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 MURPHY, JAMES W Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,800.10 Date 04/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, JAGDISH S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $37,800.04 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEDY, DONNA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $37,799.06 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, WILLIAM M Employer name Ramapo Catskill Library System Amount $37,798.87 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLS, MARIE A Employer name Seneca County Amount $37,798.84 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, JENNIFER L Employer name Seneca County Amount $37,798.83 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERKOWSKI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $37,798.72 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANTHONY-TERRELL Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $37,798.68 Date 07/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUKER, FLOYD E Employer name Village of Fort Plain Amount $37,798.65 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, HERMAN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $37,797.44 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUIPYLO, CASSANDRA A Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $37,797.38 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETITH, STEPHANIE L Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $37,797.21 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOYER, STEPHEN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $37,797.20 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTVIS, GARY L Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $37,797.18 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, ELLEN K Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $37,797.07 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANSKIVER, TRACY A Employer name Village of Albion Amount $37,797.02 Date 08/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVAL, CAROLYN L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $37,796.96 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICEVSKI, ALEKSANDAR Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $37,796.91 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MARY R Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $37,796.91 Date 09/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGAMAN, TROY J Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $37,796.90 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, RODOLFO N, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,796.63 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANEY, TIMOTHY J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $37,796.44 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, DEBORA Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $37,796.34 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVRARD, KERRY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,795.85 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, JULIE A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $37,795.83 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOPFER, GREGORY R Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $37,795.70 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOLIETO, MARK Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $37,795.63 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, JACQUELINE M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $37,795.47 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORANVIL, ELSA Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,795.38 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAREK, MARY F Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $37,795.27 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SABALENA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $37,795.11 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KATHLEEN A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $37,794.96 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEGEY, SEAN D Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $37,794.90 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTE, KATHERINE S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,793.98 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ANDREA M Employer name Erie County Amount $37,793.95 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA TRAY, JASON W Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $37,793.57 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, COREY F Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $37,793.57 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, CARL F Employer name Town of Coventry Amount $37,792.60 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, BRIAN D Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $37,792.25 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, TAMMY F Employer name Willsboro CSD Amount $37,792.09 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, MARY D Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $37,792.01 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKERSON, CARRIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,791.58 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARZYK, KIMBERLY E M Employer name Webster CSD Amount $37,791.28 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, ADAM M Employer name Town of Hanover Amount $37,791.25 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MARK A Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $37,790.92 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LINDA C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $37,790.87 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRMANN, ADELE Employer name Town of Lake George Amount $37,790.79 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, COLIN W Employer name Town of Riga Amount $37,790.54 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, ROBIN M Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $37,790.53 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEL, KELLY J Employer name Cattaraugus Soil & Water Con Dis Amount $37,790.40 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, ELIZABETH J Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $37,790.25 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXAVIER, FRENEL Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $37,790.01 Date 02/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZMA, JEFFREY M Employer name Niagara County Amount $37,789.84 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPLIN, LESLIE P Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $37,789.64 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYBOLT, JANET M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $37,789.63 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOXSEY, CHRISTINE J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,789.54 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS-SHELDRAKE, TRACIE LYNN Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $37,789.50 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARP, LOUANN Employer name Town of Cairo Amount $37,789.44 Date 11/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, ANN MARIE Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $37,789.01 Date 09/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY-BENN, SARIA C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,788.88 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, AMY L Employer name Yates County Amount $37,788.68 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMKOWITCH, ANTHONY M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $37,788.63 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, SUSAN L Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $37,788.57 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONHOLT, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Oxford CSD Amount $37,788.38 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAJOIE, KENNETH R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $37,788.22 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, HELEN J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $37,788.07 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UERKVITZ, MARY E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $37,788.05 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOD, DONALD W Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $37,787.76 Date 09/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXON, TAMMY A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $37,787.73 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSTEN, SETH A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $37,787.66 Date 12/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMBER, LUCIAN A Employer name Village of Sylvan Beach Amount $37,787.66 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, VALERIE A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $37,787.65 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGLES, JEFFREY E Employer name Town of Jackson Amount $37,787.58 Date 04/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, ERIN C Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $37,787.02 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KATRINA J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $37,786.54 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $37,786.20 Date 07/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIRMENT, CYNTHIA A Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $37,786.00 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIZZOCO, ANDREW Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $37,785.89 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, SAMANTHA K Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,785.57 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, WANDA L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $37,785.51 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GEORGIANN S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,785.37 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, MICHAEL AP Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $37,785.30 Date 03/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARZIALE-TAYLOR, MARIA A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $37,785.30 Date 10/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JENNY Y Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,785.07 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNYCHENKO, ANDREW Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,784.22 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAUTWEIN, KELSEY G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $37,783.50 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, AMETRICE L Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $37,783.36 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, MELISSA A Employer name Waterville CSD Amount $37,783.05 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSMAN, LORI E Employer name Erie County Amount $37,783.00 Date 04/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEATOR, LORIE A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $37,782.97 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, SHELBY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,782.91 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAYNOR, CAITLIN E Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,782.79 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, ROBERT A Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $37,782.43 Date 10/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHEL, RANDY W Employer name Hermon-Dekalb CSD Amount $37,782.23 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, RHODA J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $37,781.44 Date 07/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURREY, SUSAN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,781.34 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, SHANNON L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,781.31 Date 08/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URDA, MICHAEL J Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $37,781.22 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELTZER, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,779.82 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWITT, KATHRYN E Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $37,779.65 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System