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 LA COUR, ZANDRA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,870.61 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, JAMIE L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $49,870.56 Date 05/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, EMERY L, JR Employer name Hammondsport CSD Amount $49,870.40 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, RUSSELL L Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $49,870.28 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASCO, JOSEPH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,870.10 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNSINGER, TODD C Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $49,869.86 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, KERRY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,869.77 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONG, PHILLIP C Employer name Cortland County Amount $49,869.13 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUGER, DANEILLE S Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $49,869.04 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, LUANN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $49,869.03 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MAUREEN E Employer name Warren County Amount $49,868.98 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, JOSEPH F, II Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $49,868.92 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, GLEN C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $49,868.14 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURILLI, SUZANNE Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $49,867.58 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAS, MARCIA M Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $49,867.42 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, MICHELLE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,867.36 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, LINDA Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $49,867.31 Date 02/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MAGGIE L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $49,867.24 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, LOVELY T M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,866.67 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, KAILA J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,866.60 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSI, GAYLE M Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $49,866.54 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, JONATHAN B Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $49,866.36 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSTERMAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $49,866.28 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESON, PATRICIA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,866.26 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERKMAN, ANTON V Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $49,865.92 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZARES, NORMAN Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $49,865.89 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGLI, MARGARET L Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $49,865.76 Date 11/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLMAN, LA MOTT L Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $49,865.73 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOUTEN, REBEKAH L Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $49,865.61 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRILL, WENDY A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,865.53 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISTINGER, LISA A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $49,865.36 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORAPI, KATHLEEN M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $49,865.33 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JAMELL J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,865.27 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORMUTH, MAURICE A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,865.17 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZMAURICE, VINCENZA Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $49,865.13 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUCI, CHARLES I, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,865.08 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YODER, TARA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,865.07 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, REEMA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $49,865.01 Date 09/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, JAMES S Employer name Erie County Amount $49,864.69 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, JUSTIN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,864.47 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, CHRISTINE L Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $49,864.43 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROHBERG, DOROTHY D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,864.37 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONELL, BARBARA J Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $49,864.23 Date 08/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINAY, SUZANNE E Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $49,864.22 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, DAVID E Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,864.09 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLER, MARC D Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $49,864.06 Date 12/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINSCOTT, THERESA ANN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,863.85 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, ENDRELL V Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $49,863.73 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, SUSAN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,863.43 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAN, GEORGE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,863.23 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LEANORA L Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $49,863.19 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHIBEE, DEBORAH A Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $49,863.14 Date 10/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, DAVID E Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $49,862.81 Date 03/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYE, IMANI S Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $49,862.80 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUBERT, DAVID C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,862.66 Date 01/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, EDWARD F Employer name Town of Bovina Amount $49,862.57 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILTON, DUANE R Employer name Town of Elbridge Amount $49,862.53 Date 10/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, TIFFANY S Employer name Clinton County Amount $49,862.08 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, TINA M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $49,861.96 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRURY, LINDA Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $49,861.83 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, FRANCES A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $49,861.83 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWDEN, TONYA Employer name Department of State Amount $49,861.75 Date 10/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, FELIX Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $49,861.61 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMFELD, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $49,861.11 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, NUTCHANOK Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $49,860.89 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRELLO, FRANK G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,860.83 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, JOSEPH R Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $49,860.67 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VALLE, BRENDA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $49,860.49 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, MICHELE C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,860.48 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEO, FAUSTO M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,860.14 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KEVIN J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $49,860.10 Date 10/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORUCKI, ANITA Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $49,859.80 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, RUSSELL E Employer name Town of Harpersfield Amount $49,859.42 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIACENTE, KENNETH T Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $49,859.40 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTAMARIA, OLIVIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,859.02 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYCOOK, GWEN M Employer name Chenango County Amount $49,858.95 Date 11/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIELS, SUSAN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,858.93 Date 06/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, STANLEY L Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $49,858.83 Date 08/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, AMY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,858.52 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, JEFFREY N Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,858.33 Date 10/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSHCHINSKA, GALYNA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,858.33 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATEMEIER, MICHAEL W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,858.33 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONDINARO, MARGARET M Employer name Education Department Amount $49,858.30 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DOUGLAS E Employer name Town of Wilna Amount $49,858.28 Date 11/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDIN, JAMEL N Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $49,858.11 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $49,857.33 Date 11/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPA, JUDITH M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $49,857.15 Date 12/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FUNK, JUDY A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $49,857.12 Date 02/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, THOMAS J Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $49,857.10 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, KAREN E Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $49,857.07 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERBERG, JOHN F Employer name Town of Onondaga Amount $49,857.02 Date 02/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGDON, BRIAN R Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $49,856.66 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DAVID J Employer name Erie County Amount $49,856.60 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELL, JOSEPHINE Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $49,856.60 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, PAUL N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,855.64 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, JANET M Employer name Chemung County Library Dist Amount $49,855.36 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINELA, CELIA A Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $49,855.36 Date 04/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, LINDA D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,855.33 Date 09/21/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOT, LAUREN E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $49,855.11 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, WENDI L Employer name Delaware County Amount $49,855.06 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System