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 GEORGEKUTTY, JESSY Employer name Albany County Amount $50,611.46 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIBNER, KERRY L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,611.44 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, PAULA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,611.38 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYER, WARD R, JR Employer name Schoharie County Amount $50,611.31 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SE GOOL, ALAN D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,611.28 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHEILDA N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,611.20 Date 08/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHL, PATRICIA J Employer name Erie County Amount $50,610.62 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, DONALD Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $50,610.38 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, DARYLL W Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $50,610.32 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, KELLY A Employer name Franklin County Amount $50,609.76 Date 12/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, LATASHA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,609.64 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, LAURA E Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $50,609.51 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENUCCI, JAMES Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $50,609.09 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIENK, KAREN H Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $50,609.02 Date 07/26/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, DAVID J Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $50,608.74 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWOOD, KATHRYN J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,608.61 Date 08/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUYS, MICHAEL P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $50,608.43 Date 04/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS, LOUIS L Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $50,608.39 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINESS, SARAH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,608.34 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, SEAN MICHAEL J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,608.30 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELANEY, BRANDI M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $50,608.16 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERSINGER, ZACHARY J Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $50,608.14 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGENDORF, GARY R Employer name Albany County Amount $50,608.10 Date 10/19/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBNER, ANNA LISA F Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $50,607.89 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VORST, DAWN Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $50,607.75 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGSWELL, RALPH E Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $50,607.71 Date 08/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FAYDEN, CARRIE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,606.79 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUNTY, ANDREW L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,606.56 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNO, SUZANNE Z Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,606.54 Date 03/09/1964 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENUTI, VALERIE J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $50,606.33 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETTE, DENISE P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,606.14 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRENCIONE, REGINA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,606.05 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, VANCE G Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $50,605.93 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, JUDITH L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,605.43 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, STEPHEN E, JR Employer name Washington County Amount $50,605.40 Date 08/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIN, SHARON L Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $50,605.27 Date 11/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDERMAN, MELISSA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,605.20 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, JULIE A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $50,605.01 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELLOS, RICHARD L Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $50,604.94 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATA, DIANE Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $50,604.86 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, MEAGHAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,604.59 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINBOLT, RICHARD A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,604.51 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULVER, KEITH S Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,604.48 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKNEY, TRACY M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $50,604.42 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, CARMINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,604.34 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, RANDY B Employer name Allegany County Amount $50,604.20 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, BARBARA J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,604.20 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUDO, MARINELA D Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $50,604.08 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, FRANK R Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $50,603.98 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH-JACOBSON, BRANDON Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $50,603.87 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, JED J Employer name Essex County Amount $50,603.70 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, HEATHER C Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $50,603.51 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PITT, TIMOTHY C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,603.20 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARCO, LESLIE A Employer name Fulton County Amount $50,603.01 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, MARVIN W Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $50,602.58 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDOLFI, MARIA L Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $50,602.39 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, JAMES Employer name Education Department Amount $50,602.34 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, WILLIAM A Employer name Tioga County Amount $50,602.31 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, KEVIN P Employer name City of Geneva Amount $50,602.22 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, DANA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,602.20 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKALUK, PATRICIA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $50,602.11 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BEVERLY L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $50,602.10 Date 02/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, ANGEL M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,601.86 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSOUR, MOHAMED Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,601.86 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, RANDY G Employer name Greene County Amount $50,601.62 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FARNARA, JOHN P Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $50,601.33 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, MARIE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $50,600.97 Date 12/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WILLIAM S Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,600.76 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANGO, OCTAVIO D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,600.75 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, BRET A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $50,600.72 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, DEBORAH L Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,600.63 Date 12/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZARELLO, DANETTE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $50,600.59 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPEW, DANA L Employer name Washington County Amount $50,600.54 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, SARAH J Employer name Court of Claims Amount $50,600.42 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Court of Claims Amount $50,600.42 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, LINDA M Employer name Court of Claims Amount $50,600.42 Date 01/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, EILEEN C Employer name Court of Claims Amount $50,600.42 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDERLEY, JULIE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUCTER, REBECCA E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH, SHARON N Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, SHARON M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, LYNNE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 06/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, PATRICIA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, ANTOINETTE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 12/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO, PAMELA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 11/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKSHEAR, DESMOND M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOJKO, MARY M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 11/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, JUDITH M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 01/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISBANE, ROCHELLE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, STEPHANIE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRO, GEORGIANNE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, RACHEL A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, MICHAEL G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, MARISOL Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DGIEN, REGINA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, JODI A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGER, CODY W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEASTER, SHEKUIRA C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 09/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, LAWANDA N Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 06/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIED, DOROTHY W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,600.42 Date 03/19/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System