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 RODD, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $50,168.97 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, THOMAS F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,168.69 Date 10/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TIMOTHY S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $50,168.57 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGELSTROM, CRAIG Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $50,168.42 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANTZ, ELIZABETH J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,168.36 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREEDEN, TERESA J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,168.06 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LILLIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,167.19 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, KEVIN H Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $50,167.15 Date 05/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, TERI L Employer name Village of Ballston Spa Amount $50,166.96 Date 12/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSAR, EDWARD S Employer name Sea Breeze Water District Amount $50,166.79 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, GRACE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,166.52 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAJKO, KEVIN P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $50,166.51 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANTHONY G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,166.45 Date 09/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEITZ, PAMELA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $50,166.00 Date 04/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARACENI, TINA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,165.99 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANGARONE, MARY ANN Employer name Somers CSD Amount $50,165.90 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMONE, MICHAEL Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $50,165.85 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, ROCCO G Employer name Columbia County Amount $50,165.17 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTZMAN, SUSAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,165.12 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKER, MICHAEL A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $50,165.07 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, HYUN A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,165.05 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARISTY, ERIN L Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $50,164.92 Date 09/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDAY, LEONARD H, IV Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $50,164.66 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNTZ, KATHARINE L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,164.63 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDGRABEN, SARA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,164.63 Date 06/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, KENNETH D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,164.56 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOW, BRYAN H Employer name Delaware County Amount $50,164.44 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, FELECIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,164.30 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA-LANDOW, IDA Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $50,164.14 Date 04/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATOLI, PAUL A Employer name City of Oswego Amount $50,163.95 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOUSHARM, JERRIANN A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $50,163.94 Date 08/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURDIVANT, LENISE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,163.94 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOEHRINGER, JAMES F Employer name Town of Ballston Amount $50,163.92 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, BRADLEY J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $50,163.89 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERER, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Evans Amount $50,163.88 Date 01/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, DONALD J Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $50,163.78 Date 12/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, SHELISE N Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,163.68 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEPOTA, SYLVIA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,163.42 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MATTHEW R Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $50,163.18 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, ASHLEY N Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $50,163.10 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERDMANN, ANDREA F Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,163.04 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KIMBERLY T Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $50,162.62 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANRIQUE, ELVIA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,162.36 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENKENSON, PAUL R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,162.32 Date 01/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, RICHARD W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,162.32 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSLAUER, JOSEPH J Employer name Livingston County Amount $50,162.20 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, RANDYN P Employer name Town of Wethersfield Amount $50,161.96 Date 04/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, WALTER Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $50,161.60 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZICH, DANIELLE E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,161.14 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, GAIL M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $50,161.07 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVINS, ELAINE J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $50,160.83 Date 01/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADDLESON, DAVID B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,160.29 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISHOLM, ROGESTA Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $50,160.05 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLO, ANTHONY Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $50,159.56 Date 11/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGEL, BRIAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,159.50 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, ROBERT B, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $50,159.42 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CANDACE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,159.26 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALTENHOF, KARL Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,159.17 Date 07/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLIGRINI, PATRICIA H Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,159.04 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, MABRICIO H Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $50,159.03 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, DAN N Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $50,158.93 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSBERGER, JAMES E Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,158.72 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHAEL A Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $50,158.41 Date 04/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, RICHARD KEITH Employer name Chenango County Amount $50,158.36 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, LUIS F Employer name Village of Manorhaven Amount $50,158.36 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ESSENCE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,158.27 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYMANOWSKI, JACQUELINE M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $50,158.19 Date 06/10/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCICERO, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $50,157.82 Date 02/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOPSEKER, FOSTER E Employer name City of Watertown Amount $50,157.66 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CHAMP, SHANE D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $50,157.43 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATCHEN, JENNY L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $50,157.25 Date 03/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELAAK, KENNETH J Employer name Town of Boston Amount $50,157.14 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIX, BECKY J Employer name Akron CSD Amount $50,156.96 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, PRINCE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,156.57 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAKA, MERCY C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $50,156.55 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MILDRED Y Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,156.50 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, JEFFERY J Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,156.50 Date 02/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITEK, JAMES P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,156.19 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, KYLE J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $50,155.71 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, ALANA Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,155.66 Date 06/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPLEN, THOMAS J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $50,155.50 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, GILBERT Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $50,155.40 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JESSICA C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,154.95 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRGAS, LORETTA A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $50,154.90 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, SHAWN R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $50,154.82 Date 03/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLNAK, PENELOPE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,154.64 Date 09/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKLE, ERICK J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,154.61 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUIZIA, PAUL M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $50,154.58 Date 04/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANTOR, LAUREL H Employer name Madison County Amount $50,154.26 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, ESTHER Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $50,154.20 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUELLS, JEREMY F Employer name Broome County Amount $50,154.19 Date 08/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, CYNTHIA A M Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,153.82 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $50,153.48 Date 03/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, SCOTT A Employer name Oswego County Amount $50,153.41 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECERE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,153.25 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BARI, STEPHANIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,153.20 Date 02/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, AUDREY T Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $50,152.94 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLACK, ANGELA R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $50,152.86 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTAUZZO, CHRISTINE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,152.77 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, STEPHEN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,152.67 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System