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 KELLEHER, KRIS M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $44,228.03 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, ALAN D Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,227.93 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTER, WILLIAM J Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $44,227.75 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, LISA E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $44,227.73 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, TOM K Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $44,227.66 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSTON, DARLENE R Employer name Broome County Amount $44,227.07 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS-SOTO, MILDRED Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,226.75 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDETTI, PATRICE K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,226.69 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, LAWRENCE J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $44,226.43 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLEK, DONNA M Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $44,226.40 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JACOB P Employer name City of Troy Amount $44,226.37 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, KAREN A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $44,226.26 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIL, TIFFANY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,226.12 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSLOWSKY, SAMANTHA M Employer name City of Albany Amount $44,226.06 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONG, JULIE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,226.01 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, KIMBERLY L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,225.54 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEBLER, NANCY C Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $44,225.37 Date 08/23/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITTOS, MICHAEL V Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $44,225.34 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLTAU-MURDOCK, KATHLEEN M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $44,225.26 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SCOTTY Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,225.12 Date 02/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAUBERT, REBECCA B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,224.60 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, BLAKE P Employer name Town of Cazenovia Amount $44,224.40 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERDUE, BRIAN Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $44,224.38 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, MARTINE Employer name Rockland County Amount $44,224.35 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ERIC M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,224.31 Date 08/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYTON, DAVID B Employer name Van Hornesville-O D Young CSD Amount $44,224.28 Date 08/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, NANCY T Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $44,224.19 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASBROUCK, THOMAS R Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $44,224.09 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUTERKO, MATTHEW S Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $44,224.06 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOUGH, BROOKE A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,224.04 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCK, BONNIE L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $44,223.69 Date 03/10/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, DAWN M Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $44,223.60 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATRON, DEBRA J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $44,223.45 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGALO, TONI V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,223.08 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAM, JOSEPH D Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,222.91 Date 03/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLINS, RUDOLPH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,222.88 Date 11/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIGLER, CHAUNDRIA R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $44,222.74 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLI, PATRICK F Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $44,222.59 Date 03/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,222.57 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHERS, TERI D Employer name Clifton-Fine CSD Amount $44,222.14 Date 05/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDO, MICHAEL R Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $44,222.07 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TANYA L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $44,222.06 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREWELL, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Minden Amount $44,222.00 Date 03/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBELLE, SUSAN L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $44,221.81 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRI, DOUGLAS J Employer name Marathon CSD Amount $44,221.80 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINICI, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $44,221.58 Date 06/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERS, JUDITH L Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,221.55 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOAN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,221.30 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMIS, MARGARET H Employer name Clymer CSD Amount $44,221.28 Date 03/05/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, LESLIE A Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $44,221.12 Date 12/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, RODERICK C, II Employer name Steuben County Amount $44,220.94 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, SUZANNE M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $44,220.72 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIANA, KELLIE M Employer name Erie County Amount $44,220.71 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTELLI, GEORGE A Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $44,220.27 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIZZI, DONALD J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $44,220.06 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLSTRA, JENNIFER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,219.97 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, AMITA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,219.77 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULINO, RUBEN Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,219.56 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPS, ROYSALENE D Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,219.54 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIANO, MICHAEL G Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,219.42 Date 02/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDIS, DENNIS B Employer name Seneca County Amount $44,219.41 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURSE, MICHELE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,219.36 Date 03/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONZA, AIDA I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,218.96 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAPLES, PAM Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,218.76 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLAN, MARLENE J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $44,218.76 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHOON, KATHLEEN W Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,218.54 Date 02/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, TODD J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $44,218.46 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, TRACEY H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,218.21 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENK, AMANDA L Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $44,218.20 Date 10/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, DEVIN P Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $44,218.00 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLS, KIM M Employer name Chemung County Amount $44,217.99 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, CHARLES C Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $44,217.84 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERER, DAWN Employer name Education Department Amount $44,217.77 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TRACY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,217.14 Date 01/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOVER, KELLY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,216.91 Date 05/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, ADAM L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $44,216.89 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICAULT, HELENE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,216.59 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARVELO, PEDRO O Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $44,216.56 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, MARY K Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $44,216.41 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MICHELLE L, MS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,216.32 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLWEDEL, JODI L Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $44,216.24 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHANESE Employer name Mount Vernon Public Library Amount $44,216.12 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASILLO, JUDY S Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,216.09 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, KATHRYN A Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $44,215.96 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLERAN, GEORGANNA M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $44,215.95 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLLETT, MELANIE E Employer name Livingston County Amount $44,215.62 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, MELINDA J Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $44,215.56 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARIA C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,215.48 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, SHARON L Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $44,215.47 Date 03/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATLEY, THERESA M Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $44,215.34 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ARTHUR A, JR Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $44,215.26 Date 04/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, TERESA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $44,215.12 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROWN, KEVIN D Employer name Town of Ellenburg Amount $44,214.90 Date 02/15/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Columbia County Amount $44,214.70 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZESIAK, JAN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,214.63 Date 02/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEOGHEGAN, KRISTEN M Employer name Orange County Amount $44,214.59 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WATTERS, MATTHEW R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,214.56 Date 04/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIPE, ANA J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,214.39 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SHARON A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $44,214.37 Date 02/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARNEY, HOLLY M Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $44,214.24 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System