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 SLATE, STEPHEN P Employer name Town of Hounsfield Amount $47,654.50 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, JOLENE M Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $47,654.41 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODHEAD, SHANIKWA I Employer name Albany County Amount $47,654.38 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOHN G, SR Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,654.15 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, CRAIG A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,653.98 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYTH, SUZANNE Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $47,653.91 Date 02/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, JOANNE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,653.85 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JESSICA H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,653.85 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, ANNETTE B Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $47,653.50 Date 03/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST PIERRE, MARC A Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $47,653.48 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, PATRICK M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $47,653.23 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMB, MICHAEL P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,653.15 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, DIAMENTINO, II Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $47,652.96 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, JESSICA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $47,652.93 Date 12/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENG, KIM M Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $47,652.85 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URE, ROBERT J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,652.73 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAO, BERKIS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,652.37 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPLEYEA, ROBERT C Employer name Education Department Amount $47,652.33 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLEGO, JONNY D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,652.27 Date 04/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEBOLDT, MICHAEL D Employer name Orange County Amount $47,652.25 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, GARRY B Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,652.12 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, ERIC G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $47,651.96 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAHS, DANNY L, JR Employer name Madison County Amount $47,651.79 Date 08/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALES, PATRICIA A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $47,651.79 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, RENEE J Employer name Schuyler County Amount $47,651.74 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ELAINA K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $47,651.46 Date 04/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, DANIELLE J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $47,651.45 Date 01/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHELLY Employer name Sauquoit Valley CSD Amount $47,651.37 Date 01/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, MARJORIE J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,651.34 Date 06/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURT, MICHELLE A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $47,651.32 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, MICHAEL J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $47,651.30 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL I Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $47,651.23 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGHTMYER, ANN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,651.16 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, LISA A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $47,651.16 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUESDELL, DUSTIN P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $47,651.14 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, CAROL L Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $47,651.02 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZANSKI, JOHN W Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $47,650.49 Date 06/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PEGGY S Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $47,650.46 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, NICHOLAS P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,650.40 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRAMI, NANCY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,650.40 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, FRANCES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,650.40 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPITELLO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,650.40 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERA, GWEN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,650.40 Date 02/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIMMINS, LORI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,650.40 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEITSCH, EVELYN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,650.40 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFFLING, NOREEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,650.40 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IUORNO, DONNA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,650.40 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, ANNA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,650.40 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADOWSKI, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,650.40 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMMO, LINDA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,650.40 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZ, TRACY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,650.40 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, CAROL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,650.40 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCO, ELIZABETH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,650.40 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, KRISTY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,650.40 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DONNA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,650.40 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLZAN, EDWARD D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $47,650.35 Date 07/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMER, VIRGINIA A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $47,650.15 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JENNIFER R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,650.09 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, KEVIN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,650.01 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, AAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,649.97 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, ROSEMARIE Employer name Jefferson County Amount $47,649.93 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, PATSY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,649.89 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, STEPHEN W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,649.80 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, KELVIN R Employer name City of Beacon Amount $47,649.63 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLL, WILLIAM A, III Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,649.38 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELEWSKI, CHERYL L Employer name Erie County Amount $47,649.34 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTELLI, MACKENZIE W Employer name Oneida County Amount $47,649.33 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REX, DARLENE D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,649.27 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGUE, THORNELL M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,649.18 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEGUERO, JUANA L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $47,649.13 Date 10/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTEN, TYRA J, MRS Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,649.12 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDSWORTH, SHARON A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,649.03 Date 10/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, MARIANNA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,648.97 Date 12/26/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEEM, EMRAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,648.95 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, TIMOTHY P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $47,648.76 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLNAR, SEAN M Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $47,648.66 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERNBERG, KATHLEEN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,648.55 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, WENDY S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,648.49 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEUNG, KENG YEE Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $47,648.33 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUSS, ELIZABETH F Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $47,648.32 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, SPENCER T Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,648.30 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOTNICKI, WALTER E Employer name City of Troy Amount $47,648.22 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUENTZEL, KAREN T Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $47,648.12 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILIOU, ANDREAS D Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,647.78 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, DEVIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,647.78 Date 01/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBOWSKI, LILLA Employer name Riverhead Charter School Amount $47,647.66 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNEAU, SEAN A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,647.32 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNDA, JOHN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,647.00 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, CATHERINE A Employer name Avon CSD Amount $47,646.93 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIME, MARIE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,646.86 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER-LEWIS, FELICIA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,646.83 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, REBECCA J Employer name Town of Hadley Amount $47,646.62 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMENDOLARE, ANCONGELO Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,646.59 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, SHELBY A Employer name Delaware County Amount $47,646.53 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, WILLIAM E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $47,646.45 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DULISSE, CAMILLE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,645.63 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, DEBRA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $47,645.48 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, DINORAH I Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $47,645.38 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, EMMANUEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,645.33 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, BOBBI L Employer name Greene County Amount $47,645.15 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System