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 BRANNEN, TAWANDA A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $48,288.82 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, DONNIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $48,288.29 Date 07/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABOR, JUDY R Employer name Erie County Amount $48,288.00 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, ROBERT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $48,287.75 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, JENNIFER DONNA-ANN, MS Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $48,287.04 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, BENJAMIN Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $48,286.41 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALISE, STEVEN R Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $48,286.36 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $48,286.10 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICORA, VENESSA Employer name Chemung County Amount $48,286.08 Date 07/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMEO, PHYLLIS Employer name Office of General Services Amount $48,285.92 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, DANIEL M Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $48,285.91 Date 11/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDOLINA, LANCE P Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $48,285.63 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, DEBRA C Employer name Chemung County Amount $48,285.58 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, TISHONA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,285.48 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $48,285.48 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGBEE, PAULA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,285.44 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WISPELAERE, KATHLEEN B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,285.34 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS S, SR Employer name Richfield Springs CSD Amount $48,285.33 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHANTHAVOUT, MELISSA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,285.17 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCALA, CHARLENE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,285.10 Date 11/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMELS, JOYCE S Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $48,285.07 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATE, DALIA L Employer name Department of Law Amount $48,285.00 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFORD, WANDA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,285.00 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON-GRANT, N Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,285.00 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCHAND, RADHKA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,285.00 Date 11/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWABY, MONICA D FRAZIER Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $48,285.00 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, PATRICIA C Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $48,285.00 Date 06/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, WORDIS Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $48,285.00 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTELMO, MARIE V Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $48,285.00 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, GRETEL M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $48,285.00 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKMAN, VALERIE V Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $48,285.00 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERS, MICHELE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $48,285.00 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORN, STACY L Employer name Orange County Amount $48,284.59 Date 07/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTA, JOSEFINA A Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $48,284.21 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AERNECKE, NATHAN J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $48,284.18 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, RAYMOND M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $48,284.09 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIOLO, EUGENE Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $48,284.06 Date 10/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIOCCA, GARY A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $48,283.78 Date 08/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOUGAL, THOMAS D Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $48,283.53 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, KARIN A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $48,283.34 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MICHAEL F Employer name Department of State Amount $48,283.00 Date 07/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSA, ALBERT S Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $48,282.88 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLADOCOSTANTE, KAREN L Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $48,282.85 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANIS, KEITH E Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $48,282.67 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, IRENE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,282.04 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMKO, MICHAEL S Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $48,282.04 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, HOLLY D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,282.00 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBOLD, ELIZABETH J Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,281.51 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, KERMIT L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $48,281.12 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCQUE, GWEN A Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $48,281.00 Date 09/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGER, DEBORAH A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,280.97 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DAVID W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,280.77 Date 05/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, LAWRENCE J, JR Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $48,280.71 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOD, DOROTHY L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $48,280.67 Date 03/10/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEZIERSKI, ASHLEY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $48,280.63 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, BRIAN P Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,280.59 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOMAR, GLORIA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,280.25 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN O'LINDA, NIKKI M, MRS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,280.09 Date 10/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEZIALE, MICHAEL G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $48,279.83 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAKE, KATHRYN A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $48,279.58 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITWIESER, MAUREEN Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $48,279.49 Date 04/30/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, CHRISTINA L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $48,279.38 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHELLE S Employer name Livingston County Amount $48,279.36 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TRAVIS C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,279.28 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, TRACI K Employer name Genesee County Amount $48,279.11 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRASI, KRISTEN R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,278.87 Date 03/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTUS, NANCY H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,278.11 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $48,277.97 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUGBLENU, RICHARD K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,277.97 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZOLA, LINDA ANAIDA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,277.52 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHSMITH, TONI E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $48,277.36 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, LAURA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $48,277.32 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, MATT T Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $48,277.19 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MURO, DANIELLE L Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $48,277.14 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORMACK, CHRISTINE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,276.86 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULE, ADAM J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $48,276.80 Date 07/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MATTHEW E Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,276.75 Date 08/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNERS, TODD C Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $48,276.72 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JODY L Employer name Village of Walton Amount $48,276.58 Date 10/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILEK, MARK S Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $48,276.37 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOMBS, LISA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $48,276.16 Date 05/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, KIMBERLY S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $48,275.92 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGILIO, DONALD S, JR Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $48,275.66 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIETTA, MAURA D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $48,275.32 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURASKI, BRET J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $48,275.11 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, DONALD A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,274.87 Date 11/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFA, GREGORY A Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $48,274.86 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALOGERO, CAITLIN A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $48,274.84 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Mamakating Amount $48,274.68 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, DIANE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,274.45 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, MICHAEL E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,274.43 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $48,274.41 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEENAN, DONALD H Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,274.41 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHTZIGER, KATHLEEN C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $48,274.41 Date 03/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, DONALD J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $48,274.41 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTNECH, JANET M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $48,274.41 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILAGYI, ROBERT L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,274.41 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, SHERRY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,274.41 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMUNION, DENNIS H Employer name Madison County Amount $48,274.33 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMM, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $48,273.71 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System