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 WATKINS, LILLIE A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,355.82 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYCEK, ANDREW J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $41,355.76 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, LORI A Employer name Bainbridge-Guilford CSD Amount $41,355.52 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADRIGAL, GABRIEL Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $41,355.29 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHN, KAREN Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $41,355.24 Date 10/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JOYCE M Employer name Orange County Amount $41,354.94 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SARAH E Employer name Hampton Bays Fire District Amount $41,354.91 Date 01/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EANEY, MICHAEL E Employer name Sauquoit Valley CSD Amount $41,354.50 Date 12/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLE, CLIFFORD W Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $41,354.30 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHHABRA, PREM L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,354.11 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, KATHERINE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $41,353.89 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACQUARD, LINDA J Employer name Holland CSD Amount $41,353.24 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSSAULT, MELISSA A Employer name Genesee County Amount $41,353.05 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, FRED D Employer name Delaware County Amount $41,353.04 Date 11/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FIELDS, DAVID J, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $41,352.87 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDWICKE, ARLENE K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,352.53 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINSON, NANCY S Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $41,352.45 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, QUETCY Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $41,352.28 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, JOANN Employer name Hicksville Public Library Amount $41,352.26 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KAREN E Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $41,352.17 Date 10/09/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAKER, COLLEEN P Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $41,352.15 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, PAUL D Employer name Town of Chester Amount $41,352.09 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARBUS, KENNETH A Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $41,351.87 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, JEDD W Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $41,351.63 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, SAMUEL Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $41,351.31 Date 02/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRYON, WALTER J Employer name City of Albany Amount $41,351.27 Date 08/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRATSLEY, FREDERICK L, JR Employer name Town of Starkey Amount $41,351.11 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAEFELE, MARY M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $41,351.03 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Granger Amount $41,351.00 Date 08/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERICO, DEBORAH A Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $41,350.82 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, LISA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $41,350.72 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATRACCHIA, LAURA L Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $41,350.61 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECHT, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $41,350.59 Date 08/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTE, JAMES P Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $41,350.00 Date 02/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTA, JENNIFER L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $41,349.86 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, CAROLEE N Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $41,349.83 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAUGAMAN-BECK, SANDRA D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $41,349.77 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, HOWARD R, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $41,349.72 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REECE, TASCIA C Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $41,349.27 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGIUDICE, NICOLE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $41,348.90 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIRD, DEBRA A Employer name Genesee County Amount $41,348.71 Date 07/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSLER, TABATHA C Employer name City of Elmira Amount $41,348.32 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSLEY, HEIDI E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $41,348.00 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICCI, ROBERT Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $41,347.75 Date 03/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, BRENT T Employer name Schoharie County Amount $41,347.71 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, ABRAHAM N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $41,347.64 Date 06/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ-SMITH, ISABEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $41,347.10 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEDEN, SUBRINA K Employer name Montgomery County Amount $41,347.05 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, KATHRYN L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $41,346.87 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHLMAN, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $41,346.73 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, MICHELLE A Employer name Steuben County Amount $41,346.66 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSHT, JOSEPHINE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $41,346.51 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTEEN, HERMAN Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $41,346.05 Date 03/05/1964 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, SHAUNTE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $41,345.90 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIRILLO-STRUYS, ELISA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $41,345.89 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROTONDA, JEANNE M Employer name Erie County Amount $41,345.84 Date 02/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIBBY, MARK D Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $41,345.80 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, JOSE M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $41,345.75 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITE, LEOTA S Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $41,345.49 Date 03/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROS, LOUIS G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $41,345.38 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACHO, JENNY E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $41,345.32 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARENT, TONI M Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $41,345.20 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTIS, RICKY M Employer name Town of Le Ray Amount $41,345.10 Date 05/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUZIK, MAREK R Employer name Monroe County Amount $41,344.94 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUECKWALD, WILLIAM H Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $41,344.80 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, EILEEN M Employer name Hamilton County Amount $41,344.45 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RARICK, KERRY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,344.17 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUTINO, GIORGIO A Employer name Nassau County Amount $41,344.06 Date 07/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, TARA L Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $41,343.97 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, LEAH D Employer name Wayne County Amount $41,343.88 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, SPENCER C Employer name Town of Catskill Amount $41,343.78 Date 01/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELCOUR, RONALD A, JR Employer name Greece CSD Amount $41,343.78 Date 09/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEPPER, KAREN J Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $41,343.75 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, KELLENE M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $41,343.50 Date 03/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARIS, BARBARA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $41,343.40 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROULX, DEBORAH R Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $41,343.07 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONWISARZ, MELISSA M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $41,343.06 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKLEY, HEATHER T Employer name Livingston County Amount $41,342.98 Date 07/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KENNETH T Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $41,342.98 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, TIMOTHY C Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $41,342.89 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, JANELLE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $41,342.86 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALKEY, DOTSY LAMORE Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $41,342.85 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, ROBERT L Employer name Genesee County Amount $41,342.60 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTIS, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Delaware County Amount $41,342.59 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUBLE, AMBER J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $41,342.54 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANTILLO, DONNA M Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $41,342.23 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, DONNA C Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $41,342.13 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTNUT, ANTHONY B Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $41,341.99 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, RYAN F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $41,341.96 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRELL, ANNALEE Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $41,341.70 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, TERRI J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $41,341.44 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRADE, IVAN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $41,341.40 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, BRIAN D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $41,341.30 Date 03/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLES, JENNIFER L Employer name Olean Public Library Amount $41,341.29 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDKIEWICZ, PATRICIA A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $41,340.95 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ROBIN A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $41,340.82 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE, RACHAEL L Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $41,340.64 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, AMY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $41,340.63 Date 03/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCACCIO, GARY J Employer name Genesee County Amount $41,340.63 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, JOSIAH J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $41,340.60 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System