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 GOTTBEHUT, JOHN P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $55,975.46 Date 07/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, RYAN J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $55,974.72 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $55,974.63 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBRANO, LUIS A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $55,974.37 Date 04/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANG, JAMES D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,974.32 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ROBERT V, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,974.27 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, LISA M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $55,974.26 Date 12/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUU, JENNIFER E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $55,974.06 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAFKA, REBECCA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $55,974.03 Date 12/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, ROSY Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,973.91 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARY-RYAN, GLENDA R Employer name Clinton County Amount $55,973.03 Date 02/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHDE, GAIL M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $55,972.69 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAN, JOSE MARINO Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $55,972.66 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTOYA, LAURA C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $55,972.62 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOUGLAS M Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $55,972.29 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, LISA C Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $55,972.22 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBICSKO, ALICE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,972.21 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMES G Employer name Village of Delhi Amount $55,971.84 Date 10/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTER, CRYSTAL J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,971.62 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, KATHLEEN A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $55,970.72 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, KAREN J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,970.54 Date 11/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELKIN, STEVEN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $55,970.51 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, MICHAEL W Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $55,970.21 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROJEK, PIOTR Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $55,970.16 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, BLOSSOM C Employer name Orange County Amount $55,970.06 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, LOUIS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,970.00 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, RYAN P Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $55,969.98 Date 11/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLTBY, LAURIE ANNE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,969.72 Date 12/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERB, KEVIN R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $55,969.69 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAEGER, DENISE K Employer name Lewis County Amount $55,969.64 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINIDAD, YORLANDIS A Employer name City of Rye Amount $55,969.46 Date 09/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIEL J Employer name Goshen Public Library Amount $55,969.44 Date 09/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANGELLA, CARMEN J, JR Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $55,969.41 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCZEWSKI, EUGENE S Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,969.32 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, JAMES E, II Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $55,969.23 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUCKER, NICHOLAS J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $55,968.99 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINE, STEVEN W Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $55,968.99 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMBDT, MARISOL Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $55,968.84 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACIELLO, TIMOTHY R Employer name Oneida County Amount $55,968.75 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEACHT, MARTHA H Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $55,968.32 Date 09/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKO, TAMMY J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $55,968.24 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, OSVALDO Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,967.83 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, MARK R Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $55,967.68 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANO, MARIFELY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $55,967.55 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSAIN, RIFAT J Employer name City of Albany Amount $55,967.34 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, MISTY R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,967.15 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILAKIS, PENNE C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $55,966.88 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINTERA, MARK W Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $55,966.67 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHAM, WILLIAM B, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,966.44 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYDALSKI, RICHARD D, III Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $55,966.24 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZECH, ROBERT W Employer name Chemung County Amount $55,965.24 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIMSON, ERIC M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $55,965.12 Date 08/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSE, MARYSA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,964.88 Date 10/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREMENT, ALEXANDER M Employer name City of Rome Amount $55,964.75 Date 08/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JORGE Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,964.64 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDSELL, RICHARD P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $55,964.49 Date 07/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICO, KAREN B Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $55,964.28 Date 07/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LAUREN G Employer name Tompkins County Amount $55,964.18 Date 06/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $55,963.89 Date 06/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, MIGUEL C Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $55,963.86 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STISSER, RYAN M Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $55,963.78 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARK R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,963.44 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, KIMBERLY R Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $55,963.44 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNANO, JOHN A Employer name Orleans County Amount $55,963.36 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSS, DEIRDRE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $55,963.18 Date 06/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDE, DONNA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,962.98 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, SUSAN J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $55,962.83 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASBROUCK, RICHARD M, JR Employer name Town of Rochester Amount $55,962.59 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYCIO, MOIRA E Employer name Erie County Amount $55,962.36 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICATELLI, THOMAS A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,962.26 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, CAROLE L Employer name Education Department Amount $55,962.25 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMAKASKY, LINDA A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $55,961.64 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $55,961.61 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOWS, JOHN K, JR Employer name City of Oneida Amount $55,961.14 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLT-WILLIAMS, DIANE B Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $55,960.99 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISIAN, TREVOR J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $55,960.96 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRALDO, JOSE N Employer name Deer Park Fire District #14 Amount $55,960.86 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, TANYA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,960.54 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, DANIEL L Employer name Town of Avoca Amount $55,960.31 Date 12/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAHANT, DIANE B Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $55,960.25 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEL, CHARLES A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $55,960.24 Date 01/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ELIZABETH Q Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $55,960.24 Date 12/14/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHERE, JEREMY R Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $55,960.18 Date 08/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RUTH PATRICIA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $55,960.03 Date 02/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, MARK B Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $55,960.02 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVORY, BERRY A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,959.89 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSLER, JACKIE LYN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $55,959.55 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $55,959.44 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREARY, STEVEN M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $55,959.28 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWATHNEY, ANDREW R Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $55,959.27 Date 09/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIAS, BRIAN J Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $55,959.27 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LISA M Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $55,959.03 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFNER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $55,958.66 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, EUGENIO Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $55,958.43 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCO, KAREN L Employer name Wayne County Amount $55,958.04 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSIER, DONNA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,957.96 Date 11/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, IFE Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,957.81 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCIPIO, ANDREW L Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $55,957.79 Date 06/04/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, MICHELE K Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $55,957.67 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, FELICIA O Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,957.54 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System