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 WANG, ZHONG Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,075.00 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEAL, ASHLEY S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $42,074.91 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREVETTI, ANTHONY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,074.74 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CEW, DEBORAH L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,074.69 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAID, BONITA B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,074.39 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, TARA L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $42,074.34 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Fabius-Pompey CSD Amount $42,073.45 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDENBURG, FRANKIE J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $42,073.40 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTLEY, FREEDASIA Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $42,073.25 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROTSER, MARY BETH Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $42,073.20 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, PAMALA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,073.06 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, ALISHA M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $42,073.01 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZEK, COLLEEN M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $42,072.74 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARATTA, M REGINA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,072.70 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, ADRIANA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,072.61 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFF, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Callicoon Amount $42,072.42 Date 03/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, ORVILLE W Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $42,072.26 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROZOLA, KARI A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $42,071.99 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITH, CHRSITOPHER J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,071.94 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, MARC V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,071.88 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEDING, TODD D Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $42,071.87 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYAM, ROBERT K Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $42,071.81 Date 10/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGH, EMMA L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $42,071.77 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAURIN, ROY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $42,071.51 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSAN, SHERIF M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $42,071.32 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATERA, PETER F Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,071.25 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MICHAEL Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,071.17 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSORIO, SOCORRO Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,071.07 Date 10/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKER, THOMAS A Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $42,070.99 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTFIN, GENE E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,070.95 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNOLA, MATTHEW R Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $42,070.84 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLE, YVONNE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,070.79 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, ROSE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,070.79 Date 11/27/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTUN, SERGIUS JOHN Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $42,070.79 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, SEAN P Employer name Town of Southold Amount $42,070.33 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, JAMES X Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $42,070.02 Date 11/24/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, MICHAEL A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,070.00 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTHY, EILEEN G Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $42,069.88 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELDON, KEVIN R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,069.79 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, DAVID J Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,069.64 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINK, JEANNE M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $42,069.54 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISK, FRANCIS B Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $42,069.28 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, MARY JO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,069.02 Date 04/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLTON, JAMES G, III Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $42,068.69 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, DELCIA Y Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $42,068.02 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPATA, SANDRA M Employer name Mid York Library System Amount $42,067.92 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $42,067.82 Date 04/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSHAUGHNESSY, JENNIFER L Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $42,067.81 Date 03/12/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, STEPHEN G Employer name Sullivan County Amount $42,067.56 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REY, LYNETTE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,067.25 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRESCO, JAMES F Employer name Herkimer County Amount $42,067.12 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGONE, ANTHONY J Employer name Bridgehampton UFSD Amount $42,066.96 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESEKA, ANDREW Employer name City of Albany Amount $42,066.96 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASNAT, NASIMA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,066.82 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELEC, AMY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $42,066.66 Date 02/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTONI, EDWARD B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,066.55 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKEN, GEOFFREY D Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $42,066.44 Date 08/22/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIER, DAVID Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $42,066.44 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MICHELLE M Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $42,066.24 Date 03/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKASIK, AMY D Employer name Erie County Amount $42,066.19 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHERYL A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $42,066.05 Date 03/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORZILLERI, MATHEW, III Employer name Town of Chili Amount $42,065.74 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVETT, HEATHER J Employer name Otsego County Amount $42,065.61 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONSIEK, MARY K Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $42,065.53 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIELS, HEIDI L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,065.37 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERI, MARGARET A Employer name Genesee County Amount $42,065.37 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIANKA, CHANTAL C Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,065.29 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JENNIFER J Employer name Cortland County Amount $42,064.53 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONITI, ELIZABETH T Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $42,064.50 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD-WILLIAMS, IRVING R Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $42,064.33 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRILL, MARK S Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $42,064.22 Date 09/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, JAMES A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $42,064.13 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNNEWELL, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $42,063.83 Date 03/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, PAUL J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $42,063.42 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGGIE, HEIDI J Employer name Lewis County Amount $42,063.32 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, MARIA G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,063.25 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULK, JOE Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $42,063.20 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILKS, STEPHEN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $42,063.09 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, CATHERINE Employer name Washington County Amount $42,062.96 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHBOROUGH, MICHAEL R Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $42,062.88 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAKEEM, ALEA F Employer name Westchester County Amount $42,062.83 Date 06/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, JANINE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $42,062.70 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMERSON, ADAIR M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,062.43 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERILL, CYNTHIA A Employer name Steuben County Amount $42,062.24 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, PAOLA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $42,062.12 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWITT, RUSSELL R, JR Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $42,062.10 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALWEIT, CYNTHIA G Employer name Chemung County Amount $42,061.94 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNER, GREGORY A Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $42,061.77 Date 05/22/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, PATRICK W Employer name Town of Canaan Amount $42,061.71 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, WILLIAM E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $42,061.52 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARELL, CHARLES A, III Employer name Saratoga County Amount $42,061.49 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDEPE, DAVID L Employer name Village of Walton Amount $42,061.48 Date 11/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $42,061.24 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, STEPHANIE Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $42,061.11 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIANO, HOWARD B Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,061.08 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LINDY R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,060.65 Date 12/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, FELICIA A Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $42,060.56 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, PETER A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $42,060.30 Date 04/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POORE, ELMER M Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $42,060.05 Date 05/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, DIANE I Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,060.04 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System