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 WILSON, ROBERT F Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $53,674.30 Date 02/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYANT, GEORGE I Employer name Village of Rhinebeck Amount $53,674.30 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNEY, ELISABETH P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,674.20 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSTRA, CHRISTOPHER J, JR Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $53,673.43 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, PATRICIA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,673.40 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDEMEZUE, ANGUS C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,673.16 Date 08/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, DAVID M, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $53,673.06 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERNIGAN, GREGORY G Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $53,672.84 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $53,672.83 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEK, KENNETH Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $53,672.78 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWISON, STEPHANIE P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $53,672.78 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBINIS, CHERYL Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $53,672.47 Date 07/03/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH, GRACE Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $53,672.37 Date 05/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, ALEXIS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,672.08 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETKY, SUSAN A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $53,671.54 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRICK, JEFFREY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $53,671.43 Date 01/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LELAND, ROBERT R Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $53,671.36 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONKERS, GREGORY M Employer name City of Albany Amount $53,671.25 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEICHERT, ROBERT H Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $53,671.14 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNSVILLE, EDWIN L Employer name Town of Big Flats Amount $53,671.11 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSE, STEPHANIE J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,671.08 Date 07/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSHORN, LINDA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,670.99 Date 10/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, JOHN P, JR Employer name Wyoming County Amount $53,670.92 Date 12/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEHMEYER, ROBIN A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,670.78 Date 06/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUDINO, SCOTT M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $53,670.73 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENNAME, VINCENT A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $53,670.45 Date 10/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCELLIRE, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,670.14 Date 07/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMECI, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name Sullivan County Amount $53,670.05 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDILE, ERIN M Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $53,670.00 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, LEISHA K Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $53,670.00 Date 11/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIACCO, STACY L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $53,669.78 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JENNIFER Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $53,669.66 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULIFFE, THERESA A Employer name City of Auburn Amount $53,669.60 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONANUR, KIMBERLY A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $53,669.59 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $53,669.50 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAUGHIN, ERIC B Employer name Albany County Amount $53,669.38 Date 04/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, LOUISA P Employer name Town of Southold Amount $53,669.28 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESCI, TERRY A Employer name Erie County Amount $53,669.09 Date 01/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, JOY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,669.02 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTO, JANICE A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,668.74 Date 11/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, JEREMY B Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $53,668.33 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, SUSAN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,668.25 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTERLINE, MARY T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,668.21 Date 09/13/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, SUSAN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,668.03 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INERNEY, KEVIN J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,667.64 Date 10/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MARA, J THOMAS Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,667.64 Date 08/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUES, EDWARD C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,667.64 Date 06/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, JEAN M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $53,667.47 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBIE, BRIAN T Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $53,667.33 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MERCED Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,667.27 Date 06/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, MYREE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,667.17 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLES, SYLVIA Employer name Ontario County Amount $53,667.12 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, JOHN R Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $53,666.80 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEBERNETSKY, CYNTHIA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,666.58 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYDER, JAMES E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,666.18 Date 04/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, DEBRA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $53,666.15 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, TERRI D Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $53,665.97 Date 07/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACK, CHARLES H Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $53,665.42 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPP WELLS, MARCIE J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $53,664.63 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INMAN, CAROL A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,664.55 Date 06/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVIANO, LAURA M Employer name Court of Claims Amount $53,664.52 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYEA, KATHLEEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,664.52 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, LISA D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,664.52 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, KAREN L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,664.52 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, JENNIFER L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,664.52 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, MAUREEN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $53,664.52 Date 11/01/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, CAROLINE S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $53,664.52 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNER, LISA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,664.52 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTARELLO, JAIME L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,664.52 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERLITZ, AUDREY J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,664.52 Date 04/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITTS, KIMBERLY S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,664.52 Date 07/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, LYNN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,664.52 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,664.46 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSSANTOS, DAMIAO Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $53,664.39 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, THOMAS C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $53,664.29 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TERRY L, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $53,664.15 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, VICTORIA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,664.02 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, JEFFREY A Employer name Village of Canajoharie Amount $53,663.98 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, ROBERTO Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $53,663.72 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CLINT M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $53,663.61 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOISSEAU, NANCY E Employer name No Onondaga Library District Amount $53,663.60 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, KATHLEEN M Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $53,663.57 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIDNER, ERIC S Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $53,663.56 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUCHLE, CORY M Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $53,663.43 Date 04/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, MILDRED Employer name Orange County Amount $53,663.43 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCON, LOUISE BETH Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,663.15 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, JEAN R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $53,663.12 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDZINSKI, DEBORAH J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $53,663.04 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANEN, EMILY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $53,663.03 Date 08/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARD, THERESA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,662.83 Date 11/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWIN, KELLY J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $53,662.80 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, KENNETH H Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $53,662.33 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALOY, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $53,662.27 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBROVOSKY, DANIEL G Employer name Town of Skaneateles Amount $53,661.95 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, GEORGE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $53,661.87 Date 05/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, KELLY M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,661.82 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUPPO, ELISA M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $53,661.50 Date 04/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, MICHAEL T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,661.29 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMS, WILLIAM E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,661.29 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRMER, DENISE E Employer name Town of Somers Amount $53,661.24 Date 09/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System