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 WAITE, WAYNE M Employer name Town of Hadley Amount $47,692.89 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, NANCY E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,692.84 Date 04/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, AMANDA N Employer name Seneca County Amount $47,692.82 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVANO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $47,692.59 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALETTA, PETER C, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $47,692.48 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHATLEY, JEHAN T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,692.39 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COLLUM, JOANNE P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,692.15 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALESSANDRO, RALPH J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,692.15 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FORCE, EILEEN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,691.74 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELTER, JAMES M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,691.58 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, TIMOTHY R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,691.42 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, SERINA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,691.32 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LORI A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,691.10 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUTREY, KAREN M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $47,691.06 Date 06/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, TEVIN T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,690.73 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCHI-DAVIDSON, ANN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,690.60 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPROMETOV, VITALIY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,690.50 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERHARDT, DEBORAH K Employer name Waterville CSD Amount $47,689.90 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, PATRICIA Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $47,689.87 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIACENTE, JASON T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,689.72 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, AMBER L Employer name Town of Wolcott Amount $47,689.65 Date 06/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MONICA K Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,689.57 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIS, KAREN P Employer name Washington County Amount $47,689.29 Date 02/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CASSANDRA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,689.28 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROSE M Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $47,689.20 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERA, MARTIN M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $47,688.91 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, BRIAN N Employer name Albany County Amount $47,688.22 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, ROGER A Employer name Lewis County Amount $47,688.18 Date 08/04/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOULON, SYLVIE B Employer name Sullivan County Amount $47,688.06 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, PAIGE M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $47,687.43 Date 05/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOISI, KRISTEN J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $47,687.31 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBREY, SHELLEY A Employer name Albany County Amount $47,687.28 Date 02/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, HOLLY L Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $47,687.28 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JENNIFER L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $47,687.00 Date 11/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAMIDA, JOHN P Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $47,686.96 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, DESTIN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,686.92 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLOR, KEITH I Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,686.81 Date 10/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZELTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $47,686.80 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGER, LARRY S Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,686.76 Date 10/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, TERRI E Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $47,686.57 Date 11/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTO, JESSICA A Employer name Clinton County Amount $47,686.51 Date 04/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ASHLEY M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,686.50 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUVER, JILL S Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $47,686.01 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, LAUREEN J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,685.92 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEMELT, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,685.41 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINS, DEREK T Employer name Hamilton County Amount $47,685.31 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VERE, MICHAEL S Employer name Cayuga County Amount $47,685.28 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAAC, STEPHEN J H Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $47,685.18 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, COURTNEY A Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $47,684.71 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLASINSKI, JOSEPH S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,684.68 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINEIRO, SHANNON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,684.56 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, KATHLEEN Employer name Franklin County Amount $47,684.20 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, LISA B Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $47,684.10 Date 11/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORHOUSE, TRICIA S Employer name Erie County Amount $47,683.93 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LYNN S Employer name Village of Sackets Harbor Amount $47,683.90 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MAUREEN C Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $47,683.58 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, MISTY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $47,683.36 Date 01/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, CLAUDIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,683.14 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, FRED, JR Employer name Village of Hillburn Amount $47,683.00 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUREN, GWENDOLYN D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,682.96 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFKA, ANN F Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $47,682.80 Date 09/01/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIAS, ROBERT E Employer name Village of Belmont Amount $47,682.70 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTH, DAVID T Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $47,682.69 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, VONNA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,682.56 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAM, DANIELLE P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,682.49 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFYN, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $47,682.43 Date 02/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, ERIC L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,682.23 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, LISA A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $47,682.22 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABIUSO, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,682.06 Date 08/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, ANTONINE Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $47,681.89 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, NANCY A Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $47,681.67 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTBROOK, MEGHAN C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,681.66 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISBETT, DAVID I Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $47,681.64 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRKETT, KATHLEEN Employer name Sullivan County Amount $47,681.60 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFRANCESCO, CHARLES R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,681.57 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMONACO, PHILLIP J Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $47,681.42 Date 12/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, JODI L Employer name Hancock CSD Amount $47,681.37 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGUELA, SARAH E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $47,680.98 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRED, JEFFREY L Employer name Broome County Amount $47,680.78 Date 11/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, TODD C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $47,680.73 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, JEREMY S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,680.41 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIXBY, RENE A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $47,680.25 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, WILLIAM J, III Employer name Town of Brunswick Amount $47,680.22 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKEN, SHARONA I Employer name Putnam County Amount $47,680.15 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDELA, DENISE L Employer name City of Middletown Amount $47,679.91 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DESRIE J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $47,679.73 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMINS, LINDA D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,679.67 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBEN, KAREN A Employer name Orange County Amount $47,679.66 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMISTO, DIANE Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $47,679.17 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLACK, KIMBERLY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,678.94 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINGARDNER, LYNN MARIE Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,678.84 Date 10/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSARDO, DEBORAH A Employer name Erie County Amount $47,678.70 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ORLANDO Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,678.67 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKNELL, JEANMARIE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $47,678.41 Date 03/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, SUSAN E Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $47,678.39 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STETZ, ANNA P Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $47,678.27 Date 04/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADSWORTH, KRISTINA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,678.27 Date 08/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNESON, BROOKS M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,678.22 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMLIN, EILLEEN E Employer name Remsen CSD Amount $47,678.20 Date 06/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFMANN, GINA Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $47,678.06 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System