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 CESAREO, GRACE L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $42,379.70 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHNER, PAMELA H Employer name Fulton County Amount $42,379.23 Date 06/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDERS, ALLISON J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,379.23 Date 02/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULVERWELL, WILLIAM E Employer name Orleans County Amount $42,379.11 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERTY, MEAGHAN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,379.06 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNICK, KATHRYN A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $42,379.05 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, CYNTHIA L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,378.94 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBERT, PAUL A, JR Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $42,378.94 Date 08/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEGLER, MICHAEL J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $42,378.75 Date 02/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, MYRIAM Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $42,378.67 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, ANA D Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $42,378.62 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MOISES Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $42,378.49 Date 03/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUT, KATHLEEN Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $42,378.42 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRON, KARIN M Employer name Delaware County Amount $42,378.27 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLUZZI, HEATHER A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,378.24 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAUGH, ADRIENNE M Employer name City of Troy Amount $42,378.23 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATTEN, RESHEDDA L Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $42,378.20 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEDEKER, CARA E Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $42,378.10 Date 12/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, ADRIANE C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,378.03 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATROUS, DARLENE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,377.73 Date 07/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELROY, WILLIAM Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $42,377.66 Date 10/15/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,377.24 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOFFLE, TAMMY S Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $42,377.20 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, DEMETRIUS J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,376.85 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, IRIS M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $42,376.71 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAYEN, SCOTT Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $42,376.69 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CURT L Employer name Commack Public Library Amount $42,376.67 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOWERS, PATRICIA E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $42,376.61 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGLI, MELISSA A Employer name Albany County Amount $42,376.53 Date 04/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, MARK D Employer name Town of Day Amount $42,376.53 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCITELLI, ANDREW R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $42,376.38 Date 07/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, TYLER C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $42,376.21 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, KEVIN S Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $42,376.00 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARY, KAREN S Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $42,375.91 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANSFIELD, CORINNE E Employer name Schuyler County Amount $42,375.87 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, ARLINE F Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,375.63 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, RAYMOND A Employer name Village of Babylon Amount $42,375.62 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOTI, ROSE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,375.55 Date 03/24/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $42,375.52 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, NICHOLAS D Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $42,375.49 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAUJO, MARC P Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $42,375.46 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, FRANCISCO Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $42,375.10 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSSELMAN, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Lyme Amount $42,375.08 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTZLER, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $42,375.06 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAUSON, JESSICA L Employer name Education Department Amount $42,374.86 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFTLEIGH, ROBERTA R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,374.49 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, EVELYN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,374.47 Date 11/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, TIFFANY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,374.08 Date 02/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, REXFORD M Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $42,373.98 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, MIRIAM Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,373.89 Date 02/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARONICA, JONATHAN P Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $42,373.68 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, ALVION Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $42,372.86 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, ROXANNE Employer name Wayne County Amount $42,372.81 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, JOHN L Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $42,372.80 Date 08/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVAN, ALICIA M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $42,372.62 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROO, DANIEL N Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $42,372.44 Date 06/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, PAMELA H Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $42,372.14 Date 11/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFIN, JAMES W, III Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $42,371.97 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIRUVERKADU, PADMANABHAM S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $42,371.91 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GURTY, MICHAEL S Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,371.82 Date 11/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ERNEST H Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $42,371.80 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHICA, JOHN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,371.77 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, REINALDO E Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $42,371.68 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, CARRIE L Employer name Hamilton County Amount $42,371.67 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LUKUS L Employer name Town of Orleans Amount $42,371.61 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, SCOTT D Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $42,371.51 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNRUE, LINDA I Employer name Jefferson County Amount $42,371.36 Date 07/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGGLE, EDWARD A Employer name City of Albany Amount $42,371.29 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, CHARLES Employer name Department of Law Amount $42,371.22 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, FRANCE S Employer name Department of State Amount $42,371.22 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-TOUSSAINT, NONEZ Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,371.22 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSAYWACK, SHARDA S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,371.22 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, MELBA R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $42,371.22 Date 09/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, DARREN G Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $42,371.22 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, EVELENA D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $42,371.22 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, JOANNE D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $42,371.22 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIMOLI, CATHERINE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $42,371.22 Date 01/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ELIZA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,371.22 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, DOROTHY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,371.22 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARD, ULRIC Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,371.22 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX, MERTLYN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,371.22 Date 04/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, NEIL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,371.22 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ID-DEEN, ANDRE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,371.22 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, MICHAEL K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,371.22 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMPERSANT, DAMEOUS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,371.22 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON-GILL, GWENDOLYN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,371.22 Date 10/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SANDRA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,371.22 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKSMAN, CLAUDETTE N Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $42,371.22 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, MARY L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $42,371.22 Date 08/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SCHAUNDERION S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $42,371.22 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, ALLISON M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $42,371.20 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, PAULETTE D Employer name Salem CSD Amount $42,371.15 Date 03/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, LUCAS J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $42,371.05 Date 06/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWITCHELL, CATHERINE M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $42,370.97 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELVA-BOLDEN, LUCIE Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $42,370.60 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTUCCI, MARK Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,370.15 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKIS, BRIAN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,370.12 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, PETE C Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,370.11 Date 09/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SHIRLEY M Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,370.11 Date 10/04/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, ELEANOR J Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,370.11 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System