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 RUDZINSKAS, ERIC P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $45,036.14 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MARVIS T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,035.91 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBY, FRANK J Employer name Orange County Amount $45,035.73 Date 12/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRARA, JULIE C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,035.62 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIENBERG, DEBRA S Employer name Albany County Amount $45,035.31 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECTOR, GRACE-BARBARA Employer name Rockland County Amount $45,035.27 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHINDLER, RUSSELL A Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,035.26 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, TERRIE L Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $45,034.98 Date 09/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGSTAHLER, BRENDA S Employer name Eden CSD Amount $45,034.08 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATES, MARY A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $45,034.06 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADEN, KAREN H Employer name Broome County Amount $45,033.91 Date 11/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLING, ROBERT L Employer name City of Oswego Amount $45,033.83 Date 02/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOETTGER, DIANE M Employer name Broome County Amount $45,033.77 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, DANIELLE Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $45,033.72 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONEY, MELODY Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $45,033.61 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARAICH, NINA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,033.55 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, CLIFFORD E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,033.46 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, BRIAN C Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $45,033.41 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUGHAN, MICHAEL P Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,032.73 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUBA, WALTER H Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $45,032.64 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KAREN A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $45,032.48 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLE, PAULA Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $45,032.48 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRACUSANO, LUCILLE Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,032.43 Date 02/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSHAL, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Belmont Amount $45,032.37 Date 11/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARHYDT, LORRAINE C Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $45,032.32 Date 04/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, NANCY L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $45,032.31 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, CAROLINE Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $45,032.29 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, BRENT A Employer name Allegany County Amount $45,032.08 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $45,032.08 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITMUS, SARAH B Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,032.00 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAMBACK, CRAIG A Employer name Town of Long Lake Amount $45,031.64 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLNAR, ANNA Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $45,031.60 Date 02/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLEY, MARY C Employer name City of Troy Amount $45,030.86 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, SABRINA M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $45,030.72 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOON, GEORGE K Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $45,030.66 Date 12/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELA, WILLIAM G Employer name Village of Brightwaters Amount $45,030.50 Date 03/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLA, JESSICA M Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $45,030.13 Date 04/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEREMUGA, EDWARD L, JR Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $45,029.84 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, THOMAS C Employer name Broome County Amount $45,029.80 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINAST, PAULO A Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $45,029.67 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, AARON M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,029.38 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCA, IRMA Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $45,028.95 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTOR, JEANNINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,028.86 Date 03/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGE, JACQUELYN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,028.38 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANO, JACQUELINE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,028.34 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, SUSAN A Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $45,028.28 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, ELLEN C Employer name Off Prevent Domestic Violence Amount $45,028.02 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHARD, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $45,027.51 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPEDA, DAVID Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $45,027.45 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDEN, MATTHEW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,027.25 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOMUSCIO, ANTHONY G Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,026.92 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, KEVIN P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,026.80 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, KENNETH W Employer name Greece CSD Amount $45,026.79 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, JAMES R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $45,026.52 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACAB, EMANUEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $45,026.30 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUGGEO, JAMIE-LYNN M Employer name Broome County Amount $45,025.89 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, FLOSSIE M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $45,025.79 Date 06/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBUS, DEBRA C Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $45,025.73 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAVITO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,025.65 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMMLER, AUBREE R Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $45,025.63 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAHAM, VENESSA G Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $45,025.39 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHDOLLAR, BLYTHE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,025.29 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHTYL, KAREN C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,025.03 Date 09/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZA, PAUL G Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $45,024.19 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERS, PAUL M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,023.78 Date 11/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, PETER Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,023.74 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, MARIE Y Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $45,023.70 Date 03/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMAHON, MATTHEW G Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $45,023.60 Date 04/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,023.56 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEY, DEBBIE M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $45,023.41 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS-MAH, FONTAINE D Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $45,023.36 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, PAUL D Employer name Delaware County Amount $45,023.24 Date 07/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREWER, KRISTIN E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,022.68 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, FRANK A Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $45,022.45 Date 01/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, KAREN A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $45,022.42 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERITT, KATHERINE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,022.24 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, WENDY S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,022.22 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VYNCK, EMILIA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $45,022.20 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, ALISON B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,022.18 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, NICHOLAS M Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $45,022.16 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFMAN, MICHELLE A Employer name Chemung County Amount $45,022.13 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORN, SCOTT R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $45,021.92 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IGO, MARGARET L Employer name Broome County Amount $45,021.56 Date 01/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMERSKY, WILLIAM M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $45,021.40 Date 10/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, LEANNE D Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $45,021.24 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JASON E Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $45,021.19 Date 10/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, ROBIN JILL Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $45,021.04 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERKIN, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,020.88 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIDER, MICHELE Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $45,020.61 Date 06/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLICK, PATRICIA D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,020.44 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JOHN H, JR Employer name Village of Delhi Amount $45,020.17 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTLEY, FLORENCE L Employer name Albany County Amount $45,019.99 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, PATRICK Employer name City of Kingston Amount $45,019.51 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENES, STEVEN Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $45,019.36 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELL, SAMANTHA L Employer name Livingston County Amount $45,019.35 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOLL, MICHAEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,019.32 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIGE, DIANE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,019.24 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ULRIC E Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $45,019.16 Date 04/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, KAITLIN K Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,019.15 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REQUENA, STEVEN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,019.14 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System