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 LLOYD, STEVEN F, SR Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $54,511.54 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, JESSICA Employer name Albany County Amount $54,511.46 Date 02/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECRESCENZO, ANN MARIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,511.34 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCA, SUZANNE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,511.30 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENA, CAROL L Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $54,511.11 Date 12/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLES, LARRY C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,510.82 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, MARTIN R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,510.46 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINEY, JANE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,510.09 Date 11/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAARI, MARY L Employer name Village of Cold Spring Amount $54,510.08 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, SUSAN ANN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,510.04 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, SHIRLEY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,509.59 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEDINGER, JOHN P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $54,509.49 Date 05/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTROS, SARAH M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $54,509.36 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, SCOTT J Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $54,509.32 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MAUREEN F Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $54,509.23 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, ADAM Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $54,509.20 Date 12/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMOND, JERMAINE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,508.88 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREED, ROBIN E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $54,508.86 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LOAN, MARYANN Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $54,508.75 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLK, JONAH C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $54,508.75 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEGNER, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $54,508.46 Date 01/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAN, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Newcomb Amount $54,508.00 Date 10/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HELEN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,507.44 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM S Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $54,506.83 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROIETTI, KRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $54,506.76 Date 02/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGHES, TIMOTHY A, JR Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $54,506.62 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,506.30 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, KEITH R Employer name Erie County Amount $54,506.08 Date 10/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDDENBAUM, GUNTHER Employer name Mahopac Public Library Amount $54,506.08 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIR, HEATHER R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,506.01 Date 04/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DEREK O Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $54,505.89 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTABARBARA, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $54,505.81 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO RUSSO, JOHN P Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $54,505.60 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, NANCY A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,505.30 Date 01/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTT, EBONY S Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,505.07 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOOPMANN, JANET A Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $54,504.77 Date 02/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAJDA, BONNIE S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,504.58 Date 01/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, MARY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,504.58 Date 03/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LANOY, MARY L Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $54,504.50 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, RICHARD D Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $54,504.33 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBSON, TODD M Employer name Town of Sweden Amount $54,504.23 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNSIDE, JARED R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,504.23 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MARA, SHAWN P, SR Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $54,504.12 Date 12/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDNICK, NEIL A Employer name Rockland County Amount $54,504.12 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANK, LENA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,503.66 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUTIFERO, SALVATORE Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $54,503.51 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBISTY, KENNETH F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,503.41 Date 03/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFOHL, EDWARD J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $54,503.31 Date 05/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, HUI-CHUAN Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $54,503.19 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, CHRISTAL M Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $54,502.96 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, CAITLYN M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $54,502.87 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIGERT, SHANNON M Employer name Erie County Amount $54,502.85 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEGA, KATRINA Y Employer name New York Public Library Amount $54,502.81 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEECH, LINDA L Employer name Education Department Amount $54,502.50 Date 12/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERHOFF, TODD O Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,502.46 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, RANDY W Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $54,502.45 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMNANKOOL, PANEEPORN Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $54,502.41 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, GILLIAN M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $54,502.26 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACE, PATRICIA M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,502.19 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARIB, KEVIN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,502.19 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, ELLEN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,502.19 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEE, RENA M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $54,502.12 Date 11/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAAS, DEBORAH A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,501.82 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTNIK, TIFFINAY M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $54,501.57 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, LYNDSI A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $54,501.33 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNGERFORD, ANNETTE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,501.12 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYMOND, JOSHUA D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $54,500.99 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROIANNI, ADRIANA A Employer name Education Department Amount $54,500.94 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, PATRICIA A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,500.92 Date 09/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALIA, SABATO Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $54,500.77 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSERT, DANIEL R Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $54,500.71 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERBRASKA, LISA M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $54,500.68 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, MEGAN P Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $54,500.59 Date 11/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILLMORE, MARK J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $54,500.35 Date 11/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DAWN A Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $54,500.27 Date 01/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MICHAEL P Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,500.16 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZ, ROBIN J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $54,499.57 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DANIELS, CHERYL L Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $54,499.53 Date 08/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARZZARELLA, LENORE Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $54,499.48 Date 10/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DARRELL Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $54,499.44 Date 08/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, RICHARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $54,499.23 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTRY, MICHELLE M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $54,498.37 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, GERALD J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,498.34 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BROCK M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,498.30 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN-SMITH, KERRIE A Employer name Riverhead Free Library Amount $54,498.12 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARIN, MARIE R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,498.03 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, DONNA M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $54,497.41 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOELLER, CHERYL Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $54,497.11 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMRHEIN, ROBERT F, JR Employer name City of Corning Amount $54,497.10 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JASON J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $54,496.70 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTOJAS, ROBERTO J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $54,496.57 Date 05/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNER, RUTH L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $54,496.47 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFFEY, THEODORE A Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $54,496.35 Date 12/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ARLENE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,496.28 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXBY, TERRY M Employer name Ontario County Amount $54,496.27 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNE, VERONICA L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,495.82 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEY, STEPHANIE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,495.76 Date 04/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, PATRICIA M Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $54,495.30 Date 03/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRIGNI, MARGARET A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,495.22 Date 08/19/1965 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICELI, WILLIAM V Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $54,495.04 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System