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 SERRANO, ALEXANDER Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $44,497.06 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENHOUSE, DESIRAE Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $44,497.05 Date 05/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, ANGEL M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $44,496.85 Date 08/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW-LIGHTFOOT, FELICIA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,496.81 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSS, JAMES P Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,496.40 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, CHERYL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,496.34 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESCOTT, GRETCHEN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $44,496.25 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRABEE, CYNTHIA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $44,495.84 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERIDEAU, KIMBERLY M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $44,495.63 Date 01/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDING, PATTI L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $44,495.61 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SARAH-ANNE E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $44,495.32 Date 08/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBEY, SANDRA K Employer name Tompkins County Amount $44,495.22 Date 02/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOOP, NICOLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,494.96 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANAGAN, REBECCA L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $44,494.41 Date 02/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMEL, GLENDON O, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $44,494.37 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, BRYAN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,494.11 Date 07/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, ANDA I Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $44,494.00 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, TODD A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $44,493.81 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, JASON D Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $44,493.75 Date 01/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEADON, DAVID A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $44,493.40 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODA, JOHN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $44,493.34 Date 01/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, KEVIN F Employer name City of Batavia Amount $44,493.25 Date 02/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, DIANE M Employer name Erie County Amount $44,493.25 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, PATRICIA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,492.95 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULO, TIMOTHY J Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $44,492.53 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTON, JASON K Employer name Otsego County Amount $44,492.27 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRUGIA, DAVID J Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,492.24 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLIMPSE, SHERI Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $44,492.05 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, HELEN M Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $44,492.00 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KIMBERLY K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $44,491.66 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODALL, CHANDRAWATTIE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $44,491.65 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, FRANCESCA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,491.51 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JIMMIE, SR Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $44,491.10 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, ANNEL S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,490.82 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAND, YOLANDA R Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $44,490.76 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, JEFFREY G Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,490.50 Date 08/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAYFORD, JEFFERY P Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $44,490.41 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, JUSTUS A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,490.28 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, INGE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,490.04 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DANIEL T Employer name Oneida County Amount $44,489.89 Date 01/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREGOE, THOMAS C Employer name Town of Norfolk Amount $44,489.89 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCCO, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $44,489.81 Date 05/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUBLER, ROBERT J Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,489.71 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $44,489.64 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, WESTLEY L, JR Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $44,489.54 Date 10/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON GRAY, TAMMY Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $44,489.53 Date 06/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLAN, SARAH E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $44,489.22 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Oswego Amount $44,488.86 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMB, TODD W Employer name Village of Hudson Falls Amount $44,488.63 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPEUT, MICHELLE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,488.59 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUESDALE, LINDA M Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $44,488.31 Date 01/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCKER, SHAMEEN J Employer name Greene County Amount $44,488.12 Date 02/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, JONATHAN J Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,488.08 Date 12/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTASH, MARGARET K Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $44,487.75 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, HENRY L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $44,487.74 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, TERRY L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $44,487.56 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KIM M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $44,487.24 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, ROBERT Employer name Village of Carthage Amount $44,487.16 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEPHEN K Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $44,486.90 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LECKY, RICHARD S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $44,486.80 Date 01/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, CAROLYN J Employer name Fishers Island UFSD 4 Amount $44,486.59 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACCI, ASIA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $44,486.54 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, MELINDA M Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $44,486.30 Date 06/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUFFER, GLEN A Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $44,485.98 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, LISA J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $44,485.94 Date 06/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAREHAM, MICHAEL S Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $44,485.77 Date 06/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KIM E Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $44,485.42 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREZZA, ROBERT A Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $44,485.40 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, ANTHONY J Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $44,485.25 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, SHANE A Employer name Town of Forestport Amount $44,485.19 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKIN, BRANDON T Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $44,485.14 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATUM, SHANNON A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,484.26 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNON, ANGELA D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $44,484.05 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CONNIE L Employer name Horse Breeding Devel Fund Amount $44,483.86 Date 05/11/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHSON, CHRISTINE M Employer name Ontario County Amount $44,483.85 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, DEIDRE S Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $44,483.77 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELL'OLIO, MICHAEL V Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,483.05 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBLIN, DALE T Employer name Town of Rodman Amount $44,482.83 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMAIAH, DEODAT Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $44,482.76 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, SABRINA Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $44,482.50 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBER, JENNIFER A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $44,482.50 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, SHANE F Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,482.45 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDULLAH, KHADIJAH L Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,482.30 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRIVEN, MATTHEW L Employer name Village of Medina Amount $44,482.20 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VENTURA, JAMIE A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $44,482.18 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, PETER Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $44,482.01 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROIANI, SARAH M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,481.78 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEGL, GREGORY PAUL Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $44,481.69 Date 12/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, ANDREW W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $44,481.45 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKULA, JAMES P Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $44,481.32 Date 11/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, WILLIAM E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $44,481.20 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEER, BARTON D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,481.02 Date 06/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, GARY L Employer name Fulton County Amount $44,480.86 Date 03/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, LYNN Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $44,480.81 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, MICHELLE A Employer name Education Department Amount $44,480.72 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, MANUEL A Employer name Eldred CSD Amount $44,480.40 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKS, FREDDIE Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $44,480.37 Date 04/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, THOMAS R, SR Employer name Village of Greenport Amount $44,480.07 Date 07/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYNIHAN, SCOTT D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,480.07 Date 04/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKEE, RUSSELL S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $44,480.05 Date 06/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System