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 THEETGE, CARISSA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,360.74 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALT, STEPHANIE L Employer name Erie County Amount $49,360.67 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, ROXANNE S Employer name Orange County Amount $49,360.67 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK-COCHRANE, KAREN A Employer name Orange County Amount $49,360.66 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Orange County Amount $49,360.61 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRE, LORI E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $49,360.53 Date 06/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAY, MELVINA G Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $49,360.51 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPIE, STEPHEN W Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $49,360.38 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICZAK, MATTHEW P Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $49,360.01 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, PATRICIA A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $49,359.88 Date 07/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEAL, TONY Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $49,359.71 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELIZAIRE, SANDY Employer name Rockland County Amount $49,359.50 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CHARLES J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $49,359.27 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, VICTORIA E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $49,359.23 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, DAVID B Employer name Madison County Amount $49,359.00 Date 05/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALLEN, JUDITH W Employer name Education Department Amount $49,358.97 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEARNE, LISA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,358.67 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVETT, JOYCE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,358.45 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETMORE, DANIEL E Employer name Town of Prattsburg Amount $49,358.42 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILL, ANTHONY Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $49,358.34 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAMS, GERALD W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,357.93 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM, REBECCA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,357.93 Date 01/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFER, ANNE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,357.93 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, CINDY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,357.93 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLANDER, JOHN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,357.93 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JAMES E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $49,357.93 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, PAUL R Employer name Education Department Amount $49,357.93 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, PENNY S Employer name Chemung County Amount $49,357.90 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, PETER J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,357.67 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, GARY R Employer name Town of Newark Valley Amount $49,357.56 Date 07/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JASON G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $49,356.78 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOLFO, ANGELINA Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $49,356.60 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, JACOB M Employer name Village of Medina Amount $49,356.26 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARSLOW, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Arietta Amount $49,356.07 Date 08/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, LISA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $49,355.71 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANSEGLIO, M LETICIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,355.57 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, YVONNE A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $49,355.49 Date 05/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, ANGEL Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $49,355.22 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, KATIE L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,355.16 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEY, BARRY A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $49,354.81 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, DAVID L Employer name Town of Greene Amount $49,353.60 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, SANJIVKUMAR R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,353.34 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNITTEL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,353.32 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZOT, ARACELI Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $49,353.24 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRELL, JASON M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,353.15 Date 06/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANDERLICH, CHAD C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $49,353.08 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTON, JESSE G Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $49,352.90 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADT, ANGELA S Employer name Franklinville CSD Amount $49,352.22 Date 09/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIX, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Caroline Amount $49,352.02 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $49,351.96 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNEL, JOSHUA L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $49,351.78 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANA, MARLENE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,351.74 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DONALD E Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,351.69 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, KELLY P Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,351.69 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, ANITA C Employer name Town of Berne Amount $49,351.63 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURCIULLO, ANNETTE M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $49,351.36 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MARY LEIGH Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,351.20 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ-WILLIAMS, LUZ A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $49,350.72 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINE, DONNA J Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $49,350.66 Date 09/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCHAM, DAVID M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $49,350.64 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSON, CHERYL M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $49,350.62 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES - WALKER, TINA C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,350.58 Date 06/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, ALAN M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $49,350.50 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITT, TIMOTHY C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,350.34 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZENIOS, GEORGE N Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $49,350.22 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, ERIC W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,350.01 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, GWENDOLYN D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,349.49 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSESSAR-THOMPSON, SISRAH T Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $49,349.47 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, JOHN J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $49,349.35 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SHARON M Employer name Village of Buchanan Amount $49,349.24 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGARDIO, RUTH A Employer name Rockland County Amount $49,348.93 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLUSKEY, KIMBERLY B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,348.57 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASUICCA, CHERYL A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $49,348.57 Date 01/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOTWARE, GERALD H, JR Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $49,348.57 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSIRA, SHANE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $49,348.32 Date 08/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDGEWAY, DEBORAH ANN Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $49,348.31 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSER, SCOTT W Employer name Town of Peru Amount $49,348.29 Date 04/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELTS, MARK E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $49,348.20 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPHART, RICHARD O Employer name Town of Arcade Amount $49,348.07 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMAN, JAMES W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,348.07 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLYBURN, JAMAL T Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $49,348.06 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERQUA-MASA, MARIA Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $49,348.06 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GREGORY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,347.98 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, JEANETTE Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $49,347.95 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEWHAITE, PAMELA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $49,347.88 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, PAUL H Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,347.27 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELISTA, ANTHONY N Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,347.27 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, TODD R Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,347.27 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARROPY, BRIAN D Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,347.27 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, ROBERT J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,347.27 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JUSTINE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,347.24 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC GOWAN, CHARLES E, IV Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,347.05 Date 06/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROLAWICZ, DIANA M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $49,347.00 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSBY, ASHLEY A M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $49,346.78 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, SARA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,346.48 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISDOM, EVETT V Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,346.29 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, TRAVIS A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $49,346.23 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RITA V Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $49,346.20 Date 01/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAHNA, EILEEN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,345.89 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLETTA, THOMAS J Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,345.86 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System