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 COVINGTON, TERI D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,084.50 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORVAT, MICHELE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,084.50 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAL, WENDY I Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,084.50 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDIE, ALICIA S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,084.50 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, TERESA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,084.50 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, BERNADETTE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,084.50 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENT, MICHELLE S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,084.50 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, YADIRA C Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,084.50 Date 07/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SIXTA N Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,084.50 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUTER, LINDA R Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $45,084.44 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, KYLE T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,084.40 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHRMAN, LINDSAY M Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,084.38 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, ROBERT W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $45,084.14 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, JASON S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,084.00 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGAY, LISA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,083.89 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUARTE, ROBERT Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,083.83 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORER, EMILY E N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,083.83 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, GEORGINA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,083.72 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOD, COLETTA D Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $45,083.66 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $45,083.46 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, TERESA A Employer name Livingston County Amount $45,083.42 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, RUTH E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,083.30 Date 01/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, THOMAS Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $45,083.29 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINGRICH, MATTHEW D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $45,083.26 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JAMES E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,083.24 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, APRIL R Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $45,083.22 Date 11/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, JUANA Y Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $45,083.22 Date 10/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACHAT, JUDITH L Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $45,083.22 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRILLO, KAREN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $45,083.22 Date 07/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUTTER, KRYSTOFER M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,083.20 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHARLES J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $45,083.11 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARDADO, ROBERTO S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,082.93 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JEANETTE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,082.57 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROUSE, EDWARD T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,082.53 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, AJA S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,082.38 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDY, GINA M Employer name Education Department Amount $45,082.34 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BUFF, MICHAEL E Employer name Education Department Amount $45,082.34 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAIL, SHERI J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $45,082.26 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JEANNINE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $45,082.14 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRETTY, JAMES W, JR Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $45,082.11 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATON, EARTHA V Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,081.90 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, KEVIN F Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,081.89 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAAM, WENDY E Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $45,081.88 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYMEL, JACOB D Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $45,081.63 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLER, JOELENE E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $45,081.48 Date 05/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUHUTH, DONNA M Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $45,081.47 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGDON, MELISSA A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $45,081.34 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TIFFANY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $45,081.32 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIOTO, ALFIA Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $45,081.11 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, PATRICIA L Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $45,081.06 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANIGAN, SANDRA J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $45,081.05 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERWAX, JULIE E Employer name Education Department Amount $45,080.48 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY, COLLEEN W Employer name Town of Livonia Amount $45,080.37 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLS, ANNA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,080.21 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUERBACH, ASHLEY M Employer name Orange County Amount $45,080.02 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOQUIN, WAYNE D Employer name Town of Morristown Amount $45,080.01 Date 05/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENN, MICHAEL W Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $45,080.00 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERT, PAUL D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,079.98 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARETTE, SANDRA M Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $45,079.71 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CATHARYN A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $45,079.49 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CHAPELLE, STEPHANIE Employer name Village of Whitehall Amount $45,079.48 Date 05/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARCONE, CARL M Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $45,079.42 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DAVID J, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $45,079.28 Date 02/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, DANIEL W Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,079.12 Date 01/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGLE, GORDON M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,079.04 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEH, TINA C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,079.04 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXIS, SAM J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,079.04 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARDI, ANNA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,079.04 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAMAYIL-PHILIP, JOJU Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,079.04 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, YAN S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,079.04 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENSKOSKI, RONALD C Employer name Fulton County Amount $45,078.93 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARVEY, SALONE M Employer name Campbell Savona CSD Amount $45,078.85 Date 04/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADROWSKI, ANTONINA P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,078.78 Date 05/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARD, MICHELLE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,078.51 Date 11/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, JODY S Employer name Education Department Amount $45,078.19 Date 03/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARANAS, THOMAS J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $45,078.02 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCOTTE, MARTIN A Employer name Minerva CSD Amount $45,077.83 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRELLA, DEBRA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $45,077.76 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHERYL D Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $45,077.76 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, JEROLD A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $45,077.76 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONTHEIM, MICHAEL J Employer name Wayne County Amount $45,077.76 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, RUTH J Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $45,077.65 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACHETTA, FRANK J Employer name City of Troy Amount $45,077.65 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, SONJA F Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $45,077.58 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JENNIFER L Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $45,077.56 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO PINTO, JOHN J Employer name Cortland County Amount $45,077.54 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOHN P Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,077.52 Date 12/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHINTO, MICHAEL P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,077.39 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMER, JOHN A, JR Employer name Town of Root Amount $45,077.29 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAACK, MICHELE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,077.13 Date 04/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACIAK, RONALD M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $45,077.09 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANSKI, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $45,077.02 Date 09/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMICINSKI, PATRICIA A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $45,076.86 Date 05/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCKNEY, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Fleming Amount $45,076.76 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CYNTHIA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,076.68 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIVA, MARIA NATALIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,076.54 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LUKE A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $45,076.48 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHS, JAMES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,076.34 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, ILENE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,076.26 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, LYNN D Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $45,076.11 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System