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 DAVIS, SUZETTE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,897.75 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, NANCY A Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $40,897.14 Date 12/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBLER, ROBERT P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,897.05 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENAO, ANA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,897.05 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, JOYCE M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $40,896.69 Date 02/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, AYODELE T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,896.56 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, ERIN K Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $40,895.97 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLIAN, ANGELA F Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $40,895.77 Date 03/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINQUANTI, THERESA L Employer name Cortland County Amount $40,895.75 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, MITCHELL W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $40,895.73 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, KAREN D Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $40,895.45 Date 12/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMARRE, NICOLE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,895.25 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBIN, NADEGE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,895.25 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHERN, MAUREEN A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,895.25 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECOU, GUILLERMO A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $40,895.01 Date 08/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELAK, MICHAEL G Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $40,894.91 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEITH J Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $40,894.90 Date 11/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, JOYCE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,894.87 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DEVANN L Employer name Essex County Amount $40,894.50 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, ROBERT O Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $40,894.47 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECK, JOSEPH R Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $40,894.38 Date 07/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINKO, NEIL D Employer name Chemung County Amount $40,894.27 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JOEY V Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $40,893.97 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCH, DREW P Employer name Town of Stockport Amount $40,893.83 Date 07/03/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWQUIST, VICTORIA L M Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $40,893.82 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERO, MARIA Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $40,893.59 Date 03/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROH, BRIAN E Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $40,893.55 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, CARROLL G Employer name City of Troy Amount $40,893.41 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIMONE, CHRIS D Employer name Village of North Syracuse Amount $40,892.91 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINCKERHOFF, KIMBERY J Employer name Ontario County Amount $40,892.79 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSSO, MARGARET A Employer name Town of Potsdam Amount $40,892.53 Date 06/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CAITLIN E Employer name Schuylerville Public Library Amount $40,892.48 Date 03/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DANNY Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $40,892.48 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOYES, BRITNEY E Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,892.04 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DAMARIS R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,891.70 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBST, DAWN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,891.60 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELGE, JOSEPH V Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $40,891.52 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MICHAEL S Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $40,891.26 Date 01/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, RONALD B Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $40,891.24 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAURA Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,891.01 Date 12/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEANNA K Employer name Herkimer County Amount $40,891.00 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTYZEL, MADELINE C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,890.97 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, AMY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,890.85 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAIG, DUSTIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $40,890.80 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, REGINALD Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $40,890.56 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUFFEE, CHRISTINA N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,890.03 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, THEODORE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,889.83 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, THERESA L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $40,889.17 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNFELD, ANDREW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,888.75 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KRYSTAL S Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,888.75 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENATT, SCOTT A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $40,888.61 Date 11/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, FRANK J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $40,888.55 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, CHAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,888.45 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDE, PATRICIA M Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $40,888.14 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, GEORGINA Employer name Genesee County Amount $40,888.05 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLO, PATRICIA J Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $40,888.04 Date 03/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARRENCHAK, ADAM M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,887.89 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHEY, LAWRENCE H Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $40,887.78 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRESS, MICHAEL S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $40,887.74 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ELEAZAR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,887.49 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGL, LINDA E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $40,887.34 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, HOLLY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,887.32 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOJA, SHANNON M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $40,887.13 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNISH, THOMAS J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,887.04 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, EILEEN B Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,886.93 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, LAURA S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $40,886.89 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK-SFERRUZZO, BERNADETTE M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $40,886.83 Date 05/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLAND-BYSTRAK, JESSIE A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $40,886.72 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDUCCI, MARY E Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $40,886.70 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLIRIS, NOMEKY M Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $40,886.70 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, PETER P Employer name City of Rome Amount $40,886.67 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKLES, PENNY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $40,886.62 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTINO, KAREN M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $40,886.43 Date 07/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, HERBERT N Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $40,886.26 Date 01/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, SHAWN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $40,886.25 Date 01/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEMPADIYIL VARGHESE, JACOB Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $40,886.20 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIN, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $40,886.17 Date 01/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SARAH A Employer name Orleans County Amount $40,886.07 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGILSBIE, HOPE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,885.80 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, MICHELLE A Employer name Chemung County Library Dist Amount $40,885.67 Date 03/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZMYEWSKI, PETER J, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $40,885.34 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, JEROME H Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $40,885.21 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MEGHAN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,884.93 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, PATRICIA Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,884.89 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOK YUNG, YAR LEUNG Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,884.38 Date 05/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, JILL L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,884.23 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KIMBERLY E Employer name Erie County Amount $40,884.20 Date 04/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPARONE, CHARLES J, JR Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $40,884.04 Date 08/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CACCIO, THOMAS M Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $40,884.00 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ROBIN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,883.78 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YELDER, CASSANDRA D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,883.76 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, JEANNE L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $40,883.67 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANAKAS, STEPHANIE P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,883.65 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSKINS, REBECCA J Employer name Essex County Amount $40,883.65 Date 02/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, LENA Y Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $40,883.46 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, PATRICK E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $40,883.40 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESLER, TRACY P Employer name Steuben County Amount $40,883.33 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANG, IN-GU Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,883.29 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHISKE, ROSE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $40,882.75 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, TIFFANY T Employer name Essex County Amount $40,882.40 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System