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 BRIGGINS, BRENDA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $37,672.74 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RICKY Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,672.73 Date 10/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KIMBERLY A Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,672.72 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, DONALD, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,672.58 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THREATT, JOSEPH A Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $37,672.12 Date 01/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOROWAJCZYK, KAREN LEE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $37,671.92 Date 02/03/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHEM, AMY Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $37,671.92 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CALVIN Employer name Erie County Amount $37,671.70 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, ARTHUR J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $37,671.68 Date 04/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, TERRANCE L Employer name Town of Smyrna Amount $37,671.30 Date 03/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBLIN, JUDITH A Employer name Broome County Amount $37,671.18 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDTHWAITE, RICHARD G Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $37,670.84 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, LAURA Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $37,670.75 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GEORGE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $37,670.38 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ARLANDA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,669.72 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JEFFREY C Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $37,669.57 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VATALARO, LUCINDA A Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $37,669.44 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVIANO, DONNA M Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $37,669.38 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINICIO, SULINA Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,669.33 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, EDWIN M, II Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,669.32 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, LEIGH A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $37,669.31 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, WILLIAM H Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $37,669.28 Date 06/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENK, CHERYL Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,669.08 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MARISA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,668.74 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JENNIFER L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $37,668.25 Date 01/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCKETT, YVONNE M Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $37,668.06 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSTBAUER, JUDITH A Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $37,667.94 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ASHA R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,667.22 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACKEL, BRAD J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $37,666.74 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCO, MARTA B Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,666.52 Date 07/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAIDUM, JASON A Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $37,666.33 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMMEL, PATRICIA M Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $37,665.66 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IEMMA, NORINE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,665.21 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENFT-MALTESE, JENNIFER R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $37,665.20 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHILLY, ERIKA L Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $37,665.20 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREED, JAMES C Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $37,665.17 Date 10/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGHTINGALE, DAVID E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $37,665.11 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHMAN, GAIL E Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,665.04 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, DAVID M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,664.95 Date 09/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIER, SHARON A Employer name Erie County Amount $37,664.72 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GIRONIMO, JEFFREY T Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $37,664.69 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ADDARIO, JAIME A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $37,664.26 Date 12/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, GARY Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,664.17 Date 04/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, CHARLES J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,664.09 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, DAWN M Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $37,663.83 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESI, VELVET V Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,663.38 Date 10/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OREDERU, ADEDAPO A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $37,663.27 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS HAUGHTON, MARCIA P Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $37,663.21 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $37,663.19 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, JAMES R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $37,662.98 Date 04/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORKAS, LISA M Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $37,662.62 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTIE, GAIL M Employer name Cortland County Amount $37,662.52 Date 12/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMAN, SHARON L Employer name Cortland County Amount $37,662.52 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPIN, MAVELYNGH D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $37,662.48 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTYKA, JOSEPH C Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $37,662.41 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARA, DENISE G Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $37,661.93 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPO, URSULA A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $37,661.48 Date 11/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DAVID T Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $37,661.42 Date 11/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, DAWN M Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $37,661.39 Date 10/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, ANTHONY P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $37,661.37 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WETHY, DONALD D Employer name Town of Brutus Amount $37,661.16 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, NICHOLA P Employer name Albany County Amount $37,661.12 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, LAWRENCE W Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $37,661.08 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JEFFRY A Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $37,661.00 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, TERESA Employer name Orange County Amount $37,660.83 Date 02/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY WRIGHT, CHRISTINE Employer name Orange County Amount $37,660.80 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PATRICIA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,660.62 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CICERO, TRAVIS W Employer name Rockland County Amount $37,660.53 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMUCCI, TAMMY M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $37,660.51 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, KEITH A Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $37,660.49 Date 03/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELFRESH, MICHIKO H Employer name City of Olean Amount $37,659.98 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, RASAN S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $37,659.81 Date 07/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOTIS, LENA K Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $37,659.53 Date 09/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARRETT, JANIE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $37,659.33 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDGER, EILEEN R Employer name Homer CSD Amount $37,658.96 Date 02/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILD, SARAH K Employer name Broome County Amount $37,658.73 Date 05/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTHONY, JORDAN T Employer name Hamilton County Amount $37,658.51 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, PATRICE A Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $37,658.31 Date 02/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUO, JIE WEN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $37,658.25 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JONATHAN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,658.01 Date 11/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELSLEY, MARGARET A Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $37,657.87 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMA, BETHANY S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,657.71 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, CAROLE A Employer name Delaware County Amount $37,657.66 Date 01/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHLIN, JONATHAN E Employer name Town of Paris Amount $37,657.31 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLAND, DENNIS R Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $37,657.24 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTY, GREGORY A Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $37,657.23 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, SHELLY R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,656.43 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, COURTNEY J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,656.42 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISCILI, JO ANN M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $37,656.18 Date 03/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADBERRY, ALICIA Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,655.72 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARITO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,655.64 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANOPOULOS, VALERIE A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $37,655.63 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SUSAN E Employer name Fulton County Amount $37,655.44 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, IRONA M Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $37,655.37 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEGICH, SUZANNE L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $37,654.81 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHTER, LYNNE M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $37,654.60 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, JODY A Employer name Village of Brownville Amount $37,654.52 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILOTTA-KLINE, JOYCE E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,654.40 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, DENISE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,654.40 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEUSEN, NANCY J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,654.40 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System