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 ARQUIETT, MARK J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $41,983.87 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, JAMES M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $41,983.81 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JEFFERY M Employer name Town of Denmark Amount $41,983.54 Date 01/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETTER, WILLIAM D Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $41,983.21 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCO, PETER A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $41,983.18 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORINI, DOMINIC A Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $41,983.17 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KIM M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,982.88 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, SHARON S Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $41,982.66 Date 03/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, DIANE F Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $41,982.36 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, FREDERICK G, III Employer name Oneida County Amount $41,981.93 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLARD, KIMBERLY A Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $41,981.90 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK-KORNACKI, ANNE A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $41,981.57 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, MELANIA L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,981.47 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLOVITZ, MICHELLE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,981.27 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, LAURIE A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,981.26 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRELL, LEKISHA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $41,981.23 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, KIMBERELY E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,981.05 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOZZILLO, MICHAEL N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,980.21 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASSO, ANDREW J, II Employer name City of Rome Amount $41,980.14 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, RICHARD E Employer name Town of Nassau Amount $41,980.14 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANCESTY, JULIE A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $41,979.77 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBYLOWICZ, JACOB Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $41,979.68 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEOK, FEBRUARY J Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $41,979.47 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, REGINALD J Employer name Town of Lyme Amount $41,979.31 Date 11/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMB, ANNE D Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $41,979.24 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LATOYA S Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $41,979.18 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DARIA K Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $41,979.07 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, CATHERINE A Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $41,979.04 Date 07/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLSTON, DALE D Employer name City of Watertown Amount $41,978.85 Date 06/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHEL, CYNTHIA L Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $41,978.76 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURKA, ROSEMARY Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $41,978.72 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, PATRICK M Employer name City of Rome Amount $41,978.72 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUCERI, FRANCES Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $41,978.52 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, EDWARD W Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,978.34 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANKS, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,978.34 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONALD R Employer name Town of Hague Amount $41,978.18 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESKOWITZ, DANA J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $41,978.15 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY-EVERTS, JANICE C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $41,977.70 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, SHARON A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $41,977.54 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONOVALOVA, YULIANA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $41,977.23 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CYNTHIA L Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $41,977.12 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, MICHAEL C, JR Employer name Warren County Amount $41,976.71 Date 04/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONSON, CANDIDA D Employer name Orange County Amount $41,976.67 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACIAK, RONALD M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $41,976.53 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEDEN, JEFFERY E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $41,976.49 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, JOSEFINA F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,976.33 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLER, VICTORIA A Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $41,975.70 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITWORTH, LAURA J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $41,975.66 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, KATHERINE D Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $41,975.65 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUYNE, PAMELA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,975.56 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROFF, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Stephentown Amount $41,975.12 Date 01/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, ANNE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,975.11 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KEITH M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $41,974.90 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, RANDY E Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $41,974.77 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, PATRICIA A Employer name Chester UFSD 1 Amount $41,974.71 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTAINE, SUSAN I Employer name Allegany County Amount $41,974.69 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERAJ, ANTONETA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $41,974.64 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MELISSA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,974.45 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCIOLI, DEBORAH R Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $41,974.31 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGNAN, CHARLES A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $41,973.83 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, STEVEN G Employer name Fulton County Amount $41,973.78 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, PEGGY A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $41,973.71 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACOS, ELEANORE I Employer name Dunkirk Housing Authority Amount $41,973.61 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURWELL, KEVIN B Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $41,973.60 Date 11/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONESCALCHI, NATALIE Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $41,973.37 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSETTI, FRANK J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $41,973.31 Date 05/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROW, CINDY S Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $41,973.27 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ALAN J Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $41,972.94 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, WAYNE M Employer name Town of Dekalb Amount $41,972.93 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, GREGORY D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,972.91 Date 09/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, JERRY L Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $41,972.68 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETKY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Putnam County Amount $41,972.29 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $41,972.15 Date 07/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGON, PAUL N Employer name Fulton County Amount $41,972.03 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENZ, JACKIE ANNE Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $41,971.80 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, MATTHEW J Employer name Ontario County Amount $41,971.80 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVO, MICHAEL C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $41,971.59 Date 12/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, KIMBERLY J Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $41,971.52 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINE, LISA A Employer name Oneida County Amount $41,971.23 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOERNER, LAURA S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,970.82 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDZYNSKI, JAMES Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $41,970.67 Date 05/10/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIETO, JAIRO E Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $41,970.61 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROEFRIEDT, SHIRLEY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,970.50 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHMAN, MICHAEL S Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $41,970.19 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU PAY, JENNIFER R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,969.90 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCHER, JOSEPH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,969.38 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, JUDY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,969.22 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEST, MELODY A Employer name York CSD Amount $41,969.04 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, SHEILA A Employer name Livingston County Amount $41,969.02 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX KING, JANET Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $41,968.88 Date 06/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATLAND, PATRICIA A Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $41,968.72 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICARROTTA, NICOLE Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $41,968.27 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIN, EDWARD H Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $41,968.24 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APENTENG, ARCHIBALD Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $41,968.23 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEDD, RYAN Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $41,968.16 Date 05/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, LESLIE Employer name Tompkins County Amount $41,968.14 Date 01/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KRISTIN E Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $41,968.04 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERTER, DOUGLAS N Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $41,967.61 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $41,967.45 Date 11/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIARRINO, DIANE Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $41,967.25 Date 03/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System