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 FARESTA, JOSEPH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $43,993.94 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENCENBURG, KYLE P Employer name Town of Wayne Amount $43,993.75 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNOLA, KIMBERLY A Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $43,993.39 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBIONDO, MATTHEW S, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,993.14 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, A'DITA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,993.12 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANDHI, LEENA V Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,993.12 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUB, BRIAN G Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $43,993.03 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Hopewell Amount $43,992.55 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, TERESA E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $43,992.48 Date 05/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHAWN M Employer name Town of Austerlitz Amount $43,992.28 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, HEIDI G Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $43,992.11 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORELLA, LORI ANN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,992.01 Date 03/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKMON, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Village of Great Neck Plaza Amount $43,991.88 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, ROSA Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $43,991.73 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, JOHN B Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $43,991.73 Date 01/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISEMAN, CASSELL A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $43,991.23 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLAP, DAVID W Employer name Town of Pomfret Amount $43,991.22 Date 04/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, CONCETTA Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $43,991.22 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTERSON, WILLIAM T Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,991.17 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, DONALD F Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $43,991.04 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA SILVA, SHARON A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $43,990.81 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, CAROL A Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $43,990.70 Date 03/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNELL, GREG J Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $43,990.52 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, JOSEPH L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $43,990.38 Date 09/01/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, HANNAH M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $43,989.95 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, CAMILLE Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $43,989.82 Date 04/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BARBARA E Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $43,989.74 Date 11/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUPPERT, CAROLE L Employer name City of Kingston Amount $43,989.01 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, JENNIFER A Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $43,988.80 Date 08/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, RANDALL C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,988.70 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORGIEVSKI, IRENA Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $43,988.46 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, JOY L Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $43,988.27 Date 03/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEITRICH, CARL H Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,988.13 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESIA, MICHELLE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,987.94 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENTRIERI, JOSEPH Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,987.63 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, JAYNE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,987.56 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLARIN, GLADYS Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,987.56 Date 07/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CYNTHIA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $43,987.56 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMENFELD, NEIL A Employer name Education Department Amount $43,987.56 Date 01/17/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINOTT, ANA G Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $43,987.56 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, IDALIA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $43,987.56 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX, JEFFREY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,987.54 Date 08/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOOS, DANIEL P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,987.45 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTON, STACIA R Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $43,987.34 Date 08/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARTRAND, CHRISTINE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $43,987.17 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAREK, TANYA L Employer name Lyndonville CSD Amount $43,986.93 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, THOMAS C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $43,986.31 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $43,986.30 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, SHEILA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,986.26 Date 10/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, ROBERT H Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $43,985.95 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTIGUY, ROSEMARY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,985.88 Date 11/16/1961 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MARY JO Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $43,985.61 Date 10/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BOCCHIARO, JILL C Employer name Erie County Amount $43,985.60 Date 12/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTO, EVELYN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $43,985.59 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCREENE, MARY M Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $43,985.57 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINGSWORTH, TANIQUA M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $43,985.25 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, JAMES P, JR Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $43,985.20 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE-WILS, CHERYL Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $43,985.14 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNITT, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Callicoon Amount $43,984.67 Date 12/21/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKENDALL, CLAUDIA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,984.40 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMILEY, SHAMAR A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $43,984.23 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, SHARON A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $43,984.19 Date 12/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNE, JAMES L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,984.08 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIE, DEBORAH J Employer name Otsego County Amount $43,983.96 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBER, DAVID J Employer name Town of Pendleton Amount $43,983.90 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLING, MATTHEW W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,983.86 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MELANIE A Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,983.54 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, MARY B Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $43,983.47 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, DONNA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,983.46 Date 07/26/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN LITTENBERG, RACHEL H Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $43,983.28 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIACENTE, J THOMAS Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $43,983.10 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINUNNI, DANIEL J Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $43,983.02 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTORE, RICHARD T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,982.80 Date 03/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUIA, KELLY A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $43,982.68 Date 09/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREE, DENNIS J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $43,982.40 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULL, JOSEPH H Employer name Town of Waterloo Amount $43,982.28 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JOHN F Employer name Town of Waverly Amount $43,982.23 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONDON, DORA E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,982.22 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH PRATT, HEATHER D M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $43,982.06 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTI, THOMAS E Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $43,982.01 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYHON, JUDY Employer name Town of Hurley Amount $43,981.75 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, DONNA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,981.50 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, NUBIA A Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $43,981.40 Date 12/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUBERDANZ, MARK Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,981.39 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PATRICIA A Employer name City of Albany Amount $43,981.25 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINK, BRIAN R Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $43,980.43 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISSER, KAREN S Employer name Commack Public Library Amount $43,980.05 Date 09/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, PETER M Employer name Stockbridge CSD Amount $43,980.04 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOL-VACCARO, JULIE Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $43,980.04 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMAN, NOELLE C Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $43,980.00 Date 07/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIVETT, BRAD A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $43,979.96 Date 12/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONI, ANDREW J Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $43,979.89 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVAS, JEANETTE M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $43,979.58 Date 01/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILK, PAUL M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,979.52 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOCKEL KINNARD, LINDA S Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $43,979.31 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLA, GERALDINE E Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $43,979.21 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVILLA, EMILY M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $43,978.88 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, LEONARD F Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $43,978.83 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRITTANY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $43,978.80 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, DAN R Employer name Town of Lumberland Amount $43,978.67 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System