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 SIRACUSE, LINDA D Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $42,754.24 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, PATRICK W Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $42,754.17 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIARA, SHEILA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,754.01 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LINDA M Employer name Madison County Amount $42,753.87 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOECKEL, BLAINE W Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $42,753.74 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ARANZAZU Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $42,753.47 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ERIN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,753.42 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREITAS, BRANDY D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,753.28 Date 12/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREGENT, JAMES M Employer name Village of Coxsackie Amount $42,753.18 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAS, WALTER P Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $42,753.11 Date 03/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, KATHERINE I Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,752.94 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, NANCY B Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $42,752.68 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERLAN, ANTOINETTE M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $42,752.25 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARALAK, THADDEUS J Employer name No Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $42,751.95 Date 01/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABRECQUE, MICHAEL R Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,751.80 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, MITCHELL Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $42,751.59 Date 01/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISINNI, RUTH ELLEN Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $42,751.50 Date 04/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVAS, HELIO A Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $42,751.44 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCANA, ALICIA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $42,751.36 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, DEBORAH P Employer name Erie County Amount $42,751.24 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, COLLEEN M Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $42,751.20 Date 10/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLLER, MALINDA S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,751.10 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBITT, DOUGLAS H Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $42,750.83 Date 02/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISEMAN, RICHARD W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $42,750.79 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, KYLE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $42,750.56 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, HEATHER L Employer name Cuba Rushford CSD Amount $42,750.48 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Edwards Amount $42,750.00 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, JOANNA R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $42,749.95 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMM, LOREEN A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $42,749.74 Date 03/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBITZ, MARGARET Employer name Department of Law Amount $42,749.67 Date 03/09/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATIEN, JESSICA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,749.59 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTLE, BETTY S Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,749.53 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCHNO, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $42,749.31 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFANY, SARAH Employer name Tioga County Amount $42,749.07 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTKOWSKI, ELIZABETH Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $42,748.88 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULBERT, LYNNRAE Employer name Wyoming County Amount $42,748.65 Date 03/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, DERRICK Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $42,748.55 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, VICTORIA D Employer name Crown Point CSD Amount $42,748.50 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOMINSKI, JONATHAN H Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $42,748.36 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLITT, LUCAS T Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $42,748.33 Date 05/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUTTON, MONICA S Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $42,748.24 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, ALYSSA K Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $42,747.56 Date 04/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, CARMEN L Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $42,747.41 Date 10/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, ZOILA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,747.36 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROMOLTZ, JESSICA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,747.31 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVORS, TOMMY L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,747.11 Date 07/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEADLE, ERIC M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $42,746.94 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORNER, THERESA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,746.67 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOETZ, CAITLYN J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,746.64 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, HELEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,746.58 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOHN Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $42,746.53 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, ELAINE H Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,746.44 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUTIFERO, TERESA Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $42,746.44 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ROSEMARIE J Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $42,746.36 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVULLI, PAUL T Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $42,746.29 Date 02/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, MARISOL Employer name Albany County Amount $42,746.04 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBSON, JOHN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,746.03 Date 04/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DIANE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,745.91 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABERHAM, THERESA M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $42,745.91 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, BRANDON D Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $42,745.91 Date 06/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANN M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $42,745.73 Date 11/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNA, RICHARD J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $42,745.33 Date 05/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, ALMA A Employer name Albany County Amount $42,745.32 Date 07/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JANENE Q Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $42,745.08 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRYNIO, CHRISTIE M Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $42,744.98 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKS, TASHARES Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,744.96 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, ROXANNE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,744.96 Date 03/31/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, EILEEN S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,744.91 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, JOSE R Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $42,744.78 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLORD, KELLY A Employer name Lewis County Amount $42,744.74 Date 05/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, JERRY L Employer name Village of Clayton Amount $42,744.70 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO, TINA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,744.52 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, GAIL M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $42,744.40 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, DALLAS R Employer name Town of Dekalb Amount $42,744.35 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTER, STEPHANIE Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $42,744.14 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASNER, JANICE M Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $42,743.90 Date 02/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, ERIC J Employer name Town of Antwerp Amount $42,743.63 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROBERT J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,743.62 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRILLO, OSCAR J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $42,743.47 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDVESKY, DAVID P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,743.39 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROZD-ZGLINICKI, DELPHINE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,743.33 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACKEY, LENORA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,743.03 Date 02/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, JAMES J Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $42,742.51 Date 03/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMENDORF, CORY Y Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,742.46 Date 02/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIX-RUSH, PAMELA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,742.31 Date 01/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARCO, LESLIE A Employer name Fulton County Amount $42,742.21 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOARE, JOHN V Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,742.21 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILZ, JOSEPH W, III Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $42,742.17 Date 01/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, ALEXANDER B Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $42,742.14 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, CARL P Employer name Madison County S0Il & Water Cd Amount $42,741.92 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOPP, TROY J Employer name Madison County S0Il & Water Cd Amount $42,741.92 Date 09/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JOANN M Employer name Madison County S0Il & Water Cd Amount $42,741.92 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRILLO, DELISIA C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,741.20 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDTKA, KELSEY D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $42,741.07 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CARL F Employer name Schuyler County Amount $42,740.83 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, GERALD J Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $42,740.59 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, CARMEN H Employer name Columbia County Amount $42,740.57 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFER, ERIC R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,740.31 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, JENNIFER Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $42,740.30 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALWORTH, RASHALAE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $42,740.29 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System