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 MC DONALD, KEVIN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $41,507.68 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SALLIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,507.66 Date 01/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLLO, DEBORAH A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $41,507.60 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALAN-ROMERO, DAMARIS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,507.43 Date 07/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, JACQUELINE A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $41,507.40 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, MARSHIELE D Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $41,507.30 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGELSTON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $41,507.12 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIROLAMO, BRITTANY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,507.06 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, JOANNE T Employer name Orange County Amount $41,506.91 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, SHARON M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $41,506.51 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, ROSALYN Employer name Cayuga County Amount $41,506.51 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, VIRGINIA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,506.23 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGMAN, HOWARD G Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $41,506.20 Date 01/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, GARY T Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $41,506.03 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBONE, HEIDI A Employer name Medina CSD Amount $41,505.94 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRITTENDEN, BONNIE J Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $41,505.87 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, MAUREEN E Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $41,505.82 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, MARGARET Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $41,505.73 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUNT, ALTHEA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $41,505.72 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, TARA D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $41,505.72 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, CHERYL L Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $41,505.66 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADCOCK, JAMIE M Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $41,505.60 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, NICOLE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $41,505.59 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JEANNE M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $41,505.58 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, TIM Employer name Office of General Services Amount $41,505.45 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLI, JULIE A Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $41,505.36 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZ, JOHN H Employer name Department of Health Amount $41,505.25 Date 06/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, GOLDIE G Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $41,505.06 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCOTT, JEFFREY L Employer name Town of Sterling Amount $41,504.91 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITENSTEIN, MARIA A Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $41,504.87 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPENHEIMER, ANDREW H Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,504.78 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODIERNA, MELANIE R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,504.30 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXIE, NATARSHA M Employer name Erie County Amount $41,504.02 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCARDI, PHYLLIS A Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $41,503.97 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, DEBRA J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $41,503.93 Date 10/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, EILEEN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $41,503.91 Date 01/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAN, ROCCO Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $41,503.81 Date 01/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERNESSER, BENJAMIN T Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $41,503.67 Date 12/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERATORE, BARBARA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,503.53 Date 05/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIST, JARED A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $41,503.33 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, GUSTAVO Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $41,503.11 Date 02/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, TAMMIE E Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $41,502.97 Date 07/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, CHARLES H, JR Employer name Morristown CSD Amount $41,502.48 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAHANOVICH, DENISE M Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $41,502.35 Date 01/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, WILLIAM B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $41,502.29 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, MITCHELL J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $41,502.02 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDISON, ABRADELLA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,502.00 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASKEY, JEAN M Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $41,501.94 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, NANCY A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $41,501.90 Date 04/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDEKER, WILLIAM J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $41,501.67 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNI, SEAN M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $41,501.65 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERO, SARITA Employer name Department of Law Amount $41,501.65 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, MADELEINE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $41,501.65 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFETTONE, STEVEN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,501.65 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREETER, RENITA S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,501.65 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRIOGLIO, DIANE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $41,501.65 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAQUE, ANWARUL Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $41,501.65 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVIS, SHARLENE G Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $41,501.20 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, JACOB Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $41,501.13 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DONNA S Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $41,500.62 Date 03/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, EDWARD Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,500.51 Date 11/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONK, MARIE Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $41,500.16 Date 10/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, MILAGROS Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,500.16 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, MARK A Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $41,500.16 Date 04/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, JOHN J Employer name NYS Senate - Member Expenses Amount $41,500.00 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, DAVID P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $41,500.00 Date 05/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, EDWARD R Employer name Town of Steuben Amount $41,500.00 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, AMY L Employer name Red Creek CSD Amount $41,499.94 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMBROSIO, FRANCISCO A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,499.90 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARYANOPOLIS, DEBRA M Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $41,499.64 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CRAIG M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $41,499.38 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADJANDREAS, KATERINA Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $41,499.14 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIS, JERRY W Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $41,498.98 Date 06/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, EDWARD L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $41,498.94 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSELL, THELMA L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $41,498.84 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LINDA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $41,498.61 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METTLER, TOMMY A Employer name Village of Wolcott Amount $41,498.44 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THUMAN, KAREN Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $41,498.07 Date 10/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPROTH, NANCY K Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $41,498.06 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSHOT, RACHELLE L Employer name Allegany County Amount $41,497.79 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOR, ROBERT K Employer name Schuyler County Amount $41,497.75 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, JARON Employer name Albany County Amount $41,497.66 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUT, JAMES K Employer name Cayuga County Amount $41,497.56 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DANIELLE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,497.50 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, STEVEN A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $41,497.40 Date 03/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALE-GLEASON, AMY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,496.69 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, LORI A Employer name Franklin County Amount $41,496.62 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JAMES T Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $41,496.40 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFELFINGER, DARREN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $41,496.17 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTS, EUGENE S Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,496.08 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELE, MARY M Employer name City of Troy Amount $41,495.87 Date 04/15/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARRAN, DIANA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $41,495.82 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Steuben County Amount $41,495.59 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORETZ, HARRY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $41,495.26 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, MARIBETH L Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $41,495.26 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JENNIFER D Employer name Wyoming County Amount $41,494.80 Date 02/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONO, CONCETTA Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $41,494.72 Date 06/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDISON, DENNIS Employer name Mt Pleasant Cottage Sch UFSD Amount $41,494.59 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSZEWSKI, RONDA L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $41,494.42 Date 08/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATES, RICHARD C Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $41,494.15 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System