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 HANKINS, JAMAEL O Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $38,848.75 Date 12/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADACZEWSKI, DONALD M Employer name Village of Manorhaven Amount $38,848.64 Date 07/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, SUSAN R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,848.61 Date 07/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, DORIS P Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $38,848.61 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOAK, SARAH J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,848.53 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, KAREN Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $38,848.30 Date 08/19/1965 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DANA N Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $38,848.17 Date 11/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PEW, NANCY A Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $38,848.00 Date 10/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, DAVID J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $38,847.95 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, RITA J Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $38,847.84 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, BARBARA L Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $38,847.66 Date 09/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, CHERYL A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $38,847.60 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, KATHLEEN J Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $38,846.55 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, KAREN L Employer name Yates County Amount $38,846.52 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSTLE, THOMAS M Employer name Village of Silver Creek Amount $38,846.22 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENTA, PAOLA Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,845.91 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAUGHNESSY, KAREN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $38,845.81 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURDA, STEPHANIE A Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $38,845.53 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERISHKO, RONALD E Employer name Town of Taghkanic Amount $38,845.44 Date 06/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARRETT, NAREEN K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $38,845.30 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CASEY L Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $38,845.30 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, TAMMY L Employer name Columbia County Amount $38,844.85 Date 11/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREISCHEL, THOMAS P Employer name Eden CSD Amount $38,844.85 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISKERGER, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Hanover Amount $38,844.69 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEN, JANET C Employer name Bryant Library Amount $38,844.62 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, DIANE M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,844.54 Date 10/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPLIN, LINDA S Employer name City of Troy Amount $38,844.48 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ZACHARY R Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $38,844.39 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, TIMOTHY B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $38,844.32 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, DANIEL B Employer name Montgomery County Amount $38,844.27 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAM, TOM M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $38,844.21 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, CATENA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $38,844.17 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUKUP, TRACY Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $38,844.00 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, BRYON A Employer name Tioga County Amount $38,843.97 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, RUIFANG Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $38,843.88 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERZOLLI, DEBRA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,843.80 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUZZELLI, VICTORIA E Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $38,843.75 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, HEIDI L Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $38,843.39 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNITZER, SARAH Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $38,843.33 Date 07/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNANT, RICKY D, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,843.18 Date 08/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ADAM L Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $38,843.13 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, CHRISTINE A Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $38,842.25 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGESE, MARY LOU Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $38,841.99 Date 02/25/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERR, KEVIN G Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,841.86 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, PAMELA E Employer name Madison County Amount $38,841.82 Date 07/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATTANASENGCHANH, BOUAONE Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,840.97 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MARIA A Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $38,840.87 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIZ, MELISSA Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $38,840.59 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSMAN, CHERYL L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,840.42 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JARNETTE, JACQUELINE L Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $38,840.10 Date 11/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DAVITT, TERESA M Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $38,840.00 Date 03/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $38,839.91 Date 01/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA JOY, RYAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $38,839.80 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEL, PASCALE A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $38,839.80 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHN, JOLIE D Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $38,839.52 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLUS, ADAM J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,839.19 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, ROCKQUAN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $38,839.06 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYBART, BARBARA B Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,838.82 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, NICOLE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,838.30 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMORE, GEORGE K Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $38,838.28 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELCH, CHARLENE E Employer name Wayne County Amount $38,838.24 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOSEVELT, ERIC M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,838.21 Date 01/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROWSKI, MARY A Employer name Village of Pittsford Amount $38,837.87 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFRUM, MELANIE A Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $38,837.76 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, WILLIAM L Employer name Town of Bombay Amount $38,837.55 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULL, JAMES R Employer name Erie County Amount $38,836.76 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA, SHIRLEY Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $38,836.69 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, LANCE S Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $38,836.67 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, TORI A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $38,836.63 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, COLBY E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $38,836.59 Date 11/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINDER, STUART W Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $38,836.31 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLINI, JAMES B Employer name Seneca County Amount $38,836.30 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANADY, MIRANDA D Employer name Wayne County Amount $38,836.13 Date 04/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL L Employer name Broome County Amount $38,836.10 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, GORDON H Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,835.90 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILNE, HAZEL A Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,835.30 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCZYK, JOSHUA D Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $38,835.30 Date 08/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUVO, FRANCINE R Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $38,835.15 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTLER, EDWARD W, SR Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $38,835.00 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, KAREN Employer name Bellmore Fire District Amount $38,834.74 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, QUINTON E Employer name City of Albany Amount $38,834.73 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, STEVEN M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,834.49 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, SAMARA L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $38,834.44 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBRIA, THERESA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,834.15 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIGEL, PAMELA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,834.06 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JASMINE S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $38,833.62 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Chemung County Amount $38,833.45 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKOWIAK, PAMELA J Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $38,833.31 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, YVONNE Y Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $38,833.07 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALLING, EARLIE L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $38,832.93 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ZACHARY M Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $38,832.85 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROWERS, LLOYD ANTONIO Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $38,832.77 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUJAN, MICHAEL J Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $38,832.70 Date 12/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDRICH, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Claverack Amount $38,832.63 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN, JAMES L, JR Employer name Cortland County Amount $38,832.60 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, ANN E Employer name Village of Clyde Amount $38,832.47 Date 03/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTO, SONIA NEOMI Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $38,832.36 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFENBURG, GLENN E Employer name Town of Pittstown Amount $38,832.03 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, KATHRYN C Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $38,831.86 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKS, LASONA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $38,831.80 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System