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 BARONE, DAWN M Employer name Columbia County Amount $50,449.09 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $50,448.92 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEST, TODD A Employer name Erie County Amount $50,448.83 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, KAREN M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $50,448.47 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEKOLOFF, MARYANN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $50,448.46 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, LINDA A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $50,448.44 Date 11/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSEN, ANNA L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $50,448.43 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, TINA L Employer name Morrisville-Eaton CSD Amount $50,448.25 Date 10/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTARD, STEPHEN C Employer name Farmingville Fire District Amount $50,448.05 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOODY, KATHRYN R Employer name Education Department Amount $50,448.04 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORP, JEFFERY D Employer name Madison County Amount $50,448.02 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Granby Amount $50,447.88 Date 01/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDELL, KENNETH J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $50,447.83 Date 04/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCOTTE, SANDRA M Employer name Newcomb CSD Amount $50,447.83 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, MELISSA R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,447.75 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CYNTHIA L Employer name Oswego Co Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $50,447.71 Date 01/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOIRE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,447.56 Date 11/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONIGLIARO, MARIETTA V Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $50,447.28 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARDLE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $50,447.28 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MATTHEW R Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,447.17 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WHARF, JUNE L Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $50,447.15 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPERIO, AMANDA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,447.12 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, TYLER J Employer name Chenango County Amount $50,447.02 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTUNI, THOMAS C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,446.76 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, LAWRENCE R, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,446.73 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, DONALD L Employer name Town of Seneca Amount $50,446.73 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Ulster County Amount $50,446.17 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZICCARELLI, KEVIN J Employer name Erie County Amount $50,446.10 Date 12/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, LAUREL D Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $50,445.65 Date 05/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHINGER, JOHN L Employer name Town of Portage Amount $50,445.51 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSKO, MONICA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,445.45 Date 11/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKMANN, LEE Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $50,445.22 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTS, BARRY G Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,444.85 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PRAAG, CHRIS W Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $50,444.78 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, MATTHEW A Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $50,444.76 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCLARY, HEATHER M Employer name Columbia County Amount $50,444.71 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, RAYMOND P Employer name City of Lockport Amount $50,444.35 Date 12/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, PHYLLIS H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,444.33 Date 11/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZWORTH, TAMMY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,444.31 Date 12/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, KATHERYNE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,444.28 Date 04/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, RANDY M Employer name Village of Sherburne Amount $50,444.18 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTUNDUAGA, FREDY Employer name City of White Plains Amount $50,444.16 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIERI, GREGORY T Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $50,444.16 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, JOHN P Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $50,444.05 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUCHINO, EDWARD F Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $50,444.02 Date 06/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURN, EDWARD A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $50,443.84 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, LAWRENCE K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $50,443.83 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRABTREE, DAVID Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,443.72 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPER, JOSEPH H Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $50,443.37 Date 07/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, VALERIE A Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $50,443.26 Date 09/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA NEVE, MARK S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,442.99 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTWELL, DIANE L Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $50,442.87 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, FORREST W Employer name City of Corning Amount $50,442.65 Date 05/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MICHELLE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,442.56 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, KARIN M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,442.51 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KAREN L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $50,442.40 Date 10/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, RHONDA L Employer name Warren Co Soil & Water Con Dis Amount $50,442.38 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIANO, JOSEPH D Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $50,441.77 Date 02/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, SEAN P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,441.48 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATRAW, RICHARD W Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $50,441.23 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTIS, LOREN A Employer name Roxbury CSD Amount $50,441.22 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, PATRICIA A Employer name Oswego County Amount $50,441.12 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORA, NANCY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $50,441.06 Date 01/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPLANTE, BARBARA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,440.55 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBROUGH, HAKEEN S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,440.39 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, JAMES W Employer name North Babylon Public Library Amount $50,440.00 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDER, TYREL L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $50,439.91 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREAS, MYRNA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,439.91 Date 08/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLIO, KAREN A Employer name Greene County Amount $50,439.91 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLORUNFEMI, BOLANLE T Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,439.81 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAJUETT, KATHRYN A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $50,439.52 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, BOYD J, JR Employer name Town of Gilboa Amount $50,439.34 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANETTI, JUSTIN J Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $50,439.20 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPOROWSKI, GARY S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,438.85 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN-BRADLEY, JANE E Employer name Orange County Amount $50,438.77 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, TAMMY L Employer name Massena CSD Amount $50,438.60 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, JULIE Employer name Massena CSD Amount $50,438.60 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTOT, ROBIN A Employer name Massena CSD Amount $50,438.60 Date 12/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Massena CSD Amount $50,438.60 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADWICK, RYAN D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $50,438.54 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MATTEO, LISA A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $50,438.13 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONCA, DAVID A Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $50,438.07 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSORIO, ADAM A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,438.00 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSZOWY, RICHARD J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $50,437.83 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTWORTH, KAREN S Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,437.78 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, RICHARD T Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $50,437.67 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRINNELL, JENA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,437.37 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTTMAN, CHANA M Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $50,437.17 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUPKIN, MELANIE K Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $50,437.15 Date 09/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CASSANDRA J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $50,437.11 Date 08/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTEN, JANIS C Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $50,436.88 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOAN M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $50,436.76 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATO, CHARLES T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,436.38 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, MICHELE L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $50,436.34 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, PHYLLIS M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $50,436.20 Date 08/25/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDNER, ABE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,436.09 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, SEAN A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $50,435.76 Date 05/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, GERALD L Employer name Town of Barre Amount $50,435.40 Date 02/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREISCH, WILLIAM T Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,434.86 Date 05/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, MARY KIMBERLY Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $50,434.76 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System