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 ROGERS, KATHERINE G Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $45,524.89 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHLER, BRIAN S Employer name Department of Law Amount $45,524.89 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELVAAG, TANYA L Employer name Department of Law Amount $45,524.89 Date 08/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, BRENDON T Employer name Department of State Amount $45,524.89 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYES, LATOYA D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,524.89 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN REMMEN, JONATHAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,524.89 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, NANCY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,524.84 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FODOR, HEATHER L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $45,524.75 Date 08/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILOW, RAEANN C Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $45,524.72 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, SHANNON L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $45,524.57 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZAR, DAWN F Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $45,524.56 Date 03/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, JOCELYN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,524.53 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, RITA Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $45,524.49 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, BRETT C Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $45,524.47 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, RODNEY D Employer name Town of Laurens Amount $45,524.40 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, JEFFREY H Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $45,524.39 Date 02/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, THERESA L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $45,524.36 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAHRENGER, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,524.19 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, EDWARD LLOYD Employer name Village of New York Mills Amount $45,524.17 Date 05/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAIGER, PAUL T, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $45,524.11 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, JERRY M Employer name City of Oswego Amount $45,524.02 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, DAVID K Employer name Montgomery County Amount $45,523.96 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESELY, KIM Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $45,523.93 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, ARTHUR K Employer name Town of Moriah Amount $45,523.91 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLOCK, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $45,523.38 Date 01/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGURK, DAVID J Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $45,523.03 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACANTI, LOUIS M, JR Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $45,522.81 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABO, GEORGE Employer name City of Utica Amount $45,522.74 Date 03/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MONIQUE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,522.53 Date 08/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONGIORNO, GASPARE J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,522.13 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARBER, HUGH G Employer name Town of Morehouse Amount $45,522.00 Date 07/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, VALERIA E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $45,521.97 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, COLLEEN P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $45,521.85 Date 11/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANUEVA, TAMMY M Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,521.73 Date 06/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, ANNAMMA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $45,521.69 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, BRITTANY E Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $45,521.53 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, MICHAEL T Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,521.14 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGUSA, MARIANNE Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $45,520.55 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIEN, MARIE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $45,520.53 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIERI, PATRICE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,520.50 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, JOSEPHINE A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $45,520.33 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRISLEY, TERRI M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $45,520.23 Date 02/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNIE-EVANS, WANDA M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $45,519.31 Date 11/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, CARLY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,519.17 Date 12/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEST, PAMELA G Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $45,519.04 Date 09/14/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHLE, LAURA A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $45,518.87 Date 12/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOWSKI, SARAH C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,518.55 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERO, MARY E Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $45,518.40 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINTA, BRIAN D Employer name Town of Islip Amount $45,518.38 Date 05/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORINGTON, WESLEY A Employer name Village of Tannersville Amount $45,518.33 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPANO, GINAMARIE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $45,518.31 Date 02/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBB, TAMARA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,518.11 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DEBORAH A Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $45,518.07 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERNOSH, BRIAN A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,518.04 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSFURTER, BERNARD Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $45,517.96 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, LORENZO Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,517.79 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRINGHAM, DEBRA J Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $45,517.66 Date 07/25/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPEKA, JO ANN Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $45,517.62 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ILWAIN, SCOTT J Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $45,517.54 Date 08/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, VALENCIA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $45,517.50 Date 10/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, ERICA J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $45,517.27 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERCHIA, JERRY J Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $45,517.15 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONURA, THERESA Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $45,516.80 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, CARLOS D Employer name Greenburgh Graham UFSD Amount $45,516.71 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICK, AMANDA L Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $45,516.08 Date 07/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNACKI, LISA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,515.84 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGAR, LAURA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,515.64 Date 06/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, RACHEL L Employer name Orange County Amount $45,515.60 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXTON, KANDI P Employer name Tioga County Amount $45,515.57 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACERINO, VIRGINIA M Employer name Putnam County Amount $45,515.44 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEC, STEPHEN C, II Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $45,515.06 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MICHELE K Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $45,514.64 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSIE, BRENDA K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,514.42 Date 09/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBEAU, THERESE A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,514.26 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLEK, BRYAN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,514.16 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, ASHANTI N Employer name Albany County Amount $45,513.99 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTTEN, CONCETTA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $45,513.97 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLEDO, JACKELINE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,513.74 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKIN, JOHN J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $45,513.25 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, MICHELE C Employer name Albany County Amount $45,513.03 Date 07/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGARIN, CHRISTINE P Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $45,512.90 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MICHELLE C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,512.85 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHAD M Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $45,512.80 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST GEORGE, AMANDA J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $45,512.69 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PAUL D Employer name Mahopac Public Library Amount $45,512.52 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERZO, LORENE A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $45,512.50 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, LINDA J Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $45,512.49 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, MARISHA Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $45,512.41 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMES, FREDERICK A Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,512.30 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAISE, VICTORIA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $45,512.23 Date 05/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKNIGHT, MICHELE Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $45,511.84 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESOTELL, KENNETH R, JR Employer name Peru CSD Amount $45,511.75 Date 11/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMOT, PHILLIP D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,511.66 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLEN, JAMES E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,511.48 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVOUSTIE, DEBRA L Employer name Cortland County Amount $45,510.90 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGNASKI, SHARON M Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $45,510.79 Date 06/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNGE, SALLY A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,510.76 Date 03/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPARRO, ANTONIA M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $45,510.74 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, WILLIAM C Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $45,510.71 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, ANIBAL Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $45,510.23 Date 01/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System