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 MLEJNEK, SUSAN Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,274.32 Date 06/12/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKEL, NICOLE L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $39,273.94 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANSEN, DOROTHY J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,273.94 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADDON, TRAVIS J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $39,273.92 Date 02/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, ROSILAND M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $39,273.81 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KLEECK, KAYLEIGH M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,273.73 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, MIGNANT E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $39,273.70 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, SHEENA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $39,273.56 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLSPAUGH, KAREN K Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $39,273.45 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, CINDY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $39,273.31 Date 01/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, WENDY J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $39,273.27 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, ASHLEY T Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $39,273.18 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSIT, KEVIN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $39,273.17 Date 06/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDIWAY, LAURIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,273.12 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KRISTINA D Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $39,273.09 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSLOWSKY, ERICA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,272.56 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAUTZ, PETER R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,271.79 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEERS, MATTHEW D Employer name Ontario County Amount $39,271.72 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCETA, PIEDAD Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $39,271.50 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, GUY O Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $39,271.10 Date 09/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, CARMEN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $39,271.09 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, EMILY A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $39,269.28 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLEY, SUSAN M Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $39,269.20 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, DUVERT Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $39,269.14 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYZAK, LORRAINE A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $39,268.95 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETTOR, ROBERT J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,268.67 Date 06/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Thurman Amount $39,268.08 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLERVEUS, FANEL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,267.83 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, MARY P Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $39,267.64 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, PAULANN Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $39,267.48 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JOSEFINA L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,267.29 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, KATHLEEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,267.29 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHRING, MICHELLE M Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $39,267.21 Date 01/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHERTON, DANA T Employer name City of Olean Amount $39,267.10 Date 02/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENVILLE, DALE R Employer name Town of Lyons Amount $39,267.03 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMPI, KEVIN J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,266.97 Date 04/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, THOMAS K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $39,266.60 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGURA, JAMES T Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $39,266.32 Date 09/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHROTH, ILENE L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,266.27 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIDAY, LEON A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $39,266.21 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROARK, DAVID D Employer name Town of Ohio Amount $39,266.20 Date 02/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTO, LISA J Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $39,265.94 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTY, RHONDA L Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $39,265.77 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, CATHY M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $39,265.49 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, DOREEN K Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $39,265.44 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, KIM M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,265.32 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZERECKAS, STEPHEN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $39,264.84 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARISH, GREGORY A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $39,264.71 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLIN, CORI Employer name SUNY Coll Ceramics Alfred Univ Amount $39,264.62 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUITEMS, KAREN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,264.48 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMAREK, MARJORIE S Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $39,264.42 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISTOFERSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $39,264.39 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINGLE, CHARLES E, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,264.37 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADDEN-LUSSIER, MICHELE A Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $39,264.30 Date 08/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZYGIEL, AUBREY K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,264.16 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISRAEL, SUSAN E Employer name City of Lockport Amount $39,263.92 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, FOSTER R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $39,263.90 Date 03/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, JANE C Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $39,263.59 Date 09/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIGNAULT, JAMES B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,263.56 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, RICHARD J Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $39,263.46 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOW, MARK L Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $39,263.42 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRZANOWSKI, KRISTEN M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $39,263.33 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMUN, PATIENCE A Employer name Chenango County Amount $39,263.32 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, BEVERLEY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,263.08 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELAYA, BLANCA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,262.97 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSKA, ANDREA M Employer name Erie County Amount $39,262.93 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEFUSCO, RAMONA Employer name Town of Islip Amount $39,262.57 Date 04/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLIDGE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $39,262.12 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DENELLE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $39,261.50 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, VANESSA L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $39,261.20 Date 05/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, LAURIE A Employer name Village of Mount Morris Amount $39,261.13 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMM, DEBRA A Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $39,260.93 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, BELINDA P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,260.59 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, BRIAN P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,259.90 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHETTI, ANTHONY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,259.90 Date 01/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, ELLA MAE Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $39,259.41 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, MEGHAN C Employer name Cortland County Amount $39,259.20 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, THOMAS M Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $39,259.04 Date 02/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACHUT, DEAN J Employer name Remsen CSD Amount $39,258.94 Date 02/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, DANIEL J Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $39,258.76 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWELL, JENNIFER M Employer name Schuyler County Amount $39,258.12 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, RICHARD A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $39,257.66 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, RUDOLPH C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,257.46 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIAS, REYNALDO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,257.24 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KATHRYN S Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,257.21 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLAKOTA, SEETA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,256.34 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEKSY, KEVIN J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,256.30 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, NANCY A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $39,256.19 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNABY, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $39,255.76 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, KEVIN M Employer name Sidney CSD Amount $39,255.22 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, LAURIE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,254.99 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESNIEWSKI, DIANE N Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $39,254.97 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, JASON L Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $39,254.96 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DABB, DENISE M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $39,254.96 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARR, MARK D Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,254.95 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLANE, CATHERINE I Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,254.94 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, TODD P Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $39,254.61 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURT, BENNETTE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,254.46 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSON, VALERIE L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $39,254.21 Date 04/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABBITT, JULIE A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $39,254.14 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System