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 MATTESON, ERICA S Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $46,255.98 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,255.84 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISOGNO, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,255.83 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONES, LILIANA Y Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $46,255.42 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, AMY S Employer name Wayne County Amount $46,254.99 Date 03/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, MARY L Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $46,254.64 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVEIRA, MARIBEL A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $46,254.58 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSONT, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Webb Amount $46,254.40 Date 08/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROM, COURTNEY M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,254.33 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, SHEILA J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $46,254.17 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEGG, SIDDIQ Y Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $46,254.04 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEON, MAGDALENA Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $46,254.03 Date 12/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, RIEVA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $46,254.02 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, MARLON A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $46,253.52 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMORA, JOHNATHAN R Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $46,253.46 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, STEPHEN J Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $46,253.45 Date 10/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STABA, MELINDA S Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $46,253.36 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYNER, LISA E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,253.31 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, JANIS L Employer name Livingston County Amount $46,252.97 Date 10/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, ROSALIE S Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $46,252.76 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUESLER, STACY L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $46,252.70 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, CHAD E Employer name Town of Mendon Amount $46,252.48 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, WAYNE C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $46,252.04 Date 12/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIAL, LUZ M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $46,251.50 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIST, DONNA M Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $46,251.42 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, SUSAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $46,251.40 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, LYNDA K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $46,251.16 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, ROGER S, JR Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $46,250.98 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTTILIL, VASANTHY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,250.47 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMKE-WALKER, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Villenova Amount $46,250.27 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORVIL, GEORGES Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $46,250.19 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, LOUIS Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $46,250.08 Date 04/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, MICHELLE M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $46,249.90 Date 02/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYES, PAUL E Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $46,249.73 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADZEKPO, FLORENCE N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,249.62 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLL, DIANE G Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $46,249.42 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNABENE, MARTHA E Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $46,249.35 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VILLANO, MARY T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,248.85 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, KAREN I Employer name Town of Islip Amount $46,248.74 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFER, JOSHUA N Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,248.72 Date 07/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACIC, DEBORAH A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $46,248.72 Date 12/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MARY T Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $46,248.72 Date 07/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINE TAMBACAS, CONNIE K Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,248.63 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $46,248.59 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, AMY L Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $46,248.49 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, STANLEY I, JR Employer name City of Troy Amount $46,248.46 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITIFER, LEIGH A Employer name Ontario County Amount $46,248.35 Date 09/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, LAURIE J Employer name Orange County Amount $46,247.80 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTUS, SHIRAINE J Employer name Westchester County Amount $46,247.75 Date 07/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METCALF, COURTNEY L Employer name Cortland County Amount $46,247.67 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAGLE, DANIEL P Employer name Town of West Sparta Amount $46,247.60 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEVENSE, DALE A Employer name Town of Chili Amount $46,247.36 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSTANSKI, DANA F Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $46,247.18 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZ, NICHOLAS R Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $46,247.03 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, DIANE M Employer name Erie County Amount $46,246.96 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ANDREW P Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $46,246.85 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISKE, LEVI W Employer name Albany County Amount $46,246.58 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANNACI, DENISE L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $46,246.53 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, ANNEL S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $46,246.35 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, LORI D Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $46,246.30 Date 01/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, ERIN M Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $46,246.20 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, KEARNEY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,246.17 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JOSEFA DEL CARMEN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,246.13 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, STEPHEN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $46,246.02 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, JAMES J, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $46,246.00 Date 10/17/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLE, SHARON Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,245.98 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMPNICH, KRISTIN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,245.92 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALL, PATRICK M Employer name Chenango County Amount $46,245.80 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ANDREW B Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $46,245.61 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWOOD, CARLEEN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,245.29 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINI, PATRICIA E Employer name Town of Walworth Amount $46,244.92 Date 12/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIESS, CYNTHIA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,244.80 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOAN M Employer name City of Rome Amount $46,244.74 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, LUCETTE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $46,244.74 Date 03/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, THOMAS S Employer name Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Lib Sys Amount $46,244.28 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $46,243.55 Date 06/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, SARAH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $46,242.96 Date 06/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALEWSKI, DIANA E Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $46,242.96 Date 10/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCHEY, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $46,242.81 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROBERTA E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,242.78 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, BRYANT E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $46,242.75 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, RUTHIE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $46,242.41 Date 11/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Lake George Amount $46,242.37 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, CORA T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,242.31 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, MICHELLE A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,242.22 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DARYL A Employer name Otsego County Amount $46,241.80 Date 08/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAGG, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Wayne Amount $46,241.76 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, JAMES K Employer name Albany County Amount $46,241.47 Date 11/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $46,241.29 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, WANDA E Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $46,241.23 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, MAUREEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,241.22 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, PETER M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $46,240.82 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLERSTEIN, ROBERT C Employer name Canaseraga CSD Amount $46,240.44 Date 09/11/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CARIN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $46,240.18 Date 06/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, SHANOMBULA O Employer name Erie County Amount $46,240.08 Date 02/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, SARAH M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $46,239.99 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANDIGNAC, STEVEN T Employer name Delaware County Amount $46,239.80 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDEN, CATHERINE A Employer name Livingston County Amount $46,239.71 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADJADI, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Steuben County Amount $46,239.60 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, WILFREDO Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $46,239.47 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System