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 DIAZ, MIGUEL A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $50,181.65 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEITZ, DANIEL E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,181.11 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORTRIGHT, JONATHAN D Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,180.86 Date 03/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHERYL C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $50,180.82 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTS, JON E, JR Employer name Madison County Amount $50,180.53 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, DELMAR R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $50,180.33 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, PATRICIA E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,180.33 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ RODRIGUEZ, ORLANDO A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,180.20 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROCH, NICHOLAS, III Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,180.15 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, PATRICIA M Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $50,180.02 Date 03/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINNER, LINDA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,179.92 Date 10/05/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLER, MELODY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,179.92 Date 01/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROUNER, DANIEL H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,179.92 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, RUTH P Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $50,179.92 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, TANYA R Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $50,179.92 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZWEJBKA, MARI ELLEN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,179.92 Date 07/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDERICK, JANET M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $50,179.92 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRZELCZYK, DONNA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,179.92 Date 12/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZONE, VIKKI M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $50,179.92 Date 07/11/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, PAULETTE M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,179.92 Date 08/06/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEBLES, THERESA A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $50,179.92 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, JOANNE M Employer name Warren County Amount $50,179.50 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRELLA, JANET L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,179.32 Date 04/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATALA, MARIE V Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $50,178.99 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JENELLE R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,178.96 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANKA-BRUCE, SANDRA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $50,178.95 Date 07/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, PATRICIA M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $50,178.94 Date 03/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYS, TERRANCE J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $50,178.73 Date 02/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, ANDREW W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,178.66 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLANEY, DENISE M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $50,178.49 Date 07/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, MICHAEL P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,178.41 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Town of Jay Amount $50,178.39 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALA, BRENT A Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $50,178.38 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, MAURICE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,178.19 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, THOMAS P Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $50,178.09 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGMAN, PATRICIA CAPORICCIO Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,178.07 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LAWRENCE J, JR Employer name Village of Walden Amount $50,178.07 Date 05/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOTE, PAUL E Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $50,177.96 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELLINGER, TIMOTHY M Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $50,177.96 Date 04/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGLE, THERESE E Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $50,177.73 Date 03/13/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYO, LISA M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $50,177.43 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD-HELM, CAROL V Employer name Orange County Amount $50,177.39 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORN, ALBERT L Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,177.28 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $50,177.20 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARNHARDT, STEPHEN C Employer name Erie County Amount $50,177.05 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONOVER, ALISON Employer name Erie County Amount $50,176.98 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, CLAIRE R Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $50,176.86 Date 07/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, COLIN G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,176.59 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNKIN, SHAWN K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $50,176.16 Date 11/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDELL, CHESTER I, III Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $50,176.02 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CURTIS K Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,175.84 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEBLER, EDWARD J, III Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $50,175.84 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, JOSEPH O Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,175.81 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARDUZIO, STACY C Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $50,175.52 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULIN, CLAYTON L Employer name Allegany County Amount $50,175.50 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNOCK, GERALD E, JR Employer name Town of Warrensburg Amount $50,175.26 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, GERALD T Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $50,175.17 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSKI, KAREN L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,175.02 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTZ, ERIC J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $50,174.95 Date 05/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALFAMO, MARGARET M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,174.93 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, VIRGINIA Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,174.77 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-NOI, MARY K Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $50,174.67 Date 12/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, JAMES E Employer name Seneca County Amount $50,174.61 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLLISEN, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $50,174.45 Date 02/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MICHELLE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,174.28 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JOHN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,174.26 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ROSENDO Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $50,174.14 Date 07/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDE, LUIS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,174.02 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEDDER, MICHAEL J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $50,173.98 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLOFF, DIANE E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $50,173.94 Date 08/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANNING, TIMOTHY J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,173.87 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLINGBAUGH, DONALD E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,173.36 Date 12/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAZICK, MARTHA N Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $50,173.12 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNSEVILLE, ROBERT F Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $50,173.05 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MANTIA, JOANNE M Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $50,172.86 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHART, ANTHONY R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,172.85 Date 11/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUSS, JOHN M Employer name Broome County Amount $50,172.65 Date 10/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKETT, ADAM T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,172.52 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MARY L Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $50,172.33 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, DEVON A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,172.32 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, MARK J Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,172.16 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOIA, ELIZABETH C Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $50,172.06 Date 09/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, TRACY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,171.66 Date 12/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWER, BARRY E, JR Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $50,171.61 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, GEORGE B Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,171.50 Date 03/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, WILLIAM F Employer name Schoharie County Amount $50,171.32 Date 07/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, MARIANNA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,171.14 Date 12/26/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARINE, KIM Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $50,170.90 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHOWSKI, LINDA Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,170.88 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, JARED T Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $50,170.44 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOROSHENKO, GERALD V Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $50,170.34 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZAK, SCOTT A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,170.25 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, DEBORAH A Employer name Fulton County Amount $50,170.18 Date 05/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, KAREN I Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $50,169.93 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, KIMBERLY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $50,169.92 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUTT, BRIAN C Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,169.89 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MARY F Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,169.78 Date 06/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROS, DAVID W Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $50,169.48 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEHLER, DOROTHY A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $50,169.47 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT-LILLY, KEISHA Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $50,169.01 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System