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 BONEFONT, RALEIGN Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $42,071.38 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, EILEEN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,071.30 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, MELISSA A Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $42,071.26 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZASLOW, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,071.22 Date 05/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD, ANN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,071.08 Date 12/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIN, LORRAINE A Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,071.01 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, KEVIN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,070.95 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, EVAN R Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $42,070.77 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVER, HEATHER M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $42,070.64 Date 11/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, JOHN F Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $42,070.34 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICIAN, DONNA M Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $42,070.25 Date 08/15/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAY, TROY D Employer name Town of Stuyvesant Amount $42,070.10 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, DAVID T Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $42,069.97 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERCHOU, MATTHEW W Employer name Erie County Amount $42,069.91 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARY, AMBER L Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,069.68 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JENNY L Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $42,069.67 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILYARD, HEATHER A Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,069.59 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, KIRK R Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,069.38 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, STEVEN A Employer name Wells CSD Amount $42,069.25 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBY, DAVID N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,069.09 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOKRITSKA, ELENA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,068.99 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOAKLER, WILLIAM A Employer name Chenango County Amount $42,068.88 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, JASON D Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $42,068.65 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGER, PAMELA A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $42,068.61 Date 09/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, TINA M Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,068.40 Date 05/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, JOHN T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,068.11 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, TIMOTHY D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $42,067.98 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOLONGO, JOANNE L Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $42,067.81 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEE, THOMAS J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $42,067.78 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTHMAN, ANTONIA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $42,067.74 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, SHEILA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,067.38 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HALE, SUSAN B Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $42,066.90 Date 08/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADATSCH, MARY A Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $42,066.82 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATLIFF, KARYN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,066.72 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIEMANN, GEORGE A Employer name Milford CSD Amount $42,066.63 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, MARK W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $42,066.62 Date 02/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY-BEY, MELSON Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $42,066.53 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGLEY, TACY LYN Employer name Broome County Amount $42,066.43 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFOLTZER, AARON W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $42,066.14 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, CAROL R Employer name Delaware County Amount $42,066.12 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDERKIN, DONNA J Employer name Delaware County Amount $42,065.98 Date 07/06/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATHAUS, CHARLES J, III Employer name Erie County Amount $42,065.93 Date 11/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGOWAN, DENISE Employer name Delaware County Amount $42,065.76 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, JEANNE M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $42,065.64 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSA, CHARLES A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,065.46 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYROT, KAREN S Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $42,065.10 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEMAN, KATHLEEN Employer name Sullivan County Amount $42,064.77 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, ANNE M Employer name Putnam County Amount $42,064.72 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANZONE, COLLEEN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,064.64 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFER, KRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $42,064.44 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, ALEX D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $42,064.37 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BEAN, PATRICIA R K Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $42,064.36 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGLOFF, MARK D, II Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,063.95 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERKINS, ANDREW T Employer name Town of Lake Pleasant Amount $42,063.80 Date 03/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMANN, GARY R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,063.46 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, ALAN J Employer name Town of Union Amount $42,063.45 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, REUBEN G, JR Employer name Schoharie County Amount $42,063.29 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER-PEREIRA, MICHELLE R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,063.24 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALWEIT, CYNTHIA G Employer name Chemung County Amount $42,063.17 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, DANA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,062.80 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLY, JULIE L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $42,062.59 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ASHLEY N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,061.90 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPINSKI, ARTHUR A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,061.43 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, GAIL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,061.41 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, ANGELINE B Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $42,061.39 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFIELD, JASON T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,061.39 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, CHERYLE E Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $42,061.37 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, OLISHA S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,061.35 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEANEY, JOHN H Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $42,061.26 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, LISA M Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $42,061.13 Date 07/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL J Employer name Indian Lake CSD Amount $42,061.00 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARIO, DONNA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,060.74 Date 10/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBY, SARAH J Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,060.01 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERMER, LAURIE J Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $42,059.84 Date 01/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ERICA I Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,059.66 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMAIO, WILLIAM P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $42,059.42 Date 12/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JENNIFER L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,059.35 Date 12/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZION, SANDRA J Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $42,059.32 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CHERRY D Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $42,059.28 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANICHAR, NALLINI P Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $42,059.22 Date 02/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIGHAM, KIMBERLY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,058.98 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRANDY L Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $42,058.97 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, FELIX L Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $42,058.89 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERRA, SILVETTE Employer name Erie County Amount $42,058.86 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENA, WENDY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $42,058.84 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROVOU, JANICE L Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,058.62 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MONIQUE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,058.13 Date 12/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, DENISE M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $42,058.11 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, GERALD F, JR Employer name Parishville-Hopkinton CSD Amount $42,058.08 Date 04/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, DIANA L Employer name Watkins Glen-Csd Amount $42,057.66 Date 10/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUSE, DEBORAH A Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $42,057.53 Date 05/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, COLTON F Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $42,057.51 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHAW, RANDY L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $42,057.28 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTARO, AMANDA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,057.23 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERMAN, ALEX Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $42,057.01 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, MICHELLE M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $42,056.84 Date 06/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, RYAN S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $42,056.79 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, TERRI L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,056.72 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, DANIEL P Employer name Village of Whitehall Amount $42,056.59 Date 08/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, WILLIAM J Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $42,056.47 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System