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 REAVES, JASON A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $52,806.68 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, OLESYA V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,806.52 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCHO, GARRETT S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,806.33 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, FREDDY E Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $52,806.09 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, MARCIA D Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $52,806.00 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARILLO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $52,805.58 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOLLAN, ANTONIA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,805.53 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, RICKY J Employer name Eden CSD Amount $52,805.40 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANAR, SANDRA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $52,805.18 Date 06/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTANASIO, MARIO J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $52,805.09 Date 03/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, FERNANDO Employer name Erie County Amount $52,804.82 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOELLER, ELIZABETH M Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $52,804.48 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPALA, FONIE, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,804.08 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JAMES R Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $52,804.01 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZULLO, MARIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,803.92 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, RENEE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $52,803.69 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLTS, CHERYL D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,803.57 Date 06/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, EILEEN F Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $52,803.51 Date 03/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, LILLIAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,803.12 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABOROWSKA, BOGUMILA BOBBI Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $52,803.12 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTALDO, JULIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,802.93 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KRISTEN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,802.87 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, DONNA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $52,802.65 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LENORA Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $52,802.64 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, DORA J Employer name Orange County Amount $52,802.30 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREICHLER, DIANE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,802.20 Date 02/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVOY, DENISE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,802.07 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, WILLIAM S Employer name Albany County Amount $52,802.02 Date 09/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, ROXANNE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $52,801.56 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIP, CHARMAINE T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,801.51 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMER, TAMMI Employer name Schoharie County Amount $52,801.26 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTMANN, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $52,800.98 Date 12/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JUDITH E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $52,800.89 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, MARISA D Employer name Mt Pleasant Blythedale UFSD Amount $52,800.84 Date 11/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, STEPHANIE A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,800.68 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, RYAN C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,800.65 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEARNE, LISA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,800.52 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, EILEEN A Employer name Belfast CSD Amount $52,800.37 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, MICHAEL H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,800.00 Date 05/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISSMAN, HEATHER J Employer name Broome County Amount $52,799.91 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTHARDT, ERIN M Employer name Delaware County Amount $52,799.89 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVILACQUA, FRANCESCA Employer name Delaware County Amount $52,799.88 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSER, RACHAEL P Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $52,799.86 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, PETER E Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $52,799.57 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUCI, MARIA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $52,799.49 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTSON, RUSSELL D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,799.39 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORRILL, CHRISTINE E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $52,798.97 Date 03/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIL, CASSANDRA L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $52,798.95 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ALICE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,798.70 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, JAMAAL H Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $52,798.67 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDAY, CHIMA D Employer name City of White Plains Amount $52,798.66 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIK, GREGORY T Employer name Town of Royalton Amount $52,798.61 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MUTH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Darien Amount $52,798.57 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANNING, KRISTEN L Employer name Oswego County Amount $52,798.27 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZULIS, TAHNYA N Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $52,797.82 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, CARY B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,797.76 Date 05/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDAJUSTE, HERVEY Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $52,797.57 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, JAMES H, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,797.55 Date 11/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UZDAVINIS, STEPHEN G Employer name Town of Webb Amount $52,797.26 Date 04/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, MATTHEW R Employer name Washington County Amount $52,797.16 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDICOTT, MICHAEL Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $52,797.00 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANZ, PAMELA M Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $52,797.00 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICHTER, THOMAS D Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $52,796.89 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, NANETTE Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $52,796.75 Date 06/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERMERHORN, JACQUELINE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $52,796.64 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAMM, ROBERT H Employer name City of Rochester Amount $52,796.57 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, THERESA R Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $52,796.20 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, CYNTHIA A Employer name Washington County Amount $52,795.78 Date 02/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANOSH, TERESA Employer name Orange County Amount $52,795.62 Date 01/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, NIKITA A J Employer name Ulster County Amount $52,795.56 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CHAD W Employer name Town of Long Lake Amount $52,795.54 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLOTTI, KAREN M Employer name Madison County Amount $52,795.47 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, DAWN M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $52,795.47 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELLA-CULLY, DONNA LEE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $52,795.29 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSTON, PAULINE B Employer name Putnam County Amount $52,795.23 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSARD, RACHEL M Employer name Ulster County Amount $52,795.23 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, LOUISE E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,795.06 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEST, PHYLLIS E Employer name Cortland County Amount $52,794.95 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CAROLYN G Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $52,794.89 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AULABAUGH, MERIEA C Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $52,794.89 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIERI, PATRICIA F Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $52,794.89 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIORIO, BARBARA A Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $52,794.89 Date 09/17/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARD, TREVOR C Employer name Village of Canton Amount $52,794.79 Date 07/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ROXANNE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $52,794.74 Date 05/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADEAU, EDWARD C Employer name Fulton County Amount $52,794.39 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNER, DYANE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,794.34 Date 06/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEURY, YVONNE E Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $52,794.26 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASOWSKI, RYSZARD Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $52,794.18 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMER, JOSEPH J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,794.07 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, RONALD G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,793.89 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEAMES, APRIL N Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,793.84 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLYZOES-MOORE, MARIELLA Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,793.82 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAPPELL, DEBORAH A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $52,793.56 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, KASEY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,793.48 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, MELISSA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,793.46 Date 11/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSEN, DEBORAH L Employer name Yates County Amount $52,793.35 Date 09/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTIA, MATTHEW Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $52,793.01 Date 09/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILKEY, CRAIG J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $52,792.75 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, TIMOTHY M Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $52,792.34 Date 06/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MICHELLE A Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $52,792.13 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System