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 ST. GELAIS, BARBARA C Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $53,762.21 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOCATURA, LINDA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,762.13 Date 05/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARAIN, KATIRIA M Employer name Village of Montgomery Amount $53,761.98 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKS, DAVID M Employer name Marathon CSD Amount $53,761.82 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWDY, PATRICIA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,761.68 Date 04/24/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, KAREN L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $53,761.43 Date 03/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAUMBURG, CARLEEN A Employer name Orange County Amount $53,761.35 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, FRANCES Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,761.21 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALBAHADUR, SHANTA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,761.12 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAASE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,760.26 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIETEK, ROBERT M Employer name Albany County Amount $53,760.25 Date 02/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTIA, TONY N Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $53,760.10 Date 11/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MISTY D Employer name Chenango County Amount $53,759.96 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, VALERIE A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $53,759.80 Date 08/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, KRISTY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,759.67 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, ANNE M Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $53,759.62 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, JOSEPH J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $53,759.52 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD-MATHES, MARY L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $53,759.44 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDEN, JASON C Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $53,759.28 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMCHIK, DANIEL G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,758.99 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLSOPPLE, DAVID A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,758.97 Date 06/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, SEREAN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,758.79 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, KEVIN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $53,758.59 Date 04/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NOVO, NICHOLAS P Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $53,758.42 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANNELL, CONNIE J Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $53,758.32 Date 11/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWELL, CHARLENE F Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $53,758.32 Date 09/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEAL, DEBORAH A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $53,758.32 Date 09/17/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, GEORGE Employer name Orange County Amount $53,758.17 Date 01/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJCHRZYCKI, DANIEL F Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $53,758.05 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRICKHAHN, MICHAEL Employer name Ulster County Amount $53,757.63 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGELOSI, NICOLE S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,757.60 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCHI, PAUL D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,757.60 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, BRYAN B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,757.60 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, SUSAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,757.60 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGE, RANDA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,757.60 Date 01/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, TERESA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,757.60 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORCZYNSKI, MEGAN R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,757.60 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACKEY, RYAN P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,757.60 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIRD, RAYMOND P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,757.60 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELIA, KEVIN P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,757.60 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORA, PETER G, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,757.60 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, JOHN C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,757.60 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, PATRICIA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,757.60 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, ANTHONY J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,757.60 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTNIK, BETH K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,757.60 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLOWSKI, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,757.60 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, KATIE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,757.60 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, DOMINI Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,757.60 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'STEEN-WOODS, ALETHA B Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $53,757.45 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MELISSA K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,757.44 Date 07/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTHILL, JESSE R Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,757.27 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROCKE, PETER J, JR Employer name Madison County Amount $53,757.16 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, TANYA D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $53,756.95 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODLEY, JOSEFINA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $53,756.94 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, OLIVIA H Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $53,756.85 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKES, JAMES M, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,756.79 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYONS, ANDREW H Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $53,756.61 Date 03/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, REBECCA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $53,756.44 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLBERG, GREG A Employer name Town of Ellery Amount $53,756.36 Date 05/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, TIKISHA S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $53,756.27 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRACH, DORIS Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,756.17 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, DEBRA J Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $53,755.93 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, DAVID M, JR Employer name Wheelerville UFSD Amount $53,755.80 Date 03/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, ANTOINETTE O Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,755.75 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, TERRI L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,755.50 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTAS, RACHEL L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $53,755.38 Date 02/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SHANE R Employer name Oswego County Amount $53,755.22 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHERT, AMANDA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $53,754.91 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POAG, ANDREA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,754.80 Date 05/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDLER, ERIC M Employer name Genesee County Amount $53,754.65 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYEN, HOLANDA MARIE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,754.63 Date 07/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JAMES J, JR Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $53,754.43 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOYTOVICH, ROMAN Employer name Lewis County Amount $53,754.27 Date 12/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, JENNESS J Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $53,754.25 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JUAN B Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $53,754.01 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREFRATH, SCOTT R W Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,753.93 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, JOHN F Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $53,753.68 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, JANICE BERCHIN Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $53,753.67 Date 09/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIGERWALT, TERESA K Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,753.15 Date 04/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREZZO, SARAH K Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,752.94 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVEE, MICHELE R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,752.80 Date 02/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,752.64 Date 05/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTONE, ERIN G Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,752.59 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIDY, PATRICK J Employer name Cortland Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $53,752.56 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, ROBERT M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $53,752.52 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, MATTHEW E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,752.05 Date 03/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENISON, LAUREN M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $53,751.91 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDE, CHERICE N Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,751.77 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DONNA D Employer name Village of Dannemora Amount $53,751.61 Date 05/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPORE, BRENDAN F Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $53,751.56 Date 06/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOWICZ, LAURA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,751.52 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, CATHERINE P Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,751.48 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREISCHEL, ELLEN E Employer name Town of Eden Amount $53,751.37 Date 03/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTI-WATSON, MARY SUSAN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $53,751.08 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, DAINE W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,750.82 Date 10/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, CAROLINE A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,750.63 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WORMER, PHILIP J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $53,750.48 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACKHOUSE, VICTOR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $53,750.05 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHAMBAULT, PAUL M Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $53,750.00 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, WILLIAM F, IV Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $53,749.91 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System