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 DAVENPORT, SHERYL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,338.32 Date 02/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND-FRIED, FELICIA M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,338.20 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, FERN T Employer name Village of Farmingdale Amount $54,338.11 Date 03/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIGNE, RYANN A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $54,337.92 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAJACESKOWSKI, RICHARD G, JR Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $54,337.88 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANKER, THERESA M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $54,337.69 Date 08/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CASEY A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $54,337.41 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARTLER, COLLEEN M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $54,337.04 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, DANIEL J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $54,336.99 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERINO, TERRY A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $54,336.81 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRLICH, JEFFREY B Employer name Cortland County Amount $54,336.33 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEATS, MARION R Employer name Ithaca Housing Authority Amount $54,335.92 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKINNEY, DANIEL L Employer name Wayne County Amount $54,335.77 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WDZIECZAK-SMERING, EWA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,335.60 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, THOMAS S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $54,335.47 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, ANN M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $54,334.91 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOUX, JOHN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $54,334.90 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, ELAINE Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $54,334.50 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SONIA D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $54,334.46 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONETTI, RICHARD J, II Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $54,334.20 Date 07/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABER, PATRICIA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,334.13 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, ELEANOR A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $54,333.48 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENZEL, GREGORY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,332.98 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, KAREN A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $54,332.50 Date 06/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, VERDELL Employer name Westchester County Amount $54,332.10 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRETTE, REGINE Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $54,332.09 Date 12/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBURT, PAUL A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $54,331.89 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,331.53 Date 09/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POND, IRENE I Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $54,331.12 Date 09/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, TAMMY L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $54,331.09 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUSS, ANDREA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,330.80 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPLEY, COREY D Employer name Town of Elmira Amount $54,330.78 Date 08/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZEWSKI, LANCE R Employer name Erie County Amount $54,330.69 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNADEL, MARIE J Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $54,330.68 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, BEATRICE Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,330.55 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSON, KELLY M Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $54,330.40 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, LLOYD Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,330.20 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, CAROL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,329.96 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RODNEY Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $54,329.74 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPPE, DIANE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,329.55 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, HELEN M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,329.28 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSZUTA, LYNN B Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $54,328.54 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEISENRING, SUZANNE C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,328.48 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECTOR, JULIANA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,328.46 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, NICOLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,328.44 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CLARK R Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $54,328.07 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRLEY, ROY J Employer name Town of Madison Amount $54,327.90 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, TIMOTHY C Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,327.27 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANILEMA, ANA M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $54,327.19 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYDRICK, SCOTT A Employer name Education Department Amount $54,327.14 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, MICHELE L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $54,327.10 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MARY B Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $54,326.98 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZ, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $54,326.85 Date 06/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, WILLIAM D, III Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $54,326.83 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSCHANTRET, DOMINICK D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,326.82 Date 11/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, GABRIELLE J Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $54,326.70 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKETTE, LAURI A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,326.52 Date 07/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, KEVIN J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $54,326.43 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURDEAU, MARK C Employer name Clinton County Amount $54,326.22 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBITAILLE, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $54,326.22 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROENING, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $54,326.15 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EYRES, WINTER R Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $54,326.00 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, CHAD D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,325.70 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, CYNTHIA A Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $54,325.69 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINHARDT, EILEEN H Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $54,325.53 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYLMAN, TIMOTHY F Employer name Town of Webb Amount $54,325.39 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGQUIST, DIANE L Employer name City of Kingston Amount $54,325.09 Date 01/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLANE, DELROY N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,324.71 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, BARBARA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $54,324.64 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARFIELD, WAKEELAH L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $54,324.57 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TRAMAINE J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $54,324.47 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZEMIEN, JULIANA M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $54,324.40 Date 05/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBULEAN, MICHELLE L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $54,324.34 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKINGHAM, PAUL J Employer name Lewis County Amount $54,324.31 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, MARIA E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,324.14 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ELICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,324.08 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOELFERSHEIM, ALBERT H Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,323.96 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, BELINDA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,323.93 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBURT, DANIEL P Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $54,323.66 Date 04/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABUKUTTY, ACHAMMA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $54,323.39 Date 08/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ADAM F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $54,323.33 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, THOMAS Employer name Erie County Amount $54,323.32 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERENTHAL, KAREN J Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $54,323.18 Date 11/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELESCO, JAMES A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,322.87 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGAN, JASON A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $54,322.72 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMAN, KELLY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $54,322.63 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MICHAEL P Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,322.30 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLONSKI, CHRISTIE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $54,321.79 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, ROY P Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $54,321.76 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, DIANA K Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $54,321.46 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, ERIN K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,321.44 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENZ, ELLEN G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $54,321.31 Date 11/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $54,320.67 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, JOHN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,320.12 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWOSKO, STEVEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $54,320.07 Date 12/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETT, MARY F Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $54,320.03 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALCOTT, RACHEL A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $54,319.99 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURCY, GARY G Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $54,319.69 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANTE, THERESA G Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $54,319.44 Date 04/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHR, RANDI L Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $54,318.97 Date 06/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System