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 HEPWORTH, RITA A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $47,358.42 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, FLORENCE E Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $47,358.38 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALET, TIMOTHY F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,358.23 Date 02/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZULA, TINA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,358.08 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $47,358.08 Date 04/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ALVIN W Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $47,358.07 Date 08/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, NANCY J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $47,358.06 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, ERIC L Employer name Oceanside Fire District Amount $47,358.00 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, RICHARD C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,357.82 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS-SMITH, MARY J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $47,357.57 Date 08/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, ROBIN L Employer name Madison County Amount $47,357.51 Date 10/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAERTSCHI, ADAM M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,357.10 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, KENNETH E Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,357.09 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING-BARRINGTON, ANITA Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $47,357.02 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CALLAGHAN, KRISTIN L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $47,356.80 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSZTOFF, STEPHEN L Employer name Legislative Library Amount $47,356.79 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES-ROLFE, FAITH Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $47,356.76 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIENDS, AMY M Employer name Broome County Amount $47,356.70 Date 01/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, PHILIP M Employer name Town of Yorkshire Amount $47,356.56 Date 07/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, ANDRES Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,356.37 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, PAULA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,356.01 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSSINE, EMILIA M Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $47,355.99 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDEN-LAIL, CARMELA M Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $47,355.44 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAGKAS, MICHAIL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,355.26 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, TAYNA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,355.06 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, DENISE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,354.90 Date 03/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, BETTY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,354.90 Date 02/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNAVITA, RICHARD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,354.90 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDHOP, PATRICIA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,354.90 Date 01/10/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, LAURIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,354.90 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCK, NANCY A Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $47,354.43 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROBIN R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $47,354.05 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMERI, MAEGAN E Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $47,353.40 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, VANESSA V Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,353.30 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LISA A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $47,352.82 Date 08/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,352.80 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCARELLA, FANCHEA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,352.80 Date 06/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,352.80 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, KIM Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $47,352.51 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, ROBIN J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,352.36 Date 02/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTER, PAMELA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,352.36 Date 12/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, TIMOTHY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $47,352.35 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGEL, DONALD C Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $47,352.35 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ-GOLEY, EVA P Employer name Rockland County Amount $47,352.30 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEY, JASON A Employer name Village of Massena Amount $47,352.18 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYSE, CHINASA N Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $47,351.89 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ELISE A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,351.76 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATA, ANTHONY Employer name Village of Rhinebeck Amount $47,351.62 Date 10/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, MOHAMMAD Q Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $47,351.40 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAULFIELD, LIAM C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,351.35 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURGOS, PEDRO A Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $47,351.20 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPS, NANCY M Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $47,351.20 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGROVE, MICHAEL Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $47,351.20 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBIN, RYAN C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $47,351.20 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Watertown Housing Authority Amount $47,351.08 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPE, EMILY J Employer name Department of State Amount $47,350.90 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, JACQUELINE R Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $47,350.55 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GLORIA A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $47,350.51 Date 10/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, SARAH E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,350.47 Date 02/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Seneca County Amount $47,350.22 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, COLLIN A Employer name City of Batavia Amount $47,349.94 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, MICHELE M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $47,349.72 Date 02/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVINESS, EMEOSHEKA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $47,349.69 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, BRETT E Employer name Town of Chester Amount $47,349.69 Date 04/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUANNO, LINDA D Employer name Town of Islip Amount $47,349.52 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASH, NANCY J Employer name So Farmingdale Water District Amount $47,349.19 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, SANDRA M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $47,349.06 Date 08/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, VIRGINIA P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,348.93 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, NICHOLAS D Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $47,348.80 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTIS, KEITH W Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $47,348.73 Date 06/07/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, ROHAN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,348.66 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, SHERYL A Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $47,348.63 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, ROBERT S Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $47,348.62 Date 06/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, PAUL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $47,348.60 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHERRI L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,348.58 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, NICHOLAS J Employer name Genesee County Amount $47,348.56 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAESTELLA, CHERYL K Employer name Hamilton County Amount $47,348.26 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSPINA, KAREN M Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $47,348.20 Date 10/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, ROBERT P Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,348.09 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRICE, JEANETTE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,348.09 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONOGHUE, CAROL A Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $47,347.85 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, CLAIRE V Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $47,347.75 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, THOMAS C Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,347.47 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, MARIANNE G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,347.42 Date 06/09/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, YVETTE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $47,347.08 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, HELEN T Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $47,347.05 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVATORE, MICHELLE M Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $47,347.00 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, JAMES A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $47,346.91 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENARD, TAMMY M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $47,346.60 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCOOTER, PAMELA A Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $47,346.54 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABEL, BONHOMME Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $47,346.42 Date 02/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, GREGORY M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $47,346.34 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODERLUND, ISA Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $47,346.07 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIONDOLLILO, KAREN Employer name Orange County Amount $47,346.02 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDDAUGH, MELINDA Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,345.85 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELKIN, DIANNE Employer name Rockland County Amount $47,345.54 Date 12/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JOSE A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $47,345.22 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOSEPH G, JR Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $47,344.76 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, JONATHAN S Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $47,344.69 Date 01/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, KAREN A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,344.52 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System