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 HOULE, CHAD C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,360.90 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SUSAN M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $48,360.88 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMBO, GRACE P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,359.09 Date 11/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, ANCEY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $48,358.91 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JOEL L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $48,358.84 Date 03/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHEY, JEREMY M Employer name Oneida County Amount $48,358.42 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, BARBARA H Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $48,358.38 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELKIRK, JANE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,358.30 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBKOWSKI, DAVID A Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $48,358.20 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERLITO, GREGORY T Employer name Jefferson County Amount $48,358.10 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST GEORGE, JOSEPH T Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,357.60 Date 07/31/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPERIAL, MICHAEL Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $48,357.56 Date 05/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDEMAN, DANIEL L Employer name Town of Schoharie Amount $48,357.45 Date 06/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAURI J Employer name Allegany County Amount $48,357.36 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, KATHLEEN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,357.36 Date 07/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, JULIO D Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $48,357.12 Date 02/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUSKIRK, EDWARD W, JR Employer name Village of Andover Amount $48,356.21 Date 03/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, BEBEE J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $48,355.97 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Clarkson Amount $48,355.40 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, TIMOTHY C Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $48,355.17 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYE, PAUL D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $48,354.74 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEPBURN, FREDERICK L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $48,354.73 Date 01/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DOORN, STORM C Employer name Broome County Amount $48,354.22 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIL, DANIEL R Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $48,354.20 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GBOGODO, JOHN T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $48,353.96 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAGER, PATRICK A Employer name Bath Mun Utility Commission Amount $48,353.78 Date 08/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUANE, MICHAEL R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,353.50 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, DIANE M Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $48,353.48 Date 08/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, KAREN Employer name Lewis County Amount $48,353.46 Date 11/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUERBACH, LEONARD D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,353.40 Date 05/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINOR, FRANCES Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $48,353.36 Date 08/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON-FIELDS, VEONICA N Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $48,352.89 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYAK, DONNA L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,352.89 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, MICHAEL L Employer name Broome County Amount $48,352.88 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, JOHN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $48,352.77 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, RICHARD T Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $48,352.17 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, GLADYS Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $48,351.87 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, RAIMOLE Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $48,351.77 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANBACHER, AARON C Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $48,351.51 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCURSO, NICOLE Employer name Department of Law Amount $48,351.44 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELITTO, JANICE C Employer name Oneida County Amount $48,351.42 Date 09/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORK, ROBIN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,351.35 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEINLEIN, DAVID R Employer name Erie County Amount $48,351.29 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CASSANDRA C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,351.19 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDERGAST, JASON R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,351.14 Date 03/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, SCOTT W Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $48,351.04 Date 04/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MICHELE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,350.95 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, CONSETA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,350.82 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, CRAIG S Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $48,350.63 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSON, GERARD W Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $48,350.49 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTRIDGE, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $48,350.32 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUISE, SARA Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $48,349.88 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUI, TOMMY Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $48,349.50 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURSO, WALTER L, JR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $48,349.08 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, AUSTIN L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,348.89 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWAIN, KEVIN A, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $48,348.59 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILI, KOSTIKA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,348.50 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, NICHOLAS M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $48,348.40 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, STEPHEN L Employer name Village of Brownville Amount $48,348.26 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLERA, FRANK A Employer name Village of Montgomery Amount $48,347.83 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM D Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $48,347.76 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $48,347.23 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, ALWILLIE Employer name Department of Law Amount $48,346.92 Date 12/06/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, NILDA E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,346.92 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLINEK, PATRICIA S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,346.92 Date 04/21/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, LUIS R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,346.92 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, DHARMENDRA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,346.92 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAO, MIN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,346.92 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURRETT, PEGGY E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,346.92 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDING, SHARON H Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $48,346.92 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISIEN, MARIE J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $48,346.92 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, MARSIA Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $48,346.92 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, ROSLYN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $48,346.92 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISTON, GERARD P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,346.92 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARY L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $48,346.92 Date 11/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, JOCELINE A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $48,346.92 Date 09/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GITTENS, OLGA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $48,346.92 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, YVETTE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $48,346.92 Date 12/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYED, YASMIN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,346.63 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, MINWEN Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $48,346.33 Date 06/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANESTRARE, FLOREEN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,346.33 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWETT, BELINDA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,346.28 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGMANN, ROSS J Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,346.26 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, SUSAN Employer name Town of Porter Amount $48,345.50 Date 12/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JENNIFER K Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $48,345.43 Date 03/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENCZKOWSKI, CHELSEA K Employer name Genesee County Amount $48,345.40 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, BRETT M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $48,345.32 Date 03/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLURA, DEANNA Employer name Orange County Amount $48,345.22 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD-GUY, LINDA E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $48,345.18 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, DEBRA A Employer name Bainbridge-Guilford CSD Amount $48,344.35 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSMA, MARTINE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $48,344.32 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, ELIZABETH J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $48,343.41 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRICK, KAREN S Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $48,343.02 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, CHRISTINE Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $48,343.02 Date 08/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPENKO, DOUGLAS E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $48,342.96 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSLIN, JO ANNE Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $48,342.91 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, CATHERINE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,342.84 Date 08/19/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, NERRISA Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,342.84 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, TARA L Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $48,342.84 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, VICKI L Employer name Erie County Amount $48,342.84 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System