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 SMITH, BENJAMIN J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $41,967.08 Date 06/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACCARATO, TERESA A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $41,966.98 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENATE, TYLER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $41,966.83 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYZER, JAMES W., JR Employer name Town of Franklin Amount $41,966.81 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALOGUN, PATRICIA T Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $41,966.80 Date 09/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, TYISHA C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $41,966.73 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JEANNE M Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $41,966.48 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BACCO, PAMELA J Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $41,965.95 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANCARONE, BRIAN T Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $41,965.84 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, EDWARD D Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $41,965.25 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGALO, ERIN M Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $41,964.89 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARES, MILAGROS Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $41,964.13 Date 09/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, MATTHEW D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,964.06 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHEAREEN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $41,964.00 Date 07/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRILLO, ALFONSO B Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $41,963.17 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMASUNDRAM, UDHISHTRA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $41,963.17 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRZANOWSKI, ZACKERY A Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $41,963.06 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, DWIGHT D Employer name Albany County Amount $41,963.00 Date 08/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALSKI, ADRIAN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $41,962.84 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KENDRA A Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $41,962.55 Date 03/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUCH, MELISSA L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $41,962.51 Date 10/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROULAND, SUSAN A Employer name Ontario County Amount $41,961.99 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, MICHAEL D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,961.53 Date 09/16/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLING, JESSE A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $41,961.42 Date 08/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSO, STEPHANIE L Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $41,961.35 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVENS, DONNA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $41,961.22 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMLEY, JOHN S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $41,960.95 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, VANESSA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,960.90 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, LISA M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $41,960.82 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JENNIFER L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $41,960.76 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENSAH, ANKAMAH N Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $41,960.64 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KERRILYN M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $41,960.64 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNERT, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $41,960.55 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWENS, JEROME Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,960.02 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CELESTE J Y Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $41,960.02 Date 10/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GUILLERMO Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $41,960.00 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESS, TINA C Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,959.70 Date 06/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, JESSE E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $41,959.64 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMMES, ALEXANDRA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $41,959.05 Date 12/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREITAS, ANTONIO L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $41,959.03 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, EMILY B Employer name Oswego County Amount $41,958.84 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, SANDRA E Employer name Erie County Amount $41,958.80 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAGNELLI, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $41,958.76 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIBLOE, ELISE A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $41,958.68 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MORGAN A Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $41,958.68 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIZEMORE, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $41,958.56 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SLYKE, MANDY E Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $41,958.54 Date 05/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CSAPOSS, DONALD J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $41,958.29 Date 10/02/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE WAL, ROBERT A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $41,958.25 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSON, HERBERT E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $41,958.09 Date 06/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOSE, RISE V Employer name Lewis County Amount $41,958.00 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Ellisburg Amount $41,957.62 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, CALVIN N Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $41,957.59 Date 04/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVIN, ERIK J Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,957.55 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, ROBERT G, JR Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $41,957.17 Date 12/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURLEY, ELENA M Employer name City of Albany Amount $41,957.17 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, JENNIFER A Employer name East Rochester UFSD Amount $41,956.88 Date 01/31/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUTCHER, JOSHUA R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,956.83 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, ROBERT M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $41,956.78 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, WILLIAM C Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $41,956.62 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNDZA, WENDY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,956.51 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARINESINGH, BANMATIE Employer name Orange County Amount $41,956.20 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGON, SCOTT J Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $41,956.16 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVERRI, ALLISON M Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $41,955.68 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLOWSKI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $41,955.67 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, HOWARD R, SR Employer name Town of Black Brook Amount $41,955.63 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISCIAGNA, RICARDO P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,955.61 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLACONA, CYNTHIA S Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $41,955.32 Date 05/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, ROBERT Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $41,955.30 Date 03/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, MAURICE C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $41,955.29 Date 06/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, GERARD E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $41,955.12 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, KENNETH V Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $41,954.98 Date 12/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TIFFANY M Employer name City of Olean Amount $41,954.88 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, SEAN P Employer name Tioga County Amount $41,954.74 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, REBECCA L Employer name Village of Rouses Point Amount $41,954.64 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLAN, CECELIA J Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $41,954.08 Date 08/01/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, ANDREA L Employer name Canton CSD Amount $41,953.95 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLESI, MAUREEN G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $41,953.83 Date 10/29/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAPER, GREGG A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $41,953.70 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRADA, MICHAEL A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $41,953.67 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, JOSEPH P Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $41,953.48 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDICE, SHERYL J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $41,953.46 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLANDER, EDWARD R Employer name Albany County Amount $41,953.34 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADE, MICHELLE O Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $41,953.16 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $41,953.13 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIHEW, KAREN Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $41,952.94 Date 08/21/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHELSKI, KIMBERLY A Employer name Erie County Amount $41,952.90 Date 02/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELO, NANCY E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $41,952.86 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZEL, DEBRA D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,952.79 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, PATRICIA A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $41,952.64 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, JANICE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $41,952.59 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, CARMEN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,952.29 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKFORD, SHARON Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,952.28 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MARJORIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,952.07 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTNER, DARLENE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,951.98 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRACCIANO, THERESA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,951.96 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUDT, BRIAN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,951.81 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DENNIS R Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $41,951.73 Date 03/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONIOWKA, RANDY S Employer name Albany County Amount $41,951.68 Date 12/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $41,951.49 Date 11/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System