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 DAWKINS, CATHERINE M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $40,167.62 Date 10/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIED, JOEL Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $40,167.57 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, MARTHA J Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $40,167.27 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKENNEY, SHARON L Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $40,166.84 Date 09/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, LAURI A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,166.80 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKENZIE, SIMONE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,166.69 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POURIA, CAROLINE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,166.28 Date 10/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVINO, KELLY J Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $40,166.13 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANOVIC, ALEKSANDRA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,166.12 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, THOMAS R Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $40,165.92 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULTARI, LAURA J Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $40,165.78 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALESINGER, JAMES N Employer name Livingston County Amount $40,165.74 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBINSKY, TRACEY V Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $40,165.53 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIN, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $40,165.38 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, KALA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,165.16 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGONE, KIM Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $40,164.89 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNICKI, ANN E Employer name Education Department Amount $40,164.54 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANI, VICTORIA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $40,164.33 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, BARBARA M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $40,164.26 Date 08/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL SIGNORE, LYNN A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $40,164.15 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, CAROL ANN Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $40,164.09 Date 08/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, COAL F Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $40,164.04 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREWITT, KIMBERLY D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,164.02 Date 06/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATEN, MICHAEL W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $40,163.88 Date 11/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINIER, ROSEANN M Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $40,163.83 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BRIAN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $40,163.71 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CARRIE A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $40,163.59 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKIN, JILL A Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $40,163.00 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOCHYM, CYNTHIA M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $40,162.96 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSLEY, MICHAEL R Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $40,162.92 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, LYNETTE J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,162.78 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYS, MARGARET M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,162.58 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANK, WENDY L Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $40,162.57 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $40,162.56 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS-WEBSTER, ERICA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,162.54 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODEMAN, ROBIN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,162.54 Date 01/15/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRITES, CHARLES L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $40,162.40 Date 06/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSIER, SHANNON M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $40,162.35 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISKY, MARGARET Employer name Fredonia CSD Amount $40,162.25 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, LINDA Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,162.22 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, NATHANIEL S Employer name Chenango County Amount $40,162.13 Date 02/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, THOMAS Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $40,161.95 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZI, SHARON M Employer name Erie County Amount $40,161.94 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORENZO, MICHAEL J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $40,161.89 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWON, KAY Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $40,161.88 Date 07/20/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, COLLEEN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,161.87 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, DAVID A Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $40,161.78 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTURI, LAKSHMI B Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $40,161.64 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CAROL ANN Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $40,161.56 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, CONCETTA Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $40,161.51 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, PATRICIA C Employer name Town of Chili Amount $40,161.46 Date 12/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JUDY R Employer name Orleans Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $40,161.37 Date 11/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROBAR, SUSAN Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $40,160.95 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DEBRA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,160.94 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, MARILYN Employer name Seneca County Amount $40,160.72 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, LYNN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,160.66 Date 10/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, LORRAINE M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $40,160.00 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, KARI ANN Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,159.87 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIWEATHER, JANICA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,159.66 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, SHEONDA N Employer name Albany County Amount $40,159.06 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE-HODGE, PAULETTE Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $40,158.82 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, SAMANTHA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $40,158.74 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIANO, ESPERANZA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,158.45 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, NELSON E Employer name Town of Hannibal Amount $40,158.36 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHIER, SUSAN L Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $40,158.27 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, DARLEEN M Employer name City of Oneida Amount $40,158.24 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINZ, TODD Employer name City of Olean Amount $40,157.67 Date 12/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANKEY, LAURA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,157.65 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, DALE E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $40,157.60 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BLAIR H Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,157.16 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ANDREW W Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $40,156.05 Date 06/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, ROBERT A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $40,156.02 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, KAREN Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $40,156.00 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $40,155.92 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, CONNIE C Employer name Albany County Amount $40,155.80 Date 11/10/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, NATHAN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $40,155.67 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLEY, ERIN M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,155.29 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MARGARET F Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $40,155.17 Date 02/24/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CRAIG R Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,154.80 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, ANNETTE M Employer name Williamson CSD Amount $40,154.79 Date 03/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, ANTHONY B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,154.75 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, MICHAEL C Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,154.70 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAS, SHERRYL O Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $40,154.67 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JOSEPH C, II Employer name Jefferson County Amount $40,154.57 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROHAN A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $40,154.39 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, SANDRA L Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $40,153.99 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHR, LOUISE F Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $40,153.86 Date 09/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, SUSAN M Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,153.85 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAIN, THERESA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,153.69 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, CRAIG W Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $40,153.68 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLKOWSKI, KAROL F Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,153.44 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, SHANNON J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $40,153.18 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANNETH, SAJI Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $40,153.09 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DOUGLAS R Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $40,152.76 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DUSTIN S Employer name Oneida County Amount $40,152.68 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSORNO, WENDI A Employer name West Hempstead Public Library Amount $40,152.52 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, LYNN C Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $40,152.33 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARGABOS, LUANN W Employer name Madison County Amount $40,152.21 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANO, MARIANNA Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $40,151.91 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINO, ALLISON D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,151.43 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System