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 SKOKOWSKI, DENISE L Employer name Erie County Amount $43,852.45 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, DOROTHEA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $43,852.40 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWINE, OLIVIA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,852.20 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARIDI, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $43,852.18 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERTILLAR, KEVIN C Employer name Little Flower UFSD Amount $43,852.15 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENDZUK, DEBORAH J Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $43,852.08 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOFRIO, MARY P Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $43,851.96 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, JENNIFER M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,851.92 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTRELLI, VINCENT A Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $43,851.88 Date 06/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MICHAEL C Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $43,851.82 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLDENHOUER, THOMAS F Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,851.64 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLANDO, GARY R, JR Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $43,851.36 Date 11/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, SHAWNNIQUA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,851.27 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, STEPHEN V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $43,851.24 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, RENNA J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $43,851.08 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KATHERINE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,850.72 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, PEGGY A Employer name Broome County Amount $43,850.23 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEVARA, EDITH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,850.13 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $43,849.79 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, LATISHA E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,849.70 Date 05/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BRADLEY W Employer name Otsego County Amount $43,849.31 Date 09/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECHOW, STEVEN A Employer name Downsville CSD Amount $43,849.18 Date 01/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JODI L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $43,849.07 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORVATT, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Union Amount $43,848.88 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, MARIO K B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,848.78 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURRS, CHERYL L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $43,848.66 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOVANNONE, JEFFRY J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $43,848.64 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERWYDE, DANIEL J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $43,848.61 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORKMAN, BRANDON P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $43,848.39 Date 11/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAINES, MICHAEL L Employer name Massena CSD Amount $43,848.33 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDEE, YVETTE D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,848.20 Date 05/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARTH, HARRY R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,847.92 Date 06/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTINGELL, FRED P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $43,847.81 Date 02/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, MICHELE D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,847.71 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACITO, COREY B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,846.35 Date 04/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULK, JOE Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $43,846.24 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSSELER, PHILIP D Employer name Erie County Amount $43,846.08 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEFFT, STEVEN C Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $43,846.05 Date 12/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEW, DERRICK M Employer name Clinton County Amount $43,845.81 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLES, JEFFERY J Employer name Town of Ballston Amount $43,845.79 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, MARK D Employer name Town of East Otto Amount $43,845.66 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAGNA, ALESSIO S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,845.45 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREISLER, MENA M Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $43,845.42 Date 06/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE-BARR, CHRISTINE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,844.70 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Gouverneur Amount $43,844.68 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, ROSALEEN M Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $43,844.66 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCEL, IRMA I Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,844.61 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIT, DONNA A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $43,844.57 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENEY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Pulteney Amount $43,844.56 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGRUDER, JAMES C Employer name Otsego County Amount $43,844.35 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, MICHAEL C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $43,844.28 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,844.27 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPROUT, DAVID W Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $43,844.06 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOESEN, KAREN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,844.06 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTZ, STACEY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,843.85 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD, ANTHONY W Employer name Town of Jerusalem Amount $43,843.64 Date 12/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, MAUREEN Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $43,843.64 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, LYNN E Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $43,843.63 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, MARKEETTA T Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $43,843.53 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, ALLISON B Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,843.28 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART ROTH, LESLIE A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $43,843.20 Date 11/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOGAN, CHARLES W Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $43,843.19 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ALISON K Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $43,843.07 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASAS, NINA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $43,842.95 Date 04/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOYCE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,842.63 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSEY, KEVIN C Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $43,842.58 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, CORY R Employer name Fulton County Amount $43,842.14 Date 03/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNAUGH, CAROL J Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $43,841.99 Date 05/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, JAMES R Employer name Department of State Amount $43,841.64 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILOR, AMANDA E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $43,841.51 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTICA, JEREMY S Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $43,841.18 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLSON, BRIAN P Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $43,841.04 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOGAN-WILMOT, A CAROLYN Employer name Montgomery County Amount $43,841.01 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGURNEY, PETER W, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,840.95 Date 02/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRINE, KENNETH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $43,840.86 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANKING, DAWN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,840.82 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSON, KATHLEEN A Employer name Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Lib Sys Amount $43,840.56 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, ANDREA R Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $43,840.43 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, GINA Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $43,840.41 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILOMENO, JENNIFER J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,840.26 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTARO, SARAH V Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,840.25 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELPHINE, CAROLYN Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $43,840.07 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, DIANE M Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $43,840.01 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORMUL, DANIEL C Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $43,839.67 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, MAUREEN E Employer name Otsego County Amount $43,839.63 Date 01/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, CHARLENE Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $43,839.62 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACHADOURIAN, JANINE M Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $43,839.59 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, KATHY Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $43,839.48 Date 03/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAGNA, GIUSEPPE Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,839.36 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDVED, SAMANTHA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,838.76 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUIN, CHAD C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,838.76 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANO, JOSEPH G Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $43,838.73 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, ANDREW W Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $43,838.23 Date 01/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTABROOKS, TODD G Employer name Village of Caledonia Amount $43,837.95 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HYDE, MARGARET N Employer name Mohawk Municipal Commission Amount $43,837.88 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ANNETTE M Employer name Oswego County Amount $43,837.36 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENSKI, ALICE Employer name Malverne Public Library Amount $43,837.33 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARONE, CHARLES T Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $43,836.95 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, BRANDON M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $43,836.93 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, ROXANN H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $43,836.77 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System