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 TULLOCH, DEBRA Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $41,935.76 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKLEY, DONALD G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,935.65 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, HEATHER L Employer name Lewis County Amount $41,935.59 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, SUSAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $41,935.52 Date 12/14/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTI, MICHAEL M Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $41,935.43 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JONATHAN R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,935.40 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, BIANCA C Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,935.30 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $41,935.20 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURSZEWSKI, BARBARA A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $41,935.10 Date 02/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, RYAN E Employer name Oswego County Amount $41,935.07 Date 05/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATTAW, JENNIFER Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,934.66 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEUGH, COURTNEY R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $41,933.97 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, DONNA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,933.90 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNHA, MARIA D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,933.83 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Conklin Amount $41,933.53 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, SYLVIA A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $41,933.42 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZMAURICE, LAURA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,933.28 Date 06/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, PHYLLIS A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $41,933.01 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDOLIC, IMER Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,932.77 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABEE, CASEY L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $41,932.59 Date 08/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, SHERRY R Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $41,932.18 Date 04/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHALL, R DWAYNE Employer name Town of Oswegatchie Amount $41,932.08 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCOMB, JUSTIN J Employer name Education Department Amount $41,931.84 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, ROBERT J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $41,931.76 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCANO-LOPEZ, MIGUEL ALBERTO Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $41,931.63 Date 11/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEUKELAAR, KEITH D Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $41,931.62 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CALEB T Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $41,931.50 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAEFLINGER, SUZANNE P Employer name Orange County Amount $41,931.24 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ELIZABETH B Employer name Department of Health Amount $41,930.78 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDE, ERIC JON Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $41,930.77 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAMEEN, KAY A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $41,930.69 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENSKI, JUDITH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,930.22 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMB, MICHAEL E Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $41,930.18 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTSTINE, WILLIAM H Employer name Town of Cameron Amount $41,930.10 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, SANDRA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $41,930.05 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, HENRY B Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $41,929.96 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, KENNETH Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $41,929.48 Date 02/15/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE, MICHELLE E Employer name Erie County Amount $41,929.11 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, DANIEL D Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $41,929.09 Date 08/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, ERIN C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,929.05 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVONE, DAVID M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $41,929.04 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUROSEAU, YAMILEE E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $41,929.04 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISCIGNOLO, AARON M Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $41,928.77 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CAROL L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $41,928.61 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROCZYNSKI, EILEEN H Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $41,928.46 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERMAN, DARLENE L Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $41,928.37 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MELISSA A Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $41,928.31 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING ELIEZER, BARBARA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $41,928.02 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOYER-MALLO, MICHELLE E Employer name Webster CSD Amount $41,928.01 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONE, MARILYN A Employer name Bethlehem Public Library Amount $41,928.00 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEMKE, EMILY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,927.71 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Alma Amount $41,927.68 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, CHRISTIAN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,927.60 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, RODNEY T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,927.31 Date 05/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS-SHEPHERD, RHONDA D, MS Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,927.28 Date 12/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTENORA, SANDRA Employer name Franklin Square Public Library Amount $41,927.24 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, WAYNE P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $41,927.24 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, JULIE F Employer name Wyoming County Amount $41,927.23 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLOHAN, STEPHEN C Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $41,927.22 Date 09/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRZEPACZ, CHERYL J Employer name Erie County Amount $41,927.18 Date 01/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDIE, TED G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $41,927.12 Date 10/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALCZEWSKI, DEBORAH A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $41,927.00 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIGA, PIO A Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $41,926.98 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LIZBETH Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $41,926.59 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, STEPHEN J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $41,925.94 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, MARLENE J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $41,925.68 Date 09/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, AMBER J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $41,925.66 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADOLNY, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,925.60 Date 12/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIL, GARY H Employer name Columbia County Amount $41,925.16 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, ROBIN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,924.92 Date 11/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAFRANSKI, JANICE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $41,924.74 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERYLAK, CARRI L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,924.22 Date 02/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLISE, PAUL E Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $41,924.18 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, HONGMEI Employer name Albany County Amount $41,924.07 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITFELLER, PATRICIA J Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $41,924.06 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, GRACE M Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $41,924.06 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMATH, ANDY V Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $41,923.95 Date 12/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, LEEANN E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,923.72 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, GRADY T Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,923.68 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVIN, JOHN D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,923.67 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, MICHELLE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $41,923.55 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDBY, KELLY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,923.29 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTY, CHARLES E Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $41,923.24 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAS, KARLA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,922.56 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, RONALD W Employer name Town of Lisle Amount $41,922.54 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LOUANN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,922.13 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERDUTI, NICHOLAS D Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $41,921.91 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTLING, TIMOTHY R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,921.87 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, LUIS ANGEL Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $41,921.77 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, MARKEETTA T Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $41,921.49 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMB, JAMIE R Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,921.46 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, MELISSA M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $41,921.37 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, JACQUELYN Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,921.28 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MELISSA J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,921.19 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, ARBIND Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $41,921.04 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALACE, KERRY M Employer name North Shore Public Library Dis Amount $41,920.96 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, STACY L Employer name Pine Valley CSD Amount $41,920.79 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, MAUREEN Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $41,920.71 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORKOSZ, TIMOTHY A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $41,920.51 Date 04/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, FRANCES Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $41,920.51 Date 07/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System