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 MESSINA, DAISY J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,251.65 Date 11/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JEANNE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $40,251.65 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLENSKI, LEIGH A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $40,251.65 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, ERIN L Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $40,251.27 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIUTA, KIM Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $40,251.11 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENCIA, BLANCA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $40,251.04 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MINNICK M Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $40,250.98 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREITAS, SHERRY L Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $40,250.83 Date 11/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARELL, LORRAINE Employer name Orleans County Amount $40,250.70 Date 03/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ-SOTO, EDWIN J Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,250.45 Date 02/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIS, BYRON J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $40,250.31 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIMES, AARON B Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,250.04 Date 08/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDING, ANDREA M Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $40,249.89 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TYLER G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $40,249.58 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTZMER, LINDA J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $40,249.36 Date 11/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISOTELLE, CURT N Employer name Town of Bellmont Amount $40,248.88 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIRIS, SHAUN S Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $40,248.82 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILT, LYNN E Employer name Piseco Common Sd Amount $40,248.80 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENCIA, JANELLA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,248.58 Date 09/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITH, SUZANN J Employer name Newcomb CSD Amount $40,248.56 Date 03/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHLAHET, ADAM D Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $40,248.21 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, RUSHON M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,247.90 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUEEN, CLIFFORD G Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $40,247.56 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, LEVAR Employer name City of Troy Amount $40,247.47 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA COSTA, TRACEY V Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $40,247.29 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYCHALK, LAURIE Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,247.09 Date 04/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, LINDA S Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $40,246.90 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUGH, BRIAN D Employer name Town of Lewis Amount $40,246.89 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, GAIL J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $40,246.82 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERLING, MICHAEL S, JR Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $40,246.61 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JUSTIN D Employer name City of Albany Amount $40,246.60 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILBURG, RYAN J Employer name Village of Shortsville Amount $40,246.16 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDELL, VICTORIA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,246.14 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, CHERRY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,246.02 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, DARYL A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $40,245.94 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, JO ANN N Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $40,245.83 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JAMES T Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $40,245.78 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, DONALD L Employer name Town of New Baltimore Amount $40,245.70 Date 02/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMITINA, PETER D Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,245.60 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GEORGE Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $40,245.52 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMAN, LOIS N Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $40,245.39 Date 12/11/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTKO, DEBORAH S Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $40,245.39 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTER, JASON P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $40,244.93 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDONE, SARA A Employer name Steuben County Amount $40,244.92 Date 10/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACIUS, ANDY F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $40,244.85 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DARWIN F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $40,244.79 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASS, STEPHEN W Employer name Village of Highland Falls Amount $40,244.42 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, PATRICIA J Employer name Broome County Amount $40,244.36 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RZEPA, DOROTA Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,244.27 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAISLEY, GRETCHEN V Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $40,244.17 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERIDER, LISA L Employer name Fulton County Amount $40,244.08 Date 09/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, KRISTINE K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,244.03 Date 10/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEJNICZAK, THOMAS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $40,244.00 Date 06/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WIE, GAIL L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,243.98 Date 10/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JORDAN K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,243.91 Date 11/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONN, OLIVIA O Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $40,243.87 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, JESSICA N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,242.81 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, BARRY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,242.76 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, THEARLE G, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,242.76 Date 10/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, JORGE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,242.76 Date 04/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENSON, DENISE N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,242.62 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADIGAN, MATTHEW E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $40,242.46 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, SM SHAMIMUR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $40,242.20 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, JOHN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $40,241.93 Date 12/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DANIEL Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $40,241.70 Date 06/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, HEIDI A Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $40,241.39 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, STEPHANIE A Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $40,241.11 Date 11/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHERNS, VICTOR C, III Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,240.98 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAITY, MASHARA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,240.93 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRR, BRIAN R Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,240.85 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVOLSI, DOLY B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $40,240.78 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARJORIE E Employer name Department of Law Amount $40,240.78 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNS, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $40,240.68 Date 03/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PELT, JANIS A Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $40,240.59 Date 08/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, JODY A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $40,240.52 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN D Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $40,240.48 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBLEWSKI, SHANNON M Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,240.30 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETT, ARTHUR L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $40,240.16 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, HOLLEY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,239.98 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASHOW, MEGHAN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,239.95 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNAUGH, MATTHEW D Employer name Fulton County Amount $40,239.87 Date 05/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRACANE, FRANK Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,239.83 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FFRENCH, KRYSTAL D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $40,239.81 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, JEANETTE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,239.78 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVEN, LINDA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,239.51 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSSELLER, MARK T Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $40,239.35 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, COURTNEY J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $40,239.33 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ELIZABETH K Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $40,238.66 Date 02/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUTH, SCOTT C Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,238.65 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDEN, LOSHONA M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $40,238.18 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLEDGE, MICHAEL S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,237.39 Date 04/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, ROY Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $40,237.25 Date 08/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATIERNO, CATHERINE L Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $40,237.25 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, SHANNON K Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,237.14 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOECKEL, LESLIE S Employer name Steuben County Amount $40,237.14 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, KISHAWANA S Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $40,237.07 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROSINSKY, DEBRA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $40,236.91 Date 03/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMBINSKI, STEPHEN Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $40,236.66 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, STEVEN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,236.59 Date 10/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, AARON J Employer name Central NY Regn Plan & Dev Bd Amount $40,236.59 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System