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 CZWORKA, JASON R Employer name Town of Bennington Amount $48,938.30 Date 01/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, ROBERT J Employer name Village of East Syracuse Amount $48,938.21 Date 05/07/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHINSKY, DAVID J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $48,938.11 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNA, MARK R Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,938.05 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASO, JAMES J Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,938.05 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVE, RODNEY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,938.05 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAPEMAN, JESSICA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,938.05 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSER, JENELLE L Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,938.05 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLMAN, EDWARD P Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,938.05 Date 06/26/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINSKEN, THOMAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $48,938.04 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, THAIS ANN Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,938.00 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANSTEENBURG, MICHAEL C Employer name Broome County Amount $48,937.96 Date 05/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JILL P Employer name Seneca County Amount $48,937.88 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBREY, MARK D Employer name Town of Moreau Amount $48,937.77 Date 01/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONFIELD, CAROL A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $48,937.75 Date 06/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, KIM M Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $48,937.45 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, CLAUDIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,937.42 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXTELL, DEBORA K Employer name Tompkins County Amount $48,937.36 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, DEBRA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $48,936.96 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTALING, GEORGIA A Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $48,936.77 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLING, RUSSELL L Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $48,936.73 Date 07/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, THERESA Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,936.70 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADSEN, BRIAN R Employer name Village of Lloyd Harbor Amount $48,936.44 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, PEGGY S Employer name Wyoming County Amount $48,935.93 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYBERT, BRADLEY T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,935.87 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, LEAH R Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $48,935.82 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORFER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $48,935.76 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELAGE, MARTHA J Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $48,935.51 Date 03/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JANIS R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $48,935.19 Date 05/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, JAY W Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $48,935.06 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAJAC, STILES R Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,935.04 Date 07/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, ANDREW D Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $48,934.98 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, BOBBI L Employer name Greene County Amount $48,934.69 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTET, DAVID M Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $48,934.64 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARELLI VERZI, MARIANNE K Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,934.63 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADO, TODD A Employer name Town of Amsterdam Amount $48,934.28 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, ROBERT M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,933.68 Date 04/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALNUTT, SHAWN D Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $48,933.67 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, WINSTON H Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $48,933.47 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYVILLE, EUGENE J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $48,933.18 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ANNMARIE J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,932.97 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINKLE, THOMAS M Employer name Steuben County Amount $48,932.96 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMEDSTAD, ERIK A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $48,932.93 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIPPE, DEBORAH R Employer name Webster CSD Amount $48,932.87 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, MICHELLE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,932.48 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, SHANE E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,932.40 Date 12/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGGENSTOSS, ANGELA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,932.00 Date 02/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REJIESTER, BENJAMIN D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,932.00 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWENSTEIN, STEVEN M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $48,931.92 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONISZEWSKI, MICHAEL D Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $48,931.40 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, CHRISTINA V Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,931.31 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, ANDREA K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $48,931.15 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, MARY E Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $48,930.96 Date 03/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ALMA M Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $48,930.94 Date 07/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC ARTHUR, DIANNE C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $48,930.94 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPKIN, DEBRA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $48,930.65 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAKES, JEFFREY D Employer name Town of Truxton Amount $48,930.60 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, COLLEEN A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $48,930.26 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, LEONARD, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $48,930.04 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGABER, KARL S Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $48,929.78 Date 01/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASLER, JULIE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $48,929.73 Date 01/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINEMAN, CECILIA ANGUS Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $48,929.23 Date 10/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALE, KEVIN Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $48,929.22 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, BOBBY J Employer name Lewis County Amount $48,929.20 Date 05/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JAMES R Employer name Oswego County Amount $48,929.18 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, MARY ELLEN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,929.12 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLAK, JENNIFER S Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $48,928.93 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMER, STANLEY C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $48,928.92 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCHKO, GREGORY J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $48,928.81 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIXON, PATRICK G Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $48,928.78 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, ARTHUR D Employer name Town of Lake Pleasant Amount $48,928.77 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMISTON, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Argyle Amount $48,928.40 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDOWS, DEBORAH B Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,928.06 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERS, LEONARD R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $48,927.80 Date 02/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNO, CHRISTINE Employer name Lewis County Amount $48,927.76 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, LENON E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $48,927.45 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOCHMAN, DAVID M Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $48,927.28 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELANCON, CYNTHIA I Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,927.24 Date 05/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINFORD, LISA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,927.16 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISABELLA, ALEXANDER L Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $48,926.85 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, MOLLY E Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $48,926.82 Date 09/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, KARLA M Employer name Department of State Amount $48,926.78 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, FRANCES I Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $48,926.71 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, MAUREEN S Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $48,926.48 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JENNIFER A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $48,926.43 Date 03/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, MIRIAM A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,926.33 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONCALVES, LINA Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $48,926.30 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONIO, CATHLEEN K Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $48,926.22 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JENNY A Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $48,925.89 Date 05/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, DEBRA A Employer name Steuben County Amount $48,925.68 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORGINI, GINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,925.67 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, CLYDE J Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $48,925.19 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSCH, EUGENE P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,925.03 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOW, DANIEL J Employer name Education Department Amount $48,925.00 Date 03/30/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINES, STEPHEN C Employer name North Country Library System Amount $48,924.70 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLEY, JEANNINE G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,924.70 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBECK, CATHERINE H Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $48,924.45 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANIO, JAMES M Employer name Otsego County Amount $48,924.28 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLINGTON, KIMISHA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $48,924.21 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWELL, JENNIFER M Employer name Schuyler County Amount $48,924.09 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System