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 MATHAI, RAJU A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $46,354.10 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, CATHERINE Z Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,354.04 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONKOSKY, TODD M Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $46,353.98 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, DAWN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,353.75 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDO, JOANNE Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $46,353.60 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ALFRED F Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $46,353.58 Date 10/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMSEY-JESKE, DENISE C Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $46,353.54 Date 06/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGALE, SUSAN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,353.42 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JAMES W Employer name Town of Corning Amount $46,353.36 Date 01/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HO, YAO-NAN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $46,353.35 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLER, DONNA L Employer name Department of State Amount $46,353.28 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIR, LORRAINE J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $46,353.20 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRON, JOSEPH P Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $46,353.19 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLIS, LAURETTA M HARRIGAN Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $46,353.18 Date 05/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, MICHELLE Q Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,353.18 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGH, MARY T Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,353.18 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKES, DOROTHY Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,353.18 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, CYNTHIA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,353.18 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTTER, AURORA Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,353.18 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MARY T Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,353.18 Date 10/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGIASSO, MICHAEL D Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,353.18 Date 12/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARCELLA, KATHY LEE Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,353.18 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MARY BETH Employer name Department of Law Amount $46,353.18 Date 03/30/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, STEPHEN J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,353.18 Date 05/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, LUIS A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,353.18 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPPI, ANN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,353.18 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOW, WILLIAM K, II Employer name Department of State Amount $46,353.18 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASKEW, KIRSTEN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,353.18 Date 04/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, JILL E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,353.18 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTE, CLARA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,353.18 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORNEY, ROBERT A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,353.18 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULE, DAWN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,353.18 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUBIC, LORI A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,353.18 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZANIK, LISA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,353.18 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUDLACK, BARBARA F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,353.18 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFOND, TERRIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,353.18 Date 06/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, DAWN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,353.18 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, WILLIAM T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,353.18 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBITTS, ROBERT S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,353.18 Date 02/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUMBOLO, STEVEN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,353.18 Date 11/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, NADINE P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,353.18 Date 04/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, LAURA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,353.18 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIFITE, SHARON L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,353.18 Date 10/20/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAREJKO, DEBORAH J Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $46,353.18 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARDON, BONNIE R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $46,353.18 Date 07/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEST, BARBARA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $46,353.18 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPOROWSKI, ANGELA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,353.18 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAY, CARON D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $46,353.18 Date 04/18/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVAN, ANNA C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $46,353.18 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, REGINA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $46,353.18 Date 08/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, PATRICIA ANN Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $46,353.18 Date 01/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, DOROTHY E Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $46,353.18 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAGNI, JO ANNE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $46,353.18 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAVER, LINDA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,353.18 Date 07/13/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDER, ALTHEA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,353.18 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKER, MADELINE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,353.18 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, KATHLEEN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,353.18 Date 03/21/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAMPETT, VIRGINIA L Employer name Education Department Amount $46,353.18 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PAULA J Employer name Education Department Amount $46,353.18 Date 11/30/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, HELEN M Employer name Education Department Amount $46,353.18 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, CANDACE H Employer name Education Department Amount $46,353.18 Date 11/24/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROM, MARK E Employer name Education Department Amount $46,353.18 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, EDWARD P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,353.18 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, SHELBY RAE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,353.18 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLER, WENDY E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,353.18 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARHART, CELESTE Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $46,353.18 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHARLOTTE D Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $46,353.18 Date 04/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, VELMA M Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $46,353.18 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTMAN, JULIE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $46,353.18 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUCH, BARBARA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,353.18 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANELLI, SANDRINE C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,353.18 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, MARY JANE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,353.18 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALATINO, LINDA S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,353.18 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, GAIL R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,353.18 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, KAREN A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,353.18 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, MARY K Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,353.18 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIFER, LAURI A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $46,353.18 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANAVOS, SOPHIA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,353.18 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENT, CAROL A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,353.18 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETHRIDGE, ANGELA R Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,353.18 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSKNECHT, LINDA D Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,353.18 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, CAROL H Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,353.18 Date 01/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDBERG, PAULA Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,353.18 Date 02/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, RHONDA L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $46,353.18 Date 10/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, MINDY N Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $46,353.18 Date 07/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESDORP, ETHEL Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $46,353.18 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOANE, THERESA A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $46,353.18 Date 11/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROSEMARY M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $46,353.18 Date 01/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSANA, ELIZABETH E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $46,353.18 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JULIE M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $46,353.18 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATON, COLLEEN J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $46,353.18 Date 04/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, CONNIE Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,353.18 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDZIERSKI, PATRICIA G Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,353.18 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSE, LORI Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,353.18 Date 01/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERWOOD, JOAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,353.16 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, REBECCA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,353.16 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANAHAN, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,353.16 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, ADRIAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,353.16 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATLEE, DIANE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,353.16 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCH, WILLIAM Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,353.16 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System