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 WOODSIDE, KATELAND P Employer name Erie County Amount $46,543.33 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, BARBARA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,543.21 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINATRO, JOANNE Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $46,543.02 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORLISH, MELANIE A Employer name Putnam County Amount $46,542.27 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHDE, NANCY C Employer name Town of Horseheads Amount $46,541.60 Date 07/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARAGIANO, PAUL J Employer name Erie County Amount $46,541.21 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUNSE, ELTON, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $46,541.01 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, BEVERLY A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $46,540.98 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER, CHYLOE L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $46,540.93 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARREAU, JEAN M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $46,540.02 Date 02/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, JOSEPHINE A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $46,539.98 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSTUTTLER, GEORGE E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $46,539.91 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADYEN, HEATHER L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $46,539.59 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAL, PATRICK M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $46,539.43 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, JAMES V Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $46,539.37 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEPHEW, DENISE S Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $46,539.28 Date 11/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GLENN R Employer name Town of Eaton Amount $46,539.22 Date 11/25/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOUNTAIN, NICHOLAS Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $46,538.93 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-CHARLES, JEAN-ROBERT Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $46,538.77 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Lawrence Amount $46,538.47 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNWOO, MONICA C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $46,538.45 Date 01/15/2016 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPOLI, THOMAS R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $46,538.17 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE-PEARLSTEIN, APRIL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,538.13 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANKLEECK, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $46,537.84 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINUCCI, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $46,537.62 Date 01/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $46,537.58 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARRING, JEFFREY J Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $46,537.38 Date 05/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPPE, WENDY S Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $46,537.28 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEGUERO, ROBERTO A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,537.18 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIANESE, DIANA M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $46,537.11 Date 09/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORMIER, WILLIAM D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $46,537.10 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENTZ, JENNIFER A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,537.02 Date 03/31/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTI, JARETT D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $46,536.65 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, CLAUDE A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $46,536.59 Date 03/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, ELWIN Employer name Sullivan County Amount $46,536.59 Date 02/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, MICHAEL R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,536.57 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER LANGWORTHY, ERIN K Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $46,536.52 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, DALE F Employer name Jefferson County Amount $46,536.48 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $46,536.41 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANGROSSO, DEBRA Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $46,536.39 Date 12/30/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, CHRISTINE M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $46,536.19 Date 05/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSBOROUGH, RYAN J Employer name Livingston County Amount $46,536.17 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINI, MARTA E Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $46,536.14 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SARAH A Employer name Delaware County Amount $46,535.75 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIANO, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $46,535.61 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPONABLE, SHAWN M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $46,535.42 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMERSTONE, SHELLY Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $46,535.41 Date 07/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, KELLEY M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $46,535.36 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEARS, KIM M Employer name Steuben County Amount $46,535.13 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCARDI, RITA M Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $46,535.10 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, DAWN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,535.08 Date 11/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, SABRINA M Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $46,535.04 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, KELLY M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $46,535.03 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIOCCHETTI, JUSTIN E Employer name Albany County Amount $46,534.62 Date 03/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEY, PATTI J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $46,534.58 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIWELL, AMANDA A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,534.34 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, MATTHEW J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,534.27 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JAY I Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,534.24 Date 09/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORETTO, JILL D Employer name Merrick Library Amount $46,534.05 Date 11/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, TODD L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $46,533.95 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSTON, CAITLIN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,533.91 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, PEGGY D Employer name Genesee County Amount $46,533.90 Date 11/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZK, JUDITH R Employer name Erie County Amount $46,533.80 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, MEREDITH R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,533.80 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKOTA, MICHELE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $46,533.57 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANUTO, LEONARDO V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,533.52 Date 02/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITCH, KIMBERLY R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $46,533.13 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCHNER, JENNIFER Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $46,533.09 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUERMANN, SHELIA M Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $46,532.87 Date 12/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSME, ARMANDO A JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $46,532.85 Date 02/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLWITZ, MICHELLE A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $46,532.81 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, THOMAS E Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,532.79 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, RAQUEL Employer name Erie County Amount $46,532.67 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYWICZYNSKI, DENNIS J Employer name Erie County Amount $46,532.50 Date 07/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGROVEJO, JORGE D Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $46,532.46 Date 04/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GEEN, MARYJO A Employer name Massena CSD Amount $46,532.35 Date 07/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, LAUREEN A Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $46,532.14 Date 04/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBAR, JERRY J Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $46,532.00 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, BANCROFT J Employer name Webster CSD Amount $46,531.91 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, COLLIN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,531.86 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIEMANN, FRED C Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $46,531.76 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENO, ROYCE L, JR Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $46,531.72 Date 03/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, JAMES F Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $46,531.39 Date 10/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKEY, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Ausable Amount $46,531.38 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SAMANTHA L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $46,531.32 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, MARY A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $46,531.20 Date 01/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, LAURA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,531.04 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKOWITZ, JASON M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $46,530.96 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLIS, TRACEY L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $46,530.94 Date 12/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VROOMAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $46,530.88 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINZY, BRYAN A D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,530.86 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, JOHN P Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $46,530.81 Date 02/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, BETTY JEAN Employer name Erie County Amount $46,530.56 Date 02/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACANELLI, MARGHERITA Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $46,530.48 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARUP, LYNN A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,530.36 Date 09/02/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHANEM, FRANCOIS K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $46,530.25 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLBECK, BALINT S Employer name Ulster County Amount $46,530.24 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORGET, BRUCE F Employer name Schenectady County Amount $46,530.12 Date 01/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, CATHERINE L Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $46,529.90 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWIAK, LINDA M Employer name Erie County Amount $46,529.33 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System