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 FERNEZA, WILLIAM B Employer name Village of Silver Creek Amount $37,711.36 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMICA, VICKI L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $37,711.14 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIDESTER, ROSANNE L Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $37,711.13 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SCOTT H Employer name Cayuga County Amount $37,711.11 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASSNACHT, KATHRYN B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $37,710.43 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONDS, KAREEN R Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $37,710.38 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLYN, LORRAINE C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,710.35 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINOEHL, JOSEPH M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $37,710.29 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ANGELA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,710.09 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, DAVID E Employer name Town of Westville Amount $37,709.96 Date 07/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, BARBARA A Employer name Georgetown-South Otselic CSD Amount $37,709.78 Date 02/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSEY, IRENE J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $37,709.55 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, TAMERA D, MRS Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,709.28 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOUD, MEGAN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $37,709.19 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, SAMANTHA E Employer name Orange County Amount $37,708.79 Date 08/07/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MARGARET J Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $37,708.76 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENISE, LAWRENCE Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $37,708.52 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, CHARLES E Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $37,708.33 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKER, DEREK M Employer name Livingston County Amount $37,708.29 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSICO, KATHLEEN Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $37,708.03 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, CAITLIN J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,707.95 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MICHELLE A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $37,707.68 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KATHLEEN H Employer name Webster CSD Amount $37,707.67 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOFIL, KRISTIN A Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $37,707.65 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPPINO, FRANCINE D Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $37,707.07 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBEY, RHONDA MARIE Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,706.77 Date 12/03/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DONALD K Employer name Germantown CSD Amount $37,706.23 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPMAN, WAYNE R Employer name Town of Leyden Amount $37,706.07 Date 12/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYE, KARINNE E Employer name Schuyler County Amount $37,705.62 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DEAN G Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $37,705.61 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, DONNA L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $37,705.49 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBER, CARMEN E Employer name Oswego County Amount $37,705.08 Date 01/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEFUSCO, RAMONA Employer name Town of Islip Amount $37,705.07 Date 04/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, VICKI L Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $37,705.01 Date 06/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNAY, LUIGGI F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,704.74 Date 10/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, EILEEN Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $37,704.70 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWANDUS, MICHAEL W Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,704.42 Date 11/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, LAURA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $37,704.06 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, RICHARD H Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $37,704.00 Date 10/16/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBAIRN, JESSICA L Employer name Columbia County Amount $37,703.82 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, PAULA A Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $37,703.79 Date 11/17/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAINWRIGHT, COREY L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $37,703.74 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MICHAEL J Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $37,703.67 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONIO, HECTOR M Employer name Garrison UFSD Amount $37,703.41 Date 02/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE-HOWARD, VALERIE S Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,703.38 Date 03/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, RHODA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,703.31 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KAREN P Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $37,703.21 Date 12/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERIDO, RUBY L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,702.70 Date 05/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, CRAIG G Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $37,702.65 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, KELLY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,702.56 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCHODI, RAYMOND Employer name Nassau County Amount $37,702.50 Date 10/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISINGER, CAROLYN M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $37,702.30 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZEKERES, DENISE A Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $37,702.18 Date 02/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, DANIEL G Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $37,702.13 Date 08/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, JOANNA C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $37,702.02 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTLEROAD, MEAGAN M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $37,701.85 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWISE, SUSAN J Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,701.56 Date 11/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, JOAN M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $37,701.42 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONOPOLSKAYA, VALENTINA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,701.34 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $37,701.18 Date 12/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, SUSAN A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $37,700.83 Date 09/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, LISA A Employer name Village of Depew Amount $37,700.65 Date 11/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, MARY D Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $37,700.41 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, CECILIA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,700.13 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACHMAN, MATTHEW L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $37,700.09 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOYCHAK, LINDA Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $37,699.91 Date 05/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Thurman Amount $37,699.64 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, LYNDA Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $37,699.25 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMAN, HELEN G Employer name Hauppauge Public Library Amount $37,699.08 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCKH, ALEXANDER P Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $37,699.08 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELDRUM, CYNTHIA A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $37,698.43 Date 02/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, BARBARA Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $37,698.33 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAIZ, LAURA M Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $37,698.02 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEARWOOD, LISA S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,697.80 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLO, GERALD E Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $37,697.29 Date 08/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, PATRICK M Employer name Broome County Amount $37,697.15 Date 05/01/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBROTHER, LAURA S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $37,697.11 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, RICHARD A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $37,697.07 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, SUSAN J Employer name Columbia County Amount $37,696.69 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALARICO, KELLY M Employer name Columbia County Amount $37,696.68 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONORA, DEBRA S Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $37,696.62 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFIERO, KELLY F Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $37,696.59 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, GREGORY J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $37,696.47 Date 08/07/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINGAME, SHEENA L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $37,696.41 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, LISA A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $37,696.20 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, ALISSA L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $37,696.02 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GAIL Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,695.43 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, VERONICA L Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $37,695.12 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACCARI, NICHOLE Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $37,695.06 Date 12/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELIS, MICHAEL M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $37,695.02 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMENT, SONYA J Employer name Village of Owego Amount $37,695.00 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MEGAN J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $37,694.94 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, KELLY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,694.77 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARD, SONIA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $37,694.68 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JONG, ERICA L Employer name Montauk UFSD Amount $37,694.53 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, THOMAS H Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $37,694.50 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARTHE Employer name Westchester County Amount $37,694.45 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, MELISSA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,694.28 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, JOHN M Employer name Allegany County Amount $37,694.15 Date 05/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADDLER, GEARY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,694.15 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System