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 BROWN, JANICE C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,217.91 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEMAN, CHERYL A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $47,217.55 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KELLY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,217.47 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, FAYE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,217.31 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZARIELLO, CHERYL E Employer name Education Department Amount $47,217.17 Date 11/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, HOWARD D Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $47,217.03 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, AMANDA M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $47,216.95 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULS, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Newark CSD Amount $47,216.78 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, MARY A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $47,216.74 Date 01/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, CASEY E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,216.56 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, JOANNE E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $47,216.47 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAUL M Employer name Town of Horicon Amount $47,216.33 Date 11/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORENZO, JOSEPH A Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $47,216.21 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINIC, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $47,216.06 Date 06/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, LESLIE P Employer name Bolivar Richburg CSD Amount $47,216.00 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUCETT, CHARLES E Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,215.38 Date 11/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEDER, SARA M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $47,215.35 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSHAID, JAMES M Employer name Education Department Amount $47,214.96 Date 07/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ROBERT W Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,214.87 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, YOLANDA Employer name Orange County Amount $47,214.83 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAITTA, PATRICIA A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $47,214.64 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BART, THERESA Employer name Orange County Amount $47,214.62 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, MARLENE A Employer name Orange County Amount $47,214.54 Date 09/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYSON, THOMAS C, III Employer name Fulton County Amount $47,214.38 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORNOSKI, YVONNE E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $47,214.34 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICE, AARON M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $47,214.25 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, ELIZABETH M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,214.22 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, NICHOLAS Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,213.97 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, RYAN P Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,213.97 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUND-IVES, MELISSA C Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,213.85 Date 06/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDALES, INGRID J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $47,213.84 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, KEVIN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,213.76 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, LAURA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,213.70 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, ERIC Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $47,213.63 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN J Employer name Elmira Heights CSD Amount $47,213.29 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, ANGEL L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,213.13 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBITS, THALAN L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,212.66 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKELY, PAUL H Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,212.25 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, ROBERT P, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $47,212.15 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLAWALE, MODUPEOLA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $47,211.71 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETIT BLANC, JEAN F Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,211.42 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, DONNA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $47,211.40 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREASURE, AMANDA J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,211.36 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGAULT, RYAN A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,211.32 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCHAICK, HOLLY A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,211.32 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINGARTEN, DANIEL C Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,211.32 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDLEY, ORONDA M Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $47,211.04 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SCALA, CHARMAINE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,210.81 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN-WHEELER, CYNTHIA E Employer name Opp/Ephr-St.John CSD Amount $47,210.78 Date 08/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, DANIEL M Employer name Madison County Amount $47,210.59 Date 12/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIFLER, SUSAN A Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $47,210.48 Date 08/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, JOYCE T Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $47,210.16 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, JAMES L Employer name Town of Danby Amount $47,209.95 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZER, MICHAEL T Employer name Wayne County Amount $47,209.40 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERB, LISA K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,209.15 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, BRISTIN W Employer name Town of Highlands Amount $47,208.93 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSIER, KAYLA L Employer name City of Troy Amount $47,208.84 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIXON, DREW A Employer name Town of Clay Amount $47,208.66 Date 05/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVEY, KENNETH B Employer name Town of Johnsburg Amount $47,208.61 Date 12/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALFORD, TOM A F Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $47,208.36 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNROE, KARLA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,207.99 Date 07/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, WILLIAM N, JR Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $47,207.99 Date 08/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLHEMUS, TODD R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $47,207.91 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTERLY, ERIC L Employer name Town of Groton Amount $47,207.84 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BIANCO, ALFRED R Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $47,207.68 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOMO, FRANK W Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,207.62 Date 06/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, ERIC M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $47,207.57 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOKES, WALTER D, JR Employer name Madison County Amount $47,207.49 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERLETH, CHERI A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,207.41 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, DALE P Employer name Chenango County Amount $47,207.08 Date 06/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPHARA, NANCIE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,207.06 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBAIRN, CHRIS D Employer name Broome County Amount $47,207.00 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, COREY M Employer name Oswego County Amount $47,206.97 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, LORIE M Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $47,206.84 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIRSZYLA, GREGORY A Employer name Mamakating Library District Amount $47,206.80 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFONE, JOHN P Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $47,206.78 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHERYL A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $47,206.63 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, GERALDO E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,206.52 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, NICOLE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,206.44 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, JORDAN D Employer name Otsego Co Swcd Amount $47,206.19 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, AMY M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $47,206.17 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONG, WAI-KA C Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $47,206.16 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWSKI, DANIEL B Employer name Madison County Amount $47,205.96 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODALL, TOBY J Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $47,205.95 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, MARYBELL Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $47,205.78 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHEA, KIWANNA L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $47,205.71 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CARL A Employer name Bridgehampton UFSD Amount $47,205.28 Date 02/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, STEPHEN A Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $47,205.08 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTA, LISA Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $47,204.94 Date 09/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARION, TIMOTHY W Employer name Ithaca Housing Authority Amount $47,204.74 Date 03/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAILING, JASON A Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $47,204.65 Date 03/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASS, RICHARD D, JR Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $47,204.57 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIS, GORDON P, JR Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,204.18 Date 09/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKA, MICHELLE Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,203.90 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELACRUZ, ANDREA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,203.76 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, PATRICIA Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $47,203.73 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARIGLIANO, LISA M Employer name Town of Neversink Amount $47,203.71 Date 11/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGITANO, ROBERT P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,203.60 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON-LICHIOVERI, MELINDA D Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $47,203.60 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, LINDA M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $47,203.54 Date 02/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System