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 BELAIR, FREDERICK L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $43,898.19 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELDERMAN, NICK Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,898.05 Date 04/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKETT, JEFFREY D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,897.98 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DENNIS W Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $43,897.80 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, MATTHEW D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,897.68 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEBOLD, ELAINE A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $43,897.62 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, KELLY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,897.58 Date 01/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, SUSAN W Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $43,897.49 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, VIVVY D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,897.47 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUE, MICHAEL M Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $43,896.86 Date 12/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUTRIN, AMY C Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $43,896.85 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, SCOTT A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $43,896.83 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRON, CINDY A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $43,896.65 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DONALD L, JR Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $43,896.07 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIO, MICHAEL M Employer name Erie County Amount $43,896.05 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, PETER M Employer name Stockbridge CSD Amount $43,896.05 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, MICHELLE E Employer name Warren County Amount $43,895.95 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOW, RUTH ANN Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $43,895.92 Date 10/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAKOWSKI, NICHOLAS J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $43,895.78 Date 08/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, STEPHEN T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $43,895.34 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON-GONZALEZ, BETH A Employer name Erie County Amount $43,895.32 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMECK, ANN-MARIE B Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $43,895.26 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARLETTE, BERNARD P Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $43,894.98 Date 02/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENS, CANDICE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,894.97 Date 07/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, KARINA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,894.89 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIDDLE, GERALD E Employer name Schoharie County Amount $43,894.86 Date 01/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, TERRI M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,894.61 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNDSLEY, BELINDA S Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $43,894.34 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEOPLES, SHONDELL L Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,894.25 Date 09/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, BONNIE J Employer name Village of Speculator Amount $43,894.24 Date 07/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, DANIEL P Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $43,894.10 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, JOSHUA D Employer name Town of Sand Lake Amount $43,893.98 Date 03/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, JOYCE M Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $43,893.85 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBEY, MATTHEW R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $43,893.78 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, JEANE H Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $43,893.62 Date 10/14/1963 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMOTES, RAMON A Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,893.57 Date 12/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGG, KAREN M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $43,893.00 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMAN, CHRISTINA L Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $43,892.97 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARLA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,892.97 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKSON, ROBYN A Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $43,892.94 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, CHRISTINE M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $43,892.65 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MARY C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,892.61 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, JULIE A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $43,892.61 Date 07/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LESLIE L Employer name Steuben County Amount $43,892.43 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOSSOM, DANIEL F Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $43,892.34 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LORI Employer name Great Neck North Water Auth Amount $43,892.15 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOLA, CONNIE C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,891.83 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LONG, RONALD P Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $43,891.66 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIS, COLLEEN Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $43,891.48 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPELLER, PATRICIA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $43,891.44 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLIS, TONI D Employer name Essex County Amount $43,890.89 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, THOMAS C Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $43,890.76 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPTON, MORIAH N Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,890.67 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, JULISSA O Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,890.53 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, SEAN F Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $43,890.21 Date 11/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAZZULLO, CHRISTINA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,889.98 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, LARRY A Employer name Otsego County Amount $43,889.81 Date 12/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLLER, THERESA J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,889.66 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, RODERICK Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $43,889.63 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUCHON, CARMEL MARIE F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,889.50 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLIDES, PORFYRA E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,889.50 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, ANNA C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,889.50 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEAL, CHARLES F Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,889.40 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORN, RONALD D Employer name Wayne Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $43,889.28 Date 05/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENA, PATRICK J Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $43,889.17 Date 04/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTER, BRANDI J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,888.88 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, LINDA MARY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $43,888.88 Date 10/31/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBSON, HEIDI A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $43,888.88 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDT, LANCE G Employer name Herkimer County Amount $43,888.88 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RIZZIO, TIMAR O Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,888.83 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOAN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,888.73 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, WILLIAM W Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $43,888.70 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, ROY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $43,888.48 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, TAMIKA V Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $43,888.35 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, GINA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,888.25 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINUNNI, DANIEL J Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $43,888.09 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, MICHAEL P Employer name Oswego County Amount $43,888.03 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNEY, JOHN M Employer name Elmira Housing Authority Amount $43,887.90 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUST, KATHLEEN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,887.66 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JEAN S Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $43,887.38 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMAN, SUSAN B Employer name Cayuga County Amount $43,887.29 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETT, FLOYD W Employer name Village of New York Mills Amount $43,887.00 Date 04/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, STACY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $43,886.78 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILICA, MICHAEL S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $43,886.20 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, OGDEN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $43,886.20 Date 08/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,886.20 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLER, JACQUELINE A Employer name Orange County Amount $43,886.04 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, SAMANTHA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,885.47 Date 06/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORREALE, ALYSSA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,885.43 Date 06/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULIFFE, MAUREEN E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $43,885.42 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATUCCIO, DEBORAH L Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $43,885.40 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEW, MICHAEL A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $43,885.37 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONISMITH, RENE Employer name Orange County Amount $43,884.90 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERT, JANEA J Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $43,884.82 Date 03/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, MARCEL M Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $43,884.64 Date 06/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, CHRISTINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,884.58 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEDDER, JEFFERY S Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $43,884.25 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DOUGLAS W Employer name Town of Westmoreland Amount $43,884.25 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ELIZABETH Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,883.51 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONIAK, KARA M Employer name Education Department Amount $43,883.42 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System