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 MITCHELL, SYBIL Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $51,357.60 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZELTON, RYAN R Employer name Village of Brocton Amount $51,357.59 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ROXANNE L Employer name Livingston County Amount $51,357.51 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERMUSHIN, ILYA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $51,357.42 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAGGI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $51,357.35 Date 09/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, TINA L Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $51,357.35 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOREY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $51,357.12 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORADO, LOUIS I Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $51,356.84 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMS, MICHAEL S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $51,356.76 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, RONALD M Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $51,356.61 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORA, SARAH M Employer name Caledonia-Mumford CSD Amount $51,356.38 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KELLAR, WALTER L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $51,356.36 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTRONA, CAROL ANNE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $51,356.17 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, NELSON M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $51,356.07 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, BRADLEY A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $51,356.03 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACACIA, SCOTT H Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $51,355.84 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARDEFIELD, BRIAN S Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $51,355.21 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANICK, FRANCIS Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $51,355.12 Date 10/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, CYNTHIA L Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $51,354.89 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECHAR, AMELIA D Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $51,354.88 Date 10/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, DANIEL J Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $51,354.85 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, DAVID L Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $51,354.85 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTORIA, LUCY A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $51,354.82 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, SUSAN T Employer name Schenectady County Amount $51,354.75 Date 01/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, CHERYL A Employer name Niagara County Amount $51,354.65 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, DANIELLE A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $51,354.50 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPOLLA, CHARLES J, III Employer name Niagara County Amount $51,354.33 Date 11/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JACQUELINE D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $51,354.30 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFEE, GRACE R Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $51,354.00 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-HARRIS, DONNA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,353.85 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, TRACIE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $51,353.83 Date 02/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANDLE, TERRI K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,353.55 Date 11/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, PHILLIP W Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $51,353.47 Date 09/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, TARA L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $51,353.13 Date 12/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVELLO, ANGELA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $51,353.12 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRONE, JOAN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,353.10 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, JOHN R Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $51,353.08 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, CHASTITY Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,353.07 Date 09/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JOY Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,352.69 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUN, SARAH A Employer name Yates County Amount $51,352.63 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMBE, MOUHAMADOU M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $51,352.45 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALKARAN, JAISINGH Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,352.35 Date 07/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, RAYMOND A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $51,352.34 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, TIMOTHY N Employer name Town of Conesus Amount $51,351.60 Date 05/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDMAN, ERIN L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,351.45 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADCLIFF, KENNETH C Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $51,351.26 Date 03/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALEITA, GLENN Employer name Dix Hills Fire District Amount $51,350.84 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, MAUREEN L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,350.37 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGAR, RICHARD T, JR Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $51,350.28 Date 01/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRRELL, VERNON M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $51,349.62 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUGENE, JEAN-LUC Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $51,349.45 Date 07/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, ZECHARIAH Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $51,349.38 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALAMEJSKI, LEONARD D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $51,349.02 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, WENDY K Employer name Town of Greece Amount $51,348.79 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTSON, JEANNINE Employer name Town of Greece Amount $51,348.75 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMS MORRISON, CHARMANE D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $51,348.51 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, BRUCE A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $51,348.30 Date 08/10/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, ROBERT Employer name Putnam County Amount $51,348.28 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, CATHERINE J Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $51,348.13 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, HOWARD O, V Employer name Genesee County Amount $51,347.76 Date 03/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VECCHIO, RIMA A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $51,347.73 Date 03/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, SHANNA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $51,347.64 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENKOVITZ, ZACHARY J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,347.62 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, ELLEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,347.46 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPIO, ELIZABETH K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,347.01 Date 11/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JEZETTE P Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $51,346.85 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITWER, JARED D Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $51,346.65 Date 08/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEMELLI, LILLIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,346.64 Date 03/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, SCOTT R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $51,346.55 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, CAROL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,346.38 Date 11/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEGER, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Niles Amount $51,346.26 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, DEANNA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,346.06 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALZONE, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $51,346.03 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, KEVIN J Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,345.79 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAREK, DAVID B Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $51,345.61 Date 11/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLUM, LOLA A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $51,345.55 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, AMY L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,345.41 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDO, DAVID Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,345.37 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, LAWRENCE Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $51,345.15 Date 10/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHEILA P Employer name Cayuga County Amount $51,345.05 Date 02/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANES, DIANE L Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $51,344.46 Date 02/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, PAUL H Employer name Cayuga County Amount $51,344.31 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, SEAN J Employer name City of Troy Amount $51,343.71 Date 02/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ODDONE, LAURA B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,343.62 Date 07/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, OTIS K Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,343.45 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMOL, JAMES E Employer name Erie County Amount $51,343.39 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITENBERG FISHER, SUSAN HELEN Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $51,342.95 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMATTEO, RAYMOND E, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $51,342.72 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCCARO, MARIA A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $51,342.63 Date 11/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, MICHELLE L Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $51,342.56 Date 07/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLMER, SHARON E Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $51,342.56 Date 06/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAPIRO, AMY H Employer name Mahopac Public Library Amount $51,342.45 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIFFLER, MICHELE K Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $51,341.42 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOR, THERESA L Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $51,341.42 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, NORA L Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $51,341.35 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, PEDRO A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $51,341.34 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, FITZROY Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $51,341.34 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAMINA, EVANS Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $51,341.34 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORCEAN, EVANS Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $51,341.34 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNETT, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Byron Amount $51,341.11 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System