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 CUMMINGS, IVONNE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,859.08 Date 01/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, STANLEY H Employer name Town of Claverack Amount $45,858.89 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUTRY, WANDA D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,858.85 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRACUSA, STEPHEN Employer name Town of Brutus Amount $45,858.80 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODOLSKI, ELLEN M Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $45,858.69 Date 08/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUMMINIA, JANET S Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $45,858.59 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAJOVIC, VICTOR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $45,858.02 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, NICHOLE N Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,857.91 Date 07/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAIR, KENNETH W, JR Employer name Putnam County Amount $45,857.64 Date 02/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, PAMELA J Employer name Stockbridge CSD Amount $45,857.61 Date 10/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, OTHO J, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $45,857.59 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, KRISANNE B Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,857.53 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARO, PAULA M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $45,857.42 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, LISA Employer name Town of Sterling Amount $45,857.28 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN-WILKIE, KAY Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,857.28 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKEFELLER, MICHAEL J Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,857.11 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DANIEL P Employer name Albany County Amount $45,857.11 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIOTT, MICHELE L Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $45,856.59 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMENANSKI, EDWARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $45,856.49 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKUS, THOMAS S Employer name Town of Davenport Amount $45,856.40 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, DAVID E Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,856.27 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSARAY, SHAYJUAN M Employer name Albany County Amount $45,856.21 Date 05/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRETTY, GRACE R Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $45,856.19 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGER, DUSTIN P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $45,856.18 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, DAVID Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $45,855.79 Date 12/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM-JAY, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $45,855.50 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOWDHURY, MORAD Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,855.41 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPA, OLGA Employer name Byron-Bergen CSD Amount $45,855.30 Date 09/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALACHOVIC, CHRISTINE Employer name Albany County Amount $45,855.19 Date 12/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTINGER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,854.39 Date 05/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCK, ASHLEY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,854.17 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRCELLI, JACQUELINE H Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $45,854.07 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSIO, ROXANNE C Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $45,853.82 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISNETT, ANDREW K Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $45,853.79 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFFREY, LISA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,853.73 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DOUGLAS S Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $45,853.58 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISEWOOD, BECKY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,853.21 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFUSO, AUDENE M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $45,852.82 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, KIMBERLY K Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $45,852.79 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLARD, GARY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $45,852.76 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGAJ, JOHN Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $45,852.67 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, LUCAS J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $45,852.45 Date 06/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURECKA, LINDA S Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $45,852.36 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of Pompey Amount $45,852.25 Date 02/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, ANNMARIE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,852.07 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOFRON, BRANDI J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $45,852.02 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, MARY L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $45,851.88 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, KENNETH C Employer name Essex County Amount $45,851.75 Date 09/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTTENBERG, HENDY Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $45,851.56 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABA, JOHN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $45,851.53 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AULT, RICHARD P Employer name Town of Theresa Amount $45,851.52 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICO, JEANNINE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,851.40 Date 11/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZERWINSKI, JOHN C Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $45,851.34 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, SIERRA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,851.07 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBBECK, CYNTHIA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,850.51 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, SCOTT A Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $45,850.47 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, TODD P Employer name Village of Scottsville Amount $45,850.29 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGGLE, EDWARD A Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,850.07 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOKA, MAINRIKS Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $45,849.99 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERBAUGH, DARREN L Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $45,849.88 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JOSEPH P Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $45,849.86 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, GREGORY B Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,849.74 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, MARY R Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,849.74 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIVELA, BARBARA J E Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $45,849.59 Date 11/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, JERRED T Employer name City of Cortland Amount $45,849.46 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRLEY, SHARON L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,849.45 Date 05/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULLOA, SERGIO O Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $45,849.38 Date 07/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHETSELL, BRIAN B Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $45,849.20 Date 01/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, KIRSYS L Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $45,849.00 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, GLORIA MARIE Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $45,848.88 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ALEXANDRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,848.70 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANAVEE, SUVIMOL Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $45,848.60 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAFFIN, JEANNINE M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $45,848.03 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSEN, MICHAEL F Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $45,847.90 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYANT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $45,847.48 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEHL, LAURA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,847.36 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, JEFFREY D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $45,847.20 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $45,847.10 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, VICKI S Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,846.77 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COKLEY-SMITH, RENINE D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,846.53 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MICHELLE L Employer name Warren County Amount $45,846.49 Date 01/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIMONTE, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Lloyd Harbor Amount $45,846.42 Date 03/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDROS, DAVID J Employer name Delaware Co Soil Water Con Dis Amount $45,846.26 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM R Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $45,845.99 Date 03/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINS, DANIEL Employer name Albany County Amount $45,845.46 Date 07/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIERRE, MELISSA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,845.38 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELINFANTE, SHARILYN A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,845.12 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEISSY, JESSICA A Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $45,844.95 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, CAITLIN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,844.90 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JODOIN, BETHANNE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,844.88 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, JAMES J Employer name Town of Otego Amount $45,844.71 Date 02/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDGE, LINDA M Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $45,844.65 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTINGTON, ALBERT L, JR Employer name Town of Butler Amount $45,844.50 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, LORRE I Employer name Milford CSD Amount $45,843.99 Date 05/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, JOHN J Employer name Town of Harrietstown Amount $45,843.75 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES-JOSEPH, CANDICE N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $45,843.64 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, CRYSTAL Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,843.25 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, LESLIE K Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,843.18 Date 12/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSMAN, LEONID Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $45,843.12 Date 06/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASSA, DONNA M Employer name Orange County Amount $45,843.06 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System