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 HOPKINS, NANCY J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,581.48 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON-LUCAS, SABRINA C Employer name Department of State Amount $40,581.48 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, LYNDA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,581.48 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENN, DEBRA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,581.48 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANTECK, JAMES M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,581.48 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,581.48 Date 01/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARATORE, CARMEN C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,581.48 Date 02/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINDFUSS, MARY LOU Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $40,581.48 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, MICHELE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $40,581.48 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORYL, RICHARD J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $40,581.48 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BATE, PAUL D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $40,581.48 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACE, DAVID P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,581.48 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFER, JANET M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,581.48 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLMADGE, WILLIAM R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,581.48 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, GRACE E Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $40,581.48 Date 09/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DEBORAH Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $40,581.48 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ROBERT D Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $40,581.45 Date 05/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASLANIAN, WILLIAM G Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $40,581.23 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, THOMAS H, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $40,581.16 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUPE, ROBERT T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $40,581.04 Date 08/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERCK, LISA M Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $40,580.88 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, ROBIN Employer name Ontario County Amount $40,580.88 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, BEVERLY J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $40,580.51 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, MELINDA S Employer name Cayuga County Amount $40,580.35 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, SHERYL E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $40,580.35 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAILE, CLAUDIA C Employer name Cayuga County Amount $40,580.35 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESON, MARK D Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,580.22 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, CARLOS Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $40,580.10 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, JUDY A Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $40,580.02 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, DAROL L Employer name City of Cortland Amount $40,579.67 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DULMAGE, VALERIE A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $40,579.66 Date 07/30/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, JOSHUA E Employer name Broome County Amount $40,579.56 Date 04/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $40,579.29 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMSTETTER, SHARALYN C Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $40,579.27 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNET, DUSTIN R Employer name Town of Hermon Amount $40,579.20 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MAGAN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $40,579.16 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNWIN, ROBIN P Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,578.89 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYGART, ARNA K Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $40,578.74 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCEAU, LAWRENCE E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $40,578.73 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAEL, PEGGY A Employer name Town of Scriba Amount $40,578.47 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, MARIANNE Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $40,578.42 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, PATRICIA J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $40,578.23 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIZZI, ROBIN J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $40,578.22 Date 01/18/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCIANO, SHIRLEY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $40,578.13 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBEL, KIMBERLY Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,577.95 Date 12/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, IESHA N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,577.92 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMEON, MATTHEW F Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $40,577.89 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIF, SUSAN E Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $40,577.86 Date 01/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, BRANDON C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $40,577.77 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, VALERIE A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $40,577.53 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, MARLENE Employer name Education Department Amount $40,577.37 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, RUTH J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $40,577.09 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALFREYMAN, LINDA W Employer name Ulster County Amount $40,576.59 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTEE, LISA A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $40,576.44 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $40,576.13 Date 05/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNCIE, KEISHA T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,576.09 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRITELLA, JANELLE M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $40,576.07 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, ASHLEY N Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,575.96 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, JOHN R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $40,575.62 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY LAMPHERE, RUTH A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $40,575.60 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, WHITNEY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $40,575.49 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $40,575.44 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, ANNIE L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $40,575.26 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBRANO, CARMELLA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $40,575.26 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRERA, LAUREN J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $40,575.26 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST ROSE-JAMES, FAY J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $40,575.26 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBITTS, PAULA A Employer name City of Albany Amount $40,575.23 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, LORRAINE M Employer name Alden CSD Amount $40,575.14 Date 01/07/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZOLO, LILLIAN M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $40,574.86 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN, YASMIN E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $40,574.83 Date 10/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIETUS, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,574.83 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DARYL W Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,574.83 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAILMEZGER, JOHN C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,574.57 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CARL P Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $40,574.09 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZECHER-TROPP, FREDA Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $40,574.02 Date 02/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNISON, DARREL H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,573.89 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, TRACY B Employer name Village of Sodus Point Amount $40,573.86 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNIBUCCI, RENE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $40,573.84 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, DONALD R Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $40,573.60 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVIN, KEVIN M Employer name Silver Creek CSD Amount $40,573.60 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LISA M Employer name Hamilton County Amount $40,573.22 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIN, KAREN Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $40,573.03 Date 12/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBE, RICHARD M Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $40,572.81 Date 05/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAMAN, JOHN R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $40,572.50 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERIO, FREDERICK M Employer name Schuyler County Amount $40,572.48 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TIFFANY L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $40,572.24 Date 02/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISELLI, SUSAN E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $40,571.57 Date 05/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, COLLEEN S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,571.53 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVATA, JOHN N Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $40,571.44 Date 01/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LINDA C Employer name Lyndonville CSD Amount $40,571.10 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MAYO, RITA E Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $40,571.00 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGO, CARMEN M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $40,570.82 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, ERIN M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $40,570.51 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGNE, JONATHAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $40,570.42 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABELLA, JOHN D Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $40,570.33 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, CHRISTINE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,570.24 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, THOMAS N Employer name Erie County Amount $40,570.09 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERO, JOHNNY, JR Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $40,569.99 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERROYER, NICHOLE D Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $40,569.90 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEO, NIRIO A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $40,569.68 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System