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 ROACHE, GILLIAN F Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $42,944.66 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCH, MARION R Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $42,944.53 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKEFELLER, RYAN D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,944.28 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, WILLIAM R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,944.17 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGARA, JAIRO E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,944.15 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PAUL B Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $42,944.07 Date 03/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRECCA, MARESA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,943.90 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,943.69 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLINGER, JOSEPH R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $42,943.40 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTMAN, SHALONICA V Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,943.38 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROSWELL K Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $42,943.14 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DAMEN A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $42,943.07 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZYK, REBECCA S Employer name Erie County Amount $42,942.74 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ELIZABETH M Employer name Livingston County Amount $42,942.25 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, CYNTHIA A Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $42,941.91 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUAY, MICHELE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,941.86 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JIMMY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,941.86 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, MARGARET A Employer name Worcester CSD Amount $42,941.77 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, TIMOTHY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $42,941.56 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUGGLY, MOIRA E Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $42,941.44 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHNER, SHAWN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $42,941.30 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRLING, PENELOPE S Employer name Cayuga County Amount $42,940.94 Date 10/06/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, KATHY S Employer name Norwood-Norfolk CSD Amount $42,940.24 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, PATRICIA Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $42,940.23 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCK, SHARYN R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,939.77 Date 11/13/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, HOLLY J Employer name Village of New Paltz Amount $42,939.36 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JUSTA L Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $42,938.98 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMANDIN, NANCY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,938.94 Date 09/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, STEPHANIE M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $42,938.89 Date 04/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFER, DIANE G Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $42,938.66 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, KATHY M Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $42,938.57 Date 11/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, KEVIN E Employer name City of Kingston Amount $42,938.39 Date 02/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUPE, DOROTHY M Employer name Albany County Amount $42,938.13 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, MELISSA J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,938.11 Date 06/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHNERT, STEPHEN L Employer name Department of State Amount $42,938.05 Date 01/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADLEY, TINA R B Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $42,938.05 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUGHTON, RICHARD G Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $42,937.86 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, DEBORAH A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $42,937.85 Date 01/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, DARLENE M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $42,937.63 Date 08/27/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULIN, VICTORIA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,937.50 Date 05/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, EMILY D Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $42,937.45 Date 06/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBORAH Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $42,937.10 Date 07/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, MARIE L R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $42,936.85 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, DENISE L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $42,936.81 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, KRISTEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $42,936.77 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSUMANO, JESSICA Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $42,936.55 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, FRANCIS J Employer name Lake George Park Commission Amount $42,936.48 Date 04/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNDATSCHECK, PAUL E Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,935.76 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, DAVID Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $42,935.37 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, WENDY M Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $42,935.11 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PALMA, PATRICIA M Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $42,934.59 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DAVID P Employer name Town of Elmira Amount $42,934.32 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CLAUDE Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,934.21 Date 09/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANGEMI, FRANCES Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $42,934.17 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, SUSAN E Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $42,933.95 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, NATASHA N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,933.92 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZOW, JANET A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $42,933.76 Date 06/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALOG, RICHARD Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,933.69 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABULSKI, DONNA H Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $42,933.63 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCCHI, DOMINICK M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $42,933.57 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ROCCO R Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $42,933.15 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDA, JANICE Employer name Village of Wesley Hills Amount $42,933.12 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, DEBORAH KARA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,933.03 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, DEANA M Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $42,933.00 Date 03/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SILE, TERRY E Employer name East Bloomfield CSD Amount $42,932.93 Date 09/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATCHELDER, DAVID M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,932.66 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNDAKER, KENTON C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,932.52 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHASIDIS, MICHELE M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $42,932.43 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRO, CAROL Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $42,932.01 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIALOBZESKI, MICHAEL G Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $42,932.01 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICKERIA, DENNIS A, JR Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $42,931.98 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, ANTHONY C Employer name Education Department Amount $42,931.85 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PHYLLIS R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,931.72 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAYTON, JEFFREY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,931.49 Date 10/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, WILLIAM S Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,931.20 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATER, ALEX Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $42,931.20 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, TRACY A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $42,931.18 Date 08/31/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILE, KATHLEEN P Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,931.04 Date 03/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, DEBORAH ANN Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $42,930.84 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDONDE, MICHELLE Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,930.77 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROL, MILDRED Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,930.77 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, TIFFANY K Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $42,930.56 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHERE, MARK A Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $42,930.09 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, KENNETH B Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,930.03 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMNEY, BRADLEY K Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,929.83 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $42,929.68 Date 09/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTRIM, TERI L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,929.60 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, MARGARET Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,929.50 Date 11/20/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSELMAN, KARIN E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $42,929.12 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $42,929.12 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYES, LILIETH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $42,929.11 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, JOANN E Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $42,928.91 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ODELL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,928.60 Date 03/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, BRETT W Employer name City of Elmira Amount $42,928.57 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, DAVID M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,928.34 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEY, MICHAEL W Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $42,928.34 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAURYSKI, COLLEEN A Employer name Steuben County Amount $42,928.28 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAZMINES, VICENTE F Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $42,928.07 Date 07/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYCOCK, GARY A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $42,928.03 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URTZ, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Lee Amount $42,927.80 Date 06/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System