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 COOK, WILLIAM A Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,185.40 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAI, PETER A Employer name Otsego County Amount $45,185.36 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, SEAN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,185.08 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, ROGER F Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $45,184.73 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFAFF, DAVID B Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $45,184.65 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFFER, LINDA Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $45,184.60 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, TARA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $45,184.51 Date 10/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLER, JEANNETTE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,184.46 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMASEN, DEBRA J Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $45,183.96 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ELIZABETH A Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $45,183.90 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CHRISTINE M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $45,183.71 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRETTA, KARINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,183.69 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIA, JESSICA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,183.24 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINSBURG, LINDA A GRIFFIN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,183.10 Date 05/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTA, LISA Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $45,183.03 Date 09/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBAIRN, ALAN G Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $45,182.97 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTINARO, SAMUEL N Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $45,182.81 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, MATTHEW B Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $45,182.68 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, STEPHANIE A Employer name Jamestown Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $45,182.64 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, ERIKA J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,182.44 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JEFFREY S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,182.36 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELL, JUSTIN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,182.20 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULL, RAYMOND C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $45,182.18 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIS, GINA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $45,182.10 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, BRIAN T Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $45,182.02 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, KEITH R Employer name Yates County Amount $45,181.97 Date 01/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, JUSTIN T Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $45,181.83 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, STUART F Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $45,181.71 Date 12/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANKIEWICZ, BERNADETTE A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $45,181.33 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, TAMMY L Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $45,181.17 Date 06/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYS, SARA L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $45,180.76 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINDA, LARRY D Employer name Town of StoNY Creek Amount $45,180.71 Date 04/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DONNA M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $45,180.31 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKO, VLADIMIR S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,180.30 Date 07/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, DARCY Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $45,180.13 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, DAVID L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,180.02 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUPA, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Perrysburg Amount $45,180.00 Date 09/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, JEFFREY E Employer name Village of Mexico Amount $45,179.68 Date 09/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, BRIAN P Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $45,179.49 Date 09/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAYAD, NANCY L Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $45,179.41 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, JULIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,179.04 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACEY, DELIA I Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $45,179.02 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NATHAN A Employer name Village of Spencerport Amount $45,178.69 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, DARCY E Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $45,178.67 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, SUSAN L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $45,178.54 Date 01/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $45,178.51 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, JOANNE M Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $45,178.50 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, ROBIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,178.46 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, SHOMA Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $45,178.17 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLEY, HENRY R Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $45,178.00 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, STEPHANIE D Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,177.82 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, CYNTHIA A Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $45,177.66 Date 08/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTLE, ANDREW F, JR Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $45,177.49 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPOLLONIA, ARTHUR E, JR Employer name City of Kingston Amount $45,177.48 Date 08/22/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLERS, WILLIAM W Employer name Madison County Amount $45,177.44 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, NICHOLAS C Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $45,177.06 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMSKI, ROBERT R, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,177.04 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $45,177.01 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, MYRLANDE MARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,176.94 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, JEFFREY S Employer name Village of Cuba Amount $45,176.86 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, TOMMY L, SR Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $45,176.81 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, SHELLY A Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $45,176.72 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, CURTIS, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $45,176.61 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIS, DAVID A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,176.34 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, VANESSA Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,176.31 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNEY, JOHN J Employer name Chenango County Amount $45,176.20 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, REBECCA R Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $45,176.04 Date 09/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, AMANDA H Employer name Southern Tier Library System Amount $45,176.00 Date 12/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, PAUL D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,175.84 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRELL, SUZANNE C Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,175.84 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCOLO, KAREN Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,175.78 Date 02/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAULIEU, ANDREW J Employer name Village of Massena Amount $45,175.60 Date 06/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINITCHETT, REBECCA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $45,175.58 Date 05/30/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUMONT, SHELLEY A Employer name Schuyler County Amount $45,175.45 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ANGIE L Employer name Essex County Amount $45,175.43 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARIAS, RANDY C Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $45,174.97 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, WAYNE R Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $45,174.84 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, SHAHID Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,174.65 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, EDGAR Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $45,174.59 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SANDRA E Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $45,174.59 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, WAYNE Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $45,174.54 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARALLA, SHEILA A Employer name Wayne County Amount $45,174.15 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBSON, JANICE F Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $45,174.00 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREXLER, MICHAEL Employer name Schenectady County Amount $45,173.96 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD, LORRAINE P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $45,173.96 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUEDES, LESA J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $45,173.96 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAMY, JANE MARIE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $45,173.96 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALIE, JANIS A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $45,173.96 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, VICKIE L Employer name City of Auburn Amount $45,173.67 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, SANDRA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $45,173.66 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, SARAH V Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,173.36 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEHN, KASPAR J Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,172.86 Date 06/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POITEVIEN, DANIELLA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $45,172.68 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETTLE, TERESA A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $45,172.65 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERINO, BROOKE L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $45,172.62 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUNDER, LINDA S Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $45,172.59 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LEUVAN, JEFFREY I, JR Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $45,172.45 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MARIA D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,172.44 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIMERI, JOSEPH M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,172.03 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, TYLER C Employer name City of Troy Amount $45,171.25 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System