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 HILDENBRANDT, KELLY A Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $45,396.43 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANDELL, MARY ANN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,396.35 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, ALEXANDER W Employer name Lyons CSD Amount $45,396.35 Date 02/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORACA, EILEEN P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $45,396.24 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, ALISON K Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $45,396.17 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, SUZANNE M Employer name Orange County Amount $45,395.71 Date 08/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERO, JOSEFA A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $45,395.31 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, WILLIAM F Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,395.11 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, CYNTHIA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,395.09 Date 06/02/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACASA, JOAN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $45,395.00 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, LINDA C Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $45,394.95 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSMAN, STEPHEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,394.93 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, NEEKA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,394.69 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBETTA, OLIMPIO A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $45,394.58 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBECKI, JACOB M Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $45,394.58 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, JAMES F Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,394.52 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DNISTRIAN, PHILIP A Employer name Town of Fremont Amount $45,394.16 Date 12/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETMORE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,394.10 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTTOT, LANI D Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $45,393.30 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD-ALLARD, JOANNA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,392.94 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENHOUSE, MATT Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $45,392.82 Date 08/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KIM D Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $45,392.82 Date 11/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE PAGE, JOSEPH N Employer name City of Utica Amount $45,392.68 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POBLETE, SAMANTHA R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,392.51 Date 11/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDKIN, CARRIE E Employer name Chemung County Amount $45,392.49 Date 05/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORINE, MARCIA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $45,392.49 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSIN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Oneida Amount $45,392.26 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KRIS Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,391.72 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIGER, JUNE E Employer name Delaware Academy C S D - Delhi Amount $45,391.66 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPASSO, MARYELLEN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,391.60 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JO ANN Employer name Cayuga County Amount $45,391.52 Date 01/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDD, KEVIN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,391.21 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLIONE, JOHN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,391.14 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, KENNETH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,391.02 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, MARRELYN P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,390.99 Date 03/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESHAW, LEANNA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,390.72 Date 01/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CAROLYN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,390.72 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, DONNA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $45,390.72 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MICHELLE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,390.72 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, STACEY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $45,390.72 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, DEBRA LYNN Employer name Franklin CSD Amount $45,390.69 Date 03/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, KAREN J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,390.44 Date 12/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELY, RHONDA L Employer name Broome County Amount $45,390.42 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, TRACY L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $45,390.30 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, AMELLA Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $45,390.26 Date 08/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWASNLEWSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $45,390.25 Date 06/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICE, MARIELLE E Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $45,390.18 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHAI, ANCY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,390.03 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAS, ANN S Employer name Town of Pompey Amount $45,390.00 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEGBAUM, MICHAEL F, JR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $45,389.93 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, ENRIQUE V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $45,389.87 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, DAVID J, SR Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $45,389.77 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, JOSEPH V Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,389.59 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LYNN M Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $45,389.49 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATROUS, KEVIN W Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $45,389.47 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCA, AMY Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $45,389.42 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, SHANNON M Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $45,389.28 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANNIGAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $45,389.12 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, XIOMARA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,388.73 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MARILYN Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $45,388.54 Date 04/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, MERVIN S Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $45,388.40 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, PAUL E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,387.90 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, DONNA M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $45,387.86 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, ERICK M Employer name City of Lockport Amount $45,387.85 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTY, SHANE R Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $45,387.83 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHLEEN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,387.60 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALERT, LASER A Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $45,387.56 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLOMO, MICHAEL A Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $45,386.87 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, DONALD W Employer name Town of Edinburg Amount $45,386.86 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MAGGIO, KAREN I Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $45,386.71 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOCIANO, MICHELLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,386.70 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, KATHRYN F Employer name Allegany County Amount $45,386.67 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, JEFFREY D Employer name Livingston County Amount $45,386.60 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, KENNETH H Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $45,386.54 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, ROCCO F Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $45,386.49 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMER, MARY J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,386.09 Date 05/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTIR, MARY BETH Employer name Education Department Amount $45,385.97 Date 12/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDOLE, DONNA M Employer name Akron CSD Amount $45,385.35 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELVAGGI, ARACELY Employer name City of Middletown Amount $45,385.33 Date 04/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARING, STEPHANIE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,385.20 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLO, CAROLINE Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $45,385.03 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYMEL, JACOB D Employer name Village of Wolcott Amount $45,384.72 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, CAROL A Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $45,384.37 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, KELLI M Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $45,384.24 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLP, JAMES Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $45,384.15 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DEBRA A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $45,384.15 Date 03/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCELWAIN, OLIVIA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,383.96 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATULIPPE, TAMMY Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $45,383.93 Date 10/22/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, SCOTT T Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,383.82 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSINOWSKI, DEBORAH A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,383.43 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, ELLEN W Employer name Erie County Amount $45,383.23 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBILLARD, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,383.20 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEBEE, MICHELLE R, MS Employer name Cayuga County Amount $45,383.10 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLES, DOUGLAS W Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,383.05 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, SHERI A Employer name Sackets Harbor CSD Amount $45,383.01 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNS, NANCY J S Employer name Education Department Amount $45,382.65 Date 06/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MARTINA D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,382.63 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, SEAN J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,382.40 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, CRAIG J Employer name Erie County Amount $45,382.25 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEYDER, AMANDA J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $45,382.06 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System