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 GOULD, THOMAS E, II Employer name Town of Hanover Amount $45,836.12 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ANTHONY L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $45,835.98 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, EARL R Employer name Town of Gainesville Amount $45,835.66 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVENBURG, CHRISTY L Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $45,835.41 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUYLER, TODD W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,835.09 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, JOSEPH H, JR Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $45,835.07 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZ, MARK P Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $45,834.97 Date 03/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, ELIZABETH M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,834.83 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRCHOW, DANIEL F Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $45,834.54 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERVASI, ROCCO R Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $45,834.14 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASGOW, LYNDIS Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,834.03 Date 03/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, HENRY E Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $45,834.00 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAN, JO-ANN Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $45,833.88 Date 02/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARP, SCOTT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $45,833.62 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMAN, MARTIN P Employer name Town of Ripley Amount $45,833.58 Date 11/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETELMAN, ANN MARIE K Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $45,833.49 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, JOHN R Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $45,833.39 Date 07/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DARCY A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $45,833.19 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, JULIAN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $45,833.18 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY, ADAM R Employer name Schoharie County Amount $45,832.97 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIN, FRANCIS A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,832.74 Date 04/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHINEHART, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $45,832.69 Date 04/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVEARI, SEAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,832.64 Date 11/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, JULIE M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,832.45 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, PHYLLIS A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,832.20 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LINDSAY K Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,831.56 Date 06/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, DAVID A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,830.99 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMON, ROBERTA G Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,830.72 Date 06/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTURE, THOMAS J Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $45,830.60 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOVA, GARY A Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $45,829.90 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILFOY, MARION Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $45,829.76 Date 04/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXTON, KANDI P Employer name Tioga County Amount $45,829.75 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVERE, MILDRED Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,829.55 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, XIAO T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,829.55 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, BRIAN T Employer name Village of Oriskany Amount $45,829.42 Date 04/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTHARDT, DANIEL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $45,829.30 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, LESLIE I Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,829.29 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLATO, ANDREW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $45,829.25 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, YANFEI Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,829.16 Date 11/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, MANUEL L Employer name City of Kingston Amount $45,829.10 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEY, MARIA M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $45,829.07 Date 01/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYSMONT, MICHELE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,829.01 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KAREN L Employer name Rockland County Amount $45,828.97 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULL, LINDA A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $45,828.90 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, AMELIA D Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $45,828.87 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHWELL, PAMELA A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $45,828.78 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASERTA, KATHLEEN E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,828.77 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, TAMMY L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $45,828.49 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMING, SALLY I Employer name Herkimer County Amount $45,828.46 Date 10/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE, CAITLIN S Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $45,828.23 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARDIEU, MICHAEL J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $45,827.94 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDEK, WALTER M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $45,827.84 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSTER, KAREN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,827.78 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KEZIAH S Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $45,827.65 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $45,827.20 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, WILFREDO Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,827.06 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JUDITH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $45,826.88 Date 07/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANFAN, DANIELLE P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $45,826.88 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCEAU, RANDY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $45,826.59 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEBRICH, STEPHEN G Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,826.49 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, DUNKIN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,826.18 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKER, JUDY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,826.07 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, TIMOTHY W Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $45,825.47 Date 07/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINIS, JOAN M Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $45,825.30 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORST, BRIAN K Employer name Schoharie County Amount $45,824.94 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINS, JUDITH M Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $45,824.90 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCHOR, DEREK M Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $45,824.90 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANIA, PRISCILLA J Employer name Franklin County Amount $45,824.78 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DARLENE Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $45,824.72 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICIA L Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $45,824.12 Date 12/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JEROME Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $45,824.06 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, LUCILLE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $45,824.03 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEARDE, HAROLD Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $45,824.03 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTRUM, LATOYA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,823.90 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTSCH, KATHLEEN H Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $45,823.41 Date 03/05/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, SUSAN L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $45,823.32 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JACQUELINE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,823.11 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONCZKOWSKI, MICHAEL W Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $45,822.76 Date 01/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, SHIRLEY A Employer name Erie Co Assoc Sch Bd Amount $45,822.65 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, ANDRENE N Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $45,822.55 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLER, SARAH R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,822.50 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANATA, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,822.48 Date 02/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, CATHERINE L Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $45,822.15 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEBLES, CARMEN Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $45,822.13 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, BRADLEY O Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,822.06 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULSKY, STEVEN C Employer name Town of Marcy Amount $45,821.87 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, JESSE W Employer name Town of Grove Amount $45,821.65 Date 01/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKES-HARTWELL, MILLETTE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,821.34 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALLIER, PATRICIA Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $45,821.32 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDWELL, AMY S Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,821.25 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITTORE, DONALD A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $45,821.18 Date 03/11/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, JON W Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $45,821.10 Date 11/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFF, KEVIN E Employer name Madison County Amount $45,821.04 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EFFIE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,820.92 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, CAROLYN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,820.92 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, WILHELMINA Employer name Department of Law Amount $45,820.92 Date 05/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, JACQUELINE M Employer name Department of Law Amount $45,820.92 Date 03/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, JACQUELINE R. Employer name Department of Law Amount $45,820.92 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, ELVINA Employer name Department of Law Amount $45,820.92 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, LOURDES Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,820.92 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System