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 NASH, DAVID A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,234.40 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACE, ELIZABETH N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,234.40 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-HERBERT, LINDA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,234.40 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDOIN, LISA A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $41,234.40 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MARTHA S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,234.40 Date 11/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, RHONDA U Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,234.40 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, PEGGY C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,234.40 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERNA, MARIA O Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,234.40 Date 11/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYDNOR, CARMELLA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,234.40 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWETT, JOANN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $41,234.40 Date 07/07/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVETT, STEPHEN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $41,234.40 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAVER, FLOYD H Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $41,234.40 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURIALE, STEFANIA P Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,234.40 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JANE C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,234.40 Date 12/14/1961 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOZE, CHRISTINE H Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,234.40 Date 05/23/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIS, ANN Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $41,234.40 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOUSE, SUZANNE C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $41,234.40 Date 09/29/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, VICTOR A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $41,234.40 Date 08/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATEHOLTS, MELODY G Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $41,234.40 Date 12/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, KIM P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $41,234.40 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, NANCY L Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $41,234.40 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, JACQUELINE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $41,234.40 Date 04/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGBLOOD-HUNTER, LOLA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $41,234.40 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEMBERY, AMY B Employer name Broome County Amount $41,234.22 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLDI, BARBARA C Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,234.21 Date 03/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNA, NATHAN A Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $41,233.95 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KEVIN J, SR Employer name Genesee County Amount $41,233.87 Date 10/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, HARRY R, JR Employer name City of Norwich Amount $41,233.78 Date 04/20/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BRONSKY-MANZIONE, DEBRA A Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $41,233.74 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, JORDAN N Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,233.72 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACA SICHA, JESSICA C Employer name Rockland County Amount $41,233.54 Date 06/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRGENTI, MEAGAN E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $41,233.40 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINA, KAREN L Employer name Forestville CSD Amount $41,233.22 Date 08/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFI, VALERIE L Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $41,233.20 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARZOUMANIAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Troy Amount $41,233.15 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KRISTY M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $41,232.88 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, ASHLEY M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $41,232.27 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIN, MYO S Employer name Town of Massena Amount $41,231.88 Date 01/23/2017 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEER, ELIZABETH G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $41,231.85 Date 05/19/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, HALEY M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $41,231.54 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAISSER, RICHARD C Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,231.45 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNINGER, ROBERT M Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $41,231.24 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITENBACH, MARISSA R Employer name Orange County Amount $41,231.12 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAILING, RICHARD E Employer name Town of West Turin Amount $41,230.76 Date 03/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, DIANE M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $41,230.40 Date 03/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDFERN, JILL M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $41,230.33 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, KAREN E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,230.08 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DIXON D Employer name Essex County Amount $41,230.06 Date 02/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, ANN C Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $41,229.93 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, MARTINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $41,229.68 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBY, ADELE C Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $41,229.39 Date 07/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Albany Amount $41,229.33 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINNS, CAROL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,228.70 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDWAY, DANA L Employer name Hamilton County Amount $41,228.67 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRELL, KATHLEEN J Employer name Steuben County Amount $41,228.66 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, PAMELA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,228.65 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESLER, VICKI L Employer name Steuben County Amount $41,228.64 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKSHEAR, TELLIES S Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $41,228.50 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHLSTEN, JEROME W, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,228.34 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, PATRICIA A Employer name Albany County Amount $41,228.28 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, ANDREW D Employer name Town of Stamford Amount $41,228.16 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLUCCI, ANNETTE P Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $41,227.18 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KAREN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,227.01 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTO, JAIME R Employer name Herkimer County Amount $41,226.96 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, STEPHEN J Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $41,226.93 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, JASON W Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $41,226.89 Date 01/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALMSLEY, ERIN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $41,226.82 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREZZO, RHONDA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $41,226.81 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, BRIAN R Employer name Livingston County Amount $41,226.64 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEADMAN, ERIC Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,226.52 Date 01/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEKNECHT, DIANE G Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $41,226.48 Date 12/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVEN, FAITH T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $41,226.36 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZAK, DEANNE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $41,225.91 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, EVELYN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $41,225.74 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNIAK, ALAN H Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $41,225.20 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, CARMELO Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $41,225.18 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, LINDA S Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $41,225.04 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, KEITH L Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $41,225.00 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, DESHUN A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,224.86 Date 10/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUMBO, MONA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,224.65 Date 06/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPP, SUE A Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $41,224.64 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, MINNIE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,224.63 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORERO, DIOSELINA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $41,224.62 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHRISTINA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,224.51 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHARLES E, JR Employer name Washington County Amount $41,224.20 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS-SWIFT, LAUREN A Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $41,224.14 Date 07/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INMAN, JACQUELINE R Employer name Oneida County Amount $41,224.00 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, LISA M Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $41,223.95 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCH, RYAN J Employer name Town of Ava Amount $41,223.90 Date 05/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ANGELA M Employer name East Moriches UFSD Amount $41,223.88 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOSKO, JOHN D Employer name Greece CSD Amount $41,223.75 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEALLY, LAUREN A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $41,223.62 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, MELISSA C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $41,223.61 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUTH, JOSHUA T Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,223.56 Date 06/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, JAMES W Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $41,223.18 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEN, DAVID J Employer name Town of Southport Amount $41,222.96 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZIEL, RENEE M Employer name Village of Perry Amount $41,222.70 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEY, DONALD E Employer name Herkimer County Amount $41,222.61 Date 11/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, SHANICE R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,222.26 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TIMOTHY A Employer name Village of Wolcott Amount $41,222.18 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System