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 LE CLAIRE, RACHELLE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,795.93 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, LINDA A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,795.87 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESTI, MARY ANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,795.66 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGO, JERMAINE Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $47,795.55 Date 07/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, ADRIANNE Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $47,795.46 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTINA, CHRISTINE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,795.35 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, MICHAEL Employer name City of Utica Amount $47,795.27 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARKEY, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,795.16 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, REBECCA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,795.14 Date 11/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEAL, DANIELLE S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,795.01 Date 08/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDEN, WILLIAM R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,794.76 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOGROSSI, YVONNE J Employer name Newfield CSD Amount $47,794.75 Date 08/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ERICA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,794.68 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBEJIAN, DUANE A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $47,794.66 Date 04/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, TIFFANY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,794.58 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINISTERO, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,794.50 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANDOLFO, BELINDA A Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $47,794.09 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, WILLIAM Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $47,793.99 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, DESMOND L Employer name Erie County Amount $47,793.91 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, MELISSA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,793.79 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADAMIO, NICHOLAS M Employer name Broome County Amount $47,793.63 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSELL, BRYAN E, SR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $47,793.36 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, DAVID D, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,793.24 Date 11/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, COLLEEN A Employer name Oswego County Amount $47,793.18 Date 08/22/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOURIDEH-ZIABARI, SEYEDEH M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,793.08 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIA, XAVIER F, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,793.03 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANGAVARAPU, KALYAN J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,792.95 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DONNA M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $47,792.86 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, AYOMA D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,792.85 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, SCOTT L Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $47,792.70 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEASE, KIMBERLY A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,792.38 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPACK, JEFFREY D Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $47,792.27 Date 02/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCARELLI, JOSEPH Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $47,792.27 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, JEFFREY D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,792.22 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINFREE, KATHRYN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,792.00 Date 04/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, WILLLIAM R Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $47,791.98 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $47,791.81 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGARRA, HOLLY A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $47,791.64 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, AMY L Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $47,791.55 Date 10/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGAN, WILLIAM J, II Employer name Genesee County Amount $47,790.62 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, PATRICK W Employer name Lisbon CSD Amount $47,790.40 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOW, JERI-LYN Employer name Franklin County Amount $47,790.39 Date 09/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEOTTA, NANCY K Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $47,790.28 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, STEVEN W Employer name Orleans County Amount $47,790.23 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, BRIAN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,790.22 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYBACZ, TAMMY L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,790.18 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, LINDA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,790.18 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LILLO, THOMAS Employer name City of Middletown Amount $47,790.10 Date 04/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTE, MARCEL Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $47,789.98 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL PIANO, MICHAEL J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,789.86 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, WENDY A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,789.86 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFER, ANITAJOYCE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,789.29 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, CAROLYN J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $47,789.25 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LORI L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $47,789.18 Date 09/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASILVA, FELICITA T Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $47,789.10 Date 04/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, JEREMY L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $47,789.07 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, RICHARD C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $47,788.70 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWORZANSKI, MICHAEL H Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $47,787.74 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEY, TODD P Employer name Town of Hancock Amount $47,787.43 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENBANJO, EBUN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,787.19 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,787.15 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, PATRICIA A Employer name Half Hollow Hills Comm Library Amount $47,786.98 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, VALERIE J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,786.92 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACTLAR, DEBORAH A Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $47,786.79 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCZEK, DAVID A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $47,786.40 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, KWAZI P Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $47,786.34 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHRICH, CHARLES L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $47,786.30 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JANEL M Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $47,786.15 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPELLIZZERI, JOHN A Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $47,786.14 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTAWAY, BARBARA E Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $47,786.03 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMSEL, LILLIAN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,786.03 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, KELLY R Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $47,785.76 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MICHAEL S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,785.26 Date 04/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, LISHA C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,785.05 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, MARIA B Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $47,784.57 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPSON, GLORIA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,784.30 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOR, KELLY M Employer name Oswego County Amount $47,783.83 Date 10/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORELLANA, MANUEL D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,783.43 Date 10/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPENHEIMER, JULIE E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,783.43 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREVETT-LA BOMBARDE, REBEKAH L Employer name Washington County Amount $47,783.26 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, ADAM J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $47,783.02 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAILE, CORRINNE A Employer name Genesee County Amount $47,782.93 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOE, ENRICA Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $47,782.80 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SADERS, DANIEL G Employer name Town of Denning Amount $47,782.78 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, BONNIE L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $47,782.51 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROGER Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $47,782.41 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, JACK W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $47,782.21 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, ADA M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $47,782.21 Date 02/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODFELLOW, DALE R Employer name Town of Cazenovia Amount $47,782.07 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAKANS, LESLIE A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $47,782.01 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCA, JOHN S Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $47,781.91 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAASE, GARY P Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $47,781.87 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL-SPEAR, LAURIE J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,781.71 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, CHERYLYN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,781.58 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGIN, SAMUEL S Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $47,781.55 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRENCH, BRYON R Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $47,781.50 Date 04/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELZER, MARY-JANE Employer name Saratoga County Amount $47,781.46 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEHN, SHARON L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $47,781.42 Date 09/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURANGE, BRIAN K, JR Employer name Town of Greenport Amount $47,781.41 Date 05/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, SHELLEY Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $47,781.32 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System