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 AKIN, DEL J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $41,354.84 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULIOT, MELISSA Employer name Clinton County Amount $41,354.79 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKOLAJCZYK, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Oakfield Amount $41,354.43 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUCK, JOHN T Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $41,354.33 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, MICHELE D Employer name Corning Community College Amount $41,354.10 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALY, AHMED ALY HUSSEIN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $41,354.03 Date 05/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPOSO, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $41,354.01 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESKE, MICHAEL E Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $41,353.96 Date 03/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURSTELL, SANDRA L Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $41,353.68 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AMY M Employer name Essex County Amount $41,352.92 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBO, DIANE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $41,352.52 Date 06/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELS, MARY B Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $41,352.40 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGNITTA, SHANI M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,352.35 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, MICHAEL M Employer name Warren County Amount $41,352.35 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAI, DANHUA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,352.24 Date 07/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGY, SHANNON R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,351.58 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADSIT, MICHAEL G Employer name Village of Canastota Amount $41,351.45 Date 02/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNSBURY, JUSTIN D Employer name Town of Durham Amount $41,351.42 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, CAROL L Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $41,351.15 Date 02/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERVILLE, KAREN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,351.12 Date 07/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ALAN S Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $41,350.79 Date 10/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,350.75 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROGER C Employer name Town of Bolivar Amount $41,350.71 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINGERICH, RONNY J Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $41,350.67 Date 09/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRENIER, JUSTIN C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $41,350.62 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARA, HEIDI A Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $41,350.54 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHERLEY, JACQUELINE C Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $41,350.33 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, RICARDO D Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $41,350.24 Date 11/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETT, JEREMY J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $41,349.85 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KERA G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,349.73 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDFIELD, EDWARD C Employer name Romulus CSD Amount $41,349.72 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTELL, DAVID B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,349.65 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DEREK Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $41,349.65 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGEL, NOELLE G Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,349.55 Date 10/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, ANDRE T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $41,349.53 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JAMES R, JR Employer name Town of Russia Amount $41,349.45 Date 12/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIMPSON, JOSEPH A Employer name Washington County Amount $41,349.45 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ALISA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,349.43 Date 07/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, MAE Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $41,349.32 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICO, KEVIN J Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $41,349.16 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, DAN J Employer name Department of Law Amount $41,349.03 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, SUSAN K Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,348.89 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAND, ANNEMARIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,348.68 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENESTON, ERIN B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $41,348.60 Date 08/02/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CYNTHIA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,348.54 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMANTE, OSCAR F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,348.31 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MICHAEL J Employer name Whitehall CSD Amount $41,348.26 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, EVELYN ANN Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $41,348.14 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTRAUS, PATRICIA M Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $41,348.12 Date 12/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWAKYE, SAMEERAH Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,348.03 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENALDO, MICHAEL A Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $41,348.00 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSTARD, SEAN C Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $41,347.92 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIME, DAVID L Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $41,347.83 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STONE, SAM P Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $41,347.71 Date 10/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHEE, MIN C Employer name Department of Law Amount $41,347.67 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, GERALDINE M Employer name Steuben County Amount $41,347.67 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TIFFANY C Employer name Herkimer County Amount $41,347.24 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, MELISSA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $41,347.00 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NESS, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Troy Amount $41,346.99 Date 11/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ELISE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $41,346.76 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECCESE, EMMA JEAN R Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $41,346.62 Date 02/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALBFLEISCH, ERIC S Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,346.56 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOEPPLER, CATHY J Employer name Education Department Amount $41,346.56 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMFIELD, DEREK I Employer name Village of Cooperstown Amount $41,346.22 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, BARBARA Employer name Port Jefferson Fire District Amount $41,346.06 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, ROBIN L Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $41,345.95 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGULA, JIMMY J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $41,345.73 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNANT, THOMAS Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $41,345.67 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOINER-YANG, VONDA K Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $41,345.34 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTER, TRACEY A Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $41,345.01 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTIER, MARY J Employer name Franklin County Amount $41,344.89 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLEDGE, RONALD J Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $41,344.89 Date 11/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBS, BRITTNEY T Employer name Montgomery County Amount $41,344.83 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, THAN E Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $41,344.77 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ESPOSITO, ANGELA J Employer name Lindenhurst Memorial Library Amount $41,344.40 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPACINCH, JANET M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $41,344.39 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, STEPHEN J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $41,344.27 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JAMES E, JR Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $41,344.27 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LEROY Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $41,344.19 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETIT, SYLVIA D Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $41,344.16 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLURE, JOHN H Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,344.13 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, LINDA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $41,344.08 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $41,343.96 Date 08/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, SHELLEY A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $41,343.95 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROWER, SUZANNE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $41,343.95 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISTO, MARCY J Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $41,343.67 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEN, LEWIS J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $41,343.66 Date 02/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JACQUELINE D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,343.16 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, ANDREA R Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $41,343.12 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHOE, CHRISTINE T Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,343.03 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, SUEKAY Q Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,342.89 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, KAREN P Employer name Village of Rhinebeck Amount $41,342.84 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL-AVERY, NICOLE S Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,342.81 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESCOTT, DEBORAH L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $41,342.17 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ANN MARIE Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $41,342.03 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLASK, AMY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,342.02 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, REBECCA M Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $41,341.95 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JANET L Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,341.84 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, MICHAEL E Employer name Village of Stewart Manor Amount $41,341.81 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, LAURIE A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $41,341.53 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System