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 HIGGINS, DAWN M Employer name Town of Horicon Amount $37,621.44 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, EDWARD Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $37,621.42 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYACK, TROY M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,621.41 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZOW, MICHELLE A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,621.41 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, CHRISTOPHER DJ Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $37,621.39 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIDMAN, ALEKSANDR Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $37,621.30 Date 04/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STETIN, TRACEY M Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $37,620.89 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, TABITHA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,620.85 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, SANDRA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,620.65 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIC, AMELA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,620.62 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CYNTHIA L Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $37,620.53 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTRIDGE-HITMAN, JULIE M Employer name Steuben County Amount $37,620.01 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLTE, NICHOLAS K Employer name Village of Ocean Beach Amount $37,619.91 Date 06/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLSOM, BRUCE D Employer name Town of Fine Amount $37,619.89 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTET, JARRETT C Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,619.81 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJDAK, NANCY B Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,619.55 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, J ERIC Employer name Saratoga County Amount $37,618.68 Date 07/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTHERFORD, KATELYN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,618.48 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, ADRIAN D Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $37,618.16 Date 11/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, PATRICK N Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $37,618.08 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, ROY A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $37,618.07 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $37,618.05 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIANO, SUSAN M Employer name Orange County Amount $37,617.96 Date 02/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, DONAVAN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $37,617.94 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURY, JENNIFER M Employer name Colton-Pierrepont CSD Amount $37,617.30 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDLE, KARLA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $37,617.20 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARIA T Employer name Broome County Amount $37,617.02 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEBEL, MARC Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,616.81 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, ILENE J Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $37,616.80 Date 10/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, KENNETH C Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,616.63 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEKSIW, JEANINE M Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $37,616.54 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOJA, RUTH E Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $37,616.46 Date 04/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAAT, LOUIS Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,616.43 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, JOSEPH R Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $37,616.39 Date 03/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, JAMIE E Employer name Broome County Amount $37,616.16 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREARY, COLLETTE L Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $37,616.13 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, ABIGAIL Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,616.01 Date 03/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, GERALD A Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $37,615.97 Date 05/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, MONIQUE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $37,615.78 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, VICTORIA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,615.78 Date 03/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, MARK W Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $37,615.72 Date 03/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BRYAN N Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $37,615.71 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, CHERI L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $37,615.60 Date 11/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYATT, JAMES W Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $37,615.54 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIMBRONE, DANIEL W Employer name Erie County Amount $37,615.40 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUL, SHEENA L Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $37,615.29 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDELLA, DANIELLE Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $37,615.25 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYACHUK, LYUBA F Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $37,615.22 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, CHAD E Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $37,615.07 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWIG, ROSEMARIE C Employer name Department of Health Amount $37,614.61 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWERY, DWAYNE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $37,614.52 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, STEPHEN W Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $37,614.47 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, TAMMY J Employer name Town of Orleans Amount $37,613.77 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINBERG, BARBARA D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $37,613.66 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGYEMAN, NANCY Y Employer name Orange County Amount $37,613.66 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIND, JESUS A Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $37,613.55 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRYPUC, CHRIS K Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $37,612.74 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAND, TONI A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $37,612.73 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DEONDRE M Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $37,612.57 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENDERSON, JONI C Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $37,611.98 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, CARLOS M Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $37,611.97 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, MARY ANN E Employer name Broome County Amount $37,611.92 Date 09/11/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, DONNA M Employer name Broome County Amount $37,611.92 Date 11/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, MARK J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $37,611.88 Date 04/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, VICTORIA J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $37,611.86 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, CAROL A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $37,611.80 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUROWIEC, MARTIN J, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $37,611.58 Date 06/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, TANIKA S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $37,611.57 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, KELLY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $37,611.41 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBLEY, ANTOINETTE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,611.25 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREW, DEBORAH J Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,611.21 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRENS, JAMES M Employer name Levittown Fire District Amount $37,611.21 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, JEAN A Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $37,610.98 Date 01/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, CARL W Employer name Erie County Amount $37,610.78 Date 08/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ETTORE-KILLIAN, DEBRA M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $37,610.75 Date 09/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, TAMMY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,610.61 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGEL, BARBARA A Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $37,610.22 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $37,610.15 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSE, MARK E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $37,609.94 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEODORE, JANE E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,609.87 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, KATHLEEN R Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,609.86 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATATO, NICOLE D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,609.74 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOINE, NICOLE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $37,609.37 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICIACCIO, MARIA B Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $37,609.20 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPEDA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,609.00 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, PATRICK T Employer name Village of New Hyde Park Amount $37,608.91 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALMERS, DIANE L Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $37,608.70 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMMA, NICHOLAS A, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $37,608.56 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIRD, LAURA S Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $37,608.25 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRINGTON, WESLEY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $37,608.22 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRASKA, LISA Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $37,607.94 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JO A Employer name North Greenbush Public Library Amount $37,607.61 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, KRISTA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,607.10 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, BRENDA M Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $37,607.04 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFFERTY, THOMAS Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $37,606.12 Date 10/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLYNEUX, DANIEL J Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $37,606.08 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADILL, JASON R Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $37,605.88 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDINO, JAMES Employer name Sullivan County Amount $37,605.84 Date 06/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, LINDA L Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $37,605.76 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUPHAVONG, SOUKANH Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $37,605.74 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System