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 REISCHMANN, KENNETH J Employer name Medford Fire District Amount $53,824.99 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN COURT, ELIZABETH Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,824.94 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, PAUL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,824.90 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLINGERLAND, GARY P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,824.70 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, JENNIFER M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $53,824.19 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, CHRISTINE D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,824.16 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZEN, DEBORAH L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,824.16 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, MARY Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,824.10 Date 10/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORKMAN, AURORA Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,824.09 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, KEVIN G Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $53,823.38 Date 06/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MELODIE L Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $53,823.30 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACY, MATTHEW E Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $53,823.13 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IUZZINI, JOSEPH M Employer name West Islip Fire District Amount $53,822.19 Date 04/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFEVE, JEREMY C Employer name Village of Massena Amount $53,822.10 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEPEAUX, JO ANN Employer name Albany County Amount $53,821.66 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READY, DOROTHY A Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $53,821.65 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, JACOB M Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,821.52 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONIGLIARO, MICHELLE D Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $53,821.50 Date 10/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAW, CONNIE B, MRS Employer name Lisbon CSD Amount $53,821.20 Date 09/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEK, ZACHARY C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $53,821.19 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JESSICA M Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $53,821.15 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SANTO, DANIEL J Employer name Wayne County Amount $53,821.08 Date 03/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, EDWARD R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,820.98 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARQUIETTE, THOMAS Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,820.96 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,820.85 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPELLMAN, DAVID J Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,820.85 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULLERKUPP, TENNO W Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $53,820.64 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, DAVID A Employer name Town of Randolph Amount $53,820.46 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANOK, JOHN F Employer name Orange County Amount $53,820.45 Date 05/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, DOUGLAS A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $53,820.15 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JASON E Employer name Schuyler County Amount $53,819.82 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-BAPTISTE, YVES Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,819.72 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAIR, DANIELLE K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,819.23 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTER, RACHEAL F Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $53,818.98 Date 03/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGERHAM, JAMES Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,818.80 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHAEL M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,818.62 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEBERN, JACOB A Employer name Washington County Amount $53,818.13 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, TINA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,818.09 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGWORTH, DAWN M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $53,817.91 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTVIG, ERIC Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $53,817.88 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHYRIWSKI, CAROL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,817.85 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JOSEPH Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $53,817.62 Date 12/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, KENNY C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $53,817.46 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVEY, BRENNA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,817.44 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, ISAIAH L Employer name Chenango County Amount $53,817.30 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, CYNTHIA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,817.26 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, SHERYL A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $53,816.71 Date 03/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, DAWN M Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $53,816.49 Date 05/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ANNE J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,816.18 Date 12/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUHARNOIS, ROBERT A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,815.81 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEILS, THOMAS J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,815.71 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, EDWARD R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,815.59 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSKEL, ETHAN Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $53,815.36 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSON, LEE B Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $53,814.62 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARDI, CHRISTI A Employer name Orange County Amount $53,814.48 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, DAVID A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $53,814.11 Date 01/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATERSTRAAT, ERIC G Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $53,813.88 Date 08/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CARLO, MICHAEL T Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $53,813.80 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHES, RALPH D, JR Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,813.80 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEMAN-CLARK, JILL E Employer name Town of Clay Amount $53,813.70 Date 05/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JODEE M Employer name Town of Clay Amount $53,813.70 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, LORI A Employer name Allegany County Amount $53,813.47 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, MICHELLE R Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,813.24 Date 12/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHILL, LORA L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $53,813.24 Date 03/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, PATSY D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $53,813.11 Date 11/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBACORTA, JUNE L Employer name Greene County Amount $53,812.06 Date 02/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERGER, JOSHUA C Employer name City of Albany Amount $53,811.94 Date 01/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANDOO, IRFAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,811.78 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MATTHEW Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,811.78 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARICHAL, SHARON M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,811.78 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABADI, JOHN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,811.78 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KESSILL D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,811.78 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PATRICK J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,811.78 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITT-MURPH, TOMI D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $53,811.74 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADONNE, NANCY A Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $53,811.61 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM R Employer name Seneca Falls-CSD Amount $53,811.32 Date 05/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, RICHARD E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,811.16 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIORE, CYNTHIA R Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $53,811.16 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPOLE, JAMIE G Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,811.10 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, GWEN Y Employer name Erie County Amount $53,811.03 Date 08/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABEE, AMANDA L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $53,810.64 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDA, KAREN L Employer name Chemung County Amount $53,810.58 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, HARRY C, JR Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $53,810.51 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLOR, SUSAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,810.40 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLLING, ANNE Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $53,810.21 Date 10/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BREY, TIMMY M Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $53,809.75 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, JEREMY T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,809.70 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, AILEEN Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $53,809.30 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKELL, NORDEEN A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $53,809.27 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPROOD, ALBERT J Employer name Washington County Amount $53,809.19 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIMMER, RICHARD A Employer name Otsego County Amount $53,808.69 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARIGHT, BRITTANY T Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $53,808.67 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, PAUL M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $53,808.60 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, JOHN HENRY Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $53,808.42 Date 03/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSONITI, JODI BETH Employer name City of Fulton Amount $53,808.33 Date 05/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, ROGER D Employer name Town of Poland Amount $53,808.20 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, DENISE J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $53,807.25 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTTY, BRADLEY B, JR Employer name Department of Law Amount $53,807.03 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKS, MELINDA L Employer name Greene County Amount $53,806.73 Date 06/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, SCOTT W Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $53,806.71 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System