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 SCALA, ROBERT J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,892.97 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, TERESA J Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $40,892.90 Date 08/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, JOSEPH N Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $40,892.67 Date 01/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, STEPHANIE L Employer name Madison County Amount $40,892.65 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Silver Creek Amount $40,892.62 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMENWAY, JASON Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,892.38 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARMON, SUSAN Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $40,892.28 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, ROBERT C B Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $40,891.97 Date 07/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MARY Employer name Department of State Amount $40,891.96 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, GEORGINA M Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $40,891.78 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENAWALT, TANYA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,891.37 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, THERESA Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $40,891.32 Date 05/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, DANIELE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $40,891.16 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, RAEDEAN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,891.05 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, ROBERT J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $40,890.96 Date 05/24/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSSAULT, MELISSA A Employer name Genesee County Amount $40,890.94 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLEN-MC QUEEN, DANIELLE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,890.65 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHARLENE E Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,890.08 Date 12/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, MARTHA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,890.07 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS-SCHRAEDER, CRYSTAL- RENNA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $40,890.01 Date 04/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, JOHN C, JR Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $40,889.68 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, NICOLE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,889.11 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, MELISSA A Employer name Malone CSD Amount $40,889.08 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, JAMES A Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $40,888.87 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALT, JOSEPH V, III Employer name Livingston County Amount $40,888.83 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JACQUELINE Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,888.63 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONARA, ANITA M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $40,888.58 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, JUDITH L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $40,888.58 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, VAUGHN L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,888.49 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULCA, JUAN R Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $40,888.32 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, GREGG Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $40,888.31 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRIAN S Employer name Village of Carthage Amount $40,888.27 Date 04/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, LISA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,888.21 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFF, SARAH A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $40,887.91 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SCOTT W Employer name Town of Dresden Amount $40,887.75 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTZ, ELIZABETH M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,887.74 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEERING, DOLORES A Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $40,887.66 Date 10/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CARMEL M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,887.59 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERHAM, NICHOLAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $40,887.42 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, STACY L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,887.37 Date 05/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGIEL, ELYSE S Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,887.34 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, SHILOH M Employer name Essex County Amount $40,887.09 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAL, WENDY E Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $40,887.06 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORENTINO, GENNARO Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $40,887.05 Date 04/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, RENEE Y Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $40,886.97 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, COREY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,886.85 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINN, GARY T Employer name Schoharie County Amount $40,886.78 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURILLO, ARY H Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,886.40 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFIELD, BRIAN I Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $40,886.28 Date 05/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASSONE, ADAM D Employer name Department of State Amount $40,886.19 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGEN, FRANCHESCA R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $40,886.08 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, CYNTHIA L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $40,885.96 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, LISA M Employer name Cleveland Hill UFSD Amount $40,885.88 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, EILEEN M Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $40,885.86 Date 06/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOSEPH P Employer name Broome County Amount $40,885.79 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGHORNE, ROSA L Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $40,885.79 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, MOW CHOU Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,885.69 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, BRYAN J Employer name City of Rome Amount $40,885.56 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BRAKE, DEBORAH J Employer name St Regis Falls CSD Amount $40,885.55 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, DEBORAH S Employer name Essex County Amount $40,885.40 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, PRISCILLA A Employer name City of Elmira Amount $40,885.39 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGH, DARRELL R Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $40,885.30 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRY, JOSHUA P Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $40,885.26 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCKLER, PAMMA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,884.90 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, KATHY A Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $40,884.89 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEGEL, JOSEPHINE M Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $40,884.56 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOYLOY, TINALIN O Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $40,883.95 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTKOWSKI, LISA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $40,883.70 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, DEBRA A Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $40,883.50 Date 03/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, NORMAN A Employer name Town of Hamlin Amount $40,882.96 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,882.48 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, RICHARD N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,882.46 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CHERYL L Employer name Seneca County Amount $40,882.46 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, KATINA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,882.05 Date 03/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, JOMARYS E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,881.80 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLACK, SARAH N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $40,881.67 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUDICO, FLORENCE Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $40,881.58 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAINO, ANNETTE M Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $40,881.43 Date 10/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, DENISE A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $40,881.28 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, KEITH Employer name Town of Webster Amount $40,881.27 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISCOMB, CHRIS A Employer name Town of Antwerp Amount $40,881.13 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIPPEN, JONATHAN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,881.08 Date 06/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPARIELLO, ROBIN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $40,880.95 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, CATHERINE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,880.90 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHULSKI, JOSEPH H Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $40,880.87 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JOHN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $40,880.72 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKS, ALLEN L Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $40,880.61 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, JOANNE E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $40,880.56 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, TRACY N Employer name Town of Warrensburg Amount $40,880.49 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELT, HAROLD L, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,880.32 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LA VAUGHAN K Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $40,880.28 Date 10/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNG, PETER J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $40,880.09 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSS, JENNIFER L Employer name City of Olean Amount $40,880.01 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, WAYNE A Employer name Village of Cayuga Heights Amount $40,879.76 Date 05/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAM, MOHAMMED S Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $40,879.57 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, SHARON M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $40,879.30 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRENTE, TAMMI J Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $40,879.24 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECK, SUSAN L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $40,879.12 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTER, MEGAN K Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,878.95 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATZ, APRIL V Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $40,878.37 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System