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 MELE, ANNA RITA Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $46,629.89 Date 09/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, KIMBERLY J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $46,629.89 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULE, JENNIFER H Employer name Eden CSD Amount $46,629.76 Date 11/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCENCIAK, LAURA Employer name Eden CSD Amount $46,629.76 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTALING, ROBERT P Employer name Town of Denning Amount $46,629.42 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MARGARET A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,629.32 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, ROCELLE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $46,628.99 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINGELSKI, TERRIE A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $46,628.81 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGUE, GARRETT P Employer name Essex County Amount $46,628.80 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, OWEN B Employer name City of Troy Amount $46,628.76 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANGAN, NANCY A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,628.53 Date 06/23/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGE, HOLLY W Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,628.40 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MARK S Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,628.29 Date 08/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD-HALL, STACY M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $46,628.17 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODSIDE, JANET L Employer name Morristown CSD Amount $46,627.78 Date 09/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, JOHN A, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,627.60 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DANIEL H Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $46,627.36 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBUTO, JAMES T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $46,627.20 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDAK, AMELIA O Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $46,627.08 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANDA, KELLI L Employer name Ulster County Amount $46,627.01 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUBLE, ERAINA L Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $46,626.61 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDI, MARIANNE Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $46,626.61 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGUETA, FILADELFO Employer name Town of Islip Amount $46,626.49 Date 11/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES-MATHEW, SUSAN C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $46,626.36 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDRICK, JILL M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $46,626.17 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHURS, PATRICIA K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,626.15 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASCIANO, LOUISA Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $46,626.00 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JENNIFER A Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $46,625.95 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, JACQUELINE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $46,625.70 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPP, LEONARD G Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $46,624.99 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNARELLA, JOHN A, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $46,624.88 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BIASE, BRYAN Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,624.71 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINGALE, STEPHANIE R Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $46,624.35 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORIA, BETH A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $46,624.27 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDNUT, JAMES M Employer name Orleans County Amount $46,624.00 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKALA, BRUCE R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $46,623.49 Date 06/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEDRAHITA, JEANETTE Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $46,623.38 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, ALLYSON N Employer name Erie County Amount $46,623.33 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICAPRIO, DOMENICO F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,623.32 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ASHLEY S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,623.13 Date 12/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, PATRICK M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $46,622.53 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIERCZEK, CANDACE C Employer name City of Utica Amount $46,622.48 Date 01/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODICA AMORE, LEONARDO Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $46,622.21 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDOW, JEFFREY L Employer name Steuben County Amount $46,622.09 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JENNIFER L Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $46,621.87 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, MILES A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $46,621.76 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORINGTON, CHRISTINE L Employer name Windham-Ashland-Jewett CSD Amount $46,621.59 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTY, CYNTHIA A Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $46,620.98 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHUKA, DENNIS J Employer name Town of Glen Amount $46,620.61 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPKINS, THERESA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $46,620.08 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIKER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $46,620.04 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ELIZABETH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,620.04 Date 02/22/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIA, ROSALIE A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $46,620.03 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERRIE, BRIAN Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $46,619.90 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, MICHAEL C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $46,619.89 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROHMAN, MARY GRACE Employer name Town of Islip Amount $46,619.67 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NITZSCHE, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $46,619.51 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Kirkwood Amount $46,619.31 Date 09/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTABLE, JAMES J Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $46,619.30 Date 07/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD-HILAIRE, CARLINE B Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $46,618.73 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTIS, TONY T Employer name City of Albany Amount $46,618.60 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $46,618.53 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, S GWENDOLYN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,618.52 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KAREN G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $46,618.52 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANTINO, SHARON M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $46,618.52 Date 10/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOWSKI, CONNIE J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $46,618.52 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLATT, PAMELLA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $46,618.52 Date 03/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESPAN, KATIE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $46,618.52 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, DANA K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $46,618.52 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, KIMBERLY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $46,618.52 Date 06/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, JOANNE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $46,618.52 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, THANDIE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $46,618.52 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTERMAN, ALAN R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $46,618.52 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLNER, CAROLYN S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $46,618.52 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, MARY E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $46,618.52 Date 04/01/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, JEFFREY C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $46,618.52 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINUCK, THERESA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $46,618.52 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLEMEROPOULOS, ALLISON C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $46,618.52 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JASHARA T Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $46,618.52 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, KATHLEEN B Employer name Orange County Amount $46,618.47 Date 05/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ANTONIA R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $46,618.15 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, AMIE E Employer name City of Elmira Amount $46,617.70 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROSLOWITZ, MICHAEL D Employer name Ulster County Amount $46,617.70 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, LISA R Employer name Town of Porter Amount $46,617.66 Date 06/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPISKA, DAVID J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $46,617.63 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTERMAN, JENNIFER R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,617.13 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, YOCHEVED Y Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $46,617.05 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, ROXANNE M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $46,617.00 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, JOSEPH R Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $46,616.93 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIBLER, SUZANNE J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $46,616.83 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOFF, NOREEN C Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $46,616.77 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKIN, LISA M Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $46,616.46 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, VICTOR J Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $46,615.95 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANFORD, TRAVIS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $46,615.95 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEWIEROSKI, JENA M Employer name Chemung County Amount $46,615.86 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, JILL E Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $46,615.73 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, PATRICIA L Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $46,615.55 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CHARISSA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,615.53 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYVILLE, MATTHEW J Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $46,615.29 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARL, JULIE A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,615.24 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System