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 HOULIHAN, KELLI A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,901.50 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSAM, CALESHA E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,901.50 Date 11/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATHARKAR, MONIKA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $37,901.50 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CORINNE M Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $37,901.46 Date 12/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WIE, GAIL L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,901.08 Date 10/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYBAK, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $37,900.79 Date 05/28/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENSINGER, DANIEL N Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $37,900.56 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, JAMIE B Employer name Livingston County Amount $37,899.99 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIR, IAN D Employer name Ulster County Amount $37,899.97 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, HEATHER A Employer name Oswego County Amount $37,899.42 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOWSKI, ARNELLA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $37,899.33 Date 10/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, KENNETH J, SR Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $37,899.24 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMICO, ROSALYN A Employer name Erie County Amount $37,899.20 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIESCOR, ROBERT J Employer name Education Department Amount $37,898.79 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLYOD, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Schenectady County Amount $37,898.55 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, JOHN W Employer name Sullivan County Swcd Amount $37,898.51 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULS, MARTINA B Employer name Sullivan County Amount $37,898.16 Date 04/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHELSEA M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $37,898.15 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENTA, PAOLA Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $37,898.13 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOANNE R Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $37,897.38 Date 08/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOERJAN, SUSAN E Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $37,897.16 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBRAIA, ANNETTE M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $37,897.04 Date 01/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, DEBORAH A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $37,897.03 Date 10/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, CAROLYN S Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,896.95 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALONY, PETER J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $37,896.57 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVINGTON, LILIANA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $37,896.28 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COULLOUGH, DAMITA J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $37,896.17 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, ANDREW J Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $37,896.16 Date 11/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGAULT, KATHLEEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,896.00 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, EILEEN K Employer name Erie County Amount $37,895.97 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUFRE, M JULIETTE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,895.97 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURGAN, JOHN J Employer name New York Mills UFSD Amount $37,895.58 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGWER, BENJAMIN L Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $37,895.52 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACILEO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $37,895.52 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERIN, CARMEN I Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $37,895.52 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTUDILLO, NANCY A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $37,895.52 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, DENISE M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,895.30 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATYAS, PAULA M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,895.30 Date 09/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD-BOYLE, JANE E Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $37,895.27 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIBER, TRAVIS R Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $37,895.27 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINERGHTY, MARC W Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $37,894.92 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BINOY C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $37,894.79 Date 05/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAIS, JAY F Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $37,894.49 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, KURLEIGH A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $37,894.41 Date 05/17/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUALE, LAURA A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $37,894.32 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISER, JOHN H Employer name Columbia County Amount $37,894.04 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, JOSEPH M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $37,893.96 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOGARIA, CINDY E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $37,893.96 Date 01/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORMOS, KRISTEN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $37,893.96 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUCS, KATHRYN M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $37,893.91 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, DAVID LEE Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $37,893.91 Date 02/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBONE, HEIDI A Employer name Medina CSD Amount $37,893.84 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILBY, ROBERT A Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $37,893.74 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, PAMELA Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $37,893.70 Date 08/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, JOSHUA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $37,893.66 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRWAN, SUSAN ELAINE Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $37,893.66 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, HUGH J Employer name Village of Schuylerville Amount $37,893.61 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ALOUWIN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $37,893.51 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, JULIAN R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $37,892.73 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, LESHONDA J Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $37,892.63 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, PATRICIA A Employer name Franklin County Amount $37,892.63 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ARCHIE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,892.54 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTLER, PATRICIA Employer name Columbia County Amount $37,892.51 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, TINA J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $37,892.50 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIGAND, RHONDA M Employer name Town of Sandy Creek Amount $37,892.50 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIABATTONI-CALL, MARINELLA D Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $37,892.49 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCH, MICHELLE G Employer name Lewis County Amount $37,891.75 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARQUETTE, SUZANNE M Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $37,891.71 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGALL, JULIE Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,891.59 Date 09/25/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, ALICE M Employer name Allegany County Amount $37,891.34 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETU, TRACY A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $37,891.27 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIELMO, KARI M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,891.23 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERNE, THOMAS M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $37,890.89 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MATTHEW L Employer name Ulster County Amount $37,890.86 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, FRANCIS O Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $37,890.75 Date 11/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHANSKY, SHEILA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $37,890.72 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, YVETTE Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $37,890.69 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, DARLEEN M Employer name City of Oneida Amount $37,890.59 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYMAN, JASON S Employer name Town of Broome Amount $37,890.31 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, RYAN D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $37,890.12 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOUGALL, SUZANNE Employer name Rockland County Amount $37,890.00 Date 08/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAZE, KIEYA F Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $37,889.81 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARNOWSKI, DAVID A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $37,889.74 Date 06/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, JEREMIAH J Employer name Broome County Amount $37,889.37 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JAMES E Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $37,888.70 Date 07/17/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIA, FRANCIS J Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $37,888.09 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBRIN, JANE L Employer name Town of South Bristol Amount $37,888.00 Date 09/10/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, IRIS Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $37,887.75 Date 11/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, PATRICK M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $37,886.83 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, PATRICK J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,886.78 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUBACK, MEGAN L Employer name Orange County Amount $37,886.78 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERRA, CELESTE Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $37,886.72 Date 11/08/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, DAVID R Employer name City of Albany Amount $37,886.66 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELL'ACCIO, CHRISTINE E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,886.30 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDFINE, LESLIE R Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $37,886.27 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMM, DEBRA A Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $37,886.01 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURR, DAWN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $37,885.85 Date 11/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, DALE C Employer name Otsego County Amount $37,885.81 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD-SORBER, ROBIN E Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $37,885.63 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DENISE L Employer name Yates County Amount $37,885.45 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System