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 RIVENBURGH, NEIL S Employer name Cayuga County Amount $44,978.38 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, KRISTIN A Employer name City of Albany Amount $44,977.72 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARREN, THOMAS E Employer name Webster CSD Amount $44,977.26 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, ANDREA K Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,977.25 Date 01/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESBRO, JEDIDIAH A C Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $44,977.23 Date 09/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESSIA, JOHN J Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $44,977.05 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, CATHERINE Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $44,976.83 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, RODNEY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $44,976.56 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKESSINIS, DONNA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,976.51 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIZ, PAULA M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $44,976.51 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JENNIFER M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,976.29 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, WOLFGANG K Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,976.13 Date 02/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, JOANNA Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $44,976.12 Date 02/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMME, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,976.11 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, LAURA A Employer name Four County Library System Amount $44,976.06 Date 10/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMMA, GERARD Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $44,975.96 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVERSA, LAURIE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,975.86 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAIGE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,975.55 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVANEY, JOHN J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $44,975.46 Date 07/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUSER, JASON O Employer name Bath Mun Utility Commission Amount $44,975.24 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOKEY, STEVEN G Employer name Town of Madrid Amount $44,975.21 Date 06/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, KELLY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,975.09 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEO, KAREN A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,975.09 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSIL, LEANNE J Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $44,974.74 Date 09/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUGHTON, JONNA S Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $44,974.63 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLES, ELIZABETH C Employer name Warren County Amount $44,974.32 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, CHARLES W Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $44,974.11 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFTER, PAMELA A Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $44,973.83 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CONNOR P Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $44,973.54 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, MARY M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,973.39 Date 11/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, DONNA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,973.09 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMARK, LISA Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,972.97 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, DANIEL C Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,972.62 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASUCCI, JOANN M Employer name Education Department Amount $44,972.41 Date 08/28/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, GEORGE H, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $44,971.82 Date 06/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMANN, PEGGY J Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $44,971.07 Date 11/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIDOLPH, DOREEN M Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $44,971.07 Date 04/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROSA, DEBRA Employer name Erie County Amount $44,970.73 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATCHIN, WILLIAM W, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,970.55 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUARD, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Georgetown-South Otselic CSD Amount $44,970.51 Date 06/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, LETECIA L Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $44,970.51 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, NICOLE L Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $44,970.43 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETHERELL, PHILIP J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $44,969.99 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALTON, JENNIE M Employer name Ontario County Amount $44,969.54 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANK, ERIKA L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $44,969.12 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOPIETRO, REBECCA L Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $44,968.90 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GREGORY F Employer name Town of Hartford Amount $44,968.75 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEUSEN, LINDSEY M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $44,968.67 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTT, MARY M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $44,968.54 Date 03/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTAIN, MARK J Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,968.31 Date 09/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, DREW M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $44,968.22 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANASKI, DEBORAH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,967.77 Date 05/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALTER, JEANINE J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $44,967.60 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CLEMENTE, JOANN M Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $44,967.55 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASHBURN, DONNA L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $44,967.44 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCZAK, JEFFREY S Employer name Oneida County Amount $44,967.26 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELE, JESSICA Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $44,967.22 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDAVID, JANE A Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $44,966.81 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORENZO, BELINDA M Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $44,966.78 Date 12/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, JAY M Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $44,966.78 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ERIC M Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,966.64 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, DAVID W Employer name Norwich Housing Authority Amount $44,966.62 Date 04/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCATE, MARGARET M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $44,966.43 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, RICHELLE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,966.34 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARR, DANIEL H Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $44,966.33 Date 07/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLICKINGER, MARK A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,965.98 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAREM, PAUL R Employer name Town of Mina Amount $44,965.92 Date 11/01/1963 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSER, ERIC E Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $44,965.54 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SBUTTONI, DANIELLE M Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $44,965.13 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,965.05 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METOTT, MARK E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,965.05 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, DEAN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,965.05 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEVEN-WILLOCK, CATHERINE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,964.94 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSMAN, SAMUEL W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,964.68 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, NICHOLAS A Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,964.67 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, BARBARA S Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $44,964.63 Date 06/30/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, REGINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,964.35 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, RICHARD J Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $44,964.27 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, WAYNE D Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,964.16 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEINSE-PEREZ, BERNADETTE D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $44,964.14 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYGEL, BARRY B Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $44,963.77 Date 12/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCI, ELAINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,963.76 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, VICTORIA L Employer name Essex County Amount $44,963.39 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, RICHARD, JR Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $44,963.16 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELLI, JASON H Employer name Erie County Amount $44,963.11 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, ANDREW Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,962.84 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, CHARLES L, SR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,962.65 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, BRENDA L Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,962.34 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MARINA Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $44,962.28 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, NINA M Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $44,962.25 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLMSBEE, TODD R Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $44,962.06 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, PATRICE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,961.72 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKAROWSKI, JAMES A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $44,961.64 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIPORT, STEPHEN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $44,961.58 Date 03/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, LATRICIA C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,961.57 Date 12/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, DONALD C Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $44,961.49 Date 03/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $44,960.47 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, CARMEN R Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $44,960.47 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, DAVID M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $44,960.43 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, BOBBI JO Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $44,960.36 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System