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 FOSTER, DONNA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $39,640.69 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, ZENAIDA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,640.66 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROPP, JEAN ANNE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,639.88 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, CARL W Employer name Delaware County Amount $39,639.70 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, ROBERT B Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $39,639.65 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PIERRETTE M Employer name Greene County Amount $39,639.59 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MERRY BETH S Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $39,639.13 Date 04/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNANT, TIA J Employer name Broome County Amount $39,639.05 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLIN, ROSITA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $39,638.78 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, BEENA B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,638.21 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISLER, LYNN M Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $39,638.18 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROSCO, KAREN E Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $39,638.18 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JOHN V Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $39,638.14 Date 08/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDI, BRYAN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $39,637.97 Date 11/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, DREW G Employer name Washington County Amount $39,637.33 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRY, ONEIL A Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $39,637.31 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEJESUS, HIDALBERT Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $39,637.18 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, TERESA Employer name Madison County Amount $39,637.12 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, MICHAEL G Employer name Village of Manlius Amount $39,637.00 Date 07/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHULMAN, YANINA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $39,636.85 Date 05/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURG, ANTHONY W Employer name Town of Summit Amount $39,636.74 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEALLY, ANN M Employer name Columbia County Amount $39,636.20 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Oneida County Amount $39,635.88 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ALEXANDER J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,635.53 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, CHANTE L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $39,635.49 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, PHYLLIS M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $39,634.88 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDERS, JOY M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $39,634.83 Date 04/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, CAROLYN Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $39,634.53 Date 04/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, CONNOR P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,634.43 Date 11/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYLAN, MAUREEN J Employer name City of Utica Amount $39,634.42 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROUIN, JO A Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $39,633.85 Date 09/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SCOTT M Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $39,633.80 Date 03/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, COURTNEY E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,633.62 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CHAD E Employer name Town of Webster Amount $39,633.56 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, DEBORAH A Employer name Bellmore Memorial Library Amount $39,633.33 Date 03/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, TIMOTHY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,633.05 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, JARED M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $39,633.04 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, THOMAS J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,632.98 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, CARMEN E Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $39,632.94 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNIBBE, JEAN M Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $39,632.53 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRA, DEREK J Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $39,632.23 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, KAREN Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $39,632.00 Date 12/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSTROM, JOSEPH E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,631.32 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, DAVID T Employer name Columbia County Amount $39,630.69 Date 12/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, KERRY A Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $39,630.64 Date 11/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JESSICA L Employer name Allegany County Amount $39,630.19 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, JESSICA L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $39,629.99 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI-SHAW, RAMON T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,629.76 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARRINGER, HEATHER L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $39,629.42 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, THEODORE, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,629.14 Date 10/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTERNAK, MARJORIE J Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $39,629.00 Date 02/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGBURN, MEGAN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,628.39 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISERTO, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $39,628.36 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, DAVID M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $39,628.23 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, PRISCILLA O Employer name Erie County Amount $39,628.22 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALFAMO, JOHN A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $39,627.88 Date 01/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNNILAL, DEODAT A Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $39,627.77 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKEY, NOELLE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $39,627.75 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARL, TAMI A Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $39,627.72 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLMART, RICHARD Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $39,627.52 Date 04/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, JASON T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $39,627.43 Date 11/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, JANET M Employer name Madison County Amount $39,627.40 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARY ELLEN Employer name Herkimer CSD Amount $39,627.08 Date 06/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELISO, CHRISTINA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,626.84 Date 10/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JOSEPH S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,626.84 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUT, GABRIEL J Employer name Broome County Amount $39,626.74 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, JOHANNY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,626.36 Date 08/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAEGER, JACOB M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $39,625.93 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONCZAK, LINDSAY P Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,625.92 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIO, CONSTANCE S Employer name Montgomery County Amount $39,625.87 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADER, KNUTE F Employer name Town of New Baltimore Amount $39,625.51 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, TALIA A Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $39,625.38 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, BRIDGET B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,625.36 Date 06/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONE, TAMARA L Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $39,625.07 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, MICHAEL V Employer name Town of Southold Amount $39,624.61 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREBENDIS, TRACEY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,624.60 Date 11/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLARD, JONELLE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,624.48 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, CHRISTOPHER M, JR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $39,624.32 Date 12/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, GREGORY J Employer name Ogdensburg City School Dist Amount $39,624.29 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMCZAK, MICHAEL R Employer name Wyoming County Amount $39,624.00 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, DENNIS P Employer name Wyoming County Amount $39,624.00 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, KIM D B Employer name Town of Lyme Amount $39,623.68 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERBONE, FLORENCE I Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $39,623.68 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRENS, JONATHAN E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $39,623.49 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFANELLO, VIRGINIA M Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $39,623.47 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASKO, JACQUELINE M Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $39,623.47 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTMIRE, ROXANNE M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $39,623.34 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, ALICE Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $39,623.30 Date 09/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, GERALD G Employer name Columbia County Amount $39,622.77 Date 11/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNA, KRISTA M Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $39,622.76 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURCOMB, HOWARD E Employer name East Quogue UFSD Amount $39,622.55 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAUB, STEVEN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $39,622.50 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRUTHERS, MARGARET M Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $39,622.50 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, MARIE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $39,622.24 Date 12/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRY, WALTER W Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $39,622.21 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEASLEY, SHERMAN J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,622.20 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SAMANTHA N Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,622.20 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGANBESSER, BEVERLY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,622.20 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, VAIDWATIE M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $39,622.06 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMISTON, LESLIE C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $39,622.05 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System