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 ESPINOZA, MAURICIO A Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $47,754.34 Date 03/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PALMA, ANN M Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $47,754.32 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, TINA M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $47,754.10 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKAVY, JONATHAN Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $47,753.98 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEKER, AMY L Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $47,753.94 Date 01/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN BAPTISTE, MARCEL Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $47,753.82 Date 11/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BADIA, EDWARD J Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $47,753.54 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DOROTHY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,753.54 Date 04/30/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERQUA-MASA, MARIA Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $47,753.49 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, RONALD H Employer name Town of Ellery Amount $47,753.27 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTROFF, RACHEL A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,753.22 Date 05/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JEFFREY D Employer name Town of Ellery Amount $47,753.21 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELACQUA, MELISSA G Employer name Town of Sand Lake Amount $47,752.99 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZE, ANDREW M Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,752.82 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORANT, JESSICA M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $47,752.75 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGIOVANNI, REBECCA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,752.47 Date 12/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERGE, DARIA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,752.47 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JUNETT N Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,751.79 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVO, ROSARIO D Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $47,751.78 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVERDE, LAURENCE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,751.77 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, MATHEW, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,751.60 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BRUCE C Employer name Town of Stockholm Amount $47,751.58 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DAVID E Employer name Oswego County Amount $47,751.27 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, CYNTHIA L Employer name Town of Union Amount $47,751.24 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLEERY, BRIAN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,750.94 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEAU, CHARLOTTE L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $47,750.91 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDOLINA, GIOVANNI Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $47,750.80 Date 01/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KRISTOPHER D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $47,750.66 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADWICK, MARK S Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $47,750.38 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLCOX, HEIDI Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $47,750.36 Date 06/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, MARY E Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $47,750.23 Date 01/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABASYAN, SUSANNA Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,750.04 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JOEL H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,749.99 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASKOWICZ, BRYAN W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,749.65 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, PATRICKA K Employer name Albany County Amount $47,749.21 Date 05/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JEFFREY S Employer name Clinton County Amount $47,749.11 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, WENDY D Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $47,748.99 Date 11/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, ANDREW J, III Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $47,748.99 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BRULE, PATRICIA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,748.92 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, THOMAS J Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $47,748.76 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, MARY E Employer name Oswego County Amount $47,748.40 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Town of Delaware Amount $47,748.38 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, FREDERICK W Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $47,748.27 Date 02/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUGER, ROBERT J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $47,748.22 Date 03/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUM, NATHAN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $47,748.21 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELTY, SHIRLEY A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $47,748.20 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAASDORP, DANIEL E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,747.99 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, PATRICK M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,747.96 Date 11/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARHAFER, GRETCHEN N Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,747.96 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, PAMELA R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,747.96 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DWAYNE D Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $47,747.83 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, LOU ANNE Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $47,747.79 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, MARISOL Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $47,747.71 Date 03/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LINDA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,747.58 Date 03/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRLEY, SHARON L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,747.00 Date 05/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLASANTI, JAYME C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,746.97 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALEO, MARIA T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,746.92 Date 01/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMP, THOMAS M Employer name Orange County Amount $47,746.82 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRIX, KEITH J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,746.76 Date 07/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITER, JOSEPH E Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $47,746.67 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGMAN, KARL G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $47,746.64 Date 12/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTON, BELINDA J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,746.64 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATEER, LORA J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $47,746.64 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, REGINALD J, JR Employer name Town of Keene Amount $47,746.64 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, STEVEN C Employer name Village of Saugerties Amount $47,746.52 Date 03/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYEA, MARYELLEN C Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $47,746.44 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, SHANTE T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,746.29 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, MARY E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,746.27 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA, STEPHANIE M Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $47,745.79 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETER, RAYMOND T, II Employer name Town of Hamlin Amount $47,745.75 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONGEON, SANDRA A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $47,745.52 Date 09/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERWIN, LISA Employer name City of Albany Amount $47,745.49 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRIMON, CAMILLE P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,745.48 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, JAMES H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $47,745.39 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONERO, CARLOS A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $47,744.77 Date 07/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, TIMOTHY L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $47,744.25 Date 02/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNING, MARIE E Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $47,743.62 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTS, TONYA L Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $47,743.56 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, MARILYN L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $47,743.54 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUHIGG, JAMES J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $47,743.32 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, SUSAN V Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,742.77 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABUJO, LUISA I Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,742.51 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, JESUS Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $47,742.28 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, AMANDA R Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $47,742.19 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUEGER, ANITA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,742.14 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, CRAIG R Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,741.81 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCITORE-NEBOLINI, CYNTHIA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,741.74 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGARTNER, ALICE M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,741.59 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ERIC D Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $47,741.31 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCK, BRIAN D Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $47,741.23 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAVENA, ROBERT Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $47,741.07 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, ADAM J Employer name Town of Corinth Amount $47,741.00 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPROWICZ, COLIN E Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $47,740.67 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLOCA, ANGELA M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $47,740.28 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACELL, REBEKAH L Employer name Oneida County Amount $47,740.25 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES-SULLIVAN, TANYA Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $47,740.16 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPARANO, STEPHANIE R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $47,740.09 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLER, JOHN P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $47,739.95 Date 05/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINARD, SHATEEMA S Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $47,739.49 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCZKO, SABINA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,739.38 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System