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 DOWNES, JO ANN Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $56,309.66 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, ROBERT K Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $56,309.66 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBOEUF, JACQUELINE R Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,309.66 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSTRAN-ARRINGTON, NILDA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,309.66 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPEL, LAURIE A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $56,309.66 Date 01/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, DAVID A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,309.66 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INMAN, CHRISTINE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,309.66 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, VINCENT Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,309.66 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHINUKE, NANCY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,309.66 Date 10/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, CATHERINE J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,309.66 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, LINDA M Employer name Department of State Amount $56,309.66 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MAUREEN A Employer name Department of State Amount $56,309.66 Date 12/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSICK, BETH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,309.66 Date 08/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, DAWN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,309.66 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHL, PATRICIA M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $56,309.66 Date 04/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ERICA L Employer name Lake George Park Commission Amount $56,309.66 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, BONNIE T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $56,309.66 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, SUSAN P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $56,309.66 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, DORIS L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,309.66 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOOR, PETER J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $56,309.66 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, PATRICIA L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $56,309.66 Date 08/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRZEJEWSKI, MICHELE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $56,309.66 Date 12/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURKOWSKI, MARSHA A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $56,309.66 Date 10/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRO, DORIS L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $56,309.66 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLETT, DONNA M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $56,309.66 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, DONNA L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $56,309.66 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CAROL D Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $56,309.66 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUBER, RENEE M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $56,309.66 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUTZ, DOUGLAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $56,309.66 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON ATZINGEN, WILLIAM D Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $56,309.66 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, BRIAN R Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $56,309.66 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBLES, TIMOTHY L Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $56,309.66 Date 07/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISCOE, LESLIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,309.66 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKINGHAM, KEITH F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,309.66 Date 11/23/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, KAREN E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,309.66 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, DARCEIA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,309.66 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADWAY, JOSEPH D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,309.51 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JULIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,309.21 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELISLE, JULIE P Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $56,308.99 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIECHOWSKI, DENISE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,308.67 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, RICHARD I Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $56,308.62 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ROGER F Employer name Groton CSD Amount $56,308.60 Date 10/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZYDORCZAK, DAWN D Employer name Town of Newstead Amount $56,308.38 Date 05/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, WILLIE C Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $56,308.38 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSELLO, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $56,308.33 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, CHRISTINE T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,308.23 Date 12/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, ADAM T Employer name Warren County Amount $56,308.13 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, WALTER L, JR Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $56,307.93 Date 01/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVOROS, PETER Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,307.83 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANERE, RAMONA Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $56,307.74 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACAULAY, DOUGLAS R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $56,307.69 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, ROBERT H Employer name Broome County Amount $56,307.61 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, PAUL A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $56,307.09 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, AMANDA L Employer name Broome County Amount $56,306.96 Date 05/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSKO, DEBRA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,306.95 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTIER, LYLE J Employer name Clinton County Amount $56,306.84 Date 07/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, JASON D Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $56,306.84 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, HENRY C Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $56,306.66 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, ANNMARIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,306.24 Date 12/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Southold Amount $56,306.00 Date 03/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETTENBEIL, ROBERT T Employer name Town of Southold Amount $56,306.00 Date 03/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, PETER A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $56,305.82 Date 06/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISSNER, GARY A Employer name Town of Sand Lake Amount $56,305.77 Date 11/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRINGER, BRENDA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,305.50 Date 05/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASELLA, BENJAMIN R Employer name Ontario County Amount $56,305.24 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, VERONICA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,305.23 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLI, EGIDIO J Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $56,305.13 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CART, ROBERTA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,305.04 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLI, ERIC A Employer name Oneida County Amount $56,304.89 Date 07/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGETT, RYAN B Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $56,304.71 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILPOTT, ANDREW J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,304.67 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLINS, BARBARA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,304.54 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKEY, BRENT T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,304.43 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERS, LEONARD R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,303.60 Date 02/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $56,303.43 Date 05/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROPERO, MICHAEL L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,303.38 Date 09/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, DORA V Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $56,303.16 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC ARTHUR, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $56,303.06 Date 05/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKNESS, LINDSEY A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $56,302.88 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, GLENN Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $56,302.85 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, ALYSSA M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $56,302.70 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZICKI, HEIDI A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $56,302.38 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONARO, RENATO G Employer name City of Troy Amount $56,302.30 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGART, DEBRA D Employer name Seneca County Amount $56,302.08 Date 04/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERESNICK, DEBORAH L Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $56,301.90 Date 02/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, DANIEL C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,301.87 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEWORCHIK, PHILLIP J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,301.66 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, DAVID G Employer name Town of Ulysses Amount $56,301.59 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIANA, PAUL D Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $56,301.52 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, FELICIA A Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $56,301.36 Date 08/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, THERESA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,301.32 Date 09/27/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, ROBERT S Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $56,301.14 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESP, DESIREE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,300.93 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOONE, SHEREESE L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $56,300.81 Date 04/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, RAYMOND K Employer name Oneida County Amount $56,300.67 Date 06/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, LINDA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $56,300.35 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENSTERSTOCK, LAURIE R Employer name Merrick Library Amount $56,300.25 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KIM M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $56,300.23 Date 06/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, DEBORAH A Employer name Clinton County Amount $56,300.18 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BLADEL, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,300.11 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System