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 ROESER, DEBRA L Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,420.14 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, SHARI L Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $47,420.12 Date 07/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATZA, NICOLE C Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $47,419.94 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BREUIL, SCOTT L Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $47,419.76 Date 10/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, SHIRLEE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,419.68 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USAS, JEFFREY S Employer name Broome County Amount $47,419.55 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKRZEWSKI, MICHAEL P Employer name Erie County Amount $47,419.35 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTS, LEAH M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $47,419.29 Date 03/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERA, MARVALYN D Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $47,419.19 Date 11/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDERMAN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $47,419.18 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORZUMATO, LISA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,419.15 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, JOHN J, JR Employer name City of Oswego Amount $47,418.72 Date 06/25/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTER, ANDREW J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,418.72 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, JENNIFER L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,418.59 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNLEY, JENNIFER A Employer name Orange County Amount $47,418.59 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, JULIE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,418.56 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, JAMES E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,418.42 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEBERT, BARBARA J Employer name Kendall CSD Amount $47,418.23 Date 01/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, MARK J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,418.05 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $47,417.85 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, CAROLYN M Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $47,417.78 Date 08/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGHEDO, OSARO Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $47,417.77 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGRADY, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,417.48 Date 12/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, WAYNE A Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $47,417.04 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, DANIEL O Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,416.91 Date 05/17/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSHAW, ROBERT N Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $47,416.75 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVREAU, MICHAEL C Employer name Clinton County Amount $47,416.70 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOECKELER, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $47,416.63 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KIMBERLY S Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,416.44 Date 02/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCASTER, BERT Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,416.25 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZEL, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $47,416.11 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEICHMAN, CURT J Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $47,416.07 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEFFREY L Employer name Town of Hanover Amount $47,415.91 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEALO, DAVID A Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $47,415.83 Date 05/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XANTHUS, STEPHANIE L Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $47,415.55 Date 10/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYATIGORSKY, TATYANA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $47,415.53 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYTFARB, TATYANA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $47,415.53 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, RACHEL J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $47,414.80 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JEAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,414.55 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINISCE, ERIC M Employer name Village of Lyons Amount $47,414.44 Date 03/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, MICHAEL S Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,414.32 Date 01/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, NATALIE O Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $47,414.10 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEEBLE, THOMAS G Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,413.98 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, TANYA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,413.80 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, PATRICIA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,413.50 Date 06/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCKY, LORETHA H Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,413.39 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, STEVEN N Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $47,413.32 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, GARRICK L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,413.16 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOTZ, BARBARA Employer name Highland CSD Amount $47,413.15 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISS, STEPHEN R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,413.08 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, LUIS G Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $47,413.04 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, ELOUISE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,412.90 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, FREDERICK H, JR Employer name Johnsburg CSD Amount $47,412.88 Date 05/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, FRANK Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,412.61 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITIMI, PAUL O Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $47,412.40 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELCARSKI, ERIC P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $47,412.39 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, CASMIC J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,412.33 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINRICH, AMANDA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,412.27 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Town of Victor Amount $47,412.16 Date 09/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANDRIDGE, STEVEN C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $47,411.71 Date 02/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, GREGORY L Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $47,411.04 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULON, DONNA M Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $47,411.00 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLIN, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $47,411.00 Date 05/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAING, JUDITH Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,410.97 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LOIS H Employer name Town of Lenox Amount $47,410.59 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, ALLISON R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $47,410.44 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, IVETTE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,410.28 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, PATRICIA Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $47,410.27 Date 11/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, THOMAS R, JR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $47,409.94 Date 10/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLLBRECHT, DANIEL P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,409.84 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDI, VIVIENNE A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,409.62 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, ANTOINETTE M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $47,409.62 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKAY, GARY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,409.48 Date 03/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPER, GEORGE J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $47,409.34 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AREVALO, FRANCISCO J Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,409.34 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SEAN E Employer name Town of Tusten Amount $47,408.80 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERZOSA, SHIRLENE A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $47,408.75 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERJAVEC, SARA V Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $47,408.65 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DAVID W Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,408.52 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, ANDREW R Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $47,408.36 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODESTRO, CARMEN M Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $47,407.94 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINEYARD, PETER J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $47,407.85 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ERIC C Employer name Town of Wellsville Amount $47,407.85 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTNOWSKY, GIL Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $47,407.80 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNIA, ANTHONY P Employer name Erie County Amount $47,407.67 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKINSHAW, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Lysander Amount $47,407.54 Date 11/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEANEY, MAUREEN Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $47,406.77 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, ENXIN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,406.75 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOKHTARI, MOHAMMADREZA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $47,406.58 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVALLES, JESSICA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,406.44 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ANTHONY Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $47,406.30 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARALABAKIS, NANCY L Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $47,406.30 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,406.10 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, ROBERT E Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,406.09 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, MICHAEL R Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $47,405.87 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLET, LISA Employer name Oneida County Amount $47,405.80 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, CARL M Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $47,405.78 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRICO, WILLIAM A Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $47,405.75 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, HENRY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $47,405.19 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, CASSANDRA E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,405.19 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System