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 PLUMMER, FRANCIS W Employer name City of Watertown Amount $40,708.64 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUSCHER, KYLE E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $40,708.50 Date 07/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAWN M Employer name Wayne County Amount $40,708.37 Date 05/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADT, ALBERT L Employer name City of Middletown Amount $40,708.34 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LEAH E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $40,708.30 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, VERNON R Employer name Wyoming CSD Amount $40,708.20 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESHA, TRENA L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $40,708.08 Date 10/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELESHIAN, GAIL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,707.89 Date 06/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, BIENVENIDO Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $40,707.74 Date 08/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, RENEE N Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,707.73 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTA FUENTES, IMMACOLATA Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,707.55 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMBURGER, JOY Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $40,707.47 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, MICHAEL Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $40,707.09 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGO, ELLEN L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $40,706.67 Date 03/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLS, CATHIE S Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $40,706.17 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, KEVIN M Employer name Albany County Amount $40,705.87 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DEBORAH A Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,705.74 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, ADRIANNE M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $40,705.63 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATAILLE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $40,705.58 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, ANGELA J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $40,705.45 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,705.25 Date 12/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, ROBERT F Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,705.22 Date 08/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANETTI, LISA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,705.20 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMOUR, KERRI A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,704.90 Date 06/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, GEORGE R, III Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $40,704.75 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKUNBI, TEMIDAYO Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $40,704.67 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILSON, RAYMOND E Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $40,704.67 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAGVOLGYI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $40,703.96 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, NANCY L B Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $40,703.60 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWOKA, JILL T Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,703.55 Date 10/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, DENNIS M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $40,703.55 Date 12/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, GARY E Employer name Randolph CSD Amount $40,703.46 Date 08/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, RONALD L Employer name Village of Walton Amount $40,703.33 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, RICHARD Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $40,703.32 Date 06/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MELISSA M Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,703.05 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, DESMOND L Employer name Erie County Amount $40,702.99 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, DONA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,702.90 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, MICHELE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $40,702.84 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ADAM W Employer name City of White Plains Amount $40,702.78 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKSHEAR, TIFFANY M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $40,702.65 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, SCOTT R Employer name Town of New Albion Amount $40,702.62 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOW, CYNTHIA J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $40,702.25 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIERRE, AIMEE F Employer name Erie County Amount $40,702.24 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAN, LU Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $40,702.21 Date 03/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUSANEZA, ROSALIA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $40,702.18 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDELLO, ROSARIA Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $40,702.00 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESTOUSIS, JOSEPH A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,701.84 Date 01/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECERE, MELISSA A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $40,701.48 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, CONSTANCE I Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,701.10 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIVENER, AMY E Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $40,700.99 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, CARTER J Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $40,700.95 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, LORALEE J Employer name Medina CSD Amount $40,700.94 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, NATHAN C Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,700.78 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNA, MELINORD Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $40,700.73 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZOZOWY, GARY P Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $40,700.57 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELOSH, TRACIE E Employer name Town of Massena Amount $40,700.54 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBBEN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Town of Middlefield Amount $40,700.00 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, VAQUAN F Employer name Westchester County Amount $40,699.94 Date 06/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUMMELL, JOANNA M Employer name Livingston County Amount $40,699.69 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCOLILLO, MICHELLE E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $40,699.63 Date 05/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEGATE, ALLISON L Employer name Warren County Amount $40,699.50 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADY, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $40,699.37 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTERMAN, RICHARD D, JR Employer name Town of Stockport Amount $40,699.20 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, HAROLD L Employer name Town of Orange Amount $40,699.02 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, MARY ANN P Employer name Webster CSD Amount $40,698.97 Date 10/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREUND, ROBERT J Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $40,698.41 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCK, MAURICE C, III Employer name Herkimer County Amount $40,698.32 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLADA, BRENDA J Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,698.12 Date 02/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, ELNA B Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $40,698.12 Date 11/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULBERT, DEREK R Employer name Fulton County Amount $40,698.08 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTZ, ALAN E Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $40,698.03 Date 03/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FAULK, WILLIAM M, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $40,698.03 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHEY, ASIA N Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $40,697.96 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, MARK I Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,697.85 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZMIERCZAK, KEVIN V Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $40,697.77 Date 09/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOMO, MICHAEL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,697.40 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINRICHS, JAMES C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,697.30 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,697.30 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTY, RAYMOND Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,697.30 Date 02/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNO, CARMEN G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $40,697.26 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKS, MARK A, JR Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $40,696.69 Date 12/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIAZA, JORGE Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,696.54 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCCINIELLO, KERRI-ANN P Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $40,696.52 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, WILLIAM M, III Employer name Town of Franklin Amount $40,696.48 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, CRISTIA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,696.43 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMBRO, TAWANA Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,696.34 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERLIN, GALE P Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,696.15 Date 06/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAB, KARIM M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,695.73 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHON, MATTHEW R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $40,695.60 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, KAYLA E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,695.57 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHINEGLASS, ANNA E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,695.26 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIKER, ERIC P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $40,695.06 Date 03/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOISVERT, JAMES M Employer name Moriah CSD Amount $40,694.91 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, YOULANDA D Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $40,694.73 Date 11/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANG, SUSAN M Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $40,694.59 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORING-ARMSTRONG, TRINA L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $40,694.56 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANO, JOSEPH Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $40,694.52 Date 03/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIS, OLIMPIA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,694.17 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISZEWSKI, CYNTHIA C Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $40,693.96 Date 06/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEHN, DANIEL E Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,693.90 Date 05/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System