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 STEVENS, DARYL A Employer name Town of Pawling Amount $49,703.01 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULEY, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Evans Amount $49,702.86 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUERELLO, PETER Employer name Putnam County Amount $49,702.80 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, FRANK W Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $49,702.75 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAURIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,702.56 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGSON, RICHARD S Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $49,702.50 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDREN, CHELSEA E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $49,701.52 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATIGAN, RYAN M Employer name Albany County Amount $49,700.76 Date 03/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTFIN, ARTHUR W Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,700.30 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, DALIT R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $49,699.96 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARF, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $49,699.65 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MICHELLE R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $49,699.55 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOROLY, MARGARET A Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $49,699.53 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FALL, CECIL L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,699.08 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURE, COLLEEN A Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $49,698.83 Date 01/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHONBACHLER, PETER Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,698.73 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONSINGER, MATTHEW P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,698.50 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOMHOWER, MARK D Employer name Albany County Amount $49,698.43 Date 07/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEBRIAN, ERNEST Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $49,698.40 Date 01/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, MELISSA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,698.31 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODEMOTE, JOAN B Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $49,697.68 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, GERLANDO Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $49,697.64 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOPREY, MICHAEL L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,697.26 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLARD, MICHELLE A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $49,697.13 Date 07/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKLOW, JACQULYN Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $49,696.95 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, KEITH G Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,696.92 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITLOX, MARIA P Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,696.51 Date 12/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURASI, DEBORAH J Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $49,696.30 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNELLO, ANDREA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,696.16 Date 06/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAILOR, NICHOLAS F Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,695.98 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUELL, MATTHEW J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $49,695.86 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHEWKA, BRENDA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,695.81 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZEL, AMY L Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $49,695.80 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMBURY, MICHAEL A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,695.56 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACTEAU, JILL M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $49,695.44 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMBLE, DEIDRA J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,695.44 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, BRIAN A Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $49,695.38 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, ERIC M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $49,695.25 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, ANN S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $49,695.21 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMSKY, JAMES J, SR Employer name Columbia County Amount $49,694.96 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOSA, JOSEPH H Employer name Albany County Amount $49,694.95 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, VICKIE L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $49,694.94 Date 10/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAROSIA, JOSEPH M Employer name Camden CSD Amount $49,694.93 Date 10/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUGIER, SHERMA N Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $49,694.48 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAROUGAR, ABDOLHASSAN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $49,694.32 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PAUL V Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $49,694.00 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANK, KIMBERLY M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,693.88 Date 12/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, RANDY Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,693.57 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOLITO, NANCY Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,693.34 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKWELL, BEVERLY Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,693.29 Date 02/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, NANCY M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $49,693.25 Date 03/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAY-NOLAN, BRENDA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,693.25 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTI, CHRISTINE A Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $49,693.05 Date 08/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, ROSEMARY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,692.76 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITA, LAWRENCE C Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $49,692.74 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTER, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $49,692.58 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, JIANLIANG Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,692.32 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUSZCZAK, KYLE J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $49,692.13 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFIELD, SHARON L Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $49,692.00 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTURE, KIMBERLEY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,691.69 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASH, NADINE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,691.65 Date 12/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIAN, MARY K Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $49,691.42 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DIANA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,690.88 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, SETH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $49,690.66 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNES, DIANE Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $49,690.50 Date 12/08/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCO, AMY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $49,690.29 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, DEIRDRE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,690.26 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, ROBERT L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $49,690.21 Date 10/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, HUMBERTO A Employer name Rockland County Amount $49,689.97 Date 06/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, TERANCE B Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $49,689.88 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROUPA, MICHELLE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,689.71 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELRATH, SONIA D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,689.60 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSFORD, ZACHARY S Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $49,689.45 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENEANY, JOHN J Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $49,689.39 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LA MARR J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,689.34 Date 09/01/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, THOMAS J, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $49,689.25 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARTHA W Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $49,689.20 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISLEY, JILL M Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,689.17 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICERON, LAGUERRE Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $49,689.12 Date 06/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, SAJI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,688.95 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, CONCETTA T Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,688.70 Date 08/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, JEFFREY R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,688.60 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, WALTER J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $49,688.58 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MELISA LEE Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,688.34 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAISE-ST ELLIEN, JUDITH Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $49,688.33 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLE, ROBERT F Employer name Upper Hudson Library System Amount $49,688.24 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIGHT, ELIZABETH R Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $49,688.09 Date 01/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, THERESA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,687.92 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIEMER, ANTONIE Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $49,687.85 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JENNIFER L Employer name Orange County Amount $49,687.79 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $49,687.67 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DARLENE G Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $49,687.37 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, JENNIFER C Employer name Fulton County Amount $49,687.31 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRASK, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $49,687.20 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, LYNN A Employer name City of Hudson Amount $49,687.12 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCEMI, BARBARA A Employer name Ogdensburg City School Dist Amount $49,687.11 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GU, SHENGYU Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,687.10 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, DEXTER L Employer name Ontario County Amount $49,686.71 Date 11/12/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEICHER, PAUL Employer name Town of Bennington Amount $49,686.20 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, SUSAN M Employer name Town of Olive Amount $49,686.18 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System