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 CRANKER, NEIL R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,179.04 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLOR, CARRIE M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $44,179.02 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVERS, PAUL H Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,178.78 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, DIANE K Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $44,178.75 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JOSEPH L Employer name Oswego County Amount $44,178.66 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, FRANCIS M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $44,178.47 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RONNIE S Employer name Erie County Amount $44,178.38 Date 08/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, DEBORAH L Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $44,178.36 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, WILLIAM E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,178.32 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLER, ADRIENNE R Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $44,178.24 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICKNOR, BETH E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $44,178.01 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DEBORAH A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $44,177.84 Date 06/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLICOSS, VIRGINIA A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $44,177.57 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERCHE, STEPHEN R Employer name Town of Union Amount $44,177.26 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, JOHN R Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $44,177.11 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDIT, MARISSA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,176.90 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS-HENDRICKS, KAREN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,176.90 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,176.90 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPRZAK, NATHAN R Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $44,176.48 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANICOLA, ROEDA J Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $44,176.24 Date 03/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARB, PATRICIA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $44,176.24 Date 05/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOWE, LAUREN M Employer name Franklin County Amount $44,176.14 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDWELL, RICHARD W Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $44,176.09 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLERY, ALICE L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,175.63 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, DANIEL R Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $44,175.57 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, LINDA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,175.21 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARESE-CANTILENO, DEBORAH A Employer name Village of Roslyn Amount $44,175.00 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISAGIH, JOSHUA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,174.91 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, DARLENE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,174.78 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUIGNAN, KATHLEEN E Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $44,174.58 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, IRENE E Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $44,174.56 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOST, KURT T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,174.49 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, STEVEN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $44,174.48 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRO, MELISSA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,173.94 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUETHER, CHRISTINE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,173.75 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOHILL, SHELLY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,172.97 Date 04/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTES, TRENTON C Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $44,172.91 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGET, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,172.91 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JOHN A, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,172.87 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, TYSHAUN Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $44,172.87 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAST, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $44,172.82 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, MARC A Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,172.15 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, CHARLES K Employer name Town of Preston Amount $44,172.12 Date 06/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, MADELINE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,172.10 Date 07/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, M KATHRYN Employer name Jefferson County Amount $44,172.08 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRELL, LORRAINE E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $44,172.08 Date 09/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, RAMONA A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $44,172.08 Date 08/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, JOSEPH Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,171.88 Date 10/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLESE, BIANCA B Employer name Columbia County Amount $44,171.84 Date 03/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBBS, JEFFERY S Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $44,171.81 Date 01/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, JEFFREY O Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,171.78 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXE, DIANE M Employer name Erie County Amount $44,171.69 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, KEVIN C Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $44,171.54 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERVILLE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $44,171.49 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREINERT, DAWN M Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $44,171.31 Date 12/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZALKOWSKI, MARTIN J Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $44,171.15 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASKEW, RENEE D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $44,170.85 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JASON M Employer name Warren County Amount $44,170.71 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEODOROPOULOS, CLAUDIA M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $44,170.23 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADOS, LAURA M Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $44,170.22 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERTIN, AMANDA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,170.11 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, LORENNE M Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,170.00 Date 06/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMMEVAUX, RYAN D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $44,169.81 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALIERNO, JEANINE Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $44,169.68 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ERROL G Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $44,169.63 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNBLUTH, AILEEN S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $44,169.63 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROISDALE, DELEE R Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $44,169.37 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LARRY W, SR Employer name Town of Orleans Amount $44,169.32 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMPONSAH, PATRICIA K Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $44,169.31 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, DIANNE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $44,169.11 Date 05/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLAN, CECELIA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $44,169.11 Date 04/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WALTER J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,168.90 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, RANDY W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $44,168.84 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREDEN, JOSHUA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,168.69 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLLER, STEVEN F Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $44,168.18 Date 10/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE KROM, NANCY E Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $44,167.82 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MELISSA A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $44,167.78 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MARK E Employer name Erie County Amount $44,167.75 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELINAS, JEFFRY C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,167.68 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, FLORENCE Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $44,167.56 Date 08/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, ELAINE Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $44,167.51 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGLIOTTI, KARLA J Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $44,167.32 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTINGER, TIMOTHY L Employer name Town of Union Amount $44,167.26 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL B Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $44,167.16 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZA, ARLENE Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $44,166.63 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DWAYNE E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,166.47 Date 04/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNELLE, CARA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $44,165.99 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENGLER, JACQUELINE M Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $44,165.91 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYES, CAROL A Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,165.85 Date 05/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MELINDA P Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $44,165.52 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOHN J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $44,165.39 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LORENZO, ADELA Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $44,165.18 Date 12/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTON, JOHN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $44,165.05 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURLOW, DORA M Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $44,164.94 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILES, LORRAINE F Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,164.72 Date 04/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, MANISH K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,164.65 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, MARIE JOSE R Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $44,164.43 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCUSI, VINCENZO, JR Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $44,164.24 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONABELLA, LISA M Employer name City of Oswego Amount $44,163.60 Date 09/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIVO, PALMIRA Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $44,163.36 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System