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 PAUL, ASHLEY E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,492.05 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODMAN, SUSAN S Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $48,491.88 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, CYNTHIA L Employer name Town of Lake Luzerne Amount $48,491.68 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATE, PRINCE K Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $48,491.45 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IAMONDO, ANNETTE Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $48,491.45 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON-KINSALE, TRACY Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $48,491.37 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOLIA, PATRICIA Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,491.37 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLE, JEFFREY M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $48,491.20 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, ROBIN J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,491.10 Date 01/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, RHONDA J Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $48,491.06 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLZENBERG-MYERS, AVITAL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $48,490.97 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNHORST, DANIEL T, JR Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $48,490.83 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, EMILY L Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $48,490.82 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENDER, JENNIFER Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $48,490.77 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, CODY E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $48,490.45 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZIO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $48,490.25 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANO, JEFFREY A Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $48,490.18 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRANOVA, KELLY A Employer name Erie County Amount $48,490.00 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, REGINALD J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $48,489.86 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYNUP, PETER J Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $48,489.17 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTLEY, LORIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,489.05 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLOWS, MARY L Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $48,489.05 Date 04/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCERI, THOMAS D Employer name Orange County Amount $48,488.98 Date 04/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, SIGNE Z Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $48,488.57 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VALERIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,488.49 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDNER, DANIEL ED Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $48,488.45 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, TYLER J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $48,488.42 Date 07/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANTE, SHERENE J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $48,488.40 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEY, LAURIE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,488.28 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARBIRDSALAK, CINDY D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,488.28 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANNEGISER, DEBORAH Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $48,488.28 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALEWSKI, ANTONETTA K Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,488.28 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, REBECCA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $48,488.04 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $48,487.97 Date 01/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAM, DORRIT Employer name Schuyler County Amount $48,487.66 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMERS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Schuyler County Amount $48,487.63 Date 01/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, THOMAS J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $48,487.62 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CARLENE C Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $48,487.61 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRIN, LISA Employer name Putnam County Amount $48,487.59 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOENCH, SUZANNA Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $48,487.46 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, BARBARA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,487.01 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDE, ERIKA Z Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $48,486.96 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASTOWSKI, JACQUELINE Employer name Village of Boonville Amount $48,486.96 Date 11/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILINSKY, DEAN A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $48,486.91 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYLE, JANET A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $48,486.57 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK-COCHRANE, KAREN A Employer name Orange County Amount $48,486.36 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPELL, JAMES K Employer name Wayne County Amount $48,486.34 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROAT, ERIC L Employer name Madison County Amount $48,486.25 Date 02/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCANELL, JASON R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,486.05 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFRAM, RAYMOND F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,485.92 Date 07/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, RONALD W, JR Employer name Warren County Amount $48,485.75 Date 04/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANO, DENNIS J Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,485.62 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEK, LISA J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,485.57 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANGELO, WILLIAM F, III Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $48,485.33 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ERROL ANTHONY Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $48,485.33 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-LOUIS, NERLANDE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,485.19 Date 12/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, PETER J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $48,485.11 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AREFORD, CINDY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,484.93 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTERFIELD, JAVARA W Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,484.70 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, HOLLI A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,484.37 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, BRIAN J Employer name Oswego County Amount $48,483.74 Date 02/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIAZGA, STEPHANIE J Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $48,483.61 Date 02/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, MICHAEL E, JR Employer name Village of Voorheesville Amount $48,483.38 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTY, RODNEY O Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $48,482.69 Date 06/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAND, SANDRA L Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $48,482.53 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MARTIN J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $48,482.50 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMILLARD, SCOTT A Employer name Gananda CSD Amount $48,482.44 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $48,482.21 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATUR, MARK V Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $48,481.92 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDROSKO, SHEREEN M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $48,481.46 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, DEBRA A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $48,481.10 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, MICHAEL Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,480.99 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARZYNSKI, ANDREW J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $48,480.63 Date 11/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, PATRICIA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,480.61 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAMATOVA, VALENTINA A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $48,480.38 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITT, MARC S Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $48,480.36 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTERELLA, LAUREN A Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $48,480.28 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERASOLI, PAULA Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $48,480.22 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BRENDA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,480.14 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, LAURA D Employer name Genesee County Amount $48,480.10 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, DAVID F, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $48,480.09 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DONNA M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $48,480.02 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, DALE E Employer name Mendon Fire District Amount $48,480.00 Date 02/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURIK, JENNIFER E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $48,479.99 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMANN, JAMES S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $48,479.99 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, ALINA Employer name Walton CSD Amount $48,479.76 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENGLER, COLLEEN M Employer name Elmira Heights CSD Amount $48,479.68 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, HENRY C Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $48,479.67 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MICHAEL L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $48,479.58 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACEY, AMANDA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,479.43 Date 10/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALCICCIA, MARTHA Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $48,479.23 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENZEL, DEANNA E Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $48,478.74 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,478.55 Date 10/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATT, JONATHAN A Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $48,478.33 Date 10/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, DIANA D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $48,478.30 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYFIELD, AISHA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,477.94 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACON, DIANA N Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $48,477.92 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CRISTINA E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,477.91 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JOSE R Employer name Monticello Housing Authority Amount $48,477.91 Date 02/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORPIGLIA, GERALDINE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $48,477.90 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System