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 DOWDELL, JOHN L, JR Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $50,584.71 Date 10/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, LAURA J Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $50,584.64 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, GORDON N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,584.61 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, ROBERT N, JR Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,584.48 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARBONNEAU, FAITH E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,584.37 Date 03/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, VALERIE T Employer name Schoharie County Amount $50,584.11 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $50,584.05 Date 02/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LEWIS B Employer name Jefferson County Amount $50,584.00 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, KARIN E Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $50,583.90 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICE, JOHN W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,583.85 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS-REID, DILSIA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,583.77 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLANE, RAY A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,583.77 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JEREMY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,583.75 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGON, LOIS J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $50,583.30 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONGIORNO, PHILIP M Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $50,582.84 Date 05/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SANDRA D Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $50,582.82 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLAN, JOHN F, JR Employer name Village of Le Roy Amount $50,582.78 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, THOMAS J Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $50,582.63 Date 03/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASTORE, IRAIDA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $50,582.56 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, JOHN D Employer name Albany County Amount $50,582.51 Date 09/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARONE, BRYAN J Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $50,582.07 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCHOONHOVEN, KIMBERLEY M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $50,581.94 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILBURN, NICOLE L Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $50,581.88 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZOUZI, AZIZ Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $50,581.70 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTHILL, RICHARD F Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $50,581.66 Date 09/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, DEREK P, MR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,581.54 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, THOMAS E Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $50,581.31 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCCY, SHAWN P C Employer name Coxsackie-Athens CSD Amount $50,581.27 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, LUIS A Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $50,581.20 Date 02/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, WENDY L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $50,580.96 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPI, CARIN A Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $50,580.79 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTS, RICHARD M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $50,580.57 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLIN, CARLETTA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,580.50 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHOLAHAN, PAUL M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,580.49 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, GEORGE M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $50,580.48 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, CONSTANCE L Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $50,580.26 Date 07/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VROOMAN, CHARLES, III Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $50,580.14 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONGE, MICHAEL M Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $50,580.00 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, MELINDA K Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,579.39 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, DARCEY Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,579.27 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, ROBERT T Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $50,579.22 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNEAU, SEAN A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,579.10 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, JACOB M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $50,579.09 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLARD, LYMAN R Employer name Town of Palermo Amount $50,578.96 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECKEY, RANDY C Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $50,578.93 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, RACHEL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,578.86 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLENTARSKI, MICHELLE Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $50,578.75 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLER, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $50,578.70 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABATINGAN, HANNAH M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $50,578.56 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTE, LINDA L Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $50,578.52 Date 11/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, LINDSAY S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,578.32 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALSAMO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $50,578.09 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, DOROTHY S Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $50,578.06 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, VICTORIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,578.00 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, GABRIELLE Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $50,577.46 Date 12/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, ROBERT L Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $50,577.41 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIA, JEREMIAH N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,577.38 Date 06/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, HOLLI M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,577.08 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MEGHAN E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $50,576.78 Date 11/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMAW, TASHINA N Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $50,576.76 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENT, JUSTINE Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $50,576.72 Date 10/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, KATHLEEN C Employer name Columbia County Amount $50,576.59 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHARATOS, BONNIE L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $50,576.43 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ROBERT B Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $50,576.34 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORPREW, DIALLO A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,576.26 Date 07/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAND, MICHELLE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,575.90 Date 06/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, DIANE L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $50,575.61 Date 10/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESKRIDGE, MEREDITH G Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $50,575.45 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, ANTHONY D Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $50,575.09 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGNIELLO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $50,575.00 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTRONE, MARIE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $50,574.88 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANTOINETTE Employer name Tompkins County Amount $50,574.84 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUKOFF, JEFFREY A Employer name Dix Hills Fire District Amount $50,574.74 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ANTOINETTE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $50,574.61 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGRAIL, THOMAS Employer name Herkimer County Amount $50,574.60 Date 05/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ROBERT W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $50,574.58 Date 12/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARRINGTON, FEROL B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $50,574.50 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, TIMOTHY H Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $50,574.27 Date 06/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, JENNIFER A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,574.25 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, DENISE H Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $50,574.24 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESNER, ANDREW J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $50,574.17 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEVESON, GEORGE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $50,573.95 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DORA V Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $50,573.94 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERALEMOU, SOFIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,573.86 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOGAN, ANNA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,573.86 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, TRICIE A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $50,573.85 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLWELL, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,573.80 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODE, GLENN A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,573.59 Date 10/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGENHOFFER, JEAN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,573.52 Date 10/18/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, HOLLY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,573.38 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATZ, MAUREEN T Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,573.35 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMES A, III Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $50,572.75 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUSTRA, PAUL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,572.53 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANESE, GERARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,572.50 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONITSCH, KYLE D Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $50,572.34 Date 05/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNSON, AMANDA N Employer name Wayne County Amount $50,572.33 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGES, JOSEPH J Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,572.08 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABON, GABRIEL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,572.07 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSHIRO, JENNIFER E Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $50,571.30 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, RYAN V Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,570.88 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System