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 JOHNSON, CANDICE A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $38,846.41 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON, CARMEN D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,846.24 Date 06/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, KELLI A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $38,846.22 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, THOMAS J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,846.18 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SOTA, KENDYL E Employer name Washington County Amount $38,846.10 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, SUSAN J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $38,846.06 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARABLE, ARLENE Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $38,846.02 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITSCH, SANDRA J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $38,846.02 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISKIN, LAURA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $38,845.97 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JULIE A Employer name Allegany County Amount $38,845.90 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOL, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,845.87 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILICH, GARY R Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,845.69 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, ROBIN M Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $38,845.65 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIN, ZORANA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $38,845.65 Date 07/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIONE, NICCHO R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,845.29 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, CHERRYL T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,845.03 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEFIELD, SUSAN A Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $38,844.85 Date 06/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATS, DONALD J Employer name Town of Horseheads Amount $38,844.60 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDHRAJA, MANJULA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,844.49 Date 06/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVITABILE, CARMELA Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $38,844.23 Date 10/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, RAHSHON T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,844.18 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, GRACE E Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $38,844.06 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAN, CASSONDRA S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $38,843.98 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSELL, JOSEPH T Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $38,843.96 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WILLIE B Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $38,843.93 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITUCCI, JOHN F Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $38,843.80 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JOHN Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $38,843.60 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, KENNETH H, JR Employer name City of Fulton Amount $38,843.48 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLE, DEBORAH A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $38,843.40 Date 10/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZURLO, THOMAS J Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $38,842.48 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORONSKY, JENNIFER E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $38,842.37 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATCHFORD, RE QUIN D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,841.98 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNO, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $38,841.96 Date 06/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARIELLO, PATRICIA L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $38,841.54 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHANE, FRANK A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $38,841.50 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, KENNY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,841.47 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTZ, JOHN H Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $38,841.45 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADISH, JEANNETTE Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $38,841.40 Date 06/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, CHARLES M Employer name Essex County Amount $38,840.94 Date 05/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUDER, JERRY L Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $38,840.86 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJO, JANET B Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $38,840.75 Date 01/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOWES, AMBER E Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $38,840.73 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRMER, BARBARA J Employer name York CSD Amount $38,840.28 Date 01/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODHEAD, BRIAN D Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $38,840.10 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURASHIGE, LAUREL G Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $38,840.10 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DAVITT, TERESA M Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $38,840.00 Date 03/10/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, SOCORRO Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $38,839.60 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVOLA, SALVATORE Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $38,839.44 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, AMANDA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $38,839.38 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMKOS, CHRISTOS Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $38,839.22 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIVERLING, JACQUELYN M Employer name Genesee County Amount $38,839.20 Date 06/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, BEKKAH Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $38,838.78 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAN, DONNY Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,838.00 Date 11/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTE, NORRIS B Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $38,837.34 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURK, HELEN Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $38,836.98 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMETA, BRIAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $38,836.84 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDLEY, ROBYN L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $38,836.63 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, NORMAN B Employer name Broome County Amount $38,836.54 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZANICKI, ELZBIETA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $38,836.29 Date 07/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATULIK, DONNA L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $38,835.84 Date 03/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, MARK E Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $38,835.83 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPDEVIELLE, LAUREN E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,835.31 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORIGLIANO, AUDIE M Employer name City of Rome Amount $38,834.99 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, JANET T Employer name Livingston County Amount $38,834.73 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGNA, CYNTHIA C Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $38,834.34 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNN, JACQUELYN L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $38,834.00 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTIER, DEBORAH A Employer name Warren County Amount $38,833.96 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGAR, SHANE A Employer name Delaware County Amount $38,833.85 Date 09/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, CINDY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $38,833.64 Date 04/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, VANESSA M Employer name Washington County Amount $38,832.95 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-ROBERTS, ALICIA Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $38,832.90 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, CHARLENE A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $38,832.69 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, BETSY L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,832.61 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETTRICK, BRENDA L Employer name Livingston County Amount $38,832.46 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOENGES, SEAN A Employer name Delaware County Amount $38,832.43 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERR, TARA M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $38,832.22 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ALMEIDA, COLLEEN C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $38,831.95 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, JULIE M Employer name Oswego County Amount $38,831.51 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYWOOD, TRINA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,831.44 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANS, TERESA A Employer name City of Corning Amount $38,831.21 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, CATHLEEN E Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $38,831.15 Date 09/01/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELPOZZO, NANCY A Employer name Germantown CSD Amount $38,831.09 Date 02/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURRELL, EDWARD E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $38,831.05 Date 08/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, ELAINE T Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,831.04 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, SEAN A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,830.86 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, DAVID J Employer name Town of Homer Amount $38,830.85 Date 10/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, AMBER N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,830.78 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANNESSEN, JENNIFER B Employer name Sackets Harbor CSD Amount $38,830.66 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMPER, EMILY C Employer name Erie County Amount $38,830.65 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JALA, ANNA M Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $38,830.64 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORIO, MARY E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $38,830.54 Date 03/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWER, DEBRA S Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $38,830.47 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KELLY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,830.41 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JEFFREY Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $38,830.31 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, RYAN S Employer name Town of Ohio Amount $38,830.11 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASS, DONALD R, JR Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $38,830.01 Date 11/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAL, LAURIE A Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $38,829.93 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DAVID M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $38,829.81 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRANDIE N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,829.78 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, MAVIS A Employer name Education Department Amount $38,829.06 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System