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 DACH, EVAN W Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $45,621.22 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERKINS, CONNIE A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $45,620.63 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDOCK, SUZANNE M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $45,620.44 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, NOREEN LAURA Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $45,620.40 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSUMANO, LUCIAN R Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $45,620.24 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUGH, VIKAASH Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $45,620.04 Date 08/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANA, ESTHER E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,619.76 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LINDA J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,619.64 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCK, JAMES R Employer name Hamilton County Amount $45,619.59 Date 01/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERITT, MICHAEL R Employer name No Tonawanda Public Library Amount $45,619.51 Date 12/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGIN, PAULA K Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,619.46 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLY, RYAN S Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $45,619.40 Date 05/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABELT, PAUL G Employer name Village of South Corning Amount $45,618.93 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARASCO, LINDA M Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $45,618.70 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGH, JOSEPH D Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,618.41 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JOHN M Employer name Spencer Van Etten CSD Amount $45,617.96 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARSASIAN, DANIEL A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $45,617.78 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSLIN, ALICIA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,617.61 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, BRUCE D Employer name Franklin County Amount $45,617.48 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONNY J Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $45,617.32 Date 12/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEN, STEVI R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,617.23 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, CARA Employer name Albany County Amount $45,617.18 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-FRANCOIS, GERMAINE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,617.01 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYLE, CATHERINE A Employer name Town of Chili Amount $45,616.90 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, SARAH L Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,616.80 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHEY, MARY E Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,616.59 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, MARIA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $45,616.49 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, ZHONG Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,616.32 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLAN, MARIA Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,616.28 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, ASHLEY C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,616.09 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANTZAKLIS, THOMAS M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,616.07 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYNER, BRADY J Employer name Village of Mayville Amount $45,616.07 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINVILLE, TINA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,616.05 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DON VITO, DEBRA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,616.04 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, KRISTEN L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,616.04 Date 11/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, SAMUEL L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,615.62 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, SEAN W Employer name Centereach Fire District Amount $45,615.36 Date 02/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAUL J Employer name Town of Minisink Amount $45,615.32 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, AARON S Employer name Rockland County Amount $45,615.30 Date 06/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMAKARIS, DANIEL G Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $45,615.28 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIBODEAU, FRANCINE C Employer name Town of Moreau Amount $45,615.12 Date 07/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFRIYIE, ROBERT OWUSU Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $45,614.86 Date 04/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANHOUSEN, RANDY J Employer name Allegany County Amount $45,614.53 Date 04/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, JEFFREY L Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $45,614.51 Date 04/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODE, REGINA Y Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,614.49 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BREANNA C Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $45,614.13 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TYNISHA S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,613.96 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHEAR, JAMES S Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $45,613.73 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLANES, ALBERTA B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,613.58 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, HAYDEE Employer name Orange County Amount $45,613.40 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHEA, KIWANNA L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $45,613.25 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, BRENDA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $45,612.87 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CLIFFORD Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $45,612.77 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNEY, ANTHONY Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,612.57 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPELLER, NORMA O Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $45,612.40 Date 06/29/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JOHN F Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $45,612.18 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURGH, LAURIE L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $45,612.12 Date 11/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANKIEWICZ, BERNADETTE A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $45,612.12 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, BRENDA D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,612.05 Date 05/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $45,611.92 Date 02/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REALE, AARON C Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,611.68 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATLEY, THERESA M Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $45,611.62 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILFIGER, KAREN B Employer name Crandall Library Amount $45,611.53 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,611.42 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIREN, BARRY S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,611.27 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODANO, ELIZABETH A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $45,611.14 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, MICHAEL D Employer name Genesee County Amount $45,610.98 Date 10/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEA, FRANCIS L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,610.86 Date 02/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MELISSA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,610.54 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALIOTTI, MARK E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,610.18 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANN, MICHAEL W Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $45,610.08 Date 02/20/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORIA, ROBERT Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,610.06 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITZEROTH, ROGER L Employer name Town of Forestport Amount $45,609.89 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFFITTI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,609.78 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CHARMAINE M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $45,609.68 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLINGER, ALISON R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,609.66 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, BRITTANY M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,609.40 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, MIGUEL A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $45,609.32 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, HOLLY M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,609.24 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYLOR, SOPHIA P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $45,609.21 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMEISTER, JENNIFER D Employer name Schoharie County Amount $45,609.21 Date 10/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MARGARET D Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,609.08 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAFOE, KIMBERLY J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,609.05 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, PRISCILLA M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $45,609.02 Date 09/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZELLA, VINCENT J Employer name Genesee County Amount $45,608.89 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, LISA S Employer name Herkimer County Amount $45,608.89 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIPE, DANIEL P Employer name Albany County Amount $45,608.82 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, GREGORY S Employer name Wayne County Amount $45,608.78 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, RICHARD A, JR Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $45,608.68 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANARA, DENNIS M Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $45,608.48 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, CORY M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $45,608.17 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, CHRISTINE L Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $45,608.17 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, BRIAN K Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $45,607.76 Date 07/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIRRO, DONALD A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,607.55 Date 07/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTMAN, MARTIN P Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,607.38 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, GRAHAM B Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,607.18 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, RORY S C Employer name Allegany County Amount $45,607.09 Date 03/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, PATRICK J Employer name City of Troy Amount $45,607.03 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSHEL, NAOMI K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $45,606.19 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, JAY P Employer name Village of Nassau Amount $45,605.88 Date 01/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System