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 HARTOFILIS, DONNA R Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $39,628.05 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUCCIO, MICHAEL L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,627.94 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, APRIL M Employer name Columbia County Amount $39,627.87 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, CHELSEA L Employer name Columbia County Amount $39,627.86 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEBROWSKI, WAYNE V Employer name Village of Dundee Amount $39,627.10 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, STEPHEN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $39,627.00 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $39,626.94 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTHMAN, ANTONIA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $39,626.89 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOIEMMO, CONNIE M Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $39,626.64 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAVERS, JOEY R Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $39,626.61 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, LYNN Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,626.29 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRCH, ANGELA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,626.25 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENTICE, LINDA M Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $39,626.12 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, INGER A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,626.02 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNDE, SHELLEY M Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $39,626.01 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMBURY, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,625.97 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUREK, MARYANNE J Employer name Town of Gates Amount $39,624.98 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTEA, JENNIFER M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,624.93 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUHASZ, DARLENE K Employer name Jefferson County Amount $39,624.82 Date 03/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, PATRICIA E Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,624.80 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JANET E Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $39,624.75 Date 05/19/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MOTT, JENNIFER M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,624.75 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, MITCHELL D Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $39,624.70 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINIER, MICHELE A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $39,624.52 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE-SMITH, KEISHA Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,624.12 Date 02/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, MICHAEL R Employer name Albany County Amount $39,624.03 Date 12/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMCZAK, MICHAEL R Employer name Wyoming County Amount $39,624.00 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMOGLIO, SCOTT P Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $39,623.95 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKELL, VALERIE E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,623.85 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, WILLIAM L Employer name Town of Scipio Amount $39,623.81 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPEW, SCOTT G Employer name Town of Van Etten Amount $39,623.58 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JOHN W, JR Employer name Town of Moira Amount $39,623.38 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELL, STEVEN A Employer name City of Utica Amount $39,623.33 Date 03/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIHL, ROBERT J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,623.31 Date 06/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZEFSKY, DAVID E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,623.30 Date 11/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KATHERINA N Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $39,623.28 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, KIMBERLY Y Employer name Division of State Police Amount $39,623.18 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTODARO, LYNN H Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $39,623.13 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIAS, ALEX Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $39,622.87 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, JAMIE E Employer name Village of Boonville Amount $39,622.86 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAINES, GREGORY P Employer name Albion CSD Amount $39,622.44 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, LAMONT A Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $39,622.41 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTI, PATRICIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,622.38 Date 05/14/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MORRIS L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $39,622.02 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRURY, DIANE Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $39,621.95 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEGUERO, ALFREDO H Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $39,621.91 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, AARON W Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $39,621.61 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMANSKI, CATHERINE A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $39,621.26 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDERIAS, IOANIS F Employer name Town of Pleasant Valley Amount $39,621.06 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, GARY J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $39,620.81 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, STEPHANIE Y Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,620.71 Date 08/28/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMSETT, STEPHANIE Employer name Montgomery County Amount $39,620.67 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, ROSEMARIE Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $39,620.50 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, NICOLAS D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,620.50 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITA, PERETE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $39,620.33 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JOHN F, JR Employer name Washington County Amount $39,620.30 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALZER, DANIEL R Employer name Village of Scottsville Amount $39,620.08 Date 02/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLMAN, LINDA L Employer name Victor CSD Amount $39,619.60 Date 10/21/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ZWIENEN, JANINE M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $39,619.53 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERIDEAU, BRENDA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,619.21 Date 04/04/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MARK J Employer name Genesee County Amount $39,619.20 Date 11/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, DEBORAH A Employer name Genesee County Amount $39,619.20 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TRACIE K Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $39,619.01 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONALD, SHARI A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $39,618.64 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, RAYMOND E, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $39,618.57 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MARK S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $39,618.41 Date 02/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, ANGELA J Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $39,618.35 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, SANDRA D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $39,617.50 Date 10/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, AYODELE T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,617.50 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELOVSKY, KAREN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $39,617.50 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARVAN, ATHENA N Employer name Putnam County Amount $39,616.86 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, FREDERICK D Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $39,616.86 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, TIMOTHY C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $39,616.68 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIEU, TIFFANY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $39,616.68 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBORDI, KRISTENE M Employer name Village of North Hornell Amount $39,616.04 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, CAROLINE E Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $39,615.83 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, PATRICIA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,615.82 Date 02/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDENBURG, JASON M Employer name Town of Bovina Amount $39,615.75 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIAM, ANDREW E Employer name Cleveland Hill UFSD Amount $39,615.67 Date 11/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMAD, SHAVON A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,615.61 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCITELLI, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $39,615.58 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, TERENCE J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $39,615.45 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JOHN C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,615.00 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISE, LINDA M Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $39,614.98 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVALL TEJADA, MARIE L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $39,614.98 Date 09/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, TRACY L Employer name Tioga County Amount $39,614.94 Date 06/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, CODY R Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,614.92 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, IVETTE Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $39,614.90 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, ROBIN D Employer name Unadilla Valley CSD Amount $39,614.29 Date 04/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUEDA, RYAN J Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $39,614.29 Date 05/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARQUHARSON, WILFORD Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $39,613.97 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATTUCK, SHERRY L Employer name Edwards Knox CSD Amount $39,613.62 Date 06/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, CAROL A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $39,613.55 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINEHART, JASON D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,613.53 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, ROBERT J Employer name Broome County Amount $39,613.22 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANN, DIANE M Employer name Steuben County Amount $39,613.19 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, FERNN R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,613.05 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSEL, THOMAS Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,613.03 Date 06/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, IVELISSE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $39,612.94 Date 08/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PATRICIA L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $39,612.77 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System