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 KAHL, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,392.09 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYA, THOMAS P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,392.09 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, JOSEPH M Employer name Oswego County Amount $54,392.04 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHIBBS, RONALD J, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,392.00 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUESDALE, PAUL E Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,391.90 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT A Employer name Sayville Fire District Amount $54,391.79 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIRIANOS, JANET A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $54,391.43 Date 04/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, JAMES M, JR Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $54,391.32 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JAMES J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $54,391.28 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LARRY, JR Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $54,391.26 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEOMANS, LADD L Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $54,391.07 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, JAMES W Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,390.78 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, JOHN D Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $54,390.78 Date 02/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, KATHY A Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $54,390.73 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BENJAMIN A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $54,390.73 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VLACK, JOAN M Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $54,390.55 Date 10/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLES, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,390.51 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, WILLIAM T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,390.40 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALSKI, CASEY ANN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $54,390.17 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSER, RAYMOND E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $54,389.91 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAILLE, DAWN M Employer name Clinton County Amount $54,389.55 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MELISSA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,389.52 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, SEAN N Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,389.44 Date 04/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIONISIO, ROCCO L, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $54,389.42 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, DARRYL D Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $54,388.42 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEBRETSEN, TROY D Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $54,388.13 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDERMAN, BRANDON D Employer name Village of Hudson Falls Amount $54,388.08 Date 03/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMOULCEY, WAYNE R Employer name Oneida County Amount $54,387.69 Date 12/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDSON, HAROLD Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,387.63 Date 09/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARTINO, LENORE R Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,387.58 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, SEAN M Employer name Department of State Amount $54,387.58 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIN, TINA E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,387.58 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPEC, VALDYMAR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $54,387.58 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTER, JACQUELINE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,387.58 Date 12/21/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEBROOK, JOHN R, III Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,387.58 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, HELEN F Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $54,387.58 Date 11/12/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, EILEEN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $54,387.58 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, LAURA J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $54,387.58 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, LEE R Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $54,387.33 Date 08/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETKO, CHARLES J Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $54,387.26 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUEBBERT, CODY E Employer name Town of Webb Amount $54,387.21 Date 10/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MENDES, JO ANNE Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $54,387.07 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, LAURIE J Employer name Fabius-Pompey CSD Amount $54,386.77 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOULKE, MICHELE D Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $54,386.54 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCH, JANET L Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $54,386.48 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLIN, MELISSA A Employer name Columbia County Amount $54,386.33 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, MARIE A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $54,385.82 Date 04/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEMBLETON, MARK A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $54,385.61 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLYNICE, ALPHONEL Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $54,385.50 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, ALEXANDRA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,385.42 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, LORI C Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $54,385.42 Date 03/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTHARD, NICOLE T Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $54,385.42 Date 04/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMBOLD, MICHELLE M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $54,385.42 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, ROGER A Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,385.10 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHAUNTINA Y Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $54,384.61 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, TARA R Employer name Deferred Comp Board Amount $54,384.45 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFMEISTER, ERIC M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $54,384.39 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURES, ANN MARIE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,384.25 Date 10/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOECKER, JOHN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,384.20 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARSFIELD, GERALD E Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $54,384.16 Date 04/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ROBERT C, JR Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $54,384.06 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANDREW P Employer name Town of Waterloo Amount $54,383.98 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, EDWARD Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $54,383.94 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, KIERA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,383.91 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DAWN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,383.91 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPTON, GREGORY Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $54,383.83 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, LAWANDA N Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $54,383.62 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLADKI, JOSEPH Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $54,383.42 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, KIMBERLY K Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $54,383.35 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIKER, JASON J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,382.74 Date 10/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, DAVID W Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $54,382.69 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, KELLY A Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $54,382.50 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JAMES R Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $54,382.47 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, AARON D Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $54,381.93 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKMAN, CRISTINA Y Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,381.58 Date 07/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, DANA R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,381.49 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, NATIA O M Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $54,381.46 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIVEN, KEVIN T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,381.23 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUMOVITZ, ADAM C Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $54,381.11 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HJERMSTAD, ROBYN R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $54,380.31 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRIDGE, DAVID A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,379.48 Date 05/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENDLEWSKI, MICHAEL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $54,379.36 Date 01/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMER, OLGA E Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $54,379.33 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, MATTHEW M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $54,379.21 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, GREGORY J Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $54,378.95 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTT, JOHN M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $54,378.93 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIKANT, MARC E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,378.89 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLE, LEVINGSTON C Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,378.88 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASORSA, ROSALIE Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $54,378.80 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVANNES, BETTINA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $54,378.50 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KESHIA-ELAINE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,378.35 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIMS, LEMUEL Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,378.26 Date 06/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIKOWSKI, CYNTHIA B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $54,378.15 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDE, MARIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,377.77 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, ALBERTO Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $54,377.66 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNKOOP, CHRISTINE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,377.38 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, AUNDRE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,376.99 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, MARK A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,376.66 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, JEREMY M Employer name Town of Oswego Amount $54,376.59 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ROSS R Employer name Attica CSD Amount $54,376.56 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System