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 HIGGINS, WENDY L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $47,890.11 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCE, DEBRA M Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,889.97 Date 05/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLINA, THOMAS C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,889.73 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, CARRIE A Employer name Orange County Amount $47,889.51 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, IRVIN D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,889.49 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, MARY J Employer name Otsego County Amount $47,889.39 Date 10/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAB, DEBRA L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,889.35 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, HEATHER A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,889.35 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEL, ROBERT J Employer name Orange County Amount $47,889.32 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATLIN, STEPHEN B Employer name Town of Tioga Amount $47,889.30 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JOHN J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $47,889.28 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SUSAN L Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $47,888.87 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCIO, JULIA Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $47,888.64 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, NICOMEDES M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $47,888.60 Date 02/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, CARMEN T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,888.42 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAMAND, CHRISTINA C Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,888.40 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEER, MARGARET Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $47,888.35 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBER, KATHERINE E Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,888.17 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAZIAK, STEVEN T Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $47,888.05 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROCKER, LAURIE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,887.55 Date 12/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEGA, CHRISTINA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,887.45 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, MEGHAN E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,887.22 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, STEPHEN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,886.96 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEPHEN A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $47,886.94 Date 10/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, LINDSAY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,886.83 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTENS, CHARLES L, JR Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $47,886.41 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CHRISTINE L Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $47,886.34 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCURCIO, GINA M Employer name West Hempstead Public Library Amount $47,886.23 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLETSCH, SUSAN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,886.22 Date 08/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDUC, JAMI L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $47,885.93 Date 04/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARSCH, MICHAEL R Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $47,885.88 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARSTEIN, JUSTIN R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,885.86 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY, PETER G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $47,885.76 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, WILLIAM J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $47,885.50 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORPORA, PASQUALE J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $47,885.50 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNCAY-CORTE, GIOCONDA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,885.34 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNEE, KAREN C Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $47,885.30 Date 10/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ERIC D Employer name Schuyler County Amount $47,885.22 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIERLINGER, CHRISTINE M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,884.70 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, TIMOTHY J, JR Employer name Town of Highlands Amount $47,884.64 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIENER, LAWRENCE J, III Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,884.62 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, JUSTIN P Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $47,884.51 Date 04/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, JO ANN Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $47,884.44 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, NICOLE J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $47,884.40 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JOHN F Employer name Town of Lee Amount $47,884.25 Date 05/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, TESSYMOL Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $47,884.20 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, JULIE C Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,884.16 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKORAFOR, NNEDI N Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,883.80 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, BRIAN W Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $47,883.77 Date 04/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LESLIE P Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,883.70 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA-TORRES, MARISOL Employer name Orange County Amount $47,883.60 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTWORA, DAVID Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,883.43 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEALEY, NATASHA L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $47,883.33 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNARZ, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Royalton Amount $47,883.23 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTROCK, CYNTHIA M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $47,883.20 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENDRASIK, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,882.90 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, MELISSA G Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $47,882.86 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GEORGIANN S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,882.75 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKEL, ANDREW K Employer name Genesee County Amount $47,882.46 Date 10/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXTELL, ASHLEY L Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,882.41 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZITO, REGINA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,882.33 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, ERIN E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,881.84 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHR, JENNA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,881.26 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANESE, MICHAEL A Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $47,881.13 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, INDIRA K Employer name Orange County Amount $47,881.07 Date 07/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATIER, KRIS T Employer name Schoharie County Amount $47,880.97 Date 05/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ETTEN, DONALD G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $47,880.49 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMENDOLA, THOMAS C Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $47,880.46 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVERSE, TYSON B Employer name Town of Bolton Amount $47,880.35 Date 12/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZOLA, BARBARA Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $47,880.20 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIN, FABRICE D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,879.96 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JOHN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,879.84 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, VINCENT J, JR Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $47,879.54 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, CHRISTINE J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,879.43 Date 08/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSAN, ADEL A Employer name Rockland County Amount $47,879.34 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, AMY L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $47,879.10 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUROT, DANIEL S Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,878.98 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANE, PATRICIA J Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $47,878.79 Date 08/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, LESTER W Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $47,878.63 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVEIRA, CAROL A Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $47,878.52 Date 12/10/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, LOUELLA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,878.50 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAGNANIELLO, MARIE Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $47,878.45 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, WILLIAM E Employer name Village of North Syracuse Amount $47,877.80 Date 10/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLEY, JOSEPH H Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $47,877.71 Date 01/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGAROZZO, DEBRA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,877.38 Date 01/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGG, DETRIA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $47,877.38 Date 12/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, SANDRA C Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $47,877.22 Date 08/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENDER, SARAH E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,877.12 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADDAD, NICHOLAS M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $47,876.62 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SILVIA-FINK, JACQUELINE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,876.62 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTE, VANCE J Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $47,876.62 Date 04/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, PAUL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,876.60 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, DONNA M Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $47,876.54 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, ROBERT P Employer name Clinton County Amount $47,876.01 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBER, BRYAN E Employer name City of Corning Amount $47,875.90 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERULLO, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,875.68 Date 02/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHILLON, VIKRAMJEET S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,875.44 Date 06/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, EASTON JEROME Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $47,875.25 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFITZ, LYNN M Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $47,875.14 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, ROBERT G, JR Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $47,874.82 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System