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 HUTZEL, PHYLLIS A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $39,879.16 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKEY, JAMES Employer name Town of Olean Amount $39,879.07 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, MARGARET M Employer name Erie County Amount $39,879.03 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, MAUREEN P Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $39,878.79 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICKEY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $39,878.74 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDUN, LINDA Employer name Albany County Amount $39,878.67 Date 04/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MARY THERESA A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $39,878.61 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, CLARISSA E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $39,878.50 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, LYNNE D Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $39,878.26 Date 11/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANARY, JAMES D Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $39,877.95 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHR, MARK D Employer name Village of Shortsville Amount $39,877.77 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURNSEY, MAYNARD W Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,877.74 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINK, JOHN T Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $39,877.57 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEOS, BEATRIZ L Employer name Genesee County Amount $39,877.56 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ROBERT K Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $39,877.42 Date 05/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SCOTT A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $39,877.32 Date 03/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, JAMES E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $39,876.95 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, LINDA N Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $39,876.83 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, CHRISTINA L Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $39,876.61 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODHEAD, DANICA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,876.29 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINSMORE, ROBERT G Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,876.25 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, WILLIAM E Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,876.24 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHANT, KELLY A Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,876.23 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MENAMIN, WENDY D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,875.88 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBATO, PASQUALE A Employer name Town of Salina Amount $39,875.78 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLER, GAYLE P Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $39,875.78 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $39,875.75 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, MEGHAN B Employer name Central NY Regn Plan & Dev Bd Amount $39,875.43 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MONTE, SUZANNE M Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $39,875.26 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, SCOTT J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $39,874.92 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEK, ERNEST J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,874.86 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, TERRY L Employer name Crandall Library Amount $39,874.62 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABIN, BRADLEY Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $39,874.36 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, KIMBERLY A Employer name Erie County Amount $39,874.24 Date 12/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGEVINE, DONNA J Employer name Village of Greenport Amount $39,874.12 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, ROXANNA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $39,874.03 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, BILLEE K Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $39,873.78 Date 12/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULICK, MARIA L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $39,873.48 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, STEFAN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,873.45 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFFORD, WILLIAM N, JR Employer name Wyoming County Amount $39,873.39 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JACKIE M Employer name Opp/Ephr-St.John CSD Amount $39,873.24 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNICKS, DAWN A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $39,873.21 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABIANCA, ANGELA M Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $39,873.16 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DIANNA L Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $39,872.75 Date 06/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVISKI, JAMES Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $39,872.19 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SUSAN A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $39,872.16 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLLER, KELLY A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $39,872.13 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZARD, SARA K Employer name Cortland County Amount $39,872.07 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GLENN E Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $39,872.03 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEROLAMI, ALLISON E Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $39,871.88 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LORI J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $39,871.85 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIGELSPERGER, NANCY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,871.65 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, DARLENE A Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $39,871.53 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGUSO, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $39,871.06 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LAURIE A Employer name Town of Colton Amount $39,871.00 Date 01/02/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, CARL A Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $39,870.97 Date 10/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, AURORA Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $39,870.74 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOW, CHARLES H Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $39,870.27 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, LA TASHA A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $39,869.80 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, AMBER R Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $39,869.80 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, NELSON Employer name Franklin Co Solid Waste Mgt Au Amount $39,869.77 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOLIVAIN, JIM Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,869.64 Date 01/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, DAVID C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,869.59 Date 11/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBENER, BRYAN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,869.24 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, THOMAS J Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $39,869.13 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOLA, BERNADETTE C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,869.12 Date 10/08/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, KIRK A Employer name Town of Coldspring Amount $39,869.00 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIZZO, ROSEMARY Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $39,868.72 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ERIC J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,868.71 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRNBAUM, WILLIAM Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $39,868.63 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULLMAN, YITZCHOK Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $39,868.41 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOOP, BRIDGET M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $39,868.33 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, ANABELA C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,867.77 Date 08/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $39,867.66 Date 07/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHART, KATHERINE E Employer name Delaware County Amount $39,867.38 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, RICHARD C Employer name Village of Gilbertsville Amount $39,867.20 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, ANNE C Employer name Saratoga County Amount $39,867.12 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, JENNIFER E Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $39,867.10 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ORAZIO, FRANK P Employer name Erie County Amount $39,866.84 Date 10/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, GINA M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $39,866.81 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULKIN, ROBERT F, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $39,866.44 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, MALISSA F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $39,866.42 Date 02/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUSCHAEFER-HEATH, KIMBERLY L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $39,866.36 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, JODY Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $39,866.03 Date 05/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, JESSICA M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,865.91 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARIS, JUSTIN A Employer name Erie County Amount $39,865.68 Date 02/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, AMY S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,865.43 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBDELL, AUDREY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,865.30 Date 06/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCANTONIO-LOVERING, EFFIE M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $39,864.71 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHNAIDER, NELLYA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $39,864.70 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KAREN P Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $39,863.80 Date 12/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASCHKE, MARTIN H Employer name Wyoming County Amount $39,863.77 Date 06/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, CAROLYN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $39,863.69 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNAH, MEGAN L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $39,863.43 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, DELIA G Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $39,863.35 Date 03/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSK, XAVIER A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $39,863.27 Date 10/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPPER, MICHAEL A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $39,862.82 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORZILLERI, MICHAEL Employer name Erie County Amount $39,862.72 Date 05/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, BRIAN D Employer name Village of Walton Amount $39,862.69 Date 07/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADICAN, APRIL M Employer name Rockland County Amount $39,862.64 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System