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 KOVACEVIC, NAXHIJE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,386.72 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAGESER, NICHOLAS H Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $41,386.66 Date 03/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINGATES, THEODORE I Employer name Town of Prattsville Amount $41,385.92 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURIN, SERGEY A Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $41,385.76 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELING, DARLENE Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $41,385.11 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNER, TERESA A Employer name Fulton County Amount $41,385.09 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOWSKI, ROBERT G Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $41,384.75 Date 05/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, AMPARO Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $41,384.66 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, TESS Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $41,384.64 Date 08/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, ALAMIN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,383.21 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, LISA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $41,383.21 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLGAN, ALLISON E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $41,383.10 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRACCICA, ANN MARIE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,383.10 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, JEFFREY J Employer name Livingston County Amount $41,383.01 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TERRY L Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $41,382.89 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELO, DONNA D Employer name Rockland County Amount $41,382.73 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, PATRICK M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,382.68 Date 06/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESLER, KEVIN Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,382.63 Date 02/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, YANELYS Employer name Office of General Services Amount $41,382.62 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, SANDRA J Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $41,382.58 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, PAMELA J Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $41,382.29 Date 01/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKAGGS, DENISE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $41,382.15 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, ROBERT A Employer name City of Kingston Amount $41,382.10 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, ELLEN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,381.36 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELROY, WILLIAM Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $41,381.18 Date 10/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBSON, JESSICA T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $41,381.17 Date 02/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSUI, PINTSUI Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,381.14 Date 09/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, PATRICIA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,381.02 Date 06/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSANNA, KIMBERLY A Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $41,380.88 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, STEVEN A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $41,380.56 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALZLER, DONALD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $41,380.44 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARMA, SATWANTIE D Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $41,380.17 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, BETH M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $41,380.09 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, GARY L Employer name Town of Napoli Amount $41,380.09 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUSCH, PAUL R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $41,380.05 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, LELAND J Employer name Fulton County Amount $41,379.98 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLADO, ROSALINE R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,379.65 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLIS BLONSKI, MAURA A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $41,379.39 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAHAN, AMY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $41,379.37 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROODT, KEILEY L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $41,379.20 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, TASHI A Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $41,379.17 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JULIE ANN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,379.12 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOLA, MARY ANN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,378.72 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARK W Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $41,378.70 Date 06/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, MELANIE J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $41,378.45 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, COLTON M Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $41,378.42 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCHER, JEANNINE A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $41,377.80 Date 06/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, KATHY R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $41,377.73 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWETT, FRANK A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $41,377.63 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARENDS, ASHLEY E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $41,377.61 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSI, KATHLEEN M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $41,377.59 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEDDO, BETHANY G Employer name Town of Massena Amount $41,377.57 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICAK, ETHAN J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $41,377.32 Date 01/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, JOSE R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,377.22 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, GAIL A Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $41,377.20 Date 10/14/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, TRACY A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $41,377.14 Date 06/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALIL, KIMBERLY A Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $41,377.12 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIELDS, TRICIA M Employer name South Hempstead Fire District Amount $41,376.99 Date 03/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILKOVICH, BRENDA J Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $41,376.71 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMAN, ROBERT L Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,376.67 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, DESIREE R Employer name Ogdensburg City School Dist Amount $41,376.28 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFFERTY, SHAWN M Employer name Town of Ellicottville Amount $41,376.18 Date 01/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUSA, ANDREA Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $41,376.12 Date 10/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASKAL, ASHLEY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,375.99 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GERTRUDE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,375.82 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSEY, LISA Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $41,375.72 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRY, JOHN T Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $41,375.66 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIARANA, JAMES P Employer name Erie County Amount $41,375.60 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRAGHAN, SHERRI L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,375.58 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, KENNETH D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $41,375.56 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPLE, NANCY J Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $41,375.56 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, ANNE MARIE L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $41,375.49 Date 08/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, MOISES F Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $41,375.49 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLEGAS, PAMELA Employer name City of Albany Amount $41,375.02 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATON, EDWARD M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $41,374.59 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORIA, SANDRA K Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $41,374.54 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTMAN, FRANCES P Employer name Ontario County Amount $41,374.43 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, DAVID M, JR Employer name Town of Owego Amount $41,374.03 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, SUSAN M Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $41,373.73 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEEPLE, ROXANNE A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $41,373.62 Date 04/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVEIRA, CHARLENE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,373.56 Date 12/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, EARL B Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $41,373.44 Date 05/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUGHTENGER, MARY LOU Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $41,373.41 Date 08/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DMOWSKI, MICHAEL EDWARD, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,373.36 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, RITA J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $41,373.13 Date 11/25/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONELL, ADAM T Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $41,373.00 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEJAK, TERESA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,372.97 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, BILLY W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,372.97 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKENBACH, DAWN M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $41,372.90 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPPI, JO-ANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,372.81 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST PIERRE, ELIZABETH M Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $41,372.62 Date 05/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, APRIL J Employer name Franklin County Amount $41,372.39 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUENNEVILLE, HARVEY A, III Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,372.26 Date 12/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARBERSON, MARGARET L Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $41,372.13 Date 03/23/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACHLY, DIANE L Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $41,372.09 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, LISA R Employer name Commack Public Library Amount $41,371.84 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLIN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $41,371.55 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNASEKERA, CHANDANI Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,371.43 Date 09/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CASSANDRA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,371.24 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, KIM D Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $41,371.22 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System