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 MALLORY, WHITNEY B Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $37,816.20 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, BILLY Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $37,815.89 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, KEISHA Y Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,815.87 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, MITCHELL Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $37,815.64 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, BARRY L, JR Employer name Chemung County Amount $37,815.64 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMA, THOMAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,815.34 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, HEATHER J Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $37,815.30 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICKEN, ANNA M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $37,815.28 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, MICHAEL J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,815.01 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, KENNETH M Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,814.84 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, STEPHEN C, JR Employer name Jefferson County Amount $37,814.48 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, TINA J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $37,814.40 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERVILLE, AUDREY L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $37,814.31 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHRISTINA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,814.27 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOPMAN, ARTHUR W, JR Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $37,814.09 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRELL, ELIJAH K Employer name Erie County Amount $37,814.08 Date 07/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOUR, JAMES Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $37,813.56 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMBRUSTER, PAULA A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,813.39 Date 05/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, CAROL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $37,813.37 Date 08/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, CELIA M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $37,813.33 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINEHART, JASON D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,813.26 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASSIE, NIGEL R Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $37,813.18 Date 04/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGE, REGINA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $37,812.71 Date 04/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREYETTE, REBECCA A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $37,812.53 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, SHERRY D Employer name Jefferson County Amount $37,812.43 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, OCTAVIO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,812.24 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, LISA M Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $37,811.99 Date 01/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, KAREN M Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $37,811.90 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRI, SARAH Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $37,811.76 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEETING, RONALD L, JR Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $37,811.54 Date 08/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, JOHN R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $37,811.35 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINER, DONALD C, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,811.19 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, NANCY E Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $37,811.09 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOERNER, BETH Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $37,811.02 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, KATHERINE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,811.00 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDELL, ROBERT R Employer name Steuben County Amount $37,810.99 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGST, JACQUELYN A Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $37,810.94 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, SUSAN A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $37,810.90 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDICE, MICHELLE E Employer name Webster CSD Amount $37,810.61 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAAKYAN, NATALIA V Employer name Office of General Services Amount $37,810.51 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNARD, BRETT M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $37,810.18 Date 03/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWSON, ERIC J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $37,810.18 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPEDA, LUIS A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,810.12 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LATOYA S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,810.12 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, CHEVON M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,810.12 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTAUR, JOHN F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,810.11 Date 05/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWZE, SHANE L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $37,809.81 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHANEY, MARGARET A Employer name Oswego County Amount $37,809.46 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, REBECCA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,809.25 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAUGENHOUPT, SUSAN A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $37,809.19 Date 02/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CALVIS Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,809.14 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOE L, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $37,808.78 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Chittenango Amount $37,808.60 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, WESLEY H Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $37,808.40 Date 10/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDONE, MARYLOU Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $37,808.38 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, LISA V Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,808.26 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, ELIZABETH E Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $37,808.11 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOTEN, LARRY L Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $37,807.52 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, CLARA E Employer name Columbia County Amount $37,807.36 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, VALERIE D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,807.29 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, ANNETTE M Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $37,807.08 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, DANIEL J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,807.05 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLI, SUSAN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $37,806.63 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICE, DEBORAH Employer name Erie County Amount $37,806.63 Date 04/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINTON, ALFONSO Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,806.50 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, AMJAD Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $37,806.48 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAJOIE, ANNA N Employer name Education Department Amount $37,806.41 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMATO, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $37,806.16 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATHERTON, DANETTE G Employer name Penn Yan Bd of Light Commis Amount $37,806.02 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGMAN, ABIGAIL M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,805.87 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, JOANNE Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,805.72 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, WANDA J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,805.72 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, SHEILA M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $37,805.62 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNASH, LILLIAN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $37,804.58 Date 05/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNDMAN, MARY A Employer name Town of West Bloomfield Amount $37,804.52 Date 08/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASK, SALLY A Employer name Oakfield-Alabama CSD Amount $37,804.52 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONE, JASMINE N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $37,804.47 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIESEL, BRIDGET R Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $37,804.16 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADLER, JOANNA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $37,804.14 Date 11/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, BRADLEY D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $37,804.12 Date 09/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIDY, NANCY E Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $37,803.85 Date 01/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, DAVID J Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $37,803.84 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHTER, CAROL J Employer name Broome County Amount $37,803.40 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIRIDILOZZI, THOMAS P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $37,803.34 Date 05/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, MELISSA Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $37,803.22 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTHA, ERIN Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $37,802.71 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, TRACY A Employer name Town of Wilna Housing Auth Amount $37,802.46 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, AARON C Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $37,802.29 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLAN, PAMELA S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,801.87 Date 12/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, VANESSA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,801.76 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, NANCY V Employer name Orange County Amount $37,801.50 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLAND, CHARLES F Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $37,801.46 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOMER, RACHEL M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,801.32 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENAFIEL, ANITA P Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $37,801.19 Date 04/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, HEATHER B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,801.09 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, LYNNE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,800.90 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARSH, TIMOTHY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,800.66 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKLE, JEREMIAH B Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $37,800.45 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Otsego Amount $37,800.17 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUG, JANET H Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $37,800.10 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System