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 MULLER, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $43,183.82 Date 06/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXIS, ANN MARIE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,183.48 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHIPPEN, JOHN, JR Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $43,183.22 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, VALERIE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $43,183.05 Date 03/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TERAYSA D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,182.99 Date 01/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, PHILLIP J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,182.98 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJEWSKI, THADDEUS Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,182.97 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARMUS, MARI Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,182.91 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIMBRONE, LINDA A Employer name Erie County Amount $43,182.84 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, MEGAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $43,182.80 Date 04/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REALMUTO, JOY Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $43,182.71 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, CHRISTINE M Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $43,182.67 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, NATHANIEL Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,182.66 Date 05/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNACKI, KAREN S Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $43,182.25 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, REBECCA L Employer name Alfred-Almond CSD Amount $43,181.62 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GLORYENA C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,181.40 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, CARMEN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $43,181.40 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Watson Amount $43,181.32 Date 02/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZUTI, ASHLEY G Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $43,181.15 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFOLO, NICOLE M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,181.10 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATTEGRAIN, RICKARDO Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $43,180.36 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, LAWRENCE F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,180.17 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERR, KAREN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,180.10 Date 03/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORTHALS, SANDRA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,180.09 Date 06/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, BRENDA L Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $43,180.00 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY, ANNE K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,179.95 Date 08/03/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTERLEY, JOSHUA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,179.87 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ROSA E Employer name Department of Law Amount $43,179.83 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, JACQUELINE M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $43,179.48 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, HEATHER L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $43,179.04 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOE, BRIANNA C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,178.79 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASKIN, ZACHARY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,178.73 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, SARAH E Employer name Lake George CSD Amount $43,178.48 Date 02/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, VICANN Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $43,178.46 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUELOW, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $43,178.45 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, DARRYL Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $43,178.16 Date 03/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDLEY, KIZZY S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,177.99 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY-DUNLAP, LAURIE LEE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,177.89 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPP, DIANE Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $43,177.84 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTOWECZ, SCOTT W Employer name Town of Ballston Amount $43,177.83 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNKLEY, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Johnsburg Amount $43,177.60 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, BARBARA J Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $43,177.44 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, ELLEN S Employer name Erie County Amount $43,177.42 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ASHLEY N Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,177.32 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, RONALD L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,177.31 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCCI, SUSAN J Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $43,177.21 Date 01/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMS, BRIAN W Employer name Wayne County Amount $43,177.05 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERC, JUAN C Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $43,176.93 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVELLE, CYNTHIA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,176.90 Date 07/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, STEVEN J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $43,176.86 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, AMY S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,176.81 Date 06/05/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EZELL, COURTNEY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,176.46 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MROZEK, MICHAEL R Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $43,176.46 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLAP, REGINA M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,176.33 Date 07/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, CELESTE A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $43,176.25 Date 12/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOJNACKI, RICHARD J Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $43,176.13 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $43,176.09 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGLE, GLORIA J Employer name Town of Evans Amount $43,176.00 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCK, CYNTHIA L Employer name Village of Massena Amount $43,175.95 Date 09/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTSINGER, DONNA L Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $43,175.68 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHORTEMEYER, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,175.66 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, DAVID W Employer name Lewis County Amount $43,175.63 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RUBIO, STEVEN J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $43,175.42 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, DENISE Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $43,174.98 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MAUREEN Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $43,174.52 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREINKE, GLENN W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $43,174.42 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, LILLIAN Employer name Orange County Amount $43,174.40 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACHURA, KAZIMIERA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,173.74 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, ALEXANDRA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,173.72 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELAEZ, DORA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,173.52 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $43,173.25 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES FERNANDEZ, RAMONA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,173.22 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZELI, JASON R Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $43,172.98 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINZE, JOHN L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,172.76 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARABY, LACEY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,172.74 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, STEPHEN J Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $43,172.70 Date 10/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, PAUL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,172.46 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, BENJAMIN J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $43,172.41 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, MARK A Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $43,172.40 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, AMBER N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,171.76 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Fleming Amount $43,171.71 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, MICHAEL J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $43,171.38 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNING, VALERIE J Employer name Cayuga Co Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $43,171.32 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, GERALD Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,171.29 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, PAULA D Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $43,171.23 Date 06/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOYCE D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,170.59 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, PATRICIA Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $43,170.41 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SHIRLEY M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $43,170.16 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, RICHARD K Employer name Erie County Amount $43,170.08 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-VIL, ALFRED Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $43,169.64 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROLLETTE, JOHN P Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $43,169.53 Date 06/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOGNI, MARY B Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $43,169.53 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTIQUERA, ANGIE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $43,169.42 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DAVID Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $43,169.37 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, PATRICIA M Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $43,169.06 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, SANDRA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,169.01 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, LORRAINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,169.00 Date 02/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZEN, ROBIN F Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $43,168.54 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, JENNIFER Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $43,168.08 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUENNEVILLE, KANE L Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $43,168.01 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System