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 DAVEY, RANDY S Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $45,815.99 Date 06/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANA, AMY S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,815.95 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLOR, MARY ANN Employer name Wyoming County Amount $45,815.64 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTT, BETTY J Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $45,815.17 Date 06/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALVOTICO, LAUREN A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $45,814.82 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, THERESA Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $45,814.82 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDI, ASHIRA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,814.64 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, CHANTIER N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,814.59 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTLEY, GLEN L Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $45,814.45 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, DIANE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $45,814.32 Date 03/24/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINS, KARLIS, JR Employer name City of Kingston Amount $45,814.14 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMELLER, PATRICE K Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $45,813.75 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, NATHAN A Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $45,813.59 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIERRO, JOSEPH Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $45,813.58 Date 12/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, JOHN Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $45,813.53 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIERSKI, GINA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $45,813.49 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRAY, HYACINTH Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,813.41 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, THOMAS F Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $45,813.10 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, EDWARD M Employer name Albany County Amount $45,812.99 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTERLY, KEITH A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $45,812.65 Date 08/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBIE, KEVIN D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,812.59 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRIS, HOWARD, III Employer name Orange County Amount $45,812.47 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FATA, SALVATORE Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $45,812.38 Date 05/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, TERRY M Employer name Oswego County Amount $45,812.29 Date 10/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTNER, MARK R Employer name Village of Williamsville Amount $45,812.27 Date 03/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LEESHA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,812.25 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAISE, BUTTERFLY L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $45,812.00 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, RACHEL A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,811.40 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBIE, ANTHONY C Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $45,811.37 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALKE, ELIZABETH G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,811.29 Date 04/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, PEDRO E Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,811.05 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORRESTER, ALECIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,811.04 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, JUNE A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $45,811.02 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRISANI, CHRISTINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,810.92 Date 07/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, YUET-KAM Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $45,810.89 Date 01/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOONER, TRACY L Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $45,810.86 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMMEL, DEBRA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,810.72 Date 08/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,810.61 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOW, PAUL M Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $45,810.57 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEKKEKKARA, SALI E Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $45,810.24 Date 04/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, RONALD S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,810.08 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CRAIG A Employer name Town of Willing Amount $45,810.06 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, CATHERINE C Employer name Erie County Amount $45,809.92 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTARD, JOANN F Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $45,809.86 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, LISA D Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $45,809.81 Date 04/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, SARAH J Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $45,809.70 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, DEBORAH J Employer name Cortland County Amount $45,809.66 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, ERWIN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,809.29 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREIS, TERRY A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $45,809.22 Date 01/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERA, ROSANA N Employer name NYS Corr Serv,NYC Central Adm Amount $45,809.21 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMICHAEL, GERALDINE M Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $45,809.20 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORREY, MICHAEL A Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $45,809.04 Date 02/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, JULIE A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $45,808.99 Date 05/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, STEVEN E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $45,808.68 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, KATHLEEN T Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $45,808.34 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORRETTO, ROBERT J Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $45,807.80 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLO, DONNA Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $45,807.51 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, MARCUS L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,807.39 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, KELLY C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,807.33 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNIK, VLADIMIR Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $45,807.28 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRCHENOUGH, PHILIP A Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $45,807.25 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINS, DANIEL Employer name Albany County Amount $45,807.14 Date 07/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAVIN, LORI L Employer name Albany County Amount $45,807.13 Date 03/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABADIA, YOLANDA M Employer name Orange County Amount $45,807.05 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, MARION M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $45,806.87 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALBRAITH, CHRISTINE M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,806.85 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, KIM P Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $45,806.70 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, JACOB E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,806.67 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONGIOVI, RUSSELL C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,806.53 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROQUE, RALPH Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $45,806.40 Date 11/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, JAMIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,806.28 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, NICHOLAS E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,806.26 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESH, GEORGIA K Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $45,805.92 Date 09/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATTAW, PATRICK Employer name City of Troy Amount $45,805.65 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PERNO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Putnam County Amount $45,805.47 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, CORINNE K Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $45,805.26 Date 04/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JAMES R Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $45,805.20 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPLEYEA, KIRSTEN A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,805.10 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, ANTHONY L Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $45,805.08 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, NANCY K Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $45,804.92 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, CODY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,804.87 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACHER, DEBRA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $45,804.84 Date 09/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBATO, ALBERT M Employer name Greene County Amount $45,804.41 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRON, RYAN Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,804.32 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWIE, DEBRA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $45,804.30 Date 11/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, KIA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,804.09 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Colesville Amount $45,804.02 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BRENDA S Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $45,803.99 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVARA, SALVATORE J Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $45,803.85 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ANGEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $45,803.81 Date 08/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASZAK, THOMAS H Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,803.71 Date 12/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, HELENE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,803.70 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TIMOTHY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,803.61 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, KENNETH D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $45,802.90 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SEVON O Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $45,802.90 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIACCO, CHRISTEN L Employer name Albany County Amount $45,802.76 Date 04/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHIM, ERROL I Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,802.76 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAKOVLEV, BORIS B Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,802.76 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, LYNN D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,802.41 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, LINDA J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $45,802.33 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System