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 COVELL, MEGAN J, MS Employer name Erie County Amount $53,047.40 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDERMAN, RICHARD L Employer name Chemung County Amount $53,047.29 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPLEY, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Chemung County Amount $53,047.25 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, MARTICA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $53,047.18 Date 10/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERFIEN, JOHN R Employer name Village of Phoenix Amount $53,047.10 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLEJOHN, JUDITH M Employer name Genesee County Amount $53,046.80 Date 11/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MARJORIE M Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $53,046.62 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, LATISHA N Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,046.61 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADOWSKI, SALLY D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $53,046.30 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUNTAIN, ANDREW L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $53,046.07 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, JACQUELINE A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $53,045.99 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRECHETTE, HEATHER L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,045.97 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYNOR, KEVIN T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,045.69 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTLER, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $53,045.67 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TIARA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $53,045.53 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLEGAS, JONATHAN Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $53,045.40 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, WILLIAM J Employer name Tioga County Amount $53,045.38 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SAYLA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,045.36 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILOVICH, MICHAEL Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,045.31 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DORSEY D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,045.02 Date 10/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKSTEROWICZ, LINDA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,044.80 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CYNTHIA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,044.72 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, HENRY J Employer name Village of Margaretville Amount $53,044.62 Date 09/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, KELLY C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,044.60 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MAUREEN K Employer name Franklin County Amount $53,044.41 Date 01/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, GARY W Employer name City of Oswego Amount $53,044.25 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COGGINS, PARRISH Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,044.04 Date 08/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, ELIZABETH R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,043.90 Date 06/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHMAN, KATHRYN H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $53,043.84 Date 03/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, SHARON L Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $53,043.72 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELSER, SHARLA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,043.49 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEAVEY, BRENDAN B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,043.32 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, KIRSTEN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,043.32 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKOFSKY, LINDA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,043.32 Date 12/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, SUSAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,043.32 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLAPERUTO, DIANE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,043.32 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROBNER, SANDRA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,043.32 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, ASHANTI A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $53,043.32 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOVILLE, LORRAINE A Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $53,043.32 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, LYNN A Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $53,043.29 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORREALE, JOANNE M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $53,043.07 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTOR, GILLIAN S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,043.04 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, NELL M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,043.04 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, EVELYN Employer name Ulster County Amount $53,043.02 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROSEMARY Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $53,042.86 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWADZKI, RICKY Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $53,042.86 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATELAIN, ELIZABETH R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,042.70 Date 01/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGGS, JAKEYA T Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $53,042.49 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, LAURA Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $53,042.41 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIULIANO, MARYANN F Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $53,042.41 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPE, THERESA M Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $53,042.41 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALISE, MATTHEW M Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,042.40 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILES, FERNANDO J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,042.01 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEHR, ALAN J Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $53,041.95 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENNSTROM, JACK M Employer name Albany County Amount $53,041.90 Date 08/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARIA, BASIL P Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $53,041.89 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, LYNDA A Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $53,041.81 Date 05/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARENT, PAMELA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,041.56 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REOME, DEBORAH D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,041.40 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHETNEY, JEFFREY J Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $53,041.16 Date 02/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, THOMAS A, JR Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $53,041.01 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZAR, DONALD R Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $53,040.43 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JAMES R Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $53,040.37 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCE, RANDY J Employer name Franklin County Amount $53,040.34 Date 06/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ATEER, KELLY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,040.33 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, JOSEPH J Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,040.18 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, SHANNON P Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $53,040.00 Date 10/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, OWEN O Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $53,040.00 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JAMES E, JR Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $53,039.93 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURAS, WILLIAM L Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $53,039.82 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNTRYMAN, JEFF S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $53,039.50 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, JENE C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,039.31 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIVAN, BRENAN N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,038.91 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, JESSICA M Employer name Warren County Amount $53,038.68 Date 11/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, STEPHANIE M Employer name Erie County Amount $53,038.60 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKES, ANTIONETTE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $53,038.55 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSANO, MICHAEL P Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,038.24 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, MAURA C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $53,038.03 Date 05/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMIANI, ANTONINO E Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $53,037.45 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LISA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,037.41 Date 10/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, SALVATORE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $53,037.04 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, MICHELLE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,036.86 Date 02/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASSMAN-LACKOW, EDNA A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $53,036.74 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, EVELYN Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $53,036.50 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIE, KYLE P Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $53,036.34 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOPPA, THOMAS M Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $53,036.28 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SPIGNO, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,036.21 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNKE, JANET A Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $53,036.04 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, THEODORE N, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,035.92 Date 02/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPLAINE, MARY V Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $53,035.59 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIONE, BRAD F Employer name Albany County Amount $53,035.52 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBLER, KEITH A Employer name Niagara County Amount $53,035.20 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, LAURA Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $53,034.80 Date 08/10/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, RICHARD Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $53,034.58 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIND, KATHY Employer name Tompkins County Amount $53,034.47 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, JASON D Employer name Yates County Amount $53,034.16 Date 06/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LISA J Employer name Schoharie County Amount $53,034.09 Date 11/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANO, GUY M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $53,033.77 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEDGE, WINIFRED E Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $53,033.75 Date 08/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADA, MAUREEN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $53,033.24 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System