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 HAYES, RICHARD W Employer name Town of West Turin Amount $38,701.27 Date 02/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSJOLIE, LORI A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $38,701.12 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANZ, MATTHEW D Employer name Town of Knox Amount $38,701.11 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, OMAR A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,701.03 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, DEBRA L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $38,700.99 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, CHERYL A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $38,700.98 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, MARILYN A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $38,700.92 Date 07/22/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISZKA, JULIE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,700.91 Date 12/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHOLA, JEAN M Employer name Lindenhurst Memorial Library Amount $38,700.85 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUENO, JESUS M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $38,700.77 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGOTT, ROBERT F Employer name Cortland County Amount $38,700.69 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURAND, JANN M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $38,700.67 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, JULIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $38,700.65 Date 05/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, MARK D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $38,700.46 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JOANNE M Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $38,700.38 Date 02/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLODARCZYK, SHELLEY A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $38,700.34 Date 06/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, BETTY L Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $38,700.04 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, JEFFERY L Employer name Town of Granby Amount $38,699.96 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDPHERE, DEBORAH J Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $38,699.88 Date 09/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ANGELA M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $38,699.58 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAFGARD, KATHERINE R Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $38,699.41 Date 08/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEDGE, LAURIE Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $38,699.22 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUDI, PATRICK A Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $38,699.17 Date 03/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, JACOB M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,699.02 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONCEPCION, IFIGENIA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $38,699.00 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDOVAL, KARINA C Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $38,699.00 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, SEAN M Employer name Town of Caneadea Amount $38,698.69 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKEEFE, JOHN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $38,698.64 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFAY-HAMMERLE, LYNN R Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $38,698.63 Date 08/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARHAM, VIRGINIA M Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $38,698.54 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINZ, SHARON A Employer name Nassau County Amount $38,698.41 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEESON, TARA A Employer name Village of Theresa Amount $38,698.16 Date 08/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEJESUS, SHARA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,698.03 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, BEVERLY M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $38,698.02 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWANDRAS, GLORIA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,697.95 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWUK, LUCY H Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,697.89 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYLETT, CIARA K Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,697.73 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOZWIAK, RICKY J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,697.59 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHAO, HONG HONG Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,697.58 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKER, JILL E Employer name Richmond Memorial Library Amount $38,697.43 Date 11/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOTAR, ARNOLD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $38,697.39 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERS, SUSAN A Employer name Orange County Amount $38,697.26 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELCHY, JEFFREY A Employer name Chemung County Amount $38,697.03 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, JOSEPH F Employer name Springs UFSD of East Hampton Amount $38,696.82 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDE, JOSEPHINE M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $38,696.55 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMANN, SUSAN P Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $38,696.43 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULLS, BRENDA H Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $38,696.32 Date 06/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, KESHA H Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,696.14 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDCASTLE, RICHARD A, III Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $38,695.95 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATLIFF, KRISTIN M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $38,695.89 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, CHENIQUE L Employer name Albany County Amount $38,695.86 Date 05/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALAMINI, THOMAS J Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $38,695.85 Date 11/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, NIDIA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,695.62 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKINSON, ELIZABETH I Employer name Town of Islip Amount $38,695.57 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, LARRY M Employer name Town of Fowler Amount $38,695.51 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZADA, HECTOR R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $38,695.31 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROY, CHRISTINA M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $38,694.86 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, EDWIN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $38,694.71 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, JENNIFER J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,694.33 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID W Employer name Auburn Housing Authority Amount $38,694.27 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANIYIKAYE, MUYIWA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,694.23 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAME, JAMES P Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $38,693.92 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDUZ, GUSTAVO Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $38,693.85 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORINI, ELIZABETH O Employer name Duanesburg CSD Amount $38,693.79 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICCUM, SUSAN M Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $38,693.36 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, LEAH M Employer name Lewis County Amount $38,693.26 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETHMEL, MARVIN F Employer name Town of Campbell Amount $38,692.98 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, CODIA A Employer name Town of Willsboro Amount $38,692.96 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDLOCK, AVIS M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,692.70 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCCI, VINCENZO Q Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $38,692.44 Date 01/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARDO, SHELLEY J Employer name Town of Hastings Amount $38,692.04 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, DAISY Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,692.00 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUSCH, ROSEMARY E Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,691.87 Date 06/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SHANNON S Employer name Town of West Union Amount $38,691.80 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDBAUM, ANDREW M Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $38,691.72 Date 11/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNELLI, KAREN F Employer name Village of Lawrence Amount $38,691.67 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Wilna Housing Auth Amount $38,691.55 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL-AUSTIN, LIZA C Employer name Erie County Amount $38,691.51 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKHAM, COLLEEN R Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $38,691.27 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSA, DOREEN C Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $38,690.57 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHALA, SRIDUAR R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,690.34 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, ALLISON M Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $38,690.29 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASIELLO, BERNADETTE Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $38,690.29 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAM, SUSANNA Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $38,690.29 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTI-WATSON, MARY SUSAN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $38,690.25 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, DARREL E Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,690.21 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSHAL, CHARLES R Employer name Allegany County Amount $38,690.03 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTURN, RICKY A Employer name Kendall CSD Amount $38,689.77 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, PENNY L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $38,689.75 Date 08/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTIN, MICHAEL JAMAAL Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $38,689.73 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVORY, DANA L Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $38,689.68 Date 05/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Enfield Amount $38,689.67 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, JOAN P Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $38,689.43 Date 12/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WICK, KARI R Employer name Yates County Ind Dev Agency Amount $38,689.38 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSH, LYNDA S Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $38,689.31 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, STEFANI A Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $38,689.19 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRELL, SUSAN R Employer name Clinton County Amount $38,688.87 Date 06/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, FLORADELL W Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $38,688.82 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRAH, EDWIN J Employer name Clinton County Amount $38,688.80 Date 10/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, EBONY T Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,688.73 Date 08/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System