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 HITE, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Olean Amount $54,593.16 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVRARD, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $54,593.14 Date 08/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLYMONT, DOTHLYN E Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $54,593.06 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LEOPOLD S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,593.06 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, WENDY T Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,592.86 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMARTIN, JENNIFER A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $54,592.64 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIHR, CONSTANCE Employer name Ulster County Amount $54,592.22 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUANGA, RENATO D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,592.20 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, BARBARA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,592.20 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOBBI, DENISE B Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $54,591.94 Date 03/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEIKH, JO ANN Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,591.68 Date 04/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MANNA, DAWN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,591.64 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JASON S Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $54,590.81 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDOVANI, MAURICINA L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $54,590.75 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, COREY D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,590.49 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTINA, SALVATORE J Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,590.30 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, FRANCIS D Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,590.12 Date 06/30/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUSCHER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $54,589.99 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANYE, KEVIN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,589.86 Date 11/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $54,589.86 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JAMES E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $54,589.06 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUNGST, EDWARD D Employer name Erie County Amount $54,588.98 Date 02/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIER, DONNELL G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,588.53 Date 05/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGER, SHELLY C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,588.44 Date 10/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERISSE, WALLACE, JR Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,588.42 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, JOSEPH G Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $54,588.41 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, KEITH L Employer name Albany County Amount $54,587.70 Date 10/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENZO, RAQUEL I Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,587.39 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, TRESSA C Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $54,587.30 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, KELLY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,587.22 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, TOMA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,587.19 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWYMAN, MARGUERITE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,586.78 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VIGNE, DAVID J Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $54,586.76 Date 07/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULKERSON, JAMES D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $54,586.31 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONGKHILY, SAMNUCKMITH S Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,586.17 Date 11/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUGLIA, COREY G Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,585.80 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMAN, MARIE A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $54,585.57 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUND, SCOTT E Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $54,584.67 Date 05/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, THOMAS C Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $54,584.08 Date 08/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, JILLIAN Employer name Saratoga County Amount $54,583.58 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAISS, ROBERT R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $54,583.36 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAYMAN, MARTHA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $54,583.32 Date 07/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHANT, LINDA J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,583.24 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEELE, RANDALL W Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $54,583.20 Date 06/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIANO, DONNA A Employer name Columbia County Amount $54,583.17 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODWELL, KAREN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.79 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMENT, LU ANN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, JENNIFER A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREESE, LORI J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, SUSAN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECOOK, ANNE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, FAITH E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 02/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, MARCIA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 10/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, JOLYNN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDEL, BARBARA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONIK, HELEN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, TERRI B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 12/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITZ, CHRISTINE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, SANDRA K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEE, WILLIAM F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRETE, JEAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 10/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVO, KAREN T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDLE, REBECCA S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 04/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKEY, SHEILA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDY, ANTHONY H Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 05/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANKEY, ARLENE H Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, CYNTHIA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKAITIS, EILEEN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 03/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDOW, ANGELA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANT, LISA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 03/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, SARAH K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREEDON, CINDY M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CHIRO, MARGARET M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 11/16/1961 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, REBECCA R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILCHRIST, GRETA K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRUN, MICHELE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 03/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLEWELLYN, DIANE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 10/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DUFF, BARBARA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, EVELYN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAK, KAREN E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, JULIE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, TAMI D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, MELISSA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERGAS, SUE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBBS, COLLEEN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.58 Date 03/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYTEL, DEBORAH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,582.50 Date 01/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, PATRICIA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,582.49 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIKE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $54,582.49 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUBILE, ANNE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $54,582.32 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORGE, JUDY A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $54,581.53 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, ANDREA L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $54,581.35 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, DEREK S Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $54,581.34 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, CHERYL A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $54,581.29 Date 12/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MANNA, JILL L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $54,581.14 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, KATHERINE M Employer name No Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $54,580.94 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, ANDREW L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $54,580.94 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBATO, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $54,580.94 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMAN, JANET Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $54,580.79 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDINGER, PERRY Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $54,580.75 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System