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 LEMKE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,945.35 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEG, HEIDI M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,945.35 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, KELLY R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,945.17 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSBACK, RICHARD A Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,944.52 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNYDER, LYNN M Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $53,944.39 Date 08/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, PETER C Employer name Village of Falconer Amount $53,944.30 Date 06/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLUCCI, JOSEPH F, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $53,944.28 Date 08/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, SUSAN B Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $53,944.24 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, CRYSTAL K Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $53,944.23 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKENSON, LAURA A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,943.96 Date 12/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, BEVERLY Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $53,943.92 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, THOMAS E Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $53,943.85 Date 07/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESPERANCE, JEFF E Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $53,943.43 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, TAMMY E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $53,943.36 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAKER, HEATHER A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $53,943.22 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, KELLIE A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,943.14 Date 12/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEET, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Chester Amount $53,942.78 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MASS, MELODY Employer name Waterford Water Commission Amount $53,942.52 Date 03/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPES, ELIZABETH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,942.05 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, KENNETH Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,942.01 Date 09/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNKOOP, GEORGE E Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $53,941.85 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIDDE, FREDERICK G Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $53,941.23 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, REXLAND Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $53,941.00 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAZZO, BARBARA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,940.46 Date 01/12/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETIER, MARYANN D Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $53,939.69 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROPS, MATTHEW D Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $53,939.64 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ADA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,939.30 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELKIND, DMITRIY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,938.82 Date 06/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, ALLEN L Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $53,938.71 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERBER, COREEN P Employer name Sullivan County Amount $53,938.63 Date 07/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGSON, MICHAEL S Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $53,938.35 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIAGA, NOHORA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $53,938.25 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, KIM L Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $53,938.13 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOWAY, BARBARA L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $53,938.12 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, EDWARD J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,937.80 Date 07/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSAMILIA, NICOLE G Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $53,937.70 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKTON, REBECCA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,937.67 Date 01/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $53,937.62 Date 09/18/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNGE, THERESA C Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $53,937.52 Date 07/18/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLAK, JULIE A Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $53,937.52 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESTER, TANA D Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,937.49 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTISON, AMY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,937.38 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, KIRK L Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $53,937.34 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHMAN, SANDI Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $53,937.06 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELIUS, VICTOR R, III Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $53,936.92 Date 01/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHMAN, BETH A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,936.81 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, SCOTTIE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,936.32 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERZ, BRIAN J Employer name Madison County Amount $53,936.05 Date 05/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRADA, CRYSTAL M Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $53,936.04 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUITH, WILLIAM J Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $53,936.01 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, NATALIE C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,935.96 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGERT, GARY R Employer name Village of Warsaw Amount $53,935.88 Date 07/06/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, JOHN D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,935.80 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, KIA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $53,935.60 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE-POUCHAK, JENNY L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $53,935.52 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, DONALD L Employer name Niagara County Amount $53,935.44 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHT, LYNNE Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $53,935.11 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSHY, RAJAN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,935.00 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JESSICA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $53,934.98 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, EDITH B Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $53,934.98 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONCE, ANGEL L Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $53,934.98 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, SUZAN D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $53,934.98 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DONALD H Employer name Town of Parishville Amount $53,934.98 Date 12/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, SARAH J Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,934.81 Date 06/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHEL, JEFFREY T Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $53,934.78 Date 02/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGER, SCHILLER Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $53,934.78 Date 01/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASTASI, RYAN Employer name Pocantico Hills CSD Amount $53,934.77 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAPLE, CHRISTINE R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,934.65 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBACCO, SUSAN B Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $53,933.94 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAUP, JAMES K Employer name Village of Waterloo Amount $53,933.92 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, EUGENE E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,933.47 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, CHARLENE M Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $53,933.16 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARROTTE, DEBRA L Employer name Village of Dryden Amount $53,933.08 Date 06/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, HOLLY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,932.91 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JULIE R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,932.90 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CHAD A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,932.73 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEVANESAN, DONALD C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,932.37 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, ANA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,932.32 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, FAITH Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,932.32 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYA, MICHELE S Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,932.32 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, AGLA Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,932.30 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCASIO, RADAMES R Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,932.16 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIKH, SHIVAM B Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $53,932.06 Date 05/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, JENIFER M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,931.80 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JENNIFER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $53,931.44 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYLSWORTH, ZACHARY R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $53,931.41 Date 06/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, SUSAN L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $53,931.40 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLE, STEPHEN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,931.16 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLAGRECA, PATRICIA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,930.46 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETO, JANNETTE F Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $53,930.41 Date 07/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, DAVID S Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $53,930.10 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKSTEAD, TIMOTHY L Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $53,929.60 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, MICHAEL L Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $53,929.59 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDDIES, ZACKERY Employer name Albany County Amount $53,928.87 Date 06/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, TRACY J Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $53,928.78 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZVONCHECK, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,928.68 Date 03/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUMPF, SCOTT R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,928.59 Date 02/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATLIFF, RYAN D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $53,928.42 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILARDO, MICHAEL A Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $53,928.41 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, KRISTEN C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $53,928.41 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System