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 JOHNSON, EMMON P Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $47,269.53 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALENDA, KATHLEEN J Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $47,269.39 Date 09/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDWELL, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Friendship Amount $47,269.27 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DELLA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,268.87 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOSA, EUGENE C Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $47,268.81 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDE, DONALD R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,268.76 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIER, JOSEPH P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,268.75 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZELTON, JAMES M Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $47,268.65 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, DEREK M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $47,268.57 Date 04/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, DONNA E Employer name Rockland County Amount $47,268.36 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, BENJAMIN J Employer name Washington County Amount $47,268.12 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZARA, MICHELE T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,268.10 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, JESSICA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,268.10 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EOVIERO, KENNETH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,268.10 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANNSEN, MICHELE H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,268.10 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLASSERT, KENNETH P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,268.10 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIAW, GRACE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,268.10 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDOLFO, MICHELE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,268.10 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELDAI, KRISTEN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,268.10 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, JAMES F Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $47,267.95 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JON M, JR Employer name Town of Corinth Amount $47,267.75 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIERSON, TAUASHA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,267.74 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTHERFORD, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Madrid Amount $47,267.68 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIYNYK, IVANNA O Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,267.64 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, ANTHONY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $47,267.15 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISKI, RHONDA L Employer name Orange County Amount $47,267.08 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERD, GREGORY D Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $47,266.62 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISONETTE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $47,266.58 Date 03/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUX, JERAME S Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $47,266.52 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MICHELE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,266.44 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, SHEILA D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,266.28 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, JAMES M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,266.25 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SUSAN L Employer name Albany Soil,Water Cons District Amount $47,266.20 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, LAURIE J Employer name Orange County Amount $47,266.12 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIBAUGH, JAMIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,266.03 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARSKI, PAWEL Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $47,266.03 Date 02/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLOCK, SUZANNE E Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $47,265.77 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALPOLE, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $47,265.60 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTELLO, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Utica Amount $47,265.40 Date 03/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUTKOWSKI, THOMAS A Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,265.29 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVARUSO, MARIA Employer name Orange County Amount $47,264.68 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, JOHN M Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $47,264.41 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSEY, RONALD M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $47,264.25 Date 09/18/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CHARISSE R Employer name Tioga County Amount $47,264.23 Date 09/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, MARY J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,264.06 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CYNTHIA M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $47,263.90 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, KRISTIN E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $47,263.85 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANATO, SAMUEL E Employer name City of Auburn Amount $47,263.69 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANTINO, PATRICIA K Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $47,263.54 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRIBER, SHEA M Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $47,263.42 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS-JONES, VERONICA R Employer name Orange County Amount $47,263.15 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $47,263.12 Date 05/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEAGRAVES, DANIEL R Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $47,263.06 Date 10/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BRIAN J Employer name City of Corning Amount $47,262.85 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROYCE, CYNTHIA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,262.83 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, CHAD M Employer name City of Corning Amount $47,262.69 Date 12/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, DAVID L Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $47,262.31 Date 01/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, NEIL G Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,262.23 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, CYNTHIA E Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $47,262.09 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JEFFREY R Employer name Town of Eaton Amount $47,262.08 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS, JESSE Employer name Port Washington Water Poll Dist Amount $47,261.76 Date 04/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODBURY, RANDY J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $47,261.68 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERONE, RICHARD C, II Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,261.56 Date 10/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAKOWSKI, JOSEPH A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,261.52 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DAVID R Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $47,261.42 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUTER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Genesee County Amount $47,261.27 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, NADIA D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $47,261.24 Date 05/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MICHAEL A Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $47,260.84 Date 03/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, NANCY E Employer name Orange County Amount $47,260.71 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOINE, MARIE Employer name Rockland County Amount $47,260.67 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGNEY, KATHLEEN Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $47,260.64 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, MATTHEW H Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $47,260.59 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEO, FELIX Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,260.55 Date 02/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, MARISA Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $47,260.41 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONDOVSKA, LJUBICA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,260.38 Date 02/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMO, DUSTIN M Employer name Town of Hounsfield Amount $47,260.20 Date 12/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERYCH, JOSEPH A Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,260.19 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUPRICH, TOLLIE S Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,260.10 Date 07/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO FARO, FRANCA Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $47,260.04 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DAVID M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $47,259.88 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, NATHAN A Employer name Town of Sodus Amount $47,259.70 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENSPAN, ELLEN G Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $47,259.65 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ROSEMARY Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $47,259.65 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, JOETTE A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $47,259.60 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AUKEN, KERRY S Employer name Seneca County Amount $47,259.51 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, RICKIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,259.32 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, EDWARD R Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $47,259.20 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, NANCY M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $47,258.76 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, JANET A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,258.67 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTZ, TABATHA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,258.66 Date 08/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, JESSICA R Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $47,258.51 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JACQUELINE P Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $47,258.44 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPP, CARMELITA M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,258.35 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, DANIELLE R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,258.15 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICERO, BRIGITTE K Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $47,258.05 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESTOKAS, JUSTIN Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $47,257.91 Date 08/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUT, CINDY S Employer name Cortland County Amount $47,257.90 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLETTI, CYNTHIA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,257.84 Date 09/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, MICHAEL E Employer name Broome County Amount $47,257.78 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, SEAN M Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $47,257.57 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System