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 HANLEY, SHAWN Employer name Albany County Amount $41,221.70 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILL, AMY L Employer name Village of Morrisville Amount $41,221.55 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, PATRICK F Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $41,221.37 Date 06/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AKEN, SANDRA L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $41,221.32 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, DOMINICK L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,221.09 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON-SMITH, DERELAINE J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,220.92 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, EDDIE F Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,220.85 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMER, JASON J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $41,220.65 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, ROBERT H Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $41,220.65 Date 11/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, MARY F Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $41,220.38 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNAN, AMANDA C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,220.23 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, CLEMENT E Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $41,220.08 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAFFIN, ANTHONY D Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $41,219.73 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCHIANO, ANIELLO Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $41,219.50 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLING, BENJAMIN J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $41,219.44 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES-HODGES, STEFANIE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,219.30 Date 08/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, DASHNA M K Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $41,219.24 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, KELLY M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $41,218.90 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBALDI, PATRICIA G Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $41,218.89 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, SHAWN C Employer name Town of Schaghticoke Amount $41,218.69 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALL, CRYSTAL C Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $41,218.69 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, JENNY Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $41,218.40 Date 03/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, NATALIE N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $41,218.09 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, STACIA A Employer name Essex County Amount $41,218.00 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDON, JOHN H, SR Employer name Town of Salina Amount $41,217.65 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, DEBORAH A Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $41,217.48 Date 11/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSHAK, MARK J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $41,217.42 Date 05/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GOY, MICHELLE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,217.29 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROIANNI, CRAIG A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,217.29 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHMAN, MEGAN E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,217.27 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ERNESTINE R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $41,217.12 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $41,217.07 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERMA, RAJIV Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $41,216.99 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODHINES, MISTY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,216.87 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELDRIM, BRUCE W Employer name Village of Central Square Amount $41,216.82 Date 06/11/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTOR, GENESIS Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $41,216.73 Date 09/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, KELLY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,216.72 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ANNE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,216.68 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANFIELD, LINDA M Employer name Village of Lima Amount $41,216.58 Date 01/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, JOVITA Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $41,216.42 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISLEY, REBECCA A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $41,216.38 Date 03/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, MARY D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,216.34 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARQUE, VICTORIA J Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $41,216.32 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $41,216.21 Date 03/18/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBISTOW, EDWIN O Employer name Office of General Services Amount $41,216.13 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELOVSKY, KAREN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $41,216.06 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULTAN, RYAN S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $41,215.96 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, SHIRLEY D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $41,215.92 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULIN, JUSTIN J Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $41,215.78 Date 12/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURNOW, JOSEPH M Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,215.68 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SANDRA J Employer name Livingston County Amount $41,215.15 Date 10/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, DEBORAH L Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $41,215.15 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ERIKA MARIE Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $41,214.96 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMARA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $41,214.90 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, SEAN M Employer name Livingston County Amount $41,214.84 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCHELLI, GERALD J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,214.78 Date 03/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SANDRA L Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $41,214.69 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LANGE, TIFFNEY F E Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $41,214.35 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BRIAN D Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $41,214.18 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICKEY, MARY ANN Employer name Town of Hopewell Amount $41,214.07 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SORLEY, LORI A Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $41,214.06 Date 08/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGICK, ROSEMARY Employer name Richfield Springs CSD Amount $41,214.00 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JEFFREY H Employer name Town of Conklin Amount $41,213.60 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, CHARLES E, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,213.57 Date 01/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOWSKI, LEO A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $41,213.39 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHL, SANDRA L Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $41,213.20 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRENSHAW, PATRICIA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,213.18 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBENG, AGNES S Employer name Albany County Amount $41,213.13 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, SCOTT A Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $41,213.02 Date 10/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,213.00 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATSAROS, NANCY N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,213.00 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORELLA, COLEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,213.00 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, JENNIFER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,213.00 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOJDA, TERESE A Employer name Oriskany CSD Amount $41,213.00 Date 03/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAINES, GREGORY P Employer name Albion CSD Amount $41,212.89 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL - BRIERLEY, MARY F Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $41,212.76 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSI, DALE M Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $41,212.62 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONK, MARTIN P Employer name Van Hornesville-O D Young CSD Amount $41,212.34 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVANTEZ, LEAH N Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $41,212.31 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, MELISSA E Employer name City of Troy Amount $41,212.22 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTIL, KEITH R Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $41,211.85 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSMAN, LYNN M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $41,211.59 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAY, PATRICK A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $41,211.46 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BRUCE E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $41,211.25 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAVIA, ROSALIE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $41,211.22 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEARY-WICKS, CAROLYN Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $41,211.20 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CULLOCH, HEATHER Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $41,211.14 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYNE, BRIAN M Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $41,211.09 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, ALTAGRACIA Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $41,211.08 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, RENEE L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $41,210.91 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, MLEEKA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,210.89 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEFFERY S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,210.84 Date 09/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINGATES, ALAYNA S Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $41,210.82 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TERESA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $41,210.78 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, JUNE M Employer name Gilboa-Conesville CSD Amount $41,210.44 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, NORA J Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $41,210.31 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, QUIANNA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,210.17 Date 03/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, MICHELE M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $41,210.16 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, KATHY L Employer name Washington County Amount $41,210.12 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEBO, GLORIS Employer name Albany County Amount $41,210.00 Date 07/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System