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 RODRIGUEZ, MARIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,724.17 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALGADO, YANIRA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,724.17 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, CHRISTOPHER V Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,724.17 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEVANTE, NICHOLAS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,724.17 Date 12/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSE, SUBHEN Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $51,724.08 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, LAWRENCE M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $51,724.08 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAROLIS, MELISSA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,723.88 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, THOMAS P Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $51,723.81 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUTSKY, ANDREI Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,723.43 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMAN, KENNETH M Employer name Fillmore CSD Amount $51,723.00 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, FAITH D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,723.00 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, STEPHEN L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $51,722.59 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, BRANDEN D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $51,722.47 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORKE, DE ANN L Employer name Orleans County Amount $51,722.36 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, ZAHIR Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $51,722.25 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, BRANDON R Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,722.12 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMEDA, LINETTE S Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $51,721.56 Date 03/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGGE, CHRIS M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $51,721.39 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHR, REBECCA L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $51,720.74 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CETERA, APRIL M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,720.67 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SAMUEL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,720.42 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALA-BUKHALA, AGNES B Employer name Off Prevent Domestic Violence Amount $51,720.06 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHENBURGH, ROBERT J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $51,719.40 Date 11/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANGERT, MARION E Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $51,719.05 Date 02/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, PETER J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $51,718.96 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, JOHN A Employer name Village of Le Roy Amount $51,718.96 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, KELLI A Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,718.93 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAP NGIE, WALTER C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $51,718.87 Date 09/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITZMAN, PETER C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $51,718.84 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, MAUREEN T Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $51,718.67 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULBAUM, LINDA I Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,718.56 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGNER, JOSHUA G Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $51,718.55 Date 05/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUX, NANCY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,718.41 Date 10/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRINO, LISA C Employer name Webster CSD Amount $51,718.40 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKSON, PAUL G Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $51,718.37 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, DEBORAH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,718.25 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, AMOS Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $51,718.02 Date 07/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $51,717.93 Date 05/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURG, DEREK R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $51,717.93 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JOURNEY C Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $51,717.91 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOELSCHER, RAYMOND J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,717.87 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBSON, MAUREEN B Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $51,717.50 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NENOS, SCOTT P Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $51,717.37 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, DEBORAH L Employer name Lyons CSD Amount $51,717.27 Date 03/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGGINA, DAVID M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $51,717.20 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZANDJIAN, ARCHAK Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,717.15 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, MICHAEL B Employer name Rockland Co Solid Waste Auth Amount $51,717.12 Date 06/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHY, DYLAN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $51,717.10 Date 03/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, WILLIAM B Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,717.04 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, FRANCINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,716.96 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, JOHN C Employer name Town of Potsdam Amount $51,716.94 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAWOJSKI, RICHARD M Employer name Village of Depew Amount $51,716.79 Date 10/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CRYSTAL S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $51,716.69 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, JUSTIN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $51,716.22 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROOK, JOANNE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,716.04 Date 12/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTES, ROBERT L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $51,715.95 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, TARA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,715.87 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JEREMY M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,715.83 Date 12/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESNUT, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $51,715.79 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOY, TERESA L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $51,715.66 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNES EBANKS, MARCIA ANDREA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,715.62 Date 11/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTALEK, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,715.19 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, TIMOTHY W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,715.18 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODBODY, WILLIAM J Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,714.79 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $51,714.73 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLER, JEFFREY L Employer name Broome County Amount $51,714.68 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, JO ANN R Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $51,714.45 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMONS, MICKEY J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $51,714.38 Date 11/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTON, LEAH J Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $51,714.25 Date 05/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, RICHARD Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $51,714.16 Date 09/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDRE, MINNIE C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $51,714.16 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIZZARD, PATRICIA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $51,714.07 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGES, TRACEY E Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $51,714.02 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOCHA, TONY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $51,713.87 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEY, BONNE L Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $51,713.76 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORTRIGHT, TIM P Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $51,713.54 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANEZ, JOSE A Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $51,713.50 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, MARY E Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $51,713.48 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, KATRENA M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $51,713.29 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, JOSEPH R Employer name Sound Beach Fire District Amount $51,712.86 Date 04/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDLOW, JEFFREY P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $51,712.85 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, HOWARD R Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $51,712.85 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DIANE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $51,711.72 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DELORES E Employer name Village of Muttontown Amount $51,711.55 Date 11/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HWANG, VIVIAN S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $51,711.46 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYTH, EILEEN C Employer name Florida UFSD Amount $51,711.11 Date 01/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAIBU, SAMUEL O Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $51,710.95 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $51,710.95 Date 10/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, SHAZAM N Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $51,710.82 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, JOHN R Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $51,709.99 Date 08/31/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, TIMOTHY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,709.86 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BARBARA J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $51,709.57 Date 10/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USIAK, THOMAS J Employer name Broome County Amount $51,709.26 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVENS, MILES M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $51,709.03 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLINSKI, BRIAN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $51,708.84 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, ANNETTA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,708.80 Date 12/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERWEIN, JACOB P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,708.79 Date 05/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESCOTT, DOROTHY N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,708.73 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN-SULLIVAN, JOYCE E Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,708.63 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODREAU, JIM B Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $51,708.40 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System