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 WALSH, ERIN-MICHAEL Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $37,509.89 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROVINI, MARIA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $37,509.89 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SERIO, REBECCA J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $37,509.81 Date 08/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, BRIAN K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,509.81 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, RACHEL L Employer name Department of Law Amount $37,509.59 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KATHY L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $37,509.41 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURBAN, STANLEY Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $37,509.34 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, TAMMY M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $37,509.30 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNURBUSCH, NANCY E Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $37,509.20 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, LORA C Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $37,509.17 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINIRONS, DEBORAH L Employer name Uniondale Public Library Amount $37,509.16 Date 11/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHARON N Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $37,509.08 Date 03/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEMBOR, MARY C Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $37,509.01 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, BARBARA D Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $37,508.86 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VOLKENBURG, TRACY K Employer name Sherman CSD Amount $37,508.83 Date 10/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSWELL, CYNTHIA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,508.56 Date 08/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLOCK, GARY M Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $37,508.51 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMITAGE, TIFFANY L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $37,508.40 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, VICKI M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,508.38 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, ANITA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $37,508.37 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLL, ALBERT W, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,508.36 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, STEVEN C, JR Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $37,508.23 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, CINDY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,508.01 Date 04/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, MARIA I Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $37,507.70 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSCOMB, BLANCHE E Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $37,507.29 Date 01/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, CLAUDETTE A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $37,507.13 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, OLGA F Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $37,506.75 Date 06/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DEBORAH A Employer name Cortland County Amount $37,506.48 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELITTO, NICOLAS J Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,506.22 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, LON M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $37,505.88 Date 02/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, HENRY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,505.53 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURSKY, JOSEPH W Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $37,505.22 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUKATLY, TIFFANY D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $37,505.05 Date 06/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA-IBERICO, ADRIANA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $37,505.00 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, HARRON L Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,504.94 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVANIC, JOSEPH D Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $37,504.93 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, BEKKAH Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,504.75 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, HAROLD F Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $37,504.62 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DANIEL P, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $37,504.43 Date 11/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, WILLIAM M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $37,504.32 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASKO, KIM Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $37,504.20 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, AMANDA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,504.14 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, BRIAN E Employer name Cayuga Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $37,504.13 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDWERKER, CHRISTINE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $37,503.77 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, ROSEMARY B Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $37,503.70 Date 01/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, MERLINE J Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $37,503.37 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, ROGER C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $37,502.22 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPPETELLA, MICHELE H Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $37,501.96 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGENDORF, DESIREE N Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $37,501.88 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KEE, MICHAEL A Employer name Waverly CSD Amount $37,501.63 Date 04/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARBOROUGH, CYNTHIA P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,501.57 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, LARRY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,501.27 Date 05/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROFIT, KATHLEEN T Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $37,501.26 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, STEPHANIE J Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $37,501.06 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, MARY L Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $37,501.06 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEMAN, DEANNA J Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $37,501.04 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANASTASIO, ANTHONY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $37,500.94 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOVEL, JOHN A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $37,500.81 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, AQUANETTA D Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $37,500.79 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAY, JOAN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $37,500.70 Date 06/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEROTTO, PAMELA D Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,500.64 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOORADY, ROSE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $37,500.56 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, DEBRA L Employer name W NY Library Resources Council Amount $37,500.52 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNBECK, JASON T Employer name Town of Roseboom Amount $37,500.48 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, STEPHEN C Employer name Town of Cambridge Amount $37,500.32 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, SHARON J Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $37,500.17 Date 06/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CRAIG A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $37,500.06 Date 10/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AWALD, JOSEPH B Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,500.00 Date 09/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, JASPREET Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $37,499.93 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCO, JOHN Employer name Village of Island Park Amount $37,499.80 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, VALERIE L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $37,499.65 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, NADINA Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $37,499.62 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINSON-HOLMES, TAKERA M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $37,499.54 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, VERONICA J Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $37,499.40 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, PAMELA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,499.39 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EYSAMAN, MELISSA E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,499.05 Date 07/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST HILAIRE, LANCE J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $37,499.01 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, CARLA G Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $37,498.86 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTEK, DEBORAH Employer name Erie County Amount $37,498.84 Date 04/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, KELLY A Employer name Delaware County Amount $37,497.87 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, DAVID Employer name Cortland County Amount $37,497.83 Date 03/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRIER, GRACE A Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $37,497.73 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AL-ALI, PATRICIA M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $37,497.11 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, DONALD D Employer name Town of Pharsalia Amount $37,496.98 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DIHANNE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,496.97 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, JOANNE Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $37,496.83 Date 02/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, HEATHER A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $37,496.59 Date 01/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLE, JANET L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $37,496.56 Date 02/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDELBERGER, ROGER E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,496.42 Date 08/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, MOLLIE C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,496.36 Date 06/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY-KERWIN, DELISA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,496.13 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, FRANK F, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $37,495.89 Date 12/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL BELSO, KRISTIN Employer name Office Parks,Rec & Hist Pres Amount $37,495.80 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNWELL, ASHLEY E Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,495.73 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADOWSKI, THOMAS W, JR Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $37,495.66 Date 05/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, JAMES D Employer name Village of East Syracuse Amount $37,495.60 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIENZ, CATHERINE A Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $37,495.47 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, ARLENE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $37,495.36 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDARELLI, DAWN E Employer name Erie County Amount $37,495.35 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELEY, KENDRA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $37,495.32 Date 02/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System