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 LA POLLA, MARY ANN Employer name Webster CSD Amount $46,634.01 Date 03/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, NATASHA D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $46,633.21 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO VALLO, KRISTIN J Employer name Erie County Amount $46,632.35 Date 10/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, CARRIE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,632.18 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODATO, EMMA E Employer name Bayport Blue Point Pub Library Amount $46,632.08 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MARIA C Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $46,632.03 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWER-CLOSS, HEATHER L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,631.82 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLIE, DAVID J Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $46,631.75 Date 06/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, AUBREY T Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $46,631.54 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JANET Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $46,631.48 Date 09/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKELL, BONNIE M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $46,631.48 Date 01/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MATTHEW A Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $46,631.42 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, SHERWIN C Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $46,631.05 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUETTE, BETHANY L Employer name Warren County Amount $46,631.01 Date 05/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSONT, LESLEY R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,630.83 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAN, PATRICIA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,630.67 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVCHENKO, LEONID V Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $46,630.59 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENTOWSKI, SANDRA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $46,630.40 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, ADAM C Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $46,630.08 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMP, MICHAEL A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $46,629.99 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, KIMBERLY J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $46,629.89 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, JAN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,629.83 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKOWSKI, SHANNON C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,629.77 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $46,629.72 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHETTE, DAVID S Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $46,629.67 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASAITIS, SANDRA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,629.30 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUFT, RYAN W Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $46,629.21 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, KATHERINE J Employer name Springs UFSD of East Hampton Amount $46,629.14 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, DEBORAH E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,629.08 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, DAVID, JR Employer name Town of Camden Amount $46,629.00 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARYZAK, ERIC D Employer name Education Department Amount $46,628.87 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHELLE L Employer name Lewis County Amount $46,628.77 Date 09/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONALDSON, ERIN L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,628.61 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, STEVIE, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,628.61 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, EVELYN Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $46,628.45 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GENNARO, TAWNIE M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $46,628.41 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPP, CHERYL A Employer name Ulster County Amount $46,628.41 Date 11/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TAGUE, CHERYL L Employer name Ulster County Amount $46,628.41 Date 03/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THERRIAN, FREDERICK T Employer name Town of Altona Amount $46,628.28 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $46,627.90 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLEIGH, DEAN A Employer name Steuben County Amount $46,627.68 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAVANO, JOSEPH R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $46,627.62 Date 05/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, SEAN C Employer name Erie County Amount $46,627.44 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGLER, DONALD S Employer name Town of Clarkson Amount $46,627.11 Date 02/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, DANIEL E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $46,626.85 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FORTE, CHERYL, MRS Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $46,626.64 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZYZEWSKI, HANNAH L Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $46,626.34 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, BRANDON M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,625.82 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, LORIN Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $46,625.66 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNZEY, MELANIE Employer name Albany County Amount $46,625.44 Date 03/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRICK, RACHEL E Employer name Livingston County Amount $46,625.27 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, TERRY D Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $46,625.23 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSNER, JOHN A Employer name Town of Springwater Amount $46,625.18 Date 11/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYTON, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Clinton County Amount $46,624.83 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWETT, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $46,624.45 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TOLLA, JASON A Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $46,624.09 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHNER, SHAWN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $46,624.06 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, HEIDI M Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $46,624.02 Date 07/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, SHERI R Employer name Springs UFSD of East Hampton Amount $46,623.88 Date 08/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKUFCA, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Town of Wilmington Amount $46,623.82 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEOTTA, DANA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $46,623.81 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANFREDO, DONNA A Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $46,623.68 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, ELIZABETH H Employer name Clinton County Amount $46,623.61 Date 08/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, JACOB A Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,623.00 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLING, NEAL A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $46,622.74 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GEORGE J, II Employer name City of Kingston Amount $46,622.44 Date 07/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYLER, ADAM J Employer name Niagara County Amount $46,622.43 Date 04/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, RICHARD F Employer name Oswego County Amount $46,622.38 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, RICARDO C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $46,622.06 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSICANO, KEVIN S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $46,621.78 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GLORIA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,621.38 Date 03/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULER, BERNARD Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $46,621.38 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, MARY V Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,621.13 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOBER, ROBIN L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $46,620.78 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, MARY ANN Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $46,620.68 Date 06/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS-ACKER, ANNA M Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $46,620.65 Date 10/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, BIANCA C Employer name Long Beach Public Library Amount $46,620.49 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, BETTE JO Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,620.39 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMISTON, DOROTHY J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $46,620.37 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, KATHLEEN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,620.21 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHRISTINA N Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $46,620.10 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, TABITHA B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,620.08 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEINSE-PEREZ, BERNADETTE D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $46,619.75 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGERSON, SARAH B Employer name Oswego County Amount $46,618.87 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETZLEY, VANESSA M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $46,618.72 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, PATRICIA A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $46,618.60 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACKMAN, DEREK R Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $46,618.51 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MERE, TIMOTHY F Employer name Greene County Amount $46,618.36 Date 07/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTERY, DANIEL E Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $46,618.30 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, RICHARD F Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,618.17 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, DOUGLAS C, JR Employer name Town of Otisco Amount $46,618.11 Date 11/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, TIFFANY C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $46,617.88 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPORTE, MONICA M Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $46,617.85 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLE, JOEL M Employer name Town of Bethany Amount $46,617.67 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY-POTTER, PENNY A Employer name Oswego County Amount $46,617.57 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULINSKI, PAMELA C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,617.33 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBRECHT, TERRY D Employer name Delaware County Amount $46,617.32 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSTER, KAREN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,617.31 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLFETAS, GERASIMOS G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $46,617.18 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISERTO, MICHAEL Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $46,617.15 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System