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 LA MAGNA, KERI E Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,313.79 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRATIEN, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $44,313.67 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, LOIS A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,313.48 Date 01/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, KATHLEEN Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,313.47 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERTEL, KENNETH J Employer name Erie County Amount $44,313.44 Date 07/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAIRES, KATHY L Employer name Madison County Amount $44,313.42 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, PEGGE SUE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,313.24 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBINA, ADELA D Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $44,313.18 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMATO, ANTHONY Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $44,312.88 Date 04/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, LISA Employer name Cayuga County Amount $44,312.76 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, LAURANNE R Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,312.65 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, KENNETH R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,312.56 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, CHARLOTTE Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,312.43 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, DONNA M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $44,312.39 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DEBORAH L Employer name Oswego County Amount $44,312.37 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOCK, SHANNON D Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $44,312.21 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPP, LINDA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $44,312.21 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, SHANNON M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,312.04 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCI, RYAN J Employer name City of Utica Amount $44,312.02 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANSFIELD, LAURENCE P Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,311.69 Date 12/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GOY, CARMELA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $44,311.67 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, JOHN D Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $44,311.65 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VER HAGEN, NICOLE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,310.61 Date 12/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFAR, ALEXA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $44,310.61 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGREY, JESSICA A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $44,310.44 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, MATTHEW D Employer name Town of Salisbury Amount $44,310.18 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICIO, DONNAJEAN Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $44,309.64 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVERT, TIMOTHY E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,309.41 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATON, HOLLY L Employer name Steuben County Amount $44,309.09 Date 06/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBASA, BABATUMDE D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $44,309.07 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELARM, MARK E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $44,309.05 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, ALAN J Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $44,309.04 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDSTOCK, PAULA A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $44,308.57 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRUBA, JESSICA M Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $44,308.43 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, RAMONA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,308.30 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, JOSEPH P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,308.06 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVASTA, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $44,307.95 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTENT, JACOB D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $44,307.84 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDIWAY, JOANNE M Employer name Steuben County Amount $44,307.61 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFATT, CHRISTINE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $44,307.50 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARBY, PATRICIA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,307.48 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLANEY, VIRGINIA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,307.48 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EULER, KIM Y Employer name Schoharie County Amount $44,307.44 Date 08/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMER-STUFKOSKY, BECKY T Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $44,307.02 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CROBIE, SCOTT D Employer name Oswego County Amount $44,306.92 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, MATTHEW F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $44,305.91 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINAST, PAULO A Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $44,305.66 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAR, SUSAN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,305.65 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINRICHS, CHRISTINE K Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $44,305.37 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RAIMO, ELIZABETH M Employer name Oneida County Amount $44,305.17 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICERAN, CHRISTIAN M Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $44,305.14 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULSON, TRACIE L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $44,304.83 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, TARA M Employer name Albany County Amount $44,304.61 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNDA, SUSAN J Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $44,304.34 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, LUANNE L Employer name Germantown CSD Amount $44,304.24 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNIS, SEAN M Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $44,303.59 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CARL W Employer name Schoharie County Amount $44,303.55 Date 07/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANIGAN, KEVIN M Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $44,303.29 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, PATRICIA A Employer name Broome County Amount $44,303.15 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMES NUNEZ, ADALBERTO A Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $44,303.15 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, RYAN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,302.78 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORNE, SUSAN J Employer name Fort Edward UFSD Amount $44,302.59 Date 11/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDZESKI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,302.50 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA ROSA, JEWEL Employer name Erie County Amount $44,302.18 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURNEY, DANIELLE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,302.06 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, SUSAN L Employer name Broome County Amount $44,301.96 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IASONI, ADRIENE Employer name Putnam County Amount $44,301.87 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, JEFFREY M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $44,301.68 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, SHANA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,301.61 Date 11/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID P Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $44,301.61 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $44,301.56 Date 05/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIMKUS, TYLER J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $44,301.34 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANG, DENNIS G Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $44,301.18 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARAH, SARAWAT A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $44,301.12 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADSON, JOANNA E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $44,301.10 Date 04/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBANE, NANCY L Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $44,300.98 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LLOYD F Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $44,300.40 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLA, ANNA A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,300.26 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRELLA, JOHN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,300.04 Date 12/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMPKIN, FAITH O Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $44,299.95 Date 12/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, EDMOND Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,299.60 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DENNIS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $44,299.55 Date 08/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMERLING, JAMES R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,299.37 Date 12/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICIANO-GOMEZ, JENNY I Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $44,298.77 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, RONALD C, JR Employer name Town of Independence Amount $44,298.41 Date 04/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYMANOWSKI, MATTHEW J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $44,297.95 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROL, ANN F Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $44,297.62 Date 04/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, PAUL M Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $44,297.59 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USACK, KRISTINA N Employer name Albany County Amount $44,297.58 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTEDO, SANDI F Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,297.40 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, KEITH A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,297.40 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBORDS, LAUREN L Employer name Steuben County Amount $44,297.21 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESCH, CHARLENE L Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $44,297.03 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIMIRRI, EZIO, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,296.97 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ-WRIGHT, GRACE L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $44,296.89 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, CAROL L Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $44,296.79 Date 02/22/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, LILA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,296.63 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGOE, LILLIE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $44,296.54 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, SEAN B Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,296.38 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLUCE, STEPHEN M, JR Employer name Greene County Amount $44,296.04 Date 03/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System