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 BROWN, MICHAEL J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $54,273.18 Date 02/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFIERI, KAREN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,273.13 Date 06/26/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, KEVIN P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $54,272.98 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LIVERTY, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $54,272.34 Date 04/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMONS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,272.26 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MONA ANN M Employer name Franklin County Amount $54,272.25 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, JASON M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,272.05 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWER, KARYN I Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,272.05 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENEEN-CHRISTENSEN, JODI D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,272.05 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOTT, JOE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,272.04 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZELLA, NEIL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,271.89 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EMMA Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $54,271.82 Date 08/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSEY, JOSEPH C Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $54,271.65 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISPOLI, MADELINE L Employer name Orange County Amount $54,271.55 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLY, DRUPATTIE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $54,271.51 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFF, ANN E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $54,271.44 Date 02/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWINSKI, JOSHUA E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $54,271.42 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, LISA A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $54,271.28 Date 09/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMORA, JOE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,271.18 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, JORDAN K Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $54,270.97 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULIA, DAVID K Employer name Montgomery County Amount $54,270.97 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUELI, BARBARA J Employer name Erie County Amount $54,270.87 Date 04/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUFIELD, ANGELA G Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $54,270.87 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOREN, JOSEPH M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,270.81 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, LISA MARIE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $54,270.78 Date 10/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFF, JOANN Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,270.56 Date 09/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETKA, KATHLEEN A Employer name Erie County Amount $54,270.36 Date 04/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISHMAEL, HENA A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $54,270.21 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCARDI, RONALD J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $54,269.76 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, ALLYSON H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,269.57 Date 03/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RUTHIE A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $54,269.52 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZ, BONNIE Employer name Lewis County Amount $54,269.41 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, STACEE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,269.25 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, JERRY R, JR Employer name Steuben County Amount $54,269.22 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, MARY ANN Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $54,269.20 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATHRICK, JAMES M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,269.12 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHENGASSER, MARK A Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $54,268.96 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRY, RAYMOND B Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $54,268.89 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERO, DANIEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,268.80 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CORINNE J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $54,268.80 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANEK, HOLLY A Employer name Columbia County Amount $54,268.76 Date 03/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEDY, BRIAN J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $54,268.64 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, RACHEL E Employer name Wayne County Amount $54,268.64 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAPRANSKI, LAURIE B Employer name Town of Wheatland Amount $54,268.43 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECKES, SUSAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $54,268.42 Date 07/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERLOCK, PATRICIA S Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $54,268.13 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWCZAK, DONALD W, JR Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $54,268.09 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, LYNTESA D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,267.85 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUVOLTZ, KAREN I Employer name Division of State Police Amount $54,267.83 Date 06/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICARDI, TRACY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $54,267.63 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLARD, BRYAN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,267.63 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASWELL, MICHELLE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,267.58 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, RUTH Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $54,267.40 Date 04/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, XAVIER Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $54,267.38 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAMER, MARK J, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,267.23 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, DAVID C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,267.17 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYES, PAUL E Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $54,267.14 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUENCER, SANDY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $54,266.87 Date 09/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURPIN, TERESA Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $54,266.65 Date 04/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, LAUREN J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,266.62 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, CHARLES J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,266.61 Date 05/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLANEY, BRIAN M Employer name City of Lockport Amount $54,266.30 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, KAREN L Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $54,266.28 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSONIUS, THOMAS R Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $54,266.26 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYCZKA, JAMES R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,265.90 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGLOFF, JAMES F Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $54,265.84 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISSNER, GARY A Employer name Town of Sand Lake Amount $54,265.56 Date 11/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWARDS, DALE L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $54,265.29 Date 08/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELOKUR, JOHN I Employer name Tompkins County Amount $54,265.17 Date 02/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATON, EUGENE H Employer name Genesee Valley CSD Angelica-Be Amount $54,265.05 Date 12/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC AULEY, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,264.60 Date 10/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRESCH, JONATHAN W Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $54,264.50 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, DAVID A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $54,264.49 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUBI, ANA C Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $54,264.41 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $54,264.36 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLETTA, KELLY M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,263.84 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, RENEE E Employer name City of Auburn Amount $54,263.65 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUWENS, MATTHEW Employer name Village of Newark Amount $54,263.24 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETT, ERIC D Employer name Orleans County Amount $54,263.23 Date 03/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, SHANEN A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,263.21 Date 01/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSELM, LIA K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,263.15 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, MURENE V Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,263.11 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUYEA, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Fayetteville Amount $54,263.10 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, CATHERINE B Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $54,262.92 Date 05/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, RONALD V Employer name Ulster County Amount $54,262.91 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCICUTELLA, LIANNA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,262.50 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARY Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,262.36 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEBANE, GERALD A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $54,262.19 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISNER, BARBARA A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $54,262.00 Date 09/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, FRIDA C Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $54,261.98 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSTACK, JUDITH C Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $54,261.54 Date 11/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHRINGER, ANDREA A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $54,261.54 Date 07/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATTNER, ROGER Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,261.52 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, JENNIFER L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $54,261.50 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, ADELLA L Employer name Orange County Amount $54,261.49 Date 02/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, BRIAN D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,261.43 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAWORSKI, WALTER T Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $54,260.63 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTER, JAMES R Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $54,260.36 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDD, SHARON L Employer name Herkimer CSD Amount $54,260.25 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CHRISTINE L Employer name Wayne County Amount $54,259.90 Date 04/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System