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, DIANA M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $43,240.50 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLIZGA, LOUIS C, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $43,240.32 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINAYA, IVAN N Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $43,240.00 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, ALBERT A Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $43,239.86 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MLODYNIA, CYNTHIA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,239.75 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVERDI, JOANNE Employer name Town of Islip Amount $43,239.64 Date 08/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZLINSKY, CHERI A Employer name Tioga County Amount $43,239.51 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPPERS, LEE D Employer name Town of Butler Amount $43,239.40 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDSTOCK, PAULA A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $43,239.27 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOROSHEVICH, THOMAS G Employer name Fishers Island UFSD 4 Amount $43,239.20 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, BRIAN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,239.09 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIZZO, JOSEPH P Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,238.92 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DYGERT, BRENDA J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $43,238.87 Date 04/16/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTE, MARY LOU K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,238.82 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, EDWIN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $43,238.68 Date 01/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKELEER, GERALYNN A Employer name Orange County Amount $43,238.39 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, MARGARET A Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $43,238.37 Date 11/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, JAMES R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $43,238.29 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, CHRISTINA E Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $43,238.13 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLIONE, SHARON M Employer name Albany County Amount $43,238.08 Date 08/27/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLONE, EMERY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,238.00 Date 08/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHMAD, RENO I S Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $43,237.83 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUBITZ-BARNHART, DONNA M Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $43,237.54 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMEAU, FRED J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $43,237.33 Date 11/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URDA, GEOFFREY T Employer name City of Watertown Amount $43,237.28 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZALKOWSKI, JENNIFER A Employer name Clinton County Amount $43,237.26 Date 12/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEKETE, KALMAN P Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $43,237.07 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, PAUL R Employer name City of Hudson Amount $43,237.02 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKLE, TINA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,237.02 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AU CLAIR, ELLEN A Employer name Oswego County Amount $43,236.63 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, FRANK J Employer name Town of StoNY Point Amount $43,236.44 Date 01/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, HELEN B Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $43,236.38 Date 04/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KERCHER, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $43,236.31 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CHEYNE, BRANDY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,236.24 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOKER, KATHY R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $43,236.04 Date 04/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, ELMIRENE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $43,235.88 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLYTH, DANIEL T Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,235.66 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGRAVES, CAROL J Employer name Warren County Amount $43,235.57 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSKE, DEBORAH J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,235.50 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, TIFFANY N Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $43,235.49 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, SHEVAUN E Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $43,235.35 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHARDT, JEAN M, MS Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,235.07 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORREALE, ALYSSA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,235.01 Date 06/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGUERCIO, DENISE Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $43,234.97 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $43,234.51 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVAL, PAUL G Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $43,234.47 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAGA, CAMILLE A Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $43,234.29 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ELIZABETH S Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,234.08 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARTH, HARRY R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,234.08 Date 06/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNAN, DAVID T Employer name Wayne County Amount $43,233.75 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKLES, LINDSEY M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,233.73 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANNERY, MARISSA J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $43,233.68 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, SHANNON M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,233.55 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTESSA, BARBARA J Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $43,233.54 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYWEATHER, MYRA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,232.92 Date 09/19/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHWIRUT, JUDITH A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,232.92 Date 11/06/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, EVELYN N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,232.82 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANTONIO, THOMAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $43,232.82 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIXOM, JAMES E Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $43,232.62 Date 12/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABANUK, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Cortland Amount $43,232.61 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, LINDA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $43,232.51 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTEAD, JOSEPH N Employer name Otsego County Amount $43,232.39 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAYE, THERESE M Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $43,232.36 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONK, KEVIN R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $43,232.14 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZA, MARY JANE Employer name Frankfort-Schuyler CSD Amount $43,232.05 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TIMOTHY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,232.01 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBERT, MICHELLE L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,231.88 Date 11/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEAL, FAITH S Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $43,231.84 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, PETER W Employer name Town of Ghent Amount $43,231.84 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEETING, RICHARD R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $43,231.72 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAUGH, TERRE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,231.64 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, YVONNE A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $43,231.45 Date 05/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, RICHARD E, JR Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,231.45 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSBURGH, ERIC D Employer name Education Department Amount $43,231.36 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, ANN M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,231.14 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KAREN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,231.09 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, BRUCE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $43,231.04 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ANTHONY J Employer name Long Lake CSD Amount $43,231.02 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, MARCEY J Employer name Schuyler County Amount $43,230.98 Date 12/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, DEWAIN S, JR Employer name Orleans County Amount $43,230.95 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIA, RONALD R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $43,230.61 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, CHARLENE A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $43,230.28 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, NANCY B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $43,229.73 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $43,229.36 Date 08/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASKA, CAROLINE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $43,229.33 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIN, KI M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $43,229.20 Date 12/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LANCE B Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $43,228.62 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELAIR, FREDERICK L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $43,228.51 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, JOHN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $43,228.33 Date 11/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSI, JAMES S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,228.09 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, KEITH A Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $43,228.00 Date 03/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, KAREN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $43,227.86 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLEGARA, KATHLEEN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,227.82 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUE, MELISSA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,227.82 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPLANTE, DONNA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,227.82 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, LYNN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,227.82 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCATA, MARGARET L Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,227.81 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLER, DONNA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,227.81 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, BRENDA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,227.80 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAHAM, LINDA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,227.80 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System