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 SPOONHOWER, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Berkshire Amount $45,913.96 Date 01/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITLEY, STEPHEN P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,913.45 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPER, CHARLES G Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $45,913.12 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, LA BRIDGETTE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,912.84 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, PAMELA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,912.81 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGUINZONI, FRANCISCO Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,912.72 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCENTE, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,912.72 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, CHERYL Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,912.72 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOURADIAN, ANDREA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,912.72 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTHERFORD, HOWARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,912.72 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORUVO, DAISY Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,912.72 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, BRIAN Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $45,912.63 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, BALBINA P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,912.54 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBELER, LAURIE A Employer name Steuben County Amount $45,912.38 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, AMY L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,912.15 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANNY N Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $45,911.93 Date 02/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, ROBERT E Employer name Hamilton County Amount $45,911.88 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, JOHN T Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $45,911.87 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, VINCENT E Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $45,911.72 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, LISA M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $45,911.40 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARAGOZA, ISABEL M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,911.27 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLAI, TED C Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,911.05 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPE, KYLE L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $45,910.78 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUETHER, CHRISTINE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,910.70 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHESTER, REBECCA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,910.60 Date 07/31/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, DIANA I Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,910.58 Date 09/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATCHELDER, CATHERINE Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $45,910.50 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ROBERTA M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $45,910.49 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, SUSAN J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $45,910.44 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, DEBORA M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $45,910.37 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, GREGG M Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $45,910.04 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MEGHAN E Employer name Town of Stanford Amount $45,909.92 Date 02/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIANA, JOHN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,909.76 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENDERGAST, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $45,909.28 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GEORGE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,909.19 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, SUZAN M Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $45,909.18 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, BENJAMIN J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $45,908.99 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, ARRIC S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $45,908.80 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPINELLO, MELISSA A Employer name Albany County Amount $45,908.76 Date 02/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIGLER, RUSTY J Employer name City of Troy Amount $45,908.54 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, FRANK G Employer name City of Kingston Amount $45,908.32 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, BRIDGETT J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,908.01 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, STEVEN E Employer name Village of Dundee Amount $45,908.00 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHANCSEK, NANCY J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $45,908.00 Date 01/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUM, WILLIAM C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,907.69 Date 12/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOITE, ROBERT S Employer name Alden CSD Amount $45,907.56 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, CHARLES A.JR Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $45,907.27 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHLY, ANN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,907.22 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYERS, KEITH O Employer name Whitehall CSD Amount $45,906.77 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHESS, BENJAMIN S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,906.69 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENMAN, KATHLENE G Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $45,906.63 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, BRIAN J Employer name Erie County Amount $45,906.46 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, RICHARD L Employer name Erie County Amount $45,906.19 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CLAIRE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,906.07 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, TREVOR M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $45,906.03 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, MICHAEL T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,905.75 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MELISSA Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $45,905.72 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLEW, BRIAN R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $45,905.33 Date 07/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, MARC C Employer name Madison County Amount $45,905.30 Date 12/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JEANNE A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $45,904.87 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVERLY, ELAINE R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,904.46 Date 04/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLDOWSKY, LISA K Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $45,904.31 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, JENNY R Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $45,904.31 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, DOREEN M Employer name Hempstead Library Amount $45,904.26 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDORE, DAVID W Employer name Delaware County Amount $45,904.17 Date 08/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELL, CHERI M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $45,903.95 Date 07/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC ARTHUR, DIANNE C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,903.75 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, BENJAMIN P Employer name Jefferson County Amount $45,903.74 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, JOHN E Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $45,903.69 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTI, KATHY A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $45,903.64 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, LARRY D Employer name Town of New Berlin Amount $45,903.62 Date 03/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JAMES R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $45,903.42 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBER, SUSAN M Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $45,903.04 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEBLER, NANCY C Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $45,902.85 Date 08/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRERO, MARIA T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,902.70 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, DAWN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,901.87 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, NATHANIEL E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,901.85 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, WOLF E Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $45,901.76 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNELL, SUSAN M Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $45,901.72 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, ROBIN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,901.40 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERENDA, SUSAN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,901.37 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAUGHTER, RANDOLPH R Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $45,901.35 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTWEIN, ARLEEN S Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $45,901.27 Date 09/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, PAUL T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,901.12 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, ALBERT M, III Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $45,900.90 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MONICA L Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $45,900.76 Date 03/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DARLENE L Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $45,900.69 Date 08/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $45,900.53 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, LAURI A Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,900.47 Date 03/31/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHOWSKI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $45,900.42 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PATRICIA A Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $45,900.26 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRDSEY, STEPHEN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,900.20 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTIS, JEREMY K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,899.98 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTIGLIERI, TIMOTHY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $45,899.96 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, VANESSA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,899.92 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, HADEEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $45,899.85 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERS, CELIA L Employer name Albany County Amount $45,899.81 Date 12/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $45,899.80 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGATE, GARY A, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,899.76 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUKKO, LINDA M Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $45,899.64 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System