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 FOSTER-JONES, TERESA M Employer name Chenango County Amount $47,291.00 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, BOBBY L Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $47,290.66 Date 10/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLFELZ, DIANE L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $47,290.56 Date 09/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMBAS, GABRIELLE R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $47,290.50 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIGAR, BRUCE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,290.34 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, VIVIAN M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $47,290.29 Date 11/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGIE, FRANK C Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $47,290.12 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, CRAIG T Employer name Orange County Amount $47,290.10 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVALOVSKY, BRAD Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $47,289.94 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, ERICA S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $47,289.86 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLARO, KAREN Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $47,289.69 Date 05/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKY, KRISTINA Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $47,289.69 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, DANIEL E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $47,289.69 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORVATH, JANET E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $47,289.69 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROGER J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $47,289.69 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILTON, DAVID L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $47,289.69 Date 12/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERT, GARY F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,289.69 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KENNETH G Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $47,289.69 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MARY C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,289.69 Date 10/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTLER, BONNY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,289.69 Date 05/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMMERS, THOMAS M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $47,289.69 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLANO, PETER Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,289.69 Date 01/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTINATO, ANTHONY G Employer name Village of Massapequa Park Amount $47,289.46 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MARY E Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $47,289.32 Date 06/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, MICHAEL R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,289.18 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMS, MARY K Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $47,289.12 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITT, MARK E Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $47,289.12 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBAIRN, ALAN G Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $47,289.11 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCELLO, JAMES C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,289.00 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESIEWICZ, AMANDA K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,288.85 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, RANDY L Employer name Town of Russia Amount $47,288.61 Date 07/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMERTZIDES, CHRISTINA Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $47,288.21 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONSANTO, VIVIAN Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,288.21 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, EDWARD M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,287.96 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CAROLYN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $47,287.90 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMAR, NICHOLAS S Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,287.88 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, LISA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,287.43 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, SUSAN A Employer name Albany County Amount $47,287.37 Date 10/21/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COXEN, LUCILLE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,287.10 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEROLLE, HEATHER L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $47,287.07 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESMONTH, PHILIP J Employer name Education Department Amount $47,287.05 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL-DASH, LISA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,287.01 Date 05/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPF, ADOLF J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,286.96 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $47,286.82 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDELL, MARK D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,286.60 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, LURETTA Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $47,286.47 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMER, SHANA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,285.58 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGLAND, STEPHON K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,285.35 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICIA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,285.00 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMBRINO, CARMEN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $47,284.75 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, OWEN B Employer name City of Troy Amount $47,284.74 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASNAT, NASIMA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,284.46 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, CORRADINA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,284.23 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, NICOLE Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $47,284.06 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMOTT, DAVID B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $47,283.93 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANO, MANDY L Employer name Rockland County Amount $47,283.77 Date 12/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOSS, VALERIE J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,283.76 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, BEATA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $47,283.41 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, ALLEN G, JR Employer name Town of Ellisburg Amount $47,283.32 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTERLEY, ERIC E Employer name Massena CSD Amount $47,283.20 Date 09/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, BLANE T Employer name Massena CSD Amount $47,283.20 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JERRY P Employer name Massena CSD Amount $47,283.20 Date 09/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNEY, RYAN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,283.19 Date 12/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, CARLOS A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,283.16 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLEEN, JORDAN T Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,283.11 Date 07/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEN, VICKY E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,282.47 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREINER, CHRISTINA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $47,282.40 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ALFRED J, JR Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $47,282.15 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, MARCIE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $47,282.13 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICE, HATTIE B Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $47,281.87 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, BONNIE J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $47,281.85 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARLOW, JACQUELINE A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $47,281.26 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $47,281.22 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOVAR, KATHRYN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,280.95 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LATAVIA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $47,280.13 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKLUND, FRED A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $47,280.01 Date 02/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS LAZARUS, HELEN C Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $47,279.93 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANS, SHIRLEY E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,279.81 Date 07/08/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTIGNOLA, JENNIFER A Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,279.70 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ANTHONY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $47,279.48 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASSO, DOMINICK A, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $47,279.14 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, VIVIAN Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $47,279.13 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGARTY, MARY Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $47,278.99 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAMES, CONNIE B Employer name Afton CSD Amount $47,278.95 Date 05/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, CHELSIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,278.63 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTHERS, RYLEE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,278.55 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLL, VINCENT E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $47,278.26 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTBERGER, KATHERINE E Employer name Erie County Amount $47,278.25 Date 03/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENOUGH, JAMES J Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $47,278.13 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBY, SUSAN C Employer name Town of Clarendon Amount $47,277.62 Date 07/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ANDREA J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $47,277.51 Date 06/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MICHAEL J Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $47,277.40 Date 04/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETANCOURT, MOISE Employer name Beacon Housing Authority Amount $47,277.36 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMAN, MICHELE M Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $47,277.30 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, KURTIS J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $47,276.91 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, TONYA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,276.67 Date 02/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADKE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Oyster Bay Sewer District Amount $47,276.65 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JERRY, JR Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $47,276.33 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVAJAL, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Lake Luzerne Amount $47,276.19 Date 05/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTER, ALEXANDER B Employer name Town of Cohocton Amount $47,275.95 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System