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 ROBINSON, ALFRED Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $44,147.47 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, CRYSTAL M Employer name Bethpage Public Library Amount $44,146.89 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARANDA, BETH Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $44,146.80 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, SULLY S Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $44,146.65 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWINDELL, YVETTE Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $44,146.63 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, KEVIN T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,146.51 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGAN, LEE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,146.32 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICO, ANTHONY P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $44,146.19 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DERRICK, LINCOLN R, JR Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $44,146.08 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEERS, DONALD R Employer name Delaware County Amount $44,145.59 Date 06/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLON, KAIRI R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,145.41 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, HERLAST J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,145.36 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANIW, LORI A Employer name Education Department Amount $44,145.30 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LAURIE A Employer name City of Middletown Amount $44,145.24 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE-HARRIS, ANDREA M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $44,144.57 Date 09/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, RENALDO A Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $44,144.44 Date 01/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, KELLY A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $44,144.40 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERWALKER, CATHY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,144.18 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHIONDA, TAMARA G Employer name Penn Yan Bd of Light Commis Amount $44,144.00 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAINES, CLIVE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $44,143.31 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, JOSEPH W Employer name Washington County Amount $44,143.31 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUCI, TARA A Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $44,143.30 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANNIGAN, JOSEPH Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,143.06 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, BARBARA L Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $44,142.87 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSE, DONALD P Employer name City of Troy Amount $44,142.54 Date 07/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINI, JUSTIN R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,142.34 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNELLA, MARY ELLEN Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $44,142.20 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELL, GAYLE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,141.99 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, JAMES R Employer name Town of Croghan Amount $44,141.96 Date 05/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBIERAJ, APRIL L Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $44,141.82 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, MELSON I Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $44,141.54 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOY, MARY M Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $44,141.32 Date 05/06/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKUSSICK, YVONNE A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $44,141.31 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANGELO, LESLIE Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $44,141.10 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CARL E, JR Employer name Town of Westerlo Amount $44,141.07 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, MATTHEW J Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,140.57 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLO, DONNA M Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $44,140.50 Date 01/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, TARA C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $44,140.41 Date 08/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, GAYLE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,140.33 Date 08/18/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, SUZANNE B Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $44,140.20 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBS, KEITH A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $44,140.19 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUCETTE, MARK J Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $44,139.84 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, LINDA N Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $44,139.73 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOISE, YVELINE Employer name Orange County Amount $44,139.34 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, PATRICIA M Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $44,138.99 Date 04/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALSERUS, MARK A Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $44,138.99 Date 03/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATTRAY, MARC L Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $44,138.97 Date 04/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGART, DAWN M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $44,138.92 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKES, TYRONE W Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $44,138.79 Date 04/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONASTRA, VALERIE M Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $44,138.40 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, MELANIE B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,138.28 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIN, KENNETH G, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,138.24 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, SHONDRA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,138.15 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE MAY, KRYSTAL L Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $44,138.08 Date 09/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELARDE, YAHIRA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $44,138.00 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, FRANCISCO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,138.00 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLIN, JULIE L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $44,137.88 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARELLI, NANCY C Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $44,137.72 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINO, HEATHER A Employer name Madison County Amount $44,137.71 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLEIGH, DEAN A Employer name Steuben County Amount $44,137.53 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALDONE, KASANDRA L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $44,137.36 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLETT, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,137.23 Date 11/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON ABDO, BEVERLY M Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $44,137.10 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWNINGSHIELD, NANCY L Employer name Essex County Amount $44,136.80 Date 12/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGENNARO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $44,136.62 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURK, ROBERT J Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $44,136.51 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIORE, WILLIAM P Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $44,136.26 Date 04/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACIOPPI, HEATHER M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,135.94 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSS, CHARLENE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,135.66 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIER, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Oneida County Amount $44,135.61 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMOSEN, ALQUIS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $44,135.58 Date 03/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIMAL, DELIA R Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $44,135.51 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, DONNA R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,135.42 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Warrensburg Amount $44,135.36 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY-VINSON, MARIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,135.00 Date 05/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, STEPHEN P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,135.00 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, MARY LOU A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,134.99 Date 09/10/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALORE, JOANNE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $44,134.94 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, ANDREW C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,134.93 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLETTE, CRYSTAL D Employer name Lewis County Amount $44,134.86 Date 05/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENITO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,134.80 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, CLAIRE M Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $44,134.44 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKER, CASEY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $44,134.38 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, ARRIC S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $44,134.13 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGLIN, IVAN C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $44,134.02 Date 06/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKEFIELD, SAMANTHA E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,133.96 Date 05/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, ROBERT J Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,133.93 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, NINA A Employer name Mid Hudson Library System Amount $44,133.89 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURG, FRED R Employer name Town of Summit Amount $44,133.88 Date 04/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMUSO, MADELINE M Employer name City of Rome Amount $44,133.72 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JAMES P Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $44,133.51 Date 02/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORMIER, DONALD D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,133.46 Date 09/23/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARDASH, JAKE A Employer name City of Troy Amount $44,133.43 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OHMS, KATHRINE V Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,133.43 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENEALY, PAMELA G Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $44,132.34 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBERG, KELLY L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $44,132.29 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUZIK, GREGORY E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $44,132.22 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSELL, KIMBERLY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,132.16 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCARELLA, ERIN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,131.88 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCANTONIO, ROSE ANNE Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $44,131.72 Date 10/19/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System