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 BOONE, KIMBERLY G Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,808.52 Date 08/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICARICHI, PATRICIA A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $50,808.29 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPIAH, SOLOMON Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,807.51 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, JASON M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $50,807.50 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, REBECCA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,807.32 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMS, STEVEN D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $50,807.23 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESOLOWSKI, JACOB R Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $50,807.19 Date 07/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, STEPHEN E, JR Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $50,807.10 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, COLLEEN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,806.86 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONGUI, MARIA E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,806.86 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, CODY K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,806.76 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALGIERI, MARC N Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $50,806.66 Date 07/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGLOVE, BRIAN C Employer name Wayne County Amount $50,806.65 Date 06/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKWAY, TODD M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,806.38 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, CARLOS Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $50,806.33 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRINGER, JUSTINE M Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $50,806.20 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MAXWELL T Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $50,806.15 Date 09/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLVIG, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Mohawk Amount $50,806.13 Date 02/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCK, ENITO Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $50,805.97 Date 06/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOZDZIAK, SCOTT A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,805.66 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTZ, LINDA A Employer name Lewis County Amount $50,805.51 Date 04/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASS, MARY T Employer name Town of Mamakating Amount $50,805.38 Date 05/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSA, REBECCA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,805.34 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALAN J Employer name Albany County Amount $50,805.06 Date 04/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVANEY, STEPHEN H Employer name Town of Moravia Amount $50,804.79 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, DENISE Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $50,804.78 Date 01/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPONITSKAYA, YANA Y Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $50,804.59 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, ALFRED Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,804.58 Date 05/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITT, GRANT A Employer name Town of Olive Amount $50,804.52 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Olive Amount $50,804.52 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, MARK T Employer name Broome County Amount $50,804.40 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPP, KAREN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,804.36 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SCOTT A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,803.98 Date 10/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHWICK, NANCY J Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $50,803.98 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, PATRICK A Employer name Town of Saratoga Amount $50,803.78 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMODY, COLLEEN M Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $50,803.72 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARY E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,803.57 Date 03/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESALE, PAUL R Employer name Village of New Hyde Park Amount $50,803.52 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIEHL, JASON R Employer name Town of Trenton Amount $50,803.21 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, JACQUELIN M Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $50,803.16 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURNEY, DAVID A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,803.14 Date 12/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, AMIE D Employer name Livingston County Amount $50,802.89 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ELLEN V Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,802.70 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, PATRICK M Employer name Town of Binghamton Amount $50,802.50 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSS, SARAH V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,802.49 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAUGOTT-KNOLL, KELLIE A Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,802.41 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESE, DAWN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,802.18 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, KEITH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,802.16 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMCKE, BELINDA S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,801.95 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JENNIFER A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $50,801.90 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, SCOTT D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,801.51 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, DOUGLAS C Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $50,801.45 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESS, CARRIE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,801.40 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMPF, SHERYL D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,801.40 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JESSICA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,801.40 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, YOEL Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $50,801.28 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, TRACY R Employer name Genesee County Amount $50,801.26 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCIO, CHRISTINA N Employer name City of Albany Amount $50,801.24 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMON, KENNETH D, JR Employer name Town of Newfield Amount $50,800.94 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, LISA H Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $50,800.91 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, JENNIFER A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $50,800.72 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE BOGART, PATRICIA M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $50,800.63 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DANIELLE M Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $50,800.48 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHONE, CARRIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,800.35 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SAMUEL A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,800.20 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOEHRMANN, ELAINE M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $50,800.05 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELDER, WENDY S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,799.82 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ARLENE P Employer name Fulton County Amount $50,799.72 Date 08/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOD, LONNIE M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $50,799.55 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSER, KEVIN M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $50,799.52 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTZ, RICHARD A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $50,799.45 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STYLES, RICHARD F Employer name City of Utica Amount $50,799.34 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, RAMON A Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $50,799.16 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASLEY, MATTHEW A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,799.07 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, KENNETH E Employer name Town of Corning Amount $50,799.04 Date 10/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, KIRK D, SR Employer name Alfred-Almond CSD Amount $50,799.01 Date 09/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, MICHAEL P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,798.51 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, CHERYL L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,798.14 Date 09/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREEMAN, NEWTON A, III Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $50,798.02 Date 05/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, JULIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,797.63 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, KATHLEEN I Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $50,797.62 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRTIL, JOSEPH A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,797.56 Date 02/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNERMAN, RASHEE L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,797.49 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLEY, SCOTT J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,797.44 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, CHER N Employer name Albany County Amount $50,797.37 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URTZ, KAREN D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,797.35 Date 12/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHERS, BONNIE R Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,797.30 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHY, SHAWNA K Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,797.05 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIERMEK, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $50,797.03 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JACQUELINE ALTHEA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,796.86 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MARY KATHLEEN Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $50,796.77 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TARA Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,796.75 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAUJO, LAURA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,796.54 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, ALTHEA C Employer name Madison County Amount $50,796.50 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASKEY, CHASE P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $50,796.00 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, THOMAS W Employer name Village of Brocton Amount $50,795.58 Date 03/19/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFFAN, CHERYL A Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $50,795.57 Date 09/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,795.49 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARF, LORI J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $50,795.46 Date 10/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLAVATY, PEGGY J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $50,795.27 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System