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 WINANT, MICHELLE L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $43,513.03 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, THERESE M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,512.95 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWELL, TAMMY M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $43,512.91 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, MARSHA M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $43,512.55 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYATT, APRIL D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,512.33 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, RHONDA M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,512.29 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA ROSA, JOSE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,512.03 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, NORMAN P Employer name Town of Bethany Amount $43,512.00 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAUFMAN, KATHLEEN Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $43,511.76 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURK, JAMES E, JR Employer name Cortland County Amount $43,511.72 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIER, BEBI W Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $43,511.65 Date 06/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAN, LOAN N Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $43,511.52 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, DAVID A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $43,511.38 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MICHAEL Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,511.16 Date 12/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VERONICA R Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $43,510.88 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARISSIMO, JOHN A Employer name City of Rome Amount $43,510.55 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, AARON R Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,510.54 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETT, JANICE M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $43,510.54 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEPHEN A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $43,510.40 Date 12/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABAGNALE, ANDREA R Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,510.25 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, RICHARD L, JR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,510.10 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, KENNETH C Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $43,510.00 Date 10/23/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIACCO, NICOLAS J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,509.89 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, KATIE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,509.59 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANER, JEFFREY S Employer name Village of Canajoharie Amount $43,509.42 Date 07/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEY, CHERYL M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $43,509.37 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISSON, CASEY J Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $43,509.21 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTO, SAMANTHA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,509.09 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIFELMAN, LAUREN A Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $43,509.07 Date 03/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONOCORE, KEITH P Employer name City of Auburn Amount $43,509.06 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSNER, STEPHANIE G Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $43,509.00 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERSCAK, JANINE M Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $43,507.90 Date 10/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADER, RICKY L Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $43,507.74 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONCKTON, ALEC H Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $43,507.69 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWBURN, JAMES C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $43,507.42 Date 12/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JUNE A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $43,507.21 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOOPMAN, JULIA NUTH Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $43,506.97 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, LINDA J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $43,506.74 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY, DONNA Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $43,506.57 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JOHN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $43,506.54 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, MARY Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,506.35 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROZD, CONNIE L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,506.10 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARFINKEL, ADINA F Employer name Erie County Amount $43,505.82 Date 11/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ANDREW R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $43,505.53 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, BRIAN J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $43,505.52 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, PHYLLIS Employer name Uniondale Public Library Amount $43,505.52 Date 05/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, SHANNON M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,505.40 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESSER, LYNN-ERIN I Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $43,505.29 Date 10/26/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MONICA J Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $43,505.29 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JASON M Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,505.26 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SHARON L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $43,504.96 Date 01/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEN, RICHARD L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,504.76 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, VIVIAN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $43,504.20 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, WINNIE J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,503.92 Date 12/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHISTER, AMANDA J Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,503.86 Date 04/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, ANITA S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $43,503.80 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KAREN E Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $43,503.67 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, RONALD W Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $43,503.15 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILETO, MICHELE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,503.15 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARL, VINCENZINA R Employer name Town of Athens Amount $43,503.14 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZ, TIMOTHY S Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $43,503.10 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, EVELYN Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $43,502.97 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLA, KATHLEEN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,502.88 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLCZAK, ANNE MARIE T Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $43,502.62 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSYTHE, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $43,502.35 Date 02/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCA, THOMAS M Employer name Village of New York Mills Amount $43,502.10 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAM, CHERYL M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $43,501.94 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESANCENEY, ROBERT R, JR Employer name Washington County Amount $43,501.65 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, DAWN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,500.85 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMADET, JACQUES Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,500.56 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, DANIELLE D Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $43,500.46 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERS, JENNIPHER R Employer name Livingston County Amount $43,500.44 Date 12/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMBRITE-JONES, MARY J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,500.20 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTOCK, RONALD C Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $43,500.08 Date 06/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADER, JAMES M Employer name Albany County Amount $43,499.89 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DIANNE S Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $43,499.89 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSON, KAREN L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,499.63 Date 05/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANDREA, BRIAN L Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $43,499.48 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRINGER, PAUL R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,499.13 Date 03/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, STACY L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $43,499.09 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, DANIEL P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $43,499.04 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, ALLEN P Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $43,498.95 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISOWSKI, MARIE G Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $43,498.86 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, JEROME Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,498.72 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, THOMAS P Employer name Genesee County Amount $43,498.63 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, IVETTE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $43,498.35 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, RENEE D Employer name Essex County Amount $43,498.00 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, TIMOTHY G Employer name Town of Milo Amount $43,497.81 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC OMBER, ERIC M Employer name Ontario County Amount $43,497.23 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DAWN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,497.19 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLEY, COLLEEN E Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $43,497.09 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, BOBETTE W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,497.07 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, SHARON S Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $43,496.96 Date 09/22/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JAMES M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $43,496.55 Date 01/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYWATER, GARY W Employer name Village of Cobleskill Amount $43,496.36 Date 07/15/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, JUDY L Employer name City of Lockport Amount $43,496.21 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTISON, PAULA S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $43,496.13 Date 02/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, AUDRA D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,496.10 Date 05/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTERO, DALIA S Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $43,495.51 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIA, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $43,495.37 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System