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 RATHBUN, RICHARD G Employer name Town of Friendship Amount $47,244.88 Date 06/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZELI, BRANDON M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $47,244.81 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECOURCEY, ERIC C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,244.35 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHL, KATHLEEN P Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $47,244.17 Date 12/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTIS, JEREMY K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,244.16 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WYCKE, KURT Employer name Town of Carlton Amount $47,243.97 Date 10/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, KATHLEEN Employer name North Babylon Public Library Amount $47,243.88 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARABIK, CHRISTINE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,243.82 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCOMBE, REINADA T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,243.81 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, MELANIE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $47,243.66 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MERLA J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,243.54 Date 03/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLENAHAN, ALISON L Employer name Warren County Amount $47,243.25 Date 04/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY SCIALDO, DEBORAH A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,243.00 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAKE, RANDY W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $47,242.81 Date 11/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, CLIFTON Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,242.57 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPRINE, JOANNE C Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $47,242.54 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIXTE, GERMAIN Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $47,241.92 Date 04/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILER, DENISE J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $47,241.83 Date 06/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCK, PATRICIA M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $47,241.50 Date 01/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERENO, VANESSA S Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $47,241.50 Date 06/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, MARGARET D Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $47,241.10 Date 04/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RALPH L Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $47,240.73 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONERB, ERIC J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $47,240.65 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRY, SEAN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $47,240.56 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, ANGELA Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $47,240.43 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRODER, COLLEEN A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $47,240.15 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARRE, GREGORY C Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $47,240.08 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, STEVEN E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,240.00 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEADNELL, JAROD M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,239.99 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, LYNN M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $47,239.84 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINK, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of Mooers Amount $47,239.82 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUEDKE, JULIE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,239.64 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABIE, SUSAN M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,239.43 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO-SOTO, JOSUE Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $47,239.38 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JASON L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,239.07 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABEL, BLAKE D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,238.97 Date 05/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, BRETT A Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,238.65 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBIERASKI, MARK F Employer name City of Lockport Amount $47,238.16 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNT, ROBERT F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,238.07 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, ROBERT T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,238.06 Date 05/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRAN, THOMAS P, II Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $47,237.78 Date 09/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGERS, KELLY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $47,237.69 Date 06/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRL, TOMIKA C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,237.66 Date 11/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, MICHAEL B Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $47,237.64 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOSHUA J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $47,237.40 Date 07/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGENMILLER, MICHELLE M Employer name West Valley CSD Amount $47,237.40 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERTAIN, AMBER M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,236.93 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARETELA, JACQUELINE M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $47,236.83 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMBRECHT, JESSICA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,236.79 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROHASKA, DENISE B Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,236.79 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRST, AMY E Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $47,236.68 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, IRVING D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,236.46 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRYCKO, MICHAEL A Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $47,236.38 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMSHAW, RYAN G Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $47,236.36 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, ROBERT G, JR Employer name Fulton Housing Authority Amount $47,236.34 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, MICHELLE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,236.30 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLAR, TERI L Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $47,236.12 Date 07/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POKLEMBA, CAROLE D Employer name Town of Barker Amount $47,236.01 Date 12/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDERMAN, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $47,236.00 Date 02/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, TAMMY L Employer name Town of Chatham Amount $47,235.88 Date 04/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, RONY Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $47,235.83 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, ROSE D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $47,235.67 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TANIESHA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,235.20 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,235.13 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDARO, NICHOLAS C Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $47,234.85 Date 05/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, BILLIE JO Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,234.84 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSETT, WILLIAM G, JR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,234.71 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LEO, MICHAEL R Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $47,234.63 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREMER, MARY J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $47,234.55 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, MADELIE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $47,234.20 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKSLADER, SHEILA M Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $47,234.11 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINOS-GRANDA, ENEYDA P Employer name Orange County Amount $47,234.01 Date 08/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZIARZ, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $47,233.89 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, JOSEPH E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $47,233.87 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIGAN, JOSEPH P Employer name Albany County Amount $47,233.73 Date 08/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, JAMES R Employer name Schoharie County Amount $47,233.41 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMMOUNT, SHANDRA J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $47,233.17 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRY-SPROCK, DEBRA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,233.04 Date 11/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, JOSEPH R Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $47,232.87 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARTA H Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,232.47 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONK, ADELE M Employer name Oswego County Amount $47,232.46 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, PAUL L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,232.28 Date 01/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBRORE, JOSEPH T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $47,232.27 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWEEDY, MOLLY M Employer name Orange County Amount $47,232.15 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGSTON, MARVIN L Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,232.15 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, JOSEPH W Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $47,232.10 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARUGHESE, PREETHA REJI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,232.09 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERTON, LINDA Employer name Delaware County Amount $47,232.08 Date 10/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, RAMSEY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,231.65 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIM, JODY E Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $47,231.46 Date 05/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATASUS-CHAPMAN, EILEEN Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $47,231.28 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURKEL, CHERYL M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $47,231.26 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, CORTNEY A Employer name Greene County Amount $47,231.15 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALISTER, BONNIE J Employer name Columbia County Amount $47,230.99 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBURT, MEGHAN E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $47,230.96 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, CATHERINE M Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $47,230.74 Date 12/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEU, KATTY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,230.61 Date 11/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITALIANO, KATHLEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,230.38 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLYMPTON, WENDY W Employer name Clinton County Amount $47,230.30 Date 08/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, MARK E Employer name Town of Sardinia Amount $47,230.26 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System