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 BAYE, TAMMY J Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $45,568.27 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMONDS, MARK W Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $45,568.23 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDRE, LUTHES Employer name Rockland County Amount $45,568.08 Date 03/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, EDLY M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $45,567.84 Date 11/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FOREST, SHIRLEY J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,567.80 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, VALERIA E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $45,567.45 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, ROBERT G, JR Employer name Town of Elbridge Amount $45,567.43 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, JUDON J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $45,567.23 Date 10/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWLEY, MICHELE L Employer name Albion CSD Amount $45,567.15 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBIAK, BRIDI LYN Employer name Steuben County Amount $45,567.04 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALKA, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,566.56 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTCKER, MARY ANNE Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $45,565.87 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROBIN J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,565.85 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTTER, MICHAEL J Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $45,565.40 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALES, KAREN A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,565.25 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, CRAIG A Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $45,565.21 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIGHTER, GLYNN M, JR Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $45,564.78 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MARK E Employer name Schoharie County Amount $45,564.77 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITERI, KEVIN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,564.34 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCON, LAURA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,564.13 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSAMILIA, MARYANN Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $45,563.94 Date 03/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOZZO, MICHAEL P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $45,563.90 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALMANDO Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $45,563.88 Date 08/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, KYLE W Employer name Tompkins County Amount $45,563.79 Date 05/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGLIANO, MARY K Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $45,563.59 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUET, JACQUELINE M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $45,563.49 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERO, MAUREEN Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $45,563.20 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELLE K Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,562.76 Date 03/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTER, KATHLEEN R Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $45,562.70 Date 07/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, EFRAIM, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,562.55 Date 10/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCARELLI, BREANNA G Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,562.21 Date 08/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ZACKERY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,562.01 Date 12/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLATTENBURG, LISA M Employer name Genesee County Amount $45,561.98 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODALL, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $45,561.87 Date 08/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, CRISTY-JOY Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,561.85 Date 02/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, ANDREA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $45,561.69 Date 11/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES-DENNETT, KATHERINE Employer name Town of Hamlin Amount $45,561.60 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JOAN M Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $45,561.57 Date 03/24/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DAVID, JR Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $45,561.43 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXCELL, WILLIAM M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $45,561.41 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDRIZZI, LEAH K Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,561.21 Date 08/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORER, SHYRON L Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,561.20 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DAVID C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,561.10 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMMER, EILEEN Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $45,561.06 Date 04/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of East Bloomfield Amount $45,560.91 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASSEM, KAREN D Employer name Erie County Amount $45,560.72 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, NICHOLAS D Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $45,560.72 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TRACEY R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $45,560.50 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASLEE, JENNIFER L Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,560.29 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCKUM, DENNIS G Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,560.10 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JAMIE L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,560.08 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTENHOFER, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $45,560.07 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCK, MICHAEL J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,560.05 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, KIMBERLY A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,560.02 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTS, BOBBIE J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,560.01 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, KAREN K Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,559.56 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, SHERRY L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,559.53 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, DEBORAH Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $45,559.52 Date 07/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTO, MELISSA D Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $45,559.50 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYTHER, THERESA A Employer name Warren County Amount $45,559.50 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BLASIO, WILLIAM J Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $45,559.45 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BROCKLIN, SHAWN M Employer name Watertown Housing Authority Amount $45,559.26 Date 12/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNOX, DANIELLE R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,559.24 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, REX E Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $45,559.19 Date 05/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROPHY, JOSEPH Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $45,558.96 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIRING, ELLEN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,558.74 Date 02/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHEY, SONDRA J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $45,558.61 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, CARLOS M, III Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $45,558.47 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCETTA, MARIA Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $45,558.15 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEMPEL, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Berne Amount $45,557.94 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAS, MANUEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,557.88 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, MELISSA G Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $45,557.80 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KAREN D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,557.71 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAKAVAND, CATHERINE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,557.17 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMAND, NORLINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,557.08 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKLEY, DION M Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $45,557.07 Date 09/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, MARGUERITE G Employer name City of Oswego Amount $45,556.91 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, ANNA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,556.83 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYERS, TIMOTHY F Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $45,556.73 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, SHERI L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,556.56 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SROKA, STEPHEN W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,556.53 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, VIRGINIA Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $45,556.48 Date 02/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINEY, JOANNE Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $45,556.23 Date 07/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELINO, AMANDA A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $45,556.09 Date 10/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCKETT, STEPHANIE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,556.03 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, HERBERT K Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,555.95 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERANZA, JOANNE Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $45,555.43 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARUJAMOHADEN, GINGER A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,555.27 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Pearl River Public Library Amount $45,555.15 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSBROUGH, WHITNEY D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,555.05 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $45,554.94 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, SARAH E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,554.52 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERZO, LORENE A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $45,554.50 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALWORTH, RICHARD Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $45,554.28 Date 12/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MAY, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Santa Clara Amount $45,554.26 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEY, JUDY L Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $45,554.23 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, NATHAN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $45,554.13 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, KISHA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $45,553.91 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VALLE, PAULA Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $45,553.67 Date 08/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, TOM D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $45,553.33 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System