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 FISCHER, HENRY J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $45,051.52 Date 06/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IULIANELLO, ANTHONY V Employer name Webster CSD Amount $45,051.49 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROSIE, ANDREA L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $45,051.20 Date 02/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAN, JANET F Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $45,050.96 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABLE, ANDRE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $45,050.39 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KEVIN E Employer name Town of Sparta Amount $45,050.26 Date 08/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZECHES ONEIL, MICHELLE M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $45,049.99 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAMATER, ROBERT D Employer name Town of Copake Amount $45,049.93 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTLE, CYNTHIA L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $45,049.85 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERMILYA, DAVID E Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $45,049.83 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFURITI, DEBORAH A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $45,049.64 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, ROGER L Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,049.62 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORN, LAURA M Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $45,049.60 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIPOLD, KATHLEEN D Employer name Corning Community College Amount $45,049.59 Date 08/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODDINGTON, ROBERT C Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,049.59 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, YOLANDA D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,049.50 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATAFIO, ANTHONY R Employer name City of Rye Amount $45,049.40 Date 04/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, DIANNE G Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $45,049.37 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, SANDRA A Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $45,049.09 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, JOHN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $45,048.55 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEPFER, VINCENNE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,048.44 Date 05/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, GARY G Employer name Town of Rockland Amount $45,048.41 Date 05/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILS, KATE A Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $45,048.40 Date 09/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERIZIER, LISETTE J Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $45,048.13 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APREA, KENNETH G Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $45,048.02 Date 08/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, ANNE M Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,048.00 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCLIFT, CARLTON L Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,047.93 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLA, JENNIFER A Employer name Erie County Amount $45,047.85 Date 08/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINS, DAVID C Employer name Town of Castile Amount $45,047.60 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANJANETTE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,046.99 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEN, DENNIS P Employer name City of Rome Amount $45,046.74 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, KERRI U Employer name Tompkins County Amount $45,046.74 Date 03/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEHNE, JUDE A Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $45,046.60 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTHWICK, TONYA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,046.51 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVESQUE, DIANN M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $45,046.38 Date 06/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JASON J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $45,046.30 Date 09/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WREN, ERIN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,046.30 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LEE J Employer name Town of Bellmont Amount $45,046.22 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRIOTTO, ROSETTE Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $45,046.10 Date 09/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, LINDA M Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $45,046.01 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, NANCY C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,045.92 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, ROSEMARIE T Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $45,045.82 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIN, KAREN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,045.64 Date 10/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOGOWSKI, ALAN Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $45,045.53 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATE, EMILY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,045.35 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GREGORY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $45,045.30 Date 12/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, PAMELA M Employer name Oswego County Amount $45,045.13 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, EMILY M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $45,045.09 Date 07/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELSON, ANDREW R Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $45,045.09 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPLE, ISIS M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $45,044.50 Date 03/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, RONALD E Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $45,044.41 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-FRANCOIS, MADELEINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,043.82 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWA, ARLETA Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $45,043.78 Date 01/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZILLIG, PATRICIA A Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $45,043.58 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GURN, SEAN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,043.36 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JACQUELINE R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,043.03 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUALEH ABDULLAH, SAEED Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $45,042.97 Date 07/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DARLEEN M Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,042.92 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALOWSKI, LINDA D Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,042.92 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIEGAS, FRANK Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $45,042.90 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERMOLOVICH, KATHLEEN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,042.81 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DARRON S Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $45,042.59 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONINE, RICHARD P Employer name Warren County Amount $45,042.58 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, WILLIAM L Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $45,041.85 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, DONALD J Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $45,041.80 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE FEVER, ANNE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,041.77 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUST, SEAN P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,041.55 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANDERS, STANLEY V Employer name Madison County Amount $45,041.53 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAN, AMY E Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $45,041.15 Date 06/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, CHARNER Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,041.11 Date 12/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLETCH, AIKO M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $45,041.09 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, KEITH C, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $45,040.90 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLWEDEL, GENA M Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $45,040.84 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DANIEL S Employer name Lewis County Amount $45,040.77 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JAMES E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,040.51 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVAY, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,040.48 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, CAROL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,040.36 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PALO, ALEXANDER C Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,040.36 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, JODY L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $45,040.35 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSLINSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $45,040.16 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, DOLORES Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $45,040.08 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,039.88 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ERSKIN, YOLANDA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $45,039.83 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSMAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Allegany County Amount $45,039.74 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINZELMAN, ERIKA E Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $45,039.51 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ELLEN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,039.36 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, PATRICIA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,039.30 Date 11/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, RONISHA D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,039.22 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, ALBERT N, JR Employer name Schuyler County Amount $45,038.54 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZZELLA, MARGARET Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,038.46 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPKINS, ANGELICA S Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $45,038.35 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMSKY, JEFFREY T Employer name Town of Greenport Amount $45,037.83 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEHLS, G PHILIP Employer name Yates County Amount $45,037.76 Date 06/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, KEVIN C Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,037.34 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, GEORGE W Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,037.18 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUDGE, DALE W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $45,036.99 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISLEY, REBECCA A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $45,036.87 Date 03/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, SHARI A Employer name Fulton County Amount $45,036.49 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARCO, JANE F Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $45,036.48 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, WILLIAM F, III Employer name Village of Cazenovia Amount $45,036.23 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System