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 TYLER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Wayne County Amount $43,912.79 Date 01/31/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGOE, LILLIE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $43,912.56 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, DENNIS A Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $43,912.25 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNDAGE, KATELYN S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,912.08 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEELER-BILLETTS, ASHLEY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,912.04 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, JUSTINE ANN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,912.04 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVING, TAMMY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,912.04 Date 05/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, KIMBERLY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,912.04 Date 06/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLESON, PHYLLIS C Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $43,912.04 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, MARY A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $43,912.04 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, TRACI L Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $43,912.04 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, MICHELLE S Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $43,912.04 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, JEREMY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $43,912.03 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERCOLE, JOANNE M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $43,911.73 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KIM M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $43,911.52 Date 06/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOECHNER, GEORGE W Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $43,911.45 Date 04/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NETT, ELAINE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,911.37 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUME, DANIELLE M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $43,911.16 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYGREN, HUGO N Employer name Delaware County Amount $43,911.13 Date 03/08/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ-NUNEZ, ANGELA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $43,911.00 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIABLICK, CHADD R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,910.94 Date 06/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMARY, GERALD E Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $43,910.78 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNEST, MARGALY Employer name Rockland County Amount $43,910.46 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPP, KATHRYN V Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,910.45 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, LONNA J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $43,909.96 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIBEL-MC CULLAGH, KAREN A Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $43,909.73 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KIM R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,909.39 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KEENAN G Employer name Delaware County Amount $43,909.22 Date 08/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDIE, LENORE M Employer name Erie County Amount $43,908.68 Date 09/27/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARION, GAIL A Employer name Avon CSD Amount $43,908.06 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTWAY, CYNTHIA A Employer name Lewis County Amount $43,907.36 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, MARTIN D Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,907.28 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, BRAD V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,907.24 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, MICHAEL L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $43,907.07 Date 09/22/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESCOTT, RHONDA A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $43,906.83 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOARDMAN, WILLIAM T Employer name Town of Annsville Amount $43,906.51 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTAPENKO-PETROFF, OLGA Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,906.44 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, SHAMIA F Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $43,906.21 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, EDWIN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,906.08 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JAMES W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,906.00 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSAR, FELISHA Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $43,905.93 Date 11/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL J Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $43,905.48 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARTHA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,905.42 Date 09/25/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPFER, LAURIE A Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $43,905.13 Date 08/21/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VIVO, CARLO A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $43,905.08 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, MARILYN H Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $43,905.08 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOEY, JAMES X Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $43,905.08 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKOWSKI, ALLEN G Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $43,905.08 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLES, JANET Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $43,905.08 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, CAMILLA M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $43,905.08 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIATEK, KAREN E Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $43,905.05 Date 03/31/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZA, SHERRI M Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $43,905.02 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHYNE, GRETCHEN Y Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,904.93 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTO, MARTHA T Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,904.89 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, LICIA S Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $43,904.86 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORE, STEPHANIE D Employer name Department of Law Amount $43,904.75 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, DAWN M Employer name Madison County Amount $43,904.69 Date 02/26/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, WILLIAM A Employer name Department of Law Amount $43,904.52 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILCHER, RYEDER S Employer name Genesee County Amount $43,904.30 Date 02/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKWEATHER, JOANNE R Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $43,904.05 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMANN, SHEILA M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,903.78 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEHART, DARREN B Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,903.65 Date 04/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MATTHEW J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $43,903.58 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DANIEL M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $43,903.49 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, RONALD D Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $43,903.24 Date 10/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, MARY A Employer name Department of State Amount $43,902.94 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, ALYSA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $43,902.62 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, LORETTA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $43,902.49 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KRISTY L Employer name Red Creek CSD Amount $43,902.44 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GEORGE J, II Employer name City of Kingston Amount $43,901.95 Date 07/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAUTO, MELANIE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,901.92 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JAMES H Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $43,901.90 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, ROXANNE Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $43,901.76 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVEN, NORMA R Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $43,901.76 Date 04/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANDREW, CHRISTINE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,901.63 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARIAN, PETER J Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $43,901.41 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, CHANDRA Y Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,901.27 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPTON, FELECIA D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $43,901.15 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, JENNIFER N Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $43,901.12 Date 12/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMPHILL, TACARA O Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,901.02 Date 07/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHAN, COLLEEN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,900.93 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, DTRAECELLE L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $43,900.90 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECHT, DEBBIE N Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $43,900.90 Date 10/16/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, CHARLES D Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,900.66 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, SUSAN B Employer name Village of Moravia Amount $43,900.58 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLIERES, CYNTHIA A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $43,900.54 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTIZER, ERNEST K Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $43,900.43 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, ERIK F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,900.42 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $43,900.42 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSO, DENISE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $43,900.41 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS M Employer name Ballston Spa-CSD Amount $43,900.25 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DANIEL G Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $43,900.18 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DEBORAH C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,899.73 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, ANNAMMA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $43,899.60 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ROSEMARIE C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $43,899.54 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUCH, DENNIS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $43,899.16 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOFTALLEN, CRAIG R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,898.97 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILL, CHARLES L Employer name Watertown Housing Authority Amount $43,898.90 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMES, SCOTT W Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $43,898.79 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, MONICA L Employer name Warren County Amount $43,898.76 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System