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 SHEETS, KAREN A Employer name West Canada Valley CSD Amount $38,022.19 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, CHERYL A Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $38,021.84 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCEY, ALAN R Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $38,021.79 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTE, WAYNE G, SR Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $38,021.51 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUENTHER, ELSA K Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $38,021.51 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, MICHAEL E Employer name Rockland County Amount $38,021.49 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SEAN P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $38,021.41 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, RICHARD W Employer name Warren County Amount $38,021.31 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JAMIE A Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $38,021.16 Date 10/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, KELLY L Employer name Columbia County Amount $38,020.97 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONECKI, ROBERT M Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $38,020.79 Date 05/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, JACQUELINE E Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $38,020.36 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO, ANTHONY H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $38,020.14 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTALESA, MICHELE A Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $38,020.10 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTTINGER, BARBARA J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $38,020.09 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITORO, RAFAELA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,020.05 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, GABRIEL A Employer name Erie County Amount $38,020.05 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, LINDSEY M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,020.00 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, TAD R Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $38,019.87 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, ARTHUR Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $38,019.56 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, CORRIE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $38,019.56 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, SCOTT M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $38,019.40 Date 11/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERCHLAND, DEBRA A Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $38,019.34 Date 05/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILL, ROBERT A Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $38,019.28 Date 04/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITT, MAURICE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $38,019.22 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERLOFSON, MARY ELLEN Employer name Enterprise Charter School Amount $38,019.00 Date 07/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONER, DEBORAH A Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $38,018.87 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKASIEWICZ-HULTHAM, KARAN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,018.70 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JENNIFER A Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $38,018.55 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, ADAMA Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $38,018.44 Date 06/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, TODD E Employer name Town of Beekman Amount $38,018.44 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, DOREEN P A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $38,018.41 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIDHAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $38,017.93 Date 07/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNIS, JOANN Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $38,017.78 Date 06/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARLEY, DEBRA L Employer name Orleans County Amount $38,017.70 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JACOB A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,017.69 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SONIA M Employer name Oswego County Amount $38,017.43 Date 12/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, LINDA J Employer name Delaware County Amount $38,017.33 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRACUSE, ANTHONY M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $38,017.29 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARANEC, KERRI Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $38,016.92 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, BRANDI M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $38,016.84 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, SHERRI A Employer name Town of Potsdam Amount $38,016.57 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JAMES D Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $38,016.42 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, MICHELE A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $38,016.37 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, KYLE A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,015.90 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $38,015.44 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIACENTE, ERIKA L Employer name Department of Law Amount $38,015.29 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGUEZ, MEGAN O Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $38,015.12 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTKOWICZ, MICHAEL A Employer name Watervliet City School Dist Amount $38,015.06 Date 04/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLETTE, DENISE J Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,015.00 Date 05/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHERT, SHARON M Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $38,014.91 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JONI L Employer name Village of Springville Amount $38,014.68 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, CARISSA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,014.51 Date 07/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINERGHTY, MARC W Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $38,014.46 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, LAURA M Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $38,014.36 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERST, PAMELA L Employer name Greene CSD Amount $38,014.32 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, TERRA L Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $38,014.25 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLEY, DONNA J Employer name Delaware Academy C S D - Delhi Amount $38,014.22 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYMAN, CORINNE L Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $38,014.20 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REES, KATHLEEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $38,014.18 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, JAMES F Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $38,013.95 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RISA L Employer name Columbia County Amount $38,013.76 Date 07/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWERS, SONYA Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $38,013.72 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUT, STEVEN C, JR Employer name Town of Hector Amount $38,013.70 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELE Employer name Education Department Amount $38,013.34 Date 10/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COANE, JANE M Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $38,013.11 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, KENNETH J, SR Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $38,012.74 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELPE, THOMAS F Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,012.45 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JEREL L Employer name Erie County Amount $38,012.26 Date 03/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, TIMOTHY P Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $38,012.20 Date 12/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAMES R Employer name Erie County Amount $38,012.18 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANDEL, ROSEMARY B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $38,012.03 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, FRED W Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $38,011.98 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, JOSEPH W Employer name Clyde-Savannah CSD Amount $38,011.93 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVI, GARY T Employer name Town of Elma Amount $38,011.78 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATT, AARON W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $38,011.63 Date 12/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, BRIAN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,011.06 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, KYLE D Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $38,011.06 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DEREK M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,011.01 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHIBALD, SCOTT B Employer name Margaretville CSD Amount $38,010.42 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, JAMIE L Employer name Steuben County Amount $38,010.10 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, KORY P Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $38,009.99 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, LAURIE C Employer name Orange County Amount $38,009.65 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBERT, JENNIFER M Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $38,009.06 Date 07/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEPF, EILEEN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $38,008.97 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTO, ALFRED P Employer name Columbia County Amount $38,008.73 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVILACQUA, MARY A Employer name Erie County Amount $38,008.44 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONSELAAR, RANDI L Employer name Wayne County Amount $38,008.20 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOHN E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $38,008.18 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUZDEY, DIANE C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $38,008.14 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, LAUREN E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $38,007.79 Date 01/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANNIGAN, BRIDGET A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $38,007.74 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JERRY A Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $38,007.57 Date 09/01/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, THOMAS J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $38,007.55 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLE, MICHAEL J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,007.02 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, KEITH E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $38,006.93 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, MARY N Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,006.92 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, SUSAN L Employer name Essex County Amount $38,006.90 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, THOMAS E Employer name Monroe County Amount $38,006.89 Date 05/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTHALL, CARL E, JR Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $38,006.83 Date 07/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System