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 MATTHEWS, GENEEN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,692.15 Date 07/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, VANESSA K Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $52,692.01 Date 02/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDRIEL, EMILY U Employer name Greenwich CSD Amount $52,691.97 Date 11/16/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JUAN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,691.64 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, SCOTT A Employer name Steuben County Amount $52,690.99 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, ANTHONY K Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $52,690.81 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALUSKA, JACQUELINE Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $52,690.60 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, WILLIAM H Employer name Village of Oxford Amount $52,690.59 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, DANIEL L Employer name City of Lockport Amount $52,690.45 Date 12/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIEL, SYDNEY Y Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $52,690.32 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARONBERG, LAURA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $52,690.30 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, MATTHEW C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,689.59 Date 11/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, NEIL P Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $52,689.58 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, LORI R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $52,689.57 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, RANDY M Employer name Village of Sherburne Amount $52,689.57 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEKKING, SANDRA D Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $52,689.35 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JUDITH A Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $52,689.24 Date 10/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CRONE, KENNETH A, JR Employer name Steuben County Amount $52,689.19 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEISSWENGER, THOMAS G Employer name Ulster County Amount $52,689.06 Date 12/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MARGARITA Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $52,688.78 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULICK, MARLENE A Employer name Town of Williamson Amount $52,688.20 Date 12/05/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULIHAN, JENNIFER A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $52,688.14 Date 06/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, LINDA A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $52,688.14 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, OWEN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,687.90 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHROP, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Van Buren Amount $52,687.71 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, FRANCISCO J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $52,687.48 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, FRANK E, III Employer name Town of Barre Amount $52,687.27 Date 04/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $52,687.07 Date 03/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, RONALD J Employer name Broome County Amount $52,686.62 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMAN, REBECCA S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $52,686.56 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIERON, TODD S Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $52,686.49 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZORE, LYLE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $52,686.06 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KERI H Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $52,686.01 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, REBECCA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,685.98 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, EUGENE S Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $52,685.62 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKER, TAMMY L Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $52,685.36 Date 05/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAD, DARYN J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $52,685.24 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, MATTHEW B Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $52,685.20 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, LESLEY C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $52,685.17 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHI, FLORA E Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $52,685.16 Date 03/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, JOAN T Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $52,685.05 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, LAURA E Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $52,685.01 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNE, KEVIN J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $52,684.55 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER-HORN, JILL W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $52,684.44 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, JAMES F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,684.30 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, KATHERINE Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $52,684.29 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, MARISSA C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $52,683.81 Date 03/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, DEBBIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,683.06 Date 10/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZELLA, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $52,682.91 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBAR, JERRY J Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $52,682.39 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, THOMAS E, SR Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $52,682.35 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, JOSEPH D Employer name Town of Almond Amount $52,682.27 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ELAINE M Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $52,682.17 Date 12/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOREK, THEODORE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $52,681.97 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTA, LISA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,681.85 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFLEUR-DESHOMMES, GAETCHENS A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,681.84 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAYTON, TARA M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $52,681.75 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DARNELL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,681.47 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, DANIEL B, III Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $52,681.06 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITT, HARRY L Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $52,680.82 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, AARON W Employer name Town of Stockton Amount $52,680.80 Date 02/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINETTI, MICHAEL A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $52,680.80 Date 04/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, BRENDA J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $52,680.74 Date 08/18/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENTZ, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $52,680.67 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRUSCIO, DOMINIC A Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $52,680.57 Date 01/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANTONIO, KRISTIE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,680.56 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MARK A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $52,680.21 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAYDA, CHRISTINE L Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $52,679.98 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIVENS, JAMES A Employer name Chemung County Amount $52,679.97 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, MARANDA L Employer name Madison County Amount $52,679.93 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JILL R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $52,679.74 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, DONNA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $52,679.57 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, THOMAS N Employer name Broome County Amount $52,679.49 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, CARRIE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,679.37 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, SARAH E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,679.33 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHOVER, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $52,679.14 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, CARTER Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $52,678.86 Date 04/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGARTNER, CHARLES J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $52,678.66 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, DANIELE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $52,678.36 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESNOYERS, PATRICIA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,678.26 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MATTHEW P Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $52,678.01 Date 02/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, SANDRA K Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $52,677.78 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, WILFREDO Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,677.78 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, EILEEN L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $52,677.65 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWNDES, EDWARD S Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,677.60 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Andover Amount $52,677.57 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEY, NOEL L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $52,677.56 Date 03/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, AMELITE C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $52,677.14 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MARYANNE Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $52,677.14 Date 12/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERSPOON, ROBERT E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,676.48 Date 01/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, THERESA M Employer name Orange County Amount $52,675.91 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARY, BARBARA J Employer name Oswego County Amount $52,675.87 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAILEY, BRIAN I Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $52,675.72 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSEL, FRANCES M Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $52,675.60 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, CHRISTINE Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $52,675.28 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, SHAWN R Employer name Town of Dover Amount $52,674.86 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEG, HENRY E Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $52,674.39 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTON, TARIK E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $52,674.20 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, LYNN D Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $52,674.18 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERY, ROBERT G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $52,674.16 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System