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 OVERTON, PRECIOUS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,570.88 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, BARBARA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,570.86 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, CAROLYN Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,570.78 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, DEBORAH A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,570.74 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, SAMUEL Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $44,570.74 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASKIN, SUSAN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $44,570.72 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, VARGHESE P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $44,570.72 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANZONE, COLLEEN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,570.67 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, AMIE L Employer name Essex County Amount $44,570.66 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPINO, KATHY A Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,570.65 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, KEIVA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,570.58 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHETH, JAGRUTI M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,570.52 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, CODY E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,570.52 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, TANYA L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $44,570.50 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALE, TAKISHA K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,570.46 Date 08/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRELLA, JUAN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $44,570.46 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZEN, KAREN L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,570.46 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISSALE, JANET A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $44,570.46 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAW, ELIZABETH A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $44,570.42 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEINITZ, THERESA J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $44,570.42 Date 09/09/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, EDWARD J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,570.20 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOHEY, DIANE M Employer name Department of Law Amount $44,570.10 Date 09/08/1970 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICARI, KIMBERLY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,570.05 Date 12/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, SHARON C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,570.04 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAL, WENDY I Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,570.04 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDIE, ALICIA S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,570.04 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, CORINNE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,570.04 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE, TU U Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,570.04 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, TERESA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,570.04 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, BERNADETTE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,570.04 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVINGTON, TERI D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,570.04 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORVAT, MICHELE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,570.04 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TIMOTHY B Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $44,570.04 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, YADIRA C Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,570.04 Date 07/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SIXTA N Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,570.04 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARVILLE, DEBRA D Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $44,570.03 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, GLADYS Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,569.96 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, EVA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,569.92 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALSKI, JUDITH E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,569.72 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, STACY L Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $44,569.72 Date 10/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXIS, SAM J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,569.62 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, PAUL P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,569.62 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, PANSY P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,569.62 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAMAYIL-PHILIP, JOJU Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,569.62 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, YAN S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,569.62 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEH, TINA C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,569.62 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGLE, GORDON M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $44,569.62 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADROWSKI, ANTONINA P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,569.60 Date 05/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, CHIARA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $44,569.36 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MARY J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $44,569.35 Date 04/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, GAETANO M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $44,569.29 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARIEN, NEIL M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,569.20 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDER, WENDY R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,569.20 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, FELICIA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,569.20 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JASON A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,569.20 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITORNATO, DARIA Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $44,569.20 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARGILL, ZULEIKA D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,569.20 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTWAY, JOHN D Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $44,569.20 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES-GAMBINI, DARINKA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $44,569.20 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, WILLIAM E Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $44,569.13 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $44,569.08 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, VALERIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,568.82 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, TOTLYN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $44,568.78 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, LISA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,568.78 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,568.78 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL-THOMAS, LAUREN B Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,568.78 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, FAREEDAH A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,568.78 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LATOREIA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,568.78 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, SHARI A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,568.78 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRANOVICS, JOANNE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,568.78 Date 05/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONTAG, KAREN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,568.78 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL-DESUZA, MARY A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $44,568.78 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, VIVIAN Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $44,568.78 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAL GARCIA, MYRNA N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,568.78 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWYDIAK, PAULA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,568.78 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIANG, LAURA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,568.71 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHERYL V Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $44,568.44 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, ELSIE Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $44,568.40 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIENTE, SARA E Employer name Herkimer County Amount $44,568.40 Date 02/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GECHT, ELMIRA I Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,568.36 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, MARIE JOSEE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,568.36 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRICO, DONNA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,568.36 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, DENNIS A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $44,568.36 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, IRESSHA L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $44,568.36 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOE, KENNETH Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $44,568.36 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTEZ, LYDELL L Employer name Education Department Amount $44,568.36 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GINELA Y Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,568.36 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, JAYA C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $44,568.36 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHRENS, JENNIFER A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,568.36 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDREA R Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $44,568.32 Date 01/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARBERA, MARJORIE S Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,568.26 Date 12/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJADA, RICHARD P Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $44,568.23 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURTLER, LINDA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,568.19 Date 08/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, ADAM W Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $44,568.18 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, STEVEN B Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,568.17 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRTLEY, ANTHONY M Employer name City of Albany Amount $44,567.97 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILANOWSKI, MELISSA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $44,567.88 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JACQUELINE Employer name Department of Law Amount $44,567.74 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARASCANDOLA, JOSEPH J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,567.72 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, BRENDA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,567.36 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System