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 PROULX, ROSEMARIE D Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $44,793.43 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUDOBA, JOSEPH G Employer name Erie County Amount $44,793.36 Date 11/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKLEY, GERALD R, JR Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $44,793.32 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDD, MC KINLEY Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $44,793.02 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MARIA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $44,792.87 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HJEMDAHL-MONSEN, MARGARETH Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $44,792.64 Date 09/22/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, MAUREEN S Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $44,792.64 Date 07/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUS, MICHELLE L Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $44,792.64 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINSLEY, AMANDA M Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $44,792.64 Date 08/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, FRANCINE C Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,792.31 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCHINI, ROBERT L Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $44,792.21 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, RICHARD G JR Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $44,791.72 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLASK, AMY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,791.62 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, NANCI E Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $44,791.60 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNONE, ESTHER Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $44,791.04 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, DIANE M Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,790.90 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LAURA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,790.88 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, WILLIAM S Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,790.72 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GANDER, BROOKE E Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $44,790.60 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEGIE, LAUREL A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $44,790.52 Date 12/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPPLER, DEIRDRE R Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $44,790.47 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINGAM, VEENA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,790.37 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLDANSKI, BOGDAN Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $44,790.32 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONGELLI, MICHAEL D Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $44,789.86 Date 12/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERY, SANDY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,789.72 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCILLA, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $44,789.72 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURKO, EILEEN Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $44,789.70 Date 10/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZILLIG, PATRICIA A Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $44,789.69 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, DOMINIQUE A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $44,789.44 Date 12/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, LISA R Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $44,789.36 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MAUREEN E Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $44,789.35 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JOHN G Employer name Town of Hancock Amount $44,789.34 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MELISSA A S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,788.94 Date 07/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MERE, MELANIE K Employer name Mayfield CSD Amount $44,788.73 Date 10/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, ANNE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,788.71 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARTERS, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,788.69 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, KEVIN J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $44,788.61 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, JACQUELINE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,788.47 Date 06/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERICELLA-CAVUOTO, VALERIE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,788.33 Date 03/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MICHAEL J Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $44,788.22 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEER, TERRY R, JR Employer name Jefferson County Amount $44,788.20 Date 11/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKFORD, SHARON Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,788.01 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KERRY A Employer name Town of Guilford Amount $44,787.98 Date 10/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCATURRO, RALPH Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $44,787.97 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KELLY L Employer name Orange County Amount $44,787.95 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, CARMEN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,787.71 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, DANA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $44,787.54 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHIWE, REGINALD I Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $44,787.53 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLMAN, STEPHEN R Employer name Village of Farmingdale Amount $44,787.50 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, MATTHEW C Employer name Jefferson County Amount $44,787.15 Date 07/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGER, KRISTOPHER R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $44,787.05 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWIE, ROBERT C Employer name Village of Oriskany Falls Amount $44,787.00 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, WILLIAM M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $44,786.45 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MICHAEL A Employer name Delaware County Amount $44,786.16 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, TERESA M Employer name Ridge Fire District Amount $44,786.15 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, ANTONY C Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $44,785.88 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRELL, BRUCE D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $44,785.78 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGALO, TONI V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,785.64 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCHERA, ROBERT C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $44,785.52 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESNER, SUZANNE J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,785.35 Date 08/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, DENISE JACON Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,785.16 Date 11/24/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLE, REGINA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $44,784.79 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, BRETT E Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $44,784.75 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LAURIE A Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $44,784.50 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORGENSEN, ERIC E Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $44,784.47 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, CYNTHIA L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,784.42 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, FRANCES A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $44,784.38 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALATIOTO, JOSEPH G Employer name Columbia County Amount $44,783.82 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYROADS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Machias Amount $44,783.82 Date 11/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PAULA D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,783.81 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SCOTT G Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $44,783.51 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCIO, JOHN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $44,783.50 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, KEITH N, JR Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $44,783.48 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAMES-BRYANT, LOI A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $44,783.37 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNOWSKI, JILL A Employer name Town of Sweden Amount $44,783.37 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, MARY K Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,783.20 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, DONNA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,783.20 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOSIK, SUSAN M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $44,783.17 Date 11/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, JENNIFER M Employer name Broome County Amount $44,782.67 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, DALIRIS Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,782.67 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, VANESSA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,782.67 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSKY, JOHN M, SR Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $44,782.59 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Manchester Amount $44,782.52 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNER, JEFFREY W Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $44,782.51 Date 10/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROBEL, BETH S Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $44,782.31 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WADE L Employer name Town of Sandy Creek Amount $44,781.68 Date 12/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, ROY E, JR Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $44,781.35 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, THOMSON M Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $44,781.22 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, LINDA K Employer name Livingston County Amount $44,780.99 Date 02/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSWORTH, LISA M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $44,780.91 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, TYLER E Employer name Town of Norfolk Amount $44,780.42 Date 06/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, VAUGHN L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,780.12 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, ANN MARIE T Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,780.12 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANFAN, DANIELLE P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,780.12 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYNE, IRENE H Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,780.12 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARRABO, DENISE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,780.12 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTLAND, MEZLENA R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,780.12 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-DENIS, GUERDA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,780.12 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACOE, GERTRUDE MATILDA Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $44,779.73 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MIGUEL Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $44,779.72 Date 03/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System