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 SPROUSE, WALTER T Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,679.16 Date 04/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARANELLO, JODI L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $55,679.11 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYOME, ANTHONY D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,679.00 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPP, PEGGY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,678.92 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANTZ, KARIN P Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,678.72 Date 03/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, VICTORIA L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $55,678.70 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGARD, MICHAEL A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $55,678.54 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, CATHERINE J Employer name Erie County Amount $55,678.37 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKARTSIARIS, ANASTASIOS Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $55,678.02 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINESTRE, MELISSA A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $55,677.78 Date 07/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, DVORAH Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $55,677.76 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, SEAN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $55,677.72 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, JAMES Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,677.41 Date 04/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, RAFAEL Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $55,677.28 Date 12/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSEL, DENNIS P Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $55,677.20 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETHERLEY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,677.18 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MATTHEW E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,677.08 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, SHANNA M P Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $55,677.01 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, DARRYL W Employer name Town of Greenville Amount $55,676.88 Date 10/29/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJOR, MAE M Employer name Seneca County Amount $55,676.63 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDIO, ROBERT J Employer name Rockland County Amount $55,676.36 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,676.17 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, PETER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,675.82 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUDGICK, JUSTIN G Employer name City of Oswego Amount $55,675.42 Date 06/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGAR, DARREN R Employer name Town of Theresa Amount $55,674.89 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DENNIS M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $55,674.61 Date 12/15/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROIANO, DOROTHY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,674.41 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, SHARON C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,674.06 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CARL B, JR Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $55,673.03 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERMAN, DALE S Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $55,672.50 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEN, MARK E Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $55,672.49 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIAS, DERRELL M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,672.42 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, RICHARD P, JR Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $55,672.41 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, ROSALINA B Employer name Genesee County Amount $55,672.38 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEY, COLLEEN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $55,671.89 Date 01/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VINCENZO, DOREEN T Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $55,671.60 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFIZ, MD A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $55,671.11 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNUZZO, JASON M Employer name Town of Salina Amount $55,670.98 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHL, ANDREW C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,670.63 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, ROBIN Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,670.59 Date 04/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $55,670.58 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STABILE, ROBERT T, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $55,670.58 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACEY, EARL LEE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,670.44 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOLUPO, VIRGINIA Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $55,670.40 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADSELL, DAVID K Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $55,670.39 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, BRIAN R Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $55,670.08 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, DORIS L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,670.08 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBOEUF, JACQUELINE R Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,670.08 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSTRAN-ARRINGTON, NILDA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,670.08 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, SUSAN Employer name Department of Law Amount $55,670.08 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHARD, MARK S Employer name Department of Law Amount $55,670.08 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUREK, JENNY A Employer name Department of Law Amount $55,670.08 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPENOS, JOSEPH Employer name Department of Law Amount $55,670.08 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENEKER, DIANE O Employer name Department of Law Amount $55,670.08 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, BARBARA J Employer name Department of Law Amount $55,670.08 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, BONNIE T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,670.08 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTLE, LYNN D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,670.08 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, SUSAN P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,670.08 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, KATHLEEN P Employer name Department of State Amount $55,670.08 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MAUREEN A Employer name Department of State Amount $55,670.08 Date 12/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSICK, BETH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,670.08 Date 08/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATH, NANCY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,670.08 Date 07/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCHFELD, LISA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,670.08 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, REGAN S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,670.08 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, BARBARA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,670.08 Date 02/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, DAWN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,670.08 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNEY, PAMELA J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $55,670.08 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LELAND J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,670.08 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, DAVID A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,670.08 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, MARY ANN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,670.08 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOHN A, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,670.08 Date 02/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INMAN, CHRISTINE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,670.08 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, VINCENT Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,670.08 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, MICHELE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,670.08 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGFORD, DANIEL R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,670.08 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHINUKE, NANCY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,670.08 Date 10/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, VALECIA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,670.08 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, CATHERINE J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,670.08 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARRENCHAK, MARIA DEVITO Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,670.08 Date 11/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUTZ, DOUGLAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $55,670.08 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, TRACEY A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $55,670.08 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTYSKO, DEBORAH A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $55,670.08 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CSIZMAR, DORISANN SQUEAK Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $55,670.08 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMMEL, AIMEE M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $55,670.08 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYER, LUCINDA Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $55,670.08 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROCHE, TERRI S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $55,670.08 Date 09/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRIDGE, ALAN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $55,670.08 Date 02/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIS, CAROL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $55,670.08 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMIDON, JEFFREY P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,670.08 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CERCE, BONNIE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,670.08 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, EDWARD J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,670.08 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSON, TROIKA E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,670.08 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUZER, DAWN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,670.08 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHL, RHONDA A Employer name Education Department Amount $55,670.08 Date 11/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, GARTH Employer name Education Department Amount $55,670.08 Date 03/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARD, TIMOTHY J Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $55,670.08 Date 12/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHL, PATRICIA M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $55,670.08 Date 04/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNES, JO ANN Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $55,670.08 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, ROBERT K Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $55,670.08 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARY E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,670.08 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System