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 BURNS, BRIAN C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,146.76 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, SANDRA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,146.65 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, CARL R Employer name Town of Westmoreland Amount $53,146.25 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, GAVIN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,145.94 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIVEY, QUENTIS MARLENE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,145.56 Date 12/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEN, STEVI R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,145.34 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, MARGARET A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $53,145.23 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDELLA, MUBARAK A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,144.97 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, ESTELLA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $53,144.74 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COVEY, JACQUELINE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,144.72 Date 10/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, GLENDY E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $53,144.69 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREICHER, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $53,144.69 Date 01/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUE, GILBERT P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $53,144.47 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, KRISTIE S Employer name Livingston County Amount $53,144.32 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALARY, ARTHUR B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,144.26 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JENNIFER N Employer name Niagara County Amount $53,144.10 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name Town of Sullivan Amount $53,143.41 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMEROY, HILDA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,143.36 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ WILSON, MARITZA Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $53,143.12 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, CHARLES B, II Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $53,142.79 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAPHY, ROBERT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $53,142.61 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAVEC, LAURIE A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $53,142.45 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PAMELA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,142.28 Date 07/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADONIA, JEAN M Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $53,141.79 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANDREE R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,141.71 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILARDI, PHILIP J Employer name Oswego County Amount $53,141.56 Date 10/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATES, GREGORY S Employer name Little Flower UFSD Amount $53,141.45 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APOSTOLAKOS, CHARLIE S Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $53,141.13 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHELL, ORLY Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $53,141.12 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAB-EDMUNDSON, LINDA V Employer name Ulster County Amount $53,140.90 Date 12/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CATHERINE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,140.72 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARKEY, ANIAMMA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $53,140.72 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVERSE, RICHARD L Employer name Oswego Port Authority Amount $53,140.37 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKOWSKI, GUY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $53,139.90 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, TAMMY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,139.64 Date 03/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,139.34 Date 09/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Potsdam Amount $53,139.21 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSFIELD-LOUCKS, ALICE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,139.07 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGLER, NATHALIE M Employer name Ontario County Amount $53,139.00 Date 03/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, KIMBERLY A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $53,138.82 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNESE, MARNIE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,138.75 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSINGER, PETER W, JR Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $53,138.23 Date 06/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DIANE G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $53,138.15 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, NAQUIAJA Z Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $53,138.10 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONOPOULOS, GEORGE D Employer name Columbia County Amount $53,137.70 Date 05/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORLAND, KEITH W Employer name Oswego County Amount $53,137.66 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, TAMARA S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $53,137.58 Date 02/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWERTON, MEL T Employer name Clinton County Amount $53,137.53 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCOTTE, BRENDA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,137.41 Date 07/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ERIC R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,137.35 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPROW, MATTHEW T Employer name Warren County Amount $53,137.29 Date 08/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSSON, JOSHUA A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $53,137.26 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCHLEWSKI, SUZANNE E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $53,136.88 Date 12/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, MALINI Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $53,136.66 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, KAYLA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,136.57 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JAMES A Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $53,136.57 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, CRAIG T Employer name Orange County Amount $53,136.52 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADAGNINO, CLARE H Employer name Town of Webster Amount $53,136.50 Date 01/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOTKIN, PAULA N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $53,136.12 Date 12/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARB, DIANE E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $53,136.12 Date 02/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPERSZMID, MARIA C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $53,136.12 Date 04/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PAMELA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $53,135.66 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKEY, JEFFREY N Employer name Allegany County Amount $53,135.32 Date 10/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, JOSE A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $53,135.10 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRATTO, DOMENICA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $53,134.86 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAS, KEVIN M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $53,134.51 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTOWICZ, MARY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,134.22 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVALHO, DANIEL S Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $53,134.13 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHRIS B Employer name Broome County Amount $53,134.09 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUTER, MICHAEL T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,133.63 Date 11/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWERY, BONNIE S Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,133.57 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKHILL, LAUREL A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $53,133.51 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KRISTINE R Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $53,133.27 Date 10/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, ALICIA C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $53,133.15 Date 08/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIES, TANNA G Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $53,133.05 Date 05/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCETTA, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,132.96 Date 08/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, TAMMY L Employer name Village of Akron Amount $53,132.87 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KAREN M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $53,132.78 Date 08/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, JOSEPH J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $53,132.68 Date 04/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELM, JAYANN NELSON Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,132.07 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, TINA M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $53,131.92 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, JOSEPH L Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,131.64 Date 07/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, SCOTT A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,131.58 Date 03/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGINO, CARRIE A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,131.53 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRAH, PRESTON S Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $53,131.47 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, JAMES H, III Employer name Tompkins County Amount $53,131.31 Date 04/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEE, JOSHUA P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,131.31 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, MATTHEW S Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $53,131.01 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DAWN L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $53,130.89 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, CHRISTINA D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,130.73 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REKUC, SEBASTIAN L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $53,130.71 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAVERDAC, PAUL L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $53,130.48 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYRACUSE, DANIEL B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,130.35 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVINGTON, JOHN Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $53,129.66 Date 09/12/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, TONI M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,129.42 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOM, NATASHA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,128.65 Date 05/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODLEY, RACHAEL V Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $53,128.58 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, OSVALDO Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,128.49 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, IVAN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $53,128.42 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGENDORF, AMY MARIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,128.33 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System