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 SANCHEZ, RAMON, JR Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $43,239.70 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, PHILLIS A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $43,239.68 Date 08/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRASHAW, BETTE J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $43,238.99 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELMONT, KATHLEEN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $43,238.99 Date 04/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PATRICIA A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,238.95 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, ARUN P Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,238.80 Date 06/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUENDEL, CARL W Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $43,238.72 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RHONDA R Employer name Ontario County Amount $43,238.55 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, CHARLES W Employer name Village of Schuylerville Amount $43,238.49 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, MELISSA H Employer name Delaware County Amount $43,238.36 Date 08/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, HEATHER L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $43,238.25 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLES, JAMES H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,238.10 Date 12/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOVE, HEATHER F Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,237.84 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALZMAN, JAMIE-LYNN K Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,237.67 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAES, PAMELA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,237.54 Date 11/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, LISA M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $43,237.45 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REKHA, VALMEEK M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $43,237.25 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CARRY A Employer name Broome County Amount $43,237.15 Date 03/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGER, EDWARD D Employer name Jefferson County Amount $43,237.02 Date 12/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, TRACY A Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $43,236.73 Date 06/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWAN, KATHLEEN Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $43,236.73 Date 07/05/1961 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEGIE, PHILIP P Employer name Town of Clayton Amount $43,236.37 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPINEAU'BECKER, LINDA Y Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $43,236.24 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ANNE M Employer name Tioga County Amount $43,236.02 Date 08/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENKOVIC, EILEEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $43,235.90 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLIER, PAUL C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,235.85 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPE, FELICIA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $43,235.79 Date 08/30/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAVIGLIANO, MICHELLE M Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $43,235.77 Date 10/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, ROSE M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $43,235.61 Date 04/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, WILLIAM F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,235.47 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RION, DONALD G Employer name Greene County Amount $43,235.27 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $43,235.15 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUMONT, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $43,235.12 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASH, WILLIAM C Employer name Columbia County Amount $43,235.04 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOTE-FLYNN, DAWN T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,234.86 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIVORELLI, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,234.86 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BILLS, GARDNER W Employer name Town of Hornby Amount $43,234.86 Date 08/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, JAMES L Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $43,234.69 Date 08/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, SHANNON M Employer name Oswego County Amount $43,234.65 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPER, LORI L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,234.60 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, MATTHEW B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,234.53 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RERECICH, JANICE A Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $43,234.41 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKOVITCH, KASIE P Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,234.39 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MARVIN R Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,234.01 Date 06/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, DANIEL P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $43,233.86 Date 08/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JAY L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $43,233.86 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLDI, SANDRA ANN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,233.71 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, PATRICIA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,233.40 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHINDLER, PATRICIA J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $43,233.27 Date 08/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LINDA M Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $43,233.07 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JASON J Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $43,233.05 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, LAUREN M Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $43,232.99 Date 01/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZA, SUSAN M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $43,232.94 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, RAYMOND D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,232.66 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CEW, DEBORAH L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,232.38 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKIM, DEBORAH L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,232.30 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALAVERA, TERESA A Employer name Town of Hamptonburgh Amount $43,232.20 Date 04/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGUNTI, BEATRICE B Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $43,232.17 Date 03/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL E Employer name Rensselaer City School Dist Amount $43,231.82 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, GREG A Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $43,231.72 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, STACEY R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,231.62 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEROLD, CHRISTINE E Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $43,231.11 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORICH, GEORGE Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $43,231.10 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUVOLA, CARMEN M Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $43,230.76 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ARDRIN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $43,230.64 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIGAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $43,230.59 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, SCOTT K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,230.48 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURPRENANT, MAEGAN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,230.37 Date 10/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCOURT, DEBORAH A Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $43,230.24 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUMAS, PATRICIA Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $43,230.10 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMLET, CYNTHIA Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $43,230.10 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, RICHARD J Employer name Orleans County Amount $43,229.92 Date 12/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGARD, ALLAN R Employer name Erie County Amount $43,229.86 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUASAY-GIBSON, NOUI V Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,229.85 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWCLIFFE, MARY J Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $43,229.80 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGGON, JOHN W Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $43,229.42 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, DOUGLAS S Employer name Town of Mcdonough Amount $43,229.12 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELTY, MICHELLE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,229.10 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNICUTT, KRISTIE Employer name Allegany County Amount $43,228.99 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, TANYA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,228.91 Date 04/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDENER, DAVID D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,228.82 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURZ, STEPHANIE A Employer name City of Utica Amount $43,228.23 Date 01/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSALINI, MARILYN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,227.81 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARTLEY, WENDY Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $43,227.73 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, MARLY Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $43,227.68 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANASTRA, DANIEL S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,227.54 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREMP, LISA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,227.54 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWIATKOWSKI, KEVIN F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,227.51 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELEZ, ANGEL L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $43,227.43 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, LAURA S Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $43,227.38 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRELL, SHARISSA C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,227.20 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, THERESA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,226.93 Date 03/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCZYNSKI, TIFFANY N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,226.90 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, SUSAN J Employer name Town of Little Valley Amount $43,226.60 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEV, DANIEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,226.27 Date 02/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, TAKISHA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,226.27 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, MARK A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $43,226.04 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, MICHELE A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $43,225.90 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVENDER, GLEN D Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $43,225.66 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, HIRAM G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,225.54 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System