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 RUSSELL, DENISE E Employer name Franklin County Amount $39,254.02 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, DAWN M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $39,253.95 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEUBING, THOMAS E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,253.71 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEDIGHEIMER, EMILY Employer name Albany County Amount $39,253.65 Date 12/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIFF, TONI L Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $39,253.52 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNAN, DEBORAH A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,253.29 Date 11/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINAXAS, VICKIE Employer name Jefferson County Amount $39,253.25 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUTREMOUT, CAROL M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $39,253.23 Date 02/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, NANCY A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $39,253.23 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIVER, LAURE L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $39,253.23 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, SHERRY Employer name Jefferson County Amount $39,253.20 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORST, CLAIRE W Employer name Town of Red Hook Amount $39,252.42 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, ANDREA L Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $39,252.28 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASUCKI, COURTNEY L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,252.26 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, KAREN L Employer name Orange County Amount $39,252.02 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THACKERRY, TAYLOR Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $39,251.48 Date 03/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWERS, LAURA M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $39,251.43 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCOLLISTER, NATHANIEL A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $39,251.19 Date 08/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLI, JUSTINE E Employer name Washington County Amount $39,250.66 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERWAY, KIMBERLY E Employer name Livingston County Amount $39,250.19 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERIO, MARILYN D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,250.12 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, LAURA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $39,250.07 Date 05/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, ALWIN H Employer name Town of Rossie Amount $39,250.03 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, LARA K Employer name Erie County Amount $39,249.97 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLIN, SUSAN L Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $39,249.56 Date 10/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEETS, SUSAN A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $39,249.34 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, DAVID E Employer name City of Auburn Amount $39,249.31 Date 02/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARY, CODY R Employer name Village of Massena Amount $39,249.24 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORTON, SHANA N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,249.23 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, NICOLIS A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $39,249.23 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANT, TRACEY A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $39,248.97 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESCOTT, SHERI A Employer name Whitehall CSD Amount $39,248.66 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITZER, RUGENA W Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $39,248.22 Date 11/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAAD, LESTER E, JR Employer name Town of Constantia Amount $39,247.81 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUEA, RAFAELA I Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,247.72 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANCOURT, LUC J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $39,247.70 Date 02/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALM, KIM D Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $39,247.54 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARTHUR, CHRISTINA P Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $39,247.28 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUELSON, RICHARD J Employer name Livingston County Amount $39,247.02 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYOE, MARK A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $39,246.76 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JOHN, PAMELA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,246.66 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAINWRIGHT, CHARLES W, JR Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $39,246.64 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATAQUET, ESTHER Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $39,246.60 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZOSKOWSKI, SHARON M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $39,246.52 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JACKIE D Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,246.50 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOLON, CHARLES K Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $39,246.49 Date 12/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $39,246.44 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATTUCK, DEBRA J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $39,246.40 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, REBECCA K Employer name Seneca County Amount $39,246.24 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, JENNIFER J Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $39,245.60 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGINO, TARA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,245.24 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASCON, JAY J Employer name Town of Alexandria Amount $39,244.98 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, JASON S Employer name Town of Little Valley Amount $39,244.50 Date 07/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALATKA, DANIEL M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,244.44 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWERS, KELLY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,244.29 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMBAT, STACEY M Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $39,244.11 Date 12/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUBEK, DONNA A Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $39,244.11 Date 09/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATSON, SHARON D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $39,243.96 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, BAMI L Employer name Village of Whitehall Amount $39,243.82 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREIG, TERESA F Employer name Germantown CSD Amount $39,243.30 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKWATER, CAROL A Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $39,242.96 Date 09/18/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERLENBACK, LORRAINE K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,242.95 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, CLAUDIA I Employer name Warren County Amount $39,242.74 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ANTHONY E Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $39,242.58 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFFUTT, PATRICIA A Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $39,242.52 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VAY, KATHERINE I Employer name Seneca County Amount $39,242.44 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MEGHAN S Employer name Erie County Amount $39,242.36 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, LORI L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,242.21 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, LASHONNA D Employer name Glen Cove Housing Authority Amount $39,242.15 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, KRYSTAL S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,241.94 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEKRANS, STEVEN F Employer name Town of Erin Amount $39,241.81 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESANSON, RICHARD K Employer name Oswego County Amount $39,241.45 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEILACHER, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Mina Amount $39,241.36 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAYA, JEAN A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $39,241.30 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMOSINSKI, SARA M Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $39,240.94 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNICKI, MARK S Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $39,240.78 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FADER, LILY R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $39,240.67 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKETT, ROBERT Employer name Office For Technology Amount $39,240.38 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESCOTT, MICHELE A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $39,240.08 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARANDES, SAMUEL Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $39,240.00 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARELL, BARBARA J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $39,239.55 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEK, JAMES M Employer name Education Department Amount $39,239.45 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISTICO, GAIL L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $39,238.92 Date 09/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AYESHA M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $39,238.91 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIHA, KAITLYN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $39,238.78 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, ALICE A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $39,238.76 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, FRANK E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,238.63 Date 04/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDLE, ELISABETH J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $39,238.39 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, DAVID V Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $39,238.34 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONSEL, BRANDI M Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $39,238.25 Date 11/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESCALL, KIMBERLY C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $39,237.65 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRA, AHYANA F Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $39,237.39 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, KENNETH M, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $39,237.28 Date 02/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASELA, KAREN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,236.43 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, NORMAN R, JR Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $39,236.06 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOZZA, RICHARD E Employer name Town of Northumberland Amount $39,236.00 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, KETAN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $39,235.77 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMCHAND, MINAKSHI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $39,235.77 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, ROSANNE M Employer name Genesee County Amount $39,235.50 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, RYAN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $39,235.46 Date 07/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System