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 FIELD, ANDY L Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $43,373.69 Date 08/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, ROBERT L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $43,373.60 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUCHLE, TONI'LYN Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $43,373.59 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Westmoreland Amount $43,373.38 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, DENISE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $43,373.30 Date 03/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRELLA, SHARON A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,373.30 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, RANDEL S Employer name Town of German Flatts Amount $43,372.98 Date 03/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHEA, EDWARD A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,372.66 Date 03/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, SHIRI L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,372.58 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURK, THERESA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,372.33 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHKE, MICHELLE J Employer name Albany County Amount $43,372.28 Date 08/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWCZYK, CHRISTINE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,372.07 Date 03/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUH, MICHAEL C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $43,372.05 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANSOM, CYNTHIA R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $43,371.98 Date 02/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, CARMELLA R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,371.94 Date 03/24/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, CARRIE A Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $43,371.60 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JAMES W Employer name Town of Corning Amount $43,371.57 Date 01/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASEUN, GRACE K Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,371.48 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANO, KEVIN T Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $43,371.47 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERON, THORELL M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $43,371.26 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWDEN, ROSEMARY C Employer name Ontario County Amount $43,370.96 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, STEPHANIE M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $43,370.95 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, LISA R Employer name Town of Conklin Amount $43,370.93 Date 03/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASEHART, DIANE T Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $43,370.74 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, IRIS W Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $43,370.65 Date 12/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYATT, RICHARD U Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,370.41 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENEROSO, DANILO S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,370.41 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBURN, AARON R Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $43,370.34 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSTON, JOSHUA D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $43,370.23 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIMACK, RICHARD J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $43,370.14 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, ANN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $43,370.06 Date 06/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTEN, DANIEL J Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $43,369.94 Date 01/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JUSTICE E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $43,369.86 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, THOMAS J Employer name Brushton Moira CSD Amount $43,369.77 Date 08/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, JANET L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,369.61 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, BRIDGET L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,369.60 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHLEY, ALISON Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $43,369.40 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYZOMIRSKI, MARC D Employer name Montgomery County Amount $43,369.37 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, JOAN E Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $43,369.31 Date 11/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISOLM, MELVINA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,369.03 Date 03/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLAY, MARK E Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,368.63 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, HAYDEN P Employer name Broome County Amount $43,368.55 Date 09/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, PETER A Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $43,368.09 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTIS, GINA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $43,367.94 Date 05/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, JOCELYN R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $43,367.93 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINT, SHANNON K Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,367.83 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUELCH, LILETH B Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $43,367.52 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESPERANCE, MARY ANNE Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $43,367.40 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, PATRICIA A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $43,367.24 Date 01/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, JANET M Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $43,366.98 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLER, LISA I Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $43,366.94 Date 03/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANJOU, VIRGINIA L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $43,366.55 Date 02/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVA, GABRIEL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,366.52 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, TRACY L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $43,366.45 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, MORGAN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,366.38 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REANDEAU, LYNN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,366.38 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, TRICIA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,366.36 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN CURAN, LAWRENCE A Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $43,366.29 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DERRICK R Employer name Town of Morris Amount $43,366.29 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, FRANCES M Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $43,366.26 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, DONNA Employer name Town of Islip Amount $43,366.08 Date 12/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINZOW, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $43,365.94 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LINDA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,365.82 Date 08/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEERAN, MICHAEL J Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $43,365.75 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, BRENDAN P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,365.49 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, BRENDA L Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $43,365.48 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS-MCMULLEN, TYSHONDA T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,365.46 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSATERI, HEATHER A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,365.20 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIPPER, CHARLES P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,365.19 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, DARLENE B Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $43,364.95 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNDRATA, MARILYNN D Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $43,364.95 Date 04/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, DONALD C Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $43,364.37 Date 03/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVISON, DANIEL K Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $43,364.23 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKOL, DENISE D Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $43,364.17 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPAI, MARIA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,364.09 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCZEWSKI, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,363.62 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RHODES, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $43,363.60 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, PATRICE K Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $43,363.60 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANO, TIMOTHY R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,363.59 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, TINA M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $43,363.52 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOUREUX, DELORES A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $43,363.33 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, PAMELA E Employer name Schoharie County Amount $43,363.33 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, ARTHUR J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,363.31 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINN, ASHLEE J Employer name Washington County Amount $43,363.18 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTEN, JAMIE D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,363.17 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JASON R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,363.04 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, PATRICK G Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $43,362.96 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENG, FANJIE Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $43,362.80 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JASON E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,362.64 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FABIANO, MARY-NOELLE Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $43,362.49 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSEY, LACHESHA C Employer name Albany County Airport Authorit Amount $43,362.30 Date 11/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIGL, BRENDA K Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $43,362.24 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, DEBORAH L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,362.23 Date 10/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROMLEY, DANIEL R Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $43,362.21 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHINKOWSKI, JAMES Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $43,362.09 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMDARS, LISA M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $43,362.00 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, SANTO Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $43,361.74 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTOR, TODD M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,361.38 Date 10/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, LEDA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,361.20 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SEAN O Employer name Lakeview Public Library Amount $43,361.09 Date 04/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System