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 MAZZEO, NINO R Employer name Town of Lake George Amount $51,741.07 Date 05/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLYN, MATHEW J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,741.02 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, DIANE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $51,740.98 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFFIN, L RICHARD, II Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,740.94 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, EUGENE A Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $51,740.90 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, JAMES J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $51,740.61 Date 07/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TASHEA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,740.39 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, PATRICIA L Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $51,739.90 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, PATRICIA N Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,739.83 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESSA, MARGARITA Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $51,739.73 Date 10/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROW, JIMM E Employer name Town of Sheldon Amount $51,739.68 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCYAN, JOHN L Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $51,739.60 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRODSKY, CARMEN J Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $51,739.53 Date 11/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, GOLDA O Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,739.52 Date 09/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, JUSTIN W Employer name Fulton County Amount $51,739.34 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, NEIL P Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $51,739.12 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, LORELYN D Employer name Sharon Springs CSD Amount $51,739.03 Date 10/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, PRINCE H Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $51,738.66 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINSEY, DONALD H Employer name Town of Attica Amount $51,738.31 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, MARIANNE C Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $51,738.20 Date 12/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,738.15 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZHUVANCHERY, DIVYA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,737.93 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANUCCI, DEMOSTENE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $51,737.92 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, COURTNEY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $51,737.76 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY-LEGALL, MARK Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $51,737.72 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENGER, JAMES D Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $51,737.67 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, CHAD R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $51,737.59 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, MEGAN P Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $51,737.58 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCICERO, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Amount $51,737.55 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, JAMES W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,737.36 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, ANGELA Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $51,737.28 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTOMS, MARCUS C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $51,737.23 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, EDWARD E Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $51,736.75 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ELIZABETH L Employer name Schuyler County Amount $51,736.66 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORATKO, PAIGE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,736.61 Date 08/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, MELISSA K Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $51,736.60 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELLENGER, TRACY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,736.47 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUECHEL, JUSTIN C Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,736.22 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEGRIA, CECILIA M Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $51,736.06 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROMSKI, LORETTA J Employer name Town of Southold Amount $51,735.80 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIBICK, DONALD R Employer name Erie Co Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $51,735.38 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ANDREA L Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $51,734.70 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNEDECOR, RANDALL C Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $51,734.51 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIONI, KAREN P Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $51,734.50 Date 09/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBLIN, THOMAS W, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $51,734.18 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ANDREW P Employer name Ulster County Amount $51,733.97 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNELL, CULLEN C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,733.50 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVAN, JULIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,733.50 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, NANCY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,733.50 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, STEPHEN G Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $51,733.38 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MERCY K Employer name Montgomery County Amount $51,733.23 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTESE, JEAN M Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $51,732.51 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLINDENHOFER, JOAN F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,732.35 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, DAVID J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,732.17 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLARD, DOMINIC R Employer name Town of Tusten Amount $51,732.08 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, LISSETTE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,731.94 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, BRUCE E, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,731.50 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERING, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Ontario County Amount $51,731.49 Date 05/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, HOLLY A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $51,731.42 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONSALVES, THERESA Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $51,731.09 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, ERIN M Employer name Orange County Amount $51,731.00 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRA, JAMES A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $51,730.30 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDELL, KRISTA M Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $51,730.29 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSLEY, KEITH C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,730.17 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIN, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $51,730.17 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LINDA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,729.97 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONDOLFINO, RYAN O Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $51,729.97 Date 03/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAHUIS, CALIXTO R Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $51,729.61 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PORTE, GINA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,729.33 Date 03/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, DWIGHT F Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $51,729.31 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, ANTHONY J Employer name Village of Airmont Amount $51,729.06 Date 03/30/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTOR-OTUNU, ABBE J Employer name Ulster County Amount $51,728.50 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSTAMANTE, ROSE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $51,728.41 Date 12/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JAMES K Employer name Clinton County Amount $51,728.36 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMIE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,728.13 Date 05/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, SHERRINE A Employer name Erie County Amount $51,728.00 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, JOSEPH E Employer name Broome County Amount $51,727.84 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, HAROLD B Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $51,727.37 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATHEARN, WALTER E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $51,727.26 Date 08/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAR, RONALD H Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $51,726.95 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFLER, FRANCIS J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $51,726.91 Date 03/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAALA, RONELITO A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,726.80 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, ANNEMARIE Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $51,726.79 Date 05/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JESSICA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $51,726.73 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VIGNE, PAUL Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,726.61 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, KELLY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,725.89 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTIS, CARRIE A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $51,725.70 Date 07/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGOON, AARON A Employer name Clinton County Amount $51,725.67 Date 01/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFFEN, WILLIAM E Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $51,725.28 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMENT, DORIS Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $51,725.26 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER-COLLINS, JENNIFER Employer name Rockland County Amount $51,725.20 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PETER A Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $51,724.96 Date 11/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERKING, JUDITH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,724.64 Date 12/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTENSON, MARYANN R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,724.52 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALZIEL, JOHN S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,724.36 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, PATRICK J Employer name Broome County Amount $51,724.34 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARL, DAVID Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,724.17 Date 03/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,724.17 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIANO, MELISSA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,724.17 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, CAROL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,724.17 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System