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 BEAUDETTE, KELLY JO Employer name Wayne County Amount $47,028.92 Date 07/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROSS K Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $47,028.54 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, NICOLE A Employer name Livingston County Amount $47,028.48 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, JOANNE Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $47,028.44 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, MILES K Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $47,028.30 Date 05/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, CARLYLE R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $47,028.18 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOYN, REBECCA A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $47,028.11 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTIER, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $47,028.04 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DAVID L Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $47,028.02 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAWSON, BETSY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,027.88 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRABHAKARA, GEETHA N Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,027.71 Date 01/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINGARTNER, ROBERT J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $47,027.58 Date 02/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAUJO, CYNTHIA E Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,027.43 Date 07/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTRIDGE, LEIGHANNE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $47,027.31 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIA, DARRELL L, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $47,027.19 Date 03/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, LORRIE A Employer name Warren County Amount $47,027.15 Date 10/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOARDMAN, JOSEPH H, JR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $47,027.02 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUZZESE, MARK A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $47,026.79 Date 03/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $47,026.65 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYRON, WILLIAM H Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $47,026.65 Date 03/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, MELISSA I Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $47,026.60 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLER, BRUCE R Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $47,025.89 Date 11/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLATTNER, MELISSA A Employer name Erie County Amount $47,025.68 Date 02/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, JOHN D Employer name Broome County Amount $47,025.53 Date 01/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLANSKY, PAUL A Employer name Town of Florida Amount $47,025.35 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN-WOLFE, KAREN A Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $47,025.31 Date 04/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, LUCY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $47,025.18 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIALI, TARA J Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $47,025.18 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHERT, PAULA E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $47,025.10 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ROBERT J Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $47,024.96 Date 06/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, COURTNEY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,024.85 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORME, REBECCA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,024.76 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, ALEXANDRA B Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,024.76 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KELVEY, RYAN P Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $47,024.72 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, KYLER R Employer name City of Fulton Amount $47,024.69 Date 03/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINKLER, NEAL A Employer name Village of Dolgeville Amount $47,024.52 Date 05/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIER, THOMAS M Employer name Westchester County Amount $47,024.45 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, JEFFREY S Employer name Washington County Amount $47,024.37 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSO, MICHELLE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $47,024.31 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, GREGORY Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $47,024.23 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, MARGARET R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $47,023.88 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMUQUANDOH, NICOLE P Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $47,023.78 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETRAULT, SAMANTHA F Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $47,023.77 Date 04/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTU, ABIMBOLA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $47,023.75 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLEY, MARK R Employer name Village of Perry Amount $47,023.73 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLMEIER, RYAN A Employer name Ridge Culver Fire District Amount $47,023.56 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELFGOTT, JODY A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $47,023.52 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGAVERO, KAREN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $47,023.47 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JAMES H, JR Employer name Greece CSD Amount $47,023.40 Date 07/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBO, JOSE F Employer name Town of Wilson Amount $47,023.24 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, TANA K Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $47,023.00 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, VICTORIA D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $47,022.95 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, SHANE A Employer name Town of Forestport Amount $47,022.95 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISTLER, ANDREA Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $47,022.94 Date 08/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, MELANIE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,022.52 Date 09/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, SANDRA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,022.46 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JOSE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $47,022.39 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGENFELD, JESSICA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $47,021.97 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSMAN, KIMBERLY L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $47,021.79 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRI, DIANE L Employer name City of Cortland Amount $47,021.48 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHDE, MICHAEL T Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $47,021.30 Date 11/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM I Employer name Monroe County Amount $47,021.16 Date 06/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE-KOO, STACY Employer name Somers CSD Amount $47,020.95 Date 05/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DANIEL L, JR Employer name Village of Philmont Amount $47,020.69 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKS, ROBERT, JR Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $47,020.61 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTY, CHRIS T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $47,020.57 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, JON E Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $47,020.52 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, MELANIE L Employer name Albany County Amount $47,020.42 Date 05/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANTHONY H Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $47,020.35 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, CHRISTIAN M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $47,019.98 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEZIALE, SUZANNE V Employer name Dutchess County Amount $47,019.85 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLICK, MICHAEL G Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $47,019.57 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JAN R Employer name Jamestown Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $47,019.14 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MICHAEL S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $47,018.99 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLITON, PATRICIA J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $47,018.90 Date 04/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, FRANCIS M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $47,018.86 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, GLENN F Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $47,018.56 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, JULIA A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $47,018.40 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNWALL, JAMES G, II Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $47,018.28 Date 04/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, PAUL D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $47,018.00 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, SHERRY T Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $47,017.02 Date 05/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, MARICELA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $47,016.96 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARACINO, JOSEPH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $47,016.85 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KIM M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $47,016.85 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, CATHLEEN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $47,016.72 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIN, PAUL M Employer name Town of Indian Lake Amount $47,016.49 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUYLE, BRYCE E Employer name City of Elmira Amount $47,016.25 Date 05/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELK, KAREN A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $47,016.21 Date 08/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLON, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Peru Amount $47,016.19 Date 02/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEITH, PAMELA L Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $47,016.12 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, STEPHEN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $47,016.09 Date 02/19/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, JOSEPH A, III Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $47,016.07 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, RAYMOND R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $47,016.06 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $47,016.00 Date 12/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, MICHELLE B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $47,015.75 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSCHI, JUDY A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $47,015.72 Date 01/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, SHAKIYLA M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $47,015.67 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, CANDACE L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $47,015.60 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, DEBRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $47,015.10 Date 09/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMERKA, LINDA M Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $47,015.07 Date 10/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System