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 STEWART, SAMANTHA A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $40,292.07 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, DENISE M Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $40,292.00 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, TINA M Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $40,292.00 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SHAQUASIA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,291.89 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, SAMANTHA S Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $40,291.80 Date 11/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GALDER, SARAH R Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $40,291.80 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLO-RUGGIERO, JENNIFER R Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,291.76 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELLY, MARY Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,291.73 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BATE, CHAD E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $40,291.31 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, BENJAMIN J Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $40,290.79 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $40,290.47 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CASANDRA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $40,290.36 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, CYNTHIA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $40,290.07 Date 04/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES-CRANDALL, PHILIP D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $40,289.91 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFER, WILLIAM P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,289.85 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, RACHEL T Employer name Ulster County Amount $40,289.77 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINEYRO, YOMNI F Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $40,289.77 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMCZYK, DIANE M Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $40,289.65 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ERIC J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,289.59 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODIRATNE, DINESHI K Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $40,289.55 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARONI, ALLYSON M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $40,289.44 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, NOEL A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $40,289.43 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODEN, RALSTON Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,289.35 Date 06/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKLE, BRIAN J Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $40,289.30 Date 05/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, THOMAS H Employer name Orange County Amount $40,289.12 Date 07/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENTAS, NATICA Employer name Department of Law Amount $40,288.94 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, LINDA A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $40,288.94 Date 11/14/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNATH, RONALD C Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $40,288.92 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, RICHARD K Employer name Town of Jackson Amount $40,288.78 Date 04/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON-HUNT, RAYNETTE Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $40,288.78 Date 01/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JAY Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $40,288.35 Date 06/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, LISA M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $40,287.75 Date 11/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, JACLYN D Employer name Village of Cayuga Heights Amount $40,287.73 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAM, JENNIFER W Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $40,287.71 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APREA, KARIN M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $40,287.64 Date 05/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANTE, MARIE Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $40,287.57 Date 12/02/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, THOMAS A Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $40,287.46 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, RAFAEL Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,287.35 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, MARY G Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $40,287.26 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREWS, SHIRLEY A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $40,287.23 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, JUDITH A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,287.16 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, MARQUEL J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $40,287.16 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, FELTON J, JR Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $40,287.05 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO PIANO, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $40,287.01 Date 07/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNAS, KIM M Employer name Erie County Amount $40,287.01 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULBERTSON, CHARLES M Employer name Town of Bovina Amount $40,286.97 Date 07/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODEKON, KERIM Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,286.70 Date 06/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBEY, DEANNA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $40,286.27 Date 07/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE-WARD, SARA M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $40,286.24 Date 10/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEL, KATHLEEN S Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $40,286.16 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDARONE, PHILIP P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,285.82 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, KEITH W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,285.82 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MARLO M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,285.82 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, DREW J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,285.82 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, RICHARD T, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,285.82 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL-NI BLOCK, NANCY P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,285.82 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MATTHEW W Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $40,285.77 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNTSEN, ANDREW J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,285.57 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TINISHA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,285.56 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIZZELL, MATTHEW C Employer name Town of Easton Amount $40,285.51 Date 01/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAITT, DORANDA N Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $40,285.50 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, TANAYA M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $40,285.45 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KEVIN R Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $40,285.37 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTTKAMP, CHARLEY C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,285.23 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, WILLIAM L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $40,285.03 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, JESSICA A Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $40,284.79 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA TORRE, SARINA M Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $40,284.64 Date 03/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOIVIN, DENISE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,284.28 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAND, LISA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,284.28 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDGEON, MARY M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,284.28 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTHER, DAVID F Employer name Chenango County Amount $40,284.09 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDKA, JULIA A Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $40,284.08 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULISI, LINDA M Employer name Schuyler County Amount $40,283.79 Date 04/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, JAMES H Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,283.68 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, MATTHEW J Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $40,283.58 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JASON C Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $40,283.58 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, TAMMY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,283.45 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,283.31 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUZZELLI, JOSHUA T Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $40,283.20 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, LEON I Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $40,283.14 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, KELLY M Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $40,282.77 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDALAYWALA, PRITI V, MD Employer name Town of Massena Amount $40,282.65 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODIE, TAMILLE A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,281.74 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, EVELYN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $40,281.67 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, KYLE T Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,281.66 Date 12/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULIN, VICTORIA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,281.44 Date 05/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBILOTTI, ANGELIQUE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,281.15 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, STEPHEN D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,281.15 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTRETTA, ANTHONY R Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $40,281.11 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KIMBERLY M Employer name Town of Mohawk Amount $40,280.84 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, AMY M Employer name Allegany County Amount $40,280.59 Date 09/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, C DAWN Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $40,280.38 Date 11/23/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, SIMMILY M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,280.04 Date 08/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHL, ELIZABETH Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $40,279.81 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDUN, BRENT E Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $40,279.68 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, LORI K Employer name Victor CSD Amount $40,279.53 Date 07/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORRY, SANDRA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,279.35 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLAGES, PHILIPPE Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,279.34 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVITABILE, CARMELA Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $40,279.20 Date 10/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, THERESA R Employer name Orange County Amount $40,279.13 Date 07/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System