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 HART, JOHN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,337.19 Date 10/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMALDI, JANE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $42,336.90 Date 08/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRELLO, JENNIFER Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,336.80 Date 01/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, RUTH L Employer name Erie County Amount $42,336.73 Date 07/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,336.51 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVELESKI, JAMES R Employer name Town of Frankfort Amount $42,336.47 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKLE, SHARON L Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $42,336.42 Date 03/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEMANTAUSKI, MARIA C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,336.32 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOL, MAUREEN E Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $42,335.94 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, STEVEN W Employer name Village of Theresa Amount $42,335.93 Date 08/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIGMEIER, KRISTIN M Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $42,335.54 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, CATHERINE A Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,335.33 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSNAN, KAROLYN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,335.29 Date 02/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COE, GENE T Employer name Greene County Amount $42,335.18 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, MARGUERITE R Employer name Orange County Amount $42,335.15 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWRAN, DAVID J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,335.04 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, TERRY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $42,334.98 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIRE, SARA F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,334.96 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, DAVID H Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $42,334.92 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAY, PATRICK R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,334.80 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, LA TONYA R Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,334.59 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAACKS, JAMES D Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,334.52 Date 04/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCESNY, DAVID P Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $42,334.52 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRRY, FETTAH Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $42,334.30 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, TERRIE L Employer name Bolivar Richburg CSD Amount $42,334.23 Date 10/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATARO, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $42,333.98 Date 06/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMROTH, MEGHAN L Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $42,333.82 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALKO, LINDA L Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $42,333.81 Date 12/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JIM D Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $42,333.81 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRATTI, TIMOTHY M Employer name Royalton-Hartland CSD Amount $42,333.31 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAURING, MARK A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $42,333.22 Date 04/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KIMBERLY K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,333.19 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUSKIRK, KATRINA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,333.11 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYNE, DAVID A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,332.99 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNEL, BENJAMIN M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,332.84 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, KENNETH C Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $42,332.34 Date 10/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, KELLY R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,332.33 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, LACEY A Employer name Greene County Amount $42,332.29 Date 05/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERISHA, KRIST Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $42,332.22 Date 11/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURDEVANT, ERIC D Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $42,331.91 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, CATELYN J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,331.88 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, SCOTT J Employer name Steuben County Amount $42,331.77 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, NOAH P Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $42,331.64 Date 03/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MARGARET W Employer name NYC Judges Amount $42,330.83 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFREDSEN, DOLORES H Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,330.80 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, CELESTE A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $42,330.74 Date 05/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTVIN, JOHN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $42,330.68 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCONTE, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,330.45 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, DEBORAH L Employer name Fulton County Amount $42,330.33 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGY, SHANNON R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,330.31 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZA, CHERIE N Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $42,330.22 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WENDY N Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $42,330.18 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBLIN, THEODORA Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $42,330.14 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISZOWATA, JADUIGA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,329.96 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, LATOYA S Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $42,329.92 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, MICHELLE D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $42,329.79 Date 11/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIBILIA, CHRISTINE M Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $42,329.66 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOW, CHRISTINE M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $42,329.59 Date 05/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOGRECO, REBECCA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,329.53 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISCH, EMILIE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,329.43 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANTA, LARRY R Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $42,329.28 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOW, ADRIAN M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $42,329.06 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, AMBER L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $42,329.06 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAAC, LAMEANE C Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $42,329.01 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, AMANDA E Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $42,329.00 Date 08/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNARCZYK, GEORGE J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $42,328.98 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, SHANE W Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $42,328.84 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADECKI, MICHAEL K Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $42,328.83 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBLER, JONATHAN C Employer name City of Albany Amount $42,328.82 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICCI, COURTNEY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,328.78 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JEROME L Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,328.75 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSIAL, ROSEANN Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $42,328.43 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENS, MARC R Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $42,328.14 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTERA, VALERIE D Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $42,328.02 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, BRITTANY M Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $42,328.00 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEHR, JEFFREY W Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $42,327.93 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRRELL, ADRIANNE M Employer name Columbia County Amount $42,327.88 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MICHAEL S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,327.68 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, JUSTIN M Employer name Washington County Amount $42,327.31 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, JANE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,327.25 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, JOCELIA K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,327.19 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, SCOTT A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $42,327.09 Date 08/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, ARTHUR S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $42,326.57 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO TEMPIO, LAWRENCE C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,326.53 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,326.31 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNEY, LORIE Employer name Saratoga County Amount $42,326.11 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, WILLIAM D Employer name Town of Jay Amount $42,326.05 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPERT, JACLYN M Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $42,325.35 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYSON, JOHN K Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,325.06 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, LAMONT Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $42,325.05 Date 10/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, CAROL A Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $42,325.00 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, GWEN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,324.90 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACE, MONIQUE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,324.86 Date 02/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREWASNICAK, MARIA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $42,324.84 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSY, FREDERICK A Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,324.84 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROGNANO, LYNDSEY R Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,324.83 Date 07/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, LINDA A Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $42,324.80 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAWER, BARBARA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,324.64 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, JULIAN R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $42,324.57 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUGARTS, SARAH A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,324.48 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System