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 SHEA, JOANN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $49,173.95 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ANGELA R Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,173.81 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, SONIA D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,173.65 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MICHAEL J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $49,173.63 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, JOLENE D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $49,173.30 Date 08/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES-BIRD, ERIC S Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $49,173.30 Date 04/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETE, OMAR Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $49,173.27 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSA, GENEVIEVE D Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,172.98 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CHRISTINA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $49,172.83 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, PEGGY L Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $49,172.80 Date 07/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGH, MARY T Employer name Department of Health Amount $49,172.36 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONEISER, ANN M Employer name Town of Webb Amount $49,172.11 Date 11/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VLASATY, CATHERINE P Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $49,171.67 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITT, CATHIE L Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $49,171.62 Date 07/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKS, DEMAR P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $49,171.49 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, GEORGE A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $49,171.36 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MELISSA S Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $49,171.27 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOSI, SANDY M Employer name Ulster County Amount $49,171.20 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERNIGLIA, COLLEEN M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $49,171.07 Date 04/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, KARIE L Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $49,170.94 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURINKA, JOSHUA D Employer name Cayuga County Amount $49,170.77 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVELLE, CHRISTIN A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $49,170.71 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACKOWSKI, TRACY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,170.28 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, DENISE M Employer name Allegany County Amount $49,170.08 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER-REYNOLDS, SHELLEY M Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $49,170.00 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, CAROL A Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $49,169.88 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CARLOS Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $49,169.84 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRESIDDER, BARBARA A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,169.83 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, KESHIA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,169.71 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, LINDA G Employer name Nassau County Amount $49,169.70 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFAVER, JACOB W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $49,169.66 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WILLIAM Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,169.49 Date 07/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANOUS, RICHARD E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,169.41 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, SHIRLEY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,168.71 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, DIANE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,168.59 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREHER, EDWARD T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $49,168.58 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMANN, STEPHANIE M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $49,168.35 Date 08/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, KELLYANN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $49,168.20 Date 04/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERRITSE, LISA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,168.00 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, ANNETTE L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $49,167.98 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUKO, GERALD M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $49,167.92 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOOK, PAUL R Employer name Town of Carlton Amount $49,167.89 Date 06/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DAVID Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $49,167.47 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON-SCHWAB, DEENA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $49,167.27 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTIER, JAMES P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,167.23 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGETT, JESSICA L Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $49,167.13 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, BRIDGETTE F Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $49,167.04 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINANS, KYLE E Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $49,166.54 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, JONNA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $49,166.45 Date 10/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTLEY, GLEN L Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $49,166.44 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAJUDEEN, DIAN D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $49,166.39 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, KATHLEEN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,166.33 Date 12/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, CYNTHIA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,166.16 Date 06/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAR, PATRICIA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,166.14 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, DIANA L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $49,166.12 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLYMPTON, WENDY W Employer name Clinton County Amount $49,165.59 Date 08/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODINEZ, HUGO L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $49,165.48 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KIM C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,165.43 Date 05/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABOR, TANYA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,165.40 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLENA, CHRISTINE E Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,165.31 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUDICINA, MATTHEW P Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $49,165.15 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, DOROTHY F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,164.53 Date 09/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORRETTO, ROBERT J Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $49,164.30 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMS, DEZIREE B Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,164.24 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEON, ROLANDO Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $49,164.00 Date 03/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMETANKA, BRITTANY J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,163.80 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DEBORAH S Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $49,163.55 Date 08/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JAMIE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,163.49 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZEN, JACK W, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,163.44 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, KYSHA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,163.30 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EVELYN L Employer name Broome County Amount $49,163.17 Date 12/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, THOMAS M Employer name Allegany County Amount $49,163.13 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, DAVID A Employer name Town of Middletown Amount $49,162.92 Date 03/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKWAY, NIK L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,162.80 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, REBECCA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,162.45 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, MARGARET S Employer name Ontario County Amount $49,162.11 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HEARN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $49,162.10 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREELEY, CHARITY B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,161.89 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTINGER, ANNETTE V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $49,161.85 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIO, MARIA C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,161.71 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABBELL, DESHAWN H Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $49,161.68 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANC, MARIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,161.66 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISOM, GERMAINE L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $49,161.52 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, EILLEEN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $49,161.31 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, CELY D Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,161.13 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, STEVEN E Employer name Town of Barrington Amount $49,161.01 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOOT, JASON P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $49,160.44 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, NICHOLAS J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,160.28 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETWAROO, GLENYS JEAN Employer name Department of Law Amount $49,160.10 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, NATHAN R Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $49,160.01 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, RITA N Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $49,159.98 Date 09/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MARK A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $49,159.65 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KELLY S Employer name Washington County Amount $49,159.52 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, DENISE M Employer name Erie County Amount $49,159.51 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREYER, KENNETH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $49,159.31 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, DEBORAH L Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $49,159.08 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTERFIELD, JAVARA W Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $49,159.07 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, JANET S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,158.77 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNESKI, PHILLIP R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $49,158.76 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREARD, SAMUEL J Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $49,158.69 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System