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 NELSON, MARGARET A Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $43,557.75 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, DEVONNE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,557.73 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAYDA, MARY E Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $43,557.60 Date 12/11/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JEREMY T Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,557.41 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTY Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,557.29 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABELLA, JESSICA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,557.11 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARNARD, GREGORY S Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $43,557.05 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, AMBER S Employer name Town of Ellicottville Amount $43,556.82 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROQUE, ALAN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,556.81 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIGER, JACQUELINE M Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $43,556.73 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHERYL L Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $43,556.63 Date 12/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, ASHLEY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,556.58 Date 01/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACKOWSKY, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Paris Amount $43,556.52 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DUFFEE, JAMES W Employer name Tompkins County Amount $43,556.37 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALA, JOHANNA Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $43,556.18 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAREK, VERA P Employer name Department of Law Amount $43,555.94 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, EDGAR, JR Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,555.93 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLANSKY, PAUL A Employer name Town of Florida Amount $43,555.27 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPFERBECK, EDWARD L Employer name Town of Arcade Amount $43,555.18 Date 06/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, VICKY L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $43,555.01 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLACK, MICHAEL H Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,555.01 Date 11/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JASON P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $43,554.89 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIESE, H GARRETT Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,554.81 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, SALLY H Employer name Clinton County Amount $43,554.62 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, ELIZABETH N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,554.42 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Malone Amount $43,554.35 Date 01/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCOPO, MARIE B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,554.33 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANEZ, BETSY Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $43,554.17 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPEIZA, NICOLE Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $43,553.89 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PAGE, LAWRENCE W Employer name Franklin County Amount $43,553.79 Date 03/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JOYCE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $43,553.36 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANDUIZ, ZORAIDA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $43,553.24 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORR, STEVE F Employer name Town of Clayton Amount $43,553.10 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, EVA M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $43,552.77 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVOIE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Malone Amount $43,552.55 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIERMAN, SILVIA Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $43,551.86 Date 07/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANA, PAUL D Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $43,551.46 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, DEBRA A Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $43,551.44 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONA, MARGARET L Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $43,551.31 Date 11/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDON, REBECCA Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $43,551.19 Date 02/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, MARIE Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $43,550.90 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLESCHI, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,550.88 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, RICHARD O Employer name Town of Orleans Amount $43,550.81 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTZ, ERIC W Employer name Town of Italy Amount $43,550.70 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEYGER, GALINA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,550.53 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JEROME M Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $43,550.53 Date 10/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, LAWRENCE H Employer name Town of Massena Amount $43,550.52 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POND, LEROY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $43,550.29 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCES, MAUREEN L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $43,550.28 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHNELL, ERIN M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $43,550.27 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARY, NEIL A Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $43,550.27 Date 07/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SEAN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $43,550.03 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CHRISTINA L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $43,549.93 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MELISSA R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,549.84 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, MARALYN M Employer name Livingston County Amount $43,549.83 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, CARI D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,549.81 Date 10/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, DARLENE L Employer name Clinton County Amount $43,549.44 Date 03/05/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, JESSICA A Employer name Chemung County Amount $43,548.92 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, CHARISSE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $43,548.50 Date 12/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMPIE, KIMBERLY L Employer name Department of State Amount $43,548.35 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEZNEK, DANIEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $43,548.24 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, ASHONDA M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $43,548.14 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNESKI, KATHI Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $43,548.02 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Village of Morris Amount $43,547.96 Date 09/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHAO, RAY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,547.75 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINEAU, JONATHAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $43,547.75 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, RAYON O Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $43,547.14 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, WAYNE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $43,547.00 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROJANOWSKY, LYNDA K Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $43,546.70 Date 10/04/1966 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JAMES J, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,546.31 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, WAYNE M Employer name Village of Whitehall Amount $43,546.31 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEALEY-CUMMINGS, TRACEY D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,546.20 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, NANCY L Employer name Orleans County Amount $43,545.97 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, THOMAS S Employer name Delaware County Amount $43,545.79 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONETTE, KEVIN Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $43,545.71 Date 12/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ESS, IDA S Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $43,545.23 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMO, KASSANDRA L, MRS Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,545.14 Date 08/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATIER, DAWN A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $43,544.93 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASH, WILLIAM C Employer name Columbia County Amount $43,544.90 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGIASSO, DENISE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,544.90 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXSON, RICHARD P Employer name Tioga County Amount $43,544.68 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARELLA, MARCIA D Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $43,544.50 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODE, HARRY W Employer name Town of Richmondville Amount $43,544.28 Date 11/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYOTT, CHARLES C A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $43,544.27 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHYEANNE D Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $43,544.27 Date 04/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBANIA, JEFFREY J Employer name City of Rome Amount $43,544.20 Date 07/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEADLEY, GEORGE B Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $43,544.13 Date 09/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, MICHAEL L, JR Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $43,543.82 Date 11/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, KATHERIN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $43,543.72 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JODOIN, BETHANNE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,543.55 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIE, NATASHA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,543.54 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHETTI, ANTHONY J Employer name Village of Cayuga Amount $43,543.48 Date 01/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUDICO, SHELLEY C Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $43,543.36 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDEN, LORETTA Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $43,543.30 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARIE V Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $43,543.29 Date 09/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISHOLM, BERDELL B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $43,543.10 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULE, JENNIFER A Employer name Town of Boston Amount $43,543.10 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, NANCY A Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $43,542.78 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, JONATHAN S Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $43,542.29 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGRO, ALEXIS Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $43,542.26 Date 02/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System