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 PARRIS, GRACE S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $46,350.38 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, FRANKLYN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $46,350.38 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, KIM Y Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $46,350.38 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JANNICE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $46,350.38 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAL, RICHARD A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $46,350.26 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTILLO, FRANCISCO J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,350.17 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONTEH, DANIELLE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,349.99 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JILL A Employer name Niagara County Amount $46,349.79 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALEY, TINA M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $46,349.57 Date 02/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIVIS, ELIZABETH T Employer name Erie County Amount $46,349.56 Date 04/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, MARK C Employer name Town of Sodus Amount $46,349.51 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURYEA, COLIN M Employer name Orange County Amount $46,349.24 Date 10/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASS, NANCY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,349.10 Date 11/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANDREA C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $46,348.81 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, LISA A Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $46,348.50 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, JAMES F Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $46,348.44 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARDY, GUERDA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $46,348.38 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSCA, SANDRA M Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $46,348.22 Date 02/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSSMANN, RHONDA J Employer name Putnam County Amount $46,347.77 Date 05/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, STACEY Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $46,347.68 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, SCOTT M Employer name Washington County Amount $46,347.46 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, KARL D Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $46,347.22 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKELY, MARK W Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $46,347.20 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGASSE, THERESA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,346.82 Date 08/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINFERA, AMY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,346.34 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, ANNAMMA K Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $46,346.21 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUI, TONY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $46,346.21 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARROCK, CLARENCE A Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $46,345.99 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMUTNY, LAURA Employer name Division of State Police Amount $46,345.94 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKES, ABRAHAM Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $46,345.94 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, WILHELMINA Employer name Department of Law Amount $46,345.94 Date 05/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, JACQUELINE M Employer name Department of Law Amount $46,345.94 Date 03/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, JACQUELINE R. Employer name Department of Law Amount $46,345.94 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, ELVINA Employer name Department of Law Amount $46,345.94 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTIC, ELIZABETH Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $46,345.94 Date 01/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, ELAINE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $46,345.94 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ERROL E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $46,345.94 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNS, SARAH J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $46,345.94 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISEY, MOIRA A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $46,345.94 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, SANDRA F Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $46,345.94 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, SONYA L Employer name Education Department Amount $46,345.94 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMA, CHRISTINA Employer name Education Department Amount $46,345.94 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLAND, MICHELLE Employer name Education Department Amount $46,345.94 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, PAULET D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $46,345.94 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, BRIAN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $46,345.94 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATSON, CAROL E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $46,345.94 Date 12/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'TOOLE, ROSALIE A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $46,345.94 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORBERA, JENNIFER L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $46,345.94 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, JULIAN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $46,345.94 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENA, ROBERT M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $46,345.94 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, SAKEENA D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $46,345.94 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIKH, AMITA P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,345.94 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISERT, MATTHEW K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,345.94 Date 07/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDERHOFER, ANNA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,345.94 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, DAVID Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,345.94 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPARI, LENORA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,345.94 Date 07/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAUGHTON, JANE B Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,345.94 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTA, KAZUKI Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,345.94 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGELI-ACREE, LUCY M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,345.94 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ROCHELLE B Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,345.94 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, SHIRELLE S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,345.94 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNN, GREGORY T, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,345.94 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EFFIE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,345.94 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, CAROLYN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,345.94 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAXUM, VALERIE D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $46,345.94 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALUSIC, LORRAINE D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,345.94 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVENSON, JAY L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,345.94 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHOEL, EILEEN M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,345.94 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGS, JACQUELINE S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,345.94 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKSTOCK, JESSICA M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $46,345.94 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, THOMAS M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $46,345.94 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE-CANNING, GRACEL A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $46,345.94 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VANEISHA M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $46,345.94 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEARING, EVELYN J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $46,345.94 Date 08/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GABRIELE Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $46,345.94 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $46,345.94 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, IRMA L Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $46,345.94 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGROVE, EUNICE A Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $46,345.94 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALE, ROCHELLE L Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $46,345.94 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOUGALL, WHENDY Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $46,345.94 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, JOYCE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,345.94 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGECOCK, GREGORY R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,345.94 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOHN F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,345.94 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARAN, BETTY B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,345.94 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOOD, USHA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $46,345.94 Date 12/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CAROLYN Y Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $46,345.94 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, RONY Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $46,345.94 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAILLA, ANTONIO Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $46,345.94 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUTHANZ, DOROTHY V Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $46,345.94 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONIG, JUDITH R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $46,345.94 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLUM, KENNETH Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,345.94 Date 01/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTARSTEFANO, PATRINA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,345.94 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, SCOTT Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,345.94 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, CHRISTIE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,345.89 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORBAL, JUSTIN M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $46,345.80 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAVE, ROBERT W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $46,345.47 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVILLE, THOMAS F Employer name Ulster County Amount $46,345.37 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JOHN L Employer name Town of Le Ray Amount $46,345.31 Date 11/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, ISABELLE A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $46,345.16 Date 03/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDI, NINA M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $46,344.98 Date 11/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System