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 MIRANDA, LYDIA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $50,102.25 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGERSON, JULIA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,102.24 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, JAMES F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,102.00 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKEN, JAMIE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,102.00 Date 01/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLASSON, MICHAEL R Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $50,102.00 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKOWSKI, MARK J Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $50,101.80 Date 03/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERSTLER, PETER J Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $50,101.79 Date 07/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, YVONNE R Employer name Department of Law Amount $50,101.69 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, EGITA C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,101.64 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSLINGER, KEVIN M Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $50,100.99 Date 10/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOGKAMP, SHANNON M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $50,100.95 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ROBERT F Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $50,099.98 Date 11/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, LISA C Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $50,099.84 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, NATHAN R Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $50,099.65 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASS, CHARLES M Employer name Town of Darien Amount $50,099.43 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, ANGELA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,098.96 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIANO, FRANK C, JR Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $50,098.77 Date 03/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, KEVIN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,098.61 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTON, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,098.30 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, MARIE B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,098.09 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLAN, JAMES P Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $50,097.87 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOSEPH C, III Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,097.43 Date 08/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, JAMES R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,097.41 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, TIMOTHY V Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,097.41 Date 01/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARPAIA, LISA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,097.30 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARCHIDI, JENNIFER A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $50,097.09 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, EUGENE Employer name Sullivan County Amount $50,097.05 Date 12/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MELIDA F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,097.03 Date 09/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, MARA W Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $50,096.97 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, AMY E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $50,096.97 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DAVID J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $50,096.97 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, NOEL C Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $50,096.97 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRERO, SPENCER J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $50,096.97 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, ELLEN E Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $50,096.84 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUMPF, JULIE A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,096.80 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILES, JENNIFER N Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,096.54 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HREYO, BRIAN R Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $50,096.45 Date 11/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, PAUL C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,096.40 Date 01/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,096.40 Date 09/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, LAJOHNA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,096.40 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCITELLI, BARBARA C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,096.40 Date 03/22/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, SUEANN Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $50,096.40 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPKE, TINA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,096.40 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCUSI, JILL M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $50,096.40 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVIN, CAROLYN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $50,096.40 Date 11/17/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJEWSKI, CONSTANCE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $50,096.40 Date 12/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSETTA, DENISE M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,096.40 Date 05/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORTA, PATRICIA J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,096.40 Date 01/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANT, JULIE M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $50,096.40 Date 08/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, LORI Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $50,096.40 Date 07/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKINKLE, LYNN C Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $50,096.40 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMELY, ANN B Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $50,096.23 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, CHRISTINA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $50,095.40 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, TINA Employer name Montgomery County Amount $50,095.24 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINERVINI, AGATHA Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $50,095.01 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, RONALD E Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $50,095.01 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARF, JOSEPH L Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $50,094.56 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJA, HUMA H Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,094.30 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNATORE, MARK J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $50,094.14 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, APRIL M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $50,093.77 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZILKOWSKI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,093.66 Date 03/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, ERNEST N Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $50,093.53 Date 07/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KEITH M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $50,093.12 Date 10/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARROW, DOUGLAS A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,093.05 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIM, JOSEPH E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,092.80 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, GARRETT M Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $50,092.78 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, DEBORAH A Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $50,092.53 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZ, KAREN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,092.52 Date 07/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONEY, MICHELE E Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $50,092.38 Date 09/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMON, ALEX J Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $50,092.11 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Candor CSD Amount $50,092.03 Date 05/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, AMANDA J Employer name Erie County Amount $50,091.78 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, IDA J Employer name Erie County Amount $50,091.77 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREVETT, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Webster CSD Amount $50,091.76 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKEFELLER, MARY ANN Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,091.65 Date 03/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOZLEY, LEROY D Employer name Franklin County Amount $50,091.63 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYES, TAMMY M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $50,091.51 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE-GIBSON, TAMARA P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,091.46 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHMAN, ALAN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,091.40 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDFIELD, MARY CATHERINE S Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,091.34 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBES, ELLEN S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,091.22 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MICHELE L Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $50,091.14 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANN, JENNIFER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,091.10 Date 01/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JASON L Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $50,090.77 Date 10/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECH, JOHN S Employer name Erie County Amount $50,090.67 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNSON, JOANNE R Employer name Erie County Amount $50,090.62 Date 08/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, SANDRA ANN Employer name Erie County Amount $50,090.60 Date 06/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNERS, ALAN D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $50,090.38 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELISLE, CYNTHIA A Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $50,090.15 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LULEK, WILLIAM P Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $50,090.04 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, THOMAS W Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,090.03 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCIANO, JAMES Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $50,089.77 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE FEVRE, AMY V Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $50,089.62 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA MONICA, FRANCES D Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $50,089.48 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSLOW, CINDY S Employer name Hamilton County Amount $50,089.45 Date 09/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, ROBERT R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,089.39 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TRACEY A Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $50,089.23 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISLAM, HASINA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $50,089.18 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHART, TODD Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,089.12 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, DIANE Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $50,089.10 Date 07/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System