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 MEYER, KATHLEEN A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $47,954.50 Date 04/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDERMAN, SCOTT H Employer name Town of Hinsdale Amount $47,954.39 Date 02/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLAN, MANDY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,954.33 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, MATTHEW J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,954.33 Date 04/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, TERRY S Employer name Wayne County Amount $47,954.19 Date 04/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, JOHN L Employer name Town of Throop Amount $47,954.12 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, MICHAEL F Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $47,953.95 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUEHLER, DEBRA A Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $47,953.87 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, ROXANNE M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $47,953.85 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGSTROM, ANDREW T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,953.77 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, HEGLON S Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $47,953.62 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSON, GERARD W Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $47,953.50 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERSON, JEWEL Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $47,953.25 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNADY, CYNTHIA C Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $47,953.05 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALISAYSAY, PHILIP C Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,952.85 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDKIEWICZ, DAVID A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $47,952.84 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORMS, MARK G Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $47,952.78 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELROY, MARISA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,952.68 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, JUSTIN F Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $47,952.36 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, TAMEKA C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,952.13 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, AILEEN C Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $47,952.03 Date 08/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRDLESTONE, ALAN E Employer name Erie County Amount $47,951.57 Date 04/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOBRE, REBECCA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $47,951.56 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEKMAN, GEORGE W Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $47,951.49 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULTARY, JORDANYA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $47,951.35 Date 04/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULSKEY, SANDRA L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,951.24 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, BERNADETTE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $47,951.12 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, IRVING D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,951.02 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, EDWARD J Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $47,950.55 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDGE, DIANNE L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $47,950.31 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANDELL, FRANCA F Employer name Herkimer CSD Amount $47,950.21 Date 04/23/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, CHARLES L Employer name Town of Corning Amount $47,950.05 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, ROSELYN K Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $47,949.94 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, AUDREY A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $47,949.87 Date 07/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIVETT, BRAD A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $47,949.72 Date 12/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DIANE Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $47,949.60 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO PRESTI, JAMES Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,949.57 Date 12/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTEY, MICHELE A Employer name Fonda-Fultonville CSD Amount $47,949.51 Date 03/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, WENDY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,949.31 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $47,949.13 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATON, SHANE M Employer name Town of Woodhull Amount $47,949.09 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHWALD, JOSEPH J Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $47,948.88 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGONI, MICHAEL D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,948.73 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEAUX, MARIA L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $47,948.61 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Howard Amount $47,948.53 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JOHN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,948.52 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKES, HEIDI B Employer name Wayland-Cohocton CSD Amount $47,948.01 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBASEKI, OSADEBAMWEN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $47,947.87 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEN, MICHAEL E Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $47,947.66 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CAROLINE L Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $47,947.62 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITERI, LILLIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,947.28 Date 12/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DAVID R Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $47,947.06 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTER, PAMELA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,947.04 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, ANDREA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,946.97 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, AMANDA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,946.73 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHERD, SHANA A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $47,946.66 Date 05/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RICKY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,946.15 Date 04/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILA, MANUEL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,945.98 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MAURO, RICHARD G Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $47,945.95 Date 03/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVANNES, DONALD H Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $47,945.82 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKERSON, WILLIAM D Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $47,945.45 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, DONALD J, JR Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $47,945.22 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORZUMATO, LISA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,945.17 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, AARON B Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,944.55 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDUCCI, SUSAN Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $47,944.45 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, JOSEPH A Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $47,944.44 Date 06/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYGMONT, STEPHEN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,944.39 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTZ, BRIAN C, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $47,944.15 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DONALD J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,943.62 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, JASMINE K Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,943.58 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, COURTNEY A Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $47,943.37 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JOHANNA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,943.18 Date 08/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, MEAGHAN J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $47,942.93 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOOSUF, MOHAMMED Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $47,942.57 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIESON, MARISSA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,942.43 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRICELLI, VIRGINIA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,942.36 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, ANDREW J Employer name Village of Hudson Falls Amount $47,942.36 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, SUSAN P Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $47,941.99 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHETTY, VIJAYALATHA V Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $47,941.66 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHERYL A J Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $47,941.49 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANS, CHARLES N Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,941.45 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Java Amount $47,941.29 Date 11/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $47,941.25 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TERRY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,941.13 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMCO, CYNTHIA A Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $47,941.10 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLIN, KEITH I Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,941.04 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Harford Amount $47,940.81 Date 10/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEFFT, DESIREE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,940.49 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, ROBERT C Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,940.46 Date 12/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHARAWAT, PRABHAKAR Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,940.46 Date 04/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LHERISSON, PAUL, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,940.46 Date 08/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZIEJKA, CARLY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,940.46 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWENSOHN, BARBARA L Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $47,940.45 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIORIO, LINDA J Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $47,940.26 Date 03/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, GORDON F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,939.62 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, SHAUN M Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $47,939.62 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEER, GORDON B Employer name Town of Brunswick Amount $47,939.54 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTEN, PENNY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,939.34 Date 05/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, BONNIE L Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $47,939.20 Date 11/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRINGUS, WILLIAM L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,938.98 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System