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 SEXAUER, LAWRENCE V Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $45,026.22 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,025.80 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRELLA, MARIO Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $45,025.66 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MARIA A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $45,025.62 Date 12/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, LAURA S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $45,025.56 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, TRAVIS L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $45,025.45 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, CLARICE C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $45,025.45 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, PORSHA N Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,025.36 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENS-GALLAGHER, DENISE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,025.09 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILTON, PHILLIP C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,025.05 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESKOW, PATRICIA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,025.01 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BERNICE E Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $45,024.90 Date 05/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEWICH, GERALDINE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,024.88 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILYOU, KELLY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,024.82 Date 06/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS-BAILEY, BRENDON S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,024.79 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHINTA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $45,024.44 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, CHERRY ANN A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,024.39 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARIAN, SHANE P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,024.03 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPF, JUDITH A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $45,023.65 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, HEAYOUNG Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $45,023.62 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EZZO, MATTHEW C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $45,023.60 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIORTINO, KATHLEEN G Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,023.44 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, FRANKLIN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $45,023.06 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYER, NICHOLAS H Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,022.78 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERGBUCHLER, PATRICIA A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $45,022.74 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONIWAS, ALYSSA D Employer name Erie County Amount $45,022.61 Date 07/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, DEBRA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,022.52 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDER, MARIA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,022.44 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMM, RONALD E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $45,022.18 Date 10/24/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, ANDREW R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $45,022.09 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARONSON, ELIZABETH B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $45,022.05 Date 06/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVET, DANIEL J, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,021.91 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSER, WILLIAM H, II Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $45,021.60 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOLAR, DONNA M Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $45,021.56 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, VALERIE J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,021.56 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, MATTHEW G Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,021.41 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, JEFFREY E, JR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $45,021.32 Date 01/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, KATHERINE Employer name Albany County Amount $45,021.14 Date 02/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JOEL A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $45,021.13 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSOURIAN, AMIR, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,021.09 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, ROBIN Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $45,021.00 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, MELISSA K Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $45,021.00 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, TRACY JEAN Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,020.96 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZUTO, DEBRA S Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $45,020.83 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, TRISHA A Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $45,020.67 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZILLO, MONICA E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,020.50 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MARTHA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $45,020.22 Date 03/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $45,020.22 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, CLEMENT M Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,020.10 Date 02/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYPHRIT, PHILIP M Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,019.88 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLISKO, JOHN Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $45,019.81 Date 08/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, FINELLA P Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $45,019.71 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, JASON M Employer name Genesee County Amount $45,019.59 Date 01/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURNE, JUNE R Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $45,019.54 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELORME, GREGORY A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $45,019.50 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KAILEY E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $45,019.20 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBUQUE, JOSHUA M Employer name Education Department Amount $45,018.89 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNAN, LAURA A Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $45,018.87 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RAMSEY C T Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $45,018.66 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCATO, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,018.48 Date 04/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYLES, DONNA K Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $45,018.44 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, MICHAEL K Employer name Village of New York Mills Amount $45,018.30 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEB, TIMOTHY G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $45,018.25 Date 11/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PATRICK P Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $45,017.86 Date 03/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, CATHERINE M Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $45,017.81 Date 09/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LIZBETH Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,017.65 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABNEY, CYCITA L Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $45,017.64 Date 08/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPELLA, GERALD D, JR Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $45,017.37 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER KUHLKIN, GALE A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $45,017.34 Date 09/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROEKER, DELPHINE M Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $45,017.34 Date 02/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, ROBERT V Employer name City of Rome Amount $45,016.78 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, KAREN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $45,016.54 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENIOR, LORI A Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $45,016.45 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCITELLI, MARK K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $45,016.37 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SUSAN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,016.26 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHTA, NISHA B Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $45,016.19 Date 10/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELISLE, MICHAEL K, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $45,016.16 Date 11/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, JENNA R Employer name Yates County Amount $45,015.97 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBBY, DOROTHY A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $45,015.80 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, STEPHEN G Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $45,015.65 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHOR, ANNE K Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $45,015.46 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADLEIN, STEPHEN M Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $45,015.39 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUESDALE, LINDA M Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $45,015.18 Date 01/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, ELLEN T Employer name Warren County Amount $45,015.17 Date 04/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHEBERGEN, ANNETTE S Employer name Southwestern CSD Amount $45,015.02 Date 06/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KENNETH Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $45,014.94 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALCAGNO, JOSEPH Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,014.87 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGINIA, STEPHANIE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,014.79 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, AARON M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $45,014.78 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, DEBORAH Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $45,014.44 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODMAN, JEREMY D Employer name City of Auburn Amount $45,014.27 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, LAUREN A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $45,014.22 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAG, BRETT M Employer name Town of New Berlin Amount $45,013.89 Date 01/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIKER, PAMELA M Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $45,013.88 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, NICHOLE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,013.81 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, SAMANTHA Y Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $45,013.60 Date 03/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIFF, SUSAN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,013.48 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEDERICH, ALLEN N Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $45,013.43 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALABANKA, SUSAN A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $45,013.39 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPERNAULT, PATTI A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $45,013.34 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System