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 LEGISTER, JERMAINE G Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $48,477.75 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYCHE, ANTHONY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $48,477.66 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, KATIE J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,477.58 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUBBMANN, GREGORY G Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $48,477.54 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTIN, KARIM Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $48,477.31 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, JACQUELINE Employer name Warren County Amount $48,477.30 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ELIZA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,477.22 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LAURA P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,477.11 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPINSKY, WILLIAM F Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $48,476.53 Date 08/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SIMONE A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $48,476.23 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDD, DAVID T, JR Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $48,476.23 Date 06/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBYSZEWSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Erie County Amount $48,475.79 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, TERRENCE D Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,475.53 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, ANNE M Employer name Orange County Amount $48,475.53 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, ROXANNE S Employer name Orange County Amount $48,475.52 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLA, MARIE L Employer name Orange County Amount $48,475.52 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, PATRICIA M Employer name Orange County Amount $48,475.51 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMER, LYNN A Employer name Orange County Amount $48,475.43 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRAMALE, KYLE J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $48,475.41 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAVIS, ELAINE C Employer name Geneva Housing Authority Amount $48,475.08 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANDREW E Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $48,474.91 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, JASON M Employer name Washington County Amount $48,474.77 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Orange County Amount $48,474.51 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDENBURGH, JASON J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $48,474.50 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKSTEAD, SHEREE L Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $48,474.37 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYERS, JEFFREY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $48,474.18 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Pierrepont Amount $48,474.08 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, APRIL Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $48,473.85 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JOSEPH M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,473.47 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERZAK, ARLENE Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $48,473.40 Date 11/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, JIEWEN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,473.14 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHERS, MARIA T Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $48,473.13 Date 04/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ROCIO Employer name Town of Rye Amount $48,472.74 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BEATRICE H Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,472.71 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHLAND, KRISTINA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,472.70 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PEGGY S Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $48,472.34 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUCHEWSKI, ELLEN J Employer name Ontario County Amount $48,472.26 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ETTEN, LEE E Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $48,472.06 Date 10/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, OFFUTT A Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $48,471.93 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, MONIKA N Employer name Erie County Amount $48,471.81 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIZ, MELVIN A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $48,471.21 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSON, DAVID L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $48,471.08 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVARO, JEFFREY R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $48,470.28 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANT, NANCE G Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $48,470.19 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, ILLYA H Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $48,470.05 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, KIM C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,469.96 Date 04/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINGSWORTH, GAIL T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,469.83 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIE, EDWARD A Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $48,469.81 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIN, ANDREW H Employer name Village of Plandome Amount $48,469.72 Date 05/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, TAMMY L Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $48,469.58 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEPP, MARGARET A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,469.39 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTROVINCI, ANTONIO G Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $48,469.38 Date 11/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, DUDLEY L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $48,469.02 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIENKO, MICHAEL J Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $48,468.92 Date 08/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COOL, MICHAEL Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $48,468.64 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Holland Amount $48,468.51 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, DIANE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,468.46 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZ, SUSANNE H Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $48,468.29 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONDA, GLORIA Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $48,468.23 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, LORRAINE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $48,467.98 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, PATRICIA A Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $48,467.93 Date 01/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ALBERT L Employer name SUNY Coll Ceramics Alfred Univ Amount $48,467.92 Date 01/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAILAS, SANGEETHA Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $48,467.82 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZELLA, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $48,467.73 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTOPASSI, JO ANN P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $48,467.72 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, TERRENCE M Employer name Education Department Amount $48,467.57 Date 12/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECKTENWALD, JOHN T Employer name Town of Mendon Amount $48,467.56 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROSDOWICH, SUSAN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $48,467.49 Date 12/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKOSKI, KAITLYN M Employer name Seneca County Amount $48,467.46 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ERIN P Employer name Department of Law Amount $48,467.25 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOINE, SHERMAINE B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,467.25 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANELO, VERONICA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,467.25 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASACCIO, SALVATORE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,467.25 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALMERS, TANIKA D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,467.25 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, CYRIL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,467.25 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE-BERRY, CAROL H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,467.25 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERDIGEIN, KARENA S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,467.25 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, ANGELO L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,467.25 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURI, SUPRIYA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,467.25 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RAFAEL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,467.25 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ROSSELIN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,467.25 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, RAYNOLA N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,467.25 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNYAK, MATTHEW B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,467.25 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTINO, JOHN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,467.25 Date 03/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDAL, MACKLYN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,467.25 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAMIAN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,467.25 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWER, LAURA A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $48,467.25 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTKO, GAIL A Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $48,467.18 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRAMALE, NANCY A Employer name Greene County Amount $48,467.02 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHIONDA, DOUGLAS G, JR Employer name Town of Milo Amount $48,466.80 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORANDO, VICKY L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $48,466.30 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RANDALL K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,466.18 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEJOURNETT, KATRINA Y Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $48,466.14 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVAK, STEFANIA M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $48,466.04 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DALE H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $48,465.64 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM P Employer name Center Moriches Fire District Amount $48,465.61 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLES, THERESA A Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $48,465.60 Date 10/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DARNELL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,465.43 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEGOR, ELISA E Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $48,465.39 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTSCH, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $48,465.30 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System