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 CASUCCI, DANIELLE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,552.97 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DENNIS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $49,552.83 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDERS, VALERIE L Employer name Washington County Amount $49,552.74 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, EDITH M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $49,552.63 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, NATASHA D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,552.62 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, WALTER C Employer name Town of Deruyter Amount $49,552.62 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAN GEORGE, NICHOLAS A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $49,552.48 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFRESS, JARROD M Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,552.48 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, CHRISTINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,552.42 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTIS, MICHAEL E Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $49,552.35 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JAMES T Employer name Stockbridge CSD Amount $49,552.00 Date 03/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGGENHEIM, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Caroline Amount $49,551.93 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARACENO, DAYNA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,551.77 Date 03/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RYAN A Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $49,551.63 Date 08/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, SARAH T Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $49,551.63 Date 11/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, WILLIAM H, III Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $49,551.23 Date 12/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEDY, JOHN M Employer name Albany County Amount $49,551.20 Date 10/26/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAVARO, KATHLEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,551.00 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRETTI, JUNE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,551.00 Date 10/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, DENISE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,551.00 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, KESIA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,551.00 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIKA, MICHELE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,551.00 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LULY, JEAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,551.00 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, DARLICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,551.00 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONNAN, MICHELLE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,551.00 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, CAROL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,551.00 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHEREL-TURNER, LINDA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,551.00 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JOHN W Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $49,550.88 Date 01/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS, CYNTHIA M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $49,550.79 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNBULL, KATHRYN S Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,550.72 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, ORLA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,550.40 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, BRIAN P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,550.10 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEHRMAN, JESSICA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,550.04 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIM, VUN-SIN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,550.02 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONABELLA, FREDERICK J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $49,549.69 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRYCE A Employer name Bath Mun Utility Commission Amount $49,549.66 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, MAX W Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $49,549.59 Date 06/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYFORD, BRICE T Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $49,549.38 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, NIKKI V Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,549.30 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWKIRK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Marbletown Amount $49,549.22 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANNELLO, ROBERT J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $49,549.08 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEY, JAMES D Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $49,549.00 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LONGIS, CHARLES M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $49,548.97 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPPENBECK, GRIFFITH J Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $49,548.94 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, BRIGITTE S Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $49,548.90 Date 10/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,548.88 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROTANO, SHARON M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $49,548.66 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETREAULT, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Town of Champlain Amount $49,548.60 Date 06/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMOSTHENE, EMILE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $49,548.54 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNER, TRACEY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,548.39 Date 05/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, ANGELA K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,548.26 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKLE, SEAN J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $49,548.06 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, ZOE E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,548.05 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSWELL, ROBERT T Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $49,547.86 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, SHELBY W Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $49,547.76 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, KATHLEEN E Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $49,547.52 Date 01/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMSHAW, NETTIE L Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,547.49 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCELLO, JOSEPH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,546.92 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMO, ANDREW M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,546.92 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DANIEL A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $49,546.32 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, GEORGE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,546.12 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTLER, WILLIAM E Employer name City of Watertown Amount $49,545.74 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHART, ZACHARY J Employer name Schoharie County Amount $49,545.66 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, EDWARD E Employer name Town of Lake Pleasant Amount $49,545.30 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBEY, GEORGE D Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $49,545.29 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMCZAK, KEVIN E Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $49,545.02 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYENETH, LAURA A Employer name Greene County Swcd Amount $49,544.70 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOON, DAVID L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $49,544.46 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, PETER A Employer name Education Department Amount $49,544.46 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTOR, REBECCA L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $49,544.33 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, ERIN K Employer name Albany County Amount $49,544.24 Date 06/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDIZABAL, JANNETT Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $49,544.13 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLMAN, JULIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,544.04 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISI, JAMES J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $49,543.54 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANERE, RAMONA Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $49,543.52 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALYSHEVA, OLGA V Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,543.26 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITER, DAVID W Employer name Town of Claverack Amount $49,543.21 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, HOLLY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,543.01 Date 07/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, LICIA MARIA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,542.51 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRALIA, JOAHNA V Employer name Saratoga County Amount $49,542.46 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, STEPHANIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,542.46 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GEORGE B, JR Employer name BridgeWater-Leonard-W Winfld CSD Amount $49,542.17 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, DAN J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,541.85 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLAUGHLIN, MARIE A Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $49,541.69 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGEORGE, CELESTE A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,541.23 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHOUS, RANDY W Employer name Town of Waddington Amount $49,541.20 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLICK-POLASKI, NICOLE M Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $49,541.13 Date 11/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESIERO, BRENDA L Employer name Amsterdam Housing Authority Amount $49,540.76 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, BRUCE M Employer name Town of Horseheads Amount $49,540.60 Date 11/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGORSKI, LORIANN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,540.47 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLEY, DOUGLAS G Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $49,540.21 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BELLA, AGATINO Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $49,540.20 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASHER, FRANK P, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $49,540.04 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS-MURIEL, DIANE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,539.98 Date 11/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGAN, KEVIN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $49,539.79 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, THEODORE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,539.77 Date 02/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILCHRIST, ROY J Employer name Town of Brownville Amount $49,539.32 Date 12/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ANTHONY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $49,539.19 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORYS, KEVIN A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $49,538.92 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVELLO, CHARLES Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $49,538.68 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System