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 CHENEY, BETHANN Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $44,871.90 Date 12/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCACCIA, NICOLE M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $44,871.80 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, CHELSIE A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $44,871.80 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, JANE R Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $44,871.78 Date 11/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KIMBERLY Employer name Erie County Amount $44,871.48 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITERI, KEVIN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,871.39 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, JANET Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,871.36 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITMEIER, MATTHEW C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,871.27 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIGA, ALLISON J Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $44,871.25 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, DAVID Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,871.21 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIEAU, NANCY C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,870.96 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, REXFORD D Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $44,870.88 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, CAROLINE Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $44,870.68 Date 03/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIELLO, KAREN H Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $44,870.11 Date 02/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTALINSKI, MARLENE A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $44,870.08 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANVILLE, KAREN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,870.07 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPAI, RUSSELL Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,870.07 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOCATURA, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,870.07 Date 04/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERZIG, DAVID S Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $44,870.05 Date 06/29/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, LISA P Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $44,869.92 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, DEBORAH A Employer name Town of Lake Pleasant Amount $44,869.88 Date 05/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIER, MARY P Employer name Clifton Pk-Halfmn Pub Libr Dis Amount $44,869.86 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GERARD Employer name City of Albany Amount $44,869.57 Date 08/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, CHRISTIN L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,869.54 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARRINGER, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $44,869.45 Date 10/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, SHELLEY R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,869.40 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, GARY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $44,869.31 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, ANDREA L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $44,869.27 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, EMALIY S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,869.03 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITCHEN, GRANT M Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,868.61 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, JOANNE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,868.58 Date 02/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST PHILLIPS, JESAKA F Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $44,868.26 Date 02/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHARLANDRA C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,868.19 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JOSEPH J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $44,867.89 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROUT, WILLIAM H Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $44,867.85 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGUE, CARL R, JR Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,867.83 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, RAYMOND E Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $44,867.83 Date 09/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERWATER, DAWN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,867.80 Date 04/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLEY, MARY C Employer name City of Troy Amount $44,867.42 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, CHRISTAL L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,867.40 Date 05/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MONICA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,867.27 Date 11/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENA, JOSE I Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $44,867.08 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLOCK, ANNMARIE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $44,866.97 Date 08/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, JACK M Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $44,866.94 Date 05/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ADRIAN M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $44,866.89 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHMAN, CHRISTY R Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,866.85 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEOD, DORETHA Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $44,866.84 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDIAL, MICHAEL G Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,866.80 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TURNER, PAULA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $44,866.74 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, RUTH S Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $44,866.29 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, PHILIP Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,866.23 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DONNA M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $44,866.10 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, TAMIA N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $44,866.03 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MICHELLE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,865.98 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANWARING, BRYAN C Employer name Town of Harmony Amount $44,865.83 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JANE D Employer name Rensselaer Housing Authority Amount $44,864.80 Date 09/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, ROBERT A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,864.74 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, NORA M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $44,864.40 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULTS, KRISTY L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,864.26 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ABBIE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $44,864.18 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIERSKI, VINCENT M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $44,863.90 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOLL, MICHAEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,863.44 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWLIN-DOWNEY, ALICIA N Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $44,863.36 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TERRY E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $44,863.16 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKES, CHELSEA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,862.95 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZEO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,862.89 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRER, ANDRE H Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,862.87 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, DANIEL P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,862.67 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECKHAM, DARNYL L Employer name Erie County Amount $44,862.58 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUCETTE, MARK J Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $44,862.53 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUTENGER, ANGELA M Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $44,862.48 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARY M Employer name Steuben County Amount $44,862.18 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLYDORE, FLORA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,862.03 Date 06/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA-SAENZ, KINVERLING Z Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $44,861.93 Date 06/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CYNTHIA J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $44,861.81 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, DEREK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $44,861.69 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHERRY, KELLEY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,861.65 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEAN, KELLY E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,861.37 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORVILLE, ANNAZETTE N Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $44,861.26 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROBERT T Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $44,860.85 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCARELLO, LESLIE E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,860.83 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRELAND, JAMES D Employer name Herkimer County Amount $44,860.82 Date 02/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O' DONNELL, MARTIN R Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $44,860.66 Date 04/04/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADOO, SCOTT Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $44,860.44 Date 04/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, TRICIA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $44,860.40 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ANGELA R Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $44,860.22 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PATTEN, MARIE P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $44,860.20 Date 05/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SPINA, MARISA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,860.07 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMOND, MARCEL J Employer name Franklin County Amount $44,859.93 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISSEN, DAVID F Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,859.90 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSMACKER, TINA Employer name Town of Islip Amount $44,859.75 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLIZATTO, ANA C Employer name Town of Islip Amount $44,859.75 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOT, BRENDA L Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,859.60 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, RENEE E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,859.34 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, LORELIE L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $44,859.27 Date 10/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUCERI, JAMES L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $44,859.13 Date 10/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, MARK F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,858.68 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YELDON, KATHLEEN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,858.68 Date 05/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, DARLEEN A Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $44,858.55 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, DAVID T Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $44,857.87 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System