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 MARTINBOROUGH, ODESSA R Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $44,510.73 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, GARY E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,510.69 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARHART, MARGARET C Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $44,510.66 Date 12/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDING, MARK S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,510.20 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIBEL, SUSAN L Employer name Bainbridge-Guilford CSD Amount $44,510.17 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLITON, PATRICIA J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $44,510.05 Date 04/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELDISH, MICHELE A Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $44,509.98 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, SUSAN L Employer name Oswego County Amount $44,509.93 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECHENY, IRINA Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $44,509.80 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, BRIAN J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $44,509.74 Date 09/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, ANNA Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,509.44 Date 08/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, JILLIAN L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $44,509.25 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DIONNE T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $44,509.25 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOSHUA T Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $44,509.18 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOURIER, SHARON L Employer name Education Department Amount $44,509.07 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DENISE E Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $44,509.06 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, IRMA E Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,508.45 Date 10/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JAMES G Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $44,508.18 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, VALERIE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,508.16 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYDOR, CHRISTINA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,507.87 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, BRYAN M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $44,507.66 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, SHERYL M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $44,507.42 Date 02/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANMER, JULIE A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $44,507.00 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, HAROLD J Employer name Town of Waverly Amount $44,506.73 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, ELIZABETH J Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $44,506.53 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUGH, JEANNETT A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $44,506.46 Date 12/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOELLER, TIMOTHY D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,506.41 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIPE, DANIEL P Employer name Albany County Amount $44,506.38 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, JANET Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,506.24 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, BRANDEN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $44,506.22 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOY, FAYE L Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $44,506.21 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, TERRISA L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $44,506.00 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSOUD, CATHERINE F Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $44,505.90 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTOWSKI, FRANK R Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $44,505.86 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINES, CHANTE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,505.78 Date 07/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, MAUREEN E Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $44,505.53 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSEN, KATHRYN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,504.96 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDELL, ASHLEY N Employer name Salem CSD Amount $44,504.93 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LISA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $44,504.74 Date 01/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBB, TYSON D Employer name Delaware County Amount $44,504.43 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRELLA, SHARON A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,504.19 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLAN, NANCY W Employer name Orange County Amount $44,504.01 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, EDWARD L, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $44,503.92 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, CAROLYN S Employer name Town of Lake George Amount $44,503.86 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MORTIS Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,503.67 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, PAUL M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $44,503.55 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, RICHARD A Employer name Chemung County Amount $44,503.16 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUAR, MICHELINE A Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $44,503.13 Date 05/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERA, RITA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,503.09 Date 09/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, SANDRA B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $44,502.96 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIWELL, JACQUELINE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $44,502.88 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, LEANNE M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $44,502.86 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REFF, MELISSA L Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $44,502.65 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FORCE, JEANETTE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,502.56 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, DEBORAH E Employer name Chemung County Amount $44,502.30 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPIANO, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,502.19 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, SAMANTHA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,502.19 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTELO, PEDRO J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,502.19 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, KELLY V Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $44,502.19 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISCHERATH, DANIEL R Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $44,502.13 Date 12/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, CANDI Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $44,502.01 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICO, BENJAMIN J Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $44,501.89 Date 11/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOX, STEPHEN J Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $44,501.82 Date 01/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ERIN E Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $44,501.34 Date 01/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, JODY D Employer name Town of Spafford Amount $44,501.30 Date 05/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNEY, RUTH Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,501.14 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANISZAK, NICHOLAS J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,501.12 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MICHELLE D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,501.05 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, IRENE J Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $44,501.05 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, RODNEY E Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $44,500.85 Date 11/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERDLE, HANNA E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,500.83 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEER, ERIC A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $44,500.72 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONZO, NICHOLAS V Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,500.46 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATRICK, JOSEPH W Employer name Broome County Amount $44,500.41 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINS, CATHY A Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $44,500.38 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWARD, KEENA P Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $44,500.06 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, SAMUEL A Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $44,500.04 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, GREGORY D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $44,500.00 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBLES, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $44,499.95 Date 03/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILE, ROSALIE J Employer name Livingston County Amount $44,499.70 Date 12/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHSON, DAWN M Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $44,499.62 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BRIAN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $44,499.62 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILIGENT, DAVID C Employer name Albany County Amount $44,499.59 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, SWANY S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $44,499.51 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDANAIS, CINDY L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $44,499.48 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, CARLOS J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $44,499.39 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, SAMUEL E Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $44,499.30 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, TIMOTHY N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,499.25 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLANIN, JUDITH M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $44,498.92 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, REGINAL Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,498.83 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, NATALIE S Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $44,498.76 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINCHMAN, MELEANA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,498.76 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKMAN, JAMES J Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $44,498.62 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLBRIGHT, SHANTAY T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,498.41 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, MICHAEL A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $44,498.21 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPENHEIMER, JENNIFER A Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $44,498.16 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, LAURA J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $44,498.12 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, PATRICK G, JR Employer name Village of Coxsackie Amount $44,498.11 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, MAURICE E Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $44,497.31 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, RAMON A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $44,497.09 Date 10/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System