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 O'NEILL, SHANE A Employer name Wayne County Amount $46,617.13 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUSE, CHRISTA S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,616.82 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCHYM, JOANNA A Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $46,616.43 Date 08/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMETT, GARY R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $46,616.29 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, KIMBERLEY E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $46,616.02 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, GRETHEL HIGGINS Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,615.44 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, REUBEN D Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $46,615.34 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, SHAWN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $46,615.03 Date 03/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONALD E Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $46,615.00 Date 04/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, JASON R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,614.82 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, MARYLOU A Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $46,614.82 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTELLA, MICHELLE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $46,614.74 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERARD, ROBERT D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $46,614.40 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADILIS, INA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $46,614.19 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPRACHT, CAROL L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $46,614.07 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NITTI, GINO M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $46,613.84 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAYLOCK, ROBERT Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $46,613.76 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, JIMMY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,613.48 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, VINCENT B Employer name Town of Greece Amount $46,613.32 Date 07/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GENI J Employer name Erie County Amount $46,613.26 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, JESSI J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $46,612.96 Date 05/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRECHETTE, CHAD F Employer name Town of Peru Amount $46,612.71 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIER, JEFFERY J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $46,612.69 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACK, BRUCE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $46,612.68 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, PENNY J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $46,611.61 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPANI, JACKI A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,611.52 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SON, ADAM C Employer name Village of Attica Amount $46,611.39 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBARD, BRETT D Employer name Town of Wheeler Amount $46,611.38 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, RUSSELL W, III Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $46,611.36 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYTH, FERGAL P Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $46,611.29 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESPARE, RONNIE A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $46,611.27 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, HUNTER L Employer name Warren County Amount $46,611.23 Date 01/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYTEL, JULIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,611.14 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU PREE, JAMES H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,610.77 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUERNFEIND, TED A Employer name Town of Delaware Amount $46,610.76 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, VERNESSA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,610.72 Date 03/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, ANNE M Employer name Clinton County Amount $46,610.28 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOMBER, MICHELLE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,610.22 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSTIN, DEBORAH A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $46,609.64 Date 01/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINARD, KAREN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,609.63 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, JORDAN R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,609.25 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, ANN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $46,609.22 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, SHAMPAGNE I Employer name Albany County Amount $46,608.97 Date 09/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERVILLE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $46,608.89 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TEREASE R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $46,608.60 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSAK, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Warsaw Amount $46,608.54 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, ANNEMARIE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $46,608.40 Date 02/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBINSKI, KERI A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $46,608.38 Date 04/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, MICHELE K Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $46,608.36 Date 04/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, JACQUELINE J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $46,608.31 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAEGER, DOUGLAS E Employer name Village of Pittsford Amount $46,608.20 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLES, DOUGLAS W Employer name Ulster County Amount $46,608.08 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, CATHERINE L Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $46,608.07 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKS-WORTH, JADA N Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,607.87 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, RENATA R Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $46,607.54 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, JOAN A Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $46,607.54 Date 07/05/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMAR, PARMINDERJIT K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $46,607.14 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RODNEY J Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $46,607.01 Date 10/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KENDRA A Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $46,606.87 Date 03/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLFESE, JENNIFER M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,606.80 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIZAK, KRYSTINA H Employer name Village of Webster Amount $46,606.72 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNS, SHANTA L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $46,606.53 Date 06/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KAREN E Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $46,606.45 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIACI, NICHOLAS D Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $46,606.42 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, MARK B Employer name City of Oswego Amount $46,606.34 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,606.29 Date 01/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI PALMA, BRIAN P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,606.28 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, GWENDOLYN F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,606.17 Date 10/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILOTTE, STEVEN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $46,606.12 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICH, BRUCE R Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $46,605.93 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPOLA, DANIEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,605.83 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINO, HEATHER A Employer name Madison County Amount $46,605.75 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGCHONG, HAYDEE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,605.54 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETZELTER, ERIC R Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $46,605.43 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, TERRI A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,605.32 Date 02/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KATHRYN A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $46,604.49 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBISANYA, RACHAEL O Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $46,603.91 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, RICHARD M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,603.60 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, KIM M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $46,603.55 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBROVOSKY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Skaneateles Amount $46,603.39 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEIBLER, CARL J Employer name Town of Hinsdale Amount $46,603.26 Date 03/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, ANDREW M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $46,603.23 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWASNICK, CHARLES A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $46,603.18 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, NATHAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $46,602.91 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIANA, JILL Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,602.87 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOEPF, MARCELLA A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $46,602.83 Date 11/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILAZZO, DANIEL J, JR Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $46,602.59 Date 09/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ, STANLEY Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $46,602.54 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ERIC J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $46,602.54 Date 06/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLIMAN, SARA Employer name NYC Judges Amount $46,602.37 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN-CHILDS, FRANCES E Employer name Broome County Amount $46,602.34 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCIVAR, ALLYSON L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,602.30 Date 07/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, ANDREW J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $46,602.09 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOOLEY, CHARLES J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $46,601.96 Date 02/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, DARLENE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,601.87 Date 04/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SHUARAA S Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $46,601.77 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, JOHN N Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $46,601.54 Date 04/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUKIEWICZ, DEBRA A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $46,601.52 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, MARK A Employer name Oneida County Amount $46,601.24 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONDRAS, CHRISTIAN J Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $46,601.24 Date 03/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System