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 PRATT, ELLEN J Employer name Tioga County Amount $49,909.41 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARSH, ZACHARY R Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $49,909.40 Date 06/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, DANIEL P Employer name Village of Lyndonville Amount $49,909.19 Date 08/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOSO, ELAINE Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $49,908.61 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANICKI, ALISON M Employer name Erie County Amount $49,908.51 Date 06/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLICANO, JASON E Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,908.06 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCINOTTA, JAMES P Employer name Livingston County Amount $49,908.05 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DAWN M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $49,907.86 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRESP, JANICE L Employer name Erie County Amount $49,907.55 Date 11/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUORRO, MARCIA R Employer name Town of Athens Amount $49,907.03 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNNI, LATIKA Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,906.93 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, PHILLIP J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,906.91 Date 11/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, THOMAS C, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $49,906.81 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, ANDREW M Employer name Erie County Amount $49,906.62 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERILL, JO EL M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $49,906.58 Date 10/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $49,906.04 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGAND, GERALDINE N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,905.95 Date 07/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, MURRY A Employer name Madison County Amount $49,905.61 Date 08/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTEER, BONNIE J Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $49,905.60 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAINWRIGHT, DAVID R Employer name Essex County Amount $49,905.58 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUEG, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $49,905.33 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTON, ADAM J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $49,905.26 Date 05/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLTS, ADAM M Employer name Penn Yan Bd of Light Commis Amount $49,905.03 Date 02/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICIA W Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $49,904.99 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, PATRICIA L Employer name Town of Milo Amount $49,904.99 Date 05/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANTE, JEFF H Employer name Schenectady County Amount $49,904.94 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDATHARA-VARIYAM, KRISHNADAS Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,904.73 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MELISSA T Employer name Village of Island Park Amount $49,904.69 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JENEE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $49,904.67 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAM, CHUNHSIAO Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $49,904.45 Date 04/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBIEL, KAREN MARIE Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,904.24 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CASSE, RITA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $49,904.21 Date 07/23/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENDRICK, DAWN M Employer name Wayne County Amount $49,904.16 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUCHMAN, RAKESH N Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $49,903.98 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ALLIE M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $49,903.93 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ISAAC A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $49,903.90 Date 03/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALHOBABI, ALI A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $49,903.89 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPATA, WENDY K Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $49,903.37 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APFELBAUM, GLORIA K Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $49,903.37 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAFFORD, JODI A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $49,903.37 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUBERT, MARGARET Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $49,903.37 Date 04/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORESSA, MONICA A Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $49,903.20 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROME, JO-ANN S Employer name Village of Warwick Amount $49,903.20 Date 04/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, BRIAN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,902.88 Date 09/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNER, JONATHAN W Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $49,902.40 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SAMANTHA Employer name Orange County Amount $49,902.05 Date 05/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEED, NANCY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,901.87 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, ROBERT D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,901.75 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, TARANIKA R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,901.45 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALLION, DOLORES E Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $49,901.32 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, BRYAN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,900.81 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBARGE, DELLA M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $49,900.63 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLLETT, ANGEL L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,900.41 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKS, JOSHUA Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,899.85 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, EDWARD A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,899.51 Date 10/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, LISA A Employer name Corning Community College Amount $49,899.48 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAFALO, DAVID Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $49,899.33 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBKOWSKI, JANE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $49,899.19 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ELLEN A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $49,899.19 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMORA, RODNEY C, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $49,899.09 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOEN, MATTHEW C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,899.09 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLY, LAURA J Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $49,898.18 Date 11/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, NICOLE K Employer name Albany County Amount $49,898.13 Date 06/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRIS, MARILYN P Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $49,897.81 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRY, JAY R Employer name Village of Painted Post Amount $49,896.98 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, CAROL L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,896.94 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILL, ANDREW P Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,896.60 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTOS, CLAUDINEI R Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,896.10 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYVKINA, ANNA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $49,895.96 Date 12/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, BRIAN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,895.82 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUNE, COLLEEN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,895.80 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPOINTE, KRISTEN M Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $49,895.79 Date 03/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURNER, FRANCES M Employer name Greene County Amount $49,895.06 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, KELLI S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,894.73 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEVOE, KRISTINA M, MS Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,894.69 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEROW, CHERYL A Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $49,894.64 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, JASON A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $49,894.41 Date 12/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, IAN D Employer name Erie County Amount $49,893.90 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACEK, BENJAMIN H Employer name Schenectady County Amount $49,893.82 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, MARY H Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $49,893.82 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIS, MARK B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,893.76 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREE, KEVIN P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,893.66 Date 06/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, WALTER A Employer name Madison County Amount $49,893.56 Date 03/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, GLENDA A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,893.43 Date 02/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, SUSAN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,893.21 Date 06/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERONE, THOMAS Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $49,893.15 Date 04/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKEW, ELAINE Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $49,893.05 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAO, WENSHI Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $49,893.05 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, NINFA Employer name Bridgehampton UFSD Amount $49,892.77 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SANDRA J Employer name Orange County Amount $49,892.55 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUMAIER, DONNA M Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $49,891.51 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINGLE, JAMES THOMAS Employer name Town of Wilson Amount $49,891.28 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISHAUPT, BETH A Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $49,891.19 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGYI, LINDA A Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $49,891.09 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, VIKTORIA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,891.09 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, ROBIN A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $49,891.08 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUVIER, MARK D Employer name Town of Evans Amount $49,890.49 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, VIRGINIA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,890.15 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIT, COLLEEN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,889.95 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOFSKI, JOHN S Employer name Village of Deposit Amount $49,889.61 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System