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 BENNETT, LINDA E Employer name Broome County Amount $42,974.04 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, DEIRDRE A Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $42,973.71 Date 11/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD, CAROLE MARIE Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $42,973.64 Date 10/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON-BURNHAM, DARLENE L Employer name Clinton County Amount $42,973.41 Date 08/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, HEATHER M Employer name Tioga County Amount $42,973.18 Date 12/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DANIEL R, JR Employer name Town of Pittsfield Amount $42,973.12 Date 02/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES-HOWE, CRYSTAL C Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $42,972.99 Date 01/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLAND, DARRELL D Employer name Albany County Amount $42,972.77 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLESTERO, JAMIE Employer name Saratoga County Amount $42,972.77 Date 07/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, DENISE I Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,972.72 Date 09/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDONI, PAULA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,972.52 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, DONALD H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,972.52 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNDIG, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $42,972.39 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANGLE, DENNIS Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $42,972.10 Date 10/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDRON, ANNA M Employer name Erie County Amount $42,972.10 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUTTER, HOWARD W Employer name Village of Dundee Amount $42,972.00 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KENNETH Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,971.84 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, LISSETTE Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $42,971.66 Date 12/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHALLENBERGER, VICTORIA L Employer name Byron-Bergen CSD Amount $42,971.40 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTAN, TERRI L Employer name Cortland County Amount $42,971.30 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHKO, MELINDA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,971.25 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEWEY, DAVID M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $42,971.00 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, PAMELA I Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $42,970.57 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKLESS, FLOYD K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,970.37 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCOMB, HOLLY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $42,970.35 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERDUE, GAIL V Employer name Tioga County Amount $42,970.17 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, SANDRA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $42,970.16 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPICH, ROBERT A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,969.80 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRREFFS, THERESE D Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $42,969.61 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFERT, SUSAN K Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $42,969.60 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWITZER, DEBRA L Employer name Odessa Montour CSD Amount $42,969.60 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, BRUNO F Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $42,969.18 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODARO, LISA T Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $42,968.83 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUCKER, DAVID H Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,968.67 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, LAURA B Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,968.09 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, DARLYS A Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $42,968.02 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITTELSTAEDT, GRETCHEN Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,967.89 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERTICK, SONIA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $42,967.83 Date 04/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, JAMES W Employer name Town of Maryland Amount $42,967.81 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHALLER, PAUL A Employer name Village of Cuba Amount $42,967.71 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, HEIDI M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $42,967.62 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACS, LYNN Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $42,967.12 Date 03/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONION, ALENE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,967.11 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVENS, LENORA A Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $42,967.09 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, MARK E Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $42,966.93 Date 08/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD-LOUCKS, MARY E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,966.89 Date 08/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Southern Cayuga CSD Amount $42,966.71 Date 02/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE-MILLER, BRENDA M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $42,966.41 Date 01/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $42,966.04 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMEE, HAYLEY A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $42,965.75 Date 12/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, KARA A Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $42,965.51 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZEK, COLLEEN M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $42,965.45 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, YOLANDA A Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $42,965.09 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DAMION L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,964.60 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, ALYSHA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,964.56 Date 07/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENU, JUSTINE C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,964.17 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHERD, CONNIE L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $42,964.10 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, ERIK C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,963.78 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, KIMBERLY A Employer name Erie County Amount $42,963.50 Date 03/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN-KAUTZ, CHRISTINE Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $42,963.48 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZEL, KEVIN M Employer name Albion CSD Amount $42,962.94 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANTURINI, MICHAEL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,962.90 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISKA, BRIDGET M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $42,962.78 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, JAMES R Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $42,962.26 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOFTSIER, LARRY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $42,962.23 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $42,962.16 Date 11/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLER, MICHELLE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,961.95 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, DENISE E Employer name Erie County Amount $42,961.90 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, RICKY J Employer name Town of Greig Amount $42,961.89 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLS, JOHN ALAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,961.70 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, ROGER A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $42,961.60 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFFEN, NAHILA Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $42,961.54 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGE, TIMOTHY N Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $42,961.47 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ESTHER C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $42,961.19 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPAJOHN, ALEXANDER J Employer name Hampton Bays Fire District Amount $42,961.19 Date 07/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMCEK, ROBERT L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $42,961.00 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIN, MIGUEL A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $42,960.83 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINEGARDEN, VALERIE A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $42,960.79 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTSMAN, BROCK D Employer name Livingston County Amount $42,960.72 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Rome Amount $42,960.62 Date 04/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, MARK E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $42,960.59 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, KIM A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $42,959.36 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, JOEL W Employer name Herkimer County Amount $42,959.36 Date 06/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UZAR, KYLE D Employer name Erie County Amount $42,958.92 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONINO, CARLO J, II Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $42,958.79 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, DONALD W Employer name Town of Berlin Amount $42,958.78 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, LINDA J Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $42,958.62 Date 02/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAURIN, ELIAS J, III Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $42,958.49 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, ALLEN T Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $42,958.35 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIERALA, CHERYL L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,958.32 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST ONGE, LAURA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $42,958.08 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNONE, JEANNE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $42,958.05 Date 11/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, RYAN L Employer name Village of South Corning Amount $42,958.00 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAH, GLADYS M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $42,957.87 Date 12/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DEBRA L Employer name Erie County Amount $42,957.47 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Utica Amount $42,957.34 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESSER, MICHELLE L Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $42,957.25 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBACK, AMANDA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $42,957.23 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINER, GEORGE F Employer name Town of Westport Amount $42,956.91 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTZ, CASSI Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,956.89 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System