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 EMERSON, JILLIAN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,901.47 Date 06/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, LAI NGOR Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $44,901.38 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, MARY I Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $44,901.37 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, WILFREDO I Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,900.70 Date 02/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JEROME A, II Employer name Erie County Amount $44,900.63 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Tioga County Amount $44,900.17 Date 12/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MICHAEL J Employer name Albany County Amount $44,899.96 Date 03/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, LESLEY L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $44,899.85 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITELY, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Port Washington Water Poll Dist Amount $44,899.79 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, MICHELLE A Employer name Town of Gates Amount $44,899.54 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCHAFFEL, MICHAEL J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $44,899.20 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, MENEKA Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $44,899.04 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODY, SALLY Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $44,898.67 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JUSTIN J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $44,898.66 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREY, JOSEPH M J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $44,898.42 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEBLES, LISA H Employer name Lewis County Amount $44,898.24 Date 05/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, WILLIAM C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $44,898.12 Date 03/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGARA, MELISSA D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,898.08 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, JARID A Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $44,897.78 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINOR, JULIE R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $44,897.73 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, KATHRYN E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $44,897.69 Date 07/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, KATHY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,897.39 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, SIDNEY, III Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $44,897.34 Date 04/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, EDWARD R Employer name City of Oswego Amount $44,897.32 Date 04/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHL, AMANDA S Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $44,896.99 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, SARAH L Employer name Otsego County Amount $44,896.82 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIMNAGH, JENNIE J Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $44,896.64 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, JASON C Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $44,896.42 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIR, CHARLES F, JR Employer name Town of Harmony Amount $44,896.27 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZELLO, DANIEL A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $44,896.15 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEUSON, MEGHAN E Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $44,896.02 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DARLENE M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $44,896.01 Date 11/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNE, KRISTIN E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,896.01 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONUCCI, JURENE A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $44,896.00 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMBLE, PATRICK J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,895.77 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, MORTICIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,895.56 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMPIE, DANIEL B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,895.54 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, DEBORAH A Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,895.54 Date 10/28/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCHIA, RANDY R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,895.49 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULYS, TADAS R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,895.38 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, EILEEN M Employer name City of Middletown Amount $44,895.15 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, LAURA A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $44,895.13 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGH, MICHAEL G Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $44,895.04 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, RICHARD L, JR Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $44,894.92 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, LAUREN E Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $44,894.84 Date 08/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZI, SCOTT M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,894.82 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ANGELA R Employer name Washington County Amount $44,894.73 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKAROWSKI, JAMES A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $44,894.61 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHM, LEONA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,894.23 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SARAH M Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,893.76 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIRE, ROBERT G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,893.51 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, JOLEAN B Employer name Red Creek CSD Amount $44,893.38 Date 03/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANK, DONNA J Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $44,893.35 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ISABELLE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,893.20 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVERLY, CHARLENE L Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $44,893.02 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, KENNETH B Employer name Town of Portland Amount $44,892.83 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, GARTH A Employer name Town of Lyme Amount $44,892.83 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, JAMES J Employer name West Valley CSD Amount $44,892.65 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, ELIZABETH M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,892.01 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, LORI Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $44,891.94 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, WILLIAM S Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $44,891.94 Date 09/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, DAVID A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,891.66 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, DORIS M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,891.52 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REY, LYNETTE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,891.52 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUSCHER, SUZETTE M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $44,891.46 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, WAYNE T Employer name City of Watertown Amount $44,891.17 Date 05/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, JASON E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,891.15 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, PHILIP N Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $44,891.01 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOD, MELISSA Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $44,891.00 Date 07/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTRIGHT, KELLY A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,890.84 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, MARIA E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,890.49 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LORENZO, PHILIP J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,890.46 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, JONATHAN S Employer name Otsego County Amount $44,890.03 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VIRGILIO, PATRICIA A Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $44,889.95 Date 02/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ALAN R Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $44,889.77 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, STEPHEN J Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $44,889.73 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUCCI, JOSEPH A Employer name Department of Law Amount $44,889.73 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, RUTH M Employer name Education Department Amount $44,889.73 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, SANDRA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,889.73 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASKA, BONNIE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,889.73 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAPER, JULIE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,889.73 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKER, ANNETTE Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,889.73 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, TONYA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,889.73 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHATLEY, ALEX B Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,889.73 Date 07/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, JILL E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $44,889.73 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITUCCI, JOHN F Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $44,889.73 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMAURO, CHANTELLE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,889.73 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUDICO, HOLLEY L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $44,889.73 Date 02/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, MICHAEL K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,889.73 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZLOTNICK, STEPHEN P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $44,889.69 Date 04/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABOUR, KARIN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $44,889.63 Date 11/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, ELAINE L Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $44,889.54 Date 03/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THERRIAN, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Town of Altona Amount $44,889.33 Date 08/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, PAUL A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $44,889.09 Date 12/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, PATRICK O Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,888.99 Date 03/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, GREGORY D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,888.94 Date 09/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, JULANNE S Employer name Lewis County Amount $44,888.85 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, CURTIS J Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $44,888.61 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPER, JAMES C Employer name Village of Little Valley Amount $44,888.01 Date 10/31/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHEREE' M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $44,887.64 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System