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 GILBERT, ANN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,584.11 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBASTIAN, MICHELLE L Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,583.92 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAKER, JESSICA L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $43,583.88 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIBLE, ROBERT F Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $43,583.36 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELJOUR, EVELYNE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,583.27 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWORTH, JAMES L Employer name Rensselaer City School Dist Amount $43,583.23 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULBERT, RICHARD F Employer name Jefferson County Amount $43,583.14 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDA, SARA S Employer name Jefferson County Amount $43,583.07 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHICHTEL, ROBIN L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,582.82 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINEY, GUY Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,582.77 Date 12/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, MARIA D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,582.43 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CHAD A Employer name Town of Colton Amount $43,582.38 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS-WATSON, CAROL M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $43,581.85 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEN, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,581.83 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, SHARON A Employer name Chemung County Library Dist Amount $43,581.78 Date 06/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, DARLA M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $43,581.70 Date 10/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRABIK, SHERRY C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $43,581.69 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, DIANE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,581.67 Date 11/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, ARLU T Employer name Village of Otego Amount $43,581.63 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOARES, DONNETTE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $43,581.09 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBAIRN, MICHAEL Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $43,580.89 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGER, ELIZABETH M Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $43,580.79 Date 10/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, STEFANIE L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,580.60 Date 05/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, CARLOS Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $43,580.59 Date 02/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ROHAN O Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $43,580.53 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYNER, ROLAND H Employer name Town of Islip Amount $43,580.19 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, KERRY Employer name Erie County Amount $43,579.95 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, GEETA Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,579.71 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLETTKE, KAREEN F Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,579.34 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, KEVIN M Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $43,579.34 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAZIANO, LYNETTE M Employer name Wayne County Amount $43,579.29 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUO, HEPING Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,579.26 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASUCCI, JEAN A Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $43,579.12 Date 10/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAFRANSKI, JILLIAN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,579.07 Date 09/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, ERIC M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $43,578.66 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, SHANNON G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $43,578.62 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVARES, JASON Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,578.51 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROUP, JANET M Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $43,578.40 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSEN, PATRICIA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,577.91 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLAR, JAMES A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $43,577.88 Date 06/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESELTON, SUZANNE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,577.81 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORI, ROBERT G Employer name Jefferson County Amount $43,577.78 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADIAN, ABDALLA N Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $43,577.70 Date 07/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, HEIDI K Employer name Fulton County Amount $43,577.69 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERZBICKI, DOMINIC M Employer name City of Albany Amount $43,577.44 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, RAPHAEL A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,577.20 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCERA, ESTEBAN A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $43,577.03 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, FELICIA A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $43,576.82 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMPF, JUSTIN Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $43,576.77 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, IAN C Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $43,576.75 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, DEBORAH S Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,576.71 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KEITH W Employer name City of Utica Amount $43,576.64 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHRANE, JOHN W Employer name Tompkins County Amount $43,576.60 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERRA, ANTHONY M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,576.58 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESETT, LISA Employer name Town of Massena Amount $43,576.54 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROGER S Employer name Village of Lake George Amount $43,576.52 Date 11/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, AMY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,576.29 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, PRISCILLA J Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $43,576.19 Date 02/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIKEN, ASHLEY B Employer name Rockland County Amount $43,576.08 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNOCK, JOYCE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $43,576.00 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA-EXIAS, ALEJANDRA Employer name Rockland County Amount $43,575.94 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, KATHLEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,575.90 Date 01/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, BARRY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,575.90 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIFNER, COREY J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $43,575.67 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLBINSKI, RAYMOND J Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $43,575.66 Date 11/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONKRITE, ANDREA L Employer name Ontario County Amount $43,575.56 Date 12/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENSINGER, DANIEL N Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $43,575.55 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARF, MEREDITH L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,575.42 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSALACQUA, JOSEPH D Employer name Seneca County Amount $43,575.38 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLEY, CELINA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,575.19 Date 07/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORANCE, BRIAN S Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $43,575.09 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOREEN M Employer name Fulton County Amount $43,574.24 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAGHER, JARED W Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,573.54 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, LYNNE M Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $43,573.51 Date 09/16/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, CALVIN N Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $43,573.43 Date 04/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, CARMEN V Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $43,573.18 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JAMES P Employer name Akron CSD Amount $43,572.82 Date 05/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, KEITH Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,572.75 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRER, CATESE T Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $43,572.66 Date 01/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAM, CHERYL M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $43,572.62 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOGNA, FRANK Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $43,572.55 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER ORTIZ, SAMANTHA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,572.53 Date 07/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLON, MICHAEL J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,572.45 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, PAUL M Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,572.05 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, LYNETTE E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $43,571.94 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, YUKI R Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $43,571.87 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, JAMES E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $43,571.85 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, KEVIN C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,571.71 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISHBAUGH, NATHANIEL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,571.69 Date 05/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, SUSAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $43,571.65 Date 12/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAINWRIGHT-WIMES, KIARA D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $43,570.95 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDBURY, MICHAEL D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $43,570.79 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLETTE, MARY A Employer name Lewis County Amount $43,570.64 Date 06/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, NATALIA E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $43,570.59 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LOSH, TRUDY A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,570.23 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BRANDI L Employer name Steuben County Amount $43,570.17 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, ERIC R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $43,570.02 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, SAMUEL J Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $43,570.00 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKLEY, KEITH A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $43,569.62 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBRON, CLIFTON L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $43,569.48 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System