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 COSTELLO, PHILIP Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $44,911.88 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SETH W Employer name Village of New Berlin Amount $44,911.88 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, ROSAMMA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,911.78 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TERRY R Employer name Town of Amboy Amount $44,911.53 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, SHARON J Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $44,911.29 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, PATRICIA E Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $44,911.14 Date 11/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, ALBERT W Employer name Town of Madison Amount $44,910.76 Date 05/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, SUZZETTE Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $44,910.65 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGATT, LILLIAN I Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $44,910.49 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, DOUGLAS Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $44,910.44 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, KENNETH T, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,910.25 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, AMANDA J Employer name Manhasset Park District Amount $44,910.22 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHENTNER, AMANDA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,909.89 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, MELISSA A Employer name Seneca County Amount $44,909.20 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITZ, JENNIFER Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $44,909.13 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOHN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,908.84 Date 08/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MC KENZIE A Employer name Education Department Amount $44,908.78 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROW, MARK A, SR Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $44,908.69 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYE, LINDA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,908.49 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, GERARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,908.37 Date 11/19/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARSE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $44,908.30 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, DAVY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $44,908.04 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, TOM P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $44,907.27 Date 02/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETU, BRYAN J Employer name Village of Fort Edward Amount $44,907.06 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODICA-SCHAFFER, ANN MARIE Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $44,907.04 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINTZ, DAVID M, JR Employer name Madison County Amount $44,906.83 Date 03/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMES, CANDELARIA C Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $44,906.55 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, SONIA C Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $44,906.55 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALGUERO, BRENDA LORENA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $44,906.55 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, JENNIFER J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $44,906.55 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEKANSKI, KERRYLYNN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,906.29 Date 08/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPRZYK, NICHOLAS J Employer name Erie County Amount $44,906.17 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERO, MARY E Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $44,906.12 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KAREN E Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $44,905.92 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, ADAM S Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,905.54 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, EDWARD B Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,905.38 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLOWS, DOUGLAS P Employer name Town of Marcellus Amount $44,905.19 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRILLO, JILL M Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $44,905.19 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAND, REBECKAH L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $44,905.06 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, ANDREW P Employer name Jefferson County Amount $44,905.03 Date 11/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACHAUER, DAVID J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $44,904.77 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, KAYLENE K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,904.49 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, BARBARA L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $44,904.23 Date 09/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, ANTHONY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,904.22 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, CLARICE C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $44,904.12 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAJANO, BREANNA J Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $44,904.01 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, ELISSA J Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $44,904.01 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, LAWRENCE A Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $44,904.00 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZWATER, DALE Employer name Town of Jerusalem Amount $44,903.85 Date 02/04/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATACH, JACK R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $44,903.31 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRMO, CAROL A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,903.27 Date 12/01/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURIU, STANLEY K Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $44,903.04 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSALACQUA, AARON M Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $44,902.89 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOSSER, ROBERT R Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $44,902.87 Date 02/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, LUCY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,902.68 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, TREVER N Employer name Town of Rockland Amount $44,902.52 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTS, SHAWNKREA L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $44,902.44 Date 05/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, JEREMY E Employer name Town of Johnstown Amount $44,902.33 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, CHARLES D Employer name Broome County Amount $44,902.29 Date 02/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHS, VERONICA L Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,902.05 Date 07/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATEMAN, JODI A Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $44,902.00 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPP, LINDA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $44,901.95 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATTERTON, KATHLEEN A Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $44,901.95 Date 01/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, SEAN W Employer name Centereach Fire District Amount $44,901.76 Date 02/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, ALYSSA A Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $44,901.33 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPONT, NORMAN G Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,900.95 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RITA M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $44,900.94 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, JANIS L Employer name Livingston County Amount $44,900.81 Date 10/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, SHERRYL A Employer name Village of Menands Amount $44,900.78 Date 06/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, LAURA A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $44,900.64 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFFIN, JAMES E, II Employer name Village of Philadelphia Amount $44,900.62 Date 03/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOELKER, PAMELA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,900.54 Date 03/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, RICHARD J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $44,900.54 Date 07/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAICO, IRENE Employer name Town of Southold Amount $44,900.53 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DOUGLAS Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,900.40 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBERMAN, LINDA H Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $44,900.20 Date 06/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, STEVE Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $44,900.19 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINEBOLD, JESSICA A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $44,900.14 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, CYNTHIA M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $44,900.14 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT MARC, JEAN I Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,899.42 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEY, DEANNA L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $44,899.39 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAXTON, ANGELA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,899.30 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, PATRICIA C Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,899.28 Date 04/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COMB, PAUL B Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,899.23 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYBURY, JULIA M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $44,899.18 Date 12/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Genesee Valley CSD Angelica-Be Amount $44,899.17 Date 11/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESSELBUSH, ASHLEY R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $44,899.10 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, MELISSA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $44,898.90 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, MICHAEL J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,898.77 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESNIAK, ALAN B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $44,898.64 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, ANNE Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $44,898.50 Date 05/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUTRIM, ERIC J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,898.43 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTMAN, BRETT W Employer name Greene County Amount $44,898.41 Date 05/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, NICHOLAS B Employer name Town of Conklin Amount $44,898.32 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASULLO, STACEY L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,897.75 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORVIL, TONY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $44,897.48 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCON, ERIAN N Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $44,897.46 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDONGO, FILMA FAYE C Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $44,897.46 Date 10/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, LAURA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $44,897.46 Date 07/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAAL, KEITH W Employer name Town of Otisco Amount $44,897.36 Date 09/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System