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 AXELROD, HOWARD M Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $51,341.06 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, CHADD M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,340.90 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, ROBERT Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $51,340.75 Date 02/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMMER, LINDA A Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $51,340.60 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, CAROL S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,340.42 Date 01/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, LYNN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $51,340.30 Date 01/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAWRZYNIAK, JEFFREY J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,340.15 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $51,340.08 Date 12/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, PATRICK O Employer name City of White Plains Amount $51,339.96 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMONE, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $51,339.93 Date 03/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, SHAWN E Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,339.86 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, TRACY O Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,339.76 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, DORIS Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $51,339.75 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, JOAN T Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $51,339.74 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, DENISE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $51,339.61 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTELLO, PEGGY S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $51,339.36 Date 02/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARWIEL, MATTHEW J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $51,339.36 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURG, JANET F Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $51,339.36 Date 01/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, JACQUELINE Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $51,339.36 Date 10/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, MELODY B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $51,339.36 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DIANE M Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $51,339.36 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLS, ALTON G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,339.36 Date 03/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZONE, LOIS LEE Employer name Education Department Amount $51,339.36 Date 09/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, PAMELA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,339.36 Date 06/14/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JANET A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,339.36 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMIO, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $51,339.36 Date 10/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBISZ, CHERYL M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,339.36 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, KATHLEEN Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $51,339.36 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUANA, LISA M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $51,339.36 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAN, PAUL Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $51,339.18 Date 08/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGHTON, SHELLEY A Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $51,339.14 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETTER, JILLIAN N Employer name Erie County Amount $51,338.98 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMES, ROBYN E Employer name Cortland County Amount $51,338.73 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MICHAEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $51,338.06 Date 12/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, GERALD R, JR Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $51,338.06 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DEBRA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,337.99 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESSESOW, LINDA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,337.74 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, REBECCA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,337.58 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, GRACE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $51,337.51 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEAL, JASON R Employer name Genesee County Amount $51,337.30 Date 01/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARE, JUSTIN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,337.02 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, VERONICA L Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,336.92 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUES, NANCY E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,336.85 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOELKER, DAVID P Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $51,336.60 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODENSIECK, KAREN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $51,336.27 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JAY A Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $51,336.21 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTRONEO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $51,336.02 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROHNHOEFER, KORI A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,335.83 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, HENRY R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $51,335.78 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, RODRICK M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $51,335.66 Date 07/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, AUDREY L Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $51,335.66 Date 05/21/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIETZMAN, KAREN L Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $51,335.66 Date 08/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, JOY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $51,335.65 Date 11/25/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CHANEL Y Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $51,335.62 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, LINDA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $51,335.57 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLEN, LAURA Employer name Broome County Amount $51,335.44 Date 10/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVEY, JAMES P Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $51,335.41 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OREILLY, DONNA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,335.33 Date 06/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JAMES A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $51,335.24 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KELLIE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $51,334.94 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, HATTIE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,334.79 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCOOEY, PAMELA J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $51,334.24 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, DAWN L Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $51,334.04 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCAVILLA, LEONARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $51,334.02 Date 03/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $51,333.99 Date 11/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANALY, JORDAN R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $51,333.96 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENSON, MARC C Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $51,333.84 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, ROBERTA L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,333.80 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELGRAVE, SOPHIA Employer name Hempstead Library Amount $51,333.18 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUART, MELINDA A Employer name Seneca County Amount $51,333.17 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JOSE A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $51,332.98 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWERY, KAREN E Employer name Hempstead Library Amount $51,332.86 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOTT, JOSHUA D Employer name Clinton County Amount $51,332.85 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, CHRISTINE H Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $51,332.74 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILABOUNKHOUN, CHANSAMORN Y Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $51,332.71 Date 11/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPPEY, DEAN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $51,332.60 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALOCKA, RONALD V Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $51,332.11 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPION, KIM A Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,331.82 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSOLA, THOMAS J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $51,331.76 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLEY, PATRICIA L Employer name Fulton County Amount $51,331.58 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Morristown Amount $51,331.14 Date 06/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLIKSEN, KELLY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,331.00 Date 01/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARRONE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,330.92 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, NICOLE M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $51,330.91 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKONEY, DAVID J Employer name Albany County Amount $51,330.89 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMIANO, MICHAEL Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $51,330.60 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIDUCCIA, SUSAN L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $51,330.55 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOSKI, GREGORY H Employer name Orange County Amount $51,330.46 Date 03/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAPSER, CARRYN C Employer name Oswego County Amount $51,330.38 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREDIX, GLENN E Employer name Broome County Amount $51,330.16 Date 02/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATLEY, ANDREW D Employer name Town of New Berlin Amount $51,330.01 Date 08/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPION, FRANCINE R Employer name Town of Pelham Amount $51,329.88 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, LORRAINE R Employer name Oswego County Amount $51,329.84 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, SUSAN Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $51,329.16 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPITTO, DONNA M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $51,329.16 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAJKA, LAURA F Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $51,328.73 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDENSTEIN, JENNIFER A M Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,328.64 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JOAN Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $51,328.58 Date 07/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CODY C Employer name Wayne County Amount $51,328.46 Date 05/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SHIRMEL U Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $51,328.41 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System