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 MC CAULEY, RITA P Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $39,621.79 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHWAY, NATASHA J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $39,621.68 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, SUZANNE E Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $39,621.65 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, JOSHUA T Employer name Schoharie County Amount $39,621.44 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANN, LINDA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,620.91 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JOSEPHINE Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $39,620.84 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWAL, DENNIS J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,620.71 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLWOOD, IDA M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $39,620.52 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PERSIIS, ANGELO R Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $39,620.40 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMING, DAVID L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,620.22 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIAS, SUSAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,619.91 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELIA, JACKIE A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $39,619.90 Date 04/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, KAREN J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $39,619.85 Date 12/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, LEON Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $39,619.59 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, RICHARD V Employer name Delaware County Amount $39,619.28 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, RICHARD Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $39,618.72 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, WENDY L Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $39,618.68 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERIO, YRENE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,618.53 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, GOLDA G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $39,618.28 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, BRIAN C Employer name Town of Islip Amount $39,618.22 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, TIMIAH D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,618.19 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CASKILL, ARVIA L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $39,618.13 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANDIGNAC, RYAN S Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $39,617.70 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMALFI, CHARLES F Employer name Webster CSD Amount $39,617.48 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, DESIREE D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $39,617.20 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOD, CASSONDRA Employer name Oneida County Amount $39,616.83 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNOZEK, AMANDA K Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $39,616.81 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TIMOTHY D Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,616.80 Date 09/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSIGNANI, JESSE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $39,616.55 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERELLO SANCHEZ, DEBORAH L Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $39,616.49 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCOTT, LEONE R Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $39,616.40 Date 06/28/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BONNIE M Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $39,616.13 Date 03/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLEWELLYN, LINWOOD L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,616.10 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, RICHARD J Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $39,615.73 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPULLER, MICHELE A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $39,615.44 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, DIANA C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,615.34 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROCINO, NILAJA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,615.22 Date 12/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFIELD, BRIAN E Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $39,615.09 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, ELISA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,614.86 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, KAREN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,614.83 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZAAR, KATIUSKA I Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $39,614.68 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAPNER, MINDI Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $39,614.63 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNISON, KIMBERLY Y Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,614.45 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDELL, REBECCA L Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $39,614.03 Date 05/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, CATHERINE A Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $39,614.01 Date 03/05/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, SCOTT E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $39,613.95 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC PHERSON, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,613.43 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JILL Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,613.43 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOSE A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $39,613.27 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITESIDE, TIPHANIE R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,613.26 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALZETTA, RITA D Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $39,613.12 Date 11/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLER, SCOTT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $39,612.93 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZIONE, CHARLES J Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $39,612.92 Date 06/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROLICK, BONNIE J Employer name Madison County Amount $39,612.83 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUE, DANIELLE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $39,612.79 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, DALE M, JR Employer name Town of Preble Amount $39,612.55 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREBS, SANDRA J Employer name Pulaski CSD Amount $39,612.42 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANELL, CASEY T Employer name Village of Gouverneur Amount $39,611.99 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYO-MARTIN, JEANNE D Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $39,611.89 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOSE R Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $39,611.82 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLOR, THERESA A Employer name Schenevus CSD Amount $39,611.20 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJICK, TERENCE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $39,610.99 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RONALD L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,610.55 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFFMAN, SUSAN M Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $39,610.28 Date 05/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RULISON, JOHN P Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $39,610.19 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANNATA, JESSICA J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $39,610.10 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUCHMAN, ELLEN Employer name Great Neck Housing Authority Amount $39,610.08 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ANGELICA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,609.89 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDERS, LORI L Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,609.79 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGER, NAHITA I Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,609.77 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENTWISTLE, SCOTT J Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $39,609.63 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REOME, BRUCE K Employer name Jefferson County Amount $39,609.36 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCK, LINDA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,609.32 Date 07/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, SHARON R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,609.20 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, LORI A Employer name Lewis County Amount $39,608.83 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYES, BARBARA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $39,608.82 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, PHYLLIS Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $39,608.71 Date 09/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CHELONDA D Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $39,608.20 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBYLAK, CAROL S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,608.16 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITZER, CHANA M Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $39,607.89 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, KRISTIN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,607.46 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, NORMAN R, JR Employer name Town of Conquest Amount $39,606.92 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABITO, VINCENT J Employer name Chenango County Amount $39,606.81 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDERICK, JANET M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $39,606.77 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESEC, AVIS L Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $39,606.74 Date 12/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, LAUREN AB Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,606.22 Date 12/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENICHTER, ROBIN M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $39,606.16 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, CHARLES L, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,605.76 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, JEFFREY L Employer name Town of Orange Amount $39,605.65 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUPORE, BRANDON M Employer name Clinton County Amount $39,605.44 Date 04/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TROCCHIO, NICOLE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,605.25 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURKE, CHARISSE F Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $39,604.91 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, GLENNY H Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,604.90 Date 07/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCIARITO, JOSEPH V Employer name Tioga County Amount $39,604.60 Date 12/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, AMANDA L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $39,604.54 Date 09/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, YVONNE Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $39,604.47 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERMAN, LINDA S Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $39,604.03 Date 05/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, DERRIL Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $39,603.89 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, KAREN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,603.81 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, MARGARET M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,603.57 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System