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 WATERS, NEIL E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $38,762.66 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, NICOLE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $38,762.62 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNEBERGER, ANNE M Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $38,762.62 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATLIFF, BONNIE J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $38,762.52 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KOY, KELLY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,762.43 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENTEE, CATHERINE A Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $38,762.15 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AURIA, MARK M Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,762.13 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HREHOR, MARIA T Employer name Broome County Amount $38,762.06 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIAM, LINDSEY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,761.99 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIE, MELISSA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $38,761.99 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, BRITNEY L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $38,761.75 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, TERRI A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $38,761.48 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JOYCE A Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $38,761.31 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, JUNE E Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $38,760.93 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, LAURA L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $38,760.85 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, MARIANETTE Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,760.70 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, CHRISTINA M Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $38,760.57 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRON, ANITA Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $38,760.56 Date 05/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUDD, ROGER A Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $38,760.55 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, JAMES M, III Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $38,760.49 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, DANIEL D Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $38,760.28 Date 08/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCAIRN, DIANE M Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $38,760.02 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DEREA R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $38,759.80 Date 07/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, GAIL L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,759.77 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, BRENDA A Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $38,759.66 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, DOROTHY M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,759.62 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KA, NOGAYE Employer name Corning Community College Amount $38,758.59 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, GABRIELA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $38,758.18 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOUD, MEGAN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $38,757.90 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, MARK A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,757.84 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, AMY M Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $38,757.67 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLINI, SARAH F Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $38,757.24 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROMICK, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,757.06 Date 03/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDIS, WILLIAM JAMES Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,757.01 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEJKA, JUSTIN M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $38,756.87 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, AMY M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,756.72 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTINELLO, DANIEL R Employer name Erie County Amount $38,756.43 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, MARK L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,756.22 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, TERESA H Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $38,756.20 Date 01/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPSTEEN, RICHARD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $38,756.16 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARROD, AMY J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $38,756.14 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, DENISE M Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $38,756.12 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASIEWICZ, JEREMY J Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $38,755.86 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, GIGI E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,755.64 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKUM, RICHARD S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $38,755.20 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JUDY M Employer name Woodstock Fire District Amount $38,755.16 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC BRIEN, PAULA Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $38,755.10 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUHO, ALICE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,754.99 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENTY, JACQUELYN S Employer name Wayland-Cohocton CSD Amount $38,754.98 Date 03/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZESEK, ASHLEY A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $38,754.93 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BENIA E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $38,754.61 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, KIMBERLY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,754.53 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBERMAN, DOUGLAS S Employer name Hillside Public Library Amount $38,754.40 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, RICHARD J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $38,754.32 Date 10/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JESSICA L Employer name Albany County Amount $38,754.28 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $38,754.05 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, LAURIE A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $38,754.05 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, JENIFER E Employer name Town of Islip Amount $38,754.05 Date 02/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYWALT, LINDA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,753.87 Date 11/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONCE, LAURA W Employer name Erie County Amount $38,753.70 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, SHERMAN J Employer name Peru CSD Amount $38,753.69 Date 12/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAMENTO, FRANK J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $38,753.58 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHALA, MARTIN Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $38,753.52 Date 06/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, PHILIP A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $38,753.44 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTI, AGATA Employer name Nassau County Amount $38,753.40 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLANTI, FRANCINE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $38,753.36 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBENER, JULIANNE E Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $38,753.27 Date 10/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJO, JANET B Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $38,753.09 Date 01/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUCH, ROSEMARIE E Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $38,752.98 Date 02/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, DEBORAH A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $38,752.51 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVINS, RACHEL A Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $38,752.42 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALLY, MARGUERITE D Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $38,752.42 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SANDRA L Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $38,752.34 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBRA A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $38,751.77 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, LISA S Employer name Fonda-Fultonville CSD Amount $38,751.74 Date 08/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLA, ALBA L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $38,751.66 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHABEER, CAROL Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $38,750.76 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, NORAROSE J Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,750.59 Date 03/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEDL, HELEN M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $38,750.54 Date 08/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, VERNA L Employer name Cortland County Amount $38,750.02 Date 09/05/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOPRANO, SUSAN P Employer name Cortland County Amount $38,750.02 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINSON, JULIE A Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $38,749.79 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, CONNIE M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $38,749.47 Date 03/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, SAMANTHA C Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,749.25 Date 08/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, KATELYNN D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,749.23 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTUNJIAN, HARRY J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,749.11 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLETTA, KATHY R Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $38,749.04 Date 07/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, CHINA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $38,748.75 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KIANA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $38,748.64 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, SUSAN M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $38,748.51 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, REX R Employer name Allegany County Amount $38,748.49 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRYBUS, JUSTIN D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,748.30 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAYER, MICHELLE A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,747.87 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERANDEO, MICHELLE Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $38,747.68 Date 12/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALT, KATIE J Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,747.55 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABELL, FRANCES Employer name Westchester County Amount $38,747.52 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O BLEANIS, ASHANTE T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,747.13 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KATHLEEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,747.03 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARROTT, RANDALL J, III Employer name Crown Point CSD Amount $38,746.82 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DAVID R Employer name Broome County Amount $38,746.77 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System