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 JONES, DAVID L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,125.83 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELINO, COLLEEN S Employer name Columbia County Amount $50,125.80 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, NATHANIEL A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $50,125.78 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLIHER, TRACI A Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $50,125.52 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, MATTHEW J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $50,125.11 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, AMANDA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $50,125.10 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $50,124.78 Date 06/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVILLE, ADELORD N Employer name Village of Ravena Amount $50,124.78 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANN, JOANNA Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $50,124.74 Date 12/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGDOLLAR, LAURA J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $50,124.70 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, RONALD H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $50,124.69 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSON, TAMARA R Employer name Orange County Amount $50,124.62 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANG, SHAONA Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $50,124.55 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIDLEY, HELEN M Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $50,124.45 Date 05/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, DENISE M Employer name Orange County Amount $50,124.43 Date 07/10/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPER, MICHAEL J Employer name Orleans County Amount $50,124.41 Date 05/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMMELT, ANTHONY G Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $50,124.40 Date 12/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRESEN, VICKI LYN Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,124.24 Date 04/17/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NOVIO, SHARON M Employer name Department of Law Amount $50,124.24 Date 09/16/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, JOANN W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,124.24 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERY, DONNA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,124.24 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, KAREN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,124.24 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, TARYN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,124.24 Date 02/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZASTROW, DALE R Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,124.24 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, THOMAS J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $50,124.24 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, KAREN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,124.24 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERO, SUSAN C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,124.24 Date 07/12/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, BARBARA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,124.24 Date 06/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, CYNTHIA L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,124.24 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, JACQUELYN M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,124.24 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, BRENDA B Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $50,124.24 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKLE, CASEY E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $50,124.24 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, TAMMY L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $50,124.24 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, KELLY S Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $50,124.24 Date 06/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGWAITE, JULIE Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $50,124.24 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MONICA J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $50,124.24 Date 11/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, JUNE A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $50,124.24 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ELLEN M Employer name Orange County Amount $50,124.18 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGRECA, EILEEN MCGOW Employer name Orange County Amount $50,124.14 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELMETTY, MARITZA Employer name Orange County Amount $50,124.14 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, SHANNON Employer name Orange County Amount $50,124.13 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSAN A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $50,124.12 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, SAMUEL J, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,124.05 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JOAN J. Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $50,123.96 Date 11/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEYER, LEEANN MARIE Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $50,123.88 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JOHNATHAN J Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,123.88 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUNK-MOYNIHAN, ATHENA M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $50,123.78 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, DANIEL I Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,123.77 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, ARTHUR M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,123.54 Date 07/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABBIA, LOUIS, JR Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $50,123.35 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, DENNIS J Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $50,123.20 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERDS, WAYNE Employer name Town of Almond Amount $50,123.19 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERLIES, DENISE A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $50,123.17 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPOLO, KARI H Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $50,122.73 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGLIS, WAYNE J, JR Employer name Town of Paris Amount $50,122.65 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECHEVARRIA, JORGE L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $50,122.59 Date 08/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANTHONY, SUSAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $50,122.02 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLIKE, LAURIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,121.79 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTER, MICHAEL P Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $50,121.73 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, RAYMOND G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,121.58 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, PEARLINE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,121.52 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRABIZIO, VITO Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $50,121.24 Date 03/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, LAWRENCE K Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $50,121.16 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, DANIEL Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $50,120.89 Date 01/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELIA, JEFFREY L Employer name Homer CSD Amount $50,120.00 Date 12/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, CATHERINE M Employer name Scio CSD Amount $50,119.72 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURGH, TIMOTHY J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,119.66 Date 11/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSEVOORT, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $50,119.63 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKINS, JOHN A Employer name Orange County Amount $50,119.51 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSAL, VICTOR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $50,119.41 Date 06/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, MARY M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $50,119.39 Date 01/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, KETTLY Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $50,119.08 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, THOMAS P Employer name Town of Moreau Amount $50,118.99 Date 12/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RUDOLPH, JR Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $50,118.92 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JENNIFER Y Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $50,118.58 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHAWN A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $50,118.50 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLA, JOHN H Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $50,118.41 Date 11/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOON, RANDY W, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,118.24 Date 04/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMORELLI, JUDITH L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $50,118.21 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAWOTKA, PAUL R, JR Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $50,118.07 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECK, MARTIN W Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,118.02 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVEN, ROBERT F Employer name Jericho Fire District Amount $50,117.98 Date 10/30/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIBERT, KURT A Employer name Town of Callicoon Amount $50,117.82 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRO, GARY F B Employer name City of Watertown Amount $50,117.67 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZILE, CHARLES Y Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,117.58 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKRIDGE, WILLIAM Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,117.44 Date 10/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDGREN, JEAN-MARIE C Employer name Washington County Amount $50,117.41 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, JOSHUA T Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,117.15 Date 09/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, FREDDY Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $50,116.27 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMINSKI, CAROL J Employer name Putnam County Amount $50,116.26 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, TROY A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $50,116.14 Date 01/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JONATHAN D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,116.04 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOSO-SOLANA, DOLLY Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $50,115.80 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSA, GENEVIEVE D Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,115.77 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALKOC, MIRZA Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $50,115.31 Date 05/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MICHAEL W, JR Employer name Town of Marion Amount $50,115.29 Date 11/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENZEL, DEBRA A Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $50,115.28 Date 12/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, LUANNE M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $50,115.19 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RICHARD C Employer name Erie County Amount $50,115.12 Date 06/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLLIVER, DELORIS C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,114.76 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System