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 JOSEPH, VERNALISA S Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $38,993.31 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, KAREN L Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $38,993.16 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XAVIER, PETER Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $38,993.07 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, FLOYD R Employer name Town of Argyle Amount $38,993.07 Date 01/01/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYVILLE, VIRGINIA E Employer name Town of Marion Amount $38,992.92 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYFORD, SARA J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $38,992.81 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNER, LAURIE B Employer name Ontario County Amount $38,992.75 Date 11/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, WINIFRED L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,992.67 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, HOPE C Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $38,992.59 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, CHARLES O Employer name Town of Argyle Amount $38,992.00 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUSTER, STEVEN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $38,991.94 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, JANE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,991.92 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARD, DIEUDONNE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $38,991.83 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURST, SHERRY L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,991.76 Date 07/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTY, RAYMOND Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,991.76 Date 02/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGH, SANDRA L Employer name Columbia County Amount $38,991.60 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYE, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Albany Amount $38,991.42 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LURENZ, HOLLY R Employer name Broome Co Soil,Water Cons Dist Amount $38,991.41 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GECI-BLACK, DEBORAH L Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $38,991.36 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, BOBBIE J Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $38,991.06 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVET, PRINCE A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $38,990.99 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, YOJANY O Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,990.95 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CESARE, DIANE Employer name Warren County Amount $38,990.90 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWERS, SANDRA I Employer name Herkimer County Amount $38,990.60 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHAVONNE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,990.51 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC REYNOLDS, LARKIN S Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $38,990.09 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ROBERT R Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $38,989.91 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROWS, JOEL R Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $38,989.79 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, MICHAEL F Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $38,989.61 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRLEY, JO ANN Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $38,989.60 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZI, SHARON M Employer name Erie County Amount $38,989.46 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOHE, LEANNA S Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $38,989.39 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA-BROWN, BARBARA J Employer name Livingston County Amount $38,989.21 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEROWSKY, PATRICIA A Employer name Livingston County Amount $38,989.16 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUBER, BEVERLY J Employer name Livingston County Amount $38,989.16 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, KIM D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,988.90 Date 07/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, BARBARA A Employer name Columbia County Amount $38,988.81 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSOKPO, ONOME H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,988.56 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, RICHARD Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,988.40 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACHADOURIAN, JANINE M Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $38,988.39 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, THOMAS C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $38,988.36 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALONE, KIM A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $38,988.12 Date 12/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, MORGAN D Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $38,987.78 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ALLEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,987.19 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, SUSAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,987.14 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASALE, KATHRYN A Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $38,987.14 Date 10/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDALLAH, CHUCK M Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $38,987.02 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODT, BRENDA L Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $38,986.96 Date 04/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANFORD, TINA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $38,986.73 Date 11/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNARD, JERRY L Employer name Town of Tyrone Amount $38,986.65 Date 09/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUALE, CAMILLO Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $38,986.60 Date 07/09/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINKAUS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,986.45 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOZIO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $38,986.45 Date 08/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, MICHON E Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $38,986.32 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, NICHOLE C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $38,985.74 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, THERESA L Employer name Wayland-Cohocton CSD Amount $38,985.67 Date 04/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, CARLA A Employer name Lewis Co Soil & Water Con Dis Amount $38,985.62 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JAMES V Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $38,985.54 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARONE, KATHLEEN G Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $38,985.33 Date 06/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, PAUL V Employer name Hancock CSD Amount $38,985.20 Date 10/29/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, CHRISTINA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,985.17 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, DANIELLE C Employer name Education Department Amount $38,985.13 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, BRIAN M Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $38,985.09 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, MARK W Employer name Richfield Springs CSD Amount $38,985.06 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, BRIAN W Employer name Islip Fire District Amount $38,984.96 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMILL, TINA M Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $38,984.94 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPARI, MICHELLE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,984.88 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, JAMES M Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $38,984.84 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVONE, KATHLEEN T Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $38,984.74 Date 10/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, VERONICA L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $38,984.41 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORYEA, CHRISTINA M Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $38,984.27 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIREN, MICHAEL B Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,984.08 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, AMY L Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $38,983.71 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $38,983.54 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $38,983.53 Date 04/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, CONSTANCE K Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $38,983.22 Date 01/25/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERABAIN, EXCELSA P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $38,983.07 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JACKIE D Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,982.81 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $38,982.69 Date 05/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, MARTIN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,982.54 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, REBECCA J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $38,982.46 Date 05/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTENT, NANCY Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,982.30 Date 12/24/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTERFIELD, PEGGY J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $38,982.28 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIER, VERENDA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,982.19 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPLE, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Town of Long Lake Amount $38,982.18 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLESCIA, CYNTHIA A Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $38,981.95 Date 02/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURATORE, LISA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $38,981.73 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, LAKISHA Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $38,981.69 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHFAL, DIANA T Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $38,981.46 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLE, KELLY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,981.31 Date 04/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURGH, THERESA L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $38,981.21 Date 02/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, CHRISTINE A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,981.13 Date 01/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, SUSAN A Employer name Menands UFSD Amount $38,980.68 Date 07/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST BERNARD, CERELIA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,980.50 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NENNO, CATHERINE M Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $38,980.37 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTISS, ANDREW J Employer name New Lebanon CSD Amount $38,980.04 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ETTEN, KEITH A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $38,979.20 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOMOT, ANNA M Employer name Albany County Amount $38,979.09 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPFORD, CHARMAIN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,978.79 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDI, GAETANO J Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $38,978.56 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System