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 MURPHY, STEVEN L Employer name Town of Frankfort Amount $42,591.52 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, FERDINAND J Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $42,591.51 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCOM, MARSHALL W Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $42,591.51 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MICHAEL Z Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $42,591.35 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, MICHAEL T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $42,591.27 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, MEAGAN E Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $42,590.98 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKALOCKY, ANTOINETTE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $42,590.98 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DELIA E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $42,590.97 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, RICHARD J Employer name Erie County Amount $42,590.94 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, FRANCIS P Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,590.87 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, JOSEPH B Employer name Washington County Amount $42,590.83 Date 12/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, MERLE, JR Employer name Hinsdale CSD Amount $42,590.71 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, RICHARD M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,590.56 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, MAUREEN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,590.24 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANOVIC, DEIDRA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,590.24 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, VALERIE Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,590.24 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESLEY, APRIL L Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,590.23 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSAN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,590.23 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JAMES, TERESA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,590.23 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, EVELYN Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,590.23 Date 08/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, YVETTE Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,590.22 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSENAUER, MARY ELLEN Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,590.20 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRONTI, KATHY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,590.19 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, CELIA Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,590.18 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, TAMARA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,590.17 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTCOTT, LESLIE ANNE Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,590.17 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARKNER, JAMES M Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,590.04 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUCCI, ERIK A Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $42,589.92 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, WENDY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,589.82 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAMONTANA, ROSALIE L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,589.65 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,589.57 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTYN, TANYA M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $42,589.20 Date 10/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, DWAYNE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,589.16 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, GAIL A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $42,589.13 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALMAGE, TERESA M Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $42,588.93 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTUSIAK, STEPHANY A Employer name Village of Bath Amount $42,588.81 Date 08/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, TIMOTHY A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $42,588.78 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, DAVID M Employer name City of Troy Amount $42,588.77 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, TERRY A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,588.77 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, MARY R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,588.76 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEMI, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,588.50 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, REGINA M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $42,588.38 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, SANDRA A Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $42,588.06 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DIANE MARIE Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $42,588.00 Date 10/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, PATRICK B Employer name Erie County Amount $42,588.00 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, BETTY JEAN Employer name Erie County Amount $42,588.00 Date 02/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDWICK, KEVIN R Employer name Erie County Amount $42,588.00 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, TED B Employer name Erie County Amount $42,588.00 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLIVAN, LYNNE D Employer name Erie County Amount $42,588.00 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATH, EDWARD A, III Employer name Erie County Amount $42,588.00 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, PETER J, III Employer name Erie County Amount $42,588.00 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERENA, DAVID Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $42,587.94 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, GARY M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $42,587.90 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUST, KATHLEEN A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $42,587.85 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRTZ, THOMAS C Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $42,587.70 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, NICHOLAS M Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $42,587.64 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUHONE, KEVIN DAN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,587.53 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASERTO, LISA S Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,587.37 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, WINSTON Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $42,587.24 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMS, BRIAN W Employer name Wayne County Amount $42,587.18 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, PATRICIA E Employer name Johnsburg CSD Amount $42,587.13 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUCH, KAREN A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $42,586.98 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, MARGARET I Employer name Albany Pine Bush Preserve Comm Amount $42,586.96 Date 04/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, MARK E Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $42,586.95 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROGGI, JOHN D Employer name Town of Copake Amount $42,586.95 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, EMMA L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,586.87 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, BEVERLY Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $42,586.84 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, PAUL G Employer name Jefferson County Amount $42,586.23 Date 03/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTZ, CHRISTINE L Employer name Village of Massapequa Park Amount $42,586.21 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIN, KENNETH A, II Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $42,586.02 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISLER, CATHERINE S Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $42,585.54 Date 04/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, LORI A Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $42,585.37 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIETUS, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,585.34 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, GARY E, JR Employer name Village of Silver Creek Amount $42,585.26 Date 10/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWELL, DANIELLE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $42,585.25 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY-DE NAPOLI, ERIN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $42,585.25 Date 05/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINE, JACQUELYN M Employer name Albany County Amount $42,585.07 Date 10/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, MARK D Employer name Seneca County Amount $42,584.70 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLARD, KIMBERLY A Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $42,584.62 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, ELLA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $42,584.45 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, LESLIE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,584.44 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISSON, MARY G Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $42,584.33 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $42,584.30 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACOMAZZA, RENEE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,584.23 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRENSHAW, ROBERT Y Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $42,584.10 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, BARBARA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $42,584.04 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, JOHN V, JR Employer name Town of Granville Amount $42,584.01 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINZO, ANNA M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $42,583.94 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, SAMANTHA L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $42,583.90 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, TRACY C Employer name Westchester County Amount $42,583.86 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFOERTNER, CHRISTIE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,583.43 Date 07/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, LORI A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,583.24 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRLEY, JO ANN Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $42,583.07 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDEMANN, KARI A Employer name Genesee County Amount $42,583.06 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCY, DOROTHY J Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $42,582.92 Date 06/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, GAVIN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,582.71 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,582.55 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTI, DENISE Employer name Sharon Springs CSD Amount $42,582.49 Date 01/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINLEY, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,582.35 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGO, FRANK L Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,582.29 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System