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 MANCUSO, GABRIEL Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $48,601.56 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JEREMY W Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $48,601.27 Date 08/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, JENNIFER L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $48,600.71 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, BEHN M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,600.67 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESGE, COLLEEN F Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $48,600.55 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALROD, SAMUEL J Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $48,600.12 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKAS, JANET G Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $48,600.03 Date 02/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURR, CHRIS D Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $48,599.46 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAPP, NANCY A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $48,599.08 Date 02/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, JANET Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $48,598.68 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, JOSHUA G Employer name Albany Port District Commiss Amount $48,598.17 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEISEN-ROOT, JOHANNA Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $48,598.15 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BRITTENY M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $48,598.10 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, LINDA F Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,598.04 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, MICHAEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $48,597.89 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWLING, CAROL J Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $48,597.70 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETZEL, EILEEN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,597.43 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERY, STEFANIE L Employer name Allegany County Amount $48,597.16 Date 09/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOCH, HEATHER C Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $48,596.98 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALAMANDRE, MICHELE M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $48,596.66 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOORHEIS, ROBERT J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $48,596.56 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDAL, BRENDA L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $48,596.41 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYJEK, AMANDA R Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $48,596.07 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, PAUL S Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $48,595.77 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, JAMES F Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $48,595.67 Date 03/17/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESANNASON, BARRY E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,595.16 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMOY, DONALD J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,595.04 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, MARINEL Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $48,594.85 Date 02/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALENA, SCOTT Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $48,594.79 Date 08/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSCHEN, JANE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,594.40 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS-FERDINAND, JOEL A Employer name City of Rye Amount $48,594.02 Date 07/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, LORI A Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $48,594.01 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMANS, CHRISTINA M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $48,593.91 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHETTINI, RAYMOND Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $48,593.37 Date 06/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEIGHT-MILLER, YAMIL R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,593.36 Date 07/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, GARY W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $48,593.35 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYNON, TERESA M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $48,593.25 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVAR, KEVIN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,593.02 Date 11/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MICHAEL L Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $48,592.84 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, COREY J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $48,592.66 Date 07/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLEN, JOANNE E Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $48,592.49 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAICS, EVA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,592.36 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVER, SHAMEKA M M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,592.18 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANFORD, ROXANNE J Employer name Ontario County Amount $48,592.18 Date 12/07/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, DAVID C Employer name Steuben County Amount $48,591.92 Date 09/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DONNA G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,591.89 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, ADAM M Employer name Town of Kent Amount $48,591.76 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTLE, THOMAS J Employer name Cortland County Amount $48,591.62 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, MANDOLIN M Employer name Cortland County Amount $48,591.61 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SBROCCO, JOSEPH C Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,591.16 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, TIFFANY R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $48,590.83 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, WILLIAM H, III Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $48,590.80 Date 05/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOONER, HILLARI A Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $48,590.46 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, ROBERT M Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $48,590.38 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORENSEN, ANDERS J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $48,590.03 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, MARISSA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,589.80 Date 08/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCCI, LYNNE R Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $48,589.78 Date 04/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, RICHARD C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,589.37 Date 06/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, LISA K Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $48,588.85 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONMAKER, PATSY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $48,588.67 Date 06/25/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JOHN D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $48,588.53 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREADS, JEFFREY L Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $48,588.51 Date 06/06/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBERT, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Lockport Amount $48,588.34 Date 02/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLOP, JENNIFER A Employer name Lakeview Public Library Amount $48,588.27 Date 03/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KRISTINE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,587.92 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBACKI, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Hastings Amount $48,587.89 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEW, MARGIE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,587.80 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, MAUREEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,587.35 Date 10/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, AMANDA J Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $48,586.98 Date 07/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MELISSA Employer name Oneida County Amount $48,586.79 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, JESSICA L Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $48,586.15 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, ADAM J Employer name Town of Gardiner Amount $48,585.98 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, JON W Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $48,585.97 Date 08/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMPLE, THOKO O Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $48,585.74 Date 01/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, KATHLEEN E Employer name Corning Community College Amount $48,585.45 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PATRICK L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $48,585.21 Date 04/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROGER N Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,585.12 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, STEPHEN W Employer name Erie County Amount $48,585.00 Date 06/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Washington County Amount $48,584.65 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARNSOMTOB, MICHELLE R Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $48,584.56 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZPAICHER, BARBARA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,584.40 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $48,584.34 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, DANIEL A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,584.32 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DONALD J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,584.25 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMANUEL, JOEL R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,584.11 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, ADONAY F Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $48,584.10 Date 12/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, NELSON J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $48,583.83 Date 02/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTTRELL, RONALD J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $48,583.74 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWNER, ALLEN A Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $48,583.61 Date 05/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUDANT, ROBERT A Employer name Orange County Amount $48,583.33 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DONNA M Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $48,583.31 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOCCO, RITA C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $48,583.22 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORENSEN, JENNIFER L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $48,583.18 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYMECKI, JESSICA A Employer name North Bellmore Public Library Amount $48,583.08 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, LORRAINE C Employer name Montgomery County Amount $48,583.06 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $48,583.06 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROCK, JOSLYN L Employer name Albany County Amount $48,582.90 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYCHLIK, MICHAEL J Employer name Education Department Amount $48,582.82 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDELL, THOMAS J Employer name Education Department Amount $48,582.64 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATZKE, MICHAEL D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,582.57 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System