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 SHAW, MARGARET J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,757.02 Date 07/19/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASHNAW, ROY N Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $51,756.92 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESCHE, ROGER M Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $51,756.71 Date 03/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JEAN, LOLETTE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,756.68 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, ASHLEY M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,756.62 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVENBURGH, THERESE M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,756.27 Date 03/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENZER, JUAN P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $51,756.22 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODLAS, RICHARD T Employer name Rockland County Amount $51,756.15 Date 11/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTEVILLE, MARK T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,756.01 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUT, SUSAN A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $51,755.83 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAR, MARK J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,755.74 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAGH, OTHNIEL E Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $51,755.67 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, JOHN P, JR Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $51,755.53 Date 04/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, DAWN M Employer name Peru CSD Amount $51,755.42 Date 12/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, SUSAN E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,755.41 Date 10/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUX, NICHOLAS S Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,755.19 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUGAN, SHERYL A Employer name Laurens CSD Amount $51,754.60 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIKADE, SCOTT D Employer name Town of Marbletown Amount $51,754.53 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVES, MARK D Employer name Town of South Bristol Amount $51,754.52 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSENAT, MARGALIE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,754.37 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, JEROME I Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,754.34 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, LIN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $51,754.08 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIAN, YUHONG Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,753.79 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, KRISTINE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $51,753.65 Date 09/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, CYNTHIA L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $51,753.35 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIADIO, MICHELLE C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $51,753.28 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEMPLE, ANN C Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $51,752.82 Date 07/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL-LATOCHA, MARIE A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $51,752.74 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIARD, JOANNE K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,752.69 Date 02/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KELLY A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,752.57 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DAVID E Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $51,752.53 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYDRA, JANASTASIA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,752.49 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRYAN, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,752.48 Date 11/07/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, JOHN S Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $51,752.42 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARK E Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $51,752.08 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEED, DIANE M Employer name Broome County Amount $51,752.02 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAREN, LISA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $51,751.93 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, IAN J Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $51,751.67 Date 05/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIDMAN, MARGARET Employer name Town of Somers Amount $51,751.61 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOKE, JOHN J Employer name Otsego County Amount $51,751.19 Date 03/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONLEY, ROGER A, JR Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $51,751.16 Date 12/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTERLY, DAVID A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $51,751.12 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, MARCIA E Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,750.22 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMIEUX, ERIC S Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,750.06 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, MARTINA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $51,749.55 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRICO, CAROLE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,749.52 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENT, BETTY JO Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,748.94 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTHIAUME, TERRYANN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,748.90 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLADO, FRANCES M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $51,748.87 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAWUAH, SANDY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,748.79 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MATTHEW W Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $51,748.70 Date 07/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUGLES, VIRGINIA N Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $51,748.61 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVAR, JULIO V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,748.46 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BEIRNE, SHAWN M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $51,748.27 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DION, JOHN C, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,747.83 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALLEN, LEO T C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $51,747.78 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, ANGELA R Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $51,747.71 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSTALL, LILLIAN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $51,747.58 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, VILMA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,747.37 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTYKA, DONNA M Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $51,747.09 Date 03/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARIANNE H Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $51,746.80 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMZIC, ADMIR Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,746.75 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATH, KATHERINE E Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $51,746.36 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSYTHE, CONRAD W Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $51,746.21 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, TAIRI D Employer name Broome County Amount $51,745.86 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROMAN, BRANDI S Employer name Village of Lowville Amount $51,745.82 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, NICHOLE O Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $51,745.53 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, TIFFANY Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $51,745.41 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILS, LAUREEN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $51,745.29 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, DAVID Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $51,745.20 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAIRES, WILLIAM C Employer name Village of Manlius Amount $51,745.19 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANSOWSKI, REBECCA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,745.09 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAXSON, JENNIFER M Employer name Town of Webster Amount $51,745.03 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDELL, DENISE Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $51,744.85 Date 11/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, AMY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,744.81 Date 11/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, GEORGE E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $51,744.61 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, TIMOTHY D Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $51,744.21 Date 10/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTYJOHN, DENNIS H Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $51,744.20 Date 09/18/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELL, MARISOL Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $51,743.91 Date 04/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFALCO, ELIZABETH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,743.86 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, MICHAEL F Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $51,743.48 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKLE, DONALD E, JR Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $51,743.39 Date 07/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, JESSICA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,743.29 Date 11/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, CHRISTINE M Employer name Allegany County Amount $51,742.89 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSINO, TAMMY A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $51,742.89 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENEFICK, MATTHEW J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,742.81 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDONARO, MOLLY L Employer name Niagara County Amount $51,742.71 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, NATISHA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,742.60 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNELLA, CATHY A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $51,742.42 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERBURG, SCOTT D Employer name City of Oswego Amount $51,742.25 Date 02/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMONDS, LORRAINE Employer name East Islip Public Library Amount $51,742.18 Date 10/10/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, SHIRLEY Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $51,742.16 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURELIEN, ROSEMONDE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,741.82 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, JOANN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,741.62 Date 10/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOYER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,741.62 Date 08/30/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVANDOSKI, SUSAN Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $51,741.62 Date 05/19/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, DIANA J Employer name Ontario County Amount $51,741.59 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIFLER, SANDRA L Employer name Town of Binghamton Amount $51,741.54 Date 01/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, KELLY A Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $51,741.43 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARX, BEVERLY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,741.18 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System