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 JACOBSEN, KAREN C Employer name Rocky Point Fire District Amount $50,138.13 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, AMY E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,138.10 Date 06/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTEGG, BRUCE A Employer name Town of Ripley Amount $50,137.74 Date 10/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CYNTHIA A Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $50,137.70 Date 11/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUSS, JOHN S, III Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $50,137.70 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, LEONCIO Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $50,137.68 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANIERO, ROSS R Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $50,137.55 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LORENZO, PAULA A Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $50,137.41 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JAVIER Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,137.30 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, KENZIE P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,137.14 Date 01/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, FRANK Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $50,137.09 Date 02/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MULDER, TONYA A Employer name Otsego County Amount $50,137.04 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, RONNI B Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $50,136.90 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, KELLY A Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $50,136.69 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JENNIFER GALARNEAU Employer name Albany County Amount $50,136.53 Date 05/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASIAMAH-MARANGA, JOYCE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,136.53 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FLAIR, KAILA Employer name Yaphank Fire District Amount $50,136.29 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAWSON, MARK D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $50,136.23 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYLIE, ROSE ANN Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $50,135.80 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, REGINA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,135.75 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKURKA, NICOLE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,135.72 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLINO, DANIEL G Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $50,135.62 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRIEVER, KATIE E Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $50,135.62 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLING, CARMEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $50,135.49 Date 01/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMERARO, BRENDA L Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $50,135.20 Date 09/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERLE, JEFFREY C, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,134.60 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEW, JASON M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $50,134.46 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHT, LAURA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,134.16 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVALHO, MARIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,134.16 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICE, CHERYL D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $50,134.02 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, KELLY M Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $50,133.98 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECK, PAUL T Employer name Pocantico Hills CSD Amount $50,133.95 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLY, JAMES M, III Employer name Wayne County Amount $50,133.58 Date 10/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOGEVEEN, JOHN W Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $50,133.51 Date 07/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTLE, JESSICA D Employer name Chenango County Amount $50,133.48 Date 05/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, RICHARD C Employer name Town of Richmond Amount $50,133.05 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $50,133.04 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, THERESA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,133.04 Date 04/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITER, DEBORAH A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $50,133.03 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA GONZALEZ, JESSICA S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,132.57 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, WENDY S Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $50,132.53 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURLING, DENISE L Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $50,132.52 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOST, CHRISTINE S Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $50,132.50 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENGSTL, GAIL M Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $50,132.44 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENNE, STEVEN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,132.20 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELAYA, JACQUELINE E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,132.09 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODROWE, MARIE J Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $50,131.94 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARD, DAWN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,131.72 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, DEBORAH A Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $50,131.25 Date 11/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTIVOGLIO, JOSEPHINE Employer name City of Middletown Amount $50,131.12 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRANTES, DIANA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,130.98 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EDWARD D Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $50,130.83 Date 12/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROZA, DONNA L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $50,130.72 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, LISA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,130.51 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAQUERO, CHARLES Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,130.34 Date 12/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XU, XIULING Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,130.34 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, PATRICIA Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $50,130.30 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, KEVIN J Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $50,130.11 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKMANN, JAMES M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $50,129.95 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGOSTINO, NICK J Employer name Town of Stillwater Amount $50,129.92 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JOAN M Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $50,129.91 Date 04/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARAVALLE, TARA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,129.87 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEN-AIME, YAHVE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $50,129.77 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARACCIO, MORGAN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,129.74 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, MARIA F Employer name Town of Somers Amount $50,129.33 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, CHRISTIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,129.25 Date 11/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MARSHALL J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $50,129.22 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAUTTI, KAREN A Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $50,129.10 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH C O, JAMES X Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $50,128.94 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGDEN, STEVEN D Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $50,128.83 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOKOSA, AIMEE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,128.65 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EWAN, FAITH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,128.65 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, MICHAEL C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,128.65 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, PAUL J Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,128.65 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, FELIX A, JR Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $50,128.64 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, ALAN J Employer name Warren County Amount $50,128.50 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, JUSTIN M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $50,128.49 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOELTZ, STEVEN J Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $50,128.27 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAM, BRENDA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,128.26 Date 11/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, DENISE G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,128.26 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOFKIN, MIRA B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,128.26 Date 05/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELAND, KERRI LEE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,128.26 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, COLLEEN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,128.26 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, CONNIE J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,128.26 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULFF, MARK D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,128.26 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRY, DAVID M Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $50,127.96 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINETTI, MICHAEL A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $50,127.95 Date 04/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, CHRISTINA R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,127.57 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CEDRIC J Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,127.01 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVIN, ISABEL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,126.96 Date 04/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATALAVAGE, ALEXANDRA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,126.77 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SHARON C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,126.44 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JOSUE D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,126.44 Date 08/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOSE, SHANNON J Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $50,126.33 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALO, MARIA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,126.27 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,126.24 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, JOHN N Employer name Alden CSD Amount $50,126.07 Date 11/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUISSAINT, MARITZA Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $50,126.01 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUDD, DANIEL K Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $50,126.00 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIANG, XIANYI Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,125.92 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System