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 SCHNEIDER, DAVID P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $47,984.87 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, LOUISE R Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $47,984.40 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAPLE, PATRICIA A Employer name Homer CSD Amount $47,984.25 Date 01/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOODAN, NORA Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,984.12 Date 12/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUFIERO, HUGO J Employer name Village of Sea Cliff Amount $47,983.97 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, LESLIE A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $47,983.94 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCHETTI, JOANNE C Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,983.91 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, JOHN L Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,983.90 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, LAURA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,983.79 Date 03/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JEFFREY R Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,983.79 Date 03/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, DAVID P Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,983.78 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOW, SANDRA J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $47,983.75 Date 02/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, DEBRA A Employer name Franklin County Amount $47,983.73 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLEY, NAKEIA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $47,983.70 Date 01/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERGUSON, ROBERT E Employer name Village of Massena Amount $47,983.58 Date 01/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JAMES E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,983.55 Date 08/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFALINO, ANTHONY J Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $47,983.42 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JOSEPH W Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,983.42 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD, DANIEL J Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $47,983.38 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, ROBERT Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,983.33 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TYRONE D Employer name Seneca County Amount $47,983.24 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, LOUIS E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $47,983.12 Date 11/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIGAN, MICHAEL M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $47,982.96 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSE, RYAN T Employer name Town of Callicoon Amount $47,982.79 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DESHAWN T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,982.77 Date 06/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, BRANDON J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,982.75 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOJNACKI, PATRICIA L Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $47,982.37 Date 10/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JAHMAR B Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $47,982.26 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, SHERRY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,981.93 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAMIRES, CHERYL A Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $47,981.90 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOONCE, TAMARA A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $47,981.77 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ELIZABETH C Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $47,981.44 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, OCTAVIA C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $47,981.35 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWERRE, JENNIFER A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,981.16 Date 07/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CRAIG M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $47,981.12 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, LYVONNE M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $47,981.06 Date 06/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, PAULA J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $47,980.79 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTIAN, TODD C Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $47,980.61 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, GARRY R Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $47,980.51 Date 03/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONN, WILLIAM M Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,980.41 Date 09/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, GREGORY D Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $47,979.73 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, GARY R Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $47,979.56 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, CHARLES M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,979.54 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROFFO, NICHOLAS, JR Employer name City of Fulton Amount $47,979.44 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, KATHERINE M Employer name Warren County Amount $47,979.31 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAUD-NOLAN, MICHELLE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,978.92 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, AIMEE S Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $47,978.54 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANALAKIS, ATHENA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,978.48 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, LISA M Employer name Erie County Amount $47,978.44 Date 03/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNDIG, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,978.42 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARR, ANDRIA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,978.30 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIELMO, CLAIRE Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $47,978.28 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, DIANA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $47,978.08 Date 06/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENKER, ARLEEN G Employer name North Babylon Public Library Amount $47,978.06 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKBAR, KAMRAN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,978.06 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLIN, JOSEPH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,977.91 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKSHAR, THOMAS J Employer name Chenango County Amount $47,977.86 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAILLIARD, GLINNESA D Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $47,977.72 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESFORD, SHAWN Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $47,977.40 Date 05/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOR, ANNE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $47,977.40 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARD, MELISSA M Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $47,977.36 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSIN, LACY A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $47,977.34 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRECKIE, TERRY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,977.27 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, WILLIAM J Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $47,977.11 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARMINGTON, CHRISTINA M Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $47,976.67 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANNBAUER, ROBERT F Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $47,976.49 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, NICOLE K Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $47,976.18 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, DANIEL F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,975.90 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERSON, SANDRA K Employer name Livingston County Amount $47,975.78 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, LISA A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $47,975.78 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMPANO, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $47,975.72 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARHAM, VIVIAN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,975.41 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, RAYMOND A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $47,975.27 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLINGERLAND, JUSTIN H Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $47,975.20 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREERON, LORI J Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $47,974.91 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERTS, JEFFREY Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $47,974.90 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, BARBARA A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $47,974.80 Date 11/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MELVIN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,974.55 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, ASHLEY Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,974.53 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEAN P Employer name Town of Keene Amount $47,974.23 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOON, SHAWN P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,973.65 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYER, PETER E Employer name Town of Pendleton Amount $47,973.59 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABON, BETHZAIDA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $47,972.89 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGGS, VIRGINIA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,972.61 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCAESEELE, CORRINA Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $47,972.45 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CHRISTINA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $47,972.20 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRY, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,971.91 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUEDA, NOHRA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,971.81 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRASCHE, DEBRA J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $47,971.73 Date 10/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTOR, VIOLETTE Employer name Rockland County Amount $47,971.71 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DONNA Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,971.71 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAN, WILLIAM C Employer name Livingston County Amount $47,971.55 Date 07/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, RICHARD J Employer name Madison County Amount $47,971.54 Date 03/17/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOREST, RANDY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $47,971.26 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SWEEN, CARMELLA A Employer name Columbia County Amount $47,971.24 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, MARIA A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $47,970.69 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICINOWSKI, MARY H Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $47,970.40 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, SARAH J Employer name Colton-Pierrepont CSD Amount $47,970.00 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, AMANDA S Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $47,969.82 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, CHAD R Employer name Greene County Amount $47,969.61 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System