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 BAULCH, LINDA L Employer name Otsego County Amount $56,606.45 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, AMY L Employer name Cortland County Amount $56,606.18 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPADA, CYNTHIA Employer name City of White Plains Amount $56,605.95 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, ROBERT W Employer name Clinton County Amount $56,605.40 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORKE, MARGARET S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $56,605.25 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZZETTA, ROBERT J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,604.92 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTER, KATHY L Employer name Columbia County Amount $56,604.79 Date 01/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGELLO, ROBIN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,604.75 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, GAIL L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,604.75 Date 05/17/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERLEO, PATRICIA S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,604.72 Date 08/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVOCOOL, TIERZA C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,604.71 Date 09/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIGAL, MARK B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,604.70 Date 05/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JAMES W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,604.69 Date 09/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,604.69 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTENS, JOHN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,604.66 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, TOWANNA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,604.65 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUS, CONSTANCE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,604.44 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ACKER, ANDREW B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $56,604.33 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, TOMMY Employer name Erie County Amount $56,604.31 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, ERIC P Employer name City of Oswego Amount $56,604.29 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ZACHARY Q Employer name Livingston County Amount $56,604.19 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZGAJEWSKI, ERIC T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,604.14 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $56,604.13 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, CHERYL B Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,604.12 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANHEUSEN, MARK K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,603.74 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTINELLI, DAVID A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $56,603.72 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, ANNETTE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,603.68 Date 10/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TIMOTHY R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,603.55 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURWITZ, PHYLLIS R Employer name Ulster County Amount $56,603.20 Date 03/01/1965 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRODROMAKIS, ROSANNA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $56,603.19 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARFSCHWERDT, WENDY Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $56,603.19 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, DIANA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $56,603.14 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVATT, EMILY L Employer name Essex County Amount $56,602.72 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, ALLISON D Employer name Orange County Amount $56,602.62 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JACK D Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $56,602.56 Date 06/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSERO, KELLY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,602.06 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVERIDGE, BARBARA J Employer name Cortland County Amount $56,601.98 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, BRIDGET A Employer name Erie Co Fiscal Stability Auth Amount $56,601.91 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANEK, GORDON M Employer name Erie Co Fiscal Stability Auth Amount $56,601.91 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARETT, MARIA P Employer name Orange County Amount $56,601.84 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEINTIMILLA, PETER D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $56,601.70 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, JIMMY Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $56,601.62 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, SALEM K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,601.48 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, LAURIE E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,601.48 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, CYNTHIA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,601.26 Date 11/10/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLINGS, SHAWNTONETTE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $56,601.09 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAKOWSKI, JASON M Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $56,601.00 Date 07/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIRSKI, LARISSA D Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $56,600.87 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNER, SCOTT B Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $56,600.80 Date 04/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALKAN, AYTUL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,600.59 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVEL, JACQUELYN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,600.33 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFFLEY, RICHARD S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $56,600.32 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTRA, MICHELLE L Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $56,600.28 Date 10/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCO, PATRICK F Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,600.06 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, DANNY C Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $56,599.69 Date 04/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,599.68 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZENEWSKI, TED W Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $56,599.54 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, BRENDAN J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $56,599.21 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYLIE, COREY D Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $56,599.16 Date 08/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNCY, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,599.10 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKS, TERRY A Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $56,599.06 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JOMARY Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $56,598.61 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, DIANE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,598.48 Date 03/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOW, CRYSTAL M Employer name Corning Community College Amount $56,598.09 Date 11/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDUJAR TORRES, JANELLE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,598.09 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSTON, EMANUEL D Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $56,597.46 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, ANDREA E Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $56,597.33 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KAREN M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $56,597.26 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, CHRISTINE M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $56,597.26 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMPOLILLO, MELANIE L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $56,597.26 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, RUTH H Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $56,597.26 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNELLO, KIMBERLY A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $56,597.26 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULEY, DEBORAH A Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $56,596.96 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADDONA, MICHAEL J Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $56,596.86 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLES, MALCOLM L Employer name Chemung County Amount $56,596.80 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REALE, HEIDI N Employer name Frewsburg CSD Amount $56,596.71 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CLIFFORD J Employer name Chenango County Amount $56,596.61 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROM, SANDRA J Employer name Ulster County Amount $56,596.40 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNG, PATRICK J Employer name Malone Housing Authority Amount $56,596.05 Date 02/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDING, JOAN F Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $56,596.01 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMONDS-LEE, VALICIA F Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $56,596.00 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTON, CHERYL A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $56,595.87 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMANIA, MIRIAM Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $56,595.84 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVENBURG, DONALD L Employer name Bainbridge-Guilford CSD Amount $56,595.50 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GLENN D Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $56,595.32 Date 04/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, STEVEN J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $56,595.28 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, LESLIE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $56,595.15 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGLI, ANTHONY I Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $56,593.52 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLMAN, CAROLINE T Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $56,593.47 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTEMOSE, GLENN E Employer name Campbell Savona CSD Amount $56,592.94 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILING, BLANE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $56,592.87 Date 02/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, IDA D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $56,592.83 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HATTEN, GAYLE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,592.44 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANI-SMITH, CHRISTINE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $56,592.25 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, CHAD L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $56,592.14 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, RONALD R, JR Employer name Sullivan County Amount $56,591.85 Date 10/31/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABANAL, STEPHEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,591.79 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, CAROL H Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $56,591.65 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, RONALD R Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $56,591.46 Date 07/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLY, HERBERT J Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $56,591.44 Date 04/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System