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 HARRIS, JAMES R Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $51,997.16 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, AARON P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $51,996.92 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAUS, DONALD E Employer name Town of Sardinia Amount $51,996.86 Date 02/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, SHANE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,996.60 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNARZ, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Royalton Amount $51,996.53 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, IAN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,996.52 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDAN, EDWARD D Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $51,996.25 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Pierrepont Amount $51,996.18 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, NICOLE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $51,996.17 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLENTZ, MARTIN R Employer name Town of Burlington Amount $51,995.83 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSCH, KIMBERLY Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,995.71 Date 03/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, RIANNE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,995.42 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWSETT, MICHAEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,995.20 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORN, STEPHEN H Employer name Town of Marcy Amount $51,994.63 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, JOAN E Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $51,994.50 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTROM, TAMMY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,994.24 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEKER, AMY L Employer name Education Department Amount $51,993.85 Date 01/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSIER, AMANDA M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $51,993.79 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN, MC KAY R Employer name Town of Jefferson Amount $51,993.79 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UCCELLANI, CLAUDIA E Employer name Nyack Library Amount $51,993.56 Date 11/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, ANGELA M Employer name North Country Library System Amount $51,993.52 Date 06/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROES, PAULETTE R Employer name North Country Library System Amount $51,993.52 Date 06/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIN, DIANA L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $51,993.52 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSSEY, KEVIN T Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $51,993.20 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDA, TONI Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $51,993.19 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE DOUX, LINDA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $51,993.19 Date 02/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICASTRO, ANTHONY G Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $51,993.00 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, THOMAS L, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $51,992.47 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KIMBERLY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,992.25 Date 01/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEETLE, SUSAN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,991.70 Date 12/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUWER, NANCY J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $51,991.45 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, STEVEN M Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $51,991.20 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSUMANO, JOAN E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $51,991.10 Date 08/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHANAS, ANTHONY P Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $51,991.08 Date 03/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAXTER, JEFFREY R Employer name Broome County Amount $51,990.88 Date 12/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSCHER, STACEY L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $51,990.82 Date 12/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, SHEILA J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,990.60 Date 05/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, PATRICIA J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $51,990.48 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMQUAR, JOY J Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $51,990.17 Date 11/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVER, SUSAN P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $51,989.98 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DAWN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,989.90 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTSCHMANN, MATTHEW M Employer name Albany County Amount $51,989.41 Date 08/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVIN, MARGARET J Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,989.00 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIASTA-MANSFIELD, URSZULA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,988.71 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHWAY, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Warren County Amount $51,988.58 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EILERS, LAUREN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,988.49 Date 08/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHRENBURG, GUSTAVE W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $51,988.23 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, KIMBERLY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,987.97 Date 05/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAGAN, SUSAN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $51,987.97 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JERMAINE E Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $51,987.81 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIGAULT, MICHELLE A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $51,987.76 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FISHER, PAUL W Employer name Town of Marion Amount $51,987.45 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASE, JARED Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $51,987.37 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAYMAN, BRIAN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $51,987.34 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, SEAN K Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $51,987.20 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBRIN, MICHAEL L Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $51,986.94 Date 07/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, MATTHEW W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,986.89 Date 08/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBEY, TELIA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $51,986.61 Date 10/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDD, JOHN W Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $51,986.31 Date 12/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, ERIKA R Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $51,986.09 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERGER, DIANE C Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $51,985.99 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JAMES W Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,985.89 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVANIS, HELENA T Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $51,985.74 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEANEY, VONDA M Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $51,985.56 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESCHAMPS, KEEBA R Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $51,985.23 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, KEITH C Employer name Erie County Amount $51,985.13 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPIE, MARY T Employer name Broome County Amount $51,985.08 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST ROSE-JAMES, FAY J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $51,984.93 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Duanesburg Amount $51,984.38 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLISI, JAMES M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,984.37 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, HEATHER L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $51,984.26 Date 04/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKETT, DEBRA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,983.95 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OREFICE, MARGARET L Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,983.95 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, TIMOTHY J, JR Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,983.76 Date 07/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITENBERG FISHER, SUSAN HELEN Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $51,983.65 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMES, LATOIA Y Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,983.49 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALASCO, PAMELA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $51,983.48 Date 07/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHLERT, THERESE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,983.42 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATI, PAMELA G Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $51,982.81 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISCH, KAREN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $51,982.55 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAKAL, ANGELITA C Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $51,982.42 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, ROCHELLE L Employer name Genesee County Amount $51,981.80 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, DANIELLE C Employer name Education Department Amount $51,981.76 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $51,981.61 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLTERS, THOMAS F Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $51,981.48 Date 04/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKS, JENNIFER Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,981.02 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABAKIAN, JESSICA J Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $51,981.00 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, SAMANTHA N Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $51,980.92 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEBLER, JESSICA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $51,980.86 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDER BROOK, MARK A Employer name Town of Marion Amount $51,980.86 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMANUS, HEIDI Employer name City of Utica Amount $51,980.79 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, RACHEL E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,980.55 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSCH, JEFFREY C Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $51,980.45 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, DEBORAH A Employer name Fulton County Amount $51,980.05 Date 05/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTINO, AMY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,980.00 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, MARK H Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $51,979.95 Date 11/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVINGHAM, DONNA L Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,979.85 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMMES, MICHELE M Employer name Essex County Amount $51,979.60 Date 10/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMAHON, DEBORAH A Employer name Franklin County Amount $51,978.93 Date 07/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, JASON B Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $51,978.66 Date 01/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System