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 MC ARTHUR, KAREN S Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $53,377.80 Date 12/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, RACHAEL M Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $53,377.48 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, CRYSTAL Employer name Schenectady County Amount $53,377.47 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $53,377.39 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMANN, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $53,376.89 Date 12/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDI, TIMOTHY P Employer name City of Albany Amount $53,376.74 Date 08/17/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIGANITAKIS, PAMELA S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,376.64 Date 10/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY-BOOTH, TAVIA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,376.20 Date 08/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, JUANA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,376.07 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOBERMAN, JUSTIN A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $53,376.00 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROIANO, SHARON L Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $53,375.94 Date 03/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, MARY Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $53,375.84 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, REINALDO Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,375.74 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, PAULINE L Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $53,375.29 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMILE, SARAH E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $53,375.12 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLLER, KATHRYN K Employer name Village of Cove Neck Amount $53,375.00 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MONDIE, NANCY E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,374.61 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, APRIL M Employer name Broome County Amount $53,374.53 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCBRIDE, JESSICA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,374.49 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ABIGAIL A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,374.10 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANGELO, JOSEPH Employer name Chenango County Amount $53,374.04 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, MARYANN E Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $53,373.40 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECHT, MAE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $53,373.38 Date 07/25/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLICINSKI, MICHAEL M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $53,372.70 Date 02/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANDO, TODD W Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $53,372.26 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLYER, MARK D Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $53,371.72 Date 01/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENTILE, VALERIE J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,371.65 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEY, DEBRA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,371.27 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUDOLI, NICHOLAS T Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $53,370.81 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, JOHN D Employer name Village of Fishkill Amount $53,370.64 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSEY, KEVIN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,370.49 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, PENNY S Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,370.48 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWLE, CARRIE H Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,370.48 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDEN, EVAN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,370.47 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBHUOMA, DEBORAH I Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,370.45 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEALES, ARTHUR A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $53,370.38 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZARIO, JENNIFER A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,370.33 Date 10/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERITHEW, SAMANTHA M Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $53,369.94 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DULMAGE, NANCY L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $53,369.92 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARILE, DOMENICO, JR Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $53,369.74 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, RALPH R Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $53,369.61 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIONDI, CLAUDIA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,369.43 Date 03/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLAFFER, KEVIN E Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $53,369.37 Date 12/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOW-LEWIS, TAMARA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $53,369.29 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ARLENE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,369.00 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAINLARDI, IRENE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,369.00 Date 11/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,369.00 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMIENTI, DENISE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,369.00 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SENA, LAUREN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,369.00 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENNITY, GEORGE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,369.00 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, VICKI A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,369.00 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSOLINO, ERIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,369.00 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENBERG, DANIEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,369.00 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGLIOCCA, CAROLYN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,369.00 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOUSA, DIANNE Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $53,368.95 Date 11/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, CECILIA M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $53,368.81 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, LEANORA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $53,368.63 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, GEOFFREY Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $53,368.55 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, BONNIE L Employer name Eldred CSD Amount $53,368.46 Date 06/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELWARD, KELLY JEAN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,368.08 Date 06/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SAPIA-NEGRO, ANNA LISA Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,368.00 Date 07/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, JEFFREY A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $53,367.76 Date 06/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, STACEY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,367.74 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLER, ROBERT G Employer name Town of Evans Amount $53,367.69 Date 06/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMIANO, DENISE D Employer name Department of State Amount $53,367.66 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, JACQUELINE B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $53,367.34 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIELMO, PHILLIP D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,367.22 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, HOLLY H Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $53,367.03 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKIN, MARY ELLEN Employer name Albany County Amount $53,367.01 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, MATTHEW T Employer name Nesconset Fire District Amount $53,366.92 Date 04/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $53,366.49 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JACQUELYN T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,366.34 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, SHELLEY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $53,366.18 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERDMAN, JAMES M Employer name Town of Hurley Amount $53,366.12 Date 11/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZDYB, MATTHEW T Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $53,365.39 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBLE, MICHELLINE J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $53,365.20 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOVA, MATTHEW J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,365.04 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, NOREEN Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $53,364.62 Date 11/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, CHARLOTTE L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $53,364.52 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, DAWN Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $53,364.05 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, TRACIE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $53,363.96 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DINERA Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,363.61 Date 09/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCATELLA, CAMILLE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,363.61 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIAMONTE, LORI Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,363.60 Date 03/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELE, RUTH A Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,363.60 Date 06/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICH, PATRICIA R Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,363.60 Date 04/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,363.58 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, AILEEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,363.57 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERONI, GINA MARIE Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,363.56 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBER, JEAN C Employer name Otsego County Amount $53,363.33 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISHION, CHARLES P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,363.32 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEDURA, STEPHAN P Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $53,362.84 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, ARTHUR H, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,362.57 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBRIGHT, KATHLEEN A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $53,362.50 Date 09/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYDRONKOWSKI, BARBARA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,362.41 Date 02/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, DANNY P, JR Employer name Orleans County Amount $53,362.39 Date 01/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULTLESS-DE WEEVER, JANET Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,362.38 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLTER, WILLIAM G Employer name Town of Shelby Amount $53,362.37 Date 02/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCARELLI, NICK, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,362.34 Date 08/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, BETHANY L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $53,362.26 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System