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 USEWICZ, SANDRA R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,813.36 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETZOLDT, LESLIE H Employer name Lewis County Amount $42,813.16 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUEN, YIM TAI Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $42,813.07 Date 10/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVENS, GLORIA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,812.99 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ELIZABETH Employer name Newark CSD Amount $42,812.80 Date 05/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTMER, JESSICA Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $42,812.71 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMBO, JOYCE L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,812.64 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVONA, DEANNA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $42,811.99 Date 08/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORR, DEBORAH L Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $42,811.92 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNETA, JOSEPH P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,811.90 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, CHRISTIAN T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,811.86 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMS, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,811.83 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWN, DANIELLE A Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $42,811.70 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTHEN, GEORGINA D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $42,811.70 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, VALERIE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,811.26 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZELLA, RAND R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $42,811.24 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, ALAN H Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $42,811.18 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHRYN G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,811.04 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRYON, WALTER J Employer name City of Albany Amount $42,810.88 Date 08/24/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLEY, BRENDA Employer name Education Department Amount $42,810.76 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINISI, WIESLAWA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,810.22 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, MELISSA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $42,810.08 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFARELLA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $42,810.04 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUENZLI, JAMES S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $42,809.97 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDOYA, FIDEL L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,809.80 Date 10/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOYD, CINDY L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,809.80 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLONE, ELLEN R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,809.80 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ANIBAL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $42,809.76 Date 10/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORIBIO, IDANIEL A Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $42,809.69 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORINA, JEAN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,809.40 Date 09/09/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSESSAR, ANGELINA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,809.27 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VINCENZO, ANGELO Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,809.25 Date 08/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, MICHAEL V Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,809.21 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, VAUGHN L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,809.11 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, TERRY L Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,809.04 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMIRE, RICHARD J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,809.04 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRO, DANIA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,809.04 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONOUGH, MARION A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,809.04 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, JOSEPH E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,809.04 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNANGST, LINDA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,809.04 Date 12/07/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDMAN, ELEANOR S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,809.04 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, EARL W, III Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $42,809.04 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODO, CHERYL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,809.04 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, DAVID D Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,809.04 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMADINE, JOHN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,809.04 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMODY, EDWARD F Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,809.04 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARY STONE, AMY C Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,809.04 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, DERRICK M Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,809.04 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, JOSEPH Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,809.04 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, GLENN Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,809.04 Date 10/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCFEETERS, DONNA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,809.04 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGLER, KAREN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,809.04 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGER, JANET A Employer name Department of Law Amount $42,809.04 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, TENETIA Employer name Department of Law Amount $42,809.04 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYAOU, JOHN H, III Employer name Department of Law Amount $42,809.04 Date 07/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORKOVITZ, ROBERT L Employer name Department of Law Amount $42,809.04 Date 01/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, ANN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $42,809.04 Date 06/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, JOANNE S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 01/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARIE, CAROL A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIN, DANIEL A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, ISABEL Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, PAULA K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDER, NOREEN E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRAGHAN, SHERRI L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUSE, LAURIE L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOENZSCH, ANN E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 03/11/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, GWENDOLYN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 05/15/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUME, ROBERT T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 07/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANOUE, MICHELLE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 11/20/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, JACK P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, KEVIN C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 02/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, BRIDGET L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, TRENT M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, LOIS A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 01/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, ELIZABETH J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 03/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSS, NATHAN O Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 09/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLACI, JOSEPH Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAMBIRAJAH, SANTHAMOHAN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRE, JEROME A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 03/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTWORTH, SUSAN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DONNA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,809.04 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECHOWICZ, TINA M Employer name Department of State Amount $42,809.04 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, JOANNE Employer name Department of State Amount $42,809.04 Date 08/17/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARTIN J Employer name Department of State Amount $42,809.04 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SALLY I Employer name Department of State Amount $42,809.04 Date 12/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALCIK, EDWARD J Employer name Department of State Amount $42,809.04 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCHETTI, PAUL M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,809.04 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, LINDA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,809.04 Date 02/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUGAN, KAREN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,809.04 Date 12/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBARD, BETTY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,809.04 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, DESIREE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,809.04 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZILSKY, CATHERINE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,809.04 Date 02/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARX, MARY D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,809.04 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDOON, ROBIN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,809.04 Date 11/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, BRENDA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,809.04 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSEN, VICTORIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,809.04 Date 12/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLASENCIA, LISA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,809.04 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, SHIRLEY C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,809.04 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENDZIK, CYNTHIA P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,809.04 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, CHRISTY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,809.04 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System