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 KOPEC, ROBERT Employer name Erie County Amount $47,716.18 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, RICHARD T Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $47,716.11 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, CONSTANCE A Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $47,715.69 Date 01/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRIDGE, SYDNEY C Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $47,715.57 Date 05/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAKE, JAMES P Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $47,715.49 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, HEATHER F Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $47,715.04 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ROY J, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $47,714.85 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROMER, MARK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,714.57 Date 11/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, SHAYMEY Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $47,714.47 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NICHOL, ANTHONY DREW, V Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $47,714.45 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULIER, EARLE F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $47,714.35 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTUSO, MARIE E Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $47,714.25 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ALICIA A Employer name Erie County Amount $47,714.21 Date 08/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN, QUIANA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,714.07 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARCHFIELD, EILEEN M Employer name Livingston County Amount $47,713.56 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, SANDRA G Employer name Orange County Amount $47,713.46 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERPOOL, BRIDGET A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,713.03 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, CHARLENE M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $47,713.00 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICK, JODY L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $47,712.65 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, LEIGH A Employer name Clinton County Amount $47,712.29 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLOW, RONALD L Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $47,712.19 Date 11/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, ART R Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $47,712.16 Date 06/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANTERPOOL, RUDY Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,712.15 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARILLA, LAURA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $47,712.09 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMENDOLA, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $47,712.00 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDEN, VALERIE C Employer name Erie County Amount $47,711.94 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNAT, ALEXANDRA R Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $47,711.94 Date 10/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELZER, CORY Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $47,711.79 Date 05/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLL, ALISON J Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,711.79 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, PRISCILLA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $47,711.75 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENCIVENGA, ELIZABETH A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,711.72 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, TRISTAN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,711.70 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, LICIA S Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,711.65 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, VANESSA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $47,711.62 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWOLF, DANIEL R Employer name Wayne County Amount $47,711.54 Date 07/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUME, KRISTY L Employer name Orange County Amount $47,710.96 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, MARC J Employer name City of Albany Amount $47,710.87 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMIEL, ANGELA K Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,710.85 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIJAS, SUSANNE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,710.67 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, KELLY M Employer name New City Library Amount $47,710.52 Date 10/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $47,710.21 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWHART, LUKE Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $47,710.16 Date 07/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTER, SARAH E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,710.11 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, ROBERT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,710.04 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CAROLYN D Employer name Department of State Amount $47,709.68 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, FRANSHAWN R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $47,709.63 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERKO, DIANE M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $47,709.50 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, NICHOLAS R Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $47,708.61 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KEIRSTEN L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,708.54 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANZER, MONIQUE Employer name Orange County Amount $47,708.49 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDOCK, ALISON E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,708.49 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, JESSICA C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,707.87 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, THERESA Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $47,707.76 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKES, TAMAIA K Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,707.48 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, KAYLA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,707.47 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZELL, DEAN C Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $47,707.43 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JOHN Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $47,707.23 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIUS, JAMES E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,707.22 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVALLES, BIENVENIDO Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,707.14 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPATA, JULIAN A Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $47,706.97 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELCHER, CHERYL M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,706.81 Date 06/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, ALLISON J Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $47,705.79 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATE, EMILY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,705.77 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, MATTHEW C Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,705.65 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARHART, ADAM C Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,705.65 Date 04/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISNER, TROY D Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,705.65 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CINDY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,705.65 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, NICHOLAS Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,705.56 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, KYLE P Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $47,705.47 Date 03/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, COURTNEY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,704.97 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANO, STEVEN M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $47,704.88 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIERI, BENJAMIN A, II Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,704.72 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIFARO, JOHN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,704.70 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURDT, BEN O Employer name City of Albany Amount $47,704.63 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREI, MICHELLE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $47,704.49 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBUTO, JAMES T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $47,704.39 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $47,703.94 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, ROBERT J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,703.66 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, LINDA M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $47,703.38 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOLO, MICHAEL J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $47,703.21 Date 11/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, JODY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,703.16 Date 02/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSIN, BARRY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,703.11 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, TIM A Employer name Town of Hinsdale Amount $47,702.65 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, HILLARY L Employer name Oneida County Amount $47,702.61 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATURSKI, KAREN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,702.58 Date 11/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, ANNE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,701.84 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARGARET A Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $47,701.71 Date 10/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLENKER, BONNIE L Employer name Erie County Amount $47,701.68 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ROBERT Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $47,701.61 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRASK, DEBORAH A Employer name Delaware County Amount $47,701.46 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETCH, JOHN S Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $47,701.36 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASHBURN, DONNA L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $47,701.28 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KIMBERLY D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,701.22 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOSHUA P Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $47,701.08 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELFEL, KELLY L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $47,700.89 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS-HUCK, MARIANN E Employer name Town of Bolton Amount $47,700.84 Date 04/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOGGIN, VICTORIA Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $47,700.82 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAISANO, GRACE Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $47,700.82 Date 11/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDEL, BARRY S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $47,700.81 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, SHANE H Employer name Chenango County Amount $47,700.80 Date 11/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System