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 LARA, DONALD M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $46,436.91 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAXTON, ANGELA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,436.86 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JAMIE L Employer name Genesee County Amount $46,436.62 Date 01/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYWICZYNSKI, DENNIS J Employer name Erie County Amount $46,436.17 Date 07/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $46,436.12 Date 10/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKER, YOUNETTE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,436.07 Date 02/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $46,435.99 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, BRENDA L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,435.92 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KIM P Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $46,435.40 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMSEY, KIM A Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $46,435.10 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHMEYER, THOMAS W Employer name Town of Charleston Amount $46,435.04 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, BOBBY L, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,434.63 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERUSO, ANTHONY N Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $46,434.62 Date 01/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, MICHELE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,434.59 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, JANET A Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $46,434.56 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATCHELDER, TAMMY M Employer name Albany County Amount $46,434.50 Date 07/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, KELSEY R Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,434.30 Date 09/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTON, JESSICA J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $46,434.18 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVARESE, JOSLYN Y Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,434.10 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUISI, GINA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,433.94 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, MAUREEN E Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $46,433.75 Date 02/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILCHER, RYEDER S Employer name Genesee County Amount $46,433.18 Date 02/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, SANFORD M Employer name Town of Charleston Amount $46,433.15 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBA, KELLY P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $46,433.13 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, CINDY Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $46,433.03 Date 01/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, JOHN R Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $46,433.02 Date 08/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, CATHERINE D Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,432.83 Date 02/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEER, ERIC A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $46,432.66 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTERA, SUSAN M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $46,432.57 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, DARRYL L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $46,432.42 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARILYN Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $46,432.42 Date 03/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEFEE, PETER A, JR Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $46,432.24 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, DOREEN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $46,432.21 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADORE, JENNIFER K Employer name Clinton County Amount $46,432.19 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LOUIS E Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,432.02 Date 12/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, IRENE R Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $46,431.93 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILFOIL, KATHLEEN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,431.76 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORFLEET-ELLERBE, TAMMARA V Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $46,431.56 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, ROGER S Employer name Albany County Amount $46,431.38 Date 09/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOURIHAN, JAMES P Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $46,431.18 Date 09/13/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTERA, MARY M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $46,431.11 Date 09/08/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, SHARON L Employer name Department of Law Amount $46,431.09 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, RAYMOND J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $46,430.94 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, AMY J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,430.94 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSIER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Highland CSD Amount $46,430.86 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MARIAN L Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $46,430.70 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, NICOLE L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $46,430.68 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DENISE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $46,430.53 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILL-MORENO, MELISSA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $46,430.23 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL-LETANG, NADETTE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,429.90 Date 04/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLUNE, MEGAN E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,429.87 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALZ, ANN MARIE Employer name Putnam County Amount $46,429.84 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORENZO, BELINDA M Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $46,429.84 Date 12/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, JAY M Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $46,429.84 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLGER, JAMES W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $46,428.98 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANGE, JOSEPH L Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $46,428.98 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, NICOLE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,428.90 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GLYNN, ROSALIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,428.84 Date 10/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, CHERYL E Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,428.58 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, SCOTT J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $46,428.44 Date 10/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAK, ROSALEEN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,427.95 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELBERSON, KAREN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $46,427.82 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, DIANA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,427.67 Date 05/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEDDER, NATALIE S Employer name Schoharie County Amount $46,427.51 Date 12/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, MARGARET R Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $46,427.50 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASPRION, CHARLES J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $46,427.49 Date 05/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLEGAS, IRVING Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $46,427.32 Date 07/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, ELIZABETH J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,427.26 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, CAROL L Employer name Greene County Amount $46,426.82 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINSTRIE, MARY BETH A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $46,426.63 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, FELICIA M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $46,426.12 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, KELLEY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,425.79 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MELANIE A Employer name Oneida County Amount $46,425.62 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, EDWARD C Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,425.41 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, JEFFREY A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $46,425.40 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAYEN, SCOTT Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $46,425.21 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, YVONNE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,425.03 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTSCHALL, JAMES R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,425.01 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, HEIDI M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,424.96 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOI, JANE Y Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $46,424.92 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, DANIEL W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $46,424.74 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEE, WANDA Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $46,424.66 Date 03/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUDETTE, DANIELLE T Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $46,424.53 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, LU ANN E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,424.27 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEKETE, KALMAN P Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $46,424.20 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL ROSARIO, MARIBEL V Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $46,423.77 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, COLLEEN M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $46,423.56 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, BOBBI JO Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $46,423.10 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABELLI, JOSEPH R Employer name Erie County Amount $46,423.05 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NESS, TRACY L Employer name Warren County Amount $46,423.04 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGMAN, JAMES G Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,422.94 Date 05/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SHAWN A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $46,422.91 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTE, ROBERT T Employer name Beacon Housing Authority Amount $46,422.84 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, SAMANTHA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,422.83 Date 05/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, EDDIE R Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $46,422.05 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSEL, GREGORY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $46,421.61 Date 04/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ASHLEY N Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,421.22 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOBLEY, ARNOLD W Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $46,421.16 Date 05/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, SUSAN E Employer name Albany County Amount $46,420.67 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, JAMES R, II Employer name Village of Livonia Amount $46,420.65 Date 04/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System