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 OBRIEN, JANET A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,895.26 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BRENDA L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,895.21 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, SANDRA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $46,895.06 Date 12/08/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, DATRICE Y Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,894.97 Date 12/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTANEDA, CARMEN G Employer name Westchester County Amount $46,894.96 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MARGARET A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $46,894.95 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEZ, THERESA L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,894.95 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, VALERIE Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $46,894.93 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, ROBIN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,894.90 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOK, DANIELLE J Employer name Victor CSD Amount $46,894.87 Date 04/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOROSEY, JANET M Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,894.69 Date 11/30/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, DEBRA L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,894.69 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, MARIA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,894.69 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORAYI, JOSEPH S, III Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,894.64 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLS, MARY S Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $46,894.38 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGRAFF, AMY E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,894.17 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTURE, TIFFANY T Employer name Education Department Amount $46,893.91 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEY, LEANNE M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $46,893.91 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, JAMES A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $46,893.87 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, CARMEN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,893.65 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, BRENDA S Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,893.65 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSMEYER, PRISCILLA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,893.65 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, CHARLES H Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $46,893.60 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSCH-POWERS, JOANNE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,893.59 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, AMY R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,893.14 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIAS, JOANNA M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,893.13 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,893.06 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, MARY Employer name Westchester County Amount $46,892.94 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADE, MARY ANN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,892.87 Date 02/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, GRIDENE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $46,892.78 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTENZELLNER, SUSAN J Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $46,892.62 Date 12/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAPHIS, THERESA N Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $46,892.61 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, RANDY R Employer name City of Rome Amount $46,892.54 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADUCA, ROCCO A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $46,892.51 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, MICHAEL W Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,892.51 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLEBROOK, KAREEM J Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $46,892.45 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, MICHELLE L Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $46,892.19 Date 02/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANKOV, VYACHESLAV Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $46,892.17 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSCHKAT, JOANN E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $46,892.12 Date 10/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, YONATHAN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,892.06 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, MARY ELLEN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,891.83 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTINERLIELMAS, BAHADIR Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $46,891.76 Date 02/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTER, JENNIFER J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,891.57 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, JUDITH A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $46,891.57 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, JULIE L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,891.57 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARO, JEAN E Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $46,891.57 Date 05/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMON, JACQUELINE J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,891.57 Date 01/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JOHN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,891.44 Date 08/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKMAN, DAVID A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $46,891.43 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, DIANA S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $46,891.36 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEREK J Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $46,891.32 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, ANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,891.30 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCONICH, SUSAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,891.30 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUCHOPAR, PATRICE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,891.30 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, JAMES Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $46,891.23 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACCIAROSSA, KEVIN J Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $46,891.17 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREASURE, AMANDA J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,890.94 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAIN-SADDLER, YVONNE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $46,890.79 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGLE, KAREN S Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $46,890.79 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLLBRECHT, DANIEL P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,890.74 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGAMMATO, JOSEPH N Employer name Westchester County Amount $46,890.70 Date 04/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, SUSAN N Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $46,890.48 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CAGNINA, JOHN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,890.32 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, MARTIN L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,890.22 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAREDES, LEONIDES Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,890.20 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, ADA M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $46,890.01 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, AARON J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $46,889.78 Date 03/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCCI, SUSAN J Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $46,889.77 Date 01/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPLEY, KAREN G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,889.28 Date 12/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGWELL, TIFFANY L Employer name Steuben County Amount $46,889.27 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYLIE, REBECCA LEE Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,889.23 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDING, MEGAN E Employer name Essex County Amount $46,889.04 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCKELMANN, MARGARET A Employer name City of Kingston Amount $46,889.02 Date 07/12/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANKS, ADRIANNE S Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $46,889.02 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, DARCI M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,888.71 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOMB, LINDA C Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $46,888.71 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, KAREN J Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $46,888.65 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, DANIEL C Employer name Village of Cayuga Amount $46,888.61 Date 02/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUBY, PAULA K Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $46,888.34 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, DEBRA JEAN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,888.19 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLS, EVAN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,888.04 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLINIC, MARIANNE Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,887.93 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYOR, TAMARA R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $46,887.93 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, MARY E Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $46,887.67 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU PREE, RUTH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,887.67 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, DEBORAH R Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,887.67 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDELE, PATRICIA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,887.67 Date 04/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, SANDRA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,887.67 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMBENSKI, ELAINE Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $46,887.41 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSKO, KIMBERLY A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $46,887.41 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, GEORGE C Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $46,887.41 Date 08/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWYDKO, THEODORE P Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $46,887.38 Date 08/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARLO, THOMAS A, JR Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $46,887.23 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDISH, BETH A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $46,887.15 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, MELINDA Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $46,887.15 Date 03/22/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTOLI, PAULA Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $46,886.89 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JANET M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $46,886.85 Date 02/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHEFF, JAMES J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $46,886.60 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YADDOW, DIANA P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,886.45 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, FARON Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $46,886.35 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System