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 HOSKEN, SHERYL L Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $38,061.07 Date 10/30/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NERNEY, SUSAN E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,061.07 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARILYN J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $38,061.07 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $38,061.07 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIELAFF, DARLA Employer name Trumansburg CSD Amount $38,060.94 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIDAY, BRETT A Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $38,060.88 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFILIPPO, DEBORAH A Employer name Town of Elma Amount $38,060.80 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIENKOSKI, CATHERINE A R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $38,060.26 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCFALL, DIANNE L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $38,060.15 Date 10/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, MICHAEL J Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $38,060.14 Date 05/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANN, BETH Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $38,060.11 Date 09/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, PATRICIA A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $38,059.00 Date 11/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURSTEIN, DANIEL M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $38,058.87 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DANITA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,058.66 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, ROBERT H Employer name Town of West Turin Amount $38,058.64 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, JOHANNA M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $38,058.01 Date 02/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHONK, JENNY K Employer name Finger Lakes Library System Amount $38,057.95 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, EARL E, III Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $38,057.58 Date 03/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULAT, PABLO L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $38,057.56 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIMECA, LUCILLE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $38,057.51 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURPRISE, DOROTHY A Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $38,056.98 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MELODY S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $38,056.91 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIONTECK, DAWN M Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $38,056.71 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAVER, ARENA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,056.55 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, MARY A Employer name Education Department Amount $38,056.13 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUPAN, MICHAEL K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,056.13 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALFU, CHERYL C Employer name Sauquoit Valley CSD Amount $38,056.11 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ODELL V Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,055.72 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIUS, DUSTIN A Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $38,055.13 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, MY LIEN T Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,054.93 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAJESKI, JOHN C Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $38,054.35 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BRUTTO, LUCILLE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,054.08 Date 01/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, PHYLICIA D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,053.90 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIGHT, DEBORAH L Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $38,053.64 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, CHARMAINE C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $38,053.59 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, DAVID J Employer name Albany County Amount $38,053.38 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, FELICIA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,053.08 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREDICE, SUSAN L Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $38,052.97 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUECKERT, JOAN K Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $38,052.97 Date 06/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIXLEY, JOHN D Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $38,052.91 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, ANTHONY A Employer name Franklin County Amount $38,052.85 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, MARYELLA Employer name Schoharie County Amount $38,052.73 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, CAROL A Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $38,052.43 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUETZ, CATHLEEN M Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,052.03 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, VINCENT F Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,051.78 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIN, LISA M Employer name Erie County Amount $38,051.71 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALBERT, TERRI A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,051.67 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, DEBORAH A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $38,051.63 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANNOZZO, LOIS R Employer name Red Creek CSD Amount $38,051.52 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, SISSY S Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $38,051.51 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, AMY E Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $38,051.48 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, CAROLINE Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $38,051.42 Date 09/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, AMY S Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $38,051.19 Date 08/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTI, RICHARD N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,051.09 Date 09/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATE, TRACIE J Employer name Lewis County Amount $38,051.02 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, DANIELA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $38,050.96 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRTZ, ROBERT A Employer name Hinsdale CSD Amount $38,050.91 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPAGLIA, THOMAS S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,050.90 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, PATRICIA S Employer name Erie County Amount $38,050.88 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, CLEOTA G Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $38,050.86 Date 01/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, TAMMIE M Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $38,050.86 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BEVEREN, PAULA Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $38,050.74 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, SEAN P Employer name Broome County Amount $38,050.23 Date 06/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNE, TRACY M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $38,049.85 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIN, JASON T Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $38,049.29 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBAIRN, CARISSA L Employer name Delaware County Amount $38,049.15 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTEVEZ, MARIA A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $38,049.15 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOYCE Employer name Genesee County Amount $38,048.89 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINDER, DAVID J Employer name Town of Thurman Amount $38,048.36 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESKRA, DONALD R Employer name Town of Union Amount $38,047.94 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, DANIELLE M Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $38,047.87 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JASON L Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $38,047.77 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HU, XIAOJING Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $38,047.60 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, DAVID J Employer name Village of Antwerp Amount $38,046.64 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,046.59 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JACLYN S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $38,045.84 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADIEUX, ANON Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,045.78 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITER, CAROL C Employer name Wyoming County Amount $38,045.53 Date 10/19/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILSON, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $38,045.25 Date 02/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOZZI, FRANK L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $38,044.71 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAEZ, ALBA Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $38,044.68 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDEN, YOLANDA M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $38,044.23 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYETTE, BREANNA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $38,043.89 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELKAR, SUNITA Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $38,043.60 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $38,043.54 Date 10/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKLARZ, PATRICIA V Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $38,043.03 Date 11/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUELL, JAMES A Employer name Erie County Amount $38,041.96 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, KIMBERLY K Employer name Livingston County Amount $38,041.95 Date 06/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, FELIPE A Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $38,041.93 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, TERRENCE L Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $38,041.86 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, BRIAN E Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $38,041.79 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, JOSHUA R Employer name Schoharie County Amount $38,041.66 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYCKOFF, PAMELA L Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $38,041.31 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, TRINA S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $38,041.21 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, DAWN M Employer name Columbia County Amount $38,040.97 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHOVIC, MARGARET H Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,040.74 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VECCHIO, DOMENIC M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,040.54 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, STEPHANIE B Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $38,040.32 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL J Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $38,040.20 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGANO, KATHARINE G Employer name Town of Pine Plains Amount $38,040.00 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System