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 VALENTI, ROSE MARIE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $42,047.24 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREDENKO, JOHN Employer name Education Department Amount $42,047.24 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DES ROSIERS, VICTOR W Employer name Education Department Amount $42,047.24 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUCKER, JOSEPH K, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $42,047.24 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, DENNIS B Employer name Education Department Amount $42,047.24 Date 02/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGINO, JENNIFER L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $42,047.24 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, SHERRY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,047.24 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DEBRA B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,047.24 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, CHARLENE F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,047.24 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, GEORGIANNA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,047.24 Date 11/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, LARRY W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,047.24 Date 05/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGENT, RICHARD A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,047.24 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCHESTER, WENDY A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $42,047.24 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOPF, MICHAEL E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,046.98 Date 12/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREYE, JOSEPH W Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $42,046.98 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSME, MILAGROS Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $42,046.98 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARLEEN A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,046.98 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTCOTT, MARLENE A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $42,046.98 Date 06/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLADE, MELISSA L Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,046.98 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROPP, MARITA E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,046.94 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, PATRICIA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,046.53 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, DAVID H Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $42,046.41 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDAY, MICHAEL G Employer name Fort Plain CSD Amount $42,046.20 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAINER, GARY C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,046.10 Date 11/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, KRISTOPHER B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $42,046.06 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERE, VIOLETTE D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $42,046.03 Date 02/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, SUSAN P Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $42,045.70 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MARIA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,045.66 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNER, ADAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $42,045.53 Date 02/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERCHIO, TINA M Employer name Education Department Amount $42,045.42 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSANO, LUCILLE J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $42,045.42 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, MARY Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,045.42 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERT, ROSS J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,045.27 Date 05/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINZE, JOHN L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $42,045.26 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, JODI A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $42,045.16 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, DEBORAH J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,045.16 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, FAITH A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $42,045.16 Date 07/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARNOCH, ROSEMARY I Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,045.11 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWONG, TOMMY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,045.00 Date 08/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, LORI L Employer name Education Department Amount $42,044.90 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, DANIEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,044.90 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSIER, MELANIE Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $42,044.90 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLCLOUGH, WILLIAM R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $42,044.90 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KERRI A Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $42,044.65 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, ERIN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,044.55 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYRONNEAU, MARIE G Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $42,044.54 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTYKA, PHILLIP G Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $42,044.44 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINNAMON, WANDA C Employer name Education Department Amount $42,044.38 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK-KORNACKI, ANNE A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $42,044.38 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDASARRE, PAULA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,044.38 Date 10/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, PAMELA S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,044.38 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, CHERI D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,044.38 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITMEIER, DONNA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,044.38 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, JOHN J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $42,044.34 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIACCO, NATALIE A Employer name Norwood-Norfolk CSD Amount $42,044.19 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOBARE, MICHELLE L Employer name Norwood-Norfolk CSD Amount $42,044.19 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANGELA M Employer name Norwood-Norfolk CSD Amount $42,044.19 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, DAVID B Employer name Schoharie County Amount $42,044.04 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRODORE, PATRICIA E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,043.86 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIOUDIS, MICHAEL K Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $42,043.53 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, KIMBERLY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,043.34 Date 07/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERBA, SHAHEEDA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,043.34 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, ALICE A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $42,043.32 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, CHARLENE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,043.20 Date 03/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTHERS, PETER C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,043.08 Date 08/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DORIS K Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $42,043.08 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSHOT, HARRY W Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,043.08 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ERIC J Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $42,042.77 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCO, MELANIE A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $42,042.74 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, NELSON L, JR Employer name City of Utica Amount $42,042.68 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TONI M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $42,042.44 Date 12/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMAZENSKI, LAUREL A Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $42,042.43 Date 05/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, JACQUELINE M Employer name Dutchess Water Wastewater Auth Amount $42,042.43 Date 03/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAZZI, LINDA J Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $42,042.12 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENZOGNA, ANTOINETTE F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $42,042.04 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUNK, CAROL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,042.04 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DARLENE F Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,042.04 Date 12/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, DONNA L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $42,042.04 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, LESLIE A Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $42,042.04 Date 12/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JENNIFER M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,042.04 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, STEPHANIE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,041.73 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURGIN, BONITA N Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,041.66 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, THERESA Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $42,041.55 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISBEE, MICHAEL H Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $42,041.52 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSINSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,041.52 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONEY, LISA N Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $42,041.52 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORKELUN, BEVERLY J Employer name Town of Southold Amount $42,041.48 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDIGO, RANDY L, II Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $42,041.34 Date 05/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, JUNE J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,041.32 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, CHRISTINE E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,041.26 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENTICE, JOHN J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $42,040.97 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LINDA A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $42,040.96 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, TINA M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $42,040.81 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLIVER, BRIAN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,040.74 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDLE, LATEASE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,040.59 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, ELLEN W Employer name Erie County Amount $42,040.48 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIBODEAU, DONALD E Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $42,040.34 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVEL, DEBORAH L Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $42,040.18 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, JENNIFER A Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $42,040.18 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGART, JOHN W Employer name Town of Colchester Amount $42,039.84 Date 02/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System