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 SADOWSKI, DEBRA M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $47,283.37 Date 05/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, LAURA J Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $47,283.09 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, JONATHAN C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,283.07 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ANNE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,282.94 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURGH, MITCHELL J Employer name Broome County Amount $47,282.65 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLELY, JENNIFER M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,282.38 Date 07/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, GARRY G Employer name Albany County Amount $47,282.36 Date 01/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCK, MELISSA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,282.30 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ANDREA M Employer name Town of Malone Amount $47,282.14 Date 01/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, JOY Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,282.14 Date 05/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, PAMELA L Employer name Warren County Amount $47,281.99 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, DIANE L Employer name Town of Roxbury Amount $47,281.62 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCENIGO, LYDIA Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $47,281.56 Date 08/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBON, ROBERT W Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $47,281.50 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, VICTOR L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $47,281.38 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITTERTON, MARI P Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $47,281.27 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, FAITH Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $47,281.24 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, MATTHEW WR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,281.21 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, VALERIE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,281.14 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDREW J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,280.83 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTURE, PAMELA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,280.81 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUKWUDE, PATRICIA O Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,280.46 Date 04/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORN, THOMAS K Employer name Greene County Amount $47,280.41 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEATHERSICH, WINIFRED M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,280.27 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, LARRY R Employer name Franklin Co Solid Waste Mgt Au Amount $47,280.27 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANTINE, MARY E Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $47,280.24 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALENCIA, ERIC D Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $47,280.23 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIBA, DARLENE M Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $47,280.19 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSWORTHY, MILTON M Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $47,280.13 Date 02/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVELKA, JOHN A Employer name Town of Kent Amount $47,280.04 Date 11/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPP, KIRK D Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $47,279.96 Date 12/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANT, THERESA M Employer name Greene CSD Amount $47,279.71 Date 08/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODIN, JERRY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,279.63 Date 03/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITT, EDWARD C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,279.52 Date 11/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, THOMAS R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $47,279.44 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JENNAH M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,279.39 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANSKI, NORMAN L Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $47,279.00 Date 08/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, MARYROSE T Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $47,278.66 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, CODY R J Employer name Franklin County Amount $47,278.27 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, TERRY L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $47,278.19 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILKS, LYNN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,277.63 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODONNELL, JOHN F Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $47,277.61 Date 08/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, DOUGLAS J Employer name Village of Bath Amount $47,277.51 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, DONNA M Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $47,277.43 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFF, KELLIE L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,277.39 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, LISA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,277.27 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLEY, CHARLES E Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $47,277.21 Date 01/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, CYNTHIA JEAN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $47,277.07 Date 09/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNA, PAULA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,276.99 Date 05/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERIO, ROBIN M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $47,276.82 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MARGARET S Employer name Genesee County Amount $47,276.69 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISE, LYNN E Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $47,276.66 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DURME, JAMES L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,276.31 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, CHAD E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $47,276.29 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIQUEIRA, ELLEN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $47,276.22 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELESMANICH, KATHERINE M Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $47,276.15 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, DARLENE R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,276.01 Date 06/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUANA, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $47,275.80 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, BETHANY L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $47,275.20 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAFFEI, SUSAN Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $47,275.00 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLEBROOKS, LORNA R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $47,274.64 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, CAROL A Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $47,274.42 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN J Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $47,274.28 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, MILDRED Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $47,274.22 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, MARY I Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $47,274.18 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOSA, GABRIEL Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $47,274.05 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMLOCK, DAVID E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,273.98 Date 05/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, RILAND P Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $47,273.92 Date 11/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY, CINDY MARIE Employer name Schoharie County Amount $47,273.86 Date 11/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALTER, ANNA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,273.79 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULSEE, ANNE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $47,273.67 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUSZKA, DAVIN I Employer name Madison County Amount $47,273.66 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUAGENTI, GEORGINA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,273.57 Date 12/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEBSCHULL, KRISTA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,273.57 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLVO, CHRISTINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,273.57 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, KOURTNEE L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,273.56 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORIS, RUSSELL S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,273.46 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USAS, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $47,273.24 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, JAMES J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $47,272.84 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYNA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $47,272.81 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MAURICE C Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $47,272.70 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARE, ROBERT L Employer name Tupper Lake CSD Amount $47,272.57 Date 08/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, DEBRA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,272.44 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEHAN, SHERI A Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,271.98 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES-BETSEY, MARION L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,271.74 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, DAVID S Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,271.18 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $47,271.17 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTALOSKY, GEORGE R Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,270.60 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKUL, BRIAN G Employer name Chenango County Amount $47,270.56 Date 06/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPPS, CAROL A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $47,270.35 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, KAITLIN E Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $47,270.34 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, ERICA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,270.30 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGARS-NORTH, JENNIFER L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,269.76 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSEY, COLLINS Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $47,269.72 Date 04/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOZZO, VALERIE A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $47,269.71 Date 06/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERBOTTOM, JULIE A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $47,269.65 Date 08/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, GABRIELLE C Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $47,269.60 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, CARMEN M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,269.53 Date 11/08/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JACQUELINE D Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $47,269.53 Date 10/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN T L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,269.53 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System