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 WIGHT, ROSEMARIE Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $44,525.76 Date 07/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKIE, CHARLENE R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $44,525.54 Date 06/10/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, EBONY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,525.33 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, LINDA M Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $44,525.28 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, MELANIE B Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $44,525.16 Date 07/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DENISE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $44,524.53 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MIRANDA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,524.50 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDDLE, BRANDON J Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,524.14 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, CHRISTEN C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,524.04 Date 06/29/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENMAN, SHONA Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,523.98 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, FOUCHARD D Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $44,523.93 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTA, JUSTIN M Employer name City of Utica Amount $44,523.60 Date 12/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NESBITT, DINA B Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,523.43 Date 11/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, STEPHANIE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,523.16 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, LINDA M Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $44,522.84 Date 04/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIANNI BROWN, ANITA LUCIA Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $44,522.84 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TALREK S Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,522.75 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, CYNTHIA D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $44,522.40 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBIN-LEWIS, LORRAINE J Employer name No Tonawanda Public Library Amount $44,522.35 Date 07/01/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BELLO, CATHERINE Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $44,522.32 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRENDA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $44,522.25 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, MARYANN C Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,522.06 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, ANDREW J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $44,521.84 Date 08/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFEBVRE, SUZANNE F Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $44,521.74 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRIAGA, ALBERTO E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,521.70 Date 04/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PATTEN, DANIELLE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,521.70 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORINO, DONNA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,521.70 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARGE, JENNIFER A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,521.70 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELIS, THERESA B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $44,521.70 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, COLLEEN F Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,521.70 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEEVERS, SHEILA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,521.70 Date 10/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, KATHRINE R Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $44,521.70 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONDRAKO, PATRICIA C Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $44,521.70 Date 01/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUITT, RUTH E LOWE Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,521.06 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, CORBET W Employer name Washington County Amount $44,520.86 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, MEGHAN M Employer name Columbia County Amount $44,520.81 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOOD, VINAY K Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,520.78 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYLES, SHANIQUA V Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $44,520.72 Date 07/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMREK, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $44,520.65 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMBENSKI, ELAINE Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $44,520.63 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNOULIS, SOPHIA C Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $44,520.57 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIZA, JULIANA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,520.54 Date 02/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JULIA A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $44,520.33 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUGOR, BURTON K Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $44,520.32 Date 06/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORBORG, MICHAEL Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $44,520.18 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDEAUX, TERRI C Employer name Broome County Amount $44,519.92 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CARRIE E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $44,519.57 Date 03/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOEY E Employer name Town of Villenova Amount $44,519.56 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARRETT, PAMELA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $44,519.38 Date 04/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, RACHAEL M Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,519.34 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODBOURN, SCOTT A Employer name Steuben County Amount $44,519.25 Date 12/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, JAMIE H Employer name Andover CSD Amount $44,519.09 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, ERIN E Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $44,518.78 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROPE, CHARLES L Employer name Allegany County Amount $44,518.77 Date 02/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDESCHI, DAWN E Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $44,518.34 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALL, BRUCE R Employer name Town of Pamelia Amount $44,518.20 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JONATHAN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,517.98 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JOLLY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,517.54 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROBLEWSKI-BARTKOWIAK, DEBORA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,517.43 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPROUT, DAVID W Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $44,517.02 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNN, JOHN C Employer name Huntington Memorial Library Amount $44,516.74 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKRIS, DION M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $44,516.51 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUMBO, ROSEMARIE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,516.30 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, COLEEN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $44,516.22 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMEGELSKY, JAMES M Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $44,516.11 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, SHANNON R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,516.08 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIONE, JONATHAN P Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $44,515.99 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLIN, LISA A Employer name Oneida County Amount $44,515.36 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCE, MARGARET M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $44,515.18 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLINI, AMY M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $44,515.15 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, DIANA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,515.01 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, EVAN H Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $44,514.83 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANEZ, VICTOR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,514.79 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENG, ROBERT C Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $44,514.68 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGLUT, MATTHEW E Employer name Erie County Amount $44,514.45 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, BETH A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,514.34 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRRELL, MEGAN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,514.01 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARBER, HUGH G Employer name Town of Morehouse Amount $44,514.00 Date 07/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRTH, LAURIE A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,513.74 Date 03/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, PATRICK F Employer name Town of Denmark Amount $44,513.68 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOCH, JAMIE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,513.52 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEON, MAGDALENA Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $44,513.42 Date 12/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, PETER P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $44,513.39 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIMPSON, WALTER J, III Employer name Washington County Amount $44,513.24 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCELLO, NICHOLAS S Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $44,513.22 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JEFFREY J Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $44,513.12 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZGRODEK, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $44,513.03 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILEGGI, MATTHEW S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,512.92 Date 05/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERICELLA-CAVUOTO, VALERIE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,512.26 Date 03/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PAUL K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $44,512.20 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERN, SHAUN R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $44,512.15 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, MEGAN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,512.04 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERY, SHERWIN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,512.00 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EULER, KIM Y Employer name Schoharie County Amount $44,511.99 Date 08/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROWIAK, GREGORY A Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $44,511.59 Date 12/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLERER, GREGORY J Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $44,511.59 Date 06/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, KAREN ANN Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $44,511.34 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RICHARD A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,511.24 Date 09/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGAN, CHAD J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $44,511.12 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, JASON J Employer name Madison County Amount $44,510.98 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System