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 BERNSTEIN, MARNIE L Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $40,173.72 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTFORD, ANGELA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,173.66 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, BRIAN K Employer name City of Albany Amount $40,173.32 Date 02/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARUS, SANDOR A Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $40,172.85 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VOE, DENISE C Employer name Lewis County Amount $40,172.17 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVICO, LIONEL D Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $40,172.15 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, RICKY A Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $40,172.11 Date 11/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAVER, DEBBIE L Employer name Steuben County Amount $40,172.05 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNSBURY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,171.75 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESROCHERS, AMY L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $40,171.59 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LAVENA L Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $40,171.55 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWDER, BRIAN S Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,171.19 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, RICHARD G Employer name Town of Black Brook Amount $40,171.17 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDE, PHILIP M, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $40,170.99 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, LISA H Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,170.85 Date 01/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, ALEXANDER J Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $40,170.80 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KATHLEEN H Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $40,170.74 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, ROGER L, JR Employer name Seneca Falls-CSD Amount $40,170.34 Date 08/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIM, EMILY W Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $40,170.16 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVISON, DENISE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,170.07 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGAVERO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $40,170.00 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, MARCIA C Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $40,169.94 Date 03/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ROBERT R Employer name Town of Colesville Amount $40,169.93 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, STEPHANIE A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $40,169.90 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $40,169.86 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHAW, ELIZABETH Employer name Town of Mexico Amount $40,169.83 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STACEY R Employer name Schuyler County Amount $40,169.62 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, SHEILA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,169.50 Date 08/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, LUTRICIA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,169.33 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLSTEE, AMANDA J Employer name Panama CSD Amount $40,169.27 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDEL, DIANE Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $40,169.23 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, DIANE A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $40,169.01 Date 11/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, ANDREA L Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $40,168.84 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINSLEY, ROBERT D, SR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,168.78 Date 06/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, ANGEL L Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $40,168.58 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, EDWIN W Employer name Village of Theresa Amount $40,168.47 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, LINDA M Employer name Washington County Amount $40,168.45 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTISS, EREIN R Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $40,168.34 Date 08/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, PAUL J Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $40,168.32 Date 05/17/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELI, NICHOLAS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $40,168.22 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADMILOVIC, SENAD Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,168.06 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, APRIL L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $40,167.92 Date 03/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, SUSAN M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,167.69 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYNOR, CATHIE L Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,167.68 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBASCO, RONALD J Employer name Fulton County Amount $40,167.62 Date 06/10/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRGER, ALISON E Employer name Sauquoit Valley CSD Amount $40,167.54 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, GREGORY P Employer name Delaware County Amount $40,167.46 Date 05/17/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, JOHN M Employer name Village of Fayetteville Amount $40,167.38 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, JANET A Employer name Mahopac Public Library Amount $40,167.26 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, BRUCE Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $40,166.59 Date 01/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, PATRICK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $40,166.46 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKASIEWICZ, PAUL S, III Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,166.22 Date 11/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRITOR, BRET W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,166.13 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRINER, DENISE EVON Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,165.70 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDERLAND, RACHELLE L Employer name Cortland County Amount $40,165.29 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCARDI, MAUREEN P Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $40,164.90 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GELORMO, TERRIE L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $40,164.55 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTELYOU, ROCHELLE M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $40,164.16 Date 04/19/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DANIEL T Employer name Broome County Amount $40,163.80 Date 06/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESEMER, LISA A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $40,163.68 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWETT, SHERMAN S Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $40,163.58 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, BARBARA E Employer name Livingston County Amount $40,163.22 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENS, ANDREW R Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $40,163.18 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, NOAH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,163.08 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEN, CHRIS W Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $40,163.04 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, MARGARET T Employer name Clinton County Amount $40,162.94 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUCH, JENNIFER L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $40,162.89 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, RICHARD Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $40,162.79 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIS, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $40,162.61 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of East Otto Amount $40,162.59 Date 10/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALIK, NICHOLE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,162.49 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEHN, GERALD F, JR Employer name Town of Marshall Amount $40,162.49 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONCHAN, JAMES V Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $40,162.44 Date 10/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARREOLA, MARTA I Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $40,161.95 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEERS, DOROTHY J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $40,161.92 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, JENNIFER Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $40,161.92 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUTZ, TYLER J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,161.87 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, HEATHER B, MS Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $40,161.16 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANOJIA, RAJ KUMAR Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $40,161.15 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, WILLIAM Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $40,161.00 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZYZEWSKI, DOMINIC S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $40,160.85 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHANNA MARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,160.68 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLEY, BRENDA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,160.25 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, ROBERT J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $40,159.83 Date 09/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, ROBERT L Employer name Cortland County Amount $40,159.24 Date 05/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOUD, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $40,158.98 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARESIGN, KAREN L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $40,158.86 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, SEAN F Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $40,158.73 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLINOGA, LUIS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $40,158.70 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORIE, TRICIA M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $40,158.61 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, KEVIN D Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $40,158.39 Date 10/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANALDO, BRITTANY Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $40,158.37 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, RAMONA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,157.96 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGGINS, TONI A Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $40,157.74 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DAVID J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $40,157.69 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, VICENTE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $40,157.45 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERZAK, STEPHANIE A Employer name Broome County Amount $40,157.26 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, RACHEL M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $40,156.76 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, JOHN L Employer name Education Department Amount $40,156.68 Date 10/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, ULYSSES J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $40,156.68 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System