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 BACKMAN, DENISE Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $41,716.31 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COEN, KELLY R Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $41,716.24 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, DONNA A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $41,716.20 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MICHELLE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $41,716.20 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MARIA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $41,716.10 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCANSON, DONALD M Employer name Royalton-Hartland CSD Amount $41,716.10 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOREMUS, CHERYL C Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $41,715.95 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, CHRISTINE M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $41,715.89 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DONALD B Employer name Town of Knox Amount $41,715.87 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, KIMBERLY A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $41,715.32 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARTHUR, ERIN L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $41,715.06 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, ANDREW J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,715.05 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JENNIFER J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,715.02 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGIE, SARAH C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $41,714.85 Date 04/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRVILLE, MARGALITE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $41,714.61 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATALIN, JOHN M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $41,714.51 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, FRED A Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,714.40 Date 08/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, OSCAR J Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $41,714.38 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, MARIE L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $41,714.32 Date 05/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNUSON, TERESA Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $41,714.23 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASBOTH, WILLIAM L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,714.17 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTON, GLENN E, SR Employer name Erie County Amount $41,714.15 Date 12/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTER, HOLLY T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,714.14 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDOCK, SAMANTHA L Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $41,713.92 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, ROBIN M Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $41,713.50 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASKO, GINA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $41,713.43 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALADINO, PAULA M Employer name Erie County Amount $41,713.33 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLNAVE, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Moira Amount $41,713.22 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARRE, LAURIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $41,712.90 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKLEY, SUSAN M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $41,712.90 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCATENA, ERIC A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,712.74 Date 04/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSNEK, STEPHANIE A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $41,712.73 Date 11/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COY, JOHN D Employer name Town of Litchfield Amount $41,712.71 Date 06/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, PETER J Employer name Town of Litchfield Amount $41,712.71 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CROSSE, HOPE G Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $41,712.31 Date 11/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, MARCUS C Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $41,712.29 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, NOAH M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $41,712.15 Date 08/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSK, SARAH K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $41,712.15 Date 09/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHOSTLAW, LINDA C Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $41,712.14 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNOTTI, JOSEPH V Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $41,712.10 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, KEITH F Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $41,711.98 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORN, SABRINA M Employer name Town of Southold Amount $41,711.28 Date 03/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELIS, JESSICA A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $41,711.28 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKARELLOS, ELIZABETH Employer name Town of Southold Amount $41,711.28 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORFIS, JESSICA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,711.21 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGYI, BONNIE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,711.11 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALVASO, PEGGY K Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $41,711.09 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANASTASIA, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $41,710.89 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RODERICK V Employer name Town of Pitcairn Amount $41,710.81 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, PEGGY S Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,710.71 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DEREK A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,710.66 Date 08/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JEANNE M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $41,710.44 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, JON J Employer name Town of Greenwood Amount $41,710.16 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUFON, EDWARD M, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,709.60 Date 01/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YETTER, KAREN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,709.46 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREDO, LAURIE B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,709.44 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, PATRICIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,709.40 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFER, ADAM J Employer name Town of Pembroke Amount $41,709.38 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCE, STEVEN E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $41,709.18 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, ERIC M Employer name Genesee County Amount $41,708.71 Date 06/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, SHERRY J Employer name Town of Massena Amount $41,708.26 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, AGNES P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,708.23 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URENA, MARIBEL L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,708.17 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERRY, TIMOTHY M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $41,708.15 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SANDRA D Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $41,708.15 Date 01/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILL, KIMBERLY A Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $41,707.91 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROGER D Employer name Town of Middletown Amount $41,707.60 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, CASEY E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $41,707.59 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASMUNDSSON, BRITT B Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $41,707.50 Date 06/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIA, ALESSIA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $41,707.24 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VEGLIA, CARL J, III Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,707.09 Date 04/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, LORA C Employer name Chenango County Amount $41,706.99 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIZELIUS, CORINNE C Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $41,706.72 Date 01/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, ALLISON M Employer name Seneca County Amount $41,706.62 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK-WILSON, DONNA N Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $41,706.57 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNAND, GINA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $41,706.38 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VODONOSOV, ISABELLE F Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $41,706.12 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, PANDORA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,706.03 Date 05/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHINEHARDT, ROBERT D Employer name Town of Charleston Amount $41,705.58 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, SCOTT C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $41,705.15 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDMAN, LINSEY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,705.00 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISKELL, CHRISTY R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $41,704.85 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ROBERT M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $41,704.66 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYGOOD, ARLETHIA E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $41,704.60 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, MOLLY Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $41,704.45 Date 11/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFF, WILLIAM P Employer name Herkimer County Amount $41,704.40 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, RAYMOND C Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $41,703.92 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THERESA L Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $41,703.57 Date 08/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWARZ, LLOYD E Employer name Spencer Van Etten CSD Amount $41,702.93 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, CYNTHIA F Employer name Oswego County Amount $41,702.91 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSMORE, LAWRENCE L Employer name Oswego County Amount $41,702.87 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANICCIA, CATHLEEN J Employer name Oswego County Amount $41,702.87 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBYLOWICZ, ELIZABETH M Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,702.64 Date 09/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEGODA, GARY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $41,702.62 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMPKO, TONKA A Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $41,702.55 Date 06/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWKINS, ALESIA M Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $41,702.42 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, NANCY L Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $41,702.41 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUPORE, CONNIE M Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $41,702.18 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, BECKY L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $41,702.05 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEINER, REBECCA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,701.73 Date 01/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System