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 CHANDI, JASMINE K Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,295.01 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAITH, KEVIN J Employer name Orange County Amount $50,294.92 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUSSMAN, CHARLES Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,294.81 Date 08/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHTON, MATTHEW R Employer name Washington County Amount $50,294.81 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, GARY E Employer name Town of Crown Point Amount $50,294.73 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENERCHIA, CHRISANN E Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $50,294.65 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEESLEY, JENNIFER T Employer name Livingston County Amount $50,294.21 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, ROBERT J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $50,294.14 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARRETT, NAREEN K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,293.84 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MARJORIE M Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $50,293.82 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, NICOLE A Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $50,293.47 Date 01/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, MARY E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $50,293.47 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILCOYNE, JENNA L Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,293.41 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALES, ROGER R, JR Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $50,293.17 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREVLAKIS, STEVEN T Employer name Warren County Amount $50,293.16 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUNK, KATRINA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,292.88 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, THOMAS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,292.78 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, MARY A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,292.14 Date 10/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, JENNIFER R Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,291.78 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, ADAM M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $50,291.42 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSAS, HECTOR M, JR Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $50,291.19 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,291.01 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAREDES, JOSE A Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $50,290.87 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $50,290.54 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, JOSEPH T Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,290.47 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLE, SUSAN L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,290.30 Date 07/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKINGHAM, JOAN M Employer name Lewis County Amount $50,290.25 Date 10/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, OLIVIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,290.12 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JILL A Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $50,290.06 Date 10/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHAMEL, CYNTHIA L Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $50,290.04 Date 10/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROCK, DIANE M Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,289.96 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,289.95 Date 03/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGENES, PAMELA S Employer name Village of Victor Amount $50,289.93 Date 02/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBURN, JEFFREY S Employer name Madison County Amount $50,289.80 Date 12/17/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ETTEN, LEE C Employer name Village of Ravena Amount $50,289.69 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JENNIFER L Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $50,289.60 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, JENNIFER M Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $50,289.28 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BROOM, JEFFREY M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $50,289.09 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISH, JEFFERY D Employer name Wilton Water & Sewer Auth Amount $50,288.92 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASALIDES, CAROL M Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $50,288.69 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLE, DAVID A, JR Employer name City of Rome Amount $50,288.65 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, MILLICENT D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $50,288.60 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHHOLZ, DAVID M Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,288.57 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEEDHAM, DONNA J Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $50,288.44 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLRIDGE, WAYNE E Employer name Town of Constantia Amount $50,288.32 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, G HERBERT Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $50,288.26 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, AKEEM Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $50,288.12 Date 12/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVERTINO, CARMINE A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $50,287.68 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MATTHEW F Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,287.57 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHIRLEY D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,287.47 Date 05/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERG, KELLY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,287.33 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGERLE, ANDREW J Employer name Cold Spring Harbor Fire Dist Amount $50,287.32 Date 10/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, WILLIAM Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $50,287.30 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOCHUM, MICHAEL W Employer name Village of South Corning Amount $50,286.98 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTKA, ANJEZA Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $50,286.70 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, LARRY E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,286.61 Date 05/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELONE, MARIE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $50,286.35 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, DAN C Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $50,286.00 Date 10/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, STEPHEN A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $50,286.00 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUALE ARNETTE, KATHRYN Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,285.83 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MELISSA L Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $50,285.66 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDORE, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $50,285.61 Date 05/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LESLIE R Employer name Village of Black River Amount $50,285.47 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MATTHEW J Employer name Greene County Amount $50,285.29 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYNES, LAWRENCE C Employer name Town of Horseheads Amount $50,285.28 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVENPECK, KEVIN R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,284.99 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAVID L Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,284.85 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $50,284.55 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, EILEEN W Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $50,284.32 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, GEORGE C Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $50,284.32 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, THOMAS E Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $50,284.32 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOTTA, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $50,284.15 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKWAY, ADAM L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,284.15 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWIST, KELLY ANN Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $50,284.14 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANZARO, IRENE Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $50,284.13 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORYSZEWSKI, JOSEPH S Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,284.10 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUSEN, BENJAMIN J Employer name Delaware Co Soil Water Con Dis Amount $50,284.00 Date 04/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALAS, ROBERT J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,283.88 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLAP, DANIEL J Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $50,283.70 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, DONALD MARK Employer name Town of Groveland Amount $50,283.57 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FEO, SCOTT V Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $50,283.55 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, ALLEN Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $50,283.39 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, LINDA Q Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,283.32 Date 03/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, SARAH E Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,283.31 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBOUS, ROBERTA LORRAINE Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,283.27 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, GLORIA T Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $50,283.21 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MELINDA E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,283.08 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, WILLIAM H Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $50,283.00 Date 09/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, JULIE C Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $50,282.64 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNOVA, MARY Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $50,282.31 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, JOSEPH W Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $50,282.25 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINGLE, MICHAEL E Employer name Seneca County Amount $50,282.03 Date 12/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSMAN, MARK D Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,281.51 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, RYAN P Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,281.51 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEBULSKE, EDWARD A Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,281.51 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AARONS, DOREEN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,281.48 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, A CHRISTINE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,281.32 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, RUSSELL E Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $50,281.25 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMSHAW, KENNETH F, JR Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $50,281.18 Date 07/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORENZO, DANIEL R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,280.89 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System