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 MC KOSKY, RICHARD P Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $43,775.51 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, JAMES R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $43,775.49 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSER, CARL E, JR Employer name Town of Annsville Amount $43,775.33 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MASCIO, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $43,774.89 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZ, HEIDEMARIE B Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $43,774.72 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECLAIR, NANCY A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $43,774.72 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLFRANK, CHARLES M Employer name Erie County Amount $43,774.60 Date 10/27/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, SANDRA Employer name Erie County Amount $43,774.35 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLEY, WILLIAM L, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $43,774.31 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDELLI, MICHAEL A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $43,774.28 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARSKI, MEGHAN E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,774.27 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, MARIANNE Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $43,774.26 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHR, CYNTHIA M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $43,774.26 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, KAREN L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $43,774.18 Date 04/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, GLORIA K Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $43,774.04 Date 10/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERUTTI, JOSETTE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,774.01 Date 03/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAJOTA-SILVESTRI, LINDA J Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $43,773.82 Date 02/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLISTER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $43,773.68 Date 04/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, GARRETT C Employer name Fulton County Amount $43,773.65 Date 10/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, RANDY D Employer name Town of Barker Amount $43,773.63 Date 10/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBURN, TRACY L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $43,772.89 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLO-BLOCK, CHRISTINE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,772.65 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASE, MICHAEL W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $43,771.77 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, TYRONE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,771.70 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHAM, GERARD R Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $43,771.32 Date 05/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACE, DONNA K Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $43,771.29 Date 10/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, LAURA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $43,771.28 Date 02/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, GARY E, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $43,771.16 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, MARY B Employer name Oswego County Amount $43,771.00 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPLES, JENNIFER E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,770.95 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDOCK, AMANDA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,770.95 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MICHAEL T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,770.92 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIERRE, MELISSA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,770.90 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRELA, TERESE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,770.88 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIATKOWSKI, DAWN M Employer name Erie County Amount $43,770.82 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOWE-DESMOND, LAURA J Employer name Ontario County Amount $43,770.71 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, ANDREW D Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,770.21 Date 08/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, WAYNE R, JR Employer name Herkimer County Amount $43,769.91 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAEDE, JOHN C Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $43,769.85 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, SUMMER L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $43,769.78 Date 04/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ANDRELL Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $43,769.31 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYCZKOWSKI, ANGELA MARIE Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $43,769.06 Date 02/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, DAVID J Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $43,768.61 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOZA, ISABEL Employer name Sullivan County Amount $43,768.53 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, MICHAEL S Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $43,768.32 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDO, SALLY A Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $43,767.95 Date 12/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBURDI, HAUDEE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,767.80 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOUGHTON, LORELEI Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $43,767.49 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, PAUL G Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,767.44 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHLIN, DINITA A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $43,767.36 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERBY, WANDA D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,767.34 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTMAN, ISAIAH B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,767.31 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, CASEY L Employer name Town of Victor Amount $43,767.30 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MICHAEL F Employer name Medina CSD Amount $43,767.03 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, ADRIAN Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $43,767.01 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERTUS PLATEL, ROSE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $43,766.57 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANINO, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,766.46 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWLETT, BRYON L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $43,766.36 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROFF, NATHAN D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,766.23 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZILOTTA, JOANNE E Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $43,765.94 Date 04/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTYKA, KENNETH Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,765.94 Date 06/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GJERGJI, DANIELLE Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $43,765.64 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, MARCIA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $43,765.62 Date 05/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, SHAWN M Employer name Town of Schaghticoke Amount $43,765.31 Date 12/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATON, SHANE M Employer name Town of Woodhull Amount $43,765.27 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, GERALD, JR Employer name Glen Cove Public Library Amount $43,765.24 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANDASAMI, RENNY Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $43,765.00 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLABUS, WENDY P Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $43,765.00 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFLEIN, DAVID A Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $43,764.90 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTORA, JANINE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $43,764.86 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, JANICE M Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $43,764.82 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, SHARON Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,764.81 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKSALL, STACEY G Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $43,764.72 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHOSKI, BART D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,764.58 Date 05/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEWEY, JOHN S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,764.42 Date 10/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, LINDA MARY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $43,764.32 Date 10/31/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, DONALD D Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $43,764.09 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARDY-ARRE, VELLA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $43,764.01 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLFE, WALTER H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $43,764.00 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSZONA, DAVE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $43,763.70 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ANTHONY J Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $43,763.67 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARMON, THOMAS E Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $43,763.54 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, TAMMY Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $43,763.41 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, DENNIS P Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $43,763.33 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARIELLO, ALLISON A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $43,763.32 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, BARBARA N Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $43,762.80 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ROSEMARIE A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $43,762.79 Date 07/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEALY, SHANNON NATASHA S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,762.64 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLYON, MICHELLE L Employer name Orange County Amount $43,762.63 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYRACUSE, DANA V Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $43,762.42 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, ROBERT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $43,762.20 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIN, MARK L Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,762.18 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, KAELEIGH R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,762.11 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, MARY F Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $43,762.06 Date 03/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, JEAN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $43,761.95 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, RICHARD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $43,761.93 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURAN, RYAN W Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $43,761.92 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON-HILL, TONYA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,761.85 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, KRISTAN T Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $43,761.84 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOELL, KIMBERLY P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $43,761.79 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System