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 BYRON, DANIELLE R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $41,559.04 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, ELOY E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $41,559.04 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMER, DONNA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $41,559.04 Date 07/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, RAISA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $41,559.04 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIA-BLACK, MARIANNA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $41,559.04 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, CAPRICE C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $41,559.04 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLET, PATRICIA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $41,559.02 Date 06/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, CHARLENE F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,559.02 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, SHERRY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,559.02 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, ROSE MARIE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $41,559.02 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, TEMPLE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,559.02 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, ROSEMARY Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,559.02 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, LINDA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,559.02 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, BRIAN J Employer name Education Department Amount $41,559.02 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREDENKO, JOHN Employer name Education Department Amount $41,559.02 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DES ROSIERS, VICTOR W Employer name Education Department Amount $41,559.02 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUCKER, JOSEPH K, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $41,559.02 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, DENNIS B Employer name Education Department Amount $41,559.02 Date 02/18/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, FREDERICK S Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $41,559.02 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMMER, STEVEN P Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $41,559.02 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROOTE, JAMES T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $41,559.02 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGENT, RICHARD A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,559.02 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, CONSTANCE A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,559.02 Date 12/22/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, LISA J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $41,559.02 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCHESTER, WENDY A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $41,559.02 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDLAM, JANET M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $41,559.02 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLADE, MELISSA L Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $41,559.00 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MARY L Employer name Department of State Amount $41,559.00 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOPF, MICHAEL E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,559.00 Date 12/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSME, MILAGROS Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $41,559.00 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARLEEN A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $41,559.00 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTCOTT, MARLENE A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $41,559.00 Date 06/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREYE, JOSEPH W Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $41,559.00 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERCHIO, TINA M Employer name Education Department Amount $41,558.88 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, SUSAN L Employer name Falconer CSD Amount $41,558.88 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSANO, LUCILLE J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $41,558.88 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, JODI A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $41,558.86 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, DEBORAH J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,558.86 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, DANIEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,558.84 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCON, LINDA M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $41,558.84 Date 08/11/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLENBRANDT, LORI L Employer name Education Department Amount $41,558.84 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLCLOUGH, WILLIAM R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $41,558.84 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLEY, MARIE E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $41,558.84 Date 05/05/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSIER, MELANIE Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $41,558.84 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, CHERI D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,558.80 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, KATHERINE I Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,558.80 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDASARRE, PAULA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,558.80 Date 10/05/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, PAMELA S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,558.80 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINNAMON, WANDA C Employer name Education Department Amount $41,558.80 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, LESLIE E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,558.80 Date 09/06/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITMEIER, DONNA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,558.80 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNING, CAROL A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $41,558.80 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRODORE, PATRICIA E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,558.76 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINE, JOYCE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,558.76 Date 09/07/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, KIMBERLY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,558.72 Date 07/14/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERBA, SHAHEEDA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,558.72 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTERO, SHARON K Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $41,558.72 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSHOT, HARRY W Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $41,558.70 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTHERS, PETER C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,558.70 Date 08/03/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, PATRICIA J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $41,558.70 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTIS, LOREN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,558.68 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARING, CASEY A Employer name Orleans County Amount $41,558.66 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, SUSAN D Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $41,558.62 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUNK, CAROL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,558.62 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENZOGNA, ANTOINETTE F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $41,558.62 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DARLENE F Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,558.62 Date 12/03/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, DONNA L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $41,558.62 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, LESLIE A Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $41,558.62 Date 12/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCTOR, MICHELLE P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,558.58 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISBEE, MICHAEL H Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $41,558.58 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSINSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,558.58 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,558.58 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONEY, LISA N Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $41,558.58 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, CHRISTINE E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,558.56 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, TERESA E Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $41,558.56 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARYANN M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $41,558.56 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLIVER, BRIAN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,558.52 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, DAWN M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $41,558.50 Date 03/02/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTIER, DAWN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,558.46 Date 06/22/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMBO, KAI D Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $41,558.44 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, SUSAN R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,558.34 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIS, DAVID S Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $41,558.32 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYMAN, PATRICIA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,558.32 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, DARLENE A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $41,558.32 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHRUP, JOHANNA M Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $41,558.32 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, JUDITH A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,558.30 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,558.28 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZIANI, PAUL A Employer name Education Department Amount $41,558.28 Date 01/25/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEPHANIE ANN Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $41,558.28 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, PATRICIA B Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $41,558.26 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WILLIAM D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $41,558.26 Date 03/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, VANESSA J Employer name Education Department Amount $41,558.24 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, FELICIA N Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $41,558.24 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITARIUS, MYRTLE E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,558.20 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, DANIEL P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,558.16 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANK, PETER P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,558.16 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, LORRAINE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,558.16 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDORF, ROBERT F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $41,558.16 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIATO, ALBERT G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,558.16 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, LAWRENCE J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,558.16 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System