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 INGRAM, JEMAL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,528.39 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGIN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Erie County Amount $43,528.24 Date 09/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCCI, FRANK P, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $43,528.16 Date 03/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCEAU, AMY J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $43,528.12 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARA, JAMES A Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $43,528.09 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERENCZAK, MICHAEL W Employer name Herkimer County Amount $43,527.91 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZELIGA, LAURENE M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $43,527.72 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KEITH D, JR Employer name Town of Ossian Amount $43,527.67 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, NANCY L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $43,527.66 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITTERTON, BRIAN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,527.59 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRAR, SHARON L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $43,527.56 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULKIN, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $43,527.49 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPROSSEL, KAREN Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $43,527.40 Date 10/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGTIN, DEBORAH Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $43,527.19 Date 05/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENT, JO ANN F Employer name Schoharie County Amount $43,527.02 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, RENEE Employer name Schoharie County Amount $43,527.02 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNS, KRISTINA M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,526.98 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHOSLE, AARTI J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,526.90 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, DEAN M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $43,526.75 Date 04/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, SARA Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $43,526.69 Date 08/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWABER, MOLLIE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $43,526.62 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDINI, BRYAN R Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $43,526.61 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSA, MARK A, SR Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $43,526.58 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGURSKI, JOSEPH A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $43,526.43 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHFORD, JOSEPH V Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $43,526.36 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,526.17 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONZO, SUSANNE P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,526.03 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, CATHERINE M Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $43,525.55 Date 10/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTINIANO, REBECCA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $43,525.41 Date 06/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY-BIRK, MARY E Employer name Gold Coast Pub Lib District Amount $43,525.16 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, JOHN M Employer name Village of Fayetteville Amount $43,525.06 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, STEPHANIE L Employer name Broome County Amount $43,525.03 Date 07/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, KATHLEEN E Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,524.80 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SUE A Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,524.80 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANCHUS, KATE V Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,524.80 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTSELL, SHAY F Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,524.43 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINET, JOSEPH Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $43,524.08 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, ELLEN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,524.07 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORUM, SHARRY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,523.82 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PATRICK L Employer name City of Utica Amount $43,523.58 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLAN, KRISTINE M Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $43,523.46 Date 10/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, DARLENE S Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $43,523.28 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHA DURAO, MARIA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $43,523.16 Date 11/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GWENDOLYN D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,522.98 Date 02/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEET, DAVID L Employer name Town of Palatine Amount $43,522.95 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, RICHARD A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $43,522.95 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, DONNA J Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,522.67 Date 07/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, RICHARD Employer name Hampton Bays Fire District Amount $43,522.53 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO-MARTINEZ, ALEXIS Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,522.51 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, CHERYL L Employer name Otsego County Amount $43,522.11 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDALES, INGRID J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $43,522.11 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMOTT, SHELLY S Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,521.90 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, VERONICA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,521.74 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRY, CHERYL L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,521.71 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTS, PAUL M Employer name Town of Summit Amount $43,521.62 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNE, ROSALINDA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $43,521.25 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEDERMAYER, NANCY A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,521.19 Date 12/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPERT, RAYMOND J Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $43,521.13 Date 01/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, LUCINDA F Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $43,521.10 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPE, CYNTHIA M Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $43,520.88 Date 12/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUE, AMBER Employer name City of Olean Amount $43,520.70 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERUCHIA, NICHOLE L Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $43,520.57 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, MICHAEL D Employer name Albany County Amount $43,520.56 Date 06/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLOST, VALORI L Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $43,520.35 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUSA, MATTHEW T Employer name Steuben County Amount $43,520.31 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALEWSKI, SARAH K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,520.28 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, NEZROL Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $43,520.01 Date 08/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIKE, REGINA M Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $43,519.77 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERHOFF, LISA J Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $43,519.60 Date 01/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, ROBIN E Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $43,519.56 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, WILLIAM H Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $43,519.50 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSNEY, DOLORES A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $43,519.33 Date 06/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWELL, TAMMY M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $43,519.16 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, ASHLEY N Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $43,519.05 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMOUR, JILL M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,518.93 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, CYNTHIA D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $43,518.79 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, KAREN A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,518.05 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,517.82 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOOFER, BRIAN M Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $43,517.54 Date 11/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETZ, LAURA J Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $43,517.46 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUYYUM, MOHAMMAD ABDUL Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $43,517.39 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMARAL, TAMMY L Employer name Town of Dekalb Amount $43,517.36 Date 08/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, GLENDA J Employer name Warren County Amount $43,517.11 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISABELLA, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $43,517.06 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILIANO, JOSEPH F Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,516.99 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLTON, JAMES G, III Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $43,516.62 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA-BUNTLEY, ROSALIN Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,516.38 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ANTOINE T Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,516.08 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, KRISTY A Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $43,516.02 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBB, RONALD W, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,515.94 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, JANET M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $43,515.90 Date 03/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURGH, LINDA M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $43,515.89 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLONGO, LAURA G Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,515.60 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, ASHLEY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,515.51 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATZ, MICHAEL J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,515.45 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, GRETCHEN F Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $43,515.45 Date 04/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, SHARON L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,515.23 Date 08/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIN, KENNETH G, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,514.79 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, LYSA I Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,514.74 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTOSO, RICHARD A Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $43,514.31 Date 01/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System