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 CHERESTAL, JOSEPH D Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $39,449.73 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTELLI, LAURIE M Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $39,449.48 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHARLENE Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $39,449.44 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHARDT, JEAN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,449.12 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, STEPHANIE J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $39,448.92 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTS, GUSTIN P Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $39,448.92 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICE, THOMAS E, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $39,448.88 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZI, JOHN J Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $39,448.74 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGURJONSSON, GAIL F Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $39,448.73 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIHEW, LYNNE A.M. Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $39,448.41 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDI, KELLY J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $39,448.25 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORK-PATTERSON, SHANNON A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,448.15 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLIJAS, JENNIFER M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,447.96 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINI, ANTHONY Employer name Erie County Amount $39,447.33 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUKA, SARAH J Employer name Town of Batavia Amount $39,447.17 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PATRICIA L Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $39,447.12 Date 10/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Fort Ann Amount $39,447.09 Date 02/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GRADY, CINDY L Employer name Ogdensburg City School Dist Amount $39,447.05 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURR, DAWN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $39,446.99 Date 11/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRONA, BRIAN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,446.87 Date 06/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRIQUES, DONALD B Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $39,446.83 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINBERGER, PERL Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $39,446.27 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CATHERINE M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $39,446.20 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, JO A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $39,446.00 Date 01/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WEBSTER D Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $39,445.80 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFFARANO, LISA J Employer name Otsego County Amount $39,445.67 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, TRACY L Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $39,445.25 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURT, AMANDA S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $39,444.48 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPETA, BRANDON A Employer name Livingston County Amount $39,444.43 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFORD, BRENDA R Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $39,444.39 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVET, DEBRA F Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $39,444.26 Date 10/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DALE K Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,444.02 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LYNETTE H Employer name Tompkins County Amount $39,443.99 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSITANO, RACHEL M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $39,443.98 Date 05/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIROA, JANE E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $39,443.82 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRUGIA, KELLY L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,443.59 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URENA, TOM V Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $39,443.43 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARLITTI, ENRICO Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $39,442.94 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, MARY BETH Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $39,442.85 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLE, KELLY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,442.71 Date 04/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERMERHORN, PAULA L Employer name Delaware County Amount $39,442.47 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, JANEEN E Employer name Delaware County Amount $39,442.44 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEVTUKH, VLADIMIR Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,442.43 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBST, MATTHEW F Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $39,442.33 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDHAMER, ANDREA E Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $39,442.25 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARCAMO, MICHAEL A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $39,442.19 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEGAN, JODI J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,442.18 Date 02/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, DEBRA L Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $39,441.97 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHL, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,441.93 Date 04/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROHA, KATRINA L Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $39,441.89 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, ELAINE K Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $39,441.79 Date 11/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,441.68 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTVILLE, JACOLYN M Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $39,441.23 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, SHAKEEMA R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,441.18 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKER, JASON A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $39,441.11 Date 08/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADSON, CRYSTAL N Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $39,441.09 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANO, OSCAR Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $39,440.97 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, VICKI L Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,440.63 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, VIENKA F Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,440.62 Date 09/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUDT, PAMELA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,440.46 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHR, LOGAN T Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $39,440.41 Date 07/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARMA, LATIKA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $39,440.33 Date 02/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILES, KEVIN F Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $39,440.11 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSIER, ROLAND A, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,440.01 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSHMIEDER, JOHN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,439.75 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVITO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $39,439.47 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, LEMON J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $39,439.40 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, HILTON V Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $39,439.38 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASSONE, DOMINICK D Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $39,438.71 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JACK D Employer name Warren County Amount $39,438.71 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIMENTEL, EDWIN M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $39,438.50 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLE, CARLOS A Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $39,438.25 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYEA, KAREN M Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $39,438.25 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, MARGARET E Employer name Tioga County Amount $39,438.05 Date 03/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERDAT, ELLEN S Employer name Town of Gates Amount $39,437.92 Date 03/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, ROBERT T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $39,437.64 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, LILIBETH L Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $39,437.54 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, JANE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,437.54 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULER, TERRI M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,437.54 Date 07/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, JEFF E Employer name Village of Chittenango Amount $39,436.95 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TYLER J Employer name Town of Ledyard Amount $39,436.64 Date 10/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBSTARCZYK, MICHAEL F Employer name Erie County Amount $39,436.35 Date 12/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DANIEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $39,436.28 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVE, NOREEN M Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $39,436.03 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DEREK D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,435.96 Date 09/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERING, KAREN N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,435.86 Date 04/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLICH, BARBARA J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $39,435.85 Date 02/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, AMANDA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,435.48 Date 11/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, WENDY D Employer name Clymer CSD Amount $39,435.26 Date 09/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBANKS, PAUL J, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $39,435.24 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYE, BARRY E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $39,434.98 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, MICHELLE C Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $39,434.88 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERALD, MYIA Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $39,434.76 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, BRITTANY Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $39,434.40 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POMA, LINA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,434.24 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMAO, ERIN M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $39,434.13 Date 09/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLAVEY, SCOTT D Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $39,433.93 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, SHAYNA E Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $39,433.88 Date 11/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMEISTER, MICHELLE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,433.77 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANNELL, JANET Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $39,433.62 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System