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 DI TONNO, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Albany Amount $41,537.43 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGBERG, DEBORAH A Employer name Pine Valley CSD Amount $41,537.42 Date 04/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUDYMA, JOHN R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,537.28 Date 06/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JACK C Employer name Town of Edwards Amount $41,537.25 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, ROBERT C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $41,537.23 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MICHELLE R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $41,536.64 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPEO, ANNE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $41,536.54 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, MARGUERITE Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $41,536.51 Date 11/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTERFIELD, PEGGY J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $41,536.27 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINS, MICHELE I Employer name Tioga County Amount $41,536.26 Date 02/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAWON, SARA B Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $41,536.21 Date 08/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFORD, MARIAN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $41,536.06 Date 11/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESIG, JOHN J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $41,535.86 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRANDIE N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,535.72 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DENISE M Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $41,535.66 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CLAUDIA C Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $41,535.46 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDEL, TIMOTHY B Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $41,535.25 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKOWSKI, SARA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $41,535.04 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, JAMES R Employer name Livingston County Amount $41,534.64 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKER, RANDY Employer name Town of Exeter Amount $41,534.51 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSSE, DOUGLAS C, JR Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $41,534.41 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATUM, DONNA Y Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,534.28 Date 05/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, NORMA J Employer name Oneida County Amount $41,534.26 Date 04/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, KATHERINE Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $41,534.11 Date 01/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, DWAYNE J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $41,534.07 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINNO-BAYBUSKY, DONNA M Employer name Leg Task Force Reapportionment Amount $41,533.86 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, CURTISS L, JR Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $41,533.69 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNA, STEPHEN J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,533.58 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSON, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $41,533.52 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, DEBRA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,533.47 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, QUINN M Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $41,532.78 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, MARY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,532.63 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARQUIETT, ALLISON L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $41,532.62 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ROMAN Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $41,532.59 Date 11/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALS, DINAH C Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,532.58 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESIC, AZEMIRA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $41,532.55 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZ, LAURA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,532.52 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALFREYMAN, LINDA W Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,532.52 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSTON, KAREN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $41,532.40 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANALETICH, JENNIFER L Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $41,532.35 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, LISA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,532.18 Date 01/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, LISA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $41,531.85 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, RICHARD K Employer name Montgomery County Amount $41,531.78 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUESTOW, DENISE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,531.68 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROHM, JULIE A Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $41,531.62 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACHARD, DOUGLAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $41,531.14 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLYMKOW, MARY L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $41,530.80 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATS, DONALD J Employer name Town of Horseheads Amount $41,530.66 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, ROSEMARY L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $41,529.81 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASCO, JILL A Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $41,529.80 Date 01/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, GARRY O Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $41,529.72 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONURA, KRISTIN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,529.58 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISBELL-JONES, DEBORAH Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,529.55 Date 01/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARIA N Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $41,529.42 Date 06/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTINE, MARY A Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $41,529.20 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORRELL, VIOLA T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,529.15 Date 12/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSZKOWSKI, CHARLENE M Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $41,529.08 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORMAN, WILLIAM E Employer name Montgomery County Amount $41,529.07 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNANT, KARISSA D Employer name Chenango County Amount $41,528.90 Date 04/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, LEIGH A Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,528.80 Date 02/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLES, WALTER G Employer name Herkimer County Amount $41,528.46 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, MICHELE L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $41,528.46 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABAUT, SARAH A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,528.42 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARVER, RONALD J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $41,528.34 Date 01/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, JELICA T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,528.28 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, RENEE H G Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $41,528.00 Date 12/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODCOCK, CYNTHIA M Employer name Hadley-Luzerne CSD Amount $41,527.67 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, TYLER D Employer name Orange County Amount $41,526.87 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREET, BARRY Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $41,526.86 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENZEL, TRACEY M Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $41,526.80 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DAVID W Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $41,526.80 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, DESIREE L Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $41,526.64 Date 04/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVERASE, DONNA L Employer name Oswego County Amount $41,526.40 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKEY, COLLEEN A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $41,526.30 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JEFFREY L Employer name Westchester County Amount $41,526.28 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMBURG, STEVEN V Employer name Town of Evans Amount $41,525.92 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, JOSHUA J Employer name Town of Piercefield Amount $41,525.72 Date 09/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, ANNETTE M Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $41,525.60 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, GERRY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $41,524.87 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, IAN Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $41,524.70 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGLER, STEVEN L Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $41,524.40 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MATTHEW C Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $41,524.40 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATH, SEAN E Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $41,524.08 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUITT, TERESA Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $41,524.00 Date 03/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMANOVIC, RADOJKA Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,523.83 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEISTER, ELLARD D Employer name Town of Groton Amount $41,523.79 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORFLEET, ENJOLI T Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $41,523.71 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KEISHA P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,523.52 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SUZANNE Employer name Washington County Amount $41,522.96 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMARIA, THERESA A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $41,522.93 Date 09/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLACK, RONALD R Employer name Allegany County Amount $41,522.79 Date 06/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, ANTHONY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $41,522.68 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEMARK, HENRY, III Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $41,522.51 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, MARIEL Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $41,522.42 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINHAUER, DARLA S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,522.10 Date 08/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOS, BETSY A Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $41,521.82 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, SEAN A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,521.58 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, PATRICK A Employer name Department of Law Amount $41,521.54 Date 08/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCZAK, BRYAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $41,521.52 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEER, APRIL S Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $41,521.20 Date 04/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System