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 TAYLOR, KATHALEEN A Employer name Albany County Amount $48,461.98 Date 07/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, JAMIE L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $48,461.91 Date 07/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KATHLEEN A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $48,461.90 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEGER, PENNY J Employer name Otsego County Amount $48,461.82 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, CHERYL P Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $48,461.61 Date 10/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONOVER, CLAYTON J, JR Employer name Town of Vienna Amount $48,461.48 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CANIO-CLARKE, CARLA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,461.40 Date 11/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELOON, PHILIP D Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $48,461.35 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SARAH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,461.33 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBASSON, RICHARDSON Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $48,461.33 Date 05/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, EVAN H Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $48,461.00 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYO, ERIN T Employer name Clinton County Amount $48,460.81 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ELIZABETH A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $48,460.19 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RING, STEPHEN J Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $48,460.14 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESON, STACI R Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $48,459.84 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, ELMER, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $48,459.79 Date 10/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, DIANA T Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $48,459.78 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROKER, TYLER P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $48,459.38 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAWROT, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $48,459.19 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHEL, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $48,459.01 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, BRADLEY L Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $48,458.99 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMELINCK, LISA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,458.76 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, CLARIBEL Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $48,458.73 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTSINGER, DONNA L Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $48,458.72 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLON, DAISY Z Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $48,458.29 Date 10/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HO, YAO-NAN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $48,458.10 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPP, KIRK D Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $48,458.07 Date 12/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRALEY, NANCY G Employer name Sullivan County Amount $48,458.00 Date 06/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLON, NANCY J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $48,457.87 Date 04/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARGARET M Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $48,457.37 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RION, GEORGE A Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,457.34 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB-WILLIAMS, SANDRA F Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $48,457.07 Date 04/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORHAUER, PHILIP E Employer name Cortland County Amount $48,456.90 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, PATRICIA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,456.65 Date 04/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHERI A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $48,456.60 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARD, JULIE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $48,456.45 Date 10/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BEN R Employer name Chemung County Amount $48,456.21 Date 01/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, PAULA M Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $48,456.12 Date 11/08/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, ALEXANDRA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $48,456.09 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, FRANKLIN J Employer name Town of Hanover Amount $48,455.94 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLO, THOMAS Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $48,455.94 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMATZ, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $48,455.77 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, AMELIA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $48,455.48 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIPPS, DOUGLAS A Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $48,455.40 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JOHN G Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $48,455.37 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGA, JON J Employer name Broome County Amount $48,455.27 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNSWORTH, MICHELLE L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $48,455.27 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSLOW, MARCIA P Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $48,455.22 Date 09/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, JANET L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $48,454.31 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASGOW, LYNDIS Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $48,454.31 Date 03/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIME, JUNISE A Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $48,454.18 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, RONNIE D, JR Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $48,453.75 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, ALICIA N Employer name Cortland County Amount $48,453.75 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEETER, JOHN M Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $48,453.63 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, JASON K Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,453.58 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, RODNEY Employer name Town of Edinburg Amount $48,453.56 Date 11/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUSCH, PENNY A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $48,453.04 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAKOWSKI, RONALD F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $48,452.65 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JUDITH L Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,452.62 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERUTTI, TAJUANA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,452.33 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DONALD W Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $48,452.29 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, BENJAMIN A Employer name Livingston County Amount $48,451.89 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADER, SCOTT Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,451.88 Date 09/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SHERYL A Employer name Clinton County Amount $48,451.29 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, DOUGLAS J Employer name City of Oneida Amount $48,451.01 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, ELISA A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $48,450.80 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, SHANNON R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,450.27 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, STEVEN A Employer name Town of German Flatts Amount $48,450.20 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIR, RODNEY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,450.08 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENZEL, AARON J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $48,449.81 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINI, ZACHARY M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $48,449.81 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBLE, KATHERINE F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $48,449.78 Date 10/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIS, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Olean Amount $48,449.72 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLEON, MICHELE J Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $48,449.50 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILBO-LANSING, MARY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,449.45 Date 08/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBST, DARREN P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,449.43 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARTERS, DOUGLAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $48,449.04 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, AMANUEL Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,448.65 Date 01/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKER, SHANNON L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $48,448.40 Date 10/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERAS, GERARD Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $48,448.13 Date 01/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEANNINE Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $48,448.02 Date 04/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIAFIERRO, MICHAEL D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $48,447.99 Date 04/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEGA-BOOKER, ANDRE D Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $48,447.97 Date 12/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDL, RICK Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,447.92 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKLE, CINDI G Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $48,447.89 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRACKEN, BRYAN D Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $48,447.80 Date 09/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRYL, BRADLEY A Employer name Warren County Amount $48,447.42 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUER, DONNA M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $48,447.23 Date 10/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOHN J Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $48,446.90 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGUE VILLALTA, JOSE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,446.69 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRUBBA, MICHAEL Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $48,446.47 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COFFEY, STEVEN T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $48,446.19 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSO, PAMELA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,446.02 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, ANTHONY J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $48,445.99 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, JENNIFER A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $48,445.94 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, RAE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $48,445.74 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, CARYL A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $48,445.74 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, LAMONT D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $48,445.67 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, CHERYL A Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $48,445.65 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, WILLIAM Employer name Fulton County Amount $48,445.49 Date 07/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System