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 TOOHEY, DAVID A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $44,548.03 Date 03/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, MARISSA J G Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,547.79 Date 03/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORPIN, DARLENE C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $44,547.50 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, KELLI L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $44,547.50 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERANZI, JOHN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $44,547.50 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LOAN, LENORA H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $44,547.50 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, THOMAS W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,547.50 Date 02/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,547.50 Date 09/27/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCKSTEIN, ALEXANDER S Employer name Department of Law Amount $44,547.50 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYAOU, JOHN H, III Employer name Department of Law Amount $44,547.50 Date 07/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, PENELOPE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $44,547.50 Date 10/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FULVIO, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $44,547.50 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANHORN-SANTORO, PENNY Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $44,547.50 Date 10/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABEYKO, MARY T Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $44,547.50 Date 01/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, KEVIN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,547.50 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, MARK B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,547.50 Date 06/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, SCOTT T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,547.50 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ADELBERT J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,547.50 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, SUSAN L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,547.50 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, DAVID W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,547.50 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCLAY, CAROL C Employer name Education Department Amount $44,547.50 Date 09/03/1962 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOSKI, CAROL A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $44,547.50 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARY STONE, AMY C Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,547.50 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, CHARLES Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,547.50 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, CHERYL M Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,547.50 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDAN, JOSEPH A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $44,547.50 Date 09/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, SUSAN A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $44,547.50 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLAN, MARLENE J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $44,547.50 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANELLA, THOMAS J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $44,547.50 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, DEBRA K Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $44,547.50 Date 06/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, DEBORAH E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,547.50 Date 05/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAUTNER, JAMES R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,547.50 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, LINDA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,547.50 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KIM M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,547.50 Date 07/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDMAN, ELEANOR S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,547.50 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWINGTON, TANYA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,547.50 Date 10/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZA, NANCY A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,547.50 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, KIM Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,547.50 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAPLES, PAM Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,547.50 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARY, CYNTHIA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,547.50 Date 12/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHLMEY, SHARON A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,547.50 Date 12/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDURME, ELAINE L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $44,547.50 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMNICK, WILLIAM F Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $44,547.50 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGIER, GLORIA A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $44,547.50 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, STEVEN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $44,547.50 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIZIOLEK, TERESA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $44,547.50 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, REGINA J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $44,547.50 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, KIMBERLY A Employer name Livingston County Amount $44,547.07 Date 02/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINNIP, JAMES F, II Employer name Elmira Housing Authority Amount $44,546.99 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINNS, DONALD J Employer name Town of Venice Amount $44,546.64 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CASSANDRA Employer name Orange County Amount $44,546.62 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTANO, ANDREA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $44,546.44 Date 06/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREMER, TIMOTHY A Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,546.36 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOW, JEFFREY L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $44,546.36 Date 11/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, PAUL J Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $44,546.16 Date 12/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TIFFANI V Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $44,545.96 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEDDELL, HOLLY L Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $44,545.96 Date 07/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, MISTY A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $44,545.94 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, MICHAEL T Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $44,545.16 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPP, TROY M, JR Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $44,545.05 Date 12/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILTON, DIANE L Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $44,545.02 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, MARGARET J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $44,544.99 Date 08/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANTON, DONNA Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,544.87 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JOSE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,544.87 Date 04/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRFAN, MUHAMMAD Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,544.87 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, RENEE J Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,544.87 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON-MILLER, CHERYL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,544.87 Date 03/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, CHARM E Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,544.87 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, ROBIN F Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,544.85 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABECK, ROBERT R Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $44,544.74 Date 05/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, AMY A Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $44,544.58 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHMAN, DONNA L Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $44,544.38 Date 10/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAR, STANLEY J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $44,544.27 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JANE Employer name Orange County Amount $44,544.27 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, ROBERT Employer name Village of Carthage Amount $44,544.24 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAKUR, KATUB U Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $44,544.21 Date 10/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WARNER, MICHAEL J Employer name Otsego County Amount $44,544.06 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAVSON, KJIRSTEN S Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,543.95 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUBER, KRISTIN A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $44,543.75 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, JENNIFER M Employer name Coxsackie-Athens CSD Amount $44,543.74 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, RAJENDRAN N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,543.62 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASKEW, LINDA J Employer name Education Department Amount $44,543.60 Date 03/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRAD D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $44,543.53 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERONE, RICHARD C, II Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,543.11 Date 10/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRVEN, SEAN A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $44,543.07 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISCHER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Frank J Basloe Library Amount $44,543.05 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DESIREE Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $44,543.00 Date 06/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGI, MARKUS A Employer name Village of Nunda Amount $44,542.89 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DE RENA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,542.86 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESROSIERS, YVANA Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $44,542.81 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, REGINA T Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $44,542.79 Date 10/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPPLER, ROBERT B Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $44,542.78 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAYLOR, CHERYL W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,542.51 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MARSHA Y Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,542.26 Date 02/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCEDES, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $44,542.07 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLARES, PRECEDES Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,541.97 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COURT, PETER J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $44,541.87 Date 04/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ROLAND Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $44,541.77 Date 01/24/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, EDWIN Employer name Department of Law Amount $44,541.77 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARONE, JOHN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $44,541.77 Date 01/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System