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 SEITZ, WILLIAM M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,879.25 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, SABRINA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,879.09 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THALAKOTUR, SHAJI J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,879.09 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, LAURIE J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $46,879.09 Date 03/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, RHONDA S Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $46,879.09 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVOE, MARGARET A Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,878.31 Date 11/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KAREN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,878.00 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLES, KAREN L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $46,877.79 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVINE, AARON D Employer name Erie County Amount $46,877.73 Date 04/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, JUMANNE J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,877.71 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, DOUGLAS A Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,877.49 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNIER, SARAH M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $46,877.47 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHOSEN, JOSEPH A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $46,877.43 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPI, RANDY K Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $46,877.37 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENESTON, MATTHEW F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,877.27 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIO, LINO Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $46,877.06 Date 01/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTA, LISA Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $46,877.01 Date 09/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, MARISOL Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $46,876.96 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, JEAN-MARIE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $46,876.87 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, YVETTE D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,876.71 Date 12/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, WAYNE W Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $46,876.62 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, LENORE E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $46,876.60 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, PAULA J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,876.49 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMSBY, TRACY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $46,876.49 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, CHERYL A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,876.48 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, WENDY M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,876.23 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, LISA A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $46,875.87 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGARY, JONI L Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $46,875.64 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, KENNETH W Employer name Town of Cherry Creek Amount $46,875.55 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, FRANCINE Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $46,875.51 Date 10/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDIS, WENDY S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,875.33 Date 04/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSOLD, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,875.19 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANK, BRUCE S Employer name Andover CSD Amount $46,875.06 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGLIS, JOSEPH L Employer name Town of Paris Amount $46,875.04 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NODINE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $46,875.04 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAIGE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,874.90 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, JOHANNA T Employer name Livingston County Amount $46,874.89 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, JEFFREY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,874.87 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, RANDY A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $46,874.78 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBY, FRANK J Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $46,874.71 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EACHRON, JOANMARIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,874.67 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, BIANCA C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,874.67 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, LYNNE M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $46,874.67 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, SHARLENE A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $46,874.67 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCARA, JOHN J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $46,874.56 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSER, SCOTT E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,874.54 Date 08/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUIA, ANTHONY B Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $46,874.42 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, CARLOS Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $46,874.30 Date 04/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDA, KERRI K Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,874.28 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARTHA JEAN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,874.09 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATEMEIER, MICHAEL W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,873.93 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, BRIAN P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $46,873.75 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, BETH A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $46,873.63 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETZER, DENISE M Employer name Education Department Amount $46,873.63 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNER, WILLIAM E Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $46,873.63 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDO, STEPHEN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,873.63 Date 02/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIZ, INDIRA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,873.63 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRMER, MIKEL N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,873.63 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERS, NANCY L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $46,873.63 Date 04/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDENBERG, DARIN J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,873.63 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINER, JODI L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,873.63 Date 06/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, ANN MARIE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,873.63 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKOWSKI, ALLISON F Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,873.63 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAMELA A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,873.63 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARK, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $46,873.63 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARITZA Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $46,873.63 Date 01/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, LESLIE T Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $46,873.63 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCH, BEVERLY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,873.63 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMANN, CHARLES E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,873.57 Date 12/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERI, MARK E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $46,873.48 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHOLD, AMY Employer name Schenectady County Amount $46,873.34 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROT, MARY ELLEN Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,873.11 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JOSEPH L Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $46,873.10 Date 08/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, ALAN H Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $46,873.06 Date 03/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, EDWARD L, JR Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $46,872.96 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZELECKI, ANNE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,872.89 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAMY, JANE MARIE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $46,872.73 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, KATHLEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,872.70 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, AUSTIN E Employer name Town of Middletown Amount $46,872.62 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JEANNE L Employer name Town of Rosendale Amount $46,872.36 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEPHANIE M Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $46,871.80 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTINGTON, AMANDA L Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $46,871.56 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, CHRISTINA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,871.29 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTCHMA, DANIEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $46,871.25 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWELL, SCHELETTA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,871.15 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER-PANGMAN, SANDRA L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $46,870.98 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEPLOW, DEBRA S Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $46,870.93 Date 12/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLER, ANGELA M Employer name Clinton County Amount $46,870.80 Date 06/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROWIAK, STEPHANIE M Employer name Erie County Amount $46,870.58 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTER, LONNIE G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,870.57 Date 08/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JACQUELYNN B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $46,870.55 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, ROBERT C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $46,870.51 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JILL P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,870.51 Date 11/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADKOWSKI, DARLENE J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,870.51 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIDLEY, CAROL A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,870.51 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKHURST, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $46,870.51 Date 07/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMCHOWITZ, KATHY J Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $46,870.50 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALQADO, LUZ S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,870.36 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIERSON, SIMONE C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,870.35 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAI, BETTY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,870.34 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System