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 GAYLE, XAVIAR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $35,971.05 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Cortland Amount $35,970.53 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCHETTI, DIANE E Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $35,970.49 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, LISAROSE Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,970.42 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Niagara County Amount $35,970.15 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JUDITH Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $35,970.11 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KEITH Q Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,970.09 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BONTE, NICHOLAS G Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $35,969.97 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, ROGER S Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $35,969.71 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOOS, CAROLYN M Employer name Erie County Amount $35,969.60 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, CHRISTINE M Employer name West Hempstead Fire District Amount $35,969.55 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERILLO, ROBERT J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $35,969.51 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, CHRISTINA M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $35,969.02 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, CHAD C Employer name Town of Summerhill Amount $35,968.50 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $35,968.28 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLA, ROCIO Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $35,967.90 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIGON, GREGORY J Employer name Centr NY Reg Market Authority Amount $35,967.69 Date 09/23/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, MARGARET E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,967.66 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, GREGORY S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,967.66 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIS, ELAINE Employer name Erie County Amount $35,967.62 Date 07/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NZINGHA, KITO Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,967.52 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, MARILIND C Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,967.02 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, TAMMY L Employer name Portville CSD Amount $35,966.97 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAHID, FARZANA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $35,966.88 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, SCOTT D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,966.13 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUST, JAMIE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,965.88 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGOZZINE, BONNY A Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $35,965.78 Date 04/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPEY, DENISE A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $35,965.58 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALKOWSKI, KEVIN A Employer name Fredonia CSD Amount $35,965.57 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, JOSEPH J Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $35,965.56 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, TIMOTHY N Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $35,965.56 Date 09/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, SEAN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $35,965.05 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMUNDS, SUSAN J Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $35,964.67 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, BARRY L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $35,964.42 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSION, ELIZABETH M Employer name Orange County Amount $35,963.83 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RHONDA J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $35,963.68 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON-SMITH, DANIEL J Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,963.60 Date 05/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGLIOMENI-ALBANESE, ROSAMARIA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $35,963.21 Date 07/21/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARIANNE G Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $35,963.11 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, SYLVESTER Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $35,963.03 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSIGNOLO, BENJAMIN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,962.78 Date 06/15/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFUNDSTEIN, CHRISTINE I Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $35,962.69 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, BETH A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $35,962.68 Date 07/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, GAIL Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $35,962.42 Date 07/24/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KENNETH R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $35,961.83 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, JACOB H Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $35,961.83 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, COLLEEN M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $35,961.69 Date 11/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMANATIDES, DEBORAH P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $35,961.63 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CODY C Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $35,961.60 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNTZ, GEORGE E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $35,961.20 Date 10/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, ROBERT C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,961.07 Date 06/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANOWSKI, RACHEL L Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,960.72 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ALICIA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,960.44 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKHOUT, DONNA B Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $35,960.21 Date 12/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEELS, ERIC D Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $35,960.13 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, BRIAN W Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $35,959.98 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERKOWSKI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $35,959.91 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, ALYSSA K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $35,959.52 Date 08/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUPHAVONG, SOUKANH Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $35,959.50 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, DEBRA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,959.43 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, NOEL Employer name Rockland County Amount $35,959.43 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELIPOWITZ, DONNA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,959.40 Date 01/19/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURG, JOSEPH L, JR Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $35,959.37 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHOLA, RACHAEL M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $35,959.00 Date 09/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CARMELLA Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $35,959.00 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDINGTON, MARY L Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $35,959.00 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIER, JULIE L Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $35,959.00 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, JULIE A Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $35,958.46 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, BONITA P Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $35,958.15 Date 11/05/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWOOD-ABEL, LISA C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $35,958.06 Date 03/05/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIO, ELIZABETH M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $35,958.06 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KIRT M Employer name Orange County Amount $35,957.05 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREY, CANDACE M Employer name Columbia County Amount $35,956.58 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICIO, KATHLEEN E Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $35,956.54 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JEANNE L Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $35,956.02 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIA, EMILY E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $35,955.80 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, JULIE A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $35,955.78 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DENNIS A Employer name Newark Valley CSD Amount $35,955.70 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DELORES J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $35,955.39 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUP, DARWIN M, JR Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $35,955.13 Date 03/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAROS, JOSE R Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $35,954.85 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, BARBARA J Employer name Town of Stillwater Amount $35,954.78 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLUCCI-DENGEL, GINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,953.70 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, JACQLINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,953.70 Date 05/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABKOWSKI, ANN MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,953.70 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAWESS, SANTINA K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,953.70 Date 03/15/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, LEE ANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,953.70 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VOLPE, JESSICA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,953.70 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, DONNA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,953.70 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAHAN, CATHERINE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,953.70 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, NATHANIEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,953.70 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORENSEN, LINDA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,953.70 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESPOLI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,953.70 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, RUTHANN S Employer name Wyoming County Amount $35,953.46 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABNIK, KATHRYN M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $35,953.40 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDROS, DAVID J Employer name Delaware Co Soil Water Con Dis Amount $35,953.36 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOJI, LISA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $35,953.21 Date 05/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENESSO, DAVID M Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $35,952.90 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE-KAPUSCINSKI, ELIZABETH S Employer name Oswego County Amount $35,952.64 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBLE, SUSAN M Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $35,952.37 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System