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 SCHERER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,610.65 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, NATHANIEL Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $44,610.34 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, BARBARA A Employer name Greene County Amount $44,610.08 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTI, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $44,610.01 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIERS, JEROME Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,609.73 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, SCOTT Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $44,609.71 Date 12/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, DEBRA A Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $44,609.62 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDINGTON, BRETT R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $44,609.57 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, RICHARD H, III Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $44,609.32 Date 02/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIANESE, DIANA M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $44,609.19 Date 09/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENWEIG, JOEL Employer name Albany County Amount $44,608.85 Date 07/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUKHOVARON, AMANDA L Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $44,608.33 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, ORAL A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,608.33 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, ROBIN L Employer name Orange County Amount $44,608.25 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERIO, BERNARDA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,608.19 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBRAHIM, JULIA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,607.95 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKARIS, CHRISTINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $44,607.94 Date 03/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREA, ROBERT T Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $44,607.80 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUTER, CHARLES A Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $44,607.70 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAPPA, JANE E Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $44,607.60 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATTILO, DANIELE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $44,607.34 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGHA, JASMIN J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $44,607.10 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNAGLE, DONNA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,607.08 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRINO, MATTHEW V Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $44,607.08 Date 11/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, ALISA A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $44,606.44 Date 07/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, CLEMENT K, JR Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $44,606.40 Date 10/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, KRISTIE Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $44,606.33 Date 09/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, JANICE L Employer name Scio CSD Amount $44,606.20 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLTON, O'NEIL Employer name Orange County Amount $44,606.12 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,606.01 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HURLBURT, HARRY R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $44,605.75 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JULIET A Employer name Albany County Amount $44,605.40 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AMY M Employer name Essex County Amount $44,605.39 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, PATRICIA M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $44,605.10 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYREEN, NANCY F Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $44,604.79 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEED, ANITA T Employer name Tioga County Amount $44,604.59 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOON, REBECCA L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $44,604.17 Date 06/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, HUGH P Employer name Cortland County Amount $44,604.12 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSSART, LAURA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $44,604.11 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZEPIORA, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Victor CSD Amount $44,603.70 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADILLO, CLAUDIA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,603.46 Date 06/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINAL, WENDY B Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,603.32 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREHM, AARON J Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,603.23 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALAJ, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $44,603.21 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHEY, LUKE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,603.08 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELL, SUSAN MARIE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $44,602.52 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, JOHN A, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $44,602.50 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERMERHORN, DEBRA L Employer name Columbia County Amount $44,602.46 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, ASHOK Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,602.41 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNNIP, LACEY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,602.20 Date 02/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLONE, DERRICA L M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $44,602.19 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLON, ANA M Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $44,602.08 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERNELL, ANN M Employer name Albany County Amount $44,601.99 Date 05/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTHERSHED, LORI S Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $44,601.66 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUDSEN, PEGGY J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $44,601.65 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGRASS, RICHARD C Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,601.55 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESLANDES, ROSEMARIE G Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $44,601.41 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $44,601.14 Date 03/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETTER, HOLLY A Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $44,601.05 Date 05/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EYRING, JEAN E Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $44,600.78 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, MITCHELL D Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $44,600.51 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JACQUELINE R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,600.49 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, LINDA C Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $44,600.46 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEFFT, JASON J Employer name Village of Cambridge Amount $44,600.26 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHASE, CLIFFORD L Employer name Town of Westerlo Amount $44,600.11 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLODARCZYK, ANNE MARIE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,600.05 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, CAMILLE N Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,599.89 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, JO-ANN M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,599.74 Date 12/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, ROBERT Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,599.61 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DAVID K Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $44,599.57 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLODARSKI, DEBRA J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,599.13 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINTON, CRYSTAL M Employer name Education Department Amount $44,599.02 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, ANNA O Employer name Essex County Amount $44,598.75 Date 03/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, ARLIVIA B Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $44,598.75 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, KEVIN M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,598.42 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSELL, MATTHEW J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,598.36 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLPHIN, PAMELA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,598.33 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOAK, TINA M Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $44,598.23 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFFENS, NADINE J Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $44,597.96 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASON, MARY ANN Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $44,597.50 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIZZELL, RICHARD W Employer name Town of Denmark Amount $44,597.45 Date 08/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, BRYAN D Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $44,597.00 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLO, ANTHONY M Employer name York CSD Amount $44,596.93 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STADELMAN, HENRY V Employer name Florida UFSD Amount $44,596.93 Date 12/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOECHEL, CHRISTINE L Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $44,596.91 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLINS, BRUCE H Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $44,596.82 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HOLLY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,596.16 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, YOLANDA K Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $44,596.03 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENS, REGINA C Employer name Orange County Amount $44,595.66 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, ANTHONY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $44,595.44 Date 10/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENACK, PAULA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $44,595.38 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, RICHARD A, II Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,595.30 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MARJORIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,595.28 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAKSEN, KRISTINE Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $44,595.23 Date 01/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, JOSE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $44,595.22 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASWELL, BRIAN E Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $44,595.16 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYATT, PHYLLIS G Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $44,595.12 Date 10/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMMER, RYAN J Employer name Erie County Amount $44,594.84 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYER, ZACHARY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,594.78 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHSTEIN, FRAN M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $44,594.54 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System