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 GARCIA, SYLVIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,199.53 Date 05/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, CHRISTINE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,199.53 Date 05/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, MEGAN M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $44,199.20 Date 08/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, ROBERT Y Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,199.17 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIAS FELIZ, JUAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,199.09 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOOS, BLAKE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,199.04 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, TAMIKA D Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $44,199.03 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, CHERYL L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $44,199.00 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJAGOPALAN, UMASHANKER Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $44,198.99 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLTAU-MURDOCK, KATHLEEN M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $44,198.80 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADA, DAVID A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $44,198.77 Date 01/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTZEL, SANDY A Employer name Greene County Amount $44,198.70 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TERRANCE J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $44,198.32 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABIS, STEPHEN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $44,198.01 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Alma Amount $44,197.72 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGERTH, JON R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $44,197.70 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODING, KAYIN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,197.67 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, LORRAINE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,197.55 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRITER, NATHAN Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $44,197.35 Date 06/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, EDWARD J Employer name Village of Fort Edward Amount $44,197.26 Date 08/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELIS, JAMIE L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $44,197.15 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, CRYSTAL R Employer name Otsego County Amount $44,197.01 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, GABRIELLE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $44,197.00 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINGUEZ, DOLLY Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $44,196.97 Date 12/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARIN, BRANDON JOHN W Employer name Franklin County Amount $44,196.81 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MATTHEW R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,196.48 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUCA, TONNIE, JR Employer name Dutchess Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $44,196.16 Date 06/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPCCHI, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Lyme Amount $44,196.10 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMB, HEIDI M Employer name York CSD Amount $44,195.83 Date 12/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, AMANDA K Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $44,195.65 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PONCEAU, LYNETTE I Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,195.41 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, VICTORIA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,195.32 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVANIC, SHANNON R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,195.25 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBURT, AMANDA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,194.78 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, ANN LOUISE Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $44,194.73 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLASS, DENELL L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,194.58 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, PAMELA A Employer name Town of Bolton Amount $44,194.40 Date 08/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACSIRE, PATRICIA Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $44,194.39 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, DONNA L Employer name Orange County Amount $44,194.32 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAUBE, GUENTER A Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $44,194.29 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LYNNE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,194.06 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOWSKI, LEONARD F, JR Employer name Oswego County Amount $44,193.97 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANORA, OLGA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,193.56 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDRA, GAETANO GUY Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $44,193.54 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITTON, EILEEN P Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $44,193.29 Date 11/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JOHNNA L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $44,192.89 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, MARK A Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,192.69 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Delaware County Amount $44,192.55 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGIAMOH, ROSEMARY O Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $44,192.31 Date 11/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REPPENHAGEN, DAVID P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $44,191.73 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIS, ROSE L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,191.58 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDICK, JENNIFER L Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $44,191.50 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARD, JEAN R Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $44,191.50 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, THERESE M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $44,191.50 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMAN, RANDALL C Employer name City of Troy Amount $44,191.50 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNING, BEVERLY Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,191.23 Date 12/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, JANE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $44,191.10 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Warren County Amount $44,191.09 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELSON, ELISA J Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $44,191.01 Date 04/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, WALTER W Employer name Town of Tyrone Amount $44,190.93 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARDIANO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $44,190.83 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEVILLON, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $44,190.73 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, ROBERT Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $44,190.43 Date 03/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMCZAK, MARCIA A Employer name Erie County Amount $44,190.41 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUSKIRK, KELLY A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $44,190.25 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYWANCZYK, FRANKLIN H Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $44,190.01 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINRICH, AMANDA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,189.97 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, STEVE M Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $44,189.90 Date 03/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, LISA Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $44,189.68 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, CATERINA Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $44,189.65 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, DAVID J Employer name Yates County Amount $44,189.60 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, THERESA M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $44,189.55 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LAUREL J Employer name Warren County Amount $44,189.51 Date 01/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORELL, CATHERINE H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,189.16 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, SAMANTHA J Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $44,189.10 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, JEFFREY Employer name Ellicottville CSD Amount $44,189.09 Date 07/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYSTER, SAMANTHA M Employer name Village of Cobleskill Amount $44,189.04 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ALVIN Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $44,188.94 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTI, THOMAS E Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $44,188.77 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFORD, ADRIAN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $44,188.75 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSEL, DENNIS Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $44,188.69 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, PATRICIA Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $44,188.60 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIRE, ROSA L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,188.52 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, JEFFREY D Employer name Ontario County Amount $44,188.36 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, TARA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,188.35 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, JESSICA E Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $44,188.26 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOINER-YANG, VONDA K Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $44,188.20 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNITZER, ADAM M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $44,188.04 Date 06/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, MECHEL Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $44,188.01 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, ELAINA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,187.99 Date 03/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVETTE, LISA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,187.65 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, BRIAN R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,187.48 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOCHOCKI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,187.48 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, LEONARD F, JR Employer name Hadley-Luzerne CSD Amount $44,186.91 Date 07/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNING, LOUISE A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $44,186.74 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMOHL, MICHELLE E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,186.62 Date 09/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, RICK C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $44,186.49 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURG, SARAH J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,186.39 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, JESSICA K Employer name Warren County Amount $44,186.28 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLADIS, EMILY Employer name Warren County Amount $44,186.25 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System