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 WILKINS, VIELLA R Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $41,209.76 Date 07/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODWAY, DENEEN B Employer name Columbia County Amount $41,209.49 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESCH, CATHERINE A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $41,209.46 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSON, LEE J Employer name Education Department Amount $41,209.45 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARCHER, VAUGHN C Employer name Village of Hancock Amount $41,209.19 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, MICHAEL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,209.00 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULTHARD, LORINDA S Employer name Northeast CSD Amount $41,208.75 Date 02/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLICUTT, DORLEEN A Employer name Marathon CSD Amount $41,208.68 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, GUY M Employer name Erie County Amount $41,208.56 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, BLAKE Employer name City of Oswego Amount $41,208.46 Date 01/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISS, SHANNON M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,207.99 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, KATHERINE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,207.98 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGNEN, SALLY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $41,207.85 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $41,207.78 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LAWRENCE E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $41,207.63 Date 12/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNDELL, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $41,207.62 Date 01/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCULLO, MATTHEW D Employer name Village of Harriman Amount $41,207.56 Date 11/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIMAN, DAVID A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,207.55 Date 03/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, MELINDA S Employer name Cayuga County Amount $41,207.52 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, SHERYL E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $41,207.52 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAILE, CLAUDIA C Employer name Cayuga County Amount $41,207.52 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOZDA, JENIFER Employer name Cayuga County Amount $41,207.52 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENFRO, DE'MARIO A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $41,207.35 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPISKA, MATTHEW D Employer name Cayuga County Amount $41,207.27 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDA, ANNAMARIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,207.26 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,207.14 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, SHERRY S Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $41,206.95 Date 05/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, LOUIS J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $41,206.86 Date 06/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CATHERINE E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $41,206.61 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, LARRY F Employer name Town of Adams Amount $41,206.26 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, BRITTANY P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $41,206.05 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, LYNDA A Employer name Otsego County Amount $41,206.03 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPPA, JANELLE A Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $41,205.92 Date 11/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDEZ, LYDIA P Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $41,205.89 Date 01/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYBOR, JULIE A Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $41,205.77 Date 07/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, MAUREEN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $41,205.75 Date 12/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, SUSAN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $41,205.16 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, JOHN M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $41,204.74 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSO, EILEEN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $41,204.54 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, FRANK, JR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,204.45 Date 03/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JOSE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,204.27 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, JOHN T Employer name Greece CSD Amount $41,204.27 Date 10/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARENTE, JAMES Employer name Office For Technology Amount $41,204.15 Date 08/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, ANN MARIE Employer name Greene County Amount $41,203.77 Date 12/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKA, JOANN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,203.62 Date 08/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, ROBERT L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,203.60 Date 10/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCOMI, ANTHONY J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $41,203.39 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN STEENBURG, CONNIE Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $41,203.20 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, DYLAN D Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,203.15 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, EDWIN F Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $41,202.80 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGEL, SCOTT J Employer name Warren County Amount $41,202.50 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKULA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $41,202.40 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERZIAN, DENISE C Employer name Moffat Library Washingtonville Amount $41,201.95 Date 07/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WENDELL E Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $41,201.80 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, DOUGLAS J Employer name Lisbon CSD Amount $41,201.78 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ELAINE C Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $41,201.67 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCASIO, ELISINA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,201.66 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, LICHELE R Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,201.14 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MARY M Employer name Town of Owego Amount $41,200.95 Date 08/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, REBECA Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $41,200.73 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGACIEWSKI, PATRICK Employer name Jefferson County Amount $41,200.60 Date 12/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, JAMES R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,200.50 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKS, ANDREW P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $41,200.42 Date 10/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BRINO, RYAN J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $41,200.12 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPITZ, NICOLE S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $41,199.81 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, TOBI L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,199.50 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KAREN L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,199.39 Date 01/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, NICOLE L Employer name Town of Wilmington Amount $41,199.08 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, BARBARA Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $41,199.08 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, ROBERT J Employer name Erie County Amount $41,198.86 Date 03/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLS, MICHELLE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,198.44 Date 12/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, CHARLENE P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,197.83 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNET, DUSTIN R Employer name Town of Hermon Amount $41,197.79 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMIDEY, LILLIAN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,197.65 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JENNIFER A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $41,197.63 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, CAROL Employer name Town of Salina Amount $41,197.56 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, TARA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,197.51 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SUZANNE M Employer name Allegany County Amount $41,197.46 Date 08/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, MATTHEW J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $41,196.77 Date 10/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTER, TODD J Employer name Delaware County Amount $41,196.68 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELINEAU, WILFRED C Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $41,196.54 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, KATINA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,196.50 Date 03/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, JENNIFER A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,196.36 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRK, STEVEN A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $41,196.36 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTABONA, PAULA J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $41,196.26 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSERLAUF, CHRISTINE R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $41,196.14 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INDERJIT, KEVIN K Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $41,196.00 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JESSICA E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $41,195.98 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRELAND, ROBERT J Employer name Oswego County Amount $41,195.60 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIETHMILLER, DENISE A Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $41,195.50 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARMAN, MATTHEW D Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $41,195.43 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFONTE, MARY E Employer name Village of Lloyd Harbor Amount $41,195.40 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSMAN, HOWARD L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $41,195.31 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, WILLIAM P Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $41,195.18 Date 11/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTINE, ROBERT Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $41,195.16 Date 02/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTEL, ASHLEY S Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $41,195.15 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODBURY, JOHN W Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $41,195.03 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, JOSHUA S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $41,195.02 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAGLIONE, ERICA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,195.00 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, JACQULYNN R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $41,194.88 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System