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 CIPPERLY, KEITH P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $45,802.25 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETKO, JOHN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,801.95 Date 03/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XUEREB, MARY ANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,801.84 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OFIELD, CHARLES A Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $45,801.59 Date 08/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, HOWARD Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $45,801.59 Date 05/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ERIN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,801.49 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BELLA, LAURIE A Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $45,801.48 Date 06/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MARIANN Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $45,801.48 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, STEVEN J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $45,801.36 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACKER, HEATHER A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $45,801.33 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEYER, JEREMY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $45,801.29 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, LYNNE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,801.23 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTES, RITA M Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $45,801.11 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFMEISTER, ERIC Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $45,800.97 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, SHAWN P Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $45,800.96 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, MICHELE D Employer name Oxford CSD Amount $45,800.91 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JAMES C Employer name Town of Elbridge Amount $45,800.57 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, JASON R Employer name Orange County Amount $45,800.55 Date 03/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCUME, ROBERT W Employer name Canton CSD Amount $45,800.45 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLESAR, JENNY R Employer name Hendrick Hudson Free Library Amount $45,799.98 Date 09/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, RUSSELL Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $45,799.98 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LALLO, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $45,799.95 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSZTAN, ROBERT D Employer name Town of Watson Amount $45,799.92 Date 04/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIFFER, JOHN H Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,799.79 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWSER, DEEDRA L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,799.78 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSH, CANDACE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,799.43 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAULTER, DONALD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $45,799.32 Date 01/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MARC L Employer name Town of Jefferson Amount $45,799.22 Date 10/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, JOSEPH C Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $45,799.10 Date 09/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIST, RONALD C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $45,799.05 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ASHLEY L Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,798.91 Date 05/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ANTHONY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,798.76 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $45,798.62 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, LUKE J Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $45,798.62 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGGREN, ERIK N Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $45,798.31 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,798.04 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,797.98 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, CHRISTINE G Employer name Steuben County Amount $45,797.82 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUADE, JADE F Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,797.82 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKS, TIMOTHY M Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,797.79 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, BRIAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,797.60 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, DORENE G Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $45,797.58 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRILLO, CATHERINE M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $45,797.30 Date 04/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIFEN, KRISTI M Employer name Tioga County Amount $45,797.29 Date 08/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTOMAYOR, HEMILY Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $45,797.17 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JOHN J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $45,797.16 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, ELIZABETH M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,797.01 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRANDT, DOUGLAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $45,797.01 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Fulton County Amount $45,796.96 Date 07/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, CATHERINE R Employer name Livingston County Amount $45,796.76 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMETH, DAVID J Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,796.36 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERESCHENKO, LUDMILA Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,796.35 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNO STEVENS, TINA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,796.35 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, NORMAN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,796.34 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLL, ALISON J Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,796.32 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBERT, WALTER L Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,796.32 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUERR, CHRISTINA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,796.31 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLOCK, SCOTT T Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,796.29 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLOWS, JEFFREY S Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,796.26 Date 05/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, STEPHANIE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,796.14 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOROSO-KOETZNER, MICHELE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $45,795.95 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, LISA Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $45,795.95 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZOLINO, MICHELLE A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $45,795.95 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIANO, NORA J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $45,795.95 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BRIGHT, KURT J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $45,795.95 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, CINDY S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $45,795.95 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTILLO, GABRIELLE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $45,795.95 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, JEFFREY S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $45,795.95 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, SARAH J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,795.90 Date 05/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,795.42 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MELINDA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,795.28 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTHERSHED, LORI S Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $45,795.14 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNSBURY, JOEL C P Employer name Albany County Amount $45,794.82 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTZ, DAVID C Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $45,794.79 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, SHANNON M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $45,794.50 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGONI, MICHAEL D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,794.31 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSMOSKI, HELENA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,794.23 Date 03/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTRIDGE, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $45,794.02 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACCHUS, KERRY V Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,794.02 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERRA, ANTHONY M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,793.90 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAGROVE, DAVID G Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $45,793.56 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, ROBIN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $45,792.88 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGITT, MEGAN E Employer name Albany County Amount $45,792.84 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAWN, DALE P Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $45,792.68 Date 10/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDSICKER, SJANNA C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,792.60 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIKARSKI, MELANIE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,792.56 Date 02/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECI, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,792.35 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILODEAU, GREGORY L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $45,792.20 Date 11/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, KYLER R Employer name City of Fulton Amount $45,792.15 Date 03/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, DAVID V Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $45,792.13 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCELLO, JAMES C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,792.11 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, DAVID D, JR Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $45,792.00 Date 07/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRERA, CARLOS J Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $45,791.98 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDES, LISANDRA Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $45,791.90 Date 07/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PRISCO, JOSEPH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,791.18 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADDAD, BRIDGET A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,791.06 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULGENCIO, CARLOS P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $45,791.03 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, ROBERT D Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,790.62 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, TARA M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $45,790.19 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, DAWN M Employer name Town of Chili Amount $45,790.08 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System