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 MITCHELL, RALPH A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $52,256.98 Date 06/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUBB, RACHEAL N Employer name Jefferson County Amount $52,256.85 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, TAMIKA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,256.77 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS-LA GATTUTA, MELISSA G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,256.47 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKOK, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $52,256.45 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, LAWRENCE J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $52,256.40 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANNA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,256.34 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARY, BARBARA J Employer name Oswego County Amount $52,256.04 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUSEPH, RITA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $52,255.78 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAUTWEIN, ANITA M Employer name Alden CSD Amount $52,255.70 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAM, EDWARD G, JR Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $52,255.64 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, RODERICK E Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $52,255.43 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, GREGORY Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $52,255.32 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DWAYNE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $52,254.70 Date 06/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTIERI, RYAN Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $52,254.59 Date 02/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUBRAMANYAM, RAMACHANDRAN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $52,254.33 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENSON, ANTHONY R Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $52,253.92 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, WENDY R Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $52,253.48 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSCOMBE, MARK E Employer name Schoharie County Amount $52,253.14 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, WILLIAM A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $52,253.09 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MARIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $52,253.07 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, FRANCIS R Employer name Town of York Amount $52,252.82 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KANE, STEPHANIE Employer name Franklin County Amount $52,252.77 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHECKLA, DANIEL M Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,252.77 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,252.47 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, BARBARA Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $52,252.45 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, THOMAS H Employer name City of Oswego Amount $52,252.17 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOVIRA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $52,252.15 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, GABRIELLE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,251.52 Date 10/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, TERRI L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,251.41 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, CHRISTIAN D Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $52,251.39 Date 04/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUZHANSKIY, IGOR Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,251.36 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, JENNIFER M Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $52,250.99 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAND, MARY KATE Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $52,250.66 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, NICHOLA A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $52,250.58 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COE, MICHAEL K Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $52,250.51 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SALI Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $52,250.43 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TARANTO, DEBORAH Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $52,250.31 Date 02/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLITZ, RICHARD F Employer name Village of Florida Amount $52,250.30 Date 03/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIFFEN, GREG R Employer name Town of Onondaga Amount $52,250.26 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, JUDE A Employer name Town of Pomfret Amount $52,250.20 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPACK, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $52,249.78 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RENZIS, ANTHONY W Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $52,249.67 Date 12/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JEFFREY D Employer name Delaware County Amount $52,249.03 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, JOHN D Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $52,249.01 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GANN, GREGORY L Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $52,248.99 Date 02/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURISCO, ANTHONY J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $52,248.76 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPADONIA, NANETTE S Employer name Steuben County Amount $52,248.73 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM-WILLIAMS, CHARMAINE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $52,248.70 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, STEVEN D Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $52,248.22 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEITCH, KATHERINE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $52,248.16 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTNUT, LYNELL W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $52,248.06 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBBIE J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $52,247.88 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALANGES, LAURIE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,247.88 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MIZIO, KAREN L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,247.59 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $52,247.51 Date 01/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, NESTOR A Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $52,247.51 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENKEN, CHRISTIAN K Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $52,247.40 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, TERRELL R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $52,247.23 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGLIANO, ELENA F Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,247.21 Date 07/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, KYLE M Employer name Orange County Amount $52,247.14 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOHWINKEL, KURT W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,247.06 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DAVID W Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $52,247.05 Date 02/16/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YPSILANTIS, VANESSA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $52,246.80 Date 11/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, TARA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,246.79 Date 03/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASON, ROBERT R Employer name Warren County Amount $52,246.66 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, GLEN N Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $52,246.35 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELSER, KENNETH L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $52,246.05 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKDALE, WILLIAM G Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $52,245.94 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELY, ROBERT K Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $52,245.86 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, TRACY Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $52,245.77 Date 10/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, BRIAN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $52,245.62 Date 10/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, DONALD Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $52,245.56 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, JEANNE-MARIE Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $52,245.23 Date 03/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCARDI, DIANA J Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $52,245.20 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOUGLAS R Employer name Town of Tully Amount $52,245.00 Date 04/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, FRANCINE L Employer name Ulster County Amount $52,244.90 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBROWSKI, LAWRENCE J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,244.66 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BENEDETTO, CLAIRE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $52,244.62 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $52,244.61 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, LUCINDA M Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $52,244.56 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINCHER, LAURA E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,244.30 Date 09/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICARD, MATTHEW L Employer name Lake George CSD Amount $52,244.26 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, HOLLY A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $52,244.20 Date 01/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPACCIO, KAREN E Employer name Schuyler County Amount $52,244.02 Date 12/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTZ, TIMOTHY W Employer name Village of Avon Amount $52,243.93 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAND, TIMOTHY J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $52,243.44 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGENCAMP, MATTHEW A Employer name Columbia County Amount $52,243.43 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, GEORGE B Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $52,243.34 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEFFERS, SANDRA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,243.20 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAMATER, JOHN W Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $52,242.92 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENESTON, JAYNE Employer name Office of General Services Amount $52,242.80 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PTAK, CARL D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,242.62 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROPCZYNSKI, C MATTHEW Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $52,242.59 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANG, MARY JOAN Employer name Niagara County Amount $52,242.59 Date 04/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCA, UGO, JR Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $52,242.13 Date 06/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, GABRIELLE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,242.07 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, DONALD A Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $52,242.06 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRICE, KARI L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,241.72 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, ISSAC C Employer name Chenango County Amount $52,241.61 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System