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 BOWE, ARTURO C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,958.96 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, CHRISTINE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,958.96 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, ELIZABETH M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,958.96 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, WANDA I Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $37,958.76 Date 12/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIST, PAMELA L Employer name Erie County Amount $37,958.55 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINSLEY, ANN MARIE Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,958.49 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, KELLY K Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $37,958.49 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, SHANNON L Employer name Town of Clayton Amount $37,958.40 Date 01/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, DAMIAN A A Employer name City of Albany Amount $37,958.26 Date 07/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPIAKORANG, SAMUEL O Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,957.95 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Plandome Amount $37,957.91 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARR, MICHAEL T Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $37,957.84 Date 07/09/1964 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, SHANA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,957.80 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKMON, LAURA M Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $37,957.32 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MEGAN R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $37,957.28 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CINDY L Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $37,957.03 Date 09/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, KATHRYN T Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $37,956.92 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENGLEIN, MATTHEW C Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $37,956.84 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, LISA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,956.58 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, STANLEY E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $37,956.44 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DAVE C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $37,956.33 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ-ALMANZAR, ROSEMARIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $37,956.29 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, MARIA J Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $37,956.20 Date 06/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMBROUCK, LYNSEY B Employer name City of Kingston Amount $37,956.19 Date 02/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, NICOLE M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $37,955.87 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, DENISE M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,955.72 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, BEATRICE E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,955.72 Date 02/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, JOSEPH J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $37,955.71 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, KATHLEEN E Employer name Pearl River Public Library Amount $37,955.44 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFARO, XIOMARA P Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $37,955.18 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALONEK, MICHELE L Employer name Richmond Memorial Library Amount $37,954.91 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIMINSKE, LISA E Employer name Town of Fleming Amount $37,954.80 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBER, OLIVIA A Employer name Greene County Amount $37,954.78 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, NOEL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,954.67 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, RICHELLE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,954.49 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, JEFFREY M Employer name Watkins Glen-Csd Amount $37,954.46 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, TERRY A Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,954.42 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, GERTI K Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $37,954.39 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, SCOTT J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $37,954.37 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, JEFFREY W, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $37,954.19 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSINEAU, PAUL H Employer name Education Department Amount $37,954.05 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, EDWARD W Employer name Town of Tyre Amount $37,954.05 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTNUT, ROBERT T Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $37,954.01 Date 01/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, PATRICIA D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,953.94 Date 07/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIER, JOSEPH A Employer name Niagara County Amount $37,953.77 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATIELLO, DARCIE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $37,953.75 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, SCOTT R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,953.65 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, LAURIEANN Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $37,953.51 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, FLORA Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $37,953.12 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATINO, LAURA J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $37,953.03 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, ELVIRA M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $37,952.94 Date 12/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ANITA L Employer name Albany County Amount $37,952.80 Date 01/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, CINDY F Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $37,952.20 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, CHRISTINE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,952.11 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIERA, EVELYN Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $37,951.88 Date 06/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIASINI, FRANCIS J Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $37,951.44 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Madison County Amount $37,951.25 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMAN, JASON A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,951.20 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHIE, CHIQUITA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,950.80 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, KENNETH J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $37,950.78 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAJACK, ANNE K Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $37,950.51 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, RUTH A Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $37,950.46 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMP, CHRISTINA M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $37,950.42 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, MARILYN A Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $37,950.40 Date 04/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, JAMES J Employer name Jericho Fire District Amount $37,950.16 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SARA E Employer name Erie County Amount $37,949.83 Date 12/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPERS, DONNA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,949.65 Date 10/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABBE, AMY T Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $37,949.35 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, MATTHEW A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $37,949.32 Date 03/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORERA-TIRADO, ALICIA Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $37,949.20 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIOTROWSKI, DIANE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $37,949.12 Date 02/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOREMAN, DAWN M Employer name Education Department Amount $37,949.05 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALARO, TISHA F Employer name Albany County Amount $37,948.87 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMANGINO, JEROME N Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $37,948.87 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEELY, JESSICA F Employer name Tompkins County Amount $37,948.85 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, JOAN Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $37,948.73 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEFFLER, MARK A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $37,948.52 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDEZMA, JACQUELINE Employer name Education Department Amount $37,948.42 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, DAVID M Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $37,948.13 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHOADES, DENISE M Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $37,948.10 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WENDY A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,948.10 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNNING, INEZ V Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $37,948.00 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINES, ALEXANDRA SOPHIA Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $37,947.78 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, SHARNEL C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $37,947.73 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHDE, JODY V Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $37,947.36 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, LORIANN E Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $37,947.13 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLES, MARGARET E Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $37,946.96 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARA, EILEEN J Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $37,946.86 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOY, DIANA Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $37,946.66 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, MARIA D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $37,946.54 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLOR, SCOTT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $37,946.49 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MATTHEW B Employer name St Lawrence Co Soil,Wtr Dist Amount $37,946.44 Date 05/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, RODNEY C Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $37,946.34 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KRISTEN T Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $37,945.90 Date 05/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER HEATH, ROCHELE E Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $37,945.54 Date 03/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, DENNIS F, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,945.54 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, AIDA I Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $37,945.47 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSHALSKI, STEPHEN W Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $37,945.26 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, DEBORAH A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,945.09 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNIGIELLO, JOSEPH V Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $37,945.03 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System