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 DECOLA, ELIZABETH M Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $47,436.57 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAWAB, ABDUL Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $47,436.31 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPIERRO-KROTZ, MELISSA C Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $47,436.29 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, ROBERT S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $47,436.02 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECIO, MAYDA Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,435.78 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, LISA A Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $47,435.55 Date 12/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYDEN, BOBBI-JEAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,435.52 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAXLER, GENE A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $47,435.34 Date 02/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PERSIIS, RUDOLPH F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,435.15 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, ALISHA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,434.80 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SCOTT C Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $47,434.74 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, DONALD M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $47,434.72 Date 06/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LINDA B Employer name Oneida County Amount $47,434.71 Date 05/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, KIM M Employer name Chemung County Amount $47,434.21 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, SHELDON L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,434.18 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, CHAD K Employer name Town of Colton Amount $47,434.07 Date 04/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASZEWSKI, CARRIE L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $47,433.73 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSWIT, ELIZABETH E Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,433.59 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, JAMES R Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $47,433.47 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, STANLEY O Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $47,433.41 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, DEBORAH L Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $47,433.30 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHOCK, LYNN M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $47,433.30 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELL, SANDRA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,432.88 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, JOHN J Employer name Margaretville CSD Amount $47,432.87 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMON, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $47,432.27 Date 03/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, KIMBERLY Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $47,432.23 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHRR, KEVIN M Employer name Village of Williamsville Amount $47,432.05 Date 01/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDERSON, BERNADETTE A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $47,432.03 Date 11/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDRIEL, EMILY U Employer name Greenwich CSD Amount $47,431.93 Date 11/16/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, WILLIS J Employer name Fulton County Amount $47,431.79 Date 06/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDNER, PHILIP F Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $47,431.02 Date 04/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOWIE, JAMES E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,430.92 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, KURT A Employer name Penn Yan Bd of Light Commis Amount $47,430.62 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENER, JOHN A Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $47,430.55 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, JANET Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,430.48 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, RENEE M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $47,429.92 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JUSTICE E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $47,429.90 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROLAND S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,429.58 Date 11/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, LINDA A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $47,429.41 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, KENNETH L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $47,429.38 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASER, MARY E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,429.24 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, SHARON K Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $47,429.20 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GREGORIO, JOSEPH G Employer name Oswego County Amount $47,429.20 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, STUART E Employer name Oswego County Amount $47,429.20 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERTEFEUILLE, MICHELLE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,428.94 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, EDWARD G Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,428.93 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEMBERTON, TINA Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $47,428.88 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLSEY, TIMOTHY W Employer name Town of Lysander Amount $47,428.73 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVIN, DONNA J Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $47,428.50 Date 10/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENT, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $47,428.42 Date 04/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, LINDA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $47,428.17 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, REGINA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $47,428.00 Date 05/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMMETT, JEFFREY C Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $47,427.96 Date 02/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, GILBERT Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,427.90 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKWEATHER, JAMES E Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $47,427.83 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CSOGI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $47,427.80 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, LAURA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,427.60 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAGAN, RENEE M Employer name Webster CSD Amount $47,427.46 Date 04/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CHRIS J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $47,427.40 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, PAULA J Employer name Franklin County Amount $47,427.36 Date 11/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, LESLEY J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $47,427.34 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, KAREN R Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $47,427.25 Date 12/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERS, THOMAS Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $47,427.24 Date 10/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, JOEL Employer name Town of Lake George Amount $47,427.16 Date 11/27/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEHLEY, ERIN M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $47,427.04 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,426.91 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVEY, TERRI Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $47,426.54 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, RICHARD E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $47,426.52 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFER, SANDRA J Employer name Washington County Amount $47,426.51 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MARK E Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $47,426.43 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCURI, SALVATORE J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $47,426.29 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, TONY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $47,426.24 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISSEN, KATHERINE J Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $47,426.23 Date 07/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CINDY Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,425.97 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORN, CHRISTINA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,425.74 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, JAKEA S Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $47,425.19 Date 07/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JEREMY R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,424.97 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONE, JULIE A Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $47,424.47 Date 11/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLAND, JULIE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $47,424.47 Date 02/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACKO, THOMAS Employer name Rockland County Amount $47,424.23 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENEALY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,423.94 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINTHAL, BRUCE D Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,423.87 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANDING, KATHALEEN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,423.71 Date 09/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ABDUL J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $47,423.70 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CAROL N Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,423.45 Date 07/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERY, STEVEN H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,423.37 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, BRENDA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,423.08 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCE, RYAN S Employer name Tioga County Amount $47,422.59 Date 12/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRERA, MARIA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $47,422.11 Date 03/31/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MATHILDA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,421.74 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, VINCENZO, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,421.55 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEGEL, PATRICIA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,421.49 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERN, SCOTT C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,421.47 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESHER, JAMIE B Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $47,421.41 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMCHIK, THOMAS J Employer name City of Oneida Amount $47,421.23 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASOCCO, MARC T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $47,420.99 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASKER, TIM Employer name Albany County Amount $47,420.80 Date 01/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DAVID R Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,420.68 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUELL, TYLER C Employer name Oneida County Amount $47,420.65 Date 12/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRALLI, BRADLEY L Employer name Town of Bolivar Amount $47,420.60 Date 03/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System