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 O'BRIEN, MOIRA K Employer name Albany County Amount $51,257.97 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN-TUCKER, DIANNA R Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,257.63 Date 07/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, DENISE U Employer name Education Department Amount $51,257.34 Date 06/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROAT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Columbia County Amount $51,257.22 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUYNE, LORI A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,257.20 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, DONALD B Employer name Town of Schroeppel Amount $51,257.17 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, RICHARD G Employer name City of Olean Amount $51,257.04 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SHONDARA N R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,256.91 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, ELDRIC H Employer name Clinton County Amount $51,256.67 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Saratoga County Amount $51,256.51 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, MATTHEW A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,256.20 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONSO, JONNATHAN R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $51,256.02 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SARAH L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,255.97 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BIASE, JEANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,255.66 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, KATRINA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $51,255.56 Date 10/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAKER, RONALD G, JR Employer name Town of Galway Amount $51,255.44 Date 06/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, LUCRETIA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,255.22 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLODARSKI, SHERYL A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $51,255.22 Date 06/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, MICHELLE L Employer name Lewis County Amount $51,255.08 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, PATRICK J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $51,255.06 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES MICHAEL Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $51,255.01 Date 02/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUDREAU, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $51,255.00 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KERI-ANNE Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $51,255.00 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEETS, JESSICA A Employer name Education Department Amount $51,254.98 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUBNER, KATHY A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $51,254.93 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAINACK, ROGER K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $51,254.85 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMINSKI, MARK C Employer name Erie County Amount $51,254.85 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ANA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,254.78 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, ANGELA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $51,254.72 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRUTHERS, ORRESSA L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $51,254.69 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZA, LAURIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,254.56 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROELL, KATE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,254.42 Date 01/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATOLI, TERESA B Employer name Department of Law Amount $51,254.40 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESKI, KIMBERLY A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $51,254.27 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLETTO, SHARON Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $51,253.95 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABB, MARK A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $51,253.95 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDAHN, MARYELLEN Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $51,253.95 Date 05/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, NANCY Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $51,253.95 Date 10/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARTAGLIA, DOROTHEA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $51,253.95 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLPH, GWEN E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $51,253.80 Date 01/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKSTON, LAURIE Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $51,253.79 Date 12/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, ANDREW M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $51,253.77 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMIELEWSKI, JOHN A, II Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $51,253.59 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, NATHAN K Employer name Town of Cambria Amount $51,253.48 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, PETER Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $51,253.44 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, JAIME D Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $51,253.43 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESLANOVICS, KRISTIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,253.32 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, WILLIAM J Employer name Washington County Amount $51,253.24 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW, MOHAMMED J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,253.23 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, MARK R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $51,252.81 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, SETH D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,252.65 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, LORI A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,252.59 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESEBRO, KAYLA A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $51,252.45 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, CHERIE A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $51,252.42 Date 04/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAMOLINI, LOU ANN Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $51,252.42 Date 01/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINER, APRIL G Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $51,252.18 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, ROGER A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $51,252.16 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, DANIEL J Employer name Ulster County Amount $51,252.04 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAUD, TERESA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,251.98 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $51,251.68 Date 06/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAKLEY, MARGARET R Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $51,251.68 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANDRIDGE, SANDRA N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $51,251.64 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILISON, WENDY S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,251.48 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, DEAN E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,251.20 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSCH, THOMAS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $51,251.00 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAHAN, TERESA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,250.99 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LEUVAN, JEFFREY I Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $51,250.95 Date 01/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, LINDA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,250.66 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, MELISSA D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $51,250.65 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DAVID J Employer name Madison County Amount $51,250.56 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELNIK, ANDREW L Employer name City of Watertown Amount $51,250.37 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCKEY, PAMELA S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $51,250.34 Date 03/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, PATRICK O Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $51,250.30 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTL, JULIA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,250.27 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOMMER, DAWN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,250.14 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUYCK, JASON A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $51,250.08 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, JAWED A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $51,249.96 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, CAROLE A Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $51,249.74 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, VICTOR ANDRES Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $51,249.54 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKENFORT, KRIS H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,249.30 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, CARLENE Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $51,249.07 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIROCHNIK, LILIA Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $51,248.84 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, MATTHEW L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $51,248.67 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KIMBERLY B Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $51,248.55 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON-MARONEY, KELLY Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $51,248.48 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $51,248.31 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABEK, MATHEW A Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $51,248.30 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARKNESS, KELLY A Employer name Chemung County Amount $51,248.22 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, GAIL M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $51,248.20 Date 07/22/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PAUW, DEBORAH S Employer name Ontario County Amount $51,248.11 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGA, KEVIN R Employer name Erie County Amount $51,248.08 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZIER, CATHERINE E Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $51,247.85 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFNER, MARIA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $51,247.60 Date 02/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUDA, MARCIA Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,247.50 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREZIOSI, PEGGY ANN Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $51,247.50 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, DANIELLE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $51,247.49 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMION, BRIAN E Employer name Yates County Amount $51,247.45 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEOTZER, JOSETTE M Employer name Erie County Amount $51,247.28 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISOWSKI, MICHAEL C Employer name Erie County Amount $51,247.16 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, LUCUS P Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $51,246.79 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System