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 BENZER, DEBORAH Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $46,058.57 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, SARAH J Employer name Orange County Amount $46,058.50 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, KEITH P Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $46,058.49 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, JUSTINE M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,058.19 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTS, TONYA L Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $46,058.14 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, TIMOTHY C Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $46,058.04 Date 01/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBY, RAMELL D Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $46,057.80 Date 05/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASANOVA, KELLY L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $46,057.29 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANG, YANG Employer name New York Public Library Amount $46,057.23 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ALVIN J, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $46,056.79 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, SHARON A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,056.75 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTENBROOK, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $46,056.35 Date 04/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIPPE, ORANEAU Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,055.47 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVNICK, KELLY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,055.32 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEFINISE, SUZANNE M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $46,054.99 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOOKS, AMANDA K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,054.86 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERB, MARGARET M Employer name Albany County Amount $46,054.84 Date 01/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACASA, JOAN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $46,054.68 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ-TOMPSON, OLGA Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $46,054.62 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATALANO, JANET B Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $46,054.62 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBY, LAWRENCE J Employer name Town of Floyd Amount $46,054.40 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, LAURIE N Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $46,054.34 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMMEL, MARK W Employer name Town of Hunter Amount $46,053.76 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBARRAN, LURDES Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,053.49 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIACCO, CHRISTEN L Employer name Albany County Amount $46,053.27 Date 04/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLAR, LORRAINE Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $46,053.13 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCAVALE, VINCENT W Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $46,053.05 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, RONY Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $46,052.92 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIECZOREK, ANNMARIE J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,052.63 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRI, JEFF E Employer name Homer CSD Amount $46,052.62 Date 07/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, STEVEN J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $46,052.33 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODY, APRIL Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $46,052.21 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, WILLIAM E Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $46,052.19 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ALEIDA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $46,052.10 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, STACY O Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $46,051.88 Date 06/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIAFFO, DUANE H Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $46,051.80 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER O Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $46,051.71 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, STEVEN N Employer name Delaware County Amount $46,051.27 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIBNER, LINDA D Employer name Erie County Amount $46,051.16 Date 11/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, TERESA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $46,051.16 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, CARMEN S Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $46,051.14 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFANY, JAMES H, JR Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $46,050.93 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADCOCK, JEREMY M Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $46,050.75 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDELL, LYNDA M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $46,050.06 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, SHARA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,049.92 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYWALSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $46,049.90 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHER, NANCY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $46,049.70 Date 01/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MARC F Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,049.70 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, WINIFRED G Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $46,049.70 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFAIRIA, MYRTLE B Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $46,049.54 Date 07/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINNIX, JESSICA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,049.43 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORE, DIANE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,049.39 Date 06/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADLER, JESSICA A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $46,049.15 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFNER, MARY C Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $46,049.00 Date 04/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUTIA, KATHLEEN A Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $46,048.89 Date 09/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCAFFREY, MICHAEL P Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $46,048.89 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, MARIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $46,048.24 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLUSARZ, MARY E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $46,048.00 Date 02/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARINELLA, DAVID K Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $46,048.00 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, SHANNON Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,047.96 Date 08/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, MICHAEL D, II Employer name Department of Law Amount $46,047.64 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, FRANK W Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $46,047.63 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIS, CRAIG A Employer name Attica CSD Amount $46,047.36 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MURO, STACEY A Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $46,047.28 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUTZ, TUCKER Employer name Ontario Co Soil & Water Cons Dis Amount $46,046.93 Date 10/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JOSHUA L Employer name Town of North East Amount $46,046.86 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLS, CHENEICE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $46,046.83 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, SARA R Employer name Cornell University Amount $46,046.23 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, ANDREA J Employer name Steuben County Amount $46,045.99 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, DAVID A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $46,045.30 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, MARISA M Employer name Village of Walden Amount $46,045.09 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, SHARON A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $46,044.91 Date 05/27/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCA, KRISTINA M Employer name City of Rome Amount $46,044.77 Date 01/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SUSAN N Employer name Orleans County Amount $46,044.60 Date 06/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, TAMMY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $46,044.40 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADNEY, MARY E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $46,044.36 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDY, BRYAN C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $46,043.97 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURK, CYNTHIA N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,043.71 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, PATRICK D Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $46,043.65 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, JOSHUA D Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $46,043.59 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MELISSA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,043.34 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JENNIFER A Employer name Steuben County Amount $46,043.28 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERS, KEVIN F Employer name Town of Brunswick Amount $46,043.27 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORENZO, ANTHONY F Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $46,043.19 Date 05/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, ALEXANDER T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,043.18 Date 07/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, MAUREEN F Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $46,043.13 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILES, JORDAN L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $46,042.88 Date 04/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, JAMES A Employer name Steuben County Amount $46,042.86 Date 02/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, TIONNA C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $46,042.77 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NOVO, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $46,042.66 Date 03/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECKMAN, THOMAS G Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $46,042.62 Date 07/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASIKOWSKI, ROBERTA J Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $46,042.60 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALADAWIYA, AISHA H L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $46,042.53 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEDMILLER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $46,042.41 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLOW, SERWAA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $46,042.21 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUHL, DIANE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $46,041.72 Date 02/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, SHARON M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $46,041.62 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEBER, JOAN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $46,041.44 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ISAAC A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $46,041.14 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, JUSTIN D Employer name Montgomery County Amount $46,041.10 Date 02/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System