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 CARNEGIE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $44,943.54 Date 03/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTZ, DEANNA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,943.20 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALE, DONNA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $44,943.04 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAVO, AWA L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,942.84 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIERI, SANDRA G Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $44,942.74 Date 04/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHAW, LAWRENCE V, JR Employer name Essex County Amount $44,942.69 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, NICHOLAS B Employer name Town of Conklin Amount $44,942.38 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEUJUSTE, ARMENE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,942.22 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEFFT, DAWN M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $44,942.18 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORETZ, M BRIGIT Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,942.17 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACHMAR, COLLEEN B Employer name Broome County Amount $44,942.15 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCA, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Utica Amount $44,941.87 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUBEK-WALTER, MARTA D Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $44,941.69 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFF, ROGER A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $44,941.66 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, FRANK J, III Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,941.65 Date 09/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWKER, JEREMY W Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,941.47 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, KEVIN J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,941.47 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, RICHARD M Employer name Town of Pike Amount $44,940.89 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, REBECCA L Employer name Alfred-Almond CSD Amount $44,939.51 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPAGE, JOHN D, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $44,939.42 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JASON M Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $44,939.37 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARASCO, DOUGLAS F Employer name Oneida County Amount $44,938.75 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, RAHAT JABIN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,938.69 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMLIN, KAREN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,938.68 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, JOSEPHINE A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,938.64 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEAR, WILLIAM L, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $44,938.46 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, QUINCY S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,938.45 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUTHIG, MONICA A Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $44,938.14 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, JARRETT T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $44,937.82 Date 06/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARACINO, TONY Z Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,937.63 Date 07/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LUCILLE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,937.62 Date 06/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTO, DENISE J Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,937.36 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGAULT, ANGELA E Employer name Green Island UFSD Amount $44,936.98 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, HARRIET D Employer name New Lebanon CSD Amount $44,936.94 Date 09/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAY, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Candor Amount $44,936.84 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORDQUIST, VICTORIA M Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $44,936.80 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMSHAW-LYON, JULIE E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $44,936.63 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, ROSA Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $44,936.62 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISE, WILLIAM L Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,936.40 Date 10/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUMA, JUDY L Employer name Oneida County Amount $44,936.34 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBERT, MICHELLE L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,936.22 Date 11/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULT, KATHY J Employer name Garrison UFSD Amount $44,936.07 Date 08/04/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, MELINDA W Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $44,935.89 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, JASON E Employer name Warren County Amount $44,935.59 Date 02/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, STEVEN J Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $44,935.56 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICE, MARIELLE E Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $44,935.53 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MARK C, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,935.38 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEKOS, SHARLENE A Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $44,935.34 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENHAM, PETER A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $44,935.05 Date 02/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, ANNETTE M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $44,934.99 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC ROBERTS, ALLEN W Employer name City of Troy Amount $44,934.92 Date 09/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, BRAD M Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $44,934.53 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLEGOL, KELLIE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $44,934.35 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSNELL, DANIEL A Employer name Chemung County Amount $44,934.31 Date 06/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNEGAN, ROBERT G Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $44,934.05 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CARLA R Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $44,933.72 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALCAGNO, GLORIA J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $44,933.67 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUSA, JON D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,933.45 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, WILLIAM S Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $44,932.94 Date 11/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMM, DIANA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,932.88 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, MARGARET E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $44,932.88 Date 05/07/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTSHIRE, LEE Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,932.87 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BOY-KENNISON, DIANE L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,932.80 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKE, ERICA H Employer name Livingston County Amount $44,932.65 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, HYACINTH Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,932.58 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLEAN, LINDA I Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $44,932.30 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISBEE, RONALD W Employer name Village of Portville Amount $44,932.16 Date 02/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEISHAN, DEREK L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,932.14 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, TRICIA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,932.09 Date 06/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INYA, KATHERINE E Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,931.90 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, GERALD J Employer name Madison County Amount $44,931.76 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLO, DONNA Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $44,931.56 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, PEGGY S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $44,931.33 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVUZZA, DONNAMARIE Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $44,931.10 Date 01/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, DAVID Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,931.06 Date 10/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEN THOORN, STACEY L Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $44,930.95 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JUDITH A Employer name Delaware Co Soil Water Con Dis Amount $44,930.94 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, CADWELL Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $44,930.79 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVORS, ERIC T Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $44,930.51 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHOLA, VICKY L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $44,930.00 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNT, KAREN J Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,929.94 Date 01/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, SUSAN E Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $44,929.84 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHHORN, JEFFREY L Employer name Otsego County Amount $44,929.83 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MICHELLE M Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $44,929.79 Date 07/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMOWITZ, NEIL A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $44,929.64 Date 06/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, KYLE J Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $44,929.63 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNOBLE, SUZETTE S Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $44,929.59 Date 12/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURG, JOSEPH J Employer name Delaware County Amount $44,929.53 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISOWSKI, MARIE G Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $44,929.44 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZ-MC CAFFREY, JOYCE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,929.28 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECASTRO, MARIE M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $44,929.18 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, JIN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,929.11 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILSON, KATHLEEN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,928.49 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRELL, MELVIN W Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $44,928.14 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS-SHOULTZ, MARGARET RITA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,928.11 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, KENNETH J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $44,928.05 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIXSMITH, PATRICK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,927.95 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN SICKLE, NANCY K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,927.87 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCA, MICHAEL D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $44,927.84 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALKASIAN, MARCELA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,927.80 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System