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 KNOWLTON, BRYANT D Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $41,851.10 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMARSKJ, KATHERINE G Employer name Webster CSD Amount $41,851.09 Date 11/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ERICA A Employer name Fulton County Amount $41,850.98 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, MARSHA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $41,850.95 Date 08/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, KAITLIN E Employer name Franklin County Amount $41,850.95 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANEY, MARY E Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $41,850.92 Date 11/01/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, MIRANDA M Employer name Erie County Amount $41,850.38 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JOHN M, III Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $41,850.29 Date 03/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, KELLY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,849.86 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIMO, DAVID J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $41,849.69 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GJOZA, EVELINA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,849.47 Date 08/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CATHERINE A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $41,849.45 Date 03/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MICHAEL, TERRY M Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $41,849.12 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAM-HEFFERON, LINDA J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $41,849.08 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,848.98 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BARI, DENA M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $41,848.76 Date 10/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGHTON, ELIZABETH E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $41,848.66 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, TARA L Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $41,848.61 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, MICHAEL V Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $41,848.43 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALOVIC, CARRIE A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $41,848.39 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, LEONARD E Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $41,848.18 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, THOMAS A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,847.90 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, KIMBERLY M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $41,847.73 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, CAROL D Employer name Schuyler County Amount $41,847.43 Date 08/12/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFROMM, JANET L Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,847.36 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PHILLIP W Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $41,847.30 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, SARAH G Employer name Pub Employment Relations Bd Amount $41,847.07 Date 11/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, MELISSA M Employer name Education Department Amount $41,846.99 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, ROGER S Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $41,846.72 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATE, CHRISTINA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $41,846.67 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODWELL, TED L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $41,846.50 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, MEREDITH A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $41,846.40 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBADY, AMIR Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $41,846.30 Date 01/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, SANDRA J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $41,846.21 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKES, WANDA G Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $41,845.86 Date 12/21/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORPET, MICHAEL L Employer name Allegany County Amount $41,845.79 Date 02/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTI, SARAH E Employer name Orleans County Amount $41,845.65 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRANGAYA, ALAN N Employer name Orleans County Amount $41,845.65 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, LINDA D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $41,845.48 Date 11/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYSER, TODD W Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $41,845.36 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANGELLA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,845.15 Date 06/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTLE, CYNTHIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,845.15 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCARELLI, BARBARA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,845.15 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONELLI, ELIZABETH Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,845.15 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLEDO, MARTHA Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,845.15 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMORE, AARON J Employer name Trumansburg CSD Amount $41,844.41 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASE, JONATHAN R Employer name Washington County Amount $41,843.99 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, LETECIA L Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $41,843.58 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, SUSAN Y Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $41,843.52 Date 09/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGGS, AMY L Employer name Cortland County Amount $41,843.30 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUSEN, BRENDA B Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $41,843.15 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMPER, EMILY C Employer name Erie County Amount $41,842.78 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAKLAND, ASHLEY R Employer name City of Hornell Amount $41,842.77 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, DANIEL S Employer name Oswego County Amount $41,842.59 Date 06/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, JANET E Employer name Wayne County Amount $41,842.45 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE WALLE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Wayne County Amount $41,842.44 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEGROVE, WENDY Employer name Wayne County Amount $41,842.42 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLISANI, KAREN M Employer name Wayne County Amount $41,842.41 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASIOREK, KAREN A Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $41,842.03 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GIESEN, SANDRA S Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $41,841.70 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVALLONE, KELLY J Employer name Harrisville CSD Amount $41,841.68 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGSHEIM, KELLY A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $41,841.62 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISLEY, WILLIAM R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,841.43 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCRO, MARIE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,841.33 Date 05/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MELISSA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $41,841.16 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLON, SUSAN M Employer name Albany County Amount $41,841.16 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, TRACY A Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $41,841.15 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONDERLY, KELLY M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,840.97 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO PICCOLO, PAOLA M Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $41,840.87 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANAS, BRIAN C Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $41,840.69 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIP GROOMS, DONNA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $41,840.57 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, COLLETTE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,840.51 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESICK, SUSAN LYNN Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $41,840.12 Date 05/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, MARSHA SOLOMON Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $41,839.93 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, AMY S Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $41,839.85 Date 07/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNISTRA, JASON R Employer name Village of Bainbridge Amount $41,839.77 Date 04/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTERSEN, CAROL A Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $41,839.61 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARZI, KATHRYN Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $41,839.61 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMSER, LAURIE A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $41,839.33 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIGON, GREGORY J Employer name Centr NY Reg Market Authority Amount $41,839.17 Date 09/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAERTSCHI, JENNIFER M Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $41,839.01 Date 03/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIUBA, TOMASZ M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,838.83 Date 12/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUROWSKI, PEGGY A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $41,838.71 Date 03/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALARICO, DEBORAH J Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,838.26 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSAKOS, CHRISTINA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,838.22 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITT, BENJAMIN J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,838.20 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADA, MARIA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,838.14 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, IRFAN H Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,838.04 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROWSKI, BRIAN Employer name Department of Health Amount $41,838.01 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, JORDAN D Employer name City of Utica Amount $41,837.97 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUMBERT, KRISTA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,837.77 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, PETER J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,837.60 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOURDIN, SHERI L Employer name Greene County Amount $41,837.58 Date 01/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, VICTORIA L Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $41,837.54 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUZINSKI, MARCIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,837.49 Date 01/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARICLE, BRIAN L Employer name City of Norwich Amount $41,837.16 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTWICK, SCHELL L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,837.11 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESKRIDGE, JACK Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $41,836.63 Date 02/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, KARLY J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $41,836.59 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, CARRIE A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $41,836.54 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System