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 SWINT, MARY BETH Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,706.80 Date 03/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRI, HEATHER K Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $43,706.63 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETANO, JOSEPH V Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $43,706.37 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKENBECK, LETISHA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,706.25 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, HAROLD K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $43,705.69 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANDERS, DALE F Employer name Town of Alma Amount $43,705.61 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBERT, MARY G, MS Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $43,705.54 Date 01/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMUS, RONNIE J Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $43,705.50 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, BEVERLY R Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $43,705.45 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLAY, GERALD D Employer name City of Albany Amount $43,705.40 Date 11/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERO, WILFREDO Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,705.35 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, VALERIE L Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $43,705.14 Date 01/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESNER, SUZANNE J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,705.05 Date 08/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANDERS, KATHY J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $43,704.67 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, KATHY J Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $43,704.11 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ISAAC Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,704.07 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, CYNTHIA A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $43,704.00 Date 02/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUIRRE, RANDY D Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $43,703.94 Date 12/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, DEVIN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,703.76 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHOWSKI, NICHOLE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,703.20 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFUS, JOSETTA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,703.17 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGGIONE, ANNAMARIE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $43,702.89 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPO, CAMILLE Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,702.57 Date 10/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANWARING, BRYAN C Employer name Town of Harmony Amount $43,702.50 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JULIE L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $43,702.41 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUST, JAMES E Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $43,702.30 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMER, ANA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,702.28 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DAVE R Employer name Fulton County Amount $43,702.10 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, CODEY L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $43,702.05 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDWELL, LILLIAN J Employer name Otsego County Amount $43,702.02 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMPLE, PAMELA J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $43,702.00 Date 10/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHIBALD, KATHERINE E Employer name Hewlett Bay Fire District Amount $43,701.75 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTA, MANUEL Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,701.72 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, SHIRLEY J Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,701.66 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, GORDON F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $43,701.62 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGHELA, CARMINE, JR Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $43,701.44 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, SHELLY ANN L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,701.28 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUNK, PERRY T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,701.27 Date 04/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHESS, BENJAMIN S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $43,701.24 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, MARY E Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $43,701.15 Date 02/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMARTIE, QUALITA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,701.12 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, TIMOTHY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $43,701.06 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRAWAY, KATHLEEN A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,700.92 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ANGEL E Employer name Mt Pleasant Cottage Sch UFSD Amount $43,700.91 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, HERFA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,700.82 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES-WRIGHT, KAREN A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,700.82 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, ANGELA L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,700.82 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ELSA E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,700.82 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARBELAEZ, INES E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,700.82 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYETTE, KELLIE A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $43,700.51 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, GARY E Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $43,700.12 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROS, MYRLENE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $43,699.88 Date 01/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESSELS, MICHELLE L Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $43,699.72 Date 06/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, KEVIN F Employer name Village of West Haverstraw Amount $43,699.35 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, JASON M Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $43,699.28 Date 07/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ALAN J Employer name Chenango County Amount $43,698.88 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESSUP, PEGGY L Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $43,698.78 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKLEY, GERALD R, JR Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $43,698.64 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMILLUCA, HOPE E Employer name Oswego County Amount $43,698.35 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPO, RONALD Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $43,698.32 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, DAVID P Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $43,698.30 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABILE, PATRICIA E Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $43,698.11 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTY, TRISHA L Employer name Department of Law Amount $43,697.93 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, MARIA D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $43,697.76 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IULG, LORRIE L Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $43,697.70 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEOPLES, SHONDELL L Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,697.55 Date 09/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHRIE, DEBORAH L Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $43,697.39 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LAFEEFIAH R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,697.35 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESTONE, HOLLY A Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $43,697.05 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLER, MARIE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $43,696.95 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHARLES, RICHARD Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $43,696.68 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, PHILLIP G Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,696.55 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILATO, BRENDA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,696.51 Date 06/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, SHARON M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $43,696.45 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, CAMIE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,696.34 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINS, BRANDON L Employer name City of Olean Amount $43,696.23 Date 10/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, MARY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,696.09 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREA, STEPHEN M Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $43,696.00 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, VICTOR R Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $43,695.77 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBLICK, SANDRA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $43,695.75 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL PRADO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,695.65 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MARIA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $43,695.64 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIVAN, MICHAEL K Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $43,695.17 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, DARLENE M Employer name Orange County Amount $43,695.06 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLO, AMBER M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,694.94 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RUVO, ANTHONY R Employer name Broome County Amount $43,694.81 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARILYN J Employer name Essex County Amount $43,694.58 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMET, CAROL A Employer name Steuben County Amount $43,694.57 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATTA, ROBERT K Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $43,694.50 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARZUELA, MARITZA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,694.14 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GIACCO, DANIEL J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,694.12 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, ANDREW W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $43,694.11 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTER, E LAWRENCE Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $43,694.07 Date 08/11/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUEENEY, MICHELLE T Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $43,694.05 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINGUE, JOSEPH C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $43,693.98 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYTON, ALNITA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,693.82 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPKINS, STACY T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,693.82 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRESI, JULIA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $43,693.82 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTEN, DANIEL J Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $43,693.67 Date 01/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWMAN, KAMELLA M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $43,693.50 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System