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 BARRETT, DAVID A Employer name Town of Broome Amount $38,549.06 Date 11/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKINGHAM, JULIA N Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $38,548.47 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, BRIAN L Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $38,548.28 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLCLOUGH, MARLENE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,548.18 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCARI, SHARON Employer name Warrensburg CSD Amount $38,548.03 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADRA, JANET L Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $38,548.00 Date 08/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, CONOR C Employer name Department of State Amount $38,547.78 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZPULECKI, DONNA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,547.66 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEICHING, GAYLE A Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,547.62 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLITZNER, CATHERINE F Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,547.61 Date 03/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, MAN I Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,547.27 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, PAUL A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $38,546.80 Date 07/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, VIOLET W Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,546.71 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENMARK, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $38,546.70 Date 05/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECCLESTON, GERALD M Employer name Town of Tuscarora Amount $38,546.63 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZYSZ, LESLIE C Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $38,545.86 Date 09/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BARBARA J Employer name Livingston County Amount $38,545.72 Date 11/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPOLO, ELLEN A Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $38,545.72 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, SHONDA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $38,545.48 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, CAOLAN S Employer name Erie County Amount $38,545.39 Date 06/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZEPESSY, SAMANTHA E Employer name Columbia County Amount $38,545.28 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, BARBARA A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $38,545.28 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLODINSKY, JANINE Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $38,545.08 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL CLYBURN, LILLIAN R Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $38,544.87 Date 12/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZEMINSKI, GEORGE Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $38,544.84 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRAS, JUDITH Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $38,544.21 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, PATRICK M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,544.00 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHAJAN, PRETAM Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,543.94 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODIE, ALBERT E Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $38,543.79 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIBODEAU, ANDRE J Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $38,543.75 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEDO ABAROA, YANEVA Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $38,543.49 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICARI, KIMBERLY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $38,543.18 Date 12/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMES, RUBIE L Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $38,543.08 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PAUL R Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $38,542.86 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATTEE, MICHAEL A Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $38,542.47 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKERT, STEPHANIE G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $38,542.16 Date 11/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHSHIELD, SARAH V Employer name Pearl River Public Library Amount $38,542.16 Date 06/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADDEN, MARIE N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $38,541.75 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKEY, WAYNE F Employer name Erie County Amount $38,541.53 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, ADELE M Employer name Town of Inlet Amount $38,541.52 Date 06/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPATI, JOHN P Employer name Orange County Amount $38,541.00 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, SHEVAUN E Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $38,540.96 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCHAK, SHARON A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $38,540.91 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, HUNTER C Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,540.78 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, ANTHONY Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $38,540.71 Date 05/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, TRAVIS W Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,540.47 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, KAREN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $38,540.32 Date 11/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NERNEY, ANNE C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $38,540.30 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, ALICIA J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $38,540.22 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, CAROL Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,540.13 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZYZAK, TODD Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $38,539.71 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCAMISE, JUSTIN L Employer name Town of Greece Amount $38,539.61 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, MELISSA M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $38,539.55 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATZ, MARGARET M Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $38,539.45 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, NELSON Employer name Glen Cove Housing Authority Amount $38,539.07 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ASHLEY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,538.88 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODKINSON, JOYCE J Employer name Lewis County Amount $38,538.68 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, RAYMOND A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $38,538.12 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZEE, RANDY L Employer name Oxford CSD Amount $38,538.00 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JULIA Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $38,538.00 Date 10/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVER, MICHELLE M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $38,537.69 Date 04/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JASMINE N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,537.52 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MARY E Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $38,537.51 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, KRISTINA N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $38,537.43 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVERNICK, JACOB R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $38,537.27 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, JENNIFER Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $38,537.20 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOWAY, FREDERICK D Employer name Village of Orchard Park Amount $38,537.10 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIDLAW, CASSANDRA A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $38,537.09 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUR, DANIELLE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,536.67 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANKAR, SANDRA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,536.66 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, NICHELLE S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,536.63 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARAWAY, LINDA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,536.52 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANABLE, STEPHANIE M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $38,536.01 Date 08/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JARVIS K Employer name Education Department Amount $38,535.96 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONEY, DIANE J Employer name Town of Theresa Amount $38,535.20 Date 05/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLILAND, BRANDON M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,535.19 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSH, JOHN J Employer name Otsego County Amount $38,535.19 Date 05/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, DEBRA F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,535.06 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARD, SONIA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $38,534.67 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, MARIA Employer name Erie County Amount $38,534.26 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TERRY W Employer name Royalton-Hartland CSD Amount $38,533.97 Date 12/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSLEIN, GARRETT Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,533.96 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $38,533.92 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUTTER, STACEY A Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $38,533.57 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCCI, LINDA A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $38,533.44 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERACKER, BRIGITTE H Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $38,533.39 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FYE, SHELLY M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,533.32 Date 07/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CISNEROS, MISTY T Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,532.78 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACCO, ARMANDO V, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,532.64 Date 01/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIU, TAMMIE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $38,532.63 Date 11/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTELL, ERIN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,532.56 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARDSON, AMY M Employer name Candor CSD Amount $38,532.30 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, RONALD A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $38,532.18 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, DANNY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $38,532.05 Date 01/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORG, LAURIE L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $38,532.04 Date 10/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, CRAIG D Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $38,531.12 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLISON, PAUL A Employer name Town of Cherry Valley Amount $38,530.79 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRIEST, DOUGLAS H Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,530.67 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELIANOU, NATHANIEL D Employer name Webster CSD Amount $38,530.56 Date 08/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEROCK, PETER G Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $38,530.52 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System