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 HOUSER, NICOLE M Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $39,465.93 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, GINA M Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $39,465.85 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACELLI, KAREN A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $39,465.68 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, PATRICIA A Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $39,465.65 Date 11/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KVASNY, BROOKE K Employer name Broome County Amount $39,465.54 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, DANIEL M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $39,465.34 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADNER, KARA Y Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $39,465.28 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILNER, JOANNE Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $39,465.14 Date 11/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, AMALIA C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,465.00 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETOTE, SHERRY C Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $39,464.92 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMEAU, CYNTHIA A Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $39,464.92 Date 07/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $39,464.70 Date 04/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVERN, VIRGILIA M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $39,464.61 Date 08/19/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, JOHN W Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $39,464.55 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, SHAMIKA S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,464.15 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, TANIA N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,464.07 Date 07/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, ASHLEY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,464.01 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, TERRI Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,463.92 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONORA, DEBRA S Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $39,463.57 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEGAR, THERESA L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,463.36 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, EDUARDO Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $39,462.84 Date 05/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURST, SHERRY L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,461.82 Date 07/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDIUK, ROBIN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,461.82 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, ROY A, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $39,461.70 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERENZO, BRIAN T Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $39,461.49 Date 11/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYINGTON, AMY P Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,461.45 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, RODNEY Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $39,461.43 Date 05/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, SUSAN L Employer name Town of Lansing Amount $39,461.14 Date 01/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULBERT, MARC W Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $39,461.05 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI ORIO, JOANNA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,460.97 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREA, JASON M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $39,460.76 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JESSICA I Employer name Erie County Amount $39,460.42 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, KAREN Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $39,460.25 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALE, MICHELLE D Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $39,460.19 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWANYK, SHARON A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $39,459.73 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINLEY, DONNA S Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $39,459.47 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, SHERRY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,459.44 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, JACQUELINE A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $39,459.20 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, ERIC G Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $39,459.20 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRING, THOMAS E Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $39,459.20 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDORE, DAVID L Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $39,459.20 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRY, TAMMY L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $39,459.15 Date 11/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACZYK, CARLY B Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $39,459.15 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MICHELLE L Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $39,458.95 Date 05/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEED, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $39,458.88 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, VERONICA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,458.37 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDIN, AMANDA J Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $39,458.35 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, SHANICE C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,458.32 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITSKES, RANDY J D Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $39,458.00 Date 11/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, KYLE J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $39,457.68 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, CONNIE S Employer name Delaware County Amount $39,457.64 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVO, PAMELA J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $39,457.33 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHANSKY, SHEILA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,457.24 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDGEWAY, DARRELL Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $39,457.22 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES-GREER, RUTH E Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $39,457.18 Date 12/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODORA, MARY P Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $39,456.79 Date 10/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARENO, RICHARD M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,456.48 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, HELEN L Employer name West Canada Valley CSD Amount $39,456.43 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBARINO, LINDA M Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $39,456.22 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGEN, TERRY Employer name Saratoga County Amount $39,456.10 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILBORNE, KATHLEEN E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $39,456.01 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, SUSAN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $39,455.53 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGART, KIMBERLY A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $39,455.39 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPSON, HOLLY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,455.39 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMORELLI, DESIREE L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,455.38 Date 04/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISING, RACHEL M Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $39,455.25 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETRANO, KAREN Employer name New City Library Amount $39,454.44 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMBO, DOUGLAS J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,454.31 Date 07/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JOSEPH Employer name City of Rochester Amount $39,454.15 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, TANYA I Employer name Steuben County Amount $39,453.94 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFFLER, ROSEMARY R Employer name Erie County Amount $39,453.60 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CARL V Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $39,453.26 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, PHYLISS A Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $39,453.10 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KAREN A Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $39,453.05 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $39,452.97 Date 04/08/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JEFFREY A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $39,452.61 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, GHANEISHA A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $39,452.49 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, JANICE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,452.12 Date 02/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYAL, DELIA T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,452.12 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERSOLD, TAMMY A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $39,452.07 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYTON, ROOSEVELT, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $39,452.05 Date 12/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPRIANO, ANTHONY Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $39,451.92 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGUFA, KATHRYN GAIL L Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $39,451.89 Date 09/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, DANIEL C Employer name Town of Ellicott Amount $39,451.84 Date 06/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOOLEY, BRANDY R Employer name Orleans County Amount $39,451.33 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUFELT, PATRICK J Employer name City of Troy Amount $39,451.22 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, LISA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $39,451.13 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMANN, ROBERT W Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $39,451.08 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASHIENSKI, STELLA Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $39,451.03 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, JOSEE D Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $39,451.03 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABACZYNSKI, ASHLEY J Employer name Erie County Amount $39,450.75 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, CARRIE J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $39,450.50 Date 04/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DAVID A Employer name Mayfield CSD Amount $39,450.49 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, MELISSA J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,450.48 Date 11/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHEA, LAUREN M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $39,450.39 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRI, GEORGE E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $39,450.21 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, DAVID P Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $39,450.00 Date 03/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, STEPHEN M Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $39,449.94 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JEVET T Employer name Westchester County Amount $39,449.86 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKETT, CHASE D Employer name Westchester County Amount $39,449.85 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System