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 ALLEN, SIMONE N Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $52,339.74 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,339.71 Date 08/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTY, BRENT R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,339.66 Date 06/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $52,339.65 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEILER, AMY C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,339.62 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOVER, CONNOR R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $52,339.60 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHELE E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $52,339.52 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFORTH, MICHAEL P Employer name Jefferson County Amount $52,339.49 Date 03/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITTS, JODY L Employer name Field Library Amount $52,339.10 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDSTETTER, JAMES E Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $52,339.04 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, KEVIN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,338.77 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELLDERFER, JOSEPH R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,338.77 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, DANIEL J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,338.77 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINISTERO, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,338.76 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANDO, KRISTINA M Employer name Genesee County Amount $52,338.46 Date 05/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDHURST, DAVID J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $52,338.41 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLETON, MATTHEW R Employer name Livingston County Amount $52,338.38 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, JEREMY J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $52,338.27 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSH, JOHN E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $52,338.27 Date 04/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWDY, CAROLYN D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,338.15 Date 08/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, REBECCA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,338.14 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREINER, BRIAN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $52,338.11 Date 02/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABRON, NORMA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,338.06 Date 09/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURMAN, WILLIAM R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,337.88 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRACANE, PAUL J Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $52,337.79 Date 02/13/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIME, MATTHEW J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $52,337.64 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDULLAH, KHADIJAH L Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,336.97 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, KATHRYN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $52,336.94 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, ANN M Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $52,336.73 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, BARBARA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,335.95 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, CHRISTINE H Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $52,335.90 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ANA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,335.73 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $52,335.71 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHURA, JANET L Employer name Erie County Amount $52,335.59 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, NICOLE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,335.40 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSSACK, LINDA P Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $52,335.18 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABBIDON, NATALIE N Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,335.08 Date 10/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, JESSICA E Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,334.43 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMUNDO, FREDERICK J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,334.36 Date 12/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SHAWN C Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $52,333.90 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, DEBORA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $52,333.84 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, MARIE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,333.58 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHIN, ADAM M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $52,333.46 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLODAK, CAROLYN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $52,333.21 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMER, JILLIAN B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,333.11 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, ANGELA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $52,332.83 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEARICK, MELISSA A Employer name Tioga Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $52,332.80 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWISHER, TIMOTHY L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $52,332.76 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, RICHARD T, JR Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $52,332.65 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, WILLIAM A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $52,332.55 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILUS, JEAN E Employer name Ulster County Amount $52,332.48 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JANELLE Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,332.34 Date 05/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, JUSTIN M Employer name Roslyn Water District Amount $52,332.10 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDGLEY, ALLISON Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $52,331.91 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARK, MICHAEL L Employer name Orange County Amount $52,331.47 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONGEON, SANDRA A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $52,331.32 Date 09/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMAD, TAHIRA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $52,331.25 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $52,330.75 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ALICE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,330.65 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS W Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $52,330.60 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, DALIT R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $52,330.56 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARBER, ERICA R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $52,330.40 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOSEDE, OLUSEGUN J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $52,330.29 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, JEFFREY A Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $52,330.13 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBALEK, JEREMY R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $52,330.08 Date 11/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, PAULA K Employer name Washington County Amount $52,330.02 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPOLIS, GLENN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $52,330.01 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSWORTHY, MILTON M Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $52,329.94 Date 02/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, ANDREW J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $52,329.92 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $52,329.91 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, TAMMY L Employer name Massena CSD Amount $52,329.80 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, JULIE Employer name Massena CSD Amount $52,329.80 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTOT, ROBIN A Employer name Massena CSD Amount $52,329.80 Date 12/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Massena CSD Amount $52,329.80 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODMIJERSKY, PAUL M Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $52,329.51 Date 08/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASINGTON, KYLE A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $52,329.47 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, MATTHEW M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $52,329.36 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, RUTH E Employer name Cortland County Amount $52,329.35 Date 02/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POYNEER, LORETTA L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $52,329.35 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, PAULINE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $52,329.03 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISE, TAMARA L Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $52,328.82 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, COLLIN A Employer name Steuben County Amount $52,328.03 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, LOGAN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $52,327.89 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINES, DURRELL L Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $52,327.49 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, BETSY J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,327.42 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JOHN H Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $52,327.31 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, RONALD A Employer name Town of Granby Amount $52,327.29 Date 12/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHEAL, KIRK J Employer name Erie County Amount $52,327.22 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KATHERINE C Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $52,327.21 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTO, JACQUELINE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $52,326.89 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, SHARON D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $52,326.72 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, VICTORIA A Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $52,326.23 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, SILAS W, JR Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $52,326.22 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JASON A Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $52,325.97 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICE, CHERYL D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $52,325.88 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEACHAM, JOSEPH D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $52,325.76 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, MARYLOU Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,325.76 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNESKI, DANIEL J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $52,325.52 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORILLO, VICTOR M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,325.39 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, PATRICK J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $52,325.30 Date 11/12/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System