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 ROWLANDS, BRENDAN K Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $44,624.74 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMPA, MICHAEL O Employer name Town of Spencer Amount $44,624.49 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNANY, JOYCE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,624.11 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, STACEY L Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $44,623.90 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TINA M Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,623.82 Date 05/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, NANCY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $44,623.73 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, PETER J Employer name Madison County Amount $44,623.70 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKFORD, RONNIE A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $44,623.66 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZI, MARGARET I Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $44,623.40 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, ANDREW L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $44,623.32 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDY, VIGITA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,623.08 Date 08/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMMA, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $44,622.96 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROXANNE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,622.92 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSAINT, KERLINE Employer name Rockland County Amount $44,622.74 Date 02/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINN, JENNIFER J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,622.67 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DANIEL L, JR Employer name Village of Philmont Amount $44,622.12 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, DIANE M Employer name Oswego County Amount $44,621.92 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPRECHT, MARK J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $44,621.90 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, SIMONE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,621.83 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, CHRISTIE L Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,621.81 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOZZI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,621.65 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, JERMY P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,621.33 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMO, PETER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $44,621.15 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, RUBEN, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,620.87 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, BARBARA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,620.82 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLOS, FELECIA M Employer name Broome County Amount $44,620.72 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDELL, ADAM T Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $44,620.59 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELIN, SUZANNE B Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $44,620.57 Date 07/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, JODI D Employer name Albany County Amount $44,620.38 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS-SANTIAGO, JOHN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,620.32 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LISA C Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $44,620.20 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNER, JEFFERY P Employer name Steuben County Amount $44,619.88 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, LISA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,619.76 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASZKIELEWICZ, JOSEPH L Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $44,619.68 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, MELISSA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $44,619.40 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIR, JOSETTE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,618.84 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, JAMES W Employer name Town of Castile Amount $44,618.30 Date 09/09/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, CARRIE E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $44,617.59 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, ANN M Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $44,616.86 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, RICHARD A Employer name Madison County Amount $44,616.70 Date 12/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALINSKI, GLADYS Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $44,616.56 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY-JINKS, RENEE M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,616.55 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDLEFORD, BRIAN R Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $44,616.48 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAIS, WILLIAM T Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $44,616.21 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, BRENDA M Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $44,616.16 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, JAMES E Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $44,616.00 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORSOME, JAMES Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $44,615.93 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHTER, ERIN J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $44,615.83 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVENDORF, JUSTIN M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $44,615.54 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILOW, MARY K Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $44,615.53 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, DANIEL T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,615.44 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENNA, ANDREW G Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $44,615.42 Date 02/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTOGRASSO, KATHLEEN V Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $44,615.42 Date 08/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEAUX, JEAN P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $44,615.30 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GAETANO, ADRIENNE J Employer name Department of Law Amount $44,615.13 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAITIAN, RAYMOND C, JR Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $44,614.86 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, JEANETTE Employer name Erie County Amount $44,614.78 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MONICA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,614.61 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SCOTT D Employer name Oswego County Amount $44,614.46 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, JOAN A Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $44,614.45 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASANOVA, KELLY L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $44,614.44 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETEL, EMLYN J Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $44,614.36 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, NICOLE B Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $44,614.36 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, HEATHER M Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $44,614.17 Date 07/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELLE E Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $44,613.72 Date 01/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERAS, ANDREA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $44,613.26 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, KATHLEEN L Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $44,613.14 Date 04/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULL, ZENA S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,612.93 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, PHYLLIS L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,612.90 Date 08/27/1959 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHLDAU, EILEEN A Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $44,612.90 Date 12/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLARD, MARY W Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $44,612.86 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPION, LARRY J Employer name Broome County Amount $44,612.65 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLINGS, J C Employer name Webster CSD Amount $44,612.32 Date 04/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, BARBARA A Employer name Orange County Amount $44,612.29 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GMEINER, GAIL Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $44,612.28 Date 02/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGER, ANN M Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $44,612.26 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, DANIEL C Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,611.68 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, CRAIG W Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $44,611.53 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTE, DAVID J Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,611.18 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, LESLIE S Employer name Fulton County Amount $44,611.12 Date 05/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEIGHTS, LORRAINE Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $44,611.12 Date 06/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEA, FRANCIS L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,611.07 Date 02/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTHE, MICHAEL G Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $44,610.89 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ABIGAIL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $44,610.87 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUNTAIN, MARK J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $44,610.77 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNOW, DAVID L Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $44,610.58 Date 10/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALICKSTEIN, EDITH S Employer name Long Beach Public Library Amount $44,610.54 Date 09/11/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, LYNN P Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,610.40 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADKINS, THERESA Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $44,610.39 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEETS, SHELYN K Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $44,610.19 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ROSLYN N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,609.94 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KAREN E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $44,609.85 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, RORY S C Employer name Allegany County Amount $44,609.79 Date 03/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUEN, JOHNNY Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $44,609.61 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LATORRIA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,609.46 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SUSAN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,609.15 Date 09/23/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TODD E Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $44,609.11 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JEFFREY C Employer name Town of Henderson Amount $44,608.86 Date 04/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATSON, JANET Employer name Lindenhurst Memorial Library Amount $44,608.78 Date 02/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, BEATRICE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $44,608.76 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System