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 KEMP, MARGARET M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $50,280.50 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATECOLA, DARLENE A Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $50,280.48 Date 01/22/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, DAVID M Employer name Town of Lysander Amount $50,280.46 Date 07/26/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, COLLEEN M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,280.38 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POORE, DEBRA M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $50,280.28 Date 08/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAAFER, NADINE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,279.94 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JAMAL Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,279.54 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGANSTERN, STEPHEN Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $50,279.54 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, ISAAC L Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $50,278.52 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDERMOTT, JAMES W Employer name Town of Pompey Amount $50,278.38 Date 05/15/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENAT, CHANDRAWATHIE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $50,278.36 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVARD, ANGELA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,278.22 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, ROBERT J Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $50,277.69 Date 02/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JEANNE C Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,277.67 Date 06/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, WILLIAM P, JR Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $50,277.66 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EICK, KATIE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,277.55 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, DEBRA L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $50,277.53 Date 07/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Manorhaven Amount $50,277.52 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLLITTO, TARA I Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $50,277.50 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSATOFF, OLGA Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $50,277.44 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, ALISSA A Employer name Columbia County Amount $50,277.29 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMIDON, ERIC D Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $50,277.21 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNERY, PATRICK J Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $50,277.12 Date 04/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINSON, VICKI A Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $50,277.07 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JUDY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,276.86 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESZAK, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $50,276.78 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYERS, APRIL H Employer name Tompkins County Amount $50,276.51 Date 08/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRON, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Mid Hudson Library System Amount $50,276.15 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, GREGG S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $50,275.95 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENCIA, YOLANDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,275.90 Date 04/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON-MINGO, ELISSA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,275.89 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REANDEAU, DAVID GLEN Employer name Tupper Lake CSD Amount $50,275.53 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, MARY E Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,275.49 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, ROBERT T Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $50,275.39 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUPOLD, CHRIS E Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $50,275.33 Date 08/16/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, BRIAN T Employer name City of Batavia Amount $50,274.94 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTLEY, HAMID Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,274.42 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KEVIN P Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $50,274.39 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROOTE, LEONARD D, JR Employer name Hamilton Co Soil,Water Con Dis Amount $50,273.62 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, ANDREW F Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,273.60 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPPEL, CATHLEEN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,273.30 Date 04/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, TODD C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,273.21 Date 12/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELEFORD, THERESA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $50,272.52 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KEVIN T Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $50,272.50 Date 11/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, ROBERT C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $50,272.44 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, KEVIN S Employer name Delaware County Amount $50,272.28 Date 12/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCATTERGOOD, ANTHONY J Employer name Education Department Amount $50,272.25 Date 08/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBILE, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $50,272.21 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, KELSEY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,271.98 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCOY, KEVIN M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $50,271.43 Date 06/23/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, PETRA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,271.35 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMILE, SHERRY A Employer name Broome County Amount $50,271.29 Date 09/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULEO, ANTHONY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,271.28 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, BRANDY R Employer name Hamilton County Amount $50,271.03 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ALAN J, JR Employer name Madison County Amount $50,270.97 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FAUL, DARCY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,270.46 Date 09/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, KELLY A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,270.20 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBLING, FRANCES L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,270.12 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, RICHARD D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $50,270.12 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, AMELIA J Employer name Warren County Amount $50,269.96 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLABEN, CHRISTINA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,269.72 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, ELLEN S Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $50,269.68 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ROBERT A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $50,269.61 Date 05/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICARI, PAOLA Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $50,269.55 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRDSALL, JAMES J Employer name Albany County Amount $50,269.25 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNSAULEY, JAMES Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,269.08 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, ANDREW J Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,268.98 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, LYNETTE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,268.73 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAAC, LAMEANE C Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $50,268.59 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $50,268.52 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, TIMMY L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $50,268.51 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MARIJO E Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $50,268.28 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, BRIAN D Employer name Seneca County Amount $50,268.25 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMON, JOHN D Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $50,268.16 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKEY, KEVIN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,267.74 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, JOSEPH A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $50,267.68 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TRACY D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,267.23 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERNAIL, SALLY A Employer name Putnam County Amount $50,267.23 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LARRY J Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $50,267.15 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLAB, ROBERT D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,266.73 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JEREMY R Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $50,266.26 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, ANNETTE M Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $50,266.25 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIT, CHRISTINE A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,266.08 Date 10/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYS, CYNTHIA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,266.02 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, BENJAMIN P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,266.00 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, TOKAY R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $50,265.80 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EILEEN B Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $50,265.72 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, DOROTHY M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,265.62 Date 08/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAOW, BRENDA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,265.62 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGONE, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $50,265.61 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELMONT, JOSEPH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $50,265.54 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLLBRECHT, ANDREA J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,265.43 Date 01/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANWIE, CHARLES F, III Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,265.40 Date 05/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLADO, FRANKLIN Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $50,265.08 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKMALIAN, JOHN A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $50,264.92 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERLENOA, MARK A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $50,264.71 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADIGAN, MARGARET Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,264.50 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU VAL, BARBARA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,264.46 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBERG, DUANE E Employer name Village of Springville Amount $50,264.45 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANO, ANGELA S Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,264.42 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System