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 JONES, DOUGLAS A Employer name Highland CSD Amount $44,564.43 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, DAVID E Employer name Town of Belfast Amount $44,564.00 Date 03/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JUDITH Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $44,563.78 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARD, KRISTEN L Employer name Cortland County Amount $44,563.77 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, MARTIN A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,563.76 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MICHAEL B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $44,563.75 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOYTOVICH, MIRA Employer name Lewis County Amount $44,563.60 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKMON, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Village of Great Neck Plaza Amount $44,563.60 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, TIMOTHY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $44,563.54 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIAFERRO, PATRICIA L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,563.37 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, KERON J Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $44,563.21 Date 09/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARVER, SAMEIALIKA T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,563.07 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, DIANE M Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $44,562.60 Date 04/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGER, BEATRICE A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $44,562.57 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCA, THOMAS M Employer name Village of New York Mills Amount $44,562.44 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, THOMAS W, III Employer name Town of Claverack Amount $44,562.12 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAITTA, PATRICIA A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $44,562.10 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERI, ELVIRA Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $44,562.07 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, PATRICIA A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $44,561.95 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KARL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,561.71 Date 05/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, VICKI J Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,561.16 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSEY, MICHELLE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,561.13 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, PAUL P, JR Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $44,561.03 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, TERRY C Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,560.84 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, KATHLEEN E Employer name Town of Clayton Amount $44,560.71 Date 03/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMELL, JOSHUA B Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $44,560.65 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KARLA M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $44,560.64 Date 04/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, WENDY L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $44,560.30 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNHAM, KRISTI Employer name Finger Lakes Library System Amount $44,560.25 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASZKOWIAK, MARIA E Employer name Erie County Amount $44,560.21 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDWELL, TIMOTHY R Employer name Town of Union Amount $44,560.18 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, JEFFREY S Employer name Town of Parishville Amount $44,560.03 Date 06/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, DEBORAH J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,560.01 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBERRY, GWENDOLYN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,559.94 Date 02/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFRIN, FARZANA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,559.86 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, BRENDA L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,559.78 Date 08/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMCZYK, ELIZABETH M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,559.78 Date 06/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, LIZABETH H Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,559.54 Date 08/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARIE I Employer name Orange County Amount $44,558.99 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, RICHARD W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,558.26 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREGO, KELVIN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,556.87 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JACOB M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $44,556.83 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMM, SUSAN A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $44,556.61 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKEFORD, JASON K Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $44,556.58 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, HANNAH G Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,556.51 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHEE, MIN C Employer name Department of Law Amount $44,556.10 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, MICHAEL J Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $44,556.10 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARN, DONALD W Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $44,556.03 Date 12/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTY, CARL L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $44,555.94 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECORE, KIMBERLY J Employer name Essex County Amount $44,555.74 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MELISSA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,555.68 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, AMY J Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $44,555.45 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILHAM, MARY E Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $44,554.59 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARELLI, JOANN Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $44,554.56 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MATAS-DUNCAN, JULIET M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $44,554.38 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MARIELY A Employer name Erie County Amount $44,554.36 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUBRUN, CILEROY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $44,554.25 Date 07/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, STEPHEN B Employer name Town of Canajoharie Amount $44,554.16 Date 09/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKINSON, LISA M Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $44,554.16 Date 03/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, JAMES S Employer name Village of Owego Amount $44,553.60 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, CLIFFORD E Employer name Washington County Amount $44,553.44 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, GISELA Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,553.13 Date 10/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KIMBERLY M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $44,553.06 Date 08/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEGAND, MARIA A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,553.00 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETSIS, ALEXANDER Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,552.57 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROZYNA, JACOB E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,552.36 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, KATHLEEN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,552.14 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVAREZ, MERILLEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,551.90 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINETTE, FRANK J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $44,551.88 Date 08/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUPORE, PAULA H Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $44,551.88 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CAROL A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $44,551.88 Date 11/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTLING, CYNTHIA N Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $44,551.88 Date 07/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREINER, SHERI Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,551.88 Date 10/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEM, GEORGE J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $44,551.86 Date 01/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, YOLANDA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,551.79 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTE, ALFONSINA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,551.49 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALZONE, LUKE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,551.47 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SARACENO, DOMINIC H Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,551.45 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, KAREN D Employer name Franklin County Amount $44,551.16 Date 07/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAMPINI, SUSAN Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $44,551.11 Date 10/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, IVELISSE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $44,550.93 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKETT, CHARLENE Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $44,550.78 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARTINE L Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $44,550.78 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DARIN J Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $44,550.58 Date 04/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBIN, HORES Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $44,550.56 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNNEBECK, PAUL F Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $44,550.45 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, SEAN O Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $44,550.42 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, GRETCHEN A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $44,550.39 Date 03/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ROSE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,550.09 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, ANDREW M Employer name Hamilton County Amount $44,550.02 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPKOWSKI, WILLIAM L Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $44,549.73 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSALES, JENNIFER Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,549.50 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUELLETTE, NICHOLAS E Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $44,549.24 Date 08/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, PATRICK J Employer name Bolton CSD Amount $44,549.10 Date 03/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, JENNIFER M Employer name Otsego County Amount $44,548.99 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, LISA A Employer name Marion CSD Amount $44,548.80 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE-GLENA, ANGELA M Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $44,548.50 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEBRES, LUZ M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $44,548.30 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARITO, CATHERINE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $44,548.21 Date 02/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, CARLOS Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $44,548.09 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System