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 KASSARAS, JOANNE Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $42,548.96 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUPPER, DEAN E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $42,548.92 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, JASON Employer name Otsego County Amount $42,548.28 Date 01/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKSBY, NANCY YOUNG Employer name Clinton County Amount $42,548.19 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAN, BENJAMIN P Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $42,548.11 Date 01/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGGINS, LORI A Employer name Clinton County Amount $42,548.09 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, AMY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $42,547.99 Date 02/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOSEPH G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,547.73 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAVIN, MONICA Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,547.51 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARBERA, FRANCES M Employer name Town of German Flatts Amount $42,547.32 Date 08/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHAN, SEAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,547.13 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAURIN, JOHN J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $42,547.08 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, CHARLES D, III Employer name Town of Mansfield Amount $42,546.97 Date 07/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKLUSKY, PAUL J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $42,546.90 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, JENNIFER L Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $42,546.81 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNEHAN, KENNETH G Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $42,546.59 Date 03/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCASIO, JENNIFER A Employer name Clinton County Amount $42,546.58 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METLER, PATRICIA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $42,546.44 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, SARA C Employer name Albany County Amount $42,546.05 Date 08/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FADALE, NANCY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,545.98 Date 08/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENWICK, JOHN T, JR Employer name Town of Oneonta Amount $42,545.98 Date 01/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CORTEZ A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $42,545.66 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGADORN, JAMES R Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $42,545.41 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, VICTOR R Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $42,545.18 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, CHRISTINA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,544.85 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, BARRY R, JR Employer name Delaware County Amount $42,544.70 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, HOWARD R, SR Employer name Town of Black Brook Amount $42,544.63 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTWICK, VITA A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $42,544.60 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, LORNA L Employer name Delaware County Amount $42,544.51 Date 12/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MATTHEW L Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $42,544.34 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, MARK W Employer name Kendall CSD Amount $42,544.25 Date 06/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, LUTHER J, JR Employer name Northville CSD Amount $42,543.27 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, NIKIA M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $42,542.99 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYALS, JASMINE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $42,542.48 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCH, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $42,542.38 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSHINSKI, JACOB J Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,541.94 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASE, JOANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,541.44 Date 10/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNAN, ALICE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,541.41 Date 03/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIAS, CARLOS A Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $42,541.17 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CLARENCE E Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $42,540.91 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKOV, SHANNON L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $42,540.39 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISE, MICHEAL G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $42,540.26 Date 01/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAW, JASON A Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $42,539.86 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUGHTON, RICHARD G Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $42,538.60 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRELL, MONICA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,538.56 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARILL, LAURIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $42,538.36 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JADE L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,537.94 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBEUF, SLADE C Employer name Oswego County Amount $42,537.83 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, DIO MARIS A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $42,537.78 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN, ASHLEY L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $42,537.64 Date 05/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, JONI Employer name Town of Chester Amount $42,537.60 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ANDREA C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $42,537.51 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTHIER, JIM A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,537.45 Date 04/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCTEUR, CODY J Employer name Town of Middlesex Amount $42,537.45 Date 02/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, FRANCES A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,537.07 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPLE, BRIDGET A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,536.71 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RONALD F, JR Employer name Town of Butternuts Amount $42,536.61 Date 12/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DEBRA E Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $42,536.49 Date 12/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHA, PERRY L Employer name Town of Willsboro Amount $42,536.41 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREAS, JUAN C Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $42,536.23 Date 04/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBOWITZ-WHITEHEAD, LYNN M Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $42,536.05 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MICHAEL C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $42,536.03 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, FREDERICK A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $42,536.03 Date 06/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBELL, SUSAN Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $42,535.99 Date 04/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, TERRY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $42,535.95 Date 12/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERA, ELIZABETH A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $42,535.85 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDWOOD, ROSEDELIA P Employer name Education Department Amount $42,535.83 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMURO, ANTHONY S Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,535.83 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, STEPHEN D, SR Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $42,535.54 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAYBAUGH, ZACHARY C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,535.45 Date 11/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICE, JESSICA O Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $42,535.41 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERISON, NICHOLAS B Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $42,534.72 Date 06/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, MONICA Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,534.67 Date 05/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVEY, THOMAS J Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $42,534.67 Date 05/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESILIEN, BENSON Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $42,534.63 Date 05/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DANELLA H Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,534.58 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPP, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,534.36 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, KAREN A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $42,534.36 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREUNKE, WILLIAM A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $42,534.23 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SAMUELLE L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,534.20 Date 10/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, HOLLY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,534.07 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JERRY W Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $42,533.72 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, STEPHANIE H Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,533.58 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETER, JAMELLA R Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $42,533.27 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNETTO, CHRISTIAN B Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $42,532.89 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTINARO, PAUL V J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $42,532.73 Date 11/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERVILLE, KAREN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,532.60 Date 07/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, CARMEN S Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $42,532.60 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,532.58 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY, RUTH S Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $42,531.94 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLERE, SCOTT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $42,531.75 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADE, ALEXANDRA C Employer name Broome County Amount $42,531.70 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLER, BRENDA L Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $42,531.60 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKNER, KRISTEN TOBIN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,531.42 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, KRISTIN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,531.29 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOCIANO, MICHELE A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $42,531.29 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, CATHARINE, MRS Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $42,531.19 Date 11/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EL-AMIN, VANICO Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,530.67 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, BONNIE M Employer name Broome County Amount $42,530.17 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, RICHARD E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,530.09 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System