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 BRYANT, STEPHEN Employer name Town of Skaneateles Amount $54,243.90 Date 08/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ-PARISI, LISANDRA Employer name Erie County Amount $54,243.61 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NITCHER, DAVID A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,243.54 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KEVIN C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,243.50 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNOCK, CLAUDETTE A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,243.41 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMONS, JOSEPH E Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $54,243.20 Date 07/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, JAIMEE L Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $54,243.00 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDOTTA, JENNIFER L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $54,242.95 Date 03/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZLETT, ROXANNE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $54,242.94 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, PAULA K Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $54,242.88 Date 03/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNING, NANCY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,242.76 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTED, BEATRIZ E Employer name Erie County Amount $54,242.61 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, DENNIS J Employer name Town of Chili Amount $54,242.55 Date 12/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, LARRY D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $54,242.30 Date 03/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ROBERT L Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $54,242.25 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGVILLE-GRAHAM, JOCELYN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,242.15 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISHAUPT, RYAN J Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $54,242.06 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTIRAKOS, DIMITRI Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $54,241.94 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, TAYLOR V Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $54,241.94 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, ROSALIND Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,241.60 Date 01/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, ANDREW L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $54,241.46 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMKE, RANDY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $54,241.46 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, WHITNEY A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,241.12 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREUNDLICH, BESSIE Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $54,241.01 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODEDINA, DOROTA D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $54,240.95 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYTON, JOEL B Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $54,240.95 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOW, DIXIE L Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $54,240.68 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANSOM, MICHELLE L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $54,240.65 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, TRISHIA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,240.42 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ODESSA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,240.30 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, DEBORAH A Employer name Town of Lake George Amount $54,240.28 Date 06/25/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTUS, LYNN L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $54,240.13 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUSSO, SUSAN C Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $54,240.00 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREECK, DOREEN C Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $54,240.00 Date 08/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARCONE, PATRICK P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,239.88 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, LEI LANI Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $54,239.51 Date 12/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, VERONICA Employer name Orange County Amount $54,239.19 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROBYSH, ROBERT J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,239.15 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, JAMES M, II Employer name Oneida County Amount $54,238.75 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, STEPHANIE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,238.68 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFER, MARK J, JR Employer name City of Auburn Amount $54,238.58 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOSEWORTHY, RHEA LYNN Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $54,238.56 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, LISHA L Employer name Oneida County Amount $54,238.15 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZEMORE, PATRICK J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $54,238.10 Date 09/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, ROBERT M Employer name City of Lockport Amount $54,237.73 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, THERESA M Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $54,237.21 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSEY, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $54,237.19 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, ROBERT M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $54,236.96 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LAURO, ANTHONY V Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $54,236.94 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, RUSSELL J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $54,236.92 Date 04/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGER, MATTHEW T Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $54,236.87 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERINI, DEBRA A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $54,236.86 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, LISA A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,236.44 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, SHAYNE R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,236.34 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHROP, CAYLA Employer name Wyoming County Amount $54,235.94 Date 07/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, BARBARA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $54,235.90 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLMAN, CARYN F Employer name Department of Law Amount $54,235.90 Date 10/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCES, ARLENE Employer name Department of Law Amount $54,235.90 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIVITELLO, EUGENE A, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,235.87 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDNER, ANGELA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,235.70 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, MATTHEW S Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $54,235.47 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDLON, RICHARD H, JR Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $54,235.17 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEVA, MICHAEL S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $54,235.09 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLON, ABDULLAH N Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $54,235.04 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIS, PAUL Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,235.02 Date 06/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MARK J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $54,234.78 Date 02/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, DANIEL O Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,234.77 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLO, NOE Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $54,234.76 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNER, MATTHEW R Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $54,234.75 Date 01/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLSINELLI, CAROL L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $54,234.65 Date 07/13/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, RAYMOND J Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $54,234.54 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZEN, BRETT W Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $54,233.66 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAEVA, FRANK A Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,233.61 Date 03/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAILOR, DANIEL J, JR Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $54,233.61 Date 06/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, GREGG E Employer name Oswego County Amount $54,233.60 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, HEATHER E Employer name Albany County Amount $54,233.47 Date 12/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDNEY, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Porter Amount $54,233.36 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARUSZKIEWICZ, JOSEPH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,233.35 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMELT, BRIAN T Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $54,233.28 Date 04/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, CARISSA D Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $54,233.08 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, LORRAINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,232.86 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEPF, STEPHEN L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $54,232.81 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHWINGER, RANDY L Employer name Town of Berne Amount $54,232.61 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRUS, RYAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $54,232.36 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, KIM M Employer name Westchester County Amount $54,232.36 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILDER, NICOLE M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $54,232.30 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, ROCHELLE F Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $54,232.20 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGALE, KEVIN P Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $54,231.93 Date 04/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADASZEWSKI, DONALD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $54,231.69 Date 12/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, JEFFREY S Employer name Herkimer County Amount $54,231.64 Date 09/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, LOUISE E Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $54,231.43 Date 09/14/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGARDUS, CECILIA A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $54,231.40 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD, KENNETH L Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,231.30 Date 05/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODDEN, JEANINE K Employer name Oswego County Amount $54,231.15 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, JOSEPH E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $54,231.10 Date 10/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, SCOTT W Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $54,230.98 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, STEPHEN P Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $54,230.97 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN-SMITH, JOANNE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $54,230.82 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROPPER, CATHERINE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $54,230.80 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CROSSEN, SHERRY A Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $54,229.65 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System