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 SUNDERMAN, CONNIE J Employer name Town of Cazenovia Amount $50,859.45 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOWITZ, ISAAC H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,858.88 Date 08/24/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, GENEVIEVE C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,858.88 Date 09/22/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLILLAND, LINDA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,858.82 Date 03/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGAVIETIS, DOUGLAS P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,858.31 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMBAUT, KYLE L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $50,858.22 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, ANITA D Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,858.10 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEHLE, KATHLEEN A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $50,857.82 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERDOMO, SUSAN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,857.62 Date 08/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWIATKOWSKI, CHERYL M Employer name Erie County Amount $50,857.50 Date 07/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOVITCH, KRISTOPHER A Employer name Otsego County Amount $50,857.49 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAJA, KEVIN J Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $50,857.09 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIDBALL, MOIRA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,856.90 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, LINDA L Employer name Education Department Amount $50,856.77 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, SHAUN R Employer name Town of Elma Amount $50,856.76 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVENS, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $50,856.62 Date 02/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIEAU, DAVID N Employer name Green Island UFSD Amount $50,856.61 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ZACHARY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,856.45 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LYDELL P Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,856.40 Date 12/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CHRISTINA L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $50,856.36 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TINA N Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,856.21 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARSING, AARON T Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,856.20 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMPTON, LINDA M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $50,855.98 Date 11/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, PERRY L Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $50,855.88 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SEAN Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $50,855.78 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARROW, HARVEY Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $50,855.69 Date 11/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUGNALE, RALPH M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,855.68 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, RICHARD M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,855.33 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODARO, LOUIS R, JR Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,855.31 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON SMITH, WENDY Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $50,855.10 Date 11/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASZEWSKI, LYNN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,854.27 Date 09/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, WILLIAM P Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $50,854.09 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYSER, JODI L Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $50,853.92 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ANDREA S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,853.60 Date 07/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, MONIKA Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,853.36 Date 08/05/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAU, LISA M Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $50,853.30 Date 04/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, GEORGE A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $50,853.04 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ RIVERA, RAFAEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,853.00 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAGLER, AMY E Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,852.37 Date 01/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEL, CHRISTINA M Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,852.32 Date 12/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $50,851.68 Date 06/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, CAITLIN I Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,851.50 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELAYA, MARCO, JR Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $50,851.06 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEITZE, STACY R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,851.06 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRED, CHONGHUI Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $50,850.62 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, WILLIAM G Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $50,850.06 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOORHIES, ELLEN L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $50,849.75 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, MARK F Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $50,849.59 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, DANIEL T Employer name Village of Depew Amount $50,849.55 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCH, BARBARA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,849.50 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, BRIAN F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,849.22 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, DENNIS R, JR Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $50,848.92 Date 03/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JAMES F Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $50,848.85 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTRUPE, JOSEPH R, JR Employer name Village of New York Mills Amount $50,848.64 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLON, ROBERT D Employer name Port Washington Water District Amount $50,848.62 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, SAWMYA R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,848.50 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNESSY, PATRICIA L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $50,848.46 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ALLEN J Employer name Allegany County Amount $50,848.21 Date 04/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VALL, KELLY E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,848.18 Date 01/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, GRETCHEN Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,848.15 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, BARBARA A Employer name Village of Valatie Amount $50,848.00 Date 04/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARD, SUSAN E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,847.75 Date 06/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, SHAJAN P Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $50,847.62 Date 03/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, SUSAN Employer name Town of Islip Amount $50,847.54 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, JAMES D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,847.46 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, VALERIE Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $50,847.28 Date 01/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WEESE, STEPHANIE L Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $50,847.27 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, RICHARD D Employer name Town of Chatham Amount $50,847.24 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHUTA, TIMOTHY J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,847.06 Date 06/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, GAIL E Employer name Erie County Amount $50,846.98 Date 08/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEHTA, GERALDINE A Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $50,846.97 Date 03/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUTHENRIETH, JOAN V Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $50,846.91 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, BRIAN P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,846.84 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $50,846.83 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRNAD, MARY T Employer name Erie County Amount $50,846.76 Date 08/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, NELSON M Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $50,846.70 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, ELIZABETH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,845.82 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, TABITHA E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $50,845.73 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TIMOTHY L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $50,845.70 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIBELLO, SUZANNE Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,845.60 Date 07/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLE, LINDA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,845.60 Date 12/11/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,845.60 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETZELTER, MARGARET T Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,845.41 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENA, SAMANTHA P Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,845.34 Date 05/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, BENJAMIN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,845.11 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARMELS, MELISSA M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $50,845.06 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTRO, JOSEPH M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,844.65 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSO, ALFRED J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,844.59 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAEMER, RYAN S Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $50,844.10 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STELZER, MEGHAN C Employer name Orange County Amount $50,844.07 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTEFANO, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $50,844.03 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, RACHEL M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,843.95 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $50,843.69 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADERHOLD, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $50,843.46 Date 10/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULITO, JAMES M Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,843.35 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS F Employer name Sullivan County Amount $50,843.22 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGG, ANN E Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $50,843.15 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, KELLY A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $50,842.34 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLA, ROBERT L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $50,842.30 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DAVID L Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $50,841.93 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System