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 KENNEDY, KAREEM J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $42,654.95 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENLE, MICHAEL D Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,654.82 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSHIA, JACQUELINE A Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,654.82 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATHCART, LAWRENCE E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $42,654.76 Date 02/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, BETTY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $42,654.69 Date 01/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPIN, JESSICA A Employer name Orange County Amount $42,654.58 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDZINSKI, RONALD Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,654.07 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPATA, IGNACIO Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $42,653.83 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHOFF, EMILY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,653.52 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, MAUREEN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,653.35 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVEY, DEREK M Employer name Lewis County Amount $42,653.19 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYDOR, CAMERON F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $42,653.10 Date 03/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADEJ, ELIZABETH M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $42,653.06 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, GEORGE F Employer name Town of Oneonta Amount $42,652.98 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILFORE, ROBERT D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,652.84 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABARRE, DAVID R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $42,652.74 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NABINGER, COLLEEN F Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $42,652.54 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRECA, JUDI Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $42,652.49 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLISS, AMY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,652.44 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, NICHOLAS S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,652.37 Date 12/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MARY T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,652.09 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIZO, ANA L Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $42,652.06 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, DANIEL A Employer name Seneca County Amount $42,651.90 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTS, KEITH A Employer name Fulton County Amount $42,651.84 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROLOMAN, ANGELA Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $42,651.80 Date 01/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MELODY K Employer name Livingston County Amount $42,651.60 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGBORN, ERIN J Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $42,651.29 Date 07/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CAROLYN J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $42,651.26 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMODY, MARY E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $42,651.12 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, GARY W Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $42,651.08 Date 05/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNAR, BETTY J Employer name Columbia County Amount $42,650.97 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABYATZKY, MARGARET R Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $42,650.73 Date 04/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLINSON, MICHAEL F Employer name Northville CSD Amount $42,650.60 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESI, JOYCE A Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $42,650.50 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLINSKI, DEBRA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,650.39 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTERSBY, KLEON B Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $42,650.05 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARROW, SARA H Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $42,649.87 Date 06/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANER, AMY N Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,649.67 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, LAURA J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,649.42 Date 07/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD, NORBERT S Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,649.32 Date 08/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMIL, CAULTON G Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $42,649.28 Date 12/18/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCABI, SUSAN G Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $42,649.21 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOWAY, AARON L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $42,649.19 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RICHARD J Employer name Lisbon CSD Amount $42,648.95 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CALIFTON Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $42,648.92 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, CARMELA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,648.78 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSA, STEPHEN C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,648.68 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, ERIC D Employer name Broome County Amount $42,648.30 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLON, BRENDAN J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $42,648.29 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATERA, PETER F Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,648.12 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, BONNIE L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $42,648.02 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GIVER, AUGUSTUS B Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $42,647.90 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LONDE, DORIE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $42,647.67 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKHTAR, MERLYN L Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $42,647.64 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOTERA, FREDERICK S Employer name City of Utica Amount $42,647.30 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JUANITA D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $42,646.88 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, CHARLES H Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,646.40 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEAKER, PATRICK A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $42,645.91 Date 10/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSWIRTH, ELIZABETH J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,645.80 Date 04/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MAUREEN N Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,645.75 Date 10/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, DAWN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,645.73 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWAROZEK, MARK S Employer name Erie County Amount $42,645.48 Date 10/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISH, CYNTHIA L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $42,645.33 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERR, TARA M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $42,645.01 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MICHAEL W Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $42,644.93 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, APRIL E Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $42,644.88 Date 12/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, IESA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $42,644.86 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVAREZ, JOEL E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,644.77 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, ROSANNA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $42,644.52 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPASSO, ANTHONY J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $42,644.16 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVAGGIO, DOMINIC Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $42,644.12 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLESTIS, DAVID P Employer name Town of Dickinson Amount $42,643.94 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELEN, JOSE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,643.92 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, AMIE K Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $42,643.71 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMES, JENNIFER C Employer name Schuyler County Amount $42,643.58 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, TAHITA G Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $42,643.36 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, DUANE L, II Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,643.15 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHLERS, RUTH M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $42,642.98 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAWOJSKI, DONNA M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $42,642.92 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIKOWSKI, GARY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $42,642.77 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELIZAIRE, MARJORIE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,642.69 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, MICHELLE L Employer name Erie County Amount $42,642.55 Date 05/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPONT, MARY L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,642.33 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JAQUANDA D Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $42,641.83 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, PATRICIA E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $42,641.60 Date 10/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISAILLON, LAURA Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $42,641.27 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, STACEY A Employer name Steuben County Amount $42,641.23 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNIER, JUDITH F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,640.81 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JILL M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $42,640.48 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNUCCI, NANCY W Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $42,640.30 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JAMES F Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $42,640.30 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAKOSTA, TERRY M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $42,640.30 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, SIDNEY Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $42,640.30 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ALLISON A Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $42,640.30 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASKER, CASSANDRA C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,640.30 Date 08/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEYLAND, FREDERICK Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $42,640.29 Date 12/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $42,640.25 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, DANIEL J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $42,640.12 Date 06/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ESTON A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $42,640.08 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEL, SHERRI L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $42,639.83 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System