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 MILLER, VITA R Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $52,462.23 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, DONNA L Employer name Village of Upper Nyack Amount $52,462.04 Date 05/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBB, ERIK I Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $52,461.94 Date 08/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROWS, ANN M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $52,461.80 Date 06/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, MATTHEW P Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $52,461.50 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISPOLI, PAIGE A E Employer name Orange County Amount $52,461.44 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHAB, NONI A Employer name Education Department Amount $52,461.27 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELATION, LISA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $52,461.22 Date 07/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAU, ALEXANDRA A Employer name Westbury Mem Public Library Amount $52,461.09 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULDIE, MAUREEN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $52,460.86 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, KENNETH G Employer name Town of Louisville Amount $52,460.67 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KEVIN R Employer name Genesee County Amount $52,460.57 Date 10/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, DANIEL T Employer name City of Lockport Amount $52,460.25 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, RITA Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $52,459.73 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAB, MATTHEW J Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $52,459.67 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWER, ROBERT M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $52,459.49 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWDEN, KAREN A Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $52,459.30 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLER, LORI L Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $52,459.30 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANIN, DALE Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $52,459.16 Date 06/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLENDON, ANDREW R Employer name Freeport Housing Authority Amount $52,458.71 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULERICE, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $52,458.67 Date 01/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOOD, DAVID C Employer name Livingston County Amount $52,458.44 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, KAY E Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $52,458.36 Date 08/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLSOPP-BEY, PAMELLA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,458.32 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSILLO, JOHNNY Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $52,458.08 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFENNINGER, PAUL D Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,458.00 Date 08/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, DONA-RAE C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $52,457.32 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADOUCEUR, BRUCE E Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $52,457.30 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, BRIAN R Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $52,457.28 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SPINA, FRANK C Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $52,457.28 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, WILLIAM G Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $52,457.28 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONES, LINDSAY A Employer name Yates County Amount $52,457.19 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTY, REBECCA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $52,456.97 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, DEBORAH A Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $52,456.91 Date 01/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESANI, DAWN H Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $52,456.83 Date 07/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVEILLE, CHENIER P Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $52,456.77 Date 05/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, ELIZABETH M Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $52,456.75 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTAY, EBRU Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $52,456.63 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASTETTER, KRISTY E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,456.59 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULEY, JENNIFER M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,456.48 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSZUST, ROXANNE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,456.22 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSEDE, OLUSEGUN J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $52,456.11 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, CHARLES W Employer name Medina CSD Amount $52,455.82 Date 09/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLOCOLA, ROBERT L Employer name Village of Millbrook Amount $52,455.75 Date 06/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWIN, SHANNON M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,455.25 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOIZOS, ROSALIE Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $52,455.07 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKER, JAMES C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $52,455.01 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSELLA, ROSANNE J Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $52,455.00 Date 11/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GISE, BRADLEY C Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $52,454.72 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, CHRISTINE E Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $52,454.62 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, OHRINE E Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $52,454.52 Date 11/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, GLENN D Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $52,454.51 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSTRO, STEPHANIE J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $52,454.46 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELOPOULOS, KAREN M Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $52,454.15 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIPOSE, JOJI Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $52,453.75 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WILLIAM D Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $52,453.48 Date 04/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MELISSA A Employer name Chemung County Amount $52,453.18 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKAITIS, ZACHARY J Employer name Port Washington Water Poll Dist Amount $52,453.08 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, JANICE M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $52,453.02 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROMAN, DENISE Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $52,452.92 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, HELENE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,452.70 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, DONALD F Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $52,452.57 Date 09/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROFERE, JOSEPH H, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $52,452.52 Date 06/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLOWS, RICHARD H L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,452.45 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINER, EMILY B Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $52,452.44 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIS, LYRIS E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $52,452.42 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, ELIZABETH L Employer name Village of Greenwood Lake Amount $52,452.40 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JOHN C Employer name Village of Canton Amount $52,452.32 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIR, SHAVANA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,452.27 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATEWOOD, QUIANNA W Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,452.09 Date 11/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWLIS, JEFFREY A Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $52,452.05 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, SHEENA A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $52,451.90 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,451.88 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, ANTHONY E Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $52,451.79 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFT, MICHAEL A Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $52,451.66 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSKY, JARRED M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,451.61 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, VAUGHN D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,451.58 Date 10/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, JASON P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,451.36 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXSON, VANESSA Employer name Department of Law Amount $52,451.18 Date 04/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, CATHERINE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $52,451.01 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, PATRICIA A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $52,450.98 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, STACY A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $52,450.73 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNBY, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $52,450.49 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARLON ODIE Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $52,450.40 Date 02/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVEY, PHILIP R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $52,450.14 Date 06/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON, GLORIA E Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $52,450.00 Date 02/11/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANG, LEIBING Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $52,449.75 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHER, ERIKA M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $52,449.54 Date 02/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASSEL, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $52,448.83 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, CIARA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,448.50 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINEBREW, HASSANA R T Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $52,448.49 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLONCARZ, ROBB M Employer name Erie County Amount $52,448.43 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZODDA, KERI M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,448.38 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, PATRICIA A Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $52,448.36 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, HEATHER R Employer name Village of Montgomery Amount $52,448.36 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, PHILIP A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $52,448.25 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRING, JAMES E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,448.09 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JAMES P Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $52,447.97 Date 11/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DAVID J Employer name Town of Tully Amount $52,447.90 Date 04/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, DAVID T Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $52,447.67 Date 08/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System