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 GARVEY, MARGARET A Employer name East Quogue UFSD Amount $40,151.20 Date 10/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROPPER, JENNIFER C Employer name Ridge Fire District Amount $40,151.02 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, ALECIA M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $40,150.91 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMCIK, CHARLOTTE M Employer name Otsego County Amount $40,150.91 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKEMAN, DONALD J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,150.90 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, CLAUDIA R Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,150.80 Date 09/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUR, LILYA Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $40,150.70 Date 02/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLIN, KRIS J Employer name Town of Scio Amount $40,150.63 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGIONE, GEORGINA Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $40,150.45 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIBRANDI, ANDREA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,150.39 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEADLEY, MONICA I Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $40,150.20 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA-SEIM, NANCY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,150.10 Date 09/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTINI, MICHAEL J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $40,149.72 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, GORDON G Employer name Erie County Amount $40,149.58 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMITO, ANDREA Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,149.51 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, SUSAN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,149.51 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDEMANN, MARGARET M Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,149.51 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARO, FRANCES T Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,149.51 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIENCIS, JEANNE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,149.51 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURSTER, LISETTE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,149.51 Date 10/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, SARA A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $40,149.33 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKEY, JUDY L Employer name Town of Peru Amount $40,149.22 Date 03/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROICKI, KATHRYN A Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $40,148.81 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, JARRETT B Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $40,148.34 Date 08/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSICO, SALVATORE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $40,148.33 Date 04/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, MEGAN I Employer name Cincinnatus CSD Amount $40,148.27 Date 03/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, KENNETH R Employer name Town of Bainbridge Amount $40,148.13 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, TUNISIA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,148.00 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, ERIK Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $40,147.74 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZ, JENNA J Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $40,147.50 Date 03/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCA, GIUSEPPE Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $40,147.48 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATEER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Lake George Amount $40,147.44 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PARTLAN, BARBARA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $40,147.27 Date 05/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, NANETTE M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $40,147.26 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAUM, DONNA J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,147.26 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, ELIJAH T Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $40,147.20 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDAMME, TRACY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,147.13 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGSTEAD, SANDRA I Employer name Broome County Amount $40,147.08 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, THOMAS G Employer name Washington County Amount $40,146.89 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINTER, JACQUELINE Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $40,146.81 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, LOUIS C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,146.80 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $40,146.47 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEST, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,146.18 Date 04/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROMAN, HENRY L Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $40,146.17 Date 11/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, XUE H Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $40,145.82 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REOME, DEBORAH D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,145.76 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGA, AUDREY J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $40,145.56 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, SHANNA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,145.41 Date 03/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINGARDNER, ROBERT G, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $40,145.22 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, RAPHAEL S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $40,145.17 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAY, JOHN E Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $40,144.58 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ROBERT L Employer name Hamilton CSD Amount $40,144.32 Date 01/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, BARBARA A Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $40,144.27 Date 11/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRENGA, ROSE N Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $40,143.75 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACZYK, MILISSA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,143.75 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, ERIN C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,143.67 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, SHALLENA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $40,143.46 Date 07/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MERCURIO, ANTHONY C Employer name Washington County Amount $40,142.93 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZI, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $40,142.82 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, MARK A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $40,142.74 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALABA, AMY L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,142.56 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSTER, LORRAINE JEAN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $40,142.35 Date 08/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNABY, DANIEL O Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,142.35 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAGLE, ROY G, III Employer name Town of Cohocton Amount $40,142.33 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELATION, SUSAN C Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $40,142.21 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JEFFREY D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $40,142.20 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, THOMAS T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $40,141.94 Date 03/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MELISSA A Employer name Lewis County Amount $40,141.79 Date 07/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYLO, VERONICA ANN Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $40,141.49 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDEK, WALTER M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $40,141.48 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURSO, STEPHANIE A Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $40,141.48 Date 07/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSTRAND, GEORGA A Employer name Mayfield CSD Amount $40,141.40 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODISON, DEBBIE L Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $40,141.30 Date 07/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASICEK, KACIE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,141.05 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICOCHE, ISRAEL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $40,140.83 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JUSTIN T Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $40,140.83 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUNZION, RUTHANNE P Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $40,140.71 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, KENNETH P Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $40,140.37 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, DANIEL D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,140.34 Date 06/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLE, JASON H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $40,139.88 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMADEKO, OLUBADEJO A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $40,139.86 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, TYLER K Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $40,139.62 Date 06/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOARDWAY, MICHAEL J Employer name Franklin County Amount $40,139.46 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARBY, RICHARD P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,139.04 Date 03/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JOHN H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $40,138.71 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANKMILLER, CARINA Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $40,138.61 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTMAN, MICHAEL D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,138.16 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTIE, RICHARD F Employer name Orange County Amount $40,138.13 Date 02/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTA, YVONNE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $40,137.98 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, JAMES M Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $40,137.77 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKLE, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $40,137.54 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELTZER, RACHEL S Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $40,137.28 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, TONY J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,137.28 Date 02/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, CALEB R Employer name Village of Dryden Amount $40,137.27 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, SCOTT F Employer name Village of Malone Amount $40,137.17 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIAZCAN, INES SERGIO Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,137.17 Date 07/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOUGH, BRYAN A Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $40,136.89 Date 07/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIPPE, DAVID M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $40,136.78 Date 03/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENGLER, LAURA C Employer name Hamilton County Amount $40,136.67 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTER, KEVIN L Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $40,136.66 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System