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 JENKINS, JOHN E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $38,779.22 Date 06/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUQUET, EVELYN E Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $38,779.17 Date 04/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARTER, COLLEEN Employer name Cayuga County Amount $38,778.96 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNS, DONNA L Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $38,778.90 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, DEBORAH M Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,778.84 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRADO, JANICE B Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,778.33 Date 11/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THARACKAL, JOSEPH Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $38,778.15 Date 11/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, MARLENE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $38,777.96 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES DIGGES, SARA N Employer name Department of Health Amount $38,777.63 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFT, JACK R Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $38,777.48 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, RHODA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,777.45 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMBURY, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,777.35 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEY, NANCY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,777.22 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLARO, VANESSA J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $38,776.87 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMANOWSKI, MARIE E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,776.83 Date 04/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, OLGA M Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $38,776.51 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, KENNETH J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $38,776.40 Date 12/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, DEBORAH P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $38,776.35 Date 09/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGSTEAD, LISA A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,776.20 Date 09/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSI, SCOTT A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $38,776.02 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANA, CYNTHIA R Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $38,776.00 Date 12/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIERRO, MATTHEW J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $38,775.92 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLEN, SHELLY-ANN D Employer name City of Albany Amount $38,775.83 Date 12/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSON, JUDY A Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $38,775.50 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, BUCK R Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $38,775.18 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTER, LILLYETTE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $38,774.95 Date 10/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, JEAN ANN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,774.86 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBBS, SARAH L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,774.68 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANOR, TIFFANY L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $38,774.67 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BENSCHOTEN, LUEEN A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $38,774.63 Date 01/30/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHURA, SILAS A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $38,774.20 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUNIGA, JESSICA R Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $38,773.55 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCACCIA, GIOVANNI C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,773.41 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNI, AUGUSTUS J Employer name City of Troy Amount $38,773.31 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, MARIBETH Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $38,773.25 Date 01/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLERY, DANIEL J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $38,772.74 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFARO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $38,772.72 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, ANA C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,772.35 Date 08/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGEAU, JASON C Employer name Clinton County Amount $38,772.21 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, ANIBAL, III Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $38,772.19 Date 02/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCALLUM, JILL M Employer name Dalton-Nunda CSD Amount $38,771.99 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, FLORENCY M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $38,771.85 Date 07/26/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, LINDA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,771.83 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCILLO, JUDE E Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $38,771.74 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUNCHMAN, KEITH B Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $38,771.44 Date 08/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, RUTHANN S Employer name Wyoming County Amount $38,771.38 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, JOHN S Employer name Erie County Amount $38,771.13 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARMETKO, CHARMAINE D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,771.09 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, GWEN E Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $38,771.04 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACULLO, NANCY Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $38,771.02 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIELSKI, LESTER S Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $38,770.93 Date 06/28/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEW, HENRY Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $38,770.83 Date 10/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISSIER, SARA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,770.61 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BERGEN, DIANE S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,770.27 Date 02/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLEFIELD, CYNTHIA J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,770.23 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MICHELLE R Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $38,770.08 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELUCCI, PATRICIA E Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $38,769.67 Date 03/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIONES-LEVIN, MARCELA A Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $38,769.63 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JOSE I Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $38,769.39 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARPINO, ROSETTA M Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $38,769.22 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ELLEN M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $38,769.21 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANOK, MATHEW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $38,769.03 Date 12/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIROLF, STEPHANIE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $38,768.58 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIPPER, KELSEY L Employer name Erie County Amount $38,768.30 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, BONNIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,768.25 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDLOW, DANIEL G Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $38,768.14 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JOHN P Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $38,768.06 Date 07/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALTON, MICHAEL K Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $38,767.86 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, RAYMOND M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $38,767.68 Date 01/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, JEANNE H Employer name Erie County Amount $38,767.58 Date 01/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, ASHLEY N Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,767.44 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELER, SAMANTHA N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,767.29 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, DEBORAH A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,767.17 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, ANNA M Employer name Wilson CSD Amount $38,767.07 Date 09/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCIELLO, LYNN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,767.00 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, RORY A Employer name Fulton County Amount $38,766.98 Date 03/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLOMO, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $38,766.49 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINDAL-BURGESS, JACQUILYN Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $38,766.46 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOISE, JUDITH Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $38,766.40 Date 04/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ROBERT Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,766.34 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, BROCK K Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,766.31 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGSTRESSER, SHANNON M Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $38,766.16 Date 01/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SARAH J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,766.02 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SALLY A Employer name Livingston County Amount $38,766.00 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, JEANETTE L Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $38,766.00 Date 08/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, WILLIAM M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $38,765.91 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZESKOWIAK, KEVIN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,765.85 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, MICHAEL R Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $38,765.85 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOBIANCO, SAMUEL N, II Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $38,765.13 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULDS, ATHA J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $38,764.94 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADET, MARCK A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $38,764.56 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRANCE, JOETTE L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $38,764.42 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MARK L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $38,764.41 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGGS, TRACEY S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,764.29 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTLES, ELIZABETH M Employer name Erie County Amount $38,763.94 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZAAR, BERTA S Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $38,763.11 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETERS, LISA Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $38,763.02 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIVENER, KAREN E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,762.83 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTON, MICHAEL C Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $38,762.69 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KOWEENA L Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $38,762.69 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System