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 ROSAS, WANDA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,899.30 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARY T Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,899.22 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIZUB, ANN E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,899.20 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, WILLIAM A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,899.20 Date 10/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, CARLOS J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $45,899.14 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JOSEPH E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,899.10 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, ADRIENNE L Employer name Columbia County Amount $45,899.02 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, KATHY L Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $45,899.02 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, LORETTA L Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $45,898.46 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLACKOVSKY, ELISSA N Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $45,898.45 Date 09/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAXON, MAYRA A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $45,898.34 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, MARK D Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $45,897.95 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, DONALD C, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $45,897.94 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ARCHIE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,897.86 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, ELENA R Employer name Otsego County Amount $45,897.64 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, VINCENT O Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $45,897.52 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, EDWARD P Employer name Albany County Amount $45,897.14 Date 10/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPALEE, BRIAN J Employer name Yates County Amount $45,897.12 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CRAIG P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $45,897.07 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENHOUSE, MATT Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $45,897.02 Date 08/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KIM D Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $45,897.02 Date 11/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIMKEVITZ, THEODORE J, SR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $45,896.94 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYDNOR, TAKIA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,896.69 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLENTINE, HANIFF S Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,896.65 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, JOHN F Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $45,896.10 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, TIFFANIE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,895.99 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMPKA, LEON R Employer name Orange County Amount $45,895.98 Date 07/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENESKY, MARK R Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $45,895.84 Date 01/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOHLEBEN-CURRIE, LYNN M Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $45,895.60 Date 12/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, ALBERT N, JR Employer name Schuyler County Amount $45,895.53 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JAMIE L Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $45,895.50 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBAIRN, LISA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $45,895.38 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, LAWANDA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $45,895.34 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BRIGETTE A Employer name Allegany County Amount $45,895.29 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, KELLY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,895.29 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEBEE, MICHELLE R Employer name Cayuga County Amount $45,895.19 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUME, DANIELLE M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $45,895.13 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOMASSINO, MARK Employer name Oriskany CSD Amount $45,895.10 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KELSEY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,895.07 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHVARTSMAN, YEVGENIY B Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $45,895.00 Date 02/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, PATRICK Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,894.95 Date 07/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYWATER, GARY W Employer name Village of Cobleskill Amount $45,894.90 Date 07/15/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, J JEFFREY Employer name Village of Sodus Point Amount $45,894.82 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, DONNA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $45,894.68 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESHAW, LEANNA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,894.68 Date 01/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CAROLYN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,894.68 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGSTEEN, KIMBERLY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,894.68 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DAVID B Employer name SUNY Coll Ceramics Alfred Univ Amount $45,894.62 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUDIES, CANDICE M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $45,894.46 Date 07/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, PAUL M Employer name Setauket Fire District Amount $45,894.32 Date 02/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSELL, CAROLINE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,894.27 Date 06/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGG, TERESA B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,893.96 Date 02/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $45,893.88 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LINETTE R Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $45,893.81 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIME, RONALD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,893.62 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, PATRICIA Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $45,893.62 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, CHERI L Employer name Essex County Amount $45,893.40 Date 09/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNIEWSKI, KIMBERLY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,892.89 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DEBORAH D Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $45,892.83 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGET, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,892.13 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPENOIT, CASSANDRE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $45,891.96 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, KAYLA J Employer name Geneseo CSD Amount $45,891.96 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, DIANE M Employer name Town of Hague Amount $45,891.91 Date 10/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, FREDRICK J Employer name Salamanca Housing Authority Amount $45,891.78 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREFKA, NICOLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,891.77 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JAMES C Employer name Town of Elbridge Amount $45,891.72 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUALE, THOMAS M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $45,891.63 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVOTNY, DANIEL J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $45,890.71 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, AMY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,890.65 Date 06/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIJA, BESNIK Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $45,890.50 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBRANO, CLAUDIA V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,890.40 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODEUR, ANDREW M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $45,890.20 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, MATTHEW H Employer name Chenango County Amount $45,890.13 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURDIVANT, LENISE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,890.02 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEETEN, RONALD D Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $45,889.75 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WREDE, PATRICIA G Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $45,889.62 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLING, DANIEL M Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $45,889.49 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NKURUNUNGI, LARA D Employer name Erie County Amount $45,889.48 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHIELE, CAROL A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $45,889.38 Date 06/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MELVIN L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,889.37 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHALAL, ANTHONY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,889.29 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTERMAN, BARBARA J Employer name Broome County Amount $45,889.18 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUKWU, NNENNA T Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,889.08 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, DONNA L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $45,888.77 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHLEY, SHERMA H Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $45,888.41 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEFFREY J Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $45,888.35 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANTO, LAURIE M Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $45,888.35 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, JUSTIN T Employer name Oswego County Amount $45,888.23 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, HERBERT W Employer name Town of Mexico Amount $45,888.20 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JOHN E Employer name Wayne County Amount $45,887.98 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, MYRA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,887.92 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMBERGAMO, DARLENE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $45,887.59 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, KATHLEEN A Employer name Genesee County Amount $45,887.25 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, ANDREW J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,887.22 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRETH, SHARON J Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $45,886.94 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEPP, ROGER W Employer name Greene County Amount $45,886.88 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, ALISON M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,886.85 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ZICO O Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $45,886.44 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROCHOWSKI, ROBERT L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,886.35 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, BILLY R Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $45,886.28 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System