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 CONNELLY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Pearl River Public Library Amount $44,751.32 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTITO, AURELIO N Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,751.31 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, JACQUELYN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,751.31 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASMAN, JENNIFER L Employer name City of Rome Amount $44,750.99 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, SHAWN P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,750.82 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMADET, JACQUES Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,750.77 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, EVELYN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $44,750.74 Date 02/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIEL L Employer name Town of Colesville Amount $44,750.50 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, EUGENE B, JR Employer name Warren County Amount $44,749.97 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, GREGORY L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $44,749.94 Date 10/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, MICHELE L Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $44,749.64 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLICOSS, VIRGINIA A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $44,749.34 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALZMAN, KEVIN P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,749.31 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, PAUL G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $44,749.11 Date 02/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHLERT, JEAN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $44,749.02 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, PATRICK G, JR Employer name Village of Coxsackie Amount $44,748.96 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZIANI, WENDY M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,748.91 Date 10/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, ERIC P Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $44,748.84 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JOSE L Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $44,748.53 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUMBO, ROSEMARIE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,748.39 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, DANIELA M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $44,748.02 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, LEWIS D Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $44,747.97 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOBIANCO, LINDA P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,747.30 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ELIZABETH Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $44,747.30 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCA, MEAGHAN A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $44,747.28 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, AKEABA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,747.24 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETLAK, PAMELA A Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $44,747.20 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, ANNETTE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,747.05 Date 08/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JEFFERY M Employer name Town of Denmark Amount $44,747.04 Date 01/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMEROVIC, ALBINA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,746.94 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERLEY, RORY B Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,746.82 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLER, JULIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $44,746.42 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, COLIN J Employer name Broome County Amount $44,745.89 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, MICHAEL P, II Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $44,745.81 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, DIANA C Employer name Schenectady County Amount $44,745.46 Date 07/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Avon Amount $44,745.38 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, THOMAS J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $44,745.05 Date 12/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBDON, WANDA SUE Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,744.96 Date 07/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARLES, TIMOTHY L Employer name Town of New Haven Amount $44,744.93 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, SCOTT S Employer name Town of New Haven Amount $44,744.93 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, RICHARD T Employer name Albany County Amount $44,744.86 Date 09/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, CRAIG M Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $44,744.83 Date 12/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENY, DENISE P Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $44,744.63 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MARTIN E Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $44,744.47 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MARY C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $44,744.32 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUSKI, TARA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,744.18 Date 01/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEROUX, DEREK J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $44,744.01 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELDERRY, CAITLIN A Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $44,743.94 Date 11/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIDIG, VICTORIA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,743.88 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, PETER M Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $44,743.60 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, TERRELL M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,743.40 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, JOANNE B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,743.39 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTHEIS, MICHELLE L Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $44,742.87 Date 08/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, GAIL L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $44,742.79 Date 03/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGSTAFF, DEWAYNE A Employer name Sidney CSD Amount $44,742.57 Date 03/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAHONA ESPALANTE, LORENA B Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,742.55 Date 10/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, HOPE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,742.39 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNSMAN, RONDA J Employer name Broome County Amount $44,742.28 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, KIMBERLY Employer name Broome County Amount $44,742.28 Date 07/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, KEVIN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $44,741.88 Date 12/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, ASHLEY E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,741.80 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEAU, KARRIE M Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $44,741.64 Date 01/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRUTHERS, JOANNE O Employer name Cortland County Amount $44,741.43 Date 10/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, WESLEY L Employer name Cortland County Amount $44,741.43 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMINGHAM, SIMONA Employer name Chemung County Amount $44,741.35 Date 03/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOANES, SHANNEL C Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $44,741.31 Date 05/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHERY, VERONICA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,741.27 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVERSE, BRIAN Employer name Warrensburg CSD Amount $44,741.07 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, KRISTINA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,740.96 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, KRYSTINE M Employer name Yates County Amount $44,740.82 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZABO, SCOTT J Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $44,740.77 Date 03/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTERN, REGINA M Employer name Erie County Amount $44,740.69 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, MICHAEL D Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $44,740.49 Date 08/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSCHNER, CYNTHIA M Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $44,740.45 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DARA Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $44,740.25 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, MARY E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $44,740.13 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZURAT, RICHARD M Employer name Salamanca Housing Authority Amount $44,740.02 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OO, WIN THA DATH Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $44,739.86 Date 09/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOISSIERE, PAUL J, JR Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $44,739.27 Date 04/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMCZYK, BRENDA M Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $44,739.22 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURORE, NADIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,739.08 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, SOPHIA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,739.03 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIARD, JENNIFER M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,738.78 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ERICA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $44,738.48 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, DONALD P Employer name Town of Angelica Amount $44,738.40 Date 06/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, PATRICIA A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $44,738.08 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANZONE, TINA M Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $44,737.98 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, WILLIAM M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,737.41 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRAW, JASMINE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $44,737.33 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHLOE E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,737.20 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Town of Pittstown Amount $44,737.09 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHILOH, CHARLES A Employer name Town of Avoca Amount $44,737.08 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRUM, JOSEPH C Employer name Town of Stuyvesant Amount $44,736.98 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, TONI Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $44,736.97 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUONG, TRACY Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,736.90 Date 08/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Hewlett Bay Park Amount $44,736.47 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, EILEEN C Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $44,736.42 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, BOBBY R Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $44,736.41 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, TODD A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $44,736.09 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JAYNE R Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $44,735.66 Date 02/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System