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 REED, WILLIAM K Employer name Stamford CSD Amount $41,933.69 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JUDY-ANN N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $41,933.65 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHART, CARMEN M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $41,933.38 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, SEAN P Employer name Town of Jackson Amount $41,933.37 Date 06/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWK, WILLIAM E Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $41,933.32 Date 02/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGROVE, MICHAEL Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $41,933.09 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCO, PATRICIA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,933.00 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, BEATRICE DEL S Employer name Greenburgh Graham UFSD Amount $41,932.70 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESHIN, VICTORIA F Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $41,932.38 Date 06/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, RAFAEL P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,932.36 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINDL, JOSEPH L, JR Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $41,932.29 Date 07/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANCO, MONIQUE N Employer name Sullivan County Amount $41,932.21 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDT, DIANE S Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $41,932.16 Date 03/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSKY, MICHAEL D Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,932.08 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARGAR, CHERYL A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $41,931.93 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $41,931.19 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, HEATHER I Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $41,931.04 Date 10/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DANIEL J Employer name Washington County Amount $41,930.90 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISIESKY, GAIL A Employer name Broome County Amount $41,930.88 Date 03/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADLER, KYLE R Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $41,930.81 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, QUADAISHA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,930.72 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ALICIA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,930.68 Date 10/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JANICE D Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $41,930.19 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILLY, JENNIFER S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $41,929.86 Date 11/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIDMORE, STEPHEN M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $41,929.76 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, TARA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,929.53 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIEWISCH, JEFFREY L Employer name Village of Silver Creek Amount $41,929.50 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, DAVID E Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $41,929.00 Date 03/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, MARY S Employer name Tuxedo UFSD Amount $41,928.62 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMO, EVAN P Employer name Town of Massena Amount $41,928.55 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, CYNTHIA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $41,928.52 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROC, SCOTT S Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $41,928.39 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERMAN, DARLENE L Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $41,928.30 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALINA, MICHAEL A Employer name Northville CSD Amount $41,928.30 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTA MARIA, PATRICK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $41,928.27 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISLER, CRAIG A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $41,928.27 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARQUIETT, DONNA M Employer name Town of Colton Amount $41,928.13 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, YVONNE J Employer name Warren County Amount $41,927.98 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, PETER H Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $41,927.89 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BETHANY L Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $41,927.76 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWOOD, HOLLY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $41,927.74 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, MYRIAM J Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $41,927.45 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, GARY J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $41,927.38 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JAIMZ M Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $41,927.38 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNINGER, KRISTEN M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $41,927.31 Date 01/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, MICHAEL Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,927.26 Date 01/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, IZAIAH W Employer name Delaware County Amount $41,927.23 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, SHANNON M Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $41,926.93 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, EMILY D Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $41,926.92 Date 06/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCHER, PHYLLIS L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $41,926.91 Date 12/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERRITY, DEBRA Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $41,926.91 Date 02/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDDY, JOHN F Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $41,926.77 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CARTER D Employer name Schoharie County Amount $41,926.55 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEKOYA, NATHANIEL B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $41,926.26 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, PAMELA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $41,926.23 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, JUDY L Employer name City of Lockport Amount $41,925.98 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, SHAUN M Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $41,925.94 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TANYA R Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $41,925.60 Date 06/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMSKI, SUSAN P Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $41,925.59 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, DARREN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $41,925.50 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, LAMAR A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $41,925.46 Date 06/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, RICHARD H Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $41,925.44 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLMAN, SHIRLEY A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $41,925.39 Date 12/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, JAMES M Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $41,924.39 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, LINDA G Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $41,924.02 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, DAMIAN B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $41,923.82 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, TYLER C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $41,923.78 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ZACKERY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $41,923.58 Date 12/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, EZRA P, JR Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $41,923.55 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, AUSTIN A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $41,923.53 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, BEVERLY A Employer name Orange County Amount $41,923.48 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, JANE T Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $41,923.40 Date 08/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNFELD, JOSEPH Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $41,923.22 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENAHERRERA, ZAIRITA C Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $41,923.20 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROULX, BRYAN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,923.10 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUSS, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Town of Thurston Amount $41,923.02 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAR, IVAN A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,922.81 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMMER, KAREN A Employer name Cleveland Hill UFSD Amount $41,922.79 Date 05/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMETER, GREGORY T Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $41,922.65 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, SHARENE A Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $41,922.50 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, LEON D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,922.24 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, KERRIE C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $41,921.95 Date 03/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRINGER, PAUL R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $41,921.83 Date 03/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CRAIG E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $41,921.71 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JOANN Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $41,921.15 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADDLEMIRE, ALDEN F Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $41,921.11 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, SCOTT C Employer name Columbia County Amount $41,921.10 Date 07/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROLDI, ANTHONY V Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $41,920.74 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUGENT, MILES P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $41,920.68 Date 04/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, TRAVIS T Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $41,920.63 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, MATTHEW S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,920.57 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, WESLEY J Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $41,920.07 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAK, JUDITH H Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $41,920.00 Date 01/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEMPKO, SHARON D Employer name Town of Greenport Amount $41,919.90 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, KAREN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,919.78 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DERWERKER, MATHIAS E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $41,919.72 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VERE, CONNIE M Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $41,919.65 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENCHKOVSKY, DANIELLE N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,919.56 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, KYLE W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $41,919.14 Date 05/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORME, GRACE E Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $41,919.12 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System