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 WALKER, FAITH M Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $48,315.11 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOZZO, KIMBERLY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,314.84 Date 12/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELANO, CARLEEN A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $48,314.26 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICARI, ANGELA Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $48,314.25 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, BRUCE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $48,313.57 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, MICHAEL J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $48,313.34 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, LORI E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $48,313.29 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, PAUL L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $48,313.20 Date 01/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSA, JENNIFER Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $48,313.16 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHARD, REBECCA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $48,313.06 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHERYL Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $48,313.00 Date 04/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ROBIN M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $48,312.76 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOGAN, MARYELLEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,312.50 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNKOOP, HEATHER A Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,312.49 Date 09/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELITO, LILLIAN Employer name Town of Islip Amount $48,312.43 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, DANIEL A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $48,312.39 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZPAICHER, DONALD J, JR Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $48,312.28 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKIMIEC, RYSZARD Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $48,312.07 Date 03/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRADEL, MARIE M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $48,312.06 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, PATRICK L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $48,312.03 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JOHN H Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,311.96 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULRANEY, MICHAEL M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $48,311.87 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKER, ARTHUR Employer name Saratoga Springs Housing Auth Amount $48,311.82 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, AMY S Employer name Village of Quogue Amount $48,311.61 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DONALD J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,311.48 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YENCER, ANDREW J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $48,311.24 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACELLA, DONN F Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $48,311.24 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPER, GEORGE J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $48,310.95 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSALACQUA, AARON M Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $48,310.75 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, CANDY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,310.71 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTRESS, SHAQUAN M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,310.66 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, SUSAN M Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $48,310.29 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MICHELLE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,310.27 Date 01/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LETTERA, ANTHONY Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,310.22 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, LOU ANN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $48,309.53 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISIAK, CHRISTINE Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $48,308.99 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORA, DEBORAH A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $48,308.91 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRO, DARCIE L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $48,308.69 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, STEPHANIE A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $48,308.58 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROBIN G Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $48,308.57 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANEY, TORIN E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,308.52 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, AIMEE E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $48,308.50 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, MALLORY M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $48,308.44 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, AMBER L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $48,308.37 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, JAMIE L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $48,308.19 Date 05/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHARD, DIANA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,308.12 Date 05/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANA, DEREK D Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $48,308.09 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHL, CAROLINE W Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $48,307.78 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRECHT, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Castleton-On-Hudson Amount $48,307.44 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAESAR, ELAINE Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $48,307.37 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOM, VANNARA Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $48,306.72 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTED, KAREN J Employer name Warren County Amount $48,306.41 Date 03/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZO, LAURIE L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $48,306.30 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DANIEL T Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $48,306.13 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, JENNIFER L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $48,306.05 Date 12/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GEORGE C, JR Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $48,305.96 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ERIKA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $48,305.76 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTEER, BONNIE J Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $48,305.43 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAJANS, REGINA M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,305.39 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, TODD F Employer name Southern Cayuga CSD Amount $48,305.00 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, MARK E, SR Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $48,304.93 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, MARK N Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $48,304.90 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, ALICE I Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $48,304.76 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CAROL ANN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $48,303.84 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CHRISTIAN S Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $48,303.81 Date 08/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, ROSEMARIE L Employer name Erie County Amount $48,303.54 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMUN, GENEVIEVE I Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $48,303.19 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMODEO, ERICA C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,303.17 Date 07/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CHERYL L Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $48,303.00 Date 04/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRECENGOST, TERRY W Employer name Village of Celoron Amount $48,302.82 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RULE, MICHAEL K Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $48,302.70 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVIS, ALEXANDRA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $48,302.56 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, KRISTINA M Employer name Orange County Amount $48,302.26 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, CHASSIDY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,302.25 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKLEY, DION M Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $48,301.90 Date 09/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHAO, YUXIANG Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,301.88 Date 06/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECHT, GWEN M Employer name Village of Highland Falls Amount $48,301.88 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, LYLE T Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $48,301.59 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON-SMITH, TYESE L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $48,301.48 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMANUEL, YOLETTE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $48,301.39 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, YOLANDA Employer name Orange County Amount $48,301.34 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SADERS, DANIEL G Employer name Town of Denning Amount $48,301.28 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISE, JOSEPH L Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $48,301.15 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONICOFF, MARIE P Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $48,301.06 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CHARLES B Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $48,300.95 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULIS, ALESIA Y Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $48,300.85 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, ERIN J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $48,300.57 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MICHELLE A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $48,300.49 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER-BURROWES, AISHA O Employer name New York Public Library Amount $48,300.19 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOZANSKI, ROBERT N Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $48,299.88 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, JEANNE Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $48,299.71 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCEY, JENNIFER J Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,299.58 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, AMANDA L Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $48,299.52 Date 06/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, LISA A Employer name Town of Canton Amount $48,299.50 Date 04/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CHERYL Y Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $48,299.12 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, THOMAS J Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $48,298.94 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANEY, JULIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,298.80 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, JESSICA L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $48,298.74 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, KRISTINE A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $48,298.60 Date 04/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, ALLISON M Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $48,298.51 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System