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 CORNELIUS, JUSTIN T Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $48,062.12 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTRIGHT, MATTHEW J Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $48,062.07 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER-REYNOLDS, SHELLEY M Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $48,062.05 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Wilna Amount $48,061.98 Date 03/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, JOHN H Employer name Cayuga Co Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $48,061.72 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, GARY W Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $48,061.72 Date 10/19/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNE, ERIC L Employer name Town of Granville Amount $48,061.41 Date 12/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, STEPHANIE L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $48,061.23 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, DONNA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $48,061.09 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRUCE F Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $48,060.84 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPEREK, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name City of Oswego Amount $48,060.42 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUTLAND, WILLIAM C Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,060.40 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEWAK, JOHN D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $48,060.37 Date 09/01/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARNO, ADELE A, MRS Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $48,059.65 Date 01/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCH, KEITH M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $48,059.52 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNING, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Corning Amount $48,059.49 Date 05/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WENGERT, MARK D Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $48,059.20 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, LISA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $48,059.13 Date 05/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, MARIA T Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $48,058.79 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, GARY L Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $48,058.64 Date 01/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODINEZ, HUGO L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $48,058.37 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONGI, HELEN F Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,058.33 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, SABRINA D Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,058.28 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONMY, SUZANNE W Employer name Tioga County Amount $48,058.03 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMONACO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $48,058.00 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD, JANET L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $48,057.69 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, RAFAEL A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $48,057.69 Date 02/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOTON, MICHELE Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $48,057.65 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, RONALD F Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $48,057.62 Date 03/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEATH, JOHN F Employer name Newark CSD Amount $48,057.56 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, TERESA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $48,057.37 Date 10/01/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANNEN, JUSTEN M Employer name Village of Massena Amount $48,057.19 Date 02/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALARK, JAMES M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,057.11 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILL, KYLE R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,057.04 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, NICOLE A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $48,056.99 Date 08/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTZ, STEPHEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,056.84 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, JEFFREY P Employer name Chenango County Amount $48,056.78 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMORE, JONATHAN C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $48,056.70 Date 01/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, BRIAN R Employer name Ogdensburg City School Dist Amount $48,056.69 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, KAELONI M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,056.64 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, THOMAS J.C. Employer name Fulton County Amount $48,056.53 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMAJIC, MERIMA Employer name City of Utica Amount $48,056.33 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEHL, MARGRET K Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $48,055.92 Date 09/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, DEVON L Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $48,055.82 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWN, DEBORAH R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,055.59 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMON, JENNIFER A Employer name Lewis County Amount $48,055.51 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, LAURA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $48,055.48 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDERIG, PATRICIA A Employer name Village of Nissequogue Amount $48,055.01 Date 09/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODIER, CHAD LJ Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $48,054.40 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, GINA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,054.22 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOXTATER, DIRK A Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $48,054.19 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, WILFREDO Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $48,054.14 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGMAN, RONALD W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $48,054.11 Date 11/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTLOW, GEORGE J Employer name City of Olean Amount $48,053.95 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TRACY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,053.79 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, JOSH G Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $48,053.27 Date 06/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCOBONO, MICHAEL E Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $48,052.92 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, DENNIS M Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $48,052.75 Date 03/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHARON P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $48,052.70 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTALIA, NATASHA Employer name Department of Law Amount $48,052.70 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON-COTTLE, CANDACE Employer name Department of State Amount $48,052.70 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, JEANNE M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $48,052.22 Date 02/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUND, MICHELLE L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $48,052.04 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, TSI TSI Y Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $48,051.96 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINSALATA, MICHAEL J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $48,051.84 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOLLY, MITCHELL Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $48,051.70 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHERY, SANDRA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $48,051.62 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEDEMAN, LORI J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,051.56 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEANING, AMANDA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $48,051.39 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, ELIZABETH M Employer name Washington County Amount $48,051.22 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLEON, GERTRUDE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $48,051.18 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, COLLEEN M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $48,050.89 Date 11/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, DAVID B Employer name Coxsackie-Athens CSD Amount $48,050.70 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTIGAN, RYAN P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $48,050.63 Date 05/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, LEO P Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $48,050.42 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTO, MARK Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $48,050.10 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAU, YONG-LE L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $48,050.05 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONVILLE, LORRIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,049.74 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALPER, IRINA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $48,049.70 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, MARCIA E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $48,049.70 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, MARLON T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $48,049.54 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLMES, DAVID A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $48,049.51 Date 04/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASIO, VINCENT Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $48,049.43 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, WILLIAM Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,049.23 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, TESS M Employer name Clinton County Amount $48,049.16 Date 05/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZEN, REBECCA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,048.99 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, SUSAN M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $48,048.60 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTOLAZA, IRVING Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,048.47 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, MICHAEL P Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $48,048.46 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLZENFELS, MATTHEW A Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,048.33 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, JOANNE E Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $48,048.24 Date 07/06/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RARICK-KAWCZAK, MARTHA E Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $48,048.14 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISIECKI, KAREN F Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $48,048.00 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABOLT, BETHANY A Employer name Erie County Amount $48,047.93 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JUSTYN R Employer name Erie County Amount $48,047.72 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGNOTTA, JOHN J Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $48,047.51 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, DORA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $48,047.04 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRADLEY, JOSEPH Employer name Hagerman Fire District Amount $48,047.03 Date 05/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, ROBERTA F Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $48,046.93 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPP, BARBARA J Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $48,046.90 Date 07/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System