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 FERRIS, WILLIAM P, III Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,536.08 Date 12/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMBO, GRACE P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,536.08 Date 11/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name T-DAVIS, OSUPA K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,536.00 Date 07/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, BETH A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $46,535.97 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JULIE S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $46,535.41 Date 03/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, JACQUELINE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $46,535.38 Date 01/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, JOSEPH P Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $46,534.71 Date 08/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, CHAD J Employer name Niagara County Amount $46,534.57 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, ERIN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $46,534.53 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINEMAN, ABIGAIL L Employer name Genesee County Amount $46,534.45 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKES, KEVIN D Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $46,534.20 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDD, KENNETH Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $46,533.82 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, PAUL D Employer name Edwards Knox CSD Amount $46,533.71 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCHINI, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $46,533.60 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, CYNTHIA M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $46,533.25 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLISSIMO, DONNA M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $46,532.91 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVARD, RAYMOND M Employer name Northeast CSD Amount $46,532.53 Date 05/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, DONNA L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $46,532.42 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALSBERG, JAY E Employer name Oneida County Amount $46,532.04 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SFERRAZZA, NICOLO Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $46,531.81 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DONALD E Employer name Oneida County Amount $46,531.66 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWS, KURT K Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $46,531.60 Date 06/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFER, SHERRY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $46,531.51 Date 02/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, LANETTE Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $46,531.44 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, REBECCA J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $46,531.37 Date 08/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, KEVIN K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,531.15 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTING, KELLY M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,530.80 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, TASONIA T Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $46,530.74 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, BILLIE JO Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,530.54 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESTENHEIDER, ANTHONY R Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $46,530.27 Date 11/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, YVETTE L Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $46,530.21 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, LORENE A Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $46,530.11 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTMAN, ROSEMARY C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,529.98 Date 09/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMSKI, ROBERT R, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,529.92 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, DOROTHY WING IN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,529.71 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEARRINGTON, ROOSEVELT C Employer name Attica CSD Amount $46,529.55 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, KENNETH G Employer name Town of Red Hook Amount $46,529.49 Date 12/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, DEBORAH A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $46,529.36 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, JOSETTE A Employer name Steuben County Amount $46,529.14 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATZAN, KENNETH T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $46,529.08 Date 08/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, THOMAS P Employer name Genesee County Amount $46,528.59 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, WENDY A Employer name Livingston County Amount $46,528.46 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, DEREK J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,528.43 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VICTORIA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $46,528.30 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABADIA, LUIS J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $46,528.15 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, TRACY M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $46,528.08 Date 04/18/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TINA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $46,528.07 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEVEY, GARY F Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $46,527.76 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPERIALE, TAMARA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,527.64 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CRAIG A Employer name Town of Willing Amount $46,527.43 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIL, ROBERT J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,527.19 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSELMAN, KARIN E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $46,527.18 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATES, MAUREEN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,527.18 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, ANISHA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $46,527.16 Date 05/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTE, SHARON E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,526.76 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASSI, MICHELE E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,526.66 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTZMAN, BARBARA D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,526.64 Date 11/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREER, JOSEPH R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,526.49 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, MEGAN E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,526.33 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURGES, DARREL C Employer name Schuyler County Amount $46,526.10 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, RUSSELL T Employer name Town of Angelica Amount $46,525.90 Date 06/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTAFA, ALICIA H Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,525.81 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DENISE A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,525.48 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Rouses Point Amount $46,525.41 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXMAN, ADALGISA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,525.39 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFF, LINDA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,525.33 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KYLE R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,525.15 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANZAK, KATHRYN E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,525.14 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSTON, SYLIVIA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $46,525.04 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, RENEE C Employer name Oneida County Amount $46,524.95 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLEY, COREY T Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $46,524.81 Date 12/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CYNTHIA E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,524.73 Date 04/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKMAN, MARY H Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $46,524.38 Date 08/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, LINDA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $46,524.29 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBERG, JESSE J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $46,524.27 Date 03/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, MATTHEW A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $46,524.27 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, SCOTT A Employer name Clinton County Amount $46,524.26 Date 11/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANTIE, NICOLE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,524.10 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, KYLE D Employer name Schoharie County Amount $46,524.05 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, LEON Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $46,523.80 Date 05/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DANIEL M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,523.75 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, PATRICIA C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $46,523.69 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETZ, STEPHEN A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $46,523.69 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CICCO, MADELINE M Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $46,523.69 Date 10/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JAMES E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $46,523.68 Date 08/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MARY E Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $46,523.63 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, KEITH H Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $46,523.55 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GOY, MELANIE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $46,523.47 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JACKLYN M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $46,523.47 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUCH, JAMES I Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $46,523.31 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIEL, JOHNNIE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,523.20 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVICK, NANCY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $46,523.01 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERCOLE, JOANNE M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $46,522.78 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORREST, STEVEN W Employer name Town of Otselic Amount $46,522.45 Date 12/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGG, JAMES D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $46,522.34 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STULBAUM, DIANA L Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $46,522.14 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, LARRY F, JR Employer name Steuben County Amount $46,521.83 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, AIMEE J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,521.38 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAX, MICHELLE D Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $46,521.23 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JOHN A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $46,520.99 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System