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 NEISS, KEVIN F Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $38,513.53 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIGNA-JESMAIN, JAYNE L. Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $38,513.43 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TONY D Employer name Erie County Amount $38,513.40 Date 12/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, MEENAXI P Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $38,513.30 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLETON-BURCH, PATTI A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,513.30 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, EILEEN J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,513.30 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPIA, KARLA D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,513.30 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLTRUP, BRANDE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,513.22 Date 07/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLY, ANDREW S Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $38,513.06 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASISI, DEBORAH L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,512.66 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KENNETH M Employer name City of Troy Amount $38,512.62 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, CATHERINE Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $38,512.61 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPALINO, ANN E Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $38,512.59 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCIUN, THOMAS W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $38,512.55 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MASTERS, PHILIP N Employer name Canton CSD Amount $38,512.01 Date 04/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, CINDY Employer name Waverly CSD Amount $38,511.89 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEZIULA, MARY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,511.59 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINOWSKI, CASSANDRA R Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $38,511.56 Date 03/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JONATHAN D Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $38,511.49 Date 02/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEATHERLY, RONALD L, JR Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $38,509.98 Date 06/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWELL, JILL M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,509.95 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILELA, OREALIS Employer name Erie County Amount $38,509.93 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROVINI, LORI A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $38,509.89 Date 12/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GEE, KERRY A Employer name Seneca County Amount $38,509.75 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, LUKE J Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $38,509.69 Date 05/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROENING, KAITLIN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,509.39 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, ASHLEY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,509.37 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ELMER E Employer name Town of Conklin Amount $38,509.26 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, CHARLOTTE L Employer name Town of Canaan Amount $38,509.10 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, JERMANE L Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $38,508.63 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUPAN, RENEE M Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $38,508.44 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, YINMEI Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,508.39 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPERN, EMMA R Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $38,508.32 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, BRITTANY L Employer name Schuyler County Amount $38,508.23 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARULLO, LISA M Employer name Albany County Amount $38,508.19 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMSHAW, RYAN G Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $38,508.01 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MATIKA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $38,508.01 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA TRAY, SHANNON G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $38,507.93 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, REBECCA VERHAYDEN Employer name Town of Ballston Amount $38,507.78 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MICHELLE Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $38,507.68 Date 12/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUE, JOYLYNN M Employer name Franklin County Amount $38,507.30 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, KAREN H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,506.69 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, LEE A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $38,506.17 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, CHERYL L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,506.06 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISCIANDRELLO, ANTONINO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $38,506.00 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SAUL Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $38,505.79 Date 05/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOQUIN, DAVID F Employer name Town of Pittstown Amount $38,505.77 Date 09/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOMINSKI, JOSEPH G Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $38,505.77 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, DENISE M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $38,505.70 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINCHILLA-LOPEZ, MARIA V Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $38,505.61 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DAVID M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $38,505.30 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, JODY M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $38,505.21 Date 05/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARWAK, TRACY L Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $38,504.95 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIROCCO, MARK J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $38,504.78 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CAMILLO, NANCY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,504.57 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDFORD, DEBRA A Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $38,504.54 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSKING, STACEY M Employer name Orange County Amount $38,504.45 Date 08/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXTER, WILLIAM T Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $38,504.31 Date 09/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KELLEY V Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $38,504.19 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Hornell Amount $38,504.12 Date 11/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARTAGLIA, JOSEPH A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $38,504.09 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, NANCY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,503.71 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, CATHY J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,503.54 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWLEY, JEFFREY R Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,503.40 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEEM, ABDUL MUSAWWIR A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $38,503.36 Date 05/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ROBIN A Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $38,502.98 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, VERONICA C Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $38,502.47 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBROTHER, LAURA S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $38,502.40 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHALLENKAMP, AMANDA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $38,502.26 Date 10/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, TROY Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $38,502.15 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLANE, BARBARA A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,502.15 Date 11/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JEAN Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $38,501.74 Date 08/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ALYSSA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $38,501.71 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUOTOLO, ANTOINETTE Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $38,501.27 Date 09/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, NEARCO Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $38,500.88 Date 07/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Erie County Amount $38,500.79 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNO, JASON M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $38,500.70 Date 04/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPERWHEAT, ANN M Employer name City of Rome Amount $38,500.31 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINQUINO, MICHAEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $38,500.29 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, MARY B Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $38,500.18 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTIN, WENDY A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $38,500.05 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, ALLISON N Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $38,499.92 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHALL, CAROLYN I Employer name Cayuga County Amount $38,499.67 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $38,499.23 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CAPRIO, RONALD V Employer name Village of Haverstraw Amount $38,499.23 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOSA, JASON M Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $38,499.23 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLARD, WILLIAM M Employer name Department of Health Amount $38,499.21 Date 07/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS-CUBAS, SHAKTI J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $38,499.15 Date 05/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASRAJ, ERIN J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $38,498.94 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSIE, NANCY E Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $38,498.80 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOPYRO, STACEY L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $38,498.72 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREANY, KEVIN B Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $38,498.46 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEON, LAKUAN R Employer name Poughkeepsie Housing Authority Amount $38,498.45 Date 03/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $38,498.43 Date 02/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, CHRISTINA R Employer name Wayne County Amount $38,498.41 Date 10/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CARLO, MARY ANN Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,497.79 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUSEPPETTI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,497.74 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, LOWELL E Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,497.71 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDEE, DAVID W Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,497.69 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURAK, PATTI JO Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,497.69 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System