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 HARTSON, JOHN C Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $45,429.53 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, HEATHER N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,429.44 Date 08/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARUQUI, SHABNAM Employer name Amityville Public Library Amount $45,429.04 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, LYN A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $45,429.00 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, LANE H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,428.73 Date 11/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ELYSE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,428.64 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, CHARLES E Employer name Town of Fenton Amount $45,428.63 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKS, NATHANIEL R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,428.42 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, BARBARA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,428.23 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARUCH, WALTER V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $45,427.94 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDENBROOK, JASON P Employer name Town of Kendall Amount $45,427.92 Date 03/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERAN, MARIE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,427.67 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, LINDA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,427.67 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKSON, SHARON C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,427.67 Date 02/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURIEL, SARAH I Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,427.67 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, LUIS A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,427.67 Date 03/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, KESHA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,427.65 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELORENZO, MARIE P Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $45,427.34 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONFEY, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Gloversville Housing Authority Amount $45,427.26 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, ISMAEL Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $45,427.09 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORSOLA, JOANN L Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $45,427.04 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, RAYMOND Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,426.48 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMBHARD, JUDITH A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,426.32 Date 01/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLENTANTIE, LENROY A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $45,426.30 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, CHERYL L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,426.20 Date 04/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, JONATHAN R Employer name Town of Stamford Amount $45,426.02 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, ROBERT G, JR Employer name Town of Elbridge Amount $45,426.02 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH PRATT, HEATHER D M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $45,426.01 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JULIA A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $45,425.73 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, JEFFREY C Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $45,425.72 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ADRIAN M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $45,425.72 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOSHUA D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,425.71 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFLAND, GUSTAV J, III Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $45,425.61 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, CYNTHIA J Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $45,425.56 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, KAREN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,425.48 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRADINGER, SUSAN J Employer name Town of Hoosick Amount $45,425.00 Date 12/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JULIE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,424.70 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, STEPHEN G Employer name Sullivan County Amount $45,424.70 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, HOWARD Employer name Sullivan County Amount $45,424.68 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAN, KELSEY U Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $45,424.65 Date 08/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGES, DEVON Employer name The Comm Libr of Cobleskill Amount $45,424.55 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, ERIC P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $45,423.95 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, DIANA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $45,423.88 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVAS, JEANETTE M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $45,423.57 Date 01/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREYER, PATRICIA A Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $45,423.53 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, MATTHEW L Employer name Washington County Amount $45,423.37 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADAGNO, KRISTIN M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $45,423.35 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUYNH, CYNDIE V Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,423.34 Date 12/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KEITH J Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $45,423.01 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVOLACCI, FRANK J Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $45,423.00 Date 08/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, VALERIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $45,422.97 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDONATO, FIFI A Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $45,422.63 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, ROBIN L Employer name Riverhead Water District Amount $45,422.57 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHURANAYAGAM, ROVEENA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,422.41 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JUDITH M Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $45,422.24 Date 10/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NITSOS, MARK C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,421.99 Date 07/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, MARY M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,421.87 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CATHERINE A Employer name Steuben County Amount $45,421.69 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAY DRAPKIN, PAULA E Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $45,421.66 Date 01/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURBALA, MARY K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $45,421.60 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLICHIO, LAUREN C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,421.53 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, PATRICIA M Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $45,421.46 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SILVA, MARIA E Employer name Delaware County Amount $45,421.34 Date 07/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINFIELD, CYNTHIA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,421.27 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSZA, PAUL J Employer name Erie County Amount $45,421.18 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, MARJORIE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,420.77 Date 11/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, JEFFREY J Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $45,420.73 Date 06/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, LORI R Employer name Livingston County Amount $45,420.70 Date 08/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOSBERG, BRITTANY M Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $45,420.68 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBESTA, FRED W Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $45,420.60 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSINI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $45,420.31 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, VALERIE L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $45,420.26 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPALAU, ANTHONY K Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $45,419.86 Date 03/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, AVONDALE J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,419.57 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, LARISSA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,419.55 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDROSE, TAMMY E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,419.40 Date 10/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKOWSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Education Department Amount $45,419.29 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GRADY, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,419.05 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, CHARLES W Employer name Peninsula Public Library Amount $45,419.04 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD-WITTMAN, MARIANNE E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,418.97 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNAY, MARYANN Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $45,418.88 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MELISSA R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,418.00 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $45,417.96 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNROE, MICHAEL J Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,417.94 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTVANIK, JOANNE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,417.60 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAUJO, MARC P Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $45,417.25 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $45,417.25 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMSEN, DOREEN R Employer name Essex County Amount $45,417.13 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZONI, AMANDA R Employer name Central NY Regn Plan & Dev Bd Amount $45,416.66 Date 06/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, CYNTHIA P Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,416.65 Date 06/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY-CLARK, KELLY M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,416.64 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, PAUL E, JR Employer name Seneca County Amount $45,416.62 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MROZOWSKI, JENNIFER L Employer name Cortland County Amount $45,416.61 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZK, JUDITH R Employer name Erie County Amount $45,416.47 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDA, VINCENT L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $45,416.38 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE PLATO, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $45,416.13 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHINNEY, SHAWN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,415.64 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, GERALD J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,415.55 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSER, MARGARET A Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $45,415.51 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFTON, DEBORAH J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,415.44 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System