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 WEST, REBECCA E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,797.22 Date 07/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, KEVIN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,797.11 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAES, TIMOTHY M Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $39,796.95 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHLER, BRIAN T Employer name Seneca County Amount $39,796.84 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNIE, CAMILLA DALE L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $39,796.77 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARDEAR, LORELEE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $39,796.73 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESGE, KRISTEN L Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $39,796.49 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRX, JAKE R Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $39,796.25 Date 06/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, JARED G Employer name Genesee Soil,Wtr Cons District Amount $39,796.12 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOCHNOUR, TINA MARIE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $39,795.81 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSNA, JOHN D Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $39,795.55 Date 08/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCCHIARA, DONNA D Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $39,795.50 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODELL, JAMES D Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $39,795.43 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, PATRICIA M Employer name Erie County Amount $39,795.17 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES HOLDIP, KENRICK S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,795.07 Date 06/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, WALTER J, V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $39,795.07 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, LINDA C Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $39,794.88 Date 08/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, MARY M Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $39,794.73 Date 03/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, FELIPE Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $39,794.70 Date 01/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, BRIAN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $39,794.39 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPASKAR, CORINNE A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $39,794.28 Date 08/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONICA, DANIEL M Employer name Village of Norwood Amount $39,794.10 Date 06/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFUTO, SAMUEL A, III Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,794.06 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, REGINALD R Employer name Education Department Amount $39,794.05 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYRAUCH, JAMES A Employer name Town of Hancock Amount $39,793.87 Date 04/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, VANESSA C Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $39,793.55 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUFFRIDA, JACK A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $39,793.47 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALUISIO, AMY L Employer name Galway CSD Amount $39,793.33 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, JACOB R Employer name Town of Fine Amount $39,793.28 Date 11/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BUONO, LOUIS Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $39,793.27 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUTSEY, KAREN A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $39,793.17 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVANNE, ARLENE F Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $39,792.92 Date 11/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, MARGARET J Employer name Webster CSD Amount $39,792.92 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, BRIAN P Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $39,792.84 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIMBRONE, LINDA A Employer name Erie County Amount $39,792.84 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANCE, PHILIP J Employer name Education Department Amount $39,792.59 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, JONATHAN M Employer name Department of State Amount $39,792.59 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, REGINA M Employer name Department of State Amount $39,792.59 Date 09/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, SUSAN L Employer name Department of State Amount $39,792.59 Date 04/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIGAN, NANCY J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,792.59 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, JOHN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,792.59 Date 08/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, SHARON L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,792.59 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, ANAMARIE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $39,792.59 Date 04/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, RUTHANN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,792.59 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, GRACE A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,792.59 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLBROOK, LAMAR Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $39,792.59 Date 11/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLANS, CHANTAL P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $39,792.32 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSALL, BETH A Employer name Madison County Amount $39,792.31 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAROR, CATHERINE M Employer name Warren County Amount $39,792.20 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAISDELL, LAURA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,791.81 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SEAN T Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $39,791.79 Date 03/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNIST, GEORGE E Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,791.54 Date 04/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, JACQUELINE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,791.39 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, DWAYNE C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,791.32 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORIA, ANNA E Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $39,791.07 Date 09/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORMUTH, DUANE O, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $39,791.00 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, LOIS M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $39,790.45 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCOCCI, DAVID N Employer name Tioga County Amount $39,789.93 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORBAL, ELIZABETH A Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $39,789.64 Date 12/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLON, JESSIKA R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,789.43 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONGSAVATH, VILAYPHONE Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $39,788.94 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEBREAU, NADEGE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $39,788.88 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIER, BRENDA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,788.80 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, LORETTA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $39,788.39 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETEANI, NANCY A Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $39,788.38 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERLITO, DAVID C Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $39,788.31 Date 03/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIETO, DENISE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $39,788.12 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESEBRO, DONALD F, JR Employer name City of Utica Amount $39,787.60 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELESCO, THOMAS J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,787.55 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRERAS, SHERYL A Employer name Dunkirk Housing Authority Amount $39,787.30 Date 11/02/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, LA SHIIA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $39,787.27 Date 02/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, MAUREEN A Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $39,787.23 Date 07/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELCHER, RYAN Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $39,787.12 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGER, REBECCA M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $39,787.04 Date 02/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEW, CYNTHIA A Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $39,786.45 Date 05/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMAN, BRENDA L Employer name Ontario County Amount $39,786.38 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIAZZO, DIANE R Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,786.21 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOFF, SANDRA M Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $39,785.68 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, CLARE E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,785.68 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTIER, SUSAN G Employer name Tioga County Amount $39,785.52 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JANNELL D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $39,785.16 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRNER, KATHERINE A Employer name Town of Hartland Amount $39,785.14 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHER, JEFFREY D Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $39,784.95 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERKEY, MEGAN R Employer name Clinton County Amount $39,784.76 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODER, BRETT J Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $39,784.56 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELIOUS, JOANNE L Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $39,784.37 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUVE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Franklin County Amount $39,784.32 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, AMANDA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $39,784.10 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIS, COLLEEN M Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $39,784.06 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, ASHLEY K Employer name Erie County Amount $39,783.60 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAWSKA, IZABELA P Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,783.21 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, DAVID J Employer name Village of Franklinville Amount $39,783.20 Date 07/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, CHAD I Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $39,783.01 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, DONNA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $39,782.97 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, SARAH Employer name Chenango County Amount $39,782.80 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, BERTRAM J Employer name Remsen CSD Amount $39,782.76 Date 10/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCES, MARTIN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $39,782.67 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KRYSTAL Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,782.65 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MICCO, ROY J Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $39,782.55 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GORTY, MAUREEN T Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $39,782.54 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System