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 VALE, RORY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,515.40 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, DEROME A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $39,515.22 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADEN, TYRONE L Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $39,514.97 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELFIORE, JAMES J Employer name Schoharie County Amount $39,514.86 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRACKEN, DAVID R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $39,514.84 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGOVIC, MICHAEL B Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,514.75 Date 06/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, LISA M Employer name Genesee County Amount $39,514.65 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, MELISSA L Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $39,514.51 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, GEORGE N Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $39,514.45 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLO, CONNIE Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $39,514.39 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, MELINDA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,514.02 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMSEN, FELICIA M Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $39,513.72 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILUOMO, EDWARD S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $39,513.55 Date 01/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, CAROYLN E Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $39,513.32 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISLER, JOLENE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,513.23 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINGLER, ARTHUR R, JR Employer name Otsego County Amount $39,513.21 Date 12/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Auburn Amount $39,513.21 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VITULLI, VITO F Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $39,513.19 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNELLO, JOANNE J Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $39,512.64 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKMON, TAMMY L Employer name Cortland Free Library Amount $39,512.40 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHERE, MARK A Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $39,512.39 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTSLEY, PATRICIA L Employer name Chenango County Amount $39,512.20 Date 07/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOM, MICHAEL Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $39,512.18 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MARK E Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $39,511.88 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, HEIDI J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,511.59 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, SCOTT D Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $39,511.13 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGNESS, CLAY D Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $39,511.09 Date 09/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROGAN, LINDA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $39,510.74 Date 06/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLAHAN, REGINA Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $39,510.60 Date 04/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MERCURY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,510.22 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, ROBERT M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,510.10 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, QUENTIN J Employer name Broome County Amount $39,509.97 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, LAURIE A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $39,509.43 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, DOUGLAS R Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $39,509.39 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MARJORIE L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $39,509.19 Date 04/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMEL, LAURIE E Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $39,509.16 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KIMBERLY J Employer name Department of Law Amount $39,509.12 Date 08/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKS, CARRIE ANN Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,508.95 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, MICHELE P Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $39,508.90 Date 11/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, CHERYL M Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $39,508.36 Date 09/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, VALERIE N Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $39,507.85 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARABINAKIS, ELIZABETH V Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,507.72 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONDS, SANDRA Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $39,507.58 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, KATHERINE Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,507.56 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KECK, CHRISTINE L Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,507.32 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Pinckney Amount $39,507.32 Date 07/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASTREMSKI, SARAH A Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $39,507.25 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHERN, DARCY M Employer name Oswego County Amount $39,507.25 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NINESTINE, ERIC J Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,507.17 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DEE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $39,506.61 Date 06/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLBERGER, BARBARA A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $39,506.60 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASWELL, JAMES ARTHUR, JR Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $39,506.55 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REU, WENDY L Employer name Village of Northville Amount $39,506.28 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONETTE, DARBY L Employer name Franklin County Amount $39,506.21 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUEN, DAVID K Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $39,505.82 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILE, DUANE R Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $39,505.70 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAVENTURE, ARIANE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $39,505.59 Date 03/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABBATINO, DANIEL Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $39,505.38 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, THOMAS J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,505.21 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEERS, TIMOTHY L Employer name Town of Deposit Amount $39,504.98 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, JANET R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,504.94 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHALAN, BONNEY J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $39,504.83 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURVEY, KELSEY Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $39,504.68 Date 07/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTLES, LA SHAUN L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $39,504.60 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, ANDREW M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $39,504.15 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIGLER, LYNN M Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $39,503.80 Date 11/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, DEAN A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $39,503.52 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULP, DEBRA J Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $39,503.35 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODENSCHATZ, GAY Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $39,503.32 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AARON, DESIREE Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $39,503.14 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLS, KENNETH L D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $39,503.08 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KATHRYN K Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,503.02 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINEMILLER, SCOTT E Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $39,502.83 Date 08/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, HEATHER M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $39,502.65 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIDERIO, VITO Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $39,502.62 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, PRISCILLA A Employer name City of Elmira Amount $39,502.23 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, BENJAMIN C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $39,502.12 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KIM A Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,502.10 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, CAROLYN A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $39,502.00 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEILL, CARMELO Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $39,501.82 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHSON, VALERIE J Employer name Chemung County Amount $39,501.80 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTLER, JEFFREY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,501.68 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICE, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $39,501.52 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, JASON L Employer name Wayne County Amount $39,501.44 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETA, SONPON, SR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,501.39 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, TELENE A Employer name Delaware County Amount $39,501.21 Date 05/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUCHE, JESSE J Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $39,501.04 Date 09/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURPOE, MAUREEN A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $39,501.00 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ANDREA M Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $39,500.97 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARQUETTE, SUZANNE M Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $39,500.89 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAULIEU, TIA M Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $39,500.89 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSTENSEN, ANNE K Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $39,500.46 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAACSON, DAWN I Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $39,500.14 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNMIRE, SHAWN D Employer name Town of Wirt Amount $39,500.02 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBAIRN, JESSICA L Employer name Columbia County Amount $39,499.96 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPPEY, CATHY A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $39,499.91 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADAY, PAMELA A Employer name Warren County Amount $39,499.62 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NANCY K Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $39,499.55 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CARL P Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $39,499.34 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCUS, CAROL A Employer name Bemus Point CSD Amount $39,499.20 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System