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 VROMAN, LYNN C Employer name Village of Saugerties Amount $41,272.63 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, KAREN A Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $41,272.62 Date 08/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPPOLITO, ANNETTE Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $41,272.49 Date 08/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, JOSEPH L, JR Employer name Village of Saugerties Amount $41,272.45 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, STEPHENIE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,272.42 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUTZ, KAREN L Employer name Town of Coxsackie Amount $41,272.30 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, MICHAEL P, II Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $41,272.22 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHTOLD, MARK K Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $41,272.16 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAFALO, EDWARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $41,272.15 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORCIA, BRIAN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $41,272.05 Date 11/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACEVIC, MARIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,271.88 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOANNA S Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $41,271.78 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLONI, DANIEL G Employer name City of Oswego Amount $41,271.62 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, LINDA L Employer name Columbia County Amount $41,271.59 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSNAN, JAIME L Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $41,271.59 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACE, DONNA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $41,271.58 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ROXANE Employer name Department of Law Amount $41,271.50 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDO, CYNTHIA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,271.50 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CATHLEEN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $41,271.44 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWAY, ANGELA C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,271.38 Date 10/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANG, INGEBJORG Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $41,271.29 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEREDITH, SHEAMAH A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,271.28 Date 01/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RHONDA M Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $41,271.03 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILARTE, DIANA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $41,270.92 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, RICHARD J Employer name Orleans County Amount $41,270.78 Date 12/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, PETER K Employer name Wayne County Amount $41,270.66 Date 06/21/1965 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ARSDALE, DAVID R Employer name Town of Morehouse Amount $41,270.51 Date 06/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGYEKUM, WILLIAM K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,270.50 Date 05/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMOTOYE, SAMUEL O Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $41,270.36 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, SAMANTHA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $41,270.28 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, ALAN J Employer name Town of Union Amount $41,269.80 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSEL, SUSAN M Employer name Town of Fayette Amount $41,269.68 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELE, LORI A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $41,269.12 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MORA, JACQUELINE ANN Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $41,268.82 Date 01/31/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, TARI L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $41,268.80 Date 04/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, TAMARA M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $41,268.78 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLA, NICHOLAS P Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $41,268.55 Date 08/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATOS, JESSICA M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $41,268.49 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILWELL, DONOVAN Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $41,268.39 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, MYRTLE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,268.35 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTER, LISA M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $41,268.13 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATT, RYAN P Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,268.05 Date 12/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLAPAUGH, KAREN MARIE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $41,267.78 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, DENNIS J Employer name Greene County Amount $41,267.75 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DAVID LEE Employer name Medina CSD Amount $41,267.50 Date 10/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINERO, CARMEN R Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $41,267.45 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLY, RANDI L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $41,267.36 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERCHIA, JERRY J Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $41,267.23 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABERG, GARY R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $41,267.10 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, KATHERINE A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $41,267.08 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRILLO, TERRY M Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,267.07 Date 04/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ANGEL G Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $41,266.46 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARMIENTO, KELLY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,266.30 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, EDDIE R Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $41,266.22 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, CAMLA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $41,265.81 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSIER, TODD L Employer name Washington County Amount $41,265.78 Date 02/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, ADAM B Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,265.56 Date 02/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, KAREN I Employer name Erie County Amount $41,265.31 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, ERIC A Employer name Broome County Amount $41,265.28 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNONE, JOSEPHINE A Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $41,265.06 Date 01/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, WALTER B Employer name Town of Salisbury Amount $41,265.03 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, CASANDRA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,264.95 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLORY, ROBIN A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,264.94 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYE, CAROL J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,264.91 Date 04/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILKE, HOWARD A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,264.91 Date 10/12/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRST, SHERRY N Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,264.88 Date 03/22/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEERS, LYDIA J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,264.83 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIATEK, AMANDA A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $41,264.79 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNSHINE, FRANCINE B Employer name Sullivan County Amount $41,264.74 Date 11/13/1967 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNEKINE, KENNETH W Employer name Town of Mansfield Amount $41,264.73 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, LUCIA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,264.63 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, SEAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $41,264.50 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, VINCENT A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $41,264.42 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, WILLIAM G Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,264.34 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REPENNING, BARBARA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,264.21 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDEWERELD, BRUCE Employer name Long Beach Housing Authority Amount $41,264.13 Date 04/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESORIERO, DEBRA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,263.74 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, PATRICK S Employer name Town of Thurman Amount $41,263.68 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JAMES A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,263.57 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN MOE, VILMA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,263.47 Date 04/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, MARK K Employer name City of Lockport Amount $41,263.22 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERI, CHRISTINA Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $41,263.14 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JEAN M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $41,263.13 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, RICHARD J Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $41,263.13 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, TRACY S Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $41,262.88 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGENT, KEMBERLI M Employer name Steuben County Amount $41,262.81 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINIER, KENNETH E Employer name Town of Little Falls Amount $41,262.71 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKKARAPARAMBIL, THOMAS C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $41,262.50 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEETON, JOHN W Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,262.33 Date 09/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDANO, JO ANN Employer name Education Department Amount $41,262.20 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELCOUR, MARY ANNE Employer name Yates County Amount $41,262.09 Date 03/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEY, OWEN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,262.05 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPALIA, SANDRA A Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $41,261.88 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWOMEY, TERRI M Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $41,261.88 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMANN, HELEN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,261.59 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, ALLAN L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $41,261.50 Date 03/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, DEBORAH L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $41,261.44 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DANIEL C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,261.32 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLANTONI, MICHELE M Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $41,261.31 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LYNN M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $41,261.24 Date 08/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System