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 COUVARIS, BRIAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $44,534.83 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAN, ROGER O Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,534.83 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, DHARMPREET Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,534.76 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOKOM, PATRICIA Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,534.55 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGARI, JASON P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,534.49 Date 01/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, RONALD E, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $44,534.45 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, MICHAEL D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,534.33 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBAUGH, SUSAN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,534.25 Date 04/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTLEY, DAVID A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $44,533.77 Date 06/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, EDWARD T Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $44,533.72 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERALDI, PETER S Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $44,533.70 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDO, GINA G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,533.68 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMANN, KELLY C Employer name Orange County Amount $44,533.54 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODINI, PEGGY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $44,533.44 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,533.09 Date 05/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAYETTE, BETH A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $44,532.83 Date 02/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, LISA Employer name Erie County Amount $44,532.71 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, SUSAN J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $44,532.67 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, CANDICE M Employer name Erie County Amount $44,532.45 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, GEORGE A Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $44,532.31 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPLEY, CHRISTINE A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $44,531.97 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSTAMANTE, ARACELY M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,531.96 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, DEBRA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,531.64 Date 01/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSER, MATTHEW C Employer name Town of Peru Amount $44,531.56 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SPARRON, COLLEEN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $44,531.50 Date 06/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBIA, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name Town of Herkimer Amount $44,531.32 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEDSOE, BRIAN K Employer name Hamilton County Amount $44,531.19 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIAN, SHEENA P Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $44,531.16 Date 02/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWENS, EDWINA Employer name City of Utica Amount $44,531.13 Date 03/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERPOOL, ANDREW R Employer name City of Utica Amount $44,531.13 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCKER, NYASHA K Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,530.90 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, MEGAN R Employer name City of Kingston Amount $44,530.73 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, JENNIFER M Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,530.51 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNS, DANIEL F, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,530.01 Date 10/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, REGINALD J Employer name Town of Lyme Amount $44,529.94 Date 11/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADET, ROBERT W Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $44,529.69 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYEA, MARY A Employer name Franklin County Amount $44,529.64 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, SALLY M Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $44,529.49 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSEY, DYLAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,529.24 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, PAUL J Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $44,529.08 Date 06/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEDEA, MARK E Employer name City of Kingston Amount $44,529.04 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSON, TIMOTHY C Employer name Franklin County Amount $44,528.51 Date 01/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIN, JEAN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,528.18 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAEYE, MICHELLE A Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $44,528.02 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBERT Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $44,527.73 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSONT, NANCY L Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $44,527.35 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, DALE R Employer name Steuben County Amount $44,527.16 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTNER, KATHERINE M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $44,527.07 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JOANN M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $44,527.07 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GATTO, JAMES V Employer name Naples CSD Amount $44,527.04 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE ROY, KEVIN P Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $44,526.94 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, AMY A Employer name Steuben County Amount $44,526.45 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, NEAL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $44,525.98 Date 11/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTENO, ARLENE C Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $44,525.94 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,525.84 Date 02/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Town of Webb UFSD Amount $44,525.71 Date 04/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAVAN, LINDA C Employer name Orange County Amount $44,525.65 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANCIEW, SALLY S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,525.62 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, MARY L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,525.50 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUFFIN, HELENA M Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $44,525.34 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CHERYL M Employer name Department of Law Amount $44,525.25 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RHONDA D Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $44,524.94 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHY, ROM Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,524.86 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, FLOYD S, III Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $44,524.86 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSON, LORI A Employer name Delaware County Amount $44,524.74 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENAHAN, DONNA M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $44,524.64 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACHMARCHYK, IHOR Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $44,524.61 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OOSTERLING, BRENDA L Employer name Newark CSD Amount $44,524.51 Date 09/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAHIN, CHERYL L Employer name Ontario County Amount $44,524.47 Date 03/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPER, CHARLES W Employer name Delaware County Amount $44,524.41 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALEER, ELIZABETH Employer name Council of The Arts Amount $44,524.15 Date 11/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULEY, STEPHANIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $44,524.12 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CYNTHIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,523.71 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONNELLA, LINDA Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,523.65 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, ADAM J Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $44,523.51 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, ISRAEL A, JR Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,523.16 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANDREA, FAUST A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $44,522.53 Date 11/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLACE, CAROLE M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $44,522.52 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TASHANA Employer name NYC Judges Amount $44,522.51 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, BRENDA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,522.43 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, PAULA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,522.27 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUZZO, LU ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,521.80 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARION, MEGAN J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $44,521.69 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENING, BARBARA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $44,521.53 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, MATTHEW Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,521.28 Date 10/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, LESLIE D Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,520.46 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAZIANO, RICHARD L Employer name Town of Fenton Amount $44,520.32 Date 08/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFALCO, ELIZABETH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,520.08 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MITCHELL C Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $44,520.00 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMBES, DONALD R Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,519.73 Date 05/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, DIANE A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $44,519.70 Date 11/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONGETTA, LANCY F Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $44,519.41 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, ROBERT, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,519.40 Date 05/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, MARK C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $44,519.31 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLNAR, JUDITH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,519.16 Date 01/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, MARY ANN Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $44,518.93 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUBIC, VALERIE J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $44,518.76 Date 07/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAID, BONITA B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,518.66 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SABRINA B Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $44,518.61 Date 12/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEH, SUSAN E Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $44,518.58 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System