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 NASH, SHATIER D L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,215.60 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, CONRAD V Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,215.32 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUGONI, BARBARA Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $44,215.28 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDA, ZACHARY J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $44,215.24 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRO, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,214.87 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUBIE, SANDRA M Employer name Town of Batavia Amount $44,214.53 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUSSEAU, BRUCE C Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $44,214.39 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRACKEN, JOHN D, II Employer name City of Elmira Amount $44,214.18 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, ROSE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,213.71 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, DIANE C Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $44,213.60 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROIOS, JOHN S Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $44,213.45 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, DEVON O Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $44,213.37 Date 04/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, SUZANNE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,213.22 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSON, SEQUOIA J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $44,213.12 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOTRY, LOVETTE L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $44,213.02 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MATTHEW J Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $44,212.88 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, HEATHER M Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $44,212.64 Date 07/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROLISH, ALEX H Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $44,212.22 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVAN, DEYSIS A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,212.09 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADCLIFFE, DENISE P Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $44,212.09 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, DYANN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,211.77 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, DENITA L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $44,211.73 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, SARAH E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,211.69 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, LISA M Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $44,211.34 Date 09/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, MELISSA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,211.05 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAKES, JOHN M Employer name Orange County Amount $44,211.05 Date 10/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTY, SANDRA J Employer name Village of Shortsville Amount $44,211.01 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSAN E Employer name Town of Massena Amount $44,210.74 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, ANDRE L Employer name City of Kingston Amount $44,210.54 Date 08/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, ELIZABETH A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,210.46 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHURS, WILLIAM D Employer name Bemus Point CSD Amount $44,210.40 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULIERI, JACLYN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $44,210.24 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, NIKKI E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,210.13 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMO, JON D Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $44,209.89 Date 04/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, JESSE E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $44,209.86 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, NANCY L Employer name Erie County Amount $44,209.82 Date 01/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JENNA L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $44,209.55 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHAFOOR, SOPHIA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,209.41 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSS, BRIAN D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,209.39 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUANE, JAMES F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,209.21 Date 11/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSTETLER, KYLE D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,209.19 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, PRECIOUS L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,209.19 Date 04/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TERAYSA D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $44,208.99 Date 01/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, SUSAN L Employer name Town of Rockland Amount $44,208.29 Date 01/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROWN, KEVIN D Employer name Town of Ellenburg Amount $44,207.97 Date 02/15/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, SHAWNIQUE C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $44,207.76 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, WILLY A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $44,207.73 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, JAMES L Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $44,207.57 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, CHRISTINE M Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $44,207.53 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMPH, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,207.42 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTZ, ELIZABETH J Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $44,207.11 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALESCOT, ANONCE Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $44,207.01 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, SHELLY ANN L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,206.88 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, DIANA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,206.82 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLAND, SHYJUAN K T Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $44,206.74 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $44,206.56 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHALL, R DWAYNE Employer name Town of Oswegatchie Amount $44,206.49 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLANTZ, MELISSA J Employer name Orange County Amount $44,206.46 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLO, KIMBERLY J Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,206.01 Date 12/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIANT, FRANCESKA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $44,206.00 Date 09/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGE, HENRIETTA Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $44,205.81 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, ROBERT J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $44,205.61 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAEL, TAMMY L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,205.40 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUENO, ISMALIZ Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $44,205.38 Date 04/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, MILADY Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $44,205.38 Date 12/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, PRINCE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $44,205.38 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBREGON, DIANE J Employer name Newark Valley CSD Amount $44,205.30 Date 07/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBER, NANCY Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $44,204.99 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ADAM S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,204.99 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, TAMMY S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $44,204.86 Date 11/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATERRA, ELLEN A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $44,204.85 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Victory Amount $44,204.21 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORELL, TIMOTHY V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,204.00 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREELEY, BARBIE D Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $44,203.58 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, STEPHEN M Employer name Watkins Glen-Csd Amount $44,203.53 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUBEN, CHANA R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,203.46 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, THERESA A Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $44,203.27 Date 04/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, STEPHANIE P Employer name Tompkins County Amount $44,203.26 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADCLIFFE, EDWARD J Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $44,202.91 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXIS, GLORINNE D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,202.61 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, NICOL D Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,202.16 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBAD, JEFFREY S Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $44,202.08 Date 09/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOBEE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,201.68 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVEN, NAOMI T Employer name Orange County Amount $44,201.30 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CHERYL L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,201.30 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, MARK J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $44,201.29 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFMANN, PETER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $44,201.15 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISANTO, MICHELE M Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,201.03 Date 06/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRO, LEONARD Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,200.90 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES-WRIGHT, KAREN A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,200.90 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX, PEARLINE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,200.90 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, CATHERINE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,200.90 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARBELAEZ, INES E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,200.90 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, KEVIN E Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $44,200.21 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, TAMMY L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $44,200.09 Date 10/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUNZIATA, CATHERINE P Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,199.94 Date 11/07/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, SHARESE M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $44,199.85 Date 12/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCHNER, SHELENE L Employer name Marion CSD Amount $44,199.68 Date 04/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, DANIEL Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $44,199.67 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, DANIEL C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,199.57 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System