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 MEZICK, LORI A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $44,868.30 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMBER, CATHERINE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,868.27 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, LAURIE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,868.22 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALIK, JOAN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,868.22 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, PETER M Employer name Town of Berne Amount $44,868.16 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, MARK L Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,867.77 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARRA, ROBERT L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,867.65 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALTARE, BIANCA D Employer name Orange County Amount $44,867.61 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, JENNIFER T Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,867.44 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTOWSKI, DEBORAH Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $44,867.43 Date 12/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, TAYLOR M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $44,867.38 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, CORINNE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $44,867.38 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEANPIERRE, NORMA Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $44,867.04 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, KIM M Employer name Edmeston CSD Amount $44,866.89 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHMAN, DIANE L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $44,866.87 Date 02/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, CANDICE E Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $44,866.81 Date 02/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROODLER, NACHMAN AARON Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $44,866.81 Date 01/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIZDAREVIC, BRACO Employer name Oneida County Amount $44,866.74 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, JANET K Employer name City of Kingston Amount $44,866.50 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, RUDY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,866.38 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-MURPHY, CYNTHIA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,866.35 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEKOSKIE, JEFFREY R Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,866.29 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLIN, RANDY W Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,866.12 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DEBRA L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $44,865.94 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISSEN, NANCY J Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,865.94 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, DONALD Employer name NYC Judges Amount $44,865.85 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, KAREN A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,865.67 Date 07/25/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, TINA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,865.38 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEWAY, KATHLEEN Employer name Baldwin Public Library Amount $44,865.33 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, WINONA E Employer name Granville CSD Amount $44,865.18 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Westville Amount $44,865.14 Date 07/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, BRIAN M Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $44,865.01 Date 05/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, AMY ANNE Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,864.76 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, KEISHAN A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $44,864.43 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ANA L Employer name Rockland County Amount $44,864.42 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, DARRELL A Employer name Town of West Sparta Amount $44,864.37 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLEY, WENDY P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $44,864.28 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, KATHLEEN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,864.27 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, PAUL R Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $44,864.24 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NANCY J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $44,864.15 Date 06/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KENNETH M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $44,863.90 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, PATRICK R, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,863.73 Date 05/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, LILLIAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,863.66 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, QUIANA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $44,863.36 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, EILEEN C Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $44,863.26 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOUTON, BRIAN C Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $44,863.11 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBLING, PATRICK D Employer name Town of Germantown Amount $44,862.96 Date 12/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, KRISTIN E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,862.94 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURACE, PAMELA S, MRS Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $44,862.63 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, LEE A Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $44,862.60 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMAY, GARY J Employer name Albany County Amount $44,862.43 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, AMY L Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $44,862.43 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESCHES, PAMELA L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $44,862.20 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, RALPH C, JR Employer name Town of Wilna Amount $44,862.01 Date 12/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMITAGE, ROBERT J Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $44,861.85 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESCENZI, NICOLE R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $44,861.60 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISENDA, KAREN M Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $44,861.42 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, RICHARD F Employer name Oswego County Amount $44,861.37 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, LISA K Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $44,861.34 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JOHN K Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $44,861.17 Date 09/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANIERI, JEANNA Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $44,861.08 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, DEBORAH L Employer name Broome County Amount $44,860.89 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTRIGHT, VICTORIA V Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,860.55 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, JANET Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $44,860.55 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDINGER, DOUGLAS J Employer name Village of Richfield Springs Amount $44,860.31 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, VINCENT E Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $44,860.29 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, MATTHEW P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,860.24 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARIUS, JEAN C Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $44,860.21 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJISH, DENISE K Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $44,859.88 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLMEYER, NINA C Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $44,859.82 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, RALPH A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $44,859.38 Date 01/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARVU, NICOLE D Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $44,859.28 Date 09/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSBEY, JEFFREY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,858.79 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPIETRO, AMY M Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $44,858.48 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNDAKER, SUSAN M Employer name Lewis County Amount $44,858.40 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, LENA M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $44,858.36 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, ANNE M Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,858.23 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTREDGE, LINDA Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $44,858.18 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULIK, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Cayuga County Amount $44,857.98 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHL, ELIZABETH M Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $44,857.81 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNABENE, JAMIE L Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $44,857.80 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, ADAM W Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $44,857.75 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTWELL, LOURDES E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,857.66 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTANI, JOSEPH R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $44,857.50 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALST, KAREN A Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $44,857.42 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULLO, JOELLE M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $44,857.34 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, EBONY G Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,857.19 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, STEPHANIE G Employer name Wyoming County Amount $44,857.17 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, HOWARD Employer name Sullivan County Amount $44,857.15 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, ERIN M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $44,856.97 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERWAY, MARYJO K Employer name Ontario County Amount $44,856.96 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDER, AARON A Employer name Camden CSD Amount $44,856.85 Date 11/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACOBUCCI, THOMAS M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $44,856.75 Date 07/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERLIN, DAINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,856.36 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAVIER, JOSE LUIS Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,856.31 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, GEORGE W, JR Employer name Town of Little Falls Amount $44,856.03 Date 02/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FADEL, BARBARA B Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $44,855.27 Date 08/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, MICHAEL J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $44,855.10 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHELBY A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $44,854.96 Date 12/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUCATO, LUCINDA H Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $44,854.82 Date 09/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System