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 AYERS, ALICE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,068.49 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARBER, WILLIAM G Employer name Hamilton County Amount $45,068.17 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ALICIA N Employer name Office For Technology Amount $45,067.99 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHTWELL, GINA M Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,067.93 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVASSA, FRANK A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $45,067.47 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDAUER, KRISTIE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,067.45 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTFORD, JOSHUA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,066.93 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORZIO, HENRY A, III Employer name Bellmore Memorial Library Amount $45,066.92 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUCH, KITTI A Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $45,066.65 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DER BOGHOSSIAN, LUKE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,066.60 Date 02/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, VERNA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,066.28 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBODE, HERMAN Employer name Greene County Amount $45,066.24 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMID, ANDY S Employer name Education Department Amount $45,066.20 Date 01/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANT, MELVIN W Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $45,065.85 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSENTINO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,065.60 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVILLE, DARCEY A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,065.52 Date 04/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLUUS, NICOLE P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,065.43 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODMAN, FREDERICK A Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $45,065.08 Date 03/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JACQUELINE V Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $45,065.06 Date 09/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEGELMAN, ABIGAIL E Employer name Genesee County Amount $45,064.80 Date 08/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORT, HEATHER A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,064.79 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, CRAIG J Employer name Candor CSD Amount $45,064.77 Date 07/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPHETE, JOSETTE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,064.30 Date 07/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITCOMB, MATTHEW R Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,064.22 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, JANICE L Employer name Scio CSD Amount $45,064.08 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, MICHELLE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,064.04 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, DOLLY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $45,064.04 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USHKOWITZ, GRACE A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,064.04 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSER, WILLIAM H, II Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $45,063.90 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, JAMES D Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $45,063.69 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, TIMOTHY E Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $45,063.58 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAMM, TAMMY M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $45,063.56 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, EILEEN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,063.01 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MIA J Employer name Lewis County Amount $45,063.00 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, JOHN P Employer name Hamilton County Amount $45,062.97 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENOUGH, JAMES J Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $45,062.81 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRALICK, FRANCINE M Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $45,062.69 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEOBALD, BRIDGET M Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $45,062.60 Date 08/05/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREER, JOSEPH R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $45,062.50 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZONE, MARIA A Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $45,062.21 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, NANCY C Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $45,062.11 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, ANGELA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,061.90 Date 01/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JUSTIN J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,061.75 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, JUSTIN J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $45,061.18 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, PAUL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $45,061.13 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Smithfield Amount $45,061.04 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPLIN, RONALD E, JR Employer name City of Troy Amount $45,060.98 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, BETHANY M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $45,060.93 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICK A Employer name Village of Woodridge Amount $45,060.79 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWABUGWU, NDIDI H Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $45,060.71 Date 05/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, KRISTI M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $45,060.62 Date 02/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, CRESLYN B Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $45,060.52 Date 04/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIZLIK, JONATHAN L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $45,060.48 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAITLAND, DUANE S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $45,060.26 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANGAN, DIANE E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,060.18 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROWS, LORI A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,060.12 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, YVONNE M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $45,060.10 Date 11/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, ELIZABETH Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $45,060.07 Date 12/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAIN, WILLIAM E Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $45,059.93 Date 08/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ARNOLD J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $45,059.64 Date 07/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, JOHN B, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $45,059.62 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHY, DEBORAH L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,059.56 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, JOAN E Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $45,059.44 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, TOD S Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,059.32 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVERMORE, DENNIS W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $45,059.24 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVORKLIYAH, GIFTY Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,058.75 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURIANO, LEE T Employer name Village of Lloyd Harbor Amount $45,058.66 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, BRYAN J Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,058.57 Date 01/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTO, JASON A Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $45,058.26 Date 07/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOYA, MARK A Employer name Albany County Amount $45,058.17 Date 07/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, COLLEEN R Employer name Broome County Amount $45,058.07 Date 01/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXON, DEBORAH D Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $45,057.83 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, BRENDA K Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $45,057.62 Date 06/09/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIEF, ALLISON R Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,057.60 Date 07/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, KELLY J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,057.42 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARGARET A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $45,056.96 Date 10/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTHE, LINDA R Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $45,056.93 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FORREST, ANGELA R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $45,056.54 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVETT, ANTHONY J Employer name Greene County Amount $45,056.41 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTE, MARLENE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,056.37 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRATUS, SHAUN M Employer name Education Department Amount $45,056.28 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, NICOLE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,056.21 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, HAROLD J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,056.20 Date 10/19/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEZIALE, JOHN A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $45,055.16 Date 02/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOECHEL, CHRISTINE L Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $45,054.72 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, JOHN C Employer name Panama CSD Amount $45,054.66 Date 01/02/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, MICHELLE J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,054.65 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAVARELLI, LEANNE N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,054.40 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMING, CHRISTINA A Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $45,053.95 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTA, LISA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,053.45 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, CHERYL A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,053.23 Date 04/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, DENISE M Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $45,052.77 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,052.75 Date 05/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ANN C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,052.56 Date 08/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, JERRY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,052.22 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABERCROMBIE, JAMES Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $45,052.15 Date 07/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, WILLIAM W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,052.14 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEVER, RICHARD G Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $45,051.98 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, BROOKE C Employer name Steuben County Amount $45,051.68 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MENAMIN, LAUREN D Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $45,051.59 Date 02/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System