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 BRACE, GAYLE M Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $45,878.65 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAROUL, BERNADETTE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,878.14 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSOCKI, DOROTA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,878.02 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, LISA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $45,877.89 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLMAN, SHERI A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $45,877.67 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMINO, FRANK J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $45,877.37 Date 03/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUKE, AMY S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,877.22 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, LEROY Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $45,877.18 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIOLETTE, ADAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,877.02 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, JOHN P Employer name Keene CSD Amount $45,876.98 Date 07/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGEE, LAURIE N Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $45,876.91 Date 02/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMSEN, ADELE A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $45,876.89 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, SARA A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,876.83 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANIF, LOUISE S Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $45,876.21 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, SUSAN Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $45,875.80 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INNELLO, MARY LOU Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,875.68 Date 03/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIKUZHIYIL, JOHN P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,875.65 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIKES, JAMES Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,875.59 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFER, GEORGE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,875.33 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RHINEHART, JOSHUA K Employer name Village of Mexico Amount $45,875.30 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, DEBRA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,875.26 Date 02/14/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLES, TIMOTHY D Employer name Town of Middlesex Amount $45,875.19 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DWIGHT L Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,875.17 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLENZO, ELAINE M Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $45,875.12 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERINO, EILEEN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,874.65 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, GARY P Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $45,874.61 Date 10/05/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, MATTHEW B Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $45,874.44 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ELECTA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,874.02 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, DARWIN A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $45,873.63 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUTERBACH, NICOLE K Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $45,873.62 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, SUSAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,873.46 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JOHN A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $45,873.39 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, CHARLES A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $45,873.37 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, CHELSEA M Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $45,873.30 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIUZZI, LANA R Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $45,873.21 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, LESLIE I Employer name Department of Law Amount $45,873.16 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEON, CATHERINE A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $45,873.11 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARENTE, BRIAN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,872.95 Date 06/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHKO, MELINDA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,872.88 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CARMEN I Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,872.70 Date 03/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRUCE L Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $45,872.59 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCKER, LAKIA S Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,872.40 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, DONALD R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $45,872.40 Date 01/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASZTO, ANNE M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,872.39 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCALL, DAVID N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,872.30 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDETTO, FLORENCE C Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $45,872.12 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNGARO, DENISE Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $45,872.12 Date 11/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSARO, PATRICIA M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $45,871.84 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURATOLO, AARON T Employer name Town of Islip Amount $45,871.64 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, RUSSELL R Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $45,871.54 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINGO, ANTHONY N Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $45,871.53 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MELISSA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,871.47 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRELLO, JENNIFER Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,871.06 Date 01/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, MARK S Employer name Erie County Amount $45,871.01 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, VINCENT J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,870.99 Date 04/25/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONELL, CHERYL A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $45,870.88 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, WILLIAM K Employer name Town of Bath Amount $45,870.87 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, VALERIE Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $45,870.63 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, MICHELLE E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,870.53 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PATRICIA B Employer name City of Kingston Amount $45,870.42 Date 11/05/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOPP, MARY JO T Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $45,869.82 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODIE, GREGORY F Employer name Erie County Amount $45,869.58 Date 09/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE DEOUX, PATRICIA E Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $45,869.49 Date 12/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $45,869.47 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KEVIN J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $45,869.15 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI PIETRO, BRAD A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $45,868.76 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBER, DAVID P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,868.13 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, MICHAEL D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,867.69 Date 06/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDOVER, JONATHAN O Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $45,867.51 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDROW, EDWIN H Employer name Town of Ledyard Amount $45,867.47 Date 03/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, QUEEN E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $45,866.80 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLL, KENNETH W Employer name Broome County Amount $45,866.72 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, JENNIFER A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,866.66 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOROKA, HEATHER L Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $45,866.26 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACE, STEVEN T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,866.20 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MARY E Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $45,866.10 Date 06/12/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, LISA K Employer name City of Batavia Amount $45,866.10 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, WANDA S Employer name Essex County Amount $45,865.77 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTON, MATTHEW K Employer name City of Oswego Amount $45,865.43 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIMMLER, MICHAEL G Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $45,865.37 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESHA, TRENA L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $45,865.03 Date 10/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, ELIZABETH H Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,865.03 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IULIANO, CYNTHIA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $45,864.87 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, LAWRENCE J, III Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $45,864.66 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUTH, THERESE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,864.44 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, DANIEL J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,864.40 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, VAUNE C Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $45,864.39 Date 12/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOWEN-WOOD, LINDA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,864.18 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTH, JOSEPH E Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $45,864.13 Date 10/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHURU, BABY K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,864.07 Date 10/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMSHER, DAWN L Employer name Livingston County Amount $45,864.00 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, CLYDE H, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $45,864.00 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEPF, MARY C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,863.73 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, JESSICA Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $45,863.70 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, JACQUELINE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,863.38 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUSBAUM, ALAN B Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $45,863.27 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILA, JULISSA A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $45,863.07 Date 11/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAPRANSKI, SARAH M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $45,862.96 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENHAM, PETER A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $45,862.87 Date 02/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUCK, KRISTOPHER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,862.85 Date 02/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System