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 HOPPERSTAD, ERIK C Employer name City of Watertown Amount $41,876.09 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, ANDIANA A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $41,875.62 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, NATALIE A Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $41,875.57 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JENNIFER K Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $41,875.50 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, JAMES J Employer name Erie County Amount $41,875.44 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKINS, MARLENE D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,875.41 Date 11/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAISE, RUSSELL L Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $41,875.20 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDAS, ARMANDO Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $41,875.16 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, JUSTIN W Employer name Hamilton County Amount $41,875.02 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, MICHELLE M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $41,874.92 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, MARIA E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,874.57 Date 12/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELVALLE, JACQUELINE Employer name Erie County Amount $41,874.51 Date 05/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, WESLEY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $41,874.40 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, GEORGEEN M Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $41,874.40 Date 04/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, ROBERT C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $41,874.37 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASSE, CHANTEL M Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $41,874.24 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWENDSEN, ALLISON L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $41,874.21 Date 10/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, LAURA J Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $41,874.03 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADILLO, EDUARDO Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $41,873.93 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROUGHS, CARISSA E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,873.80 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, SHAWN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,873.80 Date 11/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDA, MAUREEN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $41,873.60 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DIANE J Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $41,873.39 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STABILE, GERARD P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,873.36 Date 03/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUFFLER, KATHLEEN L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $41,873.10 Date 12/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKLE, DORALEE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $41,873.10 Date 08/29/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ-SANTIAGO, AXEL M Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,872.93 Date 07/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLON, MAURA C Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $41,872.51 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KEVIN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $41,872.43 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASHOF, DLORAH J Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $41,871.94 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, TRACEY ANN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,871.93 Date 10/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINER, TIMOTHY R Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $41,871.92 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARONICA, JONATHAN P Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $41,871.90 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMON, JENNIFER O Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,871.78 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTACHIARI, AMAWASRI Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $41,871.75 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, SHARON A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $41,871.75 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGAJ, STACEY A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $41,871.71 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIS, NANCY A Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $41,871.48 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUREK, DIANA E Employer name Department of State Amount $41,871.39 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSONE, STEPHANIE A Employer name Oswego County Amount $41,871.14 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, JAMES J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $41,871.07 Date 10/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN-FRANKE, THERESA J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $41,870.99 Date 07/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, SHIRLEY Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $41,870.99 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDRICK, JOHN C, SR Employer name Waterville CSD Amount $41,870.97 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, SUZANNE Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $41,870.81 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFTIC, THOMAS G Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $41,870.77 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PARLANE, MARK F Employer name Erie County Amount $41,870.76 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, SHERRY L, MRS Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $41,870.64 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, DENNIS Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,870.58 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, CHAD E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $41,870.54 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSENTINO, SHARON L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,870.54 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DAVID J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $41,870.44 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, PHYLLIS S Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $41,870.29 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLHEATER, RICHARD G Employer name Oneida County Amount $41,870.19 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABARGA, MARYANN Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $41,870.08 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNSHINE, FRANCINE B Employer name Sullivan County Amount $41,869.97 Date 11/13/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAGER, RICHARD G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,869.89 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUIA, RITA T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $41,868.99 Date 02/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSHAW, ALVIN E, JR Employer name Department of Law Amount $41,868.99 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMAUF, BARBARA A Employer name Education Department Amount $41,868.99 Date 07/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGAN, THERESA M Employer name Education Department Amount $41,868.99 Date 06/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLONE, JAMES T Employer name Education Department Amount $41,868.99 Date 12/12/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOPP, LEONARD J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $41,868.99 Date 08/31/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOLORES J Employer name Department of Health Amount $41,868.99 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, NANCY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,868.99 Date 03/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOESCHER, DALE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,868.99 Date 05/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, DEBRA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,868.99 Date 10/11/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, RALPH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,868.99 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOTI, ROSE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,868.99 Date 03/24/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JEANNETTE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,868.99 Date 07/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLSON, PAUL M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,868.99 Date 11/04/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTNUT, LEILANI Y Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,868.99 Date 12/20/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHERRIE A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $41,868.99 Date 07/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, TERI H Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $41,868.99 Date 06/23/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MARY Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $41,868.99 Date 12/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, MARY H Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $41,868.95 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, AMY L Employer name Cambridge CSD Amount $41,868.94 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ANGELICA Employer name Clinton County Amount $41,868.86 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, TAMMY S Employer name Orleans County Amount $41,868.75 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, LINDA C Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $41,868.54 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDAUS, PHILIP M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $41,868.18 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMFORD, HEIDI A Employer name W NY Library Resources Council Amount $41,867.81 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, RYAN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,867.78 Date 12/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, NICHOLAS A Employer name Clinton County Amount $41,867.69 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, GEORGE E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $41,867.68 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSELLI, ANTHONY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,867.58 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, JEAN M Employer name Webster CSD Amount $41,867.58 Date 06/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, ANGELA Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $41,867.18 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEACE, KEVIN W Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,867.16 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPREASE, SUZANNE M Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $41,867.05 Date 03/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMANZAR, JULIO Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,866.84 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, STACEY A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $41,866.64 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KEETHE D Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $41,866.55 Date 07/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, KARLI E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,866.49 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, BRIAN C Employer name Ontario County Amount $41,866.41 Date 07/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGG, KEITH E Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $41,866.12 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, JESSIE E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $41,865.80 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGMESTER, ELIZABETH Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $41,865.78 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONICA, WESLEY L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $41,865.76 Date 03/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $41,865.19 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System