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 MURRAY, JOLIE A Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $45,704.16 Date 07/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETT, ROBERT L Employer name Village of Gowanda Amount $45,703.15 Date 08/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSTRITTO, ASHLEY M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,703.07 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, QUEEN M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $45,702.87 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLYNE, SANDRA J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $45,702.74 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDRON, SHEILA M Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $45,702.70 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, SUSAN J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $45,702.60 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPORSKY, THOMAS Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $45,702.49 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANCHER, STEPHEN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $45,702.47 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, YESENIA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,702.28 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANFRIED, LINDA Employer name Madison County Amount $45,702.01 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, SHANNON M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,701.85 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, JUSTIN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $45,701.84 Date 06/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, EDWARD Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $45,701.64 Date 12/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAND, SUSAN J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,701.60 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEITSCH, DORRAINE F Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $45,701.50 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATTUCK, ERIN N Employer name Tioga County Amount $45,701.47 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Troy Amount $45,701.35 Date 04/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLO, PAMELA A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $45,701.28 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIULIANI, MARGARET E Employer name Centereach Fire District Amount $45,701.12 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBBIE, MARK Employer name Orange County Amount $45,700.84 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JULIE S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $45,700.82 Date 03/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLERT, KRISTIN M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $45,700.77 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELAGALLI, PAUL Employer name Saratoga County Amount $45,700.73 Date 06/29/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LORI A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $45,700.41 Date 11/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUGGLE, IRA P Employer name Town of Rockland Amount $45,700.21 Date 03/28/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, NATHANIEL E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,700.18 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, SARANA G Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $45,700.13 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMILLAN DAVIS, CELESTE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $45,700.09 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KEVIN J Employer name Erie County Amount $45,699.30 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFEBVRE, RICHARD W Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $45,698.91 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLABER, WENDY E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $45,698.79 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUREK, CAROL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,698.67 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GRADY, ANGELA A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $45,698.54 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDELL, LEANNE C Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $45,697.87 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUGER, KARL D Employer name Town of Friendship Amount $45,697.87 Date 07/16/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-HERBERT, LINDA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,697.84 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, MARK A, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,697.63 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENTILE, NATALIE E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $45,697.50 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELI, CHRISTINE W Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,697.34 Date 04/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVALL, LESLIE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,697.28 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHEE, TANYA A Employer name Town of Chester Amount $45,697.26 Date 03/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISE, JOSEPH L Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $45,697.20 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGERS, THOMAS D Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,696.95 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LASEANNA E Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,696.86 Date 09/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKURSKI, SANDRA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,696.73 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, ANN MARIE Employer name Madrid-Waddington CSD Amount $45,696.60 Date 02/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELASS, MARCYNE Y Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $45,696.46 Date 09/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVERN, MARK J Employer name Erie County Amount $45,696.44 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTPHAL, BRENDA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,696.13 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEAKLER, PASSHA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,695.96 Date 11/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENOFF, JAMES R Employer name Columbia County Amount $45,695.83 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATIGAN, RICHARD S, JR Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $45,695.52 Date 10/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, LAURIE A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $45,695.43 Date 10/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN, PEGGY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,695.36 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALKER, JOSHUA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $45,695.33 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZ, JOEY S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $45,695.21 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERSMETTE, ANTHONY W Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $45,695.21 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTTO, LAURA J Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $45,695.16 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, JOHN M Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $45,694.99 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSPITALE, MARCIA K Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $45,694.92 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, CYNTHIA L Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $45,694.64 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEBUSH, CHRISTIAN M Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,694.52 Date 12/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, JOANNE V Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $45,694.23 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATCHELL, JENNIFER S Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $45,694.22 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALMBERG, HEATHER J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,694.21 Date 06/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUNGARD, STEPHEN C Employer name Binghamton Housing Authority Amount $45,693.84 Date 05/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARQUHAR, HAROLD E Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,693.80 Date 01/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN, GLENN T Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $45,693.53 Date 03/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMANN, GERALD JOHN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,693.52 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, RALPH A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,693.47 Date 03/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, DONALD M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,693.46 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, STEVEN R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $45,693.35 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Village of Palmyra Amount $45,692.64 Date 11/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTIS, FRANK J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,692.40 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSER, MARGARET A Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $45,692.34 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMINS, DAVID J Employer name Village of Vernon Amount $45,692.12 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDHAYNA, VIKTORIYA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,692.04 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILLY, JENNIFER S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,691.87 Date 11/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SROKA, JAMES J Employer name Erie Co Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $45,691.35 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONIECZNY, JAMES A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $45,691.26 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROSEMARY Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $45,691.06 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAYON, NORMA J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,690.83 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLERS-WEIR, RACHEL D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $45,690.50 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, RONALD H Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,690.23 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, DANIEL W Employer name Erie County Amount $45,690.09 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIO, ADAM D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,689.76 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JENNIFER M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,689.38 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, DEBRA L Employer name Steuben County Amount $45,689.28 Date 09/07/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUROFSKY, CATHY Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $45,689.26 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPAIGN, DAWN M Employer name Steuben County Amount $45,689.25 Date 08/11/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVERHILL, KEVIN S Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $45,689.07 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTENZELLNER, ROBERT J Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,688.49 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JOHN F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $45,688.46 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PATRICIA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,688.15 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, ELBERT J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,688.12 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPETCHNY, JOSEPH C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,688.08 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTSPREE, JOAN M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $45,688.06 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, CINDY R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,687.82 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROESER, KRISTEN E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,687.42 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System