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 COSENTINO, SHARON L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,095.56 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, FRANCIS R Employer name Erie County Amount $40,095.23 Date 05/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, CELESTE C Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $40,094.94 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Campbell Amount $40,094.79 Date 04/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTON, JEFFREY E Employer name Erie County Amount $40,094.61 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, PEDRO Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,093.85 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLWANGER, THOMAS E Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,093.84 Date 08/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, MANUEL Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,093.84 Date 08/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINERO, JUAN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,093.84 Date 02/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAGE, MICHAEL D Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $40,093.76 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOYCE L Employer name Cortland County Amount $40,093.65 Date 07/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSHNER, LESLIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,093.62 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINRICHS, JAMES C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,093.62 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOK, JOEL D Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $40,093.56 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, LEIGH A Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,092.99 Date 02/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JASMIN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,092.73 Date 10/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDEN, ARTHUR LEE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $40,092.63 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $40,092.51 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LINDA M Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $40,092.03 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEIXEIRA, JOANNE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,091.95 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, PATRICK M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,091.90 Date 03/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KATHLEEN E Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $40,091.84 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASIOREK, KAREN A Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $40,091.77 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JILL MARIE Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,091.68 Date 10/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERDUE, DEVRIN L Employer name Oneida County Amount $40,091.65 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ASHANTI T Employer name City of Albany Amount $40,091.45 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, DAWN M Employer name Steuben County Amount $40,091.37 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, JEFFREY N Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $40,091.22 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLOST, VALORI L Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $40,091.20 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENVENUTO, AMANDA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,091.17 Date 03/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE-WAGAMAN, TRACY M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $40,089.97 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSK, DIANE L Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $40,089.88 Date 06/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORA, RONALD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $40,089.79 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAYSON, KATHLEEN A Employer name Naples CSD Amount $40,089.69 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHSCHILD, KATERI J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,089.65 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, ROTESHIA M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $40,089.63 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, JANE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,088.94 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, SHERRI L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $40,088.74 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPO, ROSA Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $40,088.45 Date 02/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE STREEK, BONNIE G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,088.33 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCKNEY, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Fleming Amount $40,088.20 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASSE, CHANTEL M Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $40,088.00 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, STACY E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,087.93 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $40,087.79 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANZ, MATTHEW D Employer name Town of Knox Amount $40,087.46 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DIANE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,087.43 Date 11/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, ANGELA D Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,087.31 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YURKEWECZ, KATHLEEN M Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $40,087.04 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDINO, LUIS R Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $40,086.97 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, GEOFFREY J Employer name Broome County Amount $40,086.95 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORN, ERIC C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $40,086.80 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, VANESSA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $40,086.75 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, RAYMOND E Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $40,086.69 Date 09/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCE, TERRY A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $40,086.51 Date 08/04/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIZZI, JOSEPH, III Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $40,086.23 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, CICELY Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,086.07 Date 08/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATHOUT, JAMES M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $40,085.94 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYSON, LYNNETTE R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $40,085.70 Date 11/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD-LAWRENCE, KRISTY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $40,085.60 Date 05/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUREN, PATRICIA A Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $40,085.47 Date 01/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLER, AMANDA L Employer name Orange County Amount $40,085.31 Date 03/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, ANDRE T Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $40,085.28 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVER, CHRISTIE L, MS Employer name Broome County Amount $40,085.26 Date 08/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICATELLO, SALVATORE A Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $40,085.20 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTANO, MICHAEL G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $40,085.20 Date 12/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORTON, SCOTT G Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $40,085.09 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLIS, JASON P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,084.22 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERMINI, JULIE N Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $40,084.13 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIS, COLLEEN M Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $40,083.96 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, MALCOLM M Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $40,083.84 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, MAUREEN S Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,083.64 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OINEN, CATHERINE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,083.63 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, LEAH B Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,083.63 Date 10/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIL, CHARLENE F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,083.45 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTHER, ROBYN J Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $40,083.43 Date 02/24/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, JEFFERY R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $40,083.37 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCH, EVAN S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,083.29 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKOLAI, CATHERINE S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,083.26 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, AARON J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,083.22 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCH, DIANE M Employer name Columbia County Amount $40,083.06 Date 09/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OXENDINE, RHONDA T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,082.97 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, CYNTHIA Y Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $40,082.68 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, CHRISTIAN F Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $40,082.67 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, CYNTHIA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $40,082.61 Date 05/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, KAREN M Employer name Town of Black Brook Amount $40,082.25 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ERIC J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $40,082.19 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNING, NANN Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $40,082.18 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROKOP, CHRISTINE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,081.99 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARTZ, GREGORY J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,081.79 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, SANDRA L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $40,081.69 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, OMAR J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $40,081.64 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $40,081.61 Date 05/24/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNE, MARY JO Employer name Village of Athens Amount $40,081.51 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $40,081.44 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, JODY E Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $40,081.20 Date 11/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHARDT, NANCY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $40,080.90 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRIAN T Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,080.81 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, SUSAN A Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,080.81 Date 11/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROORDA, KARYN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,080.43 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, ELLEN Employer name Sullivan County Amount $40,080.34 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System