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 GREELEY, BETSY J Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $42,740.29 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, DESIREE A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $42,740.17 Date 03/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, IVETTE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $42,740.00 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACHREINER, JAMES A Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,739.44 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, GAIL A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $42,739.32 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, YVETTE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $42,739.15 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, ROBBIE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,739.11 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CHANDRA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,738.85 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, BETH D Employer name Tioga County Amount $42,738.81 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONHOMME, MICHEL Employer name Village of Massapequa Park Amount $42,738.49 Date 10/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, ALEXANDRA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,738.20 Date 12/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DAVID F Employer name Village of Silver Springs Amount $42,737.97 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, RICHARD W Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $42,737.96 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDA, MARGARET A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,737.79 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNER, FREDDIE N Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $42,737.79 Date 04/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, HEIDI L Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $42,737.55 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIENKE, MICHELLE J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,736.82 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFNAGEL, LAURA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,736.50 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, AMY M Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $42,736.46 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, VINCENT H Employer name Tioga County Amount $42,736.42 Date 12/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, LANCE N Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,736.32 Date 03/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, BRIAN D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,736.21 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASH, RYAN M Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $42,736.01 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, ANDREA Employer name Westchester County Amount $42,735.89 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKTON, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $42,735.83 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, SAMANTHA C Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $42,735.81 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCIO, EILEEN M Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $42,735.70 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTERLY, ANDREA L Employer name Richmond Memorial Library Amount $42,735.47 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, TALAT Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,735.37 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEROLD, STEPHANIE E Employer name City of Albany Amount $42,735.14 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOR, JOHN R Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,734.89 Date 08/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, CAROLYN M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $42,734.81 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADAVID, RUTH Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $42,734.45 Date 06/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIMAN, DANIEL W Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $42,734.20 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMATO, ANNE-CATHERINE S Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $42,734.11 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, RONALD W Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $42,734.08 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOILEY-MILLER, RETHA Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,733.91 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JESSE B Employer name Johnsburg CSD Amount $42,733.79 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DAWN E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,733.78 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASE, JENNA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,733.60 Date 07/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARQUHAR, BRYAN S Employer name Herkimer County Amount $42,733.36 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGWORTH, THOMAS W Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $42,733.33 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, TERESA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,733.26 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, GERRI L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $42,733.25 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, MARY M Employer name Orange County Amount $42,733.24 Date 02/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, TIFFANY R Employer name Lewis County Amount $42,733.09 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, BROOKE A Employer name Columbia County Amount $42,732.89 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Walworth Amount $42,732.80 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDEN, KENNETH L, JR Employer name Town of Warrensburg Amount $42,732.74 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUNDRIE, ROBERTA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,732.70 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSEN, ERICK R Employer name Albany County Amount $42,732.69 Date 09/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALVIK, DEBORAH D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $42,732.40 Date 03/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORISSET-JEAN, CATHY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $42,732.40 Date 06/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACIOSO, JOSE P Employer name Yates County Amount $42,732.37 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMB, ANNE D Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $42,732.36 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKER, LAURA A Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $42,731.77 Date 08/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERONE, JEFFREY A Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,731.50 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIMAN, JOSEPH C Employer name Village of Groton Amount $42,731.30 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLEBROOK, BARBARA J, MRS Employer name Town of Phelps Amount $42,731.28 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, SANDRA E Employer name Essex County Amount $42,731.25 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCKELKEN, LORI M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,731.20 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, NOAH J Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,731.06 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, CHERYL L Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $42,731.03 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGOSTA, WENDY M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $42,730.88 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, JARROD L Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $42,730.62 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLS, MARILYN B Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,730.49 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCKLIER, ANGELA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,730.35 Date 10/10/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLIECO, LAURIE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,730.35 Date 01/21/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, MELODY J Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $42,730.26 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORAMUS, ANNA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,730.23 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKSTEAD, JASON J Employer name Massena CSD Amount $42,730.20 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, JEFFREY M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $42,729.78 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, ROBERT T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $42,729.71 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $42,729.54 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKLIN, NATASHA E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,729.48 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, MICHAEL P Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $42,729.34 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZONE, JOSEPH J, III Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $42,728.76 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, STEPHEN M Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $42,728.46 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, STEPHANIE L Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $42,728.31 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROCCIONE, VIRGINIA R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,728.20 Date 03/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, VICTORIA J Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $42,728.20 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, BEAULAH V Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $42,728.20 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARFINKEL, RICHARD Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,728.20 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACEK, JOHN J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,728.20 Date 01/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, CASPER Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,728.20 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHAWN A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $42,728.13 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $42,728.06 Date 08/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLICKMAN, ELAINA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,727.80 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHER, CAROLINE S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,727.60 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, ANDRE M Employer name Town of Owego Fire District Amount $42,727.57 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOR, AMY L Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $42,727.44 Date 02/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTEN-SAUL, MARY J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $42,727.30 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, NICHOLAS C Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $42,727.24 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASON, SHEILA D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,727.05 Date 08/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUTCHER, CASEY B Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $42,726.79 Date 11/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCCIA, JANE E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $42,726.63 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, VANESSA L Employer name Livingston County Amount $42,726.41 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISSON, MITZI B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $42,725.98 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORVETTI, JAIMIE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Compt Amount $42,725.67 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORA, MARIA L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $42,725.54 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System