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 LEAVITT, BENJAMIN D Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $47,188.47 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEY, SEAN M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $47,188.24 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUERMAN, ERIC K Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $47,188.19 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMON, ROSA C Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,188.12 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGRON, LEORA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $47,188.07 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, JOLEEN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,188.00 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, MATTHEW D Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $47,187.61 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLMER, TIMOTHY J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $47,186.91 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CHRISTINA E Employer name Erie County Amount $47,186.80 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GREGORY J Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $47,186.72 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDUZZI, KEVIN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $47,186.69 Date 01/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCOM, MICHAEL J Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $47,186.41 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISSON, JAMIE A Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $47,186.39 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, DANIEL G Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,186.30 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINT, JERRY D Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $47,186.29 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANIS, ILVIRE J Employer name Lewis County Amount $47,186.24 Date 04/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAMIE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,186.23 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMES, MARK Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,185.68 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROISE, CAPRICE D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,185.62 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCERO, CITLALLI T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,185.56 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUND, GEOFFREY R Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $47,185.53 Date 02/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASSIN, CINDY L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $47,185.40 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCFADDEN, DONNA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,185.35 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, BROOK D Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,185.26 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REEB, SHERRY L Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $47,184.96 Date 01/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, PETER T Employer name Bolton CSD Amount $47,184.92 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVERHILL, CHRISTIAN R Employer name Town of Waverly Amount $47,184.92 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, NAOMI Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $47,184.90 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFLER, ANNE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,184.79 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTPHAL, MICHELE A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,184.57 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWETT, JANICE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,184.28 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCASIO, CAMILIO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,183.92 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE-KOTIZA, RHONDA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,183.82 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNRIGHT, BRENDA L Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $47,183.26 Date 06/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULSON, DIANE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,183.21 Date 02/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARBOROUGH, CYNTHIA P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,183.11 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CYNTHIA J Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $47,182.92 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIELLO, PAUL J Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $47,182.72 Date 07/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYETTE, KEIR E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $47,182.51 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, SARAH E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,182.31 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTIDOR, GISELE Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $47,182.12 Date 10/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, DAVID N Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,182.06 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, GLADYS A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,182.03 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, LAKEISHA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,182.00 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, BENJAMIN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,181.75 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELKINS, CINTHIA L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $47,181.66 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, LINDSEY L Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $47,180.75 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, TERESA L Employer name Chenango County Amount $47,180.70 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, TONYA C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,180.55 Date 05/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLLER, ELLIOT I Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $47,180.54 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUENTHER, LAUREL A Employer name Town of Mendon Amount $47,180.38 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODAFFARI, FRANCIS J Employer name Wayne County Amount $47,180.36 Date 06/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, DAVID S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,180.19 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, TEBRA J Employer name Eden CSD Amount $47,180.16 Date 02/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOBER, DONALD G Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $47,179.89 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, GEORGEANA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,179.75 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITT, TERRY L, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $47,179.62 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDER, KELLY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,179.32 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARBIA, CATHY Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $47,179.27 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, MICHAEL A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $47,179.07 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TERRY A Employer name Town of Hadley Amount $47,178.99 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGG, KAYLA B Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,178.92 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, RACHEL C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $47,178.83 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, MARK C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,178.78 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, ROBERT Employer name City of Olean Amount $47,178.32 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, JOHN D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $47,178.11 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, MICHAEL E Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,177.90 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOEHNER, JEREMY D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,177.74 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROEGER, BRIAN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,177.28 Date 12/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOECKEL, RHONDA Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,177.23 Date 06/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVEZZANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,177.15 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, E LANSING Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $47,177.14 Date 04/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLIS, ERIC P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $47,176.91 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, SHERYL L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $47,176.39 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, MARK F Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $47,176.30 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEATHER, JEANETTE Employer name Town of Somers Amount $47,176.11 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAYO, FREDERICK R Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $47,175.93 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VUYST, SONYA M Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $47,175.90 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGOIA, ANTHONY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,175.90 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECLAIR, DONALD R Employer name Albany County Amount $47,175.66 Date 05/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPONI, ELIZABETH S Employer name Genesee County Amount $47,175.66 Date 07/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, BRIAN J Employer name Genesee County Amount $47,175.63 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDETTO, PETER J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $47,175.46 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, ANDREW P Employer name Cayuga Co Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $47,175.44 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLENIS, HELEN M, MS Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $47,175.00 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARCHAL, MATTHEW J Employer name Oneida County Amount $47,174.74 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTI, JOHN R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $47,174.45 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUF, MARCUS W Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $47,174.40 Date 11/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYANT, CHRISTIAN W Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $47,174.40 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURON, KRISTIN L Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $47,174.40 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARTINO, MARC W Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $47,174.20 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BULLITT, STEPHANIE R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $47,174.02 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTA, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,173.82 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS-BROWNELL, PATRICIA M Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $47,173.81 Date 10/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, STEVEN P Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $47,173.71 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMM, BENJAMIN R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $47,173.36 Date 01/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, MARCOS E Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $47,173.33 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON MAUCHER, MARCY L Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $47,173.15 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, BRIAN C Employer name Broome County Amount $47,173.05 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELKE, JOHN Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $47,172.88 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System