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 SMITH, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Wellsville Amount $49,414.73 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,414.67 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLIMENE, HELEN M Employer name Orange County Amount $49,414.48 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINI, CATHY A Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $49,414.39 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS-JEWETT, CARRIE M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $49,414.32 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPINE, ERIC Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $49,414.32 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, RYAN R Employer name Otsego County Amount $49,414.30 Date 07/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, KIRK C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $49,414.19 Date 06/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERISSE, VERNIS Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $49,413.61 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDICE, RAYMOND J Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $49,413.47 Date 09/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSKINS, ROBIN T Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $49,413.43 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, PAUL G, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $49,413.35 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, JALPA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,413.30 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUONO, JASON M Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $49,413.26 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLER, AMBER E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,413.24 Date 08/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, WILLIAM A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $49,413.14 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMPF, KATHLEEN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,412.97 Date 03/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESMITH, DION A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $49,412.92 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGLER, GINA L Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $49,412.79 Date 04/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, MARALIN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,412.66 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, LINDA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $49,412.59 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMIRAND, JUSTIN D Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $49,412.40 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARIMANDO-SHELDON, SUSAN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,412.22 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSA, DOREEN C Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $49,411.57 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, LISA A, MS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,411.50 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, MARIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,411.50 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, ADAM P Employer name Herkimer County Amount $49,411.47 Date 05/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DEVIN M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $49,411.39 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTOLOTTI, PETER J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $49,411.33 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, TODD E Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $49,410.98 Date 05/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILES, MISTY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,410.87 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, LUCINDA J Employer name Clifton Pk-Halfmn Pub Libr Dis Amount $49,410.84 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, SHERRI L Employer name Allegany County Amount $49,410.51 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, CHERYL E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $49,410.40 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JUDITH A Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $49,409.96 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URENA, MADELYN Employer name Rockland County Amount $49,409.83 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, LINDA J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $49,409.67 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLENDINGER, BRANDON V Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,409.32 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREAU, JUSTIN N Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $49,408.75 Date 11/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, CYNTHIA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,408.45 Date 10/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELIGAN, KELLY M Employer name Essex County Amount $49,408.32 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, CHARLA P Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $49,408.30 Date 08/26/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, RYAN M Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $49,408.14 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZILLIOX, GINA L Employer name Erie County Amount $49,407.66 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, DIANE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,407.20 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSIN, MARGARET A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $49,406.95 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,406.90 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, VICKY Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $49,406.52 Date 11/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATHIDIS, GEORGE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,406.44 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDZYK, MITCHELL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $49,406.44 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURIVAGE, MARIE E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $49,406.43 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, KARL G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,406.39 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, SHELIA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $49,406.39 Date 05/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEUNG, KENG YEE Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $49,405.77 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUADERE, LAWRENCE A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $49,405.50 Date 02/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPENER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $49,405.42 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNEY, DENNIS F Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $49,405.38 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBER, TONY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $49,405.23 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOANNE Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $49,405.19 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,405.13 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANTE, LISA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,405.06 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGURNEY, MATHEW J Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,404.85 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERSEN, AUDREY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,404.70 Date 04/15/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHERRON C Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,404.42 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDAL, LISA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,404.18 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, GERDA F Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $49,403.97 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KELLY M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $49,403.52 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONANT, NICOLE A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $49,403.43 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICKEL, SHAY A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $49,402.76 Date 04/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDO, BRANDI L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,402.72 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, JOSEPH A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $49,402.64 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALDENIEKS, ANNEGRET Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,402.62 Date 04/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TRONK, DIANE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,402.23 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOISCLAIR, GERALD N Employer name Town of Salem Amount $49,401.93 Date 11/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, TERRY L Employer name Town of Pulteney Amount $49,401.80 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVIE, MICHELE M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $49,401.73 Date 07/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, LEE R Employer name Clinton County Amount $49,401.66 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONSIESKI, GREGORY M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $49,401.37 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSULIK, VALARIE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,401.35 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KATHLEEN A Employer name Broome County Amount $49,401.03 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPIE, MARY T Employer name Broome County Amount $49,401.01 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, LAUREN J Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,401.01 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, BENJAMIN J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,400.48 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENTON, AMANDA L Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $49,400.33 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNEY, DEBRA A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $49,400.16 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDRICK, LYNN D Employer name Lewis County Amount $49,400.07 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNELLS, DANIEL O Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $49,400.05 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, TIMOTHY D Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $49,400.00 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, SEAN V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,399.96 Date 07/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $49,399.89 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFF, NANCY A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $49,399.86 Date 08/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, JEANMARIE Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $49,399.78 Date 11/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, TERRY L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $49,399.75 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPACEK, SUSAN L Employer name Broome County Amount $49,399.59 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANARELLI, MARILYN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,399.43 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, DARCEY M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $49,399.36 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ALBERT, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,399.28 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIENA, JEFFREY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,399.09 Date 07/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, SUSAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,398.98 Date 08/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MANNA, ELLEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,398.91 Date 11/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System