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 GOLDBERG, JULES M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,670.08 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELL VENERI, MICHAEL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,670.08 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, DAVID W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,670.08 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATACCHIERO, NANCY A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $55,670.08 Date 01/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, KAREN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,670.08 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKINGHAM, KEITH F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,670.08 Date 11/23/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, KAREN E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,670.08 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDLE, LAURA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,670.08 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, DARCEIA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,670.08 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHUNICKY, MARK F Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $55,670.08 Date 11/07/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, VIRGINIA A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $55,670.08 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRZEJEWSKI, MICHELE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $55,670.08 Date 12/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRO, DORIS L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $55,670.08 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, DONNA L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $55,670.08 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAMES F Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $55,670.08 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPEL, LAURIE A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,670.08 Date 01/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPORIN, BECKY L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,670.08 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVALIER, ANTONIO L, III Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,670.08 Date 02/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPE, CHARLES H Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,670.08 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, JACQUELINE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,670.08 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT-MIELKE, B GAYLE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,670.08 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIESS, SUSAN J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,670.08 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTES, MARGARET L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,670.08 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVES, COURTNEY C Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,670.02 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRINGER, BRENDA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,669.76 Date 05/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZICKI, HEIDI A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,669.52 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNY, ERIC M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,669.20 Date 02/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHUTA, WALTER K, JR Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $55,668.89 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFT, MEGAN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,668.86 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, KRISTIN L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,668.80 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFT, DAVID J Employer name Town of Cape Vincent Amount $55,668.53 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNNELL, BRIAN K Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $55,668.46 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, BENJAMIN J Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $55,668.44 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBOLEV, VASILIY Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $55,668.33 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCARDINI, CARLOS Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,668.21 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCKEMEYER, RICHARD J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,667.56 Date 02/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZODA, ANTHONY J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,667.56 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPKA, TAFFEY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,667.12 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARBERA, DANIEL J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $55,666.92 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, ASHLEY R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,666.88 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLETO, JAMES V Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $55,666.83 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIASPARRA, SHEILA T Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $55,666.67 Date 07/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULENBERG, THOMAS S Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,666.14 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGOBIND, CARL Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,665.84 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTTKE, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $55,665.83 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODEMOTE, DAVID R Employer name Galway CSD Amount $55,665.60 Date 07/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORA-JIMENEZ, DAVID A Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $55,665.32 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKIN, KEITH Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,665.16 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANNERY-SHEBOY, KAREN A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $55,665.10 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETRICH, KATHLEEN A Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $55,665.05 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CLAUDE B Employer name Hadley-Luzerne CSD Amount $55,664.77 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE, SARAH E Employer name City of Albany Amount $55,664.70 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, SUZANNE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $55,664.57 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRUSKA, MARY JEAN Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $55,664.55 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLINIC, CAROL A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,664.51 Date 02/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABIB, MARY E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $55,664.49 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROUIN, MARY E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,664.29 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, ION L Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $55,664.20 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $55,664.04 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, LINDA M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $55,663.86 Date 03/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONCONE, JONITA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $55,663.78 Date 01/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, ROSE ANNE Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $55,663.20 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, RONALD J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,663.12 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, HOWARD C, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,662.74 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, JOHN W Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $55,662.68 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, ROBERT J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $55,661.86 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLENTINE, CARL Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,661.55 Date 09/15/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRPAK, LAURA L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $55,661.35 Date 04/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAJEK, JOSEPH P Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $55,661.12 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'INNOCENZO, ALEX M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $55,661.00 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALICE, NAUDDY P L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,660.97 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGLER-BLACK, SUZANNE C Employer name Genesee County Amount $55,660.81 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONZA, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $55,660.73 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, PATRICK J Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $55,660.48 Date 12/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, BRENDA H Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,660.46 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITSON, NANCY S Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $55,660.40 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, TAMRA A Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $55,660.24 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSSEN, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Royalton Amount $55,660.24 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, SETH B Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,660.11 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAB, RONALD D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,660.02 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $55,659.88 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINEHARD, ADAM M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,659.84 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUDER, JANICE E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $55,659.69 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENBANJO, ESTHER Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $55,659.62 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCH, JENNIFER L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,659.31 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEDERMAN, VICTORIA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,659.11 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TRISHA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,658.97 Date 01/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEYER, JOSEPH G, III Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $55,658.68 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUERO, VICTOR M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $55,658.40 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUGHTON, DAWN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $55,658.35 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWELL, ERICA J Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $55,658.35 Date 06/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, MARY LYNN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,658.24 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, SEAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $55,658.13 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOTOSTO, SPENCER F Employer name Coram Fire District Amount $55,658.07 Date 02/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMER, GEOFFREY D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,657.71 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUED, ANA C Employer name Wayne County Amount $55,657.70 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DOUGALL, DARREN J Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $55,657.53 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOYTEK, KERIN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,657.51 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, STEPHANIE L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,657.16 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANTZ, KAREN F Employer name Webster CSD Amount $55,657.05 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System