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 HECHT, MARY L Employer name Genesee County Amount $43,573.70 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ROBERT J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $43,572.95 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNIGAN, ELIZABETH D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $43,572.83 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUE, DEBBIE J Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $43,572.71 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, LORI A Employer name Livingston County Amount $43,572.67 Date 01/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARBURY, MIA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,572.48 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, TERESA E Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $43,572.36 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, STEVEN W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,572.26 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RYAN R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,572.11 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, TIMOTHY N Employer name Town of Verona Amount $43,572.10 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFER, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $43,571.65 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAND, ETHAN S Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $43,571.65 Date 10/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $43,571.62 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPORE, DONNA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,571.59 Date 01/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUBEK-WALTER, MARTA D Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $43,571.58 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, SANDRA E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $43,571.23 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWARD, MICHAEL A, SR Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $43,571.20 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINN, BARBARA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $43,571.01 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMERAD, ROSIE Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $43,571.00 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMKE-DAVIE, MELISSA L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $43,570.80 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VREDENBURG, CAROL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,570.35 Date 07/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, CATHERINE A Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $43,570.32 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, THOMAS A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $43,570.24 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERDOUS, RIMI Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $43,570.20 Date 11/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENTOWSKI, SANDRA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $43,569.84 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARAYANASWAMY, ALAMELU Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $43,569.77 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, DAWN M Employer name Village of Marcellus Amount $43,569.70 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJNES, KARRIE E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $43,569.40 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHOOL, DEBORAH J Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $43,569.33 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGES, JEFFREY A Employer name Erie County Amount $43,569.30 Date 03/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHEIT, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,569.07 Date 12/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $43,568.76 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, PENNY S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,568.54 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DUSTIN J Employer name Broome County Amount $43,568.53 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKLEY, KEITH A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $43,568.45 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, ELISE D Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $43,568.32 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, MICHELE L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,567.89 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIN, JESSICA M Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $43,567.66 Date 07/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA-TORRES, JONATHAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,567.61 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLNAR, SEAN M Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $43,567.31 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKMAN, KENNETH M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,567.27 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'PEZIO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,567.26 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JUDITH A Employer name Delaware Co Soil Water Con Dis Amount $43,567.16 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, SAMUEL S Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $43,567.13 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, ELLEN K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,567.12 Date 02/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUGHN, DANA M Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $43,567.07 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALI, SUANNE L Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $43,567.04 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, LESSIE T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,567.00 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CYNTHIA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,566.42 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DONNA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $43,566.40 Date 10/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLODOVNIK, ALLEN G Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $43,566.40 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSELL, CAROLINE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,566.37 Date 06/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULIZOTTO, MICHAEL J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $43,566.32 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVEIRO, DONNA L Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $43,566.26 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, CHRISTINE M Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $43,566.24 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JEANNE M Employer name Pioneer Library System Amount $43,566.24 Date 12/28/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCSKALIK, EDWARD G Employer name Town of Roxbury Amount $43,565.92 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKEY, MICHAEL R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $43,565.83 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONKS, LISA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $43,565.50 Date 01/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDENBURG, BETH A, MRS Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $43,565.49 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBY, JOSEPH L, II Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $43,565.45 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIORINO, LISA M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $43,564.65 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBAJAL, MARIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,564.53 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUSCHAEFER-HEATH, KIMBERLY L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,564.52 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN BEERS, BONNIE R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,564.38 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, ELISE Employer name Genesee County Amount $43,564.26 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, ERIC R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,563.98 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, JASON L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,563.93 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LATIA G Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $43,563.49 Date 09/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, STANLEY J Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $43,563.47 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, GARY E, JR Employer name Village of Silver Creek Amount $43,563.47 Date 10/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYLOR, JANET Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,563.33 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, BRIANNA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,563.01 Date 02/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASE, DANIEL R Employer name Town of Wellsville Amount $43,562.84 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUNZIATA, SARA T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,562.66 Date 08/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, SEAGHAN P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,562.66 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES DE ROQUE, VILMA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,562.24 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTON, CHARLES B Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,562.11 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JON W Employer name Byron-Bergen CSD Amount $43,562.01 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGART, JANE M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $43,561.89 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIBANICH, JAMES J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $43,561.47 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, DAVID R Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $43,561.36 Date 09/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVIE, JOSEPH D Employer name Red Creek CSD Amount $43,561.33 Date 04/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NECROTO, JOHN PAUL Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $43,560.54 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGIEBOR, CHERYL M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $43,560.50 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, KELSEY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,560.04 Date 05/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAMMAVONG, MONICA S Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,559.84 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, DEBORAH A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $43,559.68 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, GEOFFREY B Employer name Schuyler County Amount $43,559.56 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KATRINA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,559.35 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTEMORE, DANIEL T Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $43,559.35 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, STEVEN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $43,559.04 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEATOR, WALTER, JR Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,558.80 Date 12/21/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MONDIE, MARK A Employer name Town of Malone Amount $43,558.77 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, RODNEY R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,558.61 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODEUR, ANDREW M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $43,558.49 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, MICHAEL S Employer name Lewis Co Soil & Water Con Dis Amount $43,558.41 Date 11/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSAMANO, NICKOLOUS J Employer name Village of Greenwood Lake Amount $43,558.38 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, KYLE J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $43,558.34 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAJON, ANA M Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $43,557.82 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System