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 SWINT, SHANNON K Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $41,791.32 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, JEFFREY Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $41,790.93 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACHREINER, JAMES A Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,790.89 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LACEY A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $41,790.88 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLAS, GABRIELLE I Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,790.55 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, CHRISTINE S Employer name Education Department Amount $41,790.44 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PELT, JOY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,790.33 Date 03/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENSEL, RYAN D Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $41,790.17 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERLIHY, JOHN T Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $41,790.17 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, NERY A Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $41,790.04 Date 05/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, OLGA Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $41,790.03 Date 12/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIS, EILEEN H Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $41,790.00 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON-MASON, KERRY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,789.92 Date 03/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKEFELLER, CRAIG D Employer name Delaware County Amount $41,789.83 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDESMA, MICHELE C Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $41,789.76 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIANO, DINA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,789.68 Date 03/18/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIGEL, ANDREW T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,789.30 Date 01/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, NANCY E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $41,788.98 Date 09/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCZYK, CHRISTINE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $41,788.95 Date 03/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, FRED W Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $41,788.92 Date 04/25/1955 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRICI, GAIL M Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $41,788.83 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, DONALD H Employer name Village of Corinth Amount $41,788.62 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SAGE, SCOTT Employer name La Fargeville CSD Amount $41,788.60 Date 04/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWRAN, DAVID J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,788.55 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, DANIEL G Employer name Schoharie County Amount $41,788.51 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONIA, HEATHER S Employer name Franklin County Amount $41,788.31 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPRIANO, VINCENT M Employer name Village of Sea Cliff Amount $41,788.26 Date 10/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTAY, EDWIN M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $41,788.16 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSLEY, DANIEL F Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $41,787.83 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, TEGAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,787.41 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, CAMILLE N Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,787.38 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, JAMES B Employer name Canton CSD Amount $41,787.32 Date 08/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIN, GUADALUPE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $41,787.32 Date 08/31/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, GAIL A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $41,787.20 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, ANDREA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,787.19 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDDEN, JAMES R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,787.00 Date 02/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUD, REGINALD J Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $41,786.75 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLACHTER, EMILY K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $41,786.72 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, VALERIE W Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,786.42 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINBORN, RALANDA K Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $41,786.10 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIS, MATTHEW A Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $41,786.04 Date 06/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, SARAH K Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $41,785.99 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGLEY, CAITLYN A Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $41,785.97 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPALIAN, LINDA F Employer name Village of Greenport Amount $41,785.95 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, CYNTHIA M Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $41,785.63 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, LINDA A Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $41,785.51 Date 09/03/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, ANTHONY D Employer name Albany County Amount $41,785.50 Date 07/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANINGTON, LORETTA M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $41,785.45 Date 03/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, JONATHAN H Employer name Herkimer County Amount $41,785.21 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ROXANNE E Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $41,785.16 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSLANDER, BRANDI S Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,785.13 Date 09/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, PATRICK H Employer name Albany County Amount $41,784.97 Date 12/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE, ELIZABETH L Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $41,784.78 Date 04/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMILE, MARIE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $41,784.71 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGORIAN, LUCY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,784.60 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, COREY G Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,784.52 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPTON, DELORIS M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $41,784.45 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAW, MARY A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $41,784.34 Date 07/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, MADISON L Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,784.19 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RENNIE E Employer name Town of Dickinson Amount $41,784.12 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, SONJA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,783.98 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMBRATO, VIRGINIA F Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $41,783.95 Date 11/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, CASSANDRA C Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $41,783.94 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, LUZ C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,783.89 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENULEWICZ, DIANE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,783.84 Date 11/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONESSA, NANETTE M Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $41,783.09 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSHAW, SHANON L Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $41,783.03 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BRIANNA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $41,782.74 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GACCIONE-CHIEFFO, AUDREY Employer name Education Department Amount $41,782.72 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVERSA, DIANE M Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $41,782.71 Date 01/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, ROBERT D Employer name Town of New Albion Amount $41,782.60 Date 05/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIR-ANIS, GERTRUDE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $41,782.58 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, DONALD E Employer name Pine Valley CSD Amount $41,782.56 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, MICHELLE Employer name Delaware County Amount $41,782.52 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS-MC FADDEN, VICTORIA R Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $41,782.51 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORONOWSKI, LORI ANN Employer name Delaware County Amount $41,782.42 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUEN, LINDA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $41,782.39 Date 11/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, KATIE M Employer name Delaware County Amount $41,782.33 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLEW, JACQUELINE A Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $41,782.20 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $41,781.95 Date 12/13/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, PATRICE N Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,781.78 Date 11/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, CHAD E Employer name Warren County Amount $41,781.75 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, LISA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,781.69 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDEOUT, JAMES R Employer name Bainbridge-Guilford CSD Amount $41,781.50 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, TIMOTHY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,781.33 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JUDITH C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $41,781.26 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUSKI, TABATHA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,781.20 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU PILKA, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $41,781.14 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVERENTZ, MICHELLE R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,780.77 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVIS, TERESA A Employer name Edmeston CSD Amount $41,780.76 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, MARY ANN Employer name Fulton County Amount $41,780.61 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREASTER, ANDREA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,780.17 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ALMEIDA, HERNANE N Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $41,780.15 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRIDGE, NICOLE A Employer name Livingston County Amount $41,779.98 Date 09/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERILLI, SHANNON R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,779.89 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, CAROL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,779.14 Date 05/05/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, BRYAN Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $41,779.11 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIGHI, ROBERT A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,779.05 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARTER, EMEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,778.93 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIL, LISA J Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $41,778.76 Date 01/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System