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 WILLIAMS, LOLA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,631.33 Date 11/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLACE, CATHERINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,631.28 Date 10/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUTREY, MEIGHAN A Employer name Albany County Amount $47,631.27 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTWORTH, JASON D Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $47,630.92 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPIRCI, JOSEPH P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $47,630.65 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTORIAN, DIANA L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $47,630.64 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMP, DENNIS A, JR Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $47,630.17 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDA, CAROL A Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $47,630.14 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ELAINE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $47,629.49 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUREN, PATRICIA A Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $47,629.39 Date 01/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, MAUREEN E Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $47,629.35 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOW-LEWIS, TAMARA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $47,628.98 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KEITH E Employer name Chemung County Amount $47,628.74 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORTON, SCOTT G Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $47,628.72 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASKIEWICZ, ZDZISLAW P Employer name Town of Greenville Amount $47,628.64 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPCY, RENE JUNIOR Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $47,627.61 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, HEATHER L Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,627.47 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUSIE, FRANK H, JR Employer name Town of Ausable Amount $47,627.30 Date 06/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUAR, MICHELINE A Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $47,627.07 Date 05/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDESMA, MICHELE C Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $47,627.07 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIVATTONI, NATALIE J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $47,626.83 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNNIGHEN, SHELDON J Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,626.72 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, SAM Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $47,626.45 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, WENDY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,626.43 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNER, JULIE A Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $47,626.38 Date 08/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLING, CALVIN B Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $47,626.33 Date 02/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KELLY E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,625.77 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENKEN, ROBERT S Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $47,625.74 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GARY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,625.67 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JERRY L Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $47,625.18 Date 07/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIOPLENE, LAURA A Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $47,625.08 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, AQUILES Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $47,624.92 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELCHER, SHARON A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,624.32 Date 03/13/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODSKY, STEPHEN M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $47,624.16 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO, ERIC Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,624.00 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIES, MATTHEW J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $47,623.90 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSBRO, LORI A Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $47,623.84 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLIN, DIANE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,623.74 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENWETTER, JEFFERY W Employer name Erie County Amount $47,623.59 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMON, JASPER Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,623.26 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALA, DOREEN Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $47,622.91 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOSHUA P Employer name Sullivan County Amount $47,622.24 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLENNAN, BRITTANY C Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $47,622.14 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIER, CHARLES D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,621.98 Date 07/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON-WRIGHT, PAMELA D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,621.73 Date 06/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, TRACEY D Employer name Town of Alexandria Amount $47,621.64 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINK, SAMANTHA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,621.08 Date 06/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATARRESE, MARIO R, JR Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $47,620.96 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESAI, RITA G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,620.78 Date 12/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHERIE A Employer name Frewsburg CSD Amount $47,620.47 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUGER, JONATHAN M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $47,619.77 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUTCHEON, YVETTE M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $47,619.76 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAOW, BRENDA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,619.68 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANGLER, LINDA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,619.67 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERGUL, TERESA Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $47,619.59 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALUMIA, JAMES M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,619.49 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Gates Amount $47,619.48 Date 05/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JESSICA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $47,619.46 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEUNING, MICHELLE L Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,619.38 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, WAYNE K Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $47,619.35 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISBIE, DEBORAH L Employer name Spencer Van Etten CSD Amount $47,619.30 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, MELISSA A Employer name Livingston County Amount $47,619.25 Date 04/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXTELL, DEBORA K Employer name Tompkins County Amount $47,619.24 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, KIMBERLY D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,619.20 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, GINNY M Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $47,619.07 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKELLO, ROSS D Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,619.01 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, JOHN C Employer name Worcester CSD Amount $47,618.86 Date 03/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVATTO, PETER J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $47,618.25 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZER, TRAVIS C Employer name Town of Wilmington Amount $47,618.24 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, TERESA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,617.74 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, TODD C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $47,617.72 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUDENINO, PATRICIA A Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $47,617.56 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERDA, JEANETTE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,617.43 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, WILLIAM L Employer name Village of Newark Valley Amount $47,617.16 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZZI, MERTIE M Employer name Village of Newark Valley Amount $47,617.16 Date 11/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RICHARD A Employer name Village of Cuba Amount $47,616.93 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, IRIS M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $47,616.84 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERTON, CYNTHIA ANN Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $47,616.80 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHIA, CATHY A Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $47,616.40 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHM, SEAN E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $47,616.35 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUCETT, CHARLES E Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,616.32 Date 11/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY, ADAM R Employer name Schoharie County Amount $47,616.14 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDLAND, GALE S Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $47,616.10 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, CAROLINE M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $47,616.02 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVER, SHANNON J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,615.81 Date 01/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHBURNE, VALERIE L Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $47,615.73 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, RYAN P Employer name Setauket Fire District Amount $47,615.72 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEY, JERRAD M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,615.61 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIENER, LINDSEY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,615.31 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALOWSKI, LINDA D Employer name Clinton County Amount $47,614.98 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVALL, CHERYL L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,614.37 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCOLM, KEMAR A Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,613.94 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, THOMAS P Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $47,613.80 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEENBURN, BRIAN D Employer name Village of Bloomfield Amount $47,613.74 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPFER, MARISA J Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $47,613.70 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, MARY K Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,613.69 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULIK, CHRISTINE M Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $47,613.54 Date 02/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIPMAN, PATRICIA I Employer name Oswego County Amount $47,613.35 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCARDO, MICHAEL C Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $47,613.16 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAKER, ERIC R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $47,613.14 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System