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 HOFSTETTER, ERIN M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $38,831.75 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARMSTEDTER, GAIL M Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $38,831.75 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEVEN A Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $38,831.23 Date 11/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, DANNY C Employer name Cortland County Amount $38,831.02 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSBY, CASSANDRA A Employer name Erie County Amount $38,830.71 Date 12/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOL, SIDNEY E Employer name Town of Russell Amount $38,830.52 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHEY, JAMES M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $38,830.30 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, KATHERINE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $38,830.11 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASSAR, ANNE Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $38,830.11 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DUFFIE, WILLIE, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $38,829.93 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADEN, LAURA LEE E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $38,829.77 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DONALD L Employer name Town of Virgil Amount $38,829.71 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, KENDALL J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,829.18 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKENNA, KELLY S Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $38,829.07 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, LYNETTE M Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $38,829.04 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIODY, COLLETTE Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $38,829.02 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTZ, STEPHEN G Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $38,828.88 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ETTEN, SUZANNE E Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $38,828.86 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, GAIL F Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $38,828.55 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUMME, LISA A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $38,828.23 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINS, JASON D Employer name Village of Cuba Amount $38,828.12 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKEY, ERNEST J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $38,827.96 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, KENNETH M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $38,827.78 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ELEANOR D Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $38,827.57 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLAS, GUYLAINE D Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $38,827.42 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, CAROL E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,826.98 Date 06/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYE, KARINNE E Employer name Schuyler County Amount $38,826.95 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPSKI, MARIANNE L Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $38,826.90 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVETTE, STACEY A Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $38,826.72 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDER, MARK A Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $38,826.56 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $38,826.36 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, DEBRA T Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $38,826.20 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KEUREN, TEKENU P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $38,826.16 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECTON, CHERI M Employer name Department of Health Amount $38,826.09 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AITALA, DEBORAH Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $38,825.92 Date 08/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, MAUREEN F Employer name Town of Gardiner Amount $38,825.83 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTKA, FERIDE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $38,825.76 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, PAULA M Employer name Southern Cayuga CSD Amount $38,825.53 Date 02/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKELMAN, JAMIE E Employer name Education Department Amount $38,825.46 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ISHAIRA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $38,825.26 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPITIELLO, CHRISTINA Employer name Rockland County Amount $38,825.26 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARO, PELLUMB Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $38,825.06 Date 09/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, TIMOTHY E Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $38,825.05 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JANINE P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $38,824.17 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, TANYA M Employer name Seneca County Amount $38,824.11 Date 11/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZOTTO, ANDREA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,823.79 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HY, TRINA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,823.74 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRELL, MARY A Employer name Town of Schuyler Falls Amount $38,823.74 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALVER, ZACHARY D Employer name Village of Newark Amount $38,823.06 Date 05/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, SUSAN W Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $38,822.68 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOGHUE, JANET Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $38,821.98 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFILIPPO, LESLEE L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,821.87 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLA, DEBORAH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,821.86 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAWSON, JULIE A Employer name Town of Indian Lake Amount $38,821.62 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERSOL, BRITTANY M Employer name Lewis County Amount $38,821.55 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, SHERYL L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $38,821.10 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, NORRIS T, JR Employer name Town of Tyrone Amount $38,821.08 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISTON, SUSAN E Employer name Department of Law Amount $38,820.67 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIGS, PATRICIA M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $38,820.60 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, NANCY S Employer name Livingston County Amount $38,820.60 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, CATHERINE M Employer name Livingston County Amount $38,820.60 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBUZINSKY, JOSEPH R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $38,820.57 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBAY, ROBERT W, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $38,820.52 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTE, LISA Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $38,820.48 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCIOTTI, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,820.43 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JARY L Employer name Franklin County Amount $38,820.38 Date 05/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NONIEWICZ, NICHOLAS D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $38,820.21 Date 03/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHLEBEK, CHERRI L Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,819.89 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARDT, SHERRY J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $38,819.89 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAMES, PETER A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $38,819.88 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, BRENDEN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $38,819.68 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-LOUIS, PEGUY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $38,819.44 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THRANE, CHRISTINA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,819.19 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSON, ERIC S Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $38,818.82 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC, ANDREW Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $38,818.80 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MANDY L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,818.76 Date 10/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLIA, ROBERT L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $38,818.72 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, AMELIA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,818.52 Date 08/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $38,818.17 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JAMES A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $38,818.08 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIACI, ELIZABETH Employer name Cortland County Amount $38,817.81 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIS, KAREN L Employer name Erie County Amount $38,817.63 Date 12/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, KRISTINE P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,817.43 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, FREDERICK C, III Employer name Village of Saugerties Amount $38,817.34 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, DANNIE O Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $38,817.30 Date 10/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, STEVEN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,817.17 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SALLE, STEPHEN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,817.16 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERCIO, JOHN R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $38,817.00 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYEA, BETSY Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $38,816.64 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, CINDY L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $38,816.60 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANDIFFIO, ROSEMARIE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $38,816.25 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, JACQUELINE P Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $38,815.61 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGAY, MATTHEW G Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $38,815.57 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOGHUE, RUFINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,815.56 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, SUSAN I Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $38,815.55 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEUT, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $38,815.35 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSELEY, LYNSFERD V Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $38,815.03 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINZIE, KAREN R Employer name Orange County Amount $38,814.88 Date 10/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERO, JOSEPH M, JR Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $38,814.38 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETCHEL, JENNIFER M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $38,814.25 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System