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 SCOTT, DAWN N Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,898.44 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDEN, MEGAN M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $38,898.32 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DENISE A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $38,898.18 Date 05/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, AMY E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,898.15 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILSON, TARA L Employer name Tioga County Amount $38,898.10 Date 08/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATONIS, GIEDRIUS Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,898.07 Date 07/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, JILLINA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $38,897.93 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, MARCIA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,897.83 Date 05/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIBORD PATNODE, SUSAN M Employer name Town of Chazy Amount $38,897.27 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, REBECCA C Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,897.11 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MICHAEL J Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $38,896.71 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIFE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,896.08 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, LISA C Employer name Cortland County Amount $38,895.75 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, LYNDA J Employer name Cortland County Amount $38,895.75 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTWOOD, ROBIN L Employer name Cortland County Amount $38,895.75 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLLNER, WESLEY J Employer name Cortland County Amount $38,895.75 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, CANDACE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $38,895.68 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONG, JEANNE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,895.50 Date 08/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TIMOTHY J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $38,895.12 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKAY, CAROLYN P Employer name Beacon Housing Authority Amount $38,894.83 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNUM, RICHARD J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,894.78 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVENBURG, JAMES K Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,894.36 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, REGINA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $38,894.24 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Cobleskill Amount $38,894.19 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHMORE, BEVERLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,894.12 Date 08/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARY, ROBERT J Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $38,894.02 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, KATHERINA M Employer name Erie County Amount $38,893.80 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, CELITER P Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $38,893.79 Date 10/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JAMES, KELLY L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $38,893.68 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,893.63 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YETTO, DIANE J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $38,893.36 Date 12/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, TIMOTHY M Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $38,893.11 Date 11/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERVELT, KEVIN S Employer name Town of Ovid Amount $38,893.06 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, SUSAN R Employer name Lewis County Amount $38,892.96 Date 12/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KAREN L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $38,892.94 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHONGAR, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Troy Amount $38,892.90 Date 07/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, DONNA J Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $38,892.78 Date 08/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, BERNADETTE Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $38,892.62 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ERIN D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,892.52 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOGGIN, LAUREN E Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $38,891.77 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARRELLI, MARIA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $38,891.34 Date 07/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMKO, MICHAEL C Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $38,891.28 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICRA, JESUS Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $38,891.12 Date 02/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELINSKI, KIMBERLY J Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $38,890.43 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETTLER, JAMES F Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $38,890.19 Date 08/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, DAVID L Employer name Franklin County Amount $38,890.17 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUICKSHANK, AIMEE M Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $38,890.08 Date 08/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAN, SHAWN T Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $38,889.79 Date 06/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTENO, RAMON Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,889.69 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REPPER, MARK W Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,889.63 Date 02/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURGOSKA, ANETA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,889.52 Date 12/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLUS, ELIZABETH E Employer name Hamilton CSD Amount $38,889.30 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, RANDY L Employer name Town of Kingsbury Amount $38,889.05 Date 04/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ ALCARAZ, VICTOR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,889.04 Date 08/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBITT, DIANE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,889.04 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBBLETHWAITE, CHARLES T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $38,888.74 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, WILLIAM D Employer name Town of Forestburgh Amount $38,888.72 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEDLOVE, LAWRENCE A Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $38,888.57 Date 06/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, JOHANNA K Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,888.53 Date 05/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, NATALIE E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,888.53 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUBIANSKI, NATALIA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $38,888.12 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAUD, DANA L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $38,887.98 Date 08/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADDEN, GEORGE W Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $38,887.92 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GWENDOLYN J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,887.52 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, MEAGAN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $38,887.42 Date 01/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGRE, GRACE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,886.80 Date 06/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEU, VINCENT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,886.80 Date 11/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUS, CIRO A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,886.80 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGH, DONNIE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $38,886.64 Date 04/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERNAIL, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,886.63 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMCHIK, THOMAS J Employer name City of Oneida Amount $38,886.47 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MAUREEN A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $38,886.25 Date 04/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHELSEA M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $38,886.23 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAAFF, REBEKKA E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $38,886.23 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEWEY, SUSAN M Employer name Albany County Amount $38,886.12 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROEMER, MICHELE S Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $38,886.00 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JOYCE M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $38,885.90 Date 07/22/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, KATHLEEN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,885.90 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, ROBERT Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,885.82 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, ADRIENNE E Employer name Herkimer County Amount $38,885.34 Date 01/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORD-ANDERSON, RENEE Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $38,885.29 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JANET Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $38,885.23 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DANIEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $38,885.22 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTON, MATTHEW K Employer name City of Oswego Amount $38,885.20 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATHER, LOUISE M Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $38,885.01 Date 12/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, LAURIE A Employer name City of Troy Amount $38,884.90 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTRIMENT, PETER L Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,884.73 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, KATIE A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,884.33 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, HEATHER M Employer name Broome County Amount $38,884.31 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHINGTON, DIANNA L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,884.07 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CAMILLE Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $38,883.99 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DAVID G Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $38,883.76 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCHINGER, ROBERT J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,883.09 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESKIGIOGLU, AYLA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,882.90 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVELBLISS, NICHOLE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,882.75 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,882.61 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, TRACY K Employer name Genesee County Amount $38,882.53 Date 10/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, PAMELA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,882.41 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOUGALL, FRANKLYN A Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $38,882.37 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, ROSANN Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $38,882.34 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System