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 DORADO, PAUL Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $55,333.84 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, THERESA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,333.66 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUETTE, TRACY Employer name Clinton County Amount $55,333.31 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZAREK, ALICIA M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $55,333.17 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGGETT, ALEXANDER E Employer name Village of Gouverneur Amount $55,333.15 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ST BERNARD, CYNTHIA E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,333.09 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIESLER, MATTHEW M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $55,332.85 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAREEN, DIANE T, MRS Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $55,332.70 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMELIO, ANN C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $55,332.64 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUSHA, SCOTT A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $55,332.63 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KEVIN M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $55,332.61 Date 11/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, DENNIS J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,332.36 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNER, JOY Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,332.30 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, MARY V Employer name Department of Law Amount $55,332.23 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, SUSAN M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $55,331.74 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MICHAEL W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $55,331.45 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABER, MATTHEW J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,331.26 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRABHAM, CIACIAWNA S L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,331.13 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARDALES, LINO Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $55,331.04 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUELLEN, SHERRIE L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $55,331.03 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, LINDA Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $55,331.02 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, ROBERT H Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $55,330.82 Date 04/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PAUL R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $55,330.57 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKHART, ERIN J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $55,330.45 Date 07/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, PEGGY L Employer name Greece CSD Amount $55,330.29 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, GREGORY L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,330.04 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROHMAIER, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $55,329.94 Date 08/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, ADAM E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $55,329.94 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDEKIAN, ANDREW D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $55,329.50 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, ROBERT D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,329.50 Date 12/22/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER, SUZANNE M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $55,329.50 Date 10/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVONI, MARY L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $55,329.50 Date 02/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOWSKI, NORMAN D Employer name Northeast CSD Amount $55,329.37 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUHY, SUSAN M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $55,329.18 Date 11/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JOHN F Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $55,329.14 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALFORD, ROBERT Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $55,329.11 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNDEN, JAMES Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,329.05 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, DONNA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,328.93 Date 10/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, RACHAEL C Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $55,328.84 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JASON W Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $55,328.82 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REIS, LORRAINE Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $55,328.67 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, TERESA A Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $55,328.38 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHMEL, ARLENE J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,328.27 Date 04/21/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, MICHELE T Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $55,328.24 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $55,327.92 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELGIE, JAMES H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,327.76 Date 11/09/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYNIHAN, JEANNE Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $55,327.61 Date 08/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCK, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $55,327.14 Date 09/13/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATTEDRA, MARIA ROSA Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $55,327.13 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOIGT, FELICIA A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $55,327.12 Date 06/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTAS, ELIZABETH K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,326.82 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADERMAN, KELLIE D Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $55,326.48 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLUE, KELLY M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $55,326.47 Date 03/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, JEFFREY S Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $55,326.43 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, NORBERTO Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $55,326.29 Date 05/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLEZ, ISAAC E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,326.21 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, ASHLEY Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,325.74 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, HEATHER A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $55,325.56 Date 05/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, KENNETH C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,324.95 Date 07/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANTER, SEAN M Employer name Essex County Amount $55,324.72 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, RICHARD C Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $55,324.46 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, ANTHONY W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,324.35 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLE, DONNA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,324.27 Date 09/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, JAMES F, JR Employer name Cortland County Amount $55,324.22 Date 05/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMBASCO, ANGELO J Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $55,323.89 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALBICK, SCOTT W Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $55,323.64 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCH, DAVID B Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,323.33 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, CARMEN R Employer name Orange County Amount $55,323.04 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELADY, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,322.92 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATAPANO, MICHAEL Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $55,322.70 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, PI-YUN AMY Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $55,322.59 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, JAMES F Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $55,322.54 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, SUSAN J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,322.40 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, LORENA J Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $55,322.37 Date 12/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANICH, LINDSAY P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,321.85 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, DEBBIE P Employer name Rockland County Amount $55,321.69 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, IRIS Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,321.10 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, CINDY L Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $55,321.05 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASBROUCK, RICHARD E Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $55,320.72 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, MARLENE R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $55,320.67 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALERS, JANICE T Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $55,320.60 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLOTTO, DANIEL F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,320.54 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETT, JAMES W Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $55,320.37 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-BAPTISTE, CARLO Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $55,320.19 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KENNETH G Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $55,320.03 Date 02/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, DALE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $55,319.90 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARDINO, DEBORAH A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $55,319.59 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBE, HELEN E Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $55,319.50 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, RAYMOND A Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $55,318.78 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWORTS, JOHN D Employer name Schuyler County Amount $55,318.10 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNIZZARO, JOHN V Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $55,318.00 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAIVE, LARRY P Employer name Clinton County Amount $55,317.87 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNKER, JEFFREY D Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,317.21 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, LYNN E Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $55,316.73 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITEBSKY, VLADISLAV Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $55,316.31 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, SEAN P Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $55,316.25 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEP, ALAN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $55,316.23 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEETS, DALE H, JR Employer name Town of Massena Amount $55,316.17 Date 07/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARSLEY, WILLIAM Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $55,315.95 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, FRANK J Employer name Orange County Amount $55,315.48 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System