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 BIAMONTE-SCHUMAN, MARY C Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,172.68 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTOFF, ANN M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $39,172.48 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMINGWAY, JESSE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $39,172.47 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, MELSON I Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $39,172.41 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVAL, SHARON R Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $39,172.29 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EVELYN M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $39,172.29 Date 10/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBOORD, MIRIAM H Employer name Education Department Amount $39,172.28 Date 02/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWITZ, ZIPORA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $39,172.26 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLAVATY, DENISE Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $39,172.14 Date 06/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, KRISTEN M Employer name Cambridge CSD Amount $39,172.12 Date 09/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, JEAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $39,172.03 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, SCOTT G Employer name Schuyler County Amount $39,170.86 Date 09/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUREK, MARYANNE J Employer name Town of Gates Amount $39,170.57 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, MORGAN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,170.56 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, PATTI L Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,170.39 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON, BRENDA Employer name Town of Islip Amount $39,170.39 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, DEBORAH L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,169.99 Date 07/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, LISA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $39,169.82 Date 06/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASUICCA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Oswego County Amount $39,169.54 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JEAN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $39,169.49 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBAIRN, KEVIN J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $39,169.00 Date 12/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINSON, TANYA R Employer name Erie County Amount $39,168.97 Date 10/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, STEPHANIE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,168.59 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, MARY L Employer name Marion CSD Amount $39,168.09 Date 11/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHOADES, LAURA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $39,167.99 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KRISTINA I Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,167.91 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLENDENIN, MYLES D Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $39,167.73 Date 07/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENIOR, LAWRENCE W, SR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $39,167.56 Date 11/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOY, PERRY R Employer name Peru CSD Amount $39,167.54 Date 05/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, WENDY L Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $39,167.18 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, WALTER, JR Employer name Northeast CSD Amount $39,167.07 Date 01/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHL, MARY JO Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $39,167.00 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ANTHONY W Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $39,166.99 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZUBELLA, LEE R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $39,166.96 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREIDHOFF, VICTORIA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,166.89 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, KISHA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $39,166.68 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, JENNIFER M Employer name Niagara County Amount $39,166.42 Date 10/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, STEVEN H Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,166.40 Date 12/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VATALARO, STEPHEN L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,166.24 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNSIDE, SCOTT J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $39,166.00 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSSELIN, SUZANNE M Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $39,166.00 Date 01/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUES, MARY KATHARINE Employer name City of Hudson Amount $39,165.71 Date 06/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHL, MARY JO Employer name Webster CSD Amount $39,165.45 Date 06/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, ANDREA L Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $39,165.26 Date 09/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASLAND, THERESA A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $39,165.08 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAKEEM, SHANIQUA N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,165.03 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERIKSEN, CATHERINE A Employer name Cambridge CSD Amount $39,164.82 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, ANTHONY P Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $39,164.58 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUBMEHL, ANDREW J Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $39,164.45 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBRA A Employer name Morrisville-Eaton CSD Amount $39,164.07 Date 08/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRYGIEL, LAUREN A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $39,163.64 Date 10/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRORY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $39,163.41 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGH, ANGELEA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $39,163.31 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTEZ, KAREN M Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $39,163.17 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, KYLE K Employer name Orange County Amount $39,163.03 Date 03/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, ASAD Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,162.92 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, DAVID L Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,162.82 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, JOHN E Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $39,162.79 Date 06/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILELLO, JAMES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $39,162.54 Date 06/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKIEWICZ, GREGORY P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,162.50 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGDOLLAR, STEVEN T Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $39,162.31 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEVEDO, MILDRED B Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $39,162.24 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIGS, NATHANIEL A Employer name Village of Lewiston Amount $39,161.95 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSI, JEANNE Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $39,161.76 Date 10/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELIUS, DAWN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $39,161.65 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, MICHAEL E Employer name Genesee Valley CSD Angelica-Be Amount $39,161.52 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, MIRANDA D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,161.51 Date 01/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFIERO, KELLY F Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $39,161.44 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, BARBARA A Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $39,161.33 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, SETH R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $39,161.18 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGENHAUSEN, AMANDA M Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $39,160.96 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEJKA, JESSICA A Employer name Steuben County Amount $39,160.48 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTON, DECODA L Employer name Erie County Amount $39,160.23 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLUTI, GAIL E Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $39,160.15 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOCHLER, DAWN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $39,160.07 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, KENNETH W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,159.87 Date 10/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFINITO, PAUL J Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $39,159.11 Date 08/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALI, VANESSA J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $39,158.95 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, JASON T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $39,158.90 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, SANDRA M Employer name Town of Stockport Amount $39,158.76 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NOTO, CYNTHIA L Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $39,158.54 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CATHERINE A Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $39,158.51 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANWARING, BRENDAN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $39,158.27 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, MELISSA Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $39,158.23 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGRIPPO, VALENTINO A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,158.15 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACILOWSKI, KELLIE L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $39,158.15 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDER, MARY B Employer name Town of Chili Amount $39,158.01 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACLAIR, KIMBERLY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,157.63 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, RYAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $39,157.50 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINOEHL, JOSEPH M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $39,157.47 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KAREN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,157.47 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNISON, JEFFREY A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,157.47 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHELLE L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,157.47 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWITZER, CONNIE L Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $39,157.24 Date 12/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGO, CARMEN M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $39,157.19 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, KARIN Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $39,157.02 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVE, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Town of Tyre Amount $39,157.01 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, LYNNE M Employer name Orange County Amount $39,156.93 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOUGALD, GWENDOLYN J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,156.68 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-FRANCOIS, ANDREW Employer name City of Middletown Amount $39,156.45 Date 12/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System