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 LINDHORST, IAN E Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $45,171.23 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRIGO, DAVID B Employer name Town of Gouverneur Amount $45,171.12 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLAM, KRISTOFFER A L Employer name Town of Mexico Amount $45,170.98 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTIONE, MARK A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $45,170.92 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFF, HAROLD E, JR Employer name Town of Alexander Amount $45,170.71 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JEFFREY D Employer name Town of Diana Amount $45,170.57 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, SARAH M Employer name Madison County Amount $45,170.53 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, KEITH A Employer name Broome County Amount $45,170.30 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHELLE Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $45,169.70 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJCZAK, ROBERT S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,169.67 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, KRIS R Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $45,169.63 Date 08/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCERZAK, RAYMOND R, JR Employer name Town of Elma Amount $45,169.60 Date 03/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $45,169.40 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUBRUN, CILEROY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,169.26 Date 07/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLEEN, STACY JEAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,168.30 Date 11/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUSE, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Little Valley Amount $45,168.00 Date 09/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARBIZIO, STEPHANIE S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,167.94 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARK D, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,167.94 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLT, RANDALL J Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $45,167.80 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCLAY, MICHAEL S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $45,167.52 Date 01/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFINGER, RICHARD DAVID Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $45,167.38 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROBERT B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,166.92 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORHAUER, PHILIP E Employer name Cortland County Amount $45,166.87 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, JOHN A Employer name Department of Law Amount $45,166.71 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEYER, ADAM G, IV Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $45,166.28 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, BLAINE T Employer name Village of Fort Plain Amount $45,165.90 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOOS, SUSAN J Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $45,165.76 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, SCHANTEL Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,165.69 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, MARIA E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,165.51 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARANJO, MARY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,165.42 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JENNIFER L Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $45,164.80 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHARLES E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $45,164.74 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLENT, JOHN T Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $45,164.65 Date 01/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARKEY, CATHY M Employer name Oswego County Amount $45,164.52 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASALE, DAVID P Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $45,164.45 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REVELL, STEPVON Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $45,164.42 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZEWCZYK, VINCENT C Employer name Town of Paris Amount $45,163.93 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWSON, SARAH H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,163.79 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRUSKI, PATRICIA A Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $45,163.79 Date 09/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,163.76 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MOORE, MARVIN Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $45,163.47 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZARE, JOHN A Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,163.45 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPIEN, DENISE M Employer name Oswego County Amount $45,163.18 Date 09/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, ANDY L Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $45,163.08 Date 08/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWOOD, PAMELA S Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $45,162.88 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOVANELLY, JANICE E Employer name Medina CSD Amount $45,162.76 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMBA, EDWARD J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $45,162.64 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUEDE, MICHAEL S, JR Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $45,162.56 Date 02/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, WILLIS V Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $45,162.41 Date 05/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MICHAEL J Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $45,162.05 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBB, TAMARA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,161.96 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESONOWSKI, JANET C Employer name Erie County Amount $45,161.87 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOUVET, BRIAN J Employer name Allegany County Amount $45,161.69 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHINDON, JUAN P Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $45,161.64 Date 01/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPTEY, EDMUND O Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,161.51 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, KARINE S Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,161.28 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, REBECCA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,161.27 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKWAY, LORI B Employer name Madison County Amount $45,161.10 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, DAVID R, SR Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $45,161.10 Date 08/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, LISA R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $45,161.10 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALUPSKI, ADAM K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $45,161.08 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, WILLIAM E Employer name Albany County Amount $45,160.87 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPEDA, SANDRA R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,160.57 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, DALE C Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $45,160.57 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, SALLY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,160.50 Date 07/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERTS, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Washington Amount $45,160.32 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, ANDREW T Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $45,160.26 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASCH, MARY J Employer name Erie County Amount $45,160.25 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKSON, DEBORAH D Employer name Erie County Amount $45,160.19 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDIVIA, DIANNE C Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,160.12 Date 05/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, PERRY J, JR Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $45,160.10 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, THOMAS S Employer name Village of Rhinebeck Amount $45,159.90 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOECEPHOUS, JR Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $45,159.70 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOHN D, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,159.52 Date 05/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KATHLEEN M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $45,159.17 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, MATTHEW J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,159.11 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERY, TRUDI J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $45,159.11 Date 03/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KIMBERLY J Employer name Tioga County Amount $45,159.09 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLDEMICHAEL, TIBLETS F Employer name Webster CSD Amount $45,159.06 Date 06/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYLER, GEMINISE M Employer name Orange County Amount $45,159.04 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHOLLAND, MICHAEL S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,159.04 Date 06/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIS, DANIEL J Employer name Putnam County Amount $45,159.02 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MENAMIN, DANIEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,158.95 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, RODNEY K Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $45,158.84 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMONTAS-SALISBURY, ANNA M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,158.58 Date 06/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, JASON H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,158.52 Date 10/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGILL, WILLIAM T Employer name Town of Chatham Amount $45,158.05 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLY, MARIELISE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,157.96 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORAZZINI, MICHAEL E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $45,157.96 Date 11/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, MATTHEW S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $45,157.95 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, ALLISON M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $45,157.58 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, ROBERT D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,157.50 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTSLEY, SHARON I Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $45,157.13 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERVEN, SARAH A Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $45,157.12 Date 10/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COMBIE, ROBIN L Employer name Town of Sullivan Amount $45,157.12 Date 01/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENDERSON, CRAIG J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $45,156.78 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNO, RENE C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $45,156.73 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDWELL, MICHELLE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,156.71 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BRENDA M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $45,156.55 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEHN, JENNIFER L Employer name Livingston County Amount $45,156.11 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System