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 PIZZIGATI, EDWARD C Employer name Albany County Amount $48,435.36 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAKLEY, FREDERICK W Employer name Department of State Amount $48,435.05 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSTIGHONE, ROSEMARIE Employer name Office of General Services Amount $48,435.04 Date 08/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEHLE, MARGARET E Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $48,434.74 Date 03/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYER, ROBERT H Employer name Chenango County Amount $48,434.67 Date 06/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNBULL, JOHN S Employer name Broome County Amount $48,434.49 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,434.49 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFFNER, RONALD A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $48,434.26 Date 10/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEIL, GAYE A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $48,434.10 Date 07/31/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, RONDA J Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $48,434.03 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOYCE, SHEILA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,433.42 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULLOA, LUZ M Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $48,433.37 Date 11/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, JOHN W Employer name Albany County Amount $48,433.31 Date 08/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, JACQUELINE M Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $48,433.03 Date 09/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMEROY, DEBRA Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $48,432.83 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE VAN, TIMOTHY W Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $48,432.63 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, JORDAN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $48,432.62 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IADEVAIA, JOSEPH Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $48,432.55 Date 05/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNION, THOMAS W Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $48,432.46 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, SUBRENA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,431.99 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWOTA, ANNE M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $48,431.99 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRULL, WAYNE R Employer name Orleans County Amount $48,431.66 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGERTY, KIMBERLY C Employer name Cayuga County Amount $48,431.63 Date 05/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARSING, MARK D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,431.61 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GAIL J Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $48,431.50 Date 01/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYER, KIMKISHA N Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $48,431.29 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSI, VINCENT A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,431.20 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERICO, DESIREE M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $48,431.15 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, MARVIN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $48,430.80 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENGEN, DIANE M Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $48,430.79 Date 06/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTA, VIRGINIA C Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $48,430.74 Date 10/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, CHRISTIAN Employer name City of Hudson Amount $48,430.41 Date 05/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSEY, ROBERT H Employer name Schroon Lake CSD Amount $48,430.24 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, MARJORIE L Employer name Royalton-Hartland CSD Amount $48,430.18 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSHOWITZ, NATHAN B Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $48,430.14 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENIER, EBONY R Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,429.74 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONEMETZ, WAYNE S Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $48,429.61 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRESTINI, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,429.24 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, DOUGLAS P Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,429.24 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULDIN, LEVAR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,428.99 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNYE, JESSICA G Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,428.96 Date 05/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETWAROO, GLENYS JEAN Employer name Department of Law Amount $48,428.73 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDMAN, CRAIG Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $48,428.63 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROLL, ANTHONY H Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $48,428.53 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UYGUR, KEMALETTIN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $48,428.18 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELVAUX, ANDRE M Employer name Town of Corinth Amount $48,428.14 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,427.86 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, ROBERT R, JR Employer name City of Hornell Amount $48,427.85 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBLER, CHARLES T, II Employer name Clinton County Amount $48,427.82 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, JOSEPH C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,427.49 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SHANNON M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $48,427.46 Date 12/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIALECKI, CHARLES, SR Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $48,427.30 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTEEV, TONIA A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $48,426.56 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $48,426.05 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGAN, TY M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $48,425.73 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRIGAN, ELLEN F Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $48,425.66 Date 02/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANAHAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $48,425.66 Date 04/26/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, ROBERT A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $48,425.64 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLADEWSKI, DANIEL R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $48,425.60 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLELLAN, TERRY J Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $48,425.30 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATE, KEVIN G Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $48,425.12 Date 05/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLNER, DANIEL F Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $48,424.92 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JENNIFER L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,424.91 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, CHRISTINE Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $48,424.58 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, ERIC A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,424.56 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVELL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $48,424.48 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, JENNIFER M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $48,424.48 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMPIE, KIMBERLY M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $48,424.48 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IERARDI, JESSE J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $48,424.48 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADULA, NANCY J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $48,424.48 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VROMAN, REBECCA G Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $48,424.48 Date 10/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPPIN, JOSHUA D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $48,424.32 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATULLI, TRUDY Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $48,424.28 Date 07/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, STANLEY Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $48,424.24 Date 07/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, DAVID A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $48,423.98 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,423.94 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, RITA Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $48,423.84 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICIA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $48,423.74 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, MARK C Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $48,423.67 Date 03/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, JANIE W Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $48,423.67 Date 09/03/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELAIR, WILLIAM F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $48,423.49 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, ROSS B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $48,423.46 Date 08/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHAVON T Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $48,423.43 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, EDWARD P Employer name Albany County Amount $48,423.31 Date 10/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGIL, WARREN J Employer name Town of Fabius Amount $48,423.10 Date 11/09/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, PAULETTE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,422.87 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, ROSELLEN T Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $48,422.79 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZADWARNY, THERESA H Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $48,422.76 Date 10/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARTOWICZ, ADAM A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,422.67 Date 02/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, STEVEN A Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $48,422.44 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEGER, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $48,422.44 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DEBRA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,421.84 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, JAMIE D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,421.84 Date 12/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JILL R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,421.84 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, JILL L Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $48,421.51 Date 04/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENSEL, ROBERT J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,421.32 Date 02/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, EMELINA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,421.23 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMANSKI, CYNTHIA M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $48,421.22 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISCOE, ANGELA M Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $48,420.97 Date 08/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHN, WILLIAM A Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $48,420.95 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System