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 BARRY, JAMES E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,084.76 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTERNACK, AMY Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,084.74 Date 10/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, CAMILLE Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $43,084.71 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLIAKOS, DIAN E Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $43,084.71 Date 02/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JORDAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $43,084.63 Date 06/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOOKRAM, KAMLA D Employer name Department of Law Amount $43,084.61 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIARRINO, MICHAEL R Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $43,084.61 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFEN, KAREN L Employer name Town of Chester Amount $43,084.61 Date 07/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, DEAN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $43,084.51 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERES, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $43,084.33 Date 10/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUILLO, ROBERT J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,084.22 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, KIP D Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $43,083.99 Date 02/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, IRENE N Employer name Broome County Amount $43,083.58 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, EDDIE M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $43,083.52 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRENREICH, WILLIAM G Employer name Town of Minden Amount $43,083.30 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALEK, STEVEN M Employer name Education Department Amount $43,083.29 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTFIN, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $43,083.24 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, DANIELLE D Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $43,083.21 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODOROV, JACQUELINE E Employer name Erie County Amount $43,083.08 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LINDA J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,082.99 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANA, ESTHER E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,082.97 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, MICHELE E Employer name Orange County Amount $43,082.78 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPITELLO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,082.70 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, ROBERT, III Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $43,082.68 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, ELISE J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $43,082.43 Date 08/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIDERS, CAROLYN D Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $43,082.16 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, AMBER M Employer name Delaware County Amount $43,082.14 Date 09/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TYLER J Employer name Steuben County Amount $43,081.88 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, PATRICIA E Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $43,081.83 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULISI, LINDA M Employer name Schuyler County Amount $43,081.81 Date 04/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNNING, EDWARD T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $43,081.72 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERSON, MARISSA E Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $43,081.68 Date 12/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAGER, DEE ANN A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,081.61 Date 09/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Corning Amount $43,081.53 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESZYNSKI, THOMAS A Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $43,081.21 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, GINA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $43,080.92 Date 10/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, CHARLES H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $43,080.62 Date 01/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTINO, SUSAN N Employer name Town of Southold Amount $43,080.52 Date 04/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, EDWIN S Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $43,080.09 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, DENNIS M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $43,079.87 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JANE E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,079.61 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OH-LEE, MICHELLE MIJA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,079.36 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZADA, LILIANA Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $43,079.31 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AU CLAIR, JAMES V Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $43,079.12 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, CHARLES W, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,078.86 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, ROYCE M Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $43,078.61 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, DAVID J Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $43,078.57 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIONE, LEA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,078.42 Date 05/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACY, JOHN B Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $43,078.35 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WANAKEE D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $43,078.23 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, AGNES P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,077.93 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTAFA, ALICIA H Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,077.92 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, LAURIE A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $43,077.66 Date 01/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CUE, THERESA E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,077.65 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTIK, JEFFREY R Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $43,077.46 Date 01/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, EDWARD A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $43,077.45 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROBEL, BETH S Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $43,077.21 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JEREMY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,076.93 Date 04/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEIKH, MANSOOR A Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $43,076.88 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, CATHERINE A Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $43,076.85 Date 03/05/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCULLO, JOSEPH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,076.65 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JENNIFER E Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $43,076.49 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SANDRA Y Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,076.45 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, ROBERT A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,076.13 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDEWIG, SHARON N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,075.95 Date 11/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAY, GLENN J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $43,075.90 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSDELL, TODD R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,075.90 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIDESTER, PHILLIP A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $43,075.66 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAZA, ROSALIE F Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $43,075.37 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAS, BRITTANY N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,074.88 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PAULA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,074.73 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFRON, BARBARA A Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $43,074.43 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURILLO, IRIS Y Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,074.34 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORNICK, ERIN L Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $43,074.22 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESCHENES, JOSEPH T Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $43,073.74 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIVELA, BARBARA J E Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $43,073.64 Date 11/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOGAN, KATHY M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $43,073.63 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRK, BEVERLY J Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $43,073.53 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARBERO, THOMAS Employer name Town of Kent Amount $43,073.44 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZOLLBRECHT, ASHLEY M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,073.35 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKOGIANNIS, GEORGE Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $43,073.17 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, KELLY A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $43,072.97 Date 04/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANTKE, JEFFREY W Employer name Greece CSD Amount $43,072.75 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, ROBERT K Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $43,072.70 Date 07/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, KATHY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,072.64 Date 06/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARD, LE ROY C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,072.39 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSTON, DEREK D Employer name Town of Madrid Amount $43,072.32 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERIO, NANCY C Employer name City of Oswego Amount $43,072.31 Date 01/25/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPPE-WAGNER, DONNA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,072.19 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLKOSKY, PATRICIA A Employer name Chemung County Amount $43,072.09 Date 10/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISCAVAGE, THERESA J Employer name Columbia County Amount $43,072.08 Date 01/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVER, HELEN Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $43,072.05 Date 01/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Town of Islip Amount $43,071.41 Date 10/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, SCOTT L Employer name Copenhagen CSD Amount $43,071.33 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CARNELL J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,071.16 Date 04/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JALYSSA J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $43,070.83 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, ANN MARIE Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $43,070.78 Date 11/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSMAN, ROSA V Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $43,070.76 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, DAXIN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $43,070.64 Date 01/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SUE A Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,070.48 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System