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 TAMAS, CAROL L Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $40,740.78 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, GISELLE Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $40,740.56 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGLUND, DIANE J Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $40,740.38 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBS, MAISHA K Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $40,740.20 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LISA L Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $40,739.85 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOWSKI, KURT S Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $40,739.38 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUDREAU, DANIEL E Employer name City of Rome Amount $40,739.27 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUTTING, BARBARA L Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $40,739.23 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLAND, GREGORY H Employer name Albany County Amount $40,739.10 Date 03/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, SHARIZOD Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $40,739.04 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREAMER, DONNA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,739.03 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, FREDDIE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,738.84 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, CATHY A Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $40,738.84 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHLEEN M Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $40,738.79 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANNESS, LINDA B Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,738.64 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, MARYANN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,738.64 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMAINO, LAUREEN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,738.64 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, GERALD I Employer name Department of State Amount $40,738.64 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINKELSTEIN, ROBERT I Employer name Department of State Amount $40,738.64 Date 10/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGNOR, DAVID J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,738.64 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYSLOWSKI, DIANE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,738.64 Date 07/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, CLYDELL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,738.64 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ANGELA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,738.64 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLINGER, CATHY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,738.64 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAI, MATTHEW KHIEM Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,738.64 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, EDWARD J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,738.64 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFAULT, KIMBERLY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,738.64 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMAN, NATALIE J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $40,738.64 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPINSKI, STEVEN W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $40,738.64 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, OVERIA J Employer name Education Department Amount $40,738.64 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, KIRK R Employer name Education Department Amount $40,738.64 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBERGER, DEBRA A Employer name Education Department Amount $40,738.64 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BRENDA L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $40,738.64 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, WILLIAM F Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $40,738.64 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, KENNETH D Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $40,738.64 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMMELL, KAREN R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $40,738.64 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLOU, JENNIFER Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $40,738.64 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, RICHARD Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,738.64 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ROBERT A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $40,738.64 Date 11/03/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, MARY M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $40,738.64 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, ARLENE J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $40,738.64 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, AGNES V Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $40,738.64 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, BARBARA M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $40,738.64 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWDLE, PAULA M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $40,738.64 Date 04/09/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, BLOND Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $40,738.64 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, LAURA A Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $40,738.61 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSIDINE, DYMPNA A Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $40,738.60 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACERRA, EDWARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,738.51 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, JULIO Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $40,738.46 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Essex County Amount $40,738.36 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOXSEY, CHRISTINE J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $40,738.34 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, GREGORY Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,738.29 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, ANGELA E Employer name Warren County Amount $40,738.15 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, SUSAN T Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $40,738.06 Date 11/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RICHARD J Employer name Lisbon CSD Amount $40,738.00 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANC, LOURDES C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $40,738.00 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATOLI, JULIE A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $40,737.99 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATHOUT, PAULA M Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $40,737.73 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, MICHELLE A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $40,737.68 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, ALICE M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $40,737.68 Date 02/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAUSON SMITH, KRISTIN C Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $40,737.68 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINZBURG, JASON Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $40,737.45 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $40,737.22 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, TROY R Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $40,737.15 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEVARA, PAUL B Employer name Erie County Amount $40,737.01 Date 12/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUKES, MAUREEN G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,736.87 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, BRETT C Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $40,736.49 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, LEONARD Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,736.47 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNER, LINDSAY M Employer name Oneida County Amount $40,736.31 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, BRYAN M Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $40,736.14 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURIE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $40,736.12 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRASSIA, JOEL J Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $40,736.09 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZMIJEWSKI, DANUTA Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $40,735.89 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, HECTOR L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $40,735.83 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDFIELD, ADRIENNE Y Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,735.76 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, RICHARD A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $40,735.75 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMMANN, DAVID J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,735.58 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, WILLIAM G, II Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,735.51 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, JUDITH A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $40,735.49 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTUGLIA, MARYANN Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $40,735.10 Date 09/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGSTRESSER, MICHAEL A Employer name Dundee CSD Amount $40,735.01 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINZ, TODD Employer name Village of Wayland Amount $40,735.00 Date 12/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CATHERINE M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $40,734.83 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNUZZI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Pamelia Amount $40,734.71 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLODARCZYK, MARY Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,734.53 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN STEENBURG, CONNIE Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $40,734.40 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEHM, KATHLEEN E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $40,734.39 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, SHARA K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $40,734.38 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, CHERRIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,734.33 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITWINOWICZ, JEFFREY Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,734.29 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, ARTHUR S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,734.09 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, JIMMIE J Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $40,733.79 Date 07/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIA, SAMUEL C Employer name Saratoga County Amount $40,733.28 Date 05/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINARI, LEIGH E Employer name Warren County Amount $40,733.21 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, REWELL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,732.64 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DENISE F Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $40,732.63 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHEWKA, LORETTA P Employer name Town of Owego Amount $40,732.42 Date 02/07/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAIE, MARK C Employer name Lewis County Amount $40,732.24 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANOR, BILLY JOE R Employer name Clinton County Amount $40,732.22 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREANEY, BRIAN S Employer name Town of Portville Amount $40,732.11 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System