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 TAKACS, JANET M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,358.98 Date 04/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, TAMMI E Employer name Greene County Amount $50,358.96 Date 06/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNSWORTH, JAMES A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,358.68 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERO, ALISON E Employer name Howland Public Library Amount $50,358.38 Date 04/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTUK, ANDREW W Employer name Education Department Amount $50,358.11 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, MATTHEW J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,357.89 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RANDY G Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $50,357.65 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TESSA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,357.29 Date 07/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, ROBERT T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,357.09 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, JOHN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,356.82 Date 03/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGMA, DIANA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,356.59 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBICKI, KAREN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,356.50 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, KATHLEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,356.50 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, JOHN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $50,356.28 Date 06/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIERI, GLENDA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,356.20 Date 11/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACANTI, SALVATORE A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $50,356.01 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMDATH, CURTIS A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $50,355.91 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNSWORTH, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $50,355.91 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELLA, ELIZABETH H Employer name Washington County Amount $50,355.90 Date 01/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIGAN, SUSAN A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $50,355.82 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROVSKA, SVETLA M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $50,355.71 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARAMUZZO, JANE S Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $50,355.04 Date 09/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHWAY, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Warren County Amount $50,354.62 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, JERMAINE L Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $50,353.91 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLENDINGER, BRADLEY M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $50,353.83 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEUBNER, BRIAN P Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $50,353.81 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNEY, STEPHANIE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,353.75 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, ROBERT W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,353.27 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, NANCY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,353.22 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAM, VERONICA A Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $50,352.86 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEPFER, JAMES L Employer name Delaware County Amount $50,352.74 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANBERG, BRENDAN J Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $50,352.74 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIELGUS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Erie County Amount $50,352.44 Date 04/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFATT, KERRIANN K Employer name Albany County Amount $50,352.31 Date 02/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASSANELLA, ALEXANDER M Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $50,352.18 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SHARON L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,352.09 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDROW, TONYA M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $50,352.04 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, ARTHUR D, III Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $50,352.00 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, MAHADAI Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,351.87 Date 08/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHR, ANDREW R Employer name Town of Southport Amount $50,351.84 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $50,351.60 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIFORD, GREGORY P Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,351.53 Date 11/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACECI, JOSEPHINE N Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,351.52 Date 01/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHAN, JOHN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,351.30 Date 04/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDER, DIANE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,351.14 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, KIMBERLY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,350.97 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILYEA, MARY W Employer name Town of Benton Amount $50,350.68 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENSMAN, NANCY A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $50,350.39 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPLES, KATHLEEN P Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $50,350.00 Date 06/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRKIEWICZ, MELISSA E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $50,349.96 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELOCK, JOHN E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $50,349.90 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARSE, FRANCIS V Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,349.90 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, MAUREEN T Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $50,349.72 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, DARON T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $50,349.42 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CYNTHIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,349.33 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, CAROL A Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $50,349.28 Date 12/05/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUCHOWSKI, PAUL C Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $50,348.93 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODIO, REMINGTON Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $50,348.89 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARPLEE, MATTHEW C Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $50,348.60 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANDO, DONNA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $50,348.22 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALANE, LAUREN E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,348.15 Date 03/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLAP, JACQUELINE O Employer name Court of Claims Amount $50,348.13 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ANTHONY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,348.08 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, TONYA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,347.55 Date 12/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARIAS, VERONICA F Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $50,347.14 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, SHERRY S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $50,347.02 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, ROBERT J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $50,346.91 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, PHYLLIS R Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $50,346.80 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICHTER, WILLIAM Employer name Albany County Amount $50,346.52 Date 01/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETORO, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $50,346.50 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLETTE, BRUCE M Employer name Town of Malone Amount $50,346.14 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, CHYRESSE L Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $50,346.05 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAVAK, MARK L Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,346.04 Date 09/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMETH, MICHAEL S Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $50,345.91 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTHEISS, ADAM B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,345.90 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERVAKOS, CHARLES G Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $50,345.84 Date 01/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLL, BRYAN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $50,345.67 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAIB, FRANK J Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $50,345.62 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZULLO, BRANDON J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,345.41 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAAL, DEAN G Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $50,345.22 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SUSAN E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $50,345.20 Date 07/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVES, RYAN T Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,345.16 Date 12/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, MICHAEL B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,345.15 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, KAREN J Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $50,345.08 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGGERS, MARC S Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,344.84 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, PHILIP M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $50,344.48 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBECK, JOHN H Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $50,344.38 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, AMY B Employer name Jefferson County Amount $50,344.22 Date 04/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNING, CHRISTINA L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $50,344.14 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KEASHA M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $50,343.91 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERA, REMA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,343.88 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHAR, TIMOTHY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,343.88 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, SHANE P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,343.88 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILBECK, PAUL D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,343.88 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGUBAR, BOAMATTIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,343.88 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREGEAU, ALEX S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,343.88 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABINE, RONALD D Employer name Morrisville-Eaton CSD Amount $50,343.86 Date 07/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BIASE, JOSEPH J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,343.70 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, KENNETH E Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $50,343.70 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-PHILIPPE, PRINCESS N Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $50,343.66 Date 11/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System