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 GHOSEN, GEORGE T Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,663.26 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, SHANE H Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $50,663.18 Date 05/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCAINO, FRANCES Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $50,663.14 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDELL, TODD W Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $50,662.90 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IWANIEC, MICHAEL T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,662.88 Date 03/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DIANE R Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $50,662.60 Date 10/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, KEVIN S Employer name Madison County Amount $50,662.48 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, REBECCA IVANA Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,662.24 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, VICTOR W, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,662.11 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAVOON, EDWARD H Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,662.02 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPP, TODD A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,661.50 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, DANIEL S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,661.46 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPSCOTT, MARC Z Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,661.27 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOPER, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Sterling Amount $50,661.02 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, RANDALL W Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,660.58 Date 06/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADOLINSKI, ROSE MARIE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,660.38 Date 10/03/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARBOWSKI, THOMAS Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,660.36 Date 12/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEK, HANORAH A Employer name Poughkeepsie Housing Authority Amount $50,660.30 Date 11/13/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHATZEL, DIANA L Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $50,660.25 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASOU, JOSEPH W Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $50,660.03 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, PATRICIA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,659.85 Date 03/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTO, JOHN J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $50,659.78 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLLE, RONALD G Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $50,659.64 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, CAROL S Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $50,659.46 Date 04/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, AUSTIN J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,659.17 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVELINE, CARRIE L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $50,659.05 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KRYSTIE L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $50,658.95 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITT, KAREN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $50,658.87 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEBA, MARC E Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $50,658.79 Date 12/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MARGARET E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,658.58 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATI, CLAIRE M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $50,658.56 Date 04/04/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, JACQUELINE S Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,658.51 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, ANDREA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,658.32 Date 03/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREINER, PATRICK G Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $50,658.30 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNNELL, JAMES P, II Employer name Erie County Amount $50,658.21 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, LILLIAN L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,658.11 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PADDEN, JAMES M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $50,657.95 Date 08/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALSTRA, DONIELLE H Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $50,657.92 Date 08/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, WILLIAM G, JR Employer name Town of Dover Amount $50,657.39 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, ELAINE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $50,657.20 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, MICHELLE J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $50,656.96 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHMER, WILLIAM H Employer name Hoosick Housing Authority Amount $50,656.91 Date 07/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KRISTIN J Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $50,656.85 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHIER, KENNETH D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $50,656.15 Date 01/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFREY, MONICA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,656.11 Date 10/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, RONALD T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $50,655.96 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKHAM, ELIZABETH J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $50,655.96 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, JACOB R Employer name Chenango County Amount $50,655.68 Date 06/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAGHER, JAMES CHRISTOPHER Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,655.62 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, PATRICK W Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,655.55 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADSON, JAMAL L Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $50,655.39 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, MICHAEL P Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,655.02 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, TERRA D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,654.48 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, TREVOR S Employer name City of Corning Amount $50,654.05 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAVTUR, LISA A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,654.03 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBEIRO, ALEXIS T Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $50,654.02 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JULIE A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,653.98 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ELLEN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,653.92 Date 02/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METERA, WILLIAM R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,653.78 Date 04/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROY, SUSAN M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $50,653.78 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALGOT, JAMES B Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,653.78 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, ANNE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,653.78 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENEUS, GABART Employer name Rockland County Amount $50,653.70 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKASIEWICZ, MARY Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,653.65 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEDE, DONALD G Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $50,653.61 Date 05/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTON, THOMAS C, SR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,653.30 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRABEE, CHARLES A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $50,653.22 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ROBERT E Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $50,653.22 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, JULIE A Employer name Tioga County Amount $50,653.11 Date 12/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVILLE, CLINTON P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,652.74 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATE, IAN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,652.74 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, CHRISTINE Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $50,652.33 Date 12/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, JENNIFER L Employer name Orange County Amount $50,652.31 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, WILLIAM E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $50,652.26 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETSCHIUS, BARBARA A Employer name Rcs Community Library Amount $50,652.13 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, DAVID N Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $50,652.11 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, KATHLEEN E Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $50,651.77 Date 05/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRABTREE, LINDSAY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,651.46 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHART, JENNIFER L Employer name Wayne County Amount $50,651.44 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLER, KENNETH W Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $50,651.34 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMASZEK, JOHN G Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,651.31 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHT, EDWARD C Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $50,651.16 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTASZCZYK, SANDRA M Employer name Genesee County Amount $50,651.07 Date 10/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHLGREN, DEXTER A, JR Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $50,650.85 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEROUX, TONY F Employer name Town of Fort Covington Amount $50,650.84 Date 08/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, THOMAS J Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,650.70 Date 06/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHNS, FRANK R Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $50,650.22 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, JAMES F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $50,650.09 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, DANIEL Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,650.07 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, CINDY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $50,649.97 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, JOHN P Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,649.92 Date 07/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWNINGSHIELD, GRETCHEN M Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,649.89 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON-WALDRON, TORRIE A Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,649.86 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, JOHN J Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $50,649.38 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, LYDIA S Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $50,649.20 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBLISS, RACQUEL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,648.51 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, NICOLE T Employer name Department of Law Amount $50,648.17 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, LORI J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $50,648.14 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AL-JIHAD, DAWUD S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,648.13 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELBURY, STEVEN A, JR Employer name Town of Onondaga Amount $50,647.79 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System