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 SIMONDS, THOMAS L Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $52,110.61 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,110.56 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, GARY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,110.51 Date 12/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFI, TANIA J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,110.40 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMBRAM, AMY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $52,110.27 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, GAIL E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $52,110.00 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, GORDON M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $52,109.75 Date 02/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREAULT, KRISTY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $52,109.36 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNONE, CINDY A Employer name Tioga County Amount $52,109.24 Date 12/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERB, BREEANN T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,108.98 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, WENDY Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $52,108.58 Date 01/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALOVAGE, MEGHAN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,108.36 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VRANKEN, TRACEY M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $52,108.26 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDOSHYTKO, ANDREW J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,108.25 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTWOOD, SCOTT M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $52,108.05 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIN, SCOTT J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $52,107.90 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, LAUREN BAUM Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $52,107.90 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, EDWARD R, JR Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $52,107.84 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANFAIR, AMY C Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,107.65 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHTEL, TAMI C Employer name Chemung County Amount $52,107.43 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRODER, MARC Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $52,107.12 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCHLE, KELLY L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $52,107.06 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPONE, CHRISTINA D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $52,107.02 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPULVEDA, JEREMY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,106.99 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI MATTEO, ALEXANDRA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $52,106.58 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGO, JACLYN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $52,106.45 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VIVO, MICHAEL Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $52,106.43 Date 03/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEAHAN, MAUREEN Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $52,106.34 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHABAZZ, SHAHEED Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $52,106.30 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CHURECIA R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $52,106.28 Date 01/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, VERONICA W Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $52,106.18 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIXON, DARRYL L Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $52,106.13 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURZDORFER, MARY ANN Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $52,105.93 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBST, RICHARD W Employer name Wayne County Amount $52,105.82 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, KRISTEN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,105.78 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUKER, PATRICK Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $52,105.73 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, SUSAN R Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $52,105.52 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DOUGLAS Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $52,105.50 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, ROBERT J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $52,105.46 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, DANIEL C Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $52,105.32 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THERMIDOR, WILBERTHE D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $52,105.24 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, MARIA Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $52,104.60 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, SHANNON K Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $52,104.27 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON-EILAND, HARRIETTE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,104.00 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JEREMY D Employer name Fulton County Amount $52,103.80 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDETTE, THOMAS P Employer name Tompkins County Amount $52,103.68 Date 05/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBO, NANCY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,103.66 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, SAMUEL Employer name Greene County Amount $52,103.37 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAWN, PATRICIA A Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $52,103.36 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, SHANE C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $52,103.35 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAND, TALEESHA Employer name Department of Health Amount $52,103.31 Date 02/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENS, KAREN R Employer name Steuben County Amount $52,103.28 Date 02/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFFIN, ROWLAND W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $52,103.26 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSTRAND, ROBERT F, II Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,103.22 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, KENNETH M Employer name Broome County Amount $52,103.11 Date 12/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Otsego County Amount $52,102.96 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANNAMAKER, GARY P Employer name Otsego County Amount $52,102.96 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, RODNEY J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $52,102.48 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Oswego Amount $52,102.46 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DANA S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,102.21 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOREHEAD, GEORGE G Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $52,102.08 Date 09/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PAOLO, CRIS M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,102.02 Date 11/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, PEDRO Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $52,101.81 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, SPENCER K Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $52,101.66 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NORMAN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $52,101.58 Date 06/25/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIARKOWICZ, MICHAEL B Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,101.51 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATALDO, PETER P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $52,101.47 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVETTA, DEBBIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,101.44 Date 12/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Hamilton County Amount $52,101.43 Date 04/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, KATHLEEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $52,101.43 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDOFSKI, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $52,101.30 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUN, SAMUEL Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $52,101.14 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSER, DAVID L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $52,101.14 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, ADAM M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $52,101.12 Date 04/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, MICHAEL E Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $52,101.09 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, ASHLEY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,100.93 Date 10/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHWIRUT, JASON J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $52,100.36 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINLE, FRED K Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $52,100.12 Date 11/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, MARY L Employer name Orange County Amount $52,100.01 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, SARAH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,099.98 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUNTON, MICKY S Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $52,099.97 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEMPLE, JON M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $52,099.75 Date 08/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, GAIL D Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $52,099.48 Date 08/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, KEVIN Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $52,099.43 Date 12/13/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHLL, JOSEPH C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,099.43 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,099.42 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JENNIFER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,099.26 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBAN, PRISCILLA B Employer name Clinton County Amount $52,099.25 Date 03/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUGGLES, CORWIN C Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $52,098.83 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, PATTI-JO D Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $52,098.78 Date 01/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COIGNE, LARISSA M Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $52,098.58 Date 09/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINOZI, ALDI Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $52,098.32 Date 04/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANYA, TODD A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,098.21 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGOZZO, IVONNE Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $52,097.98 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, MERNEL A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,097.96 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, JEREMY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,097.89 Date 04/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGASH, SUSAN B Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $52,097.86 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, PADRAIC J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,097.35 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JAMES K Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $52,097.24 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABRE, SHERYL L Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $52,097.10 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System