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 JONES, BETTY A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $42,475.28 Date 03/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GILFORD A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $42,475.28 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDRICK, KAILASH Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $42,475.28 Date 07/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHLMAN, GRANT J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $42,475.28 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of Pompey Amount $42,475.23 Date 02/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGONER, ROBERT, III Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $42,475.10 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REASON, ALBA C Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $42,475.07 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, KENNETH S Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $42,474.80 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNEY, MADALYNN S Employer name Lewis County Amount $42,474.78 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNER, BARBARA A Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $42,474.76 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISBETT, ROBERT P Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $42,474.63 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, RETHA A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,474.53 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBEC, DONNA J Employer name Erie County Amount $42,474.53 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DANIEL R Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $42,474.36 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, LAUREN L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $42,474.22 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, PATTI ANN Employer name Town of Webster Amount $42,473.94 Date 04/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SHOMB, GUY J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $42,473.83 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIL, JOSEPH T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,473.69 Date 01/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, GLORIA C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $42,473.58 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHMAN, GLENN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $42,473.28 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREAT, LORI A Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $42,472.82 Date 07/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARDI, LOUISE M Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $42,472.70 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SANDRA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $42,472.69 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELIBERTI, MARYLOU Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $42,472.35 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTZ, WAYNE E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $42,472.20 Date 11/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, CARROLL G Employer name City of Troy Amount $42,472.15 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWACK, DONNA M Employer name Eden CSD Amount $42,472.00 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, CONNIE M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $42,471.80 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANION, SAMUEL J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $42,471.71 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, BARBARA J Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $42,471.70 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, MAUREEN S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $42,471.70 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, SCOTT D Employer name Town of StoNY Creek Amount $42,471.68 Date 04/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTSLEY, JACLYN S Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $42,471.51 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, JAMES C, JR Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $42,471.28 Date 06/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PETER A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $42,471.26 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHILOH, CHARLES A Employer name Town of Avoca Amount $42,471.23 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, DANIEL L Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $42,471.23 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCITORE, LISA K Employer name Town of Clay Amount $42,471.10 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, KIMBERLY M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $42,470.98 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMBACH, PARBATTIE Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $42,470.75 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CRYSTAL A Employer name Livingston County Amount $42,470.68 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHOADES, RICHARD E Employer name Village of Saugerties Amount $42,470.66 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARANGELO, EMMA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,470.51 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEVER, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $42,470.44 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUZER, JANET N Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $42,470.24 Date 08/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY-SAVOIA, MARY Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $42,469.92 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAYTON, LUKE T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $42,469.30 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, VICTORIA K Employer name NYS Association of Counties Amount $42,468.96 Date 07/30/1962 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIX, JASON D Employer name Columbia County Amount $42,468.94 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ROBERTO Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $42,468.88 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNARD, PRESTON Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $42,468.00 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, CHERYL Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $42,467.89 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, ROSE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $42,467.75 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, JOSHUA B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,467.13 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDURA, MARIA I Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,467.11 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHWAY, BRYAN J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $42,466.89 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORYSZAK, ALAN M Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $42,466.81 Date 05/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAFFITZ, JOHN P Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $42,466.79 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DENICE M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $42,466.26 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALOY, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $42,465.84 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, LARRAINA A Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $42,465.72 Date 06/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANRUCHA, LINDA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,465.59 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSE, DAWN M Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $42,465.58 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Madison County Amount $42,465.54 Date 11/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, ANN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,465.33 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHINNEY, EOLIAN M Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $42,464.22 Date 11/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVEN, FAITH T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,464.00 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, GRACIELA C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,463.94 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SEAN O Employer name Lakeview Public Library Amount $42,463.88 Date 04/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, LISA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,463.82 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARYZAK, ERIC D Employer name Education Department Amount $42,463.76 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, DENISE L Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $42,463.76 Date 01/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, PETER R, JR Employer name Otsego County Amount $42,463.63 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVENHAGEN, WENDY S Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $42,463.60 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIECO, LORI ANN Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $42,463.52 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRCAR, SHARLAINA C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,463.50 Date 05/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISSON, RENEE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,463.01 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE-SQUIRES, ZELDA, MS Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $42,462.90 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSEE, DAMIEN E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $42,462.86 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOTTI, SAL D Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $42,462.67 Date 03/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURATNICK, SHERRI A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $42,462.65 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVA, LAURA M Employer name Livingston County Amount $42,462.49 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCIARELLI, ANTHONY D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $42,462.42 Date 08/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISCH, MARY F Employer name Saratoga County Amount $42,462.39 Date 06/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, BRAD J Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $42,462.10 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, LETA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,462.07 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLAN, NEIL RYAN D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $42,461.56 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, JILL C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,461.31 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVENDER, GLEN D Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $42,461.14 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZERWINSKI, JOHN C Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $42,461.08 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, YVONNE M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $42,461.05 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, ALEXANDRA R Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $42,460.88 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DEAN L Employer name Allegany County Amount $42,460.70 Date 02/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODFUEHRER, CARRIE L Employer name Erie County Amount $42,460.67 Date 07/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTERSEN, CAROL A Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $42,460.02 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBACK, TINA M Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $42,459.51 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, VALENCIA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $42,459.24 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGE, PATRICIA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,459.18 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, DEBORAH S Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $42,458.90 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, ALLISON B Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,458.84 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System