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 GRIFFITHS, MICHAEL B Employer name City of Albany Amount $44,971.01 Date 06/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, JUSTIN T Employer name City of Albany Amount $44,971.01 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOLYSKO, DAVID A Employer name City of Albany Amount $44,971.01 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANDERS, MITCHELL R Employer name City of Albany Amount $44,971.01 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAGONE, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Albany Amount $44,971.01 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPADARO, PAUL J Employer name City of Albany Amount $44,971.01 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNYDER, SHANNON K Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $44,970.89 Date 05/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, BARBARA J Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $44,970.80 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMANUELE, DOMINIC M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $44,970.76 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, HEATHER L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $44,970.61 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPERI, JONATHAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $44,970.29 Date 10/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVELLE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Sackets Harbor CSD Amount $44,970.24 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENICA, EMANUEL Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $44,969.88 Date 06/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING-DAILEY, DESIREE M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $44,969.71 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANABRIA, GARY L Employer name Village of Woodridge Amount $44,969.62 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JAMES A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $44,969.53 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRA, SHERI B Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $44,969.49 Date 06/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, CRAIG Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,969.47 Date 05/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CAROL M Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $44,969.47 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ROXANNE E Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $44,969.42 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, EDMUND V Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $44,969.39 Date 11/08/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFFELD, MATHEW L Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,969.32 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPSON, MARY ANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,969.32 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDHORST, IAN E Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $44,969.27 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, ANN Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $44,969.12 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRESONI, DEBORAH J Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $44,968.54 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEITZ, DANIEL S Employer name Town of Hague Amount $44,968.50 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAIA, STEPHEN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,968.36 Date 02/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLLENNE, KEVIN N Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,968.36 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOX, KEVIN A Employer name Town of Carrollton Amount $44,968.29 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNASIERO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $44,968.28 Date 12/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUZANNE M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $44,968.28 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,968.17 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, BREWINGTON Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $44,968.14 Date 01/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JEFFREY C Employer name Livingston County Amount $44,968.10 Date 12/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONICA, SHAWN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $44,967.98 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLFORD, RAYMOND A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $44,967.68 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JOHN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $44,967.62 Date 04/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, KEVIN S Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $44,967.57 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALOWSKI, JERRY J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $44,967.54 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYNUP, JOANNE L Employer name Education Department Amount $44,967.36 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLENON, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Owego Fire District Amount $44,967.25 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNELLA, MARY ELLEN Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $44,967.24 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCHETT, DARLENE M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $44,966.77 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPROUSE, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $44,966.68 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANUCHOWSKI, JACOB J Employer name Erie County Amount $44,966.67 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,966.24 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOFFEL, JUDY A Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $44,966.21 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGROVE, CHANDRA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,966.17 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBBLE, WENDY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,965.83 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINKLE, ELAINE M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $44,965.57 Date 06/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, ERIC J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,965.57 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORTES, ALFREDO Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $44,965.57 Date 12/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANTAK, DAVID A Employer name Town of Davenport Amount $44,965.25 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENCE, BONNIE L Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $44,965.03 Date 12/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WOLF, CYNTHIA L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $44,965.00 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Oswego County Amount $44,964.51 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISOLO, PATRICK A Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $44,964.45 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBAT, JAMES S Employer name Oneida County Amount $44,964.35 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, WENDY F Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,964.21 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTIFO, JASON J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $44,964.08 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SANDRA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $44,964.05 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSOBROOK, GLORIA E Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $44,964.01 Date 01/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUND, ALLISON K Employer name Erie County Amount $44,963.83 Date 10/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, BENJAMIN A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $44,963.80 Date 05/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, KEITH C Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $44,963.77 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, PAUL G, JR Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $44,963.52 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERY, JASON Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $44,963.28 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JOAN Employer name East Islip Public Library Amount $44,963.24 Date 08/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, MAURICE Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $44,962.86 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, DONNA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,962.82 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, SEBASTIAN P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,962.77 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, DENNIS M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,962.73 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Columbia County Amount $44,962.59 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIN, FABRICE D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,962.53 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBORAH Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,962.12 Date 07/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBE, THERESA ANN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $44,962.09 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, HAROLD, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,961.97 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILES, LYDIA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,961.92 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, HORTON T Employer name Town of Owego Fire District Amount $44,961.88 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MAUREEN V Employer name Jefferson County Amount $44,961.44 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, EDGAR E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $44,961.31 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLLIVER, BILLY W Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $44,961.13 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHT, JOHN, III Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $44,961.10 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZYCK, TANYA D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,960.77 Date 02/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANINI, KAREN A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,960.46 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LEO, FRANK Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,960.30 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMEAL, PAULA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,960.27 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, MARINA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,960.18 Date 03/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHIN, JOHN G Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $44,960.00 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDEN, MICHELLE L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,959.75 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, FRED S, III Employer name Oneida County Amount $44,959.65 Date 07/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNO, JILL M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,959.58 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMONDS, VALORIE L Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $44,959.15 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVILLE, DARCEY A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $44,959.01 Date 04/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ELAINE G Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $44,958.79 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, JAMES C, JR Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $44,958.65 Date 06/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISSERE, PHILIP E Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $44,958.59 Date 01/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IORIO, RALPH M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $44,958.58 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHAO, QING Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,958.45 Date 08/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System