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 PAFF, ANDREA N Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $43,596.87 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, LINDA A Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $43,596.66 Date 03/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, YASMINE S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,596.56 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANCONA, COLLEEN M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $43,596.54 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, JAMES M Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,596.53 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZIO, ALEX M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $43,596.53 Date 08/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMONT, KENNETH A Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $43,596.25 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MASTERS, ARTHUR D Employer name Erie County Amount $43,596.22 Date 06/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAEF, ROWENA D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,596.12 Date 04/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKARIS, BARBARA L Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $43,596.04 Date 06/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULQUERIO, CARLOS H Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,595.85 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, DEBORAH J Employer name Scio CSD Amount $43,595.61 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, BRANDI L Employer name Livingston County Amount $43,595.45 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, JAMES A Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,595.44 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAUGH, ADRIENNE M Employer name City of Troy Amount $43,595.13 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVEN, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Chemung County Amount $43,595.04 Date 03/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOHEY, MEGAN L Employer name Erie County Amount $43,594.84 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENS, ELIZABETH M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,594.81 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMONT, SETH A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $43,594.48 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTO, EMMANUEL E Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $43,594.47 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDLER, GERALD L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $43,594.44 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, JAMES E, JR Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,594.36 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWUSU, STEPHEN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $43,594.18 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, SULMA Employer name Education Department Amount $43,593.65 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALAN D Employer name Erie County Amount $43,593.53 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, ANNETTE M Employer name Village of Little Valley Amount $43,593.43 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BOBBY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,593.32 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $43,593.31 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORCHARDT-WIER, HARMONY B Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,593.11 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARESCA, MICHAEL J Employer name North Warren CSD Amount $43,592.93 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, ROY D Employer name Georgetown-South Otselic CSD Amount $43,592.79 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, RICHARD G Employer name Allegany Limestone CSD Amount $43,592.77 Date 04/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDLER, LAURA A Employer name Cambridge CSD Amount $43,592.60 Date 04/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JACQUELYN R Employer name Erie County Amount $43,592.59 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEY, BRITNEY D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $43,592.56 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, DEBORAH L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $43,592.54 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEWORCHIK, LISA M Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $43,592.43 Date 04/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARVON, DEMETRIA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $43,592.32 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIULIO, PAUL M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,592.31 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, JENNIFER J Employer name Village of Cobleskill Amount $43,592.30 Date 08/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, GARY T, II Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,592.13 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARER, RACHEL L Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $43,592.00 Date 03/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAEFNER, JESSICA L Employer name Webster CSD Amount $43,591.93 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMULLEN, DANIEL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,591.84 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, RICHARD E, JR Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $43,591.84 Date 02/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUZYCKY, HILARY R Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $43,591.69 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BUE, JOYCE A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $43,591.66 Date 05/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, KEVIN G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,591.62 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRADE, MYRIAM G Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $43,591.58 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEADLEY, GEORGE B Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $43,591.48 Date 09/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MASTER, BAYLEE J Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,591.38 Date 05/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MANNA, PAULA J Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $43,591.21 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDETTE, BRIAN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,591.13 Date 09/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, ARTHUR A Employer name Town of Palatine Amount $43,591.04 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, ALLISON Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,590.63 Date 10/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICON, JONATHAN J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $43,590.55 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARSE, JOHN R Employer name Morristown CSD Amount $43,590.26 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $43,590.21 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDELL, SHARON A Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $43,590.07 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, THERESA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,590.00 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, MICHELE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,590.00 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUFTACK, NANCY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,590.00 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLIN, JEAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,590.00 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRTACK, MICHAEL C Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $43,589.95 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVER, BENJAMIN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $43,589.91 Date 08/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, CHRISTINA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,589.82 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSS, TYLER S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,589.64 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, SUSAN M Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $43,589.50 Date 03/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, CARLOS M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $43,589.46 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSICK, MICHELE Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $43,589.34 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURHS, PATRICIA M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $43,589.07 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUDOUX, ALAN S Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $43,589.07 Date 08/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSE, LINDA A Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $43,589.05 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VETO, DEANNA M Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $43,588.98 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASHJIAN, PATRICIA D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,587.81 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, CRAIG L Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $43,587.78 Date 06/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DANIEL T Employer name Broome County Amount $43,587.53 Date 06/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, TAKISHA M Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $43,587.42 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUHAN, GABRIEL J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,587.34 Date 08/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARBONNEAU, JAMES A Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $43,587.22 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, MARKIE N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,587.18 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKING, JENNIFER L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,587.16 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, DAVID J Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $43,586.82 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KIMBERLY M Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $43,586.72 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRY, THOMAS B Employer name Town of New Berlin Amount $43,586.64 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENK, AMANDA L Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $43,586.43 Date 10/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, JAMIE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,586.40 Date 09/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGGINS, REGINALD L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $43,585.91 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, AMANDA C Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $43,585.84 Date 05/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, BRIAN M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $43,585.47 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENCK, KAREN J Employer name Village of Sea Cliff Amount $43,585.24 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMBLE, TYRELL B Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $43,585.22 Date 08/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, MARIA A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $43,584.65 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAPGOOD, PATRICK A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $43,584.63 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULIMOWICZ, DENISE R Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,584.63 Date 10/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, KIM M Employer name Town of Sullivan Amount $43,584.56 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, DONNA J Employer name Town of Sullivan Amount $43,584.56 Date 01/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, SAJIERA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $43,584.50 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, CORY J Employer name Town of Massena Amount $43,584.37 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZILE, CHARLES Y Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,584.34 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System