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 BUCKLEY, DOREEN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,260.76 Date 09/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, DAVID T Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $55,260.70 Date 02/04/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBOUR, PERCY Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $55,260.40 Date 10/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVIDENTO, THERESA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,260.12 Date 08/01/1955 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRUN, ANNETTE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $55,260.05 Date 09/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNE, JULIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,260.03 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, GREGORY J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,259.55 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN-BRAND, AMY Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $55,259.55 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODONNELL, WILLIAM A Employer name Department of State Amount $55,259.18 Date 09/02/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDI, FRANK Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,259.14 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABROCKI, STEPHEN H Employer name Livingston County Amount $55,259.06 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, LIZA C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $55,259.04 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORCOTT, DIANE M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $55,259.00 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, PHYLLIS M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $55,259.00 Date 02/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDEN, LISA J Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $55,258.78 Date 05/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINLEIN, THOMAS E Employer name Ulster County Amount $55,258.67 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLON, MARY ANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,258.63 Date 09/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, SUSAN Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $55,258.30 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, SHERYL L Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $55,258.12 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, JOHN P Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $55,257.98 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZEO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $55,257.80 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLICAN, KATIE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,257.78 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTEL, GRANT K Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $55,257.76 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEENEY, COLLEEN Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $55,257.73 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASCHEL, JEREMY J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $55,257.62 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, BRUCE W Employer name Erie County Amount $55,257.18 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, REGINNA L Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $55,257.11 Date 09/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, KWAME Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $55,256.63 Date 08/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLO, LAWRENCE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,256.37 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, LINDA J Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $55,256.09 Date 10/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOAKER, KEVIN E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,256.09 Date 01/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORDUE, JUDITH L Employer name Chemung County Amount $55,255.91 Date 05/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAKOWIAK, ARTHUR R Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $55,255.40 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTRE, JEANNIE P Employer name Town of Salina Amount $55,255.34 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, NICHOLAS R Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $55,255.32 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, ALAN P Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $55,255.20 Date 12/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBOWSKI, NICHOLAS S Employer name Erie County Amount $55,255.03 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILBERT, RACHEL K Employer name Hicksville Public Library Amount $55,254.97 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFINGTON, JO ANN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,254.69 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, DAVID E Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $55,254.32 Date 10/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYRE, DOROTHY A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $55,254.00 Date 10/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUISTE, JERRY R Employer name City of Batavia Amount $55,253.96 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, LETICIA A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $55,253.90 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATTOBALLI, MARGARET A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $55,253.90 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH-LICAMELI, ROSEMARIE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $55,253.90 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, CARY L Employer name Chenango County Amount $55,253.81 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENKO, JOHN J Employer name City of Batavia Amount $55,253.60 Date 03/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,253.34 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLERY, DAVID E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,253.32 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEE, GRANT A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $55,253.30 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASWELL, JULIE A Employer name Genesee County Amount $55,253.05 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKSHMANAN, ANITHA K Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,252.93 Date 09/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROIO, DENNIS R Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,252.79 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABANA, KAREN Employer name Clinton County Amount $55,252.68 Date 12/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VANTIER-SMITH, NICOLE M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $55,252.54 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, TIMOTHY R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,252.36 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCERZAK, SHERRIE L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $55,252.19 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMENZO, MAUREEN R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $55,252.17 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFORTE, GISELA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,251.25 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEEBAUM, LAURA J Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $55,251.13 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE-O'BRIEN, BETTY LOU Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,251.12 Date 10/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUKEMA, JAMES D Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $55,251.08 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, JAIME L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,250.82 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURGALA, DAVID A Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $55,250.80 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CISNEROS, JUAN P Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $55,250.09 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRINNELL, DONNA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,250.07 Date 08/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSINO, MICHELLE R Employer name Oneida County Amount $55,250.02 Date 11/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFRY, SHELI H Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $55,249.63 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, NANCY H Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $55,249.50 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WENDY E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,249.47 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACE, RICHARD J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $55,249.30 Date 03/04/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, KENNETH A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $55,249.24 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLETE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $55,249.08 Date 11/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELWEE, CHARLES H Employer name Broome Co Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $55,248.78 Date 11/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, JONATHAN P Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $55,248.75 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, SHEILA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $55,248.68 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYKOWICZ, STEPHEN J Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $55,248.32 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, JOHN D Employer name Town of Clay Amount $55,248.22 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MAXINE M Employer name Broome County Amount $55,248.15 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, TARA D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $55,247.82 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARION Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $55,247.70 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHUM, LINDA C Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $55,247.65 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, ANDREW N Employer name Orange County Amount $55,247.64 Date 06/25/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARZA, ANGELA D Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $55,247.56 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Massena Amount $55,247.51 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, AMY L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $55,247.23 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KASEY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,247.07 Date 01/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MELODY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,246.90 Date 03/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROMES, FELICIA L Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $55,246.85 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, LISA M Employer name Albany County Amount $55,246.80 Date 05/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTON, MARY C Employer name Jefferson County Amount $55,246.79 Date 02/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, RICHARD K Employer name Saratoga County Amount $55,246.45 Date 04/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASHINEAU, MICHAEL V Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $55,246.16 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEMAN, MARK D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $55,245.72 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDLEY, ANDRE Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,245.69 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, MARGARET A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $55,245.60 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ERIC M Employer name Chenango County Amount $55,245.24 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, TERRI L Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $55,245.12 Date 01/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETAMBLE, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $55,244.97 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTINE, JEAN RONALD Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,244.94 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System