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 ENGLISH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Wayne County Amount $51,789.30 Date 03/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, BRYAN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $51,789.24 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORNATORE, SARAH J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,789.19 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, JERMAINE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $51,789.11 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GINA M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $51,789.11 Date 07/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JEANNETTE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $51,788.99 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHEL, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $51,788.94 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKSTEIN, ADOLPH W, IV Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,788.88 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YALDEN, CATHERINE A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $51,788.60 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ELVIN Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $51,788.57 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBENHAUSEN, SARAH E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,788.55 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MARK H Employer name Town of Greenfield Amount $51,788.40 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, PEDRO F Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $51,788.39 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLUS, WAYNE D Employer name Fulton County Amount $51,788.31 Date 02/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNES, THOMAS M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,788.25 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DANA M Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $51,788.02 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHNER, AARON M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $51,787.97 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAILLEY, JOHN F Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $51,787.91 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANN, MAUREEN B Employer name Cortland County Amount $51,787.80 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SCOTT Employer name Cayuga County Amount $51,787.61 Date 08/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIRBEL, STEVEN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $51,787.36 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIXLEY, GINA M Employer name Webster CSD Amount $51,787.19 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMMAD, ANGELA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $51,787.16 Date 10/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, FLOYD A, IV Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $51,787.14 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABINS, LEON EDWARD Employer name Village of Cohocton Amount $51,787.07 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUGNIER, MICHAEL W Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $51,787.01 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELE M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,786.88 Date 08/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $51,786.76 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, ROXANA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,786.59 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALOS, MARIA T Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $51,786.55 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, DIANE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,786.35 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, SHANIKA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $51,786.31 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, RHONDA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,786.28 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, ANDREW J Employer name Erie County Amount $51,785.81 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, DAVID A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,785.45 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, ROS J Employer name Otsego County Amount $51,785.39 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $51,785.14 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGBY, VERNON E Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $51,785.12 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCOCK, ROSEMARY M Employer name Dundee CSD Amount $51,784.97 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, EDITH Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $51,784.82 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLE, ELAINE S Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $51,784.76 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBROVECH, JOHNNY Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $51,784.09 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, COLETTE N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $51,784.08 Date 12/29/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNI, COLLEEN S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,783.98 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWING, LAWRENCE W Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $51,783.68 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SPEDON, ROBIN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $51,783.64 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRY, SUSAN K Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $51,783.62 Date 11/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMADOR, BERNARD Employer name Albany County Amount $51,783.44 Date 05/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MASSI, FRANK J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $51,783.18 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTON, JACQUELINE R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,782.84 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARTHUR, MOLISSA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $51,782.82 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, DANIEL R Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,782.67 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, CAITLIN M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $51,782.06 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JOHN J, JR Employer name Town of Great Valley Amount $51,781.55 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, TAMMY L Employer name Broome County Amount $51,781.47 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMANN, LAURA Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $51,781.10 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, CAROL A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $51,781.06 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBOS, EMILY S Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $51,780.60 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name L'EPLATTENIER, JESSICA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,780.08 Date 06/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, GREGORY E Employer name Tioga County Amount $51,779.86 Date 07/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, SAMANTHA L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $51,779.66 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, SERGIO J R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $51,779.62 Date 04/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCASON, KATHLEEN M Employer name Camden CSD Amount $51,779.55 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, DAVID E Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,779.51 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, ROBERT R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,779.51 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBOWICZ, TERRY ANN Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $51,779.49 Date 03/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENS, DAWN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $51,779.21 Date 02/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZEN-WILLIAMS, CYNTHIA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $51,779.20 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIERAMUSCA, CHARLES A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $51,779.17 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DANIEL L Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $51,778.69 Date 09/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUELLBIER, MARYELLEN Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $51,778.53 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, KATHRIN Employer name Erie County Amount $51,778.10 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, DANIEL E Employer name Warren County Amount $51,778.00 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, DEANNA E Employer name Warren County Amount $51,778.00 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ANNE B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,777.84 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, LEONDRA D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,777.80 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAYLER, NEIL Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $51,777.78 Date 03/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, PAMELA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $51,777.74 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREUND, JANICE Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $51,777.52 Date 10/31/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMM, ERIN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,777.50 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, STEPHEN A Employer name Village of Medina Amount $51,777.48 Date 06/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, LISA A Employer name Dutchess Water Wastewater Auth Amount $51,777.42 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDASSARE, JASON T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,776.66 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMITT, SIMON Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,776.49 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, LAURIE B Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $51,776.48 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $51,775.81 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ESTHER M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $51,775.78 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, MARIE G Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $51,775.76 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMORELLO, FELICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,775.40 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROCCO-GREENBERG, REINE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,775.40 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINGOLD, HILLARY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,775.40 Date 07/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTANO, ANN MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,775.40 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACEY, JENNIFER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,775.40 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LAURA J Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $51,775.16 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, VINCENT A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $51,775.14 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICELI, RYAN J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $51,775.11 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGESE, JANICE Employer name Florida UFSD Amount $51,775.04 Date 06/30/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, CHARISE R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,775.01 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, ROBERT C Employer name Town of York Amount $51,774.58 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TIMOTHY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $51,774.34 Date 11/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System