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 HICKS, JOSEPH C Employer name Norwood-Norfolk CSD Amount $40,089.89 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, EMILY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,089.75 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, WILLIAM P Employer name Setauket Fire District Amount $40,089.74 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUTHER, JULIE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,089.72 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, APRIL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $40,089.68 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MICHAEL J Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $40,089.60 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODINE, STANLEY G, JR Employer name Warsaw CSD Amount $40,089.20 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCOMB, CARRIE J Employer name Clinton County Amount $40,089.00 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARDADO, ROSALINA Employer name Town of Islip Amount $40,088.90 Date 07/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANYI, TERRI A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $40,088.79 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, TAMMY L Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $40,088.43 Date 05/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, SUKHANH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,088.42 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MARYANN J Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $40,088.30 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDOLPH, JAMES R Employer name Town of Lake Luzerne Amount $40,088.27 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTERS, BRIANNE R Employer name Chemung County Amount $40,088.21 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIGNON, COLLEEN E Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $40,088.16 Date 02/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ MARTINEZ, PAOLA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $40,088.14 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONETTA, ROSE E Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $40,087.70 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, MICHAEL A Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $40,087.70 Date 10/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, MARK A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $40,087.13 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, ZENOBIO M Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $40,086.70 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, KATHLEEN A Employer name Ontario County Amount $40,086.60 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOKROS, FRANK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $40,086.60 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMANUEL, JACOB Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $40,086.18 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, RODRIGO A Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $40,085.99 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUBERT, MAUREEN A Employer name Franklin County Amount $40,085.53 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, TAMMY M Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $40,085.51 Date 10/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLARD, PAMELA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $40,085.47 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, JESSICA M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $40,085.45 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ROBERT L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $40,085.12 Date 10/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASIK, RISA C Employer name Niagara County Amount $40,084.93 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIELINSKI, BRIAN F Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $40,084.92 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, ROY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $40,084.90 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, JOHN J Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $40,084.62 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREXLER, HOLLY A Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $40,084.62 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DERREK Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $40,084.62 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLONEIS, ASHLEY M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $40,084.61 Date 06/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BUZ, LORI A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $40,084.60 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, MICHELE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $40,084.58 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RULE, TYLER M Employer name Franklin County Amount $40,084.56 Date 12/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, THERESA J Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $40,084.51 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, LULINE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $40,084.26 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, CHERYL L Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $40,084.09 Date 02/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, ANNA C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $40,084.04 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, JUDITH A Employer name Erie County Amount $40,083.47 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZICZKANIEC, BERNADETTE Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $40,083.34 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, KENNETH D, II Employer name Village of Wayland Amount $40,083.21 Date 03/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, TAYLOR R Employer name Washington County Amount $40,083.12 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLYN, BRIAN R Employer name Wayne County Amount $40,082.68 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSLEY, JAMES D Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $40,082.57 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, LINDA A Employer name Albany County Amount $40,082.27 Date 03/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWELL, DAVID L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $40,081.87 Date 11/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, JAMES F Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $40,081.84 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, NEELY J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $40,081.62 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYNOSKE, REBECCA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $40,081.54 Date 09/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, JAMES H Employer name Ontario County Amount $40,081.36 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVENBURG, ROBERT D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $40,081.33 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, DANIELLE M Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,081.19 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, CARLOS LUIS Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $40,080.99 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, KELLY C Employer name Broome County Amount $40,080.91 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUPFER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $40,080.34 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLOR, SAMANTHA E Employer name Monroe County Amount $40,080.26 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEBERN, JULIE A Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $40,079.89 Date 06/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMITY, BETSY A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $40,079.50 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAVITO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $40,079.28 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MARVON J Employer name Mid York Library System Amount $40,079.23 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, CATHERINE M Employer name Hicksville Public Library Amount $40,079.18 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASHISHT, SONAL D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $40,078.79 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, SHANNON C Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $40,078.73 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, MINDY A Employer name Town of Chester Amount $40,078.66 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, MICHAEL W Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $40,078.51 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, MARCIE J Employer name Sidney Memorial Public Library Amount $40,078.47 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, JOHN W Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $40,078.27 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, KRISTINE L Employer name City of Beacon Amount $40,078.22 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPPES, WILLIAM F Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $40,078.17 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWBURN, KIMBERLY D Employer name Bolivar Richburg CSD Amount $40,078.16 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Jerusalem Amount $40,077.62 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAKOWSKI, LEILA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $40,077.61 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBY, MARK W Employer name Village of Coxsackie Amount $40,077.51 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, OSCAR Employer name New York Public Library Amount $40,077.46 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELOU, JAMES J, III Employer name City of Albany Amount $40,077.41 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, NOELLE J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $40,077.33 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARVINCHAK, ELLIE C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $40,076.80 Date 12/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATT, CHERIE L Employer name Genesee County Amount $40,076.79 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BETHRENE R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $40,076.70 Date 05/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, KEVIN E Employer name Town of Grove Amount $40,076.44 Date 01/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADDELL, ANDREA L Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $40,076.14 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $40,075.94 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTHER, ROBYN J Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $40,075.50 Date 02/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHILLES, DENNIS W Employer name Tompkins County Amount $40,075.22 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRECHTA, STANLEY M Employer name Town of Conklin Amount $40,074.78 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, GRETCHEN C Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $40,074.54 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, KASSIDY J Employer name Oswego County Amount $40,074.27 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEID, MELINDA M Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $40,074.27 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLY, SHYLA R Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $40,074.06 Date 05/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, BRYON S Employer name Village of Sodus Amount $40,074.05 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTKA, MARY E Employer name Highland CSD Amount $40,073.72 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANEROSSI, ANTHONY R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $40,073.65 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRENDA L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $40,073.58 Date 12/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURSON, DENISE J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $40,073.44 Date 06/22/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System