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 LARSON, STACY I Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,045.34 Date 05/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZZA, JOHN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,045.30 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, ALFRED Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,045.02 Date 05/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, MAUREEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,044.97 Date 10/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALDONE, JUDITH Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,044.91 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOURIDEH-ZIABARI, SEYEDEH M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,044.78 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, SHALINI Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,044.58 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDRESS, BRIAN M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $50,044.55 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZAN, JANE Employer name Sullivan County Amount $50,044.51 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPIE, LINDA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,044.26 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATHOUT, WILLIAM D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,044.16 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINGELSKI, TERRIE A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $50,044.12 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAULFIELD, KAREN E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,043.91 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAQOOB, SEREENA Z Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,043.85 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWLE, MARK P Employer name Town of Providence Amount $50,043.75 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ROSANNA I Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,043.52 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPENKO, DOUGLAS E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $50,043.41 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, SUSAN M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,043.36 Date 07/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $50,043.29 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEAGA, ANGEL F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $50,043.23 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,043.13 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, SUZANNE M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,043.00 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHEK, CAROL S Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $50,043.00 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ABREAU, FRANCISCA F Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $50,042.99 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, MISTY R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,042.56 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAILAS, SANGEETHA Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $50,042.34 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUX, JERAME S Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $50,041.62 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTRY, TARA J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $50,041.56 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOROSHENKO, GERALD V Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $50,041.36 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISBETT, DOROTHY Employer name Hicksville Public Library Amount $50,041.20 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, DEBORAH L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $50,041.12 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, JAMES Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $50,041.03 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECKTENWALD, JOHN T Employer name Town of Mendon Amount $50,040.96 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, SHAWN R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $50,040.95 Date 03/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, LUIS A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,040.85 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, SHIRLEY S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,040.81 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROAT, MARY R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,040.62 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, SUSAN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,040.48 Date 08/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MEGAN M Employer name Seneca County Amount $50,040.45 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, YOLANDA D Employer name Erie County Amount $50,040.23 Date 01/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURNEY, TRACY T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $50,039.46 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, LASHONDA D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $50,039.35 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONLEY, KERRY C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,039.30 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESSIN, SUSAN S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,039.02 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEELY, LAURA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,039.00 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADWAY, CINDY S Employer name Village of Malone Amount $50,038.56 Date 04/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, PATRICK J Employer name Erie County Amount $50,038.23 Date 07/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, KIMBERLY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,037.91 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASS, DANA E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,037.78 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRINO, JAMES V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $50,037.76 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUZICKI, JANICE A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $50,037.71 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNELL, DAVID J Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $50,037.64 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIERMEK, GREGORY T Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $50,037.43 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, LORI A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,037.39 Date 02/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, PAUL V, JR Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $50,037.29 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, DIAN L Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $50,037.07 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARZYNKA, SUZANNA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,036.97 Date 12/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORKE, LATISHA L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $50,036.90 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, CONSETA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $50,036.51 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYPAK, VEDAT Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $50,036.04 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHANT, TRACY LYNN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,035.96 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERGIAN, GWEN Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,035.80 Date 08/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, JENNIFER L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,035.43 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDALONI, THERESA Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $50,035.42 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MARIE A Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $50,035.26 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, YOJANY O Employer name New York Public Library Amount $50,035.25 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATCHER, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $50,034.73 Date 03/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, MICHELLE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,034.50 Date 02/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, ALISON K Employer name Allegany County Amount $50,034.38 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGLOVE, BRIAN C Employer name Wayne County Amount $50,034.23 Date 06/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIERBAUM, MARIA R Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $50,034.23 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMEL, PAUL S Employer name City of Oneida Amount $50,034.13 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, MICHAEL K, II Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $50,033.94 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEWAIRY, KRIS E Employer name City of Olean Amount $50,033.74 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKQUIST, ANNE Employer name Herkimer County Amount $50,033.69 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPP, MARY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,033.16 Date 10/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZIER, JACQUELINE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $50,033.16 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWORNICZAK, TADEUSZ A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $50,033.10 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKS, DEBORAH Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $50,033.10 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADIES, BARRY J, JR Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $50,032.81 Date 04/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, JAMES P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $50,032.72 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'EREDITA, ROBIN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,032.58 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINETT, MICHAEL J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $50,032.55 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, KATHLEEN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $50,032.44 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENESS, AUSTIN K Employer name Town of Greece Amount $50,032.27 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRUBB, CASSANDRA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $50,032.16 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, VANESSA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,032.15 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTENSON, EDWIN A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,032.07 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEAN, BRUCE M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $50,032.02 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, PAUL S Employer name Town of Danby Amount $50,032.00 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THROM, SUZANNE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,031.98 Date 05/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, DALE F Employer name Jefferson County Amount $50,031.88 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVADOR, LORI J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $50,031.56 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCHINO, JOANNE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,031.56 Date 02/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHN, DEBRA M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $50,031.22 Date 06/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, PATRICIA A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,031.10 Date 07/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, ANTOINE S Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $50,030.98 Date 01/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALEK, LISA Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $50,030.96 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ELIZABETH N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,030.84 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITELLO, DOROTHY M Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $50,030.70 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System