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 SCOTT, KURTISS S Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $50,388.60 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIT, VERONICA A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,388.58 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, DANA L Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $50,388.52 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVO, CODY M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,388.45 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, REBECCA B Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $50,387.89 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOVETTI, LORI A Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $50,387.75 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, AVIS G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,387.69 Date 12/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGIO, RUSSELL V Employer name Erie County Amount $50,387.62 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANGELO, MARTHA T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,387.50 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, HELENE G Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,387.29 Date 01/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITT, SARA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,387.05 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, BRIAN K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $50,386.77 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERHOLT, COLEEN M Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $50,386.63 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANK, ALBERT W Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $50,386.35 Date 04/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEFUSCO, PATRICK Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $50,386.12 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASLER, AMY C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,385.84 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, BRITTANY A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,385.83 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYSEN, DARREN L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $50,385.70 Date 09/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMDAN, MICHELLE E Employer name Town of Long Lake Amount $50,385.53 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEY, CRAIG E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,385.50 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARKNER, SCOTT B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $50,385.40 Date 08/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, KISKA L Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $50,385.23 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYMER, MATTHEW G Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $50,384.92 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JOHN B Employer name Town of Webb Amount $50,384.89 Date 06/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUST, JAYNE E Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $50,384.60 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASPOSTO, BRYAN S Employer name Village of Lancaster Amount $50,384.49 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFLASH, SHERYL Employer name Court of Claims Amount $50,384.40 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEMOLE, JEFF Employer name Office For Technology Amount $50,384.38 Date 02/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMPSON, DAVID W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $50,384.07 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMUS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $50,383.62 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNNY, MICHELLE H Employer name Jefferson County Amount $50,383.60 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,383.43 Date 07/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT-BEARUP, TINA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $50,383.37 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELL, BRIAN F Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,383.11 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, ANGELA Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,382.89 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DENISE E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $50,382.66 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CURTO, KIMBERLY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,382.65 Date 06/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANO, BERNADETTE Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $50,382.59 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCENA, YVETTE Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $50,382.57 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOZZO, MEAGEN D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,382.45 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, RYAN S Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $50,382.25 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BIONDO, KELLY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,381.99 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, LISA M Employer name Orange County Amount $50,381.90 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRECKER, TIFFANY R Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,381.62 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNTAI, JUDY K Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,381.62 Date 04/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATOLI BRUDER, MICHELLE L Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,381.62 Date 08/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMONA, JESSICA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,381.16 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, LEVAR Employer name City of Troy Amount $50,380.85 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, SALLY J Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $50,380.79 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTONI, REBECCA S Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $50,380.67 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERNBACH, SAMMI Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,380.65 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITBECK, PATRICIA I Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $50,380.54 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKO, MARIA S Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,380.50 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, JOANNE F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $50,380.42 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, CATHERINE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,380.24 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KATIE Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $50,380.11 Date 11/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, PATRICK H Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $50,379.76 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BARI, JACOB A Employer name City of Rome Amount $50,379.52 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELISSIER, NICOLE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,379.50 Date 04/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAASE, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Albion Amount $50,379.14 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDL, MICHELLE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,379.11 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITMER, SUE A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $50,378.89 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIKOWSKI, LINDA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $50,378.87 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, DEBORAH G Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,378.66 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, ANDRES Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,378.50 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEHR, INGRID Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,378.40 Date 04/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, JEFFREY M Employer name Erie County Amount $50,378.18 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIA, ROBERT C Employer name Village of Akron Amount $50,378.09 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDA, JUSTIN P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,377.79 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, LISA M Employer name Erie County Amount $50,377.67 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCBEICHEL, MARTHA P Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,377.60 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, JACQUELINE Y Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,377.60 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTISANI, BRUNO Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $50,377.53 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JALIEBA, ETHEL B Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $50,376.89 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAS, NICHOLAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $50,376.84 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, ROBERT J, II Employer name Albany County Amount $50,376.76 Date 09/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUSEK, RONALD E Employer name Medford Fire District Amount $50,376.70 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRANCE, LORI A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,376.60 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, ALANA C Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $50,376.54 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, PEGGY S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $50,376.47 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, CAROLE W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,376.40 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, GERARDO A Employer name Erie County Amount $50,376.32 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLIS, JOHN P, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $50,376.26 Date 11/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOBES, BRENDA R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $50,375.91 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVIOLA, JOHN F Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,375.52 Date 03/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEUER, EMILY, MRS Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,375.42 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, ROBERT A Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $50,375.38 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MARGIT A Employer name Warren County Amount $50,375.31 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABRECQUE, MARIO D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,374.90 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, EDWARD M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $50,374.16 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEY-HARRIS, RICHELLE L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $50,374.13 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCOME, BRIAN S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,374.05 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, SHAKIYLA M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $50,374.00 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCHIUTI, ANNA C Employer name Albany County Amount $50,373.83 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TRAVIS K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,373.64 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPOTO, GEORGE FRANK Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,373.48 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANYSHIA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $50,373.48 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAIN, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $50,373.40 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POQUETTE, KENNETH R Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $50,373.32 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, SHANNON F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,373.32 Date 09/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System