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 STRONG, RANDAL W Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,536.64 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EILEEN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,536.63 Date 03/29/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATEN, TODD J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,536.40 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARD, DAVID T Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $50,536.28 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOWSKI, WILLIAM S Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $50,536.28 Date 09/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ROSA N Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $50,536.25 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMEL, ANDRE J, JR Employer name Village of Le Roy Amount $50,535.93 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BENJAMIN R Employer name City of Auburn Amount $50,535.78 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, JO-ANN Employer name Broome County Amount $50,535.77 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUERTAS, CLARA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,535.64 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPO, MATTHEW T Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,535.59 Date 07/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDRICK, JESSICA Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $50,535.40 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAMAN, JACQUELINE A Employer name Cortland County Amount $50,535.30 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILL, ERIK G Employer name Genesee County Amount $50,535.04 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONETTI, ZOEL Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $50,534.77 Date 01/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, SAINT N Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $50,534.60 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEDEMONN, VICTOR V Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,534.58 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, JEANNINE Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $50,534.37 Date 03/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Orange County Amount $50,534.13 Date 03/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, GARY M Employer name Town of Onondaga Amount $50,534.10 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERDINI, JOSEPH M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,534.09 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JANET L Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $50,534.05 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREIF, MATTY Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $50,533.96 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, KEVIN L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,533.63 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMAN, FARRIS A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,533.33 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERR, BRIAN K Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,533.10 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METHERELL, CLARITA Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,533.02 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALLA, CLIVE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,532.69 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLES, NORMA I Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $50,532.50 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAVAROLI, KENT J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,532.21 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUGHTON, DANIEL P Employer name Otsego County Amount $50,532.05 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, RALPH V Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,532.02 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, LINDA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,532.01 Date 07/01/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUBBLEBINE, BARBARA L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $50,531.75 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELOSI, RICHARD T Employer name Montgomery County Amount $50,531.71 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHROP, MICAH A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $50,531.64 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, CRAIG R Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $50,531.59 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHLER, ROBERT C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,531.55 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITH, RUSSELL V, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,531.49 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKMARK, EUGENE B Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $50,531.44 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAITHWAITE, MARCUS E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,531.26 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, GERALD F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,531.26 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, ABRAHAM Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,531.26 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTOMLEY, BILLIE R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $50,531.13 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXIS, SABINE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,531.12 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTELL, MICHAEL H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,531.12 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, LETICIA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,531.12 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRERO, JESSICA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,531.12 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LAWRENCE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,531.12 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, NELLY H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,531.12 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, DENHOLM E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,531.12 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD-ROBLEDO, LISA F Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $50,530.59 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPERT, LAURENE F Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,530.52 Date 12/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, CONNIE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,530.45 Date 02/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUDINO, NICOLE M, MRS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,530.18 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, YOLANDA J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $50,530.16 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CASSANDRA V Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,530.09 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, DORAINE A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $50,529.70 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORZENIESKI, TIMOTHY L Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $50,529.66 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEKIN, VALERIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,529.55 Date 01/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOANE, LORRAINE G Employer name City of Olean Amount $50,529.54 Date 09/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMAN, MATTHEW S Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $50,529.37 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, KATRYNA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,529.16 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSAINVIL, ARUNS Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,528.91 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVEY, REID A Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $50,528.88 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, ROBIN L Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $50,528.87 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREJCI, KEITH J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,528.66 Date 01/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHOROWIC, REBECCA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,528.51 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILBAUD, RAYMOND L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $50,528.42 Date 06/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIACCA, NANCY C Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $50,528.41 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCCOLO, BRIAN D Employer name Albany County Amount $50,528.40 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOOKDOWAR, HARRIPERSAUD M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,528.34 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFMANN, PETER S Employer name Town of Greece Amount $50,528.32 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, PATRICK B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,527.91 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, LAURIE A Employer name Columbia County Amount $50,527.41 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, POLLY A Employer name Columbia County Amount $50,527.39 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUVIN, JAMES H Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $50,527.10 Date 09/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABAKIAN, JESSICA J Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $50,526.89 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARTARIO, FELIX D, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,526.84 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDETT, JAMES E Employer name Pittsford Fire District Amount $50,526.72 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIS, RAYMOND C Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $50,526.64 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARAS, CHRISTINE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,526.50 Date 10/18/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, MARILYN A Employer name Argyle CSD Amount $50,526.37 Date 06/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGIELINSKI, SUSAN J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,526.26 Date 02/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIAS, KEVIN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $50,526.11 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATTS, DEREK C Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,526.06 Date 08/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENCK, STEPHEN A Employer name Farmingville Fire District Amount $50,526.01 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, PATRICIA A Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,525.61 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, BRANDON L Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $50,525.44 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARINCI, MICHAEL J Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $50,525.29 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMPE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,525.28 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTSON, JERAMY S Employer name City of Auburn Amount $50,525.01 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKMEYER, LAUREN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,525.00 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, DIANE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,524.98 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, MONICA L Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,524.88 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, JACQUELINE J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $50,524.84 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, GABRIEL M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,524.82 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLESINSKI, KEITH D Employer name Orange County Amount $50,524.76 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCOMB, SARAH E Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,524.62 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CLAY J Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $50,524.50 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System