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 MAJCHROWICZ, YANCEY W Employer name Erie County Amount $55,924.76 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOST, SUSAN E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $55,924.54 Date 10/19/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, RICKY J Employer name Washington County Amount $55,924.54 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, RAYMOND C Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $55,924.42 Date 04/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHANY, THOMAS O Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $55,924.28 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGMAN, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,924.13 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, BARBARA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $55,923.99 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRLEY, WILLIAM P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $55,923.89 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, TANIA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,923.79 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSEY, DAVID D Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $55,923.50 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONG, YU JIN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,923.07 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOLLENBERGER, SEAN D Employer name Tioga County Amount $55,923.03 Date 06/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, LAURA E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $55,922.75 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIER, BRIAN A Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $55,922.33 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARVARCHIN, NADIA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,922.26 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PUY, GEORGE H Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $55,922.19 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADDARD, RICHARD T Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $55,922.19 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINGAME, CHARLES R Employer name Cayuga County Amount $55,921.66 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, CHARLES M Employer name Town of Hurley Amount $55,921.53 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFIN, JEFFREY D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $55,921.33 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAM, JASON V Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $55,920.94 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRDO, BARBARA E Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $55,920.89 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETTEL, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $55,920.77 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, LOUISA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,920.10 Date 04/30/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BENJAMIN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,919.82 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIS, DAVID P Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,919.79 Date 11/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUYON, MARIE M Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $55,919.66 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, STEPHANIE A Employer name Madison County Amount $55,919.49 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEERS, BRADFORD A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,919.28 Date 05/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, CORBIN S Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $55,919.24 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWYMAN, ANDREW A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,919.10 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, JEFFREY M Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $55,919.06 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITZER, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,918.85 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTUSO, MICHAEL T Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $55,918.78 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, PHILIP Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $55,918.53 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKER, LUCINDA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,918.44 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,918.23 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNELY, PETER T Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $55,918.06 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHEATON, MARY C Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $55,917.28 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHIM, GAYLE R Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $55,917.04 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRASK, KIMBERLY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $55,916.84 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEESON, THERESA M Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $55,916.49 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARLI, LAURA C Employer name Department of Law Amount $55,916.38 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,916.35 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULSON, AMANDA M Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $55,915.28 Date 05/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOLAKIS, GREGORY D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,915.13 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,915.08 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZELL, TIMOTHY M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $55,915.06 Date 05/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLS, JOSEPHUS A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,914.76 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINNER, CALVIN J Employer name Franklin County Amount $55,914.50 Date 05/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, MARC J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $55,914.22 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, GERALD A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,913.97 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, JEAN G, JR Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $55,913.83 Date 06/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDY, DENIS Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $55,913.68 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOTTS, DONALD J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $55,913.40 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHNERT, DONNA C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,912.91 Date 01/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFER, SUZANNE M Employer name Oswego County Amount $55,912.70 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, BRIAN E Employer name Erie County Amount $55,912.64 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, SALVADOR Employer name Village of Ocean Beach Amount $55,912.62 Date 03/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALGADO, DAWN L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $55,912.54 Date 05/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKEN, WILLIAM B Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,912.48 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, ROBIN J Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $55,912.41 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAM, JERRY Employer name Department of Law Amount $55,912.05 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, LISA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,911.96 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, OLIN R, JR Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $55,911.90 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TRACY K Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,911.83 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENKO, CAROLYN A Employer name Town of Southport Amount $55,911.48 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JEREMY B Employer name Town of Islip Amount $55,911.45 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARVAEZ, JENNIFER C Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $55,910.73 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON GORDON, MELINDA N Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,910.25 Date 01/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIALLO, ROSE R Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,910.22 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, WAYNE A, SR Employer name Town of Rochester Amount $55,909.96 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDMANN, DENISE M Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $55,909.63 Date 05/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUBLE, JAMES R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $55,909.55 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARELL, LOUIS J, JR Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $55,909.44 Date 04/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, ASIA I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,909.36 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBOURN, KARYN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,909.36 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRAN, EMMA R Employer name Department of State Amount $55,909.36 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALCOFF, ERIC J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,909.36 Date 01/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOIR, KATHLEEN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,909.36 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRELLI, ELIZABETH K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,909.36 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QURESHI, SHUMAILA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,909.36 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, NANCY R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,909.36 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESE, JENNIE S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,909.36 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSTAFA, MD I Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $55,909.36 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERMEYER, ROBERT W Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $55,909.36 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHU, JIANGHAO Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $55,909.36 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, MAHMOOD A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $55,909.36 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LEO, BRITTANY G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,909.36 Date 06/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, JUNG K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,909.36 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMIRNOVA, IRINA Employer name Education Department Amount $55,909.36 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJASIN, GBENGA H Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $55,909.36 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANEZ, JOHANNE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $55,909.36 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, THERESE O Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $55,909.36 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, MARK A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $55,909.36 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, TRACY A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $55,909.36 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, KATHLEEN M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $55,909.36 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIKES, HASEA Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $55,909.36 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORFLER, ERIK M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,909.36 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, SUSAN R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,909.36 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System