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 GREENE, ETHAN H Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $46,241.95 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIRGUIS, SHERIN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,241.47 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, JOSHUA M Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $46,241.45 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUX, RUTH M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,241.11 Date 08/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, KATHLEEN B Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $46,240.64 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGAS, MARIANNA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $46,240.51 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNNELL, ROBERT L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,240.47 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVIGNONE, VALERIE Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $46,240.46 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MICHAEL R Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,240.41 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOSA, NICHOLAS S Employer name Town of Southold Amount $46,239.77 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, LYNDEN O Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $46,239.71 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULME, GEORGES Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $46,239.49 Date 12/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINERO, BENNY Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $46,239.39 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYDINIAN, MICHELLE L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $46,239.27 Date 11/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, SHAUN M Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $46,239.17 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $46,238.80 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, KIM D Employer name Broome County Amount $46,238.64 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, LINDA R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $46,238.57 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYBOR, DONALD E, JR Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $46,238.45 Date 04/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, ANDREA M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $46,238.44 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORR, JOHANNA F Employer name Orange County Amount $46,238.40 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ROSEANN E Employer name Erie County Amount $46,238.37 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUMP, MICHAEL R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,238.31 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELAK, ELAINE D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,238.23 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, DOMINIC N Employer name City of Utica Amount $46,238.19 Date 03/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, VALERIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,238.15 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSIER, JAMES D, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,238.02 Date 11/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULLER, BRYAN S Employer name Village of Roslyn Amount $46,238.02 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, DEBRA A Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $46,237.98 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELDRUM, CHAD A Employer name Erie County Amount $46,237.55 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLION, AMY E Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $46,237.31 Date 09/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMICO, VITO E Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $46,237.28 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINOSA, DENICE M Employer name Warren County Amount $46,237.22 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, MARY Employer name Education Department Amount $46,237.10 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DARCIE A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,236.88 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONOMOS, DONNA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,236.83 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUCHINO, SHERYL A Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $46,236.78 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECHT, STEPHEN F Employer name Town of Rockland Amount $46,236.70 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NANCY P Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $46,236.54 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, HEIDY L Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $46,236.43 Date 02/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, CEDRIC S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $46,236.30 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZDERKA, NANCY Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $46,236.23 Date 10/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, LORELEI E Employer name Steuben County Amount $46,236.20 Date 04/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRONE-MAHONEY, CONCETTA Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $46,235.96 Date 03/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE FEBVRE, JOHN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,235.88 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDDENHAGEN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $46,235.74 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASTYSHYN, DANNY L Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $46,235.69 Date 09/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, FLORA V Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,235.59 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBO, JORDAN J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $46,235.53 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSALES, JOY J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $46,235.23 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDAMONE, ROSEANN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,235.20 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, JEAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,235.20 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORRESTER, CATHERINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,235.20 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENZALE, THERESA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,235.20 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDLUND, JOAN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,235.20 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTSCHENBACHER, VIRGINIA DIANA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,235.20 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFER, DIANE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,235.20 Date 04/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, TIFFANY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,235.20 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, LORETTA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,235.20 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMIESON, GERARD J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $46,235.18 Date 10/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, JOANNE Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $46,235.10 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALSTON, TRACEY A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $46,235.02 Date 12/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS-HAMDY, DOREEN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $46,234.96 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, RICHARD C, II Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,234.47 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYLWARD, KIMBERLEE A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $46,234.46 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONEY, KAREN M Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $46,234.16 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DENISE D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,234.01 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSIS, RENA J Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,233.77 Date 10/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGEN, ARLENE K Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,233.67 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAST, ANGELINE A M Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $46,233.64 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, AIDA L Employer name Orange County Amount $46,233.55 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARROW, SCOTT J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $46,233.30 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, STACY A Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $46,233.24 Date 10/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, KAREN A Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $46,233.00 Date 12/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINGS-BENN, ADENEIKA N Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $46,232.91 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, TERRENCE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $46,232.84 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN WALTERS, HELEN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,232.71 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIZINSKI, CARLA M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $46,232.62 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, EVELISE M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $46,232.31 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSOLI, MICHELLE A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $46,232.30 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRYNNE, TARA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,232.01 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEBULSKI, CATHERINE F Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $46,232.00 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIORTINO, DENISE M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $46,232.00 Date 02/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLISTER, BROOKE D Employer name Town of Massena Amount $46,231.69 Date 01/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTZUR, MARK A Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $46,231.66 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWELL, JANA L Employer name Westport CSD Amount $46,231.56 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERT, BRIAN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $46,231.54 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANESE, BARBARA D Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $46,231.50 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JINDRICK, MARK S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $46,231.34 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRISLEY, JEREMY R Employer name Clinton County Amount $46,231.33 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MARGARET J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $46,231.32 Date 09/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, THOMAS V Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,231.16 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POORMON, WILLIAM G Employer name Town of Phelps Amount $46,231.16 Date 06/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUP, KATERINA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $46,231.07 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALSARELLA, JOSEPH F Employer name Town of Sharon Amount $46,230.80 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENACK, JESSICA L Employer name Town of Le Ray Amount $46,230.76 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGGESE, MICHAEL A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $46,230.70 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, CAITLIN Employer name Chemung County Amount $46,230.61 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERTON, CYNTHIA ANN Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $46,230.20 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUCS, SAMANTHA R Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $46,230.18 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System