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 MOREY, JOSEPH M J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $42,214.96 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MICHELLE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,214.95 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESELTINE, BRETT J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $42,214.62 Date 06/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, JAMIE R Employer name Washington County Amount $42,214.60 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERLIN, CHRISTINA M Employer name Town of Colden Amount $42,214.50 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOLA, CONNIE C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,214.36 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARBER-PECK, MARY J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $42,214.06 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRUCCI, MICHELE R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,213.96 Date 09/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, ALETHEA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,213.96 Date 03/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDARIO, DAVID J Employer name Albany County Amount $42,213.66 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISSCHER, MATTHEW H Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $42,213.60 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, ANNIE Employer name Warren County Amount $42,213.60 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID-STRACHAN, DENISE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,213.59 Date 10/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, THERESA M Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $42,213.28 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINK, ERNEST G Employer name Town of Durham Amount $42,213.24 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, PATRISE M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $42,213.11 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANADY, MIRANDA D Employer name Wayne County Amount $42,213.08 Date 04/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRUTO, SUZANNE Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $42,213.07 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPALOVIC, BEGIJA Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $42,212.99 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILKEY, SCOTT Employer name Erie County Amount $42,212.98 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, BRIDGET M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $42,212.95 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, MICHELLE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,212.92 Date 02/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIGLIANO, DAYNA A Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $42,212.64 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUPE, SHAWNA L Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $42,212.50 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISENBURG, LINDSAY B Employer name Erie County Amount $42,212.49 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASZCIK, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $42,212.29 Date 12/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMODY, MARY E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $42,212.24 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOIA, TIMOTHY E Employer name Arlington Fire District Amount $42,212.18 Date 07/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUER, JENNA L Employer name Genesee County Amount $42,212.14 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMAR, SUSAN C Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $42,212.04 Date 01/31/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLARD, LAVON U Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,212.03 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, SHANNON L Employer name Schuyler County Amount $42,211.42 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKSTEAD, SHERRY L Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $42,211.39 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEVENSE, DALE A Employer name Town of Chili Amount $42,211.37 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, DONALD A Employer name Town of Wilmington Amount $42,211.21 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, AYANNA P Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $42,211.04 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, RITNER J Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $42,210.99 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, SHARRON A Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $42,210.80 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, SEAN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,210.30 Date 07/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALKIN, PATRICK M Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,210.26 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, WILLIAM D Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,210.26 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, MATTHEW E Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,210.26 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOXHAM, WALTER E, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,210.26 Date 01/10/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHUFAS, KATHERINE C Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,210.26 Date 08/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, ABRAHAM J Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,210.26 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, KEITH E Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $42,210.20 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, TIMOTHY B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $42,209.55 Date 03/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORVATH, VIVIAN M Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $42,209.45 Date 01/28/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVICK, SHARON Y Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $42,209.30 Date 05/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, CORY W Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $42,209.23 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, EVELYN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,208.86 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREVNYAK, ORNELLA M Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $42,208.40 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, KIM E Employer name Town of Callicoon Amount $42,207.96 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JANETTE E Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $42,207.80 Date 09/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, RICHARD J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $42,207.54 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, WILFRED E Employer name Town of Argyle Amount $42,207.50 Date 09/18/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYANT, TAMARA J Employer name Coxsackie-Athens CSD Amount $42,207.46 Date 09/23/1968 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANFRE, DAWN Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $42,207.30 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLONSKI, KRISTINE F Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $42,207.18 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIER, MICHAEL J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $42,207.07 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, HOWARD D, JR Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $42,206.86 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, DARLEEN A Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $42,206.68 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUILINA, MYRTLE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,206.57 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIGENBROD, ELLEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $42,206.39 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATTON, DANISE A Employer name Franklin County Amount $42,206.39 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, LINDA C Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,206.23 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, CHRISTINA R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,206.21 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWTRAW, EUGENE R Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $42,206.16 Date 03/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIRSTON, KYLE D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,205.67 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TREESE, GERALD E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $42,205.61 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTALING, MIKE W Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $42,205.61 Date 02/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOST, FAITH Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $42,205.59 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, ANDREA Z Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,205.10 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERAZZINI, VICKIE L Employer name Schuyler County Amount $42,204.99 Date 10/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, STEPHEN T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $42,204.94 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, PATRICIA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $42,204.88 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMO, JON D Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,204.86 Date 04/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $42,204.83 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASMAN, JEFFREY S Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $42,204.81 Date 03/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHABOTY, TAMMI Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $42,204.70 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDRON, ANNA M Employer name Erie County Amount $42,204.64 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT PHILLIP Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $42,204.56 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARBLE, HEATHER L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,204.17 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENNARO, JOHN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,204.12 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHADY, CHERYL L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,204.12 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, DENISE Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $42,204.04 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, KJRSTEN V Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $42,203.95 Date 06/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DOROTHY A Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $42,203.24 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,203.18 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINUTO, PATRICIA A Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $42,203.00 Date 11/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, LORI A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $42,202.96 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRT, EDWARD L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $42,202.93 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JOSHUA D Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,202.77 Date 07/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CLARENCE L Employer name Hartford CSD Amount $42,202.54 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, TAMECA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,202.50 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIMMO, MARY R Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $42,202.34 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, CHARLES R Employer name Washington County Amount $42,202.28 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MELISSA Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $42,202.25 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERTMAN, ZACHARY R Employer name City of Auburn Amount $42,202.24 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOOD, DALE R Employer name Town of Napoli Amount $42,202.11 Date 08/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System