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 HOVIS, PAUL F Employer name Clinton County Amount $47,230.22 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, AMY M Employer name Delaware County Amount $47,230.04 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JULIE A Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $47,230.01 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESS, ALEXANDER Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $47,229.76 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOUNT, BRENDA L Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $47,229.69 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, GREGORY J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,229.63 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPECK, SUSAN A Employer name Albany County Amount $47,229.30 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, NAM S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,229.19 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, THERESA D Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,229.15 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, IVAN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $47,229.11 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMKE, BRIAN R Employer name Village of Nunda Amount $47,228.97 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, VICKI L Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,228.53 Date 07/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, BRIAN C Employer name West Canada Valley CSD Amount $47,228.47 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, LAVONTE Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,228.37 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIRO, ROBERT Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $47,228.22 Date 11/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, JAMES A Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,227.98 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCALL, VILMA MAE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,227.98 Date 07/18/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERTSEN, MARYELLEN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,227.98 Date 09/07/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ALAN A, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,227.98 Date 03/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROYLE, DEBORAH HEBERT Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,227.98 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, RICHARD J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,227.98 Date 09/20/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, CHRISTINE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,227.98 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, SANDRA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,227.98 Date 07/25/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METS, JAMES E Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,227.98 Date 08/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, CLARENCE S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,227.98 Date 07/13/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, KAREN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $47,227.98 Date 04/07/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, MARK A Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $47,227.98 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUK, CHERYL S Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $47,227.98 Date 11/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JANET Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $47,227.98 Date 09/21/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, ALICIA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,227.94 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMONS, RANA T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,227.94 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JUDITH L Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,227.94 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EULER, JEAN E Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $47,227.75 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWART, LORNA P Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,227.60 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYNER, LISA E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,227.55 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, SETH A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $47,227.55 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGIOVANNI, JOSEPH A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,227.49 Date 11/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, MICHAEL J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $47,227.48 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, DAWN M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $47,227.23 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, MARK W Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,226.89 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, MARY A Employer name Broome County Amount $47,226.77 Date 06/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELESKI, SCOTT A Employer name City of Oneida Amount $47,226.30 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, DEBORAH A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,226.26 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, LISA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,226.11 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINIDAD, MARCOS Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $47,225.89 Date 04/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, KENNETH E Employer name Erie County Amount $47,225.67 Date 12/11/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUT, GABRIEL J Employer name Broome County Amount $47,225.58 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTASEK, LINDA L Employer name Broome County Amount $47,225.54 Date 03/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANONI, DAVID J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,225.47 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYMOWSKI, PATRICK J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $47,225.33 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYMERS, SUZANNE K Employer name Town of Hamilton Amount $47,225.28 Date 08/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISSON, MITZI B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,224.93 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWITT, LORI Employer name Albany County Amount $47,224.81 Date 12/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREAY, CYNTHIA A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $47,224.64 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWIG, ROSEMARIE C Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $47,224.62 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, CHARLES M Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $47,224.49 Date 02/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, SONIA D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,223.98 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, FRANCINE Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $47,223.90 Date 10/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARI, NANCY M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $47,223.89 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, OCTAVIUS D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,223.72 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXTER, WILLIAM Employer name City of Oswego Amount $47,223.66 Date 06/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALES, HEATHER N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,223.56 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INCLEDON, SAMANTHA L Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $47,223.42 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALOR, SUSAN A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $47,223.36 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLI, LYNDA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,223.29 Date 06/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL SOLDATO, RICHARD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $47,223.22 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHELLE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,223.06 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $47,223.00 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, PATRICK C.T. Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $47,223.00 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDAN, CHERYL A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $47,222.91 Date 09/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURSAK, FRANK P Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $47,222.82 Date 07/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, LAURIE A Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $47,222.69 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSINI, RYAN F Employer name Village of Sands Point Amount $47,222.60 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CZECH, PAUL M Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $47,222.57 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, PAMELA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $47,222.51 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, JAMIE Employer name Department of State Amount $47,222.41 Date 10/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDEWIG, GLENN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,222.26 Date 07/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDRICH, ROBERT C Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $47,221.87 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA SILVA, VICTOR P Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $47,221.81 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, SARA J Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $47,221.48 Date 09/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TOMISHA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,221.43 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATON, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $47,221.12 Date 11/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZEL, MICHAEL C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,221.10 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, DE ANNA C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $47,221.04 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VICTORIA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,220.90 Date 06/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULICK, MARK F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,220.70 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCIA, SAMANTHA A Employer name Erie County Amount $47,220.64 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSDEN, CHRISTINE L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $47,220.64 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, ALLISON R Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $47,220.47 Date 11/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JAMES J Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $47,220.30 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSANO, CATHERINE Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $47,220.00 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANHAM, STEPHANIE M Employer name Albany County Amount $47,219.78 Date 02/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NANCI L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,219.68 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, SARAH M Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $47,218.82 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, DAVID A Employer name Village of New Hyde Park Amount $47,218.72 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUEL, STEVE W Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $47,218.60 Date 04/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTAFA, ARLENE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,218.56 Date 07/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCCIARELLI, ANGELA N Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $47,218.43 Date 05/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWE, ANDRE R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,218.14 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEPPNER, STEPHEN T, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $47,217.95 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System