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 PILEGGI, JEANETTE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,182.50 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MINERVA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,182.50 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, PHILIP J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,182.48 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBURN, SAMUEL M Employer name Ontario County Amount $49,182.07 Date 02/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, SHAUNA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,181.84 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALHANTE, DEBRA C Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $49,181.52 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CYNTHIA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,180.95 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, JULIE A Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $49,180.82 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNSWICK, COLLEEN R Employer name Pine Valley CSD Amount $49,180.62 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUDOR, BARBARA G Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $49,180.58 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, IVELISSE D C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,180.49 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMAN, JOHN A, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $49,180.31 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, DENNIS J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $49,180.09 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, JOHN M, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,179.85 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUTHEN, OTIS Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,179.79 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBIN, MARILYN F Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $49,179.65 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODWIN, ROSEMARY M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $49,179.65 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, CHERYL A Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $49,179.59 Date 01/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, JENNIFER L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $49,179.47 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LORI A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $49,179.18 Date 10/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMSON, SAMUEL J, JR Employer name Wayne County Amount $49,179.16 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, MARK E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $49,178.89 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE-ODELL, COLLEEN Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $49,178.86 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTRONA, SUSAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $49,178.86 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUEHN, KATHRYN M Employer name Erie County Amount $49,178.85 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLDAN, DANIEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,178.85 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Amount $49,178.80 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, NEILENE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,178.74 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDSCHOOT, CATHERINE A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $49,178.22 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, TIRON J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,178.05 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIS, JOSHUA S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,177.91 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT-WHITE, BOBBIE JO J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,177.45 Date 06/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MATTHEW P Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $49,177.40 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORMAS, SUSAN H Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $49,177.28 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIARCAK, DARLENE A Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $49,177.15 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER-CARMENATTY, CARRIE A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $49,177.08 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONICK, RICHARD G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,176.95 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Town of Riga Amount $49,176.86 Date 03/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DIANE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,176.85 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALK, PATRICIA Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $49,176.79 Date 03/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADAMO, AMY T Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $49,176.56 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, ANNETTE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,176.37 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, JUDITH A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,176.21 Date 10/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, RORY T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,176.19 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSE-BEMB, KATHY J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,176.07 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JAMES E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $49,176.02 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLER, SHELLY E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $49,175.99 Date 03/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, PAMELA E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,175.97 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENLON, SUSANNA J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $49,175.97 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADUEMEZIA, DOMINIC V Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,175.91 Date 09/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, DONNA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,175.54 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFNER, JACQUELYN P Employer name Department of Law Amount $49,175.53 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUTRUM, MELISSA E Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $49,175.20 Date 03/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLESING, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Mendon Amount $49,174.81 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, JOHNATHAN L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $49,174.69 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJAEB, RICHARD J Employer name City of Utica Amount $49,174.58 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLES, DIANE B Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,174.40 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTRIDGE, LEIGHANNE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,173.37 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JANE A Employer name Corning Community College Amount $49,173.21 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, TONYA E Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $49,173.13 Date 09/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MARIANNE Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $49,173.12 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $49,172.52 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERTH, KRISTINA S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,172.47 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRDITA, DANIELLE R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $49,172.35 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O CONNOR, PAMELA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $49,172.28 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTSCH, BRENT W Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,172.16 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVITO, ROSEMARY A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $49,172.03 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, IRA B Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $49,171.90 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, AVA Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $49,171.77 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENTA, CLARE ANNE Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $49,171.74 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, ORLANDO L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,170.57 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMAN, MATTHEW R Employer name Cortland County Amount $49,170.57 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE-GILBERT, EBONIE L Employer name Erie County Amount $49,170.47 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, NITZA E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $49,170.42 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMPERSANT, CAROLYN Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $49,170.18 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDERMAN, PAMELA M Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $49,170.15 Date 09/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, JOSHUA R Employer name Clinton County Amount $49,170.13 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZARD, LAURIE J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $49,170.00 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGH, TERRELL D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $49,169.39 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROWER-SELLECK, FRANCINE A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,169.36 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSOLERA, MARK P Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,169.16 Date 04/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, TIMOTHY P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $49,169.08 Date 06/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LORENZO, STEVEN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,169.01 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFOLINO, BIAGIO Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $49,168.97 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ISRAEL M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,168.96 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, TED A Employer name Town of Watertown Amount $49,168.96 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, MICHELLE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $49,168.78 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLI, CLAUDIA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $49,168.78 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSINSKI, KATHERINE A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $49,168.76 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Bath Amount $49,168.64 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, LAURIE A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $49,167.94 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWZA, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Milton Amount $49,167.93 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, LEVI Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $49,167.71 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAINA, JANET M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,167.19 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, PAMELA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,167.18 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, MELISSA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,167.10 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDINGER, FREDERICK W, III Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $49,166.95 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATERN, SHARON J Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $49,166.80 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ABBY L Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,166.74 Date 08/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, JENNIFER S Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $49,166.66 Date 04/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System