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 COLWELL-LENHARD, DOUGLAS J Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $51,602.37 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLESCHI, BARBARA J Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $51,602.17 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAYAS, LENA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $51,602.03 Date 02/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DOUGLAS G Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $51,602.02 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALONDE, BARBARA A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $51,601.45 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHANT, COLLEEN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,601.44 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, HOLLY J Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $51,601.28 Date 01/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, CYNTHIA A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $51,601.12 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIANA, RUTH E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,601.00 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAUL, LOGAN R Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $51,600.86 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, JOSHUA J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,600.83 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLAZZO, ANTHONY P Employer name City of Oswego Amount $51,600.59 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENHAM, PAMELA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,600.58 Date 11/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, FRANKIE W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $51,600.51 Date 05/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, JOHN E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $51,600.44 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODERMOTE, REGINA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,600.34 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLAND, DEBORAH L Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,600.34 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, KAREN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,600.34 Date 09/24/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, LISA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,600.34 Date 08/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMEL, MARY Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $51,600.34 Date 07/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, CHRISTINE E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,600.34 Date 12/18/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURPIN, VINCENZA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,600.34 Date 06/02/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLDOS, KAREN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,600.34 Date 06/23/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUGH, JOHN R Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $51,600.34 Date 04/19/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, MARGARET R Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $51,600.34 Date 09/14/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIALO, ELIZABETH J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $51,600.34 Date 11/26/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFEBVRE, EDWARD J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $51,600.34 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, CHERI Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,600.34 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDAGH, JOANNE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,600.34 Date 02/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYZGA, FRANCINE M Employer name Education Department Amount $51,600.34 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATIL, MAUREEN A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $51,600.34 Date 03/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, SUSAN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,600.34 Date 11/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZELLA, JOAN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,600.34 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PAULA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $51,600.34 Date 01/13/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, KAREN V Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $51,600.34 Date 08/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIMENTEL-WHITAKER, LIBRADA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $51,600.34 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLZ, LISA M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $51,600.34 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVELLI, NADINE P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,600.34 Date 07/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JANEEN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,600.34 Date 04/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUDREAU, JEAN M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $51,600.34 Date 11/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANG, SUZANNE M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $51,600.34 Date 02/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROUTMAN, JANICE L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $51,600.34 Date 06/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, DENISE M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $51,600.34 Date 07/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, SHARON T Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $51,600.34 Date 07/05/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOCHYM, BARBARA M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $51,600.34 Date 07/11/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, ANNA MARIE Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $51,600.34 Date 01/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNHAM, BRENDA Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $51,600.34 Date 04/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERHOFF, DONNA M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $51,600.34 Date 02/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDY, CINDY L Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $51,600.34 Date 03/08/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCULLAGH-PAUSZEK, KATHRYN Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $51,600.34 Date 03/08/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMEZZA, MARGARET A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $51,600.34 Date 08/31/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECIUK, MARY ELLEN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $51,600.34 Date 06/18/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, PATRICIA A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $51,600.34 Date 10/19/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, LINDA S Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $51,600.24 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUP, DAVID W Employer name Schenectady County Amount $51,599.81 Date 08/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLS, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,599.50 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHWAY, ELIZABETH M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $51,599.39 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, NAOMI N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $51,598.83 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAMARINO, GLORIA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,598.71 Date 02/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JACQUELINE M Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $51,598.53 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, OLIVE I Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,598.23 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KALAINA T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,598.16 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENEHAN, GAIL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,597.80 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, MARGARET Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $51,597.57 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUZZO, SALVATORE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $51,597.28 Date 11/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARQUHARSON, NOVELLA Y Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,597.22 Date 02/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDEY, SCOTT W Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $51,596.80 Date 02/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, OMEGO Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $51,596.73 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOPE, GARY P Employer name Town of Mendon Amount $51,596.64 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MARY L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,596.37 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, CONRAD P Employer name Albany County Amount $51,596.36 Date 01/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLNER, MARK A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $51,596.32 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, CARL L Employer name Cortland County Amount $51,596.31 Date 03/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCIOLA, JAKE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,596.22 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, RICHARD K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,596.21 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, JAMES G Employer name Clinton County Amount $51,596.10 Date 01/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCY, JESSICCA L Employer name Broome County Amount $51,595.73 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSHBLUM, AIMEE J Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $51,595.67 Date 09/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDEMAN, RUSSELL L Employer name Town of Yates Amount $51,595.21 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, DENISE M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $51,595.20 Date 07/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, RYAN J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $51,594.99 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, CORY T Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $51,594.92 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLALOCK, SHAKIA Y Employer name Greenburgh Housing Authority Amount $51,594.90 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBE, MARGARET COLLEEN Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $51,594.73 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BARBARA A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $51,594.58 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAU, DIANE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,594.36 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RANDY W Employer name Franklin County Amount $51,594.34 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLISZKA, PATRICK L Employer name Erie County Amount $51,594.24 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLEFIELD, DONNA J Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,594.21 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELOCK, CONNIE P, MRS Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,594.20 Date 06/30/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMCHUK, SANDRA L Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $51,594.16 Date 04/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSI, BEVERLY A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $51,593.83 Date 04/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZIZ, ELAINE J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $51,593.72 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGUIN, JEFFREY L Employer name Town of Louisville Amount $51,593.56 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINGWOOD NURSE, CHARMAIN J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $51,593.53 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMBERG, DANIELLE C Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $51,593.33 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COWEN, BRIAN K Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $51,593.26 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THERIOT, JOSEPH L Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $51,593.22 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANTONO, RICHARD J Employer name Rockland County Amount $51,593.12 Date 11/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTORYAK, ROBERT D Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $51,593.11 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System