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 MENDEZ, VICTOR Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $43,717.88 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHARTON, DAVID C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,717.73 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACUMBER, RICHARD C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $43,717.37 Date 06/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, CASSANDRA N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,717.37 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERTY, MEAGHAN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,717.09 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, WILLIAM H, III Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,717.08 Date 01/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, JARED T Employer name Essex County Amount $43,716.94 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ-QUILES, SILVIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,716.93 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Machias Amount $43,716.92 Date 09/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, JACQUELINE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,716.68 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, TRAVIS W Employer name City of Watertown Amount $43,716.68 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHRIS C Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $43,715.82 Date 09/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISKA, CONCETTA M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $43,715.76 Date 01/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, RANDY L Employer name Town of Fowler Amount $43,715.55 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINAGEL, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Wheatland Amount $43,715.49 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGINETTI, CYNTHIA E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,715.48 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, THOMAS G Employer name Town of Lake Luzerne Amount $43,715.41 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOTMAN, CARRIE L Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $43,715.35 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, JOANN F Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $43,715.15 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSKOPF, LINDA S Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $43,714.94 Date 10/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMERS, OMATEE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $43,714.84 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISSER, KAREN S Employer name Commack Public Library Amount $43,714.79 Date 09/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, KIM M Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,714.78 Date 12/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGREE, CHRISTINA L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $43,714.78 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESANDRO, NICHOLAS R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $43,714.68 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, ALBERT J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $43,714.56 Date 09/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, YVONNE M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $43,714.53 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAFKA, BRYAN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,713.98 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, SUMA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $43,713.94 Date 09/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, MAYNA C Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $43,713.83 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEN-HAIM, JODIE Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $43,713.81 Date 08/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAICO, IRENE Employer name Town of Southold Amount $43,713.80 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKRZEWSKI, CONNIE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,713.79 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, AMANDA L Employer name Madison Co Ind Dev Agcy Amount $43,713.53 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUITIERI, ANGELO E Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $43,713.44 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CONNIE E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,713.42 Date 04/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, SHAUN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,713.37 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, TYLER A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $43,713.07 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, RHONDA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $43,712.94 Date 01/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLIN, PERRY C Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $43,712.88 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARMANIN-MENDEZ, JOSEPH H Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $43,712.70 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARGARET M M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,712.70 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLINA, ZOBEIDA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,712.70 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX-MILLS, SHERRY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,712.70 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTORI, JOEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,712.47 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILKIE, JAMIE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,712.38 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHEE, KATHERINE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,712.34 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNTZ, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Richford Amount $43,712.12 Date 08/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLKER, LAURA Employer name Erie County Amount $43,712.09 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, ELIZABETH R Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $43,711.98 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZICK, MARGARET M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,711.96 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, LUANN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,711.96 Date 07/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSNOWSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $43,711.67 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, GARRETT D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $43,711.29 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, DANIELLE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,710.66 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMSTROUGHT, KATHLEEN A Employer name Chenango County Amount $43,710.60 Date 02/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTY, CHARLES E Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $43,710.58 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, DONALD L Employer name Village of Portville Amount $43,710.28 Date 01/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE HART, KARIE C Employer name Oswego County Amount $43,710.08 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, LAURA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $43,709.56 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, YING Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,709.42 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBEY, SANDRA K Employer name Tompkins County Amount $43,709.26 Date 02/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORAK, PATRICK Employer name Village of Coxsackie Amount $43,709.13 Date 12/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, DANIEL M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,709.12 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILSON, DYLAN Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $43,708.93 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, JULIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,708.51 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSMOWSKI, ROBIN A Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $43,708.01 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBIS, TRACEY L Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $43,707.96 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, LINDA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $43,707.88 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODD, LOUIS G Employer name Orange County Amount $43,707.81 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, DELORES Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $43,707.60 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZMAURICE, LAURA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,707.53 Date 06/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN, ALEXANDER J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,707.49 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, LYNN Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $43,707.26 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULCOME, DESHAWN S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,706.73 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, MAUREEN E Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $43,706.68 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYNAHAN, CHRISTINA A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $43,706.38 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISSON, RENEE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,706.27 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JASON G Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $43,706.26 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, ROBERT F Employer name Town of Manheim Amount $43,706.22 Date 07/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, SEAN T Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $43,706.04 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BETSY S Employer name Central Islip Public Library Amount $43,705.69 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, SHAWN F Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,705.65 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIGNAN, ASHLEY D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,705.61 Date 11/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, JOHN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,705.46 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISH, HEATHER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,705.06 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, JOHN R Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $43,704.56 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTE, RAYMOND B, III Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $43,704.54 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVANEY, JOHN P Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $43,704.50 Date 01/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, DONALD J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $43,704.38 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEFFERS-NORTON, CINDY L Employer name Steuben County Amount $43,703.99 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDIOLA, OTILIO Employer name Erie County Amount $43,703.81 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVEY, NANCY A Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $43,703.69 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALBIG, DARCY L Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $43,703.64 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUNDRIE, JOSEPH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,703.60 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAFFITZ, JOHN P Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $43,703.18 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOBAINCO, CARMINE Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $43,703.17 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTON, ANTHONY Employer name City of Troy Amount $43,702.96 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, KEVIN B, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $43,702.80 Date 12/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRECKLING, ANGELINA M Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $43,702.70 Date 11/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System