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 WHITESELL, SAMMIE K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,409.70 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEROLD, JOHN R Employer name Town of Tully Amount $54,409.62 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JOY E Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $54,409.48 Date 08/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, GLENDA B Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,409.28 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANGLOFF, ALISON M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,409.20 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, MICHAELA T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,409.17 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIFFEN, ASHLEY L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,409.16 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKBERG, SHANE W Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,409.13 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLS, KENNETH A Employer name Department of State Amount $54,409.01 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHTEL, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,408.99 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGRE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $54,408.89 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RUSSELL A Employer name Cortland Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $54,408.87 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNIE, DARCY E Employer name Clinton County Amount $54,408.83 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, RODOLFO Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $54,408.76 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAL, STANLEY P Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $54,408.63 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONE, SCOTT Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $54,408.16 Date 12/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, DELORES E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,408.09 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELOTTE, MARJORIE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,408.09 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCHOBRADSKY, NANCY M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $54,408.04 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LELLAN, JAMES D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,408.01 Date 12/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DANIEL Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $54,407.99 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERON, RAFAEL Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $54,407.34 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUPIA, THOMAS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $54,406.84 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, TIMOTHY G Employer name Town of Conesus Amount $54,406.40 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKBURN, ALICIA A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,406.34 Date 08/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFSON, PATRICE F Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $54,406.32 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDREW A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $54,406.03 Date 06/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIA, LISA M Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $54,405.83 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, THOMAS J, IV Employer name Sharon Springs CSD Amount $54,405.60 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO MARTIN, REBECCA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $54,405.58 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNE, DONNA E Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,405.54 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHERRY, HOLLY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,405.49 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, TORRIA N Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $54,404.86 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZIK, WENDI Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $54,404.85 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOSE, WILLIAM F Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $54,404.75 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE-MAYO, DIANA N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,404.48 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BENSCHOTEN, JOHN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,404.48 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLE, ALLEN H Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $54,404.26 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,404.12 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, GLORIA J Employer name Broome County Amount $54,404.07 Date 10/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARING, CLIFFORD L Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $54,403.45 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENGELMANN, LORI A Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $54,403.36 Date 01/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATAPANO, PATRICIA M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $54,403.29 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURLOW, NANCY V Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $54,403.02 Date 07/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVE, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Islip Amount $54,402.92 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTANDREA, VERONICA S Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $54,402.36 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MARK R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $54,402.18 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTE, JAMES T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,402.14 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPKE, LISA E Employer name Genesee County Amount $54,402.12 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPIONE, STEVEN L, SR Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $54,401.67 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, NICOLE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,401.57 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, MARC C Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $54,401.19 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTH, FREDERICK J, JR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $54,400.80 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASH, JEFFREY A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,400.72 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARPING, DIANE E Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $54,400.52 Date 06/15/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COLLIBUS, MARIA Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $54,400.17 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, ROBERT H Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $54,400.08 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALESKI, ROBERT A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $54,400.03 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELKNAP, CHRISTINE C Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $54,400.00 Date 10/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, REEMA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,399.90 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERALD, DOMINIC C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,399.86 Date 08/27/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHTMAN, RICHARD A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $54,399.67 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, PENNEY S Employer name Otsego County Amount $54,399.02 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, EDWARD Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,398.70 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIAK, ELAINE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,398.24 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATONA, TAVIE S, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,398.23 Date 04/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, BARBARA J Employer name Livingston County Amount $54,398.15 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, DONALD H, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $54,397.91 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, DONNA L Employer name East Islip Public Library Amount $54,397.82 Date 06/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REECE, LENWORTH A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $54,397.82 Date 05/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SUSAN E Employer name Village of Flower Hill Amount $54,397.28 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, JESSICA L, MS Employer name Town of Islip Amount $54,397.25 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOT, MICHAEL P Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,397.01 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, GREGORY D Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $54,396.98 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEKICH, AMANDA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $54,396.94 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURPRENANT, LISA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,396.67 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCIOS, OSCAR A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,396.67 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, PATRICIA M Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $54,396.26 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, CAREN J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $54,396.21 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZEL, KEITH J. Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,396.13 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN MILLON, DARLENE E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,395.83 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, NILDA Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $54,395.66 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLANE, RICKY J, JR Employer name Hadley-Luzerne CSD Amount $54,395.28 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, WILLIAM J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,394.92 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODBURN, BRYAN D Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,394.91 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEWBORN, MONIQUE N Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $54,394.65 Date 11/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, KELLY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,394.60 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, JODY R Employer name Village of Walden Amount $54,394.35 Date 06/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, RAYMOND L Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $54,394.25 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JARVIS K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,394.24 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MORROW, SEAN M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,394.04 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ALICIA F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,394.00 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATON, ROBIN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,394.00 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANZER, NORMAN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,393.67 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, STEVEN M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $54,393.54 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, HISBELDA N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,393.19 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIGA, SANDRA J Employer name Allegany Limestone CSD Amount $54,392.91 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FEO, BRIAN E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $54,392.63 Date 04/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBRING, TODD G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,392.35 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYLE, KEVIN R Employer name Village of Walden Amount $54,392.20 Date 11/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System