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 SMITH, TRISTA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,193.94 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, BRIAN Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $52,193.83 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, WENDY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,193.70 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSKET, JARED G Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $52,193.68 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JO-ANN Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $52,193.64 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, ARTHUR L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $52,193.55 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASELLO, JOHN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,193.35 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, KAREN B Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $52,193.32 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, KAREN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,193.29 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, JUSTIN M Employer name Orange County Amount $52,193.25 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHLENBACHER, SARAH T Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $52,193.18 Date 03/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBASCO, JAMES Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,193.14 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, JAMES T Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $52,193.10 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFOCLI, ELENI C Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $52,192.87 Date 09/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUBRANI, ELISA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $52,192.80 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMA, SUE C Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $52,192.80 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETIER, STEPHEN W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,192.80 Date 01/04/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMTISHEN, KATHERINE C Employer name Niagara County Amount $52,192.59 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECH, JOHN F Employer name Town of Champion Amount $52,192.33 Date 11/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEASMAN, KIMBERLY L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $52,192.29 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARMAN, DAVID M Employer name City of Geneva Amount $52,192.13 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALL, MICHAEL A Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $52,192.06 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, ANTHONY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $52,191.82 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALLAN A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,191.55 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, MATTHEW J Employer name Albany County Amount $52,191.48 Date 07/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, RAMY Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $52,191.48 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELFER, CAROLINE D Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $52,191.10 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELOT, FRANTZ Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $52,191.07 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUKENBERGER, THOMAS F Employer name Village of Cooperstown Amount $52,191.03 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, MICHAEL D Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $52,190.90 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMLISH, CAROL A Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $52,190.80 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARATY, EVA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,190.61 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELIZAIRE, RUTH Employer name Rockland County Amount $52,190.53 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, RYAN S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $52,190.40 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAVES, MARC A Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $52,190.32 Date 02/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Oswego County Amount $52,190.29 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKA, THOMAS Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $52,190.16 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, KEVIN S Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $52,190.02 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVER, DANIEL L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $52,189.47 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTINE, TROYCIE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $52,189.36 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDJMOHAN, CHERYL A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $52,189.28 Date 01/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALZO, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,189.20 Date 02/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, DEAN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,188.68 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, DADDY Employer name Rockland County Amount $52,188.42 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNINI, ANA M Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $52,188.28 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLO, CHERYL Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,188.18 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, GEORGE H, III Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $52,187.59 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRES, CARLOS F Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $52,187.49 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCZEK, KAREN Employer name City of Auburn Amount $52,187.09 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, ORIANA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $52,187.02 Date 01/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRIST, JAMES R Employer name Town of Parma Amount $52,187.02 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPASEVSKI, SANDRA L, MS Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,186.96 Date 08/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, JENNIFER M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,186.95 Date 11/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JULIA C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,186.95 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILALLA, JERILEE B Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $52,186.91 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, JOHN W, JR Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $52,186.38 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, JAMES A Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $52,186.02 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENCH, KIRSTEN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,185.90 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALION, ROBERT B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,185.90 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGWIN, AARON D Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $52,185.26 Date 11/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, NANCY A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $52,185.26 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN-GARDNER, JO ELLEN Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $52,185.26 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, MARY A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $52,185.22 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLNAR, JOHN P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $52,185.18 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANNO, DOMINIQUE B Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $52,184.75 Date 03/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CAROLIS, ANTHONY R Employer name Sauquoit Valley CSD Amount $52,184.61 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, KELLY ANN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $52,184.58 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERAR, DEBRA E Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $52,184.50 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, JOSEPH A Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $52,184.35 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLOH, KERRI A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,184.24 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECCE, JANET C Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $52,184.23 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEETE, CHRIS R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $52,183.76 Date 12/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARON, DANA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $52,183.69 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MAUREEN A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $52,183.68 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUER, JENNIFER E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $52,183.09 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, PETER D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,183.04 Date 10/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARVEY, ROBERT E Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $52,182.93 Date 05/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REPPENTINE, KEVIN C Employer name Town of Wilson Amount $52,182.72 Date 07/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKER, TAMMY L Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $52,182.49 Date 05/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, MICHAEL D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,182.29 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODDIE, LILLIAN A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $52,182.11 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAM, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Kingston Amount $52,181.46 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSSIER, RUSSELL J Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $52,181.36 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANSKI, DANIEL C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $52,181.35 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGER, DANIELLE K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,181.16 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENAHERRERA, ZAIRITA C Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $52,180.82 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, REBECCA H Employer name West Islip Public Library Amount $52,180.73 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROSE MARIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,180.66 Date 12/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDZYNSKI, DEBORA M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $52,180.46 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, SHARON L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $52,180.25 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREISCHEL, DONALD G Employer name Eden CSD Amount $52,180.11 Date 04/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGGI, JOSH A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $52,180.09 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELMAN, KEVIN H Employer name Wayne County Amount $52,179.89 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIMIN, SEAN E Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $52,179.88 Date 02/13/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GUERRE, MARIE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,179.69 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHART, SHAUN A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $52,179.54 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GAIL A Employer name Livingston County Amount $52,179.16 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDY, JEANINE C Employer name Florida UFSD Amount $52,178.79 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSAVER, GLENN D Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $52,178.60 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, ALICIA K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,178.39 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System