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 BEATTY, RICHARD H Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $56,558.99 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RAPHAEL Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $56,558.64 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEMSTER, JON Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $56,558.52 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, BRUCE A Employer name Schenevus CSD Amount $56,558.15 Date 06/19/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLIN, ERNST J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,557.82 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTONE, PATRICIA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,557.80 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERHAAREN, JOAN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,557.79 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTIS, THOMAS E Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $56,557.61 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREUNIG, MICHAEL D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,557.54 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DAY, SHAUN Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $56,557.53 Date 03/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JOHN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,557.39 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSINGER, DAVID M Employer name Oyster Bay Housing Authority Amount $56,557.27 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSHAFEN, MICHAEL W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $56,557.01 Date 03/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMIGHETTI, LISA Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $56,556.95 Date 10/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, ANN MARIE Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $56,556.95 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, GARY J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $56,556.31 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, SCOTT L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,556.00 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEANS, WILLIAM D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $56,555.75 Date 03/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KEVIN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $56,555.73 Date 07/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNEO, SUSAN Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $56,555.64 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, STEPHEN A Employer name Erie County Amount $56,555.61 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, PHOEBE A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,555.57 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, KEVIN T Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $56,555.57 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JAY C Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $56,555.54 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANDE, ROBERT J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,555.54 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,555.33 Date 10/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTERS, CANDY Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,555.33 Date 09/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, SCOTT C Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $56,554.86 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DANNIE R Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $56,554.50 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMELLEGAR, KEVIN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $56,554.41 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZELLA, LINDA L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $56,554.16 Date 09/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFFT, ROBERT D Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $56,554.07 Date 02/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DALE A Employer name Village of Albion Amount $56,553.51 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $56,553.24 Date 10/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, OLIMPIA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,553.20 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, RUSSELL T Employer name Ulster County Amount $56,553.03 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, DANIEL E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,552.86 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEICHTRY, KURT L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,552.86 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRICO, ANNA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,552.67 Date 11/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, JAMIE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,552.24 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, PATRICIA R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,552.02 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, KELLIE A Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $56,551.98 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD-FRANCIS, MARLENE Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $56,551.83 Date 08/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, NEKIESHA T Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,551.34 Date 10/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, JASON M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,551.30 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUDENTE, CAROLYN A Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $56,551.19 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, WALTER S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $56,551.11 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VOIE, MARK M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $56,551.11 Date 06/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEER, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $56,551.11 Date 05/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRO, GABOR Employer name Orange County Amount $56,551.11 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LALLO, NANCY M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,551.11 Date 04/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, TREVOR Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $56,551.11 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, SUSAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $56,551.05 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, LIDIA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,550.32 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERMAN, DOREEN M Employer name Ithaca Housing Authority Amount $56,550.26 Date 08/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, LYDIA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $56,550.13 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTWOOD, DEBBIE J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,550.11 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLITON, TINA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,550.11 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURDEVANT, DONNA J Employer name SUNY Coll Ceramics Alfred Univ Amount $56,550.00 Date 05/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, KATIE R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,549.96 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KEVIN J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $56,549.63 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTELLA, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,549.52 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, DANIELLE D Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $56,549.45 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKEL, JAMES D Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $56,549.14 Date 05/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASSO, STEPHEN J Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $56,549.14 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLOUGHBY, VALERIE J Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $56,548.60 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIER, MICHAEL P, SR Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $56,548.44 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRES, KATHY Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $56,548.37 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, SHARON Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,548.26 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERVAIS, MATTHEW P Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $56,548.17 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIMONE, JODY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,547.99 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASMUSSEN, DAVID R Employer name Town of Phelps Amount $56,547.96 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, THOMAS F Employer name Town of Windham Amount $56,547.96 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, RICHARD P Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $56,547.94 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGNO, LINDA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,547.78 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGIN, MATTHEW D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $56,547.60 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LEAH E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,547.39 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILOCAMO, JOSEPHINE R Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $56,547.36 Date 04/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUSTADT, DAVID Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $56,547.29 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIB, AMANDA N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,547.25 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENANEY, EDWIN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,547.12 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, BRETT A Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $56,547.11 Date 06/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGA, PAULETTE A Employer name Orange County Amount $56,546.91 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMPA, JESSE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $56,546.72 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERHILL, FRANCES P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,546.62 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, MARK A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $56,546.52 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPEL, EDWARD J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,546.26 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, MEGAN A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $56,546.01 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, KENNETH E Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $56,545.96 Date 06/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWORD, DEBORAH A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $56,545.79 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, JULIE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,545.79 Date 12/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEUNIER, CAROLYN F R Employer name City of Watertown Amount $56,545.66 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKAUS, BEVERLY A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $56,545.62 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, WILLIAM G, MR JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,545.58 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTT, DEBBIE M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $56,545.46 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'APRILE, DEBRA E Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $56,544.92 Date 10/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISZEWSKI, NANCY A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $56,544.59 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, TIMOTHY P Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $56,544.45 Date 09/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEKEL, BARBARA A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $56,544.02 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEBA, MAREK Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,543.98 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System