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 RODGER, JENNIFER A Employer name Columbia County Amount $49,763.05 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABINI, TRICIA Z Employer name Ossining Public Library Amount $49,762.93 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERWITZ, WILLIAM J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,762.90 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, RUSSELL Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,762.87 Date 07/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIGAN, RONALD A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,762.62 Date 07/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULIK, GALE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $49,762.44 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOUZA, JACQUELINE C Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $49,762.36 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, HENRY R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $49,762.25 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, SHELIA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,762.20 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWULICH, JOANNE V Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,762.16 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADDON, STEVEN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $49,761.93 Date 02/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUSAW, IVAN H Employer name City of Olean Amount $49,761.65 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNSBURY, DONALD V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $49,761.62 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANTROWITZ, HUILIN Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $49,761.53 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINE, JEFFRY R Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $49,761.22 Date 01/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMMES, MICHELE M Employer name Essex County Amount $49,761.19 Date 10/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEZIO, PHILIP E Employer name Washington County Amount $49,761.18 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAURI, ARLETTE F Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $49,760.99 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROSENDAHL, DAVID N, JR Employer name Town of Aurora Amount $49,760.88 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROZIO, JAIMIE L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $49,760.53 Date 05/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, CHRISTINE E Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $49,760.39 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEJNICZAK, THOMAS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $49,760.29 Date 06/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, KIMBERLY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,760.21 Date 09/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $49,760.18 Date 07/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEROME, NANCY S Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $49,760.01 Date 07/01/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, RYAN M Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $49,759.96 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOVIC, ANTHONY Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,759.93 Date 07/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDGEON, DAVID A Employer name Schenectady Soil Water Con Dis Amount $49,759.82 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHMAN, AZIZ U Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $49,759.77 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOFTEGAARD, DIANA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,759.66 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISDORF, STEVEN J Employer name Village of Warsaw Amount $49,759.66 Date 08/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLER, VIRGINIA L Employer name Erie County Amount $49,759.64 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIMMLER, LUCAS D Employer name Washington County Amount $49,759.48 Date 04/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISOGNO, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,759.32 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULBERT, SIERRA Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,759.23 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUSIE, ABBIE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,759.17 Date 05/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, BETH E, MS Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $49,759.12 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPASQUALE, DAVID A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $49,758.91 Date 08/30/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, CHEVONNE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $49,758.90 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MYRON D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,758.73 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, PAULA Employer name City of Beacon Amount $49,758.72 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINGER, DANIEL J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $49,758.65 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, TODD E Employer name Town of North Harmony Amount $49,758.65 Date 12/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTERO, PAULINA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $49,758.56 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, RALPH E Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $49,758.33 Date 04/19/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, PHYLLIS D Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $49,758.04 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANN MARY Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $49,758.03 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSENGER, STEPHEN W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,757.91 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, NATALIE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,757.86 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, CANDACE S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,757.85 Date 05/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, LORRAINE A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $49,757.85 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, THERESA M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $49,757.70 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ANDREW S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,757.69 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, KRISTINA J Employer name Essex County Amount $49,757.60 Date 02/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, HENRY J Employer name Falconer CSD Amount $49,757.50 Date 04/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, CATHERINE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $49,757.34 Date 10/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTSKY, KIMBERLY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,757.31 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUGH, JASON L Employer name Otsego County Amount $49,757.14 Date 04/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, ALLAN R Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $49,757.08 Date 11/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAWN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,757.00 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, DIGNA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,757.00 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, DAVID A Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $49,756.96 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNER, ANDRE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $49,756.52 Date 12/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, ROSEANN M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $49,755.99 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, DIANE Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $49,755.89 Date 03/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, DANIELLE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,755.47 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS-BAKER, ASHLEY T Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $49,755.42 Date 11/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIAL, BENJAMIN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $49,755.20 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OFFENBACH, SARAH B Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $49,755.16 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, LENORE J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,755.10 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, LYNDA A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $49,755.08 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEUER, KEITH Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $49,754.73 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, IRVING C, JR Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $49,754.20 Date 10/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGOTTI, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $49,754.13 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERZANOVICH, JAMES Employer name Town of Binghamton Amount $49,753.97 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESINSKI, LYNN M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $49,753.88 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICH, SILVIA Z Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,753.83 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, MARTHA C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,753.69 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ELLEN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $49,753.46 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, BRIAN T Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $49,753.43 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELORMINO, BRITTANY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,753.40 Date 06/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGE, JEANETTE L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $49,753.26 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHT, CHARLES A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $49,753.01 Date 02/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARBATOSKY, JUDY P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,752.98 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARHART, DON A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,752.91 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSMAN, DAVID A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $49,752.77 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, JAMES C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $49,752.75 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, NELA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $49,752.67 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUKSANOVICH, ANDREA C Employer name Orange County Amount $49,752.47 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURBER, ELAINE A Employer name Washington County Amount $49,752.36 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, EDWIN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $49,752.03 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JAMES C Employer name Town of Wethersfield Amount $49,752.01 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPKINS, PAMELA R Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $49,751.74 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMIGEL, ANNE M Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $49,751.58 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSHNER, MARSHALL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $49,751.39 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GEOFFREY W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,751.18 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, HELEN Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $49,751.00 Date 09/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JESSICA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,750.98 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLENDER, WORNE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,750.63 Date 11/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCADAMS, JADE C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,750.39 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System