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 DIETTERICH, DAVID S Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,841.25 Date 03/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENSPAN, RUSS E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,841.00 Date 06/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAL, ESTHER Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $44,840.53 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBLOND, LINDA H Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $44,840.50 Date 02/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARTICK, ELAINE M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $44,840.47 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANAK, BRIAN M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $44,840.41 Date 05/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, GRETA T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $44,840.37 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JANET M Employer name Oswego County Amount $44,840.33 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, CHRISTIE M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $44,840.25 Date 09/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, BENJAMIN D Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $44,840.08 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, ANITA L Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $44,840.04 Date 12/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, DELORES R Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $44,839.98 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, MICHAEL S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,839.84 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JOSEPH E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $44,839.76 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGRAVE, AMANDA C Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $44,839.75 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, DARCIE M Employer name Fredonia CSD Amount $44,839.56 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ZERRELL M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,839.55 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, SEAMUS P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $44,839.51 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, FLOYD Employer name Village of Marathon Amount $44,839.06 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACHENHAUSEN, DANIEL Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,839.05 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPEL, ALICE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,838.99 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, SANDRA J Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $44,838.86 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIAS, MICHAEL J Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $44,838.41 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASINO-RENZ, CHRISTINE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,838.35 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GEORGE A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $44,837.94 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD, ANTHONY L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $44,837.81 Date 05/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALADINO, JEANNE M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $44,837.27 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, HECTOR V Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $44,837.08 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELTE, BRADLEY F Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,836.87 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, MARTHA L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $44,836.83 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETTSKELLING, JODI M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $44,836.78 Date 02/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, MATTHEW L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,836.74 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARZYNSKI, CAROLYN T Employer name Erie County Amount $44,836.60 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BREEN, CAROL A Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $44,836.59 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPI, PAUL F Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $44,836.48 Date 03/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, FREDERICK W Employer name Erie County Amount $44,836.32 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, JASON E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $44,836.17 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAM, JULIE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,835.76 Date 12/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, TERESA Employer name Steuben County Amount $44,835.68 Date 07/25/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNK, CATHERINE L Employer name Oswego County Amount $44,835.44 Date 01/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAVO-DI STEFANO, CANDICE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,835.34 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHNER, ELIZABETH Employer name Albany County Amount $44,835.29 Date 10/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNYEA, THERESA R Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $44,835.24 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFTON, DEBORAH J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,834.81 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROWSKI, NORA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $44,834.75 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLI, SUSAN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,834.58 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, JENNIFER M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,834.40 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVERRO, MARYANN Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $44,833.84 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KENNETH D Employer name Town of Herkimer Amount $44,833.64 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUERLEIN, ANDREW M Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,833.61 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIEL, KATHRYN R Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $44,833.46 Date 09/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CORRINE D Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,833.29 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYCUMBER, DEBORAH JEAN Employer name Chemung County Amount $44,833.08 Date 08/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, DAKOTA M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $44,832.97 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARGO, RONALD J Employer name Town of Henderson Amount $44,832.73 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSMAN, KATRINA M Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $44,832.70 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JULIE E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $44,832.64 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENIG, THERESA M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $44,832.64 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, BARRY T Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $44,832.64 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSING, JUSTIN R Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $44,832.57 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAUL Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $44,832.54 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DOWELL, ASTRID Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $44,832.50 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAGG, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Wayne Amount $44,832.25 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINBOW, VICTORIA R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $44,832.23 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, MEAGHEN L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $44,831.54 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONDS, DEREK C Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,831.52 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, JENNIFER BETTY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,831.05 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXTER, LISA R Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $44,831.00 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, HAROLD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $44,830.97 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, BETHANN M Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $44,830.87 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $44,830.60 Date 01/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUREN, GREGORY K Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $44,830.06 Date 12/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMSIDDEEN, MUHAMMAD I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,829.98 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALITA, LORETTA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,829.89 Date 07/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JACQUELINE Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $44,829.81 Date 02/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENISON, MARC D Employer name Town of Perth Amount $44,829.79 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILLER, LEESA K Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $44,829.65 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WALLACE E Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $44,829.64 Date 02/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, FRIEDA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,829.62 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, NIKKI L Employer name Broome County Amount $44,829.53 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLYSH, KATHLEEN A Employer name Broome County Amount $44,829.53 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARTLAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $44,829.41 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINQUEMANI, LEE A Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $44,829.26 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSSOCK, CAROL A Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,829.21 Date 11/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, VICTORIA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,829.15 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTARI, MARIE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,828.91 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLAIS, KARYN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $44,828.76 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICK, KATHY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,828.69 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, SCOTT E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,828.66 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODDINGTON, MICHELE M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $44,828.49 Date 02/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, STEPHANIE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,828.27 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, SALLY J Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,828.22 Date 01/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, GREGORY S Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $44,828.16 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBBLE, JOHN A, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $44,827.93 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUMA, JUDY L Employer name Oneida County Amount $44,827.85 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEAD, WALTER G Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $44,827.65 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, JENNIFER E Employer name Orange County Amount $44,827.56 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERI, MONICA A Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $44,827.51 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTY, JANINE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,827.42 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGH, ALLEN R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,827.36 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System