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 TAYLOR, BETH A Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,306.61 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, CHERYL L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $38,306.40 Date 05/03/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, JAMES A Employer name Steuben County Amount $38,306.38 Date 02/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHERN, MAUREEN A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,306.15 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORGETTE, GREGORY A Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $38,306.09 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, ANNE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $38,306.05 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYSER, CAROLE L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $38,305.95 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWLEY, JIMMY B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $38,305.95 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOO, TATANESHA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,305.92 Date 08/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOWSKI, KAREN R Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $38,305.89 Date 02/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUADRI, CLAIRE G Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $38,305.86 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMARRE, NICOLE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,305.66 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIZZI, BRANDON A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,305.40 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBIN, NADEGE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,305.21 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASELA, KAREN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,305.20 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRYDLOFF, DIANE Employer name Rockland County Amount $38,305.17 Date 02/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, JOSE R Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $38,305.11 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICCA, CAROL L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,305.09 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEARS, RODNEY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $38,304.99 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINCAT, MONICA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,304.56 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGISTANO, SEAN R Employer name Village of Northport Amount $38,304.45 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KIMBERLY Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $38,304.44 Date 05/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-VIL, MARIE G Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $38,303.53 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM-RAY, SYLVIA E. Employer name Department of State Amount $38,303.20 Date 02/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGENBAUGH, ANTOINETTE Employer name Greene County Amount $38,303.12 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, MEGAN M Employer name Village of Dansville Amount $38,302.81 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MICHAEL E Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $38,302.44 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILLAUME, CRISTY L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $38,302.36 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULK, SUSAN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $38,302.25 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, KRISTIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $38,302.19 Date 09/04/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIS, MARK H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $38,302.08 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, SUSAN A Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $38,301.98 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, WILLIAM T Employer name Erie County Amount $38,301.54 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CARTER D Employer name Schoharie County Amount $38,301.47 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, M TIMOTHY Employer name Albany County Amount $38,301.13 Date 05/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VIRGINIA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,301.04 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, MARIA A Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $38,301.01 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, MARYBETH Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $38,301.01 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, REBECCA K Employer name Seneca County Amount $38,300.95 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMROOP, MOSES G Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,300.88 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, ELLEN J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,300.67 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCZAK, KAREN A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,300.63 Date 04/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBIN, NANCY Employer name Rockland County Amount $38,300.61 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMAK, THEODORE E, JR Employer name Town of Willet Amount $38,300.51 Date 08/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAIMAN, MATTHEW S Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $38,300.47 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, MARILYN A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $38,300.32 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPINELLO, ROBERT V, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,300.20 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILIANO, JOSEPH F Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,299.98 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, STEVEN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,299.94 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBLER, DENISE M Employer name Walton CSD Amount $38,299.93 Date 03/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLES, EDITH Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,299.86 Date 12/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATKA, GEORGE P Employer name Cleveland Hill UFSD Amount $38,299.76 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, JACOB J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $38,299.64 Date 04/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, LAVERNE Employer name City of Utica Amount $38,299.56 Date 12/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, GREGORY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $38,299.43 Date 12/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAZIANO, LYNETTE M Employer name Wayne County Amount $38,299.43 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARA, JORGE P Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $38,299.42 Date 12/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANDRAIA, ANTHONY F Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,299.42 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, GLADYS M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,299.42 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETHLEFSEN, MARIETTA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $38,299.41 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BEVERLY R Employer name Hamilton County Amount $38,299.20 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITAL-HERNE, GARRICK A Employer name Nassau County Amount $38,299.17 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYMAN, CRYSTAL L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $38,299.13 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANOR, ALANE M Employer name Clinton County Amount $38,299.05 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIMMONS, JULIUS A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $38,298.98 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRKUTI, FIMETKA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $38,298.56 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBO, PAULA M Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $38,298.55 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, SUNDAY S Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $38,298.50 Date 03/06/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON, ORLANDO Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $38,298.50 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSKIN, BENJAMIN V Employer name Washington Co Soil & Water Con Amount $38,298.48 Date 02/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROPEANO, HELEN Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $38,298.30 Date 11/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CAPITE, ANGELA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $38,298.20 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, ASHA J Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $38,298.18 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALKUM, DAVID C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $38,298.08 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, ANA C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,298.08 Date 08/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEATON, EDNA K Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $38,297.59 Date 09/20/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPP, PETER F Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $38,297.58 Date 02/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVERO, TIMOTHY G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $38,297.28 Date 12/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ANTHONY P Employer name Town of Bolivar Amount $38,297.27 Date 02/05/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOB, DINA L Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $38,297.13 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKMAN, AMY M Employer name Erie County Amount $38,297.10 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, JASON S Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $38,296.96 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELIS, PAMELA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $38,296.78 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST CLAIR, KELLY J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $38,296.58 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, MARIA D Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $38,296.04 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHIER, RICHARD CLARK Employer name Town of Onondaga Amount $38,295.92 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKOWSKI, MARION Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $38,295.86 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORVATH, GREGORY B Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,295.33 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JAMELL D Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $38,295.31 Date 03/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINCKERHOFF, KIMBERY J Employer name Ontario County Amount $38,295.21 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, SANDRA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,295.07 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFORD, BRENDA R Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $38,294.97 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, SABRINA E Employer name Chemung County Amount $38,294.78 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMICA, STARR A Employer name Education Department Amount $38,294.62 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, DEBRA L Employer name Steuben County Amount $38,294.01 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, LA SHAWN V Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $38,293.67 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBY, SHIRLEY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,293.47 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERING, JULIE D Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $38,293.24 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARCONE, CARL M Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $38,293.13 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGAN, JUSTIN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $38,293.12 Date 11/28/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System