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 HULSE, JOHN A Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $57,214.92 Date 01/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAN, ALTON Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $57,214.83 Date 02/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNHILL, DAVID Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $57,214.64 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, MARGARET Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $57,214.57 Date 09/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, SARIENA MAI Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,214.14 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, QIANA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,213.60 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLIAN, RANDALL S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,213.49 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNE, HOWARD J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $57,213.38 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFIELD, HAROLD L, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $57,213.30 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, LINDSAY N Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $57,213.24 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, NANCY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,212.32 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOGKAMP, RICHARD S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $57,212.28 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JULISSA M Employer name Education Department Amount $57,212.18 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLITON, TINA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $57,212.17 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTWOOD, DEBBIE J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,212.17 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIGREW, STACEY Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,211.65 Date 01/21/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEAN, BRYAN D Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $57,211.55 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, STACY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,210.40 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWORD, DEBORAH A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $57,210.20 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, AMY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,209.95 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, LESLEY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,209.87 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUEL, SHARON M Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $57,209.80 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, KEVIN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,209.72 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, REBECCA J Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $57,209.63 Date 07/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALE, MARK A Employer name Warren County Amount $57,209.62 Date 01/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCA, JO ELLEN Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $57,209.35 Date 08/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGSTAFF, KELLY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,209.16 Date 08/29/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRELAND, DAVID S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $57,208.92 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QAZI, FATEMA N Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $57,208.90 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, KATHLEEN R Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $57,208.59 Date 02/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGEROSA, FRANK A Employer name Department of Law Amount $57,208.59 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, ELIZABETH J Employer name Department of Law Amount $57,208.59 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,208.45 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELTON, GARY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $57,208.18 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESETT, HEATHER J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,208.11 Date 01/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, SAMANTHA E Employer name Erie County Amount $57,208.08 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, LORRAINE Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $57,208.00 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, THERESA L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $57,207.76 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, KEITH E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $57,207.55 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDS, ERIC A Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $57,207.37 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINER DORMAN, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $57,207.25 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADSWORTH, LYNN E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,207.07 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of Angola Amount $57,206.95 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNDAGE, NANCY A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $57,206.74 Date 08/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENA, CAROL L Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $57,206.42 Date 12/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENZI, TARA A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $57,206.16 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPESE, ANNETTE M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $57,205.98 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETA, GEORGIANNA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,205.97 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHUBKA, ZYGMUNT M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $57,205.83 Date 05/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKINNON, CHERYL A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $57,205.49 Date 10/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDD, JACQUELINE A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $57,205.44 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNWOODY, MARC R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $57,205.44 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Watertown Amount $57,205.18 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORDEN, KAREN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,205.17 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, PETER J Employer name Lewis County Amount $57,205.01 Date 06/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SWEENEY, KAREN A Employer name Columbia County Amount $57,204.50 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINWALD, SCOTT J Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $57,204.29 Date 03/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, THERESA A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $57,204.20 Date 10/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOODLEY-BUCHANAN, JEANNE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,204.00 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MICHAEL T Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $57,204.00 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOTTLANDT, MARGARET Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $57,203.76 Date 07/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLABOUGH, ANDREW D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,203.51 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, RICHARD R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,203.09 Date 05/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIQUET, HEATHER RHEA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $57,203.04 Date 10/15/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORQUADALE, MAC R Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $57,202.95 Date 09/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, MARIA E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $57,202.89 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIO, THERESA Employer name Town of Islip Amount $57,202.72 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, TESHIA Employer name Town of Islip Amount $57,202.69 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, LAURA L Employer name Livingston County Amount $57,202.60 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARDEN, FREDERIC A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $57,202.41 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROFF, MARGARET A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,202.38 Date 05/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BLASE, ANN MARIE Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $57,202.34 Date 05/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O BRIEN, LAURA M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $57,202.34 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, BETH A Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $57,201.87 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, SEAN W Employer name City of Middletown Amount $57,201.60 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, MICHAEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,201.46 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARER, LINDA A Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $57,201.32 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TAMI A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $57,201.24 Date 09/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, JAMES D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $57,200.88 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUNT, ROBERT A Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $57,200.76 Date 01/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOS, MITZIE C Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $57,200.20 Date 05/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLIEN, PATRICIA A Employer name Erie County Amount $57,199.90 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, KARIN M Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $57,199.69 Date 11/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, CHERYL B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,199.69 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINDLE, EVAN T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,199.69 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMELLA, KATHLEEN-ANNA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,199.68 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISCHER, TRINA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,199.42 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWES, GRAHAM J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $57,199.16 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CHAD A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $57,198.94 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, COLDEN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $57,198.90 Date 10/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, ELLEN T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,198.69 Date 05/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, BRENDA L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $57,198.69 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJCIR, MARY BETH S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,198.65 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIK, YESHA R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $57,198.60 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIENIAZEK, ADAM A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,198.51 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMBERBATCH, DANIELLE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $57,198.50 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, LAURIE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,198.47 Date 09/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, PHILIP S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $57,198.42 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAVJO, SISNUR Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,198.40 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MARIANNA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $57,198.38 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System