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 MORGAN, MICHAEL T Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $45,329.21 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONCZAK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $45,329.03 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCATO, CAROL M Employer name West Islip Public Library Amount $45,328.89 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATKO-GILE, JEAN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,328.54 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DANIEL E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $45,328.42 Date 11/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, AMY F D Employer name Town of Greece Amount $45,328.10 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMARIJA, LISA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $45,327.63 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLIE, LISA A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,327.13 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIGERT, REBECCA A Employer name Village of Middleport Amount $45,326.84 Date 10/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERESFORD, BRIAN R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $45,326.81 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEDEL, JAMES A Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $45,326.73 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLOWAY, DAMOND Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,326.63 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALENTE, ANITA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,326.40 Date 09/28/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, FERNANDO Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,326.40 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIELLE N Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,326.39 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNNARI, ANGELO J Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,326.34 Date 06/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, KEITH B Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $45,326.04 Date 04/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, RISA I Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $45,325.50 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, ELAINE P Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $45,325.37 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNDORFEAN, GABRIELA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,324.54 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKE, MICHAEL J Employer name Greene County Amount $45,324.47 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, NINA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,324.09 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WEY, ANGELA R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,324.07 Date 04/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE-JONES, BETSY L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $45,324.01 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JASON B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,323.87 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, DAVID W Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $45,323.45 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPODI, BERNADETTE Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $45,323.15 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUSKIE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,323.15 Date 07/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRINO, MICHAEL A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,322.78 Date 04/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIBINSKI, JODIE B Employer name Herkimer County Amount $45,322.28 Date 08/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERT, RYAN J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $45,322.27 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEADERSTORF, TRAVIS S Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,322.20 Date 09/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATON, DIANE E Employer name Cortland County Amount $45,321.57 Date 04/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, ANDREW W Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $45,321.56 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, DAVID J T Employer name Washington County Amount $45,321.56 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, JOANNE Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $45,321.04 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THUMSER, THERESA M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $45,321.04 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANN, RODNEY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,320.98 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, MICHELE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $45,320.95 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMON, PAMELA A Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $45,320.71 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, PEGGY C Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,320.62 Date 06/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNOO, PARMANAND M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $45,320.62 Date 01/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFOREST, RALPH L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $45,320.39 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPINGER, JOANNE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $45,320.27 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLLQUIST, MARY E Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $45,320.21 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTIFO, JASON J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,320.06 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWSON-PARENT, ETHEL C Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $45,320.00 Date 09/26/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENAHAN, DAWN A Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $45,319.91 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DEBORAH Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,319.82 Date 10/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNELLO, JEANNE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,319.82 Date 02/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLINI, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,319.80 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, MARK R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,319.79 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINERD, TODD W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,319.79 Date 06/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZOSTEK, MICHAEL K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,319.78 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COELHO, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,319.78 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUDDERT, ALEXANDER C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,319.78 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTONE, BRUCE E, III Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,319.77 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZACHOWSKI, ROBERT F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,319.76 Date 12/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERIBURY, JASON S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,319.74 Date 07/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYDER, JOSEPH L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,319.70 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSEY, SEAN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,319.32 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLLI, JOSE J Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $45,319.26 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, JONNA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $45,319.23 Date 10/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDEL, DIANE C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $45,319.02 Date 02/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, AMANDA K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,318.79 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANYE, MATTHEW J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $45,318.72 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGHORNE, ROSE M Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $45,318.58 Date 11/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, RUSSELL G, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $45,318.05 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAIR, FELECIA R, MRS Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $45,317.87 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIBLE, BRIAN P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,317.81 Date 11/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, PEDRO Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $45,317.61 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRABHAKARA, GEETHA N Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,317.47 Date 01/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSZEWSKI, ANTHONY P Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $45,317.33 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, CHRISTINA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $45,317.33 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICIA E Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $45,317.28 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, ROBERT W Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,317.25 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, EILEEN T Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $45,317.13 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINE, LINDA A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $45,317.12 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, CARLOS A Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $45,316.99 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, MARCIE L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $45,316.81 Date 02/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, ERIC J Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $45,316.74 Date 08/31/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETERBRING, DEBORAH Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,316.45 Date 12/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, ROBERT C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,316.30 Date 03/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERATORE, LOUIS M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,316.23 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALER, TAMMY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,316.21 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHTON, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,316.20 Date 07/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERWIN, DEBORAH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,316.17 Date 08/05/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, MARIA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,316.16 Date 09/01/1960 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNAMARA, LORI L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,316.16 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKS, NEIL M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,316.16 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHAM, HAN T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,316.15 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, JENNIE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,316.15 Date 09/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, MARK D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,316.14 Date 03/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANZE, DONNA B Employer name Rockland County Amount $45,316.14 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, KATHERINE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,316.13 Date 03/28/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMM, CATHERINE T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,316.12 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCZYNSKI, SUSAN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,316.12 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNA, AMY S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,316.12 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE-ZEMOTEL, TAMMIE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,316.11 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERCIVAL, JAMIE P Employer name Steuben County Amount $45,316.11 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System