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 SHELTON, SUSAN T Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $44,735.58 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULDINE, MICHAEL A Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $44,735.51 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, NEIL T, JR Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $44,735.44 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANDERS, DALE F Employer name Town of Alma Amount $44,735.37 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDOVER, JUSTIN C Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $44,735.34 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATLIFF, RYAN D Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $44,735.32 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYER, MICHAEL R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,735.08 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNAK, RICHARD M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,735.08 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, LEDA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,734.98 Date 06/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, LUIS Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,734.84 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ALAN S Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $44,734.63 Date 10/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, ALLEN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $44,734.62 Date 04/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JANE M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $44,734.51 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, JEFFREY S Employer name Ontario County Amount $44,733.94 Date 11/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIECHOWSKI, MARC E Employer name Town of Floyd Amount $44,733.65 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, KIMLOY N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $44,733.47 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MAUREEN A Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $44,733.36 Date 12/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSSIER, DIANE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,733.29 Date 09/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN SMITH, PAMELA M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $44,733.28 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRAN, TAMMASITA E Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $44,733.04 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANELLO, MARION L Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $44,732.75 Date 05/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACK, JUDY A Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $44,732.71 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, KATHLEEN B Employer name Greene County Amount $44,732.46 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMMINGS, PAULETTE M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $44,731.96 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNSPRATT, TAMMY R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,731.81 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, JOHN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $44,731.81 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDAKOVICH, MARK A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,731.36 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, BERNEL Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $44,731.13 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, MARTIN S Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $44,731.00 Date 07/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, MEGAN A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $44,730.54 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INERNEY, JENNIFER R Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $44,730.35 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAYLOR, DEBORAH A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $44,730.00 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, DONNA L Employer name Rockland County Amount $44,729.98 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, RENEE A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,729.86 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAIR, CHRISTA E Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,729.65 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEPHEW, TRISTA M Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,729.56 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALMANDO Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $44,729.04 Date 08/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACHS, JANICE A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $44,729.00 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, SANDRA R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,728.99 Date 05/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MARIA R Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,728.89 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRELL, LORRAINE E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $44,728.86 Date 09/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEY, MATTHEW C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,728.71 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGUID, JOHN J Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $44,728.45 Date 04/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLA, ANTHONY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,728.40 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, GERALD B Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,728.32 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, IRENE Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $44,728.28 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATALLAH, MEGHAN R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,728.09 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUSCH, DAVID A Employer name Town of Hamden Amount $44,727.85 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZZARD, BERNADETTE M Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $44,727.68 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JOANA I Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $44,727.65 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIUK, JOEL A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $44,727.46 Date 12/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESNICK, CATHY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,727.28 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANOCK, TAMMY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,727.27 Date 03/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, MATTHEW P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,727.25 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN, DARA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,727.13 Date 08/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVALIER, KETLIE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,727.13 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, BEVERLY A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,727.13 Date 04/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEBEA, JONATHAN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,727.00 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, SEAN C Employer name City of Oswego Amount $44,726.88 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RENEE T Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $44,726.71 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETT, ROBERT L Employer name Village of Gowanda Amount $44,726.56 Date 08/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENZKE, DORIS V Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $44,726.19 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVERENZ, MARCIA G Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $44,726.14 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROMALA, STEVEN J, JR Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $44,726.01 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, KAPRI D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $44,725.94 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKTON, JOSEPH C Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $44,725.88 Date 08/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZAL, JIWA N Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $44,725.84 Date 10/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, LLOYD S Employer name City of Kingston Amount $44,725.72 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIL, GAIL A Employer name Erie County Amount $44,725.71 Date 08/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $44,725.68 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAYZE, JOHN L Employer name Town of Hector Amount $44,725.58 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAIR, KITINA L Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $44,724.54 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, TIFFANY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,724.52 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHREVES-WRIGHT, NICOLE Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $44,724.29 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOONEY, DEBORAH L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $44,723.91 Date 03/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLINGTON, JOSEPH L, JR Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $44,723.73 Date 01/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JAMES R, JR Employer name Steuben County Amount $44,723.24 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, ROY I, II Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $44,723.20 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BONNIE S Employer name Steuben County Amount $44,723.18 Date 01/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, GARY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,723.06 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTZINEK, LOUISE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,723.02 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVICH, BELINDA C Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $44,723.01 Date 03/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMENTANO, DANIELLE M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $44,722.90 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DOMINIQUE A Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $44,722.44 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYGMUNT, MIKE J Employer name Town of Marshall Amount $44,722.28 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, NANCY C Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $44,722.10 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOROCCO, KELLI L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,721.98 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, PATRICK V Employer name City of Kingston Amount $44,721.96 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, KIMBERLY R Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,721.80 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, ROBIN A Employer name Broome County Amount $44,721.68 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, OSMOND B Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $44,721.58 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, IVETT L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $44,721.52 Date 11/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, MELANIE W Employer name Lake Pleasant CSD Amount $44,721.45 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOARDMAN, KATHRYN F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,721.03 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMCONSKY, GERALD T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $44,720.86 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, CODY A Employer name Chenango County Amount $44,720.72 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHABAZZ, SANA YUSRA Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $44,720.64 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOXENHEIM, SAMUEL Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $44,720.64 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULLIGER, MOSHE J Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $44,720.64 Date 08/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNSBURY, JUSTIN D Employer name Town of Durham Amount $44,720.64 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System