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 PASCARELLA, RICHARD Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $52,863.55 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PAULA E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $52,863.49 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENSMORE, MARK D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,862.87 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUX, GEORGE T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $52,862.72 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFONTE, DAVID T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,862.67 Date 06/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, WILLIAM P Employer name Erie County Amount $52,862.65 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSENPFLUG, BRYAN R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,862.53 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDORF, ANTHONY J Employer name Department of State Amount $52,862.22 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, JUANITA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $52,861.90 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, LAUREEN E Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $52,861.67 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKOWSKI, CHERI L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,861.64 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALUSKA, JACQUELINE Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $52,861.60 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, ERIC H Employer name Town of Islip Amount $52,861.46 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISH, MELISSA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,861.23 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, LISA A Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $52,860.89 Date 03/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, JAMES H Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $52,860.86 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, DAVID Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $52,860.86 Date 06/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, TINSLEY E Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $52,860.86 Date 12/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, KEVIN M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $52,860.86 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ANDREA MILES Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $52,860.27 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHMANN, FRANK Employer name City of Rochester Amount $52,860.04 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, AMANDA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $52,859.78 Date 06/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, LACCY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,858.41 Date 12/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, EDWARD M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,858.31 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGO, STEVEN TUNG Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $52,858.13 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVERIE, ALBERT P Employer name Genesee County Amount $52,858.10 Date 04/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, CHET R Employer name Village of Newark Amount $52,857.85 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABRIOLA-MEGEE, JENNIFER Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $52,857.74 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUTURE, MARIE O BETTY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,857.57 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALUSKA, PETER M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $52,857.54 Date 09/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, PATRICK P Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $52,857.50 Date 02/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASALE, JOHN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,856.44 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUER, WILLIAM P Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $52,856.03 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMAFONTE, JAMES R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $52,855.76 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, LAWRENCE W Employer name Erie County Amount $52,855.68 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAM, RONNIE C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,855.42 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELOK, NOREEN L Employer name Rockland Co Solid Waste Auth Amount $52,855.34 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTIANO, AUGIE Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $52,855.10 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, CHANDRA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,854.95 Date 01/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVARESE, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $52,854.89 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASH, HOWARD W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,854.88 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MICHAEL D Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,854.80 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, DREW P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $52,854.74 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MONTE, MICHELLE M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $52,854.73 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Babylon Ind Dev Agcy Amount $52,854.67 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPANI, ANTHONY S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,854.48 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRAGG, TUNISIA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $52,854.36 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, MARY JANE Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $52,854.34 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSKE, PAMELA J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $52,854.33 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, CHARLES A, II Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $52,854.20 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGGIANO, DEBORAH L Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $52,853.85 Date 08/16/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, RONALD Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $52,853.66 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, BRIAN K Employer name Putnam County Amount $52,853.56 Date 03/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHER, WILLIAM C Employer name Yates County Amount $52,853.46 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADRIAN, MARIANNE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $52,853.06 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMSLEY, SHARI A Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,853.01 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, SCOTT R Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $52,852.93 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, ASHLEY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,852.80 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, CLARICE I Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $52,852.38 Date 12/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMMER, JAMIE R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $52,852.28 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, EDWIN, JR Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $52,852.22 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POST, DAVID A Employer name Orange County Amount $52,852.19 Date 04/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DAVID P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,851.84 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTALLI, TARA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $52,851.76 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSONS, CATHERINE M Employer name Town of Bolton Amount $52,851.68 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER HAMMOND, MELISSA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $52,851.00 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWITSKY, CONCHETTA J Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $52,850.86 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ROBIN M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $52,850.00 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNEY, AURILLA S Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $52,849.96 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, NATHAN R Employer name Clifton Park Water Authority Amount $52,849.24 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBODE, SHANNON E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $52,849.13 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PATRICK E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,848.53 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, SONIA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,848.33 Date 03/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLINGWOOD, ROSS J Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,848.28 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEASEL, LORI A Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,848.25 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, SUSAN Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $52,848.14 Date 10/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, STEVE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $52,848.02 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAHEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $52,848.00 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MELISSA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,847.99 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JOHN Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $52,847.88 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, LISA M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $52,847.81 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHARIN, NANCY E Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $52,847.49 Date 06/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, LISA A Employer name Erie County Amount $52,847.03 Date 04/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKER, GREG G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,846.84 Date 02/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, CATHLEEN J Employer name Town of Van Buren Amount $52,846.56 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKE, JAMES A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $52,846.37 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAY, VICTOR K, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,846.12 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, VALERIE K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,846.03 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDENHOUR, MARIA D Employer name Mt Pleasant Cottage Sch UFSD Amount $52,845.12 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY, WAYNE M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $52,845.10 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CHARLES W Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $52,845.05 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAAM, HARITH A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $52,845.03 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYENZET, BRIAN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $52,844.76 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, TAMARA H Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,844.76 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDENBURGH, STACEY L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $52,844.66 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIEMENT, PAUL J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,844.65 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, CRAIG A Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $52,844.55 Date 11/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUBACH, CLAYTON R Employer name Village of Corinth Amount $52,844.20 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, WENDY L Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $52,843.98 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWDISH, RAYMOND P Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $52,843.95 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System