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 RITCH, BARBARA J Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $45,722.09 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JUANITA S Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,722.05 Date 09/29/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPKINS, LORIE M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $45,722.03 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, TERRY L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,721.23 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERIKSON, KAREN A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $45,721.12 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFFEE, BRIAN M Employer name Steuben County Amount $45,721.01 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNER, ROBERT F Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $45,720.92 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNS, NANCY J S Employer name Education Department Amount $45,720.75 Date 06/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZEK, EUGENE E, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,720.75 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, WADE P Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $45,720.74 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, IMANI S Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $45,720.51 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ETTEN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $45,720.39 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, EDWARD J, III Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $45,719.96 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, KRISTINE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,719.95 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JASON E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $45,719.86 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASI, JOHN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $45,719.74 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, LAUREN M Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $45,718.92 Date 05/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, RODERICK J Employer name Town of Croghan Amount $45,718.81 Date 05/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZZARD, REBECCA J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $45,718.56 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTON, CHRISTINA N Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $45,718.49 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LYNNETTE S Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $45,718.09 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLARD, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Stratford Amount $45,717.83 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, ROCCO E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,717.77 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, JESSIKA Employer name Greene County Amount $45,717.15 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOSKE, DIANNE L Employer name Fulton County Amount $45,717.09 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHARD, MARIA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,717.03 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSTRAN, NATALIE M Employer name Orange County Amount $45,716.89 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTIGAN, DONNA L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $45,716.75 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, GAIL C Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $45,716.07 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMINS, ANDREW E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,715.83 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, KEVIN S Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $45,715.80 Date 07/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, ANJA K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,715.61 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMER, LEILANI A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $45,715.58 Date 09/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLIE, STEPHEN C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,715.58 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, CHERYL A Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $45,715.49 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, JOHN W Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $45,715.25 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINO, NANCY J Employer name Livingston County Amount $45,715.15 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LOUISE T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,715.10 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, ELIZABETH K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,714.82 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, ANTHONY Employer name Wheatland-Chili CSD Amount $45,714.81 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEL, DOROTHY H Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $45,714.30 Date 04/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JONATHAN P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $45,714.20 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, COLLEEN S Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $45,714.20 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAXTON, RAYMOND D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,713.82 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, VICTOR H Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $45,713.69 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITTE, DANIEL N Employer name Webster CSD Amount $45,713.56 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $45,713.46 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, RICHARD J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $45,713.24 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHNER, KYLE C Employer name Village of Naples Amount $45,713.18 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LISA A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $45,712.99 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JAMES T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $45,712.98 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, JO ANNE Employer name Brushton Moira CSD Amount $45,712.71 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ALBERT R Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $45,712.60 Date 09/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, SHAHID Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,712.26 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMISTEAD, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $45,711.98 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREWER, JAMIE B Employer name Steuben County Amount $45,711.91 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, DAVID R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,711.65 Date 03/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEY, BRENDA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,711.54 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JEANNE M Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $45,711.02 Date 10/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM W Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $45,710.86 Date 12/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMONDS, TY K Employer name Town of Adams Amount $45,710.52 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAGER, DAVID M Employer name Town of Rose Amount $45,710.40 Date 01/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JANET L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $45,710.32 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOINE, ALICIA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,710.31 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGGINS, THEODORE E Employer name Schoharie County Amount $45,710.15 Date 07/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOL-VACCARO, JULIE Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $45,710.10 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARFIELD, PAULA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $45,709.99 Date 08/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTALOSKY, STEVEN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,709.86 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOVINE, GERARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,709.79 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKER, SHANNA A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $45,709.60 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSEY, MELODY K Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $45,709.38 Date 07/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULRICH, JOHN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $45,709.36 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MARCUS J Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $45,709.30 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, NANCY M Employer name Mechanicville Housing Auth Amount $45,709.16 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIEK, JOHN E, JR Employer name Wayne County Amount $45,709.10 Date 10/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTMANN, MICHAEL B, JR Employer name Village of Piermont Amount $45,708.70 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVENZANO, DONNA Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $45,708.69 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHONG-LEEK, JOANNE Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $45,708.60 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCHILL, JOSEPH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $45,708.59 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWSON, KEVIN R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,708.48 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TATYANA Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,708.36 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, HESTER A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $45,708.05 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ROBERTA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,707.97 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSCHAN, KENNETH E Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $45,707.73 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, DENISE J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,707.73 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, DEAN P Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,707.66 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIAS, KARINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,707.64 Date 07/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, DARLENE A Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $45,707.11 Date 09/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MEGGAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,707.05 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILES, CHRIS P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $45,706.73 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNE, ARNDREIA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $45,706.61 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTIMORE, MARY J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $45,706.61 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, BENITA D Employer name Education Department Amount $45,706.61 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, LAVETTE D Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,706.61 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONST, LYNNE M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $45,706.61 Date 10/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LISA M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $45,706.61 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATHCART, MARIA D Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $45,706.61 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOZZI, MARIA M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $45,706.61 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO VAGLIO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Rome Amount $45,706.47 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MAXIMINO Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,706.38 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System