79 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINSTRIE, JOSEPH W Employer name Village of Maybrook Amount $56,952.65 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DONALD J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $56,952.61 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMARCHI, CATHERINE Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $56,952.49 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, ZACHARY B Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $56,952.12 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GREGORY M Employer name Oswego County Amount $56,952.10 Date 12/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, LISA D Employer name Delaware County Amount $56,951.99 Date 05/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYLER, CHARLES D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $56,951.58 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, JANINE J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $56,951.57 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MATTEO, JOHN P Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $56,951.54 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGTON, DIANA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,951.45 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFASSO, ALEX M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $56,950.90 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, SCOTT D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,950.62 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTMAN, JAKE W Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $56,950.61 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHANNON D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $56,950.58 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWER, MICHAEL J Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $56,950.04 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, KATHLEEN S Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $56,949.90 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELG, THOMAS H Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $56,949.80 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System