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 ARNOLD, CYNTHIA L Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $50,500.53 Date 02/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGINO, DENISE F Employer name Education Department Amount $50,500.52 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HORN, KEVIN R Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $50,500.29 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRADA, LISA M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $50,500.25 Date 05/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DANNY H Employer name Town of Elma Amount $50,500.08 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLO, DANIELA J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $50,499.72 Date 06/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $50,499.71 Date 07/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUL, RACHEL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,499.48 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLES, PEGGY S Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $50,499.35 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEATON, RICHARD T Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $50,499.35 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHROME, NICHOLAS J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,499.14 Date 03/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, GEORGE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $50,499.02 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGRAVES, AMY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,498.84 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTINO, PATRICIA J Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $50,498.77 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRISKET, SCOTT E Employer name Town of Clymer Amount $50,498.70 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AARON L Employer name Town of Southport Amount $50,498.59 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, LILLIE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $50,498.01 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, TERRANCE F Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,497.37 Date 09/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEAL, TAMMY J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,497.15 Date 04/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEMM, GEORGE A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $50,497.09 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, TRACEY R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $50,496.79 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, AARON P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,496.45 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSCHALL, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,496.42 Date 07/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLART, TIMOTHY R Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $50,496.39 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARR, BRIAN M Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,496.21 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILL, JAMES G Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $50,495.37 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKA, BARBARA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,495.14 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIVAK, RIVKA R Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $50,494.77 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,494.44 Date 02/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, MICHAEL A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $50,494.42 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIUSCO, JOSEPH Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $50,493.73 Date 12/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, DEBORAH A Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $50,493.72 Date 03/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, JESSICA B Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $50,493.65 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $50,493.62 Date 02/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, LATONYA L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $50,493.46 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, EDWARD F Employer name Herkimer County Amount $50,493.35 Date 09/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, MARYLOU Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,493.15 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIBLIA, ANTHONY J Employer name Erie County Amount $50,492.84 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTIAN, MARY V Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $50,492.62 Date 03/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKSHAR, FREDERICK J, II Employer name Broome County Amount $50,492.55 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JACK M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $50,492.32 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADIPIETRO, DENNIS Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $50,492.09 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESANI, MICHAEL L Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $50,491.94 Date 01/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAXON, GRACE A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $50,491.70 Date 06/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, SHAWN R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,491.65 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, EILEEN Employer name City of Albany Amount $50,491.52 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIAO, LILY Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $50,491.43 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, BLANCHE I Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,491.19 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, NAOMI Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $50,491.08 Date 07/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, DOUGLAS J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,490.91 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLOISE, JANICE Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $50,490.80 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, MAUREEN P Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $50,490.80 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAOW, RODNEY E Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $50,490.60 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, WILLIAM Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $50,490.42 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SUSAN J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $50,490.30 Date 06/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JANET M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $50,490.30 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, PATRICIA E Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $50,490.23 Date 10/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINE, FRANK E Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $50,490.01 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALZAK, DAVID E Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $50,489.93 Date 09/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINO, MARTHA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $50,489.72 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAS, JOSHUA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,489.12 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CURTIS Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $50,488.97 Date 09/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADT, CATHERINE J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,488.96 Date 06/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Binghamton Amount $50,488.42 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, MARIA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,488.26 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, KELLY J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $50,488.12 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, JESSIE M, MRS Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,487.88 Date 01/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, IVAN R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,487.42 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAEMER, JUSTAN M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $50,487.36 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELENBERG, ERIN K Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,487.32 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILD, MICHAEL S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $50,487.24 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAN, TAMMY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,487.10 Date 02/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOAN M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $50,486.96 Date 08/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASKEY, DEAN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $50,486.90 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, BELINDA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,486.88 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAINE, LOLA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,486.48 Date 11/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, JASON K Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,486.31 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, LEON Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,486.04 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIF, RHEA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,485.76 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, STACY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,485.62 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, LOUIS J, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,485.56 Date 03/10/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOR, MAUREEN L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,485.47 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, LAWRENCE D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,485.38 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERASE, MICHAEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,485.18 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNETT, GERALD T, JR Employer name Town of Chemung Amount $50,485.14 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVER, VERONICA Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $50,485.06 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAR, KIMBERLY A Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $50,485.05 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEDEL, MARY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,485.04 Date 10/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLEN, SUSAN C Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $50,484.89 Date 09/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASSI, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $50,484.60 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZLER, PAULA C Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,484.55 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, LOIS E Employer name Franklin County Amount $50,484.48 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTARO, PAUL A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $50,484.46 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADDONA, TINA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,484.27 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUANO, THOMAS N Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,483.66 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUCHER, BARBARA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,483.16 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, STEVEN L Employer name Town of Rush Amount $50,483.11 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JODI M Employer name Allegany County Amount $50,483.09 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, LORI ANNE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,482.82 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANIELLO, LOUIS J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $50,482.66 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System