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 BUSH, SARAH J Employer name Lewis County Amount $46,802.14 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINK, ANDREW J Employer name Steuben County Amount $46,802.05 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIAS, WENDY ANNE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,802.02 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINA, MARGARET R Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $46,801.88 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBBY, KRISTIE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $46,801.80 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRIST, DAVID L Employer name Town of Orangeville Amount $46,801.78 Date 11/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BARRIE E, JR Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $46,801.76 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDRESS, DARLENE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,800.92 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, JANIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,800.90 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXNER, SHERI L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $46,800.80 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MANUEL Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $46,800.25 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, DAVID T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $46,799.91 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRETTI, JAMES C Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $46,799.43 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KATHERINE L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $46,799.29 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBY, FRANK J Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $46,799.23 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOJAK, KIM C Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,799.21 Date 03/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, BARRY R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,798.99 Date 09/26/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDBETTER, KARIMA Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,798.98 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, COURTNEY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,798.95 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, PATRICK M Employer name Town of Tusten Amount $46,798.80 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASER, RYAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $46,798.62 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTERBA, DAVID M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,798.53 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, ANITA P Employer name Village of Owego Amount $46,798.40 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKBURN, JEREMY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,798.25 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, DELMIS M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,798.16 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, ROBERT O, JR Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $46,798.13 Date 02/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROESKE, THOMAS D Employer name Allegany County Amount $46,798.04 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLAR, JAMES A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $46,797.97 Date 06/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASELLI, FRED J Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $46,797.94 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKONCZAK, ADAM C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,797.93 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSINEK, STEVEN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,797.88 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, TRACY M Employer name Franklin County Amount $46,797.85 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXENDELL, KERRI M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $46,797.75 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,797.74 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MARITZA Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $46,797.69 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURDON, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Troy Amount $46,797.57 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOHN R, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,797.23 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, PILAR S Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $46,797.15 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATE, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Pharsalia Amount $46,797.00 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANADA, TOMMY C, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,796.82 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LENDON, BARBARA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,796.55 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIODY, ROSEMARY Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,796.53 Date 07/31/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEUTNAGEL-SANTIAGO, HEIDE Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,796.52 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWENS, LINDA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,796.51 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHELIA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,796.47 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER CARTER, ELAINE Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,796.46 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, CATHY W Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,796.45 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, LORI A Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,796.44 Date 07/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEGA, JONATHAN Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $46,796.43 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ, STEPHANIE Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,796.43 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESEKAYE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,796.43 Date 03/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAIRE, ELLEN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,796.42 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, KATHRYN V Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,796.40 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIME, ORLANDO A Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,796.40 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, LISA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,796.40 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, VALERIA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,796.40 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, MARIE Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,796.40 Date 07/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAVES, MICHELLE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,796.38 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DARRYL E Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,796.35 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, VIRGINIA A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $46,796.31 Date 06/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, NANA N Employer name Albany County Amount $46,796.29 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KERRY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $46,796.17 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINOCCHARIO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Livingston County Amount $46,795.96 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEARS, JASON J Employer name Town of Pulteney Amount $46,795.96 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, DENISE E Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $46,795.89 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITNAUL, YOLANDA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,795.55 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOK, RAINA L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $46,795.49 Date 07/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACK, TAMARA L Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $46,795.30 Date 01/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TURSI, KERRI M Employer name Tioga County Amount $46,795.18 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, MARY C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $46,794.51 Date 10/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZINET, DEREK R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $46,794.33 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUNDY, PAULA A Employer name Genesee County Amount $46,794.16 Date 10/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZESKOW, RENEE L Employer name Germantown CSD Amount $46,794.00 Date 11/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBURN, JEFFERY G Employer name Franklinville CSD Amount $46,793.89 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DAY, PATRICIA G Employer name Broome County Amount $46,793.81 Date 09/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, TANA K Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $46,793.74 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOL, LUCILLE M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $46,793.68 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, ELLEN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,793.39 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, JANET Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $46,793.31 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, MEGAN M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,793.09 Date 10/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCI, RACHEL V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,793.04 Date 01/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCANO, LISANDRA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,793.00 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, SUSAN F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,792.98 Date 05/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, CHRIS R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $46,792.87 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAILLA, JOAN A Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $46,792.77 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSICHETTI, MARYANNE Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $46,792.65 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCOOK, JOANNA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,792.54 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BRIAN F Employer name Erie County Amount $46,792.45 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDICK, VALERIE A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $46,792.40 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, WILLIAM E Employer name Village of Victory Amount $46,792.38 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMOES, SAMANTHA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $46,792.29 Date 12/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RARICK, MILLIE D Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $46,792.20 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSBURG, GAIL I Employer name Village of Perry Amount $46,792.18 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLETDOUX, JOSEPH A Employer name Washington County Amount $46,792.13 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, PATRICIA M Employer name Pulaski CSD Amount $46,792.03 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRALL, KAREN G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,791.94 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERUTO, KAREN M Employer name Broome County Amount $46,791.85 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINS, GINA L Employer name Clinton County Amount $46,791.47 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ROGER C, JR Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $46,791.41 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SCOTT R Employer name Webster CSD Amount $46,791.39 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System