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 SCARCELLA, SALVATORE J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $40,676.45 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, ANGELA L Employer name Erie County Amount $40,676.39 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRAVAL, MAUREEN J Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $40,676.28 Date 10/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, DEBRA A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $40,676.02 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DOROTHY Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $40,676.00 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, OSCAR A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,675.83 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANCEWICZ, JOANNE Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $40,675.28 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANTLE, SARAH A Employer name Erie County Amount $40,675.03 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENBUCKEL, CRAIG T Employer name Town of Mina Amount $40,674.92 Date 07/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LISA M Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $40,674.51 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, RICK J Employer name Village of Gouverneur Amount $40,674.39 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSOCKI, JESSICA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,674.30 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKBURN, YOLANDA C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $40,674.26 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, SARA R Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $40,673.83 Date 05/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTISS, HAROLD W Employer name New Lebanon CSD Amount $40,673.81 Date 03/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAPPMAN, ROBERT C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,673.63 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAYAS-CASAS, JANETTE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $40,673.52 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCATTAREGGIA, PETER V Employer name Albany County Amount $40,673.47 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALGADO, JULIANN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,673.19 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PERCY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,672.98 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DEBORAH M Employer name Village of Canton Amount $40,672.95 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATELIER, JAMES Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,672.92 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, MELISSA J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,672.64 Date 02/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, NICOLE M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $40,672.61 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARELUS, JOHN P Employer name Town of Turin Amount $40,672.59 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATTELLAS, FLORA E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,672.33 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, MARIE M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $40,672.20 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, REBECCA JANE Employer name Town of Binghamton Amount $40,672.00 Date 10/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, JAMES R, JR Employer name Village of Hudson Falls Amount $40,671.73 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADUAKO, EMMANUEL O Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $40,671.68 Date 07/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, SUSAN J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $40,671.61 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDKA, HELEN M Employer name Albany County Amount $40,671.58 Date 08/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, PATRICIA O Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $40,671.47 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERNIGLIA, CAROLE D Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $40,671.34 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEVALLOS, DEBBIE V Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,671.25 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, NEIL G Employer name Wayne County Amount $40,671.22 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERARO, JOSEPH, III Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $40,671.12 Date 08/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERARDINO, CHRISTINE E Employer name Victor CSD Amount $40,671.10 Date 08/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOQOLLI, FLAMUR Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $40,670.79 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAINTER, FRANCES P Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $40,670.31 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, AMY E Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $40,670.19 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, YU TIN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $40,669.84 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SEON A Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,669.55 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYNAN, DARLENE A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $40,669.29 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GNIDA, DAVID R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $40,669.29 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUDILL, JENNIFER M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,668.88 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, GARY C Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,668.46 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, SHANNON L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $40,668.22 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALESZEN, MICHAEL J Employer name Albany County Amount $40,668.04 Date 10/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, JACOB C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,667.94 Date 02/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CHRISTINA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,667.66 Date 12/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WSZOLEK, JACOB L Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,667.63 Date 06/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYERSON, AUDREY J Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $40,667.43 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, ELLEN Employer name Sullivan County Amount $40,666.87 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLERTON, MELANIE B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,665.73 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSICO, NANCY E Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $40,665.47 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, CARLA J Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $40,665.36 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERSKINE, NICHOLA T Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $40,665.22 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNINGTON, JENNIFER B Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $40,664.96 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEBULSKI, LISA A Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $40,664.55 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCKER, LUKE C Employer name City of Albany Amount $40,664.15 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCANTARA, LESBIA C Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $40,664.13 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHLER, STEPHANIE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $40,664.01 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, DAVID A Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $40,663.65 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $40,663.32 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHS, REBECCA L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $40,663.22 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ERIC L Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $40,663.02 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALSETTA, PHYLLIS A Employer name Village of Hancock Amount $40,662.70 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMSON, DENISE M Employer name Wayne County Amount $40,662.64 Date 08/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLORD, REBECCA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $40,662.62 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUTTALL, SARA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,662.27 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAULFIELD, MARY K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $40,662.13 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, GAYLE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $40,662.10 Date 01/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, EMANUEL J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,661.94 Date 09/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNO, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $40,661.74 Date 06/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UZAR, KRISTIE L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $40,661.61 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUST, JESSICA R Employer name Broome County Amount $40,661.27 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKES, DENIELE A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $40,660.92 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKELL, VALERIE E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,660.89 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $40,660.77 Date 06/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATA, EJIRO E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $40,660.64 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, LINDA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,660.62 Date 09/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, JIMMIE J Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $40,660.59 Date 07/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, KAREN J Employer name Ulster County Amount $40,660.50 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JEROME Employer name City of Rochester Amount $40,660.45 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DOMINIQUE M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,660.21 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SPIRITO, TRACIE E Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $40,660.14 Date 04/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, NIKIYA S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,660.06 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENS, STEVEN M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $40,660.02 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBST, CAROL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,659.90 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, AIDA L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $40,659.85 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATCHEN, DEREK J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $40,659.82 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEPSELL, PATRICIA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,659.63 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DININNY, F MICHELLE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,659.38 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPPETELLO, ROSEMARIE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,659.23 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYWARA, JASON E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $40,659.01 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, LATOYA D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $40,658.87 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, MARK K Employer name City of Lockport Amount $40,658.84 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, ELIUD Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $40,658.75 Date 01/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKSTEIN, PHYLLIS A Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $40,658.61 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System