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 KUCHIS, DONALD J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,750.73 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, TRACEY L Employer name Wayne County Amount $39,750.45 Date 05/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLS, ERIC D Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $39,750.34 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENZEL, BETH A Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $39,750.26 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEGANDT-JOHNSON, GUDRUN B Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $39,750.20 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTINI, GILDA B Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $39,750.17 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, MICHELE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,750.00 Date 09/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZBERGER, MARGARET M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,749.80 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, REGINA B Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $39,749.78 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTUS, PATRICK R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,749.77 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, SANDRA D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,749.71 Date 12/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, EDWARD Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $39,749.39 Date 11/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBING, DEBRA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,749.34 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, VICKY G Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,748.96 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMANN, JAMES P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $39,748.76 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SCOTT S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $39,748.36 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWELL, CHARLES R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,748.32 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBRANO, NORA D Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $39,748.30 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $39,748.04 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, MARSHA L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $39,747.50 Date 02/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARQUETTE, FRANK E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $39,747.33 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, BRIAN S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $39,747.20 Date 08/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKEMAN, AMANDA L Employer name City of Corning Amount $39,747.05 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICA, DEBRA A Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $39,747.00 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, MICHELLE L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $39,746.92 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINWALD, STACY M Employer name Wayne County Amount $39,746.86 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, SHARON M Employer name Town of Avon Amount $39,746.70 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, COURTNEY M Employer name Steuben County Amount $39,746.57 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LEOD, JEAN M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $39,746.41 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, SUSAN M Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $39,746.35 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDLI, JEFFREY R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,746.04 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBEAU, MARGARET M Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,745.57 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILLEN, NELSON R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $39,745.38 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARZONU, SAMUEL K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,745.37 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGG, JANE L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,745.29 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, RHONDA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,744.71 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOR, JOHN J, III Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $39,744.71 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYSZKA, MARGARET J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $39,744.69 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASHNAW, PAUL G Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $39,744.35 Date 10/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKER, DENNIS J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $39,744.01 Date 04/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOS, MAUREEN T Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $39,743.96 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINIE, CHAD E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $39,743.96 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESUE, ROBERT S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $39,743.45 Date 11/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MASTER, JENNIFER L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $39,742.80 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, JEFFREY S Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $39,742.68 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICINIO, ELLEN L Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,742.51 Date 07/05/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZINARO, LYNN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,742.50 Date 08/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNER, LYNNEMARIE S Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,742.50 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMFORT, CATHERINE L Employer name Wayne Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $39,742.44 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JAMES D Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $39,742.27 Date 05/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Cortland County Amount $39,741.96 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILS, DALE N Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $39,741.66 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIONE, BRIAN M Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $39,741.65 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, VICTOR Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $39,741.57 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, BARBARA Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $39,741.49 Date 09/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANER, JAMES R Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,741.47 Date 04/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROVETTO, LYNNETTE A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $39,741.26 Date 11/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, KENNETH B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $39,741.10 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIELE, CARMELA A Employer name Deer Park Public Library Amount $39,741.08 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNDELL, PEGGY J Employer name Steuben County Amount $39,740.95 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, DEBRA A Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $39,740.62 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAMARONE, JOHAO A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $39,740.56 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINHOLD, ERIC D Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $39,740.34 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, LINDA F Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $39,740.32 Date 06/22/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKENBECK, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,740.08 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZLOMEK, ALAN R Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $39,740.08 Date 03/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT F Employer name Education Department Amount $39,740.08 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URAM, LENORA C Employer name Education Department Amount $39,740.08 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASUL, CYNTHIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $39,740.08 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERMERHORN, CAROL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $39,740.08 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUCHON, KATHLEEN NOVAK Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,740.08 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERY, RHONYE P Employer name Department of State Amount $39,740.08 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MAURICE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,740.08 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPKOWSKI, JEANNETTE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,740.08 Date 12/26/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGALA, CHERYL Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,740.08 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JANE D Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $39,740.08 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORBERA, SUSAN L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $39,740.08 Date 03/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, SHIRLEY M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $39,740.08 Date 11/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKHAM, PATRICK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $39,740.08 Date 04/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, EDWARD L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $39,740.08 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTO, MARIA T Employer name Erie County Amount $39,739.89 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, CHEBYVONNE A Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $39,739.83 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALAN, JACQUELINE X Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $39,739.58 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, MAUREEN T Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $39,739.55 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUSSEAU, DEBORAH M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $39,739.35 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODDO, MICHAEL J Employer name Cleveland Hill UFSD Amount $39,738.97 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, LUCAS L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,738.70 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIAS, HEATHER A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,738.30 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LORAY A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,738.15 Date 11/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNO, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name Village of St Johnsville Amount $39,738.12 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGERLEIDER, SARAH H Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $39,738.08 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONER, SAMUEL U Employer name Town of Lyons Amount $39,737.92 Date 05/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELISTA, MARLON D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,737.71 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTELLI, LAURA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,737.70 Date 02/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERDIGEIN, KARENA S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,737.61 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSUKADA, HIROKO Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $39,737.45 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGUNDIMU, OLAMIPEJU E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $39,737.38 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $39,737.37 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRCABLE, RUSSELL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $39,737.28 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SAMUEL T Employer name Erie County Amount $39,737.18 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System