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 GREEN, DONNA S Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $39,095.95 Date 06/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSAYAN, TREISHA JILL T Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,095.89 Date 09/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLINGTON, DALE M Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $39,095.69 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUTLER, WILLIAM F, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,095.64 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ALYSIA A Employer name Tioga County Amount $39,095.37 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DEBORAH M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $39,095.15 Date 09/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNERA, NICOLE R Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,094.71 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ALLISON L Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $39,094.44 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, HELEN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,094.32 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, EPHRAIM Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $39,094.26 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, WALTER R Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $39,094.23 Date 10/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, KAREN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,093.87 Date 02/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JOHN A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $39,093.62 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JEFFREY W Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $39,093.61 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, SARETHA G Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $39,093.46 Date 02/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, CHRISTINE M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $39,093.45 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, JOSEPH D Employer name Department of State Amount $39,093.44 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARMAZYN, NANCY A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,093.05 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, SHEILA M Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $39,092.94 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMRILL, LORRAINE Employer name Dolgeville CSD Amount $39,092.93 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEBERRY, JOSHUA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,092.59 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONI, ALEXIS G Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $39,092.39 Date 08/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGINO, NANCY J Employer name Broome County Amount $39,092.32 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, ANN M Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $39,092.25 Date 08/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLIVAN, AMANDA Employer name Village of Coxsackie Amount $39,092.13 Date 11/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CYNTHIA Employer name Florida UFSD Amount $39,092.10 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANER, JOHN T Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $39,091.98 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYLANCE, DANIEL L Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $39,091.98 Date 07/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAIRE, SUSAN E Employer name Yates County Amount $39,091.49 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDER, MITCHELL R Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $39,091.15 Date 03/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIEFEL, ALFRED J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $39,091.12 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESENICH, ALEKSANDER Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $39,090.92 Date 08/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, CHRISTINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,090.75 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMERLEAU, CINDY Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,090.59 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPPE, DEREK S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,090.50 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORILLO, KIMBERLY A Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $39,089.88 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARMIENTO, ANA Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $39,089.79 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, NATALIE A Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $39,089.65 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, AMY L Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $39,089.65 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHETTA, GERLANDO M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $39,089.26 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, KEVIN Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $39,089.09 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNA, PATRICIA A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $39,089.03 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROCCIA, ROSARIO B Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $39,088.68 Date 09/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, TSZ F Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $39,088.53 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, RHONDA E Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $39,088.38 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROKOP, CHRISTINE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,088.29 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENZIE, ALDITH M Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $39,088.10 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MARY ANN Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $39,088.01 Date 09/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, DOUGLAS P, JR Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $39,087.92 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIAS, GLENY E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $39,087.90 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, DONNA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,087.56 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGDON, SHAWN M Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $39,087.54 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, GEORGE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,087.31 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGHEZI, NATHANIEL C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,087.25 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRIX, EDWARD L Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $39,087.23 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEEHAN, RYAN J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $39,086.84 Date 01/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLACE, JOSEPH A Employer name Madison County Amount $39,086.65 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, TROY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $39,086.56 Date 09/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVES, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Livingston County Amount $39,086.53 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, MICHAEL O Employer name Town of Conklin Amount $39,086.21 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, MARK T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $39,086.16 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMCZAK, KYLE J Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $39,086.05 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIGO, FARIDE V Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $39,085.73 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVONE, ALMA J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,085.66 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, PHILIP P Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,085.62 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JACQUELINE Employer name Erie County Amount $39,085.32 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLARR, MICHELLE A Employer name Erie County Amount $39,085.29 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTEL, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Amount $39,084.91 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKTHER, KAZI M Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,084.47 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, SUSAN M Employer name Village of Ravena Amount $39,084.23 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERGER, PAUL J L, JR Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $39,084.19 Date 08/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWELL, ADRIENNE L Employer name Warren County Amount $39,084.05 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JORDAN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,084.01 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, PATRICK A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $39,083.95 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHTOWER, ANNETTE M Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $39,083.90 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBZIEN, TERESA J Employer name Royalton-Hartland CSD Amount $39,083.65 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, AUDRA A Employer name Erie County Amount $39,083.48 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, KELMAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,083.42 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, IRIS Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $39,083.28 Date 11/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, DAVID L Employer name Town of Plymouth Amount $39,082.65 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAKIN, ANNE L Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $39,082.64 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLSTEIN, LILLIAN L Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $39,082.34 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZORA, DELLA Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $39,081.96 Date 04/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KAREN A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $39,081.64 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PERLA, ALICIA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,081.61 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIER, PATRICIA Employer name Essex County Amount $39,081.60 Date 06/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, JACQUELINE M Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $39,081.30 Date 03/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBIN, TINA L Employer name Allegany County Amount $39,081.26 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIYEDUN, ADENIKE N Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $39,081.22 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, MARYANN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,081.00 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANUS, MARIE A Employer name Oneida County Amount $39,080.75 Date 03/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGUAY, CHRISTINE A Employer name Oneida County Amount $39,080.74 Date 06/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENAS, JOSE L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,080.71 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZO, DIANA D Employer name Broome County Amount $39,080.48 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIZCAINO, ANA Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $39,080.45 Date 02/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEHR, MARILYN E Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $39,080.02 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINO, ROSA Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,079.97 Date 06/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, RALPH J, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $39,079.81 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMER, LISA A Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $39,079.79 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $39,079.37 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System