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 TURNER, DARREN W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $43,612.65 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DENNIS Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $43,612.56 Date 08/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, CYNTHIA M Employer name Setauket Fire District Amount $43,612.34 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, VANESSA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,612.16 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Orange County Amount $43,612.07 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE HART, JASON M Employer name Centro of Oneida Inc Amount $43,612.01 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ROSA Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $43,611.88 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, MELANIE W Employer name Crawford Library District Amount $43,611.63 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEACHAM, JOSEPH D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $43,611.11 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVIELLO, DONNA S Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $43,610.96 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, KIMBERLY S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,610.46 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, JOSEPHINE T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,610.42 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DAMON C Employer name Warren County Amount $43,610.16 Date 02/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEL, DOROTHY H Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $43,610.10 Date 04/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JACQUELYN T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $43,610.02 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON-FECUNDA, CLARITA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $43,609.93 Date 10/14/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCKETT, JAMES S Employer name Columbia County Amount $43,609.93 Date 01/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEKNECHT, SHARON A Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $43,609.53 Date 11/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSKY, PAUL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,609.40 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JANICE L Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $43,608.70 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, PAMELA S Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $43,608.67 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKERSON, DEBRA R Employer name Seneca County Amount $43,608.65 Date 06/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SARNO, ROBERT Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $43,608.55 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, EUGENE C, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $43,608.45 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUKER, RUSSELL D Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $43,608.34 Date 03/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,608.27 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, SHERRIE L Employer name Barker CSD Amount $43,608.15 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIER, BARBARA R Employer name Chenango County Amount $43,607.90 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICCIO, LOIS M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $43,607.85 Date 11/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, GREGORY S Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,607.53 Date 07/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, JAMES A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $43,607.40 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ADAM D Employer name City of Albany Amount $43,607.39 Date 11/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHIONDA, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Milo Amount $43,607.32 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEL, SHERRI L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $43,607.08 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIOLICA, CATHERINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,607.03 Date 04/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, JENNIFER L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $43,606.63 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, SHEILA J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $43,606.58 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPLEY, TERESA C Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $43,606.58 Date 09/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADINOLFI, ANTHONY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $43,606.44 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMOLOLA, FEYISHAKIN Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $43,606.40 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCETTI, JAMES, JR Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $43,606.22 Date 10/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, JASON A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $43,606.20 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, GEORGE R Employer name Village of Warsaw Amount $43,606.20 Date 07/17/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,606.16 Date 02/07/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, JEROME S Employer name Erie County Amount $43,605.77 Date 01/13/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC UMBER, STEPHEN J Employer name Steuben County Amount $43,605.72 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, ULTIDE Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,605.70 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTON, AMANDA D Employer name Madison County Amount $43,605.41 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTI, JESSICA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,605.28 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOOMPUMKAL XAVIER, JOSEPH Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $43,605.07 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORLIER, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $43,604.72 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, NESTOR Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,604.70 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAWOJSKI, DONNA M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $43,604.61 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, CRAIG M Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $43,604.58 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, EARL L, JR Employer name Town of Gouverneur Amount $43,604.52 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN W Employer name Wayne County Amount $43,604.45 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, WILLIAM R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,604.26 Date 12/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, SHAWN F Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $43,604.13 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIM, WONYONG Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $43,603.90 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JAMES R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,603.79 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEFUSCO, MICHAEL Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $43,603.75 Date 07/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, GWENDOLYN E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,603.39 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMSEN, TIMOTHY J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,603.00 Date 03/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARNAUD, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,602.98 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERILLO, GAIL A Employer name Mahopac Public Library Amount $43,602.88 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KEVIN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $43,602.88 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDER, MELODY M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,602.87 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILL, GRETCHEN A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $43,602.84 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMBERT, LISA K Employer name Wayne County Amount $43,602.71 Date 03/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYERS, BRIAN C Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $43,602.54 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKS, MARK A Employer name Town of Clayton Amount $43,602.47 Date 04/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, WARREN M Employer name Town of Chazy Amount $43,602.40 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, CODI A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $43,602.33 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIELLY, KRISTIN M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,602.19 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, NATASHA LATOYA Employer name Genesee County Amount $43,601.91 Date 02/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, ALEESE D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,601.77 Date 07/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILFOYLE, KELLY E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,601.51 Date 04/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHMAN, DAWN M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $43,601.24 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZALA, JAMES J, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $43,601.21 Date 07/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, MARY E Employer name Tioga County Amount $43,600.80 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRZEPACZ, MICHAEL P Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $43,600.69 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, KAREN E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $43,600.44 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABINOWITZ, SANDRA Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $43,600.39 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, BARBARA M Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $43,600.15 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, YALENA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,600.01 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONEY, STEPHANIE Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $43,599.51 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, MARY T Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $43,599.50 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, HELEN E Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,599.08 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, JOY Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $43,599.07 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREYETTE, JEFFREY P Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $43,599.01 Date 08/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, MARY JANE Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $43,598.89 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLOW, SERWAA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $43,598.68 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, AUDREY A Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $43,598.66 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Little Falls Amount $43,598.65 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, MARK S Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $43,598.56 Date 11/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, EUNICE O Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $43,598.37 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVE, JAMES L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $43,598.27 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELAND, ELIZABETH A Employer name City of Utica Amount $43,598.19 Date 06/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFARO, KATHERINE Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $43,598.06 Date 01/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKIERT, ASHLEY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,597.81 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System