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 PELKEY, MELINDA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,714.15 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, SCOTT C Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $50,714.06 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANO, LUZ D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $50,713.51 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERING, SHERRY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,713.33 Date 08/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISET, PETER D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $50,713.24 Date 07/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCIATO, SABRINA M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $50,713.04 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUELL, DOROTHEA M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $50,712.63 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBLIO, KELLY J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,712.52 Date 03/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLETT, JACQUELYN C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,712.52 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, JENNIFER C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,712.52 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES-LOUNELLO, DONNA A Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $50,712.41 Date 10/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERENSON-REINHARDT, FELICIA L Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $50,712.37 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THREEHOUSE, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Allegany Amount $50,712.37 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLSUN, DREW Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $50,711.95 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERHART, MARY M Employer name Erie County Amount $50,711.91 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSKI, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $50,711.83 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SEAN P Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $50,711.82 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, PATRICK A Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $50,711.46 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, LUIS E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $50,711.05 Date 04/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LEE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,710.92 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, THOMAS L Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $50,710.66 Date 11/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, LINDSAY S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,709.80 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, BRANDON L Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $50,709.72 Date 06/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHLSTORF, JOANNE Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,709.62 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERNKLAR, DEBORAH L Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $50,709.38 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUFFRONT-SUAREZ, DORA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,709.00 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACKEMANN, BRIAN W Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $50,708.87 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ANDY R Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $50,708.86 Date 10/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMIL, JESSIE E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,708.62 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANTO, JEFFREY S Employer name Town of Webster Amount $50,708.40 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDS, DERRICK R Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $50,707.90 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHNEYER, ELANA S Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $50,707.31 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, RUSSELL J Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,706.90 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANA, ALVIN H, II Employer name Herkimer County Amount $50,706.73 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, STEPHEN M Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $50,706.50 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, REBECCA A Employer name Yates County Amount $50,706.45 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFMANN, LEONARD RICHARD Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $50,706.31 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHERN, PATRICK C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,706.15 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEEBIS, DAVID M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,706.02 Date 08/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, CHRISTINE A Employer name Perry CSD Amount $50,705.82 Date 02/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHALLO, JOSEPH Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $50,705.57 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHAMIKA V Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $50,705.48 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLAND, ELIZABETH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,705.20 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAISS, ELIZABETH L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,705.13 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARGETEAU, KYLE J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $50,705.02 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, WILLIAM P Employer name City of Oneida Amount $50,704.76 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, SCOTT M Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,704.59 Date 06/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINELLO, EMILIA O Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $50,704.56 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMATO, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,704.56 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $50,704.29 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $50,704.10 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, MARGOT A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $50,704.07 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, NICOLE L Employer name Lewis County Amount $50,704.05 Date 04/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEEMER, RANDY J Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,703.87 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MARY G Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $50,703.86 Date 04/18/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, JEREMY D Employer name Wayne County Amount $50,703.60 Date 05/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKS, DANIEL A Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $50,703.45 Date 06/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, LETHISHA S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $50,703.12 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, SCOTT J Employer name Seneca County Amount $50,703.07 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CHARLES G Employer name Bolton CSD Amount $50,703.06 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, SHELLEY C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,702.98 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONESSA, JOSEPH Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,702.98 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMM, DANIEL S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,702.93 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAGHER, CHRISTINE A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $50,702.62 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURSATI, ANTHONY J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $50,701.98 Date 05/04/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMICHAEL, KELLY L Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $50,701.88 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAINE, MICHELLE M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $50,701.73 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JAMES H Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $50,701.71 Date 06/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDERHAN, DONALD A Employer name Village of Menands Amount $50,701.30 Date 11/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITTMAN, DEBRA P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,701.00 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, KAREN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,701.00 Date 02/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACEY, FREDRICK S Employer name Broome County Amount $50,700.94 Date 07/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLASS, ANDREW Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,700.74 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALIDZIC, ANTHONY M Employer name Town of Milo Amount $50,700.73 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, HEATHER A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $50,700.53 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANBUREN, SALLY L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $50,700.43 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $50,700.43 Date 06/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGER, KETRISHA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,700.40 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFUT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,700.34 Date 02/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPP, JEFFREY S Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $50,700.18 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, KIERAN P Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $50,700.18 Date 12/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, KORY A Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $50,700.00 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, DAN H Employer name Town of North Harmony Amount $50,700.00 Date 06/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPRENANT, VALMORE J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,699.86 Date 03/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIANA, ROSEMARY T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,699.64 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, MARY Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $50,698.93 Date 12/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREITAS, DEVIN J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $50,698.83 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRYAN, NICOLE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,698.61 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULUAGA, MARIA Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $50,698.56 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, LISA A Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,698.45 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTOVIC, MUFID Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,698.27 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EACHO, JENNIFER A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,698.15 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, MORGAN J Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $50,697.92 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, SEAN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,697.88 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESTELL, JANE C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $50,697.76 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNELLI, JAMES V Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $50,697.73 Date 12/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZANJIAN, LEO A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,697.66 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYANGAGA, MILCAH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,697.24 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAACK, DERIN M Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $50,697.10 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JUSTIN J Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $50,697.05 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System