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 PARKE, WILLIAM S Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $47,829.74 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TUCCI, DAVID R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,829.62 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, WENDY A Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $47,829.56 Date 08/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CARLTON D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $47,829.46 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNO, DEBORAH Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $47,829.09 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SUZANNE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,828.96 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEATMAN, WILLIAM F, JR Employer name Town of Lee Amount $47,828.90 Date 05/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUKASA, SIMON P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $47,828.77 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHUMA, WILSA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,828.64 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTELLI, GREG T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,828.57 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, MARIA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $47,828.57 Date 07/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, DOUGLAS S, JR Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $47,828.28 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLY, CHRISTOPHER Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,828.24 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILGER, MARTIN L Employer name Fulton County Amount $47,828.11 Date 01/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, MICHAEL K Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $47,828.04 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEROUGE, EVANS Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,828.00 Date 06/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILMA D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $47,827.89 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JILLIAN N Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $47,827.68 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, VIRGIL M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $47,827.55 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURILLO, KATHLEEN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,827.55 Date 03/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCIARELLI, LISA A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $47,827.52 Date 10/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Horicon Amount $47,827.33 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, DIANE M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $47,826.67 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, DEBRA A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $47,826.22 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, CATHERINE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,826.06 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, CHRISTOPHER J, JR Employer name Village of Ravena Amount $47,825.95 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, SAUNDRA L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $47,825.29 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, GUY J Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $47,824.99 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUDEMA-BANNON, DENISE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $47,824.96 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIACONA, PATRICIA C Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $47,824.85 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SAMANTHA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,824.40 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRENSHAW, RODNEY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,824.22 Date 02/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, PATRICIA M Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $47,824.20 Date 02/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGALIA, JOSEPH M Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $47,824.02 Date 11/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIES, HELEN A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $47,823.94 Date 12/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, LISA Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $47,823.70 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESLOP, JOAN P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $47,823.46 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, MARTIN K Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $47,822.93 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGAULT, LARRY R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $47,822.86 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, MINI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,822.80 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEGL, ADAM M Employer name Erie County Amount $47,822.78 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, BRANDON J Employer name Village of Newark Amount $47,822.77 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARE, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,822.65 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KRISTEN M Employer name City of Norwich Amount $47,822.63 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINNEY, DALE A Employer name Bolivar Richburg CSD Amount $47,821.83 Date 10/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEDENO, KIMBERLY A Employer name Erie County Amount $47,821.55 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, KELSON Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,821.47 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETRONE, DONNA M Employer name Mahopac Public Library Amount $47,821.11 Date 11/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDWITH, SEAN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,820.67 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEFFERY S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,820.42 Date 09/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SHAQUANNA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,820.39 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, ANDREW R Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $47,820.25 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINTER, JONATHAN P Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $47,820.23 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAURIN, RANDY Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $47,820.01 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETT, LEE P Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $47,819.84 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARPI, VICTOR J, JR Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $47,819.83 Date 05/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, CARRIE A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $47,819.52 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, ZINA M Employer name Chenango County Amount $47,819.39 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARKEY, PETER Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,819.28 Date 07/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, GLEN L Employer name Madison County Amount $47,818.96 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIR, AARON J Employer name Town of Pendleton Amount $47,818.88 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MICHELLE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,818.78 Date 01/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROL, CAROLYN Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,818.73 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSZKOWSKI, JENNY A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $47,817.65 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, PETER J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $47,817.59 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, SCOTT O Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $47,817.46 Date 07/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KLEECK, RAYMOND C, JR Employer name Town of Marbletown Amount $47,817.12 Date 01/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEONE, JOSHUA J Employer name Broome County Amount $47,817.11 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTS, CLAUDIA S Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $47,816.94 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, THERESA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,816.93 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPODANNO, MARK A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $47,816.93 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT, ANTHONY M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,816.91 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN E Employer name Madison County Amount $47,816.62 Date 02/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANSKI, PHILIP N Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $47,816.17 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABER, KYLA M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $47,815.74 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, KATHY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,815.70 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ROBIN M Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $47,815.62 Date 10/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYSON, MARGARET R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,815.20 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTIA, GAIL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,814.98 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDREN, LINDA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,814.71 Date 08/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRIE, ANNETTE C Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $47,814.40 Date 05/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COY, BETSY Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,814.26 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NAPOLI, KIMBERLY L Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $47,814.12 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESSOURCES, MARIE AGNES Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,813.95 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLIEGEL, ELIZABETH M Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $47,813.88 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORCILO, HAJRIJA Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $47,813.84 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, SHARON R Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $47,813.83 Date 03/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOROBIALA, KIMBERLY S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $47,813.80 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FYFE, JANICE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,813.52 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, RAMONA F Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $47,813.22 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEASEL, CHARLES L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,813.10 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHER, MARY ANN E Employer name Hornell Housing Authority Amount $47,813.04 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, CARLA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,812.80 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGHTON, MARK W, JR Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $47,812.73 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KATHRYN M Employer name Albany County Amount $47,812.57 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSERMERE, AKEEM A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,812.54 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUTT, ADDISON L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,812.53 Date 02/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, CAROLE J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $47,812.44 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JAMES E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,812.35 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROLEI, JOSEPH A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $47,812.28 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System