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 CAVE, NANCY D Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,364.35 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPALARDO, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,364.35 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERDIKAKIS, CINDY Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,364.35 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRAVECCHIA, CORINNE T Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,364.35 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMES, CLARILUZ D Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $42,364.28 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDENOUR, TRACEY M Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $42,364.13 Date 04/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, ROBERT D Employer name Steuben County Amount $42,364.10 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNOLA, KIMBERLY A Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $42,364.00 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, ROBERT A, III Employer name Village of Kinderhook Amount $42,363.97 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, JODY M Employer name Campbell Savona CSD Amount $42,363.72 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, ALEXANDER M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,363.56 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAN, DIANA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,363.54 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOCA, GRACE ANN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,363.40 Date 01/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, CYNTHIA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,363.38 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTE, FAWN A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $42,363.33 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLM, ELEANORA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $42,363.33 Date 11/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRELA, ALBINA U Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $42,363.33 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARMETTA, STEVEN A Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $42,363.31 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, AL J Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $42,363.24 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBER, JUDITH L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,363.03 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, BONNIE A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $42,362.59 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARBELO-CRESPO, DAHJANIRA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,362.22 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CAROL A Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,361.94 Date 08/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $42,361.72 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORGETTE, GREGORY A Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $42,361.21 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, MICHELLE V Employer name Livingston County Amount $42,361.20 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUBLO, MATTHEW A Employer name Chemung County Amount $42,361.04 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEDEN, KRISTEN A Employer name Fulton County Amount $42,360.97 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERGOTT, EDWARD R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $42,360.76 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER-PAPPAS, ROSEANNE Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,360.65 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILARIONOVA, TSVETELINA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,359.88 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCINO, PAUL A Employer name Albany County Amount $42,359.39 Date 07/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, MANUEL Employer name Orange County Amount $42,359.30 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, ERIN M Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $42,359.07 Date 12/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DAVID C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $42,358.93 Date 09/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, DONALD Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $42,358.84 Date 01/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, BETSEY C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,358.83 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISESI, TROY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,358.82 Date 06/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, NICOLE E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $42,358.81 Date 09/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, SHANNON Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $42,358.78 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, WANDA Employer name Erie County Amount $42,358.77 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOSKI, GREGORY H Employer name Orange County Amount $42,358.74 Date 03/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONVILLE, EVETTA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,358.65 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENSKE, JO A Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $42,358.63 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAKACS, BRYAN L Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $42,358.52 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAGOSIAN, CARMELLA A Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $42,358.34 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMISSO, AGATINA A Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $42,358.00 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, VALECIA M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $42,358.00 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, BREANNA F Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,357.96 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, JONATHAN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,357.80 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOOT-DANIELS, JENNIFER A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $42,357.75 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNE, RICK J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $42,357.41 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUTZ, SHAROLYN KAY Employer name Forestville CSD Amount $42,357.25 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERUBIN, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,357.09 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFFER, DAVID R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,356.98 Date 06/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTT, SILVIA P Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,356.98 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, MICHAEL A Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,356.82 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONALD, CONNIE J Employer name Franklin County Amount $42,356.66 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERI, CHRISTINA Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $42,356.65 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, DARREN J Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $42,356.50 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNOR, SALLY Employer name Department of State Amount $42,356.49 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACKEL, CANDACE L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $42,356.41 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $42,356.33 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, EPIFANIA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $42,356.03 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, MICHAEL K Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $42,355.75 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, SHERRI L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $42,355.42 Date 02/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANHOPE, ALAN D Employer name Steuben County Amount $42,355.34 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYSER, SUSAN A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $42,355.20 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, TIFFANY L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,355.18 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISHOLM, JOSHUA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,355.07 Date 08/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DOROTHY Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $42,354.85 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEACH, RYAN W Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $42,354.78 Date 09/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, COLLEEN A Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $42,354.68 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LISA M Employer name Cayuga Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $42,354.57 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LINDA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,354.51 Date 04/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEYBOVICH, FRIDA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $42,354.48 Date 12/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, FAYE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $42,354.45 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEARER, SARAH A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $42,354.42 Date 02/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, VALERIE A Employer name Eden CSD Amount $42,354.35 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CECILE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,354.30 Date 12/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYDRONKOWSKI, BARBARA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $42,354.27 Date 02/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIFER, TANYA M Employer name Town of Lenox Amount $42,354.01 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHN, BETHANY L Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $42,353.96 Date 03/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKBY, MICHAEL L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $42,353.85 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DEBORAH K Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $42,353.55 Date 07/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAIBI, JULIE B Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $42,353.52 Date 12/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, GEORGE D, III Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $42,353.51 Date 03/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MELISSA L Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $42,353.40 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, TED J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $42,353.33 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABELLA, JOHN D Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $42,353.28 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, KATHLEEN M Employer name Freeport Housing Authority Amount $42,353.12 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, NOREEN Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $42,352.97 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTNEY, ANDREW J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $42,352.89 Date 12/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, JANE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,352.81 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAWTHON, VIRGINIA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $42,352.71 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODERT, LYNN M Employer name Silver Creek CSD Amount $42,352.66 Date 01/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEURTER, SCOTT D Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $42,352.18 Date 05/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,351.71 Date 10/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENT, JARED M Employer name Village of Le Roy Amount $42,351.66 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAVALLARO, DANIEL M Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,351.65 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System