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 EVANS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Frankfort Amount $49,042.80 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAISON, HENRY Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $49,042.78 Date 08/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, DEDRA D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $49,042.76 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESCOTT, DONNA Employer name Garden City Pk Fire & Water Dist Amount $49,042.72 Date 08/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SALLE, COREY M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $49,042.56 Date 06/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTOMAYOR, AMERICA B Employer name Education Department Amount $49,042.37 Date 09/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDEN, PATRICK W Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $49,042.11 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JOAN C Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $49,041.66 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIGON, DANIEL P Employer name Oswego County Amount $49,041.62 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, JENNIFER L Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,041.17 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAND, THOMAS E Employer name Elmira Housing Authority Amount $49,041.11 Date 01/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $49,041.09 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLKMAN, SCOTT L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,040.95 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENG, PETER L Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,040.86 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, RHONDA S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $49,040.86 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIARO, JANET Employer name Westbury Mem Public Library Amount $49,040.60 Date 04/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JONATHAN, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,040.50 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICOURT, MYRDINA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,040.25 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAZZOLO, JOSEPH E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $49,040.23 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANN, HYATT G Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $49,039.99 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMP, MILDRED M Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $49,039.78 Date 07/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREHER, RYAN D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $49,039.71 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVAIN, MICHAELLE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,039.66 Date 12/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, LISSA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,039.60 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOSI, SANDY M Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,039.59 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTILLA, ANGELA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,039.51 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSELMO, FRANK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,039.40 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, NICOLE T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,039.13 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSAN B Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,039.01 Date 06/25/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, MICHELE M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $49,038.68 Date 09/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFSON, MARLA Employer name Village of Muttontown Amount $49,038.54 Date 02/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, WILLIAM C Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $49,038.48 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLESE, DEREK J Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $49,038.47 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Ovid Amount $49,038.25 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUMANS, CHRISTINE S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,038.22 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Erie County Amount $49,037.92 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Indian Lake Amount $49,037.87 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, HEIDI Employer name Warren County Amount $49,037.82 Date 09/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDRANO, JOEDITH M Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $49,037.76 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ALBERT E Employer name City of Elmira Amount $49,037.70 Date 03/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCORZA, HEIDI Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,037.38 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGNA, DOREEN J Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $49,036.83 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, JOSE V Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $49,036.69 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, TODD M Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $49,036.66 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOES, SUSANNE Employer name Chenango County Amount $49,035.97 Date 08/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADIZ, REBECCA M Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $49,035.63 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, FRANCES M Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $49,035.63 Date 10/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROIETTI, CYNTHIA L Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $49,035.53 Date 09/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKLEY, AMBER J Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,035.39 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURLEY, ELIZABETH M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $49,035.29 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOFF, GREGORY C Employer name Yates County Amount $49,035.17 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLWELL, CYNTHIA L Employer name Essex County Amount $49,035.14 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, MARGARET A Employer name Caledonia-Mumford CSD Amount $49,034.99 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, TINA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $49,034.96 Date 02/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPOLI, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $49,034.92 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISCH, KAREN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $49,034.83 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZIER, KAITLYN N Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,034.55 Date 07/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, ROBERT W Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $49,034.55 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JILIAN Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $49,034.14 Date 10/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGAN, ELEANOR A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $49,033.82 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELL, CHRISTIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,033.64 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYOTTE, DENNIS R, JR Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $49,033.61 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRYGIEL, SHARON A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $49,033.53 Date 01/05/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $49,033.35 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIA, DONNA M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $49,033.31 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNN, CECELIA J Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $49,033.25 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELOTTI, LUCIANNA Employer name Essex County Amount $49,032.75 Date 03/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLO, ADAM L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,032.75 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW, DAVID E, JR Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $49,032.56 Date 03/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKEFIELD, MICHAEL R Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,032.50 Date 08/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSBECK, PRISCILLA Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $49,032.18 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLS, JACQUELINE G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $49,032.11 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RALPH T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $49,031.80 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, HAROLD R Employer name Albany County Amount $49,031.78 Date 12/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, SHANNON M Employer name Department of State Amount $49,031.78 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATIELLO, MARK D Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $49,031.74 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCI, PATRICIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,031.74 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, THOMAS C, JR Employer name Herkimer County Amount $49,031.51 Date 05/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBUHL, DANIEL V Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $49,031.44 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUNKETT, KATHY A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $49,031.32 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOODY, LISA A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $49,031.32 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHETTI, MICHELE M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $49,031.32 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DOREEN Y Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,031.25 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDOVER, BRETT P Employer name City of Watertown Amount $49,031.19 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, DANIEL Employer name Terryville Fire District Amount $49,031.08 Date 04/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, RICHARD L Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,030.94 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESCHE, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $49,030.90 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, JENIFER A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $49,030.85 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, HEATHER L Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $49,030.06 Date 04/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKAS, ALEXANDER R Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $49,029.81 Date 03/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JANARO, JOSEPH M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,029.80 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YENO, RICHARD C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,029.67 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCARINE, LORRAINE R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,029.60 Date 11/24/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ADALBERTO Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $49,029.52 Date 03/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, MARLENE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $49,029.26 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARKIE, SUSAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,029.12 Date 06/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, KATHY J Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $49,029.10 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDON, PAMELA L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,029.02 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, BARBRA L M Employer name Ontario County Amount $49,028.98 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPHAM, JENNIFER L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,028.97 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System