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 SABIN, DAWN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,159.99 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, STEWART J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $42,159.98 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFATT, GIFFORD A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $42,159.56 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMM, LORI L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,159.56 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILFORD, LAWRENCE, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,159.46 Date 07/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCEMI, LAURIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,159.24 Date 05/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEESEE, SARA J Employer name Essex County Amount $42,159.10 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIAS, LOIS A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $42,159.02 Date 04/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVOE, DARRYL L Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,159.00 Date 03/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAUGHNESSY, BETH A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $42,158.96 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTPFAHL, JENA L Employer name Erie County Amount $42,158.85 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, KAREN S Employer name Orleans County Amount $42,158.83 Date 12/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYE, JOEL S Employer name Albany County Amount $42,158.81 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAETZ, ROGER Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $42,158.71 Date 08/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUYK, JUSTIN M Employer name Lake George Park Commission Amount $42,158.70 Date 06/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, FRANKLIN B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,158.33 Date 08/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTRAUS, PATRICIA M Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $42,158.32 Date 12/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, MARIANNE T Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $42,158.28 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ALYSSA M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $42,158.20 Date 09/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINO, EMBER M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $42,158.18 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAEGLOW, BRIAN J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $42,158.00 Date 07/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, PATRICK R Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,157.93 Date 09/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FONZO, ANTONIO Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,157.93 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMMED, JOANN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,157.93 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MEGAN E Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $42,157.85 Date 06/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHNES, JOSHUA Q Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $42,157.84 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECORE, MICHELLE L Employer name Clinton County Amount $42,157.82 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLENEUVE, KENNETH J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,157.01 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, DONNA L Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $42,157.00 Date 11/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOCCI, JEFFREY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,156.93 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JESSE A, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $42,156.38 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPARINEN, JOHN M Employer name Schuyler County Amount $42,156.37 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNACCIA, DENNIS M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,156.35 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, KIM Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $42,156.21 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,156.09 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICZEWSKY, JANE A Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $42,156.07 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, SANDRA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,155.95 Date 08/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JESSICA A Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $42,155.91 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, MARK W Employer name Town of Conquest Amount $42,155.82 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, DONNA Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,155.81 Date 08/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, DEVIN L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,155.58 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELIG, ERIC R Employer name City of Rome Amount $42,155.10 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BENEDITTIS, CHARLES N Employer name Town of Maryland Amount $42,155.10 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERS, CYNTHIA M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $42,155.02 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, DAVID S Employer name City of Oswego Amount $42,154.96 Date 02/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTERLIN, SHARI L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,154.88 Date 08/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, SHAUN M Employer name Hancock CSD Amount $42,154.83 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, JULIE L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $42,154.80 Date 10/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, STAR A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $42,154.77 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, HAROLD J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,154.67 Date 11/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNERT, KIMBERLY A Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $42,154.58 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JOSHUA D Employer name Town of Torrey Amount $42,154.47 Date 12/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ROSITA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,154.44 Date 02/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, SUSAN M Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,154.42 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, JERMAINE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,154.35 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRK, MAUREEN A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $42,154.20 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, DENISE R Employer name Village of Hoosick Falls Amount $42,154.02 Date 10/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURT, AUGUSTUS M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $42,153.84 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GILIO, PATRICIA Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $42,153.74 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PETER Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,153.55 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVID, DANNY N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,153.34 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, TERESA A Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $42,153.20 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHWALD, SUSAN J Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $42,153.20 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPPA, GARY S Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $42,153.20 Date 02/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTASZCZYK, DARLENE Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $42,153.20 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNETTI, ANGELA M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $42,152.70 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYEA, JOSHUA WV Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $42,152.63 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONTCZARUK, TIFFANY JAYDE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,152.47 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNEAU, CATHERINE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $42,152.44 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEAL, FAITH S Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $42,152.36 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, JUDY A Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $42,151.94 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZI, JAMES A Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $42,151.69 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAAR, GUILLERMO R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,151.45 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, CAROLEE S Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,151.33 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZELIGA, PAUL D Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $42,151.23 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMI, THERESA E Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,151.23 Date 01/10/1959 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, JACQUELINE P Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,151.20 Date 05/22/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIVERLING, JACQUELYN M Employer name Genesee County Amount $42,151.13 Date 06/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGERT, CHRISTINE A Employer name Canisteo-Greenwood CSD Amount $42,150.60 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, JEREMY D Employer name City of Corning Amount $42,149.65 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, PAUL E Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $42,149.30 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, BRIDGET A Employer name Orange County Amount $42,149.29 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, RUSSELL J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $42,149.20 Date 02/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URTZ, HOLLY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,149.17 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, MARY L Employer name Franklin County Amount $42,149.14 Date 09/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLEN, DONALD C Employer name Orange County Amount $42,149.14 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIA, CHERYL Employer name Clinton County Amount $42,148.95 Date 11/29/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, HILARY M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $42,148.38 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYE, JENNIFER J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $42,148.22 Date 05/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLANGER, SUZANNE Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $42,148.06 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIDERS, CAROLYN D Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $42,147.52 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERA, MARTIN M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $42,147.33 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $42,147.25 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JULIA C Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $42,147.18 Date 07/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEOWN, ANDREW M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $42,147.16 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORZELL, MARCIA J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,147.05 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, ANN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,146.89 Date 10/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, MARGIE E Employer name City of Cortland Amount $42,146.61 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, ADAM B Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,146.52 Date 02/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSK, JOHN G Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,146.40 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System