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 SYMONS, TOD M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,834.01 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, SHERI L Employer name Lockport Public Library Amount $48,833.73 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDFUS, WENDY C Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $48,833.71 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TIMOTHY A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $48,833.60 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVENZANO, NANCY Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $48,833.42 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITENBACH, LOU ANN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $48,833.01 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, MARC S Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,832.77 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHBERG, MARYANN L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,832.60 Date 06/18/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMICICH, NOREEN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,832.60 Date 07/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLO, LINDA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,832.35 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ROBERT H Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $48,832.25 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTO, LAURI Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $48,832.10 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, WILLIAM M Employer name City of Hornell Amount $48,832.02 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, RONALD A, JR Employer name Greene County Amount $48,832.00 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIMAN, SHEILA M Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $48,831.79 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, LOUIS J Employer name Erie County Amount $48,831.77 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPP, SUSAN G Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $48,831.19 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLEGAS, ROXANNA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $48,831.03 Date 10/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPES, FRANCISCO A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $48,830.97 Date 04/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFFEE, JONATHAN B Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,830.88 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, JOHN A, JR Employer name Village of South Glens Falls Amount $48,830.88 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISMAN, DALE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,830.82 Date 11/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADIO, JOSEPH J Employer name Ronkonkoma Fire District Amount $48,830.67 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMALDI, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,830.58 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORA, MANUEL F Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,830.57 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORVATH, DIANE M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $48,830.52 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMEAL, THERESA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $48,830.48 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIR, MORGAN R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,830.38 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZA, BLANCH E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $48,830.20 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, KHANLIAH D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $48,830.16 Date 08/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIMLER, BEATRICE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $48,830.16 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, AMBER C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $48,830.06 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, STACEY L Employer name Albany County Amount $48,830.04 Date 04/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, BONNIE L Employer name Department of Law Amount $48,829.84 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZZI, LAMA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,829.79 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGAR, JODY M Employer name Franklin County Amount $48,829.73 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFFARANO, SHARON L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $48,829.56 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, SHARON A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $48,829.55 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, COURTNEY D Employer name Wyoming County Amount $48,829.13 Date 10/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, KELLY E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $48,828.87 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASSMAN, JUDY Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $48,828.36 Date 06/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, FALLON Employer name Department of Law Amount $48,828.20 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARCANGELIS, ANTONIO O Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,828.00 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGUERRE, HERNZ Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $48,827.94 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISTON, MEGAN E Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $48,827.82 Date 12/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PAOLA, ELLEN P Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $48,827.56 Date 06/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAND, JENNIFER M Employer name Broome County Amount $48,827.42 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIGNO, MICHELE M Employer name Broome County Amount $48,827.42 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBINSKI, JUDITH D Employer name Broome County Amount $48,827.41 Date 04/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIX, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Caroline Amount $48,827.40 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSADONIA, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,827.31 Date 12/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTI, KAREN J Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $48,827.00 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, KYLE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,826.94 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIOPLENE, LAURA A Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $48,826.71 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLETTI, PAUL A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $48,826.54 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTLE, JOAN G Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $48,826.23 Date 03/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KEVIN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $48,825.98 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORAVSKY, JEFFERY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $48,825.97 Date 11/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, ROSEMARY C Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,825.84 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, ARNOLD S Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $48,825.77 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMBLE, LENORE A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $48,825.71 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIA, DARRELL L, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $48,825.56 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCHNER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Wayne County Amount $48,825.46 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, PAUL A Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $48,825.32 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEID, LEE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,825.23 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOTAIRE, MARIE M Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $48,824.64 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGARIN, EVA Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $48,824.56 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, DEBRA A Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $48,824.39 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BRANDY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,824.22 Date 11/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATES, RACHEL E Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,824.06 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLMANN, JASON S Employer name Rocky Point Fire District Amount $48,823.59 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPPENBACHER, KENNETH Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $48,823.50 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, EVELYN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $48,823.27 Date 02/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARVI, JOAN D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $48,822.99 Date 08/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, SUSAN A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $48,822.80 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEILL, SHANNON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,822.62 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCO, JOY V Employer name Wayne County Amount $48,822.58 Date 07/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, ROBERT W Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $48,822.46 Date 01/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRADLEY, JOHN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,822.28 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SCOTT G Employer name Sullivan County Amount $48,822.23 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONWE, SIMON I Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $48,822.17 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, SANDRA V Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $48,822.07 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, COLLEEN M Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $48,821.47 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, ANTHONY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $48,821.38 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, MELISSA A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $48,821.31 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PTAK, MALGORZATA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,821.12 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDEL, SHANE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,821.10 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RINALDI, MICHAEL S Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,821.02 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, CRYSTAL E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,820.91 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METCALFE, RALPH L Employer name Washington County Amount $48,820.90 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, MELISSA R Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,820.46 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALOP, NAKIA S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,820.44 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAITLAND, DEBRA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,820.40 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, CYNTHIA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,820.39 Date 10/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Lockport Amount $48,820.18 Date 06/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, JOHN W, JR Employer name Village of Chatham Amount $48,820.00 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATARO, ANNE E Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $48,819.92 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, BARBARA E Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $48,819.84 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARAYLALL, PARMANAND Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $48,819.20 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, GWENDOLYN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,819.01 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System