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 WENDLER, CARRIE A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $41,874.05 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGONI, BARBARA Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $41,873.92 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JANISE D Employer name Cayuga County Amount $41,873.90 Date 04/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTIGAN, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $41,873.84 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVER, PETRA Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $41,873.82 Date 09/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVALL, JEFFRIES H Employer name Broome County Amount $41,873.69 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, MICHAEL K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $41,873.49 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRENDA J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $41,873.46 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, STANLEY M, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $41,873.42 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIESZYNSKI, RONNETTE M Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $41,873.27 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, GENE W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $41,873.12 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERDINOW, NANCY NINA M Employer name Chemung County Amount $41,872.68 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, ENDEL Employer name City of Kingston Amount $41,872.13 Date 11/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSETTI, ROBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,872.08 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROIANO, KATHRYN G Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $41,872.03 Date 02/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVAJAL, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Lake Luzerne Amount $41,871.79 Date 05/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOUGLAS P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,871.75 Date 12/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, BETH A Employer name Waverly CSD Amount $41,871.72 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, JENNIFER A Employer name Town of Harrietstown Amount $41,871.70 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALABA, AMY L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $41,871.65 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, JANE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $41,871.46 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DONALD R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $41,871.42 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JACQUELINE L Employer name Warren County Amount $41,871.18 Date 10/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, JEANNE M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $41,870.96 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVANGE, GERRARD D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,870.92 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOSE, RICKY Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,870.90 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, ROBERT E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,870.79 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIDERMAN, RUSSELL P Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $41,870.78 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, REDEANA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,870.63 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULIA, CLINT M Employer name Franklin County Amount $41,870.61 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANFREDI, NATALIE T Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $41,870.56 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLKO, GROZYNA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,870.43 Date 09/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZEI, ROBIN A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $41,870.12 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEO, CATHY E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $41,869.90 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMER, KYLE J Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $41,869.25 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REDDEN-WEBER, JUSTIN M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $41,869.20 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZEE, BERNARD S Employer name Chenango County Amount $41,868.91 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHLER, DIANE M Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $41,868.48 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHERD, CHASE E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $41,868.40 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIARITIS, JAMES M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $41,868.06 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTUDILLO, PABLO C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,867.89 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, ELLEN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,867.63 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVOUSTIE, DEBRA L Employer name Cortland County Amount $41,867.46 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, JENNIFER M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $41,867.35 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDARO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,867.02 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSFORD, MARY ANN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,866.97 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN-DWARKA, SHEHERAZAD Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,866.88 Date 03/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JUSTIN P Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $41,866.58 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEM, CHRISTINE M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $41,866.40 Date 10/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TANYA S Employer name Geneva Public Library Amount $41,866.31 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, RHODA R Employer name Broome County Amount $41,866.29 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSHBERGER, NICOLE E Employer name No Onondaga Library District Amount $41,866.11 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, CAROL Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $41,865.76 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELONG, JOSIE L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,865.54 Date 08/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, STEPHANIE A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,865.38 Date 12/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MARY C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $41,865.36 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARY, VICTORIA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,865.32 Date 10/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ROSELENE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $41,865.29 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALESH, DALE E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $41,865.17 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELNICKI, LUKE J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $41,865.07 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, DANIEL W Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,864.95 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARRICK, APRIL M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,864.71 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SRIVASTAVA, KALIKA P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $41,864.61 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, TERRY D Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $41,864.58 Date 03/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIMETZ, PAMELA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,864.48 Date 03/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCATENA, ERIC A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,864.38 Date 04/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, ANTHONY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,863.90 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTICO, JANET M Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $41,863.71 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUAYS, JANET M Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $41,863.59 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUPA, RACHEL F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $41,863.54 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALANIS, LAURA JO Employer name Rockland County Amount $41,863.44 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LINDA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $41,863.30 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JEANETTE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,863.21 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORIE, DENNIS C Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $41,863.19 Date 08/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, MARY CATHERINE Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $41,863.08 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHIRU-BALOGUN, JIBRIL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,863.02 Date 11/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNA, ANTHONY L Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $41,862.49 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, LORING M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,862.45 Date 12/27/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRINGTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $41,862.19 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANITZ, ANDREW R Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $41,862.00 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, MICHAEL L Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $41,861.98 Date 09/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, JACQUELYN E Employer name Oneida County Amount $41,861.96 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, JOANNE L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $41,861.92 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITZFADEN, PAMELA ANNE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,861.65 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNEY, ALFRED R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,861.39 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENATT, SCOTT A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $41,861.07 Date 11/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, VIRGINIA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $41,860.86 Date 10/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD-RESLER, MARIA Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $41,860.72 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBROSKI, DEBORAH A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $41,860.70 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSOON, CYNDIA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $41,860.32 Date 03/25/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, PATRICK G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,860.30 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, GERMAN D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,860.27 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Hewlett Bay Park Amount $41,860.04 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, ANGELA V Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $41,860.00 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGAINI, MELISSA A Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $41,859.91 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESCHE, LAURA A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $41,859.77 Date 05/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, KYLE E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $41,859.57 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, JOSHUA A Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $41,859.53 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOINES, ELIZABETH Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $41,859.49 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, CLAUDETTE E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $41,859.30 Date 12/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System