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 RANTZAKLIS, THOMAS M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,554.00 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CRAIG R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,553.99 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DON VITO, DEBRA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,553.95 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBICHAUD, JASON A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $44,553.55 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MARGRET Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $44,553.46 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCAZIO, ANTHONY D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,553.17 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, CHARLES E Employer name Town of Fenton Amount $44,552.81 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLESS, KEITH M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $44,552.63 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, BOBBY R Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $44,552.39 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANCHER, ANGELA M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $44,552.30 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUAYS-ALBERTS, JESSICA J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $44,552.05 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, ALEX S Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $44,551.94 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALSONE, MELISSA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,551.75 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KYLE R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,551.70 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, HILLARY Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $44,551.66 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CAROLYN J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $44,551.66 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMINIAK, RHONDA S Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $44,551.61 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, REGINA R Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $44,551.61 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, MELISSA A Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $44,551.45 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, SHARON A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,551.35 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, STACEY D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,551.07 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, CAROLE A Employer name Albany County Amount $44,551.06 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIETGE, MELISSA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $44,550.87 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UREM, ALEXANDRA M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,550.64 Date 06/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONURA, PATRICIA A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $44,550.56 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATCHELOR, VICTORIA E Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $44,550.45 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJOWKA, LINDA M Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $44,550.45 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDENKO, DEBORAH R Employer name Tompkins County Amount $44,550.35 Date 05/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINYARD, VERNA L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,550.33 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSTANSKI, DANA F Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $44,550.30 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSS, DALE R Employer name Town of Riga Amount $44,550.25 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEMONE N Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $44,550.14 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGAJ, JOHN Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $44,550.04 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFREY, JEANNE A Employer name Orange County Amount $44,550.02 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECOR, CHAD D Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $44,549.72 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBREUIL, PAMELA M Employer name Milford CSD Amount $44,549.64 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CONO, LISA M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $44,549.49 Date 08/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDEN, ARON M Employer name Highland CSD Amount $44,549.46 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINNOTT, CATHY H Employer name Tompkins County Amount $44,549.41 Date 09/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, DEBORAH S Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,549.38 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, RONALD J Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $44,549.35 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, JENNIFER L Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $44,548.90 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFIELD, KATHERINE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,548.85 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, JEFFREY H Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $44,548.83 Date 02/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KATHERINE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,548.63 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANELLA, AMY L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,548.49 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAGHAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $44,548.39 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, BRADLEY S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $44,548.39 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOOK, DEBBIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,548.27 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ALAN R Employer name Cayuga County Amount $44,548.19 Date 01/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARNOWSKI, TRACI E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,548.12 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, EDWARD M Employer name Town of Kirkwood Amount $44,548.09 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ROBERTA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,548.05 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, AMANDA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,547.95 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, TYRONE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $44,547.91 Date 07/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHLER, ROGER R Employer name Town of Schroon Amount $44,547.59 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, GERALD L Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,547.58 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISKUTZ, NANCY J Employer name City of Troy Amount $44,547.42 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KIMBERLY Employer name Erie County Amount $44,547.01 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, BARBARA A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $44,546.90 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, MICHELLE J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $44,546.46 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, JAMES J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $44,546.44 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIRIER, AMY M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $44,546.41 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONICA, WESLEY L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $44,546.09 Date 03/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JAMALE A Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $44,545.94 Date 11/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SIERRA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,545.92 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO-DAVIE, KAREN Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $44,545.90 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, CORRINE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,545.71 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, JOHN C Employer name Town of Schaghticoke Amount $44,545.71 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESTA, TINA M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $44,545.43 Date 12/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, JENNIFER A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,545.40 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JAMES W, SR Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $44,544.81 Date 06/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMS, CECELIA J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $44,544.79 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, LAURA L Employer name Broome County Amount $44,544.58 Date 02/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, PATRICIA A Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $44,544.58 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKS, MASON R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $44,544.20 Date 11/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAIDA, MICHELLE L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $44,544.17 Date 08/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, JANET L Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $44,543.91 Date 11/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUEEN, DOREEN Employer name Mount Vernon Public Library Amount $44,543.59 Date 10/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANNING, PETER F, JR Employer name Sullivan County Amount $44,543.23 Date 10/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, ADAM D Employer name Otsego County Amount $44,543.12 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLINGER, JOHN C Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,542.78 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CION, DANIEL T Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,542.78 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEY, BRUCE R Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,542.78 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JOHN M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,542.78 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLS, GLENDA A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $44,542.26 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RICHARD S Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $44,541.92 Date 01/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEANER, DEBBIE S Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $44,541.79 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANDERS, NATASHIA C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $44,541.60 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JOHN D Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $44,541.22 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDRIS, ERIC J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,541.14 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASIELLO, STEPHANIE A Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $44,541.07 Date 03/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTADES, GILDARIANY Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $44,540.99 Date 11/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, CILDA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,540.92 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, RALPH D Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,540.77 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, NANCY J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,540.68 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, MARGRIAN D Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $44,540.65 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAISON, EARL Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $44,540.56 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JOHN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $44,540.52 Date 04/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLERTON, DIANE L Employer name Town of Arcadia Amount $44,540.08 Date 07/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System