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 DAVIS, BARBARA A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $43,868.19 Date 12/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DEBORAH D Employer name Department of State Amount $43,868.12 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRDHAR, SANGEEETA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,868.12 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DONNA M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $43,868.08 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, SUSAN E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,867.94 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAZA, DEBORAH A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $43,867.91 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, MIRANDA L Employer name Livingston County Amount $43,867.77 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLANKE, GWENDOLYN D Employer name Erie County Amount $43,867.62 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESCHEL, LAURA A Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $43,867.55 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, MIHOKO T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $43,867.19 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONNER, JODY D Employer name Lockport Housing Authority Amount $43,867.10 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, LOVERNE Y Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,866.67 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, ERIC M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,866.20 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARGY, VERONICA Employer name Ontario County Amount $43,865.18 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHAK, ERIC M Employer name Village of Medina Amount $43,865.17 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, EMMANUEL Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $43,864.68 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTS, NANCY L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $43,864.59 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARICLE, CHRISTINE J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $43,864.30 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, DONNA M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $43,863.88 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEM, STEPHEN W Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $43,863.59 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, JILL S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,863.36 Date 10/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, STEVEN P Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $43,862.97 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL-JOHNSON, ALDITH D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $43,862.89 Date 01/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, STEFAN M Employer name Otsego County Amount $43,862.58 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, ERIKA L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $43,862.49 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORVAZNIK, AMY X Employer name Albany County Airport Authorit Amount $43,862.34 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTNUT, LYNELL W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,861.97 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JOSHUA S Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $43,861.92 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, DAVID J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $43,861.66 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $43,861.53 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDO, JAY A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $43,861.52 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, GINA M Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $43,861.44 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLARREAL-WILLIAMS, JESUSA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,861.38 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, TIFFANY D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $43,861.33 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, CASSANDRA Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $43,861.28 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAB, JASON T Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $43,861.07 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSTER, MATTHEW C Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $43,860.91 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JAMES L Employer name Town of Woodhull Amount $43,860.88 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JOSE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,860.87 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, LINDA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $43,860.53 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, VANESSA E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,860.51 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGETSINGER, DENISE A Employer name Chemung County Amount $43,860.47 Date 04/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLETTA, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $43,860.25 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, KATHLEEN F Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $43,860.07 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, CATHRYN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,859.89 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGALL, CHAD M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $43,859.82 Date 05/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIN, JOHN T Employer name Erie County Amount $43,859.72 Date 03/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, ROSE A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $43,859.69 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, TRACEY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,859.60 Date 11/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, ANNMARIE Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $43,859.47 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, LATORSHIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,859.26 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALPIN, NICOLE M Employer name Chemung County Amount $43,859.26 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE-MORRIS, ANNETTE Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $43,859.03 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHABIR, RICK E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,858.86 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENECKER, NICHOLAS A Employer name Town of Schoharie Amount $43,858.80 Date 10/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, GERALD G Employer name Town of Johnsburg Amount $43,858.60 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFARO, JUAN F Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $43,858.37 Date 12/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, DAWN M Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,858.02 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, ANDREW P Employer name Town of North Harmony Amount $43,858.00 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, CHRISTIAN D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,857.83 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHUNK, LYNNE M Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $43,857.80 Date 02/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAURIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,857.49 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEDEMAN, LORI J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,857.23 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCCARELLO, LINDA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $43,857.06 Date 09/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLIAN, JOSEPH L Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $43,857.02 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIALLANZO, JOSEPH N Employer name Delaware County Amount $43,856.89 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DOMIZIO, RACHEL V Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,856.82 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRANDT, MARY ANN Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $43,856.70 Date 08/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TERESA A Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $43,856.70 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDAMONE, MICHAEL L Employer name Fort Plain CSD Amount $43,856.44 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMUEND, STEVEN J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $43,855.94 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, KIMBERLY J Employer name Oswego County Amount $43,855.74 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERBAUER, CHARLES W Employer name Fulton County Amount $43,855.68 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, MARTINA JEAN Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $43,855.62 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MEDELICIA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,855.47 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PUY, SHANNON E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,855.26 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIOTTI, SUSAN L Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,855.20 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTLEY, ALLAN W Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,855.05 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, EVELYN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $43,854.82 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, YOLANDA J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $43,854.71 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTZ, CHERI L Employer name Erie County Amount $43,854.68 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARK D, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $43,854.67 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYSTYNIAK, JESSICA L Employer name Erie County Amount $43,854.67 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMMER-CONNORS, ELISABETH J Employer name Erie County Amount $43,854.61 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, DESIREE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,854.38 Date 06/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSACZYK, ERIC P Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,854.06 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAISS, JOHN T, II Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,854.06 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARON, DANIEL R Employer name Albany County Amount $43,853.98 Date 04/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDICE, DEBRA J Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $43,853.70 Date 12/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFIN, AMIE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,853.64 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEE, ROBERT E Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $43,853.55 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, CORINNE T Employer name Victor CSD Amount $43,853.38 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Essex County Amount $43,853.18 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORIO, DEVIN W Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $43,852.95 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREEN, BRENDA L Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,852.94 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKHAM, MEGAN L Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,852.89 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, PATRICK W Employer name Lisbon CSD Amount $43,852.80 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROYAL V Employer name Lisbon CSD Amount $43,852.80 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSEY, KENNETH R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $43,852.79 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, CAITLIN E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $43,852.45 Date 09/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System