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 WOOD, WILLIAM E Employer name Town of Concord Amount $41,148.52 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPINELLA, CAROL A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,148.19 Date 08/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORST, KATHRYN L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $41,147.62 Date 04/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, VICKY L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,147.43 Date 03/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARRE, LAURIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $41,147.29 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODEN, JARREN M Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $41,146.49 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PAUL M Employer name Hamilton County Amount $41,145.94 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNELL, EDWARD J Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $41,145.70 Date 07/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRITO, MARIA L Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $41,145.69 Date 01/31/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAIL, PATRICK T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $41,145.60 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, SANDRA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $41,145.31 Date 06/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVILA, NICOLE Y Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $41,145.14 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGANO, MICHAEL O Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,145.11 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTEFANO, ANTHONY J Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $41,145.07 Date 03/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RONALD L Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $41,144.94 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLIKOWSKI, PAULA J Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $41,144.78 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFIELD, JANET M Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $41,144.64 Date 03/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHET, CYNTHIA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,144.48 Date 07/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, MATHEW S Employer name Town of Fort Ann Amount $41,144.39 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERY, REBECCA M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $41,143.79 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, SANDRA J Employer name Allegany County Amount $41,143.78 Date 07/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, JOHN E Employer name Allegany County Amount $41,143.72 Date 04/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACOMAZZA, RENEE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,143.68 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVALLEY, PAMELA J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $41,143.52 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, JONATHAN H Employer name City of Rome Amount $41,143.50 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIANI, MICHELLE R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,143.31 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, JORDAN C Employer name Bath Mun Utility Commission Amount $41,143.09 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, CLIFFORD E Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $41,143.08 Date 04/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARGARET M M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,142.90 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLINA, ZOBEIDA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,142.90 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, DENISE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,142.90 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX-MILLS, SHERRY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,142.90 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE TORE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $41,142.82 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, WESLEY M Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $41,142.63 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PHILOMENA J Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $41,142.20 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACE, MONIQUE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,141.89 Date 02/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ANTHONY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,141.89 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, JOSEPH G Employer name Greenwich CSD Amount $41,141.84 Date 12/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOVILLE, RONALD E Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $41,141.83 Date 03/11/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORFMAN, SARAH A Employer name Uniondale Public Library Amount $41,141.70 Date 07/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLO, JOSEPH S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,141.58 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JOSE Employer name Village of Upper Brookville Amount $41,141.52 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARCY, DAWN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,141.47 Date 05/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIN, ANGELA Employer name Broome County Amount $41,141.34 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, SUSAN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,141.33 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUPP, THOMAS D Employer name Wynantskill UFSD Amount $41,141.14 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOEING, MICHELE A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $41,140.99 Date 09/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZELSAUER, KAREN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,140.99 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALOGH, DOROTHY M Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,140.88 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHS, MICHAEL J Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $41,140.87 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, CHANELE M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $41,140.86 Date 03/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINZINGER, LORRAINE M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $41,140.76 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATCHEN, ADRIAN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $41,140.75 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLAS, DIMITRA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,140.47 Date 01/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLERT, COREY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $41,140.42 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URENA, MARIBEL L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,140.28 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JAMES T Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $41,140.19 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSEY, TIMOTHY W Employer name Oswego County Amount $41,139.07 Date 05/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, ELIZABETH S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,138.87 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $41,138.80 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USETED, SUSAN Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $41,138.79 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHRAN, MARK J Employer name Broome County Amount $41,138.72 Date 09/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURTZ, PAMELA J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,138.65 Date 10/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORLISH-KOVALEC, DEBORAH L Employer name Putnam County Amount $41,138.61 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, RYAN L, SR Employer name Waverly CSD Amount $41,138.57 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZA, KARI L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,138.44 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGHAM, SCOTTIE Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $41,138.16 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, CYNTHIA K Employer name Westchester County Amount $41,138.01 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DAVID L Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $41,137.81 Date 07/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSZEL, ANTHONY S Employer name NYC Judges Amount $41,137.81 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, TIMOTHY A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $41,137.69 Date 04/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, CHRISTINA L Employer name Rockland County Amount $41,137.68 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, JO ANNE Employer name Brushton Moira CSD Amount $41,137.66 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUESTOW, DENISE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,137.43 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCANTARA, YOELVIS D Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $41,137.40 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIF, TIMOTHY R Employer name Erie County Amount $41,137.34 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEN-DE LONG, SONJA L Employer name Oswego County Amount $41,137.22 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JOAN Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $41,136.86 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZALA-BRAMER, MICHELLE L Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $41,136.83 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZO, KIMBERLY C Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,136.32 Date 06/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIN, WILLIAM E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,136.15 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, JOHN E Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $41,135.98 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, MARVIN R Employer name Town of Kinderhook Amount $41,135.60 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, FRAN M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $41,135.48 Date 09/14/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIERI, PATRICE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,135.42 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, ROSEMARY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,135.39 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSONE, DALE A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $41,135.36 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, KATHLEEN J Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $41,135.36 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORSAK, ROSEANNE Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $41,135.36 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARJORIE E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $41,135.36 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, BRIDGETT L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $41,135.21 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDENHALL, DAVID L, JR Employer name Village of Fair Haven Amount $41,135.19 Date 01/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, SHANNON K Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,134.86 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINCHUK, SOPHIA Employer name Albany County Amount $41,134.82 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILL, ROBIN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $41,134.76 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORST, RAYMOND J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $41,134.58 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANCE, SEAN K Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $41,134.41 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK-MARCELLO, JEANINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,134.39 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, JOHN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $41,134.32 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREUDENHEIM, HARLAN S Employer name Erie County Amount $41,134.10 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System