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 JOHNSON, ANTHONY L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $39,388.73 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, ALAISHA N Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,388.60 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOUD, MARY LOU Employer name City of Rochester Amount $39,388.33 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SCOTT L Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $39,388.24 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, LAURA D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $39,388.20 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATTERTON, FRED G Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $39,388.09 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YODICE, VERA A Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $39,387.82 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYCOX, VERONICA Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $39,387.74 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUHARTY, GORDON S Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $39,387.56 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFORIO, DEBORAH L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $39,387.54 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JENNIFER R Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $39,387.41 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, REBECCA L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $39,387.33 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BARBARA R Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $39,387.32 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, DYLAN M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $39,387.28 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOHNOUTKA, MARCIE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,386.99 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDGERS-THOMPSON, TIFFANY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,386.79 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKS, MARK R Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $39,386.67 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILG, PAMELA R Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $39,386.40 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIAGARAJAN, RAMANI Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,386.16 Date 01/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRNBAUM, ELLEN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,385.91 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYNOE, SIELA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,385.91 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, DENNIS, SR Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,385.91 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, DENISE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,385.91 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLOR, CLARENCE W, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,385.91 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPEL, HOWARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,385.91 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKENZIE, DONALD N Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,385.91 Date 06/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, VINCENT T Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,385.91 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHOADS, STEVEN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,385.91 Date 03/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, LAURA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,385.91 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLAGES, CARRIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,385.91 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ROSE MARIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,385.91 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTON, DELIA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,385.91 Date 02/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LAURA Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,385.91 Date 03/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDASH, THOMAS E Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $39,385.86 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, BRADLEY J Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $39,385.69 Date 07/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, LISA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,385.68 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGELS, NICHOLAS G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $39,385.55 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACHOWSKI, CHERYL L Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $39,385.49 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JEREMY T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $39,385.23 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGG, PAMELA L Employer name Orange County Amount $39,385.20 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MELISSA M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $39,385.15 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERRY, BURTON C, JR Employer name Town of Ohio Amount $39,385.05 Date 01/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, BRIAN E Employer name Chenango County Amount $39,384.94 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAHEN, SCOTT A, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $39,384.78 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GERALD D Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $39,384.15 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, JAY S Employer name Union Springs CSD Amount $39,383.73 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCE, TERRY A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $39,383.26 Date 08/04/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, SCOTT M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $39,383.25 Date 12/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MOTT, JENNIFER M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,383.08 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZVI, ALI K Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $39,382.66 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEIS, ROBIN G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,382.49 Date 12/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, PATRICIA A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $39,382.28 Date 07/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOBODA, BARBARA A Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $39,382.09 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, KENDRA C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,381.95 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, SIOBHAN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,381.83 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ, EDDIE Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $39,381.83 Date 01/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JAMES E Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $39,381.65 Date 07/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, EDWIN H Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $39,381.56 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, EILEEN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $39,381.41 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLEZ, SARAH J Employer name New Lebanon CSD Amount $39,381.32 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUILA, JEAN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $39,381.18 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SALLE, ANDRES L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $39,380.92 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINTZ, JOHN L Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $39,380.90 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTE, JEAN K Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $39,380.88 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXTER, SCOTT B Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $39,380.65 Date 03/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, LISA J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $39,380.64 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POYER, JAMISON W Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $39,380.62 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODNEZ, MILYSSA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $39,380.54 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONERGAN, SHARON A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,380.27 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, RODERICK W Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $39,379.97 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTZER, MARGARET E Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $39,379.91 Date 10/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUZAN, JESSICA E Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,379.47 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURR, SHARON R Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $39,379.35 Date 04/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAUBE, PATRICIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,379.17 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALROOP, RITA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $39,379.14 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOK, ROSE L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $39,379.10 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLICK, PATRICIA E Employer name Schoharie County Amount $39,379.10 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, KATEY E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $39,379.06 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAL, LAURIE A Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $39,378.94 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMELZLEN, CONNOR Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $39,378.84 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLEBROOK, CLARENCE L, IV Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $39,378.73 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKEY, MEGAN E Employer name Essex County Amount $39,378.59 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, RAYMOND T Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $39,378.56 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBRANO, ABRAHAM J Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $39,377.90 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, WILLIAM T Employer name Town of Springport Amount $39,377.71 Date 03/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFENDLER, BRODY T Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $39,377.47 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, MATTHEW W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $39,377.34 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNN, LINDA Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $39,377.04 Date 09/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NESS, SAMANTHA E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $39,376.99 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRELL, NANCY J Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $39,376.58 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JACQUELINE E Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $39,376.58 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, DAGOBERTO Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,376.54 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURIANO, PHILIP Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,376.52 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, JASON A Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $39,376.37 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOERJAN, SUSAN E Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $39,375.98 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYKE, ALISA C Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $39,375.68 Date 05/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTOLO, ROBIN A Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $39,375.65 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTZ, JASON P Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $39,375.42 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORMOS, KRISTEN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $39,375.08 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOGARIA, CINDY E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,375.08 Date 01/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System