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 KEPPEL, DAMON Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $41,078.28 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, WENDY S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $41,078.15 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOHESSY, LANA M Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $41,077.92 Date 11/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONOPOLSKAYA, VALENTINA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,077.91 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESICK, JEFFREY J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $41,077.86 Date 10/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASPRION, MARY R Employer name Albany County Amount $41,077.72 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACUESTA, HERBERT L Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $41,077.67 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, KAREN A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $41,077.42 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHI, KEVIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $41,077.21 Date 06/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAPATT, BRIAN S Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $41,077.07 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, ROBERT J Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,076.98 Date 06/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $41,076.93 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEROS, ANN M Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $41,076.80 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, DESIREE A Employer name Franklin County Amount $41,076.77 Date 07/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, LORI A Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $41,076.62 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER-HUTCHINSON, TANISHA N Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $41,076.26 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, DAVID T Employer name Village of Marathon Amount $41,076.17 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRY, CAROL T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $41,075.86 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, PATRICIA G Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $41,075.76 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALTER, GEORGE SCOTT Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $41,075.51 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITZ, TRACY C Employer name Greene County Amount $41,075.07 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMON, BRANDON Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $41,074.52 Date 01/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIEWA, LISA A Employer name Erie County Amount $41,074.15 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTOLANI, RENEE M Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $41,074.11 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLAND, INA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $41,073.90 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUMBLE, CECIL C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,073.80 Date 07/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, CHARLES W Employer name Tioga County Amount $41,073.44 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAIDT, SANDRA L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $41,073.37 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, SHANNON M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $41,073.30 Date 09/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, DAVID B Employer name Erie County Amount $41,073.29 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATIELLO, ALESSANDRA Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $41,073.11 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, MARY ANN Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $41,073.02 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA, NILDA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,072.60 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDISON, BARBARA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,072.56 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, KARYN M Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $41,072.52 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAYAS, LUZ A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $41,072.38 Date 06/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILLEN, ALMA PIEDAD Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $41,072.29 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLEN, DONNA M Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $41,072.17 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, SHAY D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,072.07 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORR, CHARLES A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,071.98 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, DAVID Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $41,071.79 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, AMANDA L Employer name Albany County Amount $41,071.78 Date 02/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, IAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,071.77 Date 08/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULSON, ALEXANDRA T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,071.64 Date 07/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLBANKS, DANA L Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $41,070.90 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEREEN, PRINCE SHAAMAR Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,070.71 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANK, JASON P Employer name Town of Starkey Amount $41,070.61 Date 06/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROBIN S Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $41,070.53 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERWEL, STEPHANIE L Employer name Department of Law Amount $41,069.99 Date 04/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAME, MARK P Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $41,069.77 Date 11/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEMKE, EMILY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $41,069.75 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, SHARON L Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,069.74 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, MARK A Employer name Town of Danube Amount $41,069.57 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JALLOW, ELIZABETH M Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $41,069.52 Date 08/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARWAK, MICHAEL E, SR Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,069.35 Date 01/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDD, CRYSTAL A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $41,069.27 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CAROLYN L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $41,069.27 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASH, ERIN L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $41,068.74 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHIER, NIKKI R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $41,068.70 Date 07/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLECKI, LINDA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $41,068.66 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENNINGS, NAOMI A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $41,068.65 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLAHAN, CAROL A Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $41,068.58 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEATES, RICHARD Employer name Clinton CSD Amount $41,068.44 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRABANT, DANIEL C Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $41,068.17 Date 05/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, JERRY D Employer name Madison County S0Il & Water Cd Amount $41,068.00 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRELL, DEBORAH S Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $41,067.56 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMINO, MICHAEL W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $41,067.52 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, ROY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $41,067.52 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWCHARRAN, BASMATTIE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,067.52 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON-LUCAS, SABRINA C Employer name Department of State Amount $41,067.23 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORNICK, SHARON M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,067.21 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SUZANNE C Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $41,067.16 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKFORD, PAMELA D Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $41,067.12 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKULA, JANELLE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,067.03 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNES, CHERYL A Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $41,066.85 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNNER, DONALD A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,066.46 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, TYRONE A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $41,066.26 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPINEAU, TARA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $41,065.98 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SANDRA E Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $41,065.98 Date 07/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARINCI, ANNELIESE E Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $41,065.63 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICE, PATRICIA Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $41,065.53 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROWBRIDGE, PAUL M Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,065.53 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, FRANK A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,065.27 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSERBERG, CAREY J Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $41,065.22 Date 03/08/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, KELLY S Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $41,065.00 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JENNIFER O Employer name Albany County Amount $41,064.97 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, JAMES T Employer name Tioga County Amount $41,064.75 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWELL, LAURA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $41,064.65 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKATHORN, DAVID G Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $41,064.48 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUADO, AMY L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $41,064.46 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGILANTE, CARY F Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $41,064.30 Date 09/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND-COLWELL, LORI A Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,064.21 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, JOEL Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $41,064.10 Date 05/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINDT, GARY L, JR Employer name Village of Sidney Amount $41,064.00 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JAMES D Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $41,063.72 Date 03/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCHARME, ANNE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $41,063.57 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, BRIAN W Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $41,063.30 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISERNIA, JONATHAN A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $41,063.18 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNONE, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $41,063.06 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, RILEY Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $41,062.83 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System