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 CUSHING, KATHLEEN A Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $47,125.12 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUTTING, JESSE T Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $47,124.97 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, HAROLD J Employer name Eldred CSD Amount $47,124.96 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKAS, PAULA J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $47,124.92 Date 08/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GORMAN, KERRIANN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $47,124.74 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, JENNIFER C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,124.60 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, JOHN G Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $47,124.58 Date 12/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVENBACH, ROBERT L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,124.31 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDFORD, DARLA Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $47,124.00 Date 12/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANATO, WILLIAM J Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,123.27 Date 01/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEY, CHERYL L Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $47,123.20 Date 10/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KATHLEEN B Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $47,123.11 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMANIE, MALIK R Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $47,122.98 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, ROBIN O Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $47,122.14 Date 06/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSO, ANGELA D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $47,122.08 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIME, JUNISE A Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $47,121.84 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, SHIRLEY B Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $47,121.77 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROMWILLER, JAMES R, JR Employer name Akron CSD Amount $47,121.66 Date 10/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, THOMAS E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,121.24 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, MARQUEL M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $47,120.82 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, DAVID G, JR Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $47,120.79 Date 03/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, KENNETH J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,120.63 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, LISA A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $47,120.60 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSIELLO, FRANK M Employer name Albany County Amount $47,120.45 Date 10/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, ATTILIO Employer name Village of Williamsville Amount $47,120.39 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOUGALL, RYAN S Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $47,120.19 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, JESSIKA Employer name Greene County Amount $47,120.04 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WADE L Employer name Town of Sandy Creek Amount $47,119.79 Date 12/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUGE, BERNICE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,119.58 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, ANNE L Employer name Orange County Amount $47,119.50 Date 12/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, ANDREW C Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $47,119.41 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEATHERS, JAMES E, JR Employer name Livingston County Amount $47,119.21 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SILVA, CAROL L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $47,119.20 Date 07/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYLO, BRUCE T Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $47,119.14 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOPPA, MARTHA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $47,119.00 Date 02/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRELL, KENRICK Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,118.98 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUCK, JOHN A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $47,118.52 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPANICOLAOU, LISA M Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $47,118.48 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, JILL M Employer name Tioga CSD Amount $47,118.41 Date 09/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOMPREMIER, JACQUELIN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $47,118.35 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELIZAIRE, DENISE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $47,118.27 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVELLE, MATTHEW D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $47,118.22 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, KATHLEEN T Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $47,118.18 Date 05/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ROBERT Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $47,118.14 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDSWORTH, SHARON A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,117.70 Date 10/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, ROSEMARY Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,117.53 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, DEBBRA L Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $47,117.35 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, CONRAD P Employer name Albany County Amount $47,116.57 Date 08/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARACINO, FRANK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,116.56 Date 12/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, SARA E Employer name Allegany County Amount $47,116.53 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAIN, BEVERLY Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $47,116.47 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINTON, DEBORAH A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,116.35 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHIA, ANN Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $47,116.32 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POND, JACK L Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $47,116.09 Date 07/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, DIANA M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $47,115.86 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, SHARON K Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $47,115.82 Date 02/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORENZO, JOSEPH Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $47,115.15 Date 01/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $47,115.03 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGIL, HILARY L Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $47,114.92 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUDA, TIMOTHY F Employer name Allegany County Amount $47,114.76 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRECH, RANDALL E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,114.71 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, YVETTE A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $47,114.14 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, AINDREA H B Employer name City of Albany Amount $47,113.82 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, CINDY Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $47,113.81 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPELLA, JULIE H Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $47,113.51 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, BONNIE M Employer name Franklin County Amount $47,113.23 Date 04/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDOIN, MILDRED H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,112.90 Date 02/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, JARROD D Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $47,112.77 Date 03/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EMRICK, DONALD K Employer name Town of StoNY Creek Amount $47,112.74 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MASSIO, RICHARD A, JR Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,112.68 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, EDWARD J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $47,112.28 Date 03/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIAGA, SILVANA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $47,112.26 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MICHAEL R Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $47,112.21 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, MATTHEW L Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $47,111.65 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CHERYL A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $47,111.58 Date 01/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ROSEMARY Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $47,111.40 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTMAN, JUSTIN W Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $47,111.40 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYLES, BRIDGETTE V Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $47,111.29 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEAGUE, KAREN M Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $47,111.04 Date 03/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, DONNA L Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,110.89 Date 02/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLISS-JANAS, TERESA L Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $47,110.72 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, DAWN N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,110.63 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COALTS, MATTHEW A Employer name City of Troy Amount $47,110.59 Date 04/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKES, SELISSA C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,110.32 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBIO, DANIEL C Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,110.07 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGERT, KAREN ANNE Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $47,109.86 Date 03/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, PAUL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,109.67 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, JOSE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $47,109.52 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLES, DAVID E Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $47,109.42 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCH, CHIFPHON D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $47,108.95 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, BRADLEY D Employer name Town of Mansfield Amount $47,108.48 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, KAREN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $47,107.78 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTUORO, LORNA P Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $47,107.50 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Town of Spencer Amount $47,107.02 Date 12/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KATHLEEN M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $47,106.65 Date 10/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATE, JOHN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,106.56 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BENTLEY W Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,106.33 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CICCO, MADELINE M Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $47,106.23 Date 10/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESICK, EMMA M L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,106.20 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETZ, MARIA C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $47,106.16 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System