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 ADDERLEY, WILLIAM F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $52,399.30 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, JORDAN V T Employer name Montgomery County Amount $52,399.27 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUKALA, JENNIFER L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,399.18 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLEJOHN, MARY K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,399.17 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLOCK, KIMBERLY A Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $52,399.10 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, JACKIE L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $52,398.88 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, AUDREY J Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $52,398.76 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, JOSE V Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $52,398.73 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKENS, ANNE M Employer name Delaware County Amount $52,398.69 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, RACHAEL M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,398.62 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEICH, MELANIE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,398.40 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTEN, MAUDICA D Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $52,398.35 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, DOLORES J Employer name Oneida County Amount $52,398.28 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Rochester Amount $52,398.26 Date 02/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRAS, JOANNE G Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,398.09 Date 01/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, LORENZA Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $52,398.02 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, ROBERT E Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $52,397.81 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, FREDRICKA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $52,397.79 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, TODD J Employer name Town of Portville Amount $52,397.72 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDISH, EDWARD D, III Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $52,397.51 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRRO, ANTHONY J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $52,397.39 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XAVIOR, MATTHEW A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $52,397.07 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, ALBERT C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,396.59 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANZARO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $52,396.51 Date 10/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PAUL D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,396.20 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDFORD, LINDA E Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $52,396.08 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ADRIENNE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,395.97 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, RIVKA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $52,395.77 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANNACO, JOHN J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $52,395.57 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, TERRY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $52,395.23 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, DANIELLE E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $52,394.92 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,394.88 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, BOYD J, JR Employer name Town of Gilboa Amount $52,394.85 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEMAN, JACQUELYN M Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $52,394.64 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEVARA AMAYA, OSCAR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $52,394.43 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, JOSHUA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,394.29 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, TIMOTHY N Employer name Town of Conesus Amount $52,394.29 Date 05/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPENER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $52,394.22 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIZ, ANA Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $52,394.15 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARUS, DIANA L Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $52,393.69 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPTON, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Beekmantown Amount $52,393.65 Date 08/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOORMAN, MICHELLE A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $52,392.88 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWKIRK, JAMEL R Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $52,392.60 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALCOTT, JOHN J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $52,392.30 Date 08/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOOR, RICHARD G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,392.28 Date 12/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, GILAN K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,392.26 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, SCOTT R Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $52,392.21 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, MARY-JEAN Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $52,391.99 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZ, MARK P Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $52,391.94 Date 03/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUECHS, JOSEPH J Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $52,391.87 Date 08/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, JAVIN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,391.82 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDACKER, FREDERICK K Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $52,391.32 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENKINS, JUSTIN T Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $52,390.99 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, AUDREY C Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $52,390.88 Date 04/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, PETER M Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $52,390.58 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JOSE A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $52,390.51 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUSA, MARIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,390.41 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, ALBERT N, JR Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $52,390.32 Date 02/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSINE, NICHOLAS R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,390.01 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, DOUGLAS E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,389.99 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCEY, GERALD C Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $52,389.75 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNG, MARY A Employer name Town of Victor Amount $52,389.60 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, YVONNE J Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $52,389.40 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, GERALDINE A Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $52,389.39 Date 12/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, CHRISTOPHER J, JR Employer name Village of Ravena Amount $52,389.36 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLESE, JOSEPHINE A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $52,388.93 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRUBES, BRUCE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $52,388.82 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYMOND, RUTHANN L Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $52,388.70 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTINO, JENNIFER A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $52,388.62 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAKOWSKI, JOANNE M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $52,388.58 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLANEY, BRIAN M Employer name City of Lockport Amount $52,388.57 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK-OSUCH, CAROL D Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $52,388.50 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DANYLE L Employer name Ontario County Amount $52,388.38 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCK, TRACEY M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $52,387.98 Date 11/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, KATHERYNE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,387.97 Date 04/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVA PAVEY, DINA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $52,387.91 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, VINCENT D, SR Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $52,387.81 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROCK, JUSTIN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,387.71 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTMAN, FRANCES M Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $52,387.61 Date 10/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOGAN, ANNA L Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $52,387.60 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUERLEIN, ANDREW M Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,387.58 Date 06/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, CYNTHIA M Employer name Islip Housing Authority Amount $52,387.50 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGNER, DUANE E Employer name Town of Arcadia Amount $52,387.20 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORP, DENISE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,387.06 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, DENISE H Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $52,387.06 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHLIN, MICHAEL T Employer name Orange County Amount $52,387.00 Date 05/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEUCHERT, LISA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $52,386.92 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGUIRE, DANIEL S Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $52,386.92 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, JASON E Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $52,386.76 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWDER, DAVID Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,386.67 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSA, PATRICIA M Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $52,386.54 Date 10/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLEDIN, DMITRI Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $52,386.53 Date 03/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOHER, LAUREN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,386.50 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Minoa Amount $52,386.49 Date 03/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, TREVOR S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,386.45 Date 01/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITCHIN, WILLIAM J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $52,386.20 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, IKIAH N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $52,385.65 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, ASHTON M Employer name Chemung County Amount $52,385.61 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, BRISTIE L Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $52,385.53 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOMEY, LAUREN A Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $52,385.50 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System