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 KUPETZ, PATRICIA A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $45,155.98 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, JAMES D Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $45,155.97 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEABODY, FRANKLIN N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $45,155.93 Date 06/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKARD, KAREN S Employer name Steuben County Amount $45,155.70 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINYARD, MARILYN Y Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $45,155.65 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOWSKI, PATRICIA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,155.64 Date 12/14/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, ALICE C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $45,155.47 Date 10/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, JESSICA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,155.47 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, DAVID L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,155.10 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYSON, NIKKARA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,155.03 Date 07/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELECKI, ANDRZEJ Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $45,154.77 Date 04/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, MARY P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,154.73 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUADRA, KYANNI D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,154.68 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLATTENBERGER, LOREN E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,154.64 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUDERMANN, PEGGY J Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $45,154.62 Date 10/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMAZIC, KEITH A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $45,154.11 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, PATRICIA G Employer name Town of Islip Amount $45,153.97 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASEL, MICHAEL R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,153.90 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, PHYLLIS N Employer name Farmingdale Public Library Amount $45,153.48 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSKOPF, DOUGLASS E Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $45,153.47 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSSELL, LATESHA S Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $45,153.43 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, BRADLEY S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $45,153.23 Date 12/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMRICK, DONNA M Employer name Allegany County Amount $45,153.20 Date 10/23/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLULY, VALERIE L Employer name Allegany County Amount $45,153.16 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHL, JEFFREY A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $45,152.65 Date 10/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, BRANDON K Employer name Town of Seneca Amount $45,152.64 Date 06/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, DERRICK R Employer name Erie County Amount $45,152.60 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, AIDA V Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $45,152.55 Date 09/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDITTI, SUSAN J Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $45,152.39 Date 10/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVIN, SHERYL E Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $45,152.30 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLLARD, DAVID K Employer name Albany County Amount $45,152.27 Date 09/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, GRANT H Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $45,152.25 Date 10/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, RICHARD T Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $45,152.22 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUPTMAN, DEBORAH A Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $45,151.63 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BRENDA K Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $45,151.45 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAGLIERI, JUDITH M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $45,151.18 Date 12/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILL, JASON Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $45,151.16 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANOS, ALICE C Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $45,150.56 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONAWAY, TODD J Employer name Town of Middlesex Amount $45,150.14 Date 12/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, ANTHONY B Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $45,150.00 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLEY, KIM G Employer name Malone CSD Amount $45,149.60 Date 11/17/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONST, LYNNE M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $45,149.53 Date 10/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ANDREA J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $45,148.30 Date 06/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOINE, NICOLE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $45,148.27 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RUTH J Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $45,148.27 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAITHWAITE, DARRELL D Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $45,148.27 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSHRIN, WILLIAM S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $45,148.27 Date 01/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, CHARMAINE A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $45,148.27 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BEVERLY C Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $45,148.27 Date 10/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, COREY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,148.13 Date 04/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEURSTEIN, JOAN M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $45,148.05 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUER, DONNA M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $45,147.46 Date 10/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEGER, SEAN T Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $45,147.34 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, DAVID B Employer name Erie County Amount $45,147.24 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAR, VICTORIA L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $45,147.10 Date 03/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARDERINIS, MICHAEL Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $45,146.81 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RAMIRO Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $45,146.45 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, HEINZ H Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $45,146.29 Date 03/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, ALAN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,146.27 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARNAWSKY, MARY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,146.24 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRERAS, MEURI Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $45,146.04 Date 02/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOESSEL, LYNN R Employer name Town of Evans Amount $45,146.03 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLS, RAYMOND G Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,145.98 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTON, MICHAEL D Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $45,145.63 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ANNETTE Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $45,145.40 Date 04/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGINS, JOHN E Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,145.28 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLHAM, JEFFREY R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $45,144.88 Date 07/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, LISA J Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,144.77 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSIGLIO, CORRINA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,144.70 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, STEVEN R, JR Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $45,144.45 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTON, JAMIE J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,143.91 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMAR, CHRISTAL A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $45,143.49 Date 09/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, DOLORES M Employer name Erie County Amount $45,142.98 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUYEA, COREY R Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $45,142.78 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMINGTON, MICHELE E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $45,142.70 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOL, JANELLE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,142.68 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, ANTHONY W Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $45,142.32 Date 08/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, MORGANNE P Employer name Livingston County Amount $45,141.95 Date 06/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATLEY, STEPHEN J, JR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $45,141.80 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, NICOLE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,141.49 Date 05/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, WINONA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,141.28 Date 07/26/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALL, JOSEPH L Employer name Town of Callicoon Amount $45,141.19 Date 04/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID L Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $45,141.15 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAKA, RAMOTALAI Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $45,141.13 Date 09/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, ADINA C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $45,141.13 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JEANINE Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $45,140.67 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASIKOWSKI, ROBERTA J Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $45,139.70 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, AMY M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,139.66 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBY, LAWRENCE J Employer name Town of Floyd Amount $45,139.20 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, FRANK M Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,138.82 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ARACELIS Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $45,138.78 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAFEXHIU, BARDHYL Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $45,138.50 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, LAWRENCE J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,138.48 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVAL, STEPHEN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $45,138.35 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, KEVIN P Employer name Kendall CSD Amount $45,137.94 Date 10/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ROSE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,137.93 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, JAMES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,137.64 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHART, JACQUELINE A Employer name Duanesburg CSD Amount $45,137.59 Date 06/25/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCCI, CRISTINA Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $45,137.56 Date 11/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRONE, THOMAS F, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,137.56 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System