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 WASHINGTON, SHAWN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,838.26 Date 04/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, JENNIFER A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,838.14 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, SARAH J Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $46,838.00 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDOVICH, ROBERT P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $46,837.89 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERY, KENNETH L Employer name Ontario County Amount $46,837.87 Date 03/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEL, KATHLEEN M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $46,837.76 Date 04/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINES, JEANNA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,837.28 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, CHARLES R Employer name Village of Hunter Amount $46,837.22 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARNOWSKI, NANCY A Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $46,837.00 Date 07/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELEY, DAVID F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,836.77 Date 04/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JUDITH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $46,836.61 Date 07/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAWL, RAYMOND W Employer name Allegany County Amount $46,836.55 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHLMANN, GLENN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $46,836.37 Date 12/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, MARGARET M Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,836.26 Date 10/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, CINDY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,835.96 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNOO, PARMANAND M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $46,835.78 Date 01/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, NINA Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $46,835.29 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIROSTKO, MEGAN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,834.93 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBY, MATT J Employer name Auburn Housing Authority Amount $46,834.93 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ANTHONY M Employer name Lindenhurst Memorial Library Amount $46,834.84 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGNIBENE, JOANNE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,834.49 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JONATHAN T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $46,834.47 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROSS, JOHN J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,834.32 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, KRIS R Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $46,834.15 Date 08/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, EDWIN S Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $46,834.07 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLENDA, DONALD M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $46,834.00 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, GEOFFREY D Employer name Geneva Housing Authority Amount $46,833.98 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JASON C Employer name Washington County Amount $46,833.94 Date 03/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY-PRELL, DONNA M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $46,833.67 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERENA, ANNE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $46,833.23 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAUGH, SARAH M Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $46,833.05 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOROKA, HEATHER L Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $46,832.94 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, HEIDI Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $46,832.88 Date 08/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDOLINA, MAUREEN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,832.52 Date 01/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNA, GREGORY V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,832.26 Date 12/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACE, STEVEN T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,832.16 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGO, MARANDA N Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $46,832.07 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ-AKUA, NAOMI Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $46,831.96 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, BONNIE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $46,831.78 Date 01/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAN, PAMELA L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $46,831.48 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELWOOD, ROGER G Employer name Town of Sidney Amount $46,831.29 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMATHERS, STACY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,830.97 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDNAGLE, DEBORA M Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $46,830.91 Date 02/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEZZI, CINDY L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $46,830.88 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDREN, KRISTEN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $46,830.88 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, KRISTY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,830.70 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRICO, DONALD G Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $46,830.30 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLERT, KRISTIN M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $46,830.18 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SARAH J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,830.10 Date 07/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTER, JACQUELINE M Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $46,829.79 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, LISA A Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $46,829.79 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLMUTH, WENDY R Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $46,829.79 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APHOLZ, THOMAS V Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $46,829.56 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, PAUL F Employer name Jefferson County Amount $46,829.44 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASTRO, VANESSA Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $46,829.31 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SUZANNE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,829.28 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, DWAYNE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,829.13 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, ROBERT R Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $46,829.13 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, LYNN K Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,829.02 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENSON, DELPHIA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,828.92 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHAINAM JOSEPH, CAMINI C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $46,828.89 Date 02/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONE, JOSEPH J Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $46,828.86 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Madison County Amount $46,828.85 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, KRISTEN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,828.60 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, NICOLE M Employer name City of Middletown Amount $46,828.01 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCLAFANI, MICHELE M Employer name Town of Kent Amount $46,827.71 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREIDEL, DAVID M Employer name Oriskany CSD Amount $46,827.70 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRIX, DALE G Employer name Town of Ovid Amount $46,827.47 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUDO, SALLY A Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $46,827.07 Date 12/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDLEY, STACY E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $46,826.65 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, ROBERTA A Employer name Washington County Amount $46,826.34 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, JEFFREY A Employer name Olean Housing Authority Amount $46,826.10 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRY, SHAWN M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $46,825.72 Date 01/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, RICKY E Employer name Town of Sidney Amount $46,825.68 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURDON, SARAH M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $46,825.66 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLYNN, VIRGINIA M Employer name Otsego County Amount $46,825.64 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN CAESEELE, BRIAN E Employer name Town of Canandaigua Amount $46,825.40 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, PETRINA C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,825.39 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, RICHARD B Employer name Sullivan County Amount $46,824.71 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, ELIZABETH Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $46,824.67 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, JASPER A, III Employer name City of Rome Amount $46,824.38 Date 04/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINDL, WILLIAM A Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,824.21 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, NICOLE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,824.18 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, LONNIE J Employer name City of Utica Amount $46,824.10 Date 01/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, TIFFANY N Employer name Erie County Amount $46,824.08 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSEI-TUTU, ANTHONY A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $46,824.07 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRASSIA, JOEL J Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $46,823.89 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEON, DAWN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,823.72 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUGH, MATHEW A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $46,823.65 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENTZEL, JANIS M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $46,823.36 Date 04/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, LAUREN D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,823.21 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, BEHN M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,822.70 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ANGELA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $46,822.68 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, DAVID L Employer name Town of Ballston Amount $46,822.32 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, MATTHEW J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,821.99 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, MARIA C Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $46,821.97 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, ROBERT W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,821.92 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATES, STEFFANIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,821.82 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBRAY, JOSHUA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,821.42 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, MARIE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,821.35 Date 05/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System