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 SWIFT, LEODA E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,461.02 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERGHETTA, KEVIN A Employer name Putnam County Amount $44,460.87 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETTI, ROBERT P Employer name Putnam County Amount $44,460.84 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, DALESIA Y Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,460.46 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, EDWARD A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $44,460.44 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, COREY M Employer name Lewis County Amount $44,460.43 Date 12/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, CHERYL A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,460.12 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, THEODORE F Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $44,459.99 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DAVID G, JR Employer name Lewis County Amount $44,459.76 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, VALERIE R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,459.24 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, THOMAS W Employer name Ontario County Amount $44,459.20 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CHERISE D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,459.17 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, JOEL N Employer name City of Hornell Amount $44,459.12 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRELLA, GEORGE R Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $44,459.10 Date 04/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARK T Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $44,458.96 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, SAMANTHA C Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $44,458.81 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGAN, JOHN M Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $44,458.72 Date 04/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCHA, LINDA J Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $44,458.69 Date 02/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONES, TIM L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,458.65 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPRZYK, DEBORAH L Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $44,458.35 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, TERRY E Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $44,458.24 Date 09/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKIS, DARCEE L Employer name Education Department Amount $44,458.22 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKENS, JANICE L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,458.22 Date 01/14/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTUGAL, YANCY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,458.17 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, ADAM F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,457.83 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUDNICK, JANICE F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,457.75 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, THOMAS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,457.54 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORTES, RUBEN Employer name Bay Shore Brightwaters Library Amount $44,457.48 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, SCOTT C Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $44,457.16 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFONTE, STEPHEN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,456.94 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDINGER, DOUGLAS J Employer name Village of Richfield Springs Amount $44,456.90 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BAIN, JILL Employer name Lewis County Amount $44,456.86 Date 05/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACI, MONICA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,456.72 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWAY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Willsboro Amount $44,456.72 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, PAMELA J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $44,456.70 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELO, MARY E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $44,456.60 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYLETT, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $44,456.60 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUATTRONE, FRANK J Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $44,456.51 Date 09/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSEY-CATERSON, TAMMY Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,456.45 Date 07/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, APRIL E Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $44,456.42 Date 02/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALSTON, TOBY J Employer name Ontario County Amount $44,456.15 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEY, JAMES Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $44,455.95 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, TRISHA A Employer name Washington County Amount $44,455.90 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORONOWSKI, LORI ANN Employer name Delaware County Amount $44,455.83 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKEFELLER, CRAIG D Employer name Delaware County Amount $44,455.83 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, MARYBETH Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $44,455.76 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, ANNA M Employer name Fonda-Fultonville CSD Amount $44,455.64 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKY, GREGORY W Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,455.33 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWYRUCHA, RACHEL A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,455.14 Date 07/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSTRAND, GARY P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $44,455.13 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, ANN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,454.71 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHLER, KAREN R Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $44,454.51 Date 11/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICK, KATIE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $44,454.33 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRICKSON, CINDY L Employer name Warren County Amount $44,454.24 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, CALEB R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $44,454.21 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, CHRISTINA M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $44,454.16 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTENSKI, ROBIN A Employer name Oneida County Amount $44,453.77 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINGER, PATRIZIA L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,453.75 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMANIE, MALIK R Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $44,453.26 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, RICK L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,453.13 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, LYDIA E Employer name Otsego County Amount $44,453.09 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JILL M Employer name Franklin County Amount $44,452.94 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURITO, JANICE Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $44,452.76 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKENS, ALYSIA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,452.46 Date 03/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KARA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,452.28 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHMASTER, LLOYD F, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,451.94 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, GAYBRIELLE B Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $44,451.91 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARIA E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,451.90 Date 09/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, KAREN Employer name Education Department Amount $44,451.78 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URDA, GEOFFREY T Employer name City of Watertown Amount $44,451.54 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, JULIE A Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $44,451.26 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLARDICE, BRENDHAN Employer name Albany County Amount $44,451.26 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATALINO, EMILY Employer name Albany County Amount $44,451.21 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, JOLYNN J Employer name Seneca County Amount $44,451.14 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, RONALD T, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,451.10 Date 10/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENKAS, JOAN M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $44,451.04 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINS, REBECCA G Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $44,450.94 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCCIO, SHANE N Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,450.94 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ-VALVERDE, MAYELIN Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $44,450.76 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, DIANE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $44,450.63 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, KEVIN C Employer name Court of Claims Amount $44,450.56 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAMONACO, JOSEPH S Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,450.50 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, BENJAMIN J Employer name Cortland County Amount $44,450.28 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARZYNKA, HOLLY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,449.95 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNBURG, CYNTHIA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,449.30 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANUSZKA, WILLIAM A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $44,449.29 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVENS, ANGELA Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,449.01 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, IESHA N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,448.52 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUNSCHOTEN, WILLIAM S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $44,448.43 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMBORA, MARGARET M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $44,448.42 Date 04/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FALL, FRANK R, JR Employer name Madison County Amount $44,448.24 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDZUS, AMANDA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,448.22 Date 12/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WEY, ANDREA C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,447.96 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRAN, EDWARD Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $44,447.87 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, DORINDA A Employer name City of Troy Amount $44,447.66 Date 05/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLSTROM, KELLY N Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $44,447.52 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, VALERIE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $44,447.30 Date 03/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, MARY E Employer name Education Department Amount $44,447.30 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINMAN, HEIDI K Employer name Education Department Amount $44,447.30 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOKS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,447.03 Date 09/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System