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 GARRECHT, JACQUELYN R Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $43,413.46 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALECCA, WARREN T Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $43,413.32 Date 03/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODESVA, ANN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,413.24 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JENNIFER A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,412.98 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIN, GUADALUPE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $43,412.94 Date 08/31/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, CONNIE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,412.81 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, GREGORY P Employer name Delaware County Amount $43,412.67 Date 05/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, VERNON L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $43,412.46 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, MICHELLE Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $43,412.44 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, CHANIE Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $43,411.89 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELBY, CLINT W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $43,411.86 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRACKEN, PAULA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,411.68 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, PETER E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $43,411.67 Date 06/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIA, JOSEPHINE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,411.32 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOCHTMAN, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,411.12 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ELIZABETH A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $43,411.11 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBST, BRIGETTE M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,411.02 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHO, LANI S Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $43,410.90 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, TRACY L Employer name Ontario County Amount $43,410.71 Date 01/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORGENSON, MARILEE B Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $43,410.41 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLAGO, JOSEY H Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $43,410.31 Date 11/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, MARGARET M Employer name Honeoye CSD Amount $43,409.85 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN, CHRISTINE Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $43,409.69 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, PATRICIA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,409.54 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, BARBARA A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $43,409.47 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOZA, LENI C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,409.40 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAWKEY, JAMES F Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $43,409.30 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAKES, CYNTHIA A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $43,409.25 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUEDA, RYAN J Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $43,409.07 Date 05/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, HYONIM Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $43,408.97 Date 05/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJREKTAREVIC, HASNIJA Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,408.72 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, KRISTINA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,408.25 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGO, TODD M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $43,408.24 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNSBURY, JOEL C P Employer name Albany County Amount $43,408.13 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBNER, LAURIE A Employer name Sherman CSD Amount $43,408.13 Date 06/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, JENNIFER L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $43,407.89 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, JANET V Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,407.86 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYES, DARLENE S Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $43,407.86 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBBS, RICHARD D, III Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,407.77 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, ANNA MARIE Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $43,407.75 Date 01/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THRASHER, NYIILA R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,407.71 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, RICHARD J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $43,407.66 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, ZENOBIA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,407.63 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARA, GERMAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,407.24 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADIS, LISA Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $43,407.20 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPELT, MARY ELLEN Employer name Greece CSD Amount $43,406.92 Date 08/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RONALD L Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $43,406.56 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE ROY, JEFFREY J Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $43,406.48 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEGELKA, STEVEN Employer name Town of Red Hook Amount $43,406.33 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCZ, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $43,406.14 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, JAMES R Employer name Genesee County Amount $43,406.04 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, MICHELE T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,405.78 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGDUE, STEPHEN C Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $43,405.59 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGGART, JANIE J Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,404.59 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEN, KELLY J Employer name Albany County Amount $43,404.55 Date 07/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMMING, AMY M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $43,404.53 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITCHEN, DIANE M Employer name Town of Lyons Amount $43,404.50 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZMACHER, BERNICE K Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $43,404.27 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VULLO, JOSEPH C, JR Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $43,404.21 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDA, MICHELE Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $43,403.99 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MARY J Employer name Albany County Amount $43,403.90 Date 07/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, FRANCIS J Employer name Washington County Amount $43,403.89 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RONALD R Employer name Albany County Amount $43,403.88 Date 03/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTELLO, ANTHONY C Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $43,403.59 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, ALAINA J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,403.57 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, RYAN P Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,403.45 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANINGTON, LORETTA M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $43,403.38 Date 03/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JAMES L Employer name Town of Morristown Amount $43,403.34 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSMAN, LINDA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,403.32 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDEE, JENNIFER A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,403.30 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASKULA, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,403.20 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDOLPH, ALAN E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $43,402.84 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, WANDA I Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $43,402.76 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOURY, BETH N Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,402.53 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDE, BARBARA G Employer name Fulton County Amount $43,402.49 Date 11/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUSE, LAURIE L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,402.32 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, SARAH L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,402.09 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOUIDOR, PATRICK Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,402.08 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOATE, REBECCA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,401.77 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, TRACY A Employer name Seneca County Amount $43,401.08 Date 03/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, HERBERT C Employer name Town of Kingsbury Amount $43,400.65 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAN, PATRICK E Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $43,400.57 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERESKY, JENNIFER C Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $43,400.54 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVAC, RENEE M Employer name Broome County Amount $43,400.52 Date 08/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MATTHEW D Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $43,400.39 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARMA, SHRADDHA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,400.33 Date 12/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZIVODA, DRITA Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $43,400.26 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, NICOLE M Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $43,400.18 Date 11/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SONJI Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $43,399.94 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DANIELLE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,399.90 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLER, MARY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,399.82 Date 03/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, KIMBERLEY M Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $43,399.82 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARA, DENNIS F Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $43,399.79 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINNANE, JENNIFER M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,399.72 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, LORI A Employer name Cambridge CSD Amount $43,399.67 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAHEY, BARBARA Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $43,399.50 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, SANDRA K Employer name Cattaraugus County Ind Dev Agc Amount $43,399.42 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABOLT, JENNIFER M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,399.24 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGMANN, DONNA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,399.09 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNGER, EDWIN L, JR Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,398.68 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System