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 KOONCE, KATHRYN J Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $38,882.10 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, ANTHONY A Employer name Albany County Amount $38,881.86 Date 06/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHESTER, VICTORIA D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $38,881.55 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, BRIAN K Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $38,881.40 Date 02/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDEAUX, VERDELL L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,881.04 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, GEMMALYN D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,880.40 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIDALGO, RYAN C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $38,880.33 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRITSMAN, JARED P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $38,880.02 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLFO, PATRICIA L Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $38,880.00 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCARTHUR, LORI A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $38,879.94 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, MICHAEL Employer name Albany County Amount $38,879.92 Date 08/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENSABENE, CHARLES P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $38,879.85 Date 06/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VINNY, AIMEE M Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $38,879.72 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYSIUK, VITALII Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $38,879.63 Date 11/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNI, ZOILA Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $38,879.25 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ROSA NORMA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $38,879.25 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPALSKI, FRANCIS J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $38,879.12 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKADAY, BOBBY Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,879.11 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, LANCE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $38,879.09 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWOLINSKI, DAWN M Employer name Oswego County Amount $38,878.73 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, NANCY C Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $38,878.70 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, INGRID M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $38,878.69 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINGER, NISA J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $38,878.60 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, GAIL A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $38,878.60 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NELLY Employer name Town of Islip Amount $38,878.60 Date 06/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LORI L Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $38,878.51 Date 12/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, MARY Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,878.48 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEKANI, ELVIRA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $38,878.42 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINS, MARIA E Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,878.39 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, MELISSA F Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $38,878.00 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, THOMAS E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,877.93 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, DANIELLE D Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $38,877.93 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATCHFORD, HERBERT Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,877.77 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARRAT, TAMARA L Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $38,877.68 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, YVONNE Employer name Orange County Amount $38,877.60 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSLMAIER, EDWARD J Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $38,877.48 Date 03/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISPENSE, ALLISON A Employer name Town of Pomfret Amount $38,877.30 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERY, MARIA T Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $38,877.23 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEMAN, MICHELE J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $38,877.18 Date 02/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEREMY N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $38,876.98 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LOS SANTOS, LUZ M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,876.89 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUZON, ALEXIS S Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $38,876.83 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARD RAYMOND, LORI Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $38,876.67 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDLE, KEVIN J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,876.47 Date 10/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAGHER, JENNIFER L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $38,876.38 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, MARYJANE B Employer name Village of Nissequogue Amount $38,876.30 Date 09/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAPARTE, MARY C Employer name Nassau County Amount $38,876.09 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SCOTT A Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $38,875.79 Date 06/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTE, GAIL L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $38,875.76 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBO, KRISTINA L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $38,875.58 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTO, SHARON M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $38,875.56 Date 06/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JACK L, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $38,875.48 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERIO, ZEMEIDA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,875.37 Date 01/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XU, SHUYIN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,875.37 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANBROOK, RALPH R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,875.25 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, ANDREW J Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $38,874.75 Date 07/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMA, TRINY Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $38,874.63 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASS, KATHLEEN P Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $38,874.61 Date 12/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, ANN Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $38,874.39 Date 03/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASTER, LISA A Employer name Delaware County Amount $38,874.24 Date 01/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEAU, SHAWN R Employer name Clinton County Amount $38,874.21 Date 04/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWN, GINA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $38,874.08 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDBAUER, REGINA M Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $38,873.81 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVANO, AMY C Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $38,873.60 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAND, SHANTIA S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $38,873.45 Date 07/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGAR, TYISHA S Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $38,873.37 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, AMY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,873.08 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, DIRK L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,873.04 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, GRETCHEN M Employer name Lewis County Amount $38,872.95 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, RICHARD K, JR Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $38,872.87 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, WAYNE O Employer name Otsego County Amount $38,872.84 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGETT, JACQUELINE M Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $38,872.76 Date 09/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, BRANDON K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $38,872.68 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTENY, GINA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,872.41 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MICHELLE L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $38,872.39 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVIN, DEBRA E Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,872.12 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MARCY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,872.03 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO PRESTI, MARGARET A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $38,871.93 Date 03/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSER, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $38,871.47 Date 09/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOJKA, RENEE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,871.36 Date 02/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLARELLI, SAMANTHA A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $38,871.24 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, LAURA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,871.00 Date 07/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, TAMMY L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $38,870.96 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RACHEL S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $38,870.61 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, FILMON Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $38,870.61 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL BIONDO, LINDA A Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $38,870.47 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, BETTY A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $38,870.46 Date 03/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, PAULETTE F Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $38,870.38 Date 07/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSIO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,870.30 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONRICKER, NICHOLAS D Employer name Erie County Amount $38,869.88 Date 12/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, APRIL N Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $38,869.54 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POREDA, RUSSELL J Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $38,869.50 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVE, RICHARD J Employer name Keene CSD Amount $38,869.45 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASCO, JUDY L Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $38,869.38 Date 11/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, ANN C Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $38,868.93 Date 04/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZA, STEPHANIE E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $38,868.37 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALER, TAMMY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,868.15 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, TINA L Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,867.88 Date 04/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, LESLIE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,867.01 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGENER, DONALD G Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $38,866.83 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System