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 SHEA, MARGARET M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $55,132.23 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, SHARON E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,132.22 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, MARIE E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,132.12 Date 08/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKIN, KELLY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,131.69 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NALEPA, REBECCA A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $55,131.57 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DULANEY, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $55,131.46 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, KEVIN Employer name Town of Naples Amount $55,131.08 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, GINA M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $55,130.98 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, LOGAN T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,130.92 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, PETER M Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $55,130.80 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, KRISTINE D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,130.79 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALIKOWSKI, ANDREW M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,130.66 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, JOEL T Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $55,130.65 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $55,130.50 Date 07/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUMAN, ARTHUR J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,130.46 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDWITH, MARY I Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,130.14 Date 05/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, TIMOTHY C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,129.75 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELOATCH, VERLISA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $55,129.74 Date 01/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLITTO, NICHOLAS F, JR Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $55,129.65 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYTON, VERSHARD F Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $55,129.58 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFMANN, SUSAN N Employer name Saratoga County Amount $55,129.50 Date 08/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANDERS, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,129.49 Date 03/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JEROME A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $55,129.44 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFO, ROLAND J, II Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $55,129.37 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILKERT, DAVILEE J Employer name Broome County Amount $55,128.99 Date 12/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROAT, SUSAN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,128.82 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYER, MICHELLE J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $55,128.60 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEASON, DONOVAN P Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $55,128.38 Date 10/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDORUS, JAMES A Employer name Groton CSD Amount $55,128.06 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKESON, CAROL D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,127.70 Date 02/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMCKE, TIMOTHY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,127.63 Date 03/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAKATAR, JESSICA N Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,127.42 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONONENKO, ALEXEY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,127.27 Date 07/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, FRANCYS Employer name Putnam County Amount $55,127.21 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, LYNN Employer name Putnam County Amount $55,127.20 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKMANN, INELDA Employer name Putnam County Amount $55,127.20 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, SUSANNE Employer name Putnam County Amount $55,127.20 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, ANNE-MARIE Employer name Putnam County Amount $55,127.19 Date 03/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCFADDEN, JAMES R Employer name Broome County Amount $55,126.49 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINGLER, DENISE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $55,126.34 Date 03/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LELLAN, KARRIE R Employer name East Greenbush Comm Library Amount $55,126.02 Date 12/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLS, COREY R Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $55,125.98 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, DAVID J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $55,125.94 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, JANELLE A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $55,125.88 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICKER, HANOSH C Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,125.84 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, CARLA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,125.42 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOIS, DOROTA E Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $55,125.30 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, JOHN F Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $55,125.20 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DAVID S Employer name Albany County Amount $55,124.97 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNNIP, ROBERT A, III Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,124.79 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILEY, KADASIA R, MS Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $55,124.53 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, THOMAS P, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,124.45 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, CRISTIAN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,124.44 Date 12/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHOMB, ROBERT W Employer name Village of Massena Amount $55,124.35 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAVIN, MARK A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,123.76 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, JOHN E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,122.61 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, DANIEL W Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $55,122.54 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, JOSEPH T Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $55,122.34 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Clinton County Amount $55,122.11 Date 05/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUFIELD, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Orleans County Amount $55,122.03 Date 01/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHANDARI, LINDA Employer name Mamaroneck Public Library Dist Amount $55,122.00 Date 07/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONGO, LOUIS A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $55,121.62 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLMLUND, SHARI-LYN E Employer name Franklin County Amount $55,121.54 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDIAMY, LIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,121.04 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINNENBERG, DONALD A Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $55,120.67 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISHER, MICHAEL D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $55,120.61 Date 02/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, JULIE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,120.33 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, MARK J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $55,120.33 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, RONALD A Employer name Town of Frankfort Amount $55,120.28 Date 07/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLEN, CHERYL C Employer name Mahopac Public Library Amount $55,120.24 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, LEAH E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $55,120.21 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLI, TERRI M Employer name City of Olean Amount $55,120.08 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASON, FIAMMA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $55,119.98 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SARAH M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $55,119.64 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPNELL, GARY W Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $55,119.39 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, DONNA J Employer name Livingston County Amount $55,119.03 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUILINO, JOANNE J Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $55,118.46 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOROTZER, ETHAN M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,118.35 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORING, SCOTT L Employer name Oakfield-Alabama CSD Amount $55,118.16 Date 09/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONABLE, ANNE E Employer name Erie County Amount $55,118.09 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, SALVATORE Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $55,118.06 Date 05/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, RANDALL G Employer name Orleans County Amount $55,117.97 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTRINO, MARK J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $55,117.74 Date 09/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, JENNIFER A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,116.95 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, PAUL D Employer name Town of Massena Amount $55,116.79 Date 02/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETZ, SANDRA E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $55,116.61 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCCOLO, ROBERT H Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $55,116.61 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JENNIFER K Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $55,116.61 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, MICHELE C Employer name Seneca County Amount $55,116.45 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, ROBERT T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,116.26 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBRONE, DOROTHY Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $55,115.92 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORISSET, JOELLE L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,115.75 Date 04/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIXEY, JAMES E Employer name Town of Candor Amount $55,115.56 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETTLER, MICHAEL R Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $55,115.50 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ARMAN, DAVID W Employer name Department of Law Amount $55,115.48 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DANIEL H Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $55,115.41 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, FREDERIC L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,114.70 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPOR, DANIEL A, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,114.68 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIPP, KEVIN L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,114.63 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, KRAIG A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $55,114.39 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System