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 PERKINS, TOREN A Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $45,816.68 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, CATHY A Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $45,816.57 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHAND, KATHRYN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,816.02 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESHAIES, COREY J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $45,815.98 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRRELL, CARA D Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $45,815.92 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKIN, PATRICK D Employer name Crandall Library Amount $45,815.88 Date 07/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, ANTHONY R Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $45,815.74 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON-STRAIN, MELISSA A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $45,815.57 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, BARBARA S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $45,815.39 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THROUMOULOS, ERIKA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,815.35 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEILER, KAREN Employer name Duanesburg CSD Amount $45,815.34 Date 06/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANGER, NICOLE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $45,815.08 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRIGHT, GEORGE W, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $45,814.95 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, MARK J Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $45,814.85 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOSA, JOHN W Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,814.73 Date 08/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOOR, RICHARD G Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $45,814.68 Date 01/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-CHARLES, JEAN-ROBERT Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $45,814.19 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLERT, EDWARD J Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $45,814.18 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, KRISSA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,814.16 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERBER, NATHANIEL J Employer name Town of Delaware Amount $45,814.10 Date 10/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDINS, MAXIE, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,814.00 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVIN, KELLY K Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $45,813.93 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, GERALD T Employer name Warren County Amount $45,813.90 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUCK, KRISTOPHER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,813.74 Date 02/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACEY, PATRICIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,813.73 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRAL, LUZ Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,813.73 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGIZIACO, MICHAEL P Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,813.73 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS-HILL, CHERYL Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,813.73 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, CISSELY Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,813.73 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, SIMONE Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,813.73 Date 03/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, VANDRENE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,813.73 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADANTHURUTHEAL, GEORGE V Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,813.73 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, GAYZELLE Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,813.73 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGRINO, ROSEMARY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,813.73 Date 04/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHEWKA, ADAM J Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,813.73 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, VINCENT J Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,813.73 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, PAMELA L, MRS Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,813.73 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, FRANQUIN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,813.73 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, TERRY D Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,813.73 Date 10/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTWRIGHT, WENDY A Employer name Ontario County Amount $45,813.66 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEMAN, ROBERT P Employer name Southern Tier Library System Amount $45,813.48 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MENAMIN, DANIEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,812.94 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, BRIAN F Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $45,812.72 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOYD, JILL S Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $45,812.64 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLERS, JULIE Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $45,812.62 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, PAMELA A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $45,812.62 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADA, ROBERT Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,812.62 Date 08/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, CHERON K Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $45,812.54 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $45,812.50 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, TERRY Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $45,812.04 Date 11/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARWELL, JENNIFER L Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,812.00 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CHERYL L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $45,811.94 Date 03/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGMORE, DAVID A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,811.85 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOYLES, LUANN Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $45,811.43 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEKSTRA, JOHN G Employer name Orange County Amount $45,811.29 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERIBURY, RICKY N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,811.21 Date 04/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECTOR, REBECCA L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $45,811.04 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANAR, EMILY C Employer name Orleans County Amount $45,811.00 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, NANCY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,810.91 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLIK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,810.74 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O CONNER, A L BETH Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $45,810.65 Date 10/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARGO, RONALD J Employer name Town of Henderson Amount $45,810.59 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTOR, JEANNINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,810.34 Date 03/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS-GREGG, JESSICA D Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $45,810.20 Date 01/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, TAWN K Employer name Canton CSD Amount $45,810.00 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOWSEY, IRENE M Employer name Erie County Amount $45,809.92 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYWAK, SANDRA L Employer name Erie County Amount $45,809.92 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KRISTEN A Employer name Bethlehem Public Library Amount $45,809.52 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Putnam County Amount $45,809.33 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JENNIFER JM Employer name Franklin County Amount $45,809.22 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCHETTE, SHARON Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,809.15 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JANET W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,808.94 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MICHAEL J Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $45,808.86 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, WILLIAM E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $45,808.45 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, JOSHUA J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,808.45 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VADALA, JOSEPH J Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,808.39 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, LYNSEY A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,808.33 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, JAMES B Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,808.29 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, WENDY L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,808.11 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLINGTON, THOMAS S Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $45,808.11 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUZZO, TONI A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $45,808.11 Date 01/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, CYNTHIA Employer name Education Department Amount $45,808.11 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSS, JACQUELINE Y Employer name Education Department Amount $45,808.11 Date 07/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, PATRICK L Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $45,808.11 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, BARBARA A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,808.11 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, JOSEPH F Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,808.11 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, SUZANNE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,808.11 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, KATHLEEN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,808.11 Date 12/23/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, DAWN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,808.11 Date 01/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, NANCY A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $45,808.11 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DAVID C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,808.11 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIL, CYNTHIA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,808.11 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANO, JAMES A, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,808.11 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BLASIO, VICTORIA J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $45,808.11 Date 04/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABEL, JUDITH L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $45,808.11 Date 09/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHAM, BARBARA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,808.11 Date 12/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, KAREN J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,808.11 Date 12/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDON, KENNETH M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,808.11 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRETNY, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $45,808.11 Date 02/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHAW, PENNY E Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $45,808.11 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System