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 KIM, ESTHER Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,658.37 Date 04/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $41,657.84 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAS, JAMES J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,657.69 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKNIGHT, MICHELE Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $41,657.55 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, RUTH ANN Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $41,657.50 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARELLI, CHRISTINA M, MS Employer name Columbia County Amount $41,656.81 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKER, ADAM C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,656.79 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINGART, RACHEL E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $41,656.77 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANESE, CARMELLA R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $41,656.69 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MICHAEL O Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $41,656.55 Date 12/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNES, SUSAN J Employer name Homer CSD Amount $41,656.52 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, BETTY J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $41,656.41 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINARES, IVY Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $41,656.39 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, BRENDA S Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $41,656.13 Date 08/27/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPF, KATHRYN J Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $41,655.92 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, COLTON M Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $41,655.71 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,655.46 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCHALSKI, ADRIAN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,655.40 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, MICHELE Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $41,655.04 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON DUMAS, CYNTHIA L Employer name Franklin County Amount $41,654.72 Date 07/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, JOHN H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $41,654.54 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, ROSEMARY Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $41,654.52 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPLUZZI, JOHN A Employer name City of Hornell Amount $41,654.38 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARO, NATHAN J Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $41,654.26 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBA, DANIELLE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,654.15 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBLER, ALLYSSA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,653.92 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMBURG, BARBARA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $41,653.61 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLING, TYLER T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $41,653.38 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YURMAN, LISA M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $41,653.08 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUBAUER, DAVID C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,652.98 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISMONT, GEORGE Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $41,652.48 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJOR, LEKYA T Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $41,652.40 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP CHASE, REGINA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,651.90 Date 02/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZMINSKI, CATHERINE Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $41,651.77 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, BRETT A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,651.75 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, THOMAS P Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $41,651.69 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, ANDREA C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,651.63 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLL, KEVIN J Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $41,651.28 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, ARTHUR E Employer name Town of Poestenkill Amount $41,651.21 Date 12/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORT, CYNTHIA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,651.20 Date 10/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAUJO, MAYRA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $41,651.04 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, CLINTON E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $41,650.94 Date 04/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANESE, VINCENZO A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,650.92 Date 04/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONEY, VINNISA T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,650.89 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, JEREMY M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,650.75 Date 01/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUALE, CAROL L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,650.43 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLY-TILLIE, CATHERINE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,650.27 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOZWIAK, LYNN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,650.26 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDAL, SERGIO P Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $41,649.93 Date 10/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, ROLAND C, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.87 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROME, ANNE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.83 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, JEAN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.83 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, SUSIE E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.82 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, SANDY C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.82 Date 05/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ELEANOR F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.82 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERR, DIANE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.81 Date 10/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, BARBARA R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.80 Date 09/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, ANTHONY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.79 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLOR, CARL A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.79 Date 03/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, FELICIA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.78 Date 05/30/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDGE, JANET E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.78 Date 01/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAPES, JOAN K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.77 Date 03/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGA, ERIN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.77 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, MARILINA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.77 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, STEVEN H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.77 Date 02/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTO, KELLY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.76 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, GIGI Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.76 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, DEBORAH J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.76 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, DENNIS H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.76 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZLAMCZYNSKI, DIANE T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.76 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, KAREN L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.76 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPANI, JACKI A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.75 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JASON A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.75 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIGGINS, KAREN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.75 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATRAW, AMBER Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.75 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHE, KIMBERLY S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.74 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, PATRICIA E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.74 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SANZA, CAMILLE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.74 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, VIKTOR S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.74 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, KEVIN L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.74 Date 04/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNIER, CAMEO R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.74 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNSTEIN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.73 Date 11/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERIO, JOSEPH M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.73 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, CHRISTINA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.73 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFRESNE, DOREEN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.73 Date 01/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JAMES C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.73 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTERLY, VALERIE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.73 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.73 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERON, SUSAN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.73 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTRY, GINA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.73 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWLIN-MAMOUAKA, CYNTHIA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.73 Date 08/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTHILL, CASEY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.73 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANIAK, ROBERT W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.72 Date 01/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILY, JACOB Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.72 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, TAMARA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.72 Date 11/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENELL, MARIESA P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.72 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.72 Date 08/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLOR, ROBIN S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.72 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BEVERLY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.72 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URENA, DONALD F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,649.72 Date 04/22/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System