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 HANSEN, SCOTT B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,537.56 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSLOWE, SHAWNA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,537.56 Date 09/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, SHERYL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,537.56 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUGER, MELISSA K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,537.56 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, HEATHER A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,537.56 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GREGOR, GLEN A, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,537.56 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, MAUREEN E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,537.56 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, DIANE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,537.56 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUATTROPANI, JAYELYNN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,537.56 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,537.56 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, DEBORAH L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,537.56 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MARK E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,537.56 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, ETHAN P Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $55,537.56 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORACE, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $55,537.37 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLE, MICHELLE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,537.26 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYSZ, ELLEN L Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $55,537.19 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAVO, JOAN Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $55,537.12 Date 04/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENISON, CHARLES J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $55,537.04 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, JASON A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $55,537.04 Date 07/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARPEY, JOHN M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $55,536.99 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTELL, MARIANNE Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $55,536.80 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSITO, STACEY A Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $55,536.80 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANKOW-BUNJAPORTE, BEVERLY M Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $55,536.80 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCTOR, JOHN C Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $55,536.28 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSTON-LEE, KEISHA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,536.18 Date 03/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEENEY, WILLIAM M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $55,536.15 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TARNIA S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,536.14 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, DENISE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,536.13 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, KATHLEEN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $55,535.91 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONE, TYLOR A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $55,535.81 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPROCKI, THOMAS M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $55,535.71 Date 03/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, JORGE H Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,535.30 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHLER, KYRA L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $55,535.19 Date 06/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACHFORD, LISA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,534.94 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DENNIS J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,534.90 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIARD, MICHELE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,534.50 Date 03/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DAWN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,534.18 Date 04/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRINSTEAD, CAROLYN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,534.05 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZEN, MIRANDA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,534.05 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, ELIZABETH P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,534.05 Date 02/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REA, THOMAS J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $55,533.89 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, PAUL A Employer name Town of Evans Amount $55,533.76 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOTI, JASON Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,533.63 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, NELSON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,533.12 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, JOAN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,532.80 Date 06/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLO, FRANK M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,532.80 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, GERALD Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,532.80 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, VIRGINIA B Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $55,532.65 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DANE S Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $55,532.44 Date 03/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, DAVID C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,532.20 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWAOGWUGWU, JOSEPH C.W Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $55,531.96 Date 09/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ROENY A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $55,531.86 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES-SWEPSON, JACQUELINE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,531.65 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIN, STEPHANIE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,531.30 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, SCOTT A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $55,530.54 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, KATELYNE M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $55,529.93 Date 05/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFKO, DEBRA LEE Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,529.73 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, BARBARA A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $55,529.70 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIZZAFFI, KAREN E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $55,529.64 Date 03/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSER, STEVEN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,529.62 Date 10/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLIS, RICHARD Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $55,529.50 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWOKOCHA, UCHENNA G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,529.35 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DIERNO, NICOLE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,529.28 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CONRAD T Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $55,529.05 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, DOMINGO Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,529.03 Date 02/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSLEY, STUART J, SR Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $55,528.92 Date 11/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, BRENDHAN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,528.74 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, JOSEPH Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $55,528.71 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREY, ILEAN M Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $55,528.29 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETMAN, FRANKLIN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,528.24 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAUBROECK, CAROL T Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $55,528.16 Date 12/03/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCH, ALAN R Employer name Village of Waterloo Amount $55,527.63 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKRAH, THEOPHELOUS Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $55,527.56 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, TIFFANY C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $55,527.46 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ARLENE M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $55,527.41 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYMONT, KATHLEEN MI Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $55,527.41 Date 11/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RONALD A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $55,526.88 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOSS, DALE A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $55,526.57 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTWORTH, DAVID E Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $55,526.53 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMODY, JOHN M Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,526.42 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, WILLIAM F Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $55,526.28 Date 10/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDY, JANE A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $55,526.26 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHARLES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,525.92 Date 05/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, HENRY E, JR Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $55,525.62 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, KEITH L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,525.42 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, MONSERATE J Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $55,525.23 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CANDACE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,524.91 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDSCHENK, THOMAS J Employer name City of Utica Amount $55,524.67 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA, ANNETTE Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $55,524.64 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHERYL A Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $55,524.54 Date 09/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVOLA, JOANN C Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $55,524.54 Date 05/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOSKA, VINCENZA A Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $55,524.54 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEDMAN-WEISS, ARI B Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $55,524.47 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, STEVEN P Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,523.80 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, DAVID E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,523.74 Date 11/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, JOHN J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $55,523.70 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCO, LAURIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,522.97 Date 05/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBADESSA, JANE R Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $55,522.87 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATHRICK, CHRISTEL E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $55,522.67 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMBOLO, BRIAN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,522.52 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System