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 SALVO, NORA L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $44,354.54 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISRIPERSAUD, ANDREW Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $44,354.49 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHDOWN, TROY Employer name City of Kingston Amount $44,354.38 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRETSER, CHAD A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $44,354.30 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANDREA, FAUST A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $44,354.23 Date 11/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, JENNIFER A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,354.16 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNHAM, CAROL A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $44,354.04 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER-PEREIRA, MICHELLE R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,353.99 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIASCIA, KAILA V Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $44,353.78 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURANT, PETERSON Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $44,353.58 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINS, ROBERT L Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $44,353.29 Date 06/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEK, RICHARD M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $44,353.03 Date 10/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, MAUREEN H Employer name Jefferson County Amount $44,352.65 Date 03/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DEBORAH A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $44,352.32 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYDLOWSKI, DEBORAH K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,352.16 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, MICHELLE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,352.07 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, DONNA M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $44,352.03 Date 08/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, VERA J Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $44,352.01 Date 08/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEDA, CHARITY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,351.61 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ESTHER Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $44,351.00 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTRETTA, BRENT Employer name Livingston County Amount $44,350.97 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZEZINSKI, JEAN M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $44,350.92 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, JOSEPH E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $44,350.88 Date 03/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CETRONE, JOSEPH A Employer name Rockland County Amount $44,350.80 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JEFFREY C Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $44,350.24 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KAREN K Employer name Town of Highlands Amount $44,350.19 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHURMAN, JERROLD L Employer name Clymer CSD Amount $44,349.98 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEYER, KAREN A Employer name Village of Dansville Amount $44,349.52 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, JAMES E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $44,349.38 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, ROBERT J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $44,349.11 Date 03/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLATTBERG, ELLIOT L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,349.06 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, MICHAEL T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $44,348.72 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MARIE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,348.62 Date 10/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, LENIN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,348.56 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, SYLVIA A Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $44,348.36 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, ROBERT D Employer name Remsen CSD Amount $44,348.15 Date 12/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, TARA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,347.89 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DUFF, RODERICK D Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $44,347.79 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTUSZYNSKI, KURT J Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,347.76 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, KATHERINE G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,347.73 Date 03/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTERWORTH, JULIE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $44,347.17 Date 04/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLTZ, HOLLANI D Employer name Erie County Amount $44,347.03 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURY, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $44,346.67 Date 05/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, CONSTANCE D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,346.38 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, RICHARD A Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $44,346.31 Date 02/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRACOLICI-CASWELL, FELICIA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $44,346.12 Date 10/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPSON, RYAN A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $44,346.04 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SUSAN J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $44,346.03 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BATES, MARC I Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $44,345.69 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, GERALD W Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $44,345.60 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCAS, DAVID N Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $44,345.43 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONICOFF, MARIE P Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $44,344.90 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAETH, DAWN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,344.82 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPAGNE, ANN M Employer name Town of Webster Amount $44,344.80 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAGNI, JONATHAN E Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $44,344.44 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRENIER, MELODY A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $44,344.26 Date 05/31/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JANICE M Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $44,343.62 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TIANA P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $44,342.55 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, BRIAN T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,342.51 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, JACQUELINE E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,342.49 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHONEN, CARALEE B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,342.12 Date 01/03/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIN, LUIS E Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,341.75 Date 01/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, JOSHUA S Employer name Village of Afton Amount $44,341.62 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, MARANGELI Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $44,341.26 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, SCOTT A Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,341.08 Date 11/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINGE, GUY W Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $44,340.95 Date 06/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEL, TAMMY D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $44,340.84 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, LAURA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,340.65 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINKLE, ELAINE M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $44,340.50 Date 06/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOHN A, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $44,340.49 Date 11/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUEL, CRYSTAL L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $44,339.67 Date 04/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHERN, TIMOTHY I Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $44,339.64 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POWELL, FELICIA M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $44,339.59 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, GLADSTONE Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $44,339.20 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTZ, MARY B Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $44,339.16 Date 11/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, TREVOR M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,339.09 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LINDSEY A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $44,339.01 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEN REUBEN, KAHLIL K Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $44,338.85 Date 01/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CORY D Employer name Fort Plain CSD Amount $44,338.80 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, PAUL A Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $44,338.59 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, JODI A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,338.42 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $44,338.42 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGIZIACO, JENNIFER Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,338.16 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FURIA, JOSEPH L Employer name Town of Harrietstown Amount $44,338.13 Date 07/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTUSKY, MARK Employer name Town of Union Amount $44,338.04 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUROW, DEAN A Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $44,337.67 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AUKEN, MICHAEL C Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $44,337.60 Date 05/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALABANKA, SUSAN A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $44,337.21 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRADINGER, SUSAN S Employer name Town of Hoosick Amount $44,337.14 Date 12/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORBER, KRISTEN E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $44,337.08 Date 08/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, JULIA A Employer name Education Department Amount $44,336.97 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILSON, AMY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,336.96 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DEBORAH A Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $44,336.88 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEBER, DMITRY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,336.57 Date 02/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUZICKA, DANA I Employer name City of Auburn Amount $44,336.32 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLLIVER, PAMELA J Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $44,336.19 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIMONE, CHRIS D Employer name Village of North Syracuse Amount $44,336.15 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFINA, LAWRENCE A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $44,335.98 Date 05/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, ASHURAH S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $44,335.98 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHELE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,335.93 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System