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 WRIGHT, MICHAEL W Employer name Village of Canton Amount $50,841.85 Date 07/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSON, MICHAEL M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $50,841.68 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VROOMAN, WAYNE S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,841.60 Date 08/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMENT, ROBERT R Employer name Glens Falls Housing Authority Amount $50,841.27 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, LEROY, JR Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $50,841.18 Date 11/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODLEY, BRANDI L Employer name Seneca County Amount $50,840.91 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOTTA, FREDERIC J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,840.90 Date 06/23/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFNER, ANDREW T Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $50,840.84 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, THOMAS O Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,840.73 Date 08/13/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLAR, KEITH Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $50,840.01 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, ADAM W Employer name Eldred CSD Amount $50,839.86 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENEAR, BRAD H Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $50,839.40 Date 11/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, LAWRENCE J Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $50,839.00 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMETT, KIM M Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $50,838.66 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIGAN, BRANDON J Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $50,838.64 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YACKNOWITZ, KERRIE L Employer name Albany County Amount $50,838.57 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, TODD R Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,838.56 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARELA, ROBERTO Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,838.49 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORSE, ANDREW G Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,838.39 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELC, MARK A Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $50,838.27 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, MARYELLEN Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $50,838.14 Date 06/20/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVELLO, JOHN Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $50,838.11 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, JAMES L Employer name Town of York Amount $50,838.11 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAEMIT, DIMITRY E Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $50,837.95 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, YOLANDA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,837.89 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDELL, LORETTA M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,837.79 Date 01/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROFF, JOHN G Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $50,837.73 Date 06/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, DENNIS R Employer name Town of Hastings Amount $50,837.72 Date 06/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDORE, PATRICIA A Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,837.61 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANONICO, MILDRED L Employer name Orange County Amount $50,837.59 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLERMAN, DAWN M Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $50,837.24 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, LENNY L Employer name Town of Caroline Amount $50,837.22 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JOHN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $50,836.97 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, PHILIP E, SR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,836.80 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERIO, CYNTHIA Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $50,836.80 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, DENNIS J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,836.73 Date 10/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLLEY, ELIZABETH F Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,836.69 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKS, RONALD G, JR Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $50,836.60 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLACCI, DOMENICO G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,836.41 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINARIK, ROBERT D Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $50,836.36 Date 04/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIGAN, RONNIE M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,836.15 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ORFELINA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,836.01 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, WILLIAM F Employer name Catskill CSD Amount $50,835.83 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOHAN, JENNIFER L Employer name Madison County Amount $50,835.82 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTUGNO, DANIEL D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,835.67 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIJEK, RANDY W Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $50,835.64 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAW, BRITTANY L Employer name Cortland County Amount $50,835.27 Date 10/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, STEPHEN C Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $50,834.53 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DOLORES Employer name Hempstead Library Amount $50,834.16 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRICK, HENRIETTA E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $50,834.01 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, MARIA E Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $50,833.97 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANTON, MONTROSE T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,833.94 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREGLIA, BERNADETTE M Employer name Orange County Amount $50,833.72 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEZZA, STEPHANIE Employer name Orange County Amount $50,833.62 Date 04/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIGNER, JUDY Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $50,833.44 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DANIEL J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $50,832.88 Date 03/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAHER, WENDY M Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $50,832.66 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOUGH, JASON R Employer name Broome County Amount $50,832.52 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, KATHLEEN Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $50,832.50 Date 01/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURYEA, KIMBERLY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,831.84 Date 04/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, THEODORE P Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $50,831.83 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, FRANCES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $50,831.74 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHOENIX, ERICA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,830.90 Date 12/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, RICHARD W Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $50,830.87 Date 04/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABER, CAITLIN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,830.85 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSADA, ELLYN C Employer name Lewis County Amount $50,830.70 Date 02/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, JOSEPH J Employer name Columbia County Amount $50,830.26 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, BRIAN P Employer name Chemung County Library Dist Amount $50,829.96 Date 04/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARR, CHRISTINE E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,829.79 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOETTCHER, CHARLES R Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $50,829.65 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAM, JORDAN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $50,829.32 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBUTI, PAMELA Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $50,829.15 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILL, PATRICK M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,829.12 Date 04/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNTURI, LEVAN Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $50,829.08 Date 03/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXANTUS, JEAN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,828.99 Date 12/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, RICHARD J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,828.62 Date 06/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLBERG, LINDA Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $50,828.54 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, CRAIG H Employer name Town of Evans Amount $50,828.46 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILBAULT, ROBBY ANN Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $50,828.28 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWAT, CAROL Employer name Rocky Point Fire District Amount $50,828.11 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVETSKAS, CAROL M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,828.08 Date 12/19/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSSEN, ROBERT W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,828.00 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMAN, SHANNON M Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $50,827.78 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, DEVON Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $50,827.26 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VANTIER, TIMOTHY M Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $50,826.69 Date 08/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAKENHEIMER, JAY, JR Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $50,826.43 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLING, JOCELYN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,826.35 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZARD, JACK M Employer name Town of Evans Amount $50,826.02 Date 07/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, DONNA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,825.99 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISLAM, MD S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,825.92 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACI, FRANK Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,825.92 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOJAC, JANE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,825.84 Date 07/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JASON Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $50,825.73 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMERTER, WILLIAM D Employer name Town of Wethersfield Amount $50,824.91 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, LINDSAY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,824.90 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGAN, BRENDA LEE Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $50,824.87 Date 06/08/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLING, SARAH T Employer name Schenectady County Amount $50,824.82 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHLEBOWY, JAMES F Employer name Erie County Amount $50,824.71 Date 01/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, NANCY J Employer name Erie County Amount $50,824.69 Date 06/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGHTMAN, JEFFREY J Employer name Erie County Amount $50,824.69 Date 05/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System