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 PARSONS, KAREN A Employer name Education Department Amount $41,412.51 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIG, ERIKA D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,412.28 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, VERONICA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $41,411.82 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCACCIA, MARY JO Employer name Wyoming County Amount $41,411.80 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBST, FRANK J Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $41,411.74 Date 10/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYSLIWIEC, ROBYN Employer name Department of Health Amount $41,411.69 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA MONICA, ROCCO F, III Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $41,411.56 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ANN MARIE Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $41,411.50 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, MICHAEL B Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $41,411.48 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTENT, NANCY Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,411.19 Date 12/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JOSE M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $41,410.98 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECALA, KRISTEN L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,410.97 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGHINI, DONNA L Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $41,410.87 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT LOUIS, LESLIE Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $41,410.85 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, SARAH A Employer name Lewis County Amount $41,410.71 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DANIELLE L Employer name Livingston County Amount $41,410.71 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINMETZ, PATRICIA A Employer name Eden CSD Amount $41,410.56 Date 09/18/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBUISSON, ANGLADE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $41,410.47 Date 07/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMEAD, ALEXA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $41,410.29 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALE, LORRAINE B Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $41,410.27 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUKOWSKI, SARA JO Employer name Broome County Amount $41,410.04 Date 03/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYWOOD, TRINA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,410.01 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LORI B Employer name Allegany County Amount $41,409.90 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKODA, DARRIN J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $41,409.84 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARBERA, SUSAN M Employer name North Bellmore Public Library Amount $41,409.81 Date 07/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILANETA, CZARNEEH L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,409.46 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CAROL J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $41,409.40 Date 01/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, RENEE A Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,409.27 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBBLETT, JENNIFER A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,408.99 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHNO, KIM M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $41,408.82 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, PATRICIA M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $41,408.72 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, CESAR I Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,408.62 Date 11/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEPHEN D Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $41,408.43 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EARL D Employer name Millbrook CSD Amount $41,408.21 Date 02/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MELISSA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,408.15 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, JEANETTE Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $41,408.10 Date 08/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACO, NICOLE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,408.05 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANESH, ANITA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,408.02 Date 03/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, LORRAINE A Employer name Oneida County Amount $41,407.96 Date 08/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARFELLO, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $41,407.06 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOVA, CAROLYN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,406.63 Date 05/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZ, JANET N Employer name Schenectady County Amount $41,406.61 Date 10/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, MARCIA C Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $41,406.56 Date 03/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENA, DENISE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,406.50 Date 07/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVELL, ROBERT L Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $41,406.13 Date 04/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIS, SAMANTHA A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $41,405.99 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, MARK Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,405.33 Date 06/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNAN, WILHELMINA B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,405.15 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, HEATHER L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $41,404.94 Date 08/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, NATIVIDAD Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,404.89 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, YVROSE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $41,404.85 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARANCA, GREGORY L Employer name Town of Somers Amount $41,404.82 Date 06/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EICHAS, LORI J Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $41,404.82 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKLUND, HANNAH M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $41,404.61 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIST, JENNIFER L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,404.59 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, KATHERINE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $41,404.38 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULYNIAK, PAMELA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $41,404.10 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESADORE, CAROL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,403.90 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JESSICA L Employer name Steuben County Amount $41,403.90 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUKRI, NAMEER S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $41,403.87 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAD, HEATHER J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $41,403.74 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, BARBARA L Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $41,403.70 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, PENNETTE Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $41,403.62 Date 03/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, SUSAN M Employer name Yates County Amount $41,403.60 Date 10/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, TRACEY Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $41,403.56 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, SHANE P Employer name Allegany County Amount $41,403.54 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENITEZ, JESSICA L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $41,403.39 Date 02/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, HAROLD R, II Employer name Town of Lorraine Amount $41,403.20 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, CARL J, JR Employer name Essex County Amount $41,403.15 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, CYNTHIA L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $41,403.14 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, ROBERT W Employer name Chenango County Amount $41,403.14 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, ISENIA I Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $41,403.04 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMISSO, SONDRA Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $41,402.97 Date 06/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EWAN, MELISSA A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $41,402.82 Date 11/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABED, MUATAZ K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $41,402.74 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOYSEN, DEANNA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,402.55 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNESI, MARY ELLEN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,402.53 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGEL, JUDY A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $41,402.39 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, LINDA K Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $41,402.38 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAZER, AMBER Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,402.19 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELA, RAMON Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,402.19 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, YUN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,402.19 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPENA, MATILDE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,402.19 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICO, ALKETA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,402.19 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARK A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,402.19 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPELLER, RAYSHAWN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,402.19 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ARETHA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,402.19 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT, JUSTINE C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,402.19 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, ALEXANDRO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,402.19 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, KEVIN A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,402.19 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, TINA M Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $41,402.07 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, GRACE M Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $41,402.02 Date 11/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSBARD, NICOLE L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $41,401.69 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOON, BO YOUNG Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $41,401.41 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMAZIN, KRISTINE M Employer name Newark Valley CSD Amount $41,401.32 Date 04/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AROCHO, IGAEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,401.28 Date 11/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $41,400.85 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELIG, DEBRA A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,400.85 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, RANDALL D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,400.85 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, GARY M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,400.85 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System