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 FRANCIS, JAN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $46,942.37 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, MICHAEL D Employer name Columbia County Amount $46,942.29 Date 06/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, MELINDA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $46,942.10 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, ANDA I Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $46,942.05 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, MAJORY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,942.04 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, MICHAEL Employer name Broome County Amount $46,941.60 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANTHONY T Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $46,941.51 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, TIMOTHY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,941.48 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUXON, JOSHUA R Employer name Oakfield-Alabama CSD Amount $46,941.48 Date 04/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOR, PETER J Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $46,940.93 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, JUAN Employer name Ulster County Amount $46,940.55 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGS, ALBERTO T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $46,940.46 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENT, MARY E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $46,940.39 Date 12/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, JAYNE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $46,940.15 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, JULIE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,940.08 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARLAVECCHIO, RENEE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,939.63 Date 04/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATELY, MALACHY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,939.63 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAU, ELLEN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,939.57 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, ANDREW W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $46,939.56 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSANOVIC, JORGE T Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $46,939.20 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARDSON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Maynard Fire District Amount $46,939.20 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWOOD, PAMELA S Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $46,939.19 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, DAHLIA A Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $46,939.11 Date 06/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAERTNER, ERIC R Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $46,938.92 Date 03/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVIRITO, MARIE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $46,938.86 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS-JEFFREY, DENISE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,938.61 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, FIONA L Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $46,938.13 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKBARTH, JASON R Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $46,937.93 Date 06/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARRO, TERRI S Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $46,937.92 Date 07/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTAINE, SUSAN I Employer name Allegany County Amount $46,937.70 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMEYER, DENNIS M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,937.63 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASBECK, CANDACE L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $46,937.39 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Lockport Amount $46,937.02 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, DANIEL T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $46,937.00 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KELLY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,936.91 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, KESHAWN M Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $46,936.87 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONDAKOFF, JANEL L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $46,936.83 Date 01/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTOUT, MICHELLE M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $46,936.72 Date 05/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVINS, DEBRA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,936.53 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORINO, MICHAEL D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $46,936.51 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINEY, KELLY B Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $46,936.17 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENK, TANYA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,936.01 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, MARY W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,935.88 Date 02/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDEN, CYNTHIA L Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $46,935.70 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, JAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,935.69 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELIE, DANIEL W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $46,935.64 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWERMAN, CHRISTINA Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $46,934.97 Date 08/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, MICHELE E Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $46,934.81 Date 11/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, NICHOLAS L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $46,934.81 Date 02/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TATE, KEVIN G Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $46,934.81 Date 05/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Westchester County Amount $46,934.78 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSE, MORGAN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $46,934.78 Date 02/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVO, AGOSTINO Employer name Westchester County Amount $46,934.78 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECORT, ELIZABETH M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $46,934.77 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRUS, CHARLENE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $46,934.45 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, DIANE M Employer name Chenango County Amount $46,934.36 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASIELLO, JAMES, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $46,934.14 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYMON, VALERIE J Employer name Oneida County Amount $46,933.90 Date 05/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MELISSA G Employer name Seneca County Amount $46,933.86 Date 03/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, LAWRENCE M Employer name Massapequa Bd of Water Commis Amount $46,933.78 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, TIMOTHY D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,933.74 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, EILEEN M Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $46,933.42 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARANT, DOROTHY J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $46,933.30 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUPP, MARTIN A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $46,932.92 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, JAMES J Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $46,932.75 Date 02/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEGAND, DONALD E, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,931.92 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, EDWARD A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,931.66 Date 10/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNESSEY, KAREN M Employer name Village of Voorheesville Amount $46,931.35 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, DENISE M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $46,931.32 Date 01/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, ADAM T Employer name Greene County Amount $46,931.24 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JESSICA I Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $46,931.18 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHBEIN, MARK S, SR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,931.06 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, RYAN M Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $46,931.01 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, AMY D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $46,931.00 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKENS, JAYNE L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $46,930.93 Date 04/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONY, DEBORAH E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,930.87 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINNONA, SALVATORE Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $46,930.26 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURG, GRETCHEN H Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $46,930.18 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCO, MARIA C Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $46,929.97 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGNA, MICHAEL R Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $46,929.84 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, BETHINA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $46,929.71 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ETTEN, MEREDITH A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $46,929.53 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERLY, JULIE L Employer name Niagara County Amount $46,929.53 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, BARBARA J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $46,929.33 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFT, JIMMY W Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,929.31 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOK, VICKI Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $46,928.93 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, WILLIAM R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $46,928.81 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASOTA, JOSEPH J Employer name Erie County Amount $46,928.80 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JUDITH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,928.45 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, MARY LOU T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,928.16 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ALISON M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $46,927.78 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FOREST, CAMERON E Employer name City of Watertown Amount $46,927.72 Date 05/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, PATRICK M Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $46,927.53 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, VIRGINIA C Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $46,927.48 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $46,927.45 Date 09/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JERMAINE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,927.44 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, I-I FU Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $46,927.38 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARA, BRIANNA L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $46,927.28 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, NELSON A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $46,927.28 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GUADALUPE D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $46,927.28 Date 03/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System