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 AIELLO, LORRAINE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $48,465.25 Date 12/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITH, DANIEL C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $48,465.16 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, HOGAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $48,465.00 Date 12/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, OLIVIA R Employer name Cayuga County Amount $48,464.62 Date 07/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAU, AMY E Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $48,464.57 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JONATHON E Employer name Tioga County Amount $48,464.53 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MARIA C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,464.17 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTWORTH, JASON D Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $48,464.15 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANACK, JANICE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,464.12 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, LISA M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,463.69 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLLARS, SANDRA J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $48,463.47 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, HINA C Employer name Albany County Amount $48,463.23 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, ANDREA A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,462.81 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUELL, REBECCA M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $48,462.73 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ANDREA E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $48,462.62 Date 05/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEZEWSKI, STEPHEN R Employer name Steuben County Amount $48,462.62 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DWIGHT H Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $48,462.39 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, HAGAR M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,462.20 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXTER, RACHEL M Employer name Albany County Amount $48,462.19 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, EDAN L Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $48,462.12 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARRICONE, JACQUELINE Employer name Orleans County Amount $48,462.08 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICK M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $48,461.92 Date 08/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $48,461.53 Date 11/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPIN, MARIANNE G Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $48,461.52 Date 09/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARON, TERESA A Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $48,461.15 Date 05/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, SUSAN K Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,461.07 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JARRED A Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $48,461.04 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOMER, JILLIAN B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,460.92 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUEL, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $48,460.64 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARTIN, JOSE L Employer name Town of Galway Amount $48,460.56 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KEVIN P Employer name Remsen CSD Amount $48,460.29 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHUNIAK, RICHARD E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $48,460.00 Date 05/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEUSER, JENNIFER M Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $48,459.96 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDWAY, WILLIAM H Employer name Town of Ghent Amount $48,459.28 Date 04/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESTA, SYDNEY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,459.22 Date 10/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, DAVID K Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $48,459.20 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MELISSA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $48,459.14 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVAJAL, MICHELLE L Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $48,459.14 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECCHIA, BRENT M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $48,458.87 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARK, SHARI Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,458.72 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, LYNNETTE C Employer name Chemung County Amount $48,458.63 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, ROBIN S Employer name Montgomery County Amount $48,458.63 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEST, LEXI L Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,458.52 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDER, FRANK J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $48,458.50 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLOP, KATHERINE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,458.48 Date 01/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOPP, PAUL M Employer name Wayne County Amount $48,458.43 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYLSTRA, BRANDEN J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $48,458.36 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, KENNETH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,458.32 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARROTTE, ARTHUR R Employer name Town of Amenia Amount $48,458.28 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, MATTHEW T Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $48,458.05 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCK, BARBARA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,457.70 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTALOSKY, STEVEN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,457.63 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMEC, COLLEEN A Employer name Town of Kingsbury Amount $48,457.60 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNBECK, DAVID R Employer name Village of Delhi Amount $48,457.58 Date 11/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $48,457.55 Date 12/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTILIANI, WILLIAM A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $48,457.41 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAN, EILEEN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $48,457.40 Date 12/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, DEBORAH Employer name Dutchess County Amount $48,457.40 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCHINO, TINA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $48,457.35 Date 10/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSCHER, STACEY L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $48,457.35 Date 12/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, LISSETTE E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $48,457.35 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATEL, ELIZABETH A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $48,457.35 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANSKI, BRENDA LEE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $48,457.35 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, MARY D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $48,457.33 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD-TONG, LA VERNE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,457.29 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGOVERN, CAROL D Employer name Otsego County Amount $48,457.25 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MATTHEW D Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $48,456.93 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFI, THOMAS B Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $48,456.80 Date 10/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJOKU, CHIJIOKE I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,456.63 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERTER, SHARI DAWN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,456.18 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGEORGIO, CECELIA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,456.13 Date 08/04/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CRAIG S Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $48,455.92 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRZELECKI, JOANN MARIE Employer name Genesee County Amount $48,455.82 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, LINDA E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $48,455.69 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGTON, VENESHIA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,455.48 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMLEY, CARL W Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $48,455.26 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SHIRLEY R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $48,454.91 Date 02/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIR, PERRY J Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,454.73 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEY, MEGAN M Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $48,454.38 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, KENNETH J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $48,454.07 Date 12/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINK, WALTER J, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $48,454.04 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JEFFERY Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $48,453.54 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINAMORE, WILLIAM J Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $48,453.43 Date 08/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEN, MARLENE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $48,453.26 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVELIN, JASON G Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,453.25 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTZ, MELINDA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $48,453.04 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROWS, DALE P, JR Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $48,452.59 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEEZER, KEITH E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,452.50 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACEY, CORRINNE C Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,452.31 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, SUSAN A Employer name Oneida County Amount $48,452.28 Date 12/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADARO, EDMUND R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $48,452.22 Date 01/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENSICKI, CAROLE L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $48,452.03 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONSECA, JOHN C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $48,451.99 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, MICHAEL J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $48,451.96 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, SIOBHAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,451.78 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALK, JILL K Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $48,451.53 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIFER, PETER P Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $48,451.45 Date 04/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOKANYA, TEENA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,451.37 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPELLO, JOSEPH T Employer name Albany County Amount $48,451.21 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEM, SANDRA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $48,451.21 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System