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 COPELLA, LISBETH M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $42,956.79 Date 12/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWERY, ANDREW W Employer name Village of Perry Amount $42,956.66 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, ANDRE D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $42,956.09 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MATTHEW R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,955.78 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISPORT, ANDREW J Employer name Albany County Amount $42,955.30 Date 06/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IARIA, JACQUELINE S Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $42,954.72 Date 10/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD-STEVENS, KRISTEN Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $42,954.68 Date 01/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GROSSO, JOSEPH M Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,954.62 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNE, MARY JANE Employer name Office of General Services Amount $42,954.27 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYERS, PETER M Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $42,954.13 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUVAIS, ALAN M Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $42,953.62 Date 05/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MEGAN B Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $42,953.34 Date 12/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRI, DWAYNE S Employer name Town of Marathon Amount $42,952.98 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, AMY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,952.54 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCURRY, ERIC Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $42,952.51 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIESSEN, LUKE J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,952.50 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMO, TINA M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $42,952.22 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BACCO, PAMELA J Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $42,952.14 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ-ESPINAL, YANIRA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $42,952.07 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, CARL N Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $42,952.00 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDMONDS, BOBBI L Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $42,951.99 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPIS, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $42,951.67 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDON, BELEN A Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $42,951.52 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, ROSALIND E Employer name Woodridge Housing Authority Amount $42,951.26 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICARELLA, KIMBERLY A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $42,950.72 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BENJAMIN J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $42,950.43 Date 06/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, HANEEFAH Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $42,950.38 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSITTO, MICHAEL M Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $42,950.35 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORINCE, MAX M L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $42,950.34 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFEK, FRANK P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $42,949.97 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, CHERYL A Employer name Otsego County Amount $42,949.92 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, DARCY B Employer name Essex County Amount $42,949.82 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, MARIE L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $42,949.80 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JAMES J Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $42,949.48 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAGER, JUNE M Employer name Orleans County Amount $42,949.40 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OQUENDO, BRENDA L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $42,949.28 Date 05/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ FRETTS, MARILU Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,948.68 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, BARBARA J Employer name Cortland Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $42,948.64 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, TREVOR J Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $42,948.56 Date 12/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LAVONIA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,948.43 Date 06/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVER, DONNA S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,948.38 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHERN, PATRICK C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,948.17 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNICKMEYER, FRANCES B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,947.76 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, JOHN E Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $42,947.60 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRYAN, DEBORAH Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,947.59 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ALLEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,947.43 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SVRAKA, DAMIR Employer name City of Troy Amount $42,947.35 Date 01/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEORGE, SUSAN M Employer name Broome County Amount $42,947.12 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDOWELL, DAVID L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $42,946.68 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSAK, VIKTORIYA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,945.99 Date 05/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCA, BARBARA T Employer name City of Albany Amount $42,945.80 Date 05/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, BARBARA S Employer name Town of Pompey Amount $42,945.55 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTENS-HENDERSON, KATIE A Employer name Yates County Amount $42,945.50 Date 02/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MARK J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $42,945.29 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, WILLIAM P Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $42,945.23 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMEON, MATTHEW F Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $42,945.14 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, DONALD J Employer name Town of Lake George Amount $42,945.10 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGG, DINOVA E Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $42,944.83 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, CARMEN A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $42,944.82 Date 08/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, LIXIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,944.77 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRONOVA, JACK M Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,944.65 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDMONSON, PATRICIA J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $42,944.59 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, JANET J Employer name Village of Silver Creek Amount $42,944.49 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWOOD, LA TOYA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $42,944.28 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAHN, PAMELA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $42,944.25 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSA, MARIE Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $42,944.22 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, JAMES E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,944.08 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYE, DAVID D Employer name Delaware County Amount $42,943.18 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, GERALD Employer name Orange County Amount $42,943.03 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KATHLEEN Q Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,943.02 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOW, KATHY E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,943.02 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINEEN, THOMAS D Employer name Village of Ellicottville Amount $42,943.00 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MATTHEW F Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $42,943.00 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINCON, CAROLINA Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $42,942.81 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUGHTON, AMY S Employer name Jefferson County Amount $42,942.71 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, KATHY M Employer name Franklin County Amount $42,942.61 Date 05/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUMBLE, APRIL M Employer name Oswego County Amount $42,942.53 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, MARK L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $42,942.28 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVINI, MARGARET T Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $42,942.00 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOSE, RICKY Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $42,941.70 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEANETTE, TIMOTHY O Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,941.34 Date 04/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEMBERTON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $42,941.31 Date 08/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANSCO, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $42,941.21 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNE, MERVILLE H Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,941.20 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, YOLANDA C Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $42,940.80 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, DONNIE A Employer name Town of Morristown Amount $42,940.64 Date 11/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, IRA J Employer name Steuben County Amount $42,940.59 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, BRENDA S Employer name Steuben County Amount $42,940.57 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, REBECCA J Employer name Steuben County Amount $42,940.57 Date 02/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, RHONDA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $42,940.56 Date 04/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYOR, MARCELLA A Employer name Steuben County Amount $42,940.55 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPARULO, MICHAEL E Employer name Steuben County Amount $42,940.55 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, CRYSTAL L Employer name Steuben County Amount $42,940.55 Date 10/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANSITIS, DEBORAH K Employer name Steuben County Amount $42,940.55 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, PETE V Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $42,940.53 Date 04/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERCYK, CORINNA K Employer name Steuben County Amount $42,940.52 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUENSEE, NANCY E Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $42,940.49 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GIACCO, DANIEL J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,940.18 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JORGE A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,940.17 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINOR, JODY Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $42,939.67 Date 10/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System