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 SHARMA, RAJEEV Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,372.96 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, KAREN A Employer name Oneida County Amount $47,372.78 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, DIANNA Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $47,372.71 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANSEN, DUANE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,372.55 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, JOHNATHAN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $47,372.53 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, MAX W Employer name Town of Amity Amount $47,372.52 Date 06/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, VERNON E Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $47,372.37 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGROTE, DEANA L Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $47,372.03 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUSY, BRIAN D Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $47,371.98 Date 02/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, KATHRYN L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,371.96 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOSSENS, REBECCA S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,371.85 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESUE, MICHELE A Employer name Tioga County Amount $47,371.81 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERAK, BERNADETTE Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $47,371.59 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRICHARRAN, LILOWTIE Employer name Long Beach Housing Authority Amount $47,371.51 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, THOMAS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,371.38 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSINSKI, JOHN F Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $47,370.86 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTO, GARY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,370.68 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARONY, HORACE J, III Employer name Genesee County Amount $47,370.65 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, PAMELA J Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,370.48 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROWNER, SYDNY D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $47,370.27 Date 11/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMFIELD, DARLEEN K Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $47,370.25 Date 09/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATT, SUZANNE E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,369.94 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, CHARLENE D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,369.92 Date 02/14/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, DANIELLE Employer name Cortland County Amount $47,369.85 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEY, RICHARD Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $47,369.85 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, DEBORAH A Employer name Clifton-Fine CSD Amount $47,369.79 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECHAM, JOHN R Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $47,369.52 Date 05/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, NANCY L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $47,369.39 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLIN, NICOLA N Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $47,369.32 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, TODD W Employer name Town of Ellery Amount $47,369.23 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, ALLISON M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,369.03 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, SANDRA L Employer name Oakfield-Alabama CSD Amount $47,369.00 Date 08/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DOROTHY Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $47,368.78 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRIAM, GWENDOLYN R Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $47,368.60 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANTREESE, RICHARD Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,368.26 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JENNIFER M Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,368.20 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNE, DEBORAH L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,367.96 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIOL, JASON G Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $47,367.88 Date 01/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, MICHAEL F Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $47,367.79 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, SANDRA G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,367.66 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUHLER, MAUREEN A Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $47,367.48 Date 02/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, BOBBY J, JR Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $47,367.36 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WICKE, MICHAEL Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $47,367.30 Date 11/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCELLONA, KRISTEN N Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $47,367.27 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, HEATHER M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $47,367.23 Date 10/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, AMANDO B Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $47,367.22 Date 06/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAREMSKI, JESSICA L Employer name Genesee County Amount $47,367.05 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAN DELL A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $47,367.04 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUDZINSKI, JOHN D Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $47,367.00 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOY, MELISSA P Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $47,366.95 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASSANO, CARMEN J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $47,366.88 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, SHARON A Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $47,366.77 Date 12/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNIS, SHAWN L, MR Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $47,366.59 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBANKS, ALLYSHA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,366.27 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, EDWARD G, III Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,366.12 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLEY, KEVIN B Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $47,365.62 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JEFFREY C Employer name Town of Beekmantown Amount $47,364.92 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEERE, DOUGLAS A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,364.83 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGBY, DARLENE Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $47,364.80 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, DAVID D Employer name Livingston County Amount $47,364.80 Date 05/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, DELLA M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $47,364.70 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, RACHAEL E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $47,364.49 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILL, LEE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,364.43 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, PETER J, JR Employer name Chemung County Amount $47,364.39 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRENZEL-LEE, SUCHEN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $47,364.19 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVINA, JAZETT Employer name Department of State Amount $47,363.61 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, RANDY A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,363.56 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, VERONICA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,363.47 Date 04/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEERCKEN, KEVIN D Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $47,363.18 Date 03/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIOTTI, ANGELO P Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,363.17 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDONEZ, JENNIFER M Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $47,363.16 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLK, LINDA L Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $47,363.01 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JONATHAN T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,362.84 Date 05/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSTON MICCIO, COLLEEN P Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $47,362.70 Date 09/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, ROGER S Employer name Town of Rockland Amount $47,362.44 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOVIN, GELSOMINE Employer name Albany County Amount $47,362.31 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PAULA, CHRISTINA M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $47,362.20 Date 09/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOHN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $47,362.16 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, BETH A Employer name Schuyler County Amount $47,362.10 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, LUCY M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $47,362.03 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBERLIN, MARIE E Employer name Orange County Amount $47,361.97 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, LORRI A Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $47,361.82 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGILL, FELECIA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,361.78 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, ANN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,361.33 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, HARRY A, SR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $47,361.12 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINETTE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,361.03 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, ANN C Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $47,360.87 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, NELSON E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,360.53 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURSON, SARA E Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $47,360.50 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DEBORAH A Employer name Oneida County Amount $47,360.15 Date 11/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, KATHLEEN Employer name Broome County Amount $47,359.86 Date 02/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISBO, ELIZABETH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,359.79 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LING, RONALD J, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $47,359.76 Date 02/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOSHUA T Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $47,359.69 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, ROY W, JR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $47,359.61 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, GAIL A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,359.30 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOWSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Vernon Amount $47,359.00 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, DOROTHY J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,358.82 Date 02/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAU, ERIC T Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $47,358.78 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK R Employer name Madison County Amount $47,358.45 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System