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 MILLER, ORVILLE A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $44,637.51 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, FRANK R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $44,637.44 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNDMAN, JOHN G Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $44,637.25 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILARAN, RICARDO S Employer name Rockland County Amount $44,637.09 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHLEY, SHERMA H Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $44,637.06 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, JARVIS D Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,637.03 Date 08/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, PATRICK L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $44,636.65 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, SUZANNE J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $44,636.61 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGERI, DOMINICK F Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $44,636.61 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUROWSKI, JUSTIN D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $44,636.36 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, RAYMOND J, III Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $44,636.01 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBRUSCATO, MARY T Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $44,636.00 Date 03/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRANCA, JOSEPHINE Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $44,635.89 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, ALEXANDER T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,635.87 Date 07/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS-WRIGHT, DWANIQUE L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $44,635.72 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS-BARASCH, REBECCA R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,635.62 Date 05/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARIA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,635.52 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, PATRICIA M Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $44,635.22 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDEN, JONATHAN R Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,635.01 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUHRMANN, WILLIAM C Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $44,634.86 Date 06/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANIAN, GREGORY J Employer name Albany County Amount $44,634.11 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JEANMARIE Employer name City of Beacon Amount $44,633.94 Date 02/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JUDY A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $44,633.91 Date 03/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIZINSKI, JEAN M Employer name Education Department Amount $44,633.86 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNICE, DOLORES E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $44,633.85 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, ROBERTA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,633.65 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARZYNSKI, THOMAS Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,633.37 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISBETT, DOROTHY Employer name Hicksville Public Library Amount $44,633.36 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARALDSEN, CHARLES D Employer name Columbia County Amount $44,633.20 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANFIELD, JULIE H Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,632.27 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTIRE, RONALD W Employer name Town of Wayne Amount $44,632.25 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADAFFARI, CATERINA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $44,632.17 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, PAUL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,632.12 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LOACH, CHACE A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $44,632.12 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, TANNER S Employer name Town of Islip Amount $44,631.94 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTI, CHIARA Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $44,631.71 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, AMANDA J Employer name Orange County Amount $44,631.57 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, GISELLE Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $44,631.45 Date 10/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON PEARSON, KECIA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,631.19 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, CHRISTINE J Employer name Essex County Amount $44,631.00 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, HENRY H Employer name Town of Williamstown Amount $44,631.00 Date 11/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, TRENT S, JR Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $44,630.90 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $44,630.70 Date 02/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, MICHAEL M Employer name Erie County Amount $44,630.63 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZESKI-BOROVINA, ERIN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,630.48 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOSKI, CINDY L Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $44,630.38 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, JOHN T Employer name Town of Prattsburg Amount $44,630.38 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLICE, JEREMY M Employer name Town of Carroll Amount $44,629.95 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, DENISE D Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $44,629.83 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ADAM D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,629.78 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWS, KURT K Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $44,629.73 Date 06/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, DONALD E Employer name Town of Parma Amount $44,629.64 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUER, ERNEST S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $44,629.60 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERR, BARBARA A Employer name Lewis County Amount $44,629.09 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, SHANA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,628.91 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RAHEEM K Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $44,628.80 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYLAN, DELIA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,628.48 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, SHARON L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,628.42 Date 08/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMMER, RACHAEL A Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $44,628.32 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTAF, UMER Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $44,628.18 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDINGER, KRISTINE S Employer name Tioga County Amount $44,628.17 Date 02/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBOWITZ, SAMUEL D Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $44,627.66 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVILLE, RONALD F Employer name City of Albany Amount $44,627.59 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMAN, AMANDA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,627.55 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILTS, JEFFREY F Employer name Town of Otisco Amount $44,627.48 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCURI, AMANDA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,627.44 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, MICHAEL C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,627.44 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAJDASZ, LAINE E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,627.44 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, CATRINA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,627.44 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DESIREE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,627.44 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARK J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,627.44 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, LORI L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,627.44 Date 10/20/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEMAN, MARY E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,627.44 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, TANYA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,627.44 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAMBERGER, LINDA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,627.44 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORPAHL, PAULA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,627.44 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JILL A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,627.44 Date 05/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, CHERYL A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,627.44 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENYEA, JESSICA D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,627.44 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, REBECCA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,627.44 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, BARBARA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,627.44 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIOLETTE, MELANIE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,627.44 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOUD, MARY KATE Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,627.44 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, ANDREA K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,627.44 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEZZI, CINDY L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,627.44 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADLEY, BONNIE G Employer name Delaware County Amount $44,627.42 Date 01/21/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROMGOOLE, PATRICIA H Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $44,627.34 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWHIG, MICHAEL Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $44,627.28 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLINGER, KEVIN Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,627.10 Date 04/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, DENISE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,627.08 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRALDO, FRANCISCO J Employer name Deer Park Fire District #14 Amount $44,627.04 Date 04/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, PATRICIA J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,626.84 Date 01/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNETTA, STEVEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,626.71 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICCI, SUSAN G Employer name Town of Victor Amount $44,626.68 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPLE, BRIDGET A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,626.66 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARGARET E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,626.52 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, JESSLINETTE Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,625.49 Date 05/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, ROBERT A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,625.36 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODARO, PATRICIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,625.32 Date 11/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURNS, PATRICIA N Employer name Ontario County Amount $44,625.07 Date 10/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System