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 MOULTON, NICHOLAS A Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $39,721.51 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MARCIA A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $39,721.35 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHILL, ELIZABETH S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,721.35 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALZUK, JULIE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,721.35 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERO, DEBRA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,721.35 Date 06/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DARLENE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,721.35 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, HARRY W, JR Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $39,721.35 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, LORETTA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $39,721.35 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUNDERLICH, MICHELLE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $39,721.35 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIKELS, MARYBETH T Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $39,721.16 Date 11/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, KRISTINE M Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $39,720.86 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, VENJARA R Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $39,720.78 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETTINGER, SAMANTHA I Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $39,720.49 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONALD, MICHAE M Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $39,720.40 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, CHASTITY M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $39,720.22 Date 08/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRONEMEIER, DARRELL F Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $39,720.20 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRYE, THERESA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,720.02 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-CLAUDE, CLAUTILDE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $39,719.93 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZVEZDINA, OLGA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,719.64 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, STEPHEN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $39,719.47 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALE, ROSA M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $39,719.43 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKNER, JACQUELINE E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $39,719.37 Date 02/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DONNA J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $39,719.29 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHEILA A Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $39,719.27 Date 05/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, JOSHUA A Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $39,719.17 Date 02/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLAPFER, LISA J Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $39,719.02 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, ANNE MARIE Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $39,718.91 Date 12/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMBECK, THOMAS R Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $39,718.36 Date 05/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHWORTH, ERIN H Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $39,718.29 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DVORAK, JESSE J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $39,717.92 Date 04/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, ROGER T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $39,717.82 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALE, CHARLENE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $39,717.75 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGARTY, DANIEL M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $39,717.72 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARABIE, CYNTHIA R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $39,717.70 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMASCO, DIANE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $39,717.64 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, DEBORA L Employer name Town of Ballston Amount $39,717.48 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, CHRISTINE M Employer name Town of Highlands Amount $39,717.47 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, NANCY L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $39,717.36 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, ABIGAIL Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,717.28 Date 02/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGGEMANN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $39,717.02 Date 03/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NJOKU, NNEKA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $39,717.01 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENBLEYKER, EDMUND J Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $39,716.87 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, GARY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,716.56 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, SALLY L Employer name Livingston County Amount $39,716.51 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DWIGHT S Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $39,716.25 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, LURENZA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,716.09 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTONI, NATHAN A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $39,716.01 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, NANCY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,715.93 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOOLS, JANAN V Employer name Orange County Amount $39,715.83 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, LEO J Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $39,715.55 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,715.43 Date 07/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIXON, LINDA R Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $39,715.38 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BRENDAN I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,715.25 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ANNA D Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $39,714.61 Date 04/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, BRUCE W Employer name Town of Carlisle Amount $39,714.30 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, HAROLD S, JR Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $39,714.24 Date 07/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, MICHELLE A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,714.16 Date 11/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHARON M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,714.09 Date 04/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKS, DIANE R Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $39,714.04 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, THOMAS J Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,713.94 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIVEN, JOSEPH Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,713.82 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, JOHN O Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $39,713.82 Date 12/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, MARCEL Y Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,713.82 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENAERTS, JUDY L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $39,713.82 Date 12/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, LORI A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,713.68 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARGARET M Employer name East Bloomfield CSD Amount $39,713.50 Date 08/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHDE, HEATHER R Employer name Greenwich CSD Amount $39,713.39 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASTON-MUNSON, CHRISTINE M Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $39,713.23 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURCZ, DAWN M Employer name Erie County Amount $39,712.74 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUITT, EILEEN D Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $39,712.67 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLYDOURIS, JOHN N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,712.64 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIZZI, JESSICA R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,712.58 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLEAN, BRIAN C Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $39,712.53 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, GREGG A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $39,712.39 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDRAZA, DIANE Employer name Central Islip Public Library Amount $39,712.39 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZBY, MATT T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,712.31 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARON, ADAM H Employer name Department of Health Amount $39,711.81 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, DANEDRA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $39,711.81 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETHING, WYATT E Employer name Department of Health Amount $39,711.81 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JERRY T Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $39,711.81 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOQUARD, CYNTHIA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,711.81 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNDON, JAMES R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,711.81 Date 04/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, DAVID E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $39,711.81 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCZAK, THOMAS P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $39,711.81 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOWSKI, KAREN R Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $39,711.81 Date 02/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENN, TARA L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $39,711.29 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHUSHMA, NATALIYA V Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,711.26 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULSONI, ASHLEY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,711.00 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, LORENA E Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $39,710.02 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHRYSTAL T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $39,709.85 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JAMES C Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $39,709.80 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JESUS R Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $39,709.25 Date 04/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTHWICK, PAUL R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,709.06 Date 02/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, LENA A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $39,709.05 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, MICHAEL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,708.93 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERLING, EDWARD S Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $39,708.83 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, LAURA E Employer name Chemung County Amount $39,708.78 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, TRAVIS J Employer name Essex County Amount $39,708.71 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, MARK A Employer name Orleans County Amount $39,708.55 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name A'HEARN, SIOBHAN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,707.98 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System