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 JENSEN, HEIDI M Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $44,567.32 Date 07/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, LORELIE L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $44,567.25 Date 10/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKLAR, ROBIN M Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $44,567.21 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, CARMEN Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $44,566.97 Date 04/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, BILLIE JO Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,566.71 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPP, DEBORAH A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $44,566.13 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLIKOWSKI, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Verona Amount $44,565.99 Date 04/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASINSKI, STEVEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $44,565.91 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEOGHEGAN, ROSALIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,565.90 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LYNN A Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $44,565.75 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, KENDRA O Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,565.67 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIX-RUSH, PAMELA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,565.61 Date 01/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, THOMAS R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,565.51 Date 08/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLEY, WILBERT L Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $44,565.50 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, PILAR M Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,565.49 Date 08/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHINTA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,565.42 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, WILLIAM D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,565.38 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, TIMOTHY I Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $44,565.36 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, DUNIESKY Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $44,565.36 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSENKO, LORI O Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $44,565.05 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHTOWER, WANDA F Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $44,564.79 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNESTRA, NATALIE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,564.31 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, JOSEPH P Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $44,564.12 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, LISA M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $44,564.09 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Lewis Amount $44,564.05 Date 02/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, DAVID E Employer name Town of Belfast Amount $44,564.00 Date 03/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLIA, LINDA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,563.94 Date 06/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MICHAEL W Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $44,563.72 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSA, DAVID A Employer name Columbia County Amount $44,563.66 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, MARYANN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,563.50 Date 08/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUSTAKAS, DENISE A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $44,563.45 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERBURY, BONNIE T Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $44,563.12 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETA, ROBERT E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,563.08 Date 01/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROGER L Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $44,563.06 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIANI, DOROTHY Employer name Rockland County Amount $44,562.95 Date 07/06/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Town of Malone Amount $44,562.76 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYHTILA, JEREMY H Employer name Tioga County Amount $44,562.61 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUZCO, GLADYS E Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $44,562.36 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARIELLO, HALINA A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $44,561.94 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBINI, JOANNE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,561.93 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLAVACEK, JOHN J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $44,561.26 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAGE, MARY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,560.90 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, DONNA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,560.68 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK JOHNSON, REBECCA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,560.56 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOSE, RICHARD M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $44,560.51 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, LISA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,560.39 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDELA, THOMAS W, JR Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $44,560.35 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, GLEN C Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $44,560.19 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMINGWAY, HOPE Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,559.74 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIONE, ELLEN K Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,559.73 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SHANE C Employer name Town of Greene Amount $44,559.41 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, MARY K Employer name Livingston County Amount $44,559.04 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAOS, STEVEN D Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $44,558.93 Date 12/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, JEFFREY J Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $44,558.74 Date 01/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, ROSE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,558.70 Date 11/29/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATANO, JOYCE A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $44,558.50 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIST, RANDAL E Employer name Erie County Amount $44,558.48 Date 05/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEAGER, BARBARA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,558.35 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRASCO, SONIA Z Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $44,558.13 Date 01/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENDER, CHERYL R Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $44,558.07 Date 11/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, JASON W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $44,557.85 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANDRA, KOLLEEN Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $44,557.80 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINIE, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $44,557.75 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIELLO, ALISSA E Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $44,557.55 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUILLACE, SABATINO Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,557.51 Date 01/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZOR, JOSEPH R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $44,557.50 Date 04/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRULOTTE, LISA M Employer name Allegany County Amount $44,557.42 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, SABINO C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $44,557.30 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAMARA, BERNADETTE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,557.13 Date 08/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELNAVIS, OLIVE R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,556.88 Date 07/12/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, NETTIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,556.88 Date 11/14/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVANZO, JENNIFER M Employer name Education Department Amount $44,556.88 Date 01/31/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANI, DANIEL W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,556.88 Date 12/13/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, DONNA ANN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,556.88 Date 02/17/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, BETTE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,556.88 Date 01/20/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MARTHA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,556.88 Date 10/07/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVOLA, MARIA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,556.88 Date 10/19/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, LORI L Employer name Randolph CSD Amount $44,556.80 Date 07/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANTILLO, REBECCA W Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $44,556.67 Date 08/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMAU, GYASI Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,556.34 Date 01/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHALA, DRITA V Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $44,556.23 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESZCZYNSKI, VALERIE A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $44,556.20 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, LORIE A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $44,556.08 Date 01/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, JANET L Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $44,555.95 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, NIDIA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,555.94 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUSZ, DANIEL A Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $44,555.80 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMOREK, ANDREW J Employer name Erie County Amount $44,555.79 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, STACY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,555.78 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JAMES D Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $44,555.78 Date 05/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, REBECCA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,555.71 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, MARY D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $44,555.28 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JOHN D Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $44,555.04 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARO, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $44,555.01 Date 03/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METLAK, LISA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,554.97 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DIANE M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $44,554.87 Date 09/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO GIUDICE, SARAH E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,554.60 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIK, RONALD E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $44,554.45 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISCAVAGE, PAULA S Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $44,554.16 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, TIMOTHY R Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $44,554.16 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, WILLIAM C Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $44,554.09 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System