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 BALDWIN, ROBERT C Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $42,210.10 Date 10/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOROZKO, MICHAEL P Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $42,210.06 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEMAN, CLAIR W Employer name Town of Rushford Amount $42,209.95 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHAM, WILLIAM R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $42,209.92 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROJAK, MATTHEW W Employer name City of Kingston Amount $42,209.79 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONTZ, MATHEW E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $42,209.76 Date 01/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUMANS, CHAD W Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $42,209.55 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISA, RICHARD J, III Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $42,209.19 Date 05/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASO, MARY FRANCES Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $42,209.13 Date 01/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, ELIZABETH Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $42,209.13 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUNTAIN, MAUREEN Employer name Sullivan County Amount $42,209.00 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRERO, FRANCYNE R Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $42,208.88 Date 07/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EADIE, SUSAN C Employer name Avon CSD Amount $42,208.84 Date 09/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMRICK, MARLENE S Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $42,208.67 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOSTAK, MAJA M Employer name Broome County Amount $42,208.55 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYEA, BRENDA L Employer name Essex County Amount $42,208.55 Date 05/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETTE, CATHERINE T Employer name Fulton County Amount $42,208.55 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, MERCEDES M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,208.47 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KRISTIN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $42,208.42 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUTHERS, CHERYL A Employer name Village of Farmingdale Amount $42,208.24 Date 12/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESCH, KENNETH C Employer name Albany County Amount $42,208.09 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAY, PATRICIA ANN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,208.05 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, PORTFORD S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $42,207.95 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, STEVEN M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,207.81 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, GWENDOLYN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,207.75 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABINIAK, BRENDAN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,207.07 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, ELIZABETH N Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $42,207.00 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSO, FRANCES Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $42,206.75 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIRUVERKADU, JAYASHREE P Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $42,206.59 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPINELLO, ROBERT V, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,206.48 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, JENNIFER A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,206.35 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOUNT, JAMES E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $42,206.33 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, WILLIAM G Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $42,206.28 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGRADY, MELISSA A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $42,206.27 Date 07/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIEVES, JACQUELINE Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $42,206.27 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALACHOS, BARBARA A Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $42,205.95 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, REBECCA I Employer name Town of Kent Amount $42,205.67 Date 06/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHOVIC, ALEN Employer name Broome County Amount $42,205.31 Date 05/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSEY, PAUL A, SR Employer name Town of Schroon Amount $42,204.96 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANSEN, TRACY Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $42,204.85 Date 06/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, STACIE Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $42,204.53 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRODON, VICKI Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $42,204.53 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, AMY J Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $42,204.44 Date 12/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, TIMOTHY J, JR Employer name Town of Scipio Amount $42,204.33 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTINGER, ANNETTE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,204.14 Date 07/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTZ, JOHN N Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $42,204.08 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANARA, LISHA S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,204.05 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEESEMAN, LOUIS Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,203.94 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISHEGYI, LISA Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $42,203.82 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVINA, STEVEN W Employer name Newfield CSD Amount $42,203.77 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, CHERYL Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $42,203.74 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASBURY, VELDA W Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,203.67 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, DANEAN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $42,203.53 Date 08/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, DAWN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $42,203.48 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGGS, CLAIRE A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $42,203.46 Date 01/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, ELIZABETH M Employer name Albany County Amount $42,203.45 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KENNETH E Employer name Town of Warren Amount $42,203.40 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKETT, ADAM J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $42,203.38 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBIT, ELAINE M Employer name Town of Jerusalem Amount $42,203.35 Date 06/17/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOL, TODD F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $42,203.17 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, PETER A Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,202.67 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JORDAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $42,202.66 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ANDREW R Employer name Livingston County Amount $42,202.65 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, KAREN E Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,202.65 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, DOMINICK F Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $42,202.63 Date 06/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASULO, ANDREA Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,202.63 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYNAN, KAREN J Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,202.62 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLARO, KRISTIN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,202.60 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZELL, CAROL J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $42,202.60 Date 10/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGGIO, DAMITA Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $42,202.60 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY-GUTHRIE, JUDY A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $42,202.60 Date 07/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELLA, KIMBERLY A Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $42,202.32 Date 11/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, KEVIN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,202.16 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELICIU, CARMELA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,202.02 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, BILLIE JEAN Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $42,201.95 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANESE, JOSEPH F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $42,201.90 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROPIAK, KIM P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $42,201.76 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAGNA, CAROLINE M Employer name Erie County Amount $42,201.66 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, ERICA A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $42,201.56 Date 04/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAKASATO, HIDEKO Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $42,201.56 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSAY, RAYMOND Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $42,201.56 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VU, KIM-HOA T Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $42,201.56 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESCOTT, DOROTHY N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $42,201.40 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, TIMOTHY C Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $42,201.39 Date 05/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, JACQUELINE Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,201.36 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, ROGER L, JR Employer name Seneca Falls-Csd Amount $42,201.34 Date 08/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, JAMIE L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $42,201.24 Date 06/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JILL M Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,200.55 Date 07/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGGETT, RYAN D Employer name Village of Naples Amount $42,200.51 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUELLAR, RINA I Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $42,200.03 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOR, MICHAEL G Employer name Washington County Amount $42,200.03 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, JOSHUA C Employer name Fulton County Amount $42,199.99 Date 06/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, TAD W Employer name Ontario Co Soil & Water Cons Dis Amount $42,199.76 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONMAKER, REBECCA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $42,199.65 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABERS, JERRY D Employer name Town of Cherry Creek Amount $42,199.65 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRER, GLORIA E Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $42,199.64 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATLIFF, KARI B Employer name Essex County Amount $42,199.53 Date 09/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, WILLIAM T, III Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,199.52 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, DOUGLAS P Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $42,199.49 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAESAR, CARL D Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $42,199.41 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System