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 AUBERTINE, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $46,177.34 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, KEVIN P Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $46,177.22 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALAISKI, RENATA M Employer name Erie County Amount $46,177.21 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXELROD, COLLEEN M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $46,177.20 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIANO, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $46,176.99 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDEN, MARK W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $46,176.92 Date 08/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Chemung County Amount $46,176.35 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TONYA M Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $46,176.14 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RYAN H Employer name Office of General Services Amount $46,175.73 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEZIO, JOSHUA P Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $46,175.69 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, EDWARD M Employer name Albany County Amount $46,175.61 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLACK, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Canandaigua Amount $46,175.40 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, JOSHUA J S Employer name Town of Johnstown Amount $46,175.39 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPIEN, DENISE M Employer name Oswego County Amount $46,175.27 Date 09/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTONE, LYNN F Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $46,175.27 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, LINDA J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $46,175.26 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, LYNN M Employer name Essex County Amount $46,175.25 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGBERG, ROBIN M Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $46,175.16 Date 12/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONAU, DAWN E Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $46,174.94 Date 03/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, JOSEPH P Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $46,174.92 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, COREY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,174.89 Date 04/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JOANNE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $46,174.47 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, ROXANNE K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,174.33 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, LUIS M, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,174.18 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDY, ROXEEN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $46,174.09 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RAMIRO Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $46,173.94 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, RIFKE Employer name Rockland County Amount $46,173.66 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALICE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,173.13 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, DERRICK T Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $46,172.93 Date 02/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEROTTI, EDWARD J Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $46,172.72 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSE, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $46,171.98 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBAIRN, SUSAN R Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $46,171.92 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOVERT, MARTY Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $46,171.37 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, ERINN E Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $46,171.35 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, WENDY M Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $46,171.34 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGALLS, STEFFIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $46,171.06 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, KATHRYN L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $46,171.05 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BERT K Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $46,170.87 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Le Roy Amount $46,170.81 Date 12/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIZA, JULIANA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,170.80 Date 02/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIJAS, BRIDGET Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $46,170.58 Date 07/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MARK L Employer name Clymer CSD Amount $46,170.57 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUISE, CHARLES G Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,170.34 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOJLIC, DIANA A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $46,170.01 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDMER, BRANDON W Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $46,169.63 Date 06/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRAL, AMY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,169.60 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUCAS, CAROLYN M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $46,169.38 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, MATTHEW D Employer name North Country Library System Amount $46,169.30 Date 03/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KAREN L Employer name Erie County Amount $46,169.02 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATA, MICHAEL P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,168.96 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, ROBERT J, III Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $46,168.67 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURBECK, JACQUELINE D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $46,168.66 Date 12/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, DARRYL Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $46,168.55 Date 03/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEON, CHARLENE F Employer name Oneida County Amount $46,168.54 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIER, A NICOLE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $46,168.51 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, JAMES R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,168.50 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN E Employer name Delaware County Amount $46,168.37 Date 10/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBIEL, KAREN MARIE Employer name Office of General Services Amount $46,168.35 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHERN, CLEVELAND M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,168.31 Date 11/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, TINA M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $46,168.17 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, TIMOTHY E Employer name Town of Otisco Amount $46,167.78 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $46,167.73 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, LYNN D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,167.63 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETTERICH, DAVID S Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,167.49 Date 03/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRELL, KENRICK Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,167.35 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANESE, GLENNA RAE Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $46,167.09 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SHARI L Employer name Essex County Amount $46,166.93 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAMAY, GABRIEL M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $46,166.84 Date 07/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, SHERRIE L Employer name Barker CSD Amount $46,166.75 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLEBOIS, MEGAN A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,166.59 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, ROBERT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $46,166.54 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHERN, RYAN T Employer name Wayne County Amount $46,166.29 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORYELL, JOHNNA S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,166.18 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZ, MICHAEL S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,166.13 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIOVANNI, JOYCE A Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $46,165.92 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHMANN, VICKI L Employer name Town of Greece Amount $46,165.71 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALO, DESIREE Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $46,165.68 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TOWANA P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $46,165.46 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, THOMAS E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $46,165.44 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REGAN, MICHAEL C Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $46,165.34 Date 10/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNY, SHYBI Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $46,164.82 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMMOOTTIL, JOSE T Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $46,164.61 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU PRAU, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,164.58 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, REBECCA L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $46,164.18 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEED, NANCY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,164.18 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, RONALD W Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $46,164.12 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLANOWSKI, BRIAN P Employer name Erie County Amount $46,163.70 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSA, REGINA M Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $46,163.54 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHSIN, MUNIR A Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $46,163.39 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIETJEN, MICHELLE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,163.14 Date 03/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERSALL, DENISE P Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $46,162.81 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIE, STEVEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,162.73 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $46,162.72 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMKE, JOSEPH T Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $46,162.57 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CONNIE F Employer name Tompkins County Amount $46,162.53 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOE, ERIN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,162.35 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLOR, WYNN L, JR Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $46,162.33 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, JOHN A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,161.93 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOUD, STEVEN L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $46,161.39 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, BARBARA C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $46,161.21 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System