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 GREINER, KATHRYN E Employer name Akron CSD Amount $44,297.95 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, MICHAEL D Employer name Columbia County Amount $44,297.88 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIONETTI, PHYLLIS A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $44,297.79 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURDYK, TIMOTHY D Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $44,297.64 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISZEL, BARBARA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $44,297.63 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIGLER, REGINALD A Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $44,297.61 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, ADRIENNE Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $44,297.28 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULOS, GEORGE S Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $44,297.19 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISS, ANDREW C Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $44,297.10 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRVAN, JOAN M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $44,297.06 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LEE E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $44,296.63 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, LORRAINE Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $44,296.28 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVELLI, KATHY J Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $44,296.25 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLODNIAK, MARGARET M Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $44,296.25 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELT, ANDREW C Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $44,296.05 Date 08/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVEE, JUDITH A Employer name Fulton County Amount $44,295.69 Date 05/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBERT, BRENDA E Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $44,295.66 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHJEN, ANNAMAY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,295.60 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANICO, JANICE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,295.60 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONA, JANET A Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $44,295.59 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMANN, CHARLES E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $44,295.53 Date 12/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, CRISTINA L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $44,295.31 Date 09/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIXON, THOMAS R Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $44,295.23 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDESIR, MARIE R Employer name Rockland County Amount $44,295.08 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKERSON, ALEXIS S Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $44,294.63 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROIA, ALPHONSE N Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,294.61 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, PATRICIA A Employer name Orange County Amount $44,294.39 Date 12/03/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIO, MARLON E Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $44,294.25 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, NANCY A Employer name Franklin County Amount $44,293.88 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERWATER, DAWN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,293.82 Date 04/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDERMAN, WALLACE W, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $44,293.45 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, LAWRENCE J, JR Employer name Village of Cornwall Amount $44,293.37 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, SONDRA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,293.02 Date 03/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUSAW, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $44,292.96 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DEAN S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,292.74 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHAW, KATHLEEN C Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $44,292.35 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEROTTI, SARA J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $44,292.26 Date 07/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBLER, PAMELA J Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $44,292.20 Date 11/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALBREATH, GARY M Employer name Erie County Amount $44,292.12 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESTA, LARA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,291.55 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KELLY A Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $44,291.43 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MASON A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $44,291.29 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPONE, STORM A Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,291.26 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARD, ASHLEE Y Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,291.26 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, RICHARD A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $44,291.12 Date 08/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEED, ANITA T Employer name Tioga County Amount $44,290.99 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCACCIA, RACHEL A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $44,290.85 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, AUDREY L Employer name City of Corning Amount $44,290.80 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERL, TERRY L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $44,290.40 Date 04/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABELT, PAUL G Employer name Village of South Corning Amount $44,290.36 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARALA, ANNETTE M Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $44,289.86 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MAGGIO, VINCENT S, III Employer name City of Rome Amount $44,289.72 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMOND, MARCEL J Employer name Franklin County Amount $44,289.56 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALE, BRIAN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,289.37 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMONS, MELANIE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,289.37 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, SUE ELLEN Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,289.28 Date 01/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, TIMOTHY P Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,289.28 Date 02/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNT, KAREN J Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,289.28 Date 01/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARROW, SHAWN W Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $44,288.96 Date 11/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, BENJAMIN T Employer name Cayuga County Amount $44,288.87 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, STACY A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $44,288.75 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTNUT, JAMES R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $44,288.58 Date 12/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACCIODIETA, DONALD, SR Employer name Central Islip Fire District Amount $44,288.42 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORRETTE, JUSTIN K Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $44,288.05 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JILLIAN Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $44,288.03 Date 01/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, CLARA E Employer name Erie County Amount $44,288.03 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILBERT D Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $44,287.88 Date 11/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENBY, HEATHER M Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,287.75 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, SCOTT S Employer name Town of New Haven Amount $44,287.07 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORREST, KENNETH A Employer name Tioga County Amount $44,286.99 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESTA, KEVIN M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $44,286.91 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, TAMARRA K Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $44,286.77 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, ERIN M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,286.74 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PERCY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,286.68 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMYAK, JAYNE A Employer name Village of Wesley Hills Amount $44,286.48 Date 02/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ALYSSA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,286.38 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKOWIAK, LISA M Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $44,286.31 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARECKI, KACPER J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,286.10 Date 08/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, NELLIE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $44,286.00 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWELL, SHARON L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,285.64 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSOM, LOY D Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $44,285.33 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEARER, ERIC A, JR Employer name Tompkins County Amount $44,285.32 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, RANDOLPH W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,285.11 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSO, KAREN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,284.89 Date 09/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADJADI, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Steuben County Amount $44,284.81 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERAVOLO, CHRISTINE C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,284.76 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MICHAEL Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,284.72 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSON, LORETTA Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $44,284.71 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKLER, CHARLES W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $44,284.28 Date 12/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIVEN, JOHN R Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,284.22 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, ROSALYN Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $44,284.07 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, ARLENE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $44,283.98 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENSETH, MARIA C Employer name Albany County Amount $44,283.95 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LAURA E Employer name Albany County Amount $44,283.88 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, RICHARD L, JR Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $44,283.63 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, NICHOLAS R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $44,283.61 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, VERONICA A Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $44,283.38 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, HARRY T Employer name Orange County Amount $44,283.21 Date 04/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELIS, TERESA A Employer name Albany County Amount $44,283.02 Date 05/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBY, RAMELL D Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $44,282.68 Date 05/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System