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 BAILEY, JOHN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $45,256.78 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, ANN MARGARET J Employer name Franklin County Amount $45,256.75 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONDURU, SOMNATH Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $45,256.23 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEASMAN, JAMES E Employer name Manchester Shortsville CSD Amount $45,255.96 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLTEN, DARIA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,255.92 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENIOR, NOEL A Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $45,255.89 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, CHARLOTTE M Employer name Essex County Amount $45,255.50 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, DENNIS A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $45,255.41 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCELLIERI, COURTNEY E Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $45,255.23 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYGAN, ANN K, MS Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $45,255.21 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZURRO, SALVATORE F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,255.20 Date 07/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MARY ANNE Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $45,255.18 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUGHLER, CHRISTY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,255.05 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGFALL, TYSHA T Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $45,255.01 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JOEL C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,254.89 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANARVOGEL, IAN G Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $45,254.68 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, DAVID E Employer name Town of StoNY Creek Amount $45,254.43 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, CECILE M Employer name Education Department Amount $45,254.12 Date 03/05/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, JUSTIN T Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $45,253.79 Date 07/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, KATHERINE D Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,253.72 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, BRIAN D Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,253.72 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEED, ANTHONY R Employer name Schuyler County Amount $45,253.37 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, DONALD A Employer name Broome County Amount $45,253.22 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTORANA, JOYCE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $45,253.07 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, ANNA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,252.84 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMNARINE, DHANKUMARIE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $45,252.49 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, DESIREE ANN Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $45,252.49 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGELOH, JEAN M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $45,252.49 Date 01/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, NANCY J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,252.38 Date 12/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANIER, JOHANNE Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $45,252.31 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, VALERIE Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $45,252.10 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, BRANDEN G Employer name Sullivan County Amount $45,251.99 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDAVERDE, NAUM Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $45,251.97 Date 05/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, KASHMIRA H Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $45,251.43 Date 02/25/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNER, MARK R Employer name Town of Genoa Amount $45,251.40 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, HELEN T Employer name No Hempstead Sol Wst Mgmt Auth Amount $45,251.23 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, VIVENE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $45,251.21 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENGEL, GERALDINE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $45,251.07 Date 11/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUNDRIE, ELAINE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,250.99 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DANIEL P Employer name Albany County Amount $45,250.83 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, PERRY F Employer name Massena CSD Amount $45,250.68 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLDI, SANDRA ANN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,250.63 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKEL, CHARLES J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,250.45 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, KERRY A Employer name Village of S Blooming Grove Amount $45,250.02 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENDRON, HAYLEY Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,250.01 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMEYER, DENNIS M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $45,249.98 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, MARYANN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $45,249.64 Date 08/31/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, DERRIL Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $45,249.64 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTA, PLACIDO M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $45,249.31 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, ANGELO P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,249.04 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNARSKI, PATRICIA L Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $45,249.01 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUDY, CHAD W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $45,248.94 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, ALLEN J Employer name Albany County Amount $45,248.85 Date 06/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOW, LINDA M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $45,248.46 Date 10/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, CATHLEEN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $45,247.85 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVELLO, JAMIE-LEA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,247.85 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXTELL, DANIEL B Employer name Town of Deposit Amount $45,247.63 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNSWORTH, NATASHA E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,247.58 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTABACHIAN, HAGOP J Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $45,247.26 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, GEORGE L Employer name Hamilton County Amount $45,247.06 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMEAU, KATHLEEN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,246.93 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, SUSAN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,246.86 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, RANDY L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,246.84 Date 06/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCURRY, JOHNNIE M Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $45,246.75 Date 12/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, BERNARD D, JR Employer name Harpursville CSD Amount $45,246.64 Date 11/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLEOD, BARBARA Y Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $45,246.60 Date 12/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, WAYNE A Employer name Town of Johnstown Amount $45,246.41 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZILNIK, JEAN M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $45,246.40 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARICO, KEELY, MS Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $45,246.40 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, ROBERT A Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $45,246.40 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCHADO, JAJAIDA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,246.32 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOPFER, MARY K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,246.32 Date 06/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDER, SHARON Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $45,246.11 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, WALTER H Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,245.89 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLONE, LAUREN E Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $45,245.85 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODE, GLENN A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $45,245.61 Date 10/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRESI, JOSEPH G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,245.17 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADENHOOP, JASON Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $45,244.84 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOOL, CHRISTINA D Employer name Orange County Amount $45,244.83 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, JOANNE M Employer name Orange County Amount $45,244.79 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELE, LISA A Employer name Orange County Amount $45,244.72 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, JOANNA Employer name Orange County Amount $45,244.65 Date 06/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, KRISTINA M Employer name Orange County Amount $45,244.62 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTOWSKI, BRYON P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,244.52 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISLEY, MATTHEW Employer name Schoharie County Amount $45,244.37 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAIR, JENNIFER A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $45,244.30 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITZ, AMY W Employer name Schoharie County Amount $45,244.30 Date 03/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRICKS, TYSHAWN S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,244.26 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, PAUL E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $45,243.93 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, SEAN F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,243.81 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, CAMILLE Employer name Orange County Amount $45,243.81 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFFLER, SAMUEL J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $45,243.80 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDEROSA, ADAM Employer name Lakeland Fire District Amount $45,243.75 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTIS, JOHN C Employer name Town of Middletown Amount $45,243.75 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, GEORGE A Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $45,243.28 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, ZALIKA N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $45,243.21 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AVEY, JUDITH G Employer name North Warren CSD Amount $45,243.05 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM W Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $45,242.95 Date 12/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, MAURICE A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $45,242.85 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUBLO, JOHN C Employer name Chemung County Amount $45,242.84 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System