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 NICHOLS, DEBRA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $54,972.80 Date 02/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTIS, LORI K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,972.77 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, MICHAEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,972.45 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $54,972.39 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONGON, LYNNE A Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $54,972.23 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JANICE Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,972.18 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, PANAGIOTA K Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $54,972.09 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLL, ALBERT W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $54,971.96 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, NYRON Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $54,971.92 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOULKE, GERALDINE G Employer name Chemung County Amount $54,971.75 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, DERRICK A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,971.65 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, SAMUEL, JR Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $54,971.48 Date 11/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAYSON, PERNELL Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $54,971.41 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, NANCY R Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $54,971.29 Date 10/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTE, CINDY L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $54,971.03 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, RICHARD S Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $54,971.01 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, STEVEN A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $54,970.97 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DOROTHY C Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $54,970.75 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVAC, MICHELE MARIE Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $54,970.74 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHINEBOLD, KATHRYN A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $54,970.70 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, DONNA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,970.35 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, DANIEL K Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $54,970.33 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTON, PATRICK D Employer name Town of Lyme Amount $54,970.08 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, RONALD A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $54,969.91 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORFLEET, JENNIFER K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,968.95 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MALLORIE A Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $54,968.74 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERBY, THEO M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $54,968.65 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPPA, JOSEPH W Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $54,968.50 Date 09/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, TRICIA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,967.81 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, JONATHON E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,967.80 Date 10/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, AARON R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,967.53 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, CECILIA Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $54,967.40 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, MICHELE Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $54,967.32 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, KELLY M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $54,967.19 Date 11/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Education Department Amount $54,967.12 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUISI, CHRISTINA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $54,966.82 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNELLINGER, MARGARET M Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,966.79 Date 07/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILGRIM, LELA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,966.49 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCALL, MARY BETH Employer name Erie County Amount $54,966.46 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFTON, WALTER Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $54,966.40 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLNIER, BRENT L Employer name Coxsackie-Athens CSD Amount $54,966.27 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, PATRICK W Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $54,966.22 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMBRUSTER, STEVEN P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,966.19 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, KELLY A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $54,966.13 Date 04/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, RENEE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,966.00 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURDEVANT, TOM L Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $54,965.99 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, ANTHONY C Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $54,965.47 Date 11/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JOSE Employer name Tuxedo UFSD Amount $54,965.44 Date 12/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRINGER, ANNE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,965.29 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, KELVIN C Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $54,965.17 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, APRYL D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,965.15 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN-SCOTT, JENNA D Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $54,965.04 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUNKETT, TIMOTHY P Employer name Oswego County Amount $54,964.86 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $54,964.44 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUSKI, KERRY A Employer name Town of Elma Amount $54,964.25 Date 08/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKEY, RYAN W Employer name Ontario County Amount $54,964.20 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, JAMES A Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $54,964.17 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTAS, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $54,964.17 Date 10/24/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNTERBORN, PETER J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $54,964.15 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, CHRISTIAN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,964.00 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSMOOR, ROGER A Employer name Town of Volney Amount $54,963.99 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARNEY, MICHAEL W Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,963.97 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENIER, BRIAN Employer name Village of Northport Amount $54,963.69 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, TERENCE P, JR Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $54,963.22 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDER, RHONDA J Employer name Jefferson Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $54,963.04 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JOHN F Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $54,962.86 Date 06/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGMAN, GLENN A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,962.51 Date 05/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTON, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Olean Amount $54,962.18 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THANKACHAN, GEORGE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $54,961.82 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, EILEEN V Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $54,961.77 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYNOE, SYLVIA J Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $54,961.27 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, TAMMY E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,961.26 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, KATRINA Y Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $54,960.79 Date 11/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHOOTEN, TAMARA L Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $54,960.77 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKHAM, ALBERT J Employer name Town of Lysander Amount $54,960.68 Date 09/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, RICHARD R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,960.56 Date 05/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESHANE, WILLIAM L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,960.02 Date 04/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, EMILY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,959.23 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCINELLI, MARY ANNE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,959.20 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DA JUANA T Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $54,959.11 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBIN, MARKSON M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $54,958.52 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, KENNETH P Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $54,957.80 Date 05/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, KATHRYN A Employer name Friendship CSD Amount $54,957.58 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, CHARLES A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,957.50 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, ROBERT J Employer name Ontario County Amount $54,957.43 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, OLIVER J, JR Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $54,957.25 Date 09/09/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAUB, EDWARD Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $54,956.81 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, DEVORA L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $54,956.61 Date 10/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLARUSSO, PAUL Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $54,956.50 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MIGUELINA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,956.17 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RICHARD Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,955.83 Date 10/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, JULIE C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,955.61 Date 07/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, DIANE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $54,955.42 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILELLO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,955.19 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREYER, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Clay Amount $54,954.88 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEY, BRIAN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,954.87 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAZYNSKI, BROOKE J Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $54,954.74 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAEBE, EGON W Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,954.43 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARNST, KELLY J Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,954.32 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFISTER, NICOLE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,954.18 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System