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 HARRIS, JOAN Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $41,592.38 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, STEVEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,592.38 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSEL, THOMAS Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,591.90 Date 06/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, JOE L, JR Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $41,591.78 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORETT, MONA M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $41,591.51 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, MARIA G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,591.25 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, DEAN G Employer name Town of Ward Amount $41,591.16 Date 11/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUERT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $41,591.14 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKIN, CHRISTINA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,591.13 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, ELAINE T Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $41,590.63 Date 09/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, WILLIAM, JR Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $41,590.46 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, HENRY W Employer name Duanesburg CSD Amount $41,590.34 Date 01/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERROA, RAFAEL AGUSTO Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $41,590.24 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, PATRICIA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $41,589.77 Date 01/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, NICOLE M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $41,589.50 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBAJAL, MARIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,589.40 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOJAN, KEVIN L Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $41,589.31 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, TINA R Employer name Delaware Academy C S D - Delhi Amount $41,589.28 Date 08/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENAO, EUGENIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,588.88 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, BENJAMIN A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $41,588.88 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, NANCY M Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $41,588.87 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEPAS, GINNY Employer name Erie County Amount $41,588.84 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOPKA, MALIA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $41,588.71 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLO, SANDRA L Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $41,588.69 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, MICHELLE A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $41,588.67 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIONE, LEA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $41,588.64 Date 05/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MELISSA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $41,588.63 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,588.63 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUMAL, LILLIAN S Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $41,588.55 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, JAMIE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $41,588.48 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, STANLEY W Employer name Town of Olean Amount $41,588.32 Date 11/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOWANLOCK, GILDA J Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $41,588.15 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, EDWARD E Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $41,588.13 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN, BRIAN N Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $41,588.09 Date 05/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRYON, CHRIS G Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $41,587.26 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, KAITLIN M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $41,587.08 Date 12/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKINTOSH, DUNCAN H Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $41,586.75 Date 05/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOLLIE, MEGAN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $41,586.68 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMON, DOUGLAS S Employer name Town of West Turin Amount $41,586.39 Date 01/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZYMALSKI, PAUL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,586.33 Date 01/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNDELL, SUZANNE Employer name Elmira Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $41,586.09 Date 10/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYNES, PAUL G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $41,585.97 Date 11/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELORRIAGA, KRISTIN M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $41,585.23 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUCH, ANDREW J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $41,585.00 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIZZI, JOHN S Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $41,584.87 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARNOWSKI, BRANDON R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $41,584.67 Date 06/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, BRENDA L Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $41,584.64 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMAGHIM, NANCY JO Employer name Schoharie County Amount $41,584.62 Date 04/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, DAVID R Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $41,584.51 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYES, ROBERT E Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $41,584.38 Date 01/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIS, DEBORAH J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $41,584.12 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEWSTER, ALLAN S Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $41,584.06 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, CEFERINO, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $41,584.00 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHENG, JIAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $41,583.87 Date 09/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONIZ, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $41,583.80 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, SAMUEL M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $41,583.75 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULVER, ANDREW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $41,583.23 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODRZYKOSKI, BRIAN R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $41,583.05 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTY, BECKY J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $41,582.58 Date 11/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METRO, TRACY N Employer name Erie County Amount $41,582.52 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANIZZARO, BRANDON T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $41,582.43 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EZIKPE, TINA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $41,582.18 Date 01/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JULIE A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $41,582.02 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, GERARD K Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $41,581.87 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $41,581.80 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEERS, KAREN J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $41,581.71 Date 07/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, JENNIFER Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $41,581.64 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, APRIL A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $41,581.38 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, MARIA E Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $41,581.37 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, LISA A Employer name Lewis County Amount $41,581.36 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNEBERRY-DENNIN, ALANNA Employer name Ulster County Amount $41,581.27 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CICCO, DEVIN P Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,581.24 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLNEY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $41,581.17 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, VICKI L Employer name Oneida Housing Authority Amount $41,581.13 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, MARTHA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,580.76 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARILYN Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $41,580.50 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, NICOLE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,580.30 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUNKER, SUSAN M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $41,580.12 Date 08/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $41,580.10 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRDYCZ, NADINE M Employer name Town of Coxsackie Amount $41,580.06 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPP, KYLE E Employer name Chenango County Amount $41,579.84 Date 01/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, JAY A Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $41,579.80 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAS, SANDWIP K Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $41,579.75 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI VECCHI, DARLEEN R Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $41,579.71 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, JOSHUA J Employer name Rensselaer Housing Authority Amount $41,579.69 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTHOUSEN, ERIC J Employer name Department of Health Amount $41,579.64 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, KATHRIN E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $41,579.46 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, KIM D Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $41,579.39 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $41,579.37 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISIANO-IPPOLITO, MARIA Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $41,579.34 Date 06/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BARBARA A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $41,579.22 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONKER, STEPHEN J Employer name Town of Victory Amount $41,579.18 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANSKI, MAUREEN J Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,579.13 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSTERMAN, BIRGIT Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $41,578.84 Date 04/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBELL, ELIZABETH J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $41,578.72 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, JORDAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $41,578.69 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, KELLIE J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $41,578.62 Date 12/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $41,578.55 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORSAK, ROSEANNE Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $41,578.55 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, KRISTEN M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $41,578.55 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System