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 KEEFE, ALEXANDRA R Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $44,008.15 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTALING, MIKE W Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $44,007.96 Date 02/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, TONYA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,007.72 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, CASSIE L Employer name Livingston County Amount $44,007.54 Date 11/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, VALLE Z Employer name Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Lib Sys Amount $44,007.54 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTFOOTE, THOMAS S Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $44,007.36 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGHORNE, ROSA L Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $44,007.16 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCARO, KAREN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,007.09 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBS, SELINA Employer name Albany County Amount $44,006.61 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLINGS, STEPHEN W Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $44,006.49 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, CHRISTINE R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $44,006.27 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, MICHAEL L, JR Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $44,006.08 Date 11/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD-SORBER, ROBIN E Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $44,005.37 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, HAROLD E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $44,005.22 Date 11/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUIN, DANIEL E Employer name Warren County Amount $44,005.15 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, STEVEN O Employer name Chemung County Amount $44,004.15 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPPERMAN, LISA L Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $44,003.78 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, JEFFREY L Employer name City of Elmira Amount $44,003.64 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, GREGORY J Employer name Hamilton County Amount $44,003.53 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILGEN, KELLYANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,003.36 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROUT, JOHN L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $44,003.35 Date 12/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, JOAN A Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $44,003.31 Date 07/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, KRISTOFER J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $44,002.98 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, TISHEKA K Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $44,002.69 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEY, RONALD J Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $44,002.52 Date 07/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLOUGHBY, CLARISSA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,002.02 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGG, AMY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,002.02 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JUSTIN M Employer name Coram Fire District Amount $44,002.00 Date 07/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONA, JENNIFER L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $44,001.94 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, MARJORIE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,001.68 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, AMY L Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $44,001.63 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLER, MARIE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $44,001.58 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUGHN, DANA M Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $44,001.28 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMBACH, JEFFREY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $44,001.23 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPKOWSKI, JEFFERY, JR Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,001.05 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILKS, STEPHEN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $44,001.00 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, PATRICIA A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $44,000.92 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, DANIEL R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $44,000.81 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, MARISA K Employer name Belleville-Henderson CSD Amount $44,000.77 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, KELLY A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $44,000.65 Date 01/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, KEVIN H Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $44,000.30 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, GLENY M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $44,000.20 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, JAMES E, III Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $44,000.04 Date 12/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERZAK, STEPHANIE A Employer name Broome County Amount $44,000.02 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLUSKA, THOMAS Employer name Rome Housing Authority Amount $43,999.82 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ELIZABETH B Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $43,999.81 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIL, KARL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,999.65 Date 06/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, DEBORAH A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $43,999.65 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, CHRISTIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,999.57 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, KAREN T Employer name Ontario County Amount $43,999.47 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, LAUREN A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $43,999.38 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, BRYAN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,999.29 Date 03/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $43,999.25 Date 12/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN MARTER, KEVIN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $43,999.22 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAILINGER, NANCY L Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $43,999.02 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWE, JUDITH E Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $43,999.01 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDELL, DAVID L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $43,998.94 Date 05/29/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,998.89 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, AVIS ANN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,998.60 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, JESSICA L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $43,998.53 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VLIET, KENNETH M Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $43,998.24 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIOSE, COLLEEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,998.00 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECOZZI, ANN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,998.00 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMPLER, CATRENA Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,997.99 Date 12/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEADON, TARA A Employer name Chemung County Amount $43,997.86 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZANSKI, RICHARD R Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $43,997.55 Date 10/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JANICE E Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $43,997.44 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MONIQUE Y Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $43,997.01 Date 05/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, KAREN L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,996.97 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFTON-FORONDA, HOLLY J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,996.84 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWNER, RAYMOND K Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $43,996.57 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELZER, HEIDI K Employer name Broome County Amount $43,996.55 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWELL, STACY J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $43,996.47 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBER, SCOTT P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,996.46 Date 01/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWKIRK, BRUCE P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,995.60 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZYKOWSKI, COURTNEY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,995.60 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEFFLER, SALLY A Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $43,995.46 Date 10/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLAND, KEITH S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,995.25 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, MELISSA N Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $43,995.24 Date 05/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, JOHN C Employer name Essex County Amount $43,995.19 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULESZ, KATIE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,995.11 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISENBURG, KIMBERLY M Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $43,994.96 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSOLA, JOSEPH T Employer name City of Watertown Amount $43,994.89 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESCOTT, GRETCHEN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,994.86 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELCID, MIRIAM E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,994.47 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUMERFELDT, JOHNATHAN D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,994.22 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAFFE, KAREN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,993.91 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, REBECCA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $43,993.88 Date 11/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERN, JOHN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,993.80 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAUL Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $43,993.75 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENGEL, BRENDAN E J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $43,993.44 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREUER, CATHERINE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $43,993.41 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ALEXANDER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $43,993.36 Date 08/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTA, KAREN M Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $43,993.15 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASHINSKY, JOAN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $43,992.91 Date 03/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCERO, JEANNE Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $43,992.79 Date 04/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, JEFFREY J Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,992.77 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, SUSAN A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $43,992.63 Date 02/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, GABRIEL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $43,992.59 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OST, SUSAN Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $43,992.50 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System