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 BELL, NATASHA N Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $46,213.10 Date 11/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, KRYSTLE L Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $46,213.04 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MARGARET A Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $46,212.76 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, DAUGHN M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $46,212.73 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, SHOLU Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $46,212.72 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHAM, LAVERNE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $46,212.72 Date 04/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, STEFANA Y Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $46,212.72 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, JASON T Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $46,212.04 Date 03/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUSMAN, REBECCA A Employer name Mahopac Public Library Amount $46,211.85 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDELSON, BARRY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,211.76 Date 01/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILARDO, LYNNE M Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $46,211.73 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, PETRINA C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,211.60 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABA, MADEE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $46,211.54 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVINO, ALYSON A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $46,211.46 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Oswego County Amount $46,211.34 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYEA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Mooers Amount $46,211.33 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, STEVEN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $46,211.18 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, RUSSELL B, IV Employer name Town of Canton Amount $46,211.00 Date 06/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, JOHN Employer name Saratoga County Amount $46,210.94 Date 11/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRACCOLA, PAIGE J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $46,210.91 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, HOWARD J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,210.76 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MICHELLE R Employer name Erie County Amount $46,210.68 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, GRACE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $46,210.49 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORELLO, KARI ANN Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,210.42 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSAIO, MARY V Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $46,210.36 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONARDI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $46,209.79 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMETI, MARY F Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $46,209.57 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ANNITRA M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $46,209.53 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JAMES D Employer name Cayuga County Amount $46,209.44 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, BRETT A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $46,209.37 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLYER, DARRIN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,209.12 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACY, KYLE A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $46,208.88 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNO, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $46,208.68 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARY, ANDREW J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $46,208.36 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AITKEN, THOMAS R Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $46,208.13 Date 12/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, LORI J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,208.05 Date 03/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, JOHN D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $46,208.05 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTLAK, PAULA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,207.72 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALEK, KATHLEEN A Employer name Erie County Amount $46,207.33 Date 07/11/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNON, ANNE Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $46,207.06 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOXLEY, SHAHEEN T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,207.02 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNIER, NESTOR N Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,207.01 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAPGOOD, LORI L Employer name Clinton County Amount $46,206.63 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPPERS, MICHAEL G Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $46,206.60 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSACK, LINDA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,206.60 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, BRIGIDA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,206.60 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETZLICK, LISA G Employer name Town of Islip Amount $46,206.33 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, DONALD J, JR Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $46,206.21 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELLA, PAMELA J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,206.13 Date 03/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, ALYCE E Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $46,206.06 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHELLE M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $46,205.82 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULL, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $46,205.74 Date 02/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOW, ANNE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,205.67 Date 07/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECOVIC, MARIA Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $46,205.43 Date 10/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI COCCO, LINDA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $46,205.40 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCH, CATHY L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,205.18 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUYEA, AMANDA J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,205.13 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEKSTRA, CAITLIN E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,204.68 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESEMER, DORY ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,204.64 Date 03/22/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, WAYNE J Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $46,204.48 Date 05/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATZ, RONALD J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $46,204.31 Date 12/06/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, JACKSON C Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $46,204.18 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBACH, THOMAS F Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $46,203.70 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINCKA, MICHELLE A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $46,203.39 Date 05/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, MATTHEW C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $46,203.08 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, LATOYA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,202.99 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, FELICIA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,202.69 Date 04/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMAD, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $46,202.55 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, JOSEPH D Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,202.49 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYJER, UNA C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $46,202.11 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCATORE, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,201.83 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DONALD W Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $46,201.82 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERSAGE, THERESA A Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $46,201.47 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, MARC A Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $46,201.30 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCZEK, JAMES R Employer name Genesee County Amount $46,200.69 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HORN, TARA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,200.60 Date 10/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, LA CRECIA D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $46,200.41 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, MARK Employer name Clinton County Amount $46,200.34 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONCZAK, LAWRENCE M Employer name Erie County Amount $46,200.32 Date 04/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, MATTHEW C Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $46,200.04 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISDORF, VALERIE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,199.95 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, DEBORAH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $46,199.83 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, KIMBERLY L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $46,199.83 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, BRADFORD Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,199.75 Date 07/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGGS, NATHAN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $46,199.61 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RODNEY D Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $46,199.61 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, CHERYL LYNN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,199.54 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPITANO, CAROL A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $46,199.54 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, JAMES J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $46,199.52 Date 10/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLCE, SANDRA A Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $46,199.50 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MELVIN F Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $46,199.35 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANCZYK, KENNETH M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,199.31 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,199.26 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIN, KERI L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $46,199.26 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRER, CARLOS S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,199.18 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JUDITH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,198.77 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $46,198.54 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, PATRICK J Employer name City of Olean Amount $46,198.45 Date 03/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, LINSEY L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $46,198.43 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, GREGORY A Employer name Madison County Amount $46,197.63 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System