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 HOSKINS, LINDA D Employer name Lewis County Amount $55,150.96 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DERRICK L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $55,150.74 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MICHAEL C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,149.92 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIDY, MARIA C Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $55,149.76 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCZEWSKI, PATRICIA A Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $55,149.65 Date 10/26/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICKLE, WILLIAM F Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $55,149.59 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRATTE, CHRISTIAN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,149.42 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, PAUL M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $55,149.36 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARUS, PATRICIA Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $55,148.90 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTERE, GEORGIA E Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $55,148.85 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMINWAY, DAVID C Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,148.76 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAM, BONNIE L Employer name Columbia County Amount $55,148.57 Date 04/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONDEK, JASON K Employer name Oneida County Amount $55,148.42 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGENSBERGER, JOEL E Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $55,148.32 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LACKAYE, PATRICIA Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $55,148.07 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUTENGER, FRANK E Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $55,147.54 Date 06/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWARD, MICHELLE R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $55,147.27 Date 09/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, SHERMAN L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $55,147.24 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $55,147.20 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, HUA YONG J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,146.84 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELOVARIS, VASILIKI Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,146.65 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARLETT, FRANKLYN D Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $55,146.61 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LUCINDA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,146.57 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN LOUIS, JENNIFER Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $55,146.34 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADOWS, VINITA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,146.33 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYANGOLTS, ALEKSANR Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $55,146.30 Date 12/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AARON, CHLORINE V Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,146.12 Date 05/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, MIEK H Employer name Rockland County Amount $55,146.00 Date 12/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSSOP, ROBERT A Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $55,145.88 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBURT, SHIRLEY A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,145.84 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIENCEK, EDWARD, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,145.66 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUIN, JEANETTE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,145.42 Date 04/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHLEY, RAYMOND C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $55,145.06 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERZKUS, CARA S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $55,144.90 Date 01/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCIA, GENNARO Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $55,144.90 Date 06/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $55,144.88 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, MICHAEL Employer name City of White Plains Amount $55,144.87 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTT, ZEESHAN M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $55,144.28 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTURE, JUSTIN T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $55,144.14 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCK, ROBERT K Employer name Seneca County Amount $55,143.93 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, WILLIAM G Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $55,143.50 Date 04/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLIAN, BERNADETTE V Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $55,143.21 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUSCHELLI, MICHAEL R Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $55,142.87 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, ANDREW T Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $55,142.74 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCARELLA, ANTHONY J Employer name Niagara County Amount $55,142.60 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, TIMOTHY S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,142.24 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, MICHAEL L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $55,141.86 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBIN, DANIEL F Employer name Jefferson County Amount $55,141.67 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLANT, LYNN D Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $55,141.67 Date 12/07/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVULLO, CARMEN L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,141.66 Date 04/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORILAS, JEAN S Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $55,141.63 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANTOINE A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $55,141.57 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLP, LANCE R Employer name Village of Minoa Amount $55,141.20 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Salina Amount $55,141.17 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LU, JINZHI Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,140.72 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, LINDSEY M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $55,140.51 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLESE, MICHAEL W Employer name Oneida County Amount $55,140.31 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALGAN, ERIC T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $55,140.20 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GACZEWSKI, GREGORY S Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $55,140.15 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAGHAN, KEVIN R Employer name Town of Marcy Amount $55,140.12 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, EDWARD N Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $55,139.82 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAST, LAURIE K Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $55,139.60 Date 01/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KATHERINE G Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $55,139.44 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, AINKA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $55,139.25 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANICH, THOMAS C Employer name Plainview Water District Amount $55,139.24 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, SHERRI L Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $55,139.12 Date 08/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, MARY Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $55,139.02 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, KATHY I Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $55,138.83 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIHL, PAMELA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,138.48 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, BRETT R Employer name Yates County Amount $55,138.43 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSANDRINI, MICHAEL Employer name Rockland County Amount $55,138.04 Date 08/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, DEBORAH L Employer name Niagara County Amount $55,137.84 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNO, ANTHONY J, III Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,137.63 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTE, LINDA O Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,137.56 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, KEVIN Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,137.29 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, MELANIE J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $55,136.94 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANO, RALPH Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $55,136.90 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHARLES R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,136.09 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETT, RICHARD P Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $55,136.06 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASE, JEFFREY C Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $55,136.00 Date 10/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGY, MARY K Employer name City of Troy Amount $55,135.96 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, DONALD M Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $55,135.88 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, SHAWN Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $55,135.82 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLA, AMY J Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $55,135.05 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDRICK, JERRY Employer name Jefferson County Amount $55,134.95 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DAWN Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $55,134.90 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHMAN, WILLIAM W Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $55,134.78 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWNINGSHIELD, PATRICIA A Employer name Essex County Amount $55,134.24 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLELAND, SUE A Employer name Steuben County Amount $55,134.16 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, BRIAN T Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $55,134.06 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTON, CRAIG R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $55,133.98 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, ANDREW R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $55,133.74 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAUDINIER, LAUREN A Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $55,133.55 Date 03/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSHNACK, KELLIE A Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $55,133.39 Date 12/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYS, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $55,133.33 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DIANE M Employer name Village of Victor Amount $55,133.25 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBA, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $55,133.19 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROUCHE, ROBERT E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $55,133.01 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, NAEOMI Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,132.87 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, CHARLES A Employer name Orange County Amount $55,132.30 Date 08/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System