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 COOK, KARA E Employer name Madison County Amount $49,659.67 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATRAU, DAVID E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $49,659.48 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITE, DAVID D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $49,659.42 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, JOHN P Employer name Albany County Amount $49,659.35 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, FRANCIS G, JR Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $49,659.07 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ELAINA SUE Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $49,658.80 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, DARRELL W Employer name Town of Chatham Amount $49,658.65 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, KENDRA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,658.40 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, DAVID T Employer name City of Albany Amount $49,658.28 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, STEPHEN A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,658.10 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCINSKI, DONNA E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $49,658.04 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, SHANE M Employer name Town of Webb Amount $49,657.68 Date 11/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JOSE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,657.45 Date 11/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, LISA A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,657.36 Date 09/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIOT, JOSEPH M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $49,657.16 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MELISSA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $49,657.07 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORKE, TOBEY L Employer name Orleans County Amount $49,656.99 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIJOWSKI, NANCY A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $49,656.98 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, KENDRYA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $49,656.87 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ZAIDA A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $49,656.80 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH-GAIREY, LISA W Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $49,656.60 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBEY, MARY PAT Employer name Wheatland-Chili CSD Amount $49,656.54 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, LISA M Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $49,656.51 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, OLIVIA P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,656.14 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARTHA A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $49,655.98 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRCHOK, PAUL M Employer name Town of Orangeville Amount $49,655.85 Date 06/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAUBER, KRISTINA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $49,655.71 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCKETT, STEPHANIE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,655.46 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, ANDREW P Employer name Cayuga Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $49,655.12 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DEBORAH K Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $49,654.86 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO-MOSCOSO, FERNANDA Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,654.74 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BELLO, SANDRA J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,654.58 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PATTEN, NICHOLAS Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,654.37 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, DOUGLAS L Employer name Erie County Amount $49,654.07 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, PAMELA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,654.02 Date 11/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, NIKITI A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $49,653.92 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFFEE, TERRY L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $49,653.52 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, GLADYS R Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $49,653.12 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, PHYLLIS Y Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $49,653.12 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, PATRICIA J Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $49,653.07 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLINI, AMY M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $49,652.82 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, FRANKLIN H Employer name City of Elmira Amount $49,652.45 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, JASON J Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $49,652.17 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST GEORGE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,652.09 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOK, ANTHONY J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,651.18 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, STEVEN H Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $49,651.03 Date 08/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGAT, HALINA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,650.97 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSLIN, JO ANNE Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $49,650.68 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DEVIN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,650.67 Date 02/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIK, RONALD E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $49,650.40 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTEN, ROBERT J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $49,650.26 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAKE, KATHRYN A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $49,649.94 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, WILLIAM Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $49,649.93 Date 04/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRUTHERS, ORRESSA L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $49,649.61 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SFORZA, WILLIAM E Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $49,649.37 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, DAVID D Employer name Town of Elizabethtown Amount $49,649.16 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLARD-THOMAS, MARCIA E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,648.55 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, BETH R Employer name Andover CSD Amount $49,648.45 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, VINNIE K C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,648.42 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBODE, HERMAN Employer name Greene County Amount $49,648.35 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, BENJAMIN G Employer name Town of Canisteo Amount $49,648.31 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAIKOSKI, NANCY A Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $49,648.25 Date 10/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, CURTIS G Employer name Genesee County Amount $49,648.18 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $49,648.09 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, STEPHEN J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $49,647.58 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JONATHAN R Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $49,647.47 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHARON E Employer name Town of Bristol Amount $49,647.29 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDIONTE, LORRAINE Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $49,646.95 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANS, JAMES S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,646.63 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZORY, GEORGEANNA K Employer name Ramapo Housing Authority Amount $49,646.58 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAR, DAVID L Employer name Fulton County Amount $49,646.52 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BONIS, MARIE Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $49,645.81 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, RONALD E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,645.36 Date 03/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARS, ELIZABETH D Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $49,645.26 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, MICHAEL P Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $49,645.26 Date 10/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTINGTON, MARIA B Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $49,645.26 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAROSZ, KRISTINE B Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $49,645.26 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDLE, NANCY Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $49,645.26 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZOLA, BARBARA Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $49,645.26 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, LORIANNE Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $49,645.26 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CALLAGHAN, KRISTIN L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $49,645.26 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, ALYSSA J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $49,645.26 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATEER, JACOB Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $49,645.26 Date 10/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENDLEY, CAROLE G Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $49,645.26 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIN, SHERRIE L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $49,645.26 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNON, DIANE Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $49,644.98 Date 10/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPER, MONICA N Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $49,644.98 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMICKI, KAREN A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $49,644.98 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCUS, FRANCES M Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $49,644.56 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECHTSIEGEL, VALERIE B Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $49,644.34 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,644.15 Date 11/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, DANIEL M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,644.00 Date 07/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, TAMMIE K Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $49,643.90 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, MARY LYNN Employer name Washington County Amount $49,643.83 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLESE, JOSEPH Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $49,643.71 Date 03/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHN, MARGARET J Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $49,643.52 Date 05/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGUE, ROBERT A Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $49,643.40 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, KENNETH E Employer name Ontario County Amount $49,643.29 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASTELLO, KERRI Employer name Town of Islip Amount $49,643.19 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, NANCY I Employer name Greece CSD Amount $49,642.65 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System