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 INFANTE, LUCIA Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $43,007.99 Date 04/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, GAIL J Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,007.92 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHINA, CHERYL Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $43,007.78 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLUSIK, MATTHEW W Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,007.41 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAKE, SADETE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,007.34 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRT, EDWARD L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $43,007.34 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUVERAIN, JEAN JONEL Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $43,007.31 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAGHAN, WANNETTA M Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $43,007.13 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, VIVIAN L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,006.86 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINSON, LORI E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,006.83 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JEFFREY M Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,006.32 Date 05/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRIGO, STEPHEN M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $43,006.22 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, WILLIAM L Employer name Town of Scipio Amount $43,006.14 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIOTI, JUDY A Employer name Oswego County Amount $43,006.10 Date 05/05/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELESS, DEAN A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $43,006.06 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELKNAP, CYNTHIA M Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $43,005.88 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, JAMES D Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $43,005.82 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, AMANDA M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $43,005.45 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSEY, AMY L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $43,005.36 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, HEATHER L Employer name Lewis County Amount $43,004.58 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLINAN, KIM M Employer name Rockland County Amount $43,004.45 Date 06/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCAN, EDWARD T Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $43,004.33 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYETTE, KEIR E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $43,003.94 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, JOHN A Employer name Village of Marcellus Amount $43,003.88 Date 10/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JOHN D Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $43,003.27 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTZ, DEBRA M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $43,003.17 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE, LORA G Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $43,002.98 Date 11/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLAK, CONSTANCE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,002.55 Date 04/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETUKEVIC, MICHAEL S Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $43,001.68 Date 08/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Mount Hope Amount $43,001.66 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISE, SUZANNE M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $43,001.65 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, PAUL G Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,001.64 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, CINDY L Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $43,001.29 Date 10/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DIANA C Employer name Columbia County Amount $43,001.27 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLAK, MICHAEL J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,001.15 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORYS, KEVIN A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $43,000.92 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKERSON, HEATHER M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,000.90 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ROXANNE M Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $43,000.48 Date 11/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORAY, DEBORAH Employer name Department of Law Amount $43,000.37 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, DONALD F Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $43,000.32 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARCHMENT, SHELISA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $43,000.14 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFREY, KIM Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $43,000.10 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFALCE, JESSICA M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $43,000.10 Date 05/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINK, KENNETH J, JR Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $43,000.08 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, CHARLES S, III Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $42,999.81 Date 03/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADDELL, ALISHA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $42,999.78 Date 07/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMBRATO, VIRGINIA F Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $42,999.57 Date 11/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLIN, EUGENE R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,999.41 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, MITCHELL A Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $42,999.29 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PAGLIA, CHRIS A Employer name City of Utica Amount $42,998.97 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRUS, APRIL L Employer name Lewis County Amount $42,998.84 Date 06/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACHA, LYNN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,998.80 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLING, STACEY R Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $42,998.53 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMINA, IDA J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $42,998.53 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUELL, NANCY Employer name Lake George CSD Amount $42,998.08 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANNIGAN, CINDY C Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,998.07 Date 08/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSEN, ERIC H Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,998.07 Date 08/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ROXANA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,998.07 Date 11/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, VIVIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,998.07 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,998.07 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHON, LYNN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,998.07 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSINEK, BEVERLY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,998.07 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, DONALD B Employer name Town of Wawayanda Amount $42,997.92 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, JOHN A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,997.79 Date 11/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, MARLENE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,997.75 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, LUIS M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $42,997.41 Date 09/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, GEORGE B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,997.38 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTRZEBA, AMY M Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $42,997.31 Date 03/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERB, KARIN L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,997.25 Date 01/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LONG, TINA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $42,997.15 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, DIANE R Employer name Warren County Amount $42,996.84 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, BRIAN W Employer name Islip Fire District Amount $42,996.80 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, BRENDAN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,996.78 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EATON, ROBERT D Employer name Remsen CSD Amount $42,996.62 Date 12/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDOTTI, MATTHEW C Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $42,996.58 Date 06/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTE, GLENN L Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $42,996.53 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, BRAD H Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $42,996.25 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLARS, ALLEN Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $42,996.25 Date 09/04/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEILMANN, DEBRA J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $42,995.98 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, KAREN A Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $42,995.54 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, META M Employer name Delaware County Amount $42,995.37 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSERO, JASON R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $42,995.17 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBROTHER, JESSIE G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,994.99 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDLAH, LINDA Employer name Orange County Amount $42,994.70 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, DAVID J Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,994.60 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARY, ELAINE A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $42,994.39 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMMINO, DEANNA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $42,994.17 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVANEY, JOSEPH Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $42,994.11 Date 04/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI VECCHI, DAKOTA C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $42,994.00 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMLEY, MELINDA T Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $42,993.65 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, DARREN D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,993.37 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, EDWARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,992.58 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSAMANO, NICKOLOUS J Employer name Village of Greenwood Lake Amount $42,992.57 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNOLD, DARREN W Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $42,992.42 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MURRAY, MARYANN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $42,992.34 Date 09/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKIN, JEFFREY L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,991.97 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, LINDSEY N Employer name Cortland County Amount $42,991.86 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, WILSON G Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $42,991.61 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUTLACHT, MELISSA M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $42,991.51 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, THOMAS M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,991.29 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System