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 BOYACK, JAMES M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,041.08 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZKOPIEC, MATTHEW S Employer name Watervliet City School Dist Amount $45,040.88 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUTSON, PETER B Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $45,040.72 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, PATRICIA A Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $45,040.40 Date 10/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONCELLI, REBECCA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,040.30 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, ANTHONY L, III Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $45,040.28 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, CATHERINE M Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $45,040.24 Date 12/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, MARK J Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $45,040.23 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABELLA-FISHER, ROXANNE Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $45,040.11 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JESSICA Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $45,040.02 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, TERRA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,039.93 Date 04/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VORCE, KEN R Employer name Newark Valley CSD Amount $45,039.87 Date 10/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, ANTHONY W Employer name Village of Walden Amount $45,039.71 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKINSON, CINCERIA G Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $45,039.50 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADER, AVA M Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $45,039.37 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRIGAN, JOSEPH Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $45,039.20 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, ROBERT Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,039.00 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, MICHELLE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $45,038.91 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, LISA L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $45,038.74 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, VINCENZO R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $45,038.58 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPLES, JANE E Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $45,038.55 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MARY T Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $45,038.48 Date 07/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESELTON, MATTHEW R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,038.20 Date 06/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESLER, KERI A Employer name Albany County Amount $45,038.07 Date 03/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUENCER, ANDREW P Employer name Town of Lyme Amount $45,038.04 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORA, LINDA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,037.55 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KELLY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,037.46 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAKEEL, JONATHAN Y Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $45,037.32 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, STACEY R Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,037.30 Date 02/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, SUSAN L Employer name Village of Trumansburg Amount $45,037.14 Date 08/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENKLER, MOIRA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,037.12 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONGMAN, SCOTT L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $45,037.11 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICOTTA, DANIEL E Employer name Holland CSD Amount $45,036.92 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO BRUCIE, SILVIA Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $45,036.55 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, REBA B Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $45,036.55 Date 05/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, LINDA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,036.52 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMPINE, JOHN C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,036.42 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, STEVEN C Employer name Herkimer County Amount $45,036.06 Date 02/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPPOLITI, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $45,036.04 Date 06/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SAMANTHA P Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,036.03 Date 01/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPRONIO, DAWN Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $45,035.96 Date 05/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGANTELLI, MELINDA M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $45,035.81 Date 12/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, LILLIAN H Employer name Schoharie County Amount $45,035.55 Date 08/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLA, JOSE L Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $45,035.54 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLOR, WILLIAM C Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,035.49 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, CRAIG F Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $45,035.37 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, KATHERINE D Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $45,035.37 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANAS, ALEX J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,034.91 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTYRKA, BARBARA A Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $45,034.80 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACE, GAYLE M Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $45,034.78 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSEL, CHASE W J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $45,034.48 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, DEVEN O Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $45,034.34 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BARBARA E Employer name Orange County Amount $45,034.34 Date 03/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, LILLIAN Employer name Orange County Amount $45,034.27 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRYSHAK, MARLENE M Employer name Orange County Amount $45,034.26 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULL, CHRISTINE M Employer name Orange County Amount $45,034.23 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, RICARDO Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $45,033.95 Date 05/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRILL, DONNA J Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $45,033.91 Date 12/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALCICCIOLI, DANA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,033.79 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIVILS, ARNITA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,033.74 Date 02/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, RAMON, JR Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $45,033.67 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAIR, JENNIFER A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $45,033.49 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOOF, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $45,033.48 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MICHELLE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,033.35 Date 02/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAILIDIS, JESSIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,033.31 Date 06/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIALAK, KENNETH L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,033.12 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINSON, BRIAN A Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $45,033.05 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, DONNA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,033.02 Date 08/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPTSIAS, NATALIE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $45,032.73 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, LORRAINE H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,032.69 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIELOWSKI, ROBERT H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,032.17 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNIGLE, WILLIAM A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $45,031.89 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVALHO, MARIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,031.71 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, MARIA E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $45,031.47 Date 08/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESAW, MARK E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,031.32 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MOLLY M Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,030.57 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNCH, KATHLEEN L Employer name Erie County Amount $45,030.54 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, LEWIS M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $45,030.32 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FURLAN, JOANN Employer name Otsego County Amount $45,030.22 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, PEIJIN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,030.19 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEY, STEVEN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $45,030.03 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, MATTIE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $45,029.56 Date 11/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVENHAGEN, WENDY S Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $45,029.50 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, JACQUELYN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,029.46 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIANA, SCOTT Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $45,029.40 Date 09/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOECHNER, GEORGE W Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $45,028.74 Date 04/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEKOH, SAMUEL O Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,028.60 Date 05/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSCOMB, JOHN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,028.34 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGHI, THOMAS J, III Employer name Wyoming County Amount $45,028.22 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, JUSTIN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,028.17 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DEVIN C Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $45,028.00 Date 12/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTY, SHARON T Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,027.95 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHLIN, DINITA A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $45,027.95 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CORINNE K Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $45,027.95 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAMICI, MARLIES Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,027.94 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANENEY, KAREN H Employer name Hornell Housing Authority Amount $45,027.85 Date 02/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIZZI, FELICIA M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $45,027.64 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULL, JEFFREY L Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $45,027.46 Date 01/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCHER, WYNONA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,026.89 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAND, ANGELA C Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,026.36 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System