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 GUINN, THEODORE W Employer name Chenango County Amount $49,714.28 Date 07/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, DEBBIE Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $49,714.27 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, COLLEEN E Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $49,714.13 Date 02/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL-HAMILTON, KIERNAN L Employer name Chenango County Amount $49,714.11 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGONE, HEATHER M Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,714.10 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERES, GEORGEANN C Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $49,714.00 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, MONIQUE T Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,713.90 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREMS, DAVID A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $49,713.89 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMES, CANDELARIA C Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $49,713.60 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CLARA J Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $49,713.58 Date 05/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLASACCO, BRIAN J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $49,713.34 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUJAK, KIMBERLY M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,713.27 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESSMAN, ROBERT F Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $49,713.23 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWARD, AMY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,713.00 Date 10/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, SHARON M Employer name Niagara County Amount $49,712.84 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, RENE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,712.51 Date 08/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHES, CHALLIS J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $49,712.34 Date 06/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDINI, LOUIE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $49,712.27 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDA, KARA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,712.18 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCOLM, ANDREA R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $49,711.95 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, SUSAN V Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $49,711.90 Date 12/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON-LICHIOVERI, MELINDA D Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $49,711.72 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMHOF, WILLIAM E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,711.56 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, STEPHANIE M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $49,711.48 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, MARYANNE Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $49,711.48 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIALKOVIC, PETER M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $49,711.44 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELCHNER, JAY P Employer name Village of Manlius Amount $49,711.37 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, ASHLEY Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,711.26 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENG, ZIYI Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $49,711.22 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVES, AMY R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,710.75 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, LAURIE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,710.75 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROFERA, MICHAEL L, JR Employer name Greene County Amount $49,710.29 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSS, DIANE F Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $49,710.06 Date 04/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, JESSE E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $49,709.76 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PATRICK M Employer name Town of North Harmony Amount $49,709.72 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROWS, LORI A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,709.57 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, ROBERT J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $49,709.53 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACHSE, KARL H Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $49,709.44 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZM, CARLOS E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $49,709.43 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANNALL, JEAN M Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $49,709.28 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, CLARICE A Employer name Broome County Amount $49,709.09 Date 10/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, DEBORAH R Employer name Broome County Amount $49,709.09 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALAK-ASH, SUZANNE Employer name Broome County Amount $49,709.09 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTON, CONNIE R Employer name City of Olean Amount $49,709.02 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIE, DEBORAH J Employer name Otsego County Amount $49,708.96 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMANDO, JOHN R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,708.92 Date 06/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, GAIL Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,708.91 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, BRIAN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,708.70 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, GRACE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $49,708.52 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, LISSA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,708.40 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEYNE, JAMES C Employer name Town of Marcy Amount $49,708.38 Date 07/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, MILES A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $49,708.36 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RICHARD C Employer name Erie County Amount $49,708.34 Date 06/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLI, GIVSEPPE Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $49,708.05 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $49,707.96 Date 05/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URTZ, RANDALL J Employer name City of Rome Amount $49,707.77 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, JASON W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $49,707.53 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZZANO, PHYLLIS M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,707.50 Date 10/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, IRA M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $49,707.41 Date 06/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, PETER J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $49,707.39 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, MILDRED Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $49,707.17 Date 05/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAMPIANO, LAURA L Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $49,707.17 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTCKER, MARY ANNE Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $49,707.16 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIND, VALERIE B Employer name Erie County Amount $49,707.14 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, MARK H Employer name Montgomery County Amount $49,706.99 Date 07/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, DAVID B Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $49,706.86 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENGLER, COLLEEN M Employer name Elmira Heights CSD Amount $49,706.84 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, SAMUEL N Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $49,706.75 Date 12/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LONDE, LORIE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,706.51 Date 09/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVEY, JENNIFER A Employer name Orange County Amount $49,705.85 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS-BLUME, ASHLEY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,705.76 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRINIGAN, MAUREEN M Employer name Orange County Amount $49,705.71 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, TRACEY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,705.57 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, LINDA J Employer name Orange County Amount $49,705.46 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, DOREEN L Employer name Orange County Amount $49,705.39 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNING, ROBIN E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,705.29 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSH, DIANE A Employer name Orange County Amount $49,705.25 Date 09/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDA, KATHLEEN S Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $49,705.20 Date 07/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIBA, ROGER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,704.50 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALES, VINCENT K Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $49,704.30 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITER, STEVEN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,703.75 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDON, DAMIEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,703.74 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIELSTICKER, DEVON M Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,703.63 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, ERIC J Employer name Town of Wilmington Amount $49,703.20 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUETHLEIN, MICHAEL W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,702.86 Date 07/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GARFIELD M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,702.66 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMANS, WENDY I Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,702.52 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWISTOWSKI, PAMELA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $49,702.51 Date 08/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIHODKO, ANDREY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,702.30 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTSONIKAS, OLIVE Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $49,702.07 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, CHRISTIAN Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,702.04 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, HELEN M Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $49,701.53 Date 02/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, SHARON L Employer name Heuvelton CSD Amount $49,701.35 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORERO, JOSE H Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $49,701.27 Date 09/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIERO, MELINDA A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $49,701.10 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JAMES E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $49,700.94 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ONITA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,700.35 Date 07/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANARELLI, MARILYN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,700.28 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, SUSAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,700.28 Date 08/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, DANIEL J Employer name Warren County Amount $49,700.17 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System