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 SIKORSKI, TERESA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,777.95 Date 10/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USINSKI, HELEN C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,777.95 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDUINI, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,777.95 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSKE, DEBORAH J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,777.95 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLL, KEVIN J Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $43,777.92 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOW, KYLE R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $43,777.72 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, BRIAN R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,777.68 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVEY, COLLEEN Employer name Orange County Amount $43,777.42 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEN-DAVID, SHANA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $43,777.37 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, AMY A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $43,777.10 Date 12/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, KATHLEEN Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $43,776.74 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODI, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $43,776.73 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, REBECCA JOY Employer name Washington County Amount $43,776.67 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARRY, CHRISTIAN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,776.44 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALICKSTEIN, EDITH S Employer name Long Beach Public Library Amount $43,776.39 Date 09/11/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTLIEB, DAVID H Employer name Town of Martinsburg Amount $43,776.26 Date 04/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, DAVID M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $43,776.25 Date 10/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, WILLIAM E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,776.21 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MAGDALENA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $43,776.20 Date 10/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHING, DAVID J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,776.14 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHLEEN F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $43,776.07 Date 09/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOY, LAUREN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,776.00 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIATKOWSKI, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,775.96 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVILACQUA, MADONNA D Employer name Erie County Amount $43,775.84 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JILL D Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $43,775.63 Date 03/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, TAMMY L Employer name Town of Chatham Amount $43,775.61 Date 04/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC KINNON, MARIA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,775.21 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, SUSAN J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $43,774.87 Date 12/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, YUK-FUNG Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $43,774.78 Date 11/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, DENISE P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,774.72 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATIER, STEPHANIE Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $43,774.67 Date 08/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANOUS, KAREN W Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $43,774.54 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTSE, MERLE N Employer name Village of Wilson Amount $43,774.51 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILY, CHRISTINE A Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $43,774.40 Date 07/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEMEH, IJEOMA S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,774.30 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLICKHAHN, THOMAS J Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $43,774.20 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHOUT, MARY C Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $43,774.08 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALDO, SCOTT M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,773.95 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, WAFAA I Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $43,773.90 Date 04/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABERADT, ELLEN R Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $43,773.77 Date 07/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFFERTY, WILLIAM A, III Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $43,773.70 Date 04/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYTON, MARGO B Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $43,773.58 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUROSEAU, YAMILEE E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $43,773.18 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONRAD, DAVID R Employer name City of Troy Amount $43,772.90 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENE, CORY J Employer name Delaware County Amount $43,772.79 Date 12/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUALE, JOHN C Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $43,772.76 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, DEBORAH R Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $43,772.60 Date 11/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, MICHAEL M Employer name Erie County Amount $43,772.27 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, KASSIE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $43,772.23 Date 06/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEIS, CHRIS P Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,772.22 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAROSA, HEATHER N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $43,772.18 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGAN, CHAD J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $43,772.11 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,771.98 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLACE, DEBRA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,771.77 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, DOMINIC Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,771.10 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYONE, LAURA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,771.03 Date 02/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, JONATHAN M Employer name Town of New Bremen Amount $43,770.68 Date 01/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, ALEXANDER T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,770.55 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PAUL V Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $43,770.54 Date 11/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVOCK, BRANDON S Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $43,770.47 Date 10/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMAN, KRISTOPHER B Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $43,770.40 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUFFORD, DONALD Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $43,770.17 Date 05/31/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNA, RONALD F Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $43,769.97 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLONSKI, JILL A Employer name Erie County Amount $43,769.88 Date 03/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNING, DANIELLE E Employer name Erie County Amount $43,769.85 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTEMORE, RAENETTE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,769.84 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFF, JOHN R Employer name Erie County Amount $43,769.84 Date 03/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, SANDRA L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $43,769.28 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUIMET, JOSEPH L Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $43,768.94 Date 04/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZER, EMILY D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,768.84 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, SHEILA J Employer name Erie County Amount $43,768.84 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, LOUIS E Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $43,768.72 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCO, JUSTIN A Employer name Village of Castile Amount $43,768.64 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMRICH, DEBORAH Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $43,768.56 Date 10/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUNK, RENE R Employer name Orange County Amount $43,768.51 Date 04/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVAL, RICHARD M Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $43,768.50 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLARD, AMY S Employer name Broome County Amount $43,768.33 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISAJ, MARIA I Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,768.12 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVAGE, KATIE L Employer name Education Department Amount $43,768.07 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARMEL, IRA S Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $43,768.02 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDSTRUP, RACHEL A Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,768.00 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMENTIER, MEGHAN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,767.78 Date 05/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISSCHER, MATTHEW H Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $43,767.77 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMEAU, JOY M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $43,767.58 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, ERNESTINE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,767.56 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, TADJI A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $43,767.30 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ROGER Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,766.97 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUYRKENDALL, CRISTEN M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $43,766.95 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, MICHAEL A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $43,766.83 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUCI, RHONDA K Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $43,766.80 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARF, ADA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,766.62 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHBOUGH, SANDRA M Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $43,766.60 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARBORE-WHITE, LIESL P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $43,765.82 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, SARA J Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $43,765.82 Date 08/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEHRLE, SARAH J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,765.76 Date 03/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSON, JOY M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $43,765.37 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSGOOD, SHERRY E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,765.19 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELL, KATHRYN G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,765.19 Date 05/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTAINE, MICHELLE S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,765.18 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, MICHELE E Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $43,765.18 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System