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 AUSTIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $46,239.40 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ALLAN L Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $46,239.14 Date 04/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIGERT, REBECCA A Employer name Village of Middleport Amount $46,239.12 Date 10/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWAY, ALEXANDER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $46,239.00 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBOLEWSKI, FABIAN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $46,238.98 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, NANCY L Employer name Ulster County Amount $46,238.36 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JOSE' M Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,238.12 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRO, NANCY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,238.04 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, NOEMI J Employer name Putnam County Amount $46,237.33 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILEO, ROBERT A Employer name Peru CSD Amount $46,237.29 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNCIL, VALENCIA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,237.08 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKLE, NICHOLAS G Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $46,237.04 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEPWORTH, RITA A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $46,236.96 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTTEN, LEONARD J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $46,236.96 Date 05/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMINIAK, RHONDA S Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $46,236.89 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUDERBACK, LAUREN M Employer name Town of Kent Amount $46,236.67 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSKIN, TYRON B Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $46,236.57 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEER, ASHLEY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,236.46 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, NATOSHA N.G. Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,236.24 Date 07/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEN, DEREN Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $46,235.79 Date 10/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BILL H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $46,235.76 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JACLYN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,235.63 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, BRENDA F Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,235.53 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUTRIN, JOHN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,235.48 Date 09/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CARLTON D Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,235.39 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBLISS-ROLDAN, VANASSA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $46,235.26 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URIBE, KRISTINE M Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $46,235.22 Date 06/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, SWANY S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $46,235.15 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, SEAN P Employer name City of Utica Amount $46,235.06 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOCK, STEPHEN H Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $46,234.40 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, DAVID P, II Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $46,234.20 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRIS, MICHAEL W, JR Employer name Town of Fenton Amount $46,234.18 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YETTER, ROBERT W Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $46,234.13 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, BRYAN J Employer name Oneida County Amount $46,233.96 Date 01/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CROBIE, PAMELA J Employer name Pulaski CSD Amount $46,233.91 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHKO, ZINA Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $46,233.90 Date 08/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, GLORIA Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $46,233.37 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, SANDRA E Employer name Erie County Amount $46,233.14 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIXON, CONNOR M Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $46,233.11 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, TESS M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,232.45 Date 06/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINELL, ZELPHIA A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $46,232.41 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DAVID W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,232.27 Date 05/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKS, ALLEN L Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $46,232.26 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANJORIN, ABIODUN A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,232.17 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, MARQUISE D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $46,232.12 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPO, JASON D Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $46,231.71 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSU, BERNARD O Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,231.55 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORELLA, LORI ANN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,231.55 Date 03/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDLEY, VALERIE D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $46,231.55 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASCH, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $46,231.38 Date 01/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEBOAH, JULIET Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $46,231.16 Date 04/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, JOSEPH R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,231.10 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEURSTEIN, JOAN M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $46,231.06 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARKA, SHERI A Employer name Steuben County Amount $46,231.01 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETARO, RICHARD J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $46,230.69 Date 02/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAROSSI, GREGORY Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,230.41 Date 03/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSIGLIO, CORRINA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $46,230.38 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CINDY Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,230.35 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIFF, TAMERA L Employer name Broome County Amount $46,230.09 Date 09/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHNKE, JAIME L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $46,230.00 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BROCKLIN, JEFFREY L Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $46,229.97 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLESKI, JESSICA M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $46,229.94 Date 06/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, MOHAMMAD Q Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $46,229.92 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERENT, VERA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,229.90 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, PHILIP Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $46,229.54 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IADEVAIA, KATHRYN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $46,229.30 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTENS, IAN T Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $46,229.18 Date 11/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURSCHKE, CYNTHIA M Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $46,229.10 Date 09/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJODHIA, KEVIN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $46,228.69 Date 04/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, BRIAN C Employer name Town of Remsen Amount $46,228.57 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGARONE, LAURA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,228.47 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEMES, MICHELE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,228.38 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECERE, PATRICK Employer name Genesee County Amount $46,228.29 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINRICHS, THERESE R Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $46,227.97 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, LINDA M Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $46,227.63 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, RYAN D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,227.41 Date 02/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, SUSAN M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $46,227.32 Date 03/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, JEFFREY D Employer name Livingston County Amount $46,227.25 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVIHILL, ERIC J Employer name Cortland County Amount $46,227.13 Date 01/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTKA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $46,226.92 Date 03/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JESSICA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,226.63 Date 03/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, INGRID J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $46,226.54 Date 09/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JOAN H Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $46,226.25 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, KEVIN P, SR Employer name Ithaca Housing Authority Amount $46,226.22 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRANZA, MARTA T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,225.97 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, MYRIAM Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $46,225.36 Date 04/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAING, GEORGE E, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,225.24 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEMANN, JANET A Employer name Hicksville Public Library Amount $46,225.22 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, RASHEADA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,225.19 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIEL, PAMELA A Employer name Erie County Amount $46,225.16 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARINI, ROBERTA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $46,225.06 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOECKENER, SAMANTHA Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $46,224.88 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOWICZ, RACHEL B Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $46,224.80 Date 05/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATKUS, HEIDI L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,224.79 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANN, BARBARA A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,224.74 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLER, JOSHUA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $46,224.63 Date 11/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, CHERYL L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $46,224.49 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBER, KAREN L Employer name Orleans County Amount $46,224.31 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTWAY, KRISTIN M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $46,224.30 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, THOMAS P Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $46,224.21 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System