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 WEST, KATHY C Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $50,952.17 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGILSBIE, HOPE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,952.16 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDDINGS, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Clay Amount $50,952.07 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDER BROOK, MARK A Employer name Town of Marion Amount $50,951.99 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONI, KARA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,951.79 Date 03/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CURRY, NANCY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,951.64 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, TIMOTHY G Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $50,951.62 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTIGAN, KAREN F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,951.38 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMERSON, STEPHEN JAMES Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,951.10 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANG, DANA M Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $50,950.98 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, JOHN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,950.98 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENARDO, JA'QUEL S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,950.73 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORGIEVSKI, ROBERT Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,950.73 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, DIANE C Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $50,949.92 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, MARYANN D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,949.85 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,949.74 Date 07/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARFIANOWICZ, MARTYNA A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $50,949.41 Date 03/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMANATIDES, SUSAN G Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $50,949.15 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKAUSKAS, ASTA Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $50,949.00 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, RAYMOND Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,948.71 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYNE, PHYLLIS I Employer name North Bellmore Public Library Amount $50,948.70 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHO, LYNN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $50,948.60 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWREY, SUSAN L Employer name Washington County Amount $50,948.33 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE CHARLES, JOSEP Y Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $50,948.29 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIOTTI, MICHAEL J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $50,948.28 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENN, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Town of Saratoga Amount $50,948.28 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINE, DENISE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,948.04 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, JOSEPH R Employer name Town of Massena Amount $50,947.48 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTON, DIANE M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $50,947.31 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHARD, GARY L, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,947.28 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINZON, MARIELA Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $50,947.18 Date 10/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, ARTHUR P, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,946.96 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ELAINE P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,946.75 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUNGER, YAROSLAV Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $50,946.70 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIECO, LAURIE A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $50,946.66 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, SUZANNE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,946.45 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST FLEUR, WISLER Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,946.32 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEN, LAURE J Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $50,946.10 Date 03/02/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, HILDA I Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $50,945.88 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTINA L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $50,945.84 Date 07/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, DENNIS Employer name NYC Judges Amount $50,945.62 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTGEN, VANCE E Employer name Town of Ellery Amount $50,945.60 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, CHRISTINA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,945.16 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBINS, LEE M Employer name Town of Marilla Amount $50,945.15 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANSKI, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,944.85 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHNER, JOHN S Employer name Jefferson County Amount $50,944.83 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JAY H Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,944.52 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTECHT, ALEXANDER J Employer name City of Olean Amount $50,944.33 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPUTA, RICHARD J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,944.24 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYACK, BRENDA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,944.12 Date 01/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIX, DONALD W Employer name City of Utica Amount $50,943.80 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHNSTROM, LINDA M Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $50,943.79 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, MARIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,943.62 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, RACHANA Employer name Spring Valley Housing Auth Amount $50,943.62 Date 04/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBIN, CYNTHIA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,943.43 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUAX, KIMBERLY J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $50,943.43 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAUB, MICHAEL G Employer name Rockland County Amount $50,943.36 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRO, PRIMO E Employer name Rockland County Amount $50,943.33 Date 04/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIE, JAMES F Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $50,943.17 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBSON-PINTO, DOREEN H Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $50,943.16 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALTA, JOHN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,943.05 Date 02/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ADAM J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,943.00 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARCO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $50,942.81 Date 08/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, ANN C Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $50,942.81 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, DIANE K Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $50,942.81 Date 09/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLINS, KEVIN J Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $50,942.79 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Union Amount $50,942.79 Date 04/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEGARI, ALFRED P Employer name NYS Corr Serv,NYC Central Adm Amount $50,942.73 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPAELIAS, AMY Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $50,942.42 Date 03/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, REGINA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $50,942.40 Date 09/10/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMARAZZO, JOANN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $50,942.16 Date 09/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIECHLE, REBECCA Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $50,942.01 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCONA, DEAN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $50,941.93 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERDON, RACHEL L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $50,941.80 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLARD, DERRICK W Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,941.61 Date 06/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABNEY, STEVEN C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,941.51 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLI, JILL M Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $50,941.36 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASUTA, PHILIP A Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $50,941.24 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Delaware Academy C S D - Delhi Amount $50,941.00 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, SHARON K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,940.99 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYCHNOWITZ, JANELLE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,940.98 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUKEENA, STEPHANIE M Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $50,940.97 Date 06/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, DAWNLEY E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,940.77 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERLITO, CAROL M Employer name Oswego School Dist Pub Library Amount $50,940.74 Date 11/11/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, NOREEN J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $50,940.66 Date 02/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, JUDY P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,940.40 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIUTA, MARTIN F Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $50,940.36 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROURKE, DANIEL W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,940.17 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHFIELD, MELISSA C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,940.14 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOTT, PHILLIP G Employer name Town of Gates Amount $50,939.97 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEARS, DOROTHY Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $50,939.93 Date 09/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEETER, MATTHEW P Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $50,939.31 Date 01/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, RENEE T, MRS Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $50,939.28 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, JOHN S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,939.01 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIESSING, ELIZABETH M Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $50,938.88 Date 12/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, PAULA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,938.69 Date 12/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLODAK, CAROLYN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $50,938.40 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MELISSA B Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $50,938.28 Date 10/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JULIUS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,938.20 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTAGH, FRANK, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,937.93 Date 08/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System