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 OSBORNE, SHEILA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,311.11 Date 05/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSAMINO, LORI A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $42,311.01 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUO, JINGZHEN Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,310.83 Date 06/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAEGELE, LORRIE S Employer name Town of Geneva Amount $42,310.82 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINE, ANNETTE Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $42,310.80 Date 11/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGER, RONALD E Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $42,310.75 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, TENNILLE M Employer name Erie County Amount $42,310.57 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, EDWARD L Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $42,310.47 Date 08/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLEY, MARIE E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $42,310.32 Date 05/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBBLE, MARK J Employer name Town of Catlin Amount $42,310.12 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIERSBACH, ROBERT C Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $42,310.06 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, PENNY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,310.04 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTY, ANN M Employer name Clinton County Amount $42,309.97 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILES, EMY E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,309.60 Date 08/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CHARLENE L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,309.11 Date 01/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, PATRICIA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,308.94 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICAS, JEANNETTE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,308.83 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYNE, SUSAN J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $42,308.76 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERONI, DONNA R Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,308.75 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVARES, JASON W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,308.71 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELOW, PHILIP M Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,308.53 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEGEL, JASON M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,308.44 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, EDITH C Employer name Delaware County Amount $42,308.40 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, DARLENE T Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $42,308.28 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, PAMELA A Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $42,308.28 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPASIDERO, ROSARY A Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $42,308.28 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, JILLIAN S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,308.20 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, KELLY C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,308.20 Date 02/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, LAURIE ANN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,308.13 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADE, NAOMI L Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $42,307.92 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, PATRICIA A Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $42,307.80 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $42,307.77 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, JUDITH A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $42,307.34 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHEARN, PAULA A Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $42,306.82 Date 12/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEETS, JEREMY C Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $42,306.71 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULRICH, CONNIE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,306.56 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, CHRIS A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $42,306.52 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, PAUL A Employer name Oswego County Amount $42,306.21 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDER, DEBORAH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,305.98 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, DAVID J Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $42,305.94 Date 11/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, PRESTON M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $42,305.79 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPIFANIA, MICHAEL Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $42,305.68 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JOSEPH M Employer name Bolivar Richburg CSD Amount $42,305.59 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, WILLIAM A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,305.53 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, CATHERINE L Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $42,304.92 Date 09/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DONALD P Employer name City of Hudson Amount $42,304.78 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRLEY, PATTI L Employer name Village of Massena Amount $42,304.73 Date 08/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGER, ROBERT L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $42,304.43 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AULET, JANET Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $42,304.40 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTTRUF, KEITH H Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $42,304.31 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSLEY, GERALD S Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $42,303.88 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORWIN, DANIEL C Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $42,303.80 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWINSKI, JOSHUA E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $42,303.78 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, SARAH E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,303.03 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, CELESTE A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,302.91 Date 12/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, THOMAS R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $42,302.51 Date 04/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, RYAN A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $42,302.45 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERDES, JOAN E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,302.40 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCYNSKI, MAUREEN L Employer name Oswego County Amount $42,302.35 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANO, STEPHANIE M Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $42,302.18 Date 09/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, ALBERT E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $42,302.13 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, KAREN L Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $42,302.07 Date 09/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Clermont Amount $42,301.98 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, AMANDA L Employer name Franklin County Amount $42,301.93 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, CHRISTINA M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $42,301.68 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAVES, SAMONE K Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,301.42 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, CARLENE C Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,301.39 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, EMILY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,301.17 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MATTHEW A Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $42,300.98 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CAMERON M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,300.81 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTA, MARY B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,300.63 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IESU, GREGORY S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $42,300.54 Date 02/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEATON, SANDRA T Employer name Genesee County Amount $42,300.48 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASHID, SUSAN C Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,300.47 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNO, LYNN D Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $42,300.40 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATFIELD, RICKY A Employer name Livingston County Amount $42,300.04 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINES-MC CLELLAN, RAQUEL T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,299.71 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADOLNY, JANET M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $42,299.71 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOTO, KRISTOFER R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $42,299.23 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELKIN, KARAINA A Employer name Hamilton County Amount $42,298.92 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, JASON D Employer name Yates County Amount $42,297.97 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, WENDY Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $42,297.68 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, KARYN Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $42,297.45 Date 12/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLOR, JEREMY L.H. Employer name City of Watertown Amount $42,297.34 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDEMAN, WILLIAM L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,297.31 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYLTON, ADENEIKA C Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $42,297.24 Date 08/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, KATIE L Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,296.64 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONAN, LAURA J Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $42,296.35 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, LAURA M Employer name No Onondaga Library District Amount $42,296.30 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANDELL, AMBER R Employer name Chemung County Amount $42,296.18 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, LINDA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,296.13 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, ROBERT D Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $42,296.05 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, JOLENE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,295.98 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCOTTE, CAMILLE T C Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,295.68 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, ANNA M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $42,295.63 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, GREER K Employer name Saratoga County Amount $42,295.56 Date 03/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLACH, BETHANY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,295.49 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADA, PETER P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $42,295.38 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECCA, KATHLEEN M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $42,295.32 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GONZAQUE, MELISSA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,295.24 Date 04/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System