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 BELDOCK, MARILYN Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $50,524.46 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, ANN MARIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,524.37 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOWE, BRENDA L Employer name Broome County Amount $50,524.27 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAN K Employer name Putnam County Amount $50,523.29 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, EDWIN G Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $50,523.18 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTAWAY, SHELDON E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $50,523.06 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESECK, DELVIN G Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,523.03 Date 05/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTNICK, JAMES F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,522.80 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLINGER, DEBORAH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,522.63 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMEN, WILLIAM T Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $50,522.21 Date 09/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, LAURIE E Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,522.08 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MARLENE F Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,522.00 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEANDRO, AUGUSTO Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $50,521.97 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNRO, JAMES M Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $50,521.97 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMISANO, PASQUALE Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $50,521.97 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUBLE, LUANN Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,521.94 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYCHEAR, LOUIS J Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $50,521.89 Date 07/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, LORI L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $50,521.86 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, MAYROSE C Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,521.85 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALKO, PAUL Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,521.53 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, APRIL J Employer name Franklin County Amount $50,521.30 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLOBIGIAN, MARK B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $50,521.28 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, CHERI L Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $50,521.17 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DES MARAIS, RENEE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,521.02 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DER, ANGELA F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,520.83 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMMER, MARTIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $50,520.67 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, KIRSTEN A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,520.51 Date 06/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, ANN M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $50,520.18 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, THERESA Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $50,519.96 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUNDRIE, ELIZABETH E Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $50,519.94 Date 01/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADWELL, BOBBIE-JO Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,519.93 Date 12/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORDINO, JOAN D Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $50,519.40 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, JEREMY J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,519.38 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIVERS, BRIAN D Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $50,519.34 Date 08/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, ROBERT A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $50,519.29 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODY, DENNIS M Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $50,518.94 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, LUIS A Employer name Rockville Centre Pub Library Amount $50,518.93 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, KAREN A Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $50,518.60 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHILL, KRISTIN L Employer name Wheelerville UFSD Amount $50,518.60 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, ANA D Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $50,518.59 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JANET M Employer name Town of Mamakating Amount $50,518.52 Date 04/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, EILEEN S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $50,517.99 Date 02/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREMPA, LINDA R Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $50,517.56 Date 09/01/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, APRIL R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,517.56 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATTO, BONNIE J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,517.55 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLERS, FRANK P Employer name Oswego County Amount $50,517.52 Date 05/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, PETER M Employer name Education Department Amount $50,517.40 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGELLI, MICHAEL J Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $50,517.36 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOATENG, RACHEL A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $50,517.33 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWLES, ROBIN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,517.30 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, CLAIRE M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $50,517.30 Date 06/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, TERRY M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $50,517.30 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTON, ANNA E Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $50,517.22 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJACIC, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Evans Amount $50,517.08 Date 07/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULGER, SHAWN M Employer name Delaware County Amount $50,516.76 Date 06/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, PETER E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $50,516.61 Date 07/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, JAMES Employer name Broome County Amount $50,516.58 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, BRENDAN C Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,516.31 Date 04/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINEIRO, MICHAEL L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $50,515.86 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, LAUREL H Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $50,515.65 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROWBRIDGE, BRIAN E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,515.50 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRUDD, SCOTT C Employer name Town of Westfield Amount $50,515.49 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name L'HOMMEDIEU, BRENDAN M Employer name Cortland County Amount $50,515.48 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENGENBACH, STEPHEN A Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $50,515.43 Date 05/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BARRY C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $50,515.28 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, MICHAEL P Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $50,515.22 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHEIM, MARGARET S Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $50,515.13 Date 01/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSAVAUGH, GREG A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $50,514.58 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDWASSER, DANIEL T Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,514.46 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDINO, JENNIFER M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $50,514.42 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, DEBORAH W Employer name Broome County Amount $50,514.36 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CARLA R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,514.16 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, FRANK E, III Employer name Town of Barre Amount $50,513.96 Date 04/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLAFER, BELINDA M Employer name Allegany County Amount $50,513.87 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, JAMES Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,513.80 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, MICHAEL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $50,513.75 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROEBER, GREGORY G Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $50,513.60 Date 07/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, WILLIAM F Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,513.47 Date 10/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, JEREMY A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $50,513.45 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETTIG, NANCY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,513.03 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDRUM, MATTHEW R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $50,513.00 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORN, LAURA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,512.67 Date 12/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAGAN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,512.39 Date 09/02/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, PHILIP M Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,512.20 Date 06/22/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAJOIE, RONALD A Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $50,512.04 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, ROBERT A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $50,512.00 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, RENEE C Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $50,511.85 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHR, NICOLE B Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $50,511.76 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, MARGARET R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,511.69 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE FEVRE, ALAN C Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $50,511.48 Date 06/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHAWN M Employer name Orange County Amount $50,511.47 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, MUHAMMAD J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $50,511.24 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, DONALD J, III Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,511.24 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLOIS, KATHERINE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,511.22 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMAN, GREGORY P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,511.22 Date 12/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLE, CHARLES J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $50,510.98 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARS, LAURIE L Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $50,510.93 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILSEN, JOHN D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,510.91 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOREAUX, KIMBERLY J Employer name Erie County Amount $50,510.78 Date 08/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLETON, MATTHEW R Employer name Livingston County Amount $50,510.44 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System