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 BLASS, JON R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,950.35 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELONG, JOSIE L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,950.25 Date 08/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, JONATHAN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,950.05 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIBBIN, COREY N Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $43,949.96 Date 06/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, KEVAN B, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,949.93 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEAD, KYLE Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $43,949.72 Date 09/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, CAROL J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,948.87 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, DARRYL W, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,948.79 Date 08/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFORD, DONNA E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,948.27 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, RICHARD C Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $43,947.95 Date 07/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, LINDA J Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $43,947.82 Date 06/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHITTENDEN, SUSAN L Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $43,947.80 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JO-ELLEN A Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $43,947.71 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESGE, COLLEEN F Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $43,947.58 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, ROBERT M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $43,947.45 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ANN MARIE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $43,947.41 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, HUBERT J, JR Employer name Town of Wayland Amount $43,947.39 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUZYKA, MARY C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,947.36 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRESMAN, DANA C Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $43,947.30 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, PHILIP J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $43,947.28 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLONS, LATASHA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,947.17 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTH, JOAN M Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $43,947.07 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETHIER, JUDITH Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $43,946.87 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARWELL, JANICE B Employer name Chemung County Amount $43,946.57 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNES, JESSICA A Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $43,946.52 Date 12/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DWIGHT L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $43,946.45 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUPP, ERICA H Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,946.35 Date 07/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, BRIAN E Employer name Town of Ellicottville Amount $43,946.35 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYDEN, JAMIE R Employer name Delaware County Amount $43,946.25 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTSMAN, GLENN Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $43,945.95 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARX, DAVID F Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $43,945.94 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTEE, CAROLYN M Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $43,945.80 Date 10/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINA, JOHN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,945.73 Date 09/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARACHELLI, PAUL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,945.47 Date 05/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JOSE MIGUEL Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,945.42 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLACK, MICHAEL H Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,945.09 Date 11/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, KELLY A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $43,945.02 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, ROLAND T Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $43,944.55 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, ARLENE C Employer name Schenectady County Amount $43,944.48 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTS, SUSAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,944.30 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, DAVID M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $43,944.29 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YENCER, MATINA L Employer name Livingston County Amount $43,944.26 Date 03/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYR, MEGHAN A Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $43,943.92 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRRIONE, DEBRA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $43,943.73 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHGESSNER, LINDA Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $43,943.61 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, CRAIG W Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $43,943.55 Date 12/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISINGER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $43,943.15 Date 02/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTMAN, JUSTIN W Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $43,943.10 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVOY, MICHAEL O Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $43,943.10 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFER, TIM W Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $43,943.10 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, RONALD W Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $43,943.10 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, KAYLA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $43,943.08 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLEN-MC QUEEN, DANIELLE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,943.01 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, DIANE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,942.98 Date 12/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLLINGER, LAWRENCE G Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $43,942.84 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGAVERO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $43,942.62 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, MARIE A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $43,942.58 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, ARIEL J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,942.36 Date 09/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODFORD, MARK R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $43,942.17 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, GENE A Employer name City of Utica Amount $43,942.04 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRELLO, MARGARET Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $43,941.53 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JASON D Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $43,941.42 Date 08/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ZACHARY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,941.37 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDINE, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,941.34 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNSON, TIMOTHY D Employer name Town of Portland Amount $43,941.27 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Malta Amount $43,941.27 Date 02/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARELLI, MICHAEL T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $43,940.98 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, TERRY L Employer name Town of Mcdonough Amount $43,940.93 Date 06/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLODARCZYK, ROSEMARIE D Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $43,940.90 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMILLEN, JANE L Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $43,940.79 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVRES-GARRITANO, BRUNILDA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,940.49 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MONICA L Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $43,940.43 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, LORI T Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $43,940.40 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMSEN, JOAN M Employer name Greene County Amount $43,940.25 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, DEREK T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,940.22 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGERS, COLLEEN Employer name Town of Alden Amount $43,940.16 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIPPEL, KEVIN C Employer name Cayuga County Amount $43,940.12 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLMAN, LINDSEY L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,940.04 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEN, LEWIS J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $43,939.97 Date 02/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, MELISSA A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $43,939.64 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, MARIA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,939.54 Date 02/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, MARY E Employer name Tioga County Amount $43,939.41 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICHLACZ, SAMUEL C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,939.39 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, CHRISTINE A Employer name Madison County Amount $43,938.66 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNTY, CLIVIA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,938.58 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENCETTI, BERNADETTE Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $43,938.10 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, ELLEN T Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,938.10 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZARD, JOHN P Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $43,938.10 Date 08/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUAY, DAVID W Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,938.10 Date 05/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, I'KESHIA S Employer name Erie County Amount $43,938.10 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOR, LORI M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $43,938.00 Date 07/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JACKIE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,937.76 Date 05/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELT, SETH D Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,937.71 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JOSHUA C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,937.70 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERY, SOLANGE S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $43,937.54 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, AMY J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,937.46 Date 06/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINY, HELEN A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,937.46 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ADAM R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,937.45 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYER, CYNTHIA J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,937.44 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODFELLOW, BILLI JO Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,937.40 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System