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 PAIGE, MEAGAN L Employer name Franklin County Amount $43,882.76 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MELANIE K Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,882.75 Date 05/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, AMY K Employer name Town of Malone Amount $43,882.14 Date 02/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARWOOD, KAREN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,882.09 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVDOYAN, DONNA A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $43,881.85 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVANIC, JOHNATHAN Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $43,881.83 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, MATTHEW L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,881.57 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, RANDAL C Employer name Town of Aurelius Amount $43,881.52 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYERS, KEITH O Employer name Whitehall CSD Amount $43,881.33 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD-DEBRE, PENNY Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $43,881.32 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, ELENA R Employer name Otsego County Amount $43,881.06 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZEN, PAUL E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,880.46 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCASCIO, JOANNE Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $43,880.46 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIACCHI, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $43,880.19 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SON, ADAM C Employer name Village of Attica Amount $43,880.15 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES-COOPER, GAIL A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $43,880.00 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLINSON, TIMOTHY L Employer name Cortland County Amount $43,879.93 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, QUAY W Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $43,879.93 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARAIN, ROSHENI D Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $43,879.93 Date 11/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JEANNE Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $43,879.93 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTH, KATHLEEN A Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $43,879.92 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLARIN, ISAAC A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $43,879.92 Date 07/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SUSAN N Employer name Orleans County Amount $43,879.92 Date 06/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ERICA E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $43,879.86 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, CLAUDIA M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $43,879.78 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CONSTANCE J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $43,879.48 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDERKIN, JASON D Employer name Town of Burns Amount $43,879.36 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROBEL, DANIEL W Employer name Village of Nunda Amount $43,879.33 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, LUIS D Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $43,879.27 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, ADAM M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $43,879.16 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDIONTE, LORRAINE Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $43,878.94 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWAY, MICHAEL F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $43,878.89 Date 11/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGES, DEVON Employer name The Comm Libr of Cobleskill Amount $43,878.89 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, MARCIA A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $43,878.67 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLL, JOSEPH W, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $43,878.63 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDSMAN, BETTY Employer name Rockland County Amount $43,878.59 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CYNTHIA Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,878.16 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Fulton County Amount $43,878.01 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIS, TERESA M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $43,877.81 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONNER, JODY D Employer name Lockport Housing Authority Amount $43,877.62 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, JACOB J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $43,877.60 Date 03/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOKSZYCKI, MARY JANE Employer name Greene County Amount $43,877.34 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, JEANNETTE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,877.17 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUELPILLAI, ANTONY K Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $43,877.11 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, MARIE A Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $43,877.10 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFIERI, JOSEPH E Employer name City of Oswego Amount $43,876.85 Date 02/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIELE, ZENA J Employer name Chenango County Amount $43,876.73 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, LAURA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,876.44 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHARLEEN E Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,875.97 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLENTINE, MARIA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,875.88 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTEEN-CREWS, THERESA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,875.88 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, YVETTE Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,875.88 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, PAMELA Y Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,875.88 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROGEANNES, STEPHEN S Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,875.88 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAUD, FRANTZ H Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,875.88 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLIAM, SHATIEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,875.88 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNNAMATTATHIL, VARGHESE T Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,875.88 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, JANICE F Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,875.88 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHEN, JOSE K Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,875.88 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, EBONY C Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,875.88 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, ROBERT K Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $43,875.74 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, KYLE M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $43,875.66 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMAN, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $43,875.64 Date 01/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTANO, NANCY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,875.63 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, GLADYS Employer name Education Department Amount $43,875.61 Date 11/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARX, CLAUDIA P Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $43,875.35 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSE, JEREMY C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,875.28 Date 05/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNI, JOHN F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,875.21 Date 04/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTE, BARBARA B Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $43,875.10 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RENZIS, NICHOLE H Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $43,875.08 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENT-SCOTT, DONNA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $43,874.70 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, TRACY Y Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $43,874.69 Date 10/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARR, ROSE E Employer name Town of Corinth Amount $43,874.66 Date 06/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMERARO, DEBORAH A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $43,874.50 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRCHILD, EMILY Employer name Chemung County Amount $43,874.44 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENS, RICHARD L Employer name Village of Fayetteville Amount $43,874.35 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEA, IRENA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,874.12 Date 07/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNETH, JOHN C Employer name Town of Le Roy Amount $43,874.10 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAEGER, THOMAS L Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,873.76 Date 04/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKOVIC, MIHRIJA Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $43,873.49 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, KIMBERLY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,873.44 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROHM, JULIE A Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $43,873.44 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATOR, GARY D Employer name City of Hudson Amount $43,873.24 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZNOWSKI, BERNADETTE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,873.13 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, JILL M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $43,872.95 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONKERY, MARYBETH Employer name Honeoye CSD Amount $43,872.92 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, CLAYTON J Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $43,872.82 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUENO, ELLEN S Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $43,872.66 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, KAREN A Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $43,872.57 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, JESSICA I Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,872.44 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, PATRICIA Employer name Orange County Amount $43,872.32 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILNE, ROBERT Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $43,872.31 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINTZ, BRIDGETTE A Employer name Erie County Amount $43,871.45 Date 05/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, KATHLEEN C Employer name Erie County Amount $43,871.45 Date 10/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGLE, BECKY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,871.16 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, STUART ALLEN Employer name Washington County Amount $43,871.01 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISA-KAUHAUS, MICHELLE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,871.00 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDAY, KYLE L Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $43,870.91 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONE, JOAN M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $43,870.87 Date 09/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTY-MAROZZI, JONATHAN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,870.79 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System