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 GARRETT, MICHELLE N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,927.23 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERTY, CHRIS M Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $46,927.21 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERTMAN, ZACHARY R Employer name City of Auburn Amount $46,926.95 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANEK, EDWARD T, JR Employer name City of Utica Amount $46,926.88 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, HEATHER Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,926.33 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHRADER, CATHARINE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,926.02 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ANNIQUE Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $46,925.98 Date 07/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACZYK, PHILIP E Employer name Barker CSD Amount $46,925.92 Date 06/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DEBRA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $46,925.91 Date 08/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, MICHELLE ANN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,925.91 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARD, KEITH W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $46,925.88 Date 11/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARAVIA, MATILDE Employer name Hempstead Library Amount $46,925.61 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, KIRSTEN Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,925.42 Date 05/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, DAVID K Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $46,925.21 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLOS, FELECIA M Employer name Broome County Amount $46,925.09 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, FRANCISCO A Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,925.00 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAIS, WILLIAM T Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $46,924.91 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANICET, MARIE F Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $46,924.90 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, ADDIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,924.90 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGG, JAMES C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $46,924.84 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRANTZ, LISA D Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $46,924.72 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTZ, BARBARA A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $46,924.67 Date 01/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, REBECCA J Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $46,924.63 Date 10/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARNERI, JAMES A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,924.23 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERA, DUSTIN M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $46,924.08 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNICK, CATHY S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,924.05 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, LYDIA N Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $46,924.04 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON-FARMER, JEAN P Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $46,923.76 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, KATHY J Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $46,923.76 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONANGELO, PATRICIA J Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $46,923.66 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, KAREN J Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $46,923.56 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JAMES R Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $46,923.41 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, LYNNELL C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $46,923.30 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, EDWARD Employer name Orange County Amount $46,923.16 Date 11/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, JAMES B Employer name Town of Freedom Amount $46,922.98 Date 04/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZZANO, JOHN R Employer name Town of Wawayanda Amount $46,922.96 Date 02/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, JASON M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,922.93 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIONDO, CRISTINA R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,922.92 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACCO, ROSARJO A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,922.92 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, ANNE E Employer name James Prendergast Library Amount $46,922.90 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWEDU, MARIE N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,922.79 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARNOWSKI, KENNETH E Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $46,922.71 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELMAN, GREGORY T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $46,922.63 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFIN, MATTHEW L Employer name Town of Hague Amount $46,922.54 Date 12/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAS, MICHAEL A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,922.52 Date 05/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, KEVIN P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $46,922.44 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBITELLI, FRANK J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $46,922.35 Date 05/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTING, LARRY T Employer name Town of Moriah Amount $46,922.30 Date 07/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAM, JULIE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,922.26 Date 12/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGLEY, REBECCA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $46,921.96 Date 01/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, ROBERT M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,921.52 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICE, GARY W, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $46,921.46 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBB, JOSEPH M Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $46,921.41 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYSZKA, STEVEN A Employer name Town of Hinsdale Amount $46,921.15 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, CHARITY A Employer name Lewis County Amount $46,921.08 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDERSON, THERESA M Employer name Village of Haverstraw Amount $46,920.95 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLARDO, NICHOLAS E Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $46,920.67 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALAWENDER, ROSEANN Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $46,920.43 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELRA, MICHELLE E Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $46,920.15 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALAN, CEUDIEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,920.12 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, SOPHIA L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,919.77 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, KARA M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $46,919.76 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKOWSKI, MAXIMILLIAN F Employer name Erie County Amount $46,919.67 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, JESSE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,919.61 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, CHERYL A Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $46,919.40 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANIERI, ANTOINETTE Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $46,919.31 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PAMELA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,919.16 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALOCHA, MARK Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $46,919.12 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANETTA, JOSEPH D Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $46,918.85 Date 02/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SAIN, MELISSA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,918.77 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL PRETE, MICHELLE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,918.57 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CAROLYN ANNE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $46,918.12 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENSMAN, NANCY A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $46,917.93 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, KARL A Employer name Essex County Amount $46,917.86 Date 08/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, DANIEL Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,917.81 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIELOCH, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Syosset Fire District Amount $46,917.59 Date 11/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTH, JOSEPH E Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $46,917.40 Date 10/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $46,917.37 Date 04/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHERYL A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $46,917.23 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, MARK A Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $46,917.19 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSSELIN, RENEE M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $46,917.18 Date 03/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERINO, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Albany Amount $46,916.38 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTON, TODD M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $46,916.23 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINOLA, FEYISHADE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $46,916.14 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPLIN, GLENN E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,916.02 Date 05/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENMAN, ANDREW J Employer name Broome County Amount $46,915.96 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVIELLO, DONNA S Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $46,915.67 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, KAVANA K Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,915.53 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDERGAST, SUSAN J Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $46,915.42 Date 07/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDELL, DEBORAH A Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $46,915.17 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, TARA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,915.00 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRABEE, LAWRENCE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,914.84 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERREROS, LORRAINE H Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $46,914.84 Date 07/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAPES, MITCHELL G Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $46,914.83 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHAEL A Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $46,914.61 Date 04/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, DANIEL D Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $46,914.52 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, DIANNE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,913.83 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERRICK, JUSTIN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $46,913.82 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, LORRAINE P Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,913.77 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, KELLY A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $46,913.59 Date 07/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System