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 ANDERSON, JEFFERY A Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $55,726.44 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELAN, JASON Employer name Lt Governor Office Staff Amount $55,726.40 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATCHELL, GAYLE E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,726.40 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MIRELLA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,726.38 Date 12/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, TIMOTHY W Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $55,726.36 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, NAKEDA L Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $55,726.32 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $55,726.14 Date 01/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATAFORD, JO ANN B Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $55,725.96 Date 03/03/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, DAVID B Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $55,725.10 Date 05/27/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYEA, RAYMOND V Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $55,725.00 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALZER, LILLIAN A Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $55,724.96 Date 05/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, SEAN M Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $55,724.42 Date 02/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENMAN, ANDREW J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $55,724.37 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, LARRY H Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $55,724.22 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, YUBETZY Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $55,724.14 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDALES-BUESO, IRMA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,724.14 Date 02/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTALUGA, CARLO R Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $55,724.02 Date 03/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BENEDETTO, LEANORA L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $55,723.91 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, CRAIG A Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $55,723.90 Date 03/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMENTHAL, JON M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,723.89 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDRY, RONALD A Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $55,723.73 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILLIE, PHILLIP J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $55,723.42 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, JANEMARIE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $55,723.12 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MARIA Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $55,723.01 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RANDY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,722.70 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITLOCK, KIMBERLY E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,722.50 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, MEGAN E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,722.39 Date 11/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYSZKO, KATRINA A Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $55,722.16 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, JOAN M Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $55,722.05 Date 10/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORA, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Williamson Amount $55,721.95 Date 10/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLATO, JONATHAN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,721.94 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOULOUKOS, JAMES Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,721.94 Date 12/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGLOFF, SHEILA A Employer name Genesee County Amount $55,721.70 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRESS, PEGGY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $55,721.36 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWDER-FRYDRYCHOWSKI, HEATHER S Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $55,721.00 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, KIM M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $55,720.86 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, SARAH R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,720.80 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, E GORDON, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,720.70 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETANZOS, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,720.70 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCAN, GEORGE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,720.70 Date 03/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, BRYCE B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,720.02 Date 12/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKGRAF, KENT O Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,719.99 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURHANS, TYLER L Employer name Cortland County Amount $55,719.80 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTE, MAUREEN A Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $55,719.79 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JUANITA P Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $55,719.54 Date 11/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, MARY BETH Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $55,719.52 Date 01/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, SUSAN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $55,719.47 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, EVERTON F Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $55,719.34 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENIDGESTEWART, YVONNE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $55,719.34 Date 03/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOQUE, MOHAMMED A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $55,719.34 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIN, GEETA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $55,719.34 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISALA, ELZBIETA K Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $55,719.34 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, VERNEZ Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $55,719.34 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARROW-HOLLA, KATHY L Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $55,719.22 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLENEUVE, JEFFREY D Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $55,718.62 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIONNE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Village of Sidney Amount $55,718.61 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERRINGER, JOHN P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $55,718.46 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JOSEPH W Employer name Yates County Amount $55,718.18 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JOANNA R L Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $55,718.14 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDITS, SCOTT A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $55,718.09 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDERI, JAMES Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,717.89 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACEY, DAPHNE E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $55,717.66 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGMAN, SHELLY L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $55,717.29 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZI, PATRICIA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,717.27 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZAROU, MARK P Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $55,717.18 Date 05/17/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIRSTON, DEBRA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $55,717.15 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELL, RHONDA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $55,717.09 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, OLGA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,716.96 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASLER, JEREMY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $55,716.95 Date 10/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, RICHARD A Employer name Yates Soil,Water Cons District Amount $55,716.69 Date 10/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADEAU, DANIEL G Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $55,716.08 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORACY, MIKE J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $55,716.07 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DUFFIE, KANZAYDIA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,716.05 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, SHMAIR J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,715.99 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, BYRON Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $55,715.86 Date 05/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ROXANE K Employer name Potsdam Housing Authority Amount $55,715.72 Date 05/23/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALEWSKI, PATRICIA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $55,715.63 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEMMEL, HANNAH M Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $55,715.47 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, JILL S Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $55,715.44 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYMAN, AMY E Employer name Schoharie County Amount $55,715.42 Date 10/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, CARLA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,715.31 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIMS, MIRANDA T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $55,715.18 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, BRIAN K Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $55,714.93 Date 05/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICELLI, ANTHONY D, JR Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $55,714.83 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ELENA MARIA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,714.59 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, ANGELA M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $55,714.40 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWOOD, MARK W Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $55,714.16 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMEC, KAREN J Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $55,714.11 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUYLER, BRIAN Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $55,713.97 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATNER, BARRIE W Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,713.92 Date 05/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREASER, SALLY C Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $55,713.78 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PALMA, DARRYL Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $55,713.68 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFI, SCOTT M Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,713.58 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, ANDREW S Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $55,713.58 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECELLIO, FRANCIS N Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $55,713.58 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RYAN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,713.58 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, ZUZHEN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,713.58 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESWADI, JAMES J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $55,713.12 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, CATHERINE J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $55,713.10 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIS, DEBORAH L Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $55,712.58 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System