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 HARDY, LEE E Employer name Town of Jerusalem Amount $45,605.44 Date 08/29/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, EILEEN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,605.39 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, SARAH E Employer name Rockland County Amount $45,605.35 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEES, PAMELA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,605.01 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, SHAWN D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $45,604.55 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMMER, KATHERINE I Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $45,604.44 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMS, DEREK M Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $45,604.23 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, COLLEEN E Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $45,603.92 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, MARVA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,603.49 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZIZI, KHALIL Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $45,602.55 Date 05/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, MARIN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,602.49 Date 07/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES-FELIX, ALBITA E Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $45,602.46 Date 11/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUMIER, KEVIN G Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $45,602.25 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTIE, JOSEPH M Employer name Erie County Amount $45,602.09 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRENIER, CHERI A Employer name Town of Owego Amount $45,602.04 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, JOSEPHINE T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,602.01 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMAR, MARIUSZ J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $45,601.83 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTOLA, STACI B Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $45,601.76 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, NORMA V Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,601.71 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, STEVEN A Employer name Town of Roxbury Amount $45,601.54 Date 10/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JOSEPH E Employer name Village of Mill Neck Amount $45,601.13 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETTON, YVONNE E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $45,601.02 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, EDWARD J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,601.01 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPLA-BEEKER, KARIN J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $45,600.89 Date 11/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLIER, ANGELA C Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,600.82 Date 12/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALKAU, JONATHAN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,600.76 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAIBISH, JAN Employer name Department of Law Amount $45,600.71 Date 04/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, NATHANIEL J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $45,600.70 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, RICHARD J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,600.68 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRICE, MARCUS A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,600.61 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, DEBORAH R Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $45,600.33 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTKERN, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,600.33 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGE, JANINE M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $45,600.05 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKEY, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Ausable Amount $45,600.04 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICHLACZ, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,600.02 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELLA D Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $45,599.68 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLEN, SANDRA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,599.36 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EBONEE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $45,599.33 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENZEL, DEBORAH M Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $45,599.29 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, PATRICK F Employer name Town of Denmark Amount $45,599.10 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA PROCIDA, CAROL ANN Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $45,599.05 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONTHIVONGNORATH, CARRIE Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $45,598.79 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHENTNER, AMANDA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,598.53 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHOWSKI, EMILY R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,598.51 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSE, HEATHER L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $45,598.41 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTELLE, JEFFREY J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,598.38 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, KAREN A Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $45,598.31 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, RICHARD C Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $45,598.26 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, TYNEISHA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $45,598.15 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYSON, ANA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $45,598.14 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANN, DEBORAH A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $45,598.13 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, CAROLINE B Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $45,597.98 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSS, JANINE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,597.80 Date 06/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, CHARLES M Employer name Essex County Amount $45,597.71 Date 05/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, OSCAR A Employer name City of Kingston Amount $45,597.66 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANC, ADAM D Employer name Town of Victor Amount $45,597.61 Date 03/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE-BOWENS, LOUELLA C Employer name Erie County Amount $45,597.50 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BENSCHOTEN, RONALD L, JR Employer name City of Hudson Amount $45,597.28 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KYLE A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,596.92 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGBEE, PAMELA J Employer name Chenango County Amount $45,596.82 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSMORE, MAUREEN A Employer name Erie County Amount $45,596.78 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MARK D Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $45,596.64 Date 04/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEROFSKY, MAXINE S Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $45,596.61 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VELSOR, JESSICA R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,596.49 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOONER, KEVIN J Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $45,596.46 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUM, KELLY L Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,596.43 Date 06/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUX, SHEILA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,596.42 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, CATHERINE M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $45,596.28 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, DANIELLE A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $45,595.83 Date 06/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, KAREN Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $45,595.50 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, VENUS V Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,595.45 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, RONALD Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $45,595.34 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDICK, ADAM L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $45,595.14 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINSMON, COLTON L Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $45,595.10 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKENFORT, KRIS H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,594.90 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANCEY, MATTHEW M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $45,594.62 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCK, SHARYN R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,594.55 Date 11/13/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, ANGELO H Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $45,594.55 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARELLI, JOSEPH A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,594.36 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, MARTIN E Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $45,594.19 Date 02/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, DANIEL W Employer name Town of Johnsburg Amount $45,594.02 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATE, SCOTT S Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $45,593.94 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIES, TONIA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,593.72 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, THELMA L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $45,593.65 Date 05/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITYATKOWSKI, GALINE Employer name Erie County Amount $45,593.61 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENORE, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,593.41 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVETT, HEATHER J Employer name Otsego County Amount $45,593.41 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, PIETRO J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $45,593.33 Date 09/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDELL, JAMIE E Employer name Madison County Amount $45,593.28 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSI, EDWARD V, II Employer name Town of Wilmington Amount $45,592.56 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARITEAU, TY A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $45,592.54 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOUNT, CHRISTINA M Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $45,592.32 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, CAROLINE Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $45,591.94 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELMETTY, OLGA Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $45,591.70 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, COLLEEN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $45,591.40 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEUER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Town of Victor Amount $45,591.12 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSANDRELLO, MICHELLE L Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $45,591.06 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, ANGELA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,590.94 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMERMAN, ROXANN K Employer name Town of Victor Amount $45,590.85 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERZANT, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,590.54 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System