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 FRIES, DEBORAH J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $40,366.82 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SANDRA A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $40,366.71 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, JOSHUA J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $40,366.71 Date 05/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DEAVONN O Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $40,366.66 Date 11/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BONNIE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,366.54 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MURRAY, WHITNEY B Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,366.22 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON, A CRAIG Employer name Chenango County Amount $40,365.98 Date 10/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, RICHARD E, JR Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $40,365.93 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, JULIE M Employer name Washington County Amount $40,365.75 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYE, DAWN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,365.69 Date 05/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPATA, GARY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $40,365.54 Date 03/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ZACHARY S Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $40,365.35 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRK, BILLY J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $40,364.84 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, KAREN K Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,364.74 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, PABLO L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,364.61 Date 08/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, SANDRA B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $40,364.54 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLUM, LENORE R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,364.45 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHRUP, VICKI M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,364.40 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, DIANE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,364.08 Date 08/21/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, ANDREW M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,363.47 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAK, JAMES R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,363.28 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUDELA, KATIE F Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $40,363.08 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBEY, ANDREW N Employer name Town of Charlotte Amount $40,362.89 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORA, JUAN M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $40,362.67 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, WAYNE P Employer name Town of Massena Amount $40,362.62 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILSE, BERNADETTE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $40,362.60 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRO, AMY L Employer name Cortland County Amount $40,362.38 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORENZA, VINCENT J Employer name City of Rome Amount $40,362.17 Date 10/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BARON, EDWARD T Employer name Saratoga County Amount $40,361.59 Date 05/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SAMUEL M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,361.36 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINNI, CHRISTINE R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $40,361.36 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JANET L Employer name Department of State Amount $40,361.24 Date 12/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMSETT, STEPHANIE Employer name Montgomery County Amount $40,361.21 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUSUPOVA, ANGELA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,361.11 Date 11/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENKEL, PATRICIA A Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $40,361.09 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, ANDREE M Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $40,361.01 Date 03/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, ANNEMARIE Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,360.88 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACHOFF, LAURA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $40,360.70 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, CELESTE C Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $40,360.65 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, KYLE D Employer name Town of Unadilla Amount $40,360.04 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELDON, JOSHUA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,360.04 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, ASHLEY E Employer name Broome County Amount $40,359.83 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARK, WAYNE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $40,359.82 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETO-GARCIA, NOEMI Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,359.74 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, MARSHA A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $40,359.45 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $40,359.42 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, DAVID H Employer name City of Rome Amount $40,359.25 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, MARY A Employer name Columbia County Amount $40,359.15 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENDREE, DEREK M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,359.14 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, JAYNE M Employer name Columbia County Amount $40,359.14 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRION, MILDRED Y Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,358.81 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUFEL, WILLIAM T Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $40,358.76 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAISE, STEFANIA Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $40,358.65 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CECELIA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $40,358.46 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKOR-GUINTHER, CHRISTINE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,358.32 Date 12/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, GARY G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $40,358.24 Date 11/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, GLORIA Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $40,357.99 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JOSHUA D Employer name City of Cortland Amount $40,357.95 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANWIX, STEVEN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,357.89 Date 08/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDEL, STEVEN J Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,357.88 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISS, DONNA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,357.86 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC NAIR, DIANE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,357.85 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTIGLIANO, ANNA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,357.85 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAXMAN, SIDNEY S Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,357.84 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, DAVID C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $40,357.82 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZMAN, MATTHEW T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $40,357.81 Date 03/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, ABRAHAM Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,357.81 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINFIELD, ZACHARY P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $40,357.70 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, TRAVIS B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,357.26 Date 10/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWVINE, MICHELLE E Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $40,357.19 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, RICHARD J Employer name Education Department Amount $40,357.06 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUGH, LISA D Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $40,357.05 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, DIANNA C Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $40,356.67 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEUBUSCH, NANCY I Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,356.50 Date 04/16/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMPSTEAD, RHONDA L Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $40,356.50 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMEDO, FLORENCIO M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $40,355.87 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDHABER, SARI M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,355.75 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEROWSKY, PATRICIA A Employer name Livingston County Amount $40,355.70 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, GERALDINE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $40,355.64 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICO, KAREN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $40,355.57 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, NICHOLAS C Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $40,355.46 Date 12/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CYRIL Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,355.13 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALOZE, VICKI T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $40,355.07 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFF, ANNE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,354.61 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, GEORGE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $40,354.58 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPARI, ELIZABETH ANN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,354.52 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, RYAN M Employer name Orleans County Amount $40,354.41 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, CESAR A Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $40,354.25 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERNELL, AMALIA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $40,354.13 Date 02/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCINTA, STACEY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,353.94 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESERVY, JOANN E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $40,353.65 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCERRA, JILLIAN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,353.57 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, TINA M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $40,353.56 Date 03/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYACA, HERNANDO E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,353.35 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JAMES R Employer name Schuyler County Amount $40,353.28 Date 04/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, DEBBIE M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $40,353.23 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIGON, LYNN M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $40,353.17 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JESSY Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $40,353.13 Date 05/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILKES, LORI A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $40,352.98 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECHETTE, LINDA A Employer name Warren County Amount $40,352.97 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System