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 DEMERA, ROSANA N Employer name NYS Corr Serv,NYC Central Adm Amount $44,379.51 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, WILFRED P Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $44,379.40 Date 04/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,379.37 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE TORE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $44,379.36 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, FAYOLA L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $44,379.28 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, SEAN M Employer name Town of Catskill Amount $44,379.28 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THWAITS, MAX, III Employer name Essex County Amount $44,379.22 Date 03/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOURE, FANTA Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $44,379.14 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHT, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $44,378.79 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, ROMA L Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $44,378.67 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANIELLO, KELLIANN M Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $44,378.50 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORAZZA, MARIA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,378.47 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MICHAEL W Employer name Washington County Amount $44,378.44 Date 07/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DAVID K Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $44,378.23 Date 05/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, KATHLEEN A Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $44,378.06 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, DERRICK M Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,378.00 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNKE, THOMAS R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $44,377.61 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EWEN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $44,377.53 Date 11/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHEY, SONDRA J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $44,377.06 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, SHAUNA M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $44,377.00 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEY-SHAW, MICHELE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,376.99 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEFFERS, AMARIS A Employer name Livingston County Amount $44,376.97 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MARY ANNE Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $44,376.82 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, KELLY M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $44,376.68 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, DONNA M Employer name Baldwin Public Library Amount $44,376.60 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVALYOV, PAVEL P Employer name Binghamton Housing Authority Amount $44,376.60 Date 07/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PATRICIA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,376.40 Date 06/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILISTIN, ROBIN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,376.28 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMETH, STEPHEN N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,375.99 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOL, TYRONE T Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $44,375.91 Date 07/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARELLANO, ALEXA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,375.60 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILOT, JEAN F Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $44,375.38 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITCHMORE, SONIA MAY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,375.35 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, KELLY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,375.32 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTINE R Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $44,375.22 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, TRAVIS M Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $44,375.14 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, CHARLENE M Employer name Ontario County Amount $44,374.87 Date 06/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINT, AMY J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,374.55 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, LONNEE R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,374.21 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAU, ANDREAS M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,374.18 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNKLEE, GEORGE C Employer name Warren County Amount $44,374.13 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADDAUAN, SOLOMON M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $44,373.94 Date 03/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LORETTA M Employer name Broome County Amount $44,373.64 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STPETER, CHERYL L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $44,373.58 Date 11/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, SANDRA D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,373.43 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, KATHLEEN G Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $44,373.20 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ALPHA DEBORAH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,372.86 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHEE, WILLIAM C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,372.86 Date 09/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSTRAND, AMBER R Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,372.66 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLMAN, DENNIS L Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $44,372.60 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, GABRIEL A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $44,372.30 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGNE, JONATHAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $44,372.29 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMID, WALLACE W Employer name Village of West Carthage Amount $44,371.87 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSSICKER, MICHAEL S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $44,371.62 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDY, EMILY A Employer name Education Department Amount $44,371.48 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTARO, ANTHONY R Employer name Erie County Amount $44,370.94 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWUSU, ERIC Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $44,370.80 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNICK, CYNTHIA A Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $44,370.62 Date 03/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KRISTEN A Employer name Hamilton County Amount $44,370.61 Date 05/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, JOHN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $44,370.51 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, AMY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,370.37 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRES, SCOTT R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,370.36 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, DELPHINE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,369.69 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRENNEN, DANETTE L Employer name Erie County Amount $44,369.45 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ALICIA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,368.81 Date 05/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, JOANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,368.80 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEFFT, TIMOTHY W Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $44,368.72 Date 06/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKIEWICZ, LOIS A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $44,368.54 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ INGRAM, PRISCILLA B Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,368.51 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, SUEKAY Q Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,368.05 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETZLER, KIMBERLY E Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $44,367.91 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFOMANTE, MARY ANN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,367.75 Date 11/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHOENIX, CHEMEL V Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $44,367.48 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, JOSHUA D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,367.46 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DUFFIE, ANN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,367.23 Date 05/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, TED C Employer name Dundee CSD Amount $44,367.14 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERLY, SEAN L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,366.89 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JULIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,366.73 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICANDRI, HENRY Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $44,366.65 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, KYLE A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $44,366.13 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, ROMULO F Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,365.71 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MELANIE D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,365.68 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, MARGARET A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,365.66 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITINGARO, JAIME L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $44,365.07 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, PHILIP R Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $44,365.01 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIEL, KRISTOPHER C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,365.00 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDONDE, MICHELLE Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,365.00 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GAIL Y Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $44,364.88 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVISS, CHRISTINE Employer name Orange County Amount $44,364.85 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERHALTER, GREGORY R Employer name Village of Belmont Amount $44,364.73 Date 10/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGETT, MICHAEL T Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,364.70 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINNIP, BRIAN H Employer name Allegany County Amount $44,364.47 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHL, TAMMY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,364.43 Date 02/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAYLOR, MICHAEL J Employer name Penn Yan Bd of Light Commis Amount $44,364.29 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, STACEY A Employer name Moriah CSD Amount $44,364.07 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCARELLO, SARAH H Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $44,364.00 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARKEY, STEPHEN D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $44,363.94 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLOCCO, SCOTT M Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $44,363.46 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNEDEKER, MARY B Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $44,363.44 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, KAREE L Employer name Village of Sidney Amount $44,363.38 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System