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 SWEET, JOSEPH M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $39,375.08 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERSEY, THERESA A Employer name Hendrick Hudson Free Library Amount $39,375.08 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACBETH, JOHN T Employer name Town of Elmira Amount $39,375.00 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, DAVID F Employer name Town of Bolivar Amount $39,375.00 Date 10/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RUFUS Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $39,375.00 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, REBECCA L Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $39,374.30 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, TAYLOR R Employer name Livingston County Amount $39,373.63 Date 02/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODIE, WILLIAM M, SR Employer name Camden CSD Amount $39,373.46 Date 12/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATRAGNA, CATHERINE Employer name Webster CSD Amount $39,373.35 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMEIGH, JAMES V Employer name Watkins Glen-Csd Amount $39,373.28 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, JENNIFER M Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $39,373.00 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVILAND, LU ANN Employer name Orange County Amount $39,372.84 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KRISTA M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $39,372.83 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MARTY W Employer name Town of Bangor Amount $39,372.51 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, NACASTA W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,372.40 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALIDO RODRIGUEZ, JORGE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,372.29 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFAT, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Aurora Amount $39,372.25 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, JESSENIA Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $39,372.04 Date 04/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, TASHA E Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $39,371.90 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, CASSANDRA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,371.61 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, AMBER M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,371.54 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, JOSHUA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,371.18 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIROCCO, ALEXIS J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $39,370.21 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, TAYLOR F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $39,370.18 Date 02/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLISE, PAUL E Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $39,369.62 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHID, SUMEETA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $39,369.60 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESNICK, JOSEPH M Employer name Smithtown Fire District Amount $39,369.28 Date 06/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARRON, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Clayton Amount $39,369.20 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SHAHEEM M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $39,369.03 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, ALBERT P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,368.46 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKS, JODI S Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $39,368.10 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOURWINE, FREDERICK J Employer name Town of Watertown Fire Distict Amount $39,367.56 Date 08/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, ROBIN L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $39,367.50 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMERON, DINORA Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $39,367.36 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATZ, CAROL L Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,367.35 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, KEEVER A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $39,367.23 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALFA, RAMONA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,367.20 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, NANCY E Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $39,367.02 Date 10/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, LYNETTE Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $39,366.92 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,366.90 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, CYNTHIA A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,366.71 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, MAUREEN C Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $39,366.55 Date 12/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, NINA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,366.37 Date 03/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, THOMAS P Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $39,366.04 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, PATRICIA A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $39,365.60 Date 04/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PALMA, LISA D Employer name City of Kingston Amount $39,365.44 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEYZAK, MICHAEL J Employer name Orange County Amount $39,364.94 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASILLO, RALPH J, JR Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $39,364.83 Date 08/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SARAH L Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $39,364.22 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIU, NORMAN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $39,363.94 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODT, BRENDA L Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $39,363.86 Date 04/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAGLIONE, ANGELA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,363.23 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, DENISE M Employer name Education Department Amount $39,363.14 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, TERRI A Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $39,362.93 Date 10/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, JACQUELINE M Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $39,362.88 Date 07/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, KERRY C Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $39,362.82 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETRAULT, FRANCIS L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $39,362.42 Date 12/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENN, THERESA C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,362.16 Date 08/23/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNIA, MELLISSA J Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $39,362.12 Date 11/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANASTASIO, THOMAS J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,361.89 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, JAMES T Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,361.72 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUSE, MARY D Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $39,361.17 Date 03/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, CONNIE L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $39,359.94 Date 05/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, GINA L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,359.81 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KAREN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,359.73 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISEBROW, CARYL Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $39,359.44 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAZARTE, ERWIN P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $39,359.16 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOURER, KENNETH R Employer name Town of Dunkirk Amount $39,359.08 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKERMAN, MELISSA M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $39,358.84 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, BRANDI J Employer name Edwards Knox CSD Amount $39,358.80 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TAYLER M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $39,358.65 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, EDWARD W Employer name Putnam County Amount $39,358.61 Date 01/15/1959 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADAL, VYDESH X Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $39,358.58 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHER, MARY JO Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $39,358.54 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYKSTRA, MARY A Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $39,358.19 Date 10/11/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVARNWAY, TATIANA D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $39,358.01 Date 10/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANK, DARLENE M Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $39,357.72 Date 04/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYTON, ANN M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $39,357.48 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DEVON L Employer name Seneca County Amount $39,357.43 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGSTAFF, ALAN W Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $39,357.26 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, PAUL W Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,357.02 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASSONI, JOY C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,356.95 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABATINO, MICHAEL G Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $39,356.83 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JAMES F Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $39,356.79 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, MARYANNE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,356.69 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPERS, ONEKA N Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $39,356.66 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $39,356.46 Date 11/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZ, DONNA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,356.30 Date 12/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLY, JULIE M Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $39,355.83 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLINI, MATTHEW E Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $39,355.76 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINA, CHANDRA T Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,355.55 Date 08/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILIBERTO, JOACHIM J Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $39,355.35 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, TAMIKO A Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $39,355.33 Date 03/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOO, DARLENE A Employer name Chemung County Amount $39,354.63 Date 03/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTLE, ANNE E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $39,354.50 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, KEITH M Employer name Village of North Collins Amount $39,354.15 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRELL, EDITH M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $39,353.51 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, ROBERT E, SR Employer name Village of Delhi Amount $39,353.33 Date 07/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BAR, ENNEA Employer name Warrensburg CSD Amount $39,353.32 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUTER, JESSIE I Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $39,353.30 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System