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 BROWN, RYAN A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $55,604.66 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKS, DAVID E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $55,604.39 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, NICHOLAS J Employer name Genesee County Amount $55,604.14 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELL, GALEN R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,604.01 Date 07/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOMIK, JOHN M Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $55,603.97 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAS, DEBBIE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $55,603.88 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, NIGEL S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,602.95 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, JEFFREY L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,602.56 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGOGLIOSI, CATHERINE A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $55,602.32 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, DARLENE D Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $55,602.04 Date 03/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, WILLIAM J Employer name Clinton County Amount $55,602.01 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHORQUEZ, JOSE N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,601.77 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMP, ELMER B Employer name Cayuga County Amount $55,601.24 Date 11/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZEWSKI, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $55,601.22 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, NANCY L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $55,601.17 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAJKOWSKI, MELODY R Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $55,600.93 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, ALAN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $55,600.90 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, THOMAS T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,600.81 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHARRY, EVERTON Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,600.59 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ETTEN, KERRY W Employer name Tompkins County Amount $55,600.55 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, XIAOJING Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $55,600.40 Date 05/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, HAROLD F, JR Employer name Town of Northumberland Amount $55,599.98 Date 06/22/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGALLS, JULIE A Employer name Waterville CSD Amount $55,599.98 Date 03/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, MARY E Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $55,599.73 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORWICH, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $55,599.54 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZILGME, LINDA B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $55,599.38 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, THOMAS J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $55,599.35 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACE, CRAIG M Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $55,599.28 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, SAMUEL B Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $55,599.23 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARLIA, PAUL Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $55,599.02 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALISI, KIM E Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $55,598.50 Date 10/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIPOLI, THOMAS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,598.35 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLE, KEVIN B Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $55,597.86 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, MICHELE A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $55,597.50 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSELLA, KRISTOPHER D Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $55,597.28 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ELTON F Employer name Oneida County Amount $55,597.26 Date 05/18/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, RAYMOND O, JR Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,597.22 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, MATTHEW D Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,596.99 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BULLARD, JANET M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,596.89 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Chemung County Amount $55,596.88 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, LISA M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $55,596.57 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, REMY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,596.56 Date 04/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KLEECK, RICHARD A Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $55,596.32 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, DAVID J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $55,596.25 Date 01/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIDE, JUSTIN T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,596.17 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, KEELY D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,596.07 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTASZEK-EVANS, PAULINE A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $55,596.06 Date 06/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, CARYN A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,596.06 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIDLER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,595.80 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRATTA, JOSEPH C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,595.65 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBLENZER, LEE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $55,595.35 Date 12/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZEY, JOHN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,594.94 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, LAURA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,594.73 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $55,594.27 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, MARSHA G Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $55,593.53 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITO, PATRICIA M Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $55,593.50 Date 05/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARMASTER, DAVID C Employer name Marion CSD Amount $55,593.30 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ANNE M Employer name Allegany County Amount $55,593.19 Date 02/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LU, JU FANG Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,592.96 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESON, JARROD T Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $55,592.89 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, MARY ANNE Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $55,592.84 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDAHL, GARY R Employer name Williamson CSD Amount $55,592.70 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINA, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,592.61 Date 05/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRONEMAN, DANIELLE N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,592.61 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SCOTT D Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $55,592.57 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDIERI, DONNA M Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $55,592.21 Date 03/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGIONE, BARRY A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $55,592.03 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAKELEY, ROBERT P Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $55,592.00 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENGEL, ROSS C Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $55,592.00 Date 07/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATERMAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $55,591.86 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TECCE, JACQUELINE Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $55,591.74 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLERA, DANIEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,591.73 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTORNO, ANGELA Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $55,591.63 Date 05/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWLES, HEATHER M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $55,591.49 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGE, GERALD M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,590.81 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVAZZI, GLENN L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $55,590.81 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, KEVIN P Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $55,590.64 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, TAMMY L Employer name Department of Law Amount $55,590.36 Date 09/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, MICHAEL G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $55,590.29 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVARTS, KELLY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,590.16 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSECK, JANET L Employer name Islip Commun Develop Agcy Amount $55,590.11 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ROGER A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $55,589.82 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, GREGORY D Employer name Erie County Amount $55,589.65 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, DIANA Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,589.53 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREAVY, PETER M, JR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $55,588.80 Date 04/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANNON, STEPHANIE V Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,588.48 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUEBNER, RANDALL S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,588.34 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LISA Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $55,588.07 Date 05/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADELMAN, TODD Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $55,587.95 Date 06/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGIL, DEBORAH A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,587.79 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRMANN, CHARLES H Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,587.75 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLO, REBEI K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $55,587.62 Date 09/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CHAD D Employer name City of Rome Amount $55,587.46 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREDETTE, DEBORAH M Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $55,587.22 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDER, FREDERICK W Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $55,587.00 Date 05/10/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, EUGENE C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $55,586.64 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANCOUR, GARY W, JR Employer name Essex County Amount $55,586.42 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMERON, LAWRENCE W Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $55,586.31 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, KAREN R Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $55,586.16 Date 10/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGGILINO, DEBORAH A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $55,586.16 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System