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 SINCLAIR, TRUDY M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $40,265.22 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSHEE, GARY F Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $40,265.19 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, BRYAN J Employer name Albany County Amount $40,265.11 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, PAMELA Employer name Westchester County Amount $40,264.99 Date 06/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, QUEEN P E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $40,264.86 Date 11/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHEDEN, LARISSA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $40,264.85 Date 12/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUGGER, TREVOR P Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $40,264.80 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSONE, THERESA R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $40,264.46 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERUTTI, JOSETTE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,264.03 Date 03/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIA, MANITA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,263.96 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEARER, ANNA M Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $40,263.75 Date 02/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIAN, ZHIEN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,263.48 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLERY, DENISE B Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,263.41 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDROSE, KELLY M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $40,263.23 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERA, EDGAR F Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $40,263.01 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $40,262.68 Date 11/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, CYNTHIA K Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,262.66 Date 04/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, PAULETTE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $40,262.53 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EZINKWO, NGOZI LINDA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,262.32 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUTENBRINK, MEGAN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,261.95 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, CAROL A Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $40,261.69 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERLE, DIANE Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $40,261.25 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, MATTHEW H Employer name Village of Homer Amount $40,261.23 Date 01/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCCANN, PATRICIA A Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $40,261.09 Date 09/20/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMUNDS, SUSAN J Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $40,260.37 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, KELLI JO Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $40,260.02 Date 10/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMROOP, RADHA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $40,259.86 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, PAMELLA M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $40,259.50 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, CATHERINE D Employer name Somers CSD Amount $40,259.36 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $40,259.33 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LOURDES Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $40,258.93 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACO, LORI E Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $40,258.85 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTISON, KATHLEEN E Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $40,258.76 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTEY, COURTNEY A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $40,258.67 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, NANCY W Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $40,258.24 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANDINO, CAROLYN V Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $40,257.98 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEDDER, JIM R Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $40,257.95 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNELLY, DECLAN Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,257.26 Date 10/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, KRISTEN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,257.21 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, RHONDA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,256.93 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, SHA-NETTA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,256.36 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, DANIEL M Employer name Town of Frankfort Amount $40,256.31 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, MICHAEL L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $40,256.21 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAMPHILE, JEAN C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $40,255.72 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANO-JUNG, GINA M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $40,255.72 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTO, ARLENE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $40,255.72 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMBLIN, JERONDA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $40,255.72 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BRENDA D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $40,255.72 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SWEENEY, IVY L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $40,255.72 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON-MILLER, DAWN R Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $40,255.34 Date 11/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULINO, HEIDI Employer name Schuyler County Amount $40,255.34 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEBERGAL, SUNNY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $40,255.29 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONO, GABRIELLE C Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,255.26 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMP, WILLIAM E Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,255.20 Date 01/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENS, JAVIER Employer name Westchester County Amount $40,255.03 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, ERLENE P Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $40,254.87 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, JASON P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,254.49 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMURRAY, KAREN Employer name Village of Margaretville Amount $40,254.48 Date 03/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, DIANE E Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,254.24 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBIE, GAIL H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,252.72 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JONATHAN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $40,252.63 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, TINA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,252.62 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, JAMES D Employer name Ogdensburg Housing Authority Amount $40,252.55 Date 03/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, CINDY S Employer name Town of Union Amount $40,252.48 Date 01/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFINO, GINA M Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $40,252.40 Date 07/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, DONNA J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $40,251.66 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, LINDA A Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $40,251.65 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUEY, SEVADE O Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,251.65 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, CELESTINO Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $40,251.65 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHADEO, HARIDUTT Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $40,251.65 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, ANN F Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $40,251.65 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, SHARON R Employer name Department of Law Amount $40,251.65 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Department of Law Amount $40,251.65 Date 05/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, YVONNE Employer name Department of Law Amount $40,251.65 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KAREEM J Employer name Department of Law Amount $40,251.65 Date 07/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ALFRED S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $40,251.65 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADIGAN, SARA Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $40,251.65 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINGOLD, LOUISA P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $40,251.65 Date 03/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHMAN, LINDA A Employer name Education Department Amount $40,251.65 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, LYNN R Employer name Education Department Amount $40,251.65 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, EDDIE L Employer name Education Department Amount $40,251.65 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, MIGDALIA Employer name Education Department Amount $40,251.65 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICKLIN, VICTORIA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $40,251.65 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, SHERI Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,251.65 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, IRIS Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $40,251.65 Date 09/29/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, PHILLIP L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $40,251.65 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, MAYRA E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $40,251.65 Date 08/18/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, FERNANDO Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $40,251.65 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTMAR, MARIAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,251.65 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, VICTORIA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $40,251.65 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, JENNIFER Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $40,251.65 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, MELANIE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $40,251.65 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, LOYDA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $40,251.65 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTO, LUZGANDA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,251.65 Date 06/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCZEWSKI, ROBERT Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $40,251.65 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, AMY E Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $40,251.65 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINKINS, GILDA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,251.65 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, DONNA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,251.65 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JAMES A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,251.65 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, KAREN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,251.65 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System