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 HARTZ, JOHN D Employer name Oswego County Amount $51,966.20 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROSE, TAMI S Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $51,965.06 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PETER C Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $51,964.66 Date 04/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMISANO, COLLEEN Employer name Orange County Amount $51,964.21 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDAK, PAUL I Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $51,963.95 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORFOLK, BRIAN P Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $51,963.94 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, JAMES R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $51,963.91 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEESLER, CHARLES J Employer name Town of Cochecton Amount $51,963.89 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, JOANN Employer name Schuyler County Amount $51,963.86 Date 06/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDO, DENISE Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $51,963.46 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNEY, SEAN C Employer name Erie County Amount $51,963.33 Date 02/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $51,963.07 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, DONALD Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $51,963.06 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESSIER, ANDRE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,962.96 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, PRITESH Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $51,962.84 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUTH, LISA A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $51,962.83 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULER, HENRY C, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $51,962.50 Date 05/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, ROBIN A Employer name Erie County Amount $51,962.37 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEEGAN, ANNEMARIE Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $51,962.32 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPPER, DAVID S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,961.88 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, RICHARD A Employer name Gold Coast Pub Lib District Amount $51,961.86 Date 11/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHABOUR, RITA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $51,961.45 Date 03/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLATO, DANIEL Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $51,961.40 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNE, NICOLE E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $51,961.12 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, SARAH Employer name Essex County Amount $51,960.99 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEND, LUCILLE A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $51,960.90 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STANCY D Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $51,960.90 Date 05/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALA, DEBRA A Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $51,960.90 Date 02/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTNER, STEPHEN L Employer name Penn Yan Bd of Light Commis Amount $51,960.88 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, GINA L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $51,960.80 Date 02/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, LYNN Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $51,960.72 Date 06/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEY, BERNIE J Employer name Clinton County Amount $51,960.70 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFOOT, RICHARD S Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $51,960.68 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRY, TONYA S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $51,960.64 Date 03/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, MARIA A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $51,960.60 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJ, LEEANNA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,960.41 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, JULISSA O Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,960.30 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLINGHAM, FAY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,960.22 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIER, RICHARD W Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $51,960.20 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, LUCILLE A Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $51,960.19 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, FRANK, JR Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,960.15 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPIELLO, GERARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $51,960.04 Date 10/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, ANTHONY L Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $51,960.03 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNHOUT-FEGLEY, MARIAH A Employer name Ontario County Amount $51,959.97 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OOT, ANN M Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $51,959.91 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFF, DANIEL P Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $51,959.90 Date 05/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SANDRA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,959.83 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINBOLT, NOEL Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,959.81 Date 02/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTWANI, POONAM V Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $51,959.76 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, MILDRED E Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $51,959.48 Date 09/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMAGA, ANIZIYA D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $51,959.47 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINFORD, BRIAN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $51,959.47 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHREM, LAUREN M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $51,958.78 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, CORINNE A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $51,958.78 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATLEY, JOSEPH A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,958.76 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTI-CRUZ, JANET Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $51,958.50 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTINIANO, LAUREN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,958.33 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, KATIE L Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $51,958.20 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDIO, KAREN E Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $51,957.99 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, DAVID J Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,957.76 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAIN, JEFFREY S Employer name Village of Perry Amount $51,957.76 Date 10/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIONDOLILLO, MICHELLE L Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $51,957.61 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHMAN, KYLE R Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $51,957.50 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUNSCHEL, BETH M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,957.45 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABOLT, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $51,957.21 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASS, TODD Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,957.19 Date 12/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, LAURA J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $51,957.14 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZZI, WILLIAM J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $51,956.96 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, SUSAN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,956.40 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCHESTER, BRETT G Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $51,956.30 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONIZ, KATHRYN L Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $51,956.22 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNAWAY, KIM M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $51,956.16 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, LORENZO D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,956.01 Date 10/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEE, JOHN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,955.98 Date 12/02/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, WILLIAM P Employer name Town of Elbridge Amount $51,955.94 Date 01/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, WILLIAM B Employer name Orange County Amount $51,955.92 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLSON, PAMELA D Employer name Orange County Amount $51,955.87 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZANIVSKY, JOHN D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $51,955.84 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, TAMMY A Employer name Warren County Amount $51,955.65 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XENOS, JAMES Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $51,955.29 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INDILLA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,954.96 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, TYRON R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $51,954.95 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, MICHAEL J Employer name Niagara County Amount $51,954.94 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, STACIE L Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $51,954.69 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, SIMONE S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,954.61 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, JANINE L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $51,954.60 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIGAN, PATRICK M, JR Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $51,954.48 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, DANIEL R Employer name City of Olean Amount $51,954.42 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, DANNY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $51,954.22 Date 04/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERNSEY, JUSTIN L Employer name City of Cortland Amount $51,954.11 Date 01/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BRIAN J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $51,954.00 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, E KEVIN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,953.98 Date 04/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWACK, MALINDA J Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $51,953.94 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BELLA, BETH A Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $51,953.54 Date 06/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCINO, RONALD R Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $51,953.21 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEND, MARK A Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $51,953.02 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,952.61 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, JILL S Employer name Ridge Culver Fire District Amount $51,952.57 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, MARIE B Employer name Wayne County Amount $51,952.51 Date 12/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAWLEY, HEATHER Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $51,952.23 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System