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 GULDENSCHUH, ROCHELLE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,777.47 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISING, RENE J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,777.37 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, STEPHEN E Employer name Town of Moriah Amount $50,777.21 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYMINSKI, JOSEPH P Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $50,777.19 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, VINCENT L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $50,777.17 Date 04/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAGAN, BARRY M Employer name Town of Olive Amount $50,777.00 Date 12/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MIGUEL A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $50,776.82 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLAN, TIMOTHY D Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $50,776.67 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMOLARO, CHARLENE J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,776.65 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLNY, WAYNE A Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $50,776.11 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCIATO, JOSEPH A Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $50,776.00 Date 06/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, ROBERT W Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,775.91 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JASON EDWARD Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $50,775.37 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILES, JAMES A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,775.29 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, EFRAIN Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $50,775.11 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSCZAK, SUZANNE M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $50,774.91 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNOTTI, RALPH Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $50,774.85 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, TAMMY L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $50,774.75 Date 10/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINAL, JOSE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,774.71 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENTNER, KELLY M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,774.48 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOREST, MARGALIE K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,774.34 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEER, CAROL A Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $50,773.66 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, KAREN E Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $50,773.56 Date 11/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAIFF, TERA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,773.45 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRCLOTH, MAHLO C J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,773.36 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, DOREEN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,773.16 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, ANGELA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,773.14 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, LIZBETH A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $50,773.06 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALBET, JACQUES Employer name Fort Plain CSD Amount $50,773.02 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, FREDERICK R Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $50,773.00 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, CYNTHIA Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $50,772.98 Date 06/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JAKE A Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,772.92 Date 06/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $50,772.90 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JAMES C Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $50,772.81 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOWSKI, JOHN Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $50,772.78 Date 07/18/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHALLER, PAUL A Employer name Village of Cuba Amount $50,772.17 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELOTTO, TIFFANY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $50,772.09 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTHERFORD, LESLIE A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $50,772.01 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAN, KATHRYN Y Employer name Albany County Amount $50,771.99 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, KELVIN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,771.89 Date 04/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTISE, KAREN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,771.86 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAU, DAVID D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,771.37 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, JONATHAN H Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,771.37 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORRELL, SAMUEL S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,771.37 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, TANYA S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,771.14 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $50,770.97 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Village of Maybrook Amount $50,770.97 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSHI, DIMPLE R Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $50,770.85 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JEFFREY S Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $50,770.72 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, RICHARD ND Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,770.66 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSZESKI, KAREN A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $50,770.56 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTWOOD, BETSY J Employer name Wayne County Amount $50,770.47 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JULIE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,770.29 Date 12/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBOS, HERNAN E Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $50,770.00 Date 03/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLAHAR, NATALIE G Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $50,769.87 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTENOPE, MARIO P Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $50,769.81 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, ALISON E Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $50,769.81 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AISHAH S Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $50,769.58 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANT, SUSAN Employer name Bayport Blue Point Pub Library Amount $50,769.28 Date 06/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, NICHOLAS D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,769.22 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, VANESSA Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $50,769.19 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENDVAY, JEROME L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $50,769.14 Date 09/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, MATTHEW W Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $50,769.12 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBIO, ELIZABETH Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $50,768.51 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, LINDA C Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $50,768.46 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JESSICA D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $50,768.30 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, EVAN R Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $50,768.18 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JAY A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $50,768.17 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, STEPHEN P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,768.08 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTY, CHASTITY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,767.89 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SAIN, MELISSA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,767.86 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHRENS, DANIEL C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,767.73 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ERICA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $50,767.70 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDHOLM, BARBARA E Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $50,767.59 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMIA-BORTHWICK, LAURA A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,767.45 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, MICKI L Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $50,767.23 Date 08/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, TIMOTHY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,767.21 Date 03/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, PATRICK Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,767.07 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTI, JENNIFER S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,766.76 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATINI, ALICIA A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $50,766.29 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,766.13 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REX, DARLEEN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,765.84 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, W MICHAEL Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,765.80 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, MATTHEW D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $50,765.69 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, WILLIAM E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $50,765.67 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, DARLENE Employer name Lewis County Amount $50,765.32 Date 08/28/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLESKY, MICHAEL J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,765.16 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNA, LISA A Employer name City of Rome Amount $50,765.04 Date 09/17/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLONDIN, LAWRENCE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,764.95 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMM, STEVEN A Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $50,764.65 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, DEBRA C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $50,764.27 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLS, STACY M Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,764.14 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOYD, RAYMOND E Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $50,764.06 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITCHIN, WILLIAM J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $50,763.80 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBERY, GAYLE A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $50,763.77 Date 08/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOY, DANIEL R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,763.70 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JEFFREY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,763.64 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLES, JAMES J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,763.15 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, BARBARA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $50,763.12 Date 10/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, DENNIS L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,763.10 Date 03/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System