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 WHEELER, MAUREEN A Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $53,311.19 Date 04/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGE, JASON Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,311.12 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEN, ROBERT M, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $53,311.12 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, CHRISTINE D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,310.68 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, DAVID J Employer name Delaware County Amount $53,310.18 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, KARON L Employer name Putnam County Amount $53,310.08 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, MICHELE A Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $53,309.71 Date 06/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMSEN, LEE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $53,309.62 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALYK, ANDREW Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,309.60 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, JAMES W Employer name Bath Mun Utility Commission Amount $53,308.73 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, ANDREW F Employer name City of Troy Amount $53,308.61 Date 02/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TASHA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,308.30 Date 12/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBON, STEPHEN M Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $53,308.30 Date 04/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, ANDREW W Employer name Erie County Amount $53,308.23 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, DOUGLAS M Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $53,307.97 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $53,307.96 Date 01/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, BRENDON Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $53,307.93 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, MAUREEN C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $53,307.75 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, CYNTHIA L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $53,307.27 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, OMAR C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,306.89 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, HOWARD D, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,306.83 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCANTORE, MEGAN N Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $53,306.72 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYMAN, WAYNE W Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $53,306.70 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, WILLIAM I Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $53,306.63 Date 03/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, JOSEPH Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $53,306.48 Date 08/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SHAWAN N Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,306.47 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLANS, ALLISON R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,306.18 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, BRIAN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $53,305.92 Date 12/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAWLEY, JOSEPH M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,305.90 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DARLENE L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $53,305.78 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, CATHLEEN A Employer name Greene County Amount $53,305.60 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCHER, WILLIAM R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $53,305.42 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSS, MELANIE D Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,305.28 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JOSEPH R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $53,305.03 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALIOTTA, JAMES M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,305.00 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISLAM, MARIAM Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $53,304.98 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURIE, ANDREW J Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $53,304.13 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, CINDY A Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $53,303.76 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEORA, HILARY D Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $53,303.50 Date 12/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, HALIE J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $53,303.18 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, JULIE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,302.65 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACE, MICHAEL D Employer name Erie County Amount $53,302.62 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIBAULT, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name City of Geneva Amount $53,302.53 Date 03/31/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $53,302.35 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, ALEX Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $53,301.80 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Olean Amount $53,301.75 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, LARRY W Employer name Town of Herkimer Amount $53,301.54 Date 09/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $53,301.48 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILMUS, HELEN S Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $53,301.45 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, MARGARET A Employer name Clinton County Amount $53,301.33 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSOUCALAS, HUNTER P.N. Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,301.17 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $53,301.10 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JAMIE M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $53,301.03 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLON, NADINE P Employer name Orleans County Amount $53,300.24 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, MARK A Employer name City of Beacon Amount $53,300.04 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOINS, DAVID R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $53,299.96 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUKOSA, EUGENIA Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $53,299.75 Date 12/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUTIA, FRANK Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $53,299.74 Date 12/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, COLIN E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,299.72 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL MONTE, ROSARIA Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $53,299.70 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISNOR-PITCHER, ALISON M Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $53,299.40 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHANSKI, TAMMIE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,299.39 Date 03/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSZYNSKI, DARIUSZ Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,299.07 Date 03/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, JOSHUA R Employer name Greene County Amount $53,299.06 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADIS, JACKIE L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $53,299.02 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, MICHAEL L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,298.96 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIZZARD, RICHARD H Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $53,298.73 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNELL, LISA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,298.70 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWSER, SARAH E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,298.70 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSAN, WAGHIA Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $53,298.65 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANDER, RHONDA M Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $53,298.50 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNE, JENNIFER M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $53,298.47 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERVEIL, WIKENSON E Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $53,298.12 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, ALESCIA F Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $53,298.11 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JOHN J Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $53,298.05 Date 08/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEY, AMANDA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $53,298.04 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, GRACE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $53,298.02 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $53,297.88 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTMORE, ALYSSA C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $53,297.69 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MARY T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,297.52 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROUGHS, RICHARD D, JR Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $53,297.23 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY-CLEMENT, NATIBA K Employer name New York Public Library Amount $53,296.91 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, DAVID L Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $53,296.80 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNIEWSKI, KIMBERLY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,296.78 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSILLO, JONATHAN F Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $53,296.77 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, VALERIE J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $53,296.70 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYLESWORTH, GEORGE D Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,296.65 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNMYRE, NICOLE C Employer name Schuyler County Amount $53,296.40 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOEN, EDWARD T Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $53,296.24 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, CHERYL M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $53,295.76 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDI, SUSAN L Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $53,295.72 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYLER, JENNI R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,295.68 Date 12/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, MILDRED Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $53,295.47 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, CARMEN V Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $53,295.30 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, GARY M Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $53,295.16 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KICARA, WILLIAM J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,294.80 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORP, GINA M Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $53,294.47 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSCHER, EVAN S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $53,294.21 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, KYLE W Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $53,294.17 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENARD, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $53,294.07 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System