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 SHERWOOD, IRENE J Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $47,092.43 Date 11/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLING, ROGER J Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $47,092.16 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANS, PAMELA C Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $47,092.12 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAVONDITTE, SHARON F Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $47,091.75 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MICHELLE M Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $47,091.69 Date 07/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATSARES, JOHN W Employer name City of Albany Amount $47,091.58 Date 07/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUCCI, NICK S Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $47,091.18 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODOM, DIANDRA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,090.90 Date 06/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESVOT, GILDA M Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $47,090.78 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, HELEN M Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $47,090.52 Date 02/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $47,090.34 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, NANCY J Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $47,090.24 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANELLO, KYLE L Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $47,090.24 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, TYLER J Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,090.00 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESPEDES, YSIDRO Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $47,089.98 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, VICTORIA A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,089.56 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEGER, PENNY J Employer name Otsego County Amount $47,089.49 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, DANIEL P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,089.38 Date 11/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNES, JYLL P Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $47,089.37 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, TRICIA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,089.07 Date 06/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNICK, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $47,088.95 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, STEPHEN B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,088.91 Date 11/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, MALLORY M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,088.84 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, DAVID F Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $47,088.50 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, ERICA M Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,088.23 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, SARAH C Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $47,088.13 Date 07/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, BRIAN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $47,087.84 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARGAS, MANUEL B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $47,087.47 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSBY, ASHLEY A M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $47,087.22 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDRICK, MARLENE K Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $47,087.04 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFTA SIMS, KATHLEEN Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $47,086.55 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FINO, HEATHER M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $47,086.37 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHTER, ERIC J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,086.34 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, KATHLEEN M, MS Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $47,086.26 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, KIM M Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $47,086.26 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONELLI, CAROL Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $47,086.19 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULIERI, STEPHANIE A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $47,086.19 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZZANO, JOHN R Employer name Town of Wawayanda Amount $47,085.61 Date 02/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNRITE, DEBRA J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $47,085.44 Date 03/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURAN, YENEIKA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $47,085.28 Date 04/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $47,085.26 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, MIGUEL A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $47,085.26 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE-MC WILLIAMS, CATHERINE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $47,085.26 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, TERESA A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $47,085.26 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, MARIE A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $47,085.26 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBIN, STANLEY Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $47,085.26 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSTENRING, ERNEST T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $47,085.26 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, DANIEL T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $47,085.26 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, LEONILDA C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $47,085.26 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTWRIGHT, DAVID J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $47,085.10 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, DEBORAH A Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $47,084.98 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOSEPH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,084.89 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, SARAH J Employer name Chemung County Amount $47,084.79 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERAZZO, TERESA J Employer name Chemung County Amount $47,084.74 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPP, KIM M Employer name Erie County Amount $47,084.67 Date 10/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, ANDREW D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,084.32 Date 04/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VERGNE, MICHELLE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,084.08 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOYA, PATRICK A Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $47,084.04 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREETER, BRENDA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,083.92 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, MARCUS L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $47,083.40 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOG, ARLENE A Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,083.17 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABATE, KIMBERLY E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $47,082.94 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAY, JEFFERY A Employer name Town of Rose Amount $47,082.80 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERSON, PAUL L Employer name Town of Barton Amount $47,082.63 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, COURTNEY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $47,082.18 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINGLING, ALMANDO C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,082.12 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCOMB, JAMES L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,082.04 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNG, MARY A Employer name Town of Victor Amount $47,082.00 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALACHMAN, HEATHER L Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,081.80 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JAMES Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $47,081.67 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CRAIG A Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $47,081.49 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHN, MARGARET J Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $47,081.31 Date 05/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXON, JOHN K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,081.18 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRAM, MARY E Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $47,081.06 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKINGHAM, MARY ELLEN Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $47,080.86 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, WILLIAM Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $47,080.83 Date 04/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDMAN, LINSEY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,080.80 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, ERNEST C Employer name Cayuga County Amount $47,080.63 Date 12/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTES, JITON L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $47,080.63 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LAURA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $47,080.26 Date 10/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LA TONJA A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $47,080.18 Date 12/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, CAITLIN J Employer name Washington County Amount $47,080.02 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,079.90 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, BIENVENIDO Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $47,079.68 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESIDOR, POLYNICE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $47,079.12 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETZOLDT, LANSING O Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $47,078.24 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOYA, ANNA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,078.18 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, LORI L Employer name Fonda-Fultonville CSD Amount $47,078.15 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, SIDNEY H Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,077.87 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORPREW, SYREETA C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,077.69 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, THOMAS W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,077.60 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GLENDA DIANE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $47,077.59 Date 11/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, SHYLA Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $47,077.59 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DERRICK G Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $47,077.46 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, LEVI J Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,077.15 Date 03/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, STEVEN M Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $47,077.07 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CLIFFORD L Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,076.96 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, SANDRA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,076.96 Date 06/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, RICHARD M, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,076.84 Date 08/28/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, JERRY R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $47,076.82 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System