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 IACONO, SUZANNE H Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,213.45 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGNESS, HOWARD J Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $38,213.31 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, KAREN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,213.28 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, LYNETTE K Employer name Steuben County Amount $38,213.11 Date 03/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMBOWER, JANE F Employer name Steuben County Amount $38,213.10 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALESSANDRO, IRENE Employer name Steuben County Amount $38,213.09 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURCY, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,213.05 Date 12/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSHOT, RACHELLE L Employer name Allegany County Amount $38,212.64 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTFAGER, SHAWN D Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $38,212.57 Date 06/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, SUSAN M Employer name Yates County Amount $38,212.54 Date 10/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, KELLI A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $38,212.48 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMES, JOHN E Employer name City of Corning Amount $38,211.41 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, JO ANNE E Employer name Warren County Amount $38,211.30 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, ADRIENNE M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $38,211.15 Date 02/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIER, SARA Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $38,210.96 Date 06/06/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUST, LISA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,210.77 Date 03/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOBERN, JOYCE A Employer name Broome County Amount $38,210.38 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSEY, DYLAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $38,210.07 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, APRIL L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,209.60 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREUND, ROSANNA Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $38,209.54 Date 04/26/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, SHAWN B Employer name Albany County Amount $38,209.31 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, MAUREEN Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $38,209.23 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRADO, DANIEL M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $38,209.11 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, TERRI A Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $38,209.02 Date 10/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, JACQUELINE M Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $38,209.00 Date 07/10/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, FELICITA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,208.37 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRATT, JOSHUA Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $38,208.24 Date 01/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHES, SHERYL L Employer name Coxsackie-Athens CSD Amount $38,208.05 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAYTON, CAMERYN S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,207.60 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLIS, MARY T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,207.43 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLIN, LAURI E Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,207.10 Date 04/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJOR, LORIE A Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $38,207.09 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, DARYL L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $38,207.08 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTAIN-TOOMER, DEBORAH D Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $38,207.05 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MARCIA A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $38,206.71 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, TIFFANY L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $38,206.22 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, FANNY A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $38,206.01 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RAMSEY C T Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $38,205.69 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, MICHAEL P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,205.66 Date 08/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKELL, PENNY J Employer name Steuben County Amount $38,205.54 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, CYNTHIA A L Employer name Steuben County Amount $38,205.48 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIATO, LAUREN A Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $38,204.73 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, JEFFREY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $38,204.44 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHEN, LINDA M Employer name Erie County Amount $38,203.94 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOOS, ROBERT W Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $38,203.84 Date 03/31/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, NEREIDA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,203.74 Date 05/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JO ELLEN L Employer name Lewis County Amount $38,203.70 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, TAMI L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $38,203.64 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRERA, MEAGAN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $38,203.60 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIARANA, JAMES P Employer name Erie County Amount $38,203.52 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, CAROLYN A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $38,203.37 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, LORRIANE C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,202.92 Date 09/21/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, JANICE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,202.82 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, KIMBERLY B Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,202.51 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALL, TRACIE A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $38,202.05 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAJAK-ANDERSON, MELISSA A Employer name Broome County Amount $38,201.90 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWORKIN, DEBORAH L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $38,201.75 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, ELIE A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $38,201.49 Date 04/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, TIMOTHY S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $38,201.42 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENAUGHTY, JON E Employer name SUNY Coll Ceramics Alfred Univ Amount $38,201.25 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOD, TROY C, III Employer name Broome County Amount $38,201.15 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDDLECOME, LEE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $38,200.92 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, WENDY L Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $38,200.75 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAGHAN, WANNETTA M Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $38,200.24 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, MARCIE J Employer name Sidney Memorial Public Library Amount $38,200.11 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AVOY, BRADFORD D Employer name Town of Colesville Amount $38,199.97 Date 02/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ELLEN M Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $38,199.85 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, KELVIN L Employer name City of Norwich Amount $38,199.33 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CRYSTAL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,199.11 Date 04/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, DARLENE L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,199.01 Date 03/13/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWERY, DENNIS W Employer name Washington County Amount $38,198.72 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUYLER, ANDREA L Employer name Washington County Amount $38,198.51 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, MICHAEL J Employer name Cuba Rushford CSD Amount $38,198.47 Date 07/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTIN, AGNES G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,198.43 Date 08/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, CLOVER R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,198.43 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, JACQUELINE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,198.43 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACETO, EVA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,198.10 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCAIDE, MELISSA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,198.10 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, LORRAINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,198.10 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JENESE W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,198.10 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERCOLANO, MARIE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,198.10 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINELLO, SHERRY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,198.10 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLANN, JOAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,198.10 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, DORIS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,198.10 Date 03/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, JUDY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,198.10 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERKORN, MARGARET M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,198.10 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, NANCY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,198.10 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, ANITA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,198.10 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTERI, DOLORES D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,198.10 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTIERI, EILEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,198.10 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, GIGI E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,198.10 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHAND, MARION Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,198.10 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, LISA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,198.10 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POE, CHRISTINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,198.10 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCENTE, MARIA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,198.10 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTO, KELLY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,198.10 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, KELLYE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,198.10 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, SANDRA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,198.10 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, APRIL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,198.10 Date 05/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMCHARITAR, SATWANTIE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $38,198.05 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System