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 KENNEDY, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Sodus Amount $38,117.37 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTIER, VERONICA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,117.34 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICIO, DAVID R Employer name Downsville CSD Amount $38,117.16 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CAROL Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $38,116.93 Date 06/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINAL, MICHAEL F Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $38,116.89 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, JORGE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $38,116.76 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, PAMELA J Employer name Genesee County Amount $38,116.72 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, CHRYSTAL C Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $38,116.67 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTIVEGNA, DANA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,116.65 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEBER, LYNNETTE M Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $38,116.54 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAILLARD, KENDRA C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,116.34 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, LESBIA E Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $38,116.28 Date 06/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADASZEWSKI, PATRICK J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $38,116.20 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, GILBERT W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,116.13 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBOTKA, KAYLA M Employer name Oswego County Amount $38,115.94 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, KATHI D Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $38,115.42 Date 03/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, ELLEN Employer name Ontario County Amount $38,115.14 Date 08/11/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, VERONICA D Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $38,114.93 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAGONA, RACHEL L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,114.84 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, ANNE E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $38,114.83 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, SUSAN A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $38,114.83 Date 10/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONEY, ROBIN A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $38,114.70 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODERMOTE, ELIZABETH S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,114.63 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARMIENTO, YARENIS Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $38,114.42 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, KETURAH L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $38,114.06 Date 08/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULER, HARRIET M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $38,114.00 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCOMB, KELLY M Employer name Essex County Amount $38,113.73 Date 01/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDINO, KATHLEEN T Employer name Somers CSD Amount $38,113.67 Date 06/02/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, CARISSA M Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $38,113.51 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LORI Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $38,113.30 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE GRONE, ANDRE, SR Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $38,113.07 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTINIANO, ANTONIO F, JR Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $38,112.86 Date 02/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHTER, BRUCE E Employer name Broome County Amount $38,112.83 Date 08/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, SEAN R Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $38,112.66 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSORIO, JONATHAN G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $38,112.48 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZO, LESLIE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,112.47 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEIDEL, LISA M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,111.88 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSTEIN, EMILY D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,111.77 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWCZARZAK, DAWN E Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $38,111.59 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, MEGAN J Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $38,111.41 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, CELINES Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $38,111.14 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ANSEL V Employer name Office of General Services Amount $38,111.12 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, LINDA M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $38,111.07 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MARGARET Employer name Allegany County Amount $38,110.68 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERASAMI, ANDREA M Employer name Westbury Mem Public Library Amount $38,110.55 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEID, KAREN Employer name Town of Islip Amount $38,110.54 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YASKULSKI, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name Schuyler County Amount $38,110.40 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOIGT, LISA A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,110.38 Date 01/03/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWTHORNE, CLAIRE M Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $38,110.30 Date 01/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSENGER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $38,110.29 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, MICHAEL S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,110.00 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, NYRON N Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $38,109.84 Date 04/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVOTNY, GARY M Employer name Erie County Amount $38,109.64 Date 12/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIR, RAUDE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $38,108.97 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGE, BONNIE M Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $38,108.96 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDIS, WILLIAM JAMES Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,108.84 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, MARY C Employer name Town of Greece Amount $38,108.84 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, NANCY D Employer name Steuben County Amount $38,108.41 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, HERIBERTO E Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $38,108.29 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFAY-HAMMERLE, LYNN R Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $38,108.22 Date 08/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, JESSICA R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $38,108.17 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZIO, DAWN E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $38,108.06 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANNIELLO, MARIE J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $38,108.06 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENAVIDES, AMALIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,108.04 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, JASON B Employer name Town of Veteran Amount $38,108.03 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHODIMU, PETER S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,108.02 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOUGLAS E, JR Employer name Town of Addison Amount $38,107.69 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANTAK, BETHLYNN J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,106.92 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $38,106.81 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITER, ROBERT T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,106.69 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,106.39 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, MICHAEL P Employer name Erie County Amount $38,106.27 Date 08/23/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUM, KAM S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,106.21 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUAIHY, AMANDA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,105.62 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JESUS Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $38,105.40 Date 10/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, JOHN P Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $38,105.35 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, JULIA M Employer name Warren County Amount $38,105.15 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, BRIAN Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $38,105.09 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCH, DREW P Employer name Town of Stockport Amount $38,105.06 Date 07/03/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, LORALEE A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $38,104.79 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, KEVIN L Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $38,104.70 Date 11/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIAN, RICHARD Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $38,104.54 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AUKEN, BRIAN L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $38,104.48 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENNETH J Employer name Erie County Amount $38,104.46 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $38,104.44 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MARYANN Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $38,104.25 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORILLO, KIMBERLY A Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $38,103.77 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTLE, DEBORAH J Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $38,103.66 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNEBERGER, ANNE M Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $38,103.59 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, ANNA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $38,103.39 Date 11/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, JOHN J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $38,103.38 Date 10/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, DENNIS C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,103.09 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOSE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,102.69 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ANITA L Employer name Albany County Amount $38,102.08 Date 01/14/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIKH, DIWAKAR B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,101.64 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWINGTON, LORI L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $38,101.17 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, ANGEL D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $38,100.96 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSH, JEFFREY J Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $38,100.02 Date 06/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, TAMMY M Employer name New Lebanon CSD Amount $38,099.65 Date 02/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, CARRIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,099.63 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System