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 FORREST-POWELL, SHERELL M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $48,985.84 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, PATRICIA M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $48,985.73 Date 03/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETZLER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $48,985.17 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, DEVON C Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $48,985.13 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASCARELLI, DONNA M Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $48,984.70 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGSTON, SARA E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $48,984.28 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, NINA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $48,984.05 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, LYNN A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $48,983.97 Date 01/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVALINKSY, EUGENE Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $48,983.76 Date 07/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGYEKUM, AKUA O Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $48,983.74 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, JUDY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,983.56 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORONA, ROBERT Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $48,983.44 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTY, JAMES T, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $48,983.30 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, EDWARD A Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $48,983.26 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHNER, ANNETTE Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $48,983.15 Date 11/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELKOWSKI, GERALD K Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $48,982.58 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALEB, STEVEN M Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $48,982.46 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASLER, DARLENE S Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $48,982.46 Date 09/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLS, BRIAN P Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $48,982.33 Date 12/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, MATHEW E Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $48,982.04 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZYZANOWSKI, CHRISTINA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,981.94 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LATOYA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $48,981.77 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'STEEN, JOSEPH M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,980.90 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, MARY A Employer name Allegany County Amount $48,980.61 Date 05/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, RONALD C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $48,980.16 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADU, KLU K Employer name Sullivan County Amount $48,979.99 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, ESTEBAN Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $48,979.86 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVROPOULOS, MARY J Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $48,979.56 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ELIZABETH H Employer name Opp/Ephr-St.John CSD Amount $48,979.24 Date 01/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, MICHAEL A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $48,979.10 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBALEK, JEREMY R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $48,979.08 Date 11/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, CHERYL M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $48,979.00 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBOLD, ADELAIDE Employer name Crandall Library Amount $48,978.62 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, JEFFREY B Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $48,978.32 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAWSON, NATHAN I Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $48,978.11 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISKOVICH, LAUREN M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $48,977.99 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, MARSHA J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $48,977.37 Date 06/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMAL, JANET Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $48,977.37 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, JACQUELINE J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $48,977.37 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNWALL, JAMES G, II Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,977.30 Date 04/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, JOHN, JR Employer name Little Falls Housing Authority Amount $48,977.18 Date 05/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSECZNICK, THOMAS E Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $48,977.05 Date 09/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAWIEC, JIMMY K Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $48,976.73 Date 03/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, JASON M Employer name Town of Salina Amount $48,976.62 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORZANO, CAROL A Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $48,976.34 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, JUSTIN M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $48,976.33 Date 01/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAVERGNE, MICHELLE Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $48,976.32 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUDOUX, ALAN S Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $48,976.21 Date 08/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARK W Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $48,975.67 Date 06/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, ANDRE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $48,975.56 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECYLAK, DAVID Employer name Albany County Amount $48,975.42 Date 11/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIZAK, KRYSTINA H Employer name Village of Webster Amount $48,975.36 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSO, STACY S Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $48,975.07 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, DAYLE K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,974.72 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Andover Amount $48,974.72 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, DANIELLE M Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $48,974.59 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORCINI, LAURIE T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $48,974.55 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, SANDRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,974.50 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBE, LAURA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,974.50 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, PAUL V Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $48,974.39 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, TIMOTHY P Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $48,974.31 Date 12/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, SIERRA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,974.17 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDD, JANINE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,973.39 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONALD L, JR Employer name Fulton County Amount $48,973.35 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GARRETT K Employer name Village of Camillus Amount $48,973.25 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, RICHARD J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $48,972.31 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKDALE, DAVID A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $48,972.21 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERUE, LISA P Employer name Wayne County Amount $48,972.00 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, DEBRA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $48,971.98 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDEZ, STACY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $48,971.69 Date 11/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDYK, MOHAMED A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,971.69 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, SANDRA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,971.49 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, APRIL R Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $48,971.26 Date 08/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANNAVONG, BOUNMY Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $48,971.24 Date 05/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, OWEN E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,971.00 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSLOW, ANTHONY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,970.97 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, RYAN M Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $48,970.96 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMIRE, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $48,970.27 Date 11/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSAYGER, OLGA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $48,969.93 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCO, DEBORAH Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $48,969.77 Date 06/19/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIESTO, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,969.71 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEROR, CONNIE F Employer name Franklin County Amount $48,969.56 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, DANIEL J Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,969.35 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, TERI L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,969.17 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, LORRAINE M Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $48,969.13 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JAMES T Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $48,969.03 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JASON S Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $48,969.00 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLEWELLYN, JOHN T Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $48,969.00 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, LUANN Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $48,968.60 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON-TUSEN, PATRICIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,968.51 Date 08/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTIANO, ANN MARIE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $48,968.50 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, PAULINE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $48,968.27 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, JUNE A Employer name Education Department Amount $48,968.19 Date 04/24/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLEE, JAMES H Employer name Town of Schroon Amount $48,968.15 Date 08/02/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, JOSEPH W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,968.02 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSLINE, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Fort Edward Amount $48,967.99 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDWELL, DANIEL M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $48,967.75 Date 06/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, LEE Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $48,967.62 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDING, DENIESE A Employer name Genesee County Amount $48,967.48 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENTZ, AMY J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $48,967.47 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System