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 WRIGHT, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $50,647.24 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON-MUNSON, KAREN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,647.13 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RACHEL A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,646.81 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMBARRAN, DIASANKAR Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $50,646.52 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHOLLAND, SHANE T Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,646.46 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITETZAKIS, KRISTINA S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,646.25 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, MELISSA A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $50,646.23 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES-TAMBLIN, MICHELLE D, MS Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $50,646.13 Date 09/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMO, MARILYN Employer name Island Trees Public Library Amount $50,645.91 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, DAGOBERTO I Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,645.73 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHY, GREGORY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,645.44 Date 01/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMBELLA, MAUREEN T Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,645.36 Date 03/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GRACE N Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $50,645.34 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JAMES M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $50,644.97 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEHR, MARIANN Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $50,644.95 Date 09/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBAGALLO, JOANNA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,644.66 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILACQUA, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $50,644.59 Date 04/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROW, J C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,644.58 Date 03/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARICOT-ANTOINE, ALINE Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $50,644.52 Date 01/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMPATORI, LYNDA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,644.39 Date 11/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DARDANELLA B Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $50,644.39 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS L Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,644.31 Date 05/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTER, ROBERT W, SR Employer name Town of Marcy Amount $50,644.20 Date 04/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCKEL, PETER M Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $50,644.10 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, HEATHER M Employer name Oswego County Amount $50,644.06 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JACKLYN M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $50,643.99 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BIASE, LORRAINE A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $50,643.90 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, ROBERT L Employer name Village of Avon Amount $50,643.81 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLEY, JACQUELINE E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,643.71 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATI, PAMELA G Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $50,643.40 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLENSKY, RICHARD A Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,643.33 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDDER, CAROLYN L Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $50,643.10 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, LORETTA C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,642.81 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, BRIAN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,642.81 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUNSCHOTEN, WILLIAM S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,642.63 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYE-BEY, AUDREY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,642.48 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE-JOHNSON, BONNIEJEAN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,642.44 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEGATE, PAUL R Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,642.32 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIGEL, ALEXANDER Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $50,642.05 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, MARY D Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $50,640.48 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIZELIA, MARY E Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $50,640.26 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, KEITH A Employer name Broome County Amount $50,640.24 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, FRANK C Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $50,639.85 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINELLI, SAMUEL M, III Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $50,639.82 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKELL, CATHY A Employer name Tioga County Amount $50,639.79 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLHON, ALEXANDER P Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $50,639.75 Date 07/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICORIA, JOHN, III Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,639.67 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENOYER, GARY E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $50,639.67 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUATROCCI, JULIE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $50,639.60 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLICA, ANN M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $50,639.45 Date 08/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLHAMUS, DENISE R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,639.41 Date 05/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, STEVEN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $50,639.37 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, SHARMILA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,639.28 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSARI-BAHMANI, PARVINDOKHT Employer name Rockland County Amount $50,639.26 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSHENKER, CORTNEY S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,639.20 Date 06/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, HAO BIN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,639.14 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCETA, MIRJANA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,639.14 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, JOSH A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,638.50 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAND, BRUCE A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $50,638.49 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, HAROLD A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $50,638.42 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KEUREN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $50,638.15 Date 03/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, DANIEL G Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $50,638.10 Date 11/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAFA, FRANK Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,638.05 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDLOW, LORI A Employer name Babylon Public Library Amount $50,637.95 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, YVONNE P Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $50,637.81 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, LAUREN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,637.74 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REA, JEFFREY R Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $50,637.33 Date 03/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELSITO, SHANA E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $50,637.26 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, CESAR F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,637.18 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANESSA, JODENE M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $50,636.92 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CAROL S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,636.92 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, MARK N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,636.66 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLON, DANIELLE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,636.63 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, JAMES T Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $50,636.63 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REZEK, ALIA V Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,636.28 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEILER, AMY C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,636.18 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCONE, SORANGE D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $50,635.91 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMOTTA, JOHN J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $50,635.88 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRODIN, HELAINE R Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $50,635.23 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTULA, NANCY A Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $50,635.01 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, SUSAN M Employer name Corning Community College Amount $50,634.86 Date 12/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CYNTHIA J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $50,634.81 Date 05/07/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, JOHN L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $50,634.61 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBUS, RICHARD E Employer name Town of Dresden Amount $50,634.61 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULYSSE, JEAN G Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $50,634.49 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFENDLER, RAYMOND H Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $50,634.22 Date 10/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSKIDA, LISA M Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $50,634.17 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, SUZANNE E Employer name Washington County Amount $50,634.05 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, CRYSTAL M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $50,633.52 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUAN, ADAM K Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,633.39 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBRENNER, JEANNE M Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $50,633.26 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATROPA, RONALD P Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $50,633.11 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ANGELICA G B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,632.61 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, ASHLEY S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,632.47 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, PETER C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,632.21 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, KENNETH A Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $50,632.03 Date 11/04/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSON, LEE J Employer name Education Department Amount $50,631.91 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, BRADLEY A Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $50,631.54 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPHAS, GRETHA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,631.52 Date 08/25/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, LORI A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $50,631.21 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System