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 INGRAM, ALTHEA J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,993.65 Date 08/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZURITA, DEREK G Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $39,993.55 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, M CLARK Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $39,993.50 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRINGTON, RACHEL M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $39,993.45 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, MARTHA E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,993.08 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAJI, SINDHU Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $39,992.86 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LONG, BEVERLY A Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $39,992.60 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, LONNIE F, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,992.55 Date 03/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HERN, CHRISTINE E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $39,992.43 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, TINA M Employer name Erie County Amount $39,992.35 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIRCHING, AMIE L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,992.02 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, KIMBERLY S Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $39,991.66 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, ALEXANDER B, JR Employer name Town of New Baltimore Amount $39,991.58 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDER, CARTER R Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,991.46 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERFLIET, ANDREA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,991.29 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, MICHELLE R Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $39,991.24 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, SONDRA E Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $39,991.21 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, BERNICE A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $39,990.78 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $39,990.29 Date 03/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINRIT, LYNN B Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $39,989.76 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PENELOPE M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $39,989.70 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADDEO, ADAM V Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $39,989.41 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, HANSEL K Employer name Jefferson County Amount $39,989.04 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKLEY, LAWRENCE J Employer name Schoharie County Amount $39,989.00 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASWORTHY, SUSAN D Employer name City of Watertown Amount $39,988.88 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, DEBORAH Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $39,988.84 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, SHEILA V Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $39,988.74 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMO, MARY C Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,988.66 Date 05/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJAK, KUC M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $39,988.54 Date 05/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, KENNETH H, JR Employer name Town of Ohio Amount $39,987.90 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNYCKYJ, MARIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,987.71 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFEL, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,987.69 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTRAN, JANET M Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $39,987.65 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSCOE, KEITH M Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $39,987.37 Date 12/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTING, CHERYL C Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $39,987.34 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARRIGO, CYNTHIA M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $39,986.79 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE STREEK, BONNIE G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,986.69 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTKIEWICZ, SAMANTHA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $39,986.59 Date 02/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEERTGENS, NICHOLAS J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,986.20 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASCON, CASSANDRA L Employer name Broome County Amount $39,986.20 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGEEST, ELAINE Employer name Ontario Co Soil & Water Cons Dis Amount $39,986.18 Date 06/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DER MEULEN, DONNA L Employer name Orange County Amount $39,986.00 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STADE, PETER J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $39,985.88 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, DIEUDONNE N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $39,985.57 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, KARA J Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $39,985.51 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZMAN, CHRISTINA M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $39,985.40 Date 08/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, CESAR Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $39,985.36 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, MARY ELLEN Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $39,985.09 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICK, MARCIA A Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $39,985.05 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSEILLANT, FRANCHETTE Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $39,984.97 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWHARD, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Warwick Amount $39,984.96 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, JAMES W Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,984.42 Date 11/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGNO, ALICE M Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $39,984.40 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONFORTE, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $39,984.31 Date 02/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, LARRY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,984.04 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, JEFFERY A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $39,984.00 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHESTER, VICKI R Employer name Milford CSD Amount $39,983.99 Date 09/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRIS T Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $39,983.96 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBLICH, ANNE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $39,983.81 Date 09/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $39,983.80 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JONATHAN J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $39,983.24 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, I ELIZABETH Employer name Genesee County Amount $39,983.06 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANSKI, ROSE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,982.94 Date 02/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOY, JAMES R Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $39,982.84 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPAVASILIOU, JOHN J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $39,982.70 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, RANDY S Employer name Town of Clinton Amount $39,982.63 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIUSTO, CHRISTINA G Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $39,982.40 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POINDEXTER, KIERA N Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $39,982.40 Date 11/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, VANESSA K Employer name Herkimer County Amount $39,982.23 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZGLINICKI, CANDICE J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,981.99 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINER, SUSAN J Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $39,981.85 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SAMANTHA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $39,981.79 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDORF, ANTHONY J Employer name Department of State Amount $39,981.60 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BARRY J Employer name Town of Bangor Amount $39,981.35 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELDER, PATRICIA K Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $39,981.35 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANUSZEWSKI, JOSEPH A Employer name Washington County Amount $39,981.25 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCORPUS-ASHCRAFT, ERLINDA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,981.24 Date 07/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ-JURADO, LEAH Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,981.23 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTERCHIK, BARBARA A Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $39,980.93 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, PATRICIA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,980.76 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOSHUA M Employer name Colton-Pierrepont CSD Amount $39,980.73 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGUE, PATRICIA A Employer name Eden CSD Amount $39,980.48 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENEZIO, CAROL D Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $39,980.38 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Owego Amount $39,980.06 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, JAMES C Employer name Newark CSD Amount $39,980.06 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADWELL, TERRI LEE Employer name Yates County Amount $39,980.01 Date 08/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPE, EDWARD H Employer name Hicksville Fire District Amount $39,979.98 Date 08/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASQUITH, MICHELLE D Employer name Town of Poestenkill Amount $39,979.16 Date 12/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, CONOR M Employer name Albany County Amount $39,979.02 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRERA, LAURI L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $39,978.90 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCE, KAREN M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $39,978.88 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, CYNTHIA Employer name North Shore Public Library Dis Amount $39,978.72 Date 10/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHORN, DIANE G Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $39,978.51 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIMM, SCOTT D Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $39,978.04 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGOSKI, ALYSON A Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $39,977.78 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AVOY, JENNIFER A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $39,977.72 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TECK, MARTHA M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $39,977.72 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNATO, ALSACIA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $39,977.47 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROUE, CHARLES H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $39,977.34 Date 02/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESLIN, JAMES B Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $39,977.27 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System