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 FITZGERALD, MARY JEAN Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $52,158.76 Date 11/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JENNIFER L Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $52,158.21 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, BRENDA V Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $52,158.10 Date 10/18/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAGHER, JOSEPH B Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $52,157.90 Date 09/12/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYOR, JAMES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $52,157.66 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPES, KRISTIN C Employer name Village of Fishkill Amount $52,157.24 Date 01/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SAFIYA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,157.19 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDS, JOHN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $52,157.06 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, SANDRA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $52,156.86 Date 11/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISTONE, VERONICA Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $52,156.61 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINMANN, SUSAN P Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $52,156.61 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERGENDAHL, DAVID E Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $52,156.47 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBISON, KEVIN J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,156.44 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIELKIE, LORI A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,156.03 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, CHELSI E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $52,156.02 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGENCAMP, JEAN A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,155.45 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMPF, KELLY L Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $52,155.29 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, SIMONE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,155.21 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, CHERYL J Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,155.19 Date 04/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNANT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Schuyler County Amount $52,155.01 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN-HERRING, NOVLETTE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,154.96 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOFFEE, JUDY S Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $52,154.89 Date 11/04/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAHAN, STEPHEN J, VI Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $52,154.48 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCE, DONNA L Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $52,154.46 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALKINS, SAMUEL J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $52,154.38 Date 11/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANIAK, MICHAEL A Employer name Niagara County Amount $52,154.34 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKLER, CASEY L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $52,154.09 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, JAMES J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,154.07 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIRILLO, DONNA A Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $52,153.86 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, RANDALL T Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $52,153.85 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKOWSKI, DONNA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,153.51 Date 08/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, MARK K, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,153.37 Date 11/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOERING, LISA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $52,153.21 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, JOHN E, III Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,153.03 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MICHELLE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $52,152.89 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, GERALD Employer name Rockland County Amount $52,152.82 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUBER, TANIA N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,152.79 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS CORBIN, LATASHA S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $52,152.71 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROCK, MAURICE F Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $52,152.68 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, MEGAN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,152.62 Date 11/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, FREDERICK L Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $52,152.30 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWETT, JEANI M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $52,152.18 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESI, MATTHEW R Employer name Erie County Amount $52,152.13 Date 08/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUGHTON, VIVIENNE R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $52,152.10 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDOLIVA, KATHLEEN D Employer name Oswego County Amount $52,152.07 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, BRIAN C Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $52,152.00 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALIGORSKY, DARLENE D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $52,151.44 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEICHERT, JOSHUA D Employer name City of Albany Amount $52,150.98 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRISON, MICHAEL J Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $52,150.92 Date 05/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BETSY F Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $52,150.71 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASHED, LYDIA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $52,150.67 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN WOOD, BRENDA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $52,150.43 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIWAY, CANIVORY D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,150.40 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRIDGE, PHILLIP M Employer name Hamilton County Amount $52,150.30 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITZ, MICHELLE K Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,150.26 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRAGUSA, DOROTHY A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $52,149.93 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, CLYDE H, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,149.88 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, SABBIR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,149.62 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATESIC, HELEN S Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $52,149.51 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IFILL, GLENIS Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $52,149.43 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEISS, CHARLES E Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $52,149.29 Date 06/22/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTAR, DAVID Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $52,149.28 Date 09/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, ANTHONY G Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,149.21 Date 09/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMON, BENJAMIN J Employer name Madison County Amount $52,148.98 Date 10/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSONE, DELORES Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $52,148.86 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, BRETT S Employer name Cayuga County Amount $52,148.79 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, STEWART D Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $52,148.48 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENASSI, NEAL A Employer name Wynantskill UFSD Amount $52,148.48 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINGONE, BRIAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,148.41 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUFELT, LAWRENCE J, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,148.38 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOS, LAWRENCE Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,148.11 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON-BARKER, CATHERINE I Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,148.04 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMYOT, ALYSSA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,147.89 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZILAGYI, MICHAEL A Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $52,147.29 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, LAWRENCE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $52,146.94 Date 07/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DAVID W Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,146.75 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, KRASNY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $52,146.54 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, LISA M Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $52,146.42 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, CHARLENE E Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $52,146.21 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACOPASI, MARGARET J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $52,146.07 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKAL, JEFFREY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $52,145.97 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITZ, SUSAN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $52,145.93 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, NICOLE A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $52,145.68 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERINLE, EVELYN Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $52,145.67 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, DONNA Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $52,145.66 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEMLA, VICKIE L Employer name Erie County Amount $52,145.30 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINGAME, DAWN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,145.27 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINE, STACY L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $52,145.12 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, CATHERINE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,145.08 Date 09/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, MARK L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $52,145.01 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, PAMELA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,144.69 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANO, KELLY A Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $52,144.65 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSS, DANIEL C Employer name Hicksville Public Library Amount $52,144.34 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, MELISSA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,144.20 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTMAR, MARK A Employer name Department of Health Amount $52,144.01 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANNAN, KIMBERLEY Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,143.73 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMAN, PETER M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $52,143.61 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMILO, JOHN E Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $52,143.56 Date 04/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDORT, MARIE DENISE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $52,143.43 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DAWN L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,143.19 Date 12/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System