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 MC CANN, PATRICIA A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $43,652.68 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, BEVERLY H Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $43,652.59 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JOSHUA D Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $43,652.40 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDENBURG, ROSEMARY A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $43,652.37 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, BRIAN G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,652.26 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, ROBIN L Employer name Orange County Amount $43,652.19 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JOY, RAYMOND F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $43,652.13 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, LUISA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,652.06 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MARION R Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $43,652.01 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDER, PETER D Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,651.79 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, NICOLE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,651.74 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, MELISSA S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,651.67 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, NICHOLAS C Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $43,651.67 Date 12/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANG, MARIA C Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $43,651.59 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, JEANETTE A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $43,651.48 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, YEPHAN K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $43,651.45 Date 11/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, RICHARD N Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $43,651.06 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDROS, ELLEN M Employer name Madison County Amount $43,651.04 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, GARRY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,650.92 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINCHEK, RANDALL T, JR Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $43,650.73 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ORNAM, JANICE E Employer name Madison County Amount $43,650.71 Date 05/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMSTEDT, DAVID H Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $43,650.54 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, PATRICIA A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $43,650.45 Date 01/29/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEON, JOSE ELIAS Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $43,650.45 Date 05/07/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LEWIS, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,650.17 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, GREGORY L Employer name Town of Windsor Amount $43,650.08 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, KATHY R Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $43,649.88 Date 09/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, FIONA L Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $43,649.58 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, CHERYL A Employer name Town of Pawling Amount $43,649.57 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSKIN, PHILIP R Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $43,649.46 Date 07/22/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, JOSIAH D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,649.44 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLAND, ALBERT L Employer name City of Albany Amount $43,649.42 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOS, REBECCA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,649.12 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORINO, RONALD J, II Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $43,649.04 Date 04/23/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, SUSANA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $43,649.00 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, HIRAM Employer name Education Department Amount $43,648.78 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, CRYSTAL L Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $43,648.61 Date 02/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROLLETTE, MICHELLE Y Employer name Clinton County Amount $43,648.57 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILROY, JOSEPH Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $43,648.55 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTHWICK, DONALD Employer name Village of Cobleskill Amount $43,648.36 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDRE, JOHANE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,648.30 Date 12/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATENAUDE, GARY P Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $43,648.17 Date 04/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, MICHAEL G Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $43,647.89 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDOW, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $43,647.76 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULRAIN, PAUL W Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $43,647.71 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGAJA-FLOREK, IZABELA S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,647.61 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, VICTORIA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,647.26 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, ADAM B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,647.22 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ESTHER V Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,646.96 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUPP, ERIC T Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $43,646.80 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, PATRICK A Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $43,646.73 Date 03/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARMA, DOROTHY G Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $43,646.72 Date 03/04/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, BARBARA J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $43,646.69 Date 04/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRIOR, LORRAINE E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $43,646.54 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADUCA, ROCCO A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $43,646.23 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENEN, BARBARA A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $43,646.13 Date 06/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERES, ROBERT F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,646.02 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDI, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $43,645.96 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILYOU, GUY J Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $43,645.92 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROUE, PAMELA H Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $43,645.82 Date 12/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,645.79 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHRAN, THOMAS A Employer name Erie County Amount $43,645.76 Date 07/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBON, BENJAMIN A Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $43,645.61 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, DANIEL Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,645.42 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANKLIN, CLAUDETTE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,645.29 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, RYAN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $43,645.02 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, KAREN L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $43,644.97 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, LAUREN L Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $43,644.71 Date 04/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, WENDY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,644.55 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, WILLIAM V Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $43,644.50 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, MORTICIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,644.47 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, MICHAEL B Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $43,644.15 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLARS, ROBERT G Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $43,644.15 Date 02/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, ANNE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,644.02 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, DANIEL E Employer name Essex County Amount $43,644.00 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, GINA Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $43,643.93 Date 05/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, NATHAN Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $43,643.90 Date 08/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGENTO, MARYANN Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $43,643.67 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, CHARLENE R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $43,643.36 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDDARD, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,643.26 Date 05/31/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAIN, ROGER I Employer name Town of Barker Amount $43,643.22 Date 10/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, PAULA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,642.99 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIALLO, THIERNO M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,642.90 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, DARRYL L Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $43,642.81 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, HARLIE L, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $43,642.64 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOJESKI, ROBERTA A Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $43,642.59 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRENNAN, STACEY A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $43,642.55 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CAROLYN ANNE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $43,642.51 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPE, CYNTHIA M Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $43,642.40 Date 12/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVELLA, JULIE G Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $43,642.30 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADBOLT, KAREN L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $43,642.21 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORISEY, RAYMOND P Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $43,642.20 Date 03/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, TRACEY Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,642.04 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASCO, FANNY Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,642.04 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANTT, MARGARET Employer name Department of Law Amount $43,642.04 Date 12/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ANNIE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,642.04 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PATRICIA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,642.04 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, JOAN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,642.04 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINOLA, DAVID D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,642.04 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, MARIA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $43,642.04 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System