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 LILLIS, LOREN D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $44,928.70 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHOENIX, TREVOR G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,928.57 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CORY G Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $44,928.52 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER-PATTERSON, NICOLE C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,928.21 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Peru Amount $44,928.08 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADON, KATHERINE A Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $44,928.00 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, MARILYN Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $44,927.54 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DAVID C Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $44,927.25 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, FREDRICK R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,927.20 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAKOGIANNIS, NICHOLAS C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $44,927.01 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, JOELLE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,926.98 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIN, AMY L Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,926.94 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Village of South Glens Falls Amount $44,926.60 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, JERRY D, JR Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $44,926.50 Date 10/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACLAIR, HENRY R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $44,926.24 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPAILO, WALTER M Employer name Town of Chester Amount $44,926.05 Date 06/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TENISIA D Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $44,926.03 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTKOWSKI, ALYSSA H Employer name Rockland County Amount $44,925.89 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, SHEILA R Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,925.88 Date 12/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADRAY, CHANDRAWATTIE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,925.43 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $44,925.34 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANHAI, CHANDRIKA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $44,925.31 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSCHNER, CAROLINE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,924.79 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, PEDRO A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $44,924.64 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CAMILLE A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $44,924.60 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, AMIE J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $44,924.58 Date 10/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, LISA A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $44,924.57 Date 05/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENO, JAMES J Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $44,924.40 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, BRIAN G Employer name Town of Rhinebeck Amount $44,923.99 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JESUS J Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $44,923.08 Date 02/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSCH, DANA V Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $44,923.08 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFHAUSER, HELENE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $44,922.90 Date 03/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Massena Amount $44,922.88 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, CHARLENE M Employer name Ontario County Amount $44,922.76 Date 06/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILOT, JEAN F Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $44,922.69 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLICKI, COLLEEN E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $44,922.61 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINK, LINDA K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,922.58 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSIN, STEPHEN P Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $44,922.56 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIEHL, MARK, JR Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $44,922.45 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODA, KIM M Employer name Town of Eden Amount $44,922.35 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, JOSEPH A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $44,922.22 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLZAN, EDWARD D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $44,922.06 Date 07/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MROZ, JULIA A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $44,922.00 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE-AMANTE, PATRICIA Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $44,921.85 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRELL, MELVIN W Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $44,921.81 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUGIT, BRIAN Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,921.42 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, CHARLOTTE Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,921.38 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLIN, TERRY L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,921.23 Date 05/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUKUVKA, CYNTHIA M Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,920.92 Date 02/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DIANE C Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $44,920.91 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPOKU KORANTENG, MAXWELL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $44,920.81 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISWAS, RATAN K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,920.74 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, JAVIER Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $44,920.58 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, HAL B Employer name Saratoga County Amount $44,920.20 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XU, LEI, MR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $44,920.00 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSTIG, BRANDON A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $44,919.86 Date 07/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, PATRICIA E Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $44,919.67 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAVES, STEPHANIE C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,919.50 Date 07/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, VERNON J Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $44,919.21 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, JOHN E Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $44,918.83 Date 11/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, JOHN M, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $44,918.61 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, JUDITH A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $44,918.45 Date 10/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKER, KRISTI R Employer name Oneida County Amount $44,918.36 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILKAS, THOMAS G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,917.96 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, MITCHELL J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $44,917.55 Date 03/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORREGGIANI, DOROTHY L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $44,917.54 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRATSLEY, DEBORAH L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,917.30 Date 11/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, MICHELE M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $44,916.96 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, LORRE A Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $44,916.56 Date 06/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, MICHAEL Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $44,916.55 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECCHIA, REGINA M Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $44,916.55 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, SUSAN A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $44,916.41 Date 02/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABELLO, JUSTO G Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $44,916.27 Date 04/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANAHAN, SHANE W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $44,916.18 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, TAMEKA C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,916.17 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANLIEROP, TRAVIS N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,916.00 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMFORD, KIMBERLY W Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $44,915.94 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTS, JENNIFER M Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $44,915.90 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULVER, WILLIAM H Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $44,915.72 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, MICHELLE B Employer name Albany County Amount $44,915.59 Date 12/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, JESSICA H, MS Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $44,915.56 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONAKER, DAVID K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,915.50 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORE, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,915.44 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANSKI, ROBERT A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $44,915.36 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLEY, JAMES K Employer name Wyoming County Amount $44,915.25 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, SANDRA A Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,915.14 Date 09/18/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, CHERYL E Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,915.12 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POKORNY, TIMOTHY N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,914.94 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARORA-WILLIAMS, SHAIL A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $44,914.69 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, EDWARD S Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $44,914.31 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABULA, TOMMY S Employer name Ellenville Housing Authority Amount $44,913.61 Date 03/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NICHOLAS D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $44,913.45 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTKOWSKI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $44,913.03 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONKA, BRENDAN C Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $44,912.86 Date 11/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRENCH, DARIN P Employer name Clifton Park Water Authority Amount $44,912.77 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CHERYL L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,912.48 Date 04/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, PHILLIP J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $44,912.19 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIFILETTI, KELLEY Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $44,912.14 Date 03/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSONT, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Webb Amount $44,912.00 Date 08/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVENCAMP, SHANNON L Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,911.94 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System