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 GRAHAM, DOUGLAS E Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $43,952.42 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, SHAWN H Employer name Town of Champlain Amount $43,952.16 Date 12/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDES, JOHN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,951.70 Date 03/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSTON, TREY T Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $43,951.27 Date 12/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPELL, HEELA D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $43,951.27 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, ARTHUR L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $43,951.24 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINBUCH, JUSTIN B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,951.10 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMLEY, MATTHEW J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,951.04 Date 04/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCCI, MARK A Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $43,951.03 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, MARY K Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,951.01 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARMLEY, CASEY M Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $43,951.01 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOODY, ELIZABETH A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $43,951.00 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHSON, CANDACE J Employer name Mohawk Municipal Commission Amount $43,950.50 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SCOTT A, JR Employer name Town of Sheridan Amount $43,950.49 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, LUIS E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $43,950.48 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OREFICE, GAIL F Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $43,950.42 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROOSS, LINDA C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,950.33 Date 10/30/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUGGMAN, ERIC P Employer name Genesee County Amount $43,950.26 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTON, CAROL Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $43,950.15 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDELL, ANDREW Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $43,949.86 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, GARRETT M Employer name Town of Greenfield Amount $43,949.74 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOROSI, GREGORY W Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $43,949.18 Date 03/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DENNIS P Employer name Nyack Library Amount $43,949.15 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, JEFFREY L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $43,948.98 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, THOMAS W Employer name Ontario County Amount $43,948.95 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, MICHAEL Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $43,948.91 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISE, BARBARA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,948.79 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, DALE T Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $43,948.60 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILT, MATTHEW R Employer name Town of Arietta Amount $43,948.56 Date 12/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY, JAMIE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,948.45 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANI, STACY N Employer name Broome County Amount $43,948.23 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVELLINO, JANICE E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $43,948.13 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, KATIE E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,947.92 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLSOPPLE, AMY L Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $43,947.78 Date 10/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLETTA, LESLIE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $43,947.78 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, AGNES V Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,947.76 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANK, JASON P Employer name Town of Barrington Amount $43,947.73 Date 06/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, RAMONA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,947.53 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWRAD, BRIAN J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $43,947.45 Date 09/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWAN, SEAN R Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $43,947.45 Date 09/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACK, TINA B Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,947.28 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUNK-SALLEY, MARIE Employer name Erie County Amount $43,947.20 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFF, GARETH MICHAEL Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $43,947.16 Date 10/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVITO, CARLA Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,946.37 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTRICO, BERNICE E Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $43,946.33 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SHARI Y Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,946.32 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, GARY J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $43,946.30 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, PHYLLIS A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,946.19 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIER, DARYL G Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $43,946.05 Date 10/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN-THOM, MARY B Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $43,946.05 Date 07/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALLI, MICHAEL A Employer name Albany County Amount $43,945.96 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, TAMMI J Employer name Lewis County Amount $43,945.67 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CHERYL L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $43,945.60 Date 03/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAMBRI, FREDERICK J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $43,945.51 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, RIA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,945.49 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, SHAWN M Employer name Town of North East Amount $43,945.43 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUE, DAVID M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,945.35 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CAROLIS, SUSAN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,945.27 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O' DONNELL, MARTIN R Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $43,944.92 Date 04/04/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, EDUARDO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,944.81 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, TERRY E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $43,944.68 Date 01/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, JOHN L Employer name Village of Rouses Point Amount $43,944.61 Date 08/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMI, LORENZO J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $43,944.56 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTLAND, JOHN J Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $43,943.82 Date 07/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, EDWARD A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $43,943.29 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUERBACH, ASHLEY M Employer name Orange County Amount $43,942.89 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, SHAWN M Employer name Ontario County Amount $43,942.88 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUELL, GARY L Employer name Town of Marshall Amount $43,942.75 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTWALD, CHRISTINA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,942.68 Date 12/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONIAK, TERRANCE A Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,942.54 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, VALERIE Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $43,942.53 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORCROSS, JEREMIAH R Employer name Village of Castile Amount $43,942.47 Date 10/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABY, HOWARD S, JR Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $43,942.38 Date 08/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, ANN Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $43,942.36 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, STANLEY A, SR Employer name Town of Greenwich Amount $43,942.34 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCIOLA, TERESA E Employer name Mt Pleasant Cottage Sch UFSD Amount $43,942.23 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MELISSA A Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $43,942.21 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSENBURG, SANDRA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $43,942.15 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFER, JASON R Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $43,942.01 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECONDO, FRANCINE Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,941.97 Date 07/30/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB JOHNSON, BRENDA P Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $43,941.73 Date 01/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DARIN J Employer name Village of Palmyra Amount $43,941.70 Date 03/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAELI, CHRISTINE E Employer name Montgomery Co Soil & Water Con Amount $43,941.60 Date 01/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, BRIAN Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $43,941.45 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANI, SOSAMMA K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,941.36 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMSBY, SHAWON M Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,941.35 Date 11/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, DEBRA M Employer name Cortland County Amount $43,941.07 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVER, WALTER D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,940.98 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDREN, KRISTEN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $43,940.88 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLICASTRO, RAMONA C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $43,940.78 Date 07/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, TRACEY L Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $43,940.54 Date 02/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFELMIRE, JACKIE R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,940.53 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLIE, NATONYA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,940.48 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, GARY C Employer name Town of Gouverneur Amount $43,940.37 Date 04/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, WYATT E Employer name Albany County Amount $43,940.18 Date 08/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOFFRE, LAURA J Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $43,940.10 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIVETT, DALE R Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $43,940.06 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, SYLVIA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $43,939.92 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, DIANE S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $43,939.92 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, THOMAS J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $43,939.68 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System