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 LORD, FLOYD S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $44,594.45 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, AMY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,594.15 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREIDA, STEPHANIE A Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $44,593.99 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JACK I Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $44,593.88 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCIARONE, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Port Byron CSD Amount $44,593.84 Date 01/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEERE, PAUL W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,593.60 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTY, WILLIAM R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $44,593.38 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, BRIAN J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,593.34 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORK, REGINA M Employer name Hadley-Luzerne CSD Amount $44,592.86 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREIT, PATRICIA L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $44,592.74 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AROWOLO, VICTORIA A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $44,592.30 Date 12/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIE, TIMOTHY R Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $44,591.65 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORT, SUSAN A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $44,591.64 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, PHYLLIS A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $44,591.61 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, SHARON L Employer name Chemung County Amount $44,591.26 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAIED, CLARE R Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,591.24 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, ENRIQUE V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $44,591.07 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAAVGUST, ANGELIKA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $44,590.92 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, BRADLEY M Employer name Town of Willing Amount $44,590.91 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPROWSKI, RENEE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,590.74 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELLE L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $44,590.65 Date 07/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLER, ROCHELLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,590.45 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, CONNIE M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $44,590.39 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, NOELLE K Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,590.32 Date 05/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DIANA M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $44,590.27 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MARY E Employer name Herkimer County Amount $44,590.08 Date 06/12/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, WINSTON L Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $44,589.88 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLING, CYNTHIA A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,589.66 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, MARK D Employer name Town of Day Amount $44,589.63 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, DANIEL W Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $44,589.51 Date 10/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO-VARGAS, ARLENE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,589.29 Date 12/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, ELIJAH M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,589.10 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARETTI, PAMELA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,588.82 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DONALD G Employer name Town of Barrington Amount $44,588.30 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MEAGHAN C Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,588.17 Date 05/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, JODI A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,588.07 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONK, EMILY C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,588.05 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDO, THEODORE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,587.69 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, JAMES A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,587.66 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNRIKE, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $44,587.59 Date 08/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZECH, JOHN Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $44,587.52 Date 07/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, GEORGE H Employer name Town of Williamstown Amount $44,587.40 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGEGNERI, RICHARD A Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $44,587.17 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISTER, CINZIA Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $44,586.88 Date 09/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, CONNIE L Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $44,586.84 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPEC, RICHARD G Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $44,586.54 Date 12/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LAWRENCE B Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $44,586.44 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, WADE C Employer name Town of Harmony Amount $44,586.34 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CISEK, VICTORIA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $44,586.15 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKOWSKI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,586.12 Date 06/28/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODFRIEND, BRIGETTE C Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $44,586.08 Date 09/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN HOUSEN, DEBORAH A Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,585.94 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZABAN, VANESA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $44,585.90 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDDES, DEBRA M Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $44,585.86 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAN, LANCE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $44,585.77 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, CAROLYN Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $44,585.77 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, MELISSA ANN Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $44,585.70 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYMOREK, CYNTHIA R Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $44,585.70 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANEZ LUNA, ADOLFO Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $44,585.67 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELC, DANIEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,585.53 Date 12/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISER, PAUL A Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $44,585.09 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ETTEN, JASON B Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $44,584.94 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEALER, HOLLY M Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $44,584.06 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, DANIELLE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,583.91 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, CATHERINE R Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $44,583.86 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICCETTI, SUSAN L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $44,583.74 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, THOMAS A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,583.59 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDLACH, ELISABETH A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $44,583.54 Date 04/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIL, REGINALD Employer name Nyack Housing Authority Amount $44,583.50 Date 10/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, RAYMOND C Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $44,583.27 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORETO, KATHLEEN B Employer name Rome Housing Authority Amount $44,582.92 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, KATIE S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,582.58 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRANT, BRYAN Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $44,582.51 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JULIA I Employer name Ontario County Amount $44,582.25 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, YVONNE H Employer name Broome County Amount $44,582.01 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, CLAUDETTE E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $44,581.97 Date 12/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARROUX, VIRGINIA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $44,581.37 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMANDL DEUTSCH, KAREN I Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $44,580.70 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, JAY W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,580.69 Date 04/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GLEN G Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $44,580.67 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHISSLER, MELINDA R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,580.63 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLER, DONNA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,580.54 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACZKA, BOZENA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,580.31 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROESSEL, GARED A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $44,580.27 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREGGINS, TARRIS A, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,580.23 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARR, GENEVIEVE M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $44,580.01 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, EILEEN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $44,579.92 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARDO, DEBORAH L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $44,579.89 Date 01/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRADER, STACIE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $44,579.80 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAHAM, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Greene Amount $44,579.73 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANI, MARCIA C Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $44,579.44 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, JOHANNA R Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,579.32 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CHARONIQUE E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,579.26 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $44,579.26 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, PAULA B Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $44,579.12 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, MAUREEN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $44,579.00 Date 12/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANDISE, MARY ANN Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $44,578.99 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSFIELD, JACOB M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,578.97 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIMS, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $44,578.95 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRABOCCHI, MARY Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $44,578.93 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System