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 HEATH, CHANELLE D Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,223.57 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, BRIAN M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $45,223.57 Date 04/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPAK, PAMELA M Employer name Broome County Amount $45,223.56 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSLEY, JAMES V Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,223.56 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, ISABEL M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $45,223.48 Date 05/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, LUIS A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $45,223.36 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YURICK, LYNN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,223.19 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, CARLOS L, JR Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $45,222.61 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIMS, JAMES D, III Employer name City of Watertown Amount $45,222.60 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEFFREY R Employer name Village of Andover Amount $45,222.60 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, RAYMOND Employer name Town of Islip Amount $45,222.48 Date 11/22/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, RANDOLPH R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $45,222.32 Date 05/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MEGAN C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,222.29 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENK, CASEY L Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $45,222.24 Date 12/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, CRYSTAL M Employer name Seneca County Amount $45,222.20 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, JOSIE R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,222.12 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODOCK, LYNNE D Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $45,222.07 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, THOMAS W Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,221.79 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KERKER, CYNTHIA L Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $45,221.77 Date 10/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCY, GENEVIEVE M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $45,221.72 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLMAN, LORI S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,221.69 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUDALES-RIVERA, JOSE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,221.57 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT PHILLIP Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $45,221.45 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, CINDY Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,221.44 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISHPAUGH, ERICA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,221.36 Date 11/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHNER, PAMELA H Employer name Fulton County Amount $45,221.25 Date 06/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, CASSANDRA E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,221.20 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRINISHIN, DOREEN P Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,221.16 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITTLE, ELAINE A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $45,220.95 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IADANZA, KATHERINE A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $45,220.73 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJNA, ERIC W Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $45,220.45 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMECK, SHARON A Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $45,220.45 Date 09/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOR, MICHAEL D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $45,220.35 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, MICHAEL D Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $45,220.09 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIXON, JOHN J Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $45,219.74 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, SAMANTHA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,219.36 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGEPETH, DEXTER Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,219.29 Date 04/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JOELLE M Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $45,219.15 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELT, DENISE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,218.89 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA-HERNANDEZ, MINERVA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,218.82 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVER, TODD E Employer name Town of New Lebanon Amount $45,218.27 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESON, JOSEPH C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,218.10 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, PATRICIA J Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $45,218.08 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, DAVID S Employer name Tioga County Amount $45,218.05 Date 12/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYEDDA-HENSLEY, MAIMOONA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,217.79 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEWORCHIK, JO ANN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $45,217.70 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, DENISE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $45,217.53 Date 05/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUBUCK, ROBERT L, II Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $45,217.44 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, JAMES R Employer name Village of North Syracuse Amount $45,217.44 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, CATHERINE A Employer name Columbia County Amount $45,217.26 Date 12/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PRISCIELA A Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $45,217.26 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSORE, MARK T Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $45,216.91 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, SUSAN B Employer name Village of Moravia Amount $45,216.78 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHUQUAREY O Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,216.64 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNEO, JANET E Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,216.60 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, ROBERT D Employer name Town of New Albion Amount $45,216.37 Date 05/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, JOY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,216.35 Date 11/25/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICKNER, MICHAEL C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,216.29 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUET, MALACHI Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $45,216.11 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORZELLI, ALICE M Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $45,215.67 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIL, DONNA L Employer name Olean Housing Authority Amount $45,215.14 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, TERRI L Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $45,214.64 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, JANN C Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $45,214.42 Date 06/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMILLUCA, HOPE E Employer name Oswego County Amount $45,214.13 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINGE, GUY W Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $45,214.06 Date 06/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHERS, BARBARA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,213.93 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIST-SINDO, ELIZABETH L Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $45,213.76 Date 10/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHONGAR, AMANDA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,213.45 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUFFMAN, JERRY D, JR Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $45,212.87 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATIER, KATHLEEN C Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $45,212.83 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBAUM, KAREN L Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $45,212.70 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, DAWN M Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $45,212.57 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, JAMIE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,212.37 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATOCHVIL, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Town of Roxbury Amount $45,212.02 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADOLINSKI, JOHN C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,211.93 Date 11/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMONS, MICKEY J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $45,211.67 Date 11/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMON, TERESA A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,211.66 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVONI, JOSEPHINE Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $45,211.30 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, ANDREW L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $45,210.79 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JAMES R, JR Employer name Town of Russia Amount $45,210.68 Date 12/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGAS, NANCY A Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $45,210.52 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, BIENVENIDO A. B Employer name Rockland County Amount $45,210.18 Date 02/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, LINDA L Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $45,210.07 Date 03/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, JOHN J Employer name Town of New Lebanon Amount $45,210.00 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, JOEL Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,209.96 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, MARIE T Employer name Orange County Amount $45,209.64 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARGAN, RENEE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $45,209.52 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKHARD, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $45,209.45 Date 05/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADEL, MARY E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,208.92 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALZER, VALERIE B Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,208.88 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ANGELA M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $45,208.82 Date 11/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URF, CHRISTINE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $45,208.24 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUTUS, MAUD Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,208.20 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYCUMBER, DEBORAH JEAN Employer name Chemung County Amount $45,208.18 Date 08/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSCHIAVO, BRETT J Employer name Erie County Amount $45,208.15 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, JUDI C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $45,207.95 Date 02/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEVEN-WILLOCK, CATHERINE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,207.49 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIELLO, DAVID A, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,207.23 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, VERONICA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,207.03 Date 01/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, ROGER D Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $45,206.68 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System