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 BECKLES, CHERYL A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $39,736.95 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, LANETTE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $39,736.68 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, KELLY M Employer name Department of Law Amount $39,736.51 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIER, ALLEN W Employer name Broome County Amount $39,736.21 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, CORINNA P Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $39,736.17 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, RUTH C Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,735.81 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIJAIRAM, ANNIE M, MRS Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,735.81 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UBA, ZINARIA Employer name Albany County Amount $39,735.80 Date 02/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, TIMOTHY D, JR Employer name Essex County Amount $39,735.52 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, AUDREY L Employer name Harpursville CSD Amount $39,735.20 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, RAY C Employer name Town of Russia Amount $39,735.00 Date 03/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKELL, ELAINE M Employer name Putnam County Amount $39,734.96 Date 11/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, CLIFTON B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $39,734.76 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELEC, BRYAN J Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $39,734.70 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHFORD, DONNIE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $39,734.67 Date 06/29/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLROGG, RICHARD Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $39,734.62 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMSON, MARY JANE Employer name Alexandria CSD Amount $39,734.36 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, QUIANA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $39,733.99 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATIER, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Cobleskill Amount $39,733.93 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCCIO, GINA Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $39,733.85 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUSZAK, COURTNEY Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $39,733.70 Date 01/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, NICHOLAS R Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $39,733.47 Date 06/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMORE, DAVID G, II Employer name Chenango County Amount $39,733.34 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, PETRA C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $39,733.30 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, MARY BETH Employer name Albany County Amount $39,733.23 Date 06/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOW, DOUGLAS R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,733.22 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLKMANN LAGOY, FAY J Employer name Warren County Amount $39,733.03 Date 09/01/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, SHELBY F Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $39,733.01 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, BRIELLE J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $39,732.90 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNURR, JOHN M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $39,732.87 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CESARE, DIANE Employer name Warren County Amount $39,732.50 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, AYESHA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,732.44 Date 12/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, CARLOS R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,732.43 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, LAUREL E Employer name Stamford CSD Amount $39,732.16 Date 04/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASZAK, LYNN N Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,731.92 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONE, JOANN M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $39,731.65 Date 04/03/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, CANDICE E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,731.20 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSYTHE, SHARI E Employer name Red Creek CSD Amount $39,731.16 Date 03/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DARRELL G Employer name Franklin Co Solid Waste Mgt Au Amount $39,731.14 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, LEE T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $39,731.05 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, NATE M Employer name Tioga County Amount $39,730.80 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EACOTT, KAYLA R Employer name Greene County Amount $39,730.64 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLANO, DENISE Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $39,730.61 Date 02/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, SUSAN R Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $39,730.58 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, CAROLYN S Employer name Oswego County Amount $39,730.45 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, CHARLENE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $39,730.09 Date 05/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NICOLA, FRANK P Employer name Town of Islip Amount $39,730.00 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONDYSH, ALLISON A Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $39,729.80 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATZ, JOANNE M Employer name Town of Greenville Amount $39,729.60 Date 04/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARR, PETER L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $39,729.06 Date 07/09/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AMY E Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $39,728.95 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORING, LINDA A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $39,728.91 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, RUTH ANN Employer name West Valley CSD Amount $39,728.63 Date 02/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCELLO, FLOYD C Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $39,728.20 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, HEATHER L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $39,727.94 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ANN E Employer name Seneca County Amount $39,727.71 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, SHARI L Employer name Lewis County Amount $39,727.69 Date 04/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAUBE, RICHARD Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $39,727.56 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIANG, SHUJING Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,727.40 Date 10/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ-HO, MONICA M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $39,727.20 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATANZO, DARCEY R Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $39,727.10 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COALTS-DOTY, TARA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $39,726.81 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, MYRA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $39,726.37 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LINDA F Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $39,726.24 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEIT, DOROTHY A N Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $39,726.07 Date 02/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE-BATRES, SHAWNA C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $39,726.05 Date 11/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODY, SHEREE S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,726.02 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTOLLINI, FLOYD L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $39,725.86 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESTLER, SUSAN L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,725.81 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVOLIO, JEANETTE M Employer name Chenango County Amount $39,725.60 Date 02/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUFIERO, RENEE Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $39,725.18 Date 03/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JAMES W Employer name Town of Ohio Amount $39,725.06 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, CHARLES F Employer name City of Troy Amount $39,724.94 Date 04/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATISAX, PETER A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $39,724.94 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDAL, KATHERINE D Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $39,724.94 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARROW, ANDREW L, JR Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $39,724.86 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIUTTO, CONNIE LEE Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $39,724.67 Date 09/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTIS, PAUL A Employer name Roxbury CSD Amount $39,724.51 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOY, SHANNON M Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $39,724.48 Date 07/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACCARINI, SHELBY E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,724.25 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Education Department Amount $39,724.23 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISZ, SARA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $39,724.22 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERTS, DALE K Employer name Town of Homer Amount $39,724.20 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABEL, MICHELLE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,724.12 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, TINA M Employer name Ellicottville CSD Amount $39,724.05 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $39,723.82 Date 08/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, ERIC Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $39,723.82 Date 08/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, NYRON N Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $39,723.74 Date 04/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULO, DAVID A Employer name Town of Pittstown Amount $39,723.60 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILE, DAVID W Employer name Town of Austerlitz Amount $39,723.54 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, DAVID J Employer name Department of Health Amount $39,722.86 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPELLER, MONIC S Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $39,722.83 Date 05/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, RICHARD C.E. Employer name Town of Schroon Amount $39,722.75 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEVER, DEBRA L Employer name Homer CSD Amount $39,722.59 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOR, MARIANNE Employer name Roxbury CSD Amount $39,722.34 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNALLY, PENELOPE P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $39,721.91 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, BONNIE J Employer name Education Department Amount $39,721.91 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, KRISTIE M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $39,721.91 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BLASIIS, ANDREW M Employer name City of Rome Amount $39,721.68 Date 11/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DARLENE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $39,721.64 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System