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 CHIWETEOKE, MARGARET U Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $42,295.18 Date 05/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUDGE, WEISU S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,295.06 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, SHEILA Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $42,294.62 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, DENNIS L Employer name Town of Independence Amount $42,294.62 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, LAURIE A Employer name Ripley CSD Amount $42,294.60 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECCHINI, SUSAN E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,294.57 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRULISH, CONCETTA A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $42,294.55 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCHOR, GILLIAN A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $42,294.53 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DARYL W Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,294.41 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MICHELLE A Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $42,294.20 Date 04/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAGER, JOHN W Employer name Orleans County Amount $42,294.16 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVICICH, FRANK A Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $42,294.10 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCA, FRANK P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $42,293.61 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $42,293.44 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, RAFAEL Employer name Greenport UFSD Amount $42,293.05 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORTON, MELANIE R Employer name Oswego County Amount $42,293.02 Date 07/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSSEAU, SCOTT A Employer name City of Troy Amount $42,292.57 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, BRETT M Employer name Chester UFSD 1 Amount $42,292.42 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORI, TONY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $42,292.27 Date 12/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPPA, MATTHEW W Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $42,292.17 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, PATRICK D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $42,291.91 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, ANDREW C Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,291.72 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, GARY M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $42,291.36 Date 09/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHORQUEZ, VICENTE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,291.08 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, DANIEL J Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,291.00 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZIAK, PATRICE Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $42,290.96 Date 11/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLBAUGH, RANDY J Employer name Town of Deruyter Amount $42,290.90 Date 01/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, PAUL E Employer name Town of Redfield Amount $42,290.76 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLARDO, AMY M Employer name Town of Ellicott Amount $42,290.70 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTINE, EDWARD F Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,290.68 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE GAULT, JUSTIN E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $42,290.24 Date 08/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLTON, KELLY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,290.20 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, JAMIE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $42,289.91 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADISO, DONALD L Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $42,289.85 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLY-TILLIE, CATHERINE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,289.53 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, SARAH L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,289.24 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOERING, CELESTE K Employer name Jefferson County Amount $42,289.04 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, SANDRA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,288.98 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATOLI, JULIE A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $42,288.81 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMBOUGH, NICHOLE B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,288.60 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, FRAN M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $42,288.56 Date 09/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTUNEN, MARYANN F Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $42,288.56 Date 03/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, RACHEL E Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $42,288.56 Date 09/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNEIL, PATRICIA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $42,288.56 Date 12/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURTORO, SHARON L Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $42,288.56 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODOM, DONALD, JR Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $42,288.48 Date 12/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, ELAINE M Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $42,288.45 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURSIQUOT, DAVID C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $42,288.37 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, MICHELLE A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $42,288.29 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, ALICE M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $42,288.29 Date 02/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAUSON SMITH, KRISTIN C Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $42,288.29 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, STEPHEN V Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $42,288.07 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMISANO, GEORGE P Employer name Town of Salina Amount $42,287.99 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKAY, DOUGLAS K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $42,287.96 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JASON C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,287.92 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, COLLEEN O Employer name Erie County Amount $42,287.54 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAUGHTER, JEFFREY Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $42,287.50 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNA, JEAN F Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $42,287.43 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, DEBRA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,287.13 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, GENE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,286.92 Date 10/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, BARBARA A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $42,286.81 Date 01/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, BEVERLY A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $42,286.58 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, CONNIE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,286.17 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEBERT, NANCY Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,286.13 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MEAGHANN L Employer name Steuben County Amount $42,286.07 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREIGER, LAURIE L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,285.86 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOBARE, CHRISTINE F Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,285.20 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARY, SHANNON M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,285.17 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, NATHAN A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,285.16 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAMEDA, DANIEL J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $42,284.90 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, YVONNE E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $42,284.82 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSADA, MARY J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,284.73 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKUM, KELLEY E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,284.60 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, PHYLLIS Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $42,284.59 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGHSWANDER, CURT A Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $42,284.55 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, CHRISTAL A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,284.50 Date 02/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUCE, FRANTZ Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $42,284.49 Date 03/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELOW-PODOLEC, DORENE E Employer name Galway CSD Amount $42,284.43 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIXLER, JENNIFER A Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,284.23 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFENKRANZ, HEIDI M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $42,284.18 Date 05/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAND, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $42,284.14 Date 06/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEERAH, SANKAR Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $42,283.99 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, MATTHEW D Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $42,283.95 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALBRIDGE, CARLY Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $42,283.82 Date 06/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTINO, ROSEMARY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $42,283.82 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMSTATTER, SUZANNE M Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $42,283.70 Date 12/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, KIM M Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $42,283.65 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JILL E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,283.63 Date 06/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, MELINDA I Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,283.50 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCOME, MEISHA I Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,283.34 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, KARL R Employer name Erie County Amount $42,283.26 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSKINS, MARY K Employer name York CSD Amount $42,283.12 Date 09/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBAYE, BSRAT Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,283.06 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREAMER, DONNA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,283.00 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINTEL, ELAINE J Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $42,282.91 Date 07/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDRICK, MARY B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $42,282.88 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMSEY, KENNETH L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $42,282.76 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, JLYNN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,282.60 Date 09/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MICHAEL G Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,282.03 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, LEIGHANN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,281.91 Date 06/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System