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 CHEN, SIZHANG Employer name Department of Law Amount $47,748.39 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, NATHAN D Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $47,748.31 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JAVIER Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,748.25 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, SARAH M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,747.71 Date 11/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, MARY T Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $47,747.31 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRADA, MARIA Employer name Village of Great Neck Estates Amount $47,746.85 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROXAS, GARIZALDO Employer name Rockland County Amount $47,746.52 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIABLICK, CHADD R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,746.36 Date 06/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMS, DAVID M, SR Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $47,746.17 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MELISSA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,746.14 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNTLEY, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Essex County Amount $47,745.98 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENG, ROBERT C Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $47,745.66 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,745.62 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, KATHLEEN L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,745.39 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, IRA D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,745.30 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIWARI, MERLYN B Employer name Town of Big Flats Amount $47,745.18 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAK, HOLLY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,745.16 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,744.97 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, SNEJANA P Employer name Erie County Amount $47,744.80 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALPIN, DONNA Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $47,744.80 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DANNY R Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $47,744.79 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CLIFFORD L Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,744.56 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN BAPTISTE, LILAS Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $47,744.44 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHERN, ALICIA D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,744.36 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURLOW, DORA M Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $47,744.34 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LING, FONG Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $47,744.21 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDDENHAGEN, ANN M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $47,744.14 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, SHARON L Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $47,743.95 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARVU, NICOLE D Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $47,743.82 Date 09/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name Greene County Amount $47,743.65 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, MARK G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,743.10 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARAGIANO, PAUL J Employer name Erie County Amount $47,743.06 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTZELL, EDWARD Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $47,742.86 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MICHELE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,742.61 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY-SWANSTON, AMANDA A Employer name Franklin County Amount $47,742.47 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROL, DONNA M Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $47,742.00 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUAREZ-GARCIA, ALMA I Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,741.81 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKES, BRUCE E Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $47,741.40 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOESSEL, LYNN R Employer name Town of Evans Amount $47,741.02 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, KEITH G Employer name Erie County Amount $47,740.85 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, MICHELLE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $47,740.67 Date 05/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MIKALA G Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,740.56 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, COREY L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,740.48 Date 08/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSS, JAMES P Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,740.09 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, TIMOTHY D Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $47,740.04 Date 07/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAVO, PATRICIA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,739.81 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, ALICIA M Employer name Fulton County Amount $47,739.69 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENHARDT, TIMOTHY L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $47,739.47 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Forestport Amount $47,739.44 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, ZACKERY H Employer name Tompkins County Amount $47,738.96 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BROCKLIN, MELISSA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $47,738.61 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVISON, DONALD D, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,738.49 Date 12/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHN, BRYAN A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $47,738.43 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STERMER, JOSHUA E Employer name Town of Big Flats Amount $47,738.20 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLYNN, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $47,738.20 Date 03/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DONALD J, JR Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,738.10 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEKOFF, JANICE L Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $47,737.56 Date 11/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCOIA, SCOTT A Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $47,737.53 Date 03/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZABO, DAVID A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $47,737.38 Date 05/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDEL, AMY Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $47,737.23 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUZZI, MATHEW J Employer name Town of Johnstown Amount $47,737.19 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, MARY LOU Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $47,737.12 Date 09/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMSEN, TIMOTHY J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,737.01 Date 03/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, MARISOL Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $47,736.84 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAM, PAMELA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,736.75 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARREN, CATHERINE P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $47,736.67 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCKEMUS, BRIANNA J Employer name Department of Law Amount $47,736.43 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BRIAN N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,736.30 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGONA, SUSAN L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $47,735.90 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JOSEPH J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $47,735.77 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILCHRIST, MARTIN J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $47,735.33 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JASON A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,735.24 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, KATHLEEN S Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,735.13 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, SUSAN B Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $47,734.89 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREGON, REGINA M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $47,734.84 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, DENISE M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $47,734.84 Date 10/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOAN Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $47,734.84 Date 07/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAFF, JAMIE D Employer name Genesee County Amount $47,734.77 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ANNA M Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $47,734.58 Date 03/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZER, MICHAEL T Employer name Wayne County Amount $47,734.55 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, NATALEE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,734.40 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECKER, CAITLIN A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $47,734.23 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAIR, MELISSA R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,734.12 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCHILL, BRETT P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $47,733.87 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REFF, MELISSA L Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $47,733.77 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, JOHN W Employer name Village of Port Henry Amount $47,733.20 Date 02/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORLISH-KOVALEC, DEBORAH L Employer name Putnam County Amount $47,733.06 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DEBORAH A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $47,733.04 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCIERI, LORI Employer name Putnam County Amount $47,733.04 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LONARDO, VICTORIA Employer name Putnam County Amount $47,733.04 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, SHARON D Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $47,733.04 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMANN, CHARLES F Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,732.94 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, LUISA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,732.62 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, ELIZABETH M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $47,732.60 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,732.59 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPONABLE, SHAWN M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $47,732.58 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROWS, JULIE A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $47,732.57 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINKEL, PRESTON T Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,732.53 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, SARAH E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $47,732.52 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SCOTT H Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $47,732.49 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System