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 OLDFATHER, THOMAS Employer name Office For Technology Amount $50,327.69 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DIANA L Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $50,327.60 Date 09/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SANDRA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,327.34 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNO, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Potsdam Amount $50,327.23 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, JOYCE G Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $50,327.00 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL K Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,326.79 Date 02/22/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, CARI Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,326.64 Date 12/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATEGANO, ROSEMARY Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $50,326.37 Date 01/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, DANA W, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,326.27 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROV, GUEORGUI S Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $50,326.25 Date 06/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAHN, JUSTIN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $50,326.22 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MC KAY A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,326.20 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, NANCY R Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $50,326.20 Date 10/26/1964 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, JO ANN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,325.71 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVERSO, FRANCISCA T Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $50,325.68 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, AMBER J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,325.58 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTSCH, DEREK W Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $50,325.52 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, SHERRY A Employer name Albany County Amount $50,325.50 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, NICHOLAUS R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,325.25 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KATRINA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,325.08 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJAYI, OMOLOLU S Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $50,324.89 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, JOHN Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $50,324.81 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, RYONEAL C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $50,324.81 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, JOANNE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,324.63 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOXSEE, SANDRA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,324.40 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, APRIL A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,324.29 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JORGE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $50,324.26 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILIAN, THOMAS F Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $50,324.17 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSMANN, THOMAS A, JR Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $50,324.16 Date 04/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAJDZION, CYNTHIA C Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $50,323.72 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JAMES T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $50,323.71 Date 06/28/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATTEL, DARYL E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,323.71 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARUSZKA, PAUL K Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,323.65 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELENDER, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Hicksville Water District Amount $50,323.41 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARDELL, GALE K Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,323.32 Date 01/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MANUEL F Employer name Department of Law Amount $50,323.15 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DONALD W Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $50,322.89 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, PATTI A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,322.82 Date 02/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTOFILIS, JACK M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,322.01 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMPEY-GULLATT, BELINDA Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $50,321.79 Date 03/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTSLEEVE, SARAH E Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $50,321.79 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, LISA J Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,321.50 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENOR, WILLIAM J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $50,321.48 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, EDWARD W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,320.92 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEZAJ, NAIM N Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $50,320.92 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, LISA J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $50,320.84 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROSEMARY D Employer name City of Auburn Amount $50,320.73 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ERIN C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $50,320.36 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNDAGE, PAUL E Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $50,319.75 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIRE, CAROL L Employer name Erie County Amount $50,319.64 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, DANIELLA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,319.44 Date 07/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACHSE, KARL H Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $50,319.41 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANNETTI, DANIELLE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,319.14 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CAROL M Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,319.08 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREWSON, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,318.46 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRANZA, WILFREDO Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $50,318.29 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUTSOFTAS, ELAINA N Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,318.22 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARYEAQUARSHIE, JORDAN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,318.01 Date 12/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELSON, PETER P Employer name Town of Ellery Amount $50,317.95 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, DINA MARIE E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,317.51 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDON, FREDERICK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $50,317.50 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, KATHERINE M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $50,317.42 Date 04/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABELING, VALERIE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,316.92 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, EAN F Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $50,316.82 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOESER, SAUL D Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $50,316.78 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVAREZ, CARMEN G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,316.69 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOFRIO, CHRISTINE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $50,316.40 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC ENTEE, DAVID J Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $50,316.18 Date 04/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLEY, MARCIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,316.13 Date 06/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICK, ROSEMARY L Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $50,315.26 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, JOHN A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $50,314.94 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUOID, AMANDA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,314.94 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, KOLLEEN D Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $50,314.93 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, YVONNE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,314.84 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MARC C Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $50,314.36 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, LISA M Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $50,314.26 Date 05/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, STEPHEN J Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $50,314.17 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, GLEN A Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,314.04 Date 02/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, MADALINE Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $50,313.80 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELINE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,313.77 Date 11/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASMAN, BRITNEY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,313.64 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, DANIELLE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,313.62 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITER, ERIN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,313.43 Date 11/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVITO, BARBARA A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $50,313.10 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURLOW, JOAN P Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $50,312.98 Date 09/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLBRANT, KEITH D Employer name Education Department Amount $50,312.96 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARCARAMO, PAUL D Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,312.60 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIMAN, DEBRA M Employer name Mahopac Public Library Amount $50,312.39 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGQUIST, BRIAN K Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $50,312.28 Date 10/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, JAMES D, JR Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $50,312.06 Date 09/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, MELINDA D Employer name Town of Sand Lake Amount $50,311.74 Date 07/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAGNIER, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $50,311.68 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLINGTON, DEVON D Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,311.56 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRISHIN, MONICA M Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $50,311.04 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERDMANN, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $50,310.78 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGUS, JOAN B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,310.78 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, RENEE' S Employer name Greece CSD Amount $50,310.72 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENOT, PETER Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $50,310.34 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNEO, KATHLEEN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,310.08 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, AIXA Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $50,309.51 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System