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 MACIE, CHRISTINE D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,846.98 Date 01/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, SHELLY R Employer name Greene County Amount $39,846.89 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, HARRIET D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $39,846.78 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULAHA, ROBERT Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,846.77 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, PATTI L Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $39,846.77 Date 11/15/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEFIELD, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,846.44 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UZOIGWE, CHIEDU A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $39,846.37 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, DEBORAH A Employer name Village of Babylon Amount $39,846.07 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, STACEY E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $39,845.97 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PASSIO, JOE J, JR Employer name Kendall CSD Amount $39,845.83 Date 08/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCCIARELLI, NICHOLAS A Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $39,844.80 Date 01/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, JENNIFER L Employer name Livingston County Amount $39,844.66 Date 12/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, GARY L Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $39,844.52 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, ERIN E Employer name Department of State Amount $39,844.39 Date 10/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,844.17 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PRATO, PENNY M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,844.14 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERUBE, PAMELA J Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $39,844.13 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTCHKISS, STEVEN J Employer name Erie County Amount $39,843.95 Date 08/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRI, LAURA A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $39,843.82 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADAR, LATISHA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,843.75 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURASSA, LESLIE C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $39,843.61 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DENISE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,843.27 Date 12/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SAMANTHA D Employer name Erie County Amount $39,843.24 Date 02/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JOSEPH W, III Employer name Schoharie County Amount $39,843.21 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, BENJAMIN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,843.14 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNIN, CHRISTINA M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $39,843.04 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, DENNIS A, II Employer name Schenectady County Amount $39,842.94 Date 07/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLINEBRY, TYLER D Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $39,842.32 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROIS, CHRISTINA V Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $39,842.31 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHJEN, COREY M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $39,842.27 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINH, TRAN H Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,842.18 Date 08/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMOL, DIONISIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,841.99 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANUSZEWSKI, ROBBIN L Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $39,841.77 Date 05/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCONE, EVE-LYNN S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $39,841.26 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, COURTNEY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $39,841.22 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZULLO, MICHELE A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $39,841.10 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, BARBARA A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $39,840.52 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCATURRO, JANETH G Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $39,840.30 Date 06/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMA-MUNROE, KAITESI N Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $39,840.26 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, ADAIR C Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $39,840.20 Date 04/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BEAN, SAMANTHA A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $39,840.08 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUITS, CATHLEEN A Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $39,839.89 Date 02/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, BRET O Employer name Village of Richmondville Amount $39,839.75 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SHARON Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $39,839.68 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JASON J Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $39,839.52 Date 06/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDDLESON, KIMBERLY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,839.24 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, SHONTAI D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $39,839.23 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, KRISTEN R Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $39,838.82 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, RUSSELL T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $39,838.77 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELEY, SHARON L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $39,838.75 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFFENDORF, GAYLE M Employer name Town of Kirkwood Amount $39,838.62 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGBURN, MICHELLE JOAN Employer name Wayne County Amount $39,838.45 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BAR, JILL D Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $39,838.30 Date 04/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNEY, JACOB B Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,838.23 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JUSTIN Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $39,837.69 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KATHRYN N Employer name Northeast CSD Amount $39,837.22 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, EBONY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,837.16 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETANCOURT, YESENIA Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $39,837.09 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOL, ROY S Employer name Town of Stratford Amount $39,837.06 Date 12/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIMITROWICZ, HEATHER A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $39,837.02 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LESLIE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $39,836.73 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, MARY Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $39,836.69 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, KEVIN F Employer name Town of Preble Amount $39,836.69 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, EARL J Employer name Erie County Amount $39,836.66 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDE, WESLEY Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $39,836.18 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACHNYCZ, DENNIS M Employer name Southern Cayuga CSD Amount $39,836.01 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, ANGELA L Employer name Erie County Amount $39,835.48 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADEL, LAURA M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $39,835.23 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIOTTA, BETTYANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,835.11 Date 05/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHAWN J Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $39,835.00 Date 05/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DALE T Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $39,834.92 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINTSMAN, KALYNN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,834.68 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, MARY R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $39,834.62 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIAS, MARIA Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $39,834.21 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEWKSBURY, JULIE R Employer name Greece CSD Amount $39,833.53 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, BRENDA J Employer name Oswego County Amount $39,833.23 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOWITZ, MONICA S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,833.16 Date 06/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JOSEPH Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,833.14 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOL, KELLEY M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,833.13 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINCAT, MONICA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,833.12 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNER, CARLY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,833.10 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MEGHAN E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,833.10 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, DANIELLE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,833.09 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGNARD, SARAH E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,833.09 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, JOHN R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,833.09 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTH, DIANE J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,832.93 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANES, JOHN R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $39,832.80 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, MICHELLE L Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $39,832.68 Date 02/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, CHARLES D Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $39,832.35 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORMANN, PAUL C Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $39,832.22 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JUANITA G Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $39,831.86 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARFOGLIA, AUGOSTINO J Employer name Erie County Amount $39,831.84 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONICK, JACOB M Employer name Erie County Amount $39,831.78 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $39,831.60 Date 12/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, TARA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,831.59 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, GLEN J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,831.33 Date 05/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULSIFER, CASEY L Employer name Oswego County Amount $39,831.32 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, STACY E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $39,831.23 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ZWIENEN, JANINE M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $39,830.99 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYNOR, SEAMUS R Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $39,830.95 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System