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 FRANK, BARBARA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,920.35 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYTON, RODNEY L Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $41,920.21 Date 04/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANGELLA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,919.58 Date 06/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELL, PATRICIA J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $41,919.44 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERHARDT, DANIELLE K Employer name Erie County Amount $41,919.17 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIANGKINAY, RONNIE B Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $41,919.01 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZKOWSKI, ALYSSA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $41,918.57 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCH, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $41,918.36 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, CHARLES S Employer name Fulton County Amount $41,918.31 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHEROW, MEGHAN V Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,918.29 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, HENRY E, JR Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $41,918.28 Date 08/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL-GRIFFIN, MELISSA R Employer name Steuben County Amount $41,918.10 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDIWAY, JOANNE M Employer name Steuben County Amount $41,918.10 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODHEAD, CHRISTIAN H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,917.97 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERFIELD, CHRISTINE Employer name Victor CSD Amount $41,917.84 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADAUSKAS, LYNN Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,917.79 Date 01/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, CORRINE J Employer name Tioga County Amount $41,917.72 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, FRANCIS E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,917.60 Date 07/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGINS, JASON I Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $41,917.51 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDMON, GARY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $41,917.36 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRONO, COLLEEN ANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,917.35 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, CHERESE N Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $41,917.10 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETEMAN, MELISSA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $41,917.00 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, NOREEN T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,916.74 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASINSKI, GARY J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $41,916.70 Date 07/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISONETTE, KEVIN S Employer name Franklin County Amount $41,916.20 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURT, MICHAEL Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $41,915.26 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULICE, KAREN R Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $41,915.20 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPSON, STUART P Employer name Herkimer County Amount $41,915.00 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGAS, GEORGE L Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $41,914.69 Date 03/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFRANCA, JOHN L Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $41,914.68 Date 03/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, JAMES K Employer name Roxbury CSD Amount $41,914.54 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIGAN, MATTHEW T Employer name Fulton County Amount $41,914.49 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCKER, CLIFFORD D Employer name Erie County Amount $41,914.48 Date 08/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, SARAH A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $41,914.37 Date 11/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISS, STEFANIE J Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $41,914.22 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, NELSON Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,914.21 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNARD, DANIEL L Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $41,914.19 Date 04/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, JAMIE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $41,914.08 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBY, NEVILLE C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $41,913.58 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICKEN, MONICA S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,913.46 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLAR, MICHAEL J Employer name Delaware County Amount $41,913.43 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERY, JASON Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $41,913.40 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWARDZIK, DALE J Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $41,913.35 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSELBORN, DAVID V Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $41,912.79 Date 05/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEO, ROBERT J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,912.69 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZMA, CAROLYN Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $41,912.47 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASKOWSKI, JACQUELINE Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,912.47 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACINE, PETER M Employer name Clinton County Amount $41,912.18 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, EDWIN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $41,911.99 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA JOY, JON P, SR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $41,911.91 Date 11/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, BRIAN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $41,911.77 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REZNIK, ALEKSANDR Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $41,911.73 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, ERIC D Employer name Franklin County Amount $41,911.61 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, PAMELA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,911.25 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, DAVID S Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $41,911.25 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLAN, DEBRA A Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $41,910.93 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, LEWIS H Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $41,910.91 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, JAMES T Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $41,910.80 Date 02/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, WILLOW F Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $41,910.75 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEWOLDE, MICHAEL K Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $41,910.72 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, SARA P Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,910.48 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIPTON, GAIL V Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $41,910.39 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDFARB, AARON S Employer name Clinton County Amount $41,910.37 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA-BADILLO, CARRIE-ANN F Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $41,910.21 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZIENZA, MARY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,910.11 Date 09/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFLIK, STEPHEN M Employer name Broome County Amount $41,909.52 Date 01/23/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLENON, ANDREW S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,909.46 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, GERALD S Employer name Town of Essex Amount $41,909.42 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIZA, ROBERT J Employer name Gilboa-Conesville CSD Amount $41,909.16 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZPYLMAN, ANTHONY M Employer name Genesee County Amount $41,909.02 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, JAKE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $41,908.21 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, GREGORY Employer name Department of Health Amount $41,908.21 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, RACHEL S Employer name Cayuga County Amount $41,908.19 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSNA, JOHN D Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $41,907.90 Date 08/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURSHMAN, EUGENE J Employer name Town of Willet Amount $41,907.82 Date 08/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDY, STEPHEN C Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $41,907.47 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, NICHOLAS J Employer name Erie County Amount $41,907.11 Date 09/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, JEFFREY W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,906.84 Date 06/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCE, DEBRA A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $41,906.80 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GHANEY, JAMIE D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,906.73 Date 06/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFFEE, BRIAN M Employer name Steuben County Amount $41,906.52 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRA, DEBORAH Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $41,906.10 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, LINDA M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,906.09 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JANE A Employer name Franklin County Amount $41,906.02 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESCAULT, AIMEE J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,905.97 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LOATCH, NICOLE J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $41,905.75 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATTILO, DANIELE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $41,905.64 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBERT, THOMAS M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $41,905.30 Date 08/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHMORE, WILLIAM M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $41,904.97 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLAN, SUSAN R Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $41,904.82 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHURBET, THERESA A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $41,904.82 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHISTON, PATRICIA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $41,904.82 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, CYNTHIA L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $41,904.68 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXTON, KEITH R Employer name Washington County Amount $41,904.68 Date 08/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, MARGARET L Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $41,904.64 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, JOHN J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $41,904.63 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JAMES S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,904.16 Date 03/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERICO, JILLIAN N Employer name Herkimer County Amount $41,903.94 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, LEE S Employer name Herkimer County Amount $41,903.94 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System