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 MATA, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,708.79 Date 10/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, ANNE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,708.78 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATA, PETER J Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,708.76 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPTON, TAMMY L Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,708.76 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, MAE H Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,708.74 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYHARATH, ROSAMOND Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,708.72 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULINO, RICHARD A Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,708.72 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DANIEL R Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $47,708.46 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIGO, LORRAINE J Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $47,708.09 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SANDRA J Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $47,707.86 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLIAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Broome County Amount $47,707.50 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, DEBRA A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $47,706.99 Date 04/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, EDWIN Employer name Town of Highlands Amount $47,706.97 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, TABITHA B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,706.70 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, RONALD A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $47,706.65 Date 05/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARIELLO, WENDY J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,706.53 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMEROD, JACK H Employer name Town of Catskill Amount $47,706.47 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, ADRIAN A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $47,706.11 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREVEAN, LYNDA M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $47,706.02 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITZ, VICTORIA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $47,705.88 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSS, KEITH J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,705.82 Date 12/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JACQUELINE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,705.77 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLERMAN, MARLA Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $47,705.74 Date 07/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYLES, SHANE M C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,705.66 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYCOX, VERONICA Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $47,705.44 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WALLACE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,705.28 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINDONE, MARIA T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,705.25 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROBERT R Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $47,704.55 Date 05/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RORIE, CHARLES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $47,704.54 Date 07/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERSON, MICHELLE R Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $47,704.47 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALLY, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $47,704.00 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, TRACEY L Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $47,703.76 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEODORE, RENAUD Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $47,703.74 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYBUL, LYNNE M Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $47,703.33 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTENO, JUDITH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,703.22 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BENJAMIN Employer name Education Department Amount $47,703.13 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYEN, JENNIFER N Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $47,702.87 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSEPOWICZ, MICHAEL J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $47,702.58 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNEJO, NADIUSKA D Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $47,702.50 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIN, TAHIRAH Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $47,702.40 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHR, JAMES R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,702.22 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BERGEN, CAROL S Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $47,701.95 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, CHRISTINA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,701.81 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLESTER, TONYA M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $47,701.75 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, EUGENE S Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $47,701.72 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, HELEN M Employer name City of Beacon Amount $47,701.43 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MICHELLE L Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $47,701.25 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BRENDA L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $47,701.19 Date 07/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNEVIE, GILDA G Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $47,700.84 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, ROBIN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,700.64 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TAMARA G Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $47,700.64 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANGE, THOMAS R Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,700.42 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGFORD, CRAIG M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,700.32 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MONSTOY, JENNIFER M Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,700.23 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, SCOTT K Employer name Village of Dolgeville Amount $47,700.20 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON-THOMAS, NAIJA O Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,700.06 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULYSSE, CARLINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,699.98 Date 07/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MOLLY C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,699.62 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTI, BRIAN C Employer name Seneca County Amount $47,699.62 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS-BRAUNER, MARY L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $47,699.60 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHLE, NICOLE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,699.03 Date 05/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIO, STEPHANIE M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $47,699.00 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, MELANIE R Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $47,698.99 Date 11/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BARBARA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,698.49 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISKEN, LORRAINE Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $47,698.48 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZIONE, KAREN J Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $47,698.48 Date 03/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAPES, SARA E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,698.44 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUATTROCIOCHI, ROBERT J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,698.38 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, LUIS A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $47,698.38 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATAL, NANCY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $47,698.38 Date 01/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUKAUF, KIMBERLY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,698.36 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, JACQUELYN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,698.28 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, ANDREA L Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $47,698.10 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINES, SHAKARA S Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $47,697.86 Date 12/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSHNER, SCOTT Employer name Town of La Fayette Amount $47,697.74 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARNO, MARK C Employer name Clinton County Amount $47,696.91 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, JUDY A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $47,696.50 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULTER, GINA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $47,696.48 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROYAL V Employer name Lisbon CSD Amount $47,696.40 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, ABRAHAM Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $47,696.37 Date 07/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $47,696.28 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHETSELL, BRIAN B Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $47,696.26 Date 01/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURDIVANT, JULIA A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $47,695.98 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALFAS, KIM M, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,695.63 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREGLIA, GERARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,695.53 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPLEYE, JESSICA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,695.52 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, AMANUEL Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,695.38 Date 01/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JAMES F Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,695.36 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, JOSEPH E Employer name Village of Cobleskill Amount $47,695.33 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, VANCE E Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,695.32 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKENS, ELAINE Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,694.68 Date 11/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELIG, KELLY E Employer name City of Rome Amount $47,694.64 Date 06/26/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLA, ZACHARY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,694.40 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINO, ELIZABETH B Employer name Herkimer County Amount $47,694.39 Date 01/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, EDWARD A Employer name Town of Lyons Amount $47,693.89 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANDO, DEBRA A Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $47,693.60 Date 07/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHNKEN, PETER Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,693.55 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, ROBERT M Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $47,693.33 Date 07/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADDLEMIRE, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $47,693.05 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASIO, JOHN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $47,692.97 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System