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 JONES, LAURA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,304.38 Date 08/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Cortland Amount $43,304.24 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, ALMANZA J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $43,303.82 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, LORI Employer name Albany County Amount $43,303.47 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUFFER, JENNIFER M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $43,303.43 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTOX, TYLER Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,303.42 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWCZAK, DEBORAH J Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $43,303.40 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGHELLS, DARLENE R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $43,303.37 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LINDA B Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,303.33 Date 05/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALOMONE, LORI A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $43,303.32 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TVEIT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,303.32 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHFORD, ROGER C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $43,303.25 Date 12/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, THOMAS M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $43,303.07 Date 06/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY, BRIAN G Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $43,302.73 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORINA, JEAN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,302.18 Date 09/09/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, WESLEY Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $43,302.14 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMO, VICTORIA Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $43,302.13 Date 04/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESNIAK, JAMES W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $43,301.88 Date 09/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSSEI, CATHERINE E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $43,301.88 Date 11/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZIO, JODI L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $43,301.88 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARWOOD, TAMMY L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $43,301.88 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADUKE, TINA M Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $43,301.88 Date 09/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUPI, ANTHONY J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $43,301.88 Date 03/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, KIMBERLEY N Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $43,301.88 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOWRON, KAREN J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $43,301.88 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, KIMBERLY L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $43,301.88 Date 06/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAKEFIELD, DEBRA A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $43,301.88 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BANKS, DONNA L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $43,301.88 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACQUARD, KATHLEEN Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $43,301.88 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISBET, TIMOTHY L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $43,301.88 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLIMPSE, SHERI Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $43,301.88 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, CHERYL Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $43,301.88 Date 04/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINNER, MARIE A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $43,301.88 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NENARELLA, ELAINE M Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $43,301.88 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLAPENNA, JANICE M Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $43,301.88 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, LAURA E Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $43,301.88 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, CHARLES M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $43,301.88 Date 10/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KANDI M Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $43,301.88 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNN, PAULA D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $43,301.88 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGOZELSKI, DENISE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $43,301.88 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOW, CAROL B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESFORD, DONNA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 04/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, KATHLEEN F Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, MARY E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, SUSAN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, NOELLE M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 02/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, MARK Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 11/26/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, SONYA D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRICANO, JANICE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, DONNA E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 02/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIER, JILL K Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY, CATHERINE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 07/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANCZAK, MARY ANN V Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIER, MELISSA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUX, NANCY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 10/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, TRACI J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRANTE, ELVIRA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, DAWN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOYLE, MAUREEN E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESSEY, BERNADETTE F Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JEWELL R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 08/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, JILL A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,301.88 Date 01/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGIN, KAREN L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JOAN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, VILMA E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,301.88 Date 10/25/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, RICKY F Employer name City of Rome Amount $43,301.78 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, LYNDA J Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $43,301.53 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, PATRICK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $43,301.47 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, SPENCER A Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $43,301.44 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, NICOLE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,300.96 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANSEN, CAROL L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,300.82 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIAZZA, ANTHONY Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,300.68 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, AUDRA K Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $43,300.66 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, BONNIE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,300.54 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHE, DEBORAH J Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $43,300.52 Date 09/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CHRISTINA L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $43,300.51 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, TIMOTHY W Employer name Town of Scipio Amount $43,300.48 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KRISTIN E Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $43,300.44 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMMA, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $43,300.20 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTIELLO, DIANNE K Employer name Washington County Amount $43,300.11 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERSLEY, TERRI L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $43,300.09 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, WAYNE R. Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $43,299.70 Date 06/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JOSEPHINE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $43,299.59 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SASKOWICZ, BRYAN W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,299.58 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, CECILIA R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $43,299.38 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MARY K Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $43,299.30 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KATHLEEN A Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $43,299.15 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PATRICIA L Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,299.05 Date 05/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MARY L Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $43,298.76 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADORANTE, KIMBERLY K Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $43,298.72 Date 11/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, TINA M Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $43,298.40 Date 06/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, BARBARA J Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $43,298.22 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSON, BARBARA Employer name Columbia County Amount $43,298.09 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, TONYA L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $43,298.02 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLDAN, CECILIA P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,297.94 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINEN, AURISTHELA M Employer name Town of Southold Amount $43,297.87 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSO, BONITA J Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $43,297.87 Date 10/21/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PARIS-MONIQUE Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,297.87 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Somers Amount $43,297.75 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STACK, ROSALIE A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $43,297.63 Date 11/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System