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 WIER-CAVALIERI, NANCY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,911.47 Date 02/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, RONNI Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,911.44 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, PHILIP D Employer name Town of Brunswick Amount $42,911.40 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPES, CARRIE E Employer name Allegany County Amount $42,911.28 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVANO VIA, FIORELLA E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $42,911.28 Date 11/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, CYNTHIA T Employer name Greece CSD Amount $42,911.03 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINTZ, CHRISTIAN A Employer name City of Oswego Amount $42,910.75 Date 06/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRYDEN, MICHELLE R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,910.71 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, GREGORY C Employer name Nyack Housing Authority Amount $42,910.46 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMME, KATHLEEN S Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $42,910.44 Date 07/31/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, JAMES Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $42,910.43 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, RANDY D Employer name Town of Orange Amount $42,910.25 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRICK, STEVEN G Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,910.18 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELETIS, ANASTASIOS G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,910.18 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIG, TERRY E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,910.10 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, TIMOTHY L Employer name Town of Torrey Amount $42,909.99 Date 04/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUD, REGINALD J Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $42,909.92 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, SARAH R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,909.80 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, ALLEN Employer name Springs UFSD of East Hampton Amount $42,909.60 Date 05/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, SHARON L Employer name Broome County Amount $42,909.56 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, COREY P Employer name City of Troy Amount $42,909.28 Date 01/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRATT, LEE R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,909.15 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHRENDORF, MEGHAN L Employer name Oswego Port Authority Amount $42,909.05 Date 06/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALTENBACH, AMIE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,908.97 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, ADRIANE C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,908.88 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, ANGELA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,908.77 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDEL, DEANNA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,908.39 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, MICHAEL E Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $42,908.37 Date 03/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, DIANE M Employer name Fulton Community Dev Agcy Amount $42,908.34 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBLATT, CHANA R Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $42,908.11 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCK, JOHN P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,908.10 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, THOMAS J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $42,907.89 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, DENISE Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $42,907.71 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHIOVERI, DOMINICK D Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $42,907.03 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARY ANNE Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $42,907.02 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, MONICA E Employer name Broome County Amount $42,906.78 Date 12/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUGENE, HANDY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $42,906.62 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, LISA M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $42,906.57 Date 11/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMZER, CARLA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $42,906.50 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, KRISTIE L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $42,906.30 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNN, KATHERINE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,906.16 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, ELIZABETH B Employer name Town of Cazenovia Amount $42,906.12 Date 06/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARELLI, GAIL M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $42,906.06 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCLAFANI, CAROL A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $42,905.75 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESSEL, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $42,905.74 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCHER, CHEVAUN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,905.65 Date 05/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Ghent Amount $42,905.45 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, KRISTINA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,905.38 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDLEY, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $42,905.35 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, DEBORAH KAY Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $42,905.20 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, DENNIS A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,904.92 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKSON, JANINE Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $42,904.89 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGHE, AMRUTA P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $42,904.81 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, DARRYL K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $42,904.73 Date 02/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHLBACH, WILLIAM J Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $42,904.71 Date 07/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYO, JOSEPH M Employer name Minerva CSD Amount $42,904.71 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRY, NIKOLETT A Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,904.61 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHURMAN, KENNETH M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $42,904.59 Date 02/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETRASCO, CHANTAL Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $42,904.48 Date 01/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROMAN, KATIE L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,904.47 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, BRAD W Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $42,904.21 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FEVER, SHEILA K Employer name Schuyler County Amount $42,904.14 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLORY, SEEMA U Employer name Essex County Amount $42,903.76 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JAMES T Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,903.75 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKINS, TINA M Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $42,903.34 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, NICOLE E Employer name Cortland County Amount $42,903.30 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURDI, CAROLE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,903.30 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSPELMYER, JOSHUA J Employer name Town of Florida Amount $42,903.28 Date 04/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHIP, JULIA M Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $42,903.12 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, JESSICA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,902.95 Date 08/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, MARYMAY Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $42,902.79 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, HAYLEY E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $42,902.72 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERWICK, BRANDON K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,902.10 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC PHERSON, RYAN J Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $42,902.01 Date 04/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, JOHN H Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,901.94 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERUP, THOMAS J Employer name Oswego County Amount $42,901.71 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, WILLIAM M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $42,901.70 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JAMES Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,901.60 Date 10/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINANS, PHYLLIS D Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $42,901.56 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, WILLIAM H, II Employer name Town of Thurman Amount $42,901.47 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JEAN R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,901.28 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, DANIEL J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,901.09 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JOHN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,900.74 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ROBERT F Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $42,900.60 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, HOWARD F Employer name Town of Danby Amount $42,899.89 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, MELVIN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $42,899.82 Date 07/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MARIO Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,899.64 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, KARIN BETH Employer name Albany County Amount $42,899.53 Date 04/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTON, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $42,899.13 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, RODNEY K Employer name Town of Brunswick Amount $42,899.12 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSS, STEVEN A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $42,898.78 Date 11/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, LYNNE P Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $42,898.49 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARA, CASSANDRA S Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $42,897.73 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADER, LYNN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,897.73 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKE, NICOLE S Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $42,897.67 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRAFF, CHRISTINE L Employer name Columbia County Amount $42,897.45 Date 02/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVANNA, JOAN L Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,897.39 Date 01/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOOK, SCOTT W Employer name Orleans County Amount $42,897.32 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNOCK, GARY R Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,897.09 Date 05/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRKHEIMER, DONNA Employer name Granville CSD Amount $42,897.09 Date 09/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System