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 GAWLOWSKI, DAVID Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $38,428.52 Date 02/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KATIE M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $38,428.03 Date 08/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KEON, MATTHEW R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,427.90 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, VIRGINIA S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $38,427.89 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, NATALIE J Employer name Broome County Amount $38,427.84 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNISCHFEGER, KRISTIN E Employer name Ontario County Amount $38,427.78 Date 06/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONIN, DOUGLAS R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $38,427.78 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANN, CASSANDRA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $38,427.61 Date 02/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ISRAEL J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $38,427.60 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST ONGE-MERGES, LAURIE A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,427.27 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIROS, AMALIO, JR Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $38,426.88 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLIMAN, CARL E Employer name Town of Montour Amount $38,426.75 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESLEY, DEANE D Employer name Honeoye CSD Amount $38,426.00 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, DEBRA A Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $38,425.99 Date 11/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLAM, KATHLEEN A Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $38,425.87 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, JANICE L Employer name Town of Alfred Amount $38,425.66 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISBIE, HENRY A Employer name Broome County Amount $38,425.39 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LACHLAN, LAURA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,425.36 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKER, SUSAN E Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $38,424.85 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSCUT, KAREN D Employer name Westfield CSD Amount $38,424.74 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKINS, MAUREEN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,424.15 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THESIER, ALLEN P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $38,424.14 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELTZER-THOMAS, TAMMY L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,423.92 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JENNIFER M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $38,423.66 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, ANGELA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $38,423.56 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, ROBIN L Employer name Village of Tivoli Amount $38,423.56 Date 04/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELO, STEPHANIE M Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $38,423.39 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MELYNDA C Employer name Orleans County Amount $38,423.00 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, DENISE L Employer name Orleans County Amount $38,423.00 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, PRIYA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $38,422.95 Date 06/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETTLER, CHRISTINE G Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $38,422.76 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, TAMI S Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $38,422.59 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREHM, JENNIFER A Employer name Erie County Amount $38,422.42 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, AIMEE L Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $38,422.41 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CUE, STACEY A Employer name Watertown Housing Authority Amount $38,422.39 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEDER, MARCIA L Employer name Madison County Amount $38,422.25 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIL, DOUGLAS R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $38,422.10 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, GHITA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,422.07 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KEVIN J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $38,422.06 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VOELS, CORYN Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $38,421.85 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, NICOLE I Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $38,421.78 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, DAVID Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $38,421.60 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFLORE, REGINALD C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $38,421.52 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHUTORYANSKIY, YEVGENIY L Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $38,421.47 Date 07/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLIU, VILSON Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $38,421.41 Date 12/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENGYEL, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Amount $38,421.32 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMER, DEBRA A Employer name Erie County Amount $38,421.31 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, TANYKA M Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $38,420.92 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC VITTIE, SHARON A Employer name Erie County Amount $38,420.35 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARDARO, DANIEL J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $38,420.34 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECLAU, BRUNILDA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,420.16 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JOANN Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,420.12 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKE, JULIE R Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $38,419.92 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINGLER, ANDREW J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $38,419.82 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, GAYLE Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $38,419.75 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKASIK, DEANNE M Employer name Erie County Amount $38,419.55 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, CHAROLETTE LA VERNE Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $38,419.43 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WOLF, MICHAEL D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,419.37 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITBECK, JON W Employer name Town of Rensselaerville Amount $38,419.10 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JACQUELINE A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $38,418.88 Date 04/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, LISA A Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $38,418.33 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOONEY, DOLORES P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $38,418.26 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, HEATHER S Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $38,417.73 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXTELL, DEBRA J Employer name Schuyler County Amount $38,417.56 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JESSICA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $38,417.02 Date 08/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCCO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $38,416.92 Date 06/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, VALERIE E Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $38,416.71 Date 07/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, DENAE A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $38,416.48 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYELE, ATSEDE Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,416.44 Date 08/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAND, RHONDA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $38,416.41 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, TACHERICA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,416.32 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRACCOLA, PAIGE J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $38,415.85 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKER, NICOLE A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $38,415.21 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABAK, MARGIE C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $38,414.83 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASH, TONYA Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $38,414.76 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPINO, DENISE P Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $38,414.72 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JULIAN Employer name Greece CSD Amount $38,414.61 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZALKOWSKI, LEE J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $38,414.51 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEDENBACH, JODIE L Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $38,414.04 Date 12/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, LAKESHA T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,413.91 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, YVONNE D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $38,413.82 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYES, ANTHONY J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,413.79 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LEONE, KATIE E Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $38,413.78 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, JAMIE L Employer name Chemung County Amount $38,413.73 Date 05/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LATASHA D Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $38,413.59 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, JAMES A Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,413.59 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZATA, OSCARINA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $38,412.90 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSH, CLARENCE F Employer name Town of Massena Amount $38,412.89 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLINS, JOYA C Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $38,412.59 Date 05/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKIN, BRITTANY A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $38,412.59 Date 11/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, VICKIE I Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $38,412.26 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, JEREME R Employer name Town of Dansville Amount $38,412.00 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, GEORGINA E Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $38,411.83 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERMILLION, KAREN J Employer name Village of Warwick Amount $38,411.74 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONIN, HEIDI J Employer name Erie County Amount $38,411.43 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, ROBERT J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $38,411.30 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, MICHELLE D Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $38,411.24 Date 12/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDREIRA, JAYME A Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $38,411.11 Date 11/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, PHAT T Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $38,411.01 Date 03/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MICHAEL P Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $38,410.84 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System