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 COLLYER, MARK D Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $53,400.07 Date 01/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKS, JEFFREY C Employer name Schroon Lake CSD Amount $53,399.99 Date 07/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELOCK, CONNIE P, MRS Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,399.93 Date 06/30/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GROW, MAUREEN A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $53,399.84 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEK, KENNETH Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $53,399.80 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, HUIMING Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $53,399.75 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, BRIAN A Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $53,399.58 Date 05/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, HECTOR A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $53,399.54 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZA, LAURIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,399.35 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARVEY, CHRISTINE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,399.31 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LENORA Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $53,399.22 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CLAYTON A Employer name Town of Sullivan Amount $53,398.40 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MICHAEL N Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $53,398.20 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, KRYSTAL L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,398.16 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANALE, KEVIN Employer name Town of Greenfield Amount $53,398.14 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTT, QUAY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,397.86 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, HEATHER A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $53,397.82 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGGENSTOSS, ANGELA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,397.48 Date 02/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REJIESTER, BENJAMIN D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,397.48 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLIVER, DONNA L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,397.41 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, DAVID L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,397.33 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $53,397.25 Date 07/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, ERIC Z Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $53,397.21 Date 10/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOROKA, MARK L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $53,396.90 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAO, TRAN N Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $53,396.90 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DENNIS H Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $53,396.38 Date 07/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFAT, MARILYN K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,396.23 Date 09/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL A Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $53,396.11 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYCOCK, BRITTEN T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $53,395.65 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROW, JIMM E Employer name Town of Sheldon Amount $53,395.53 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, MICHELLE Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $53,395.40 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGIER, KAREN A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $53,395.16 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACS, JANE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,395.10 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MELISSA Y Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $53,395.09 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARR, DANELLA C Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $53,395.07 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MARGARET M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $53,395.01 Date 08/05/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, FRANCES Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,394.67 Date 11/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, VANESSA P Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,394.67 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, DONALD W Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,394.61 Date 02/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, JACOB W Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $53,394.58 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, BARBARA S Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $53,394.24 Date 06/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, RENIER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,393.96 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, DAVID Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,393.95 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREITAS, DEVIN J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $53,393.16 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STARKEY, SAMANTHA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,392.51 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNISH, BRENDA J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $53,392.12 Date 02/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURAS, WILLIAM L Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $53,392.08 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSFORD, RYAN M Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $53,391.90 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANKUREN, ZADOCK P, JR Employer name Coxsackie-Athens CSD Amount $53,391.90 Date 02/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JONATHAN C Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $53,391.69 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, RICHARD J Employer name Livingston County Amount $53,391.50 Date 10/13/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, STACEY A Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $53,391.42 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, ANDREW M Employer name Village of Springville Amount $53,391.39 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLERS, WILLIAM W Employer name Madison County Amount $53,391.31 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUERELLO, PETER Employer name Putnam County Amount $53,391.30 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINHANS, ELLEN L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $53,390.82 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, MICHAEL R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,390.43 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, NOREEN Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $53,390.33 Date 11/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIASSNEY, SCOTT A Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $53,390.29 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, CRISTIN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,390.21 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAWSON, WILLIAM L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $53,390.19 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABSKI, ELIZABETH N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,390.03 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, SEAN M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $53,390.01 Date 09/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LEUVAN, MINDY F Employer name Erie County Amount $53,389.81 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, SABRINA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,389.29 Date 05/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CLAUDETTE P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,389.28 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELLINGER, LINDA Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $53,389.01 Date 11/29/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKERSMITH, SARA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,388.91 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLE, CRYSTAL L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,388.83 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, PAOLA S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $53,388.80 Date 05/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARR, ALAN D Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $53,388.80 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-LOUIS, PHILIPPE D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $53,388.70 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, MARVALENE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,388.39 Date 07/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLER-ORTIZ, FELICIA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,388.19 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGEN, WILLIAM M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,387.73 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTJEN, JESSICA A Employer name Education Department Amount $53,387.40 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUPPENBURG, DORALEE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,387.36 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEROUX, ANDRE P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $53,387.18 Date 03/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIESTRAK, JEFFREY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,386.76 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGILLO, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Colchester Amount $53,385.98 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARDINER, BAILEY M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $53,385.67 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMITO, PETER J Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $53,385.59 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEALES, ADAM P Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $53,385.53 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELD, JONATHAN F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $53,385.39 Date 08/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNETTE, JOSEPH Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $53,385.08 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, EILEEN ANN Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $53,385.06 Date 06/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, BERNADETTE A Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $53,385.03 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAUGHTON, SEAN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,385.02 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTENHOFER, BARBARA A Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $53,384.92 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEBY, MELISSA L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $53,384.86 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, TYLER R Employer name Town of Horseheads Amount $53,384.66 Date 06/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLCOX, HEIDI Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $53,384.52 Date 06/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERDINAND, ADELINE A F Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,384.47 Date 06/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DIANNE K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,384.30 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALLESANDRO, NICOLE M Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $53,384.25 Date 12/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKSON, CALVIN L, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,383.99 Date 02/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSWELL, ROBERT T Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $53,383.82 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUHNWI, GODWILL N Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $53,383.78 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUISJUSTE, PRESLER Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $53,383.19 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECLAIR, KAREN G Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $53,383.11 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System