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 GABRIELLE, MELISSA A Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $49,293.84 Date 07/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES-SHEAR, TARA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,293.75 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, BRENDA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,293.52 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISOVETS, TATYANA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,293.48 Date 12/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTET, ROBERT L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $49,293.41 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALASHCHUK, CAROL A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $49,293.00 Date 12/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, LAURIE A Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $49,292.95 Date 05/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBARNO, MARK A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $49,292.70 Date 10/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, STEVEN H Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $49,292.27 Date 08/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTOR-REME, RHODES Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,292.13 Date 10/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARENGA, CARLOS E Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,292.11 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, HUDDIE T Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $49,291.91 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JOHN P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $49,291.87 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, DONALD G Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $49,291.73 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMID, DALE J Employer name Erie County Amount $49,291.60 Date 05/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN IDERSTINE, WILFRED J Employer name City of Albany Amount $49,291.48 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST.JAMES, PATRICIA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,291.36 Date 05/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRADY, JACQUELINE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $49,291.29 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, JOSEPH D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,291.17 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, LISA M Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $49,291.04 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DAVID M Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $49,290.98 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRESPO, ANTHONY Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,290.89 Date 09/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENZIERO, JOSHUA M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $49,290.85 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFER, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $49,290.56 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZWORTH, PETER B Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $49,290.54 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, JESSICA L Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $49,290.42 Date 04/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLO, ANTHONY J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,290.39 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRATER, JALEESA V Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,290.17 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, LAURAL Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,290.08 Date 05/31/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,290.00 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROSZ, CHARLES A, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,289.90 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN EVERY, JEREMIAH J Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $49,289.47 Date 02/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAVONE, ERNEST M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $49,289.29 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKLEY, ANNETTE G Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $49,289.28 Date 11/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGGETT, KENNETH E Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,289.19 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VUYST, RENEE T Employer name Wayne County Amount $49,289.18 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGULIS, MARSHALL S Employer name Syosset Fire District Amount $49,288.86 Date 01/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCK, HEATHER S Employer name Ontario County Amount $49,288.69 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MELANIE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $49,288.61 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, RAYMOND A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $49,288.48 Date 08/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLHAM, KERI L Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,288.47 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOLO, MICHAEL J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $49,288.45 Date 11/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDICK, RICHARD F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $49,288.37 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPION, CHERYL A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $49,288.20 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, MEAGHAN C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,288.16 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSSEAU, PAUL V Employer name Saratoga County Amount $49,287.92 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, DAVID R Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $49,287.82 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPTON, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Beekmantown Amount $49,287.62 Date 08/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUFELT, DAVID M Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $49,287.51 Date 10/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JESSICA ANNE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $49,287.36 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, WANDA C Employer name Erie County Amount $49,287.35 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUDLEY, TRACY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,287.33 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, DEBRA A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $49,287.32 Date 09/15/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, TODD H Employer name Town of Lima Amount $49,287.19 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KODER, DELORES M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,287.15 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMINELLI, WESLEY R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,287.13 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, JUDY M Employer name Town of Clay Amount $49,287.07 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORN, DEVAN F Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $49,286.70 Date 08/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGIULIO, JOYCE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $49,286.50 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANNELLI, ROBERT J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,286.47 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISTERA, TANYA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,286.08 Date 06/30/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROBERT H Employer name Town of Red Hook Amount $49,285.97 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, SCOTT I Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $49,285.90 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETTA, ANTHONY J Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,285.90 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELEVAN, MARY Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $49,285.53 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSENKO, PETER R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $49,285.39 Date 02/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIARDI, LYNN Employer name Education Department Amount $49,285.36 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INCALCATERRA, LAURA Employer name Rockland County Amount $49,285.36 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, FABIAN L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $49,285.30 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIANO, LISA A Employer name Albany County Amount $49,285.06 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIMKEVITZ, THEODORE J, JR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $49,284.59 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BERNICE M Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $49,284.45 Date 07/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEETSEL, RAYMOND F Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $49,284.14 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, ANA I Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $49,283.78 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENZEL, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,283.45 Date 05/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTERLY, ROBERT D Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $49,283.41 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KIMBERLY A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $49,283.34 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, PATRICIA K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,283.04 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, KAREN A Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $49,283.03 Date 07/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINES, KIRSTEN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $49,282.94 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, TRAVIS A Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $49,282.85 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISON, MICHELLE L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,282.83 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, MELISSA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,282.79 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JEREMY R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,282.60 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, ROBERT J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,282.57 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, COREY F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,282.52 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOREST-QUA, JOANNE L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $49,282.46 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAUDIN, MARIE J Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $49,282.42 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERGERST, HANS P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,282.38 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEKKEKKARA, SALI E Employer name Rockland County Amount $49,282.25 Date 04/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTENTO, KATHRYN R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,282.22 Date 06/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAY, KIMBERLY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,282.07 Date 06/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, CATHY A Employer name Erie County Amount $49,282.07 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPLAWSKI, RONALD L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $49,281.83 Date 12/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUHLER, RACHELLE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $49,281.47 Date 04/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, BRITTANY B Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $49,281.47 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, JAMES F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $49,281.47 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONDINELLI, JOSEPH F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $49,281.47 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, LAURIE O Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $49,281.38 Date 04/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, EUGENIO Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,281.37 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System