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 SPRAGUE, DAVID E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $46,828.32 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGER-GAWRONSKI, BRENNA L Employer name Erie County Amount $46,828.30 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAIN, JEFFREY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,828.30 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIZGALA, MIKKEL P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,828.29 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOJEWSKI, MELISSA M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $46,828.27 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARL, ROBYN L Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $46,828.00 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNBERG, BARBARA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,827.94 Date 09/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKARDT, ROBERT J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $46,827.94 Date 08/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, GWENDOLYN Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,827.81 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHTRY, VERONICA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,827.66 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANZARO, MARIA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,827.62 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUT, EARL E Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $46,827.60 Date 04/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKLES, BRIAN C Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $46,827.50 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLINS, TANIA N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $46,827.29 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS-LINK, LOU ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,827.05 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAWSON, BETSY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,826.96 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS STREETE, BRIDGET D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,826.96 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE-SMITH, REGINA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,826.95 Date 10/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, SI-FENG Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,826.94 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOHN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,826.91 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKO, RICHARD J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,826.82 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SCOTT D Employer name Town of Jasper Amount $46,826.82 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVENZANO, DONNA Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $46,826.59 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACHIA, JAMIE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,826.51 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, JALEESA D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $46,826.50 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, PATRICK J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,826.49 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECUE, AMY B Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $46,826.37 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULINO, NICOLAS R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $46,826.33 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Sauquoit Valley CSD Amount $46,826.29 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICE, GHISLAINE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $46,825.45 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KATHRYN A Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $46,825.34 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHABHUTTL, BARBARA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,825.31 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALY, SOPHIA Employer name Broome County Amount $46,825.23 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANIELLO, ANNMARIE Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $46,825.11 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CATHERINE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,824.70 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS, ANA M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $46,824.58 Date 04/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, LUNIDA Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $46,824.49 Date 11/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRERA, LUIS A Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $46,824.38 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELTORO, BENJAMIN Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,824.08 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, TERRY M Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $46,824.02 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RONALD E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $46,823.95 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, HERROL L Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $46,823.72 Date 06/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, WARDELL E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $46,823.72 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTOVER, LAWRENCE C Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $46,823.70 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, TIMOTHY E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $46,823.58 Date 05/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, ANDREA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,823.46 Date 05/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JODOIN, ROBIN J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $46,823.46 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOD, BRITTANY L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $46,823.17 Date 08/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN FLEET, LISA A Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $46,823.09 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENEY, MICHAEL R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $46,823.03 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCINTOSH, DARNELL A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $46,822.84 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVAS, HELIO A Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $46,822.83 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLARCZYK, THOMAS J Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $46,822.78 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERZBOWSKI, KENNETH R Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $46,822.70 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRONS, ADRIENNE L Employer name Broome County Amount $46,822.67 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND JOHNSON, VICTONIA S, MS Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $46,822.66 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, TERRENCE Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,822.56 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, LORRIE S Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $46,822.54 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFANY, JAMES H, JR Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $46,822.48 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOANNE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $46,822.26 Date 02/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, CARLOS E Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $46,822.09 Date 05/07/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIPPERT, VALERIE A Employer name Wayne County Amount $46,822.04 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MARSHA R Employer name Wayne County Amount $46,822.03 Date 04/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE-O'BRIEN, SHELLEY M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $46,821.91 Date 09/11/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAIL, PAMELA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,821.84 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, MAZELLA L Employer name Washington County Amount $46,821.82 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, MICHAEL S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $46,821.80 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Town of Wolcott Amount $46,821.59 Date 01/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMAN, DARLENE F Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,821.57 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DEBORAH S Employer name Yates County Amount $46,821.57 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEJANDRO, JULIO M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,821.50 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ANNMARIE Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $46,821.42 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, MARCIE L Employer name Franklin County Amount $46,821.20 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSANKO, MARGARET M Employer name Department of State Amount $46,821.06 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHACHADOURIAN, LEVON Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,820.92 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, STEVEN J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $46,820.57 Date 02/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKIN, TRACY S Employer name Steuben County Amount $46,820.34 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, MARY ELLEN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,820.31 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, ANTHONY W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,820.23 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITLAND, BURKE Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $46,820.23 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONE, SIERRA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,820.13 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTTIE, ROYCE C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $46,820.07 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM D Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $46,820.03 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, HEDDA M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $46,819.79 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEAD, JONATHAN P Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $46,819.64 Date 05/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE YOUNG, KAREN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,819.62 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, MAX A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $46,819.15 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTURANO, DOREEN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $46,818.38 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKINS, JENNIFER L Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,818.37 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLAM, MELINDA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,818.25 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUYLE, BRYCE E Employer name City of Elmira Amount $46,818.20 Date 05/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBUT, JOSEPH R Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $46,818.19 Date 01/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSAK, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Warsaw Amount $46,818.18 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARY A Employer name Orange County Amount $46,817.63 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMAINO, NICHOLAS A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $46,817.49 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER-WALLACE, SUSAN E Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $46,817.31 Date 09/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBEY, CHRISTINE Y Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,816.79 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDOLPH, PATRICK M Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,816.70 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, DEREK E Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $46,816.56 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG-REUTER, TRACY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,816.18 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System