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 HELLMAN, JUDITH B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,870.34 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIN, STANLEY K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,870.34 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANLIS, SEAN W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,870.33 Date 07/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCCESE, SUSAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,870.30 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMITER, CONNIE M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,870.25 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHEY, JACQUELINE M Employer name Erie County Amount $46,870.21 Date 07/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYTTLE, OSLYN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $46,870.20 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MARILYN R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,870.13 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNUOLO, JAMES N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,870.12 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLEC, ANGELA M Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $46,870.01 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, LAURA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,869.99 Date 12/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, LATRICIA C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,869.76 Date 12/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYMAN, JACK P Employer name City of Kingston Amount $46,869.59 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIO, ROSEMARIE M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $46,869.52 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, WENDY L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $46,869.47 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DOREEN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,869.47 Date 12/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLENT, JOHN T Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,869.41 Date 01/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, SUSAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,869.34 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTCZAK, AMY L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $46,869.34 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERBERI, ENKELIN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,869.29 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKLE, BRIAN B, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,868.98 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, DENNIS P Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $46,868.91 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAN, CASSIE M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $46,868.81 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, STEVEN D Employer name Warren County Amount $46,868.70 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KENNETH R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $46,868.70 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VEAN, PATRICK A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,868.69 Date 08/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNIC, STEPHEN W Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,868.65 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLSEY, TIMOTHY W Employer name Town of Lysander Amount $46,868.60 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAK, CHERYL A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $46,868.43 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, NELIA C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $46,868.35 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS-BARASCH, REBECCA R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,868.01 Date 05/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRGWIN, JANE L Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $46,867.88 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, CARRIE B Employer name Genesee County Amount $46,867.63 Date 05/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILGALLON, MICHELE A Employer name Department of State Amount $46,867.39 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONNER, JOANNE E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,867.39 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIMENTI, NANCY F Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,867.39 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIOBROWSKI, JUDITH M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $46,867.39 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCZEK, DONNA M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $46,867.39 Date 03/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LORN, ANNE F Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,867.39 Date 01/03/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHAN, LAURA M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $46,867.39 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEFBECK, MELISSA A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $46,867.39 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLANAN, JO ANN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,867.39 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, MICHELLE J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,867.39 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOCK, KENNETH H Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,867.39 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DAVID Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $46,867.32 Date 09/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETZOLDT, LESLIE H Employer name Lewis County Amount $46,867.19 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,867.13 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, KIMBERLEY L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,867.13 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, FRANK J Employer name Westchester County Amount $46,867.13 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SHAQUANNA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,867.01 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, SHANNON G Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $46,866.98 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBERT, AMANDA L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $46,866.95 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, TENA A Employer name Broome County Amount $46,866.95 Date 08/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNISON, KAREN A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $46,866.89 Date 06/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTAY, JULIO Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,866.61 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LAKEISHA N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,866.25 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRIES, MATTHEW S Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,866.05 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEMIR, ANDREW T Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $46,866.05 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVDOYAN, DONNA A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $46,866.05 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPENKO, VIRGINIA I Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,865.83 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUGLAK, NANCY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $46,865.83 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWN, DEBORAH R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,865.78 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, MICHAEL A Employer name Broome County Amount $46,865.47 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARCZYNSKI, MARC P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $46,865.46 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, SABRINA Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $46,865.42 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAISLEY, JENNIFER A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $46,865.42 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, DERONDA Employer name Albany County Amount $46,865.12 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHRENS, DANIEL C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,864.92 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, ALICIA C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $46,864.61 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, CHERYL LYNN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,864.53 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPITANO, CAROL A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $46,864.53 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSI, ROBERT A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,864.53 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENT, VIVIENNE I Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $46,864.50 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, PAMELA Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $46,864.37 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIBINSKI, JODIE B Employer name Herkimer County Amount $46,864.29 Date 08/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESNY, ELIZABETH T Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,864.27 Date 02/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIOTT, JENNIFER Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $46,864.25 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBURN, GINA M Employer name Erie County Amount $46,864.15 Date 04/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,863.72 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIVERS, WILLIAM C Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $46,863.67 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, THOMAS H Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $46,863.66 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOHMEYER, KENNETH W Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $46,863.38 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON-PARKER, LISA R Employer name Department of Law Amount $46,863.23 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINES, LISA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $46,863.22 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIZZA, JACQUELINE T Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $46,862.96 Date 09/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATELLE, DEBRA L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $46,862.84 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, BRUNO A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $46,862.71 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOCZEK, DARREN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,862.43 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDGE, DAVID S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,862.31 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, CHARLES M Employer name Town of Durham Amount $46,862.29 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLO, MARIA C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,862.17 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, CARMEN R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,862.03 Date 05/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTALEK, KAREN K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,861.93 Date 01/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISSER, DEBRA R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $46,861.41 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILSON, LONNIE J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,861.41 Date 06/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONALD, VALERIE N Employer name Education Department Amount $46,861.41 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPLE, JOSEPH A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $46,861.41 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILMETTE, DONNA B Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $46,861.41 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSON, DOLORES J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $46,861.41 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, APRIL M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $46,861.41 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System