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 MANOR, JANET A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $48,917.09 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KEVIN J Employer name Erie County Amount $48,916.92 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BRIAN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $48,916.90 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ARTHUR G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $48,916.86 Date 09/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, NICOLE M Employer name West Babylon Public Library Amount $48,916.77 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMEXANT, IMMACUREE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $48,916.50 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERON, ANA L Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $48,916.16 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROUGHS, RICHARD D Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $48,916.00 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, ZENAIDA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $48,915.98 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, HEATHER L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,915.38 Date 03/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEBUSH, CHRISTIAN M Employer name Oneida County Amount $48,915.19 Date 12/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JANET C Employer name Ontario County Amount $48,915.14 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, PAMELA S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,914.89 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATCH, JAMES L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $48,914.52 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, CATHERINE E Employer name Albany County Amount $48,914.28 Date 08/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROSE Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $48,914.00 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLSKY, PHILIP N Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $48,914.00 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, GARY L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,914.00 Date 04/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENSEL, ROBERT J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,914.00 Date 02/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, FAYE L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,914.00 Date 12/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAI, CHRISTINA HSU LEE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,914.00 Date 10/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CARMEN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,914.00 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPF, NORMA J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,914.00 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNETTI, BARBARA S Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $48,914.00 Date 08/01/1957 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, RODNEY Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $48,914.00 Date 07/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAICS, EVA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,914.00 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, BILLY JO Employer name Chemung County Amount $48,913.87 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MARY E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $48,913.46 Date 11/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, DAVID A Employer name Village of New Hyde Park Amount $48,913.12 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, NICOLE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $48,913.07 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIFE, JOSEPH C Employer name Town of Champion Amount $48,912.43 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, WAYNE C, JR Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $48,912.42 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLEAVY, DEBRA A Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $48,912.29 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CALVIN E Employer name Town of Prattsburg Amount $48,912.07 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARL, DEBORAH S Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $48,911.88 Date 05/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, DEBRA A Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $48,911.55 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAHAM, DONALD R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $48,911.38 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUANO, MARGARET A Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,911.08 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, NICHOLAS C Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $48,910.73 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAEZMARSKI, DARIUSZ M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,910.49 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, MARGARET M Employer name Orange County Amount $48,910.49 Date 10/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, DAVID L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $48,910.43 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUTHIER, ROBIN C Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,910.24 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPECE, ANITA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,910.22 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, WILLIAM M Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $48,910.19 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODWAY, NATHANIEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,910.02 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASI, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $48,909.96 Date 07/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RYAN A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $48,909.79 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, TODD F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $48,909.71 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTIN, MARLENE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,909.63 Date 01/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEGLER, MICHAEL J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $48,909.40 Date 02/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, PATRICIA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,909.30 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIETUPSKI, SALLY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,909.14 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, EDWARD D Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $48,909.04 Date 05/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $48,908.61 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURKE, MARGARET A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,908.39 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZADA, JESSICA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,908.38 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTA, FRANK C Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $48,908.22 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGHT, ROSEMARIE Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $48,908.05 Date 07/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, CASEY L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $48,907.92 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, NANCY L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $48,907.92 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, NICOLE R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,907.83 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, PABLO H Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $48,907.80 Date 02/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTO, JEANETTE L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $48,907.24 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURNS, PATRICIA N Employer name Ontario County Amount $48,907.09 Date 10/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, JEFFREY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,907.05 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSMORE, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Bolton Amount $48,907.03 Date 10/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, NOREEN J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $48,906.99 Date 02/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, THOMAS F, JR Employer name Riverhead Sewer District Amount $48,906.91 Date 02/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, LON J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $48,906.44 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORENO, STEVEN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $48,906.35 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DAVID R Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $48,906.20 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDBY, KELLY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,906.08 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, LORRAINE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $48,906.01 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, WILLIAM J L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $48,905.38 Date 12/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, DANIEL J Employer name Newfield CSD Amount $48,905.23 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKLE, KEITH D Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $48,905.19 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODY, NANCY H Employer name Department of Law Amount $48,904.88 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE, DANIEL K Employer name Genesee County Amount $48,904.76 Date 05/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENCHY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $48,904.72 Date 02/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN-REARDON, MARGARET E Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $48,904.72 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENCIO, ROLANDO T Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $48,904.65 Date 04/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, MARIA E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $48,904.61 Date 02/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SETH B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $48,904.36 Date 10/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPECK, SUSAN A Employer name Albany County Amount $48,904.29 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPRZAK, NATHAN R Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $48,904.09 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LICARDO, RYAN L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $48,903.63 Date 04/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, BRYAN D Employer name Genesee County Amount $48,903.33 Date 08/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ETTEN, THOMAS J Employer name Wayne County Amount $48,903.14 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUBLE, JENNIFER A Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $48,903.10 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $48,902.74 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUYEUNG, SIUYIM Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $48,902.71 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBE, DANA J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $48,902.51 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, CYNTHIA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,901.81 Date 10/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, ALLESTER J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $48,901.75 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JAMES E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $48,901.43 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCOMBE, REINADA T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,901.32 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSTEIN, NATHAN J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $48,901.29 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWELL, AMY Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $48,901.10 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, NANCY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,901.02 Date 05/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System