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 SHAUGHNASEY, DANIEL P Employer name City of Hudson Amount $43,360.80 Date 10/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUST, JOHN M Employer name Town of Burlington Amount $43,360.68 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATTHYN, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Village of Sodus Amount $43,360.65 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, KARA Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $43,360.55 Date 04/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTELL, DAVID B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,360.38 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, PORTER T Employer name Town of Columbia Amount $43,360.24 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, AUDRA D Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $43,360.08 Date 08/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, MARTIN J Employer name Hamilton County Amount $43,360.06 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MEAGHAN L Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $43,359.94 Date 07/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BETTY A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,359.72 Date 03/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GILFORD A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,359.72 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDRICK, KAILASH Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,359.72 Date 07/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHLMAN, GRANT J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,359.72 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICE, KORI W J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,359.67 Date 05/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUESTER, BIANCA M Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $43,359.59 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHETTI, JENNIFER M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,359.51 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENETELA, ROBERT E Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,359.36 Date 04/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, ERICH Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $43,359.09 Date 01/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, JAMES A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $43,359.04 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, EDWARD A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,358.85 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANTZI, KATHRYN Z Employer name Lewis County Amount $43,358.35 Date 04/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHORSKI, PAULINE Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $43,358.30 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZYZEWSKI, DOMINIC S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $43,358.20 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KELLY J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $43,358.02 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORDAI, DAHIANA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,357.94 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCALE, CAROLYN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,357.81 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHESON, SUSAN M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,357.73 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIUNDO, MONICA D Employer name Putnam County Amount $43,357.72 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $43,357.59 Date 11/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMOND, BOBBIE J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,357.39 Date 07/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBADEAU, DEREK A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $43,357.35 Date 09/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBMANN, SHARON E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,357.30 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSMAN, PATRICIA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,357.20 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFIELD, NICHOLAS D Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $43,356.75 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANCA, VINCENT Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $43,356.56 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, PETER H Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $43,356.55 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, MELINDA Y Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $43,356.34 Date 06/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, PAMELA J Employer name Town of Brutus Amount $43,355.89 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYER, LEE A Employer name Town of Fremont Amount $43,355.82 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARVIN, KRISTINE D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $43,355.81 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, PAMELA S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,355.65 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURIZZIO, DEIDRE A Employer name City of Middletown Amount $43,355.57 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZZUOLO, RYAN M Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $43,355.02 Date 02/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KAMEAL Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $43,354.86 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, MICHELE D Employer name Corning Community College Amount $43,354.48 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, ANTHONY M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,354.15 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BELLIS, FRANK J Employer name Delaware County Amount $43,354.08 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTINGTON, JAMES J, III Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $43,353.94 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SCOTT W Employer name Town of Victory Amount $43,353.88 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMEER, HENRY PETER Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $43,353.62 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUSY, CARRIE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,353.62 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRILLION, JUSTIN R Employer name Town of Croghan Amount $43,353.48 Date 06/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROTH, DONNA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,353.43 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARTY, SARAH E Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $43,353.29 Date 04/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, SUSAN M Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $43,353.02 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALAS, TARA M Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $43,353.01 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PATRICK F Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $43,352.79 Date 09/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAVARO, MICHELE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,352.20 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSENKO, LORI O Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $43,352.06 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTON, JEFFREY E Employer name Erie County Amount $43,351.95 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANUS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Education Department Amount $43,351.76 Date 05/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEJEUNE, JILLIAN M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $43,351.71 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUST, STEPHANIE R Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,351.46 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHBERG, CINDY M Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $43,351.46 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONSKY, REBECCA L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,351.40 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONO, LEONARD Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $43,351.37 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, JAMES M Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,351.34 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, JEROME D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,351.21 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZA, ARLENE Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $43,351.19 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODROE, JOHN H Employer name Essex County Amount $43,351.19 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, PAMELA B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,350.94 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, JEFFRY L Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $43,350.82 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERNO, MARGARET A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $43,350.67 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, NANCY Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,350.56 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALEY, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,350.40 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHARD, MARY J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $43,350.37 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRNBACH, LAURA M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $43,350.35 Date 07/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, THERESA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,350.35 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLARY, JANICE K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,350.26 Date 11/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINNOTT, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,350.20 Date 11/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, CINDY A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $43,350.11 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOMER, OSCAR H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,349.49 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, MARILYN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $43,349.44 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, GREGORY J, JR Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $43,348.87 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYLES, SHELIA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $43,348.63 Date 04/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWETT, SANDRA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,348.62 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWAR, JAMES Q Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,348.51 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIE, JARED A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $43,348.42 Date 05/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKETSON, CLAYTON P Employer name Town of Marilla Amount $43,348.42 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELISTA, DESIREE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,348.37 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, RICHARD J M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $43,348.02 Date 05/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODNER, JOYCE Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $43,347.98 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, PAUL D Employer name Columbia County Amount $43,347.93 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARI, SCOTT C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $43,347.86 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, ANTHONY W Employer name Village of Sidney Amount $43,347.44 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, STEPHEN A Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $43,347.40 Date 12/13/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVOLI, HENRY J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $43,347.33 Date 09/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTRIGHT, CYNTHIA T Employer name Broome County Amount $43,347.31 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, DENEAN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $43,346.91 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, PAUL J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $43,346.89 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System