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 BREMEN, LAURA D Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $49,597.67 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, STANLEY Employer name Ramapo Housing Authority Amount $49,597.66 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFANBURG, STACEY M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,597.65 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIGILIO, NICHOLAS Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $49,597.49 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEPE, BRETT A Employer name Dix Hills Fire District Amount $49,597.37 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLWOOD, DONALD L, III Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $49,597.05 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAL, CARA K Employer name Erie County Amount $49,597.03 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, DARCI A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,596.91 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DANIEL J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $49,596.50 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, JOHN G Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $49,596.32 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADMAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,596.21 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURBUSH, MICHAEL A Employer name Broome County Amount $49,596.06 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISKOPF, CATHRYN L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $49,596.01 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JELLEY, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $49,595.79 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RITA V Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $49,595.71 Date 01/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLASZ, PATRICIA A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $49,595.22 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, CRYSTAL N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,595.14 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, MIRIAM Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,594.71 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCURI, LISA A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $49,594.50 Date 06/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOTO, AMY L Employer name Columbia County Amount $49,594.49 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDY, NICOLE N Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $49,594.05 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BRIAN A Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $49,594.04 Date 11/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPPER, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $49,594.02 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKROUPA, DAVID M Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $49,593.95 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EACHERN, STEPHANIE M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $49,593.92 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, LORETTA Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $49,593.91 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JOANN N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,593.82 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, EDWARD D Employer name Norwich Housing Authority Amount $49,593.69 Date 04/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASUK, MICHAEL E Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $49,593.67 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORELICK, BRIAN J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $49,593.67 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEIGHER, JONATHAN S Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $49,593.51 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNY, JOHN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,593.46 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVILA, ENEIDA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $49,593.09 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLIMPTON, TERESA S Employer name Clinton County Amount $49,593.07 Date 08/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURR, EDWARD Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $49,592.75 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, MELISSA Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $49,592.11 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAMONE, JO ANN M Employer name Town of Mamakating Amount $49,592.10 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIEDE, ADAM P Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,592.07 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIGH, BEVERLY R Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $49,592.06 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYNTON, ERNEST A Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $49,591.82 Date 07/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARFAGLIA, JOHN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,591.26 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, JACQUELINE A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $49,591.15 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NSEREKO, KIWANUKA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,590.72 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GEORGE, KIM M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $49,590.38 Date 07/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS E Employer name Albany County Amount $49,589.77 Date 08/14/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, MICHAEL R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $49,589.35 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JOHN H Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $49,589.33 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELY, PAMELA J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,589.32 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEARY, SUZANNE E Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $49,589.28 Date 12/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, ROGER ALAN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $49,589.17 Date 03/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTS, PATRICIA M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $49,589.00 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, ANDREW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,588.87 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGMAN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Broome County Amount $49,588.77 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, MARTHA R Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $49,588.49 Date 03/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYE, ROBERT L Employer name Town of Richland Amount $49,588.43 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, BRIAN T Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,587.88 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULE, DANIELLE N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,587.66 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANC, JACOB T Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,587.59 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, MAUREEN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $49,587.58 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUMICK, CYNTHIA J Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $49,587.57 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDOW, SHAWN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $49,587.25 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, JOSEPH E Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $49,586.96 Date 06/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, DION R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $49,586.80 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, BRANDON L Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,586.76 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, JAMES A Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $49,586.69 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, MISTY M Employer name Orange County Amount $49,586.66 Date 01/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASH, DEVON J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $49,586.46 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSS, LEON H, JR Employer name Town of Broadalbin Amount $49,586.45 Date 11/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, TERRI A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,586.28 Date 02/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRZEWIECKI, SCOTT F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,586.16 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, MARY SUSAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,586.16 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DONALD L, JR Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $49,586.13 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, MAGDALENA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $49,585.93 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVITO, DENISE M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $49,585.50 Date 06/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, LISA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,585.42 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARDI, MICHAEL A Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,584.81 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIPALDO, MARIAN K Employer name Village of Woodbury Amount $49,584.80 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIER, CHARLES D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,584.77 Date 07/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANOK, SAMANTHA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,584.48 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, BARBARA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,584.34 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTOON, ALISON T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,584.13 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, JOSE F Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $49,584.00 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, DOUGLAS J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $49,583.93 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTENATI, MICHELE A Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $49,583.87 Date 09/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DARLENE M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $49,583.67 Date 09/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, WAYNE Employer name Saratoga County Amount $49,583.58 Date 12/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, RICKY A Employer name Deposit CSD Amount $49,583.29 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, LOUISE E Employer name Clifton Pk-Halfmn Pub Libr Dis Amount $49,583.20 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRIERI, MARIO J Employer name City of Rome Amount $49,583.19 Date 05/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, DAVID Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $49,583.17 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODIE, DESMOND A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $49,582.70 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENGE, JANET O Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $49,582.65 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $49,582.25 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JAMES S Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,582.17 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, GORDON T Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $49,581.88 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPER, JOHN W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,581.70 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIOMBA, STACY A Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,581.32 Date 03/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNKER, WILLIAM P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,581.19 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DAVID J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $49,580.94 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, AMY L Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $49,580.52 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System