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 HOLLOWAY, MELICIA N Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,514.59 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDGLEY, JO ANN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,514.45 Date 02/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, KEVIN C Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,513.65 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEDICKER, KIM C Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,513.55 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIZA, CARMEN N Employer name Village of Haverstraw Amount $42,513.28 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, MARK A Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $42,513.28 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTZ, ANGELA K Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $42,512.87 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOGA, JOSHUA M Employer name Town of Marcy Amount $42,512.80 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATONE, BARBARA Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,512.79 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUNE, PATRICK J Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $42,512.40 Date 07/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOULKES, JOYCE A Employer name Orange County Amount $42,512.36 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY-TAYLOR, LORNA J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $42,512.02 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIBEL, ANGELINA J Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,512.02 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETLA, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $42,511.96 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOFFEY, DEREK J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $42,511.60 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEARNEY, LEWIS J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $42,510.97 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROULX, BRENDA M Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $42,510.71 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEVERS, LINDA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,510.70 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEUCHELBOECK, GERHARD Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $42,510.35 Date 06/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, ROBIN T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,510.22 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANTILLO, REBECCA J Employer name Town of Parma Amount $42,510.12 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULAWSKI, KEITH A Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $42,509.73 Date 09/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACEY, STEVEN C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,509.55 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGON, AMIEE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,509.34 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, GERARD M Employer name Delaware County Amount $42,509.32 Date 02/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARA, JOSE A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $42,509.20 Date 01/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, TAMECA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,509.20 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEOPLES, THOMAS E, JR Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $42,509.18 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, ADRIANNE K Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,508.88 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, STANLEY T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $42,508.78 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDNIK, ALLA S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,508.51 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNISH, KAREN L Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $42,508.51 Date 10/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALBO, LENORE A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,508.45 Date 08/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIOCCA, CHRISTINE G Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,508.42 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELL, GAYLE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $42,508.39 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, RAUL Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $42,508.31 Date 01/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULSIFER, NANCY J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $42,508.18 Date 07/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JULIA G Employer name Westchester County Amount $42,508.10 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENWICK, LOUISE M J Employer name Otsego County Amount $42,508.07 Date 10/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, PATRICIA J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $42,507.91 Date 10/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURYEA, CINDEE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,507.69 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRISAW, JEREL T Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $42,507.40 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRIDGET A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,506.77 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBSON, LAMOI G Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,506.77 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, PAULA J Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $42,506.61 Date 03/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSELGRAVE, KELLY A Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $42,506.58 Date 07/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRADLEY C Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $42,506.56 Date 03/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, LINDA J Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $42,506.44 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, CORRINE J Employer name Tioga County Amount $42,506.23 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, JOHN A, JR Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $42,506.20 Date 05/23/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, PETER C Employer name Warren County Amount $42,506.18 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, FLORENCE L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $42,505.77 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, VALERIE D Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $42,505.40 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, BRIAN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,505.26 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, DEBRA A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $42,505.14 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, JOHN W Employer name Town of Cuba Amount $42,504.52 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARQUERO, LAURA M Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $42,504.46 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, SHANNA D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $42,504.25 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSH, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,504.08 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, VICTORIA J Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $42,503.88 Date 08/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST DENNY, BARBARA J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $42,503.80 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEENBURGH, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Kortright Amount $42,503.59 Date 01/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORST, LYNETTE A Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $42,503.44 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, SUZANNE E Employer name Education Department Amount $42,503.40 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, MEREDITH A Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $42,503.08 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOAL, LINDA P Employer name Genesee County Amount $42,502.99 Date 03/05/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, LUCIA Employer name Broome County Amount $42,502.95 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMO, JENNIE R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $42,502.63 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLE, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,502.13 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONARD, PAULINE A Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $42,502.09 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, CAROLE Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $42,502.00 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORST, RAYMOND J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $42,501.76 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHNACKER, MICHELE L Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $42,501.67 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURIEL, LUIS D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,501.40 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONNO, HELOISA V Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $42,501.40 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLTAIRE, NATASHA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,501.36 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, COLLEEN JEAN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,501.35 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZNOVSKY, LISA J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $42,501.27 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUSIS, GARY P Employer name City of Troy Amount $42,500.91 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITZMAN, ROSEMARY Employer name Erie County Amount $42,500.62 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRZEPACZ, CHERYL J Employer name Erie County Amount $42,500.61 Date 01/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERGENHAGEN, KAREN Employer name Erie County Amount $42,500.58 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, DEVON A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $42,500.51 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRA, DEBORAH Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $42,500.20 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLOTT, ERIN N Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $42,500.15 Date 01/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARI, RACHEL M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $42,500.12 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARRIS, CHARLES A Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $42,500.12 Date 06/01/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNDBLAD, DONALD R, SR Employer name Town of Worcester Amount $42,500.00 Date 08/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHTA, SIOBHAN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $42,500.00 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARANT, MADELINE B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $42,500.00 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLAN, SAMUEL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $42,500.00 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAMANAKA, AI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $42,500.00 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINCA, ALEXANDRU Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $42,500.00 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, FELIX A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $42,500.00 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERIO, QUIANA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,499.99 Date 10/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, RICKIE D, JR Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $42,499.86 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, AARON J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,499.53 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAJECKI, RICHARD J Employer name Erie County Amount $42,499.36 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ABIGAIL L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $42,499.30 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DENNIANNE Employer name Orange County Amount $42,499.26 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System