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 VROOMAN, DIANE L Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $39,405.91 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUDERKIRK, KATELYN M Employer name Oneida County Amount $39,405.49 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIMIA, DENISE M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $39,405.48 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JENNIFER L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $39,405.48 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, KARA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,405.24 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, PATRICIA A Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $39,405.21 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RUBEIS, FERNANDO A Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $39,405.15 Date 05/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, KARYN D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $39,405.14 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, NICOLE J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $39,405.13 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRASI, SUSAN Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $39,405.00 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORMIER, JOSEPH O Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $39,404.71 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOEPEL, MELISSA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,403.66 Date 12/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEBLER, JANET I Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $39,403.40 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, JULIE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $39,403.38 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIVENS, TAIMA N Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,403.34 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKHURST, PAUL A Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $39,403.32 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, MICHAEL L Employer name Village of Stewart Manor Amount $39,402.29 Date 02/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARANO, ROSE MARY P Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $39,402.27 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENUM, THERESA A Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $39,402.21 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISK, DAVID A, JR Employer name Town of Junius Amount $39,401.96 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, HELEN D Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $39,401.86 Date 01/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, PHILLIP Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $39,401.79 Date 03/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZIO, DOMINIC G Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,401.63 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JASON C Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $39,400.72 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEJARANO, ZULLY Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $39,400.49 Date 02/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, ROYEA L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $39,400.21 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODROW, KATHLEEN M Employer name Franklin County Amount $39,400.13 Date 09/09/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGART, JOHN W Employer name Town of Colchester Amount $39,400.00 Date 02/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Honeoye Falls Amount $39,399.88 Date 01/09/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, TITUS A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $39,399.55 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIOTT, MICHELE L Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $39,399.47 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, CATHERINE F Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,399.29 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWITT, RICHARD Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $39,399.29 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, DENNIS W Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $39,398.72 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, DOUGLAS R Employer name Erie County Amount $39,397.92 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, THOMAS G Employer name Washington County Amount $39,397.86 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVENS, MARK J Employer name Westport CSD Amount $39,397.28 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ERICA A Employer name Fulton County Amount $39,397.21 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MARILYN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,396.91 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, LARRY G Employer name Genesee County Amount $39,396.82 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMECEK, JUDITH W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,396.80 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFERT, SANDRA J Employer name Genesee County Amount $39,396.78 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGOND, TAMARA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $39,396.74 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARA, EILEEN J Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $39,396.55 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MICHELE L Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $39,396.40 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUPRYNSKI, SANDRA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,396.27 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTONIA, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $39,396.27 Date 03/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAREMSKI, DEBORAH A Employer name Genesee County Amount $39,396.12 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MERS, MARK W Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $39,396.11 Date 04/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMARI, PETER E Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $39,396.06 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNEELY, MAUREEN Employer name Erie County Amount $39,395.99 Date 04/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, RHONDA S Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $39,395.61 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMBROSIO, FRANCINE M Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $39,395.58 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDCHAMP, JONATHAN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,395.49 Date 01/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABBITT, JULIE A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $39,395.03 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMPER, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $39,394.77 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, VALERIE J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $39,394.68 Date 07/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DOUGLAS T Employer name Town of Oneonta Amount $39,394.67 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABEE, ALAN J Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $39,394.61 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD, ANN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,394.08 Date 12/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZASLOW, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,394.08 Date 05/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, EILEEN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,393.84 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, KAREN A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $39,393.70 Date 01/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAX, KAITLIN A Employer name Albany County Amount $39,393.52 Date 11/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, THOMAS B Employer name Nyack Library Amount $39,393.31 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILGNER, PATTI A Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $39,393.24 Date 12/06/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, JAMES T Employer name Village of Union Springs Amount $39,393.07 Date 07/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, SHAQUANIA S Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $39,393.06 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, LAURA C Employer name Center Moriches Public Library Amount $39,392.78 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, NICHOLAS C Employer name Erie County Amount $39,392.78 Date 06/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, DONNA M Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $39,392.66 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, ROSE P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,392.58 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $39,392.53 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, WILLIAM G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,392.34 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, SCOTT C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,392.34 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPERTI, RICHARD A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,392.07 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHABAZZ, ARISHA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,391.81 Date 01/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, TRACY Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $39,391.53 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELDEN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Warrensburg Amount $39,391.42 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWAMLEY, JANET Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $39,391.41 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, HENRY N, IV Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,391.37 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFARO, ANDREW P Employer name Webster CSD Amount $39,391.34 Date 06/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POVELLA, JACLYN Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $39,391.30 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORALLS, ERIC L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $39,391.18 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNIE, RICHARD F, JR Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $39,391.11 Date 04/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, DIANNA S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,390.96 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHAM, KATELYNN I Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,390.92 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, TRACY L Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $39,390.14 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KRISTEN B Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $39,390.12 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUTHEN, MYRITH Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,390.11 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHN, JOSEPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $39,389.95 Date 02/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, LARRY F Employer name Town of Adams Amount $39,389.70 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDDY, BRUCE T Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,389.42 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEETER, JOSHUA A Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $39,389.30 Date 05/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDT, PAUL M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,389.29 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEYZAK, MICHAEL J Employer name Orange County Amount $39,389.23 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BONNIE L Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $39,389.20 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESCIA, LOUIS J, II Employer name Orange County Amount $39,389.19 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, LINDA M Employer name Wayne County Amount $39,389.14 Date 04/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZALAY, ROBERT M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $39,388.95 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System