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 SMITH, MARIE V Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $46,192.27 Date 09/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, ALICIA R Employer name Erie County Amount $46,191.93 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENCENBURG, LYLE K Employer name Yates County Amount $46,191.91 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, JAMES R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $46,191.80 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, RAYMOND J, III Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $46,191.73 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, YOLANDA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,191.67 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOSHUA P Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $46,191.57 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINARY, JOHN C Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $46,191.50 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRELLA, STACEY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $46,191.34 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELARDE, YAHIRA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $46,190.71 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHR, CHERYL A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $46,190.70 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, CYNTHIA A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $46,190.52 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, DONALD E Employer name Town of Parma Amount $46,190.50 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, CODY R Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,190.46 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SEAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,190.35 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASE, RICHARD C, III Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $46,190.00 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBHATU, TESFALEM Employer name Webster CSD Amount $46,189.72 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUSCH, GREGORY J Employer name Erie County Amount $46,189.62 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOLL, CHRISTINA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,188.89 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VUYST, SONYA M Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $46,188.54 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRECO, VICTORIA Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $46,188.50 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTOMER, VANESSA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,188.22 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISHOLM, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $46,188.19 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, CATHERINE M Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $46,188.00 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAME, RICHARD A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $46,187.92 Date 12/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIAS-LOUIS, FRANDY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,187.63 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMAKAL, MARIANNA Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $46,187.31 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, DAVID W Employer name Wayne County Amount $46,187.24 Date 02/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, VINCENT M C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,186.97 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DYLON E Employer name Orange County Amount $46,186.88 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JOSEPH R Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $46,186.76 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BEEF, YVETTE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,186.70 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, DAWN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,186.66 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, STEPHANIE R Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $46,186.26 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVES, DIANE L Employer name Yates County Amount $46,186.20 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, KEVIN W, SR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $46,186.14 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURDI, GERALDINE Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $46,186.04 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ISRAEL M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,186.02 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNNILAL, JOSHUA T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $46,186.00 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPERT, ROSEMARIE Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $46,185.97 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORINO, DONNA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,185.88 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARGE, JENNIFER A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,185.88 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROSA, DANIELLE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,185.88 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRIAGA, ALBERTO E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,185.88 Date 04/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, REBECCA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,185.88 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,185.88 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, JOHN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,185.88 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, COLLEEN F Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,185.88 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEEVERS, SHEILA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,185.88 Date 10/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANETTI, ZACCARIAH P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $46,185.88 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONDRAKO, PATRICIA C Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,185.88 Date 01/03/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELIS, THERESA B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $46,185.88 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHN, RONG Employer name Education Department Amount $46,185.85 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, BRANDON J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $46,185.66 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, NICHOLAS L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $46,185.41 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYGANT, CORINA A Employer name Orange County Amount $46,185.24 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON RONN, KIMBERLY P Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,184.88 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOKEY, LEE H Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,184.57 Date 01/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BERNARDO, GAIL M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $46,184.55 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, ELONDA M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $46,184.55 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, JENNIFER J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $46,184.46 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUZANT, SUZANN M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $46,184.36 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, FRANKIE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $46,184.31 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, HELEN M Employer name North Warren CSD Amount $46,184.30 Date 03/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRIN, JOSEPH LJ Employer name Allegany County Amount $46,183.69 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACHON, DEBORAH Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,182.67 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMENIA, CHERYL L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,182.60 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, CHARLES H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $46,182.55 Date 01/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Watson Amount $46,182.51 Date 02/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUELL, MITCH R Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $46,182.51 Date 09/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYNDALL, RUDY Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $46,182.49 Date 12/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNER, STEVEN C Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $46,182.44 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ROSCOE R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $46,182.06 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDELL, ASHLEY N Employer name Salem CSD Amount $46,182.04 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFFLER, BETH A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,181.75 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, SHERRI Y Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,181.73 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LISA A Employer name Town of Chili Amount $46,181.66 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPALA, MARK J Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $46,181.55 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BON DURANT, JOEL D Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $46,181.54 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, WENDY S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,181.54 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULBERT, KRISTEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,181.47 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBRAL, MARIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,181.46 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGOLD, KEVIN A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $46,181.28 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, SUSAN M Employer name Steuben County Amount $46,179.90 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, RHONA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,179.85 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, ROSEMARY R Employer name Steuben County Amount $46,179.85 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIECKARZ, LAURIE A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $46,179.69 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JAMES Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $46,179.42 Date 06/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, JAMES A Employer name Town of Chili Amount $46,179.04 Date 06/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JASON M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $46,178.93 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, DAWN M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $46,178.77 Date 10/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, DEVIN B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,178.67 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPEDA, FRANCISCO O Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $46,178.44 Date 06/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, DANIEL M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $46,178.11 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, JASMINE T Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,178.06 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, CHRISTINA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,177.91 Date 01/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $46,177.86 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, THERESA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,177.76 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHINEHART, JEREMY M Employer name Oswego County Amount $46,177.62 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARAZMAND, LEA Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $46,177.56 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System