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 TORRES, YESENIA Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $45,896.24 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURBIAK, ROBERT J Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $45,896.24 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONDON, JOSEFINA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $45,896.24 Date 10/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name NYC Judges Amount $45,896.24 Date 09/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, THERESA M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $45,896.19 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNSICKER, JUSTIN S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,895.96 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DARYL A Employer name Otsego County Amount $45,895.82 Date 08/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, THOMAS P Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $45,895.81 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, POLLY S Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $45,895.69 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, IRENE C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,895.56 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARSE TILLMAN, FELICIA Y Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,895.35 Date 03/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, LEN A Employer name Town of Alexandria Amount $45,895.28 Date 06/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WINDT, DAWN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,895.09 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGON, MICHEL Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $45,894.95 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, KEVIN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $45,894.35 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANOUS, DEBORAH A Employer name Warren County Amount $45,894.29 Date 12/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAIRIE, JUSTIN G Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $45,894.09 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGS, LEWIS H Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $45,893.89 Date 05/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZEMECZKO, JEFFREY D Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $45,893.58 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, KAREN R Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $45,893.46 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LI WEN Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $45,892.77 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUSSO, BONNIE C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,892.62 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, CALEB S Employer name Broome County Amount $45,892.40 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITELLI, LOUIS P Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $45,892.39 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUPPER, RICHARD C Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $45,891.78 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIA, SANDIE Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $45,891.00 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, EDDIE R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $45,890.86 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLATT, JOSEPH S Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,890.84 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, MARK J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $45,890.64 Date 02/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIZER, HOLLY K Employer name Broome County Amount $45,890.39 Date 08/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, ANITA C Employer name Town of Berne Amount $45,890.14 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOTHIER, TERRIE L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,889.84 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMM, JOANN Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $45,889.73 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISONE, LINDSAY M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,889.71 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DANNY L Employer name East Bloomfield CSD Amount $45,889.64 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, PAMELA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,889.56 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLBE, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Callicoon Amount $45,889.44 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, LUIS M, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,889.43 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ZACHARY T Employer name Columbia County Amount $45,889.07 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LONG, BARBARA A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $45,888.87 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, STEVEN Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $45,888.69 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JOSHUA S Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $45,888.67 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISIAK, CHRISTINE Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $45,888.31 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCHORSKI, ELIZABETH Employer name Erie County Amount $45,888.16 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLS, ROYAL K Employer name Saratoga County Amount $45,888.11 Date 05/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYPHAIR, TRACY E Employer name Town of Fine Amount $45,887.78 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCHIM, CRYSTAL M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,887.77 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, SONIA V Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $45,887.35 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRO, BRENDA S Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $45,887.23 Date 02/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBURINO, KIMBERLY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,887.19 Date 05/08/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEXIS, CYNTHIA L Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,887.11 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROADBENT, PETER J Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,886.56 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, RUBY B Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,886.39 Date 08/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, MELISSA A Employer name Warren County Amount $45,886.16 Date 04/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, LUCIA Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $45,886.14 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEHLER, LAURA J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $45,886.14 Date 01/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPES, CHRISTOPHER O Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $45,886.08 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COIMBRA, MARIE E Employer name Village of Harriman Amount $45,886.06 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, MARGARET Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,885.94 Date 08/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, THOMAS R Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $45,885.78 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, PATRICIA S Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $45,885.77 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, COLLEEN A Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $45,885.57 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REKCZIS, WILLIAM R Employer name Schuyler County Amount $45,885.11 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVITES, LORI Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $45,884.89 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,884.87 Date 01/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIEIRA, NATALIE S Employer name Rockland County Amount $45,884.83 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $45,884.24 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVILLE, GRACE E Employer name Warren County Amount $45,883.79 Date 01/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CARRIE A Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $45,883.77 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MARTIN V C Employer name Franklin County Amount $45,883.70 Date 04/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGE, STUART N Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $45,883.62 Date 03/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, PHILIP J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,883.61 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRESS, EMILY E Employer name Corning Community College Amount $45,883.51 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUCK, ELAINE S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $45,883.45 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, EDWARD J Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,883.11 Date 06/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, RICK L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,883.03 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $45,882.81 Date 06/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRABIK, SHERRY C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $45,882.51 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURNE, CLAUDIA M Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $45,882.48 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LINDA A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $45,882.06 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDI, RICHARD L Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $45,881.49 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBIES, CATHERINE A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $45,881.36 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CAROLYN Y Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,881.33 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, JILL M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $45,880.70 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, THOMAS H Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,880.69 Date 03/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMILE, AMEN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,880.40 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLETTS, KEVIN W, JR Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $45,880.40 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, MICHELLE P Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $45,880.36 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KAREN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,880.30 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, KIMBERLY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,880.08 Date 08/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GENEVA D Employer name Erie County Amount $45,880.04 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORREY, DAVE E Employer name Olean Housing Authority Amount $45,879.84 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KAREN A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $45,879.73 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, ROSANNE Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $45,879.43 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASINSKI, JANUSZ D Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $45,879.22 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLETT, ZACHARY L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $45,878.92 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, STEPHEN M Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $45,878.86 Date 12/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, CHRISTA C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,878.73 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, BARBARA E Employer name Erie County Amount $45,878.71 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERO, LARRY J Employer name Town of Mooers Amount $45,878.67 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System