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 MANCUSO, JOANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,973.10 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGYEMANG, CHRISTIANA A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $42,973.03 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDE, DONNA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $42,972.95 Date 05/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Washington County Amount $42,972.89 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEVER, COURTNEY H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,972.86 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOXTADER, LINDSEY M Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $42,972.67 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, GREGORY G Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $42,972.59 Date 11/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTINI, JANET Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $42,972.32 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, SURENDRA Employer name Greenburgh Graham UFSD Amount $42,972.20 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, TAD E Employer name Village of Bath Amount $42,971.87 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALICIA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $42,971.85 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EL-AMIN, VANICO Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,971.77 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, ANN M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $42,971.63 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JAMILLAH C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,971.61 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FECHTER, CHERYL A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,971.50 Date 08/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLCE, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $42,971.28 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAZAK, MICHAEL J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,971.28 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOON, TANYA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,971.23 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, VALERIE J Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $42,970.95 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALZER, KAREN L Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,970.90 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, JILL A Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $42,970.77 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, BRETT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $42,970.67 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, CAITLIN K Employer name Sullivan County Amount $42,970.44 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, ERIC F Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $42,970.41 Date 08/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLONINA, KAREN F Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $42,970.31 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITTER, VERONICA J Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $42,970.31 Date 01/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUDICINA, JOAN F Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $42,970.31 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, CATHERINE A Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $42,970.16 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLERBE, STACY Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $42,970.11 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLS, MARY J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $42,969.69 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, ALICIA Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $42,969.63 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, CLEMENT K, JR Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $42,969.62 Date 10/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ALICE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,969.62 Date 12/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWLEY, SANDRA G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,969.52 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JESSE D Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $42,969.44 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGETT, RYAN B Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $42,969.31 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGAN, JAMES A Employer name Town of York Amount $42,969.30 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, LON J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $42,969.23 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, LYNN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,968.76 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, NIGEL O Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,968.64 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIANO, JEAN F Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $42,968.61 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, MATTHEW C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $42,968.39 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, AECHA K Employer name Holley CSD Amount $42,967.71 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMENDOLIA, WILLIAM P Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $42,967.59 Date 06/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, DEBRA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $42,967.54 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MARK E Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $42,967.54 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEEVARGHESE, SOOSAMMA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $42,967.52 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEZIO, JOSHUA P Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $42,967.48 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNEO, SUZANNE M Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $42,967.17 Date 11/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACE, HEATHER L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,967.15 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPSKI, SUZANNE M Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $42,967.09 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, DOUGLAS A Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,966.92 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JOSHUA D Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $42,966.88 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'EREDITA, TONYA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,966.66 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHNEY, SUSAN A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $42,966.58 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHR, LISA M Employer name Education Department Amount $42,966.32 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, ROBERT J Employer name Erie County Amount $42,965.77 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLOW, LUCY B Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $42,965.55 Date 05/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, JANET E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $42,965.41 Date 11/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, JEFFREY J Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,965.40 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIVER, HEATHER M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,965.22 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Amount $42,965.09 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, JOHNNIE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,965.06 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JOSEPH A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $42,964.87 Date 01/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DANIEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $42,964.65 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, COLEEN M Employer name Chenango County Amount $42,964.60 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSALIA, DONALD A Employer name Seneca County Amount $42,964.50 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, ROGER J Employer name Albany County Amount $42,964.49 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JOSEPHINE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $42,964.47 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVOTNY, DANIEL J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $42,964.22 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROLOGIO, JAMES M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,964.12 Date 06/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LYNN MARIE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,964.12 Date 01/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODEA, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $42,964.12 Date 05/28/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RACHEL M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $42,964.11 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, LYNN S Employer name Town of Lake Pleasant Amount $42,963.99 Date 06/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINDLE, DAVID T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,963.74 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATLETTI, TINA M Employer name Orange County Amount $42,963.69 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESNIER, MICHELE M Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $42,963.66 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, KATHLEEN A Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $42,963.60 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, CHARLES M, IV Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $42,963.52 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSNER, JOHN A Employer name Town of Springwater Amount $42,963.52 Date 11/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPF, JUDITH A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,962.81 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MARIANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,962.78 Date 02/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANESTARO, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,962.52 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADORANTE, KIMBERLY K Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $42,962.33 Date 11/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABELLE, CAROL L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $42,962.12 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, SHARON M Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $42,961.92 Date 05/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MARK J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $42,961.59 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONEMAN, CINDY L Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $42,961.55 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VOAST, JAYMI L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,961.51 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOREK, PETER A Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $42,961.49 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSTROM, JOSEPH E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,961.47 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, WILLIAM C Employer name Otsego County Amount $42,961.10 Date 01/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSHALL, MARVIN D, JR Employer name Otsego County Amount $42,961.10 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, RICHARD J Employer name Bath CSD Amount $42,960.68 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, JEFFREY D Employer name Orleans County Amount $42,960.56 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNOCK, GARY R Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,960.49 Date 05/07/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDEMANN, NOREEN L Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $42,960.41 Date 02/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, VERNON L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,960.05 Date 02/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEGAND, MARIA A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,960.04 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System