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 HOWE, CRAIG V Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $52,042.27 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KOEVERING, PAUL A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $52,042.05 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, BETH A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,042.02 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, JONATHAN D Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,041.59 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSHAMMER, LEONARD F, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $52,041.28 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AINA, OLUFEMI M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $52,041.04 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNO, YVES Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $52,040.82 Date 01/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANO, AMANDA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,040.80 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALPOLE, STEPHEN M Employer name Town of Scriba Amount $52,040.77 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCICKI, DAVID P Employer name City of Batavia Amount $52,040.24 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, HANBING Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $52,040.21 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, MICHAEL P Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $52,040.11 Date 03/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGAN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $52,040.02 Date 02/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNIGAN, ANDREW G Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $52,039.89 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, THOMAS Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $52,039.25 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, BROOKE A Employer name Ontario County Amount $52,039.14 Date 01/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, BETTY J Employer name Erie County Amount $52,038.94 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTE, REBECCA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $52,038.93 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, SHANETTE A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,038.79 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, JOHN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,038.70 Date 02/19/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERCHO, JONATHAN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,038.70 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, JAMES D Employer name Town of Porter Amount $52,038.46 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, PEGGY M Employer name Village of Little Valley Amount $52,038.46 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, DOUGLAS E Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $52,038.34 Date 12/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLOP, SHEILA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $52,038.25 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMANN, AISSA L Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $52,038.11 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPYCHALSKI, MARY C Employer name Watervliet Housing Authority Amount $52,037.96 Date 12/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, JEFFREY G Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $52,037.55 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDO, LETICIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,037.43 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MINDES, HEIDILYNN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,037.33 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, TRACY A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $52,036.76 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBOYSKI, KEITH R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,036.69 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, STEPHEN K Employer name Schenectady County Amount $52,036.64 Date 12/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, SYLETA C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $52,036.37 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNZIKER, EVAN M Employer name City of Troy Amount $52,036.35 Date 02/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ALLISON A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $52,036.20 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERLING, MARGARET A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $52,036.18 Date 08/13/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILES, SHARON L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $52,036.11 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VECCHIA, LYNNE M Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $52,036.10 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURASSA, DEBORAH ANNE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $52,036.05 Date 11/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, SHARON J Employer name Ontario County Amount $52,035.83 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDINA, FRANK L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $52,035.60 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, JO ANNE I Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $52,035.38 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JUSTIN D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,035.22 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWNICZAK, JANE L Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $52,035.20 Date 01/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHUY, BRIAN J Employer name Tioga County Amount $52,035.16 Date 06/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGAN, KEVIN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $52,035.12 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMING, DARYL F Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $52,035.07 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERHOLSER, GARY L Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $52,035.05 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHEWICZ, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $52,034.79 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAILES, SHARON A Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $52,034.59 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRETTE, ALIZABETH Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,034.58 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULP, CATHY A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $52,034.51 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLABELLI, DANIEL F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,034.44 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANETTA, BRADLEY A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $52,033.96 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDOLINA, KATHLEEN K Employer name Oswego County Amount $52,033.87 Date 05/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, SHAD T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,033.77 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, KEITH A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $52,033.72 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, NATALIE M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $52,033.13 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYSON, ALVIN T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $52,033.07 Date 06/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELSCHWINDER, PAMELA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,033.05 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, BILLIE JO Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $52,033.05 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, THOMAS C Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $52,033.01 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, MORGAN M Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $52,032.93 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISSIERA, JUWANNE T Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,032.55 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, DANIEL J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,032.42 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFELICE, KATHERINE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,032.28 Date 06/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, JUDITH M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $52,031.52 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GITTO, SANTINA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $52,031.12 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, RYAN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,031.06 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, NICHOLAS J Employer name Education Department Amount $52,031.04 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ROBERT A Employer name City of Lockport Amount $52,030.76 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIGAS, BENJAMIN P Employer name Erie County Amount $52,030.76 Date 10/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, DAVID M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $52,030.50 Date 07/18/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELFOND, CAASI S Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,030.47 Date 10/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANZI, ANTHONY M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $52,030.41 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, LENA M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $52,029.98 Date 06/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, JOSHUA D Employer name Erie County Amount $52,029.94 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RYAN M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $52,029.87 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER-SMITH, JENNIFER L Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $52,029.76 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NI CASTRO, CODY D Employer name Genesee County Amount $52,029.62 Date 02/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, CAROLE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,029.38 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MARY E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $52,029.26 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLUTZ, ALISON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,029.25 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, LINDA A, MRS Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,029.18 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, CHESTER P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,029.13 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, RYAN G Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $52,029.12 Date 07/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SUMAM Employer name Office For Technology Amount $52,028.86 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOCIN, MARGARET O Employer name City of Albany Amount $52,028.84 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRENNAN, TERRISSA S Employer name Orleans County Amount $52,028.80 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, SARAH A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,028.76 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEISS, DONNA M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $52,028.54 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMONT, DEBRA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,028.34 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUMPO, JOAN Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $52,028.20 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSSER, RICKEY W Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,027.97 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DONNA M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $52,027.74 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, STACY L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $52,027.71 Date 05/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, KRISTIE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,027.47 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, TIFFANY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,027.30 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCICAUT, BIBI N Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $52,027.30 Date 01/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System