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 KOHL, DAVID K Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $45,612.19 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINAL, ALEXA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,611.91 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKIEWICZ, LAWRENCE K Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,611.88 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAMADRID, BARBARA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,611.86 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTRIDGE, SUSAN R Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $45,611.78 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIERALA, CHERYL L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,611.35 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNZERT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,611.08 Date 11/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUMIER, KEVIN G Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $45,610.78 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISTELLO, JOSEPH F, JR Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $45,610.75 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELO, JOSEPH T Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $45,610.59 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMOR, PAULETTE D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,610.54 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKIN, FRANKLIN H Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,610.44 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $45,610.40 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TRACY L Employer name Morrisville-Eaton CSD Amount $45,610.37 Date 10/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOUDENBERG, ROBERT W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $45,610.17 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPERUS, RENEE S Employer name Newark CSD Amount $45,610.09 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, ROBERT Employer name Village of Perry Amount $45,610.00 Date 03/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LORRAINE Employer name Sharon Springs CSD Amount $45,609.80 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLEY, NORMA B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,609.60 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAISTER, DONNA M Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $45,609.40 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRUS, MOLLY E Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $45,609.35 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLOCKS, JOEL V Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $45,609.21 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, MELANIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,608.92 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLES, KYLE J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $45,608.89 Date 10/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, WENDELL K Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $45,608.59 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, FREDERICK J, JR Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $45,608.56 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDLOW, MARY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,608.55 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, DERECK C Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,608.54 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYO, DARLA J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,608.37 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDINA, MIRIAM Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $45,608.03 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIELLO, CARL J, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $45,608.03 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREIA, ANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,607.79 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNPHY, DEVIN R Employer name Village of Walton Amount $45,607.73 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAJICEK, DUSTIN R Employer name Allegany County Amount $45,607.64 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKING, JENNIFER L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,607.60 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHRLE, RYAN E Employer name Steuben County Amount $45,607.47 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUYERE, ANGELA M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $45,607.33 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JORGE L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $45,607.28 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEROLA, NANCY A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $45,607.20 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELESS, DEBBRA Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,607.08 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HORNE, KRISTIN K Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,606.91 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CYNTHIA R Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $45,606.78 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILCHRIST, ANDREA C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $45,606.78 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, RYAN M Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $45,606.68 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHRIES, DALE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,606.65 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERROW, JEFFREY R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,605.96 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELCAREK, BARBARA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,605.70 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, MARY V Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $45,605.36 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS-JEAN, SOLETTE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,605.21 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARY, LAURA L Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $45,604.88 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, CURTIS E Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,604.87 Date 01/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLER, ROBERTA Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $45,604.67 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, MARK R Employer name Town of Springwater Amount $45,604.58 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN O Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,604.55 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,604.55 Date 02/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, STACEY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,604.55 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, SHAMIKA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,604.55 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, BARBARA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,604.55 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, JEANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,604.55 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANT, JOSEPH C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $45,604.41 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, ZORAIDA Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $45,604.38 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, GAIL L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,604.35 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MICHAELA C Employer name Chemung County Amount $45,604.31 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, RACHEL M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $45,604.24 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, SEAN M Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $45,604.22 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, ALICE E Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $45,604.03 Date 05/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREINER, HEATHER J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $45,603.90 Date 05/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANDO, DARLENE M Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $45,603.84 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, LYNN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,603.73 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYANT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $45,603.41 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAELI, NINA L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $45,603.36 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLLINGER, LAWRENCE G Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $45,603.35 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, BRIDGETT J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,603.33 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $45,603.20 Date 06/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, BONNIE P Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,603.10 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, LOUISE B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,603.04 Date 11/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBANSKI, TODD A Employer name Town of Leicester Amount $45,602.89 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, YAZIRA Y Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $45,602.81 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICK, DAVID R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $45,602.54 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, DIANE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,602.50 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONER, BRET E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $45,602.27 Date 04/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDOW, DAVID Employer name Town of Johnstown Amount $45,601.97 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANO, LOUISE M Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $45,601.92 Date 10/06/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACHMAN, WILLIAM P Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $45,601.01 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUTER, AMANDA L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,601.01 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTZ, DANIEL M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $45,601.01 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, MARK J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,600.62 Date 07/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIEU, ANNE MARIE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,600.25 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWEHL, ROBERT L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $45,600.21 Date 04/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JANE Employer name Orange County Amount $45,600.18 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, STEPHEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $45,599.78 Date 08/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, FIORDALIZA M Employer name Education Department Amount $45,599.62 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, WILLIE C, JR Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $45,599.53 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYDNOR, SCHAMONA T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,599.49 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, DEBRA J Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $45,599.47 Date 09/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ERASMO, MARIO Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $45,599.22 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, INDALECIO A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,599.08 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, JAY Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $45,598.99 Date 05/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEHLE, MICHAEL L Employer name Allegany County Amount $45,598.73 Date 11/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULLO, TAMMY J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $45,598.65 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System