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 CONNERS, EVAN T Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $46,807.22 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALIBERTO, JANE P Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $46,807.13 Date 03/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYER, KAREN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,807.11 Date 01/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, JASON T Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $46,807.08 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILLS, CAROL A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $46,806.99 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROYLE, LILLIAN L Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $46,806.84 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOURSE, DYLAN J Employer name Town of Castile Amount $46,806.80 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUGHLIN, FREDERICK J Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $46,806.45 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILL, CHARLES L Employer name Watertown Housing Authority Amount $46,806.37 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERMIN, GERMAN A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $46,806.35 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTSCHUL, ZACHARY E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $46,806.30 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSONE, ANN MARIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,806.29 Date 03/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFALOE, TROY L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $46,806.21 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $46,806.16 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, DEBRA A Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $46,806.04 Date 03/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDELLI, MICHAEL A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $46,805.94 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENLEY, LINDA R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,805.75 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAPLE, CHRISTINE R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,805.64 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADAGNO, FRANK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,805.33 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLART, STEPHEN M Employer name Ulster County Amount $46,805.02 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, RITA Employer name Saratoga County Amount $46,804.91 Date 10/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULRICH, DEBORAH A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $46,804.80 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUTTER, MARY M Employer name Perry CSD Amount $46,804.78 Date 04/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, DIANE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $46,804.58 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TERESA M Employer name Pulaski CSD Amount $46,804.27 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JEROD J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $46,804.20 Date 08/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMAN, AMANDA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $46,804.09 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCY, CHAD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $46,804.04 Date 10/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARISSIMO, JOHN A Employer name City of Rome Amount $46,804.00 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, KELLY K Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $46,804.00 Date 07/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, ADINA C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $46,803.93 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,803.80 Date 03/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, DANIEL E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,803.80 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, JAHMELIA K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $46,803.78 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLA, KATHLEEN M Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $46,803.76 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZ, HEIDEMARIE B Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $46,803.75 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECLAIR, NANCY A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $46,803.75 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JESSICA L Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $46,803.73 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MICHAEL Employer name Genesee County Amount $46,803.66 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VANTIER, KENNETH L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,803.58 Date 11/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ROSEANN E Employer name Erie County Amount $46,803.56 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, PEGGY Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,803.14 Date 03/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, JOANNE M Employer name Orange County Amount $46,803.04 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JAMES R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,802.60 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGE, JACQUELYN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,802.60 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBURDI, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,802.60 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, MATTHEW B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,802.60 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKY, KRISTINE D Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,802.60 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKONEY, KAREN A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,802.60 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, DIANA P Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $46,802.60 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, MARTA M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $46,802.60 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVY, KYLE P Employer name Chenango County Amount $46,802.31 Date 03/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBUS, ARTHUR N Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $46,802.27 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAXON, LISA M Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $46,802.21 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJCZAK, MATTHEW A Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $46,802.19 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MATTHEW C Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $46,802.10 Date 12/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARCHER, FELICIA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,801.97 Date 12/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONSEN, DIANE M Employer name Yates County Amount $46,801.41 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, MICHAELLE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,801.36 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOLL-OSTROWSKI, CAROL A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $46,801.06 Date 07/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, LINDA N Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $46,800.78 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEAFLA, DAVID S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $46,800.78 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, JENNIFER A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $46,800.60 Date 04/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JONATHAN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,800.29 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, KIMBERLY E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,800.29 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELB, SOLOMON Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $46,799.90 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUART, TINA B Employer name Town of Cobleskill Amount $46,799.79 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN COUR, CHRISTA D Employer name Clinton County Amount $46,799.77 Date 08/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAROUFA, NAHIDA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,799.57 Date 05/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERESHNOSKI, MARY K Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $46,799.49 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DARCY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,799.40 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, AMANDA M Employer name Cortland County Amount $46,799.37 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCK, DONNA L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $46,799.26 Date 03/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMAND, NORLINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,799.14 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELMONTE, JOSH G Employer name Chemung County Amount $46,798.96 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUEVAS, PAOLA Y Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $46,798.90 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, COLLEEN B Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $46,798.84 Date 03/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA HART, STEVEN A Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $46,798.80 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERIKSEN, TAMMY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,798.63 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURSKI, PATRICK M Employer name Erie County Amount $46,798.59 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, KIMBERLY L Employer name Hamilton County Amount $46,798.55 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARALA, ANNETTE M Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $46,798.51 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOTASHA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,798.35 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPPEL, DEBORA ANNE C Employer name Ulster County Amount $46,798.09 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, AMANDA J Employer name Manhasset Park District Amount $46,798.02 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTELLARO, JAMES Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $46,798.00 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAGNA, SIGNIA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,797.76 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, WILLIAM C, III Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $46,797.76 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, FRANK A Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $46,797.18 Date 08/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, AMANDA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $46,796.90 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIANZA, RICHARD J Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $46,796.65 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLACK, BRYAN J Employer name Ogdensburg City School Dist Amount $46,796.58 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDSMAN, BETTY Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,796.55 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNIST, SCOTT R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,796.49 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZY, JAMES T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,796.28 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOR, DEBORAH D Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $46,796.18 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, JOSEPH J Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $46,796.02 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHIAN, HARRIET Employer name Bryant Library Amount $46,795.96 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, JOEL C Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $46,795.84 Date 11/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMAY, REBECA E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,795.80 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System