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 TORRES, SERENA L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,231.49 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSALLO, PAMELA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,231.34 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, YONETTE Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $44,231.13 Date 08/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALTY, ELIZABETH Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $44,231.11 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-LOUIS, WINDIA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $44,231.10 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NODINE, BRUCE A, JR Employer name Town of Sempronius Amount $44,230.82 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, JACK W, JR Employer name Town of Harford Amount $44,230.80 Date 01/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, JAMES Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,230.49 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZARIO, NICK S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,230.49 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, AMY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $44,230.48 Date 12/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLARD, DERRICK W Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,229.87 Date 06/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDO, KIRK M Employer name Herkimer Housing Authority Amount $44,229.85 Date 04/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, JENNIFER M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $44,229.81 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINO, JACLYN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $44,229.74 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARROW, DENISE R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $44,229.74 Date 08/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, YADIRA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $44,229.74 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAJACK, BRITTANY A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $44,229.74 Date 02/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBITTS, KRISTEN N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,229.53 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALFOORT, KATHLEEN C Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $44,229.35 Date 06/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUPP, JACQUELYN Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $44,229.31 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAGHER, DONALD E Employer name Greene County Amount $44,229.24 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNE, NEVILLE L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,229.06 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, NANCY J Employer name North Collins CSD Amount $44,228.87 Date 07/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, BRENDAN T Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $44,228.70 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, THOMAS R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,228.69 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRIM, WASYL P Employer name Town of Leyden Amount $44,228.63 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO PRESTI, MARTHA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,228.62 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, EDWIN R JR Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $44,228.40 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, LEROY A Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $44,228.32 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, JOSEPHINE V Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $44,227.59 Date 04/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, THERESA Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $44,227.40 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURK, EDWARD C Employer name Town of Covert Amount $44,226.95 Date 10/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSSON, ELAINE R Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $44,226.80 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIOVETTA, JODI A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $44,226.54 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CATHERINE C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,226.51 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORBUT, WILLIAM K Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $44,225.88 Date 01/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, DAWN E Employer name Livingston County Amount $44,225.86 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, TRACEY L Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $44,225.83 Date 02/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTOMAYER, RICHARD D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,225.26 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLOAT, LYNN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,225.10 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARALUNAS, EVAN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,224.95 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEE, RONALD L Employer name Town of Cameron Amount $44,224.90 Date 05/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDT, SCOTT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $44,224.61 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, EMILY J Employer name Village of Walden Amount $44,224.32 Date 09/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE HAAN, THOMAS Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $44,224.26 Date 05/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRECHSEL, BONNIE G Employer name Terryville Fire District Amount $44,224.24 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSLOW, MELLISSA J Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $44,223.91 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, ANNETTE Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $44,223.47 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENET, MARIA Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $44,223.36 Date 08/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGMAN, MARY B Employer name Montgomery County Amount $44,223.11 Date 09/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETIER, MICHELLE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $44,223.04 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EANNIELLO, NICHOLAS M Employer name City of Utica Amount $44,222.89 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAUS, ROSALBA Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,222.58 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, RUSSELL K Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $44,222.50 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QERSAQI, LILJANA JETIMI Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $44,222.49 Date 10/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASSETTA, SEBASTIAN J, JR Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,222.45 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, NICOLE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $44,222.04 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, VIRGINIA K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,222.01 Date 03/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARIELLO, BARBARA A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,221.39 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOUGLAS E, JR Employer name Town of Addison Amount $44,221.34 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMLEY, JANE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,221.32 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXSON, ROBIN A Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $44,221.23 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, NIKITIA D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,221.10 Date 04/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAM, JEFFREY A Employer name Fort Plain CSD Amount $44,220.75 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, JOHN J, III Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $44,220.72 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, MURRAY A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $44,220.65 Date 12/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUTE, LAURA A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $44,220.60 Date 04/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERWAY, CHERYL D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,220.42 Date 02/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, KAREN A Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $44,220.41 Date 02/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, CYNTHIA T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,220.07 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILYARD, MALINDA M Employer name Livingston County Amount $44,220.01 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM-JAYSON, JESSICA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,219.80 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, PETER Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,219.80 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDO, JANINE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,219.66 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINSON, CARMEN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,219.55 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISER, JOHN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $44,219.20 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNTJES, RONALD J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,218.91 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLHILL, LORETTA S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,218.79 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, MARIANNE Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $44,218.68 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIN, LEE ANNE M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $44,218.68 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDA, JOSEPH R Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $44,218.51 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, MELISSA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,218.46 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIBINSKI, FELICIA B Employer name Town of Victor Amount $44,218.44 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESMORE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,218.03 Date 08/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, GAIL E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,217.95 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSUMANO, JESSICA Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $44,217.95 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROKITKA, DOUGLAS J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,217.76 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KIRK C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $44,217.55 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVELLE, DANIEL D Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $44,217.52 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRRAMI, JESSICA L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $44,217.51 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLLI, EDWARD J Employer name Broome County Amount $44,217.48 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, RICHARD C, II Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,217.33 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKER, MELINDA J Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $44,217.20 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMENS, BARBARA L Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $44,216.84 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERSKY, JENNA M Employer name Albany County Amount $44,216.76 Date 07/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, JAMES E Employer name West Islip Public Library Amount $44,216.18 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANN L Employer name Eden CSD Amount $44,216.00 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERR, MARY L Employer name Eden CSD Amount $44,216.00 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, DOUGLAS C Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $44,215.87 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRELL, AUDREY FAYE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $44,215.63 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System