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 HURLBERT, LOU ANN Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,352.22 Date 12/28/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUVER, AUDREY T Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $46,352.22 Date 01/07/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, SHARON L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $46,352.22 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, PAULA J Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,352.22 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, CONNIE J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,352.18 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, CHRISTINE S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,352.18 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYTON, KIMBERLY A Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $46,352.15 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, STEPHEN E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,352.08 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARO, NICOLE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,352.06 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZOR, ANDREA R Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $46,352.06 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, CYNTHIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,352.05 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRINER, LYNN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,352.04 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZESE, LARA L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $46,352.04 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGEN, MAUREEN E Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,352.04 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENT, LISA L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,351.99 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, TESHANNA M Employer name Department of State Amount $46,351.98 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHIEL, SCOTT R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,351.98 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TARA E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $46,351.98 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENOUGH, JOANNE Employer name Education Department Amount $46,351.94 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, MARGARET C Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $46,351.92 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, VIRGINIA L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,351.92 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANDRETI, ANTHONY C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,351.90 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLEY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,351.90 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JENNIFER B Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,351.90 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWICKI, JEANNE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,351.86 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIANDRA, SUE ANN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,351.86 Date 05/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DEBORAH R Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,351.86 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTE, LYNDA K Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,351.86 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSEK, RUBY A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $46,351.86 Date 02/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARANT, DOROTHY J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $46,351.86 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JOYCE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,351.76 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, ROBERT A Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,351.76 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLECHOWSKI, KRISTIN R Employer name Department of Law Amount $46,351.76 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, MICHELE B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $46,351.76 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, JANET E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,351.76 Date 07/02/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFF, JOSEPH D Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $46,351.76 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, SHARON A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $46,351.76 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTONE, ANTHONY R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,351.76 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDEY, MEENA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,351.76 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, MARIANNE E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,351.76 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANE, TARA L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,351.76 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKER-KIUBER, MICHELE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $46,351.76 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, SABRINA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,351.72 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, LAURIE J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $46,351.72 Date 03/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, RHONDA S Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $46,351.72 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALA, FRANCES J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,351.68 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVOE, MARGARET A Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,351.66 Date 11/07/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLES, KAREN L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $46,351.62 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMANN, KAREN J S Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $46,351.55 Date 10/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $46,351.54 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, MARY L Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $46,351.52 Date 05/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMSBY, TRACY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $46,351.52 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, PAULA J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,351.52 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, ROSALIND B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,351.50 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JAMIE C Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $46,351.48 Date 08/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANNEY, JEANNINE M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,351.44 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, BIANCA C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,351.38 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EACHRON, JOANMARIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,351.38 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITE, DEBORAH L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $46,351.38 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, LYNNE M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $46,351.38 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, SHARLENE A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $46,351.38 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUST, ANTHONY N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $46,351.32 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHRADER, CATHARINE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,351.30 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, HELEN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,351.30 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATOE, TYRONE S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,351.30 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIZ, INDIRA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,351.30 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCH, BEVERLY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,351.30 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, BETH A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $46,351.30 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETZER, DENISE M Employer name Education Department Amount $46,351.30 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNER, WILLIAM E Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $46,351.30 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, CAROL S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $46,351.30 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINER, JODI L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,351.30 Date 06/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, ANN MARIE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,351.30 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKOWSKI, ALLISON F Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,351.30 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAMELA A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,351.30 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILL, PAULA A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $46,351.30 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARK, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $46,351.30 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, LESLIE T Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $46,351.30 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERS, NANCY L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $46,351.30 Date 04/21/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLEK, LAURIE C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,351.26 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROT, MARY ELLEN Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,351.26 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, LYNETTE C Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $46,351.14 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, CHRISTINA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,351.12 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ELLEN B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,351.12 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, BERNARDO Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $46,351.07 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADKOWSKI, DARLENE J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,351.06 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIDLEY, CAROL A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,351.06 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, LAURA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,351.02 Date 12/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, WENDY L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $46,350.98 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS-FEYNMAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $46,350.91 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASOTA, JOSEPH J Employer name Erie County Amount $46,350.90 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ERICA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,350.82 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDEMANN, JOSHUA R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,350.82 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILGALLON, MICHELE A Employer name Department of State Amount $46,350.82 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ASHLEY E Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $46,350.82 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, MICHELLE J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,350.82 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCZEK, DONNA M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $46,350.82 Date 03/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIMENTI, NANCY F Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,350.82 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LORN, ANNE F Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,350.82 Date 01/03/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEUSON, MEGHAN E Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,350.82 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System