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 HAYES, ANGELA N Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $40,600.50 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, JOHN L Employer name Education Department Amount $40,600.33 Date 10/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, ULYSSES J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $40,600.33 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, CHRISTINE E Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $40,599.96 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASMUSSEN, BIRGIT BRANDER Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $40,599.86 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSOM, HOLLY E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,599.59 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, SHAWN F Employer name Town of Milford Amount $40,599.57 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACCHILLE, EMILSE Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $40,599.54 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, TINA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,599.49 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, GILLIAN M Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $40,599.40 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNES, MARILYN O Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $40,599.38 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSKI, FRANCEINE D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $40,598.96 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, MARIA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,598.65 Date 11/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, NANCY A Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $40,598.61 Date 01/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, CARL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $40,598.59 Date 01/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERWICK, JESSICA S Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,598.57 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVAJAL, CARMEN N Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $40,598.56 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LURCOCK, DARCY M Employer name Tioga County Amount $40,598.50 Date 11/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, TERESA J Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $40,598.40 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUOCCO, JOHN J Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $40,598.39 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARLEY, CRYSTAL L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $40,598.29 Date 07/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGLE, LISA D Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $40,598.08 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, CONSTANCE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $40,597.96 Date 05/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ELZENER Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $40,597.63 Date 03/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, KEITH P, II Employer name Town of Victor Amount $40,597.59 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAS, KELLY A Employer name Erie County Amount $40,597.46 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRGENTI, KYLE A Employer name Albany County Amount $40,597.31 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKULIK, RAYMOND P Employer name City of Rome Amount $40,597.27 Date 05/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIS, KINSEI L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $40,597.15 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, NIGEAL R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $40,596.82 Date 12/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, JUDITH A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $40,596.79 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, STEPHANIE R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,596.68 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYA, GLORIA Y Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,596.61 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, DENNIS J Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $40,596.50 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLENDENING, JAMES C Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $40,596.16 Date 03/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEHAN, WILLIAM R Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,596.14 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESTLE, JESSICA L Employer name Allegany County Amount $40,596.07 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, MARY M Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $40,596.05 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Kingston Amount $40,595.96 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, LEE E, JR Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $40,595.52 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, GEORGIANNA L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $40,595.48 Date 12/07/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, JENNIFER M Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $40,595.44 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, ANJELA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,594.85 Date 11/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROBERT G Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $40,594.83 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, JANET L Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $40,594.79 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MARY JO Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $40,594.60 Date 10/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSAN E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $40,594.57 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, MARY L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $40,594.56 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, DANIEL S Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $40,594.50 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DOLORES A Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $40,594.40 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, SANDRA M Employer name Town of Ausable Amount $40,594.24 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRICK, LISA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $40,594.18 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRIVER, BEVERLY R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,594.15 Date 11/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUERGE, WADE T Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $40,594.00 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDLE, PAUL Employer name Village of Schoharie Amount $40,593.98 Date 10/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW LACEN, KARLA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,593.92 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZO, RONALD Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $40,593.88 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ANGELA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $40,593.83 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSCHREIDER, JAMES Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,593.69 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, THOMAS A Employer name Essex County Amount $40,593.63 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOFI, JEANINE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,593.56 Date 08/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARBLE, VERNON A Employer name Town of Grove Amount $40,593.49 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIDE, ERIK J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $40,593.30 Date 08/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, JOANN R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $40,592.94 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENSERO, MARY A Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $40,592.89 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, AASIM U Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,592.88 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, CAROLYN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $40,592.70 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, DENISE E Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $40,592.48 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, DARCI L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $40,592.45 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGLE, DARLENE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $40,592.39 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROESBECK, SETH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,592.34 Date 06/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIERE, JEFFREY R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $40,592.33 Date 02/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLINS, DANIELLE M Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $40,592.32 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, TAMMY M Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $40,592.29 Date 02/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, REUBAN J Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $40,591.84 Date 03/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, SUSAN G Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $40,591.55 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLUYEMI, OLUWASEGUN O Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $40,591.47 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, LORI ANNE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,591.19 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER-HAUSCH, KRISTINE E Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $40,591.17 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYNIHAN, BRANDON S Employer name Sea Breeze Water District Amount $40,591.12 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, CRAIG S Employer name Chateaugay CSD Amount $40,590.69 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITT, PATRICK Employer name Catskill CSD Amount $40,590.54 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, SUSAN M Employer name Essex County Amount $40,590.50 Date 01/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ANA I Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $40,590.48 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, LORNA J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $40,590.46 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDWAR, KHEESHAN Employer name Village of Island Park Amount $40,590.46 Date 06/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAJKO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $40,590.33 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAVCHENKO, MARIA F Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $40,590.25 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, CATHERINE Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $40,589.83 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAY, WILLIAM M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $40,589.69 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANO, MARY ANN Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $40,589.45 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOPP, KATHLEEN M Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $40,589.38 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNS, MARGOT K Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $40,589.32 Date 12/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JASON M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $40,589.22 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PATRICK M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,589.04 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, DEBRA L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $40,588.46 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RENNIE E Employer name Town of Dickinson Amount $40,588.40 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMIRE, BRYAN K Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $40,588.14 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, HEATHER M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,587.94 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUEHRING, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $40,587.60 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System