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 HARRIS, ELIZABETH K Employer name Tioga County Amount $46,147.47 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENHAUER, THOMAS G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $46,147.44 Date 02/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, CINDY ANN Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $46,147.43 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRICK, TRACY L Employer name Franklin County Amount $46,147.40 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYMERS, SUZANNE K Employer name Town of Hamilton Amount $46,147.05 Date 08/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, JESSICA A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $46,147.00 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,146.78 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTHERFORD, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Madrid Amount $46,146.26 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOSTAK, JOSEPH S Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $46,146.16 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, PAUL M Employer name Hamilton County Amount $46,145.89 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURSIQUOT, ANDREMENE AB Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $46,145.84 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERHOOF, JEANNETTE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $46,145.62 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JEFFREY J Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $46,145.57 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, LAUREN A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $46,145.25 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ANGELA D Employer name City of Rome Amount $46,144.77 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALES, GARY J Employer name Cortland County Amount $46,144.70 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLOP, AMANDA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $46,144.31 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, BRIAN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $46,144.20 Date 06/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JERINE D Employer name Westchester County Amount $46,144.03 Date 12/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Erin Amount $46,143.99 Date 07/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBBRECHT, DAVID J Employer name Town of Theresa Amount $46,143.78 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGATE, CARLA A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $46,143.76 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBISON, MICHELLE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $46,143.55 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERKNECHT, DAVID P Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $46,143.52 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVES, PATRICIA A Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $46,143.43 Date 12/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGERT, JAMES W Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $46,143.30 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, CHAD E Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $46,143.26 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, KYLE A Employer name Riverhead Sewer District Amount $46,142.79 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SAIN, KAREN A Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $46,142.43 Date 07/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASUTA, GEORGE J Employer name City of Olean Amount $46,142.34 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, CHARONDA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $46,142.13 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, PRUDENCE A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $46,142.12 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, ROBIN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $46,142.01 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, GARFIELD Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,141.97 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADUA, MARIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,141.78 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDA, LISA M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $46,141.71 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRASELINO GALEN, CARRIE A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $46,141.70 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGTON, RANDA Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $46,141.51 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, VIRGINIA A Employer name Homer CSD Amount $46,141.33 Date 04/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANZONE, ELAINE B Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $46,141.06 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, KELLY R Employer name Wyoming County Amount $46,141.00 Date 03/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LATANYA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,140.96 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, JALAL Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $46,140.81 Date 03/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, DUSTIN J Employer name Yates County Amount $46,140.58 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLEMAN, GREGORY M Employer name Washington County Amount $46,140.42 Date 06/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, DANIELLE D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,140.34 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCELWAIN, OLIVIA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,140.31 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CHRISTINA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $46,140.29 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ERICA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,140.19 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINSCHMIDT, ELIZABETH J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $46,140.11 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, KURT D Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,139.56 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STANLEY E Employer name City of Albany Amount $46,139.46 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSMAN, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $46,139.21 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, WANDA E Employer name Village of Sylvan Beach Amount $46,139.15 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, BRIAN T Employer name Babylon Public Library Amount $46,139.03 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CHERALLY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,138.67 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, MELISSA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,138.65 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETTRO, LINDA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,138.63 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LORRAINE Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $46,138.29 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, CINDY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $46,138.26 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, COLLEEN Employer name Broome County Amount $46,138.16 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP-YAEGER, BRENDA A Employer name Tioga County Amount $46,137.97 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DUFFIE, DEBORAH S Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $46,137.90 Date 11/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBELLE, SUSAN L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $46,137.59 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, ANNA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $46,137.47 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LASEANNA E Employer name Ulster County Amount $46,137.46 Date 09/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTINO, JOSEPH Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,137.30 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSEY, JOHN A Employer name Town of Independence Amount $46,137.30 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANGAVARAPU, KALYAN J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $46,137.24 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, RONDA L Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $46,136.96 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNUSSEN, STEVEN J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $46,136.91 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOOKHOO, DEYMATTIE Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $46,136.56 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANNA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,136.53 Date 01/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, ANNE Y Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,136.36 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAGHT, JOHN F Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $46,136.28 Date 05/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREET, MEAGHAN C Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $46,136.13 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRY, ROBERT G Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $46,135.74 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLK, RODNEY W Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,135.71 Date 06/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, WILLIAM M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,135.71 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOTSFORD, MICHAEL A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $46,135.45 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIXBY, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $46,135.25 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, DARLENE E Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $46,134.93 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TROY R Employer name Town of Lowville Amount $46,134.39 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAHOW, MARK P Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $46,134.32 Date 08/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHOLSTON, KEYONNA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,134.27 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MOUSTES, ALISON P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,134.19 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRELLA, ASHLEY N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,134.05 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, STACEY L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,133.61 Date 02/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENZEL, KELLY J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,133.44 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVALLEY, TRACY M Employer name Wayne County Amount $46,133.42 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACELLI, JOEL A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,133.38 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, NERY A Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $46,133.37 Date 05/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLMAN, PAUL N Employer name Peru CSD Amount $46,133.25 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, PAUL A Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,133.09 Date 12/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLMAN, SHERI A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $46,132.99 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNACK, SUSAN F Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $46,132.57 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, SUNG AE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,132.44 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, JULIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,132.40 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, THOMAS S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $46,132.34 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, LISA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $46,132.31 Date 03/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System