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 GIORDANO, KATHERINE A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $38,967.24 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDLEY-MCKINNEY, CHERYL M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $38,967.02 Date 11/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, PETER K Employer name Wayne County Amount $38,967.01 Date 06/21/1965 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREVING, STEVEN J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $38,966.74 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCK, JONNIE R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,966.68 Date 11/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLINGTON, THOMAS J, SR Employer name Town of Milton Amount $38,966.55 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNICKI, KATHERINE A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $38,966.54 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NOTTIA, LOUIS A Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,966.51 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATRO, STEVEN D Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $38,966.51 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, ANITA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,966.49 Date 12/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAMOTHARAMPILLAI, SRITHARAN Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $38,966.46 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, JANE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $38,966.46 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, LAURIE L Employer name Rensselaer Housing Authority Amount $38,966.25 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASSANDRO, THOMAS D Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $38,966.13 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPI, CARMEN M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $38,965.95 Date 03/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUREANO, JACQUELINE Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $38,965.44 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, CARMEN M, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $38,965.30 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWLETT, KATHY L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $38,965.26 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENNETH J Employer name Erie County Amount $38,965.15 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREB, ELYSE D Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,964.80 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, NANCY M Employer name Erie County Amount $38,964.77 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ADRENA A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $38,964.44 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON-ROLLINS, HARRIET D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $38,964.40 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, MARGARET E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,964.14 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEININGER, MARK A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $38,964.11 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREIGHTENBURGH, LAURALYN G Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,964.11 Date 05/24/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, MICHELLE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $38,963.62 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PIERRE W Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $38,963.57 Date 01/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPP, APRIL L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,963.53 Date 01/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAUGHNESSY, DENICE L Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $38,962.72 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, DENNIS A Employer name Lewis County Amount $38,962.54 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MINN, CHAD Employer name Town of Jerusalem Amount $38,962.45 Date 08/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JULIE Employer name City of Kingston Amount $38,962.35 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, RYAN M Employer name Orleans County Amount $38,961.96 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, ALEXANDER J Employer name Orange County Amount $38,961.76 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, TAMERA D, MRS Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,961.65 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBB, CLAUDE Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $38,961.46 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOVILLE, ROBERT T Employer name Town of Harrisburg Amount $38,960.89 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLEN, BRIAN W Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $38,960.80 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, RAFAEL M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $38,960.71 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RENEE L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $38,960.70 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Chateaugay Amount $38,960.67 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAWLEY, JAMES T Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,960.48 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, ANITA M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $38,960.29 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASER, TAMARA R Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,960.26 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROWITZ, LINDA K Employer name Albany County Amount $38,960.12 Date 10/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, JENNA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $38,959.82 Date 01/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTACH, REGINA Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $38,959.45 Date 11/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, ANTHONY Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $38,959.26 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, ROBERT H Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $38,959.21 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONAS, SHONDELL M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,959.08 Date 06/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUNE, JOEL J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $38,958.88 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELY, SARAH E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $38,958.64 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, IVELISSE Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $38,958.57 Date 11/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, TYLER Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $38,958.25 Date 01/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, ELIZABETH Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,958.14 Date 04/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNTZ, CAROL J Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $38,958.07 Date 01/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Northport Amount $38,958.00 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASEK, SUSAN B, MS Employer name Waterford-Halfmoon UFSD Amount $38,957.94 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CHRIS M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $38,957.45 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHANSKY, ELLEN S Employer name Yates County Amount $38,957.44 Date 03/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFALONE, MICHELLE L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,957.36 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZORN, LINDA Employer name Nassau County Amount $38,957.08 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLMAN, CARL P, JR Employer name Town of Manheim Amount $38,956.84 Date 01/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KENNETH P Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $38,956.39 Date 08/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHALL, JEREMY J Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $38,956.14 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, RICHARD R Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,956.05 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELESFORD, JUNE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,956.00 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, DEBORA K Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $38,956.00 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIFANO, ROBERT E Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $38,955.70 Date 07/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDE, JENNIFER L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $38,955.47 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, ASHA J Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $38,955.30 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE-MAGEE, CINDY A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $38,955.24 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, LISA J Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $38,955.16 Date 04/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, CARTER D Employer name Town of Broome Amount $38,954.71 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTZ, DIANE R Employer name Victor CSD Amount $38,954.56 Date 01/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, KATHLEEN Employer name Department of Law Amount $38,954.34 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, NOEL Employer name Rockland County Amount $38,954.26 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMO, SARAH M Employer name Education Department Amount $38,953.98 Date 10/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODES, PAUL Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $38,953.90 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERINO, CHRISTINE A Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $38,953.88 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOCKELL, JON G Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $38,953.26 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINOSKY, JOSEPH M Employer name Broome County Amount $38,952.58 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUGERI, THEA S Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $38,952.42 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOHN H Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $38,952.36 Date 12/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, SCOTT G Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $38,952.27 Date 12/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRELL, LANCE A Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $38,952.21 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANS, PATRICIA Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,952.18 Date 09/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIKEL, GLADYS A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $38,952.18 Date 06/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, KIMBERLY L Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $38,951.69 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, TAMMY R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,950.92 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTTER, AMBER L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $38,950.69 Date 03/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTAGH, JOSEPH C Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $38,950.51 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBETH, ABNER A, JR Employer name Genesee County Amount $38,950.49 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSELLE, TRACI L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,950.48 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRK, DANNY J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $38,950.46 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBS, STEVEN F Employer name Newark Valley CSD Amount $38,950.27 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWAR, KIFLAY T Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $38,950.11 Date 12/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEFFENBACHER, GEORGE W Employer name Herkimer County Amount $38,950.10 Date 07/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSIER, PAUL J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $38,949.95 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System