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 DIFLO, FREDERICK T Employer name City of Utica Amount $48,709.15 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, JANET S Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,709.12 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRINIGAN, MAUREEN M Employer name Orange County Amount $48,708.99 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYNES, CHARLOTTE M Employer name Schuyler County Amount $48,708.80 Date 07/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KELLY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,708.75 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABINE, BARBARA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,708.67 Date 02/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL C Employer name Yates County Amount $48,708.67 Date 10/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFORIO, DEBORAH L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $48,708.50 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, ARLEEN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,708.46 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARY J Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $48,708.36 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, FOSTER G Employer name Town of Taghkanic Amount $48,708.30 Date 01/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LONG, HEATHER A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $48,708.08 Date 02/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, TIMOTHY M Employer name Broome County Amount $48,708.05 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DANA J Employer name Broome County Amount $48,708.05 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCUE, CHAD M Employer name Washington County Amount $48,708.03 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELITO, LILLIAN Employer name Town of Islip Amount $48,707.67 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALABAN, ALAN S Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $48,707.65 Date 01/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, BELINDA L Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $48,707.31 Date 05/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKA, DOROTA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,706.75 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTI, AARON A Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $48,706.72 Date 07/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMM, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Town of Evans Amount $48,706.62 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUIFOLO, JOSEPH J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $48,706.17 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, ROSEMARIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,706.13 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINATO, STEPHEN J Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $48,706.11 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUM, MARILYN E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,706.06 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLCBERG, GEORGE R Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $48,705.96 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DAVID O Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $48,705.90 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGI, MARKUS A Employer name Village of Nunda Amount $48,705.89 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STACY Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $48,705.82 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, WENDY MARIA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,705.28 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SPEDON, LISA Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $48,705.14 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, BREANNA M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $48,705.12 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGMAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $48,705.07 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TAMARA S Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $48,704.77 Date 10/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,704.76 Date 05/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENKENS, SHERRY L Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $48,704.75 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, TIMOTHY A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $48,704.58 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, JASON A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,704.23 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUAX, KATRINA M, MS Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $48,703.98 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEPHEN F Employer name Allegany County Amount $48,703.79 Date 01/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDENES, MERIAM N Employer name Orange County Amount $48,703.78 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLIBRIDGE, MARY C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $48,703.45 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, DARLENE E Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,703.43 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, SAMUEL A, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,702.43 Date 10/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, SANDRA L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $48,702.40 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ANN M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $48,702.31 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELAND, DENISE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $48,702.04 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, LORI A Employer name Roscoe CSD Amount $48,701.80 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, BRANDON P Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $48,701.77 Date 12/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUELL, KEVIN T Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $48,701.62 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUMMO, PATRICK F Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,701.61 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HART, STEVEN P Employer name Town of Parishville Amount $48,700.88 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, STEVEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $48,700.67 Date 06/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER-WEST, AMY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $48,700.46 Date 06/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALERICO, GLORIA A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $48,700.26 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HALE, JAIME A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,700.03 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARANTAKIS, GEORGE S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $48,700.03 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMELFARB, IRA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $48,699.98 Date 01/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, HEATHER L Employer name Town of Glen Amount $48,699.92 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEDING, DAVID E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $48,699.84 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, PENNY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,699.81 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, PAMELA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,699.62 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ELLEN W Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $48,699.48 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZON, ANNE M Employer name Genesee County Amount $48,699.24 Date 07/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, KIM M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,699.05 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DOUGLAS A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $48,698.83 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLEAVY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $48,698.79 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINCHER, GEORGE P Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,698.71 Date 05/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ALEX M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,698.17 Date 02/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWER, RONALD D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $48,698.07 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARTRAND, CHRISTINE Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $48,697.82 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULEY, STEVEN M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $48,697.75 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AKINDELE, OLUWATOYIN K Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,697.57 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, JOSHUA E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $48,697.53 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMANN, JAMES P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $48,697.45 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIER, CAROLINE M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $48,697.43 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $48,697.32 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUZAK, CATHERINE E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $48,697.11 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELL'AQUILA, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,696.76 Date 06/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, DIANE J Employer name Albany County Amount $48,696.62 Date 10/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUGHTON, CHARLES J, III Employer name Erie County Amount $48,696.61 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, JENNIFER E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $48,696.01 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, BARBARA A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $48,696.01 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALESKI, GREGORY S Employer name City of Oswego Amount $48,695.81 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILBER, DAVID F Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $48,695.72 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEVAER, EDWARD R Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $48,695.68 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, JILL Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $48,695.56 Date 09/09/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, TONYA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,695.53 Date 02/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, THADDEUS R Employer name Delaware County Amount $48,695.45 Date 01/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, RENE J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $48,695.38 Date 02/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUSCH, JEANNINE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,695.27 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISIGNANI, MICHAEL Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $48,695.14 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, LORI J Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $48,695.08 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, SUZANA M Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $48,695.08 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRITMON, ARLENE Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $48,695.04 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDHAM, MARILYN J Employer name Town of Webster Amount $48,694.10 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CRYSTAL E Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $48,693.81 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, SUSAN N Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $48,693.40 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULOSE, MARKOSE V Employer name Dutchess County Amount $48,693.27 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, TONIA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $48,693.24 Date 11/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System