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 PELKEY, GLENFORD, JR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,433.61 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, KAREN S Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $39,433.50 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DONNA J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $39,433.46 Date 03/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHARON L Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $39,433.29 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAREN, NICHOLAS A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $39,433.04 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DOMIZIO, MAUREEN Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $39,432.92 Date 06/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, HAZEL M Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $39,432.90 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, SUNDAY S Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $39,432.60 Date 03/06/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZARIO, JESSICA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,432.48 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEON, SEONGHAE Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,432.44 Date 09/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUSIK, JOANNE M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $39,432.27 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSTER, MARGARET M Employer name Somers CSD Amount $39,432.20 Date 10/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAKOWSKI, MARY K Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,432.16 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, RAWLE T Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $39,432.03 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, GERALD Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,432.01 Date 06/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIELINSKI, SHERRI L Employer name Erie County Amount $39,431.76 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, DANA A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $39,431.62 Date 09/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YASSES, JILL S Employer name Genesee County Amount $39,431.27 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEUS, KEVIN J Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $39,431.22 Date 01/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, CONNIE C Employer name Town of Horseheads Amount $39,431.11 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANO, JENNIFER M Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $39,430.90 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, DOUGLAS C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $39,430.81 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, BONNIE Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,430.80 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUGHAL, JOHN M Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $39,430.56 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,430.28 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, PATRICK A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $39,430.06 Date 09/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, VICTORIA Employer name Broome County Amount $39,430.06 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLABER, JEANNETTE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,430.05 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMO THOMAS, KYCHAUDIA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,429.86 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, DOREEN R Employer name Cortland County Amount $39,429.78 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, TRICIA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,429.71 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMON, JANINE R Employer name Erie County Amount $39,429.63 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAGIWADA, CHARLES R Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $39,428.92 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, VALARIE L Employer name City of Oneida Amount $39,428.76 Date 09/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, MICHELLE R Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $39,428.53 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, GABRIEL A Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $39,428.40 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHAD L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,427.44 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMPTER, HAROLD D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $39,426.70 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITONIAK, KRISTY A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $39,426.37 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZINO, JENNIFER A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $39,426.24 Date 05/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGERMAN, ELLEN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,426.20 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, KAREN Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $39,426.18 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, SANDRA L Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $39,426.12 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, GINGER L Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $39,426.12 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSIEWSKI, STANLEY D Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $39,425.98 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTICK, VINCENT Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,425.66 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESSETTE, MARY V Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JESSICA R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, JESSICA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOIRE, ANDREW T Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMBERGER, KATHERINE E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWOOD-ABEL, LISA C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 03/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, ERIC Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHER, VICTORIA S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPSEY, BETTY JO Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDEN, BRYAN C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, CECILIA F Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIORE, JESSICA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATSUHASHI, KIYOKO K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, LISA R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, DIANNA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 12/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PATRICK A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONASHEFSKY, MARY L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, GLORIA J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, SHAUNA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILLINAN, SEAN P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDWING, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLO, LISA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALL, TRISHA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERNIER, CASSIE R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIO, ELIZABETH M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARHITE, ELIZABETH L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERESNOWSKY, FRAN-MARIE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUSE, JENNIFER L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANTES, JEANNETTE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASHNAU, JOSEPHINE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRIWACHTER, HALEY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, LEE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENBRAUN, JEFF R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEE, JENNIFER L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENDRON, ELIZABETH A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKLEY, LISA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOISINGTON, BRIDGET S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDESTRI, AMY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIERI, JANINE S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, HOPE E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, JEFFREY M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSON, JESSIE B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, MILAGROS Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MAXWELL G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ANDREA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, KRISTA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, KAREN MARY Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARIE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 04/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMER-SCHMEER, JACQUELINE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, TERRENCE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,425.62 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBIN, WESLEY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $39,425.46 Date 12/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, MICHAEL D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $39,424.55 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENEA, SHANE L Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $39,424.47 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System