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 SWARNER, L SCOTT Employer name Erie County Amount $39,830.87 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, MAYNA C Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $39,830.63 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULIN, JASON C Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $39,830.57 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, LISA J Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $39,830.56 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, LESLIE J Employer name Lewis County Amount $39,830.47 Date 04/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, KATHRYN L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $39,830.43 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYWOOD, JOSHUA J Employer name Town of Black Brook Amount $39,830.37 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARDI, SHARON A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $39,830.20 Date 09/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, TIMOTHY C Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $39,830.11 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMON, ERIC C Employer name Village of Boonville Amount $39,830.04 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, ANN E Employer name Village of Clyde Amount $39,830.03 Date 03/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBLIN, PATRICK F Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $39,829.96 Date 04/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEITZEL, JANNA R Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,829.27 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROGER W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,829.17 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGER, CHARLES H Employer name Town of Caroga Amount $39,829.11 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONALD, KRISTINA A Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $39,829.02 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOSEPHINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,828.96 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMPKO, TONKA A Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $39,828.76 Date 06/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT-JOHNSON, CAROL Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,828.65 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELANICH, MARIA H Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $39,828.53 Date 07/31/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGBONROFO, MATTHEW Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $39,828.38 Date 06/14/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, MARIA T Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $39,828.20 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, SHARON M Employer name Town of Avon Amount $39,828.17 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHERS, ANGEL A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $39,828.06 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, JOHN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $39,827.60 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, ROSE M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $39,827.56 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, BENJAMIN L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,827.47 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZILLOTTO, VIVIAN L Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $39,827.39 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, BRADLEY E Employer name Otsego County Amount $39,827.32 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERR, BRIAN K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,827.11 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDBERG, KELLY A Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $39,826.92 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, BRENDA K Employer name Cayuga County Amount $39,826.61 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGINO, TARA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,826.43 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEJAK, RICHARD S Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $39,826.34 Date 07/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENEROWICZ, STEPHEN J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $39,825.92 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUIMANIS, MARIA Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $39,825.58 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSETTI, MARK A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $39,825.40 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOGOWSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $39,825.29 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBRUNO, DONNA M, MRS Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $39,825.27 Date 10/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULE, DIANNA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,825.22 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNARE, PHILIP M Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,825.09 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, ANNE MARIE Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $39,825.05 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISLER, CRAIG A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $39,824.88 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIPP, KIMBERLY M Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $39,824.78 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOCHER, PATRICIA L Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $39,824.78 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $39,824.72 Date 06/24/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, KARL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,824.54 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, RENEE E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,824.54 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, RICHARD A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $39,824.52 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TONNO, MARK A Employer name City of Albany Amount $39,824.15 Date 06/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEID, LINDA S Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $39,823.80 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARENDA, MICHAEL S Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $39,823.21 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPROSSEL, KAREN Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $39,823.13 Date 10/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEISTER, ELLARD D Employer name Town of Groton Amount $39,823.08 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, KELLY R, MS Employer name Erie County Amount $39,822.90 Date 05/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASIK, JUNE V Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,822.61 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, PATRICK A Employer name Town of Long Lake Amount $39,822.48 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NARDO, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $39,822.45 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMWAY, JUDITH M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $39,822.38 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, LISA Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $39,822.30 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKS, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Town of Athens Amount $39,822.24 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEIGHT, KRISTY A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $39,822.22 Date 03/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, PAUL D Employer name Columbia County Amount $39,822.20 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRERI, MAUREEN A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $39,822.10 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNE, SUSAN J Employer name Fort Edward UFSD Amount $39,822.00 Date 11/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Mayfield Amount $39,821.69 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, AQUELL Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $39,821.57 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHARDY, MATTHEW W Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $39,821.55 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, HILTON V Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $39,821.53 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, MELODY L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,821.35 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGER, KARIN Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $39,820.86 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHARD, SCOTT M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $39,820.75 Date 12/23/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, BRIAN E Employer name Village of Alexandria Bay Amount $39,820.58 Date 03/30/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, ANNE L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $39,820.56 Date 08/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCKER, JAMES B, SR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $39,820.49 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBROWSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $39,820.04 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMER, CHARITY HOPE Employer name Franklin County Amount $39,820.00 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBE, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Westmoreland Amount $39,819.91 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MELISSA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,819.67 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JAMES A Employer name Otsego County Amount $39,819.08 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASTON, SHARON L Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,819.05 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTA, JAVIER A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,818.83 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, RENEE C Employer name Town of Greenville Amount $39,818.42 Date 11/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBIES, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $39,818.34 Date 08/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, KEVIN E, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $39,818.22 Date 04/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, PORTER T Employer name Town of Columbia Amount $39,818.22 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGESEN, MARGARET A Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,817.97 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUTS, BEVERLY J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $39,817.76 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAUGH, MERIDITH L Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $39,817.45 Date 02/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCIMAS, ALLEN Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $39,817.44 Date 07/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXE, KATHLEEN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,817.36 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MERVIS Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $39,816.89 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMCOE, CHRISTIAN S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $39,816.64 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VELL, JONATHAN A Employer name Erie County Amount $39,816.41 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNDULIS, CATHERINE Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $39,816.41 Date 01/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUNGIO, RACHEL C Employer name Erie County Amount $39,816.40 Date 12/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, KIMBRIE Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $39,816.18 Date 01/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, JAMES A Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $39,815.89 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTERMAGGIO, CARMELLA F Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $39,815.70 Date 09/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, KEITH C Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $39,815.67 Date 07/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System