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 JAVIER, JOSE LUIS Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,374.33 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MARIA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,374.26 Date 03/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MATTHEW D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,374.22 Date 12/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, ANTHONY Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,374.10 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, LUCAS R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,373.99 Date 09/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYGANT, DUANE W Employer name Erie County Amount $45,373.66 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, DALE W Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $45,373.58 Date 04/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, PATRICIA A Employer name Orange County Amount $45,373.57 Date 12/03/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKULIN, JOHN K Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $45,373.44 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, ROBERT Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $45,373.36 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFONSO-COOKE, JOANNA Employer name Erie County Amount $45,373.30 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, FRANK P Employer name Town of Pike Amount $45,373.17 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAWSON, MARLENE A Employer name Erie County Amount $45,372.79 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENIA, JOHN W Employer name Syosset Fire District Amount $45,372.75 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, JOYCE L Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $45,372.64 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUDT, STEPHANIE L Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,372.61 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSENS, ADAM M Employer name Chenango County Amount $45,372.56 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARANDA, BETH Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $45,372.47 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVOLLAR, CONSUELO C Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $45,372.40 Date 11/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, KIM E Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $45,372.26 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, ROBERT C Employer name City of Troy Amount $45,372.11 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIAN, BENJAMIN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,371.80 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANCARLO, MICHELLE A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,371.80 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANT, MONIQUE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,371.24 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POITRAS, TIMOTHY L, JR Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $45,371.24 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUST, LEE ANN Employer name Ontario County Amount $45,371.15 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRANTON, PENNY J Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $45,371.09 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, OLYMPIA V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,371.05 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, JARED C Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,370.89 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $45,370.55 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAST, HENRY, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,370.50 Date 12/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, EDWARD G, III Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,370.17 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UZUNALIC, NERMIN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,370.06 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, CYNTHIA L Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $45,369.65 Date 10/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, GEOFFREY G, JR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,369.45 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, MICHELLE M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $45,369.23 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDET, MICHAEL K Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $45,369.21 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, SEAN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,369.21 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, MANDA R Employer name Broome County Amount $45,368.91 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, JOEL B Employer name Village of Naples Amount $45,368.74 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRZYKOWSKI, JESSICA A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $45,368.58 Date 03/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, CYNTHIA O Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,368.47 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, WHITNEY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,368.26 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Oswego Amount $45,368.24 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, FREDERICK G, III Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,368.15 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORREY, DAVE E Employer name Olean Housing Authority Amount $45,367.77 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVINS, SCOTT J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $45,367.76 Date 04/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARD, ASHLEE Y Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,367.65 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNA, NICOLE E Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $45,367.65 Date 09/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESIA, MICHELLE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,367.45 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, GERALDINE Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $45,367.19 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALEK, JENNIFER A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,367.11 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ROBERT J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $45,367.01 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANINI, MICHELE Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $45,366.85 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLINGER, JOHN C Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,366.83 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, VIVIEN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $45,366.54 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSS, MARYELLEN Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $45,366.53 Date 08/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARRON, DARLENE M Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $45,366.30 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, ERIKA R Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $45,366.12 Date 11/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KAREN E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $45,366.02 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSKWITALSKI, KAREN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,365.92 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARROW, STEPHEN J Employer name Town of Riga Amount $45,365.65 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACAULEY, STEPHANIE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,365.54 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, JOHN W Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,365.48 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, SARAH L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,365.17 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $45,365.16 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFONSO, FRANK W Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $45,365.14 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, BENJAMIN, JR Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $45,364.68 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIGLE, ADAM J Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $45,364.37 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Village of Walden Amount $45,364.35 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODAS, MARIA L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,364.11 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNZ, KAYLYN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,364.03 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, DAVID L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,363.98 Date 01/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DENISE E Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $45,363.50 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, KRISTIN L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $45,363.19 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTELO, KATHARINE A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,363.08 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZARIS, CHRISTINA Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $45,362.55 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGERA, SALLY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,362.55 Date 08/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, DOUGLAS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $45,362.39 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE TONE, JOHN D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $45,362.39 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELANGO, DENIS M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $45,362.39 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEATH, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $45,362.39 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VATAJ, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $45,362.39 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOK, KATHLEEN C Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,362.38 Date 07/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, AMIE W Employer name Greene County Amount $45,362.24 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, KIMBERLY A Employer name Village of Allegany Amount $45,362.18 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ORVILLE A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,362.04 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DUKE J Employer name Town of Italy Amount $45,361.79 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $45,361.39 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANCHER, JOHN W Employer name Delaware County Amount $45,361.28 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APISA, STEPHEN Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,361.08 Date 07/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $45,360.99 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MICHAEL L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $45,360.81 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CYNTHIA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,360.28 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLEY, OLIVIA B Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $45,360.23 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, GREGG R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $45,359.73 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, JOHN J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $45,359.69 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, GARET L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $45,359.69 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, DANIELLE M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $45,359.69 Date 11/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, SUSAN E Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $45,359.69 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System