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 SHELLEY, PATRICIA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,474.03 Date 12/06/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIRMAN, JAMES W, JR Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $44,473.98 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRILLO, JILL M Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $44,473.80 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, GARY A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $44,473.74 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZLAUSKAS, DEANNA D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,473.44 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLEFIELD, CHERYL A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,473.29 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSEN, SHARON A Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $44,473.26 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, DANIEL T Employer name Education Department Amount $44,473.14 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIZINSKI, JEAN M Employer name Education Department Amount $44,473.07 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIOLICA, CATHERINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,473.07 Date 04/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOARN, JOANNE M Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $44,473.03 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DIANE L Employer name City of Albany Amount $44,472.88 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, PETER A Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,472.81 Date 12/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKWART, DAVID M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $44,472.72 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARGER, TASHA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,472.64 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, FLORENCE D Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $44,472.58 Date 10/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELROY, CHRISTINE Employer name Erie County Amount $44,472.53 Date 11/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERI, MARGARET A Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,472.29 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTHEW, BEVERLY A Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,472.25 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVERENZ, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Kingston Amount $44,472.25 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KIRSTEN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $44,472.00 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZMARK, SEAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $44,472.00 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIAM, IBRAHIM Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $44,472.00 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, CAROLEE A Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $44,471.76 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, LEANNE C Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $44,471.75 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUSTER, RAYMOND P Employer name Columbia County Amount $44,471.70 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUSEK, JEFFREY T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,471.54 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATT, RYAN P Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,471.35 Date 12/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $44,471.33 Date 09/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, LAURA S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,471.15 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, MICHELINE M Employer name Homer CSD Amount $44,471.12 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, MARY MARGARET Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $44,470.93 Date 06/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETRICK, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Erie County Amount $44,470.92 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNELL, EDITH T Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $44,470.00 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHOU, PENG Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,469.82 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, BRIAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $44,469.64 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELEEN, GAIL M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,469.60 Date 04/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKOR, JAIME B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,469.59 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGSFORD, HATTI J Employer name Education Department Amount $44,469.50 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTER, MARK A Employer name Oneida County Amount $44,469.38 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EADES, CAROLYN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,469.28 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTTEN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Canastota Public Library Amount $44,469.27 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Oxford Amount $44,468.86 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATNODE, JOBY M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $44,468.84 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, ROBERT W Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,468.58 Date 07/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMO, HEATHER A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,468.43 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSELAND, JENNIFER M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,468.31 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, YOLONDA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,468.24 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, KATIE A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $44,468.22 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYS, ASHLEY A Employer name Village of Canajoharie Amount $44,467.95 Date 01/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORA, ISABEL C Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $44,467.80 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIO, DEBORAH A Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $44,467.67 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPKA, ROXANNE Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,467.62 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, PATRICK L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $44,467.46 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLINSKI, MICHELLE R Employer name Oneida County Amount $44,467.17 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNER, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Education Department Amount $44,467.10 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $44,467.00 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESNAHAN, MICHAELINE A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $44,466.89 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, WILLIAM J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $44,466.49 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLOMSHEK, JOAN P Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $44,466.41 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTUS, PETER D Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $44,466.41 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, SHELLY R Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $44,466.35 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOYD, DANA E Employer name Erie County Amount $44,466.11 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIFSON, JOAN Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $44,466.09 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDY, NICOLE N Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $44,466.08 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, WILLIAM P Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $44,466.04 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONEY, VINNISA T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,465.98 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, SAMUEL P, III Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $44,465.74 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOS, LAURA J Employer name City of Troy Amount $44,465.62 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREUSDELL, MELISSA M Employer name Steuben County Amount $44,465.46 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAINATHARA, CHARM GEORGE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $44,465.20 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITWIN, AMANDA C Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $44,465.19 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, LURA Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $44,465.01 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRASI, SUSAN Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $44,465.00 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLERT, KENNETH M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $44,464.80 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, RONALD H Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $44,464.73 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASSALONE, PAMELA M Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $44,464.70 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLAN, CECELIA J Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $44,464.70 Date 08/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, CHERYL A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,464.67 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, BARBARA R Employer name Livingston County Amount $44,464.56 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JOHN P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,464.43 Date 07/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, VANESSA M Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $44,464.25 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOI, MING T Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $44,464.21 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTOS, C LEONOR Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,464.20 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, NATHAN D Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,464.17 Date 11/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URENA-RAMOS, BIERCA N Employer name Orange County Amount $44,463.87 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIZWER, STACEY P Employer name Sullivan County Amount $44,463.62 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIESEL, SUSAN L Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $44,463.61 Date 08/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, TAMMIE Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $44,463.18 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEHNER, VIRGINIA R Employer name Chenango County Amount $44,462.64 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASER, JAMES H Employer name Town of East Otto Amount $44,462.33 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PORSHA B Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $44,462.29 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LISA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,462.14 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, MICHAEL I Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,461.87 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNDO, CANDACE F Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $44,461.70 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAND, SONIA M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $44,461.69 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEED, DONNA L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $44,461.59 Date 12/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, KRISTIN K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,461.44 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AREVALO, GUSTAVO M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,461.36 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHUMMAN, THANKACHAN Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $44,461.30 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System