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 MC LOUGHLIN, SEAN J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,457.39 Date 05/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SCALA, ROSEANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,457.38 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, DEBORAH S Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $43,456.90 Date 03/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, KRYSTA M Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $43,456.81 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAUTNER, SUSAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $43,456.62 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $43,456.54 Date 03/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, JAMES E, III Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,456.28 Date 08/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KYLE J Employer name Village of New Paltz Amount $43,456.14 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROWN, JEANINE M Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $43,455.97 Date 03/27/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCAK, TAMMY S Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $43,455.81 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, CRYSTAL Employer name Schenectady County Amount $43,455.74 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTNER, STEVEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,455.64 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, LYNDA J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $43,455.60 Date 11/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MICHAEL A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,455.57 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECCARI, JULIA M Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $43,455.30 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACESON, ANDREI L Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $43,455.21 Date 06/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULVERWELL, WILLIAM E Employer name Orleans County Amount $43,455.11 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JESSIE F Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,455.02 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDERY, ZULFIQUAR A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $43,454.96 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTON, MICHELE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,454.91 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASI, JOHN J Employer name Town of Chatham Amount $43,454.75 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLAYLI, FEHIME Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,454.35 Date 05/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATHRICK, DAVID M Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $43,454.24 Date 09/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATE, KENNETH W, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,454.22 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GEORGE A Employer name Albany County Amount $43,454.05 Date 03/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, RUSSELL F Employer name Trumansburg CSD Amount $43,454.03 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYERS, BARBARA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,453.65 Date 03/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWS, TAMARA J Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $43,453.64 Date 09/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, YVETTE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $43,453.13 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDQUIST, JILL H Employer name Erie County Amount $43,453.11 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRZANOWSKI, ZACKERY A Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $43,452.96 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, JUAN S Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $43,452.81 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, SAMARA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $43,452.80 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBIA, VANESSA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,452.74 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, MICHAEL R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,452.72 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, KAREN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,452.69 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, WILLIAM M, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $43,452.57 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARIANO, ALYCE D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,452.08 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCHIAI, HITOMI Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $43,452.01 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, PETER M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,451.96 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMONSEES, JEFFREY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $43,451.65 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZELSAUER, KAREN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,451.61 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINER, CYNTHIA L Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $43,451.41 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, KAREEM R Employer name Village of Manorhaven Amount $43,451.35 Date 12/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLACI, JOSEPH Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,451.30 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNKER, KRISTINA L Employer name Clinton County Amount $43,451.29 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGILO, DENISE L Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $43,451.23 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONNELLY, DORIS M Employer name Warren County Amount $43,451.20 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ELISA M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,451.10 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KELLY A Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,450.97 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENELAOS, JOHN, JR Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $43,450.89 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDKA, JANET S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $43,450.67 Date 04/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, LYNDA J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,450.50 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, NICOLE A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,450.09 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURINO, EDMUND J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $43,449.92 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, EDRIS M Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $43,449.71 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATZ, TRISHA L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $43,449.67 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JESSICA B Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $43,449.60 Date 08/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, MARGARET J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $43,449.56 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMORI, CHRISTINE Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $43,449.39 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATRAY, STANLEY K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $43,449.34 Date 12/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, KAREN L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $43,449.05 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, CARLA A Employer name Education Department Amount $43,448.99 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOKOFSKY, DAVID R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $43,448.94 Date 11/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCOSI, MICHAEL C Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $43,448.90 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $43,448.80 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYLES, JOANNE Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $43,448.38 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSPER, ROBERT L Employer name Yates County Amount $43,448.18 Date 01/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBASCO, RONALD J Employer name Fulton County Amount $43,448.13 Date 06/10/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFER, DEBORAH J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,448.10 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEETER, MARY ELLEN Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,448.06 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEDENO, ROSANNA J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $43,448.06 Date 02/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LINDA L Employer name Columbia County Amount $43,448.01 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, JESSICA L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $43,447.99 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURSKY, KELLY M Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $43,447.76 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, LISA A Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $43,447.70 Date 02/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, VICKIE L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $43,447.63 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSION-GORDON, LINDA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,447.49 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORSUK, VIKTORIIA Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $43,447.27 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, RODNEY T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,447.13 Date 05/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, BEVERLY J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $43,447.06 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, THERESE L Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $43,446.69 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JOHN Q Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $43,446.65 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERONE, MICHAEL P Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $43,446.44 Date 04/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOY, DONALD B, JR Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $43,446.35 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORONSKY, JENNIFER E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $43,446.24 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCK, DREW J Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $43,446.15 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACANOWSKI, STEPHEN J Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $43,445.34 Date 04/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROADER, THOMAS M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $43,445.23 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSBURG, DAWN M Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $43,445.13 Date 02/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, SANDI M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,445.07 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARLETT, HUMBERTO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $43,444.90 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, DENNIS J Employer name Village of Montgomery Amount $43,444.86 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DAMEN A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $43,444.18 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DURME, JAMES L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,444.05 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, PATRICIA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,444.02 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, JEREMY M Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,443.98 Date 01/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JOHN P Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $43,443.97 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSNAK, STEPHEN P Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $43,443.96 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, BARBARA D Employer name Broome County Amount $43,443.79 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System