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 KLAHN, PAMELA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $41,178.64 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUDICE, DAVID M Employer name Franklin CSD Amount $41,178.47 Date 05/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPKOV, JORDAN G Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $41,178.38 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEMKIN, HANNAH S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,178.18 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARYA, MAMTA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $41,178.17 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ROBERT H Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $41,178.12 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TIMOTHY D Employer name Village of Yorkville Amount $41,177.82 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MIKALA G Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $41,177.68 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERLY, SEAN L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $41,177.34 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSTER, DONALD RICHARD Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $41,177.26 Date 11/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MORA, CHERYL A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $41,177.15 Date 06/19/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESAR, FRANCKLINE C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $41,177.03 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAKACS, JOSEPH S, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,176.78 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINAN, MICHAEL A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $41,176.73 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, MICHAE M Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $41,176.33 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, DANIELLE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $41,176.22 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDILE, JULIA A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $41,175.98 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, JUDITH M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $41,175.98 Date 01/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMEAU, JEAN M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $41,175.83 Date 09/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCEMI, DONNA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,175.71 Date 11/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, KRISTIN M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $41,175.52 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILDAY, TREAVOR A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $41,175.28 Date 08/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCOMB, HOLLY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $41,174.98 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNICUTT, KRISTIE Employer name Allegany County Amount $41,174.90 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYSER, SUSAN A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $41,174.89 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, COLLEEN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,174.88 Date 03/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNERT, KIMBERLY A Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $41,174.44 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUDREAU, SHELDON A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $41,173.65 Date 08/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, JOHN A Employer name Village of Marcellus Amount $41,173.21 Date 10/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRETTA, ARTHUR V Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,173.16 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, JENNIFER E Employer name Oneida County Amount $41,173.15 Date 02/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ANNETTE P Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,172.90 Date 10/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANORA, OLGA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,172.80 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHAMBAULT, BETH M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,172.56 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAZA, DORA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,172.55 Date 12/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, MICHELE M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $41,172.49 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADLOCK, VIRGINIA D Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $41,172.25 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, JOHN G, JR Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $41,172.25 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURZ, STEPHANIE A Employer name City of Utica Amount $41,171.89 Date 01/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, FRED A Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,171.80 Date 08/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, ERICA L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $41,171.70 Date 07/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYLE, MARY A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $41,171.64 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGENSTOCK, LYNN M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $41,171.63 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, AIMEE L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $41,171.61 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, PAULA S Employer name Jefferson County Amount $41,171.60 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELINE, CHRISTAL L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $41,171.60 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSELIS, TRUDY Employer name Jefferson County Amount $41,171.60 Date 03/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, BLANCHE D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $41,171.38 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, HEATHER M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,171.29 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBANI, THANAS Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,171.20 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, TOBY E Employer name Canton CSD Amount $41,171.04 Date 01/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCILLO, JUDE E Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $41,170.44 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, EUGENE R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $41,170.31 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, GIROLAMO Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $41,170.29 Date 08/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMS, HERMAN H, III Employer name Town of Schoharie Amount $41,170.28 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $41,170.16 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, NACHEN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $41,170.07 Date 10/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANA, TERESA J Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $41,169.96 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAGOSA, MARGARET Employer name Schenectady County Amount $41,169.85 Date 10/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINEY, LARRY D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,169.64 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KEVIN W Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $41,169.60 Date 02/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHT, JOHN D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $41,169.52 Date 12/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, JASON J Employer name Otsego County Amount $41,169.38 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, JESSICA M Employer name Fulton County Amount $41,169.33 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, ROBERT J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $41,169.19 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSONS, MARK J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,169.13 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JEFFREY H Employer name Town of Conklin Amount $41,168.97 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, JAMES F Employer name Village of Whitney Point Amount $41,168.91 Date 04/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMPEH, ISAAC A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $41,168.83 Date 08/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZASTROW, AMY K Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $41,168.34 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANO, JOSEPH G Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $41,168.32 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAUD, BARBARA J Employer name Medina CSD Amount $41,168.15 Date 09/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, ROY A Employer name Town of Cherry Valley Amount $41,168.13 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MOLLY E Employer name Albany County Amount $41,168.08 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, THOMAS M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,167.78 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, TIMOTHY M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $41,167.72 Date 09/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, LISA M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $41,167.72 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, IRENE L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,167.56 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, PATRICIA M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $41,167.43 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCARO, PAUL D Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $41,167.42 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIECH, KAITLIN M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $41,167.24 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, PAULA M Employer name Clifton Pk-Halfmn Pub Libr Dis Amount $41,167.20 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, WILLIAM H, II Employer name Town of Thurman Amount $41,167.08 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, LUIS A Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $41,166.70 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, NATASHA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,166.55 Date 10/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERMIN, CRYSTAL C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $41,166.44 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDGE, DIANNE L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $41,166.37 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, JOHN J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $41,165.79 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPORTE, VANESSA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,165.70 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN, SANIA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,165.67 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $41,165.60 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, LISA Employer name Cayuga County Amount $41,165.53 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARKEY, ISADORE L, JR Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $41,165.45 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIN, ERIKA L Employer name Town of Hunter Amount $41,165.34 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMAS, MICHELLE A Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $41,165.10 Date 08/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, GLORIA J Employer name Village of Ravena Amount $41,164.77 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTERLEE, LARRY B Employer name Town of Bridgewater Amount $41,164.73 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Alfred Amount $41,164.47 Date 06/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HINTZ, JAMES D Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $41,164.41 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN-WILKIE, KAY Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,164.23 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System