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 PHILLIPS, AGNES C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $46,970.60 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, JILL E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,970.60 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, LA REINA S Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $46,970.57 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, MATHAI P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $46,970.49 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARARY, ALEX Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $46,970.34 Date 05/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWELL, SHELLEY K Employer name Wyoming County Amount $46,970.19 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCCARO, MARIA A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $46,970.04 Date 11/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHIZE, CYNTHIA A Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $46,969.84 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, AMANDA S Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $46,969.79 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, ROBERT C Employer name Erie County Amount $46,969.78 Date 01/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, MAJA C Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $46,969.42 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, CODY J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $46,969.40 Date 10/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDONA, JENNIFER D Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $46,969.11 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODERLUND, ISA Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $46,969.03 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, NANCY A Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $46,968.66 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRARY, ANDY J Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $46,968.54 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, THOMAS A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,968.49 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOAH, BONNIE C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,968.48 Date 03/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MICHELLE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,968.25 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOPFER, MARY K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $46,968.21 Date 06/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JESSICA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $46,968.13 Date 07/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILOTTA, MICHELLE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,968.11 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRCHENOUGH, LEANNE J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $46,967.94 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, LYNN E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $46,967.94 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTOJA, DIANA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $46,967.94 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABOR, PATRICIA H Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $46,967.94 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKS, LISA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $46,967.94 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, CODY A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $46,967.56 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, VELDRA R Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $46,967.42 Date 04/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JIMMIE, SR Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $46,967.29 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, AUDREY L Employer name City of Corning Amount $46,967.20 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, BRETT WILLIAM Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,967.07 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTA, CYNTHIA A Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $46,966.97 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEVENIN, DAVID C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,966.91 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORIEGA, MILAGROS Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $46,966.61 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, MARITZA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $46,966.32 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POINTON, CHERYL E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $46,966.19 Date 01/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTALING, DANIEL F Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $46,965.45 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, TONYA R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $46,965.37 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YULE, BRANDON Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $46,965.09 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIGLER, PATRICK M Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,964.59 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, ANDRIA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,964.44 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, JEFFREY M Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $46,964.12 Date 10/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHERLAND, BRENDA K Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $46,964.08 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIDERMAN, RUSSELL P Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $46,963.86 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPA, SUSAN A Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $46,963.66 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, NICOLE E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $46,963.65 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, SHAWN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $46,963.50 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, GARY J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $46,963.45 Date 05/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRUNG, RONALD R, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $46,963.41 Date 07/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JUSTIN E Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $46,963.38 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, ELIZABETH L Employer name Schuyler County Amount $46,963.07 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDANOWICZ, AMY M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $46,963.01 Date 11/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, LISA M Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $46,962.75 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONROD, EVELYN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $46,962.70 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPAJ, ROBERT J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $46,962.69 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURENAY, WOODLY Employer name Albany County Amount $46,962.21 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTANZIO, ALESSANDRA Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $46,962.20 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIAK, TAMARA J Employer name Albany County Amount $46,962.18 Date 11/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, DANIELLE M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $46,962.00 Date 09/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDORN, ANGELA M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $46,961.99 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LORALIE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,961.98 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINOCCHIARO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Rochester Amount $46,961.86 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, TODD J, II Employer name Erie County Amount $46,961.69 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAIL, SEAN L Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $46,961.69 Date 07/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YONNICK-SMITH, KELLY A Employer name Madison County Amount $46,961.68 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLINGWOOD, JAMES M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $46,961.59 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LAURA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,961.46 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KATHERINE F Employer name Albany County Amount $46,961.23 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, JOHN D Employer name Ripley CSD Amount $46,960.96 Date 12/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AESCHBACHER, DENNIS J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $46,960.83 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZMAN, JOSEPH R Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $46,960.82 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHACHT, MARGARET M Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $46,960.76 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANORDER, DAWN R Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $46,960.75 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETA, MARILYN Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,960.70 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINN, ALEXANDRIA N Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,960.64 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, LISA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,960.29 Date 08/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUROHR, LAURA C Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $46,960.16 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLO, CINDA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,959.76 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, W DAVID Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,959.74 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODECKER, KATHLEEN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,959.59 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINE, CANDY L Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $46,959.26 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATES, LESLIE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $46,959.13 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, LIBY Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $46,959.06 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECORE, BRIAN M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $46,959.02 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLETTE, GARY F Employer name Town of Malone Amount $46,958.98 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BYRON Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $46,958.72 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORIGENE, WILDA Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,958.65 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCOLESE, THERESA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,958.60 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANTE, LISA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,958.21 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORDASIEWICZ, GLORIA M Employer name Erie County Amount $46,958.04 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JENNIFER A Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $46,958.00 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEAN T Employer name Town of Alexandria Amount $46,957.96 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Madison County Amount $46,957.87 Date 11/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, SHEILA E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,957.70 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, DOUGLAS V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $46,957.50 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JANINE E Employer name Town of Islip Amount $46,957.43 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUSTINI, CATHY Employer name Mt Pleasant Cottage Sch UFSD Amount $46,957.28 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JUSTIN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,957.10 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFFEE, DAVID W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,957.04 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System