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 MOJICA, YVONNE Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $49,732.80 Date 02/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JOSEPH W Employer name Unatego CSD Amount $49,732.78 Date 06/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANI, JOANN M Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $49,732.76 Date 06/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, KAY E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $49,732.73 Date 07/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, RICHARD L Employer name Erie County Amount $49,732.50 Date 12/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLAUGHLIN, SHARON A Employer name Washington County Amount $49,732.37 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOR, MICHAEL G Employer name Washington County Amount $49,732.34 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRALDE, JOSEPH P Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $49,732.16 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERCIO, GEORGE N Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $49,732.06 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALUPNICKI, JEFFREY P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,731.89 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, TERESA L Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $49,731.85 Date 09/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, RUTHANNE Employer name Orange County Amount $49,731.79 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERPE, MELISSA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,731.52 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEARS, JOSHUA A Employer name Village of Fort Edward Amount $49,731.16 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERO, DIANE C Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $49,731.11 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANA, CASSANDRA R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $49,730.80 Date 08/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JOHN R Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $49,730.69 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASALONE, JASON F Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,730.48 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIEDEL, KIMBERLY R Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,729.45 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEARMON, KEVIN Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,729.36 Date 11/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, VERNA Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $49,729.36 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JULIA E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,729.36 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERNER, SHARI Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,729.36 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, ROY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,729.36 Date 01/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMRICK, KATRINA RUE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $49,729.36 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIFORD, NATALIE Y Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $49,729.36 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CYNTHIA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $49,729.36 Date 09/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACER, SUSANNE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,729.31 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILE, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Nassau Amount $49,729.26 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENUS, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $49,729.26 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Canton Amount $49,729.11 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREVELYAN, PAULA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,728.75 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBE, MATHEW T Employer name Town of Gardiner Amount $49,728.74 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINS, KIMBERLY V Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,728.71 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIMIA, MEREDITH Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,728.55 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECHLER, JACLYN R Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $49,728.54 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, AWILDA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $49,727.90 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, HENRY T Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,727.86 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKAARUP, CHERYL L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,727.32 Date 06/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERWIN, MATTHEW D Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $49,727.28 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, KRISTIN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $49,726.96 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ANTHONY T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,726.65 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANARO, SUZANNE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $49,726.62 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELARGE, VALERIE J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $49,726.54 Date 02/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, JOY K Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $49,726.40 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, DIONNEDREA A, MS Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,726.24 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, LIANG X Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $49,726.24 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, EDWARD F Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $49,726.17 Date 11/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA JOY, RICHARD J Employer name City of Albany Amount $49,725.80 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORNEVIL, CARMEL M Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $49,725.72 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANADA, LORI S Employer name Seneca County Amount $49,725.65 Date 03/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEN DOOREN, JOHN W Employer name Orange County Amount $49,725.64 Date 08/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, P CORY Employer name Milford CSD Amount $49,725.59 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARDE, TANYA G Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $49,725.00 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINNERSHINE, STEPHEN S Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $49,724.80 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, DAVID C Employer name Tioga County Amount $49,724.46 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUTE, MARITZA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $49,724.27 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MONICA G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,724.24 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALMES, BRIAN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $49,724.22 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWLAND, GAVIN S Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $49,724.12 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WARREN D Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $49,724.09 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCY, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Romulus Amount $49,723.34 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, MELISSA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,723.29 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KERON K Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $49,723.12 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPONE, MICHELE E Employer name Orange County Amount $49,722.99 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, DWAYNE C Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $49,722.73 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, ADAM L Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $49,722.67 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAMPINI, SUSAN Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $49,722.48 Date 10/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, MARY ANN Employer name Erie County Amount $49,722.44 Date 12/27/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKSTEIN, MARY K Employer name Wyoming County Amount $49,722.40 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, LIAM B Employer name Washington County Amount $49,721.97 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTIGUA, VERONICA E Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $49,721.94 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, KENNETH J Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $49,721.48 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUOZZO, PATRICIA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,721.12 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERZOLLI, DAVID M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,720.87 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, RAMON V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,720.54 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDER, KATHARINE H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,720.41 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,720.30 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, HELEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,720.25 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAIN, DOLORES A Employer name Orange County Amount $49,720.22 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Saranac Amount $49,720.19 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ANTHONY C Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $49,720.07 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ISABELLA J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,720.00 Date 11/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRMER, JASON M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,719.92 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIENTA, TERRY J Employer name Town of Pendleton Amount $49,719.50 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROHN, DONALD P Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $49,719.40 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFNAGEL, CHERYL D Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $49,719.25 Date 03/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTIS, LORI S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,719.06 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, HORTON T Employer name Town of Owego Fire District Amount $49,718.75 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERACKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $49,718.71 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEL, DARYL V Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,718.71 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKNEY, GREGORY Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $49,718.68 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIX, NATHAN L Employer name Genesee County Amount $49,718.59 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINEAS, JEAN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,718.54 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANU, ANDREA R Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $49,718.50 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JUNE A Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $49,718.39 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRUS, WILLIAM L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $49,718.32 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW A Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $49,718.13 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWNLIE, MARGO L Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $49,718.02 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETRICK, HARRY D, JR Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $49,717.93 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System