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 ABBOTT, DANIEL C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,861.41 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELESCA, TERRY A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,861.41 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, BRIDGET Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,861.41 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBALZER, LINDA A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,861.41 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, MARGARET M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,861.41 Date 09/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, RUTH A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $46,861.41 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCK, PAMELA S Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,861.41 Date 04/25/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGE, STACI L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,861.41 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, BETSY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,861.22 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DARLENE Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $46,860.96 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, RAYLENA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,860.58 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRASS, KAREN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,860.37 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, ELAINE M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $46,860.28 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELIUS, KYLE P Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $46,860.02 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATTUCK, ERIN N Employer name Tioga County Amount $46,859.90 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, JAMES W Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,859.85 Date 10/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNO, ROBIN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,859.84 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, KIMBERLY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,859.76 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, JUDY Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $46,859.68 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINS, NICHOLAS P Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $46,859.68 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, JEVAN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,859.65 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCAS, KARILYN E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,859.64 Date 07/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RUSS W Employer name Allegany County Amount $46,859.53 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLBORG, EDWARD R Employer name Genesee County Amount $46,859.43 Date 08/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, MELISSA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,859.28 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JASON M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $46,858.81 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULER, DORCAS DELEE Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $46,858.72 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, CURTIS L, JR Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $46,858.45 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, DAVID J Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $46,858.38 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, TANIA N Employer name Hempstead Housing Authority Amount $46,858.09 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALOY, JESSICA F Employer name Columbia County Amount $46,858.03 Date 05/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, LORI A Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $46,857.85 Date 01/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JENNIFER L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $46,857.72 Date 05/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANIS, INGRID Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,857.68 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEVAZA, MARIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,857.50 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCARIA, KRISTEN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $46,857.47 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, ELIZABETH T Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $46,857.18 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $46,857.16 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, WENDY C Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $46,857.09 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, SHANEN A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,857.02 Date 01/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCZAK, JEFFREY S Employer name Oneida County Amount $46,856.98 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVOLI, BRENDA A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $46,856.62 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDUF, WENDY A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,856.60 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMASE, ELAINE M Employer name City of Albany Amount $46,856.58 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MARY ELIZABETH W Employer name Chemung County Amount $46,856.55 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFFLER, WAYNE F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,856.51 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, LIZA S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,856.43 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYDER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,856.31 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, MATTHEW C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $46,856.30 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELL, ROSE M Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $46,856.28 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUDDEN, CAITLIN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,856.26 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MATTHIAS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,856.26 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAREMBA, RITA A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $46,856.07 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, BRAD M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,855.92 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTBEHUT, CHRISTINE M Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $46,855.78 Date 07/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENFELD, MARLENE M Employer name Middle Island Fire District Amount $46,855.68 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSYTHE, DAWN M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $46,855.57 Date 01/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUFF, WALTER S Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $46,855.43 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BICCARI, DAMON A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $46,855.43 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, INA O Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $46,855.43 Date 09/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSO, RO-GENE S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,855.43 Date 07/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, KYLE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,855.43 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARCHILLI, MICHELLE S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,855.43 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIBURA, ANITA S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,855.43 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, RHYSHA E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,855.43 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODICK, MARY E Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,855.43 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, JANE Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $46,855.43 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILLSON, SHANNON M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $46,855.43 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, KATHERINE M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $46,855.43 Date 07/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, JOANNE F Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $46,855.43 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRASCA, TRACY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,855.43 Date 02/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRON, FRANCHESCA Employer name Albany County Amount $46,855.38 Date 12/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHR, CAROL L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $46,855.34 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNDAKER, SUSAN M Employer name Lewis County Amount $46,855.20 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMSKI, TENNIELLE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,854.52 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, DAVID S Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $46,854.49 Date 01/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASER, RYAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $46,854.42 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, JESSIE M, MRS Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,854.31 Date 01/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JUNE I Employer name Town of Highlands Amount $46,854.31 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERRICK, HOWARD D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $46,854.20 Date 11/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, LAUREN N Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,854.13 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICOTTA, DAWN M Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $46,853.95 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKINSHAW, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Lysander Amount $46,853.62 Date 11/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEDICKER, MARLENE L Employer name Department of Law Amount $46,853.61 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPP, RUDOLPH W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $46,853.52 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $46,853.35 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEAL, TARALYNN Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $46,853.34 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KATHLEEN S Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $46,853.31 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DUANE C, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,853.19 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, FREDERICK F Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $46,853.16 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYND, JOSHUA T Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,852.97 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, ANTHONY J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,852.83 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANSBURG, JON P Employer name Albany County Amount $46,852.51 Date 04/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PEW, JODY L Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $46,852.42 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, EILEEN J Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $46,852.26 Date 08/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, LORETTA Z Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,851.91 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARCO, NICOLE M Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $46,851.62 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, VIOLET Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,851.53 Date 08/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, CYNTHIA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,851.29 Date 06/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, ASHLEY R Employer name Yates County Amount $46,851.15 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System