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 JONES, MICHAEL W Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $55,847.38 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY-THOMAS, DONNA Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $55,847.38 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIKH, HEENA R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,847.38 Date 04/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADKE, DIANE J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,847.38 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, MICHAEL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,847.38 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, MARINA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $55,847.38 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUKNIGHT, VALERIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,847.38 Date 03/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, PATRICIA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $55,847.38 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGOSTINO, MARK Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,847.03 Date 04/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARETTI, KEVIN J Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $55,846.95 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JAMES W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,846.52 Date 05/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KEVIN R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,846.47 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, CAROL E Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,846.45 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARACCIOLO, ROBERT A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,846.39 Date 09/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, TERRENCE P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $55,846.36 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGER, LAUREN E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $55,846.19 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON-DOMINES, PETER C Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $55,846.00 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, EDWARD A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,845.85 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSAY, LESLIE Y Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $55,845.82 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIETTE, JENNIFER M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,845.78 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNKOWSKI, STEVEN Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $55,845.76 Date 12/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, JESSICA A Employer name Woodstock Public Library Amount $55,845.03 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, DOMINICK V Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $55,844.70 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Town of Greece Amount $55,844.63 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUST, JUDY A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,844.51 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, CATHLEEN D Employer name Erie County Amount $55,844.46 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVINSKI, JAMES W Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $55,844.43 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACE, DANIEL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,844.35 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYNE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $55,844.30 Date 08/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHAMBAULT, JASON D Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $55,844.20 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCH, BRIAN R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,844.05 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, GREGORY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,843.64 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARCY, JASON J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,843.58 Date 06/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLMER, MARY P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,843.50 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENLAND, JILL F Employer name Highland CSD Amount $55,843.47 Date 09/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,843.43 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, DEBORAH A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,843.32 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FYVIE, WILLIAM F Employer name Albany County Amount $55,843.20 Date 04/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLSTON, KATHLEEN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $55,842.94 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, JULIA B Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $55,842.36 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JUDSON P Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $55,842.01 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, DAWN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,841.98 Date 02/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, KATHERINE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,841.71 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, ALANA J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,841.40 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATEL, ROSEMARIE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $55,841.40 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISHLANIE, ROBYN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,841.25 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEASLEY, ROBBIN Y Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,841.23 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEN, BULENT Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,841.22 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHAN, SHARON A Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $55,841.02 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILIBERTO, JOANNE E Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $55,840.98 Date 09/07/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAYDIS, T VINCENT Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,840.70 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, DEBORAH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,840.64 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, LAURIE A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $55,840.61 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOAK, SAMUEL C Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $55,840.31 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINAROWSKI, JOSEPH S, JR Employer name City of Troy Amount $55,840.28 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, KARL W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,840.16 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, ASHLEY M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,840.12 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORWIN, ELISA A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $55,839.99 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, DEBORAH E Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $55,839.73 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MATTHEW A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,839.51 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, WILLIAM L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $55,839.50 Date 10/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKELBANK, JEFFREY D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,839.42 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CATHERINE A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $55,839.22 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, KATHLEEN M Employer name Education Department Amount $55,838.84 Date 07/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, KAREN E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $55,838.43 Date 07/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, ANTONIO Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $55,838.37 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROGER C Employer name Yates County Amount $55,837.95 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMELIO, EDWARD K Employer name Lewis County Amount $55,837.54 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, RANDY S Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,837.39 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIA, RAUL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,837.37 Date 08/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CARLA B Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $55,836.86 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, HECTOR Employer name Orange County Amount $55,836.67 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON-EADDY, BASHIRA Y Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $55,836.54 Date 08/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, LAURIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,836.40 Date 12/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, KATHRYN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,836.36 Date 04/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRIN, JOE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,836.30 Date 09/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, THOMAS B Employer name Chenango County Amount $55,836.20 Date 04/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROENING, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Cambria Amount $55,836.09 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $55,836.04 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKS, DEMAR P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $55,836.02 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ROBERT J Employer name North Warren CSD Amount $55,835.96 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILICKI, ROXANNE L Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $55,835.84 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILPATRICK, SIM E Employer name Town of Wheatland Amount $55,835.77 Date 01/30/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLENTZ, JUSTIN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,835.71 Date 07/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JULIA E Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $55,835.37 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAVES, LEAH M Employer name Lewis County Amount $55,835.25 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, THOMAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $55,835.07 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMWAY, CHAD M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $55,835.01 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBENCHAIN, VALERIE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $55,834.94 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUYCE, GABRIELLE C Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,834.94 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, SCOTT R Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $55,834.82 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLOMB, BETH I Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $55,834.74 Date 07/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, DOUGLAS E Employer name Cassadaga Valley CSD Amount $55,834.69 Date 03/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, ROSELEE Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,834.68 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNER, JENNIFER M Employer name Orange County Amount $55,834.65 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYLEAR-SMITH, MONISE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,834.48 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, PATRICIA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,834.48 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ANGELA C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,834.48 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, THOMAS R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,834.48 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, STEVEN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,834.48 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System