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 GRIFFIN, KEVIN K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,131.65 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENING, JEFFREY B Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $44,131.58 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIN, PAUL M Employer name Town of Indian Lake Amount $44,131.12 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, DONNA L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $44,131.10 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODIM, VIBERT Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $44,130.93 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORANTE, WAGNER Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $44,130.91 Date 11/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, ROBERT N Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $44,130.83 Date 03/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRERO, MARIA E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $44,130.73 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICARI, ANGELA Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $44,130.39 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, JILL M Employer name BridgeWater-Leonard-W Winfld CSD Amount $44,130.29 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMIDON, WILLIAM C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $44,130.28 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUGHTON, CAROL ANN Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $44,130.22 Date 08/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, STEPHEN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,130.21 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU CHENE, LYNDA J Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $44,130.13 Date 06/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUSTER, RAYMOND P Employer name Columbia County Amount $44,130.08 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, RYAN P Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $44,129.97 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACY, ANNELEISE C Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $44,129.88 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLEIGH, DARLENE M Employer name Livingston County Amount $44,129.84 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, KELLY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $44,129.58 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELES, DEBORAH A Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $44,129.38 Date 06/07/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, ERIC J Employer name Town of Wilmington Amount $44,129.02 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, VICKY L Employer name Mount Morris CSD Amount $44,128.54 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, PEDRO A Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $44,128.30 Date 11/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITAL, GINA C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $44,128.14 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIXSMITH, JOYCE Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,127.96 Date 07/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINSON, RICHARD W Employer name Village of Medina Amount $44,127.94 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORIB, SANDRA Q Employer name Education Department Amount $44,127.82 Date 01/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, MARCIA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,127.82 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAHI, JABARI OKPARA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,127.82 Date 11/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLOWTEE, SAMAROO Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,127.82 Date 02/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, ROWLAND Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,127.62 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELPRINCE, MAY K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,127.20 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANNETTE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,127.12 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAZA, DEBORAH A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $44,127.07 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMIC, DANIEL S Employer name Erie County Amount $44,126.95 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, ADAM P Employer name Town of Milo Amount $44,126.88 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSTULKA, THOMAS Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,126.42 Date 05/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, HENRY G Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $44,126.34 Date 12/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ARIELLE N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,126.17 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, EILEEN M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $44,126.08 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, DEIDRA L Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $44,126.05 Date 08/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBISON, MICHELLE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,125.90 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRIGAN, JOSEPH Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,125.79 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAVRA, PATRICK J Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $44,125.79 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIPPEL, KEVIN C Employer name Cayuga County Amount $44,125.75 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, BARBARA A Employer name City of Lockport Amount $44,125.45 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONGIORNO, JENNIFER A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $44,125.33 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, JODI L Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,125.32 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, NICHOLAS C Employer name Elmira Heights CSD Amount $44,125.12 Date 01/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, KIMBERLY J Employer name Broome County Amount $44,124.80 Date 05/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, RICK E Employer name Town of Portland Amount $44,124.58 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, JAN S Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $44,124.50 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DEBRA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,124.42 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, I-I FU Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,124.20 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, ANNE M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $44,124.06 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, VICKI A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $44,123.99 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, WADE C Employer name Town of Harmony Amount $44,123.55 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, DEREK J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,123.49 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREE, DAVID J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,123.41 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNOLI, ROSA Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $44,123.16 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSICO, JAMES M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $44,123.15 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LENITHAN, SARAH E Employer name Warren County Amount $44,123.10 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELMAN, KIM M Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $44,122.98 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ROBERT E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $44,122.79 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCQUE, KANDY A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $44,122.78 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLEDGE, MICHELLE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,122.57 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVETTE, SHANE D Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $44,122.42 Date 07/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMMED, JARED J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,122.28 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNICK, DENISE M Employer name Town of Albion Amount $44,122.14 Date 04/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWANI, DHANANJAY P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,122.11 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, PAMELA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,122.04 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTIMSKY, ALEXIS Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $44,121.98 Date 06/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANO, EVE E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,121.35 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENS, KRISTEN JOY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,121.35 Date 05/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELFI, JOYCE L Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $44,121.34 Date 06/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, PATRICIA E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,121.27 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPEDA, STEFANY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,121.25 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, BILL R Employer name Essex County Amount $44,121.24 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALZ, MICHELLE V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,121.12 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNARI, JOSEPH J Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $44,121.06 Date 10/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINE, JENIFER R Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $44,120.73 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, STACY E Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,120.72 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLBERT, LA'TASHA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,120.25 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASSEL, JAMES H Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $44,120.24 Date 05/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEY, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Erie County Amount $44,120.03 Date 03/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, MICHELLE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,119.80 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, THOMAS M Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $44,119.69 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, VICTORIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,119.68 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSEY, BERNADETTE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,119.22 Date 01/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, STEPHANIE S Employer name Town of Islip Amount $44,119.04 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZO-RAMOS, MARITZA Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $44,118.95 Date 12/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUNER, RHUNDA L Employer name Steuben County Amount $44,118.90 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIOLA, JASON M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $44,118.40 Date 11/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYWARD, WENDY R Employer name Essex County Amount $44,118.40 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELSITO, CYNTHIA R Employer name City of Kingston Amount $44,118.31 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTOPNIK, KATHLEEN M Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $44,118.15 Date 08/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, RONALD W Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $44,118.02 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KENNETH Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $44,118.01 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNIELLO, LUIGI M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $44,117.78 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, PETER M Employer name Schoharie Co Soil & Water Dist Amount $44,117.32 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System