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 CORSON, CHERYL M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $49,325.64 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTARI, MARY L Employer name Education Department Amount $49,325.52 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, SYLVIA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $49,325.35 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ROSEANN K Employer name Village of New Paltz Amount $49,325.28 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFFIN, JAMES T Employer name Eldred CSD Amount $49,324.45 Date 08/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, SARAH M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $49,324.43 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, PATRICIA A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,324.39 Date 07/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHWESIK, MELANIE L Employer name Erie County Amount $49,324.27 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDLE, MARK J Employer name Town of Newfield Amount $49,324.20 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, HUGH J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $49,323.98 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BRUYNE, DONNA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,323.87 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLOCK-SMITH, MICHELLE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,323.85 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETRICH, LINDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,323.80 Date 03/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, ANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,323.80 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, TERESA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,323.80 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, RAYMOND A Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,323.61 Date 02/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIPSER, JOSHUA H Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $49,323.37 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, DENISE D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $49,322.95 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, EMILY M Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $49,322.31 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLQUEHOUNE, MELINE D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $49,322.15 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUERCIA-CLARKE, TAMIKA L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $49,322.07 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, JOHN W Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $49,322.00 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYER, MATTHEW B Employer name Village of Walton Amount $49,321.94 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIPPER, CAROL L Employer name Erie County Amount $49,321.71 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUER, CINDY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,321.55 Date 01/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, ASHLEY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,321.48 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, HARLAN E Employer name Town of Putnam Amount $49,321.24 Date 08/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KIM S Employer name Delaware County Amount $49,321.13 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, JEFFREY M Employer name Village of New Hyde Park Amount $49,320.76 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO, LORI E Employer name Village of New Hempstead Amount $49,320.74 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, NICHOLAS B Employer name Village of Malone Amount $49,320.69 Date 02/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPENCER, TRAYCE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,320.50 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, JANICE E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $49,320.46 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEN KATE, TODD T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $49,320.41 Date 08/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORINI, JASON L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $49,320.35 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCH, CLARE E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $49,320.35 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, KELLEY D Employer name Wyoming County Amount $49,320.02 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, STACEY M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $49,319.81 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, DAVID E Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $49,319.74 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUELL, VAUGHN L, III Employer name Greece CSD Amount $49,319.72 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLNATT, MARK E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,319.70 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, MICHELLE D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,319.64 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELELIO, JOSEPH P, II Employer name Town of Cambria Amount $49,319.44 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIPS, MAUREEN A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $49,319.16 Date 01/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, HOLLY M Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $49,319.04 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, KRISTIN R Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $49,318.37 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISTEL, FERNE M Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $49,318.25 Date 10/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBER, ROSEMARY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,318.11 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYSIAK, MARIAN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,318.09 Date 10/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTLEY, RODNEY K Employer name Town of Seneca Amount $49,318.08 Date 05/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DEBRA Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $49,317.91 Date 06/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACDONALD, DENISE M Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $49,317.59 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHM, LISA E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,317.48 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPERT, ROSEMARIE Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $49,317.02 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGH, NATHAN M Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $49,317.00 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, RONALD W, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $49,316.92 Date 06/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNN, AUDREY D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,316.90 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLANE, ANDREW C Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,316.86 Date 06/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBALS, CHAD M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $49,316.68 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, HENRY L Employer name Keene CSD Amount $49,316.65 Date 04/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MICHAEL M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $49,316.55 Date 10/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLIE, EILEEN A Employer name Putnam County Amount $49,316.33 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATHAN, JOHN L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $49,316.24 Date 10/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RENEE H Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $49,316.22 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUTROUBY, PHILLIP N Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $49,316.13 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODORO, PHYLLIS M Employer name Town of Elma Amount $49,316.12 Date 07/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, WILLIAM A Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $49,315.82 Date 12/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENHAUER, PATRICIA A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $49,315.75 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, STEVEN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,315.64 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWTHORNE, GWENDOLYN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,315.56 Date 10/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, JEANINE W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,315.07 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARBAY, HEDIYE Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $49,315.04 Date 11/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANO, JOSEPH M Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $49,314.74 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, GLORIA J Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $49,314.44 Date 08/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, SHARON L Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $49,314.14 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKHAI, DARSHIT M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,313.96 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINGLEY, GILLIAN R Employer name Warren County Amount $49,313.76 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SCOTT O Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,313.50 Date 07/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, DARLENE R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,313.22 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, RUSSELL D Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,313.20 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANICKA, HANNA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,312.88 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, CHAD M Employer name City of Cortland Amount $49,312.44 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMPO, BERT T Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $49,312.44 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JOHN W Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $49,312.37 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, TONI L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,312.18 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLENBECK, LAURI A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $49,311.71 Date 12/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KLEECK, RALPH H, JR Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $49,311.54 Date 05/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RICKY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,311.53 Date 04/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEERKES, KRISSY L Employer name Essex County Amount $49,311.30 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULRAJ, KANCHANA B Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $49,311.16 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIZAR, MICHAEL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $49,311.13 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, KOQUITA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $49,310.23 Date 11/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRIS, DAVID E, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $49,310.08 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALMAN, YVONNE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $49,309.96 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTRICE, JOELLE M Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $49,309.82 Date 08/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, KRISTIN Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $49,309.72 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAEMER, CHRISTINE S Employer name Schoharie County Amount $49,309.13 Date 08/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LOREE J Employer name Yates County Amount $49,309.07 Date 05/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSETTE, KELLY J Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,308.81 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, CATHERINE Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $49,308.49 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System