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 GUIDO, PATRICK D Employer name Oswego County Amount $56,189.18 Date 04/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, DAVID A, JR Employer name Chenango County Amount $56,188.87 Date 11/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, RICHARD J Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $56,188.81 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, RYAN P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,188.76 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, BRIAN Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $56,188.65 Date 08/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIESZALA, REBECCA E Employer name Erie County Amount $56,188.59 Date 10/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTS, MICHAEL W Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $56,188.57 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, EMILY G Employer name Erie County Amount $56,188.55 Date 01/17/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIDA, GIULIANA Employer name Mamaroneck Public Library Dist Amount $56,188.48 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYRANT, YOULONDA D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $56,187.77 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, FRANK D Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $56,187.42 Date 08/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGAJ, STACEY A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $56,186.97 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEMICKE, BRIAN A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $56,186.75 Date 05/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILLSLEY, LOREN P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,186.69 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTO, JOHN M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $56,186.37 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JAMES D Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $56,186.22 Date 05/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, MARI K Employer name Tioga County Amount $56,186.18 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES ROJAS, GENARA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,186.00 Date 01/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUMICK, PAULINE M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $56,185.63 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILAKOS, LISA A Employer name Department of State Amount $56,185.38 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULKIN, JOSEPHINE Z Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $56,185.30 Date 08/24/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTI, PAUL J Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $56,185.24 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDSIEDEL, MARYROSE R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,185.05 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRISH, LISA M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $56,183.79 Date 06/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY-WINDINGLAND, NOREEN Employer name Broome County Amount $56,183.52 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JULIO E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,182.72 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, DIANE L Employer name Orleans County Ind Dev Agcy Amount $56,182.62 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JAMES E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $56,182.50 Date 03/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUBBS, ALPHONZO Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $56,182.31 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOWITZ, VICTOR N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,182.22 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DANIEL J Employer name Yates County Amount $56,181.55 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, MATTHEW P Employer name Chemung County Amount $56,181.50 Date 05/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, ROBERT R Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $56,181.00 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOS, JASON B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,180.94 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, GERALD A Employer name Town of Pawling Amount $56,180.68 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLAN, JEFFREY S Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $56,180.00 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUROPYATNIKOV, SERGIY Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $56,179.87 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGIN, DANIEL K Employer name Albany County Amount $56,179.80 Date 06/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIEK, STEVEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $56,179.61 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, FREDERICK M Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $56,179.57 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, NINA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $56,179.50 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, BAMBI L Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $56,179.48 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LYNDA MAE Employer name Franklin County Amount $56,179.19 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENSINGER, PAMELA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,179.16 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ELIZABETH A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $56,179.06 Date 10/18/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOWSKE, LISA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,178.54 Date 05/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBIN, JENNIFER D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $56,178.28 Date 11/16/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, RICHARD N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,178.14 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETHERTON, ROBERT T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,178.04 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, DOLORES Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $56,177.97 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSANTE, DONNA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,177.93 Date 06/29/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHORLEY, WILLIAM P Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $56,177.33 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNT, ERIN E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,177.17 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOERKE, JAMES W Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $56,176.83 Date 02/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERGNE, NANCY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,176.83 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, RUTH A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $56,176.55 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBETTS, AMANDA C Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $56,176.52 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALT, JILLIAN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,176.36 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDELMAN, LELAND W, JR Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $56,175.92 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, ANTHONY J Employer name Broome County Amount $56,175.63 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, ELTON E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $56,175.39 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIMBY, EILEEN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,174.96 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, BENJAMIN A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $56,174.93 Date 05/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, DENNIS P Employer name West Babylon Public Library Amount $56,174.46 Date 03/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, KALPANA R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $56,174.42 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, AARON S Employer name Tompkins County Amount $56,174.14 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, KIM A Employer name Cuba Rushford CSD Amount $56,173.99 Date 09/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLISH, DAVID R Employer name City of Auburn Amount $56,173.91 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORALL, JOSEPH Employer name Ontario County Amount $56,173.62 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTIG, JUSTIN N Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,173.44 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBAICA, ELIZABETH E Employer name Clinton CSD Amount $56,173.39 Date 09/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, NICOLE M Employer name West Babylon Public Library Amount $56,173.10 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, LETICIA O Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $56,172.90 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN-STEIN TAYLOR, JOYCALYN Employer name Sullivan County Amount $56,172.86 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA ROSA, LILIANA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $56,172.72 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLE, JOHN A, SR Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $56,172.48 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUNZO, GILBERT L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,172.17 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, RENEE Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $56,171.83 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLAND, BARBARA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $56,171.78 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARI, JEFFREY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,171.70 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, SUE H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,171.56 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, AMIE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $56,171.55 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICLAIT, LAURETTE I Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $56,171.11 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, LORI L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,170.88 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACE, JAMES A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,170.88 Date 08/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOTAS-MC GRATH, KAREN A Employer name Clinton County Amount $56,170.45 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEACOCK, URIAH R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,170.33 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAZO, BEN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,169.88 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, SUMA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $56,169.76 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, RICKY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $56,169.75 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILSKI, LINDA Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $56,169.42 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNORR, KATHARINE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,169.30 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, STEVIE, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,169.21 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODEN, WANDA J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $56,169.03 Date 04/07/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSONIUS, DENNIS A Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $56,168.84 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTHUMANA, SHEELA R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $56,168.80 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAAK, BRADLEY T Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $56,168.72 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, SYLVIA B Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $56,168.50 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTOBED, DEBORAH J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $56,168.30 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABRA, DELZORA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,168.21 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System