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 COATES, MALCOLM K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,677.96 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANNESSEN, SCOTT R Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,677.80 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JOSEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,677.80 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTANA, ALICE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,677.76 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $47,677.50 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, CYNTHIA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,677.40 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RICHARD M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $47,677.18 Date 07/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, MICHAEL O Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,677.07 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBERT, CHAD J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $47,677.06 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, EILEEN F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,677.03 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONES, TIM L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,676.94 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAPPONE, JANE F Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $47,676.81 Date 03/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLNER, MICHELLE L Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $47,676.81 Date 07/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, PATRICIA L Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $47,676.45 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, SYLVIA A Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $47,676.32 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $47,676.29 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, COREY T Employer name Clifton Park Water Authority Amount $47,676.18 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEH, JOSEPH Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $47,676.03 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, LINDSAY M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $47,676.01 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARTORI, KAYLA R Employer name Columbia County Amount $47,675.90 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRCHILD, CAROL Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,675.85 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, AARON D Employer name Jefferson County Amount $47,675.74 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAINERD, TIMOTHY V Employer name Schoharie County Amount $47,675.73 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JEFFREY L, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,675.49 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, SAMUEL K Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $47,674.90 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, MARYALICE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,674.74 Date 04/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, DEBRA P Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,674.66 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMICK, JESSICA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,674.56 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLORZANO, YVONNE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,674.50 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, STEVEN F Employer name Town of Burns Amount $47,674.43 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKSYM, ROBERT B Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,674.22 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFRIES, TINA M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $47,673.89 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLEY, MARK D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $47,673.43 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, ROBERT S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $47,672.87 Date 07/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEY, DANIEL F Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $47,672.32 Date 06/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEROME, CLARK K Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $47,672.16 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERBANIC, RUTH ANN Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,672.11 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSIRONIS, ROXANN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,671.89 Date 08/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERLAN, ANTOINETTE M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $47,671.85 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRYSLER, GREGG E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $47,671.27 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, HENRY H, III Employer name Albany County Amount $47,670.83 Date 12/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZECH, FRANCES M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $47,670.75 Date 06/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALUZZI, MADELINE Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $47,670.65 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, KIMBERLY K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,670.44 Date 10/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, KIMBERLY J Employer name Allegany County Amount $47,670.30 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, ALICIA A Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $47,670.25 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFONSO, KIM L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $47,670.18 Date 06/14/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLIHER, LYNNE W R Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $47,670.08 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERMAK, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,669.89 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODECKER, LISA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $47,669.53 Date 02/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODE, BARBARA W Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $47,669.44 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, SAMUEL S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,669.28 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WAGNER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $47,669.27 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, FRANK J Employer name Village of Haverstraw Amount $47,668.81 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, SHIRLEY E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,668.57 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELD, BRYAN R Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,668.50 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIVATTONI, NATALIE J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $47,668.15 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, WADE W Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $47,667.97 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, JENNETTE L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $47,667.42 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,667.38 Date 07/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JOHANNA M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $47,667.36 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUSSA, HEATHER A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $47,667.09 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCARIA, KRISTEN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $47,666.99 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIER, STEPHEN Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $47,666.76 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, LORRAINE E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,666.51 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBOROWSKI, MATTHEW R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $47,666.39 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANAMAKER, WILLIAM Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $47,666.00 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIGEL, CYNTHIA M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $47,665.94 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ROBERT E, III Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,665.61 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBOW, HERBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,665.47 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, EVELYN G Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,665.37 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBASA, BABATUMDE D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $47,665.26 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKALSKI, LAURA A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $47,665.09 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, SHARON C Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $47,664.32 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSATO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $47,664.32 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, TINA L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,664.30 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLERY, TIMOTHY K Employer name Greece CSD Amount $47,664.19 Date 02/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUDE, THOMAS M Employer name Argyle CSD Amount $47,663.79 Date 07/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, GARY W Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $47,663.62 Date 07/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, EDWARD C Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $47,663.54 Date 12/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONPIETRO, KIM S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,663.50 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPENHAVER, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,663.50 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MARGARET A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $47,663.35 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSSA, LOUISE M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $47,663.33 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFER, JOSHUA N Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,663.28 Date 07/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTTS, BARBARA A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $47,663.21 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LAMONT B, JR Employer name Madison County Amount $47,663.09 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, SEAN P Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $47,663.00 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, ALISON K Employer name Allegany County Amount $47,662.68 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANT, STEPHANIE A Employer name Malone CSD Amount $47,662.54 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE KAR, DANIELLE M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $47,662.51 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $47,662.44 Date 04/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLIAN, THERESA R Employer name Rockland County Amount $47,662.08 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBERNARDO, LESLIE A Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $47,661.69 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANIM, IVY K Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,661.49 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ANGELA R Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,660.76 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCO, GUILLERMO Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,660.76 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EADDY, YOLANDA R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $47,660.74 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VINE, KEITH P Employer name Frankfort-Schuyler CSD Amount $47,660.71 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOANNE F Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $47,660.66 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System