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 SMITH, DANIEL A Employer name Village of Cobleskill Amount $50,152.61 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $50,152.43 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DUANE R Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $50,152.28 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABOR, SANDY R Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $50,152.18 Date 06/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, RONALD G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,152.13 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JESSE A Employer name Orange County Amount $50,152.05 Date 03/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, BELLE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,151.74 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPS, MARY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,151.58 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, FRANK G Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,151.42 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUPP, STEVEN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,151.35 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, VINCENT Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $50,151.17 Date 05/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERBY, SAMANTHA K Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $50,151.12 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, VERONICA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,151.04 Date 07/04/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGHELA, MARY ANN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,151.04 Date 07/21/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, LINDA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $50,151.04 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFF, JON P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,151.04 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINVILLE, SUSAN M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $50,151.04 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVEYARD, JOANNA L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,151.04 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDLIK, CAROL A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,151.04 Date 12/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, LAUREN A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $50,151.04 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,151.04 Date 01/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHLENBACHER, YVONNE M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $50,151.04 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEETERS, CHERYL R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $50,151.04 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, LAURA J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $50,151.04 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POND, JORDAN M Employer name Warren County Amount $50,150.97 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANOUS, JEANA N Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,150.94 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, CYNTHIA A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $50,150.90 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVIZA, MARC R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,150.66 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Bergen Amount $50,150.62 Date 03/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CYNTHIA Employer name Town of Long Lake Amount $50,150.46 Date 10/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, MICHELLE L Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $50,150.30 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, NICOLE L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,150.22 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANBACH, THOMAS F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $50,149.99 Date 07/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ROSEMARY Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $50,149.86 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURICE, ATIBA D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $50,149.78 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERSON, PENNY M Employer name Lewis County Amount $50,149.66 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, ELAINE A Employer name Albany County Amount $50,149.58 Date 09/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, LORISSA K Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,149.07 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, SAMANTHA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,148.80 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANE, JERRILYNN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,148.80 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ROXANA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,148.80 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URSTADT, KATHRINE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,148.80 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTO, LINDA ANN Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $50,148.38 Date 10/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORENZ, KENNETH J Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,148.32 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZY, JEFFERY T Employer name Education Department Amount $50,147.65 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGIDO, KARINA E Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $50,147.63 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, KATHERINE E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,147.49 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, LINNETTE Employer name Rockland County Amount $50,147.37 Date 12/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIWICK, ANNE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,147.24 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITT, SHAWN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,146.88 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERHARDT, DANIEL T Employer name Schuyler County Amount $50,146.79 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, ABBY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,146.20 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAY, KENNETH M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $50,146.00 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAISE, MORGAN P Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $50,145.78 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIMBL, KATHRYN M Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $50,145.78 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, JOSEPH, JR Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $50,145.51 Date 10/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDEL, CATHY L Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $50,145.02 Date 04/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, LORI A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,144.93 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLER, DAVID M Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $50,144.78 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DENBURGH, TRICIA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,144.67 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUBERT, SHARON M Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $50,144.62 Date 05/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEREBAK, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $50,144.57 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMB, TAMMIE A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $50,144.46 Date 06/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABSKI, DIANNE M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $50,144.18 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTONE, ANDREW G, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,143.40 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACOT, JOSHUA T Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $50,143.40 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANUSKI, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $50,143.34 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, ELLEN M Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $50,143.34 Date 10/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHT, COREY M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $50,142.99 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, NICOLE K Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $50,142.82 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAAD, JOSEPH M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $50,142.75 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, BARBARA L Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $50,142.62 Date 05/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, KEITH A Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $50,142.20 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASCALE, JASON M Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,141.85 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, DESIREE A Employer name Franklin County Amount $50,141.79 Date 07/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHLER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,141.76 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DEBBIE A Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $50,141.75 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JOVAR E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,141.61 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYNUP, MICHAEL A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,141.58 Date 04/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULBERT, KRISTOPHER J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $50,141.38 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAILE, ROSEMARIE T Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,141.37 Date 06/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACCI, ROBERT Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,140.85 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERLAZZO, THOMAS D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,140.35 Date 08/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADULESCU, DAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $50,140.35 Date 08/31/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKORO, STEPHEN N Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $50,140.19 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, DEIRDRE A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $50,140.16 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, MASON C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,139.93 Date 12/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, RICARDO Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,139.85 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSINO, FELICIA A Employer name Tug Hill Commission Amount $50,139.51 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CRYSTAL J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,139.48 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, STEVEN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,139.42 Date 12/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINGAME, RANDY D Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $50,139.33 Date 12/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, CAROL Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $50,139.18 Date 03/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANBAAREN, CHRISTINE Employer name Albany County Amount $50,139.17 Date 11/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, SOPHIA L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $50,139.17 Date 06/27/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELINGER, MATTHEW M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $50,139.14 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, ALEXANDER Employer name Erie County Amount $50,139.00 Date 06/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTEZ, MARCELINO A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $50,138.88 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECKLER, DARLENE A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $50,138.63 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JEROME H Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $50,138.13 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System