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 SOTO, LE ANNE D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,582.23 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SAMANTHA H Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $48,582.03 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LAURA A Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $48,581.91 Date 07/11/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRAAF, KEVIN C Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $48,581.79 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIOLO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $48,581.79 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERAS, JUAN J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $48,581.76 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDELL, MICHAEL L Employer name Wayne County Amount $48,581.68 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, TIMOTHY E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,581.32 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFANY, DONNA J Employer name Ontario County Amount $48,580.80 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, PHYLLIS Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $48,580.42 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ROSEMARIE A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $48,580.42 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RACHAEL M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $48,580.31 Date 05/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, PAMELA B Employer name Newcomb CSD Amount $48,580.18 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAND, DANIEL T Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $48,580.10 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUTUS, MARIE Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $48,579.76 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KELLIE M Employer name Essex County Amount $48,579.20 Date 10/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNO, VINCENZO, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,579.12 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBBE, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $48,579.03 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGSTAFF, ALLEN L Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $48,578.98 Date 01/08/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, DONALD G, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,578.77 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, SUSAN Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,578.59 Date 03/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTRYK, THOMAS L Employer name Steuben County Amount $48,578.29 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, HAROLD S, JR Employer name Town of Colton Amount $48,578.08 Date 10/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASELLA, EDNA I Employer name Erie County Amount $48,577.89 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, SHARON D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $48,577.81 Date 04/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIZEME, ONALD Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,577.74 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONRADT, DANIELLE K, MS Employer name City of Troy Amount $48,577.71 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINN, DONALD L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $48,577.66 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERNATT, CHAD R Employer name Erie County Amount $48,577.50 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, DEBRA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,577.46 Date 05/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIUCA, BRYAN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,577.36 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEYMORE, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Camden Amount $48,576.94 Date 11/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, KISHA Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $48,576.73 Date 01/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILTNER, BRYNN A Employer name Albany County Amount $48,576.68 Date 03/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LAURIE R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,576.38 Date 06/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER-LIGHTFOOT, DONNA Employer name Nyack Library Amount $48,576.22 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, MARGARET E Employer name Seneca County Amount $48,575.94 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, WILLIAM M Employer name Wayne County Amount $48,575.85 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LEE-ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,575.84 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOURGUES, JEAN-MICHEL Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $48,575.81 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABITO, ANNE S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,575.79 Date 06/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DONNA J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $48,575.45 Date 03/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKERKIRBY, TAMMY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,575.07 Date 03/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYS, WILLIE, JR Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,575.07 Date 05/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANTASSEL, MARGARET Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,575.07 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLICHTA, SUSAN H Employer name Orange County Amount $48,574.95 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, PAUL D Employer name Orleans County Amount $48,574.87 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKS, MARK A Employer name Broome County Amount $48,574.84 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABLE, CYNTHIA Y Employer name Broome County Amount $48,574.84 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIGSTEIN, EILEEN R Employer name Broome County Amount $48,574.84 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, DESMOND V Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,574.82 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, YOLANDA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,574.71 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, DAVID Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,574.57 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, DANIELLE M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $48,574.54 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERSTADT, FRANCESCA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $48,574.51 Date 10/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMOTHY, CAROLYN J Employer name Wyoming CSD Amount $48,574.40 Date 10/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERPSTRA, BRITTANY L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $48,574.23 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RICHARD W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $48,574.20 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEEDLING, RICHARD F Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $48,574.19 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUROHR, LAURA C Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $48,574.04 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZACONE, DAVID R Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $48,573.45 Date 08/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHTS, LENIECE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,573.45 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, GEORGE R Employer name Town of Germantown Amount $48,572.95 Date 11/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIN, MARC G Employer name Orleans County Amount $48,572.64 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, PAIGE L Employer name Albany County Amount $48,572.37 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENCIVENGA, ELIZABETH A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,572.25 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, GEORGE O, III Employer name Chenango County Amount $48,572.23 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLING, PATRICIA E Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $48,572.20 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, SAMANTHA E Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $48,572.16 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISONE, LISA Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $48,571.69 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JESSIE E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,571.67 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $48,571.46 Date 03/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, KRISTI A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,571.36 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTA, SHANNON L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $48,571.32 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, LYNDA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $48,571.06 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANCLIK, JANUSZ Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,570.87 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY-PARSON, SHIRLEY A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,570.75 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JAMES H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $48,570.59 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMONT, KENNETH A Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $48,570.47 Date 05/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEILSON, BRIAN J Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $48,570.44 Date 03/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOESTER, RIKKI B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,570.33 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, JUDITH A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $48,570.04 Date 05/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAHEEN, SHEILA M Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $48,569.93 Date 08/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, MERCEDES Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $48,569.86 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHEY, MAUREEN A Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $48,569.78 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS M, JR Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $48,569.51 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATNOT, CARLTON G Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $48,568.93 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUFALL, CARRIE S Employer name Chemung County Amount $48,568.81 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, CATHERINE M Employer name Avon CSD Amount $48,568.71 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUHN, BRENDA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $48,567.97 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULVER, BERNADETTE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,567.96 Date 08/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRA, MANINDER K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $48,567.92 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILETTI, SUSAN L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,567.69 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELL, LISA A Employer name Genesee County Amount $48,567.66 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGELLO, RILEY A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $48,567.61 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLEN, MARTHA F Employer name Village of Waterloo Amount $48,567.39 Date 09/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNDAKER, HOLLY M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $48,567.24 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRENTI, DEANA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $48,567.13 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAROSZ, MARALOUISE M Employer name Erie County Amount $48,567.08 Date 03/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, CHAD M Employer name Tioga County Amount $48,566.67 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System