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 DARLING, EUGENE G, JR Employer name Town of Indian Lake Amount $45,755.94 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, RICHELLE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,755.86 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, YOLANDA M Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $45,755.69 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YE, DIANE M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $45,755.62 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, ROBERT M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $45,755.57 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANYANWU, VIVIAN N Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $45,755.44 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEADER, JENNIFER L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $45,754.29 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITH, KIMBERLY S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,754.08 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, MOLLIE J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,754.07 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATKO-GILE, JEAN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,754.02 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, WARREN W Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $45,753.96 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, PAUL D Employer name Delaware County Amount $45,753.65 Date 07/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC AVOY, ANN T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,753.63 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, KENNETH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,753.62 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKER, JACOB A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $45,753.15 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, PENNY J Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $45,753.14 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREITAG, KATHERINE E Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,752.86 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, JOANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,752.60 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULER, FRANSISCA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $45,752.50 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, ASHLEY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,752.49 Date 01/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARSTEIN, LISA E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,752.47 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULA, PENELOPE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $45,752.20 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, ROSEMARY Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,752.13 Date 01/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODELL, JEFFERY M Employer name Warren County Amount $45,752.01 Date 10/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLURG, STEVEN Employer name City of Middletown Amount $45,751.64 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGLING, CONITA W Employer name Barker CSD Amount $45,751.50 Date 08/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURELIEN, ROSEMONDE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,751.34 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCARELLA, DENISE A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,751.32 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JOCELYN J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $45,750.79 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREYER, DYLAN J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,750.79 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMIEUX, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Duane Amount $45,750.40 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, CINDY S Employer name Delaware County Amount $45,750.39 Date 03/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BERT A Employer name Town of Bridgewater Amount $45,749.89 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, TAMMY L Employer name Holley CSD Amount $45,749.75 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TINA L Employer name Columbia County Amount $45,749.71 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUG, JACQUELINE P Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $45,749.43 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, NICOLE L Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $45,749.35 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLERY, PIERRE J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,749.31 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTY, JULIANNE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,749.26 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, BETTE ANN Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $45,749.16 Date 06/06/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,748.80 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DOMENICA G Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,748.65 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYWOOD, JANICE L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $45,748.65 Date 12/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZALA, JAMES J, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $45,748.64 Date 07/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRIAL, MARK J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $45,748.60 Date 04/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIWULSKI, HEATHER Employer name Erie County Amount $45,748.58 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHM, ROBERT K Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $45,748.39 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUEZ, RICARDO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,748.39 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIGAN, BRANDON J Employer name City of Troy Amount $45,748.34 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHERY, SHERWIN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,748.16 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, MARY R Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $45,747.91 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, KEVIN J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $45,747.70 Date 05/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILT, MATTHEW R Employer name Town of Arietta Amount $45,747.28 Date 12/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANNERY, MARISSA J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $45,747.23 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDALORA, SUZANNE E Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $45,746.05 Date 06/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MARSHA R Employer name Wayne County Amount $45,745.80 Date 04/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELSO, JOHN R Employer name Wayne County Amount $45,745.79 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIPPERT, VALERIE A Employer name Wayne County Amount $45,745.78 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, BUFFY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,745.75 Date 11/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTE, ALEXANDRA M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $45,745.57 Date 07/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAY, SHELLY L Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $45,745.52 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECK, CYNTHIA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,745.45 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JACQUELINE Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,745.10 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, LUZIUETTE Employer name Orange County Amount $45,744.78 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE DUC, AMY E Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $45,744.56 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICHTER, ELLIS Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,744.56 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERO, ROSE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,744.56 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PETERS, MARIA Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $45,744.16 Date 08/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOIPOCHANA, PANEE Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $45,744.09 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDRICK, RICHARD D, JR Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $45,743.97 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCATO, DEBRA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,743.77 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEL, SEAN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $45,743.56 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, KIM A Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $45,743.44 Date 01/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHELLE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,743.38 Date 05/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITTS, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Cazenovia Amount $45,743.25 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, RICKEY J Employer name Ontario County Amount $45,742.92 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGL, LISA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,742.92 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALVERSON, RYAN T Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $45,742.90 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IWANIEC, LAURIE S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,742.68 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HORN, CRYSTAL G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,742.44 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MICHAEL E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $45,742.30 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLAN, AILISH Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $45,742.05 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTANASIO, DIANE M Employer name Orange County Amount $45,741.81 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBY, ALLAN S Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $45,741.73 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS-CLERVEUS, REBECCA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,741.59 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JUNE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,741.33 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LILA E Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $45,741.18 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MATTHEW E Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $45,740.98 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTINE M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $45,740.80 Date 06/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFENBARK, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Town of Worcester Amount $45,740.79 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, PATRICIA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,740.77 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSADA, NEIL D Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,740.70 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, ALEXIA D Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,740.47 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, TAMMY S Employer name Madison County Amount $45,740.15 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, GUY J Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $45,740.13 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, YING Employer name Office For Technology Amount $45,740.07 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DARYL T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,739.98 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STABLER, JAMES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $45,739.90 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYMAN, MICHAEL E Employer name Columbia County Amount $45,739.79 Date 10/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRONIZ-VROOMAN, YOLANDA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,739.65 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System