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 MATHEW, DOLLY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $45,055.92 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, LISA JAYNE Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $45,055.62 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MICHELLE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,055.52 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, BRIAN K Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,055.41 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, LAURIE A Employer name Friendship CSD Amount $45,055.36 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YU-CLARSON, SANDRA M Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $45,055.14 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMAH, LESLIE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,055.12 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOELKLE, KELLY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,055.09 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, ANN M Employer name Putnam County Amount $45,054.64 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, TIMOTHY D Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $45,054.43 Date 10/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, ROSE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,054.18 Date 11/29/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGDON, JENNIFER A Employer name Department of State Amount $45,053.98 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, STEVEN M Employer name Washington County Amount $45,053.84 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERICO, ROSEMARY C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $45,053.79 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLIN, RANDY W Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,053.70 Date 05/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, STEVEN J Employer name Village of Canajoharie Amount $45,053.47 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, RICHARD C Employer name Town of Richmond Amount $45,053.06 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNIMPEDE, YOLANDA A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $45,052.95 Date 04/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, KYLE R Employer name Olean Housing Authority Amount $45,052.83 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLETT, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,052.78 Date 11/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, WILLIE C, JR Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $45,052.75 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOSKI, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Clay Amount $45,052.66 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, BEDILIA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $45,052.65 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, ELIZABETH M Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $45,052.65 Date 07/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNICK, DENISE M Employer name Town of Albion Amount $45,052.37 Date 04/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVANZO, JENNIFER M Employer name Education Department Amount $45,052.36 Date 01/31/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, NETTIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,052.36 Date 11/14/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELNAVIS, OLIVE R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,052.36 Date 07/12/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, DONNA ANN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,052.36 Date 02/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, BETTE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,052.36 Date 01/20/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MARTHA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,052.36 Date 10/07/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVOLA, MARIA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,052.36 Date 10/19/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, BESSIE Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $45,052.36 Date 01/09/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANI, DANIEL W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $45,052.36 Date 12/13/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMMIE, CYNTHIA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,052.27 Date 10/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, ANGEL L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,052.16 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, KERRIE A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $45,051.87 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, AUDREY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,051.77 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, JULIUS J Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $45,051.69 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLO, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,051.56 Date 03/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTER, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $45,051.48 Date 05/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILAT, JENICE M Employer name Erie County Amount $45,051.27 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPONCEAU, LORRAINE E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,051.14 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MARTIN J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,050.96 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, WAYNE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,050.96 Date 07/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNEST, DOROTHY M Employer name Albany County Amount $45,050.92 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANNEY, JEAN O Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $45,050.84 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, FAYE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,050.71 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $45,050.43 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, MICHAEL E Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,050.22 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVELIN, JASON G Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,050.18 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERLITO, GREGORY T Employer name Jefferson County Amount $45,050.14 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MELVERDINE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $45,049.92 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KAREN J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,049.83 Date 07/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, KEIRA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,049.75 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, GLADYS Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $45,049.68 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, MELINDA R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $45,049.59 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYAS, DIANE M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $45,049.40 Date 09/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, ROBERT M Employer name Yates County Amount $45,049.14 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTRIC, EDINA Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,048.89 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, TANYA A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $45,048.52 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEMIRA, BRITTANY N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,048.51 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORTORE, LORI A Employer name Erie County Amount $45,048.48 Date 11/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, MELISSA J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $45,048.20 Date 06/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANNE M Employer name Massena CSD Amount $45,048.01 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUET, JACQUELINE M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $45,047.93 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSCH, WILLIAM D Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,047.66 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, SUSAN E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $45,046.25 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMADDER, SAJAL Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $45,045.57 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALEY, JAMES A Employer name Town of Schuyler Falls Amount $45,045.49 Date 12/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOKE, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Tully Amount $45,045.46 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, CATHERINE Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $45,045.22 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORIE, TRICIA M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $45,045.11 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMONIAN, TERRY J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,044.88 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MICHAEL E Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,044.73 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPERSTEIN, SUSAN M Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $45,044.58 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, DONNA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,043.94 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, MARK Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,043.89 Date 04/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOUD, DARLENE F Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,043.78 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBER, ANDREW W Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,043.77 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, THERESA Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $45,043.75 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITT, TAMARA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $45,043.68 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, PAUL S Employer name Education Department Amount $45,043.38 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JACOB M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $45,043.35 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRNDT, DANIEL C Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,043.01 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAIE, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $45,042.82 Date 11/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTON, BRIAN C Employer name Town of Argyle Amount $45,042.78 Date 12/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, CHRISTINA L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $45,042.77 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTTOT, LANI D Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $45,042.44 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMILIAN, CATHERINE M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $45,042.29 Date 01/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRIDGE, MEGAN A Employer name Erie County Amount $45,042.28 Date 12/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAAC, JACQUELINE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $45,042.14 Date 08/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, CHERICE N Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $45,041.94 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTON, JENNIFER A Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $45,041.88 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCORMACK, AMY E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,041.66 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, DANIEL K Employer name Town of Warrensburg Amount $45,041.66 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUROWSKI, GENEVIEVE C Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $45,041.43 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, JODY L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $45,041.42 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, MONICA A Employer name Erie County Amount $45,041.27 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYATT, NORMAN Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $45,041.13 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System