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 CARRION, JOSEPH L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,401.69 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ANTHONY J Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $47,401.52 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUBBS, CELESTINE Y Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $47,401.36 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GEORGE E Employer name Village of Walden Amount $47,401.25 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, JANET K Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $47,401.07 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DEBRA A Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $47,400.93 Date 10/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, ELAINE P Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $47,400.85 Date 11/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULTS, SCOTT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $47,400.44 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MELISSA M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $47,400.22 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOSZEWSKI, BARBARA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,399.69 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, EMANUEL L Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $47,399.36 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, MARGARET D Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $47,399.32 Date 04/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAN, JEFFREY S Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $47,399.13 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GARY T Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,398.94 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, VICTORIA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $47,398.84 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, NINETTE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $47,398.69 Date 11/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAREKH, VIPUL I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,398.57 Date 08/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINI, KELLY A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $47,398.55 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, MELANIE J Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $47,398.52 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, AMIE J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $47,398.45 Date 10/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, LISA A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $47,398.45 Date 05/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUSSO, BONNIE C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,398.35 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, JACQUELYN Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,398.18 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, BETH A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $47,397.30 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, JENNIFER N Employer name Town of Ballston Amount $47,397.20 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, ALANA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,397.03 Date 09/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, THEODORE A, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,396.96 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIVER, GLENN A Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $47,396.91 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYLBIE, BRYAN J Employer name Village of Gowanda Amount $47,396.80 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, REBECCA M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $47,396.79 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, SHERRILL J Employer name Downsville CSD Amount $47,396.24 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, CAROLYN M Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $47,396.20 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYL, VICKI L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,396.04 Date 04/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, BETTY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,396.03 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLY, JOAN M Employer name Essex County Amount $47,396.02 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIST, JOSEPH W Employer name Erie County Amount $47,395.57 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, JEFFREY C Employer name Oakfield-Alabama CSD Amount $47,395.39 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUMAND, MATTHEW R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,395.28 Date 12/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, PETER S Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $47,395.28 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZO, DOMENICK J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $47,394.89 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIESA, MARY E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,394.36 Date 08/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACKEN, BRIAN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,394.34 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, SHERRY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,394.16 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLES, HEATHER Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,393.31 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, KYLE J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $47,393.28 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, ANDREA L Employer name Allegany County Amount $47,393.06 Date 05/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WOLF, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Village of Phelps Amount $47,392.92 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUM, GENE A Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $47,392.85 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERAINE, KYLE J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $47,392.72 Date 10/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPER, ALLEN N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $47,392.69 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, MARTIN T Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,392.67 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNIER, CAMEO R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,392.49 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUDICINA, KRISTIN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,392.26 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, PAMELA Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $47,392.25 Date 06/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRICHARRAN, LILOWTIE Employer name Long Beach Housing Authority Amount $47,392.08 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, KRISTA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $47,392.07 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESPREY, ANDREW B Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,392.02 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, JOSEPH M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $47,391.77 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLEY, TAMI J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $47,390.88 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPIONE, LOUIS F Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $47,390.88 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, CARLA C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,390.83 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNOTTI, GIANA M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $47,390.64 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DANIEL D Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,390.60 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, FRANK J, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,390.60 Date 03/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARWATER, SHEILA R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $47,390.51 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRZEPACZ, MICHAEL P Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $47,389.91 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITSIT, JEANNE M Employer name Islip Public Library Amount $47,389.90 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLEUR, JAMES M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $47,389.78 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, KATHLEEN M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $47,389.53 Date 10/17/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGEN, DONALD J, JR Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $47,389.28 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHIER, LARRY J Employer name Allegany County Amount $47,389.06 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSEL, WESLEY A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $47,388.69 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACLAIR, HENRY R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $47,388.52 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINUTA, SALVATORE Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $47,388.51 Date 10/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEJAIFFE, TIFFANY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,388.44 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, ABIGAIL Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $47,388.35 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDER, MATTHEW R Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $47,388.20 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARY E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,388.17 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DANIEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $47,388.02 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTI, HEIDI J Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $47,387.95 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, LINSEY L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $47,387.94 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, CHERYL E Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $47,387.47 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTALDO, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name City of Oswego Amount $47,387.45 Date 03/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, KATHLEEN V Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $47,387.34 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEINITZ, THERESA J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $47,387.26 Date 09/09/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, DAVID J Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,387.03 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, LOUELLA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,386.89 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, LATEASHA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $47,386.61 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, WILLIAM D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,386.47 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, BRIAN J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $47,386.32 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKEFIELD, RICHARD S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $47,386.25 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, TIMOTHY P Employer name Albany County Amount $47,386.04 Date 07/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, ARNOLD A Employer name Town of Colchester Amount $47,385.86 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE-SMITH, REGINA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,385.73 Date 10/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINTZ, DAVID M, JR Employer name Madison County Amount $47,385.65 Date 03/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTHE, ASHER G, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,385.60 Date 07/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKETTE, BONNIE S Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,385.40 Date 03/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, ADAM W Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $47,385.12 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, LYNDA M Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $47,385.00 Date 12/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRYSLER, NICOLE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,384.47 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System