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 DOLENSEK, CHRISTIAN B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,860.43 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUTTY, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,860.43 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, SUSAN E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,860.38 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKES, ANGELA B Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $46,860.20 Date 09/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVLAMORE, MARGO M Employer name Malone CSD Amount $46,860.14 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, HOWARD E, JR Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $46,860.12 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGATO, CAROLYN A Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $46,859.76 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLETT, GINA T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,859.61 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PATRICK J Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $46,859.56 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, CHARLEEN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,859.45 Date 04/30/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPKE, SYLVIA J Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $46,859.43 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HWANG, INJA Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $46,859.31 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHERS, DUSTIN L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $46,859.08 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, JAMES P Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $46,858.92 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERZ, JENNIFER A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,858.81 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, DUMAS Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,858.80 Date 06/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDULLAH-MUHAMMAD, ILIYAS Y Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $46,858.72 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JENNIFER M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,858.68 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, KOLIN S Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $46,858.51 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURIONE, KAREN M Employer name Steuben County Amount $46,858.35 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUESNEL, AMY M Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $46,858.03 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, MILDRED K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $46,857.98 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ELIZABETH N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,857.84 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, SHONTAE Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $46,857.77 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ANTHONY M Employer name Lindenhurst Memorial Library Amount $46,857.75 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, THEODORE A, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,857.60 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLEN, DIANA M Employer name Village of St Johnsville Amount $46,857.55 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JEFFREY C Employer name Jefferson County Amount $46,857.47 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERR, MICHAEL H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $46,857.45 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, KEITH A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $46,857.31 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, CURTIS L, JR Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $46,857.09 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JENNA M Employer name Washington County Amount $46,857.03 Date 08/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, BRIAN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $46,856.98 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBIEN, CASSANDRA L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $46,855.95 Date 08/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIGPEN, TONY Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $46,855.85 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNEAD, CARIN B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,855.46 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILILLO, MICHAEL Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $46,855.21 Date 04/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENCEK, GEORGE A Employer name Town of Vernon Amount $46,855.16 Date 12/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, CARLTON G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $46,855.08 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, PATRICK J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $46,854.91 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, LORRAINE H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,854.91 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURK, RICHARD K Employer name Town of Kiantone Amount $46,854.75 Date 10/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CLIFFORD Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,854.61 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DERWALKER, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,854.19 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRAND, HEIDI G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,854.10 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCATO-SCHNICK, BETTEANN Employer name Erie County Amount $46,854.07 Date 08/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNEMANN, JEAN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,853.97 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMO, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,853.97 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JENNET L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,853.97 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, VELKYS V Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,853.97 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNON, GABRIELLA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,853.97 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISTONE, MARY T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,853.97 Date 11/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINFIELD, ALLYSON H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,853.97 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, GREG H Employer name Jefferson County Amount $46,853.44 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, GLENN V Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,853.22 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'EREDITA, ROBIN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,853.04 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAITIAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Madison County Amount $46,852.97 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERIO, VINCE D Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $46,852.93 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNER, JAMES L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $46,852.89 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYENIYI, AKINMORIN G Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $46,852.86 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNUP, BRIAN D Employer name Oneida County Amount $46,852.76 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIDERSKI, BRIAN S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,852.55 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DARRYL Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $46,852.51 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, RICHARD D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $46,852.32 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDELL, JENNIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,852.25 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, MARY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,852.10 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ABBRACCI, STEPHANIE A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $46,852.02 Date 01/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADONIA, CAROL J Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $46,851.99 Date 01/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DEA, MARY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,851.60 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBATO, JUSTINE V Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $46,851.47 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNA, AMANDA D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,850.97 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRI, DIANE L Employer name City of Cortland Amount $46,850.90 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLOU-BONNER, LORRAINE Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $46,850.87 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, STEVEN Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $46,850.77 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIANO, RAYMOND T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,850.67 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RUIJTER, MARGARET Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $46,850.65 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, JAMES A Employer name Madison County Amount $46,850.60 Date 07/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRICONE, KIMBERLY H Employer name Orleans County Amount $46,850.32 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARF, FLOYD E, II Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,849.81 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESCARTES, LEANDRE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $46,849.76 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURENT, FRANCES Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $46,849.76 Date 06/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMS, PATRICIA C Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $46,849.50 Date 08/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALERA, MELANIE J Employer name Columbia County Amount $46,849.47 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKMAN, LOUIS J Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,849.19 Date 02/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSER, MICHELLE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,849.19 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORREST-DERIOS, MERVILLE M Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $46,849.14 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUALE, JOHN C Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $46,849.10 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JILL M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $46,848.81 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, GREGORY K Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $46,848.34 Date 06/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN, SCOTT B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,848.14 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, PATRICK Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $46,848.12 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMMERICH, LINDA D Employer name Dolgeville CSD Amount $46,848.00 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALANTUS, MICHAEL A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $46,847.72 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, JULIE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,847.15 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, LUISA F Employer name Merrick Library Amount $46,846.73 Date 06/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WECHSLER, ANTHONY F Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,846.45 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, MARIA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,846.42 Date 05/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISERTO, MICHAEL Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $46,846.29 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, WYKESHA L Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,846.24 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPARY, ANTHONY M Employer name Albany County Amount $46,846.17 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System