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 REYNOLDS, DAVID G Employer name Town of Ulysses Amount $49,939.75 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSALL, LAURI A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $49,939.71 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLL, DERMOTT H Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,939.44 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CICELY L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,939.37 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURL, KAREN Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $49,939.25 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIGMAN, HARVEY Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $49,939.06 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVEL, CATHERINE E Employer name Erie County Amount $49,938.81 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, PATRICK T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $49,938.64 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTOON, ERIK J Employer name Erie County Amount $49,938.33 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSSEY, JERRY D Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $49,937.56 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JAMES E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $49,937.50 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARCONE, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $49,937.49 Date 07/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOROPEUSCHEK, EILEEN D Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $49,937.43 Date 01/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, WENDY S Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,937.05 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MYNE, DANIEL M Employer name Broome County Amount $49,937.02 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREGENT, JAMES M Employer name Village of Coxsackie Amount $49,936.51 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEATHERSTONE, ETHEL M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,936.15 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZINSKY, THOMAS W, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $49,936.01 Date 06/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSELBACK, JOHN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $49,935.96 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRABB, THOMAS D Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $49,935.75 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMOWICZ, RAYMOND V, II Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $49,935.74 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURNETSKI, JULIE A Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $49,935.72 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CURTIS A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,935.58 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAAHILA, ANTHONY A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $49,935.44 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ELVIN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $49,935.28 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEARD, LATOYA T Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $49,935.20 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEICKERT, JESSICA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,934.22 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MARK D Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $49,933.91 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATH, MARY ANN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,933.72 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTA, CHRISTINE A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,933.72 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, DAVID L Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,933.70 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHT, LISA A Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,933.63 Date 05/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, CAREY J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $49,933.61 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, DARCI E Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,933.60 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYCHAJLONKA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,933.48 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWIE, TAMMY J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,933.38 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, MARY E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,933.36 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LELONG, LORRAINE C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,933.26 Date 04/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, PAMELA J Employer name Village of Spencerport Amount $49,933.19 Date 03/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTY, SINAE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,933.00 Date 04/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARELLA, DARCIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,933.00 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, CHRISTINA R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,933.00 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, DAVID F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,933.00 Date 08/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIESZEK-ARJOMAND, KSENIA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,933.00 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, KELLY G Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,932.93 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, AYKROYD C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,932.75 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIENTI, JENNA L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,932.66 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLOCK, GLENN L Employer name Madison County Amount $49,932.62 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC WILLIAM, SHARON A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,932.58 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSARA, RICHARD M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,932.50 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, JEFFREY L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,932.49 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMM, SUSAN A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $49,932.31 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DAVID D Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $49,932.26 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALOWSKI, CONNOR K Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $49,932.10 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEST, ROBERT W Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $49,932.07 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Niagara County Amount $49,931.94 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADONNA, JESSICA N Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $49,931.88 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARLATO, CARISSA MANN Employer name Town of Ulysses Amount $49,931.76 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLAND, SCOTT B Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $49,931.46 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOWE, BRENDAN M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $49,931.34 Date 02/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHRENKOPF, ELIZABETH A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $49,931.27 Date 02/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JAMES M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,931.13 Date 01/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, BRIAN K Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,931.12 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JASON D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,931.02 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, PATRICIA M Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $49,930.99 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, THOMAS E, SR Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $49,930.72 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERKOVITZ, VICKI A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $49,930.72 Date 10/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVERE, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Utica Amount $49,930.53 Date 03/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYES, JOHN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $49,930.40 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYCUMBER, RONALD A, SR Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $49,930.27 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Town of Southport Amount $49,929.65 Date 03/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANEY, DAVID J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,929.48 Date 06/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUANO-RUSHFORD, MARISSA L Employer name Clinton County Amount $49,929.43 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISK, MARY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,929.39 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDE, SHARON M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,929.29 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, PATRICIA T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,928.94 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, APRIL M Employer name No Hempstead Housing Authority Amount $49,928.77 Date 09/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, JULIE A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $49,928.70 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, JULIO C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $49,928.62 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUFFORTH, CHRISTIAN H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,928.20 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTIN, DIMITRI Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,928.16 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRAZZANO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $49,928.07 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALLA, CHERYLANN R Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $49,928.05 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAISER, ERNEST N Employer name Setauket Fire District Amount $49,927.67 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTZ, AMANDA M Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $49,926.80 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITZ, JOSEPH T Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,926.50 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECTOR, DIANNE F Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $49,926.43 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, STEVEN Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $49,926.42 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHR, BILLY J Employer name Town of Verona Amount $49,926.29 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, ILEANA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $49,926.13 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, LAURICE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $49,926.11 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, BARBARA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,926.10 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINEO, CHRIS J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,925.59 Date 08/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, LOIS S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $49,925.57 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDAKOVIC, ELVIS J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $49,925.57 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIELGES, RAYMOND, III Employer name Town of Wayland Amount $49,925.57 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELTON, SUZANNE R Employer name Montgomery County Amount $49,925.41 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNAS, DAWN A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,925.34 Date 04/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JANET V Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,924.89 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERDER, KARL P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $49,924.81 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System