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 COLON, RICHARD Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,769.86 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIATELA, RANDY W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,769.58 Date 11/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARREN, MARK R Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,769.58 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, MARLO A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,769.53 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, ERIC W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,769.30 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUGANS, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Erie County Amount $47,769.29 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, VICTORIA J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $47,769.28 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRIS, WILLIAM J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,769.10 Date 06/10/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JULIO, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,769.10 Date 12/23/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENO SZEWCZYK, LYNNE Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $47,768.78 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEHNLE, LISA E Employer name Schoharie Co Soil & Water Dist Amount $47,768.76 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, SANDRA L Employer name Franklin County Amount $47,768.75 Date 09/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBARGE, RAFFAELA Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $47,768.48 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMAN, DOREEN A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $47,768.37 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGIER, AMY M Employer name Wayne County Amount $47,768.32 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, E LISA Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $47,768.30 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCAPA, ANGEL J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,768.24 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, CLARA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,768.23 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBARON, TIMOTHY Q Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,768.06 Date 08/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, RUTH S Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $47,767.92 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURPEE, KATRINA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,767.58 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGERSON, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Clayton Amount $47,767.56 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, REBECCA L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $47,766.71 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORE, JONATHAN J Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $47,766.69 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEN, JOSEPH A Employer name Village of Warsaw Amount $47,766.57 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, DAVID M Employer name Essex County Amount $47,766.50 Date 05/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BEVERLY Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,766.03 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENEALLY, KEVIN T Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $47,766.01 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELO, KEELY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $47,765.88 Date 10/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBLALL, KENNETH N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $47,765.70 Date 12/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARGOL, RYSZARD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,765.51 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUOFF, MARIANNA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,765.05 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, CRYSTAL Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,765.03 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, GAIL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,764.56 Date 11/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDLOFF, CHRISTINE A Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $47,764.36 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, JOSEPH M Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,764.08 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNAAYS, MATTHEW J Employer name Webster CSD Amount $47,764.07 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, EDWARD J Employer name Oswego County Amount $47,764.05 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, LORELI L Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $47,763.97 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNATARO, CATHERINE Employer name Rockland County Amount $47,763.73 Date 03/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZEKALA, MARK A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,763.63 Date 01/05/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, LINDA M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $47,763.60 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI ROSE, VINCENT G Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $47,763.46 Date 06/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCEL, MARITZA Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $47,763.19 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, RICHARD H Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,763.07 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRYSTAL, REGINA Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $47,762.96 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSICK, KAITLYN S Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $47,762.94 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, SAMANTHA R Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $47,762.85 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEMURRO, ANNA Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $47,762.76 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, SANDRA E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,762.44 Date 09/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, MELISSA K Employer name Wayne County Amount $47,762.40 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWENGROS, GEORGE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,762.10 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATALANO, CLAIRE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $47,762.05 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GRACE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,761.89 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOFKOM, MICHAEL J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,761.76 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARZA-CORREA, SILVIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,761.68 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANS, JAMES S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,761.50 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, VIRGINIA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,761.44 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADILLO, EVELYN N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,761.30 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTENO, ARLENE C Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $47,761.19 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONUCCI, PETER A Employer name Genesee County Amount $47,760.65 Date 05/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, VERONICA M L Employer name Genesee County Amount $47,760.63 Date 11/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMAN, JAMES M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $47,760.54 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, MICHAEL J Employer name Oneida County Amount $47,760.54 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITHE, JENNIFER A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $47,760.37 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YELEN, SERPIL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,760.35 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNION, BEATRICE M Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $47,760.33 Date 09/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTKE, DAVID P Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $47,760.22 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, JAIME Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,760.15 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTI, LUCY S Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $47,760.07 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRADA, REGINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,759.82 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TAMELA L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $47,759.63 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Lumberland Amount $47,759.36 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHL, DARLENE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,759.07 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAMASSIMA, PATRICIA A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $47,758.92 Date 12/04/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBIAW, TERRY A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $47,758.92 Date 08/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, JANE M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $47,758.77 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, STEVEN D Employer name Town of Trenton Amount $47,758.66 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSAINT, ELSIE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $47,758.34 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, DEBRA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,758.21 Date 10/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD, RANDE L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $47,758.10 Date 01/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PATRICK M Employer name Town of North Harmony Amount $47,758.04 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,758.02 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHMAN, KURT W Employer name Broome County Amount $47,757.74 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, DOUGLAS R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $47,757.73 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDINO-SKELLY, DELORES F Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,757.69 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, MIKEISY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,757.50 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, KATHERINE A Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $47,757.45 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, JUSTIN P Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $47,757.20 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETZ, TIMOTHY E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $47,756.88 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, AMY D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,756.81 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUHU, MAHEY MUHAMMED Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $47,756.43 Date 11/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, CLAUDETTE Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $47,756.34 Date 11/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAROBEK, STEPHANIE L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,756.01 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKEL, FRANCIS C Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $47,755.72 Date 11/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RENZO, LISA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,755.57 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU FRESNE, TIMOTHY W Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $47,755.11 Date 02/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPLOW, ROSARIA Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $47,754.98 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, CARL W, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,754.76 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACKEY, LENORA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,754.58 Date 02/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System