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 WRIGHT, PETER E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,917.43 Date 05/12/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHNER, MICHAEL R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,917.41 Date 01/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIGHT, ROBERT E Employer name Cincinnatus CSD Amount $44,917.39 Date 11/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYER, PATRICK J, JR Employer name Town of Randolph Amount $44,917.37 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONESKI, DANIEL S Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $44,917.26 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBIDEAU-BERKERY, COLLEEN M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $44,917.26 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARZ, DOUGLAS K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $44,917.16 Date 06/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTON, KIMBERLY D Employer name Fulton County Amount $44,917.09 Date 05/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORTI, CASEY L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,916.49 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNER, SHAY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $44,916.34 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LEYVON J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $44,916.16 Date 12/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORROW, KATHIE L Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $44,915.81 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOAN E Employer name Lewis County Amount $44,915.68 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, ANKIE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,915.52 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITH, CHRSITOPHER J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,915.52 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIROUARD, KYLE B Employer name Town of Harrietstown Amount $44,915.45 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARO, JUSTIN Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $44,915.40 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, RHONDA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,915.25 Date 11/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATROUS, KEVIN W Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $44,915.08 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, PAULA L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $44,914.93 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEBERICH, AUTUMN R Employer name Tompkins County Amount $44,914.76 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISNESKY, SCOTT D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,914.60 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, MICHAEL J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $44,914.32 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDISH, CARL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $44,914.28 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JU, CAROLE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,914.13 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JENNIFER M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,913.90 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNECKER, RALF B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,913.83 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, MARC E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,913.82 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWTIN, RONALD Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,913.74 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALEOTA, NEIL Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,913.74 Date 07/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, JAVIER Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,913.74 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEMBRADO, MARCIE H Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,913.74 Date 12/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRIGHAM E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $44,913.69 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUTTER, ALEC T Employer name Sayville Fire District Amount $44,913.56 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES-BONILLA, ALEXANDRA Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,913.52 Date 01/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, LUCINDA H Employer name Steuben County Amount $44,913.33 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWCZAK, JEREMY M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $44,913.29 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, EDITH M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $44,913.28 Date 01/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRIST, MICHELLE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,913.13 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRLING, PENELOPE S Employer name Cayuga County Amount $44,913.11 Date 10/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GRADY, KATHLEEN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $44,913.01 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENALDINO, PAUL W Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $44,911.15 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, DIANE C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,911.08 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENEZIANO, JO ANNE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,910.88 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAREN, LORRI-ANN T Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $44,910.63 Date 03/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWLEY, CAREN D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,910.38 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, STEVEN M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,910.31 Date 02/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, BEULAH M Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $44,910.28 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFFIN, TANYSHA A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $44,909.97 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUZON, HEATHER C Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $44,909.68 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, EDITH Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $44,909.39 Date 08/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMPF, SARAH J Employer name City of Albany Amount $44,909.32 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMART, JACQUES A Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,909.25 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KEVIN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,909.07 Date 05/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DARRELL L Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $44,909.04 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDQUIST, JESSICA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,908.81 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, DOUGLAS S Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $44,908.71 Date 02/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLEJO, BONNIE J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $44,908.41 Date 07/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIONE, JENNIFER Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $44,908.20 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, TERRA L Employer name Warren County Amount $44,907.92 Date 12/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRICH, MONALISA S Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $44,907.75 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHALEN, LYNN A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,907.48 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, KEITH D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $44,907.43 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, KELLY L Employer name Broome County Amount $44,907.36 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, GARY A Employer name Oswego County Amount $44,907.32 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILCULLEN, SCOTT M Employer name Watervliet Housing Authority Amount $44,907.26 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORINI, JASON R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $44,906.75 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHARJAN, SAROJ Employer name Office For Technology Amount $44,906.75 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOVVA, RAJYALAKSHMI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $44,906.75 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARAYAN, RAKESH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $44,906.75 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ERIN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,906.75 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, EAMONN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,906.75 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, MELISSA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,906.75 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, DEBRA M Employer name Westfield CSD Amount $44,906.59 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOZA, ISABEL Employer name Sullivan County Amount $44,906.52 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, DANIEL M Employer name Broome County Amount $44,906.40 Date 12/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASLEWICZ, NANCY W Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,906.28 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGALLS, DARLENE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $44,905.93 Date 12/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLO, DONNA M Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $44,905.75 Date 01/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, SHEILA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,905.67 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRATSINGH, FELICIA A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $44,905.59 Date 02/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELFAIR, BRENDA M Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $44,905.59 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUX, BRIAN S Employer name City of Utica Amount $44,905.40 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAGGIANO, ANGELICA V Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,905.03 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, JUSTIN T Employer name Town of Aurora Amount $44,905.02 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, ROBERT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $44,904.89 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT-BELL, ANWAR K Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $44,904.82 Date 02/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENCO, WENDY J Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $44,904.53 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, LAM D Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $44,904.43 Date 06/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, MURIEL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,904.24 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, SEAN J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $44,904.09 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, RANDI L Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $44,904.04 Date 10/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMAS, CANDICE A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,903.66 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, SHUAYB H Employer name City of Albany Amount $44,903.43 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STERLING, DANIEL A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $44,902.91 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, DEBORAH A Employer name Erie County Amount $44,902.47 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIROUX, KAREN A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $44,902.26 Date 07/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIE, GREGORY S Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $44,901.93 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, VICTORIA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,901.83 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKO, RYAN C Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $44,901.79 Date 08/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System