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 BELLADONE, CAITLIN P Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $40,571.45 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAPPERT, DANIEL Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $40,571.22 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SARA J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $40,570.43 Date 07/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGER, MARY F Employer name Madison County Amount $40,570.22 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, ALDEN H Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,569.96 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGNA, CYNTHIA C Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $40,569.90 Date 01/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGOS, DEMETRA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $40,569.23 Date 12/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $40,568.74 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVIE, ANTHONY M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $40,568.22 Date 06/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LYNDA M Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $40,568.20 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN, AMIE L Employer name Broome County Amount $40,568.04 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, ASSUNTA M Employer name Islip Housing Authority Amount $40,567.83 Date 10/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSSEMATO, LINDA A Employer name Warren County Amount $40,567.71 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEALEY, TRAVIS E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,567.66 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, JAMES S Employer name Avon CSD Amount $40,567.66 Date 08/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, MARGARET A H Employer name City of Cortland Amount $40,567.54 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, JEFFREY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $40,567.35 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, JOCELYN N Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $40,567.15 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, DAWN MARIE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $40,566.91 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALIK, NICHOLE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,566.88 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBENSPERGER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,566.77 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DEVITT, NICHELLE L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $40,566.66 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OESER, GARY P Employer name Montgomery County Amount $40,566.32 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, ERIN M Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,566.26 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, JEFFREY B Employer name City of Auburn Amount $40,566.15 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRURY, DIANE Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $40,565.74 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUBIANSKI, ANDREY Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $40,565.62 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LACHLAN, KASIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,565.52 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Silver Creek Amount $40,565.52 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLENDER, KENYA D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $40,565.47 Date 06/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, RICHARD M Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $40,565.11 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUMESSER, MAUREEN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $40,565.02 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, JACQUEMAE M Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $40,564.87 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, MICHELE K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $40,564.83 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, MARCIA C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,564.83 Date 09/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, AUTUMN M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,564.80 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, JAMIE M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,564.80 Date 02/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, THOMAS C Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,564.55 Date 11/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAGANT, HAYLEY A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,564.52 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKER, WENDI K Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $40,563.99 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DIANE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $40,563.90 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMSON, MARK A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,563.81 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KRISTINE H Employer name Ontario County Amount $40,563.74 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASON, ANNELIESE Employer name Westminster Comm Chart School Amount $40,563.59 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRITANO, SALVATORE G Employer name Oneida County Amount $40,563.58 Date 07/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTHBERT, LORIE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $40,563.16 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SUSAN A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $40,563.06 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONZONE, JOSEPH T Employer name City of Oswego Amount $40,563.03 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTLARZ, BRIAN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,562.91 Date 01/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, JORDAN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $40,562.61 Date 02/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGBER, LINDA Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $40,562.34 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, DURRIYA D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,562.09 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERGER, LEON J Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $40,562.09 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, KALICHA B Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $40,561.77 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, NANCY E Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $40,561.55 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARNELL, JENNIFER M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,561.45 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SANDRA D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $40,561.14 Date 01/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELUCCI, ALLISSA L Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $40,560.91 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, TERRANCE V Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $40,560.64 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIENGKHAM, ELIZABETH A Employer name Broome County Amount $40,560.63 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, LOUANN R Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $40,560.54 Date 12/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPER, KATHLEEN C Employer name Erie County Amount $40,560.50 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTAVIANO, ROBERT S Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,560.49 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIEBER, ANNE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,560.26 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBOWITZ, BARBARA A Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $40,560.22 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERPENING, DEBORAH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $40,559.64 Date 08/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TILDEN D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $40,559.33 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEGER, BRIAN R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $40,559.21 Date 06/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCH, SANDRA S Employer name Wilson CSD Amount $40,559.11 Date 06/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JETER, TRACI M Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $40,558.78 Date 06/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUTS, BEVERLY J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $40,558.73 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNONE, AMANDA R Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $40,558.60 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDEMER, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Montour Amount $40,558.44 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, PAMELA T Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $40,558.25 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, RANDI C Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $40,557.32 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSCHIDLE, JEREMY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $40,557.09 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JAMES M, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $40,556.88 Date 06/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELINSKI, CHRISTINE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,556.71 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JO ELLEN L Employer name Lewis County Amount $40,556.09 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERWIN, GAIL E Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $40,556.00 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Conklin Amount $40,555.90 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, JILL M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $40,555.86 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADROVED, DAVID A Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $40,555.79 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DEBRA G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,555.77 Date 04/13/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINK, MATTHEW W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,555.73 Date 03/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, COLLEEN M Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $40,555.68 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIFF, DANIELLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $40,555.46 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, LAURA J Employer name Portville CSD Amount $40,555.35 Date 05/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTINI, LEAH V Employer name Erie County Amount $40,555.32 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, MATTHEW J Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,555.14 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ASHLEY A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $40,554.93 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONWICZKA, JAMES R Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $40,553.98 Date 01/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALA, ROBERT F Employer name Schenectady County Amount $40,553.89 Date 03/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEICHS, DANIELLE G Employer name Orange County Amount $40,553.86 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, DARWIN G Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $40,553.84 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, CHRISTINA M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $40,553.57 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, NANCY A Employer name Fulton County Amount $40,553.54 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTURI, VANESSA J Employer name Somers CSD Amount $40,553.26 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILWOL, DWAIN R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,553.19 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGIER, JOHN S Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $40,552.96 Date 10/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System