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 BELDEN, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of Newark Valley Amount $46,761.41 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, WILLIAM C Employer name Town of Caroline Amount $46,761.20 Date 12/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKH, LEONID Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $46,761.17 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORAYI, JOSEPH S, III Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,760.24 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT-FRANCIS, LUCIA V Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $46,760.11 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE-RUSSO, KIMBERLY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,759.87 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEFIELD, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,759.76 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM, MARGARET A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,759.63 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMADIWOCHI, ALASIA U Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $46,759.45 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARDSEN, DAVID A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $46,759.01 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, KUOLI Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,758.88 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, SALLIE ANN V Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $46,758.72 Date 02/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, BERNADETTE A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $46,758.54 Date 09/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KININGER, DENNIS Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $46,758.53 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, BRIAN K Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $46,758.48 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANS, SHIRLEY E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,758.42 Date 07/08/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, JO ANN Employer name Orange County Amount $46,758.39 Date 01/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLEWINSKI, DEBORAH A Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $46,758.34 Date 08/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHANAM, SUFIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,758.30 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZARELLA, LINDA R Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $46,758.28 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILSEN, KATHY Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $46,758.18 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON, JAMES E, JR Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $46,758.08 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINKLEPAUGH, MELISSA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,758.07 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, KEISHA J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,757.86 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSHAFEN, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Town of Aurora Amount $46,757.84 Date 04/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, EILEEN C Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $46,757.68 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JOHN J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,757.56 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ZANDT, RACHEL Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,757.55 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, KIMBERLY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,757.50 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, PETER D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,757.50 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGER, JEFFREY P Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $46,757.38 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIMANN, ROY J Employer name Town of Rosendale Amount $46,757.10 Date 03/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, BAMBIE L Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $46,756.80 Date 07/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ILDUFF, STACY M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $46,756.76 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALOLA, BETHANY C Employer name Cortland County Amount $46,756.50 Date 07/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, DALE F Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $46,756.46 Date 07/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALI, ROSEMARY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,756.32 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVANS, THOMAS R Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $46,756.01 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, JENNIFER A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $46,755.79 Date 12/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOYCE P Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $46,755.50 Date 11/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, PAMELA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $46,755.45 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKLER, BERNADETTE V Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $46,755.44 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, CHRIS L Employer name Otsego County Amount $46,755.38 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLERO, LOUIS Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $46,755.08 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGLEY, MARGARET M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $46,755.03 Date 08/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARMA, MANJULI R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $46,754.98 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIELE, PETER J Employer name Village of Canajoharie Amount $46,754.97 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDAL, DIANE L Employer name Orange County Amount $46,754.84 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEDDER, JEFFERY S Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $46,754.53 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, ROBERT E, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $46,754.45 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, NANCY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,754.18 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DANIEL S Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $46,753.78 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANELLO, RAFFAELE A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $46,753.77 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREITER, JOEL R Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $46,753.34 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, DESSY Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $46,753.31 Date 11/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAREMZA, KRISTIN A Employer name Ontario County Amount $46,752.72 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRUS, APRIL L Employer name Lewis County Amount $46,752.66 Date 06/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTIGAN, DONNA L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $46,752.58 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIENKE, CYNTHIA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,752.43 Date 05/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVIERE, SCOTT A Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $46,752.43 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPE, JOHN V Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $46,752.34 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLIOSCO, KELLY M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $46,751.94 Date 12/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENEAR, MICHAEL C Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $46,751.83 Date 02/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKE, THERESA A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $46,751.52 Date 09/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, RICKY J Employer name Town of Malone Amount $46,751.47 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVI, JOHN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $46,751.44 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DONEL R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,751.30 Date 04/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLS, JOSEPH W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $46,750.89 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JAMES R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $46,750.85 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, JOHN C Employer name Cortland County Amount $46,750.78 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVISS, CHRISTINE Employer name Orange County Amount $46,750.76 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DOROTHY H Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $46,750.58 Date 11/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $46,750.16 Date 04/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISKIN, CRAIG S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,750.14 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DAVID M Employer name Albany County Amount $46,749.77 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DEBORAH K Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $46,749.70 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKFORD, LLOYD A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,749.66 Date 07/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CAROL A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,749.49 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPAGNA, ALFRED P Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $46,749.42 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, ROSEMARIE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,749.40 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOWK, PETER C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $46,749.31 Date 08/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONALD, KADEE R, MS Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,749.31 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, KATHLEEN Employer name Herkimer County Amount $46,749.22 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCOOTER, MICHAEL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $46,749.20 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LINDA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,748.94 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $46,748.84 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, CLAUDIA Employer name Town of Islip Amount $46,748.66 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, MIKEAL K Employer name Columbia County Amount $46,748.60 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, JAYCEE S Employer name Tompkins County Amount $46,748.51 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, MARY GRACE A Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $46,748.50 Date 01/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, DAVID G Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,748.46 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JEANETTE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,748.45 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPALEO, JULIA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,748.01 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDOW, STEPHEN G Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $46,747.83 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANAKOS, LOUIS C Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $46,747.66 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZURCZAK, KEITH R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,747.61 Date 05/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, COREY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,747.34 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASDA, CASEY D Employer name Department of Law Amount $46,747.28 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COLLUM, MORGAN A Employer name Department of Law Amount $46,747.28 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNCIL, VALENCIA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,746.98 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System