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 SHAW, JASON R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,515.33 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, LISA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,515.25 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLAU, STEVEN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $46,515.24 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNE, RACQUEL S Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $46,515.07 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCADIN, EMMANUEL VICTOR Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,514.30 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASCOTT, ETHEL Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $46,514.29 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKERSON, WILLIE JEAN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,514.17 Date 05/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, EDWARD L Employer name Delaware County Amount $46,513.83 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, STEPHEN Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $46,513.68 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, MARY E Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $46,513.62 Date 12/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMACHE, DAWN M Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $46,513.29 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDA, KERRI K Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,513.20 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KATHLEEN S Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $46,512.90 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLANE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $46,512.89 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, GLEN K Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $46,512.86 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROGIORGIO, JENNIFER Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $46,512.83 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANBROOK, RALPH R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,512.78 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CURDY, ALICE O Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $46,512.44 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPINSKE-KEYSER, DEBRA L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $46,512.41 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODKINSON, TREVOR J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $46,512.34 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARLING, JILL S Employer name Fulton County Amount $46,512.08 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, KELLY O Employer name Greece CSD Amount $46,512.02 Date 02/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, RICHARD J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,511.99 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ROBERT W Employer name Yates County Amount $46,511.50 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWMAN, JOAN A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $46,511.30 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUELL, KELLI L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $46,510.97 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, RENEE Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $46,510.95 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ-GUERRA, ANA J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $46,510.80 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETIT-FRERE, IRMICE Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $46,510.53 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, JOHN E, JR Employer name Village of Otisville Amount $46,510.49 Date 06/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULA, PENELOPE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $46,510.45 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINE, CANDY L Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $46,510.03 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMSHAW, ALISON D Employer name Oneida County Amount $46,510.03 Date 09/16/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLIER, SANDRA L Employer name Newark CSD Amount $46,509.84 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KIM V Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,509.77 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDONARO, SUSAN Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $46,509.65 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMBA, LAURA F Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $46,509.42 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANKEN, JENNIFER L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,509.17 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTES, KATYA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $46,509.16 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, VIVIENNE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $46,508.87 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JESSICA D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,508.69 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, THOMAS F Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $46,508.62 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, JACQUELYN A Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $46,508.10 Date 02/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGWORTHY, LEIGH A Employer name Ontario County Amount $46,507.75 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNER, BRIAN J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $46,507.69 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, DONNA K Employer name Ontario County Amount $46,507.54 Date 01/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASKEY, CAROL A Employer name Ontario County Amount $46,507.54 Date 07/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, TIM A Employer name Town of Hinsdale Amount $46,507.37 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, ERIN S Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $46,507.36 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCOLM, RUTH K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $46,507.27 Date 05/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTELMO, DONNA A Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $46,507.07 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID P Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $46,507.02 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON-KANE, ELLEN L Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $46,506.90 Date 10/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLANDS, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $46,506.27 Date 11/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSANOVICH, CYNTHIA M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,506.11 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUELLA, MICHELLE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,506.09 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, PATSY A Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,505.93 Date 04/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Montour Falls Amount $46,505.74 Date 06/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, JAIMIE L Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $46,505.68 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, NOAH N Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $46,505.65 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNANT, RICKY D, SR Employer name Town of Hadley Amount $46,505.43 Date 08/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, GERALD R Employer name Town of Huron Amount $46,505.28 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORLA, NICOLE R Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $46,505.09 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, MELINDA M Employer name Town of Wales Amount $46,505.06 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, COURTNEY K Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $46,505.02 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMOR, ISAAC A Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $46,504.97 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRY, MARILYN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,504.90 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, KATHRYN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,504.90 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIZEME, EVELYNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,504.90 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLERS-MORGAN, EBONY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,504.90 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARN, JEFFREY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,504.90 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHIER, CATHERINE A Employer name Chenango County Amount $46,504.70 Date 07/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKYOL, OSMAN A Employer name Village of Quogue Amount $46,504.35 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,504.09 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVILLE-HILLIARD, ROXANNE Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $46,504.08 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MARGARET R Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,504.08 Date 01/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICARDO, RYAN L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $46,504.06 Date 04/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, BRIAN K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,503.82 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOSHUA O Employer name Town of Huron Amount $46,503.47 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRED, TOBY E Employer name Town of Sanford Amount $46,503.43 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KAREN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,503.40 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDIA, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,503.40 Date 10/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTES BRITO, LUIS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,503.40 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPOVICH, GINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,503.40 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVERMORE, EDWARD L Employer name Harpursville CSD Amount $46,503.20 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, NOELLE M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $46,502.79 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDY, JOSEPH A L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $46,502.71 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYBART, SARAH A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $46,502.51 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARY ELLEN Employer name Herkimer CSD Amount $46,502.38 Date 06/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGLINGER, JANICE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,502.34 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROZZA, DONNA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,502.34 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, MARSHA E Employer name Ontario County Amount $46,502.22 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLI, JERRY A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $46,502.03 Date 08/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIDOU, KAREN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,501.61 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERSON, DYLAN J Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $46,501.60 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, ONEISH D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $46,501.48 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, RONALD M Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $46,500.93 Date 01/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAY, STEPHEN G Employer name Niagara County Amount $46,500.87 Date 06/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $46,500.80 Date 07/07/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, NANCY T Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $46,500.64 Date 12/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System