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 WALTERS, DANIEL J Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $43,463.74 Date 07/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, STEVEN D Employer name Town of Parma Amount $43,463.47 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLE, WILLIAM E Employer name Frankfort-Schuyler CSD Amount $43,463.46 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $43,463.30 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ALLAN E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,463.13 Date 08/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NITSOS, MARK C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,462.90 Date 07/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, KATHRYN A Employer name East Rochester UFSD Amount $43,462.71 Date 10/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCK, MARGARET R Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $43,462.69 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, MARIA R Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $43,462.60 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHRITENOUR, STEVEN L Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $43,462.45 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHRER, JUDITH A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,462.16 Date 01/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CHRISTINA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,461.93 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAHOW, MARK P Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $43,461.92 Date 08/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, PAUL E Employer name Town of Exeter Amount $43,461.62 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, TIMOTHY R Employer name Town of Piercefield Amount $43,461.60 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESS, ELLEN F Employer name Department of Law Amount $43,461.48 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, KARIMA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,461.48 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCCA-WEST, SUSAN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,461.48 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, JASON I Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $43,461.41 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTVIN, TIMOTHY W Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $43,461.40 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MARIA F Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $43,461.25 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHIP, TOMMY E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,461.15 Date 02/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAVELLO, MARION Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $43,461.00 Date 12/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESTANOVICH, TARA J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $43,460.97 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLSEN, KRISTEN E Employer name Town of Varick Amount $43,460.94 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGINA, BERNADETTE M Employer name North Shore Public Library Dis Amount $43,460.54 Date 06/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MICHELE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $43,460.41 Date 11/09/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITMANN, LISA J Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $43,460.35 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, MILDRED A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,460.02 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICE, KORI W J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,459.86 Date 05/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUBE, MATTHEW R Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,459.80 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHMEN, JESSICA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,459.75 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, HEATHER C Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $43,459.52 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, KEVIN H Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $43,459.47 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROCCI, LORI A Employer name Town of Marcellus Amount $43,459.22 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, RYAN M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $43,459.12 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTLEN, PATRICIA A Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $43,458.89 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABINSKI, LAURIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,458.80 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCHINI, ROBERT L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $43,458.72 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFREY, YVONNE S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,458.65 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALISTRERI, GERLANDA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $43,458.42 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULIP, BRIAN K Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $43,458.36 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, BRIAN R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,458.20 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKLAR, CARLY P Employer name Sullivan County Amount $43,458.06 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, NANCY Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $43,457.91 Date 07/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITT, JON A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $43,457.59 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINS, MARLENA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,457.28 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIGO, GRISEL Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $43,457.00 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELTMAN, DAVID M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $43,456.97 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-ROGERS, SHARRIN D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $43,456.68 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, CARA C Employer name Livingston County Amount $43,456.44 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABB, WARREN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $43,455.40 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, CASEY A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,455.24 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, PAUL M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $43,454.80 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNA, STEFANIE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,454.80 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, KEVIN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,454.80 Date 02/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURSHED, SIDDIKA Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $43,454.41 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, FREDRICK Employer name City of Albany Amount $43,454.31 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFIN, HANNA C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $43,454.29 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIA, JUDY A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,454.24 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSCH, AMY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,454.16 Date 07/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEOWN, DARRYL J Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $43,454.13 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXWARE, MARK D Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $43,453.98 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWIN, THOMAS E, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $43,453.94 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCHEY, JUSTIN R Employer name Lewis County Amount $43,453.88 Date 08/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, WALKER T M Employer name Town of Rodman Amount $43,453.82 Date 01/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANALE, KAREN K Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $43,453.78 Date 12/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, STEPHANIE A Employer name Delaware County Amount $43,453.74 Date 11/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, CAROLYN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $43,453.70 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMAJIC, AMELA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,453.34 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MICHAEL D Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $43,452.84 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGINIA, STEPHANIE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,452.68 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLA, JACINTO M Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $43,452.60 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, SHERILYNN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,452.47 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZUDLIK, GARY J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,452.38 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUAY, DAVID W Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,452.32 Date 05/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROLUONGO, ANDREW J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,451.94 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, IRENE F Employer name Harrietstown Housing Auth Amount $43,451.90 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADLER-ORR, KIM T Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,451.89 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT S Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,451.68 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, CATHERINE D Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,451.40 Date 02/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELE, JOELLA F Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $43,451.20 Date 12/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISK, PATRICIA A SIPOS Employer name Seneca County Amount $43,450.95 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSMER, ZACHARY J Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $43,450.90 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIXSON, JOANNE G Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,450.76 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, ROY L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $43,450.47 Date 03/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGGER, HOLLY A Employer name Falconer CSD Amount $43,450.00 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, LINDA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $43,449.62 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, KATHLEEN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,449.48 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOIACONO, BEVERLY A Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $43,449.35 Date 02/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NAPOLI, JEAN M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $43,449.05 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFALOE, TROY L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,448.95 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSTENUTO, ROSE T Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,448.64 Date 05/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABOTKA, DIANNA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,448.62 Date 02/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITTELSTAEDT, GRETCHEN Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,448.60 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUSKI, TARA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,448.49 Date 01/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHLOE E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,448.47 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERFLER, JOHN R Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $43,448.41 Date 09/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, CRYSTAL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,448.40 Date 03/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOWITZ, BARBARA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,448.40 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System