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 MILLER, MATIKA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $49,495.09 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEAR, KATHLEEN Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $49,495.07 Date 05/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTINE L Employer name Village of Chester Amount $49,494.50 Date 05/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDICIOUS, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $49,494.47 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAKHOV, KIRILL V Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,494.19 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, JAMES E, III Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $49,493.89 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONIGLIO, JACQUELINE Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $49,493.77 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESCIA, L STEPHEN Employer name Orange County Amount $49,493.68 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PIERO, TERRY E Employer name Town of Gardiner Amount $49,493.46 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, LISA M Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $49,493.18 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CAROLYN Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $49,492.88 Date 02/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTRUPE, BRANDI L Employer name Essex County Amount $49,492.77 Date 05/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPLES, BONTIN M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $49,492.68 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDORN, GEORGE A, III Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $49,492.39 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, COLLEEN M Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,492.28 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASHLEY, DANIEL D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $49,492.15 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, SUSAN M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $49,492.05 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOURTY, RHONDA L Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $49,491.69 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, CINDY LOU A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,491.68 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, W PATRICK Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $49,491.42 Date 11/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, ZACHARY E Employer name Department of Law Amount $49,491.33 Date 04/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, MARIA P Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $49,491.02 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUZZY, WENDI L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,490.82 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNELL, EDWARD C Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $49,490.75 Date 05/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHROP, JEFFREY K Employer name Tompkins County Amount $49,489.87 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, CLINTONIA D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,489.82 Date 05/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARRIGO, MARY PAT Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,489.77 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, SHIRLEY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,489.76 Date 04/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Fremont Amount $49,489.38 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, DEREK L Employer name Oswego County Amount $49,489.23 Date 09/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, RONALD J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,489.22 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSO, FRANK N Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,489.17 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNO, TIMOTHY Employer name West Babylon Fire District Amount $49,489.11 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, SCOTT D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,488.71 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERFILIPPI, TATUM L Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $49,488.66 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICALZI, JOANNE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,488.48 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVEREAUX, SCOTT P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,488.38 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESZCZYNSKI, TRACEY L Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $49,488.37 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TREMAYNE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $49,488.35 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMOUR, ERIKA A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $49,488.18 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, MICHELLE M Employer name Broome County Amount $49,488.15 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADALIAN, JOSEPH M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,488.15 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,488.11 Date 07/16/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPEL, MARGARET R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,488.00 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, OMANA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $49,487.75 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERBIG, STEVEN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,487.29 Date 08/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSIMO, MATTHEW Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $49,487.23 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESAR, ANNE MARIE J Employer name Rockland County Amount $49,487.06 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNON, JESSICA E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,487.03 Date 05/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZIO, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,486.71 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, PAULINE P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,486.46 Date 07/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERKNECHT, KEITH R Employer name Fulton County Amount $49,485.93 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIEL, PAMELA A Employer name Erie County Amount $49,485.85 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDIOSI, GREG P Employer name Village of Russell Gardens Amount $49,485.84 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSTAY, DAVID G Employer name Town of Gaines Amount $49,485.67 Date 01/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEACON, TRAVIS Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $49,485.43 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, WINSTON R Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $49,485.02 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRAS, JOANNE F Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $49,484.82 Date 05/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Allegany Amount $49,484.66 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Stanford Amount $49,484.65 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBIAK-STOLL, WENDA J Employer name Orange County Amount $49,484.64 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETHLEFS, CAROLYN A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,484.01 Date 03/29/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SONYA Employer name Livingston County Amount $49,483.68 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, MICHELLE L Employer name Franklin County Amount $49,483.39 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZI, SCOTT M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,483.33 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, REBECCA A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $49,483.23 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, PATRICIA E Employer name Ontario County Amount $49,483.10 Date 12/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUVAGEAU, SUE A Employer name Seneca County Amount $49,483.03 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, BRANDON J Employer name Erie County Amount $49,482.29 Date 02/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, KENNETH C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $49,481.89 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ROZLYN E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $49,481.63 Date 06/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CONSTANTIA T Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $49,481.63 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY-MANCUSO, NANCY C Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,481.36 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULVER, TERRY L Employer name Williamson CSD Amount $49,481.34 Date 01/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DEBRA I Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $49,481.13 Date 08/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RAYMOND R Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,480.89 Date 05/29/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DANA L Employer name Poland CSD Amount $49,480.74 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMORE, JESSICA S Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $49,480.58 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULRICH, KATHLEEN E Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $49,480.55 Date 02/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JACQUELINE Z Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,480.38 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, DANIEL C Employer name Town of Broadalbin Amount $49,480.21 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RULE, ALEXANDER J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $49,480.18 Date 05/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSMARION-TABERT, KERSTIN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,479.14 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLSKI, SHARON A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $49,479.10 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN STEEN, BRITTANY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,478.82 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, JEFFERY W Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $49,478.76 Date 09/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHEIM, MICHAEL R Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $49,478.75 Date 04/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DAVID Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,478.11 Date 08/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, DIANE B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,477.75 Date 06/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, WAYNE D Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $49,477.60 Date 03/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKFORD, KATRINA W Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,477.43 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, LILYBELL Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,477.42 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALKA, TYLER E Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $49,477.20 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGGINS, KAYANNA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,477.18 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, ROBERT J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,477.16 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, ANNE E Employer name Clifton-Fine CSD Amount $49,477.14 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ROGER D Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $49,477.05 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, JEAN E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,476.97 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, JONATHAN F Employer name Erie County Amount $49,476.93 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILOW, DARLA D Employer name Northern Adirondack CSD Amount $49,476.69 Date 12/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System