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 CHAPMAN, APRIL D Employer name Erie County Amount $47,850.26 Date 03/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZA, PAUL G Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,850.11 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, EDDIE Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $47,850.06 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, DAMON R, JR Employer name Fulton County Amount $47,849.52 Date 01/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEON, PIERRE J Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $47,849.25 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALAREZO, JOHNNY E Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $47,848.86 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARRO, LAURIE A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $47,848.50 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, CHERYL L Employer name Orangeburg Library District Amount $47,848.14 Date 10/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, DIANE E Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $47,847.75 Date 09/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACEY, MONA S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,847.73 Date 11/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDERS, BILLIE JO Employer name Orange County Amount $47,847.72 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JOSHUA E Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,847.34 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, BRENDAN T Employer name City of Albany Amount $47,847.21 Date 01/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, VALERIE B Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,846.94 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMPSTEAD, SUSAN N Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $47,846.90 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, TERRILYN ANNE Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $47,846.83 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRUS, THOMAS W Employer name Broome County Amount $47,846.51 Date 08/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DAVID M Employer name Albany County Amount $47,846.19 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LAWRENCE S Employer name Town of Hanover Amount $47,846.15 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, MICHAEL F Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $47,845.94 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, RAYMOND J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $47,845.88 Date 07/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPO, LINDA M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $47,845.50 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, CARRIE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,845.48 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUTUS, MARIE Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $47,845.41 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, PAMELA E Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $47,844.84 Date 09/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEEBLE H Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $47,844.48 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODDARD, TOREL A S Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $47,844.28 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUMP, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Perry Amount $47,844.28 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBER, ALISON C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,844.02 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKWAY, CAROLEE Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $47,843.91 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTIGAN, KELSEY L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $47,843.63 Date 08/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFAL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,843.49 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, ESTEBAN Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $47,843.18 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, STEPHAN Employer name City of Kingston Amount $47,842.62 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASKEL, MICHAEL S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,842.60 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, LORI A Employer name Oneida County Amount $47,842.49 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKOW, JOANNE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,842.11 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINTON, NINA E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $47,842.11 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRINGTON, JOANN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,841.99 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, ROBIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,841.99 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGSTAFF, DEANNA L Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $47,841.94 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONSBERRY, JOHN A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $47,841.80 Date 01/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, KATHLEEN L Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $47,841.22 Date 04/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, BEVERLY R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,841.05 Date 12/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDEPE, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Lockport Amount $47,840.84 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, MATTHEW T Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $47,840.67 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODKIN, LAURA J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,840.54 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMMER, TIMOTHY A Employer name Oneida Co Soil/Water Con Dist Amount $47,840.00 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, MICHELLE L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,839.81 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAJA, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Evans Amount $47,839.51 Date 04/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONWUJEKWE, IFENLOTA FORTUNE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $47,839.50 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICASTRO, DONNA Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $47,839.44 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHART, JEFFREY D Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $47,839.25 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, KELLY R Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $47,839.00 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, DONNA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,838.57 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, JACK A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,838.55 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, DAVID S Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,838.47 Date 04/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, DEBRA L Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $47,838.35 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, GINA M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $47,838.19 Date 04/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, BRIAN G Employer name Town of Rhinebeck Amount $47,838.18 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE HOYOS, CHRISTINA Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $47,838.14 Date 07/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, CASEY L Employer name Greene County Amount $47,838.07 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACERO, VIRGINIA Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $47,838.03 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,837.77 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURSON, SARA E Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $47,837.70 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRYON, RONALD B Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $47,837.70 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMBROSKY, LAUREN M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $47,837.45 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, JENNIFER L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $47,837.29 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEEKS, JOANN C Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $47,836.92 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIECO, EUGENE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,836.80 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCARELLI, DONNA M Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $47,836.79 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRIAM, GWENDOLYN R Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $47,836.79 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMER, DOROTHY A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $47,836.49 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, ROBERT N, JR Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,836.45 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, MARYANN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $47,836.41 Date 08/31/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, ROSEMARIE A Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $47,836.35 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, HERNA JEAN Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $47,836.23 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEIREDO, HEATHER L Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $47,835.71 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, WILLIAM S Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $47,835.68 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $47,835.53 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, ALICE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,835.45 Date 10/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHACKETT, KEITH W Employer name Franklin County Amount $47,835.44 Date 04/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOOS, SUSAN J Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $47,835.29 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAFEXHIU, BARDHYL Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $47,835.15 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARASCONDOLA, JEAN M Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $47,835.13 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARDELLA, ANDREW J Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $47,835.02 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JANET M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,834.94 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESOLOWSKI, WENDE S Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $47,834.63 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, FREDRICK R Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $47,834.40 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, ERIC D Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $47,834.36 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILES, CHARLES M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,834.35 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, CHARLES F Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $47,833.92 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURG, SAM F Employer name Town of Tompkins Amount $47,833.69 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCHKAREV, KONSTANTIN Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $47,833.65 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, RYAN P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,833.48 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, SCOTT A Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $47,833.45 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JOHN G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,833.31 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTTS, SCOTT D Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $47,833.13 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JALLOH, HUSSAINATU Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,833.00 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCZAK, ADARA C Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $47,832.77 Date 06/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System