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 CHIN, KEITH L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,343.32 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRLICH, CHAD D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,343.32 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, CHYNA D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,343.32 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, HOLLY Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $47,343.16 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINTI, ERIK R Employer name City of Auburn Amount $47,343.12 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, JULIETTE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,342.97 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABAR, ROBERT H Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,342.80 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICERON, LAGUERRE Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $47,342.73 Date 06/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, KENNETH A Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $47,342.50 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RICHARD D W Employer name Orange County Amount $47,342.47 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, OZIAS Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,342.44 Date 03/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMMER, HOWARD M Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $47,342.07 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, NICOLE C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,341.77 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, ANDREA M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $47,341.74 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JODOIN, ROBIN J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $47,341.69 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, ANDREA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,341.69 Date 05/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLISZKA, LISA M Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $47,341.64 Date 02/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBEK, DAVID H Employer name Albany County Amount $47,341.57 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, KEILA C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,341.53 Date 05/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLERO, VICKI L Employer name Orange County Amount $47,341.32 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, LINETTE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $47,341.18 Date 01/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, YONG N Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,341.13 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNE, KENNETH M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $47,340.82 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, ALONZO A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $47,340.75 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, PAUL L Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $47,340.69 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACE, RYAN P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,340.56 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, RONALD R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $47,340.50 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGGINS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,340.06 Date 11/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, SHANTELL N Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $47,339.93 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, JEREMY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,339.86 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLER, CLARE E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $47,339.79 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, VERNAL Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $47,339.55 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASKEW, JOHN L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,339.50 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZOTTO, JAIME M Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $47,339.38 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANNEGISER, DEBORAH Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $47,339.34 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYES, JANE M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $47,339.34 Date 01/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDYKE, DOUGLAS J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $47,339.34 Date 11/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALEWSKI, ANTONETTA K Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,339.34 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEL, RICHARD D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,339.34 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARBIRDSALAK, CINDY D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $47,339.34 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, EILEEN A Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,339.32 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOUSA, NORMA M Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $47,338.76 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, LESLIE I Employer name Department of Law Amount $47,338.17 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JO ELLE M Employer name Delaware County Amount $47,338.16 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KRISTEN E Employer name City of Kingston Amount $47,337.79 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIANO, JENNIFER L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,337.74 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, MAGALY M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $47,337.27 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, EILEEN A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $47,337.00 Date 01/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MARY A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $47,336.96 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACY, RALPH E, JR Employer name Cayuga County Amount $47,336.94 Date 03/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, THOMAS D Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $47,336.83 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, KYLE E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $47,336.55 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, SCOTT P Employer name City of Troy Amount $47,336.42 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGGINO, MARIE R Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $47,336.22 Date 04/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTEZ, SHIRLEY Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $47,336.14 Date 11/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDY, JOSEPH A L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $47,335.86 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYGAN, ANN K Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $47,335.73 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLE, KATHY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,335.30 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, GRANT, JR Employer name Village of North Syracuse Amount $47,335.18 Date 12/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, WENDY J Employer name Lewis County Amount $47,335.04 Date 11/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, JAY D, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $47,334.93 Date 07/12/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANTLEY, CARLOTTA Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,334.93 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALKA, STEVEN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,334.93 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCATO-PALMER, G P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,334.93 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTE, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,334.93 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OFARRELL, PATRICIA D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,334.93 Date 02/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CATHY A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $47,334.93 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCATO, SUSAN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $47,334.93 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MICHAEL T Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $47,334.90 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVELLE, ANDREA E Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,334.85 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LISA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $47,334.85 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, SEAN P Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $47,334.71 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, ERIC L Employer name Oceanside Fire District Amount $47,334.45 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCHER, CLIFTON J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $47,334.29 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRAH, HEATHER M Employer name Franklin County Amount $47,334.18 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $47,334.14 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STACY, TESSA E Employer name Chenango County Amount $47,334.07 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROR, MICHAEL H Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $47,333.89 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, STEPHEN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $47,333.83 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHMAN, ZACHARY B Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $47,333.70 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, LUCAS J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $47,333.68 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DARRYLE Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $47,333.35 Date 05/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, DARRYL L Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $47,333.31 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, KEVIN W Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $47,333.20 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILEWSKI, MELISSA K Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,333.18 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBBS, JAMES Employer name Town of Lake Luzerne Amount $47,332.98 Date 10/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS-MEJIAS, DANYELL M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,332.79 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, TERI R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,332.78 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, BRANDY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,332.71 Date 05/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHRENDORF, EMILY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,332.56 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPCIAK, EDNA M Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $47,332.41 Date 07/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, MARY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $47,332.40 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JOHN J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $47,332.14 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TAMIKA K Employer name Education Department Amount $47,332.00 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, RAYMOND D Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $47,331.97 Date 12/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARELLI, LUCIA T Employer name Orange County Amount $47,331.83 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTOR, RUTH A Employer name Albany County Amount $47,331.62 Date 05/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COLLOM, ELIZABETH J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $47,331.49 Date 04/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REXFORD, DARLENE M Employer name Village of Adams Amount $47,331.34 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, BENJAMIN J Employer name Washington County Amount $47,331.25 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System