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 SCHOLZ, PETER M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $43,937.39 Date 10/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMKE, WENDY S Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,937.36 Date 06/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMOUR, JAYNE P Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,937.33 Date 10/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMS, RITA E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,937.14 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLEY, LISA A Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $43,936.76 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERLY, CHAD E Employer name Town of Colesville Amount $43,936.66 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANARIA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $43,936.57 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMANN, JACOB R Employer name Erie County Amount $43,936.33 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, MICHAEL S Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $43,936.24 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, WILLIAM C, SR Employer name Ramapo Catskill Library System Amount $43,936.21 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, KATHLEEN G Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $43,936.16 Date 12/16/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICTOR, ELLEN G Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $43,935.99 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JULIE L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $43,935.89 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, JUDY M Employer name Steuben County Amount $43,935.66 Date 10/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRETT, DAWN Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $43,935.33 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUTZER, KATHLEEN P Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,935.05 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MARIE Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $43,935.04 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTA, ELIZABETH M Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $43,934.92 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE VISEUR, DIANE C Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $43,934.84 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, PATRICIA G Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,934.83 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, DEANA M Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $43,934.76 Date 03/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARCIA C Employer name Rockland County Amount $43,934.61 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $43,934.53 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, ROSHEN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $43,934.24 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, JOAN Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $43,933.98 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENITEZ, MARTHA L Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $43,933.94 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DIANNE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $43,933.85 Date 04/10/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLOR, CARRIE M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $43,933.75 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DEBORAH A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $43,933.62 Date 06/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, RAMONA F Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $43,933.62 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, MAURA S Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $43,933.34 Date 10/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGA, JANINE T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $43,933.24 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLOCK, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $43,933.03 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINDLER, JAMIE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,932.92 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, VERNICEA Y Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,932.89 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUVIN, ROBERTA M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $43,932.89 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMS, NANCY C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,932.88 Date 09/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, JOHANNA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,932.87 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LORI A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,932.86 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, KELLY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,932.85 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUGNIER, JUDY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,932.83 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINO, CHERYL M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,932.82 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, TRACEY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,932.82 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KATHERINE D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,932.81 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVANT, KAREEM D Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $43,932.78 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLAP, KIM M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,932.77 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, DEBORAH KARA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,932.73 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREIF, MICHAEL I Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $43,932.65 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAU, CHITO Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,932.65 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUIAR, YAUMARIS Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,932.58 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANIFIN, EDWARD F Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $43,932.35 Date 09/18/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, AMY L Employer name Town of Mamakating Amount $43,932.15 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, HEATHER R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $43,931.80 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUREN, CARLA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $43,931.73 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNSBURY, ROD H Employer name City of Albany Amount $43,931.50 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JEFFREY R Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $43,930.54 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CROY, GEORGE E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,930.53 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLA, JOSEPH A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $43,930.31 Date 06/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, LINDA A Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $43,930.28 Date 09/03/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MATTHEW J Employer name Seneca County Amount $43,929.98 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Albany Amount $43,929.40 Date 04/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGIEBOR, CHERYL M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $43,929.37 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MATTHEW J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $43,929.24 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, JEFFREY L Employer name City of Fulton Amount $43,929.18 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTHY, SAMANTHA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,929.04 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIN, BRIANNE R Employer name Livingston County Amount $43,928.97 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRELL-BLACK, DEBBY A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $43,928.27 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, ROBERT L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $43,928.21 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, BRETT A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $43,928.19 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHL, JULIE MILLER Employer name Sullivan County Amount $43,928.19 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, DEIRDRE E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,928.00 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESAREO, GRACE L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $43,927.80 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRCH, JAMIE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $43,927.79 Date 03/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDD, JEFFREY R Employer name Ontario County Amount $43,927.48 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERSON, JENNY L Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $43,927.43 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JAMILLAH C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,927.24 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, SHERRIE A Employer name Putnam County Amount $43,927.18 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLARD, DEBORAH G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,926.97 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSO, FRANK M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $43,926.85 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, DANETTE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $43,926.85 Date 06/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, RYAN J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $43,926.71 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JALLOH, HAWA U Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $43,926.66 Date 07/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVANEY, CANDACE B Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,926.53 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWNACK, DAVID P Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $43,926.48 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, VERONICA D Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $43,926.38 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, CRYSTAL K Employer name Oswego County Amount $43,926.13 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, GERALD L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,926.07 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKLER, LAURIE BETH Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $43,925.90 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAHAM, CHRISTINE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,925.63 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTILUCCI, GARY M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,925.55 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNING, JONATHAN T Employer name Village of Trumansburg Amount $43,925.39 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMON, BRITTANY N Employer name Lewis County Amount $43,925.35 Date 09/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASUTA, JEFFREY A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $43,925.18 Date 09/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, APRIL B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,925.02 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, CATHERINE E Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $43,924.99 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, NELSON K Employer name Delaware County Amount $43,924.87 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, NOHEMI Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $43,924.87 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLIA, PAUL L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $43,924.72 Date 07/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, THERESA L Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $43,924.71 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, KAREN Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,924.47 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System