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 CROUNSE, RHONDA G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,210.56 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, MAUREEN S Employer name City of Middletown Amount $50,210.53 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, ZACHARY T Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $50,210.42 Date 12/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERWAX, MELINDA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,210.26 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMITAGE, BRIAN D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,210.09 Date 11/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOSHIDA, MASAKO Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $50,209.77 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ADAM A Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $50,209.71 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, FLORITA Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $50,209.46 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALSTON, SUZAN R Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $50,209.46 Date 11/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, JANET A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $50,209.45 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, MARGARET W Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,209.22 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, TIMOTHY L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $50,209.05 Date 10/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHINEHART, FREDERICK S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $50,208.99 Date 05/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, LORI B Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $50,208.87 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, APRIL E Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,208.82 Date 05/03/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON-SILAS, JOANNE A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $50,208.31 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILROY, MARY ANN Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $50,208.16 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, KEVIN G Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $50,207.91 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, MELISSA E Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,207.74 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGHAM, CHRIS H Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $50,207.31 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, PATRICIA A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $50,207.30 Date 11/26/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEOPLES, LE-ANDRE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $50,207.04 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARK A Employer name Broome County Amount $50,207.04 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, STACEY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,206.98 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLOTTA, DARLA D Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $50,206.97 Date 08/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN EPPS, CHRISTINA Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,206.50 Date 10/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABER, BRIAN H Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,206.47 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, MAUREEN A Employer name Commack Public Library Amount $50,206.22 Date 12/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JEANNINE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,206.00 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTINA, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $50,205.79 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARQUHAR, KELLY A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $50,205.53 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBLING, COURTNEY S Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $50,205.52 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPPENDECK, CAROLINE Employer name Chemung County Library Dist Amount $50,205.51 Date 05/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSEY, DANIEL T Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $50,205.47 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIS, JENNIFER L Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,205.44 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPP, DONNA L Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $50,205.22 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPION, HEATHER N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,205.14 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, JOHN J Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $50,205.08 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEUERMAN, HEDY Employer name Orange County Amount $50,205.04 Date 03/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, DOROTHY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,204.85 Date 02/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIGLE, JEFFREY S Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $50,204.68 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARMION, JENNIFER M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $50,204.65 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, BRIAN W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,204.52 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEY, ROBERT T Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $50,204.48 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ANGELA M Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $50,204.44 Date 07/06/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, ROBERT W Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $50,204.22 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANAKATT, ALEX Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $50,204.19 Date 07/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAREY, WILLIAM D Employer name Greene County Amount $50,204.00 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDENBERG, LAWREN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,203.90 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCEBAUGH, DANIEL P Employer name City of Auburn Amount $50,203.87 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, MARY W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,203.86 Date 09/26/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCKEL, CAROL M Employer name Erie County Amount $50,203.78 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, TOYKEYA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,203.73 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIVIT, FLORENCE Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $50,203.59 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, KENDRA J Employer name Warren County Amount $50,203.01 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSZYNSKI, DANIEL A Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $50,202.50 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHULENGARIAN-TIROTTA, SUSAN Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $50,202.23 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, MIKE R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,201.70 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTEN, MAUDICA D Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $50,201.67 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUGH, LORRAINE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,201.53 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ORAL G Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,201.48 Date 05/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, JACQUELINE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,201.41 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, JOSEPH A Employer name Greene County Amount $50,201.41 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNWELL, JOHN C, II Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $50,201.35 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLINGER, EDDA E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,201.33 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULER, LAURA R, MS Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $50,201.29 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLARU, ADRIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,200.96 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLIN, ANN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,200.93 Date 10/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, KIM A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,200.92 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, SUSAN M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $50,200.91 Date 01/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAM, SUSAN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,200.90 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, RICHARD M Employer name Village of South Glens Falls Amount $50,200.76 Date 10/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLONKA, BRYAN J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,200.67 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTI, AUGUST V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $50,200.41 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, PEGGY O Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $50,200.18 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, SHERRI L Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,200.14 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, MATTHEW F Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $50,200.14 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASELLI, YVETTE Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $50,200.11 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, TRACY J Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $50,200.04 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,199.60 Date 02/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CINDY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,199.55 Date 03/30/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MASI, CARMELA Employer name Rockville Centre Pub Library Amount $50,199.35 Date 05/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KIT W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,199.04 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPANIK, PAMELA F Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $50,198.74 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMA, CYNTHIA Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $50,198.44 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, LETRICE O Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $50,198.40 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRELL, BRADLEY S Employer name Village of Elmira Heights Amount $50,198.29 Date 05/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIKIS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,198.26 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTLEY, SHIRLEY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,198.00 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, BRIAN Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $50,197.94 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLEY, BONNIE A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $50,197.64 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASWELL, SCOTT A Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $50,197.52 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMBO, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $50,197.47 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, SETH C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,197.39 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, MICHAEL C Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $50,197.23 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, MICHAEL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,197.21 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVILACQUA, ROBERT G, JR Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $50,196.91 Date 08/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPENSKY, JAMEY M Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $50,196.81 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRYLEWSKI, MARK K Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $50,196.70 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, LARRY A Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,196.40 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System