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 DODD, MARILYN L Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $45,228.68 Date 10/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM-JAY, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $45,228.59 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAINWRIGHT, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Gouverneur Amount $45,228.41 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSORE, MARK T Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $45,228.28 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREMPA, KIMBERLY M Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $45,228.23 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROYNICK, MARY Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $45,228.16 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZI, SUSAN A Employer name Village of Alden Amount $45,227.60 Date 08/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, WARREN Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,227.51 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLITHORPE, ERIK S Employer name Gloversville Housing Authority Amount $45,227.46 Date 09/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, RONALD H Employer name Town of Sparta Amount $45,227.36 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YADDOW, DIANA P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,227.33 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NIEL, JAMES R Employer name Webster CSD Amount $45,226.95 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, EDWIN D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,226.91 Date 06/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIABURRI, TINA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $45,226.90 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABELL, FRANCES Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,226.90 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRON, ROBIN L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $45,226.46 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKS, WILLIAM G Employer name Town of Catskill Amount $45,226.45 Date 09/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, MICHELLE N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,226.36 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, CHERYL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,226.22 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, WILLIAM P Employer name Washington County Amount $45,226.19 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLEY, JOSEPH G Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $45,226.18 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARTERS, SHERIE A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $45,226.15 Date 06/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDIERE, ROXANNE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,225.99 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELROY, MARISA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,225.65 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, VERNON C Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $45,225.41 Date 11/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DEBORAH J Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $45,225.36 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SCOTT Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $45,225.28 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JACQUES Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $45,225.17 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, CAROLE A Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $45,224.98 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, RAYMOND D Employer name Town of Rockland Amount $45,224.74 Date 12/23/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITONZO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,224.62 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTER, ROBERT C Employer name Village of Pittsford Amount $45,224.23 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, RICHARD A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $45,224.10 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CAGNINA, JOHN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,224.07 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, MELINDA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,223.97 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, DEBORAH A Employer name Broome County Amount $45,223.61 Date 05/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-HEADD, BARBARA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,223.59 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTO, JIMMIE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,223.52 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, TINA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,223.18 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DESIREE E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $45,223.10 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROMM, ANDREW Q Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $45,222.84 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, MELISSA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,222.80 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUELL, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Erie County Amount $45,222.77 Date 03/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JOEL A Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $45,222.77 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURMER, AARON K Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $45,221.78 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXINN, ADAM J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,221.39 Date 08/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROULX, BRENDA M Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $45,221.11 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MARC M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $45,220.95 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODELL, JEFFERY M Employer name Warren County Amount $45,220.86 Date 10/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, LUIS A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $45,220.51 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, REBECCA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $45,220.03 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAHER, ASIYA AR Employer name Erie County Amount $45,219.86 Date 10/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPP, JUDITH A Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $45,219.78 Date 03/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, KEVON K Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $45,219.77 Date 01/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LAURIE A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $45,219.35 Date 06/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRODROMIDES, THERESA A Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $45,219.23 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEJANDRO, ISIS M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $45,219.19 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLESS, ALAN W Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $45,218.80 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MICHAEL S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $45,218.72 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCKELMANN, WILLIAM E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,218.72 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLLNER, WENDY L Employer name Education Department Amount $45,218.48 Date 12/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZEK, EUGENE E, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,218.48 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOPP, CATHERINE Employer name Erie County Amount $45,218.36 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, TAMARA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,218.11 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, CAROL L Employer name Massena CSD Amount $45,217.80 Date 05/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, MARY JANE Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,217.73 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, SUSAN Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $45,217.64 Date 02/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, VICTORIA Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $45,217.52 Date 12/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISPELL, SHARON E Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $45,217.36 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMAN, GERALDINE E Employer name Chemung County Amount $45,217.11 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, BRIAN P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,216.89 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, LISA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $45,216.83 Date 08/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, LINDA J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $45,216.81 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EADES, EDMONDE S, III Employer name Office For Technology Amount $45,216.46 Date 05/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, JANET E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,216.30 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JAMES R Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $45,216.30 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPDYKE, DAVID M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $45,216.28 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, KENNETH Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $45,216.28 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, ALFREDO, JR Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $45,216.28 Date 10/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BIASE, KAREN A Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $45,216.02 Date 09/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, KELLY M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,216.02 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTONE, MARITZA Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $45,215.72 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL S Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $45,215.68 Date 01/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIE, SUSAN K Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $45,215.54 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, BRIAN C Employer name Wyoming County Amount $45,215.31 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CANDACE R Employer name Town of Paris Amount $45,215.11 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLFE, SHERRY E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,215.07 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCLAFANI, MICHELE M Employer name Town of Kent Amount $45,214.98 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, GAETENA Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $45,214.52 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENTZ, BRIAN J Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $45,214.51 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JASON R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,213.92 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIALLELLA, RICHARD P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,213.92 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRY, HENRY D Employer name Town of Chemung Amount $45,213.82 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, CELENE M Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $45,213.58 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNER, CATHERINE A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $45,213.48 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, RENEE M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $45,213.39 Date 06/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, DEBRA M Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $45,213.31 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIMONDO, PAUL J Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $45,213.24 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TREMAIN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,213.19 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LAURIE A Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $45,213.09 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System