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 JAMES, WINSTON L Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $39,445.64 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGENT, SANDRA J Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $39,445.62 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, SEAN J Employer name City of Utica Amount $39,445.46 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIO-BAILAS, JOANNE A Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $39,445.33 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT-MCLAUGH BLAND, MALAIKA N Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $39,445.14 Date 11/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALOVEN, PAIGE E Employer name Oswego County Amount $39,445.12 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, ROSEMARY Employer name Lockport Housing Authority Amount $39,445.03 Date 11/04/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, JESSICA E Employer name Wayne County Amount $39,444.78 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODBURY, JOHN W Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $39,444.65 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, THOMAS W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $39,444.63 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIZZO, GABRIELLA N Employer name Rockland County Amount $39,444.63 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, SAFIYYA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,444.61 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMARO, MICHAEL A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $39,444.43 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIROLAMO, NICOLE M Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $39,444.18 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONE, LYNN M Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $39,444.01 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIGGER, ALLAN S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,443.92 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, RAMON A Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $39,443.53 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SANDRA M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $39,443.50 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWSKI, NANCY K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,443.20 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEDLOVE, LAWRENCE A Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $39,443.06 Date 06/07/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVAREZ, JOEL E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,442.97 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILLWELL-MC REE, CHARLENE A Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $39,442.83 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZEFLER, LISA A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $39,442.81 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARVIS, MICHAEL I Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $39,442.47 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, FRANKLIN Employer name Rockland County Amount $39,442.28 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, CRAIG J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $39,441.89 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, LUIS G Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,441.58 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRABASSI-COLAIACOVO, RINA A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $39,441.39 Date 01/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERSTEIN, MARK R Employer name Perry CSD Amount $39,441.03 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUMANTE, KRISTINE G Employer name Oyster Bay Public Library Amount $39,440.83 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON-LAURENCE, JUSTIN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $39,440.82 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRABOW, ABBIGAIL M Employer name Allegany County Amount $39,440.59 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, MICHAEL J, SR Employer name Columbia County Amount $39,440.44 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, TERRY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,439.82 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERUMPLATH, ABRAHAM Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $39,439.67 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEMESFELDER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Marion CSD Amount $39,439.64 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRK, BILLY J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $39,439.35 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZARNECKI, TRACY ANN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,439.17 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMAVICIUS, PAULIUS Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $39,439.12 Date 07/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, PATRICIA C Employer name Livingston County Amount $39,439.02 Date 03/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $39,439.02 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GIRI D Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $39,439.02 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, ROY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $39,438.94 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LOLLO, SANDRA A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $39,438.92 Date 06/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, RONALD J Employer name Department of Health Amount $39,438.92 Date 10/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, EUGENE RYAN Employer name Education Department Amount $39,438.92 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRONE, CARL R Employer name Education Department Amount $39,438.92 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, ANTHONY V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $39,438.88 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDERT, WILLIAM P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $39,438.88 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLTANIEH, SAEED Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $39,438.88 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DAVID T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $39,438.88 Date 06/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, JESSICA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,438.60 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOQUETTE, JOSHUA P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $39,438.52 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, SCOTT M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $39,438.52 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DANA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $39,438.52 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSNAK, JEREMY D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,438.43 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHESS, JASON P Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $39,438.41 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, MAUREEN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,438.34 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUGIER, WILLIAM G Employer name S Adirondack Library System Amount $39,438.30 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHYNE, SHARON U Employer name S Adirondack Library System Amount $39,438.30 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, KENNETH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $39,437.70 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, PAULA M Employer name Education Department Amount $39,437.70 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, NICOLE C Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $39,437.70 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Albany Amount $39,437.58 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFER, KYLE T Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $39,437.55 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, BRITTNEY C Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,437.34 Date 08/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVERKAMP, DOUGLAS K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,437.19 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, TRACEY A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,437.00 Date 10/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSER, WENDY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,436.96 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, LORI S Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,436.94 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBIONDO, ALICIA N Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,436.90 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCKNEY, ROSE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,436.89 Date 04/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, CHAD E Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,436.89 Date 04/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAY-EDWARDS, NAJWA S Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,436.88 Date 04/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ANDREW J Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,436.87 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOT, ANDREW T Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $39,436.76 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, AURORA Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $39,436.50 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, BETHANE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $39,436.36 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, LYDIA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,436.31 Date 04/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRETSER, AMY S Employer name Village of Canajoharie Amount $39,436.00 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGICK, ROSEMARY Employer name Richfield Springs CSD Amount $39,435.73 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KATINA A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $39,435.71 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JEFFREY S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,435.60 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $39,435.49 Date 12/30/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, TERESA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,435.43 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARINCI, ANNELIESE E Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $39,435.13 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, THOMAS C Employer name Islip Terrace Fire District Amount $39,434.79 Date 05/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYSIUK, VITALII Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $39,434.51 Date 11/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFROMM, JANET L Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,434.50 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYDEN, ALTON M Employer name Town of Oneonta Amount $39,434.31 Date 06/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, DAVID J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $39,433.88 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMMINO, CHRISTINE K Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $39,433.81 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOLIK, JASON M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,433.78 Date 04/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOEGTLING, CARL R, II Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $39,433.59 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, LAURIE E Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,433.31 Date 07/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADBAW, KATHRYN Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $39,433.12 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCO, LUCINDA J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $39,432.99 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURD, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $39,432.99 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGGIE, BRANDON M Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $39,432.96 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARBROUGH, JOY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,432.89 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System