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 TOJEIRA, NICOLE I Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $37,913.01 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNISH, ROBERT A Employer name Victor CSD Amount $37,912.43 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, MARY C Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $37,912.40 Date 06/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUVIN, PIERRE J Employer name Dutchess Co Resource Rec Agcy Amount $37,912.40 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, JULIE D Employer name Niagara County Amount $37,912.35 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STADLMEIR, JOSHUA B Employer name City of Lockport Amount $37,912.24 Date 02/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERLY, CHAD E Employer name Town of Colesville Amount $37,911.84 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMEIGH, JAMES V Employer name Watkins Glen-CSD Amount $37,911.63 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOVER, DAVID R Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $37,911.41 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DENISE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $37,911.36 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENIRD, ELLEN M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $37,911.36 Date 01/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ANDREW C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $37,911.29 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPFER, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Turin Amount $37,911.17 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, ROBERT M Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $37,911.00 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZAPPI, CASEY M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $37,910.55 Date 05/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEARNO, LIA Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $37,910.26 Date 12/23/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, MARGARET J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $37,909.94 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROIS, JEAN C Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $37,909.84 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MATTHEW E Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $37,909.75 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACRI, ROCKY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $37,909.71 Date 08/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, STACEY L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $37,909.69 Date 07/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLAK, ALEXANDRA A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $37,909.69 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATLIFF, KRISTIN M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $37,909.69 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, NORMA J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $37,909.69 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROARK, DAVID D Employer name Town of Ohio Amount $37,909.61 Date 02/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, NORMAN L Employer name Town of Le Ray Amount $37,909.13 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHRYSTAL T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $37,908.92 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVALLEY, DEBBIE J Employer name Clinton County Amount $37,908.92 Date 06/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, JUAN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $37,908.68 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHROTH, ILENE L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,908.64 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KANE, JANET E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,908.64 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARC J Employer name Washington County Amount $37,908.60 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWRON, WANDA E Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $37,908.29 Date 01/26/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSCA, MARYELLEN Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $37,908.24 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ROBERT A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $37,908.06 Date 08/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARAVELLA, JACQUELINE M Employer name Erie County Amount $37,908.01 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZYMALA, NICHOLAS L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $37,908.00 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, JACK V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $37,908.00 Date 03/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, CODY J L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,908.00 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIMO, RACHEL E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $37,908.00 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, JACOB Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $37,907.90 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ALEXANDRA M Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,907.85 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, ROSEMARIE L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,907.63 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, AIDA I Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $37,907.37 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALAWENDER, RONALD S Employer name Cayuga County Amount $37,907.30 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPP, TANYA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,907.26 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGON, MITCHELL I Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $37,907.16 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATTON, JONATHAN W Employer name Town of Massena Amount $37,907.15 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABO, MICHAEL, JR Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $37,906.90 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, JODI M Employer name Education Department Amount $37,906.68 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKERT, JOY R Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $37,906.45 Date 05/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, BARBARA L Employer name Glens Falls Housing Authority Amount $37,906.19 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MELINDA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,906.18 Date 10/10/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, DOUGLAS W Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $37,906.16 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROMAN, DANNY L, SR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,906.10 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, NYCHELLE S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,906.02 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARELLI, LAUREN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,905.88 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFLUKE, DIANE M Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $37,905.67 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN FLEET, GREGORY D Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,905.67 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONDOLI, ANTHONY J Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $37,905.37 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSEE, ADELINE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $37,905.28 Date 01/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, JASON M Employer name Clinton County Amount $37,905.27 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN, MARCIA A Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $37,905.02 Date 08/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, WILLIAM J Employer name Moriah CSD Amount $37,905.01 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, ROBERT E Employer name Village of Brightwaters Amount $37,905.00 Date 09/26/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, CHERYL A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,904.78 Date 07/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KAREN M Employer name Alden CSD Amount $37,904.55 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEER, KEVIN M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $37,904.53 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, SANDRA J Employer name Off Prevent Domestic Violence Amount $37,904.48 Date 01/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOCA, EVA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,904.41 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITBERGER, ERIC E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,904.40 Date 02/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTORA, JACQUELINE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,904.37 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRULISH, THERESA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,904.36 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCIARELLI, EDWARD L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,904.34 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, LAURA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,904.34 Date 08/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PARTLAN, BARBARA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,904.32 Date 05/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DARRIN M Employer name Town of Danube Amount $37,904.07 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JAMES L, MR Employer name Town of Wheeler Amount $37,904.02 Date 04/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLINI, ELIZABETH A Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $37,904.00 Date 02/21/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, PHILIP D Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $37,903.94 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSONNO, FRANK E, IV Employer name City of Albany Amount $37,903.89 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, FREDDY R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $37,903.86 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORRS, ROXANNE E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $37,903.81 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYT, AMY L Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $37,903.45 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELIUS, DIRK A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,903.35 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, ANNA M Employer name Village of South Glens Falls Amount $37,903.23 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DANNY Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $37,903.05 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, CONSTANCE, MS Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $37,903.01 Date 05/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFNEY, LISA A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $37,902.83 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELKNAP, TONYA Employer name Town of Massena Amount $37,902.82 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, RUSSELL O Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,902.67 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, BRIANT D Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $37,902.48 Date 08/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIGENBRADT, BARBARA Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $37,902.22 Date 09/08/1969 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWAL, DENNIS J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $37,901.98 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORNAN, KEVIN R Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $37,901.80 Date 09/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER-PAPPAS, PATRICK W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $37,901.71 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WILLIAM E Employer name Erie County Amount $37,901.65 Date 02/16/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARTHMAN, RACHEL E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,901.50 Date 11/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDE, LISA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,901.50 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, HELEN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,901.50 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System