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 CASPARI, MARYLOU Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,826.45 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, EILEEN G Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $42,826.18 Date 10/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, CHERYL C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,826.01 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBALS, CHAD M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,825.92 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, SUSAN L Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $42,825.91 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHOLSON, RONALD L Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $42,825.83 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, AMY H Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $42,825.78 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISH, MARJORIE A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $42,825.57 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILLIS, STEPHEN M Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $42,825.39 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, RAY M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $42,825.24 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSCIO, VERNON L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $42,824.73 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRACHA, QASIM M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $42,824.53 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEE, DEVIN M Employer name Fulton County Amount $42,824.46 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $42,824.41 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTTIE, MARCY E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $42,824.40 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, LISA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,824.31 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETZENHAUSER, D GAYLE Employer name Broome County Amount $42,824.18 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, JOHN R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $42,823.40 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMUNALE, JESSICA L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $42,823.39 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIRTH, JOHN H, JR Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $42,822.92 Date 05/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, DENISE M Employer name Erie County Amount $42,822.89 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, PHILIP E Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,822.70 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARIA, LAWRENCE Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $42,822.46 Date 10/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRON, EILEEN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,822.40 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALASKO, WARREN J Employer name Village of Lloyd Harbor Amount $42,822.40 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSEY, ALYSON V Employer name Delaware County Amount $42,822.38 Date 10/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTY, BIANCA L Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $42,822.00 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEALEY, CLIVE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $42,821.83 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTS, SHINICA R Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $42,821.83 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPA, TRACEY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,821.80 Date 06/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONNAT, BETH A Employer name Lewis County Amount $42,821.58 Date 10/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKER, GREGORY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,821.39 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIALLO, MAMADOU H Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,821.28 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUGH, VICTORIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,821.12 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JUSTIN J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $42,821.12 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VOORST, KRISTEN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,820.94 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMB, DAVID N Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $42,820.85 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, LORI L Employer name Orange County Amount $42,820.67 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNWALL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Machias Amount $42,820.46 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, HAROLD J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,820.45 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE-SQUIRES, ZELDA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $42,820.40 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ELAYNE M Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $42,820.40 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, JENNI R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,820.40 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSTON, CRAIG A Employer name City of Batavia Amount $42,820.38 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMSHICK, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $42,820.01 Date 08/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORNOV, CANDIE N Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $42,819.75 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARFAGNO, MARK G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,819.71 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULE, KRISTEN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $42,819.50 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUNGIO, RACHEL C Employer name Erie County Amount $42,819.35 Date 12/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, JEFFREY M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $42,819.34 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETANCOURT, CARMEN G Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $42,819.20 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESCOTT, DAMEON Employer name Education Department Amount $42,819.00 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESWIEN, THOMAS W Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $42,818.83 Date 01/06/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORENZO, DEBORAH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,818.48 Date 07/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, DEBRA Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $42,818.34 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRINGTON, SHERRY L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,818.32 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ASHANTI T Employer name City of Albany Amount $42,818.25 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, RICKY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,818.25 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFINA, FRANCES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $42,817.96 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, NEIL A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $42,817.95 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYS, KAREN D Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $42,817.94 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDUL-AZIZ, BAHIYYAH Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $42,817.94 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LINDA S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $42,817.94 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, BRUCE S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $42,817.94 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, ROBERT K Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $42,817.94 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, ROSIE B Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $42,817.94 Date 11/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, JOHN J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $42,816.77 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONDRISKA, MAREN A Employer name Fulton County Amount $42,816.76 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, JOHN F Employer name Schenectady County Amount $42,816.66 Date 06/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASS, TINA M Employer name Erie County Amount $42,816.53 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, ASHANTE J Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $42,816.28 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, THOMAS M Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $42,816.16 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORA, FRANK V Employer name Erie County Amount $42,816.09 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTOWSKI, LORILYN J Employer name Webster CSD Amount $42,816.03 Date 05/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENDESE, DANIELLE Employer name Education Department Amount $42,815.94 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, HEMRAJ Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,815.94 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSON, DEBRA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,815.83 Date 12/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, BRENDA J Employer name Delaware County Amount $42,815.80 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLEMENT, ANN M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $42,815.72 Date 12/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BENEDETTO, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $42,815.66 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISCHYNSKY, CHRISTINE A Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $42,815.61 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, JASON D Employer name Cortland County Amount $42,815.45 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZER, JANELLE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,815.33 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIWINSKI, ELIZABETH Employer name Cayuga County Amount $42,815.27 Date 01/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, DAWN B Employer name Cayuga County Amount $42,815.27 Date 10/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, DAVID B Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $42,815.27 Date 01/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTASZCZYK, DANIELLE C Employer name Genesee County Amount $42,814.89 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, DOUGLAS F Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $42,814.65 Date 04/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $42,814.30 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLY, KRISTIN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $42,814.29 Date 11/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, MICHELLE L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,814.28 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, WENDY Employer name Sullivan County Amount $42,814.20 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, JENNIFER G Employer name Clinton County Amount $42,813.90 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, HELVIA L Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $42,813.73 Date 01/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, DINA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,813.73 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEEDS, DOUGLAS M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,813.73 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, CECIL C Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $42,813.73 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAPEN, JOHNSON Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $42,813.73 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, LA VERNE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $42,813.73 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACKS, DOLORES A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $42,813.73 Date 10/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System