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 FLYNN, DENISE M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,329.02 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUZA, BRIAN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $42,329.00 Date 11/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, JOHN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,328.89 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, VANESSA E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,328.70 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNGERFORD, EDWARD J, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $42,328.61 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLEN, LISA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,328.47 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENIGNO, DIANE O Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $42,328.37 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBO, PETER J Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $42,328.15 Date 11/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASON, SHEILA D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,328.00 Date 08/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFORD, DONNA E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,327.78 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGAN, RICHARD M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,327.76 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEITHAN, BRENT Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,327.19 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRUTH, JOSEPH A, II Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $42,326.77 Date 08/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, GINA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,326.42 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINGS, JOHN E, JR Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $42,326.33 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOUTEN, MARETTA A Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $42,325.93 Date 10/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, GARTH G Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $42,325.85 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMPLER, CATRENA Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,325.79 Date 12/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SHOMBE, JANE O Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $42,325.78 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAVRICK, MATTHEW A Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,325.69 Date 01/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, DAWN L Employer name Columbia County Amount $42,325.62 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, AUDRA K Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $42,325.41 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTOUT, TAMMY R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,325.38 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAB, GAIL M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $42,325.37 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, CYNTHIA W Employer name Sullivan County Amount $42,325.23 Date 10/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENEGIO, SARAH E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $42,325.14 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFERT, SUSAN K Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $42,325.12 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, DANIEL C Employer name Town of Minden Amount $42,324.97 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDASCH, CAROL L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $42,324.93 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, DEBRA L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $42,324.86 Date 10/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELSTEN, LAURA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,324.84 Date 12/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYBOTH, STACY L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $42,324.55 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, HILARY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,324.53 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, MATTHEW Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,324.53 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVEIRA, MARIBEL A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $42,324.47 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARGARET B Employer name Broome County Amount $42,324.23 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPA, RICHARD G, JR Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $42,324.20 Date 08/22/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, GIRARD F Employer name Peru CSD Amount $42,324.15 Date 01/29/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, SHERIE L Employer name Greece CSD Amount $42,324.14 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KENNETH E Employer name Town of Warren Amount $42,324.00 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, DAVID W Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $42,323.53 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOL, KENNETH J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $42,323.47 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, NICOLE Employer name Town of Gardiner Amount $42,323.46 Date 11/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSMAN, RYAN M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $42,323.22 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRZEJEWSKI, JENIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,323.18 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, LINDA S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $42,323.16 Date 12/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMM, SHARON B Employer name Hancock CSD Amount $42,323.11 Date 07/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVILLE, RICHARD F, JR Employer name Village of Groton Amount $42,323.03 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMY, ROSAMMA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,322.95 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JOANNE M Employer name Chemung County Amount $42,322.93 Date 03/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, BARBARA A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $42,322.69 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DEBRA L Employer name Broome County Amount $42,322.56 Date 12/20/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Auburn Amount $42,322.45 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEJESUS, MARITZA C Employer name Clinton County Amount $42,322.18 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLEAN, SHARDAE A Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $42,322.02 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNAUGHEY GOODYEAR, JULIE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,322.02 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALLO, KAYLA L Employer name Education Department Amount $42,322.02 Date 06/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, JARED L Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $42,321.73 Date 07/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAWROCKI, CHARLENE M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $42,321.60 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAQUINTO, DANIEL J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $42,321.60 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHERN, CATHY E Employer name Erie County Amount $42,321.57 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, MICHELE L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $42,321.57 Date 08/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMES, NAOMI E Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $42,321.39 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATTA, HOLLY A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,321.12 Date 08/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOESER, PATRICIA C Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $42,320.82 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSER, MICHAEL L Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $42,320.77 Date 10/25/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SALVO, RICHARD P Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $42,320.42 Date 11/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, GAYBRIELLE B Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $42,320.22 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, ARTHUR P Employer name Erie County Amount $42,320.08 Date 03/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, STEVEN M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $42,320.01 Date 01/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, TINA M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $42,319.69 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANSEN, TRACY Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $42,319.67 Date 06/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SHELLEY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,319.44 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEAL, CHARLES F Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,319.44 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, SATTO Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $42,319.44 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER-COLLINS, YVETTE C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $42,319.44 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLTON, COREEN D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,319.44 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONG, JIAN HUA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,319.44 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name Town of Catharine Amount $42,319.12 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARK D Employer name Delaware County Amount $42,318.99 Date 03/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, TIANA C Employer name Erie County Amount $42,318.93 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN MARTER, ROBERT F Employer name Homer CSD Amount $42,318.91 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, RYAN F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $42,318.59 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILSON, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Auburn Amount $42,318.35 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JAMES R, JR Employer name Steuben County Amount $42,318.27 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BONNIE S Employer name Steuben County Amount $42,318.26 Date 01/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANY, ALEX G Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,317.85 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ANGELA M Employer name East Moriches UFSD Amount $42,317.80 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMPTER, LESLIE E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,317.80 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRORE, MELISSA J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $42,317.75 Date 12/14/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, SCOTT F Employer name Village of Malone Amount $42,317.63 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUNIGA, MARSIA D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,317.42 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, SAM O Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $42,317.33 Date 06/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BUSKIRK, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $42,317.17 Date 04/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOCK, JEREMY J Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,317.14 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, JAMARIS Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,316.96 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JEREMY M Employer name Columbia County Amount $42,316.73 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, DONNIE A Employer name Town of Morristown Amount $42,316.53 Date 11/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, MONICA A Employer name Erie County Amount $42,316.43 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, TONYA L Employer name Delaware County Amount $42,316.32 Date 09/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System