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 WINTER, JANET Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,675.81 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SHANDA D Employer name Cassadaga Valley CSD Amount $38,675.12 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROCCIA, ROSARIO B Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $38,675.00 Date 09/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOUNT, JANET Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $38,674.89 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, LORA L Employer name Westfield CSD Amount $38,674.86 Date 08/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, SHAUN T Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $38,674.71 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAN, CHRISTINA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,674.49 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZ, DONNA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,674.46 Date 12/11/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUZON, BETH A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,674.37 Date 11/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SISTO, CATHERINE A Employer name Town of Somers Amount $38,674.36 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTTILE, SUZANNE Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,674.35 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NENNI, SHARON A Employer name Orleans County Amount $38,674.17 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABOR, ROBIN M Employer name Poland CSD Amount $38,674.08 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNEY, JAMES G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,673.84 Date 10/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES RODRIGUEZ, ANA IRMA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,673.77 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEUBING, THOMAS E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,673.38 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKEL, BONNIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,673.17 Date 07/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, RONALD J, JR Employer name Fort Plain CSD Amount $38,673.17 Date 02/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLE, ANDI L Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $38,673.13 Date 08/04/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVALETA, STEFFANY T Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,673.12 Date 04/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, MIRIAM A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,673.08 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, DIANE F Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $38,672.87 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHART, KYLE N Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $38,672.80 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, DANIELLE E Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $38,672.67 Date 06/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DONA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $38,672.33 Date 08/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUNK, JACOB W Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $38,672.24 Date 11/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTON, GLENN E, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $38,672.13 Date 03/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPLES, STEVEN J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $38,672.07 Date 08/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRO, NATALIE A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,672.03 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURFARO, CHRISTINE Employer name Wayne County Amount $38,672.02 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDIN, MATTHEW S Employer name Albany County Amount $38,671.89 Date 01/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEMAGNO, MARIA K Employer name Broome County Amount $38,671.79 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKELL, RICHARD A Employer name Allegany Limestone CSD Amount $38,671.75 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEFFREY R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $38,671.59 Date 06/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MARY I Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $38,671.55 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JIMMY D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,671.21 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGLIN, JILL M Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $38,671.14 Date 10/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROJAK, MATTHEW W Employer name City of Kingston Amount $38,671.08 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEAKE, KATHY L Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $38,670.90 Date 11/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETAJCZYK, MARK D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $38,670.64 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNS, THEODORE J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $38,670.36 Date 04/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAITLAND, TAMARA D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $38,670.09 Date 06/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JACKIE M Employer name Opp/Ephr-St.John CSD Amount $38,669.86 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENSON, DENISE N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,669.81 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISZKA, JULIE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,669.60 Date 12/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENENATI, CAROL Employer name Jericho Public Library Amount $38,669.45 Date 07/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEDGIANOWSKI, FRANCINE Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $38,668.99 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUKOWSKI, CHRISTEN M Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,668.96 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRTUOSO, VINCENT D Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $38,668.88 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JOSEPH R Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $38,668.66 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIKELS, ROBERT F, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $38,668.45 Date 01/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIARD, AIMEE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,668.13 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPACHT, RAYMOND H, JR Employer name Sherman CSD Amount $38,668.13 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, GERALDINE K Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $38,668.06 Date 09/30/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBA, TRACY A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $38,667.91 Date 11/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, PEGGY A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $38,667.71 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAAN, MICHELLE K Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $38,667.59 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERRY, BURTON C, JR Employer name Town of Ohio Amount $38,667.33 Date 01/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMAN, CLAUDIA E Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $38,667.21 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALARNEAU, CRAIG M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,667.09 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYNAKOWSKI, STEPHEN J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $38,667.02 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZI, COLEEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,666.98 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THRASH, TODD E Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $38,666.71 Date 01/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINCK, AMY R Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $38,666.70 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IARIA, JACQUELINE S Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $38,666.64 Date 10/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSHUE, HOWARD V Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $38,666.58 Date 05/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, BARRY E Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $38,666.53 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SHERRY L Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $38,666.50 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSTENBERGER, ROBIN E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $38,666.27 Date 12/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, ARTHUR J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $38,666.25 Date 04/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRY, M VERONICA Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $38,666.20 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINAL, SANABIA L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,665.95 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRY, BEVERLY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,665.91 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETEY, BRIAN R Employer name Village of Great Neck Plaza Amount $38,665.59 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLEN, JAMES E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,665.32 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MARION V J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,665.22 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZARELLA, DARREN R Employer name Eden CSD Amount $38,665.09 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBERT, BRIAN F Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $38,664.85 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, LYNN F Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,664.76 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEDICKER, KIM C Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,664.65 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEY, BRENDA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,664.56 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERUL, SAMANTHA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,664.48 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, MARCI S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $38,664.31 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ROSE M Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $38,664.24 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DANIEL D Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,664.18 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, LESLIE J, MR Employer name Town of Burlington Amount $38,663.67 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIENKOWSKI, RAYMOND A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $38,663.46 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMENO, YVONNE S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,663.43 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSLOW, PATRICIA E Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $38,663.42 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISSNER, MEGHAN D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,663.01 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, DEBRA L Employer name Town of Greece Amount $38,662.28 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, CLEDIA H Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $38,662.17 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, DOMINICK Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,662.08 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, DOROTHY E Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $38,662.04 Date 03/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESSIER, JOHN S Employer name Town of Lorraine Amount $38,661.93 Date 03/31/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFOOT, HEATHER L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $38,661.87 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURAD, RODDIE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $38,661.87 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUILLETTE, ARLENE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,661.84 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, KANDACE L Employer name Fonda-Fultonville CSD Amount $38,661.79 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRKHEIMER, DONNA Employer name Granville CSD Amount $38,661.60 Date 09/04/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System