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 TURNER, RANDY G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $47,246.53 Date 10/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,246.52 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, TASZDEN S Employer name Lewis County Amount $47,246.49 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, THOMAS Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $47,246.34 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND-AMEDURE, ANNE E H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $47,246.24 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFAFF, DAVID B Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $47,246.23 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS-JEAN, SOLETTE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,246.18 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERSON, SHELLY M Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $47,245.88 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, GREGORY Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $47,245.64 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KATRINA L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $47,245.59 Date 12/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, CASSANDRA Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $47,245.46 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWOOD, KATHRYN J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,245.39 Date 08/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KENNETH Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $47,245.37 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, DOREEN H Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $47,245.19 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLBANKS, ALLISON M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,244.88 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BERTILIA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $47,244.73 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, BRIDGET N Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $47,244.58 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DENNIS Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $47,244.58 Date 08/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASIAK, DAVID C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,244.55 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TAMARA D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,244.35 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEESLEY, TIMOTHY P Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $47,244.25 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIMONE, CHARLOTTE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $47,244.00 Date 02/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHA, MARY E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $47,243.95 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, CHARLOTTE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,243.92 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, NANCY A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $47,243.57 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, LAWRENCE J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $47,243.44 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA JOIE, JAMES C E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $47,243.38 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, CHRISTINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,243.32 Date 10/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MARTIN K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $47,243.15 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHOE, JONATHAN J Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $47,242.87 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMON, REBECCA L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $47,242.85 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZESKI, PATRICIA A Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $47,242.79 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAURISANI, JOSEPH L Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $47,242.76 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLIA, LINDA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,242.43 Date 06/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKER, JEFFREY L Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $47,242.32 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJEK, DAVID M Employer name Erie County Amount $47,242.26 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, ALEXANDER P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,242.24 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, BRIAN W Employer name Fulton County Amount $47,241.98 Date 02/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, MILTON E Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $47,241.79 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY-REED, LORRAINE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $47,241.52 Date 05/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VADA, JOSEPH F Employer name Mayfield CSD Amount $47,241.40 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RYAN J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $47,241.14 Date 12/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, LYNN M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $47,241.05 Date 08/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, DIANA M Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $47,241.01 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDDIN, AZEEM Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $47,240.41 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHROP, JENNIFER L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $47,240.34 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIZON, JOSE PAULO Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,240.19 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, BEVERLEY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $47,240.02 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRADA, JORGE Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $47,239.98 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGERVILLE, LAURIE A Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $47,239.65 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, EDWARD C, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,239.48 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELD, BRYAN R Employer name Niagara County Amount $47,239.43 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, EILEEN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,239.32 Date 09/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, KATHY J Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $47,239.17 Date 10/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALYER, CYNTHIA S Employer name Oneida County Amount $47,239.05 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUPA, RACHEL F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $47,238.46 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGLIBENE, LYNETTE E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $47,238.42 Date 12/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KAREN S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,238.20 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, EMILIE L Employer name SUNY Coll Ceramics Alfred Univ Amount $47,238.15 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLES, DAVID E Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $47,238.13 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CLAUDIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,237.95 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, YVONNE T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,237.88 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANZARITE, PAMELA A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $47,237.63 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLADO, RICKEY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $47,237.27 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, NATHANIEL W Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $47,237.25 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN F Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $47,237.18 Date 04/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBUNIA, JAMES M Employer name Department of Health Amount $47,237.18 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, E ANNE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,237.18 Date 07/18/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIO, DAWN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,237.18 Date 02/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILES, CYNTHIA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $47,237.18 Date 12/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, MARGARET J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $47,237.18 Date 05/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDOVER, SUSAN J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $47,237.18 Date 11/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, CHERYL J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,237.14 Date 03/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELROY, RICHARD A Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $47,236.99 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODDINGTON, ROBERT C Employer name Ulster County Amount $47,236.75 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ANTOINETTE Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $47,236.54 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, LAVONDRA D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $47,236.39 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, DEREK C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $47,235.61 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAUB, DAVID F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,235.53 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFF, STEPHEN P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $47,235.50 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAN, COLLEEN A Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $47,235.28 Date 12/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, FRED C Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $47,235.06 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTURE, THOMAS J Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $47,234.98 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINE, STEVEN J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $47,234.98 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDDEN, JAMES R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $47,234.97 Date 02/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, RANDY Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $47,234.94 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNER, JEFFERY P Employer name Steuben County Amount $47,234.86 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTSEY, MATTHEW P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,234.73 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, STEPHANIE L Employer name Madison County Amount $47,234.61 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRLAND, TIMOTHY B Employer name Geneva Housing Authority Amount $47,234.16 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRIER, JESSICA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,234.14 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, RAYMOND E, JR Employer name Town of North East Amount $47,234.14 Date 05/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTWOOD, BECKY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,234.04 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, ROBERT J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $47,233.98 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGRATH, LORI Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $47,233.72 Date 02/15/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMES, MELISSA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,233.62 Date 08/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGIER, GEORGE W Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $47,233.45 Date 03/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, TEIHZU S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $47,233.24 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Madrid Amount $47,233.19 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, ELIZABETH M Employer name Washington County Amount $47,233.18 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System