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 LAWYER, JILL C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,353.16 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCK, SUZANNE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,353.16 Date 03/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGENT, KELLY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,353.16 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKAL, MARY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,353.16 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVEL, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,353.16 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, JENNIFER J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $46,353.16 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARX, CAROL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $46,353.16 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORY, PAMELA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,353.16 Date 01/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, GREGORY M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,353.16 Date 09/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPAGNI, LUCINDA S Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,353.16 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ELAINE M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $46,353.16 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARASIEWICZ, VANESSA M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $46,353.16 Date 05/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, MARY A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $46,353.16 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CONSTANCE L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $46,353.16 Date 06/25/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTHALL, JULIE A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $46,353.16 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWERS, GWYN Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $46,353.14 Date 06/11/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, JAMES Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $46,353.14 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREIL, DAWN M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,353.14 Date 02/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, LAURA S Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $46,353.14 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYTLE, KATHRINE A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,353.14 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENT, MARY E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $46,353.14 Date 12/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, VICTORIA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $46,353.12 Date 02/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, KAREN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,353.06 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTSKOWSKI, ADAM W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,353.06 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, CHERYL A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,353.06 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMO, ANN T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,353.02 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHOLF, JULIE M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,353.02 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINELLI, SHEREE Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,353.02 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, JULIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,352.98 Date 12/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELM, ALISON Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,352.98 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISH, TERRY ANN Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,352.98 Date 04/04/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRTLEY, MICHAEL F Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $46,352.96 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BRENDA L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,352.96 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEZ, THERESA L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,352.94 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOROSEY, JANET M Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,352.92 Date 11/30/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, MARIA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,352.92 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, DEBRA L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,352.92 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGRAFF, AMY E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,352.88 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, TERESA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $46,352.88 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTURE, TIFFANY T Employer name Education Department Amount $46,352.86 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEY, LEANNE M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $46,352.86 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, CARMEN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,352.84 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, BRENDA S Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,352.84 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSMEYER, PRISCILLA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,352.84 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIAS, JOANNA M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,352.80 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABEK, LAWRENCE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,352.78 Date 10/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADE, MARY ANN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,352.78 Date 02/15/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGIS, BEVERLY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $46,352.78 Date 09/15/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAPHIS, THERESA N Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $46,352.76 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, MARY ELLEN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,352.70 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, STEPHANIE R Employer name Albany County Amount $46,352.68 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, KERRY J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $46,352.68 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTER, JENNIFER J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,352.68 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, JUDITH A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $46,352.68 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMON, JACQUELINE J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,352.68 Date 01/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCHA, BERNADETTE A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,352.68 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, JULIE L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,352.68 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARO, JEAN E Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $46,352.68 Date 05/02/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, RENEE A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,352.68 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAIN-SADDLER, YVONNE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $46,352.62 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, MICHELLE J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,352.56 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, ADA M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $46,352.56 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNCIL, KAREN M Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $46,352.55 Date 06/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, MICHELLE D Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $46,352.54 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYLIE, REBECCA LEE Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,352.50 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEFFT, DESIREE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,352.48 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, KIMBERLY D Employer name Department of State Amount $46,352.46 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, DARCI M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,352.46 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUANE, JAMES F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,352.46 Date 11/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, ROSEANN Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $46,352.46 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOMB, LINDA C Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $46,352.46 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, NANCY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $46,352.42 Date 07/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, DEBRA JEAN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,352.42 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLINIC, MARIANNE Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,352.40 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, DIANA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,352.40 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU PREE, RUTH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,352.38 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDELE, PATRICIA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,352.38 Date 04/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, MARY E Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $46,352.38 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, SANDRA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,352.38 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, DEBORAH R Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,352.38 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDISH, BETH A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $46,352.34 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUDYK, SHANNON M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,352.32 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTOLI, PAULA Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $46,352.32 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, MELISSA I Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $46,352.32 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, YESENIA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $46,352.28 Date 04/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLNAVE, RICHARD J Employer name Cortland County Amount $46,352.27 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, BARBARA L Employer name Village of Mayville Amount $46,352.27 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISLETT, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,352.24 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFAY, DORIS J Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,352.22 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMYOT, MARTIN J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,352.22 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, PATRICIA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,352.22 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER-KRECZKO, YVETTE L Employer name Education Department Amount $46,352.22 Date 02/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, RONALD J Employer name Education Department Amount $46,352.22 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETZ, KAREN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,352.22 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MARK G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,352.22 Date 03/07/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGALLS, STEFFIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,352.22 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, KATHLEEN F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,352.22 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRRITANO, JACQUELYN C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,352.22 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JONATHAN P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,352.22 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, MARY JO W Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,352.22 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System