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 BROSKI, PHYLLIS Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,951.75 Date 03/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JENNIFER J Employer name Erie County Amount $41,951.61 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORSA, JONATHAN E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $41,951.56 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, BRUCE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $41,951.56 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIN, SHAWN A Employer name Erie County Amount $41,951.51 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILMAR, KYLE D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $41,950.94 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWCZARZAK, DAWN E Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $41,950.18 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUZER, JANET N Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $41,950.16 Date 08/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUANE, MICHAEL R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $41,949.67 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDERS, ALLISON J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,949.33 Date 02/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERHOOF, JUDY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,949.29 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERR, THOMAS D Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $41,949.04 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, MELISSA I Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $41,948.97 Date 07/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHLINGER, COREY B Employer name Fulton County Amount $41,948.91 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, BARBARA M Employer name Port Jervis Free Library Amount $41,948.90 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALBALLY, KRISTY R Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $41,948.86 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TKACHUK, HARRY Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $41,948.67 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMBACH, IAN B Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $41,948.57 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, WALTER J Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $41,948.55 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPRIS, JOSHUA P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $41,948.34 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURK, EILEEN Employer name Erie County Amount $41,947.82 Date 08/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $41,947.55 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JAQUELINE J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $41,947.52 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, CHARLES M Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $41,947.42 Date 04/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, RICHARD L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $41,947.28 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, CAROL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,947.19 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICK, JOSHUA G Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,947.08 Date 05/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPANOVSKY, SARAH A Employer name Broome County Amount $41,946.61 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWSER, ZAKIA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,946.25 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WESLEY R Employer name Lewis County Amount $41,945.40 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, JEFFERY R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $41,945.32 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, ROSLYN Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $41,945.31 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSSEAU, KATHLEEN A Employer name Village of Greenwood Lake Amount $41,945.29 Date 07/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, DEBRA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,945.27 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, ADELAIDE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $41,945.10 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROLY, JENNA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,944.98 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SEAN V P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,944.96 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, HECTOR M Employer name Erie County Amount $41,944.92 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUKIERSKI, SALLY A Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $41,944.86 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBINO, SARAH Employer name Erie County Amount $41,944.82 Date 11/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADNEY, DAVID J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,944.77 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, MARIA F Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,944.71 Date 05/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWS, STEPHANIE J Employer name Oswego County Amount $41,944.71 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, SHANEEZA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,944.51 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, DOUGLAS Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $41,944.20 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNA, ALEXANDER A Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $41,943.86 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, SANDRA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,943.50 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, MELISSA E Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $41,943.38 Date 10/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPTEY, EDMUND O Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,943.37 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMSORIG, WILLIAM C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $41,943.07 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMKE, BRENDA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $41,942.91 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, TERRI A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $41,942.81 Date 05/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATERON, YOLANDA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,942.81 Date 12/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, HENRY J Employer name Town of Nelson Amount $41,942.60 Date 10/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Marshall Amount $41,942.30 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, AMY H Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $41,941.93 Date 08/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, MAE Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $41,941.67 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERDLE, HANNA E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,941.46 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEATOR, DARREN R Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $41,941.18 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LUIS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $41,941.05 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAISS, ANDREA M Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $41,940.73 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERSCH, STACI L Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,940.72 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAUCERI, PAUL J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,940.49 Date 05/23/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELVAGGIO, CYNTHIA Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $41,940.39 Date 08/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ANDREA C Employer name Erie County Amount $41,940.23 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATANASIO, CATHY A Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $41,940.12 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNNIGHEN, DESMOND Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,940.10 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECK, CATHERINE Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $41,940.07 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTISS, EREIN R Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $41,940.00 Date 08/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONOMOS, CHERYL A Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,939.99 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,939.95 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLAPAUGH, GARY W Employer name Town of Carlisle Amount $41,939.85 Date 03/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, JENNIFER A Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $41,939.77 Date 08/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELMES, DOUGLAS E Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $41,939.33 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, BRENDA K Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $41,939.18 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, LEANNE R Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,938.93 Date 02/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAHAM, LEA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,938.79 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERASIA, WENDY A Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $41,938.51 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANA, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $41,938.43 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSEL, NICOLE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,938.32 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROWBRIDGE, CAROL M Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,937.36 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, JAMIE L Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $41,936.94 Date 12/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMBRINO, FRANK E, JR Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $41,936.87 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZELEY, FRANK P Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $41,936.72 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOW, JONATHAN W Employer name Franklin County Amount $41,936.70 Date 08/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER-SMITH, WANDA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $41,936.40 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTIVOGLIO, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Middletown Amount $41,936.25 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANELIS, MICHELLE D Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $41,936.18 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINI, DONNA E Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $41,936.08 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, DIANE L Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $41,936.08 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, THERESA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $41,936.05 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIERE, CLAUDIA N Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $41,936.01 Date 04/17/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIATTA, VIRGINIA M Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $41,935.95 Date 01/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MICHIEL, MARY M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,935.55 Date 06/21/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDGETT, STEVEN W Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $41,935.55 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, HONGMEI Employer name Albany County Amount $41,934.92 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBB, DARYL W Employer name Village of Albion Amount $41,934.84 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, LAUREEN M Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $41,934.68 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINHILBER, SUSAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,934.14 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDMAN, CATHERINE A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $41,934.02 Date 04/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System