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 GUSH, RITA A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $41,752.52 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSSIDEL, CONCETTA A Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $41,752.23 Date 01/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, BRIAN M Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $41,751.91 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM, LYNN A Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $41,751.42 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMOLEJOS, WILMIN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $41,751.07 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, COLLETTE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,750.91 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOUTERS, LINDA K Employer name Cortland County Amount $41,750.86 Date 02/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, JOSEPH F Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $41,750.68 Date 12/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, LOIDA R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,750.66 Date 11/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAILIDIS, JESSIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,750.59 Date 06/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVIN, IVETTE L Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $41,750.19 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Mount Hope Amount $41,749.04 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATE, MARK Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $41,748.71 Date 06/30/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCIOTI, MARGUERITE M Employer name Livingston County Amount $41,748.51 Date 06/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, ALLISON J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $41,748.30 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANZARO, VINCENT Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,748.03 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCH, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Croghan Amount $41,747.96 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, MELANIE S Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $41,747.86 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNETTO, PHILIP J Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $41,747.83 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, LU ANN D Employer name Lyndonville CSD Amount $41,747.62 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, EDIBERTO Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $41,747.55 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCELLIERI, GERRI Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $41,747.48 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SHAUN M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $41,747.34 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, LINDA A Employer name Town of Amsterdam Amount $41,747.30 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGHAM, CRAIG R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,747.25 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LARRY Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $41,747.04 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, FRANK R Employer name Town of Fort Edward Amount $41,746.99 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, MELISSA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,746.94 Date 03/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHERI B Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,746.94 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVILLE, BETSY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,746.70 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALENO, VIVIAN Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $41,746.49 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LIZZBETH E Employer name Orange County Amount $41,746.48 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEECH, ALBERT S Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $41,746.25 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOND, BRANDON J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $41,746.01 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, SHAWNE K Employer name Town of Rosendale Amount $41,745.61 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSON, BARRY D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $41,745.55 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC GREGOR, LYNETTA D Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,745.45 Date 03/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TERESA M Employer name Pulaski CSD Amount $41,745.40 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOTES, ROBERT J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,745.22 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JASON T Employer name Town of Windsor Amount $41,744.87 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PORTE, MARY E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,744.80 Date 06/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, GARY P Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $41,744.75 Date 04/24/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, COLIN D Employer name Town of Conklin Amount $41,744.63 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, GEORGE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,744.45 Date 06/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, RAY M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $41,744.42 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, ROBERT M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $41,744.03 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANN L Employer name Eden CSD Amount $41,744.00 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERR, MARY L Employer name Eden CSD Amount $41,744.00 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, STEPHANIE M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $41,743.96 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUCH, ANDREW J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $41,743.89 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURMESTER, GEORGE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,743.83 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORENTINO, MARIANA Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $41,743.74 Date 08/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, COREY R Employer name Town of Orleans Amount $41,743.72 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILORENZO, STEPHEN Employer name Erie County Amount $41,743.50 Date 05/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFALDO, THOMAS A, II Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $41,743.36 Date 03/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEREMIA, JOHN A Employer name Port Byron CSD Amount $41,743.30 Date 05/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILSON, REBECCA E Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $41,743.20 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITTIE, SHERRY L Employer name Bemus Point CSD Amount $41,743.18 Date 10/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIFUENTES, ROSSMERY J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,743.11 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINO, TRISTAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,743.08 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEUKRATH, SARAH M Employer name No Onondaga Library District Amount $41,742.85 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ANN-MARIE Employer name Albany County Amount $41,742.62 Date 02/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, MICHAEL D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $41,742.34 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JUSTIN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,741.97 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YODER, DAVID L Employer name Chemung County Amount $41,741.84 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, BETSEY C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,741.43 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOW, DOUGLAS R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,741.38 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDEN, CYNTHIA L Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $41,741.28 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NICOLE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,741.19 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIGNARALE, KIMBERLEY J Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $41,741.12 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURYEA, CINDEE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,741.05 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, LINDSEY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,741.04 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBIT, ELAINE M Employer name Town of Jerusalem Amount $41,740.32 Date 06/17/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILCULLEN, SCOTT M Employer name Watervliet Housing Authority Amount $41,740.27 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLARES, PRECEDES Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,740.14 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, LAURA S Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $41,739.78 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCK, DAVID M Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $41,739.60 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMMUSSO, CLARE F Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,739.20 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSCOMB, CHARLES M, SR Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,739.11 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, BRENDA L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,739.01 Date 08/06/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, AMY J Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $41,738.36 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, CATHERINE M Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $41,738.28 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLETON, TIMOTHY A Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $41,738.16 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, GILBERT, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $41,738.15 Date 12/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOKROS, FRANK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,738.00 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATARO, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $41,737.93 Date 06/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON-MILLER, CHERYL A Employer name Albany County Amount $41,737.79 Date 03/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, JOSE R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,737.48 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, TIMOTHY D Employer name Town of Portland Amount $41,737.27 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLENDER, GEORGINE M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $41,737.18 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOMBRON, EUGENE J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,736.79 Date 12/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MELANIE S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $41,736.67 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, JOANNE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $41,736.53 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, APRIL M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $41,736.12 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANDREA G Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $41,735.62 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTI, MARY T Employer name Oneida County Amount $41,735.51 Date 08/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNNEYMAN, DALE D Employer name Town of Alexandria Amount $41,735.46 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, SHERYL A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $41,735.07 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, EVERETT E Employer name Westfield CSD Amount $41,734.92 Date 06/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $41,734.70 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System