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 VARDHAMI, ARDIANA Employer name City of Albany Amount $40,920.16 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSELL, LYDIA N Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,920.10 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMONT, TAMMIE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,919.97 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, ROBERT O Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $40,919.89 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DORIS K Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $40,919.82 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTHE, KEVIN L Employer name Village of Flower Hill Amount $40,919.76 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, CAROL S Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $40,919.65 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, RANDALL B Employer name Eden CSD Amount $40,919.60 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLNEY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $40,919.45 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUCCI, THOMAS J Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $40,919.43 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, JENELLE M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,919.25 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DEBORAH L Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,919.06 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHFORD, KIMBERLY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,918.98 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, MARK E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,918.98 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIGAN, MICHAEL E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,918.98 Date 12/13/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of State Amount $40,918.98 Date 05/31/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, JACQUELINE S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,918.98 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, MARK B Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $40,918.98 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIENNA, KATHLEEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $40,918.98 Date 04/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUEGER, KURT M Employer name Education Department Amount $40,918.98 Date 05/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, KAREN A Employer name Education Department Amount $40,918.98 Date 11/02/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOURDIANE, KATRINA M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $40,918.98 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCZYK, AUDREY A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $40,918.98 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, MINERVA Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $40,918.98 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIFILETTI, DAVID D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $40,918.98 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, LAURIE A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,918.98 Date 09/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAZZO, ANNETTE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,918.82 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, ERIN P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $40,918.80 Date 06/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANT, ROBIN C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $40,918.69 Date 08/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAAP, JAMIE L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $40,918.65 Date 09/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZ, LAURA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $40,918.41 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, KELLY K Employer name Warren County Amount $40,918.39 Date 11/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMONE, MEGHAN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,918.31 Date 10/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, SARAH L Employer name Livingston County Amount $40,918.28 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, JOSEPHINE V Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $40,918.10 Date 04/07/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, STEPHEN L Employer name Town of Harpersfield Amount $40,917.89 Date 10/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, DIANE Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $40,917.82 Date 04/22/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWDER, LINDA Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,917.68 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, RITA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,917.46 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORWIN, DANIEL C Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $40,917.00 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-FRANCOIS, GERMAINE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,916.67 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOCK, EUGENE F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $40,916.57 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, SARA A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $40,916.55 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHARD, AARON M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,916.49 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTO, ARLENE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $40,916.20 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLINS, WESLEY A Employer name Essex County Amount $40,916.02 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERWIN, GAIL E Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $40,916.00 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, LETISCHA D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $40,915.91 Date 08/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDARELLI, CHRISTINA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $40,915.90 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, DENNIS M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $40,915.65 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTOTSKY, SYLVIA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,915.56 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERNOFF, ROBERT S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $40,915.33 Date 11/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPUCCITTI, SUSAN D Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $40,915.17 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICIERO, HOLLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,915.13 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, CAROLYN Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $40,915.08 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARGER, CHARLES L Employer name Ontario County Amount $40,914.75 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ANDREA C Employer name Erie County Amount $40,914.68 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVERASE, DONNA L Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,914.62 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALES, RICHARD P Employer name City of Oneida Amount $40,914.59 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADLIFF, LAUREN P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $40,914.26 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, MICHELE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $40,913.94 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, LAMONT Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $40,913.86 Date 10/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALKO, LINDA L Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $40,913.80 Date 12/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, JULIE H Employer name Town of Union Amount $40,913.79 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, BEN AVI Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $40,913.70 Date 01/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, KATHLEEN R Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $40,913.33 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Catskill Amount $40,912.97 Date 01/23/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSATI, NICOLE A Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $40,912.90 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YENCER, MATINA L Employer name Livingston County Amount $40,912.68 Date 03/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODELL, JUSTA D Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,912.64 Date 09/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPRE, THERESA L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $40,912.58 Date 03/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $40,912.57 Date 10/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, DEBRA A Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $40,912.18 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, CARMEN H Employer name Columbia County Amount $40,912.06 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMEZAK, KENNETH E Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $40,911.97 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARIOSCIA, HELEN A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $40,911.54 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, MELISSA D Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $40,911.36 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROLA, JOSEPH A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $40,911.34 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGASON, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $40,911.31 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEBER, BENJAMIN A Employer name Town of Prattsburg Amount $40,911.21 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCKNEY, CHERYL Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,911.05 Date 12/11/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, FRANK R Employer name Village of Brocton Amount $40,910.96 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORGARD, TRACY A Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $40,910.89 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, NATALIE C Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $40,910.88 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD, DALTON A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,910.70 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTENTO, TIMOTHY T Employer name City of Cortland Amount $40,910.43 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRIENTO-PAPINEAU, MARIA L Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $40,910.26 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULKROD, SUSAN A Employer name City of Elmira Amount $40,910.19 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, KIMBERLY J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $40,910.18 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISIESKY, JOHN A Employer name Broome County Amount $40,910.09 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELLA, LISBETH M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $40,909.34 Date 12/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFARO, CRISTIAN A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $40,909.31 Date 03/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GERALDINE R Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $40,909.28 Date 06/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, KEITH P Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $40,909.25 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYDAN, JEFFREY R Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $40,909.22 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, LEON-PAUL Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $40,909.00 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JON E Employer name Town of Fremont Amount $40,909.00 Date 02/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, JOSEPH L Employer name Gloversville Housing Authority Amount $40,908.83 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GARDE, DENISE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,908.80 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHBECK, VICKI I Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $40,908.78 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System