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 DAVIS, KIRSTEN I Employer name Allegany County Amount $39,015.09 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFLEGER, MICHELLE A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $39,014.95 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKS, MICHAEL S Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $39,014.81 Date 06/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, WENDY Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $39,014.69 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, BRANDON R Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $39,014.41 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $39,014.34 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROMFIELD, MEGAN Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $39,014.15 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, ALFREDO Employer name Glen Cove Housing Authority Amount $39,014.10 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SADE N M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,014.04 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, EILEEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,013.97 Date 12/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTELLO, JOSHUA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,013.88 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGAL, LINDA N Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $39,013.53 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESEE, ROGER H Employer name Town of Stamford Amount $39,013.52 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIATRAULT, SETH A Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $39,013.40 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERBERT, RANDELL L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,013.25 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ETHAN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $39,013.16 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROBERT A Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $39,013.02 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESAKOWSKI, AMY E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $39,013.01 Date 06/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NENNO, MONICA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $39,012.56 Date 07/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIGAND, RHONDA M Employer name Town of Sandy Creek Amount $39,012.55 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, REXELL Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $39,012.49 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, DENNIS F Employer name Orleans Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $39,012.42 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOTHIER, LINDA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $39,012.21 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUGH, ZANDRA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,012.16 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMO, DENISE R Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $39,012.14 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, GARRETT W Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $39,011.94 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERFAN, ZAHRA Employer name Merrick Library Amount $39,011.73 Date 05/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, TARA Y Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $39,011.42 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNARD, BRUCE D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,011.37 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, TAMMY Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $39,011.35 Date 01/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENITEZ, FRANCES Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,010.97 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JEANNENE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,010.97 Date 04/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFFE, CYNTHIA B Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,010.97 Date 08/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAY, JENNIFER F Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,010.97 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,010.62 Date 06/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, KEVIN B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $39,010.41 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, ZHILING Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,010.29 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFE, ROBERT B Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $39,010.22 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEOGHAN, DANIEL R Employer name Village of Warwick Amount $39,010.13 Date 11/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, VERNA Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $39,010.12 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, JOSE A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $39,009.77 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ELIAS Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $39,009.60 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,009.57 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, PHILIP M Employer name Wayne County Amount $39,009.44 Date 03/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, ADAM A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,008.80 Date 06/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNGE, CELESTE E Employer name Duanesburg CSD Amount $39,008.78 Date 07/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYKEMAN, MONICA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,008.62 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESCHKE, MARK C Employer name Royalton-Hartland CSD Amount $39,008.46 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KADIESHA T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,008.17 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUNK, GLENN E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $39,008.11 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, ITALO F Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $39,008.10 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, TIFFANY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,007.96 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANA M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $39,007.77 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHRING, SUSAN Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $39,007.70 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSI, SUZANNE M Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $39,007.69 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, TERRI L Employer name Allegany County Amount $39,007.44 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SFERRAZZA, VALARIE A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $39,007.20 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KATHY S Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $39,007.17 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONDHI, GAGANDEEP Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $39,007.06 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, DANIEL S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $39,007.02 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, LENNET C Employer name Oswego County Amount $39,006.83 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $39,006.82 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLECH, JACQUELINE A Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $39,006.71 Date 08/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTER, JEFFREY P Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $39,006.44 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORA, DIANA P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,006.07 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, MICHAEL R Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $39,006.02 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, LISA B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,005.73 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINCHETTA, EDWARD, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $39,005.67 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, RHONDA Employer name Clinton County Amount $39,005.67 Date 09/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIRTH, VICKY M Employer name Wayne County Amount $39,005.60 Date 12/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KAREN S Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $39,005.50 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCCHESE, TINA MARIE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $39,005.37 Date 06/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGA, ZSUZSANNA Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $39,005.35 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIGGINS, LOU ANNE Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $39,005.26 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KEITH J Employer name Town of Sangerfield Amount $39,004.78 Date 07/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASSMAN, BRANDON M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $39,004.69 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARROIS, TAMMY J Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $39,004.53 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETHOMASIS, LENA Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $39,004.02 Date 07/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHAW, AMANDA M Employer name Malone CSD Amount $39,003.99 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCESCHINI, JOAN E Employer name Town of Islip Amount $39,003.78 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFER, DONNA L Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $39,003.76 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, SUSAN J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,003.52 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIN, DOUGLAS K Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $39,003.31 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $39,003.31 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDLAIN, NATASHA M Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $39,003.29 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANGELIN, SHARON A Employer name Holland CSD Amount $39,003.16 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGLETON, MATTHEW J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $39,003.11 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, MAGAN S Employer name Oneida County Amount $39,002.89 Date 12/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARGISO, MARK A Employer name Broome County Amount $39,002.72 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, JESSICA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $39,002.69 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, SUSAN E Employer name Town of Hume Amount $39,002.35 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYS, TRAVIS G Employer name Town of Salem Amount $39,002.19 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, RITA M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $39,001.82 Date 07/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INCE, ROYSTON T Employer name Education Department Amount $39,001.65 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROXANNE Employer name Education Department Amount $39,001.65 Date 04/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPELL, KIMMI Employer name Department of State Amount $39,001.65 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, FLOYD E Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $39,001.65 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, JESSICA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,001.59 Date 11/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTEER, TERESA A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $39,001.44 Date 12/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAGHAN, ANN MARIE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,001.39 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System