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 DOWNEY, MARIELY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,122.66 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JAMES J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $46,122.48 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMAKER, FOLENA J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $46,122.34 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULK, NIKKI A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $46,122.15 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASA, ADAM D Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,121.95 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, NICHOLAS J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $46,121.85 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELAND, ALLISON S Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,121.71 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACZ, IRENE M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $46,121.61 Date 05/15/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, FREDERICK F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $46,121.42 Date 07/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, ROBERT J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $46,121.33 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, JAMIE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,121.32 Date 04/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELFINI, SHARON Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $46,121.30 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, JEFFREY N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,121.22 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DIANNA C Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $46,121.20 Date 03/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNES, YVETTE J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,120.99 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, MICHAEL A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $46,120.92 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYA, ROBERTO Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $46,120.75 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONGE, CHARLES G Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $46,120.72 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBB, MICHAEL R Employer name Broome County Amount $46,120.34 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE WARN, NANCY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,120.28 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, DOUGLAS F Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,120.27 Date 04/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, LEROY Employer name Niagara County Amount $46,120.26 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVALSKY, ARLEEN M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $46,120.16 Date 08/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Marcellus Amount $46,120.08 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHERS, MURRAY W, II Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,120.07 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTERE, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Cambria Amount $46,120.00 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENSKI, DIANE C Employer name Erie County Amount $46,119.88 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, JOSUE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $46,119.59 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, PHILIP Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $46,119.50 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DAVID G Employer name Cayuga County Amount $46,119.24 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, VERNESSA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,119.16 Date 03/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORREGROSSA, SANDRA D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $46,118.72 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELL'AMORE, LYNN R Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $46,118.71 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDACKER, FREDERICK K Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $46,118.65 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOS, DENNIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,118.53 Date 05/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESORO, JOSEPH M, II Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,118.49 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNELL, JARED R Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $46,118.49 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, HEATHER L Employer name Lewis County Amount $46,118.48 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, RICHARD F Employer name Tompkins County Amount $46,118.39 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUITT, BEVERLY Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $46,118.33 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFIELD, JEROME A Employer name Westchester County Amount $46,118.14 Date 06/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MATHEW H Employer name Otsego County Amount $46,117.93 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEAKE, JESSICA K Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,117.80 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KAREN L Employer name Albany County Amount $46,117.67 Date 08/31/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILKS, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $46,117.37 Date 04/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, FRANCES Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $46,117.29 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENAT, EMMANUELLA Employer name Department of Law Amount $46,117.24 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIGAN, LIAM B Employer name Town of Islip Amount $46,117.01 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODY, APRIL Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,116.90 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSANO, PAUL M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $46,116.73 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLK, MARYANN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $46,116.66 Date 07/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, WILLIAM T Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $46,116.47 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLUND, HANNAH M Employer name Niagara County Amount $46,116.47 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORMS, WINIFRED Employer name Niagara County Amount $46,116.47 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELEZAIRE, DANA M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $46,116.36 Date 01/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRADO, KEVIN A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $46,116.35 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, LYNETTE R Employer name Department of Law Amount $46,116.27 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, BRIAN J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $46,115.88 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARSIO, PATRICIA S Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $46,115.65 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, LAUREN M Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $46,115.64 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCERINO, RAYMOND C Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $46,115.55 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIAGRIS, ROSANNA Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $46,115.53 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, CHRISTIAN L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $46,115.46 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELS, TIM A Employer name Town of Ashford Amount $46,115.40 Date 04/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODACRE, MATTHEW J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,115.17 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, EMILY Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $46,115.17 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDRICK, JOHN G Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $46,115.16 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, RALSON R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $46,114.93 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZO, RUTH E Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $46,114.81 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, GLENDA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,114.35 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEAU, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Town of Peru Amount $46,114.26 Date 02/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CRISTEN W Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,114.18 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGIARU, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $46,114.11 Date 12/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFREY, RICHARD, JR Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $46,114.10 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECRAMER, PHYLLIS A Employer name Livingston County Amount $46,113.97 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMERI, JAMES M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $46,113.89 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, BRENT H Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $46,113.69 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, ANGELIA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $46,113.59 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, DEBRA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,113.31 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELLA D Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $46,113.30 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSON, PETER W Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $46,113.29 Date 12/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIDE, JANE J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $46,113.08 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YADDOW, RYAN A Employer name Franklin County Amount $46,113.00 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLICK, SHELLEY S Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $46,112.83 Date 08/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, LISA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,112.76 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, NATHANIEL C Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $46,112.58 Date 06/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZADORA, DANIELLE C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,112.09 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORYTNY, EUGENE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,112.08 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAUTHAM, JEYAMOHAN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,111.88 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLEY, NAOMI C Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $46,111.85 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, LISA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,111.73 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHER, MARK S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,111.71 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERHOOF, JEANNETTE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $46,111.52 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, JILL M Employer name Niagara County Amount $46,111.52 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBLES, EDWARD M Employer name Town of Alexandria Amount $46,111.47 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HALL, ELLIOT J Employer name Town of Providence Amount $46,111.15 Date 01/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUENTHER, PAUL J Employer name Erie County Amount $46,111.09 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, MICHELLE M Employer name Malone CSD Amount $46,111.00 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, PATRICIA Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $46,110.99 Date 05/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRABBE, SUSAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,110.96 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System