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 WALKER, SHERVEY H Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $53,214.34 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTON, ROSEMARIE Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $53,214.08 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUTMANN, DEREK E Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $53,213.28 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYLES, ADRIAN D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,212.98 Date 11/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, SARAH J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $53,212.66 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISPIN, ELIZABETH J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,212.59 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARLEY, THOMAS W Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $53,212.38 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUSSMANN, KURT H Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $53,212.14 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, MARLON Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,212.12 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLE, NEIKEISHA R Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $53,212.02 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOCK, SEAN P Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $53,212.00 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIERI, RUSSELL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $53,211.99 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIMER, DEREK V Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $53,211.99 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAVID A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $53,211.88 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,211.87 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZIK, JEREMY J Employer name Yates County Amount $53,211.85 Date 05/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KATINA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $53,211.68 Date 07/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAND, STACIE J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $53,211.14 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, SUSAN A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $53,210.82 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHSCHILD, ROBERT P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $53,210.12 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, ROBERT W Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $53,210.02 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LU, YI Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $53,209.69 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, SARAH Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $53,209.60 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYFIELD, GEORGE L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $53,209.59 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, DANIEL J Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $53,209.19 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, VICTORIA E Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $53,208.86 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, CARMEL M Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $53,208.70 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBAUER, DONALD W Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $53,208.62 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, DANIEL D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $53,208.52 Date 07/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRTACK, WILLIAM R Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,208.38 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRANOVA, BARBARA C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $53,208.30 Date 08/09/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUSE, JOHN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,207.82 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, SHEILA J Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $53,207.82 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, JOSE A Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $53,207.06 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, STEVEN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,207.01 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILD, ELIZABETH H Employer name Schuyler County Amount $53,206.79 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, EMMA J Employer name Chemung County Amount $53,206.15 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, CASEY E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $53,205.88 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGA-WARD, ROSEMARY HK Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,205.88 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, NATHAN H Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $53,205.68 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVALIER, JOSHUA D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,205.61 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAK, DAVID M Employer name Niagara County Amount $53,205.46 Date 05/02/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGH, ALMA J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $53,205.43 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SHAWNA G Employer name Niagara County Amount $53,205.21 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, CATHERINE G Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $53,204.94 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, EUGENE Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,204.51 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCO, JAMIE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,204.44 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, CLIFFORD M Employer name City of Utica Amount $53,203.99 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAUTLACHT, JOHN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,203.86 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JASON M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,203.80 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOAN B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $53,203.32 Date 11/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOREK, DANIEL J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $53,203.30 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MARY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,202.86 Date 03/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, CARL A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,202.86 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEROTA, SHARON Employer name Erie County Amount $53,202.72 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOLE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,202.62 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAPPA, ERIC G Employer name Town of Sandy Creek Amount $53,202.56 Date 04/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEPHEN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $53,202.29 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLBERGER, CATHERINE A Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $53,202.08 Date 03/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, ROBERTO Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,201.79 Date 04/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISCO, JOANNE L Employer name East Moriches UFSD Amount $53,201.60 Date 04/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNER, GEORGE R Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $53,201.45 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LIEW, SARAH E Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $53,201.31 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, MATTHEW R Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $53,200.94 Date 04/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEY, DANA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,200.68 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEESEMAN, TIMOTHY S Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $53,200.49 Date 12/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, WAYNE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,200.30 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, PAMELA B Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $53,200.30 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIN, PHYLLIS Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $53,200.23 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, WILLIAM E Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $53,200.04 Date 04/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBECK, JEFFREY A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,199.94 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, GERALD R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,199.92 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, YVETTE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $53,199.34 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NARDI, ANNA MARIA L Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $53,199.23 Date 05/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEPHEN R Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,199.02 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, SUSAN L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $53,198.98 Date 09/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, RICKY LEE Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $53,198.92 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KIM M Employer name Erie County Amount $53,198.84 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, JACOB J Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $53,198.77 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMERMAN, DENISE J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,198.64 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, AMY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $53,198.59 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITZ, MEGHAN A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $53,198.59 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECTOR, JACQUELINE D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $53,198.59 Date 12/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, JENNIFER L Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $53,198.32 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, JIMMY Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $53,197.92 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, JOHNATHAN A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $53,197.86 Date 04/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, RAMON H Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $53,197.68 Date 03/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, NELSON J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $53,197.51 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCKLE, BRITTANY M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,197.46 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, LOUIS C, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $53,197.45 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIM, DAYEENAH M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $53,197.42 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOR, JAMES F Employer name Oswego County Amount $53,197.31 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKARD, ROLAND J, II Employer name Village of Homer Amount $53,197.03 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEENAN, PATRICK J Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $53,196.78 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTURIONI, DOMINICK A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,196.51 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIESEMER, SARA B Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,196.51 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANEY, LAURA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,196.51 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKO, ROBERT J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,196.51 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFANBURG, SAMUEL D Employer name Chenango County Amount $53,195.64 Date 05/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, ALLEN E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $53,195.56 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System