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 WEIL, DIANE J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $46,384.73 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, JONATHAN HANS, SR Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $46,384.65 Date 05/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID L Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $46,384.56 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECTOR, SHIRLEY A Employer name Ulster County Amount $46,384.45 Date 02/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRERA, GEORGE H Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,384.37 Date 08/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTON, CONNIE R Employer name City of Olean Amount $46,384.10 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOW, ELLEN A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $46,384.06 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITS, VICTORIA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,384.02 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EADY, STANLEY C Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $46,383.51 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESINSKI, KELLY A Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $46,383.45 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DAVID R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,382.91 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-PIERRE, VANESSA A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $46,382.58 Date 11/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, JUDY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,382.56 Date 04/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKES, BRUCE E Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $46,382.41 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORONEY, BECKY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,382.11 Date 07/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, BETH A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,382.06 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREADY, MATTHEW Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,382.02 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MATTHEW P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $46,382.00 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDUNI, TERESA, MRS Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $46,381.96 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STAR M Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $46,381.35 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUPA, MEDARDO J Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $46,381.11 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, CAITLIN E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $46,381.10 Date 09/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUFFIN, HELENA M Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $46,380.72 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HORN, MARY A Employer name Livingston County Amount $46,380.72 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, APRIL R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $46,380.54 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, SETH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $46,380.52 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $46,380.40 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKNALL, MARIA M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $46,380.30 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCA, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Utica Amount $46,380.18 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARUTA, MARK R Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $46,380.11 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, AMY C Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $46,379.96 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, DARYL L Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $46,379.82 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRO, EVAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,379.80 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALVAIRE, NADIA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $46,379.74 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILCHER, DARREN J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $46,379.64 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, CHERICE N Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $46,379.61 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, NANCY J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $46,379.58 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELSKI, STEVEN L Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $46,379.41 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRO, PAULETTE M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $46,379.31 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENDLER, MICHELLE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,379.06 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UBILES, COURTNEY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $46,378.98 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBANEZ, ALEX A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $46,378.79 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAYLE, STEVEN B Employer name Yates County Amount $46,378.75 Date 07/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, JOHNNIE I Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $46,378.62 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, DAWN E Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $46,378.48 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, JEFFREY M Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $46,378.44 Date 10/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANATO, JENNIFER M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $46,378.30 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETZWIESER, ERIC M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,378.28 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISING, KAREN L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,378.19 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MARIA H Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $46,378.10 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKER, BENJAMIN W Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,377.90 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANE, DAVID T Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $46,377.72 Date 01/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FALL, FRANK R, JR Employer name Madison County Amount $46,377.66 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNEY, KATARZYNA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,377.30 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREWE, ROBERT W Employer name Village of Lewiston Amount $46,377.07 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, DARNELL W Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $46,377.03 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMALFA, FRED M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,377.03 Date 09/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUWER, PAMELA J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,376.71 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QIU, ZHIJIE Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,376.58 Date 06/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBKOWSKI, DONNA F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,376.50 Date 05/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, KEITH C Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $46,376.34 Date 03/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, MAJORY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,376.25 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENABLE, JOAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $46,376.19 Date 03/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIGAN, ROBIN L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $46,376.00 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JEAN M Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $46,376.00 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIYDUM, YISAK G Employer name Webster CSD Amount $46,375.88 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, RHONDA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $46,375.80 Date 04/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, JAMES M Employer name Steuben County Amount $46,375.65 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMO, HEATHER A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,375.52 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, AMBER G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,375.50 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUESLER, STACY L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $46,375.34 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIS, MATTHEW L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $46,374.91 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIL, MONICA M L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $46,374.50 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, SHEILA B Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $46,374.43 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDA, CECILIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,374.43 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JASON M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $46,374.34 Date 11/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUPE, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name La Fayette CSD Amount $46,374.22 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $46,373.88 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCARDI, THERESA A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $46,373.39 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGA, MICHAEL R Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $46,373.30 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, LEANDRO Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,373.23 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHARA, KAITLYN C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,372.70 Date 02/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, TERRI L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $46,372.48 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTIERI-MAHONEY, MARIA L Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $46,372.37 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, SAMANTHA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,372.15 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERKIRCHER, SANDRA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,372.11 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACHUT, DEAN J Employer name Remsen CSD Amount $46,371.73 Date 02/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERBO, JOSEPH G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $46,371.18 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAWROCKI, DENISE L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,370.71 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, LINDA A Employer name Victor CSD Amount $46,370.47 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKAATS, LESLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,370.42 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSATO, EDWARD P, JR Employer name Town of Salina Amount $46,369.55 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, SHITIQUE P Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $46,369.51 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMBOURIS, GAIL P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,369.23 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOIS, MICHELE A Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $46,369.00 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMON, HAROLD W Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $46,368.41 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORELLI, ROBERT A Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,368.37 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINE, ANDREW J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $46,368.20 Date 06/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOTRY, LOVETTE L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $46,367.91 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, HOPE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,367.51 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System