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 BARRY, LAURA A-M Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,451.25 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WACHOWIAK, JACQUELINE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,451.20 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, JACQUELINE P Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $44,450.97 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, ANDREA J Employer name Steuben County Amount $44,450.79 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODAK, DAVID J Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $44,450.67 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARDA, SHEILA A Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $44,450.57 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCK, RAYMONDE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $44,450.44 Date 03/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATNODE, JOBY M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $44,450.35 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHEIMER, SUSAN E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $44,450.31 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRIEN P Employer name Oneida County Amount $44,450.27 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, MICHELE L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,450.26 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINK, ROBERTA A Employer name Yates County Amount $44,450.21 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATNER, ILENE Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $44,450.01 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JEFFREY C Employer name Village of Homer Amount $44,449.90 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATIEN, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $44,449.69 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANN M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $44,449.27 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTOLLINI, GEOFFREY A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $44,449.16 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESAW, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $44,449.16 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, PHILIP M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $44,449.16 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, AMY L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $44,449.16 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, KAREN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,449.16 Date 07/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKINSON, LISA M Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $44,449.06 Date 03/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESSEL, DAWN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,449.05 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCHINI, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $44,448.81 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPP, DANA L Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $44,448.71 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, JANENE A, MS Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,448.70 Date 01/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGUE, KIMBERLY F Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,448.70 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEGAS, CANDI A Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,448.61 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUMP, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Perry Amount $44,448.57 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, JULIET M Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,448.56 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, LESLIE D Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,448.45 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENIER, JOSHUA A Employer name Essex County Amount $44,447.83 Date 08/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERZI-NOVICK, ROSEMARY Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,447.73 Date 08/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBE, JOSHUA F Employer name Town of Berne Amount $44,447.64 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINACORE, SHEILA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $44,447.45 Date 12/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISHLANIE, BRIAN A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $44,447.42 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISSON, MARION Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $44,447.35 Date 11/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, TINA M Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $44,447.32 Date 06/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, DONALD J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $44,446.98 Date 05/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAMP, RONALD P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $44,446.71 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALPERS, DEBRA J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $44,446.49 Date 10/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBIN, WAYNE N, JR Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $44,446.08 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, SHANNON L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $44,445.92 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, FRANKLIN S M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,445.31 Date 02/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, KAREN K Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $44,445.19 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENE, MICHELLE M Employer name Education Department Amount $44,445.08 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWAY, ALEXANDER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $44,444.87 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOWSKI, JEANNINE C Employer name Town of Islip Amount $44,444.85 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISDITH, FRANCIA E Employer name Town of Islip Amount $44,444.49 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSTE, KAREN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,444.41 Date 05/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, MARY LOU T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,444.27 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, CHRISTINA M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $44,444.12 Date 08/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAWRENCE A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $44,444.11 Date 04/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JOI A Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,444.11 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNESEN, DOREEN Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,443.96 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFTER, ANDREA J Employer name Orange County Amount $44,443.81 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBERRY, GWENDOLYN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,443.68 Date 02/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIROSO, ANDREW L Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $44,443.47 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEOMANS, ERIKA L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $44,443.30 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICK, BRENDAN B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,443.28 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, KURT P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $44,442.78 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, AMANDA L Employer name De Ruyter CSD Amount $44,442.77 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFFEO, GABRIELLA Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,442.61 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEL, ELIZABETH A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $44,442.52 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITOLO, STEVEN J Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $44,442.49 Date 07/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WANSOR-POLITO, KAREN J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $44,442.47 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILOGENE, CAROLE B Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $44,442.40 Date 02/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, KATHY J Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $44,442.39 Date 10/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, MARK W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $44,442.02 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCASIO, RAFAEL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,441.94 Date 07/31/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPINELLO, MELISSA A Employer name Albany County Amount $44,441.87 Date 02/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIT, MICHAEL A Employer name Albany County Amount $44,441.87 Date 12/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, DIANA H Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $44,441.76 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JEANNE M Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $44,441.65 Date 10/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, DAWN M Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $44,441.50 Date 09/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VERA, EDUARDO O Employer name Rockland County Amount $44,441.38 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUBIA, MICHAEL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $44,440.78 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, MAUREEN A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $44,440.73 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDORE, MARY C Employer name Chemung County Amount $44,440.48 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARROQUIN, EVELYN I Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,440.42 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOYD, LAMAR Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $44,440.00 Date 04/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, TANYA M Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $44,440.00 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZON, JESSICA C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,439.56 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN-ALFANO, REBECCA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $44,439.15 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KATHLEEN A Employer name Rockland County Amount $44,439.15 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEBO, TIMOTHY S Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $44,438.87 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSMANO, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $44,438.81 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELC, WILLIAM F Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $44,438.73 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSHAD, NAVEED Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $44,438.55 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROM, MARK E Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $44,438.46 Date 10/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIST, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Alden Amount $44,438.43 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, DOUGLAS D Employer name Spencer Van Etten CSD Amount $44,438.35 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, ADAM F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $44,438.29 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, CHAD H Employer name Schoharie County Amount $44,438.01 Date 02/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILLS, DARLENE D Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $44,437.68 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINKENS, YOLANDA Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $44,437.66 Date 02/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Heuvelton Amount $44,437.49 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLACKOVSKY, ELISSA N Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $44,437.41 Date 09/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEPFER, CHARLES F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $44,437.17 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, DIANA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $44,436.98 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System