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 CASTRO, WENDY M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $37,605.58 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, JOAN R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $37,605.51 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGSLEY, JESSICA L Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $37,605.28 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINTON, MARY T Employer name Watervliet Housing Authority Amount $37,605.28 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, RICARDO W Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,605.26 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, JOHN D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,605.18 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, LINDSAY R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $37,604.14 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, MELISSA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $37,604.06 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, REBECCA A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $37,604.00 Date 05/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, THOMAS F, JR Employer name Oswego County Amount $37,603.79 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPAR, CLARE Employer name Broome County Amount $37,603.40 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUFFLEBEAM, SARAH M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,603.39 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLES, MICHAEL H Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $37,603.36 Date 11/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLSON, ZACHERY L Employer name Village of Northville Amount $37,603.30 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZEZICKI, MICHAEL R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $37,603.08 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JOHN C Employer name Hadley-Luzerne CSD Amount $37,602.78 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBOTA, CATHERINE M Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $37,602.69 Date 03/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, NICHOLE M Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $37,602.41 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEDER, JOANNE Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $37,602.31 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, RYAN P Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $37,601.64 Date 09/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIPSETT, FREDERICK, JR Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $37,600.99 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, AUGUSTUS, JR Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $37,600.92 Date 12/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JACQUELINE S Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $37,600.80 Date 02/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, MOSES Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $37,600.76 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, SHANTE S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $37,600.22 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORZYNSKI, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Ontario County Amount $37,600.03 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CATHERINE L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $37,599.47 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, RESHMA MARY Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $37,599.13 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRAND, SUSAN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,598.60 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, RYAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $37,598.32 Date 10/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNO, CRAIG J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $37,598.30 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JASON M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,598.21 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELL, WANDA I Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $37,597.27 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, KATY Employer name Nassau County Amount $37,597.22 Date 04/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, MAURICE Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $37,597.09 Date 01/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, WAYNE J Employer name Village of Speculator Amount $37,596.41 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINARES, ELIDA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,596.38 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACIDE, WILSON Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $37,595.50 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESCENT, JESSE JP Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $37,595.48 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUPPELLI, DOROTHY A Employer name Erie County Amount $37,594.99 Date 03/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISZEWSKI, DELPHINE R Employer name Erie County Amount $37,594.96 Date 04/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUBER, BRENDA A Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $37,594.94 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, VIRGIL M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $37,594.76 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LAUREN I Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,594.54 Date 03/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, NORMA J Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $37,594.46 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, SALVADOR Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $37,594.26 Date 07/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, JESSICA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $37,594.17 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDRICK, LEROY Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $37,593.89 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, ALLAN Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $37,593.84 Date 03/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARDLE, LISA J Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $37,593.70 Date 03/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISSON, CHARLES G Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $37,593.45 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERVORT, TYLER M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $37,592.61 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKENANDORE, BRENDA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $37,592.27 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDARO, SUSAN A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $37,592.06 Date 09/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALASZEWSKI, JOHN A Employer name Erie County Amount $37,592.01 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $37,591.99 Date 12/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELTE, ASHLEY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,591.91 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCH, SARAH E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,591.85 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBUTT, AARON T Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $37,591.62 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, THOMAS D Employer name Erie County Amount $37,591.57 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANCO-VALENTINE, SYLVIA A Employer name Education Department Amount $37,590.86 Date 04/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, STACY A Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $37,590.67 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDOR, JENNIFER L Employer name Rockland County Amount $37,590.34 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDY, DWAYNE K Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,589.38 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADAFORA, MARISSA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $37,589.35 Date 04/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIRO, IRA R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $37,589.04 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMBOR, KELLY A Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $37,588.79 Date 09/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVAGNI, ANDREW F Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $37,588.54 Date 05/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLFE-SZYMANEK, THERESA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $37,588.30 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALISHER, LOREEN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $37,588.26 Date 02/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, STACY R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,588.21 Date 01/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LUCY M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $37,588.16 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, SHELLEY A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $37,588.02 Date 08/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KORY Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $37,587.93 Date 03/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGINO, LAUREL D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $37,587.92 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACKER, DUSTIN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,587.66 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JEROME Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $37,587.43 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, MECHEL F Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $37,586.68 Date 12/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MICHAEL R Employer name Montgomery County Amount $37,586.48 Date 05/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, ROY T Employer name City of Fulton Amount $37,586.39 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, JERMEL L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $37,586.38 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSATO, JENNIFER R Employer name Albany County Amount $37,586.31 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILLING, ROBERT R, JR Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $37,586.30 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ERIC C Employer name Albany County Amount $37,586.29 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBRIS, JOANNE M Employer name Albany County Amount $37,586.28 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, LUQUENT P Employer name Albany County Amount $37,586.25 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ANGELA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,586.25 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TAMIKA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $37,586.24 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, NANCY G Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $37,586.24 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDING, MARGARET M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,586.03 Date 09/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DIANNA L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $37,585.95 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, ADHO Employer name Gananda CSD Amount $37,585.48 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, PAULINE L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $37,585.23 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, DIANA L Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $37,585.11 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, DEREK F Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $37,585.10 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZ, CINDY M Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $37,585.07 Date 04/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONANT, JEFFREY W Employer name Unadilla Valley CSD Amount $37,584.51 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, MARY F Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $37,584.34 Date 06/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVIN, MAURICE D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $37,583.62 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRAGO, JILL A Employer name Greene County Amount $37,583.24 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System