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 MUNOZ, JUANITA L Employer name Village of Champlain Amount $39,907.76 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEMON, JENNIFER A Employer name Orange County Amount $39,907.46 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORRY, CHERYL E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,907.37 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMINGHAM, BETHANN Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $39,907.37 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIN, SHANNON M Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $39,907.31 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATENBERG, JACQUELINE M Employer name Orange County Amount $39,907.20 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELY, KEVIN R Employer name Washington County Amount $39,906.95 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, JEFFREY S Employer name Portville CSD Amount $39,906.66 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASH, LINDA S Employer name Genesee County Amount $39,906.57 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVERSON, TRACEY L Employer name Westchester County Amount $39,906.45 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEGONA, APRIL R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $39,906.38 Date 08/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JULIE C Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $39,906.15 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTUCCIA, LISA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $39,906.13 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, LYNN A Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $39,905.77 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAN, CIORSDAN Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $39,905.39 Date 10/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBERIO, JANE E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $39,904.99 Date 09/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, PAMELA D Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $39,904.93 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KAREN A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $39,904.91 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, AUDREY A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $39,904.78 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARCHE, TINA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $39,904.41 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHAM, KELLY A Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $39,904.37 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERVE, OLGA Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $39,904.23 Date 04/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, LYNN M Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $39,904.08 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDAR, BRIAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,904.03 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATZ, FRANK L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,903.96 Date 08/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASSARD, MARJORIE M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $39,903.75 Date 06/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURGISON, RHONDA M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $39,903.10 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAY, STEPHEN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,902.37 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, RONALD J Employer name Department of Health Amount $39,902.20 Date 10/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, JORGE L Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $39,901.82 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Green Island Amount $39,901.71 Date 07/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARR, ADAM B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,901.54 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHTEL, LEE C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $39,901.30 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, ELLSWORTH E Employer name Village of Farnham Amount $39,901.12 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURTNER, DANIEL T Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $39,900.93 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINOSA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $39,900.91 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVANTES, STEPHANIE K Employer name Town of Greece Amount $39,900.79 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MACCHIA, CARRIE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $39,900.75 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIGSEN, GARY J Employer name Oswego County Amount $39,900.50 Date 08/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, CHERYL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,900.45 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, EDWARD T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,900.35 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRIS E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $39,900.30 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, JENNIFER A Employer name Town of Harrietstown Amount $39,900.22 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUHEY, LAUREN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $39,900.14 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBRIA, NATASHA V Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $39,900.00 Date 11/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINA, KAREN L Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $39,899.38 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKEY, LAURA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,899.33 Date 12/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, EILEEN Employer name Afton CSD Amount $39,899.29 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, CELINES Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $39,899.28 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, COREY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $39,899.28 Date 09/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPASTATO, MARNIE A Employer name Seneca Falls-Csd Amount $39,899.04 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMSTA, DOMINICK F Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $39,899.02 Date 10/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDO, TIFFANY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,898.94 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMMIN, VICKY M Employer name Village of Middleport Amount $39,898.90 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, TERRI Employer name Nyack Library Amount $39,898.87 Date 07/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEELS, JOSIAH H Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $39,898.75 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLE, LORRAINE C Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,898.69 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWREY, RACHAEL A. Employer name Fulton County Amount $39,898.41 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, PAMELA A Employer name Columbia County Amount $39,898.20 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, MAIYSHA T Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $39,897.95 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPPENBERG, ERIK A Employer name Erie County Amount $39,897.92 Date 07/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, WILLIAM E, II Employer name Jefferson County Amount $39,897.84 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, AKUA ZAWADI Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,897.68 Date 12/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABB, VIVIAN L Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $39,897.37 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORECKI, THERESA H Employer name Genesee County Amount $39,897.36 Date 09/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANZA, NICHOLAS Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $39,897.13 Date 12/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABARCA, HERMINIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,897.04 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DANA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $39,897.00 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSTAD, MARIS J Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $39,896.99 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, MELISSA S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,896.92 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHAW, MELISSA J Employer name Village of Massena Amount $39,896.88 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVALL, TERRY J Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $39,896.82 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENTINI, WILLIAM W, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,896.70 Date 07/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINO, KERRY L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,896.64 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLES, JACOB R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $39,896.62 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MICKEY L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $39,896.56 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, JOHN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $39,896.37 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, BRETT M Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,896.18 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $39,895.93 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MARLA J Employer name Cortland County Amount $39,895.75 Date 01/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, JEAN M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $39,895.73 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, CHRISTINE E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,895.63 Date 01/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCHMUTAT, KELLEY Employer name Saratoga County Amount $39,895.45 Date 05/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO VERDE, BRENELLE L Employer name Livingston County Amount $39,894.40 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, BARBARA J Employer name New Lebanon CSD Amount $39,894.40 Date 07/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBENSTEIN, IRA R Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $39,894.28 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVILA, TANIA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,893.92 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, RAYMOND P Employer name Honeoye CSD Amount $39,893.86 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, MELISSA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,893.75 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIEVOLI, PETER A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $39,893.17 Date 06/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, ROSEANNE M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $39,892.76 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANZ, ROBERT G O Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $39,892.49 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, LISA A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $39,892.40 Date 06/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRANTON, JACQUELINE Y Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $39,892.36 Date 05/05/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADGE, JOYCE A Employer name City of Cortland Amount $39,892.13 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT-MINOIA, TOBY J Employer name Town of Fenton Amount $39,891.98 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JENNIFER Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,891.97 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, ELIZABETH D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,891.88 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAWRENCE C Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,891.53 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROLL, MATTHEW W Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $39,891.44 Date 03/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System