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 DE COOK, JEFFREY H Employer name Village of Newark Amount $51,313.74 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEOWN, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Avon Amount $51,313.70 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, JOAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $51,313.69 Date 03/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGUETA, EXEL O Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $51,313.59 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, SHAKEMA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,313.44 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTMAN, JAMES A Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $51,313.12 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYER, KENNETH R, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,313.07 Date 09/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAKACS, TIBOR L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,312.67 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEEK, LINDA J Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $51,312.45 Date 05/10/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, DAMIAN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,312.29 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVONDET, KYLE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $51,312.16 Date 01/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, SARAH E Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $51,312.02 Date 03/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, APRIL H Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $51,311.92 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORMER, MELISSA A Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $51,311.86 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, WILLIAM C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,311.52 Date 07/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREW, JODY S Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $51,311.42 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLETT-HARRIS, JODY A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $51,311.42 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVOSS, KATHRIN D Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $51,311.42 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGOINE, DEAN A Employer name Livingston County Amount $51,311.21 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISET, ZA'QUAWN T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $51,310.92 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, PAUL H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,310.58 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHELDOR, ERIN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,310.22 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, CATHERINE E Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $51,310.15 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, YULING Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,310.09 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ANNETTE C Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $51,309.94 Date 10/04/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLODGETT, PATRICK J Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,309.70 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHTER, MARTIN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,309.70 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEKHAR, JAYANTI S Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,309.70 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, WENDY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $51,309.70 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPABIANCA, ANNA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,309.70 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYNO, CHARLES L Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $51,309.70 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DOUGLAS J Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,309.70 Date 03/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADWELL, JAMES R Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $51,309.70 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, NICHOLAS J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,309.70 Date 06/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, RICHARD L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,309.70 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, COLLEEN S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,309.70 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, BRANDON E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $51,309.51 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Albion CSD Amount $51,309.37 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, PEGEEN R Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $51,309.20 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEHRENBERG, FREDERICK D Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,309.00 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTIRER, PHYLLIS Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $51,308.94 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CYNTHIA A Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,308.89 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHER, MATTHEW W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $51,308.38 Date 10/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDERBRAND, KENNETH A, JR Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $51,308.12 Date 05/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER, JAMES R Employer name Clinton County Amount $51,307.55 Date 05/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JACQUELINE Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $51,307.54 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORGIANNI, THOMAS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $51,307.35 Date 09/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPIER, DEBBIE L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $51,307.26 Date 09/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SVINGALA, SHARON L Employer name Columbia County Amount $51,307.20 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANES, KELLY C Employer name Erie County Amount $51,307.11 Date 09/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUMELIOTIS, ATHANASIA Employer name Tuckahoe Common Sd Amount $51,307.03 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWISHER, TIMOTHY L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $51,307.00 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESETT, HEATHER J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,306.68 Date 01/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KENNETH B Employer name Clifton Park Water Authority Amount $51,306.20 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, CARMELO Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,306.18 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, MAUREEN G Employer name Randolph CSD Amount $51,306.15 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALICE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,306.04 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUKHDEO, DEEPAK Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $51,305.78 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LAURA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $51,305.65 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLEBEN, BRYAN C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $51,305.52 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLUS, HEBERT Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $51,305.46 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWHNEY, NAND KISHORE Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $51,305.46 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSA, PATRICIA M Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $51,305.19 Date 10/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKE, JOHN A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,304.99 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, WILLIAM F Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,304.53 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, MICHELE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $51,304.44 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDVIG, SHUANISE V Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,304.27 Date 07/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYMAN, AMY Employer name Schoharie County Amount $51,304.03 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, TEANNA Y Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $51,303.92 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRICK, MAXWELL G Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $51,303.51 Date 02/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, CHERYL J Employer name Broome County Amount $51,303.40 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, STEVEN E Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $51,303.20 Date 05/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, DANIEL L Employer name Village of Palmyra Amount $51,303.19 Date 04/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TRAVIS J Employer name Columbia County Amount $51,303.07 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONAGURA, RICHARD V Employer name Schenectady County Amount $51,302.86 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, RAYMOND J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $51,302.80 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, FELICIA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,302.72 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLENBECK, ROSE A Employer name Broome County Amount $51,302.71 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINO, DEBORA A Employer name Broome County Amount $51,302.71 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTI, FRANCIS M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,302.71 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSASCO, EMMA T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $51,302.67 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILL, JUDITH M Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,302.64 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUKE, RICHARD H Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $51,302.55 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARST, XIN QUN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,302.54 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, LINDA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,302.52 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLBORN, LISA M Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $51,302.45 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUES, LAURA D Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $51,302.45 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, GARY A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $51,302.23 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MARTIN S Employer name Town of Hopewell Amount $51,301.81 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASKELL, BERNARD, JR Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $51,301.58 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRADISKY, KAREN S Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $51,301.52 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELKE, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Albany Amount $51,301.39 Date 02/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADFORD, RONNIE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,301.31 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATROPA, LINDA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,301.25 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAN, KEUNG Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $51,301.23 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, THOMAS A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,300.91 Date 09/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKEMAN, DENISE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,300.91 Date 04/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, PAMELA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,300.91 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Olive Amount $51,300.80 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, MICHAEL J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $51,300.77 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System