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 HELF, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $47,781.32 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, TRACEY M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,781.32 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CYNTHIA B Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $47,781.32 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TERRI A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $47,781.32 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYEA, APRIL J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $47,781.32 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANDO, JILL C Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $47,781.32 Date 10/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARKEY, ROBERT M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $47,781.28 Date 05/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONVILLE, LINDA A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $47,780.98 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLASS, JAMES E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,780.75 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCKETT, NATASHA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,780.67 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLINDMYER, CHERYL L Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $47,780.47 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHATTACHARYA, ARUP B Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,780.19 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETZNER, LISA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $47,779.99 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUL, MELISSA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,779.95 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMRAJH, RAMESH Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $47,779.94 Date 11/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANA, JESSICA Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $47,779.94 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIAS, YAHAIRA Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $47,779.94 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIELLE J Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $47,779.94 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $47,779.94 Date 11/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENLINGER, TYSON E Employer name Town of Highland Amount $47,779.89 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOGGETT, ALLEN M Employer name Oneida County Amount $47,779.86 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDLE, JONATHAN L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $47,779.84 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, AMY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,779.84 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, SAMUEL A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $47,779.65 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, CRAIG A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $47,779.57 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLASSA, JOELLE A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,779.39 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTRAVIA, ADAM J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $47,779.36 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, MARY L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $47,779.34 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, JAY Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $47,779.34 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADET, ZANIFFA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,779.34 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOVINO, ROSEMARIE Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $47,779.30 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AEBISCHER, JARED A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,779.19 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, KEVIN L Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $47,778.86 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVORD, MICHELLE S Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,778.84 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SARAH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,778.66 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULINO, YODANIA Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $47,778.55 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANIERI, JOSEPH L Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $47,778.46 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $47,777.86 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAVID F, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,777.71 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, HELEN J Employer name Greene County Amount $47,777.62 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROLA, BARRY J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $47,777.45 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETHAWAY, SHAWN Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $47,777.12 Date 02/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, JACQUELINE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $47,776.98 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, GEORGE M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $47,776.98 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTH, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,776.98 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACY, MARY B Employer name Elba CSD Amount $47,776.73 Date 12/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, DESIREE D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,776.62 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATLIN, AMY J Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $47,776.57 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNDEN, LORRAINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,776.50 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BUONO, STEFANI R Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,776.32 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTINGER, BRIAN K Employer name Orleans County Amount $47,776.25 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMANTATOS, MARCOS N Employer name Office For Technology Amount $47,776.18 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKS, VICTORIA S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,776.15 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADEN, SAMUEL T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,776.01 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANDREA C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $47,775.72 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, LISA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,775.65 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURACE, PATRICK D Employer name City of Rome Amount $47,775.60 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, LAURA A Employer name St Regis Falls CSD Amount $47,775.57 Date 10/21/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, FREDA B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $47,775.50 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENOCI, LUANNE M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $47,775.40 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIZARDO DE NUNEZ, MARIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,775.35 Date 06/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMPEY, CASSANDRA Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $47,775.29 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELLMAN, STEPHANIE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,775.22 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMO, JACK L Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $47,774.90 Date 12/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, CECILIA B Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,774.66 Date 11/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONOLD, LAURA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $47,774.52 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLASTRO, ANDREW F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,774.26 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NECOVSKI, MICHAEL L Employer name Lackawanna Mun Housing Auth Amount $47,774.25 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, THOMAS E Employer name Clinton County Amount $47,774.23 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ANDREW B Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,774.20 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRABICK, PENNY L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $47,774.08 Date 10/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DENISE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $47,774.01 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIN, JILL F Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $47,773.94 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHAD M Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $47,773.72 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKHTER, RAHEELA Employer name Rockland County Amount $47,773.56 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $47,773.55 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDIA, MICHAEL R Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $47,773.55 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETAUDIER, MARGARET R Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $47,773.54 Date 02/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADELMAN, BECKY M Employer name Albany County Amount $47,773.48 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZONEWSKI, CHRISTINE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,773.34 Date 02/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, SANDRA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,773.34 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKOLLA, PIERIN Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $47,773.20 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ANDREA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,773.14 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRODEY, MARGARET M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $47,772.93 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, LILLIAN B Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $47,772.87 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, SHERRY LEE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $47,772.77 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, EMILY H Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,772.31 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, TERRY M Employer name Essex County Amount $47,771.88 Date 01/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, BASILIO Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $47,771.77 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, KATHERINE M Employer name Village of West Haverstraw Amount $47,771.64 Date 03/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, ASHLEY N Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,771.50 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, BRANDI S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,771.01 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, WILLIAM C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,770.92 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPERD, MARGARETTE A Employer name Broome County Amount $47,770.91 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAMPP, ELIZABETH L Employer name Otsego County Amount $47,770.84 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVILLE, PAUL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,770.83 Date 05/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALMA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,770.72 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDER, MATTHEW R Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $47,770.68 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORENZO, SUSAN R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,770.57 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, ZACHARY T Employer name City of Kingston Amount $47,770.18 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System