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 HUGHES, NANCY Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $40,073.34 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINHAS, JOAQUIM M Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $40,073.29 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUREK, TRICIA A Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $40,073.15 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLY, PAULINE M Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $40,073.13 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLEY, MARY A Employer name Sidney CSD Amount $40,072.97 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, ROBERT J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $40,072.86 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, MARSHA L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $40,072.82 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTLEY, RACHID L Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $40,072.50 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, WAYNE A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,071.51 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERALD, VERONICA R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $40,071.29 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, KATHLEEN C Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $40,071.22 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEABURY, DAMIEN M Employer name City of Troy Amount $40,071.19 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSTICH, ANN E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $40,071.18 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZLER, TAMMY L Employer name Cortland County Amount $40,071.14 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOTTO, JO ANN Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $40,070.85 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KATE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,070.77 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, GAIL M Employer name Erie County Amount $40,070.65 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, DIANE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,070.30 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JOHN T Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,070.12 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANA, TERESA J Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $40,070.02 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, KATHRINE L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $40,069.64 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, TODD E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $40,069.12 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORBARA, DEBORAH Employer name Peninsula Public Library Amount $40,069.08 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, KELLY E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $40,068.44 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDLE, DEBRA A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $40,068.05 Date 02/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGLMAYR, MARY F Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,067.93 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, KAREN A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $40,067.85 Date 01/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDRIG, ROY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,067.51 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRKO, JAN G Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $40,067.46 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEESON, ERIC Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $40,067.35 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, SHARI L Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $40,067.00 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILES, DINA Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $40,067.00 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIBER, WALTER R Employer name Center Moriches Fire District Amount $40,066.51 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLMER, E ROBERT Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $40,066.39 Date 08/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JENNIFER S Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,065.99 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBERTI, AMY L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $40,065.97 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEN, JON R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $40,065.87 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, ANGELA E Employer name Town of Massena Amount $40,065.80 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, KATHLEEN E Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $40,065.77 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHR, CHRISTINE Employer name Goshen Public Library Amount $40,065.72 Date 04/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUDER, LINDA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $40,065.58 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLARI, STEPHANIE A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,065.52 Date 12/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBONDONDOLO, PATRICIA A Employer name Hicksville Public Library Amount $40,065.18 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, ABBIE K Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $40,064.85 Date 07/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAHA, JULIE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,064.73 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, MEGAN K Employer name Erie County Amount $40,064.65 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIMAN, DEBORA A Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $40,064.64 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACEK, PAUL Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $40,064.55 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USZACKI, MARTA Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $40,064.50 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN-BRAND, DAVID Employer name Erie County Amount $40,064.15 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENSHORN, LISA D Employer name Orleans County Amount $40,064.15 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTSON, NOEL J Employer name Town of Waverly Amount $40,063.98 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, PATRICIA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,063.31 Date 12/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTTEN, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $40,063.11 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXON, DEBORAH D Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $40,062.61 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNGAN, GREGORY W Employer name Town of Walton Amount $40,062.27 Date 10/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, BRITTANY C Employer name Delaware County Amount $40,062.06 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULTER, CODY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $40,061.64 Date 12/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLSKI, STEVEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $40,061.42 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ROSA J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $40,061.40 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKEE, SONYA J Employer name Byron-Bergen CSD Amount $40,061.11 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLADO, WILLIAM Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,060.85 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, EULA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $40,060.67 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DONALD L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $40,060.04 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINKER, LAURA M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $40,059.96 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SAMUEL A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $40,059.81 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, DENNIS M Employer name Orange County Amount $40,059.71 Date 07/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MAURA Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $40,059.60 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, LISA A Employer name Town of Sullivan Amount $40,059.48 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOSE L Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $40,059.25 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NORMAN, SCOTT M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $40,059.00 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEL, STEPHANIE R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $40,058.67 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMMINO, CHRISTINE K Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $40,058.45 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, JESSICA L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $40,058.43 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTWALD, CHRISTINA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,058.18 Date 12/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, SABATO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,058.09 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAND, ANNEMARIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $40,058.05 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANIAN, DAVID V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $40,057.62 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, CARL J Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,057.62 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, MICHAEL F Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,057.62 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THRASHER, ERIC J Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $40,057.36 Date 08/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JOSHUA D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $40,056.74 Date 01/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNERT, TRAVIS D Employer name Lewis County Amount $40,056.41 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DIANA L Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $40,056.38 Date 06/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO PRESTI, MICHAEL A Employer name Greenwood Lake UFSD Amount $40,056.25 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVERS, JOEY R Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $40,056.01 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIAM, KYLE J Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $40,055.71 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, DEBORAH A Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $40,055.55 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of Litchfield Amount $40,055.54 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, LLOYD E Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $40,055.24 Date 05/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODELL, TROY T Employer name Town of Guilford Amount $40,055.10 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALE, SANDRA L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $40,055.08 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, REBECCA J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $40,054.88 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKOVSKY, JAMES Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $40,054.62 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLANTINE, RITA F Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $40,054.40 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYPER, KELLY A Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $40,054.40 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ-NUNEZ, JANET Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,054.17 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERBAUGH, KAREN S Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $40,053.72 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODSON, AMY L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $40,053.70 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARA, CARMELA I Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,053.56 Date 12/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System