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 RICHARDS, TIFFANIE J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $44,059.01 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEL, TERRILYNN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,058.99 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, EVAN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,058.36 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADUR, BRYON R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $44,058.32 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMIESON, DEBORAH D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $44,058.30 Date 02/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, KRISTOPHER O Employer name Town of Richland Amount $44,058.27 Date 11/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCOMANNO, LOUIS M Employer name Erie County Amount $44,058.23 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, AMBER M Employer name Village of Millerton Amount $44,057.97 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHABIR, JUDY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,057.60 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURK, EMMETT Employer name Town of Lexington Amount $44,057.54 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILLIAM J Employer name Washington County Amount $44,057.45 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JAMES A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $44,057.43 Date 10/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITTING, ROBERT Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,057.33 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRETTO, SUSAN M Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $44,056.78 Date 11/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGUORI, ANTHONY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,056.71 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEYL, CASSANDRA L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $44,056.55 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTAZINO, JOSEPH M, III Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,056.54 Date 03/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADIA, JACQUELINE Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,056.52 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH, AMANDA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $44,056.27 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYMAN, FRANK E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $44,056.14 Date 08/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTHE, HEATHER E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $44,056.12 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPEGUI, DOROTHY A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,055.93 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREANOR, JEANNE P Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $44,055.86 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUAY, MAE A Employer name Northern Adirondack CSD Amount $44,055.60 Date 02/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Johnsburg Amount $44,055.56 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKOVICH, FRANKLIN S Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $44,055.40 Date 01/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCLENDON, YINET M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $44,055.38 Date 12/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINS, DEBRA A Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $44,055.30 Date 02/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, LINDSEY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $44,055.24 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCOCK, ALYSSA M Employer name Orleans County Amount $44,055.24 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, SHEN-YUAN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $44,055.20 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCCHI, DOMINICK M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $44,055.02 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, SHARON M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $44,055.01 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSKY, BONNIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,055.00 Date 03/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, KAREN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,054.86 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEY, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Erie County Amount $44,054.77 Date 03/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, TRACEY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,054.55 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONEY, DIANE Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $44,054.35 Date 02/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVANO, JEANNINE R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,054.01 Date 11/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LAURIE A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $44,053.71 Date 07/15/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTZ, HEIDI M Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,053.53 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIX, JOANNE M Employer name Akron CSD Amount $44,053.53 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, LINDA S Employer name Crandall Library Amount $44,053.20 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLEY, KEVIN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,053.06 Date 03/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINQUE, ANTHONY Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,053.06 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAITTA, SUZANN Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $44,053.01 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTIN, PHILIPPE J Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $44,052.86 Date 03/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FLECHE, MELANIE N Employer name Clifton Pk-Halfmn Pub Libr Dis Amount $44,052.82 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, BRIAN W Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,052.70 Date 04/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILEY, DONNA M Employer name Education Department Amount $44,052.60 Date 11/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVER, ERNEST L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,052.42 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CASSANDRA C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,052.04 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, CHRISTINE Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $44,051.70 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERVAY, MELISSA A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $44,051.44 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOHEY, MICHELLE L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $44,051.44 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, SHERLENE A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $44,051.38 Date 09/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMACHER, SHANNON C C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,051.24 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCABI, OMAR Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,050.97 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GONZA, RICHARD E, SR Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $44,050.94 Date 07/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, AARON W Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $44,050.89 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, CHRISTINE F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,050.84 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, NICOLE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,050.84 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEHILY, NICOLE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,050.79 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARNETSKY, STEPHANIE A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,050.71 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, JOHN WALLACE Employer name Belgium Cold Springs Fire Dis Amount $44,050.67 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, EDWARD Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $44,050.58 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSNAN, JAIME L Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $44,050.51 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $44,050.43 Date 06/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENKER, ERIC C Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $44,050.43 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKNAUER, JAMES F Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $44,050.38 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,050.34 Date 08/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $44,050.31 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, MARY ELLEN K Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,050.00 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, DAYLE K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,049.77 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, EDWARD J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $44,049.51 Date 10/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTRY, JASON W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,049.35 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JOHN J Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $44,049.25 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, CALVIN E Employer name Village of Spencerport Amount $44,049.23 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, JAMES D Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,049.13 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLLSCHLEGER, DONNA L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $44,049.10 Date 10/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAICH, KATHLEEN J Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $44,049.02 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JANE A Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $44,049.02 Date 11/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, CAROLYN Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $44,048.96 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, MARIE T Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $44,048.90 Date 02/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHARLENE R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,048.85 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURMAN, CHRISTINA E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,048.21 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALOUPKA, JOSEPH F Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,047.85 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNSICKER, JUSTIN S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $44,047.68 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, VINCENT J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,047.62 Date 04/25/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONIGLIO, JOSEPHINE Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $44,047.62 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBER, THEODORE C, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,047.51 Date 05/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENTILE, CYDNEY J Employer name Rockland County Amount $44,047.44 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, JOANNE M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $44,047.34 Date 02/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIDEREK, TOMASZ Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,047.32 Date 10/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KOY, MARILYN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,047.16 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODERRE, JUDITH A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,047.13 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DENNIS A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,047.13 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETOURNEAU, JANICE L Employer name Town of Champlain Amount $44,046.92 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, THOMAS M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $44,046.79 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTABROOK-POLLACK, JO-ELLEN Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $44,046.72 Date 07/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System