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 MEDINA, RENE A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $43,002.32 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORY, STACEY L Employer name Oakfield-Alabama CSD Amount $43,002.28 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VLECK, TRACY L Employer name Seneca County Amount $43,002.28 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, JAMES S Employer name Downsville CSD Amount $43,002.27 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, CHERYL Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,002.04 Date 04/07/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLETTA, NANCY S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,001.98 Date 12/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGIN, WILLIAM E Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $43,001.92 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIEWISCH, KAYLA R Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $43,001.88 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, LESLIE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $43,001.53 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMOT, MARY K Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,001.36 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHOLLAND, CONNIE A Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $43,001.28 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DONNA L Employer name Webster CSD Amount $43,000.87 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LISA M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $43,000.60 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTMAR, WILLIAM C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $43,000.53 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, DESSIE D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,000.52 Date 07/26/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITELOW, TEONEA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,000.32 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, DAVID T Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,000.16 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOHEY, MEGAN L, MRS Employer name Erie County Amount $43,000.12 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURBER-GONZALEZ, AMANDA J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $43,000.10 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAORE, IBRAHIM Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $43,000.10 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALD, JACQUELINE M Employer name Erie County Amount $43,000.04 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, JONATHAN M Employer name Town of New Bremen Amount $42,999.96 Date 01/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRUTO, AUDRA Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $42,999.72 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, MEGAN M Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $42,999.66 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, CHERI L Employer name Essex County Amount $42,999.60 Date 09/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOWSKI, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,999.21 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ANA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,999.20 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYPER, JOSHUA D Employer name City of Rome Amount $42,999.16 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, DANIEL P Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $42,999.16 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DONNA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,998.52 Date 04/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZ-MC CAFFREY, JOYCE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,998.44 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEPHEN M Employer name Village of Whitesboro Amount $42,998.40 Date 10/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, BENITA J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $42,998.29 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ-O'BRIEN, DOROTHY M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $42,998.19 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, PETER M M Employer name Warren County Amount $42,997.79 Date 10/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRAW, DAVID D Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $42,997.57 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MARIA R Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,997.44 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE TINE, JAYNE M Employer name Village of Akron Amount $42,997.08 Date 12/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, YVES-ROSE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $42,997.03 Date 10/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIECLAW, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,996.94 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNAN, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Indian Lake Amount $42,996.88 Date 05/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILY, CHRISTINE A Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $42,996.80 Date 07/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARANJO, JUAN C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $42,996.44 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, VALERIE J Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $42,996.34 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ-ROJAS, IRIS E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $42,996.30 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCURA, DANIEL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,996.20 Date 06/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTERBROOK, WILLIAM S Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $42,995.84 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSALLO, PAMELA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,995.64 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, HAROLD G Employer name Village of Bainbridge Amount $42,995.61 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $42,995.12 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, RYAN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $42,995.09 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, KEVIN J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $42,994.51 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASWELL, DEBRA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,994.49 Date 12/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERTICONE, ANNETTE L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $42,994.40 Date 11/04/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DENNIS G Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $42,994.19 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYBICKI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $42,994.12 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYDINIAN, DEBRA R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $42,993.84 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABAN, CYNTHIA L Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $42,993.65 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, BRIAN K Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $42,993.43 Date 06/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, MARY J Employer name Gananda CSD Amount $42,993.14 Date 02/10/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, FRANCIS T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $42,992.01 Date 07/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABONAS, DONNA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,991.89 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERY, GREGORY T Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $42,991.67 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBY, JOHN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,991.53 Date 07/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLLER, MALINDA S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,991.14 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHER, JUDITH A Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $42,991.10 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, ROBERT F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $42,990.95 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYMAN, GREGORY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,990.82 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAISE, VICTORIA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $42,990.48 Date 05/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, NICOLE A Employer name Clinton County Amount $42,990.47 Date 11/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, DONALD M Employer name Town of Delhi Amount $42,990.31 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWISS, MOHAMED Z Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,990.22 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAXHIAJ, HAJRULLA Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $42,990.09 Date 06/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GISO, PATRICIA A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $42,989.72 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, TRACY B Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,989.43 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, HENRY L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $42,989.10 Date 11/05/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODICK, KRISTIN K Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $42,989.00 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, RUSSELL S Employer name Allegany County Amount $42,988.91 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JOHN CROW L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $42,988.85 Date 12/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, MELISSA L Employer name Otsego County Amount $42,988.79 Date 07/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, BRADLEY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $42,988.66 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, PATRICK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $42,988.66 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSOLD, MICHAEL J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $42,988.63 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHLAND, JAMES H Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,988.44 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIAN, LINDA S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,988.29 Date 06/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBEK, DANIEL J Employer name City of Olean Amount $42,988.04 Date 12/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIORIO, STEVEN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $42,987.99 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATOCHVIL, TRAVIS J Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $42,987.77 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFLUKE, ROBERT Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $42,987.50 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERTH, CHRISTINE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,987.40 Date 08/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRUBBA, MICHAEL Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $42,987.31 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRUCE Employer name City of Rome Amount $42,987.14 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA-BUNTLEY, ROSALIN Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,987.09 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, FRANCES M Employer name Yates County Amount $42,987.02 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANNOTTA, JOANNA T Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $42,986.90 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, EVA L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $42,986.70 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, ERIC P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $42,986.65 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, PATRICIA Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $42,986.58 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCARD, MICHELE S Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $42,986.45 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARTINO, JACQUELINE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,986.43 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System