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 OSSENFORT, BENJAMIN D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,469.24 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, JAMES J Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $55,469.13 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, LORETTA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,469.00 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, MATTHEW A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $55,468.60 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVENELL, LAQUESHA S Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $55,468.15 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LOGAN C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,468.02 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUNSCHEIDEL, SCOTT D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $55,467.85 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKERMONT, TIMOTHY F, SR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $55,467.77 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONZI, NANCY T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,467.49 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, LISA Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $55,467.37 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, BETH A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,467.31 Date 10/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPEREK, KRISTEN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,467.19 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, DOREEN V Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $55,467.08 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINGARTEN, ANDREA S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,466.98 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAVO, RACHEL A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $55,466.88 Date 10/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JAMES A Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $55,466.46 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUISI, MATTEO, III Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $55,466.17 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROZAL, LEONARD J Employer name Erie County Amount $55,465.49 Date 01/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JOHN R, II Employer name Orange County Amount $55,465.45 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NURSE, HAZEL C Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $55,465.39 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARFATY-ANTINETTO, MYKEL A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $55,465.31 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCH, ERIK J Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,465.24 Date 08/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ALICE M Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $55,464.95 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, NESTER L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,464.91 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROY Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $55,464.90 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHANTELL N Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,464.90 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTONDI, RICHARD P Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $55,464.68 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLCOCK, JACQUELINE L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,464.65 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, ANNA J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,464.52 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, GERALDINE Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $55,463.74 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINGHITELLA, LOIS Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $55,463.55 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JAMES R Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $55,463.54 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCOMB, BRADFORD C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $55,463.20 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNIGAN, TIMOTHY S Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $55,463.00 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAETZOLD, PAUL M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $55,462.97 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, JENNIFER L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $55,462.82 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, TROY M Employer name Albany County Amount $55,462.35 Date 11/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, JUDITH E Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $55,462.29 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAREDES, JUAN F Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $55,462.25 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICCIA, DAWN C Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $55,461.80 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, DONALD A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $55,461.65 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAINACK, BRUCE W Employer name Sullivan County Amount $55,461.45 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, RAMONA A Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $55,461.27 Date 08/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, JEANNE T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,460.92 Date 08/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, MATTHEW Employer name Orange County Amount $55,460.91 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, JUDY A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $55,460.89 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, SHANNON T Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $55,460.66 Date 11/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROEFROCK, MARLIN L Employer name Niagara County Amount $55,460.58 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ALLISON A Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $55,460.55 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOESCH, JESSICA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,460.37 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEI, VIKTAR R Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,459.85 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIRD, PEGGY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,459.60 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRASLICK, KELLY K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $55,459.58 Date 06/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, NANCY A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $55,459.30 Date 12/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERO, DENNIS J, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $55,459.25 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVESO, LINDA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,459.24 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINA, APRIL M Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $55,458.96 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERRERA, GARY H Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,458.84 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EYUBEH, OGHENETEGA Y Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,458.84 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,458.84 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLERVY, JACLYN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,458.84 Date 07/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JAMES A, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $55,458.65 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, BETH M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $55,458.60 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, SHANNON E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $55,458.59 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPERETTI, WILLIAM J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $55,458.50 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, WADE A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $55,458.41 Date 03/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, ELIEZER, II Employer name Erie County Amount $55,458.18 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDDO, GARY A, SR Employer name Town of Wilna Amount $55,458.10 Date 05/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEY, TIFFANIE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,457.78 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARMA, RAVINDER K Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,456.85 Date 07/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLINGER, JOSEPH P Employer name Arkport CSD Amount $55,456.80 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALHAM, AMANDA K Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $55,456.70 Date 11/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDASH, MATTHEW J Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $55,456.65 Date 01/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DAMION P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $55,456.57 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAMER, THOMAS J Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $55,456.43 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, JOHN D Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,456.08 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIDD, EDWARD F Employer name Ontario County Amount $55,455.82 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYRBALA, JOHN F Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $55,455.69 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, WENDEL E Employer name Town of Pawling Amount $55,455.56 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, TASONIA T Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $55,455.22 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, JAYSON M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,455.16 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEDDINGTON, LYNN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,454.79 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIDALGO, SARAH R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $55,454.74 Date 11/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, DANIEL T Employer name Broome County Amount $55,454.51 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JOSEPH M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,454.49 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUP, PATRICIA M Employer name New Lebanon CSD Amount $55,454.00 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILLER, KARIN L Employer name Franklin Square Public Library Amount $55,453.98 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, JOHN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,453.68 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CHRIS D Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $55,453.24 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, ALYSOUN A Employer name Ulster County Amount $55,452.31 Date 03/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMM, ANDU Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $55,451.97 Date 02/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Palmyra Amount $55,451.54 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENNSTROM, JOAN A Employer name Albany County Amount $55,451.26 Date 09/10/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLADAY, ALLEN Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $55,451.23 Date 05/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, GEOFFREY S Employer name Village of Millbrook Amount $55,451.08 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, JOHN A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,450.99 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREA, JASON M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $55,450.80 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, LINDA L Employer name Geneseo CSD Amount $55,450.68 Date 07/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMANUEL, ROSE D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,450.63 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATHOUT, WILLIAM D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,450.30 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System