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 HAVAS, VALERIE C Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $41,243.50 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSTED, JANET A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $41,243.50 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLICHETTI, JOSEPH A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,243.21 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICI, ORNELD Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,243.06 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADELI, ANGELA D Employer name Village of West Hampton Dunes Amount $41,242.50 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MERCEDES A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,242.43 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUZE, PHILAINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,242.37 Date 03/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, KATIE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,242.22 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, JAMES P, JR Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $41,241.89 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMB, KATIE E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $41,241.84 Date 08/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCOCK, MICHELLA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $41,241.62 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELUSO, KIMBERLY M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,240.99 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JOHANNA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,240.84 Date 04/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGENTHALER, AMY E Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $41,240.84 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, BRENDEL F Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $41,240.73 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORING, KEITH L Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $41,240.68 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RUSSO, ANTHONY J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $41,240.62 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, QUANEISHA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,240.61 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGUS, JANICE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $41,240.58 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, SADIE BELLE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $41,240.54 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, NORMAN L Employer name Town of Le Ray Amount $41,240.53 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPAGNA, NICHOLAS V Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $41,240.44 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, THOMAS E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $41,240.24 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGARDNER, LYNN M Employer name Erie County Amount $41,240.00 Date 09/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAN, DONNY Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,239.71 Date 11/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, CARY P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,239.60 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ANTHONY P Employer name Town of Bolivar Amount $41,239.49 Date 02/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, LINDA L Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $41,239.48 Date 09/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JOYCELYN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $41,239.17 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, LOREEN A Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $41,238.92 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, PATRICK M Employer name Albany County Amount $41,238.78 Date 11/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORELLA, BRIAN C Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $41,238.60 Date 03/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAJOY, DIANE M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $41,238.44 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUSER, DONNA T Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $41,238.44 Date 06/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, LARRY R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,238.44 Date 04/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAVONE, MARY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,238.44 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKO, THERESA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $41,238.44 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUEVAS, RACHEL H Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $41,238.38 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, DEREK J Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,238.35 Date 07/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, PAULINE E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,238.34 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, JOANNA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $41,238.24 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, BENJAMIN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $41,238.24 Date 12/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELAK, MARILYN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,238.05 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMET, MARY E Employer name Lewis County Amount $41,238.05 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JOHN A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $41,237.98 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DANNETTE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,237.87 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVETTE, KALI J Employer name Fulton County Amount $41,237.84 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, THOMAS H, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,237.55 Date 03/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULAS, EDWARD F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,237.47 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADSEN, CARLA Employer name Town of Olive Amount $41,237.43 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LEUVAN, BRENDA L Employer name Town of Olive Amount $41,237.42 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARSE, LILLIAN Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $41,237.39 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, KEVIN N Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $41,237.32 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, DALE C Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $41,237.30 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVERSA, LAURIE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,237.23 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, LINDA G Employer name Essex County Amount $41,236.90 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD C Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $41,236.51 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, DENISE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $41,236.43 Date 10/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREANEY, BRIAN S Employer name Town of Portville Amount $41,236.41 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, JOSE R Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $41,236.38 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZYMKOWSKI, DEVIN C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,236.08 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLES, CAROLYN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,235.99 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANADOS, EUGENIO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,235.92 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILIONE, TAMMY L Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $41,235.78 Date 04/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUYLER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $41,235.62 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, CATHERINE Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $41,235.26 Date 09/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMMER, JOSHUA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,235.24 Date 12/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLERY, JUDITH A Employer name Tioga County Amount $41,235.16 Date 10/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, MARGARET M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $41,235.14 Date 08/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISTIANSEN-HERNANDEZ, BETH D Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $41,235.12 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MARYANN Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $41,235.02 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTE, NASHRAH Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $41,234.57 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBOROWSKI, MARIA U Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,234.52 Date 04/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAASE, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $41,234.52 Date 08/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAASE, MICHAEL J Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $41,234.49 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBISON, DONALD J Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $41,234.49 Date 11/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, TIMOTHY H Employer name Office of General Services Amount $41,234.40 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, DEBORAH A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $41,234.40 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOSKI, DONNA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $41,234.40 Date 06/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULK, SUSAN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $41,234.40 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, MELINDA L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $41,234.40 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULSIFER, BRENDA M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $41,234.40 Date 02/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, BERNICE L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $41,234.40 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ERIN ANNE Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $41,234.40 Date 11/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, THOMAS C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,234.40 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSBACH, EILEEN M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $41,234.40 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAQUES, DONNA J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $41,234.40 Date 12/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, KATHERINE J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $41,234.40 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, CAROLYN Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $41,234.40 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, MARY J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $41,234.40 Date 03/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNETA, MARY T Employer name Department of Health Amount $41,234.40 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, DEBRA J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $41,234.40 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIMS, NELRINA R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,234.40 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABELE, CAROL A Employer name Department of State Amount $41,234.40 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MARY Employer name Department of State Amount $41,234.40 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRI, JOANNE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,234.40 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, MYRTLE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,234.40 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ MENDEZ, AMELIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,234.40 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERKERT, CHERYL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,234.40 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, LINDA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,234.40 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System