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 AIKIN, JAMES A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,079.31 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TINA M Employer name Livingston County Amount $39,079.26 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWSKI, KYLE A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $39,079.18 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYLWARD, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $39,079.11 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNER, PAMELA B Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $39,079.04 Date 01/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALDON, BARBARA A Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $39,079.04 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MILLICENT E Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $39,078.53 Date 11/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, CHERYL L Employer name Harpursville CSD Amount $39,078.46 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, RAMONA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $39,078.28 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, ROBERT L Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $39,077.85 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILES, MATTHEW M Employer name Town of Tyrone Amount $39,077.71 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, DAVID C Employer name Homer CSD Amount $39,077.47 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAMES, ANNE M Employer name Village of Painted Post Amount $39,077.46 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WECHE, GREGORY J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $39,077.33 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLAND, JAMES L Employer name Albany County Amount $39,077.04 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, DEBRA A Employer name Orange County Amount $39,076.48 Date 05/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JACK E Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $39,076.31 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACKEY, JANET L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $39,076.26 Date 09/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, ROBERT L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $39,076.03 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE MARK, ALICE H Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,075.93 Date 03/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSSA, DENISE A Employer name Greene County Amount $39,075.52 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS-FRITZE, ANNELIESE S Employer name Greene County Amount $39,075.51 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MOURA, MARYANN Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $39,075.51 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, RACHEL A Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,075.49 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHT, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $39,075.48 Date 06/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, KERRY A Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,075.42 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSLER, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of Albany Amount $39,075.31 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVERY-WELLER, ROBIN C Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $39,075.15 Date 12/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRETE, MICHELE Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $39,075.01 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, JULIE C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $39,074.80 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASNER, LINDSAY I Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,074.56 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, DELORES A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $39,074.52 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, THOMAS W Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,074.12 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATAMOROS, EMILY Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $39,074.09 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, DANIEL T Employer name City of Troy Amount $39,074.04 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGLAUGHLIN, ANGELA M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $39,073.95 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, HANNA J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $39,073.58 Date 03/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIROLI, STEVEN J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $39,073.41 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, PATRICIA A Employer name Washington County Amount $39,073.38 Date 09/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUAY, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Rouses Point Amount $39,073.24 Date 01/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTY, SHEENA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $39,072.87 Date 10/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, KATHRYN A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $39,072.80 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLINGTON, GREGORY S Employer name Washington County Amount $39,072.58 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, ERIC J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $39,072.39 Date 11/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PAOLO, NICOLE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,072.26 Date 03/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPNOSKI, LYNNE C Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,072.00 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLIVIO, EILEEN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $39,071.55 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TARNAGHAN, GARY R, JR Employer name Town of Genesee Falls Amount $39,071.52 Date 01/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, RUTH A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $39,071.49 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLS, PAMELA M Employer name North Country Library System Amount $39,071.30 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $39,071.25 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, CHERYL L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $39,071.20 Date 05/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, TONY L Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $39,071.01 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGER, PHILLIP T Employer name Ulster County Amount $39,070.96 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, THERESA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $39,070.80 Date 10/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIERCZEK, SANDRA A Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $39,070.75 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLASURDO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $39,070.69 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISPOLI, SUSAN Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $39,070.44 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, DAWN M Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $39,070.05 Date 12/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ROSANNE F Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $39,069.89 Date 10/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOMEY, STEPHEN B Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $39,068.54 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JO ANN Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $39,068.40 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRENNON, DARL Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,068.26 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, KAYLA A Employer name Fulton County Amount $39,068.22 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DELIA Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $39,068.19 Date 10/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TYSHAUNNA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $39,067.84 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLTON, PETE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $39,067.75 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, LISA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,067.75 Date 03/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLYNN, SHANNON D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,067.75 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFF-MC MILLIAN, DORENA B Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,067.75 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGILIO, MELISSA D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,067.75 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXON, LAWRENCE J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $39,067.75 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, AARON Z Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $39,067.20 Date 08/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USCHOLD, CODI M Employer name Monroe County Amount $39,067.18 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTON, BRIAN M Employer name Village of Belmont Amount $39,067.05 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDITO, JULENE Z Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $39,066.77 Date 11/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIEDZIC, SUSAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $39,066.73 Date 12/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALLAND, MICHAEL R Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $39,066.61 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, MICHAEL R Employer name Erie County Amount $39,066.45 Date 08/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOZZO, MARK S Employer name City of Utica Amount $39,066.41 Date 11/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, JOSE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $39,066.37 Date 10/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGRAMONTE, MANUEL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $39,066.12 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ROBYN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $39,065.72 Date 07/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOVOVIC, STANISLAV Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $39,065.59 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRIDGE, BRIAN G Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $39,065.46 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTHER, REGINA A Employer name City of Oswego Amount $39,065.32 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MARYKAY Employer name Town of Kirkwood Amount $39,065.23 Date 03/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, JESSICA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $39,065.19 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYT, AMY L Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $39,065.08 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSECAR, ALISON J Employer name Town of Waterloo Amount $39,065.04 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JUDITH A Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $39,064.82 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JASON A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $39,064.73 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISKIN, AARON T Employer name Essex County Amount $39,064.71 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSORIO, LUIS F Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $39,064.60 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADAKURAN, ROSE MARY G Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $39,064.55 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOODIE, KESHIA L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $39,064.49 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, COLLEEN M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $39,064.46 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBERG, NELSON Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $39,064.46 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, CHERRI K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $39,064.46 Date 04/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDER, MELISSA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $39,064.46 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System