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 CROOKS, JASMINE Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $52,541.48 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULBERT, PAMELA M Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $52,541.38 Date 10/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAN, CATHERINE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,541.16 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOWODOR, WILLIAM T Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $52,540.86 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHN, WILLIAM A Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $52,540.64 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZGODA, ROBERT R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $52,540.54 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIMBOLSKI, SEAN P Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $52,540.54 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNY, DENISE Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $52,540.25 Date 03/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABECK, MARISA Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $52,539.88 Date 08/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, WENDI L Employer name Delaware County Amount $52,539.87 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHRI, GURINDER K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $52,539.71 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, SHERRY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,539.64 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMAN, SEAN P Employer name Town of Newfield Amount $52,539.51 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPEL, MATTHEW R Employer name West Hempstead Water District Amount $52,539.51 Date 06/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDICIOUS, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $52,539.50 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENS, LYNDA D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,539.45 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, DAVID L Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $52,539.36 Date 01/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKETSON, DAVID W Employer name Town of Sheldon Amount $52,539.26 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEY, TED R Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $52,539.24 Date 10/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFATT, KERRIANN K Employer name Albany County Amount $52,539.21 Date 02/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, FRANK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $52,539.05 Date 02/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWER, BARRY E, JR Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $52,538.58 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRE, NICOLE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,538.55 Date 07/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERHOFF, JESSICA E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,538.50 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAMANTE, VICTORIA Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $52,538.47 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, PATRICIA R Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,538.26 Date 06/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, EDWARD A Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $52,537.87 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, DONNA Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $52,537.69 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, RACHEL J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $52,537.52 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLE, XAVIAR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,537.46 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, DOUGLAS A Employer name Albany County Amount $52,537.45 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIFFER, BETTY A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $52,537.35 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALA, DEBRA A Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $52,537.35 Date 02/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDUNA, HILLARY R Employer name City of Albany Amount $52,537.34 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLTON, MARY E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $52,537.28 Date 11/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBEL, KELLY J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $52,537.11 Date 09/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMAN, JUDE ANNE K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,536.93 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUDENTI, MICHAEL A Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $52,536.76 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCIAS, CATHERINE Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $52,536.75 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIGNA, PAUL A Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $52,536.59 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, XIN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $52,536.25 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAGE, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,536.16 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULME, GEORGES Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $52,536.12 Date 12/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFELDT, DEBORAH A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $52,535.85 Date 03/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, PATRICK M Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,535.63 Date 10/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTOVEN, BOB F Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $52,535.61 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JAMES R Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $52,535.52 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ELIZABETH Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $52,535.38 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $52,535.34 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRIG, ANN E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $52,535.28 Date 01/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEESEMAN, ANNE E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,535.12 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, ERIK M Employer name Delaware County Amount $52,534.22 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDOCK, ROGER A Employer name Yates County Amount $52,533.82 Date 01/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNEY, DAVID B Employer name Lewis County Amount $52,533.57 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, ALFRED Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $52,533.54 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, PAUL M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $52,533.41 Date 07/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, CHRISTINE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,533.23 Date 03/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUAY, JOHN M Employer name Northern Adirondack CSD Amount $52,532.97 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGTON, DIANA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,532.82 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JAICY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,532.81 Date 10/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTCHKISS, CHERYL J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $52,532.80 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $52,532.68 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, SEAN P Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,532.56 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, THOMAS F Employer name Saratoga County Amount $52,532.30 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, ANGELINE M Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $52,532.24 Date 07/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARONE, CARL H Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $52,532.20 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARI, NANCY M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $52,532.14 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULKINS, APRIL L Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $52,530.57 Date 03/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, LOUIS Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $52,530.28 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YENCER, BRITTANY L Employer name Livingston County Amount $52,530.21 Date 11/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOELKER, DAVID P Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $52,530.08 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIE, FATMATA B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,529.89 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ALFRED R Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $52,529.59 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,529.43 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLUS, HEBERT Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $52,529.10 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, JEANNETTE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $52,528.87 Date 08/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUE, KATHLEEN J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $52,528.80 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, DIANE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $52,528.67 Date 09/02/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIS, ANNE M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,528.60 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, YARA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,528.06 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHELLE R Employer name Madison County Amount $52,528.02 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESTA, CAROL A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $52,527.92 Date 10/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLER, ANN E Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $52,527.92 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, STEPHEN E, JR Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $52,527.52 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, LAVONTE Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,527.11 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, DUC M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,527.10 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEODORE, JESSICA M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $52,527.02 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDENTE, JOHN R Employer name Village of Sidney Amount $52,526.56 Date 06/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENSEL, KYLE D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $52,526.29 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYNUP, PETER J Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $52,525.92 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRICONE, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Parma Amount $52,525.92 Date 11/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, JOANNE E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $52,525.71 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD-SMALL, KELLI D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $52,525.66 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, RAMON A, JR Employer name New York Public Library Amount $52,525.59 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANO, LUZ D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $52,525.42 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASLER, DARLENE S Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $52,525.37 Date 09/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, SULLY S Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $52,525.33 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MARIA D Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $52,525.23 Date 04/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, EUN YOUNG Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $52,525.20 Date 06/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLEUE, JOHN D Employer name City of Corning Amount $52,525.04 Date 08/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System