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 SCHMIDT, ERIC M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $48,566.46 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAND, SANDRA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $48,566.39 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ERNIE Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $48,566.38 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, SARA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,565.56 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, CATHY E Employer name Steuben County Amount $48,565.52 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTINGTON, RONALD G, SR Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $48,565.51 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WILLIAM E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,565.46 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISE, TAMARA L Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $48,565.26 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENT K Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,565.21 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, RICHARD Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $48,564.88 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $48,564.64 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, MARICELA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $48,564.50 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERIO, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $48,564.45 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, KEITH Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $48,564.30 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, TERENCE Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,564.24 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, MICHAEL R Employer name Clinton County Amount $48,563.71 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAKUR, ANIS Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $48,563.41 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHERYL F Employer name Madison County Amount $48,562.90 Date 02/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $48,562.88 Date 03/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELTZ, RICHARD E Employer name Town of Pendleton Amount $48,562.83 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, MARY M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $48,562.77 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRONI, JOHN V Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $48,562.49 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACK, ALAN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $48,561.89 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNY, YOLENE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,561.69 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, SANDRA L Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $48,561.58 Date 06/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, ROBIN J Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $48,561.58 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, PHILLIP Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,561.57 Date 06/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, CHANTAL M Employer name Clinton County Amount $48,561.16 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREER, MATTHEW D Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,561.15 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALISTRERI, MORGAN E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,560.94 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNIG, JOSHUA R Employer name Madison County Amount $48,560.56 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKESMORE, TIMOTHY R Employer name Village of Youngstown Amount $48,560.56 Date 03/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUJDUR, VEDAD Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,560.31 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, HARLEY R Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,560.18 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ROLINDA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,560.16 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATCHER, MARK Employer name Erie County Amount $48,560.14 Date 08/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, LISA A Employer name Lewis County Amount $48,560.12 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, PRISCILLA Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $48,560.10 Date 04/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, DUANE S Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $48,559.94 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRAMANE, JANE E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,559.92 Date 08/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONEY, AIDAN J Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $48,559.78 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATTERSON, DEBORAH L Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $48,559.77 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATFIELD, STACEY M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $48,559.74 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPLAWSKI, JOHN J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $48,559.50 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLYBURN, JAMAL T Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $48,558.99 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, LA TOYA C Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $48,558.96 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMORE, ALLISON M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $48,558.96 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN-ALTENKIRCH, JO-ANN Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $48,558.96 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOSHUA G Employer name Fulton County Amount $48,558.92 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, RENEE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $48,558.70 Date 06/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, JASON E Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $48,558.26 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROWSKI, THOMAS C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,558.15 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, MARGARET R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,558.03 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDSON, JEFFREY M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $48,557.88 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARO, DEBRA C Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $48,557.73 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, RONALD F, JR Employer name Town of Islip Amount $48,557.50 Date 03/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLWACZNY, MONICA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,557.47 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JOHN, CAROLYN G Employer name Oneida County Amount $48,557.30 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, TAMMY Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,557.29 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $48,557.01 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE-SHUCK, TAMMY A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $48,556.99 Date 02/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADOLCETTA, STEVEN V Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,556.94 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPICK, RONNIE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,556.90 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBADJES, CHRISTEN A Employer name Hillside Public Library Amount $48,556.85 Date 09/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, THOMAS R Employer name Saratoga County Water Auth Amount $48,556.79 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONE, CARMELO L Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,556.63 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELBAZ, MOHAMD Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,556.44 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROW, JANICE A Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $48,556.40 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, NICHOLE L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $48,556.40 Date 09/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, RICHARD G, JR Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $48,556.30 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MILTO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Somers Amount $48,556.29 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEBA, ALLISON M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $48,556.15 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, LORETTA M Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $48,556.13 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROLITO, LISA A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $48,556.08 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JOHN W Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $48,555.97 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, DENISE M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $48,555.97 Date 03/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $48,555.97 Date 04/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUBEAUD, KRISTINA M Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $48,555.51 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, JARED M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $48,555.09 Date 12/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, MELISSA M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $48,554.81 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, ASHLEY T Employer name Greene County Amount $48,554.69 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ROBERT Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,554.64 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, JOHN H, III Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $48,554.42 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNETT, JOAN M Employer name Yates County Amount $48,554.14 Date 09/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANSER, WILLIAM Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $48,553.77 Date 11/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LATANYA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,553.35 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRECONGOST, CARL M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $48,553.29 Date 10/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, GREGORY A Employer name Cassadaga Valley CSD Amount $48,553.26 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, STACY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,553.23 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, PATRICIA A Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $48,552.84 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRIERO, FRANCES L Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $48,552.53 Date 06/21/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSTAK, KRISTOPHOR L J Employer name Otsego County Amount $48,552.39 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ROSEZETTA Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,552.33 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, MICHAEL B Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $48,552.25 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOXHILL, JAEVON S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $48,551.87 Date 09/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $48,551.49 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RAFAEL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,551.39 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENKE, WILLIAM M Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $48,551.11 Date 02/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSAMONTE, DANA V, JR Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $48,551.07 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANCE, TYRONE G Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $48,550.73 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System