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 COOLEY, JAMES L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $44,344.35 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, BRUNILDA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,344.15 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SUSAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,343.97 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLERY, LEAH M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $44,343.79 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ROBERT L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $44,343.70 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ANGELA D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,343.52 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LONG, JEREMIAH L Employer name Town of Indian Lake Amount $44,343.49 Date 06/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRYANN, CHERYL P Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $44,343.48 Date 10/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOSUY, WANG FENG LIN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,343.20 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, GLORIA C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,343.19 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, TIFFANI C Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,343.07 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVACHKA, GWENDOLYN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,342.66 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, MARGARITA Y Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $44,342.64 Date 05/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, DAYNE A Employer name Essex County Amount $44,342.54 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, JANET M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $44,342.49 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, THOMAS E Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,342.48 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINEOUT, PAMELA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,342.40 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDEMANN, SHERYL M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,341.96 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MATTHEW B Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $44,341.68 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, STEVE M Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $44,341.67 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, SAUNDRA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,341.39 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILWELL, DONOVAN Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $44,341.34 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCK, GINA M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $44,341.09 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, ERIC M Employer name Seneca County Amount $44,341.06 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, MELODY M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $44,341.04 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GREGOR, VENLEY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $44,340.70 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOREY, ELAINE H Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $44,340.27 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLEN, VICTORIA A Employer name Steuben County Amount $44,340.24 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELEFELDT, BRAD C Employer name Columbia County Amount $44,340.11 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, MOLLY S Employer name Corning Community College Amount $44,339.97 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINE, BRANDON M Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $44,339.66 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, NANCY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,339.35 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIER, JOSEPH P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,339.29 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUELLO, RAFAEL A Employer name Greenburgh Graham UFSD Amount $44,339.25 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, RICHARD D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,339.02 Date 05/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKOLAI, CATHERINE S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,338.79 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, DARLENE M Employer name Orange County Amount $44,338.69 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUANNO, MARIE C Employer name Hamilton County Amount $44,338.49 Date 12/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CATHLEEN E Employer name Hamilton County Amount $44,338.49 Date 05/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLANOS, EVITA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $44,338.12 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MANNA, DANIEL N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,337.67 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEENBURN, MARK R Employer name Bemus Point CSD Amount $44,337.66 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPON, DAN E Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $44,337.64 Date 01/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, KRISTI L Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $44,337.62 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENSMORE, CAMERON D Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $44,337.55 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, WILLIAM G Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,337.47 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAYTON, FLORINE Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $44,337.32 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASWER, KEVIN J Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $44,337.23 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, LA VERNA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $44,337.03 Date 07/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMMELIN, STEVEN K Employer name Town of Van Etten Amount $44,336.70 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, DONNA S Employer name Wyoming County Amount $44,336.39 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEITH, CAROLYN Employer name Town of Pelham Amount $44,336.36 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, JULIE A Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $44,336.28 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATFIELD, STEVEN R Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,336.05 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, GREGG A Employer name Town of Colesville Amount $44,335.92 Date 07/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, QUINCLEN A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $44,335.83 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETER, RACHEL Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $44,335.53 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, KENNETH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,335.45 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ANN MARIE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,335.45 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEN, DOREEN J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $44,335.45 Date 10/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, MARYALICE Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $44,335.45 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSONG, TRACY E Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $44,335.45 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ILROY, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $44,335.45 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERNAK, VALERIE G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $44,335.45 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOIBL, JANET K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $44,335.45 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLIAN, FRANCINE R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,335.45 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGOLINI, BRIANA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $44,335.19 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCHOR, KARL J Employer name Town of Sangerfield Amount $44,335.15 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDETTI, CHRIS F Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $44,334.78 Date 03/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANNIGAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,334.41 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, PAUL Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $44,333.97 Date 09/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALARCO, MICHAEL D Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,333.93 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINDALL, HANNAH C Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $44,333.31 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, CHERYL M Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,333.29 Date 10/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWKIRK, MELITA L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $44,333.28 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, SHEILA M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $44,333.16 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, ERICKA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,333.11 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, CRESLYN B Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $44,332.78 Date 04/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLE, JAMES A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,332.68 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSMAN, ERIC L Employer name Town of Scriba Amount $44,332.40 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, DARLENE M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $44,332.32 Date 08/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIMIR, EDY A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $44,332.03 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUSER, JASON O Employer name Bath Mun Utility Commission Amount $44,331.99 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, JOYCE D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,331.43 Date 04/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAPLES, JOHN C Employer name Allegany County Amount $44,331.32 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALESE, JOSEPH G Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $44,331.17 Date 10/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHABAZZ, SANA YUSRA Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $44,331.03 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULVERWELL, COLLEEN M Employer name Broome County Amount $44,330.99 Date 09/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, REBECCA J Employer name Albany County Amount $44,330.97 Date 09/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFIELD, RICHARD W Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $44,330.93 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, REBECCA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,330.90 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, JESSICA E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $44,330.80 Date 10/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, LINDA M Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $44,330.46 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ELIA, VINCENT Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $44,330.37 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, LESLEY Employer name Town of Gates Amount $44,330.18 Date 05/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCH, GIOVANNA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $44,329.76 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTELLONE, NEIL M Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,329.53 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLE, TROY E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,329.05 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, MICHELE M Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $44,328.87 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONCE, SILVIA R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,328.15 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System