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 PAOLUCCI, KYM R Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $47,874.76 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, BRENT C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,874.58 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALGANO, JEAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,874.50 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, CAROLYN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,874.50 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, KEVIN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,874.50 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,874.50 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,874.50 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALIANI, JOYCE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,874.50 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JACKIE A Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $47,874.44 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, STEVEN E Employer name Village of Port Byron Amount $47,874.08 Date 11/07/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, CINDY L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $47,874.05 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSCH, LINDA C Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,874.00 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAUTNER, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $47,874.00 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYWALSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $47,873.69 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, ANNAMARIA R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,873.63 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOOYEON HAN, JULIA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,873.54 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHEOME, TIMOTHY C Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $47,873.50 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLAND, JEFFREY S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,873.42 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAGAN, THERESA Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $47,873.34 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, CHRISTINA M Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $47,873.34 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBERY, DAVID W Employer name Orleans County Amount $47,873.17 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOL, OMAWALE Y Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $47,873.13 Date 06/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, JUDITH A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $47,872.90 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, VIRGINIA A Employer name Homer CSD Amount $47,872.86 Date 04/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGLIALORO, JANET G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,872.75 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREBBEKS, JOSEPH M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,872.65 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, SHEILA L Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,872.34 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, PAUL C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,872.33 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKEFELLER, CODY A Employer name Columbia County Amount $47,872.18 Date 09/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURA, MICHAEL A Employer name Tioga Co Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $47,872.00 Date 07/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, WILLIAM Employer name Fulton County Amount $47,871.59 Date 07/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, TASHA A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $47,871.50 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, TRACY S Employer name Washington County Amount $47,871.47 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLOWS, VALERIE A Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $47,871.21 Date 12/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULLERKUPP, HANS C Employer name Erie County Amount $47,870.94 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMBERG, CINDY L Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $47,870.79 Date 04/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, DANIELLE V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,870.56 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LEO G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,870.40 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERCH, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $47,870.10 Date 04/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, LISA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,869.95 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWARD, SABRINA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,869.89 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GERMAIN A Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $47,869.85 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SUE S Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $47,869.55 Date 02/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRESCO, MARK A Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $47,869.53 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIHLER, TERESA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,869.36 Date 02/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, ANGELICA R Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $47,869.08 Date 09/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAGG, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Marion Amount $47,868.94 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUAIR, IDA Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $47,868.08 Date 05/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGG, JOSHUA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $47,868.08 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLISH, KARIN L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $47,867.67 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTTE, MEGHAN R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,867.64 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTON, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,867.60 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYLBIE, BRYAN J Employer name Village of Gowanda Amount $47,867.42 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPASSO, JONATHAN M Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $47,867.12 Date 10/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $47,867.10 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, PETER T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $47,866.95 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABOLL, DANIEL P Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,866.66 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, MARIANN Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $47,866.53 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, ALEX M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $47,866.50 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOBODIAN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $47,866.50 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFLOWSKI, JOHN J Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $47,866.38 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, ORVILLE A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $47,866.04 Date 01/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSHELMAN, YAN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $47,865.67 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAD, BUENAFE C Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $47,865.58 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, JOYCE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $47,865.57 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTAY, JOSE A Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $47,865.47 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, RONALD L Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $47,865.46 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, MALCOLM T Employer name Albany County Amount $47,865.25 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, BENJAMIN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,865.19 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNDLE, KELI L Employer name Kingston Housing Authority Amount $47,865.01 Date 09/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEGAN, TIMOTHY W Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $47,864.97 Date 07/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, STEPHANIE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $47,864.92 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMAN, LISA M Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $47,864.74 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, APRIL WRIGHT Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,864.73 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CRAIG C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $47,864.73 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, RYAN L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $47,864.65 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LEONARD J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,864.45 Date 11/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHL, MICHAEL T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,864.44 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIASOTTI, LAURA E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,864.41 Date 06/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERVIL, JEAN GARY Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $47,864.35 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLO, SARAH A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $47,864.06 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIGHERA, DAVID G Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $47,863.80 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSKI, DEBORAH M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $47,863.80 Date 02/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEETER, MARYELLEN Employer name Saratoga County Amount $47,863.66 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTAS, JARED A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $47,863.35 Date 08/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILCOTT, GARY A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,863.33 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, LISA R Employer name Town of Conklin Amount $47,863.23 Date 03/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIELMO, ANTHONY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,863.20 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLY, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Bath Amount $47,863.14 Date 03/29/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, TERESA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,862.96 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETYN, MEGHAN E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,862.90 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESEIKA, BARBARA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,862.80 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, BESSIE M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $47,862.63 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, TAMMY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $47,862.44 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPS, EMILY K Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $47,862.05 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DAVID D Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $47,861.92 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGGIANO, DIANA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,861.70 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLENS, MARCIA A Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $47,861.48 Date 01/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ELIZABETH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,861.36 Date 07/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, KRISTINE F Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $47,861.26 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System