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 CAPODIFERRO, TABATHA M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $39,977.20 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKLEY, CATHERINE A Employer name Cortland County Amount $39,977.04 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, LILLIAN T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,976.82 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY S Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $39,976.46 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, OTISSA C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $39,975.94 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, SHERI L Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $39,975.90 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANG, BRIAN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $39,975.88 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, BRIAN G Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,975.87 Date 05/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYE, JUDITH M Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $39,975.78 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, CARL C Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $39,975.53 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARMUSZ, KATHLEEN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $39,975.18 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUST, PHILIP J Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $39,975.09 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLACK, DEBBIE M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $39,975.03 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SRNKA, VICTORIA L Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $39,975.00 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANSFIELD, LISA ANN Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $39,974.79 Date 02/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAWAY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Hudson Amount $39,974.53 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, BRENDA J Employer name Schoharie Co Soil & Water Dist Amount $39,974.31 Date 09/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, FRANK A, III Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $39,974.15 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTLEY, SHERYL R Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $39,973.97 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENEZIANI, MARIA A Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $39,973.83 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEWKSBURY, KATHLEEN Employer name Livingston County Amount $39,973.23 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNETT, DAWN M Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $39,973.12 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAPEVINE, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $39,972.73 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELLA, ZULMA L Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $39,972.69 Date 10/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, DEBORAH S Employer name Allegany County Amount $39,972.59 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRY, LINDA L Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $39,972.02 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONIETZ, KATHLEEN Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $39,971.46 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEADY, BONNI J Employer name Albany County Amount $39,970.84 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVARINO, KELLY A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $39,970.79 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LOLLO, SANDRA A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $39,970.62 Date 06/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSK, DANIELLE E Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $39,970.45 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTINI, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rome Amount $39,970.30 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSTYLO, ALEXEY Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $39,970.19 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, LIZY Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $39,970.02 Date 03/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAGHAN, JOSEPH P Employer name Albany County Amount $39,969.90 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, WAYNE A Employer name Town of Rushford Amount $39,969.90 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILES, DAVID R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $39,969.88 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTINE, LISA A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $39,969.60 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THUMAN, ELIZABETH M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $39,969.56 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKARIAN, ARLENE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,969.35 Date 07/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, HENRY F, JR Employer name Town of Caroga Amount $39,969.23 Date 02/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTARELLA, LAURIE A Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $39,969.18 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRACKEN, ELIZABETH L Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,969.07 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENCK, AMANDA L Employer name Greene County Amount $39,968.64 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRON, JESSE J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $39,968.60 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XIMINES, LACHEA A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $39,968.44 Date 05/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW, TAMARA J Employer name Warren County Amount $39,968.42 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAJM, BRENDON P Employer name Erie County Amount $39,968.28 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, DONNA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,968.10 Date 11/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLIS, ERICA C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,967.79 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, MARK A Employer name Erie County Amount $39,967.18 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADISE, CAROL J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $39,966.89 Date 08/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, SCOTT M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $39,966.59 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, BRIAN C Employer name Town of Edmeston Amount $39,966.50 Date 11/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENGEL, MARIAH A Employer name City of Albany Amount $39,966.32 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWERS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Wells CSD Amount $39,966.00 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, BRIE ANNA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $39,965.98 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, JUDY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $39,965.97 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADDOCK, ROBERT Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $39,965.91 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, JUSTIN P Employer name Albany County Amount $39,965.69 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, LYMAN A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $39,965.67 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THERESA L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $39,965.60 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MELISSA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,965.58 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIRNS, KIMBERLY G Employer name Village of Delhi Amount $39,965.42 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETVAI, JOHN V Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $39,965.07 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIONFLAME, AMBER Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,964.76 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSTER, SAMANTHA M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $39,964.54 Date 08/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND ST FORT, BERNADETTE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $39,964.32 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUNEMAN, BRENDON V Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $39,964.29 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIBELL, ELIZABETH M Employer name Chemung County Amount $39,964.18 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, LISA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,964.16 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUNER, CAROLYN L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,963.95 Date 06/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, COLEEN Employer name Oyster Bay Housing Authority Amount $39,963.84 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLE, DEBORAH A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $39,963.42 Date 10/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FECHTER, CHERYL A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $39,963.20 Date 08/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILSON, LU ANN T Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $39,963.09 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYCE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $39,962.93 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, BRENDA M Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $39,962.78 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, MATTHEW Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,962.49 Date 08/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, HENRY F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,962.40 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANG-ROONEY, HEATHER L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $39,962.29 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTRONEO, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,962.06 Date 12/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSTER, DIANA C Employer name Lewis County Amount $39,961.96 Date 08/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABIA, SULAIMAN Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $39,961.80 Date 12/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPIELLO, PETER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $39,961.75 Date 01/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUES, ELIZABETH Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $39,961.40 Date 11/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASS, KRISTINA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,961.34 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHERRY D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,961.28 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, DANIEL T Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,961.18 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTWRIGHT, JENNIFER E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,960.73 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDGE, EVELYN C Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $39,960.58 Date 05/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SHELBI R Employer name Montgomery County Amount $39,960.32 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CAMARAH K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,960.02 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, DEREK S Employer name Town of Hume Amount $39,960.00 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAS, KAREN A Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $39,959.96 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERALDI-YANNACONE, RITA Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $39,959.83 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNER, SETH B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,959.69 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, MICHELL A Employer name Ontario County Amount $39,959.31 Date 07/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARY, NANALENE L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $39,959.18 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, STACY M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $39,959.00 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System