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 MAURICE, GREGORY R Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $46,197.50 Date 06/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLY, PAULINE M Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $46,197.33 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, JOHN T Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $46,197.04 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ELLEN M Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $46,196.78 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, SUSAN G Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $46,196.66 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JAMES L Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $46,196.52 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASCA, LINDA R Employer name Ontario County Amount $46,196.47 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODE, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,196.45 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOZALOFF, TIMOTHY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,196.41 Date 08/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, ELIZABETH Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,196.35 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MARY V Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $46,196.26 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CYNTHIA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $46,196.26 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVOST, DEBRA A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $46,196.25 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNBURG, DONALD A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,196.25 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, LINDA L Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $46,196.16 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, RACHEL M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,196.11 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKMAN, MARY C Employer name Chemung County Amount $46,196.07 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, ANNE M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $46,196.07 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAHAN, JOANNE Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $46,196.00 Date 12/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, MARY A Employer name Albany County Amount $46,195.97 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKO, BONNIE R Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,195.72 Date 05/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, ERIC D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $46,195.67 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, CATHERINE C Employer name Orange County Amount $46,195.62 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEOPHELES, LISA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $46,195.40 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABASOWITZ, NICOLE A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $46,195.23 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVARETTA, CAROL L Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $46,195.22 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERWIN, JAMES G Employer name Delaware County Amount $46,195.18 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARGER, SUSAN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $46,194.86 Date 10/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MAUREEN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,194.41 Date 01/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABSTON, JOSEPH G Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,194.36 Date 02/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADDELL, SHANNON Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $46,194.31 Date 10/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, LOUIS D Employer name Town of Whitehall Amount $46,194.08 Date 10/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PAGLIA, JAMES C Employer name City of Utica Amount $46,193.48 Date 09/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, RICHARD R Employer name Oswego County Amount $46,193.42 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, MARY K Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $46,193.27 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, ALAN S Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $46,192.97 Date 04/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKARD, MARYANNE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,192.92 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOODY, HANNAH J Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $46,192.88 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGUM, MAMTAZ Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,192.68 Date 05/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, GEORGE O Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,192.42 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALRATH, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Corning Amount $46,192.07 Date 02/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARAN, BETTY B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,192.04 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKS, CHRISTINE N Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $46,191.66 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRIANNI N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $46,191.06 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, AMANDA L Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $46,190.96 Date 12/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSOLD, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,190.87 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERND, MICHAEL R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $46,190.50 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICINA, YVONNE M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $46,190.46 Date 07/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYRES, STACI A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $46,189.99 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTON, JAMES R Employer name Ulster County Amount $46,189.93 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUY, SANDRA S Employer name Erie County Amount $46,189.91 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, PATRICIA Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,189.79 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWOOD, TERRIE L Employer name Cortland County Amount $46,189.77 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELKO, PAUL L Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $46,189.60 Date 08/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, SAMUEL L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $46,189.41 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, BRANDEN Employer name Department of Law Amount $46,188.76 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, ROSEANNE M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $46,188.56 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMOLO, MARK Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $46,188.18 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, DERYK J, II Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,188.02 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZILGME, ARNIS Employer name Albany County Amount $46,187.68 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLETTE, CORY C Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $46,187.14 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONK, ROGER B Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $46,187.01 Date 07/02/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAUGHRIN, RYAN J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,186.84 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUSTER, RICHARD T Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $46,186.72 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MORROW, MARTIN V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,186.70 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAN, COLLEEN A Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $46,186.60 Date 12/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNSINGER, TIMOTHY C Employer name Town of Genesee Falls Amount $46,186.57 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, DONNA M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $46,186.35 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHES, BERT J Employer name Orleans County Amount $46,186.25 Date 04/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORELLO, KARAN L Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $46,186.11 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTBRODT, KEITH A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $46,185.83 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHR, CHERYL A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $46,185.72 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARROW, HEATHER A Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,185.63 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, RYAN M Employer name Tioga County Amount $46,185.53 Date 02/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISPI, REBECCA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $46,185.52 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, RAYMOND P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $46,185.18 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELAKIEWICZ, DAVID P Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $46,185.10 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, ANGELA P Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $46,185.08 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEY, JIHAD RAHMAN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $46,184.97 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, ANGELA C Employer name Tug Hill Commission Amount $46,183.95 Date 11/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MATTHEW D Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $46,183.63 Date 04/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CARI L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,183.54 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, HEATHER E Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $46,183.09 Date 08/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUL, RACHEL A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $46,182.99 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, VALERIE C Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $46,182.92 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZO, LAURIE L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $46,182.84 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATRINE, ELLEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $46,182.83 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKEL, THERESA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $46,182.73 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ALLEN S Employer name Erie Co Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $46,182.11 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNER, JENNIFER Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,181.99 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHELEMY, ROSEANN Employer name Erie County Amount $46,181.71 Date 12/04/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, AMANDA K Employer name Cayuga County Amount $46,181.66 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTZMAN, EMILY Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $46,181.55 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENICHILO, LORRAINE M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $46,181.32 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, JESSICA L Employer name Greene County Amount $46,181.23 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, FERNANDO A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $46,181.05 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAULDIN, KATHLEEN F Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $46,180.76 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, RYAN N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,180.73 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLINGER, DANIEL M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,180.66 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, ERINN P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $46,180.10 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System