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 KLINGNER, DAWN MARIE Employer name Town of Amenia Amount $50,499.62 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIE, KIM Employer name Essex County Amount $50,499.39 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNEN, ROBERT R Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $50,499.09 Date 11/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CONTE, MARY E Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $50,498.71 Date 09/01/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPIRCHIO, ANTHONY Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $50,498.67 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDERMAN, TRAVIS M Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,498.64 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABINSKI, LAURIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,498.16 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, CRAIG S Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $50,498.14 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, SANDRA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,497.98 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, ANITA D Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,497.76 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPPEL, BRIAN T Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,497.72 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, JENNIFER N Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $50,497.66 Date 12/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, DAVID G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $50,497.51 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $50,496.63 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIACCA, DEBORAH A Employer name Village of Lake Grove Amount $50,496.25 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANK, HELEN D Employer name Village of Lake Grove Amount $50,496.24 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, PETER T Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,496.16 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAMAN, SHARI A Employer name Heuvelton CSD Amount $50,495.96 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, DEBRA L Employer name City of Albany Amount $50,495.94 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, VERONICA M L Employer name Genesee County Amount $50,495.58 Date 11/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $50,495.50 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONUCCI, PETER A Employer name Genesee County Amount $50,495.50 Date 05/14/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRELLNER, JOHN E Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $50,495.50 Date 02/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, JOHN M, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,495.25 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, BRENDAN C Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,495.21 Date 04/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREEDE, JAMES P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $50,495.10 Date 01/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPPLE, TAYLOR S Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,494.99 Date 02/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCTOR, DAVID L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,494.91 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JOHN H Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $50,494.91 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, CLIONA A Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $50,494.85 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORELIUS, BYRON J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $50,494.83 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SCOTT E Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $50,494.76 Date 02/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEE, STEPHANIE J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $50,494.74 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMBY, MICHELE V Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $50,494.72 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, AUDREY Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $50,494.39 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, SHELLY A Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $50,494.08 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, MARK F Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $50,493.91 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUBIK, BETSY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,493.62 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKIN, JOSEPH F Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $50,493.33 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, AMANDA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,492.58 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMES, JOHN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $50,492.56 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, CHRISTINA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,492.53 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREELAND, AMY L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,492.45 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCOMB, JAMES L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $50,492.40 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, KARL G Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $50,492.03 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENVY, DONNA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,491.95 Date 01/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDFORD, ERIC Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,491.66 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICHESTER, GARY W Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $50,491.66 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, NATASHA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $50,491.41 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, EMILY H Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,490.61 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRADA, REGINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,490.41 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, EDGERTON Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $50,490.39 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADLER, PAMELA ANN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,490.35 Date 09/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVELLE, BRIGID A Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $50,490.23 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORAWSKI, DANIEL E, II Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $50,490.08 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALL, TYLER B Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $50,489.56 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, LANNIE C Employer name Erie County Amount $50,489.55 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA-DALEY, CHRISTINA Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,489.32 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, RAYMOND P Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $50,489.31 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JESSE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,489.31 Date 07/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, JO ANN A Employer name Ontario County Amount $50,489.23 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPF, THERESA S Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $50,489.07 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JOHN H Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $50,488.93 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SO, KRISTEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,488.45 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYTON, SAMUEL L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $50,488.21 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURT, SARA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,487.95 Date 12/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMID, WILLIAM F, JR Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $50,487.93 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, PATRICK M Employer name Broome County Amount $50,487.87 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVERSON, EILEEN A Employer name Highland CSD Amount $50,487.76 Date 10/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPARIAN, HOLLY A Employer name Highland CSD Amount $50,487.76 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALDENIEKS, ANNEGRET Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,487.71 Date 04/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGGS, WALANDA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,487.64 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIGEL, ALEXANDER Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $50,487.63 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, MARY L Employer name Erie County Amount $50,487.42 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, RAYMOND G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $50,486.55 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALOY, MARY E Employer name Albany County Amount $50,486.28 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYMAN, AMY Employer name Schoharie County Amount $50,485.97 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, MELISSA A Employer name Malone CSD Amount $50,485.96 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, GLEN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,485.90 Date 04/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERYCH, JOSEPH A Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,485.79 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILOR, MARISSA N Employer name Rockland County Amount $50,485.75 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, SUZZANNE I Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,485.13 Date 01/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZZO, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $50,484.98 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Morristown Amount $50,484.98 Date 06/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSDORF, ROY G, JR Employer name City of Kingston Amount $50,484.69 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWEN, KYLE R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $50,484.65 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWITZ, LAURA J Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $50,484.13 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, ZINA M Employer name Chenango County Amount $50,484.11 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAINBACK, ILEEN Y Employer name Rockland County Amount $50,484.04 Date 06/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDER, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $50,483.79 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY, DIANA C Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $50,483.68 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $50,483.20 Date 02/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, DANIELLE E Employer name Orange County Amount $50,483.15 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BLASIO, WILLIAM J Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $50,482.77 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, ADRIENNE V Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,482.58 Date 02/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, SANDRA D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,482.35 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, ADRIANNE Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $50,482.27 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, CARRIE A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $50,482.22 Date 06/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHWAY, THOMAS D Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,481.99 Date 02/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KERIN M Employer name Columbia County Amount $50,481.87 Date 05/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System