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 GOLABEK, STEVEN G Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $50,887.82 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $50,887.61 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURE, JEAN J Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $50,887.49 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, TAKOYIA L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $50,887.28 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKEN, MICHAEL D Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $50,887.26 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNATO, PATRICIA R Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $50,887.20 Date 09/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZLATNISKI, DOROTHY Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $50,887.20 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, SUZANNE R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,886.96 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, STACEY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,886.94 Date 01/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MICHAEL C Employer name Madison County Amount $50,886.63 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, JOHN R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,886.56 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHLEEN ELLEN Employer name Orleans County Amount $50,886.46 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, NIYA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $50,886.20 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISE, LAURIE ANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,886.13 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOOK, MATTHEW M Employer name Palisades Int St Pk Comm Nonst Amount $50,885.90 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNWELL, DIANE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,885.82 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSINO, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $50,885.72 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, BRIDGET A Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,885.66 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GARY T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,885.55 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODNER, LEONORA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $50,885.54 Date 03/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, DAVID P Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $50,885.51 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, RENEE T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,885.17 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAELA S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $50,885.04 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JONATHAN D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $50,884.74 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDMINTAS, ALEKSANDRAS, JR Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $50,884.66 Date 08/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY-BIRK, MARY E Employer name Gold Coast Pub Lib District Amount $50,884.15 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINTINO, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $50,883.56 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINDER, DAVID W H Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,883.43 Date 04/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCORT, GENNA A Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $50,883.19 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, JOHN A Employer name Town of Sheldon Amount $50,882.74 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, DUSTIN J Employer name City of Olean Amount $50,882.48 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, CARLO J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $50,882.37 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, BRANDON S Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $50,882.09 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTUNES, GUIOMAR B Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $50,882.05 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSOR, SANDRA J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $50,881.95 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGLER, MICHAEL S Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $50,881.94 Date 07/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAND, GLENN C Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $50,881.91 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTMYER, JEFFERY A Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $50,881.84 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER-WIGGAN, ANTONETTE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,881.68 Date 04/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, DAVID N Employer name Ogdensburg City School Dist Amount $50,881.48 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANGE, PAUL Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $50,881.42 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JACQUELYN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $50,881.34 Date 06/12/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRINO, JOSEPH Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $50,881.15 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, KARRYN D Employer name Oswego County Amount $50,881.00 Date 07/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID E Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,880.85 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENEKA, SHAUNA M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $50,879.86 Date 06/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSWAY, DANIEL M Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $50,879.69 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JENNIFER A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $50,879.61 Date 07/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJU, ARACKAKUDIYIL O Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,879.57 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $50,879.53 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS-PERALTA, DIEGO V Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $50,879.53 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERPLANCK, JOHN I Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $50,879.53 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, SHERRY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $50,879.48 Date 11/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIEBLER, PEARL A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $50,879.36 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, LOUIS A, JR Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $50,879.02 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEBY, BENJAMIN F Employer name City of Elmira Amount $50,878.96 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTFIGURE, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Colton Amount $50,878.75 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, SHELDON G Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $50,878.62 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, DOUGLAS F Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $50,878.59 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, JOSEPH R Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $50,878.34 Date 09/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, THOMAS L Employer name Town of Barre Amount $50,878.16 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, ELLA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,878.10 Date 05/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPPELMAN, MELISSA C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $50,877.81 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, GAIL B Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $50,877.69 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYNO, JUDITH E Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,877.42 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKAY, BONNIE JEAN Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,877.19 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUJASTYK, GREGORY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $50,877.09 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONOCORE, DARRIN S Employer name Village of Millbrook Amount $50,876.95 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, JASON D Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,876.69 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLE, SUNDAY M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $50,876.42 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNKE, TONI J Employer name City of Batavia Amount $50,876.36 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRENDA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,876.35 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMPH, MICHELE A Employer name Erie County Amount $50,876.20 Date 09/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JULISSA Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $50,875.92 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZARNECKI, MARITA A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $50,875.86 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, KAREN E Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,875.80 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APP, SHAUN R Employer name City of Olean Amount $50,875.77 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, ISAIAH-MATTHEW A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $50,875.63 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDICK, DERRICK S Employer name City of Cortland Amount $50,875.57 Date 03/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, PETER D, JR Employer name Orleans County Amount $50,875.49 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMOLEJOS, MICHAEL Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $50,875.44 Date 12/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, TWYLAH J Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $50,875.39 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECK, HELEN M Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $50,875.26 Date 05/21/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, ELAINE M Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $50,875.22 Date 07/01/1959 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEMES, MICHELE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,875.00 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, DAVID M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $50,874.91 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYSTRAK, KRISTOFER R Employer name Erie County Amount $50,874.89 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAAD, LESTER E, JR Employer name Town of Constantia Amount $50,874.70 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, ROBERTA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,874.68 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, CAROL L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,874.43 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDREA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $50,874.41 Date 01/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KJONO, DESIREE R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $50,874.27 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MICHAEL J Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,874.19 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURBAL, WILLIAM B Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $50,874.04 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERLEY, PATRICK T Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $50,873.84 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERAS, ANA M Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $50,873.74 Date 05/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, STEVEN R Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $50,873.71 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBASI, CHRISTYNE K Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $50,873.56 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, IRIS N Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $50,873.43 Date 08/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVIELLO, JULIE A Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $50,873.38 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System