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 DE PALMA, PAULA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $44,240.92 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURDIK, PAUL W Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $44,240.92 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA HOWARD, AMERICA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $44,240.92 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIAKOSE, VALSA B Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $44,240.92 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, BETTY Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $44,240.92 Date 05/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEETE, CYNTHIA F Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $44,240.92 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, LISA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,240.89 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, RANDALL L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,240.86 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, CURLEEN L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,240.82 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARBOUGH, NATONYA M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $44,240.58 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASZKIEWICZ, PAUL J Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $44,240.37 Date 02/14/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRERA, LISA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,240.21 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, STACY L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $44,240.19 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DENICE A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $44,240.10 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $44,240.04 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, VERNON L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,239.99 Date 02/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENZO, JOHANNA Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $44,239.87 Date 09/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, JEREMY Employer name Town of Westmoreland Amount $44,239.78 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, MARSHA M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $44,239.58 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITZ, SARAH A Employer name Madison County Amount $44,239.50 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, BARBARA Employer name Madison County Amount $44,239.50 Date 08/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TYLER B Employer name Shelter Island UFSD Amount $44,239.00 Date 07/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, FRED W Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $44,238.87 Date 04/25/1955 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDRIGE, JEREMY E Employer name Town of Copake Amount $44,238.41 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHURMAN, JERROLD L Employer name Clymer CSD Amount $44,238.04 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, WILLIAM M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $44,237.97 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, ANDREW L Employer name Delaware County Amount $44,237.84 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMENDOLA, LOUISA Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $44,237.83 Date 06/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, DEVAYANI G Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,237.79 Date 11/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, RICHARD A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $44,237.73 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SCARLETT Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,237.60 Date 07/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DAVID R Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $44,237.16 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIER, DARYL G Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $44,237.15 Date 10/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGLER, DONNA J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $44,237.14 Date 11/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, KAREN L Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $44,236.94 Date 04/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DEBRA A Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $44,236.82 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MAGDA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $44,236.82 Date 04/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, DARLENE Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $44,236.82 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, VICTORIA Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $44,236.82 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ROSA E Employer name Department of Law Amount $44,236.82 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLOTA, CARMEN H Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $44,236.82 Date 11/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, ADRIAN Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $44,236.82 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKINS, LINDA F Employer name Education Department Amount $44,236.82 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDE, MARIE C Employer name Education Department Amount $44,236.82 Date 10/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, MARIADE LA LUZ Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,236.82 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIVERGIS, ROSAMMA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,236.82 Date 05/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, ANNE P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,236.82 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, LINDA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $44,236.82 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, STEPHANIE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $44,236.82 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JANICE V Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,236.82 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY-KAMARA, YVONNE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,236.82 Date 07/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, MELVINA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,236.82 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA-HICKS, LISA ANN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,236.82 Date 05/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDLEY, DONNA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $44,236.82 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER-MCKOY, CAROL R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $44,236.82 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, LESTER E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $44,236.82 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PATRICIA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $44,236.82 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANSINI, MARYANNE Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $44,236.82 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ANNE M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $44,236.82 Date 11/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, PHILIP S Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,236.82 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, DOROTHY G Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $44,236.82 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MARVA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,236.82 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, DONALD A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,236.82 Date 03/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, WANDA D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,236.82 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRRELL, RAFAEL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,236.82 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUGH, JASON D Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $44,236.76 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANA, WILLIAM J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,236.32 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, BRENDA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $44,236.23 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, KAREN P Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $44,236.05 Date 03/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRINO, CHERYL L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,235.98 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALIE, BRUCE P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,235.91 Date 11/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, ELAINE A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $44,235.86 Date 06/14/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLFE, JOHN A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $44,235.84 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSBEY, ALEXANDER J Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $44,235.78 Date 03/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGOSIAN, NANOR Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,235.64 Date 09/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASSIN, CIANNA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $44,235.49 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MORGAN A Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $44,235.39 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JESSICA P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,235.25 Date 04/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, KEITH D Employer name Town of Hunter Amount $44,235.16 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ALYSSA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,234.95 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVAY, DEBORAH J Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,234.42 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHALLEHN, MARY E Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $44,234.39 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZECHER-TROPP, FREDA Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $44,234.36 Date 02/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MARILYN Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $44,234.14 Date 04/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, LAWRENCE T Employer name Town of Ephratah Amount $44,234.08 Date 04/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, LENORE K Employer name Town of Lake George Amount $44,233.91 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ-NUNEZ, ANGELA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,233.81 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, JASON W Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,233.77 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOE, TRENDON P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,233.26 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAD, KRISTEN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,233.14 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARING, JUDIANNE M Employer name Orleans County Amount $44,233.12 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, NADIA S Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $44,232.85 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGARA, JAIRO E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,232.80 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOINER, TAWANDA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,232.66 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETALLICK, ALYSE S Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $44,232.27 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCIO, STEPHEN T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,232.24 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, FLORA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,231.88 Date 10/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ROGER G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $44,231.80 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LINDEN D, JR Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,231.49 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYCZEWSKA, ANNA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,231.49 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System