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 ULYSSE, CARLINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,302.95 Date 07/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SUSAN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,302.90 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE MAY, KRYSTAL L Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $46,302.79 Date 09/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAKOWSKI, JOSEPH A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,302.56 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOOS, KRISTINE N Employer name Genesee County Amount $46,302.56 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, DONALD J, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,302.46 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, JACQUELINE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $46,302.15 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, TREVOR M Employer name Oneida County Amount $46,302.14 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDOFF, SCOTT A Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $46,302.04 Date 06/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTER, SHANNON L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $46,301.72 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOHN K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,301.71 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PHYLLIS J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,301.70 Date 01/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACIOPPO, MATTHEW C Employer name So Farmingdale Water District Amount $46,301.68 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST PIER, DERRICK J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $46,301.07 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MARGARITA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $46,301.07 Date 10/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENS, ANDREA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,300.90 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, RICHARD C Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $46,300.90 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, SUSAN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $46,300.80 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MITCH D Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $46,300.61 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCHBACH, SCOTT D Employer name Town of Elmira Amount $46,300.60 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JOSEPH J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $46,300.59 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, ARBIND Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $46,300.50 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ANN MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,300.43 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELIVEAU, BRITTNEY L Employer name Columbia County Amount $46,300.30 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, WALLACE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $46,300.28 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, MELISSA M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $46,299.98 Date 06/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANDREA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,299.89 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWSKY, DENISE Z Employer name Cayuga County Amount $46,299.89 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, JONATHAN S Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $46,299.67 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, DONNA M Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $46,299.61 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ROBERT J Employer name City of Auburn Amount $46,299.54 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSLEY, ROCHELLE L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $46,299.29 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTAGENA, NICHOLAS R Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,299.24 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOTS, TODD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $46,298.70 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, PATRICK D Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $46,298.25 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONKERY, KELLY J Employer name Livingston County Amount $46,298.04 Date 01/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, NANCY B Employer name Town of Islip Amount $46,298.04 Date 10/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALSKI, LYNNE K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,297.98 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, TAMMY L Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $46,297.86 Date 03/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, AMY M Employer name Oneida County Amount $46,297.26 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JOHN H Employer name Oswego County Amount $46,297.23 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, TRACY M Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $46,297.14 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAMON, CAROL A Employer name Broome County Amount $46,296.95 Date 02/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMARI, STEPHEN J Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $46,296.90 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLY, RONISHA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,296.85 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINERVINI, ANTHONY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,296.81 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOADWAY-GONYEA, BONNIE L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $46,296.59 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIPPER, RICHARD J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,296.57 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, KATHY J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,296.37 Date 01/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CRISTOFARO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $46,296.33 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON-SMITH, SHANASIA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $46,295.66 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JEREMY T Employer name Saratoga County Amount $46,295.38 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, FELIX P Employer name Town of Pelham Amount $46,295.29 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CHAD E Employer name Town of Butler Amount $46,295.25 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACA, JEAN E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $46,294.86 Date 08/29/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHBOROUGH, MICHAEL R Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $46,294.83 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARSHA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,294.25 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JERRY Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $46,294.12 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL LATTO, GINA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,293.91 Date 03/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEXA, KAYLA E Employer name Orange County Amount $46,293.78 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, CRYSTAL R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,293.49 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYLESWORTH, KEVIN D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,293.28 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYNDAK, STEVEN T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,293.16 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, SHIRLEY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,292.52 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVELL, CARLEEN T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,292.50 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLISI, JUSTIN S Employer name Broome Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $46,292.40 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENS-CASTET, DEBRA A Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $46,292.00 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SANDRA A Employer name Warren County Amount $46,291.94 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE-WILS, CHERYL Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $46,291.70 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILES, LAURA J Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $46,291.70 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKOVSCAK, MARGARET A E Employer name Oswego County Amount $46,291.65 Date 06/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, TRACY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,291.18 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTY, DENISE J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,291.18 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, LINDA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $46,291.00 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, LISA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,290.98 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, SONALY Employer name Erie County Amount $46,290.96 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, RICHARD A Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $46,290.69 Date 02/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARISAW, KIMBERLEE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,290.22 Date 08/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, MARK A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $46,289.92 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCHI-DAVIDSON, ANN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,289.70 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT C, II Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $46,289.65 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSNAN, CATHERINE E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $46,289.59 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, RICHARD A Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $46,289.55 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $46,289.40 Date 08/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, BARRY S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,289.28 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAIR, FELECIA R, MRS Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $46,289.21 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, WAYNE E, JR Employer name Allegany Limestone CSD Amount $46,289.12 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLSINELLI, DOMINIC V Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $46,288.80 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JACQUELINE Employer name Department of Law Amount $46,288.69 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, ANTHONY L Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $46,288.67 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUGHTON, JONNA S Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $46,288.62 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, DALE V, SR Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $46,288.62 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEASMAN, JAMES E Employer name Manchester Shortsville CSD Amount $46,288.49 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, BRYAN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $46,288.46 Date 01/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, TRACY E Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $46,288.23 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEST, WILLIAM F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $46,288.16 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, ANN M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $46,288.14 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, PATTI L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,287.98 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNN, DEMETRA D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $46,287.83 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KRISTIN E Employer name Seneca Co Soil,Wtr Conserv Dis Amount $46,287.73 Date 03/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System