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 KLOSSNER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,078.33 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBIGA, MEGAN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $38,077.96 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, BARBARA J Employer name Town of Stillwater Amount $38,077.90 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERENS, DANIEL I Employer name Sullivan County Amount $38,077.80 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MARYJEAN D Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $38,077.69 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAN, KELLY M Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $38,077.69 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGERI, ANGELA M Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $38,077.69 Date 11/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNNICLIFF, DANIEL J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $38,077.69 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCKLE, LORETTA A Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $38,077.40 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEERDT, DIANE M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $38,076.92 Date 07/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, ROBERT L Employer name Newfield CSD Amount $38,076.90 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PAUL O Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,076.79 Date 03/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLNAT, NATALIE J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $38,075.83 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, ANNETTE G Employer name Schenectady County Amount $38,075.72 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMCHUK, LEE M Employer name Steuben County Amount $38,075.61 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJESTIC, MARYBETH T Employer name Town of Gardiner Amount $38,075.52 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNDAGE, PATRICIA M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $38,075.37 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, NAOMI L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $38,075.37 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOY, MICHAEL D Employer name Village of Phoenix Amount $38,075.14 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, WINIFRED D Employer name Erie County Amount $38,075.13 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOLA, AUDRA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $38,075.07 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRINO, KIMBERLEE R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $38,074.99 Date 01/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRZYZYNSKI, STEVE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,074.90 Date 03/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIN, ALEXANDER M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $38,074.87 Date 09/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ZACHARY E Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $38,074.74 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMAN, RACHEL L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,074.41 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLES, SUZANNE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,074.40 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACEY, CARLA K Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,074.37 Date 03/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULEO, JOSEPH V Employer name Keene CSD Amount $38,074.25 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, ALAINA M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $38,074.04 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREKLEK, JEANNETTE C Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $38,073.95 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, JAKE Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $38,073.86 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, AMY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $38,073.78 Date 03/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROPSEY, KIVA A Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $38,073.35 Date 10/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEOGUE, DENNIS P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,073.26 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZDA, BONNIE R Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $38,073.16 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZA, EDWARD J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,073.03 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLACCHI, LAUREN A Employer name Education Department Amount $38,072.75 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, WILLIAM G Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $38,072.44 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, DEBRA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,072.13 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYNUP, JOHN T Employer name Peru CSD Amount $38,071.75 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, TASHAN K Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,071.53 Date 03/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, JOSEPH T Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $38,071.47 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLEY, CARL D Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $38,071.32 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNO, THERESA A Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,071.27 Date 10/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, RICHARD R Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $38,071.26 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GEORGE, DEBRA E Employer name Village of Canastota Amount $38,070.76 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEODORAKOS, MARGARET S Employer name Town of Aurora Amount $38,070.38 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, CHRISTAL G Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $38,070.00 Date 02/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, ALICE Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $38,069.20 Date 10/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREW, RICHARD Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,068.91 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPLES, PATRICK D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,068.70 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNE, COURTNEY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,068.69 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BRIAN C Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $38,068.58 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, MATTHEW Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $38,068.23 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTO, NICHOLAS L Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $38,068.20 Date 05/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRRO, JONATHAN A Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $38,068.12 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, STEPHEN C Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $38,068.09 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, SONDRA J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $38,068.05 Date 09/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURSEN, DENISE R Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $38,067.88 Date 10/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, THOMAS R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,067.85 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, JOHN J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $38,067.64 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, JOHN R Employer name Albany County Amount $38,067.44 Date 12/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYLES, TERRY L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,067.12 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, JOHN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $38,067.07 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, LUCY Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,067.00 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERFLOOD, DEBBY Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $38,066.28 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JONATHAN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $38,065.98 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, ALLEN L Employer name City of Oneonta Housing Auth Amount $38,065.92 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, VALERIE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $38,065.74 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHELSEY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,065.60 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPAROTTA, MARIA T Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,065.60 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKMAN, KARA M Employer name Broome County Amount $38,064.98 Date 06/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMAYDA, REBECCA M Employer name Broome County Amount $38,064.58 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JESSICA Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $38,064.25 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, LETITIA R Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $38,064.23 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VANZO, DIANNE M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $38,064.15 Date 06/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAM, JIJU Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $38,064.08 Date 02/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUBIS, TRACY J Employer name Town of Deerfield Amount $38,064.08 Date 11/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETZOLDT, CALEB J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,063.67 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANSELLE, KURTIS A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,063.30 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL SIGNORE, JOAN A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $38,063.23 Date 08/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIFF, BONNIE G A Employer name Broome County Amount $38,063.00 Date 02/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULET, DEJA M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $38,063.00 Date 04/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACOPELLI, CATHERINE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $38,062.90 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $38,062.86 Date 02/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDELLA, DAWN M Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $38,062.66 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDON, REBECCA J Employer name City of Albany Amount $38,062.33 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATUZZA, PATRICIA A Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $38,062.11 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, SANDRA L Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $38,062.11 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTYKA, SUSAN M Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $38,062.11 Date 05/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SCOTT E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $38,061.76 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPPENBACHER, ALYSSA M Employer name Putnam County Amount $38,061.74 Date 03/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMELLI, CLIRIM Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $38,061.65 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLUSCH, TERRY L Employer name Village of Sodus Point Amount $38,061.41 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, MICHAEL J, II Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,061.30 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLS, LUIS A, III Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $38,061.23 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JULIO Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $38,061.19 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RHONDA L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $38,061.16 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARD, TIMOTHY M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $38,061.12 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System