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 MANSON, LATWANDA R Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $49,571.89 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFTKA, STACEY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,571.83 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSBURY, KELLY A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $49,571.64 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBOX, DAVID Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $49,571.51 Date 10/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, ELAINE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,571.51 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURSSLIN, CHRISTINA L Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $49,571.51 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINS, JOSEPH C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,571.50 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, ARTHUR L Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $49,571.46 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, MAUREEN A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,571.40 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ZED K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,571.29 Date 04/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, DEREK Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,571.25 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, MARY D Employer name Tully CSD Amount $49,571.23 Date 01/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, JILL I Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,571.21 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANER, RYAN S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,571.12 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLER, JAMIE L Employer name Chemung County Amount $49,571.03 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MICHAEL R Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $49,571.01 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ROCHELLE A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $49,570.83 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMES, KIM M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $49,570.83 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOHLHUETER, SCOTT M Employer name Erie County Amount $49,570.64 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW, DAVID E, JR Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $49,570.38 Date 03/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUPPER, MELODY A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $49,570.17 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNA, JUAN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,569.71 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, GERARD T Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,568.76 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRAULT, ALPHONSE M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $49,568.68 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRINO, DAWN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,568.68 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSAK, ZORIANA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,568.35 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, DOUGLAS R, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $49,568.28 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSING, DAVID P Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,568.17 Date 04/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRIANNI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Warren County Amount $49,567.59 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYGERT, ALFRED L, SR Employer name Town of German Flatts Amount $49,567.39 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLLQUIST, MARY E Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $49,567.36 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARROW, DOUGLAS A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $49,567.35 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMIESON, JENNIFER A Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $49,567.25 Date 11/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, TIMOTHY G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,566.43 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINSON, EDDIE L, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,566.02 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, MARY E Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,565.47 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, DEBORAH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $49,565.00 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Manchester Shortsville CSD Amount $49,565.00 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEZIO, PHILIP E Employer name Washington County Amount $49,564.90 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MICHELE L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $49,564.69 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, PETER L Employer name Broome County Amount $49,564.59 Date 10/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANCI, STEFANINA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,564.49 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WIE, JONATHAN H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,564.48 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COX, BRADLEY F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $49,564.43 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUNDY, PAULA A Employer name Genesee County Amount $49,563.99 Date 10/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, KATHERINE A Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $49,563.98 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, MOLLY S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,563.94 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDEN, CAROL A Employer name Saratoga County Water Auth Amount $49,563.85 Date 12/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, BONNIE L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $49,563.69 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CWYNAR, MATTHEW L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $49,563.23 Date 11/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, ZEBULON J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $49,563.10 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DENNIS H Employer name Elizabethtown-Lewis CSD Amount $49,563.00 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCULLY, MARY C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,562.79 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCE, TAYLOR C Employer name Chemung County Amount $49,562.68 Date 05/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, OMANA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $49,562.20 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, BRYAN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,562.12 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRETZER, MARC D Employer name Town of Granville Amount $49,562.12 Date 03/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVAGNI, ROGER A Employer name Ilion Housing Authority Amount $49,562.11 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANKEY, KEITH R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,561.88 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINGAME, RANDY D Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $49,561.83 Date 12/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $49,561.61 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,561.55 Date 01/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, TAMMY R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,561.43 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERNBACH, KASEY D Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $49,561.33 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, ALFRED F, JR Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $49,561.05 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUREGA, JOYCE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,560.85 Date 10/13/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, ROBIN L Employer name Madison County Amount $49,560.18 Date 10/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, CHARLENE E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $49,560.13 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $49,559.98 Date 11/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, YVONNE D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,559.88 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHOURY, LINSEY M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $49,559.78 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, KIMBERLY N Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,559.62 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMIG, DIANE L Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $49,559.55 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMAX, DAVID A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $49,559.51 Date 04/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROBERT C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,559.51 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEUERSTEIN, DEBBIE A Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $49,559.44 Date 10/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, TONY, JR Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $49,559.43 Date 03/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCATO, PATRICIA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,559.31 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDICK, RICHARD F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $49,559.28 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, MICHAEL J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $49,559.21 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INMAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $49,559.19 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, KEENIA M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $49,559.16 Date 08/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRELLI, KELLEY M Employer name Wayne County Amount $49,559.14 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, STACEY Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $49,558.80 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGIERA, SAMUEL J Employer name Oswego County Amount $49,558.77 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTEN, CAITLIN L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,558.76 Date 01/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, RICHARD J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $49,558.72 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGIS, JEAN R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $49,558.46 Date 09/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERBECK, STEVEN T Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $49,558.23 Date 05/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESNESKE, WILLIAM D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $49,558.22 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ERIN C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $49,557.90 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKHARI, SABTAIN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,557.61 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, KATHLEEN M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $49,557.49 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIO, DEVIN A Employer name Town of Marlborough Amount $49,557.46 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOMBURGER, BARBARA J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $49,557.30 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAMMAR, JOHN Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $49,557.27 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, KEVIN P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $49,557.24 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ALICIA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,556.59 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, KATHLEEN Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $49,556.37 Date 02/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, JOHN G Employer name Town of Chester Amount $49,556.30 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System