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 HARRISON, JOHN W Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $39,066.27 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONFRE, KAREN L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $39,066.25 Date 05/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JOYCE A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $39,066.10 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEILL, CARMELO Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $39,065.87 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINARO, DAVID J Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $39,065.86 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, MICHAEL S Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $39,065.62 Date 06/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILL, PATRICK J Employer name Madison County Amount $39,065.12 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $39,065.10 Date 11/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, HEIDI A Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $39,064.90 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUGER, REGINA Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $39,064.50 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, NELSON Employer name Franklin Co Solid Waste Mgt Au Amount $39,064.46 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, YUDELKIS I Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,064.23 Date 07/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIER, MARVALYN G Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,063.69 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SHERRI L Employer name Tioga County Amount $39,063.56 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISKOPFF, ERINE L Employer name Broome County Amount $39,063.46 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINZE, JUSTIN C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $39,063.45 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDERDICE, GLENN R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,063.41 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANFELDER, JODI L Employer name Albany County Amount $39,063.33 Date 04/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, AMBER R Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $39,063.32 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSE, MARY L Employer name Orleans County Amount $39,063.29 Date 07/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MICHELE L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $39,063.14 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, MELODY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $39,063.03 Date 06/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, RICHARD E, JR Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $39,062.73 Date 02/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, GAIL M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $39,062.43 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, VIOLET W Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,062.40 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, MAURICE H Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $39,062.25 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWITZER, SHARYL B Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $39,062.16 Date 03/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, JEANNE L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $39,062.01 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFARO, JUAN F Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $39,061.88 Date 12/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEEL, HOLLY L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $39,061.51 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLYCORD, FRANK C Employer name Town of Peru Amount $39,061.51 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHALL, MARC D T Employer name Town of Randolph Amount $39,061.42 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, DAVID P Employer name Chenango County Amount $39,061.20 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDIO, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Albany Amount $39,061.19 Date 02/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERBY, BRAD D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,061.12 Date 11/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURIFICATO, MATTHEW R Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $39,061.12 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, GALE A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,061.08 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, MARIE L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,061.01 Date 05/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, PATRICIA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,060.93 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLASA, DEBORAH J Employer name Eden CSD Amount $39,060.75 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDELBERGER, GREGORY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,060.63 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINTIME, ELENA K M Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $39,060.61 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORARO, JENNIFER L Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $39,060.32 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, KATHLEEN E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,060.28 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, LUZ N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $39,059.89 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, DIANA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,059.86 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPP, DEAN E, II Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,059.44 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, MARILYN F Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,059.44 Date 08/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOLNIK, REBECCA Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $39,058.87 Date 02/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLEJOHN, NINA M Employer name Erie County Amount $39,058.81 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, IVEY J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $39,058.79 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRONE, DEIDRA Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,058.26 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, WILLIAM Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $39,058.17 Date 05/08/1961 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, ROCHELLE B Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $39,058.17 Date 02/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTZ, ELIZABETH J Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $39,057.98 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENCK, MAUREEN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,057.74 Date 07/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALONDE, MEAGAN E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $39,057.18 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABER, MICHELE R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,057.09 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, ENDISHA S Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $39,057.03 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, EDWIN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,056.90 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILEWSKI, LISA R Employer name Erie County Amount $39,056.73 Date 06/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONETTA, ROSE E Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $39,056.40 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKSA, SUSAN Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $39,056.40 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEBUCK, OLUSHOLA A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $39,056.27 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIX, DENNIS G Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $39,055.87 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTINGER, AMY M Employer name Town of Sullivan Amount $39,055.82 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABER, SUZANNE H Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $39,055.69 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, ERIC M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,055.68 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, SUSAN J Employer name Village of Norwood Amount $39,055.66 Date 11/15/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, MELISSA S Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $39,055.49 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERBAUGH, DARREN L Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $39,055.38 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, DIANA E Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $39,055.20 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBERT, EDWIN E Employer name Allegany County Amount $39,055.12 Date 01/01/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, M KATHLEEN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,055.04 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, RITA J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,055.04 Date 11/25/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SHAQUASIA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,055.02 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, ANICA S Employer name Erie County Amount $39,054.99 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, BRANDON R Employer name Oswego County Amount $39,054.92 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, CANDY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,054.87 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, JOSHUA J Employer name Tioga County Amount $39,054.60 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, CHRIS J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,054.59 Date 06/16/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDRY, JONATHON C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $39,054.45 Date 11/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DANIELLE M Employer name Erie County Amount $39,054.45 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELAIR, RACHEL M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $39,054.02 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEL, ANDREW R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $39,054.00 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, PAMELA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $39,054.00 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDON, JEANNINE M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $39,053.56 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFAVE, ANDREA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,053.37 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEGONA, APRIL R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $39,052.85 Date 08/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDISON, ABRADELLA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,052.11 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EYRING, JEAN E Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $39,052.03 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, SONJA E Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,051.77 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, SALINA J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $39,051.71 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, PIERRE D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,051.40 Date 04/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, ROBERT L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $39,051.14 Date 05/06/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, RHODA L Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $39,050.64 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFF, WILLIAM P Employer name Herkimer County Amount $39,050.61 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, GREGORY Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $39,050.44 Date 05/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTON, LLOYD V Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $39,049.95 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINES, MICHELLE A Employer name Genesee County Amount $39,049.90 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System