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 HOYT, CLIFFORD J Employer name Town of Schroeppel Amount $52,230.07 Date 07/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ERIC G Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $52,230.05 Date 08/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, CATHERINE C Employer name Erie County Amount $52,229.79 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, CLAUDIA J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $52,229.63 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, JAMES F Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $52,229.22 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, KATELYN E Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $52,229.22 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, CHRISTINA A Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $52,228.99 Date 04/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, DAVID E Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,228.92 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, FAITH D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,228.85 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, DAVID G Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $52,228.83 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, JACK A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $52,228.80 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLAN, PAUL J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $52,228.80 Date 05/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRIGAN, JULIE L Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $52,228.80 Date 04/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, KATHRYN M Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $52,228.70 Date 11/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, GREGORY J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,228.52 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKSTEIN, MARY T Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $52,228.51 Date 08/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITLEY, STEPHEN E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,228.43 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHKOVICH, ROMAN Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $52,227.74 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMERSON, STEPHEN JAMES Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $52,227.45 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOTTLER, JEAN M Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $52,227.23 Date 04/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORBETH, P RICHARD Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $52,226.97 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARK W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,226.56 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSWORTHY, ELENA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,226.55 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, JAMES Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $52,226.39 Date 04/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLE, JOANNE E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $52,226.00 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESSITORE, ANNE M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $52,225.99 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERCEG, BERNARD F, JR Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $52,225.88 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, LEROY E, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $52,225.78 Date 04/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITTMAN, DEBRA P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,225.60 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, CHARLENE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,225.60 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARBY, THERESA A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $52,225.58 Date 10/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, EMILY D Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $52,225.52 Date 02/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DAVID W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $52,225.32 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTY, CHRIS T Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $52,225.16 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, MICHAEL S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $52,224.99 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERPE, MELISSA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $52,224.93 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROTHKOPP, KAREN M Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $52,224.78 Date 01/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOY, MONICA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,224.72 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, KAREN I Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $52,224.54 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRIER, JEAN Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $52,224.49 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALOY, THOMAS M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $52,224.24 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELKOWSKI, GERALD K Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $52,224.16 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYHEW, THERESA C Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,224.12 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHWINGER, RANDY L Employer name Town of Berne Amount $52,224.12 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ROBERTO Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $52,223.42 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER-TABRON, TASHA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $52,223.39 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYE, HOWARD C Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $52,223.12 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTON, RAYMOND C, III Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $52,223.02 Date 10/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, DEANNA S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,222.99 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, WILLIAM K Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $52,222.69 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBIN C Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $52,222.63 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWYNN, WILLIAM B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,222.50 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODIGKEIT, DIANE M Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $52,222.31 Date 12/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, ANNETTE J Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $52,222.20 Date 09/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODKIN, GERALD F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,221.67 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, KENDRA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,221.35 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ROBERT V Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $52,221.32 Date 05/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARTORI, THOMAS A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,220.95 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MELANTHA A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $52,220.73 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, KATHIE J Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $52,220.56 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARYON, LAUREN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,220.27 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, SUSAN A Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $52,220.12 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLON, MICHAEL U, JR Employer name Yates County Amount $52,220.01 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, STEPHEN J Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $52,219.88 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, JAMIE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,219.50 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MERAL V, JR Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $52,219.19 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NITSCHMANN, KENNETH D Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $52,218.95 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKETT, VIRGINIA L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $52,218.61 Date 07/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIS, KIMBERLY E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,218.28 Date 10/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVOY, NORA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,217.96 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, ERIC T Employer name Delaware County Amount $52,217.66 Date 01/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JOHANNA M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $52,217.57 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERD, GUY Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $52,217.50 Date 04/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARBLEY, TARRYTON Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $52,217.44 Date 04/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, NEHRU Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $52,217.25 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBRENNER, JEANNE M Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $52,217.03 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANYK, SAMANTHA J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $52,216.63 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DARREN E Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $52,216.47 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNG, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,216.40 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, CARRIE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,216.31 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOANNE M Employer name Steuben County Amount $52,216.25 Date 09/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNE, TIMOTHY J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,216.24 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, KARLA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,216.09 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZENHOLZER, JOHN C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $52,215.98 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKEE, DANIEL G Employer name Warren County Amount $52,215.82 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIANO, FRANK C, JR Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $52,215.80 Date 03/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVELL, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name Steuben County Amount $52,215.63 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTERO, ALICIA E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,215.53 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, LYNNELLE K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,215.49 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEASURE, TARIA Employer name Albany County Amount $52,215.43 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCA, ANGELO R, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,215.18 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATIRO, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $52,215.09 Date 07/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POND, JACK L Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $52,215.06 Date 07/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRY-WILLIS, LORRAINE Employer name Sullivan County Amount $52,214.98 Date 07/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, JOHN R, JR Employer name Oswego County Amount $52,214.97 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIN, JANET L Employer name Steuben County Amount $52,214.94 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKINS, MONIQUE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,214.76 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWALSKY, RALPH Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $52,214.58 Date 04/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWIATKOWSKI, RONALD J Employer name Niagara County Amount $52,214.48 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERHOLT, JOHN W Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $52,214.06 Date 07/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System