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 MERCIER, PAUL R Employer name Town of Fort Edward Amount $45,279.91 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROUSE, PATRICIA D Employer name Education Department Amount $45,279.79 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHER, HEATHER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,279.56 Date 09/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILANO, JOSEPH M Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $45,279.44 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATES, LINDA L Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $45,279.33 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JAMES A Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $45,279.14 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, KENNY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,279.02 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KENNETH G Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,278.72 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINOS, ELIO B Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $45,278.66 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIADER, THOMAS C, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,278.48 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DENISE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,278.38 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELMAN, BENJAMIN G Employer name Town of Forestport Amount $45,278.35 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, TERRY C Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,278.19 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, KATHLEEN J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $45,278.19 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, LINDA A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $45,277.89 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFIERI, JAMES S Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $45,277.88 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, GREGORY J Employer name Education Department Amount $45,277.55 Date 06/07/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, HEIDI Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $45,277.39 Date 01/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, SANDRA L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,277.37 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCKHAHN, BRENDAN J Employer name Town of Yorkshire Amount $45,277.36 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREWS, MARCI C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,277.25 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALINOWSKI, JONATHAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $45,277.24 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDAJEK-BUSH, JODIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,277.02 Date 12/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBELLIS, CAROL A Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $45,276.89 Date 08/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, TINA LUISA Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $45,275.89 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ATUNDIA E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,275.88 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MARK D Employer name Williamson CSD Amount $45,275.86 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREIA, NICOLE M Employer name NYS Association of Counties Amount $45,275.34 Date 01/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASOTA, LYNN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,275.09 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, HILDA Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $45,275.04 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, CRYSTAL Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $45,274.88 Date 02/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSHEA, JANET M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,274.85 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINIOTIS, SHERRI R Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $45,274.66 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-VIL, JUDITH Employer name Orange County Amount $45,274.40 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZAROU, ELIZABETH J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $45,274.38 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLO, JOSEPH P Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,273.95 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NICOLE P Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $45,273.94 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MICHAEL B Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $45,273.64 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, PHILIPA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $45,273.61 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, MICHAEL J Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $45,273.14 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, WAI-KI Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,273.12 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, CATHERINE H Employer name Department of Law Amount $45,273.12 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSON, MICHELE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,273.12 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLEWELLYN, LINWOOD L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,273.12 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELACE, TAMMY M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,273.12 Date 04/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, KAREN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,273.12 Date 02/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARD, ANNE E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,273.12 Date 08/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLUCKSTEIN, ANGELA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,273.12 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAO, DENISE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,273.12 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYDON, DANIEL W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,273.12 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOZWIAK, MARIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,273.12 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINLEY, JOHN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,273.12 Date 05/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONINI, JULIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,273.12 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAMKOWSKI, MARY E Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $45,273.12 Date 10/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, CATHLEEN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $45,273.12 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBERT, LAWRENCE W Employer name Education Department Amount $45,273.12 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNELLO, JULIE A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $45,273.12 Date 10/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANCI, JO APRIL D Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $45,273.12 Date 03/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUDERKIRK, STEPHEN E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,273.12 Date 09/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, SHARON Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $45,273.12 Date 06/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWEN, KELLIE H Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,273.12 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAPLEY, WARNER D, JR Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,273.12 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADDEO, FRANK Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,273.12 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, DOREEN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,272.85 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILROY, PETER F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,272.74 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, SUSAN Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $45,272.71 Date 08/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEREDITH, JULIE C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $45,272.55 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALERBA, KELLI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,272.48 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDRE, MARIE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,272.35 Date 06/12/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, EDWARD D Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $45,272.09 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMAN, RICHARD P Employer name Tioga Co Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $45,272.00 Date 11/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHICKER, STEVEN E Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $45,271.93 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLO, MICHELE Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $45,271.56 Date 02/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATCHIE, JONATHAN L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,271.41 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, JANETTE M Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $45,271.30 Date 10/27/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIGNE, MICHELLE R Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,271.25 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTKA, LINDA L Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $45,271.20 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMANTAKIS, EILEEN T Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $45,271.17 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEROFSKY, MAXINE S Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $45,270.90 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, THOMAS P Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $45,270.90 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, WILLIAM S Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $45,270.50 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOUSEN, DEBORAH A Employer name Wayne County Amount $45,270.34 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ADAM C Employer name Columbia County Amount $45,270.23 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOARD, NANCY E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,270.12 Date 12/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, LISA J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $45,270.00 Date 12/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, MARY K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,269.94 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWABER, MOLLIE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $45,269.80 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, MELINDA L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $45,269.71 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, NANCY A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $45,269.26 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, ROBERT G Employer name Town of Wales Amount $45,269.25 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, LEAH D Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,269.23 Date 07/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, JOSEPH W Employer name Cambridge CSD Amount $45,269.19 Date 10/08/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, CRYSTAL V Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,269.00 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANNISTO, ERIC D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,268.82 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, BRIAN Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $45,268.76 Date 07/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, JOANNA I Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $45,268.74 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, LINDA Y Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $45,268.57 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNESE, COURTNEY E Employer name Erie County Amount $45,268.52 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYNE, SUSAN J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $45,268.52 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DETTE, LINDA M Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $45,268.45 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System