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 BENNETT, MICHELE Employer name Wayne County Amount $45,478.58 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, AMY E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,478.40 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METCALF, JAY F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,478.39 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHASSLER, JOSEPH M Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $45,478.33 Date 02/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMME, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $45,478.19 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, DEBRA E Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $45,477.72 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETTE, TODD W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $45,477.57 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORIANO, AMI A Employer name Orange County Amount $45,477.20 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRETTA, KARINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,477.18 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAIN, SHEILA J Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $45,476.99 Date 05/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCARIELLO, JOHN S Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $45,476.75 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, EARL S Employer name City of Oswego Amount $45,476.62 Date 03/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIVENS, CURTIS E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,476.20 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, CHERYL L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,475.83 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLELLAN, EDDIE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $45,475.66 Date 06/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KORRY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,475.41 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, KATIE V Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $45,475.31 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLONEY, MAUREEN F Employer name Hicksville Public Library Amount $45,475.23 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MLECZKO, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,475.10 Date 10/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, MICHELE L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $45,475.04 Date 08/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULIHAN, ELAINE E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,475.00 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, KEVIN F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,474.50 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCELLARI, BERNARD Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $45,474.45 Date 06/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOBERL, ROBERT W Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $45,474.38 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, BRIAN K Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $45,474.09 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, MARCUS S Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $45,473.74 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, JODI L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $45,473.53 Date 11/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTMAN, BRETT W Employer name Greene County Amount $45,473.43 Date 05/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINTRAUB, DAVID N Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $45,473.13 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, E MARK Employer name Village of Brocton Amount $45,473.12 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Philadelphia Amount $45,472.95 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-FRANCOIS, MADELEINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,472.52 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, ELLEN C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $45,472.44 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANN, ALLISON M Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,472.40 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTANTELLO, SUSAN D Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $45,472.30 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCHI, CHERYLE L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $45,472.30 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JEFFERY T Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $45,472.10 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'TOOLE, MARY Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $45,472.02 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLOPETER, CHAD W Employer name Town of Pike Amount $45,471.65 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URABE, JENNIFER L Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $45,471.60 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSENKO, MARISA L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $45,471.41 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHTON, DOREEN Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $45,471.16 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ANGELA L Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $45,471.05 Date 09/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSIMER, ROBERTA J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $45,470.96 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, RICHARD D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,470.70 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, AMANDA L Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $45,470.66 Date 12/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA BADIA, NICOLE Employer name Merrick Library Amount $45,470.39 Date 06/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-TULLOCH, MARTHUM L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $45,470.07 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVEE, LEON A, JR Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $45,469.83 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, TINA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,469.25 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RICKY D Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $45,469.23 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVES, RYAN T Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,468.95 Date 12/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVADENEIRA, NURY M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $45,468.75 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, CATHERINE Employer name Town of Delhi Amount $45,468.58 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, DIANA L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $45,468.56 Date 06/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARX, CLAUDIA P Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $45,468.55 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACKOWSKY, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Paris Amount $45,468.45 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBLATT, NEAL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,468.40 Date 07/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EINARSSON, GARY W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,468.31 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENYSE, ANN Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $45,467.89 Date 06/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMA, CARINDA C Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $45,467.89 Date 11/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIVIDEN, JOHN R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $45,467.85 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DONALD F Employer name City of Oswego Amount $45,467.71 Date 04/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREUNKE, BERNARD H, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $45,467.66 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LANE, HEATHER L Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,467.26 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBLE, KATIE R Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $45,467.21 Date 03/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, COCHISE P Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $45,467.19 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARSCH, STEVEN G Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $45,467.07 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, KATHY M Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $45,466.99 Date 11/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CHEYNE, BRANDY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,466.77 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ANABEL Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $45,466.73 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, KIRK R Employer name Education Department Amount $45,466.59 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSHE, TRACY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,466.57 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, TODD M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $45,466.56 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, OTIS K Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $45,466.52 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, KAREN ANN Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $45,466.44 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O NEIL, ALYSSA J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,465.89 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKA, MARK A Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $45,465.67 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULIER, TINA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $45,464.98 Date 10/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABRO, DOROTHY NICOLE Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $45,464.80 Date 07/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SARAH A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,464.67 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMILEY, SHAMAR A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $45,464.55 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLES, GINGER L Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $45,463.60 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEADEEK, JUDITH A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $45,463.56 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAY, JEANINE M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $45,463.51 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CASTRO, KRISTA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,463.20 Date 01/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, EMANUEL T Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $45,462.85 Date 11/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGO, JENNIFER L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,462.78 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALMAGYI, ANDRAS Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,462.73 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN-RICHARDSON, MICHELLE W Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,462.67 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, DIANE B Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $45,462.46 Date 06/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER, MATTHEW B Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $45,462.37 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYLOCK, BRIAN A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $45,462.28 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELY, JULIE Employer name Tompkins County Amount $45,462.25 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASCO, RAY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,461.73 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPOLLONIA, ARTHUR E, JR Employer name City of Kingston Amount $45,461.53 Date 08/22/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLANOS, WILFREDO Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,461.48 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADT, DAVID O Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $45,461.46 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASINSKI, JANUSZ D Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $45,461.30 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, STACY L Employer name Town of Woodhull Amount $45,461.16 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System