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 HELMER, GLENN H, II Employer name Albany County Amount $42,829.01 Date 08/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GIESEN, SANDRA S Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $42,828.98 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACESON, ANDREI L Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $42,828.98 Date 06/27/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMA, MARIAN E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,828.62 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, RYAN T Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $42,828.59 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERMIN, MARIBEL DELC Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,828.41 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMENDOLA, WAYNE F Employer name Tioga County Amount $42,828.24 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, BRIAN T Employer name Town of Wheeler Amount $42,827.74 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVE, NANCY D Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,827.67 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPALARDO, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,827.67 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERDIKAKIS, CINDY Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,827.67 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRAVECCHIA, CORINNE T Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,827.67 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCEMI, LAURIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,827.66 Date 05/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLE, CARMEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,827.66 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, CHARLES M Employer name Town of Durham Amount $42,827.39 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIZENER, JEFFERY A Employer name City of Albany Amount $42,827.38 Date 09/05/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DEON P Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $42,827.36 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCH, SHANNA L Employer name Town of Wawayanda Amount $42,827.32 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENNAME-POLICARPO, OLIVIA C Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $42,826.85 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDO, ROSANNE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,826.79 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAIR, JASON S Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $42,826.66 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, KAREN H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,826.58 Date 09/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, MICHELLE R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,826.25 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASPRION, JAMES D, II Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $42,826.17 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ROBERT E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,826.16 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEMEH, IJEOMA S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,826.14 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, JOHN K Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,826.12 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, LILLIAM J Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $42,826.01 Date 09/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLSTON, THOMAS Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $42,825.92 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMAURO, CHANTELLE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,825.90 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GASSE, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $42,825.82 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JACK I Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $42,825.37 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWEJKO, CARLA R Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,825.36 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, CHRISTINE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,825.27 Date 11/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RORICK, NANCY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,825.16 Date 01/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMDARS, LISA M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $42,825.16 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERVIS, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $42,825.16 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $42,825.10 Date 10/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, DEENA R Employer name Wayne County Amount $42,824.92 Date 09/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTYNIUK, SARA M Employer name Dolgeville CSD Amount $42,824.83 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, ELBERT R Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $42,824.70 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YMBRAS, SUSAN J Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $42,824.66 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EINARSSON, GARY W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,824.52 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARENTE-MASCHINO, LORRAINE D Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,824.20 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTT, STEPHANIE Employer name Village of Kensington Amount $42,823.78 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNICK, TIMOTHY P Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $42,823.76 Date 10/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, JOSHUA P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $42,823.69 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, TIMOTHY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $42,823.58 Date 09/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTAIA, CHRISTIAN T Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $42,823.40 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, PAMELA L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $42,823.18 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CAROL B Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,823.17 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AULABAUGH, KYLE R Employer name Village of Brewster Amount $42,822.80 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDOCK, KRISTINE C Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $42,822.60 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNROE, RAMON S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $42,822.59 Date 10/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEVENO, TAMMY M Employer name Orange County Amount $42,822.56 Date 11/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, TIMOTHY M Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $42,822.52 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINELL, ZELPHIA A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,822.45 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLER, KIMBERLY S Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,822.35 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUGER, KERSTIN L Employer name Mid Hudson Library System Amount $42,822.27 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBEST, JOSHUA D Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $42,822.22 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDGWICK, JASON T Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $42,822.01 Date 02/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IKE, AMY J Employer name Schuyler County Amount $42,821.97 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLEBROOK, BARBARA J, MRS Employer name Town of Phelps Amount $42,821.85 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, ANITA C Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $42,821.13 Date 05/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, DEBORA Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,821.11 Date 10/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, HARRY F Employer name Candor CSD Amount $42,821.03 Date 02/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, JOHN F Employer name Schenectady County Amount $42,820.40 Date 06/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, JUSTIN R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,820.32 Date 08/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Rodman Amount $42,820.14 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADALA, JESSICA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,819.68 Date 07/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETZLER, KIMBERLY E Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $42,819.48 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TINA L Employer name Columbia County Amount $42,819.08 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, PAMELA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,818.86 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $42,818.83 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTON, RUSSELL C Employer name Town of Halcott Amount $42,818.78 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULVIN-CHASE, DEBRA A Employer name Village of Manchester Amount $42,818.60 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOR, MARIE EMILIE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $42,818.42 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMON, TERESA A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $42,818.36 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MONIQUE N Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $42,818.04 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATINO, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $42,817.94 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLIVER, RAYLENE H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,817.10 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLOUGHBY, CLARISSA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,816.27 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHERON L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $42,816.00 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORROW, KATHIE L Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $42,815.94 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, RONNI Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,815.89 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURGH, LAURIE L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $42,815.84 Date 11/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, LINDA R Employer name City of Kingston Amount $42,815.63 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTIE, JOHN R Employer name Town of Louisville Amount $42,815.53 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICE, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Windham Amount $42,815.53 Date 05/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BEEK, PETER Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $42,815.19 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREATHOUSE, MONICA D Employer name Greene County Amount $42,814.80 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, MARGARET J Employer name Seneca County Amount $42,814.77 Date 06/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURR, JEFFREY S Employer name Town of Watson Amount $42,814.32 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIPEL, KIMBERLY A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $42,814.25 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEY, SUSAN G Employer name Clinton County Amount $42,814.16 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHRMAN, LINDSAY M Employer name Clinton County Amount $42,814.11 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READY, ERICA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $42,814.00 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JOYCE E Employer name Oxford CSD Amount $42,813.67 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, LARMON G Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $42,813.50 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ERIC J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $42,813.45 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System