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 VACHON, KATHY J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $52,210.15 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,210.07 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANARA, GABRIELLE S Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $52,209.93 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMERINI, GREGG Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,209.41 Date 03/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, FLORENCIA E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $52,209.34 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDERGAST, MAUREEN Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,209.11 Date 05/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PATRICIA F Employer name Town of Middletown Amount $52,208.85 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLUS, JOHN T Employer name Saratoga County Amount $52,208.72 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKUCH, RAYMOND R Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $52,208.26 Date 06/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGARTNER, AMY K Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,208.22 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $52,208.16 Date 08/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNER, GARY S Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $52,207.69 Date 02/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, LANCE L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,207.62 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURELUS, KERCIDA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $52,207.58 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLELLA, LENA Employer name City of Lockport Amount $52,207.51 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, WILLIAM Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,207.38 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MATTHEW R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $52,207.22 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORAN, ROGER A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $52,206.85 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEL, THOMAS E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $52,206.64 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O CONNOR, JOSEPH R, JR Employer name Green Island Power Authority Amount $52,206.47 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTELLI, PATRICIA Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $52,206.37 Date 11/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEA, AIMEE L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,206.34 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, KEYLA L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $52,205.92 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMOK, TAMMY J Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $52,205.92 Date 05/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RZESZUTEK, TODD J Employer name Village of Depew Amount $52,205.90 Date 12/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, SHAUNA L Employer name Livingston County Amount $52,205.67 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATLEY, KAREN E Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $52,205.45 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSLOW, ELLIOTT M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $52,205.29 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $52,205.18 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, AMANDA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,204.91 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AULD, JACK W Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $52,204.68 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULVER, SUSAN E Employer name Orange County Amount $52,204.68 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSEN, SUSIE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,204.60 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRIS, JASON E Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $52,204.44 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESI, BELINDA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,203.69 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASZYCKI, MARKIAN Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $52,203.39 Date 01/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, MICHAEL W Employer name Steuben County Amount $52,203.17 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, MARY E Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $52,203.09 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, KEVIN B Employer name Warren County Amount $52,202.94 Date 08/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE-CURTIS, TAMMY L Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $52,202.85 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBARINO, MARY ELLEN Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $52,202.53 Date 09/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBMANN, ROXANNE Employer name Akron CSD Amount $52,202.44 Date 05/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRELL, BRIAN L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $52,202.34 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROES, PAMELA J Employer name Village of Lowville Amount $52,201.97 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMA, DULCE Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $52,201.91 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VITO, THOMAS A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $52,201.81 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, MARK D Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $52,201.79 Date 09/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Ballston Spa Amount $52,201.68 Date 11/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Palmyra Amount $52,201.48 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JAMIE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,201.38 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, THOMAS J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $52,201.10 Date 04/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIGAND, JEFFERY W Employer name Geneva Housing Authority Amount $52,200.97 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUFF, REUBEN A Employer name Village of Canastota Amount $52,200.87 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMM, VICTORIA A Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $52,200.73 Date 07/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULLRICH, SHANON T Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $52,200.59 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSOME, MARELLA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,200.30 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCOMB, BRENDA S Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $52,200.29 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GYSEL, JOAN B Employer name Ontario County Amount $52,200.20 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, KATIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,199.83 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, SOO-CI A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $52,199.80 Date 03/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFTA, MATTHEW M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $52,199.76 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROWER, JUSTIN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,199.62 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXSON, CORIE L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $52,199.61 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, JORDON A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $52,199.39 Date 11/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, YVETTE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,199.36 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LEKEYA Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $52,199.34 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACELLI, EDWARD, JR Employer name Town of Owasco Amount $52,199.19 Date 02/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTAIN, NANCY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $52,198.94 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFEL, KAREN S Employer name Ulster County Amount $52,198.72 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TRACEY L Employer name Ulster County Amount $52,198.72 Date 04/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYWATER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $52,198.38 Date 12/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULAHANNAN, VARGHESE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $52,198.35 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURICE, MARIE L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,198.22 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, THOMAS A Employer name Pub Employment Relations Bd Amount $52,197.89 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, THOMAS W Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,197.81 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, KIM L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $52,197.52 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ELVIS W Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $52,197.28 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, JEANNETTE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,197.12 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON FRICKEN, KARI L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $52,197.03 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALIANI, LAURA L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,196.78 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, BENJAMIN F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $52,196.70 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMLOVICH, SUSAN V Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $52,196.52 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUHIGG, JAMES W Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $52,196.41 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGINS, REGINALD B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,196.35 Date 09/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHROSNIAK, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $52,196.31 Date 10/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, LUIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,195.89 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, DONALD D Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $52,195.67 Date 01/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, CHERI L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,195.61 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, MEREDITH L Employer name Washington County Amount $52,195.58 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMP, ANDREW R Employer name Chemung County Amount $52,195.47 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, KIM A Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,195.38 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, PAUL R Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $52,195.20 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCHA, STEPHEN E Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $52,194.87 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILD, RICHARD A, JR Employer name City of Auburn Amount $52,194.72 Date 12/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANIA, LAWRENCE A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $52,194.70 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, KEVIN W Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $52,194.44 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHSMITH, ANTHONY Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $52,194.33 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAMELA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,194.18 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSCEILL, BRIAN M Employer name Village of Attica Amount $52,194.17 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LATIMER, ALAN G Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $52,194.15 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System