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 KELLER, ANNA L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,627.52 Date 05/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, CLAUDIA E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,627.50 Date 06/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIAH, QUENTIN Employer name Chemung County Amount $49,627.33 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCK, GARY D Employer name Town of Mexico Amount $49,627.31 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, DEBBIE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $49,627.27 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUMAN, ARTHUR J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,627.11 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMBER, ANDREW C Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $49,627.00 Date 01/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTLE, LARRY J, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $49,626.97 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHDOLLAR, BLYTHE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,626.79 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERNKLAR, DEBORAH L Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $49,626.72 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ELLEN M Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $49,626.65 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, GLYNNIS S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,626.30 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUDY, CHAD W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $49,626.17 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JACQUELINE ALTHEA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $49,626.00 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICK, PAULA M Employer name Otsego County Amount $49,626.00 Date 11/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERTS, JEFFREY Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $49,625.93 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, SHARON A Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $49,625.64 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, WILLIAM J Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,625.47 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALY, SOPHIA Employer name Broome County Amount $49,625.22 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, WILLIAM A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $49,625.18 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLIHER, LYNNE W R Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $49,624.53 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURYEA, KIMBERLY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,624.48 Date 04/04/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENG, XINNAN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,624.27 Date 10/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCOOTER, PAMELA A Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $49,623.94 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUBARIS, CLARIBEL Employer name Orange County Amount $49,623.88 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, CYNTHIA B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,623.70 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECI, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $49,623.59 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMACHER, KEITH G Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $49,623.49 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENAO, NERY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,623.37 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, MARLO A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,623.28 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYLESWORTH, RICHARD J Employer name Cortland County Amount $49,623.03 Date 05/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRAND, LISA M L Employer name Clinton County Amount $49,622.79 Date 11/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUSCHER, WAYNE A Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $49,622.78 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYMOND, BARBARA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $49,622.58 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSMANN, MAUREEN A Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $49,622.25 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERESFORD, GEOFFREY G Employer name Oswego County Amount $49,622.18 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELY, ERIC Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $49,621.63 Date 05/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARBY-CONFORTI, JUSTIN L Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $49,621.60 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, RUBY E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,621.57 Date 04/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANCESCO, DIANE Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $49,621.52 Date 10/26/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, SHEENA A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $49,621.35 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMO, BARBARA E Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $49,621.13 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, TERRY J Employer name Orleans County Amount $49,620.72 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAWORSKI, ROBERT T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,620.52 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMAD, DEAN Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $49,620.30 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, CHERYL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,620.26 Date 06/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, WENDY A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,620.23 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTREDGE, LINDA Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $49,620.18 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARPAIA, LISA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,620.14 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, ALFONSE A Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $49,619.90 Date 03/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASSANO, LAURA Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $49,619.59 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLONSKI, SAMANTHA M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $49,619.54 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMICICH, NOREEN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $49,619.44 Date 07/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPSIAK, GREGORY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,619.33 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, DEBRA L Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $49,619.28 Date 01/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DARLENE M Employer name Eden CSD Amount $49,619.22 Date 08/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERBER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,619.03 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTRIDGE, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $49,618.87 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEZAMA, LISA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,618.83 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHARLES E, JR Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $49,618.76 Date 08/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, SHIRLEY A Employer name Erie County Amount $49,618.66 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, NEIL V Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $49,618.65 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, DANTE M Employer name Village of Massena Amount $49,618.56 Date 06/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERHOFF, PAUL F Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $49,618.38 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRYAN, MICHAEL T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,618.24 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIA, STEPHAN J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $49,618.14 Date 07/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMATO, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,618.11 Date 08/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKENS, KIMBERLY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $49,617.97 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAY, MATTHEW J Employer name Broome County Amount $49,617.79 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, FRANKIE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,617.71 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, FRED, JR Employer name Village of Hillburn Amount $49,617.70 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EMILY M Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,617.66 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSKINEN, LAUREN R Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,617.63 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, RAYMOND J Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,617.58 Date 10/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIEB, KEVIN E Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $49,616.92 Date 10/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWEED, GERALD J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $49,616.86 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, RODNEY C Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $49,616.48 Date 11/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, CARMEN Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $49,616.07 Date 02/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASANTE, GILBERT Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,615.97 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, PAMELA J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $49,615.95 Date 08/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDI, JANINE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $49,615.82 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODELL, DAVID P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $49,615.81 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ELLEN V Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,615.79 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROMLEY, TERESA R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,615.76 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUGER, DAVID M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $49,615.46 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD-HARRIS, DONNETTE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $49,614.88 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUADE, CATHAL J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $49,614.81 Date 01/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, KATHLEEN A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $49,614.80 Date 09/07/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTERWORTH, JULIE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,614.73 Date 04/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BRENDA M Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $49,614.51 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, DELMIS M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,614.24 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TRACIE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,614.15 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREM, DANIEL J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $49,614.11 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARANSKY, JENNY L Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $49,613.69 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISE, LAURIE ANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,613.68 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, CHRISTINE P Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $49,613.65 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREBBEKS, SHAW M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,613.57 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTSOCK, DONNA A Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $49,613.39 Date 03/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, PATRICK J Employer name Chemung County Amount $49,612.95 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIFF, JESSICA A Employer name Lewis County Amount $49,612.63 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System