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 SCHRECK, JOHN W, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,508.93 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTINE, KENNETH M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $52,508.57 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGONEY, JAMES E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $52,508.46 Date 05/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, KRISTIN M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $52,508.34 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLER, FREDERICK, III Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $52,508.31 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, DAHLIA A Employer name Wheatland-Chili CSD Amount $52,508.30 Date 06/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWDY, CAROLYN D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,508.17 Date 08/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, ANDREW C Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $52,507.96 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UETTWILLER, CORAL-LEE Employer name Tompkins County Amount $52,507.90 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUNT, MICHAEL S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $52,507.88 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORELLANA, IVANIA K Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,507.32 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGARO, EDWARD Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $52,507.30 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTANAVIGE, PATRICIA A Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,507.26 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, STEVEN G Employer name Glens Falls Housing Authority Amount $52,507.23 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, WENDY S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,506.98 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTONE, MICHELE A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $52,506.82 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLERO, VICKI L Employer name Orange County Amount $52,506.75 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KATHLEEN Employer name Tompkins County Amount $52,506.53 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABALLERO, CHARITY G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,506.52 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHERARDI, TERESA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $52,506.34 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSSON, TYLER D Employer name Village of Sea Cliff Amount $52,506.29 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, NAOMI V Employer name Washington County Amount $52,505.90 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDREA, CATHERINE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,505.89 Date 07/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCARIA, TANYA M Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $52,505.63 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOHN V Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,505.53 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAMONAG, DANILO G Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $52,505.35 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JANICE Y Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $52,505.32 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEYEAR, DEBORAH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $52,505.27 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE-BEDRIN, VICTORIA C Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $52,505.12 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTALING, JESSICA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,505.07 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREA, VIVIAN Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $52,504.99 Date 04/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, RICARDO Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $52,504.91 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESORIERO, VICKY L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $52,504.80 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDD, BRET A Employer name Town of Mamakating Amount $52,504.58 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONEN, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,504.54 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYS, SHELLEY A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $52,504.50 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, LARRY F Employer name York CSD Amount $52,504.40 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGE, MICHELLE Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $52,504.39 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADICK, CHRISTINA A Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $52,504.36 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULATOWSKI, DAMIAN M Employer name Town of Clay Amount $52,504.20 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALONE, JEREMY L Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $52,503.88 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRIANI, MICHELLE A Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $52,503.87 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ZEBEDEE Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $52,503.79 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, AMY J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $52,503.29 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, TONYA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,503.22 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, PETER P Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $52,503.11 Date 02/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, MICHAEL G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,503.10 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAIR, JOHN F Employer name Education Department Amount $52,503.10 Date 10/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SUSAN L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $52,502.74 Date 09/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDERO, PATRICK J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,502.74 Date 10/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERSTEIN, ERIC A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $52,502.56 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBORAH A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,502.36 Date 06/18/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTURE, NATHAN N Employer name Clinton County Amount $52,502.17 Date 01/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, CAROLE Employer name Putnam County Amount $52,502.14 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE-NALBONE, YENY C Employer name Putnam County Amount $52,502.13 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, GAIL V Employer name Putnam County Amount $52,502.11 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MARCIE D Employer name Putnam County Amount $52,502.11 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEHILL-O'NEILL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Putnam County Amount $52,502.09 Date 03/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIDBEE, PRESTON E Employer name Peekskill Housing Authority Amount $52,501.89 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, JACQUELIN G Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $52,501.88 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINER, ROBERT D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $52,501.65 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, BARBARA J Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $52,501.53 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, DAVID W Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $52,501.48 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEUER, JONATHAN C Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $52,501.29 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DANIEL J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $52,501.18 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, ALEX M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,501.17 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHEN, ADAM Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $52,501.03 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANA, VIPUL A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $52,501.02 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLWILL, KENNETH R Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $52,500.79 Date 02/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, ANITA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,500.73 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, JENNIFER M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $52,500.49 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANKER, CURTIS A Employer name Broome County Amount $52,500.26 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABARGE, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $52,500.24 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIER, RONALD W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $52,500.11 Date 02/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSTKO, JASON A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,500.09 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, ELLEN T Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $52,500.05 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, HOLLY F Employer name Fulton Housing Authority Amount $52,500.00 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECHER, HENRY J, III Employer name Otsego County Amount $52,499.98 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORA, LOUIS J Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $52,499.98 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TOBY E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $52,499.77 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITO, BARBARA C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $52,499.65 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLERS, CLAUDETTE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $52,499.53 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, ELI W, JR Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $52,499.26 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FINA, LAURA A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $52,498.86 Date 03/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENNON, JAMES S Employer name Franklin County Amount $52,498.85 Date 03/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDALONI, THERESA Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $52,498.85 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINDER, STUART W Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $52,498.78 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDRICK, MICHAEL D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $52,498.78 Date 01/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSO, BRANDON E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $52,498.51 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, JANNA Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $52,498.41 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDONO, GUSTAVO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $52,498.34 Date 11/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOSZEK, CARRIE M Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $52,498.17 Date 08/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, DANE H Employer name Village of West Carthage Amount $52,498.14 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, ERIN S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,497.85 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLIZI, THOMAS J Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,497.84 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, IAN M Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $52,497.72 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MAURO, REGINA M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $52,497.44 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDEE, BROOKE E Employer name Education Department Amount $52,496.90 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, CARON K Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $52,496.88 Date 02/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROCHOWINA, STANLEY J Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $52,496.75 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System