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 VON PENTZ, BARBARA A Employer name Orange County Amount $42,254.40 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONO, ANITA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,253.93 Date 05/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, ERIC W Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $42,253.81 Date 04/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ROBERT E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,253.72 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, MATTHEW E Employer name Lewis County Amount $42,253.43 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONESSI, MAUREEN E Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $42,253.43 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIMORE, JANINE M Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $42,253.42 Date 02/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JESSICA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,253.25 Date 04/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEILEMANN, EDWARD C Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $42,253.19 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIFFIN, LAILA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,253.07 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURIANO, LEE T Employer name Village of Lloyd Harbor Amount $42,253.00 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, CHRISTINA Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $42,252.96 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAILOR, MARY J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $42,252.91 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, JOSHUA C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $42,252.88 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYNTON, SIMHA M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $42,252.60 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EL, SAYYID D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $42,252.47 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIALKOWSKI, BIK Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $42,252.24 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PATRICK L M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,252.17 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADRIAN, ASHLEY E Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $42,252.08 Date 12/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRECHSLER, JONATHAN E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $42,251.16 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDHOLM, STEPHANIE A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $42,251.00 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWELL, TIFFANY L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $42,250.86 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, BARBARA A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $42,250.83 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS EL, ANTHONY B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $42,250.78 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARKAS, JUSTIN A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $42,250.43 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLL, SUZANNE E Employer name Village of Airmont Amount $42,250.39 Date 08/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, BARBARA D Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $42,250.27 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEITLER, STEPHANIE Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $42,249.98 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROM, TRACEY J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $42,249.96 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHARLES P Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $42,249.76 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, DEXTER L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,249.42 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, TERESA E Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,249.42 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBONDANZA, JOANNE Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $42,249.16 Date 03/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGRETO, DANISE D Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $42,249.16 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLABOUGH, DIANE M Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $42,248.91 Date 01/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINGLE, KERRIANN L Employer name Education Department Amount $42,248.80 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLENBACK, NANCY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,248.20 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, MARY E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $42,248.16 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECLAIR, AMY J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $42,247.86 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KERRY L Employer name Orange County Amount $42,247.80 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, NANCY A Employer name Orange County Amount $42,247.67 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, LAURIE A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,247.19 Date 01/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, STEPHEN E Employer name Mayfield CSD Amount $42,247.01 Date 04/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TIMOTHY J Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $42,246.84 Date 10/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, ROBERT T Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $42,246.73 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDSTROM, LORRAINE B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,246.72 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORA, JANICE E Employer name Department of Law Amount $42,246.63 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIAN, JIJI Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $42,246.58 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCE, BARBARA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $42,246.55 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESSEGUIE, LESLIE B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,246.47 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULDBORNE, PATSY D Employer name NYC Judges Amount $42,246.39 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, SUSAN A Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $42,246.26 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, MARY ANNE G Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $42,246.12 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIES, CHAD M Employer name Town of Cuba Amount $42,246.03 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAJAK-ANDERSON, MELISSA A Employer name Broome County Amount $42,245.71 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPELL, JAIMEE L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,245.65 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVITT, NIKOLE A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,245.58 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZONE, COURTNEY K Employer name Albany County Amount $42,244.94 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTEL, ALISON L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,244.90 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUSEN, CAROL A Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $42,244.78 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWA, BARBARA J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $42,244.54 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSANO, RENEE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,244.40 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUAYS, JANET M Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $42,244.25 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROSS, LINDA A Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $42,243.88 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BOY, CHERYL A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $42,243.79 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIDL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $42,243.79 Date 12/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAAL, DARLENE KELSEY Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $42,243.62 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, GWENDOLYN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,243.54 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, ANN I Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,243.35 Date 08/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHL, TAMMI R Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $42,243.07 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPAGNE, BRANDY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,243.06 Date 09/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGARIELLO, MARYANN Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $42,242.93 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, MICHAEL M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,242.74 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGMAN, TIMOTHY M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $42,242.72 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, DOUGLAS R, II Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $42,242.69 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, STEPHEN E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $42,242.26 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DELORIS L Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $42,241.98 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNEY, BEVERLY J Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,241.98 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JANNA R Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,241.98 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPNER, LISA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $42,241.96 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHLENBACHER, STEPHANIE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,241.90 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, BRUCE P Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $42,241.79 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGAR, LEE ANN Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,241.76 Date 02/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRETTA, ARTHUR V Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,241.26 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALCYNSKI, KYLE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,241.15 Date 12/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBLEY, ZACKARY T Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $42,241.04 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASTANIS, NINA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $42,241.00 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAW, MARY A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $42,240.78 Date 07/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIS, TAMMY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,240.23 Date 12/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ALISON Employer name Schenectady County Amount $42,239.77 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALI, FRANK G Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $42,239.69 Date 01/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, MARLENE L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $42,239.65 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKETSON, KAREN F Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $42,239.35 Date 10/20/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNIGAN, ROSARIA E Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $42,239.32 Date 10/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURNELL, CHARLES A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,239.13 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKES, LYNN M Employer name Erie County Amount $42,239.05 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWRY, REBECCA A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $42,238.95 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISACK, KRISTI J Employer name Chenango County Amount $42,238.87 Date 06/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, JAMAR L Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $42,238.87 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS-LYKE, ESTHER Employer name Town of Salina Amount $42,238.74 Date 08/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System