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 SEAROR, LAWRENCE C, JR Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $41,951.04 Date 03/13/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARTHUR, ERIN L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $41,950.89 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHELLE, JESSICA Employer name Elwood Public Library District Amount $41,950.55 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASOS, JEANETTE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $41,950.22 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGODA, JOANNE K Employer name Town of Forestburgh Amount $41,950.16 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, DAWN E Employer name Livingston County Amount $41,949.70 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATLIFF, DAVID W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,949.60 Date 12/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JINDRA, DAWN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $41,949.57 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD W, III Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $41,949.41 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, DEAN E Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $41,949.41 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEECHES, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $41,949.33 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLAY, LEE A Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,949.20 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, ADAM J Employer name Town of Delhi Amount $41,949.11 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGO, DANIELLE L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $41,948.80 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, ANDREW W Employer name Town of Italy Amount $41,948.67 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKEY, JUDITH A Employer name Ontario County Amount $41,948.65 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILKES, LORI A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $41,948.55 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADORE, DELANO A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $41,948.46 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, LLOYD S, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,948.26 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $41,948.25 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIACI, FRANK Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $41,948.07 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, DIA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,947.64 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, CHRISTINA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $41,947.51 Date 04/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, EDWARD M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $41,947.34 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS, LUIS Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,947.25 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CYNRENTHIA A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $41,947.20 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, WILLIAM M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,947.17 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LINDA S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $41,946.75 Date 06/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, TRAVIS N Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $41,946.47 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRICKEY, MARY ANN Employer name Town of Hopewell Amount $41,946.27 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, MICHAEL J Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $41,945.98 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUNTON, MARK Employer name Yaphank Fire District Amount $41,945.50 Date 10/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLL, EDITH C Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $41,945.29 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CYNTHIA L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,945.28 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, ANDREW J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $41,945.19 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLS, CHARLES E Employer name Warren County Amount $41,945.16 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASO, SUSAN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,945.09 Date 05/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRY, MUNTA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,944.94 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, KAREN Employer name Education Department Amount $41,944.82 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSETTI, SUSAN Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $41,944.72 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, LAURA S Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $41,944.72 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, MARGARET D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,944.67 Date 09/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSLER, ROCHELLE A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $41,944.55 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLONGO, LAURA G Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,944.19 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, DONNA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,944.03 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-AUER, LISA A Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $41,944.01 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPALSKI, GRACE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,943.69 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADEN, ROBERT G Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,943.68 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO, TINA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,943.68 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, DANIEL J Employer name Steuben County Amount $41,943.66 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JENNIFER L Employer name Berkshire UFSD Amount $41,943.40 Date 05/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, APRIL P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,943.07 Date 01/29/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENZARDI, DEBRA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,942.99 Date 03/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMDHAN, ROMA K Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,942.73 Date 08/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSHYN, ANGELICA B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $41,942.24 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLARINO, MARY Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $41,942.23 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, SCOTT T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $41,942.15 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUBON, RICHARD S Employer name Oswego County Amount $41,941.92 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, PERRY J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $41,941.91 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, KIMBERLY S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,941.83 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTY, MICHELLE R Employer name Department of State Amount $41,941.48 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEPES, LAUREN Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $41,941.20 Date 04/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLESKI, JESSICA M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $41,941.20 Date 06/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, CHRISTINA Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,941.19 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, RENEE J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $41,941.15 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROLOMAN, ANGELA Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $41,941.14 Date 01/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYER, SHAY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,941.12 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KATHLEEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,941.09 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, JEFFREY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,940.85 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, MICHELE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $41,940.81 Date 02/03/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ALICIA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $41,940.55 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, JEANNETTE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,940.48 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, GORDON L, JR Employer name Town of Masonville Amount $41,940.34 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUMP, MARK R Employer name Town of Palatine Amount $41,939.85 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVOLOS, CHERYL A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $41,939.79 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, IKEISHA M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $41,939.58 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, MARJORIE G Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,939.39 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYERTON, JENNIFER N Employer name Madison County Amount $41,939.25 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATZ, MAURA C Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $41,939.17 Date 03/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCONTE, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,938.83 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, KYLE T Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $41,938.77 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUL, BRIAN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $41,938.70 Date 01/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTO, ROSE ANNE Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $41,938.37 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORREALE, PATRICK T Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $41,937.91 Date 10/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILLIAM J Employer name Washington County Amount $41,937.63 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGGIE, BRUCE J Employer name Lewis County Amount $41,937.61 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUDANO, MELISSA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,937.56 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONDEAU, LYDIA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,937.23 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, MICHELLE E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,937.06 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHNER, CRYSTAL D Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $41,937.00 Date 06/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABARGA, MARYANN Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $41,936.97 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, AMY E Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $41,936.67 Date 07/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAITSHOLTS, RONALD L Employer name Town of Cairo Amount $41,936.40 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOPPA, GERALDINE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,936.31 Date 10/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VICTOR C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,936.30 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICK, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Hermon Amount $41,936.29 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTINE, DONNA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $41,936.28 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBURN, JOYCE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,936.12 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Harford Amount $41,935.88 Date 10/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LATISH M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $41,935.80 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System