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 HARTLE, LULU M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,977.82 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSEHABER, MAUREEN E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,977.61 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEERS, VICTORIA A Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $43,977.52 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRASSER, CASSIDY L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,977.45 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGOBARDI, DONNA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $43,977.27 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, ARLENE P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $43,977.19 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDMAN, MARCI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,976.98 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTOROWICZ, YVONA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,976.93 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKNOR, KENROY C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,976.87 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARISAW, BOBBY L, JR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,976.84 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUERLEIN, BENJAMIN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,976.46 Date 06/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, PAMELA J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,976.11 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERWETNYK, NICHOLAS I Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,976.11 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Putnam County Amount $43,976.10 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZE, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,976.00 Date 03/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRAUDEL, HUGH R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,975.77 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, MELODY B Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,975.64 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MILLICENT Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $43,975.44 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSIBULSKY, LIBBY A Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $43,975.33 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANTREESE, RICHARD Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,975.33 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORCICA, KATHRYN D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,975.25 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, LINDA Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $43,975.19 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAURI, ALLEN H Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,975.10 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOESTER, IRIS C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,975.09 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANKER, RENDELL L Employer name Broome County Amount $43,974.85 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LAUREN E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,974.67 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, TINA M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $43,974.44 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBIRTZEFF, LISA Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $43,974.42 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNEY, MICHAEL C Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $43,974.41 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRACUSE, RONALD G Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $43,974.13 Date 09/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANO, ASHLEY A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $43,974.10 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELASS, MELISSA A Employer name Galway CSD Amount $43,974.05 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MONIQUE P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,973.89 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, TONI N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,973.76 Date 03/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALLO, KAYLA L Employer name Education Department Amount $43,973.71 Date 06/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOUNTY, GLYNN S Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $43,973.71 Date 11/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, WAKEESHA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,973.41 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, BARBARA M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $43,973.35 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAUJO, MAYRA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $43,973.19 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMY, ALICE P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,973.05 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARO, CYNTHIA B Employer name Erie County Amount $43,973.04 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, DUANE K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,972.92 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, RICARDO F Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $43,972.84 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARAMA, PABLO A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $43,972.52 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MAURA E Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $43,972.45 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, VITA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,972.26 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, TAFFNEY S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,972.07 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGFORD, JOHN M, IV Employer name Town of Wilmington Amount $43,971.92 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Corning Amount $43,971.88 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, WAYNE P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $43,971.47 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, MICHAEL D Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $43,971.00 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING-PHIPPS, ANITA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $43,970.82 Date 03/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHARLIE A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,970.71 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIN CLAIR, LISA A Employer name Cornwall Public Library Amount $43,970.67 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, REBECCA Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $43,970.56 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDEZ, STACY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $43,970.38 Date 11/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESNIAK, NICOLE D Employer name Herkimer County Amount $43,970.32 Date 09/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Tioga County Amount $43,970.27 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATHAM, BRIAN C Employer name Albany County Amount $43,970.10 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LANHAIRE M Employer name City of Albany Amount $43,970.04 Date 07/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINETAR, VLADISLAV Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $43,969.88 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, CHRISTINE C Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $43,969.68 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGLE, MARC A Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,969.47 Date 06/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, JAKE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $43,969.44 Date 12/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISCOE, ARNOLD A, JR Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $43,969.34 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KRISTIN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,969.30 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTESSA, BARBARA J Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $43,969.20 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ IGLESIAS, JESUS G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,969.08 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLAND, TRACY A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $43,969.08 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYEHOUSE, REBECCA L Employer name Clifton Pk-Halfmn Pub Libr Dis Amount $43,968.95 Date 07/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, GERALDINE M Employer name Steuben County Amount $43,968.90 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $43,968.81 Date 02/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLOCK, FRANK M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,968.69 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, KAREN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,968.55 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORAN, AMANDA C Employer name Erie County Amount $43,968.45 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, RUTH ANN Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $43,968.11 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $43,968.06 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNKER, WILLIAM P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,968.02 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAHUE-YALLI, DIONICIO Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $43,967.82 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, PATRICIA A Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $43,967.65 Date 09/02/1964 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, SUSAN J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,967.51 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILBURN, SCOTT A Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $43,967.36 Date 06/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESA, KATHLEEN W Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,967.14 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBOURNE, LISA M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $43,967.11 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINO, MARK C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,966.93 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, MARY N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,966.90 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIES, REBECCA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,966.90 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, SABRINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,966.90 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMM, DENNIS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,966.90 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOTZ, BEVERLY J Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,966.83 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISPOLI, LAUREN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,966.65 Date 12/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIVER, KEVIN J Employer name City of Fulton Amount $43,966.61 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUHASZ, SARA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,966.59 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKY, ELIZABETH C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,966.25 Date 06/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, CARLA A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $43,966.05 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTONE, ROSE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,965.92 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Broome County Amount $43,965.80 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAREDE, JULIE A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $43,965.59 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, JAMIE L Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $43,965.45 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, TIMOTHY D Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $43,965.43 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System