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 MIGGIANI, VICTOR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,136.55 Date 10/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANGELENE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,136.43 Date 11/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE, JEFF Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $40,136.40 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JANICE M Employer name Albany County Amount $40,136.12 Date 02/28/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, KAREN A Employer name Albany County Amount $40,136.12 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDDISI, MICHAEL E Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $40,135.93 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAKE, SHAWN D Employer name Village of Broadalbin Amount $40,135.89 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, RICHARD G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $40,135.44 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, THERESA A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $40,135.14 Date 11/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, BARBARA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $40,134.86 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MANO, DEBRA P Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $40,134.71 Date 11/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, JESSICA R Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $40,134.71 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, JUDITH Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $40,134.71 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESHER, LESA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $40,134.63 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMO, APRIL M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $40,134.46 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIM, IREN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,134.40 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, WILLIAM M, JR Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $40,134.13 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINGHAM, STEPHEN K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,134.08 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRON, ADAM M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,134.08 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONFEY, GREGORY M, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,134.08 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMFORT, MARCUS G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,134.08 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, DESIREE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,134.08 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRESTICK, DAVID P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,134.08 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCHAICK, KYLE D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,134.08 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMBIEC, CAROL J Employer name Erie County Amount $40,134.08 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOLA, MICHELE A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $40,133.95 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEY, DEBRA J R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $40,133.86 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTHER, ELIZABETH M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $40,133.60 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, MICHELLE Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $40,133.40 Date 12/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $40,132.94 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMBORSKI, FRANK J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,132.90 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLDI, JACQUELINE M Employer name Erie County Amount $40,132.88 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SILVA-BENJAMIN, JACQUELINE G Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $40,132.85 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, JAMES C Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $40,132.08 Date 01/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KELLY L Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $40,131.79 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAEDJE, JOHN W Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $40,131.78 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, MICHAEL L Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $40,131.75 Date 04/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTHORN, KYLEE A Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $40,131.68 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID-CAMERON, MIRIAM E Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $40,131.67 Date 05/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, FELICIA G Employer name Sullivan County Amount $40,131.66 Date 07/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, THERESA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,131.41 Date 06/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ROBERTA E Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $40,131.28 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, DEBORA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $40,131.04 Date 11/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLE, JENNIFER L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $40,131.01 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLOUGHBY, BONNIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,130.77 Date 05/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, DAVID R Employer name Town of Java Amount $40,130.55 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAWAY, MICHAEL C Employer name Cortland County Amount $40,130.25 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, WILLIAM G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $40,129.79 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, MARK C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,129.73 Date 02/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAQUISH, LOUANN M Employer name Essex County Amount $40,129.60 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANAKOS, MAUREEN P Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $40,129.56 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MICHELLE A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $40,129.54 Date 02/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAGRANDE, BONNIE L Employer name Wheatland-Chili CSD Amount $40,129.37 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PAOLO, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,129.22 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVARD, MELANIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,129.05 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCKER, CLIFFORD D Employer name Erie County Amount $40,128.67 Date 08/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, JASON M Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $40,128.62 Date 07/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GANN, LINDSAY M Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $40,128.52 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERRITT, BRITTNEY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,128.29 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, LEAH A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,128.23 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MARJORIE J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,128.22 Date 07/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, REBECCA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $40,127.96 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, ELIZABETH B Employer name Saratoga County Amount $40,127.60 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCERINE, SCOTT C Employer name Village of Castleton-On-Hudson Amount $40,127.15 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, TERRICIA D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $40,127.13 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, VANESSA J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $40,126.79 Date 07/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, RACHEL E Employer name Town of Owego Amount $40,126.70 Date 04/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZESTRZELSKI, ROBERT J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $40,126.66 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, ANDREA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,126.51 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTT, SARAH E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,126.46 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CAITLIN E Employer name Hamilton Co Soil,Water Con Dis Amount $40,126.17 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUEENEY, CODY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,126.06 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUEL, KENNETH C Employer name City of Albany Amount $40,125.90 Date 06/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATRONE, JO ANNA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,125.87 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, DILLON W Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $40,125.80 Date 08/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSTELLER, JACQUELINE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,125.54 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, MEGAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $40,125.40 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRPO, ROSARIO C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,125.37 Date 12/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, HOWARD T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,125.35 Date 09/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, CHANTELLE N Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $40,125.29 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, ANDREW T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,125.13 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLENBECK, LEONARD F, II Employer name Town of Paris Amount $40,124.98 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, ELIZABETH J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $40,124.94 Date 01/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TINA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $40,124.81 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSALA, KHALAN A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $40,124.49 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUALINO, MARIA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,124.18 Date 06/21/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, MONA L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,124.02 Date 01/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRILLO, OMAR G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,123.90 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLER, TIMOTHY Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $40,122.94 Date 09/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, ALISON G Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $40,122.53 Date 10/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSCOMB, CHARLES M, JR Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $40,122.04 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, TRACEY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,122.01 Date 12/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMS, JESSICA Employer name Village of Sloatsburg Amount $40,121.96 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, BRADLEY E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,121.79 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASANTEWAA, AKOSUA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,121.74 Date 02/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUER, ROSELLEN Employer name Galway CSD Amount $40,121.44 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELING, DEBRA B Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $40,121.28 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, FLORENCE Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $40,121.20 Date 08/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUMBULO, DONNA M Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $40,120.94 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDOON, ANN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,120.84 Date 11/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System