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 MARTELLO, PAUL A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $53,230.05 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSELEY, ANTHONY B Employer name Schenectady County Amount $53,229.97 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, SUSAN M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $53,229.90 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIHEW, NANCY Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,229.84 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, MARK G Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,229.73 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHORNSTHEIMER, LINDA A Employer name City of Elmira Amount $53,229.69 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTE, DIXMUDE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $53,229.62 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOUSAND, DAVID A Employer name Orange County Amount $53,229.50 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, TIFFANY G Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,229.42 Date 04/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, JESUS, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,229.37 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHLINGER, CARSON A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $53,229.13 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTER, JUSTIN I, II Employer name Nioga Library System Amount $53,229.00 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONCADA, JOSE L Employer name Port Washington Water Poll Dist Amount $53,228.96 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, ROCCO Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,228.63 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES FERNANDEZ, JEOVANNY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,228.52 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPTON, ANNA S Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $53,228.39 Date 01/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGSWELL, MICHAEL L Employer name Chenango County Amount $53,228.35 Date 09/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, NATASHA N Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $53,228.32 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, PAULA J Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $53,228.01 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, BRIAN M Employer name City of Middletown Amount $53,227.60 Date 09/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIELLO, JEANINE R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $53,227.54 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COACH, ELROD H Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $53,227.52 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATUR, JULIANNE M Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $53,227.47 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WABERI, BULBUL OMAR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,227.40 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASHKEVICH, ELLA Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $53,227.38 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, RICKY W Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $53,227.13 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, JOSEPH J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $53,227.08 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, STEVEN A Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $53,227.07 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUILES, TERESA Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $53,226.98 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ALAN A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,226.72 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZ, WILLIAM H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,226.46 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRTLE, MARIANNE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $53,226.34 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, GERALD E, SR Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $53,226.32 Date 08/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, ANTHONY T Employer name Madison County Amount $53,226.30 Date 12/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAK, ANGELICA L Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $53,226.18 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHLEDER, SCOTT E Employer name City of Olean Amount $53,225.76 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, CLARICE Employer name Orange County Amount $53,225.63 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, COLEY Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $53,225.41 Date 12/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTON, EUGENE D Employer name Education Department Amount $53,225.26 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEN-AIME, EMILIE V Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $53,225.18 Date 01/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAMIA, KRISTEN I Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $53,224.67 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $53,224.63 Date 08/31/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNA, DENNIS J Employer name Town of Allegany Amount $53,224.21 Date 11/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, RICARDO H Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,224.18 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERHARDT, EDWARD H Employer name Cayuga County Amount $53,224.13 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISBON-SHEPARD, GWENDOLYN C Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $53,223.78 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, EMILIE L Employer name Albany County Amount $53,223.68 Date 03/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCZYNSKI, MATTHEW R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,223.58 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERPOOL, BRIDGET A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,223.43 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMBARRATO, NANCY Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,223.22 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHET J Employer name Town of Sullivan Amount $53,222.76 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGEL, MERI F Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $53,222.67 Date 02/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVREAU, TERRY E Employer name Village of Massena Amount $53,222.67 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, DAWN S Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $53,222.30 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLECKI, ROMAN S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $53,221.90 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMANDO, DAVID J Employer name Washington County Amount $53,221.83 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, MICHAEL Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $53,221.68 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ERIC J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $53,221.60 Date 08/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALVO, JOSEPH R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,221.21 Date 04/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHNALEK, JOSEPH T Employer name Town of Maine Amount $53,221.00 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTS, DOUGLAS A Employer name Tioga County Amount $53,220.65 Date 03/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPPEL, DANIEL R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $53,220.64 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, ROBIN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,220.56 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABELARD, HEDELLE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,220.56 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSLOW, BRADLEY G Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,219.84 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGAGLIONE, JOHN A Employer name City of Utica Amount $53,219.71 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NABLO, KYLE J Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $53,219.44 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TAMARA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,219.32 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, BARBARA J Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $53,219.29 Date 03/10/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKHART, KATHLEEN M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,218.74 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIBEL, JOHN F Employer name Erie County Amount $53,218.73 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINEO, ANTHONY R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,218.69 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, YOLANDA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $53,218.55 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, YVONNIA A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $53,218.35 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, BARBARA L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $53,218.27 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, RUSSELL C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $53,218.26 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, THOMAS E Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $53,218.21 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKLE, SHAWN M Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $53,217.99 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RONALD A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,217.43 Date 11/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, KATRINA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,217.39 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATCHINSON, TIMOTHY G Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $53,217.32 Date 02/24/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKEN, RANDY C Employer name Niagara County Amount $53,217.23 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENE, FREDERICK Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,217.15 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMED, SHAMEENA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,217.06 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MARTIN D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $53,217.02 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, ANNA Employer name Orange County Amount $53,216.93 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROAT, ANNETTE H Employer name Orange County Amount $53,216.90 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMBLE, DAVID E Employer name Orange County Amount $53,216.89 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, BRENDA I Employer name Orange County Amount $53,216.67 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, DOREEN A Employer name Orange County Amount $53,216.56 Date 12/10/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, MICHAEL K Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $53,216.42 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITZENRATER, MICHAEL A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $53,216.24 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNYAMON, VERSHAWNE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $53,215.93 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYKSTRA, KAREN Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $53,215.90 Date 05/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBRUZZESE, JOANNE Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $53,215.80 Date 08/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARY, MARK T Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $53,215.71 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DENNIS H Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $53,215.53 Date 07/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ALTAGRACIA O Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $53,215.42 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, SHANNON M Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $53,215.15 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECTOR, MARTINA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $53,214.92 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System