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 MUNCY, MARCIA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,041.83 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, JAMES D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,041.82 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLS, MELISSA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $41,041.76 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VIVIO, DIANA V Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $41,041.60 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JUAN P Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $41,041.48 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESTON, EMILY A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $41,041.39 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, ANNETTE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $41,041.25 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULGER, JILL A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $41,041.24 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, MEI JUAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,041.22 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JONATHAN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,040.71 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENZER, MEGAN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,040.71 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, KATHRYN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,040.70 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, JAMIE N Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,040.70 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Wilmington Amount $41,040.46 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, RAYMOND D Employer name City of Troy Amount $41,040.45 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTINATO, DEBORAH M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $41,040.33 Date 07/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEASE, LINDA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,040.07 Date 05/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGIEWICZ, BRYAN A Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $41,040.06 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLOCK, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Hagaman Amount $41,040.00 Date 03/22/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, STEVEN C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,039.97 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDEN, SCOTT D Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,039.56 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MARSHALL E Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $41,039.56 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANSKI, RYAN L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $41,039.16 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, LORI A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,038.79 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JOSUE E Employer name Village of Manlius Amount $41,038.34 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSMAN, GARY L Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $41,038.21 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFF, RACHEL M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,037.40 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILL, KYLE R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $41,037.14 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEERS, DOROTHY J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $41,036.78 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUREK, BRANDON D J Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $41,036.35 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, CAYLA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $41,036.29 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTERLE, CHRISTINA L Employer name Oswego County Amount $41,036.22 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAASE, ALFRED T Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $41,036.22 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERLE, TINA C Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $41,035.94 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATOLI, KIMBERLY A Employer name Oswego County Amount $41,035.55 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, JUSTIN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $41,035.48 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLLAWAY, STACY M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $41,035.42 Date 09/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKINNEY, LAURIE A Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $41,035.38 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVES, CARLA R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,034.89 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, RICHARD J Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $41,034.81 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISPIN, ORQUIDEA R Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $41,034.80 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCABASCIO, BRIANA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,034.57 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, KISHA T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,034.26 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, STEVEN D Employer name Otsego County Amount $41,034.13 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOMER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Utica Amount $41,033.47 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARICHIELLO, LINDA J Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $41,033.47 Date 09/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPI, TERRI M Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $41,033.34 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JEFFREY R Employer name Town of Summerhill Amount $41,033.27 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, SHANE M Employer name Warren County Amount $41,033.24 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAZZO, THOMAS B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,033.19 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGNARD, JASON D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $41,033.08 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERCHY, JOSEPH G Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $41,033.04 Date 08/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKILLICORN, CAROLINE S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,032.98 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, SUSAMMA T Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,032.83 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJOR, CARLAISE O Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,032.52 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, FRANKLIN R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $41,032.46 Date 05/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, BARBARA J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,032.29 Date 12/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Rushville Amount $41,032.27 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KELSEY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $41,032.25 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEOLI, RAYMOND Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $41,032.22 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, SUSAN K Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,032.04 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELBERMAN, LEAH Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $41,031.96 Date 07/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TRENACE L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,031.87 Date 05/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, KATRINA A Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $41,031.80 Date 04/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WOLF, SUSAN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,031.71 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, HELEN C Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $41,031.70 Date 02/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, ANNE L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $41,031.46 Date 08/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ERIN P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,031.37 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCURI, RAFAEL D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,031.30 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, SHEILA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,031.18 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIZCARRA, IVAN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,031.12 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTZ, RICHARD J, JR Employer name City of Hudson Amount $41,031.11 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTONE, BRENDA L. Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,031.06 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, ASHLEY A Employer name Erie County Amount $41,030.91 Date 04/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SHARONDA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,030.67 Date 01/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, ELIZABETH F Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,030.41 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSINO, REGINA Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,030.37 Date 06/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSEN, SUSIE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $41,030.32 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, EDDIE R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $41,030.01 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLETT, CAROLYN J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $41,029.83 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, MARK E Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $41,029.57 Date 11/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORKS, CANDACE L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $41,029.35 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DENISE L Employer name Yates County Amount $41,029.32 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHART, CHERYL A Employer name City of Utica Amount $41,029.30 Date 07/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, REBECCA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,029.12 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, MICHAEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $41,029.07 Date 11/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYTKO, LANA Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $41,029.04 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORYL, RICHARD J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $41,029.02 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, MICHELE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,029.02 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JUSTIN D Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $41,029.02 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, DEREK C Employer name Department of Health Amount $41,029.02 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARATORE, CARMEN C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,029.02 Date 02/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, LYNDA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,029.02 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, DEBRA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,029.02 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,029.02 Date 01/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRESTONE, KAREN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,029.02 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, NANCY J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,029.02 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BATE, PAUL D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,029.02 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACE, DAVID P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,029.02 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFER, JANET M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,029.02 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System