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 MOWER, JO ANN Employer name Herkimer County Amount $43,377.72 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARYHUGH, MATTHEW A Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $43,377.52 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKTON, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $43,377.29 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMOND, BRITTANY M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,376.72 Date 07/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFENDER, MARY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,376.65 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, KYLE R Employer name Olean Housing Authority Amount $43,376.29 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSEN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Washington County Amount $43,375.99 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARGES, JENNIFER A Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,375.92 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, BARBARA A Employer name Broome County Amount $43,375.85 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHN, DANIEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,375.64 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $43,375.28 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETARY, MICHAEL A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $43,375.04 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFED, LOUISE H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,374.43 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEED, MICHAEL T Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $43,374.38 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARROW, JERRY R Employer name Town of Union Amount $43,374.28 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, MEGHAN M Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $43,373.89 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, BRIAN D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,373.70 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBY, AMY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,373.70 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, CRYSTAL A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,373.70 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THERING, MARK A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,373.70 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANKER, CHRISTEN M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $43,373.70 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANAHY, KARLIN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,373.70 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAULTER, NOELLE R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,373.70 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE BULY, DAPHNEY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $43,373.66 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, CRAIG L Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $43,373.48 Date 06/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVASCIO, CHARLES F Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $43,373.42 Date 10/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATARELLI, ANTHONY C Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $43,373.11 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO VAGLIO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Rome Amount $43,372.93 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONOVAN, KELLY L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $43,372.85 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, ALFRED A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,372.85 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWITALSKI, TIMOTHY M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $43,372.67 Date 05/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLINCOE, JANICE E Employer name Broome County Amount $43,372.45 Date 10/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORANCE, JOAN D Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $43,372.32 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADIGES, PAMALA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,372.16 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAILE, NEWEQUASH C Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $43,372.10 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPE, YASMIN V Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,371.88 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, LINDA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $43,371.74 Date 01/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, LOUIS Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,371.69 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARLACK, DANETTE Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $43,371.67 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, GERROD W Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $43,371.29 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EL HOUSSIENY, DEBRA K Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $43,371.11 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODOJEWSKI, DAVID V Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,371.05 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, ALLEN J Employer name Town of Throop Amount $43,370.96 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, FRANCIS A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $43,370.50 Date 11/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, TONYA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,370.36 Date 10/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSTRAND, WILLIAM J Employer name Fulton County Amount $43,370.35 Date 06/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CLIFFORD L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $43,370.23 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRATE, NANCY Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $43,369.94 Date 12/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, JOHN M, III Employer name City of Troy Amount $43,369.68 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGH, ROOSEVELT, JR Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $43,369.46 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, CAROL L Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $43,369.11 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCOTT, PAULA I Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $43,369.03 Date 12/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPON, DAN E Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $43,368.54 Date 01/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLORY, ELLA M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $43,367.72 Date 03/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCO, BETH B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,367.40 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIVILS, ARNITA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,367.29 Date 02/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, CRYSTAL J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,367.19 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMAREL, FRANCESCA C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,367.18 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJEWSKI, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,366.98 Date 05/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ILONA Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $43,366.76 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, JASON F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,366.56 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOKEY, LEE H Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $43,366.37 Date 01/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, HEATHER M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $43,366.24 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZEY, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Village of Phoenix Amount $43,366.06 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, MARY ELLEN E Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $43,365.57 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, TAMARA L Employer name Norwich Housing Authority Amount $43,365.42 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, MATTHEW B Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,365.41 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODELL, SCOTT G Employer name Town of Burns Amount $43,365.29 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIPWELL, ANDREA N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,365.28 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZ, CLIFFORD W Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $43,365.27 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPIONE, DIANE F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,365.15 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, DAVID J Employer name Town of Lake George Amount $43,365.12 Date 05/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL SIGNORE, DEANA Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $43,365.06 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEYHAN, DAVID E Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,364.93 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLH, JOHN H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,364.90 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, TAMMY M Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $43,364.79 Date 12/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHALJIAN, JOHN A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $43,364.78 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, KARYN Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $43,364.75 Date 12/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDZEF, ADAM R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,364.66 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBMAN, DEBORAH R Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $43,364.37 Date 07/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANK, DONNA J Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $43,364.29 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURK, ELAINE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,364.14 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, DANIEL W Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $43,364.10 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORENO, MATTHEW G Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $43,364.04 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, DORRIE-RENE Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,363.99 Date 05/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACOBUCCI, KELLY R Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $43,363.97 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ELIZABETH M Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $43,363.62 Date 04/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, JENNIFER D Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $43,363.41 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, JOEL B Employer name Village of Naples Amount $43,363.36 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIERODA, DENISE A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $43,363.33 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROPER, GERALDINE N Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $43,363.05 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHRENS, TAMMIE Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $43,362.80 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, JOSHUA T Employer name Washington County Amount $43,362.57 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMERSON, ROBERT Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,362.42 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, STEVEN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,362.26 Date 10/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKLER, LAURIE BETH Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $43,362.23 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALCAGNO, CAROL Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $43,362.18 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARIE I Employer name Orange County Amount $43,361.83 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, CRYSTAL A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $43,361.55 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUTHAUSER, DAVID C Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $43,361.48 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System