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 SMITH, CARYSMA C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $41,701.59 Date 03/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURL, JASON V Employer name Town of Clinton Amount $41,701.25 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, ROXANE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,701.23 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAI, RAISSA Employer name Bethpage Public Library Amount $41,701.17 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEBIMPE, ABOLAJI F Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $41,701.12 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMING, CHRISTINA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,701.01 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LUISA I Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $41,700.90 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORY, MATTHEW J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $41,700.90 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZYWONOS, KAREN J Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $41,700.90 Date 08/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, KATHLEEN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,700.83 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, JUDY A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $41,700.80 Date 03/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDORF, DOUGLAS A Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $41,700.80 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $41,700.47 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEYN, SAMANTHA L Employer name Fulton County Amount $41,700.41 Date 07/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, SALLY J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,700.40 Date 01/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, MARSHALL R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $41,700.31 Date 06/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, THOMAS A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $41,700.20 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUER, MARGARET L Employer name Tupper Lake CSD Amount $41,700.03 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBRIGGER, PATTI D Employer name Roscoe CSD Amount $41,700.01 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSTENSEN, POUL T, III Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,699.53 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JARED J Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $41,699.39 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGIULO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $41,699.30 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERWERF, MATTHEW J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $41,699.27 Date 07/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, MICHAEL P Employer name Cayuga Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $41,699.20 Date 10/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, NICHOLE Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $41,699.06 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, DAVID J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $41,698.98 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDON, CHRISTAL L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $41,698.89 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKOLA, MICHAEL A Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $41,698.88 Date 02/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURSTELL, SANDRA L Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $41,698.87 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENDERGAST, GILES J, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $41,698.84 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCHIMOWICZ, CHRISTY J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $41,698.62 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHL, LENORA Employer name Orange County Amount $41,698.50 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BENJAMIN M, JR Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $41,698.42 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHARDO-MOSS, KIM L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $41,698.37 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, JUDITH M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,697.59 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLYARD, KATONYA D Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $41,697.37 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, NELSON P Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $41,697.30 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, PHILIP E, JR Employer name Washington County Amount $41,697.04 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIE, SUSAN A Employer name Ontario County Amount $41,697.02 Date 12/18/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHNLE, CHRISTOPHERE J Employer name Village of Orchard Park Amount $41,697.00 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSEY, WENDY S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $41,696.60 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORTI, ALAN L Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $41,696.56 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRICO, ANNA Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $41,696.55 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KAREEM J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,696.49 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, JARED I Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,696.45 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSANO, JOSEPH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $41,696.45 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, SHANE C Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $41,696.38 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, COLLEEN A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $41,696.33 Date 09/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCBRIDE, KARYN D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,695.57 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, BRYAN T Employer name Orange County Amount $41,695.39 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLODY, HENRY W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,695.33 Date 06/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DER BOGHOSSIAN, LUKE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,695.20 Date 02/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZNANSKI, BOGUMIL C Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $41,695.18 Date 01/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDERS, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,694.95 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, KATHLEEN Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $41,694.53 Date 08/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAREN A Employer name Village of Delevan Amount $41,694.50 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORHOUSE, TAYLOR L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $41,694.22 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAEPFEL, STEVEN G Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $41,694.21 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, SUZANNE E Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $41,693.97 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIR, CHRISTINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,693.96 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, PATRICIA L Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $41,693.64 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLMAN, LISA S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,693.43 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, OWEN M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $41,693.42 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANO, GLORIA Employer name Suffolk Vocational Ed & Ext Bd Amount $41,693.39 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CHAD Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $41,693.00 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUIRRE, RANDY D Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $41,692.71 Date 12/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, CINDEA L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $41,692.68 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GACEK, ARTHUR L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $41,692.56 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORALLS, ERIC L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $41,692.36 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESLIC, SANEL Employer name Oneida County Amount $41,692.33 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, CRAIG E Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $41,692.32 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSLER, ARIELLE D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,692.25 Date 06/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETTE, TED L, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,692.20 Date 09/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANT, VINCENT G Employer name City of Oswego Amount $41,691.97 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JOHN D Employer name Town of Wells Amount $41,691.82 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, THERESA C Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $41,691.68 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPMAN, WAYNE R Employer name Town of Leyden Amount $41,690.82 Date 12/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, ERIC E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,690.58 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, LINDA A Employer name Village of Clifton Springs Amount $41,690.38 Date 06/22/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ-LEMES, ADRIAN Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $41,690.10 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, KEVIN C Employer name Albany County Amount $41,689.94 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVERN, DEBRA L Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $41,689.89 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRWEATHER, ANDREW Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,689.83 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, SANDRA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $41,689.37 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,689.34 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BISO, ELLEN K Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $41,689.11 Date 03/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHEZAILI, DUSTIN T Employer name Erie County Amount $41,688.98 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIDURSKI, RICHARD G Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $41,688.94 Date 08/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, ASHLEY L Employer name Albany County Amount $41,688.85 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCREAY, DEANNA M Employer name Chemung County Amount $41,688.79 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, JOYCELYN P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,688.79 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RICHARD H Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $41,688.78 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEBORN, PATRICK D Employer name Washington County Amount $41,688.70 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUE, MICHAEL L Employer name Ithaca Housing Authority Amount $41,688.67 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, LINDA L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $41,688.66 Date 01/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTELLO, REGINA M Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $41,688.62 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNATARO, SABRE A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $41,688.58 Date 11/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIESZKUC, PHILLIP A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $41,688.43 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRARY, SHIRLEY D Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,688.15 Date 06/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRULL, BONNIELYN Employer name Erie County Amount $41,687.84 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System