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 STEPHENS, ALISON E Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $43,329.86 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IHRMAN, SANDRA J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $43,329.80 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, MICHAEL F Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $43,329.75 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAACS, SHONELL Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $43,329.59 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, MAUREEN F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,329.59 Date 07/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, NATASHA T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,329.59 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, PAMELA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,329.59 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEREEN, AUGUSTINE J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $43,329.41 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESLINE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,329.07 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPINI, VIOLETTA Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $43,329.00 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, JOSEPH G Employer name Greenwich CSD Amount $43,328.89 Date 12/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, DANIEL J Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,328.88 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNING, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Broome County Amount $43,328.84 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, VIRGINIA M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $43,328.81 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, AMANDA J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $43,328.75 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYTLE, KRISTINE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $43,328.75 Date 03/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, PETER M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $43,328.75 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, KATHLEEN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,328.70 Date 03/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, RENE R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,328.64 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIMAL, DELIA R Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $43,328.05 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOERNER, JESSICA C Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $43,327.83 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGH-HARRIS, VICKY M Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,327.52 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ARTHUR B Employer name Village of Newark Amount $43,327.24 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MELANIE K Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,327.22 Date 05/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, SAADIA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,326.88 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GACHOWSKI, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Town of Deerfield Amount $43,326.67 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPITON, MURIANE B Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $43,326.59 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVELLE, DEANNA Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $43,326.36 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOSS, MARLENE M Employer name Camden CSD Amount $43,326.27 Date 03/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEJEUNE, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $43,326.05 Date 12/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERICO, JILLIAN N Employer name Herkimer County Amount $43,325.78 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JAMES H Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $43,325.76 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, HOLLY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,325.64 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, RYAN J Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $43,325.62 Date 03/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TONG, LAI CHU Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,325.55 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPIERRO, ANTHONY M Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $43,325.55 Date 11/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERLANG, JOHN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,325.41 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGERSEN, JON-ERIK Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $43,325.39 Date 05/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MEO, EDMUND A Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,325.36 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHISHOLM, AYANNA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $43,325.32 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, AMY L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $43,325.12 Date 03/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESNAU, MARY J Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $43,325.00 Date 05/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISER, GEORGE P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,324.81 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULTENFUSS, GERI A Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,324.77 Date 11/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, GREGORY A Employer name Village of Mexico Amount $43,324.61 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, ALICE G Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,324.43 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CRYSTAL A Employer name Livingston County Amount $43,324.20 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARES, SHELLEY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,324.10 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRECHETTE, HEATHER M Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $43,323.97 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALBREATH, JOCELYN M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $43,323.63 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, JUSTIN M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $43,323.53 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESTA, LISA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,323.52 Date 07/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVALL TEJADA, MARIE L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $43,323.41 Date 09/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, SUSAN B Employer name Town of Keene Amount $43,323.00 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, ANNETTE M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $43,322.44 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, KENNETH B Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $43,322.25 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODDY, ERIC J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $43,322.12 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONURA, DIANA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,322.03 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DAVID E Employer name Heuvelton CSD Amount $43,322.01 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUN, YOU LEE Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,321.86 Date 06/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAY, DANIEL E Employer name Village of Fayetteville Amount $43,321.84 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLACI, ARLEEN S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,321.69 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIT, COLLEEN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,321.66 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREWS, SEAN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,321.15 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, LESA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,321.11 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRELLO, SHANE M Employer name Chester UFSD 1 Amount $43,321.00 Date 04/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, CHARECE N Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $43,320.98 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, RANDY L Employer name Town of Pamelia Amount $43,320.70 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIOBANE, FALLOU Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $43,320.59 Date 05/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, LYNN S Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $43,320.45 Date 02/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBELEIN, LOREEN J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $43,320.40 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, NEIL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $43,320.32 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JERRA M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $43,320.32 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNEY, INDIRA B Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $43,320.18 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEANER, DEBBIE S Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $43,320.00 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, BRENDA J Employer name Town of Milton Amount $43,319.94 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMALDI, DEBORAH A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $43,319.61 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, FRANK E Employer name Gloversville Housing Authority Amount $43,319.55 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, SHATIKA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,319.51 Date 04/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITEMEYER, ROSEMARIE Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $43,318.90 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANNETTI, PHILIP J Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $43,318.35 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKELL, MARTIN N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,318.32 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICINA, YVONNE M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $43,318.00 Date 07/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ILANA M Employer name Warren County Amount $43,317.74 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JAMES G Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $43,317.73 Date 07/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, REBECCA M Employer name Wayne County Amount $43,317.62 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ALEXANDRA Employer name Orleans County Amount $43,317.34 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TAMARA A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $43,317.21 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUCH, MATTHEW F Employer name Town of Theresa Amount $43,317.06 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILLS, DARLENE D Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $43,316.88 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMO, ROXANNE Employer name Village of Phoenix Amount $43,316.82 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARKIEWICZ, JACQUELINE M Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $43,316.81 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRMANN, PAUL E Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $43,316.64 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHSINI, NINA N Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,316.60 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYATT, KELLY A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $43,316.38 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JENNIFER D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $43,316.34 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, JEFFREY W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,316.26 Date 06/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILBE, DAVID J Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,316.19 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, ANDREW P Employer name Town of Hamden Amount $43,316.17 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARELLO, PATRICIA T Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $43,316.04 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System