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 PLESKACH, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Martinsburg Amount $42,238.21 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKMAN, CHERYL K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,238.11 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGON, AMIEE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,238.03 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, EUGENE B, JR Employer name Warren County Amount $42,237.90 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMET, MARY T Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $42,237.76 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIACCO, PALMA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $42,237.71 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Troy Amount $42,237.56 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFLIN, THOMAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $42,237.23 Date 04/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNE, ANTHONY Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $42,237.12 Date 11/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAVIA, ROSALIE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $42,236.02 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, NATHAN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,235.94 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, JAIME L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,235.94 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNIKOW, MARK R Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,235.88 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRABTREE, ALAN H Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $42,235.83 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMENT, JACOB T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $42,235.79 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINTEL, ELAINE J Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $42,235.73 Date 07/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $42,235.50 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, SYLVIA L Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,235.36 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, EDWARD W Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $42,234.95 Date 10/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEMPROWSKI, RENEE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,234.92 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STYK, SHARON J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,234.78 Date 03/13/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, ROBERTA A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $42,234.69 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, REGINA S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,234.66 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, BONNIE J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $42,234.63 Date 07/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWKIRK, MELITA L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $42,234.42 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAU, JEFFREY A Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $42,234.35 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWARD, TIMOTHY M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $42,234.24 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOR, LORI M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $42,234.00 Date 07/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTELLA, VIRGINIA M Employer name Essex County Amount $42,233.80 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, RAJENDRAN N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,233.79 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, NATHANIEL J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $42,233.61 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, FELICE A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $42,233.61 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATARYN, ZORYANA Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $42,233.48 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CHERYL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,233.20 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNOZEK, BRENDA L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $42,233.09 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMELIN, DAVID L Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $42,232.90 Date 04/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DAVID C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $42,232.82 Date 03/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIDALA, CLIFFORD A Employer name Jericho Public Library Amount $42,232.70 Date 10/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDSSMITH, NOVELETTE P Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,232.06 Date 01/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, WARREN L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $42,232.04 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUBE, TIMOTHY R Employer name Erie County Amount $42,231.79 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, SHAINA R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,231.71 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELHANNON, RONALD J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,231.67 Date 12/20/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, TINA M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $42,231.61 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, WILLIAM T, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $42,231.52 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, BRIAN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,231.22 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, RICHARD A Employer name City of Troy Amount $42,231.05 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, NANCY M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $42,230.92 Date 01/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKO, THERESA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $42,230.92 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, LARRY R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,230.92 Date 04/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAVONE, MARY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,230.92 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMLEY, TINA A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $42,230.92 Date 07/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUSER, DONNA T Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $42,230.92 Date 06/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERONE, JASON P Employer name Clinton County Amount $42,230.74 Date 06/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRELLO, MELISSA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,230.65 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, ROBIN-ANN P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,230.31 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUTINO, GIORGIO A Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,230.29 Date 07/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JACKIE Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $42,230.03 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVENS, LORRAINE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,230.02 Date 05/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILELLO, EDWARD J Employer name Village of Greenwood Lake Amount $42,230.00 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANSCO, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $42,229.75 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOCONDO, DONNA S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,229.55 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPAUL, BEVERLY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,229.54 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, EVA A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $42,229.43 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, VALLE Z Employer name Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Lib Sys Amount $42,229.34 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, CARMEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,229.28 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLUP, ELIZABETH Employer name Baldwin Public Library Amount $42,229.22 Date 11/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUP, AMY K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,229.13 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, PAMELA J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,229.11 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, LINDA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,228.97 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, JEFFREY A Employer name Olean Housing Authority Amount $42,228.88 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZALAK, TIMOTHY D Employer name City of Auburn Amount $42,228.78 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTOS-LOPEZ, HERMINIA Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $42,228.74 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAPPAT, RICHARD A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,228.71 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIA, KATHRYN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,228.70 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMPRESTER, ANGELIQUE D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,228.63 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN-RUSSO, SHANA R Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $42,228.60 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILIANO, BRANDON A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,228.41 Date 03/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROTTY, DYANNE E Employer name Hamilton County Amount $42,228.13 Date 08/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCCIO, MICHELLE C Employer name Broome County Amount $42,228.08 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, ROBIN A Employer name Broome County Amount $42,228.07 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIBAULT, JOHN G Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,228.04 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLBERG, MARK P Employer name Allegany County Amount $42,228.03 Date 10/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JUSTIN Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $42,228.03 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGHEZI, NATHANIEL C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,228.00 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDLAH, LINDA Employer name Orange County Amount $42,227.86 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DOUGLAS E Employer name Livingston County Amount $42,227.66 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, CHRISTIAN J Employer name Town of Milton Amount $42,227.59 Date 02/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, LISA D Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,227.45 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUEZ, ANGEL H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $42,227.19 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOWSKI, JUSTIN A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $42,227.12 Date 03/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELITTO, GINA M Employer name Albany County Amount $42,227.04 Date 06/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEISS, KRISTEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,226.99 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUND, PHILIP A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $42,226.98 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULVER, SIDNEY W, JR Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $42,226.68 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCE, JOSE M Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $42,226.66 Date 07/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFOLABI, ADEKUNLE B Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $42,226.61 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, RICHARD A, JR Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,226.23 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, BRIAN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,225.89 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, JANET L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,225.86 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System