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 ENGLISH, MARK P Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $53,875.89 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSON, WILLIAM G, SR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,875.84 Date 06/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIGGINS, ARTHUR R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,875.84 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LATRICE Y Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $53,875.80 Date 10/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PATRICK G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,875.78 Date 09/16/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, PATRICIA K Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $53,875.72 Date 11/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVENEY, KEVIN P Employer name Tompkins County Amount $53,875.19 Date 08/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, LARONNA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,875.13 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $53,874.56 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWADDELL, MATTHEW C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,874.09 Date 04/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINGEL, BRIAN K Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $53,874.00 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULIHAN, SHANNON M Employer name Warren County Amount $53,873.98 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, COLLEEN M Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $53,873.83 Date 12/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUBERT, CATHERINE M Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $53,873.37 Date 02/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESTA, CAROL A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $53,873.30 Date 10/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERIAN, ANITHA Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $53,872.91 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPARZA, LUIS H Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $53,872.79 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMILLI, JANET E Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,872.78 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IDA, BECKI J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $53,872.57 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, AMY L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,872.51 Date 08/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CHARLES F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $53,872.41 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINI, LINDSEY M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $53,872.26 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGHTMAN, REBECCA R Employer name Erie County Amount $53,872.05 Date 01/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, SHARON A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $53,872.03 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, JAMES C Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,871.94 Date 11/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWART, CANDACE M Employer name Northeast CSD Amount $53,871.90 Date 04/04/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, LESLIE K Employer name New York Public Library Amount $53,871.44 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIAN, JOHN A Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,870.94 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZUTO, THOMAS M Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $53,870.83 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, KAREN L Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $53,870.71 Date 03/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUDGE, STACY P Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $53,869.90 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLINEK, FRANK Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $53,869.32 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGSBEE, JOEL T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $53,869.15 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, BRIAN M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $53,869.03 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMMER, DREW K Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $53,868.90 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSOM, VELMA J Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $53,868.69 Date 11/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN, GARY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,868.28 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, AMANDA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,867.58 Date 02/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIMS, CYTHEREA L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,867.36 Date 07/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTER, DEAN R Employer name Chenango County Amount $53,867.28 Date 08/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LA TREACE L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,867.10 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATZ, GARY G Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $53,867.04 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIDNER, BRETT S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $53,866.82 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLOIN, CASEY L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,866.79 Date 12/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ANDREW L Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $53,866.73 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DENISE M Employer name Greenwich CSD Amount $53,866.50 Date 01/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAK, STEPHEN H Employer name Town of Walworth Amount $53,866.15 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Addison Amount $53,865.56 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTHERINGHAM, KEITH D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,865.24 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYAL, ANUBHA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,865.24 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVELLE, CHRISTIN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,865.24 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGE, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,865.24 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDBAUER, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,865.24 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREI, LEE Employer name North Shore Public Library Dis Amount $53,865.00 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRABELLA, RICHARD Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $53,864.99 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTLIEB, AMY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $53,864.98 Date 06/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAPEMAN, CHARLES P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $53,864.92 Date 01/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDEMAN, JOHN C Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $53,864.81 Date 02/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY-GAME, GILLIAN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $53,864.35 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, SARAH K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,864.11 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUARDT, PAUL C, SR Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $53,863.81 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, KRISTEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,863.36 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODERMOTE, JENNIFER R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,863.10 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, LOUIS Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $53,863.09 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, KEVIN T Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $53,863.07 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, KRISTA Employer name Essex County Amount $53,863.00 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, CLEVELAND Employer name Town of Islip Amount $53,862.86 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELSO, DANIEL J Employer name Wayne County Amount $53,862.74 Date 10/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMKO, DEBORAH A Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,862.71 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSDROSKY, SHAWN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,862.28 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DAVID M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $53,862.25 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCCIAS, JAMES P, JR Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $53,862.04 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JESSICA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $53,861.99 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTIER, JOSEPH L Employer name Clinton County Amount $53,861.82 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMODY, MARTIN T Employer name Education Department Amount $53,861.67 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINICOMBE, LINDA S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,861.49 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSCO, NICHOLAS S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $53,861.44 Date 10/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYAR, ROBERT J Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $53,861.44 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, ALBERT C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,861.35 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DEBORAH A Employer name Union Springs CSD Amount $53,861.13 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWACKI, BRANDON A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $53,860.67 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARNETSKY, JOHN J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,860.58 Date 05/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHIRLEY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,860.44 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOND, RICHARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,860.00 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, DAVID A Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $53,859.97 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACOMBER, KEITH R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,859.94 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHNES, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,859.87 Date 02/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHARON R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,859.74 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, MELINDA L Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $53,859.29 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHL, CONCETTA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,859.11 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, PIERRE M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $53,858.89 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASI, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $53,858.84 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGES, MICHAEL D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,858.76 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, SCOTT A Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,858.70 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPKO, RANDALL C Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $53,858.60 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKEL, STEPHEN L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $53,858.60 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, STEVEN I Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,858.60 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, PATRICK M Employer name Education Department Amount $53,858.60 Date 11/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, MICHAEL G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,858.60 Date 09/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, RICHARD E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $53,858.60 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System