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 KARAS, KAREN M Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,430.03 Date 01/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKIN, PHILLIP I Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,429.99 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,429.83 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, SUSAN P Employer name Erie County Amount $45,429.58 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, CONNIE M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $45,429.56 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRO, FRANCINE Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $45,429.37 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, MICHAEL D Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $45,429.34 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIANA, JILL Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,429.17 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADDEN, PHARA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $45,428.84 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOK, THERESA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,428.68 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, STEVEN S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,428.34 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUANO-SERRET, LISA A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $45,428.24 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVELKA, ANDREW J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $45,428.15 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, PHILIP J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $45,428.08 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEGA, CONSTANCE A Employer name Broome County Amount $45,427.83 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVIOLA, JOHN F Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,427.70 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, MICHAEL V Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $45,427.62 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JENNIFER L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,427.53 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAILLET, JENNIFER L Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $45,427.46 Date 11/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, DIANE P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $45,427.41 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMOTES, RAMON A Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,427.37 Date 12/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMER, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $45,426.93 Date 02/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSSAULT, DAVID B Employer name Education Department Amount $45,426.74 Date 07/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVENS, ANGELA Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,426.60 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLING, NEAL A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $45,426.59 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGNITTA, LISA M Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $45,426.57 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ANNE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $45,426.53 Date 08/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOIA, ALICIA M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $45,426.43 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDERMAN, SCOTT H Employer name Town of Hinsdale Amount $45,426.30 Date 02/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, JULIE K Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $45,426.22 Date 09/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CAROLE M Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $45,425.98 Date 06/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWERDT, BRANDON P Employer name Oswego County Amount $45,425.97 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, BILLY R Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $45,425.67 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANI, JAY L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $45,425.42 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLEY, CHRIS M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,425.19 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELT, AIMEE E Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $45,425.15 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALY, LANEQUIA S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,425.08 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTURA, KELLY A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $45,425.07 Date 12/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, DONNA L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $45,425.00 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $45,424.90 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, KEVIN V Employer name Village of Lyons Amount $45,424.32 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRARA, ANTHONY C Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $45,424.18 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, KEVIN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,424.14 Date 06/27/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ-ALMANZAR, ROSEMARIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,423.99 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, JEFFREY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,423.49 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINCOTTA, GAETANO Employer name Greene County Amount $45,423.01 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE MIEUX, PAMELA M Employer name Town of Duane Amount $45,422.81 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TAMMY L Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $45,422.46 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, LORI A Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $45,422.44 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZYGIEL, ANGELA S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,422.39 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, LOUIS F Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,422.18 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFF, ELIZABETH M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $45,422.07 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDLER, GERALD L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $45,421.77 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBLEY, JEFFREY A Employer name Ogdensburg City School Dist Amount $45,421.70 Date 12/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, FRANK A Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,421.40 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANN, MIKE W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,421.09 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAGNON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of South Glens Falls Amount $45,420.98 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, REBECCA L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $45,420.89 Date 03/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, MICHAEL R Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $45,420.49 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, FRANCIS A, JR Employer name Town of Spafford Amount $45,420.41 Date 03/12/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOY, KRISTIN N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,419.94 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, GREGORY L Employer name Steuben County Amount $45,419.91 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODERMOTE, KATHRYN L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,419.31 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABILING, ARMANDO D Employer name Orange County Amount $45,419.15 Date 07/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAING, MELANIE J Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $45,419.02 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, TAMMY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,418.95 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, LORI L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,418.93 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, YVETTE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,418.83 Date 01/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARCUS E Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $45,418.25 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNEHY, DENIS P Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $45,418.05 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, MILAGROS Employer name Rockland County Amount $45,417.99 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIESKES, LINDA B Employer name Town of Phelps Amount $45,417.94 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINI, ELLEN H Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $45,417.86 Date 03/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORWOOD, CLYDE J, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,417.69 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Northville Amount $45,417.24 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIULLA, JAMES K Employer name Putnam County Amount $45,417.12 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIEBLER, LISA M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $45,417.04 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDECEK, KAREN G Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $45,417.02 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, YOLANDA T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,416.95 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LEON J Employer name Fulton County Amount $45,416.68 Date 08/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACEY, STEVEN C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,416.62 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, DANIEL R Employer name Steuben County Amount $45,416.58 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESI, WILLIAM Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $45,416.42 Date 09/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTILOTTA, THOMAS H, JR Employer name Town of Cape Vincent Amount $45,416.36 Date 12/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MARC F Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,416.34 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, LENA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $45,416.21 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURME, LINDA S Employer name Webster CSD Amount $45,416.12 Date 07/08/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSE, KELLYANN Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $45,416.01 Date 06/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, DIANA R Employer name Montgomery County Amount $45,415.96 Date 12/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELTON, RAKJIA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,415.95 Date 12/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAPGOOD, HAROLD W Employer name Cortland County Amount $45,415.78 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPORACE, LINDA M Employer name Orange County Amount $45,415.07 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, KAREN J Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $45,415.06 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, JOSHUA J S Employer name Town of Johnstown Amount $45,414.99 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, TRAVIS Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $45,414.95 Date 07/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVO, CARSON R Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,414.60 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRISTIANO, ANTONIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,414.24 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUELS-LA VALLE, KRISTY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,414.00 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, CRAIG F Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $45,413.92 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNINGS, DIANE Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $45,413.55 Date 06/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System