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 SEARLES, ALICIA D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $48,210.06 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, JOSHUA D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $48,209.98 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, LISA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,209.69 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEEM, CHERYL A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $48,209.67 Date 07/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, EVELYN I Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $48,209.46 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARMA, INDER K Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $48,209.46 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, THOMAS Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $48,209.46 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, LORI E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $48,209.41 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, EDWIN Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $48,209.40 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERULLI, VINCENT J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,209.31 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEL, JEFF Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,209.30 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JOHN H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,208.93 Date 03/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, EMMA L Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $48,208.65 Date 10/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGERT, DENNIS C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,208.37 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, KENNETH S Employer name Fulton County Amount $48,208.32 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, DAMON RJR Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $48,208.10 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN PATTEN, GAIL P Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $48,208.07 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $48,207.98 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TRACY S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,207.95 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, EVA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,207.83 Date 11/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, TODD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $48,207.77 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREYER, KENNETH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $48,207.74 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANANEW, MARIANNE E Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,207.64 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, ALICE C Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,207.64 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, JENNIFER K Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,207.64 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, MARY E Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,207.60 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENT, DIANE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,207.60 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, COLLEEN P Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $48,207.55 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARN, KEVIN C Employer name Town of Howard Amount $48,207.52 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSARES, ALLISON J Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $48,207.34 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SHERYL Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,207.13 Date 12/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUZUM, LORI A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $48,206.99 Date 02/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VANTIER, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $48,206.96 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, KRISTY A Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $48,206.86 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, ANNIE C Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $48,206.67 Date 09/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABATTINI, ROBERT C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,206.45 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MARY T Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $48,206.37 Date 05/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANAVAN, DANIEL S Employer name Essex County Amount $48,206.35 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLICOSS, KARA G Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $48,206.15 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,205.95 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, SHARON L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $48,205.85 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANO, STEVEN M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,205.72 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAY, ROBERT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $48,205.67 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, MARK W Employer name Town of West Almond Amount $48,205.65 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENO, DENNIS L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $48,205.64 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTO, RUBEN Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $48,205.58 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIN, STEPHEN E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $48,205.03 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPALMA, CHERYL Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $48,204.66 Date 12/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWARD, JACK W Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $48,204.56 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAADER, ADAM P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $48,204.26 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIA, JOAN Employer name Department of State Amount $48,204.15 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEAGER, TAMI L Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $48,204.06 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RING, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Olean Amount $48,204.00 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSMAN, MARVIN R Employer name Town of Orleans Amount $48,203.79 Date 02/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE-COY, DOUGLAS L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $48,203.77 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, ALYSSA J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $48,203.63 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, RICARDO R Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $48,203.43 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CESARE, EDMONDO Employer name Albany County Amount $48,203.40 Date 05/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNA, TAMMY E Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $48,203.18 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETTINGS, ERIK X Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $48,203.13 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLTER, MINDY L Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $48,203.05 Date 11/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINCAID, LINDSEY L Employer name Ontario County Amount $48,202.77 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKINS, WANDA D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,202.70 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIBO, MARIA Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $48,202.65 Date 08/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTER, GEORGE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,202.51 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, YONGYI Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,202.30 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KELLY L Employer name Hamilton County Amount $48,201.30 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, HARRY C Employer name Westchester County Amount $48,201.29 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBBITT, BRYAN W Employer name Village of Middleport Amount $48,201.28 Date 10/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAGNA, STEPHEN J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $48,201.18 Date 11/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECIL, MOTIELALL Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $48,201.17 Date 12/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZEZINSKI, DAVID J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $48,200.95 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPA, HEATHER M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $48,200.57 Date 08/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ESPOSITO, DANIELLE L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $48,200.57 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, ANTHONY V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $48,200.45 Date 07/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, DOUGLAS A Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $48,200.37 Date 05/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKNAUER, MELISSA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $48,200.24 Date 10/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, DENNIS M Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $48,200.21 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, LUZ M Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $48,199.86 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, DIAN L Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $48,199.84 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAJDER, ARMIN Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $48,199.75 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNORR, LINDA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,199.68 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORREGROSSA, SCOTT E Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $48,199.53 Date 12/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAEBLER, MELISSA L Employer name Genesee County Amount $48,199.46 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCCI, KYLE Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $48,199.43 Date 03/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, JAMES A, III Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $48,199.19 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, GINNY M Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $48,198.68 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTSELOS, GEORGE Employer name Greenport UFSD Amount $48,198.56 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, MICHELLE Employer name Ramapo Housing Authority Amount $48,198.12 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEWIK, KAREN J Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $48,198.06 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDELL, DAWN M Employer name Geneva Housing Authority Amount $48,197.88 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSTIN, GREGORY H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $48,197.42 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, JOSEY A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $48,197.39 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHM, DOUGLAS J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $48,197.00 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, LUANN J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $48,196.97 Date 09/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC UMBER, SEAN L Employer name Steuben County Amount $48,196.55 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RUSSO, CAROL Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $48,196.42 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, TIFFANY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,196.02 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, RICHARD L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $48,195.79 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, DANIEL J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $48,195.63 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System