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 MAYFIELD, DARCY L Employer name Orange County Amount $53,626.58 Date 02/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUMAN, LEANNE M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $53,626.58 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, CHARLES F Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $53,626.30 Date 01/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOREY, JASON C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $53,626.15 Date 07/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWLEY, TIMOTHY M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $53,626.05 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, TAMMY R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $53,626.03 Date 08/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, KEVIN V Employer name Town of Ridgeway Amount $53,625.90 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESPAIGNE, LUIS E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,625.87 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYER, ROBYN A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $53,625.76 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTERBERGER, ANGELA R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,625.74 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEGL, ERIC M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,625.13 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, DAVID W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,624.84 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESROCHERS, CLARENCE N Employer name Hamilton County Amount $53,624.82 Date 06/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $53,624.78 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACZ, JOSEPH D Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $53,624.78 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARDEAR, LOUIS Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $53,624.78 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARRANT, MARVA R Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $53,624.67 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, BRIAN J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $53,624.61 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTIN, ROBERT D Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,623.80 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, HASSAN I Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $53,623.37 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUHR, GEORGE E, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,623.15 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PILAR Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,623.10 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGARD, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,622.92 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIA, MARIE E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $53,622.74 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, KELLY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,622.72 Date 12/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, WALTER M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,622.66 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYOME, WALTER A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,622.08 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTER, WILLIE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $53,621.87 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERA, ERICA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $53,621.82 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISGRO, MATTHEW J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $53,621.78 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYBAT, KIMBERLY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,621.75 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, BRIAN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,621.72 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, PAUL F Employer name Sullivan County Amount $53,621.69 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, CRYSTAL A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,621.35 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLARD, TRACY LYNN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,620.63 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADWICK, FLOYD F, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,620.50 Date 05/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUGEL, SCOTT M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $53,620.38 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INOA, CRISTIAN D Employer name Hauppauge Fire District Amount $53,619.95 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMON, COLLIN J Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $53,619.92 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIOCK, DEBORAH A Employer name Wayne County Amount $53,619.82 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURKE, MARGARET A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,619.32 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONNAT, FRANKLYN J Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $53,619.30 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENT, RICHARD A Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,619.26 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITESSER, PAUL A Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $53,619.19 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, BRIAN J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $53,619.11 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, SHEILA M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $53,619.04 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINANAN, GENEVIEVE Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $53,618.75 Date 11/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MARSHA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,618.54 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, ROBERT M, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,618.50 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, MARJORIE MARIE Employer name Orange County Amount $53,618.24 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSON, SHANTIA T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $53,618.13 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIKLE, CECIL R Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $53,618.08 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKHALL, SCOTT Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $53,618.06 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINIEWSKI, BARBARA M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $53,618.02 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAKES, CYNTHIA A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $53,617.84 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, DANIEL Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,617.66 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, WARREN P, JR Employer name Tuckahoe Housing Authority Amount $53,617.62 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLOCK, JULIE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,617.23 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, RONALD Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,617.07 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, ALICIA J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $53,616.92 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPSTEEN, JAMES E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $53,616.81 Date 05/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APESSOS, ANTONIA Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $53,616.80 Date 08/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOEHRING, TINA M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $53,616.80 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRANCA, CRAIG A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,616.70 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, LISA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $53,616.39 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, JEFFREY A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $53,616.35 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, DEAN Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $53,616.28 Date 06/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, CLAIRE M Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $53,616.23 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLOWS, KIM C Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,615.97 Date 06/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARZO, KAREN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,615.73 Date 06/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRY, KYLE P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,615.63 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC LEOD, KAITLYN A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $53,615.48 Date 05/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIONDO, JACQUELINE P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $53,614.85 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBERT, RAYMOND E Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $53,614.12 Date 12/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, DOROTHY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,613.85 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, LAURA I Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $53,613.26 Date 01/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARGALLO, GERALDINE Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $53,613.12 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLERY-PEREZ, SHAMEEKA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,613.12 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, JOHN F, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,612.95 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLIGAN, BRIAN D Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $53,612.83 Date 07/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZANO, GARY J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $53,612.79 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLEMAGNE, VICKIE A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $53,612.50 Date 07/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, REBECCA A L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,612.21 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, SHARON M Employer name Broome County Amount $53,612.20 Date 10/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZ, MICHAEL A Employer name Broome County Amount $53,611.94 Date 06/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHAB, SEPHIRATU Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $53,611.92 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEHLER, EDWARD D Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $53,611.58 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANTT, FREDDIE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $53,611.48 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IAMONDO, LYNNE P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,611.21 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KECK, ANGELA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,611.10 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, EDWARD Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $53,610.96 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RODNEY T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,610.87 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, FRANK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,610.80 Date 08/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, CHERYL A Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $53,610.56 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKI, STEVEN E Employer name Town of Newfield Amount $53,610.31 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUBIK, VINCENT D Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $53,610.14 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASHTARE, TERRY L, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $53,610.14 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETA, KIM E Employer name Department of State Amount $53,609.75 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUVIN, DOROTHY S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $53,609.50 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARASH, WILLIAM S Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $53,609.46 Date 09/21/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System