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 SMITH, MEAGHAN P Employer name Orange County Amount $44,811.21 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRAKAJ, LISA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $44,810.40 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JENNIFER S Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $44,810.13 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTSTINE, WILLIAM H Employer name Town of Cameron Amount $44,810.05 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCWATT, JOSEPH Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $44,809.98 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MAXIMO R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $44,809.88 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHART, KAREN A Employer name Town of Marbletown Amount $44,809.80 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, KIM L Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $44,809.71 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANZEN, ADAM D Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $44,809.58 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, ROBERT Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $44,809.46 Date 12/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPKINS, AARON J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,809.29 Date 11/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTJE, ERIC P Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,809.07 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, RICHARD E Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $44,808.75 Date 02/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERWIN, THOMAS W Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $44,808.74 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYAL, SHARON D Employer name Education Department Amount $44,808.56 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFAVE, MICHELLE L Employer name Livingston County Amount $44,808.40 Date 02/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NATHANIEL C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,808.35 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, TREVOR D Employer name Town of Fulton Amount $44,808.23 Date 08/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, DONALD B, III Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $44,808.22 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGART, RENEE L Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $44,808.18 Date 10/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSENTINO, SAMUEL J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,807.66 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, LAURIE J Employer name Town of Tupper Lake Amount $44,807.44 Date 07/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MARY A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $44,807.26 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, KAREN F Employer name Morrisville-Eaton CSD Amount $44,807.25 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, CHERYL L Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $44,807.24 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, JASON F Employer name Town of Schuyler Falls Amount $44,807.10 Date 12/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEWHITE, SHADAE D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,806.97 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBRZYNSKI, SANDRA W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,806.64 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLE, HENRY E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $44,806.62 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALEA, AUDREY R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,806.02 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPRECHT, MARK J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $44,805.94 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIRTH, CAROL E Employer name Erie County Amount $44,805.90 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUPHOMMA-INH, KONGCHACK S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,805.73 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, DEBORAH A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $44,805.55 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHIE, ROBERT P Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $44,804.60 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMISTER, LILLIAN L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $44,804.42 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, DONALD J Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $44,804.23 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOK, RUSSELL A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $44,803.78 Date 07/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINCOTTA, GAETANO Employer name Greene County Amount $44,803.57 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, ANN C Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $44,803.48 Date 02/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, TERRI L Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $44,803.37 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORAZZINI, MICHAEL E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $44,803.20 Date 11/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ESS, IDA S Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $44,802.72 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON-ABIDALLY, THELMA Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $44,802.63 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTON, CHARLES B Employer name Oneida County Amount $44,802.44 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, WILISHA T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,802.44 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAMPLER, DARIN E Employer name Village of Malone Amount $44,802.32 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, CLIFFORD L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,802.31 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DON E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,802.26 Date 11/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, JOSHUA S Employer name Village of Afton Amount $44,802.14 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAYTON, KAREN M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $44,802.14 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, GINA Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $44,802.11 Date 05/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JULIA A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $44,802.10 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, SADIE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,802.07 Date 03/22/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRANDT, NANCY MAIER Employer name Webster CSD Amount $44,801.84 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZIARZ, DORA J Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $44,801.80 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLUNG, DAVID E Employer name Delaware County Amount $44,801.77 Date 07/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITARRESI, CHARLES F Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,801.76 Date 05/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, ROSANNE Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $44,801.72 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, TRISHA L Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $44,801.60 Date 12/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, SARAH L Employer name Falconer CSD Amount $44,801.00 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLIS, LAURIE J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,800.76 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFER, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $44,800.69 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUROWSKI, ANTHONY J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,800.58 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, BENJAMIN F, III Employer name Office For Technology Amount $44,800.40 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EECKHOUT, JOHN M Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $44,800.31 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOLL, DEBRA L Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $44,800.24 Date 02/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLCOTT, GARY L Employer name Ticonderoga CSD Amount $44,799.82 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEY, CARMAN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,799.52 Date 03/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, HENRY, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,799.51 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIFKAROVSKI, SILVANA Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,799.51 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALPH, MARGARET A Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,799.50 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK-INMAN, CYNTHIA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,799.48 Date 07/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLASSEY, CAROL F Employer name Orange County Amount $44,799.41 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CURRY, PATRICK C Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,799.07 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORDDARD, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,798.84 Date 05/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MARCI A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $44,798.73 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELMAN, GILLIAN L Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,798.57 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPEL, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $44,798.33 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANATRIELLO, JOHN S Employer name Office Parks,Rec & Hist Pres Amount $44,798.15 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHMAN, HEATHER Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $44,798.02 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BELLA, JOSEPH W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,797.91 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, SHARON L Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,797.59 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LEVI A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,797.58 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMMLER, AUBREE R Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $44,797.48 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGANSTERN, DAWN M Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $44,797.36 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMBIE, MICHELLE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,797.12 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSTKOWSKI, CINDY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $44,796.45 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, DOMINICK Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $44,796.05 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, CHASE E Employer name Delaware County Amount $44,796.02 Date 08/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROTSER, MARY BETH Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $44,795.95 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MARGUERITE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $44,795.95 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBICHLER, JOSEPH M, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $44,795.82 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, ALEXANDER P Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,795.24 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLAY, LORRAINE S Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $44,795.08 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTABLE, GARY L Employer name Delaware County Amount $44,794.77 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARFORD, ROYICE A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $44,794.73 Date 06/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, RONALD L, JR Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $44,793.69 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, STEVEN D Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $44,793.66 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, LUIS A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $44,793.59 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System