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 GAMACHE, RICHARD G Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $54,180.98 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIDO, ROBERT A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $54,180.98 Date 03/26/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABUNSKI, ELIZABETH R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $54,180.98 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERREAULT, WAYNE F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $54,180.98 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, STEPHEN A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $54,180.98 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, MELODY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $54,180.98 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOBSON, JERRY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $54,180.98 Date 05/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIM, DEREK S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $54,180.98 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, MARK W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $54,180.98 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, THOMAS E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $54,180.98 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMM, ANN MARIE Employer name Education Department Amount $54,180.98 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLADAY, MARYANNE Employer name Education Department Amount $54,180.98 Date 04/20/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, DEBORAH Employer name Education Department Amount $54,180.98 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JEFFREY W Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $54,180.98 Date 08/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, RHONDA A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $54,180.98 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDUC, JOANNE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,180.98 Date 12/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, GREGORY D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,180.98 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, KEVIN F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $54,180.98 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONYERS, WILBERT Employer name City of Troy Amount $54,180.62 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNO, THOMAS M Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $54,180.54 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, THERESA M Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $54,180.44 Date 04/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, JANET Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $54,180.41 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIUCA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,180.38 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, DENNIS M Employer name City of Cortland Amount $54,179.48 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKILL, BRIAN M Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $54,179.48 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JO ANN C Employer name Town of Manchester Amount $54,179.45 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DORIS O Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,179.29 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROYLE, MACK F, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $54,179.24 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, MICHAEL S, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $54,179.17 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, CRYSTEL Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $54,179.05 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, DOUGLAS L Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $54,178.80 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDIE, NATHAN K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,178.49 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANELLO, MARIO, JR Employer name Cayuga County Amount $54,178.42 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTMEYER, DAVID A Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $54,178.31 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLER, LAUREN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,178.28 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREY, KENNETH W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $54,178.04 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONIKER, THOMAS Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $54,177.97 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLE, BERNARD W, JR Employer name Town of Corinth Amount $54,177.61 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, ANNE L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $54,177.56 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, LATOYA S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,177.44 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTVIN, MARY D Employer name Poughkeepsie Housing Authority Amount $54,177.19 Date 07/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, FRANK Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $54,176.84 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, GORDON E Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $54,176.83 Date 09/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, TODD C Employer name Fulton County Amount $54,176.68 Date 11/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSSETT, KEVIN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,176.55 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARY Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,175.98 Date 04/14/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEEHAMER, MARY M Employer name Webster CSD Amount $54,175.71 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEGL, DAVID M Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $54,175.60 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALCEDO, ENOC Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,175.53 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICK, CAROLE B Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $54,175.35 Date 01/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANK, DEBRA L Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $54,174.83 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKSA, REBECCA E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,174.57 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELL, LARRY F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $54,174.26 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSINEAU, MEAGHAN K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,174.12 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, ROBERT J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,173.18 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNEST, WILLIAM H Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $54,172.62 Date 06/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONETTE, TIMOTHY M Employer name Clinton County Amount $54,172.49 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, ARTHUR F. Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,172.28 Date 11/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYON, THOMAS S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $54,172.15 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, FREDERICK W, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $54,172.02 Date 04/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, THOMAS P Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $54,171.70 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROLONARDO, PAULA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,171.23 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, CAROLANN E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,170.27 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVER, JAMES R Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,170.16 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TALBOT, EMILY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,170.15 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CALLAGHAN, DEBORAH A Employer name Orange County Amount $54,170.06 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHTA, AMAR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,169.86 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,169.63 Date 04/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETZING, SCOTT D Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $54,169.55 Date 08/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDERS, GARY J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,169.42 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, JOYCE D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $54,169.34 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADSON, GARY R Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $54,169.28 Date 01/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, TAMMY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,169.11 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWERS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,169.03 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGERS, STEPHANIE Employer name Roosevelt Public Library Amount $54,168.85 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULE, CATHRYN D Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $54,168.79 Date 12/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITZIGMAN, JUSTIN F Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $54,168.75 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEANITHE CHARLES, GABRIEL H Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,168.25 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, CRAIG W Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $54,168.10 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, PATRICK, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,167.97 Date 11/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENFELD, DAVID T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $54,167.62 Date 05/26/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAQUISH, STEPHEN A Employer name Hamilton County Amount $54,167.36 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, JOHN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $54,167.06 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAFRANCA, NICOLETTA M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $54,166.80 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOCCO, LISA, MS Employer name Orange County Amount $54,166.79 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHOLL, ROBERT E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,166.74 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, RICHARD C Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $54,166.73 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOBOHM, FRANCES J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $54,165.96 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANTE, LYNDA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,165.90 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, RODGER F Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $54,165.20 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BONTE, ROSEMARY Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $54,165.05 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KENNETH N Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $54,165.04 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, LYNN M Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $54,164.99 Date 05/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KIMBERLY D Employer name Hudson & Black Riv Reg Dist Amount $54,164.90 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKENNA, MEGAN E Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $54,164.61 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANN M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $54,164.54 Date 06/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NOTO, LAWRENCE A Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $54,164.39 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, AARON T Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $54,164.30 Date 10/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, PAMELA E Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $54,163.85 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, JOSEPH T Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $54,163.75 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System