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 CASTERLIN, SHARI L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,458.61 Date 08/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $42,458.55 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELENIO, ROWENA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $42,458.48 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, DAWN M Employer name Orange County Amount $42,458.08 Date 12/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, BRENDA K Employer name Roxbury CSD Amount $42,457.94 Date 12/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, BETSY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $42,457.81 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKORUBSKI, JOSEPH Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $42,457.68 Date 11/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTE, LISA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $42,457.32 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, WILLIAM L Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $42,457.24 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABER, ADRIANNE M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $42,457.18 Date 12/17/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUSS, BRETT Employer name Otsego County Amount $42,457.13 Date 05/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, DALE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,457.05 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMMER, JARED M Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $42,456.23 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTIVERNE, SIMEON Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $42,455.55 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAYLOR, MICHAEL T Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $42,455.52 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLEBOIS, MEGAN A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $42,455.52 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, MICHAEL J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,455.47 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLERY, PIERRE J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,455.36 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEK, RYAN C Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $42,454.96 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOCKERT, KATHERINA L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $42,454.90 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALESCOT, ANONCE Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $42,454.53 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFKIN, LINDA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,454.51 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARITO, CATHERINE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $42,454.33 Date 02/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, ANGELINA Employer name Orange County Amount $42,454.32 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, JOHN W Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $42,454.27 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBUS, ARTHUR N Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $42,454.11 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, SUSAN L Employer name Erie County Amount $42,453.88 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, JAVIER R O Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $42,453.48 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKULIN, JOHN K Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $42,453.33 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNIE-EVANS, WANDA M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $42,453.28 Date 11/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKS, DANIELLE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,453.14 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDREGE, RAYMOND P Employer name Broome County Amount $42,453.06 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANALE, SUSAN Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $42,452.76 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPRA, PATRICIA G Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $42,452.71 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, SANDRA J Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $42,452.67 Date 11/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, DIANE Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $42,452.56 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, JOSEPH C Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $42,452.34 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, JAMES J, III Employer name City of Rome Amount $42,452.31 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERMER, JOSHUA E Employer name Town of Big Flats Amount $42,452.26 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNORR, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $42,452.25 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEBBINS, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $42,452.15 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, TACORA P Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $42,452.11 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ROXANNE M Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $42,452.00 Date 11/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, DAVID C Employer name Town of Sheridan Amount $42,451.88 Date 03/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, ALEXIS V Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $42,451.79 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS-MAI, CHERYL D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $42,451.66 Date 11/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, LESLYNN S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $42,451.20 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, CRAIG A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,451.15 Date 11/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBAID, NANCY M Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $42,451.04 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX, PEARLINE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $42,450.82 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, HANEEFAH Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $42,450.78 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORCHERT, ANNETTE F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,450.49 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $42,450.39 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOMAN SOBERS, MARY H Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $42,450.38 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, DANIELLE D, MS Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,450.37 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURICCHIO, ROBERT S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $42,450.26 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD, THOMAS E Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $42,450.13 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, IDALIA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,450.11 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEL, KATHLEEN M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $42,450.06 Date 04/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, AMPARO Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $42,449.97 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, REBECCA A Employer name Columbia County Amount $42,449.94 Date 11/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, JOANN N, MS Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $42,449.74 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JEFFREY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $42,449.30 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORWARD, GLENN C Employer name Madison County Amount $42,449.10 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, PHILIP C Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $42,448.93 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENLONG, ELLA MAE Employer name Canton CSD Amount $42,448.91 Date 11/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENDT, ALLISON J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $42,448.83 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, SARGEANT R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $42,448.74 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZWACZKOWSKI, SAMANTHA N Employer name Livingston County Amount $42,448.22 Date 12/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIANO, ROBYN B Employer name Town of Pawling Amount $42,448.21 Date 05/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAIBER, TRACI R Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $42,448.06 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRALL, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,448.04 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASH, DANIEL L Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $42,447.87 Date 09/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, DONNA L Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,447.81 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRIE, PATRICIA A Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $42,447.80 Date 06/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNO, WAYNE M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $42,447.75 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATLING, DI-YAISHA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $42,447.04 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROSE, MAUREEN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,447.03 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ANDREW Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,446.94 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, STEVEN D Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $42,446.89 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINGER, PATRIZIA L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,446.79 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUELVA, VIVIAN G Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $42,446.75 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, JOHN D Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $42,446.61 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVENZIO, WILLIAM W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,446.57 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, SHARLENE M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $42,446.53 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTE, DARBY L Employer name Town of Gorham Amount $42,446.13 Date 09/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, KORY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,446.12 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUNE-LEE, HELEN H Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $42,446.09 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONELLI, WILLIAM S Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $42,446.09 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, KENYETTA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,446.04 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, JOHN H Employer name Wayne County Amount $42,446.04 Date 05/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALLISTER, LORI J Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $42,446.00 Date 08/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLES, DAVID A Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $42,445.76 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, EDWARD J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $42,445.66 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, ALYSSA S Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $42,445.44 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EANEY, MICHAEL E Employer name Sauquoit Valley CSD Amount $42,445.40 Date 12/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, GENE E Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $42,445.06 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYER, ADOM P Employer name Town of Clermont Amount $42,444.88 Date 02/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, TAZMEEN Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $42,444.79 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARSTYNE, NINA Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $42,444.75 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System