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 SAURINI, JOSEPH C Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,396.75 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, CALVIN E Employer name Village of Spencerport Amount $42,396.74 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, HECTOR I Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $42,396.52 Date 01/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZINI, RITA M Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $42,396.31 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESCONKO, STEPHEN E Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $42,396.22 Date 07/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAIN, LINDA Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $42,396.13 Date 08/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, GREGORY J Employer name Hamilton County Amount $42,396.12 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JAMES H, JR Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $42,395.81 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, JACLYN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $42,395.78 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, TANYA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,395.65 Date 02/20/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, KAREN J Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $42,395.62 Date 04/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULAKOS, LYNNE M Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $42,395.47 Date 08/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, LISA M Employer name Cortland County Amount $42,394.78 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABEY, LATEASHA S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,394.74 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARSHA E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $42,394.39 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, JAMES R Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $42,394.34 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHAFOOR, SOPHIA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,394.27 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, KENNETH J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $42,393.50 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, JOANNE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,393.40 Date 03/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, DARRYL J Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $42,393.21 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEICHT, TRUDY Employer name Columbia County Amount $42,393.08 Date 08/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LAWRENCE B Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $42,393.03 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, ROLAND T Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,392.93 Date 04/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERAS, OSCAR O Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,392.47 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELE, JOSEPH A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,392.39 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAFRANIEC, ELIZABETH A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,392.37 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKHARDT, ROBYN E Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,392.34 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, TRACY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,392.33 Date 06/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEN, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,392.22 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKS, DAWN M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $42,392.13 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUG, BRUCE A Employer name Wayne County Amount $42,392.09 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DOMIZIO, RACHEL V Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,391.50 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, CHERYL M Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,391.38 Date 10/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, DOREEN M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $42,391.31 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, DONNA A Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $42,391.27 Date 06/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDARELLI, EMILY J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,391.13 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, ARUN P Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $42,390.94 Date 06/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENZI, LAURA E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,390.90 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIATO, RICK J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $42,390.88 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSKY, ABIGAIL L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,390.65 Date 07/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, JALAL Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $42,390.06 Date 03/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MARIO J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,389.93 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LONARDO, VICTORIA Employer name Putnam County Amount $42,389.89 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUCLAIR, SEAN M Employer name Tupper Lake CSD Amount $42,389.66 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEOTAUD, JULIEN L Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $42,389.32 Date 08/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, STEPHANIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $42,389.31 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, COURTNEY C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,389.15 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGUS, ANDREW J Employer name Fulton County Amount $42,388.92 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, DORA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,388.84 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TU, MARTINA Employer name City of Middletown Amount $42,388.77 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTIGUA, RAMON A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,388.67 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KAREN T Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $42,388.62 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, JESSICA M Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $42,388.49 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEDICK, DEBORAH A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $42,388.46 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARLENE D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $42,388.33 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, KIMBERLY J Employer name Oswego County Amount $42,387.90 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, JULANNE S Employer name Lewis County Amount $42,387.27 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, JENNIFER L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $42,386.17 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAVES, JERRY L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,386.12 Date 05/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, DIANA C Employer name Schenectady County Amount $42,386.07 Date 07/02/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MICHAEL Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $42,386.06 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEDENBACH, KRISTA L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,385.87 Date 11/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $42,385.72 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKASIEWICZ, KIM Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $42,385.66 Date 10/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPCCHI, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Lyme Amount $42,385.56 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIS, ROSE L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,385.54 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENNETH C Employer name Westfield CSD Amount $42,385.37 Date 01/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, RACHEL A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,385.25 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, TINA M Employer name Chenango County Amount $42,385.18 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTHEIS, MICHELLE L Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $42,385.02 Date 08/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSERRA, PETER J Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $42,385.01 Date 01/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, SCOTT A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $42,384.96 Date 10/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIKAS, NICOLE A Employer name Legislative Ethics Committee Amount $42,384.80 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNE, MERVILLE H Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,384.72 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUERST, BRADLEY M Employer name Village of Addison Amount $42,384.60 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOLINSKI, MICHELLE R Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,384.43 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MROZEK, DAVID M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,384.28 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLNEY, EDWARD P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $42,384.18 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JO ANNE E Employer name Oswego County Amount $42,384.16 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEBOOM, PETER Employer name Broome County Amount $42,384.04 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BONNIE J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,383.90 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD-ELLIOTT, SHARON M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $42,383.38 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERO, ANITA C Employer name Orange County Amount $42,383.10 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATISTAS, LAURIE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,382.58 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, ROSE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,382.39 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, INA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,382.36 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANO, JANET M Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $42,382.08 Date 12/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALANITRO, FREDERICK J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $42,382.08 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICE, ROBERT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $42,381.51 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL J Employer name Warren County Amount $42,381.51 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LIZZIE D Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,381.38 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, WILLIAM D Employer name Village of Sherman Amount $42,381.34 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLOWSKI, KRISTIE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,381.09 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Town of Otto Amount $42,380.78 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGHI, EILEEN P Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $42,380.65 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, JOSEPH Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,380.49 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SCOTT G Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $42,380.44 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRION-PARK, CIRA Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $42,380.13 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OQUIST, CHERYL L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,380.04 Date 02/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUIN, DANIEL E Employer name Warren County Amount $42,379.89 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System