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 WALDRON, JARED R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,899.45 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIOTTI, DEBORAH A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $46,899.37 Date 05/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVANO, ANTHONY M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $46,899.25 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIMPLE, VICTORIA M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $46,899.25 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABON, BETHZAIDA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $46,899.07 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, CLAUDETTE B Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $46,899.06 Date 07/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SHAREKA L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $46,899.02 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, JAKE A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $46,898.95 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, GLENDON L Employer name City of Albany Amount $46,898.93 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, NICHOLAS A Employer name Ulster County Amount $46,898.68 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGA, MICHAEL R Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $46,898.32 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACHER, DEBRA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $46,898.28 Date 09/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHRIES, DAVID J, II Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $46,898.28 Date 05/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, NEVILLE P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $46,898.26 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISPENZA, MELISSA M Employer name Attica CSD Amount $46,898.14 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPI, MAUREEN T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $46,898.07 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAGNI, JO ANNE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $46,898.07 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMARAL, LEONOR A P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $46,898.07 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLIS, LAURETTA M HARRIGAN Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $46,898.07 Date 05/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDER, ALTHEA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,898.07 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAMPETT, VIRGINIA L Employer name Education Department Amount $46,898.07 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PAULA J Employer name Education Department Amount $46,898.07 Date 11/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, CANDACE H Employer name Education Department Amount $46,898.07 Date 11/24/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, CYNTHIA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,898.07 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARCELLA, KATHY LEE Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,898.07 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIFITE, SHARON L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,898.07 Date 10/20/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOW, WILLIAM K, II Employer name Department of State Amount $46,898.07 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUBIC, LORI A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,898.07 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZANIK, LISA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,898.07 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUDLACK, BARBARA F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,898.07 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHL, DARLENE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,898.07 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, GAIL R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,898.07 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, KAREN A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,898.07 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VATALARO, SANDRA T Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,898.07 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIFER, LAURI A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $46,898.07 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETHRIDGE, ANGELA R Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,898.07 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, CAROL H Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,898.07 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, MELINDA S Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,898.07 Date 01/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESDORP, ETHEL Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $46,898.07 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, LISA R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $46,898.07 Date 10/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JULIE M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $46,898.07 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATON, COLLEEN J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $46,898.07 Date 04/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, CONNIE Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,898.07 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFF, CATHERINE M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,898.07 Date 10/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDZIERSKI, PATRICIA G Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,898.07 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORFORD, KIMBERLY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $46,898.07 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANELLI, SANDRINE C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,898.07 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JENNIFER L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,898.07 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, MARY JANE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,898.07 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREELAND, HEATHER A Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $46,897.90 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, SABRINA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $46,897.86 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORY, PAMELA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,897.81 Date 01/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERWOOD, JOAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,897.81 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVEL, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,897.81 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANAHAN, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,897.81 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, SCOTT T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,897.81 Date 02/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MICHAEL S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,897.81 Date 04/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, ADRIAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,897.81 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATLEE, DIANE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,897.81 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCH, WILLIAM Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,897.81 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYER, JILL C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,897.81 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCK, SUZANNE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,897.81 Date 03/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGENT, KELLY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,897.81 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKAL, MARY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,897.81 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, REBECCA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,897.81 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, GREGORY M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,897.81 Date 09/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, MARSHA A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,897.81 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPAGNI, LUCINDA S Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,897.81 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARASIEWICZ, VANESSA M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $46,897.81 Date 05/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, MARY A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $46,897.81 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTHALL, JULIE A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $46,897.81 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPOROWSKI, ANGELA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,897.76 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINE, CLAIRE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,897.63 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSINGER, JENNETT A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,897.55 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWERS, GWYN Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $46,897.55 Date 06/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRMINGHAM, MARILYN Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,897.55 Date 01/16/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEATON, RAYMOND H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,897.55 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREIL, DAWN M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,897.55 Date 02/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, LAURA S Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $46,897.55 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYTLE, KATHRINE A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,897.55 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSETT, KRIS M Employer name Herkimer Housing Authority Amount $46,897.46 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, STEVEN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $46,897.11 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, JAMES Employer name City of Olean Amount $46,897.08 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, BONNIE LOU Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $46,896.97 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, LISA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,896.83 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, TINA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,896.54 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TERI L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $46,896.51 Date 11/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTSKOWSKI, ADAM W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,896.51 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STYLES, JODI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,896.15 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, LAURIE A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $46,896.00 Date 11/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHOLF, JULIE M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,895.99 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINELLI, SHEREE Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,895.99 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, CYNTHIA L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $46,895.99 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGANE, TABATHA L Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $46,895.65 Date 12/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUNGARD, STEPHEN C Employer name Binghamton Housing Authority Amount $46,895.63 Date 05/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKWELL, RONNIE L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $46,895.60 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELM, ALISON Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,895.47 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISH, TERRY ANN Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,895.47 Date 04/04/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, JULIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,895.47 Date 12/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, MICHAEL S Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $46,895.31 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System