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 STANDFIELD, ADRIENNE Y Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,150.68 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLARD, ALEX S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $41,150.32 Date 09/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMKOVICH, RONALD A Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $41,150.27 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DAVID S Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $41,150.23 Date 07/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BETH A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $41,150.20 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOL, MAKUEI Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,150.09 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JULIA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,150.06 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, NELLIE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $41,149.93 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEN, LISA R Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $41,149.77 Date 06/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANDRESE N Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $41,149.56 Date 11/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SARAH N Employer name Wayne County Amount $41,149.08 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, PORTIA Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $41,148.74 Date 01/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, DANIEL G Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $41,148.71 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, LAMAR D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,148.66 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, MINERVA Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $41,148.54 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARING, ROBERT M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,148.37 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITETTA, JOSEPH Employer name Albany County Amount $41,148.35 Date 05/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MORA, JENNIFER L Employer name Village of Philadelphia Amount $41,148.00 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GREAL, ANNETTE M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $41,147.78 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, KEVIN M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $41,147.10 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LORENZO, SANTO D Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $41,146.73 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, LAUREN M Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $41,146.33 Date 07/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, LISA A Employer name Northern Adirondack CSD Amount $41,146.05 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, JENNIFER M Employer name Crandall Library Amount $41,146.02 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY-BENN, ANGIE D Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $41,145.93 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATJEN, JULIA K Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $41,145.71 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, RICH A Employer name Binghamton Housing Authority Amount $41,145.60 Date 05/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAULKWILL, DONNA Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $41,145.30 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, CANDACE B Employer name Warren County Amount $41,145.13 Date 04/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, TARA F Employer name Warren County Amount $41,145.09 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,145.08 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISH, HEATHER L Employer name Town of Stockholm Amount $41,144.92 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROS, JESSICA M Employer name Steuben County Amount $41,144.44 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JENNIFER M Employer name Erie County Amount $41,144.35 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORCSOK, MELINDA R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $41,144.33 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEND, LLOYD Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $41,144.04 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDBERG, DAVID J Employer name Department of State Amount $41,143.86 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, DYLAN S Employer name Town of Scio Amount $41,143.36 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRAVANI, JAMES F Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $41,143.20 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, VIRGINIA K Employer name Corning Community College Amount $41,143.05 Date 02/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBOLTZ, KATHLEEN M Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $41,142.88 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNOTTA, PAUL M Employer name Village of Bayville Amount $41,142.80 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, KATIE A Employer name Orleans County Amount $41,142.67 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLADIPO, CLEMENT O Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $41,142.65 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTBROOK, EDWARD C, JR Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $41,142.63 Date 12/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, KIMBERLY D Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,142.56 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LOLETA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,142.53 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, TERESA J Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $41,142.51 Date 08/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, JOSHUA M Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $41,142.51 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRUDA, ROBIN L Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $41,142.30 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, KEVIN R Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $41,141.96 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PATRICIA L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $41,141.72 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, JANE M Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $41,141.52 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUT, KAREN L Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $41,141.35 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRON, FRANKY M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,141.27 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHMANN, KAREN E Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $41,141.23 Date 11/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLINGTON, DONNA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $41,140.81 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZYK, TIMOTHY P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $41,140.74 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, THOMAS E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $41,140.05 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, MICHELLE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,140.01 Date 08/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Moriah Amount $41,139.90 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPINA, EVELYN V Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $41,139.35 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAVERS, MARK A Employer name Broome County Amount $41,139.26 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMIRE, LEE F Employer name Town of Black Brook Amount $41,139.21 Date 10/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, THERESE N Employer name Webster CSD Amount $41,139.20 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, FRANCIS C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $41,139.18 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, CLAUDIA J Employer name Charlotte Valley CSD Amount $41,139.03 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, LYNN Employer name Village of Farmingdale Amount $41,139.00 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, REGINA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $41,138.91 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, LON L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $41,138.82 Date 05/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERER, DONALD R Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $41,138.80 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, MICHAEL R Employer name Cortland County Amount $41,138.64 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERHAGEN, HEIDI A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $41,138.52 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, DIANE L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,138.48 Date 10/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RYAN M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $41,138.38 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCKNEY, DEBORAH A Employer name Town of Aurelius Amount $41,138.24 Date 06/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, LESLIE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,138.17 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE-GIBSON, TAMARA P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,138.13 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES-BROWN, ESTHER A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $41,138.03 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULBOURNE-FRANCIS, DORETT J Employer name Orange County Amount $41,137.93 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHME, LISA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,137.54 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLAHY, MATTHEW M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,137.31 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUELL, DANIEL L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $41,137.25 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEABURG, HILLARY C Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $41,137.16 Date 02/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAVEN, SHERRY A Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $41,137.13 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, DODY A Employer name Village of Greenwood Lake Amount $41,137.12 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, ROSEANNA GAIL Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,136.92 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, RAFAELA D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,136.88 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATALLAN, ESTRELLA Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $41,136.88 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIGHT, NATASSIA M Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $41,136.88 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONOVER, RYAN P Employer name City of Rome Amount $41,136.85 Date 08/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMPFF, DOUGLAS A Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $41,136.81 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOME, DOREEN W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,136.69 Date 06/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIPPEN, JONATHAN E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,136.64 Date 02/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, FE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $41,136.46 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTEROSSO, TOMMASO Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $41,136.34 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIGERWALD, EDWIN P Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $41,136.16 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITT-LORENZEN, KITTY M Employer name Orange County Amount $41,136.05 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MATTHEW R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $41,135.97 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTHER, THEODORE N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,135.62 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System