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 PAIGE, EDWARD E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,531.70 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, JOSHUA B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,531.61 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNUNG, JUSTIN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,531.50 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, MYRON A, SR Employer name Delaware County Amount $47,531.16 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DAVID L Employer name Town of Brookfield Amount $47,531.05 Date 12/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, TERRI L Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $47,531.02 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CATHERINE E Employer name Village of Canastota Amount $47,530.58 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, RUSSELL E Employer name Town of Ballston Amount $47,530.35 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, MALCOLM N Employer name Town of Lake Pleasant Amount $47,530.17 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, JASON S Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $47,530.01 Date 04/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRIE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,529.87 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKEFIELD, WILLARD, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $47,529.72 Date 08/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCH, PETER J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,529.68 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERG, NANCY K Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $47,529.65 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLL, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,529.61 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANZARO, VINCENT Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $47,529.55 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOREMUS, SANDRA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,529.46 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERIA, WESLEY C Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $47,529.43 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACKARD, AMBER N Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,529.42 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIN, KI M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $47,529.17 Date 12/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODWAY, ANN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,529.14 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, JILL M Employer name Tioga CSD Amount $47,528.99 Date 09/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLS, AARON R Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $47,528.51 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ALICE J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,528.36 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOR, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $47,528.26 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDA, DAVID J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,528.01 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, PATRICIA E Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $47,527.89 Date 04/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERO, MARIO J Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $47,527.80 Date 12/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, PAUL A Employer name Wayne County Amount $47,527.66 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURENZA, ELLEN M Employer name Wayne County Amount $47,527.64 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, ENID D Employer name Wayne County Amount $47,527.61 Date 03/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PRESSO, DENISE J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $47,527.51 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, THOMAS A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $47,527.45 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCHER, WANDA K Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,527.29 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSAN M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $47,527.21 Date 09/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATSON-ZUVIC, STACEY Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $47,527.18 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ELAINE M Employer name Madison County Amount $47,527.17 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, STEVEN W Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,527.05 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, TERESA L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $47,526.99 Date 10/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISS, DAVID C Employer name Madison County Amount $47,526.79 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, KENNETH A Employer name Madison County Amount $47,526.79 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WENDY Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $47,526.67 Date 01/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, SANDRA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,526.66 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIMOTHE, JASMINE R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,526.65 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, ERIC J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $47,526.21 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLAM, KRISTOFFER A L Employer name Town of Mexico Amount $47,526.12 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, CHELSEA M Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,526.06 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVENBURG, CHRISTY L Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $47,525.69 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, SAMUEL Q Employer name Town of Champion Amount $47,525.50 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENACE, DOREEN R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $47,525.42 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURR, JEFFREY S Employer name Town of Watson Amount $47,525.37 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERTURF, TAMMY L Employer name Erie County Amount $47,525.29 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, DIANE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,525.16 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOVEZ, JOHN F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,524.93 Date 11/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULVER, SUSAN C Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $47,524.44 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASIMAKOPOULOS, PANAGIOTIS A Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $47,524.40 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARNAWSKY, MARY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,524.32 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOWSKI, BENJAMIN K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $47,524.24 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, ANN E Employer name Chenango County Amount $47,524.19 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, LEE D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,524.15 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSE, WILLIAM M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $47,524.02 Date 01/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, ESMERALDA Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $47,523.97 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASE, BARBARA B Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $47,523.89 Date 08/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJCHRZAK, BRIDGET A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $47,523.87 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKICH, ANNETTE Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $47,523.72 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLICHTA, SUSAN H Employer name Orange County Amount $47,523.52 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATTON, JONATHAN W Employer name Town of Massena Amount $47,523.51 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIANTI, LINDA M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $47,523.38 Date 11/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, DAVON A Employer name Town of Shawangunk Amount $47,523.38 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, SHAUN M Employer name Chenango County Amount $47,522.99 Date 07/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, MOSHIUR R Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $47,522.75 Date 10/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, ANN Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,522.59 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, VALERIE J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,522.59 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKARD, MARILYN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,522.25 Date 01/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIRTH, LORI J Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $47,522.15 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEALEY-SPOONER, MICHELLE D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,521.65 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MARJORY Employer name Orange County Amount $47,521.50 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLS, JOSEPH W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,521.10 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISE, LYNN E Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $47,520.90 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, DANIEL B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $47,520.88 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, JENNIFER L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,520.22 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESSITORE, MICHAEL W Employer name Village of West Hampton Dunes Amount $47,520.00 Date 05/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JOSE WILLIAM Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $47,519.76 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, CHRISTINA T Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,519.75 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, STACY E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,519.71 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMATELOS, THOMAS D Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $47,519.70 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEHM, THOMAS E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,519.69 Date 12/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAISON, EULIT M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $47,519.66 Date 08/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, HER B Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $47,519.66 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, DAVID M Employer name Town of Southport Amount $47,519.62 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, SUSAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $47,519.01 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISHOLM, LATRICIA C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,518.99 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZARRO, GERARDO A Employer name Peekskill Housing Authority Amount $47,518.88 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUBITT, REBECCA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,518.79 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMMERCANT, JEAN W Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $47,518.74 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, MARGARET Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $47,518.44 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, JEROLD A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,518.43 Date 11/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOONE, GREGORY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,518.37 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURK, ROBERT J Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $47,518.28 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JOHN D Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $47,517.80 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System