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 POST, RAYMOND M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,693.73 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAY, DAVID A Employer name Cortland County Amount $45,693.32 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDORE, MARY C Employer name Chemung County Amount $45,693.28 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, JOHN R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,693.10 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJEWSKI, VIRGINIA LEE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,693.03 Date 04/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON ABDO, BEVERLY M Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $45,692.69 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYSEN, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,692.65 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAFLIN, FRANCES T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,692.65 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRY-PILGER, SUSAN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,692.65 Date 11/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANDOLO, KENNETH V Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,692.65 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GAIL Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,692.65 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER-DOYLE, LORI A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,692.65 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREDEMEYER, MICHAEL W Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,692.61 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELROY, SUEANN E Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $45,692.60 Date 10/21/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARCIA L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $45,692.43 Date 04/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT MARC, JEAN I Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,692.42 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERHARDT, ANDREA E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,692.40 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, ROGER G, II Employer name Town of Chateaugay Amount $45,692.28 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAILEY, JOY A Employer name Broome County Amount $45,692.15 Date 02/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYETTE-ALLEN, JACQUELINE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,691.94 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IDARECIS, DOREEN G Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $45,691.88 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, SARAH E Employer name Broome County Amount $45,691.83 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTLEY, LORIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,691.63 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, DANIELLE E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,691.24 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRLES, GARY L Employer name Town of Lawrence Amount $45,691.18 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, SANDRA J Employer name Town of Onondaga Amount $45,690.87 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULMER, MICHAEL J Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $45,690.62 Date 12/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYNOE, JOANN LAVAL Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $45,690.53 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, ANTHONY C Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,690.49 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTERO, MARIA P Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $45,690.45 Date 06/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, MARY J Employer name Education Department Amount $45,690.37 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, EDWARD Z Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $45,690.31 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARMONTE, MELANIE S Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $45,690.22 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MICHAEL Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $45,690.20 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, BARBARA J Employer name Afton CSD Amount $45,690.05 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, TERRY R Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $45,690.02 Date 03/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYGEL, BARRY B Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $45,689.96 Date 12/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, BENJAMIN S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $45,689.83 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, JILL A Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $45,689.83 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, MARIA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $45,689.77 Date 06/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSON, KAREN L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,689.61 Date 05/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, TINA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $45,689.60 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, MYRLANDE MARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,689.55 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILAM, DEBORAH A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $45,689.54 Date 08/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOIS, GEORGE C, JR Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $45,689.23 Date 11/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, JASON M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $45,689.18 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTON, DANIEL F Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $45,688.80 Date 03/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTWELL, PAMELA D Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $45,688.45 Date 05/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLURA, DEANNA Employer name Orange County Amount $45,688.28 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESBRO, JEDIDIAH A C Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $45,688.17 Date 09/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEROLLA, LISA N Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,688.16 Date 07/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMUNDS, PRESTON R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,688.06 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, TIMOTHY P Employer name City of Olean Amount $45,687.88 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSICHETTI, MARYANNE Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $45,687.88 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIRIER, ROBIN R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $45,687.87 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOING, RENA M Employer name Chenango County Amount $45,687.55 Date 05/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMPA, CHAD M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $45,687.52 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMMITT, CYNTHIA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,687.31 Date 12/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, TRACY N Employer name Town of Warrensburg Amount $45,687.22 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARMA, DOROTHY G Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $45,686.28 Date 03/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PATRICK L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $45,686.10 Date 04/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHAW, MICHAEL E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $45,685.72 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BZIBZIAK, NANCY A Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $45,685.70 Date 01/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DEBORAH J Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $45,685.64 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNIZZARO, ERIC J Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $45,685.60 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, SANDRA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,685.32 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MYLER, WILLIAM M, II Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $45,685.18 Date 05/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROSZ, MARIANNA M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $45,685.15 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONEY, STANLEY E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $45,685.11 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJNA, JEROME A Employer name Erie County Amount $45,685.08 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESKELI, MATTHEW W Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,685.05 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, BONNIE L Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $45,685.00 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUAREZ, LUIS Employer name Village of Brightwaters Amount $45,684.93 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRINER, PETER J Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,684.84 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELO, JOSEPH T Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $45,684.84 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, JAMES Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $45,684.79 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENIHAN, PATRICIA Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $45,684.77 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKNER, CHAVON M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,684.70 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUER, GAYLIENNE Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $45,684.56 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, LORRAINE C Employer name Madison County Amount $45,684.08 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDROS, ELLEN M Employer name Madison County Amount $45,684.06 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMELS, ROBERT E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,684.00 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINBERGER, PHILIP M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $45,683.83 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVETTE, ALAN K Employer name Delaware County Amount $45,683.60 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, KELLY C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,683.46 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, ROBERT L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $45,683.30 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHBAUM, KATHERINE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $45,682.79 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAPES, CINDY L Employer name Ontario County Amount $45,682.76 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, NANCY B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,682.60 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGE, KRISTINE S Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,682.44 Date 11/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,682.40 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JON N Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $45,682.35 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SAMANTHA P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $45,682.07 Date 01/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, GARY R Employer name Seneca Falls-Csd Amount $45,682.03 Date 10/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYSON, VITA Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $45,681.75 Date 06/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ILROY, TRACIE H Employer name Watkins Glen-Csd Amount $45,681.59 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, MARIA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $45,681.43 Date 09/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, MARK D Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $45,681.16 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBORN, SHARIF Employer name Office For Technology Amount $45,680.87 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINE, NICOLE F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $45,680.84 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System