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 BAKER, JUSTIN R Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $39,691.43 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELMAN, TREVOR S Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $39,691.38 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALOS, TIBERIO F Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $39,691.37 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, SEAN Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,690.71 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DEVYN B Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $39,690.70 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENAVIDES, CINTHIA Z Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $39,690.70 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, SHEILA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,690.57 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRI, JULIAN D Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $39,690.46 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZZANINI, MICHAEL J, IV Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $39,690.20 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, DIPAK B Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $39,690.12 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICO, IDA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $39,689.45 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUYCE, JEREMY M Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $39,689.28 Date 02/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, ELA Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $39,689.25 Date 05/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BEVERLY R Employer name Hamilton County Amount $39,688.53 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITEK, KATHRYN L Employer name North Collins CSD Amount $39,688.52 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRNDT, CAREY M Employer name City of Norwich Amount $39,687.99 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, SHARON K Employer name Schenectady County Amount $39,687.79 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, NALITA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,687.46 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWHOUSE, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $39,687.37 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, DIANE F Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $39,687.31 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, THOMAS E Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $39,687.30 Date 01/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADELEN, JEFFREY D Employer name City of Watertown Amount $39,687.11 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WSZALEK, GINGER L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $39,686.28 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHAD S Employer name Town of Great Valley Amount $39,686.15 Date 04/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGY, MELISSA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $39,686.08 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, REBECCA N Employer name Hempstead Housing Authority Amount $39,686.08 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, KIM E Employer name Columbia County Amount $39,686.06 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGSCHNEIDER, DONNA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $39,686.06 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, MONIQUE D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,685.91 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRY, MARIANNE R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,685.68 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECK, KELSEY S Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,685.42 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, SARA P Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,685.39 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MELISSA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $39,685.28 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIL, JESSE J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,685.21 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, RICHARD J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,685.09 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, MARK G Employer name Town of Lisbon Amount $39,684.75 Date 03/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABELBECK, RICK L Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $39,684.32 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZWARTH, KATHLEEN A Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $39,683.69 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDA, DAVID N Employer name Cayuga County Amount $39,682.91 Date 04/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTON, KARI R Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $39,682.91 Date 02/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULL-HUFFER, REBECCA Employer name Wyoming County Amount $39,682.80 Date 11/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, DONNA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $39,682.69 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEENAN, JAMES T Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,682.46 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, JENI B Employer name Livingston County Amount $39,682.30 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COULLOUGH, DAMITA J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $39,682.29 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JAMES F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,682.22 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAWLEY, MARGARET M Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $39,682.20 Date 10/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, EDWARD M, III Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $39,682.09 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLEY, DAVID J Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $39,682.00 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, JOHN P Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $39,681.64 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICKLER, JANE L P Employer name Greece CSD Amount $39,681.48 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDO, GRACE A Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $39,681.39 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDI, NINA M Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $39,681.37 Date 11/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, BETH A Employer name Town of Middletown Amount $39,680.73 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABAUNZA, LOURDES M Employer name Genesee County Amount $39,680.57 Date 12/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, SAMUEL Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $39,680.45 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHART, BRIAN S Employer name Village of Fort Plain Amount $39,680.27 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISNER, LISA D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $39,680.17 Date 07/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, EMILY L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $39,679.87 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,679.76 Date 10/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, WILLIAM G Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,679.76 Date 02/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCENSKI, ANN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,679.76 Date 04/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, RENEE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $39,679.76 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTULLI, ELIZABETH L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $39,679.76 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, SHARON J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,679.76 Date 11/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, OLGA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,679.76 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, CAROLE JEAN Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $39,679.76 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, KEVIN J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $39,679.76 Date 12/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JODY D Employer name Otsego County Amount $39,679.68 Date 07/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUME, DOROTHY J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $39,679.44 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, ANDRE L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $39,679.18 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKEL, TANYA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $39,679.02 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESMAY, ANNETTE N Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $39,678.55 Date 09/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, IVETTE Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $39,678.51 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISKIEL, LEEANN M Employer name Oneida County Amount $39,678.34 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETTRICK, BRENDA L Employer name Livingston County Amount $39,678.10 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELBER, TIMOTHY R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $39,678.09 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIEVES, WILLIAM E Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $39,677.91 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, JULIE M Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $39,677.88 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDO, CHARLES J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $39,677.66 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, KRISTIN M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $39,677.61 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON-MASON, KERRY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,677.52 Date 03/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEENA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,677.50 Date 07/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCACCIO, ANTHONY J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $39,677.22 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, MICHELLE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $39,677.03 Date 04/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLING, BRUCE C, III Employer name Village of Hoosick Falls Amount $39,677.03 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, CHARLES J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,676.75 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBINO, AUGUSTINE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,676.45 Date 06/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, ERIK J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $39,676.32 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISMAN, ROBERT M Employer name City of Fulton Amount $39,676.30 Date 06/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, JOANNE B Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $39,676.30 Date 02/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAMSLEY, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Tuscarora Amount $39,675.99 Date 07/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWACIAK, LISA R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $39,675.84 Date 03/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASPER, TYRELL J Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $39,675.75 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, JOE Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,675.66 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROCK, SHANE E Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $39,675.60 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTARI, MARIE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,675.58 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUDHRY, QUDSIA B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,675.47 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Washington County Amount $39,675.32 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABOCHECK, DEBRA A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $39,675.16 Date 08/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System