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 SERIXAY, BOUALIVONE P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $37,392.31 Date 02/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, PATRICIA A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $37,392.31 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLIE, LORI L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $37,392.23 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIESEMER, SARA B Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $37,392.08 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, ALEC M Employer name Village of Ocean Beach Amount $37,391.87 Date 06/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERENS, KAREN K Employer name Village of East Syracuse Amount $37,391.60 Date 02/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WANDA Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $37,391.13 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICK M Employer name Erie County Amount $37,391.04 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGSTROM, MICHELLE D Employer name Allegany County Amount $37,391.02 Date 12/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, MARIA C Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $37,391.00 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRES, DIANA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $37,390.88 Date 09/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, STEPHANIE M Employer name Webster CSD Amount $37,390.87 Date 11/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGALITO, AMANDA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,390.86 Date 11/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, MARY T Employer name Franklin County Amount $37,390.68 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPHAM, SHARON L Employer name Schuyler County Amount $37,389.94 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH DUKE, SUZETTE M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $37,389.85 Date 04/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN T L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $37,389.20 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEKER, CONSTANCE L Employer name Niagara County Amount $37,389.20 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAHAM, DONALD J Employer name Delaware County Amount $37,389.02 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLOTTI, YVONNE B Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $37,388.84 Date 09/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, CARLTON G Employer name Town of Southold Amount $37,388.70 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPPEL, TRISHA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,388.54 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $37,388.42 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHICK, LISA M Employer name Sullivan County Swcd Amount $37,388.40 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATO, KAREN L Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $37,387.75 Date 09/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUER, MICHELE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $37,387.42 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JAVON Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $37,387.28 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, KEVIN J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $37,387.27 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, CYNTHIA M Employer name City of Troy Amount $37,387.12 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIESS, RICHARD C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,386.77 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, KATHRYN A Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,386.62 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUISE, EDWARD A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $37,386.61 Date 08/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTER, DENISE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,386.54 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRINER, DENISE EVON Employer name Department of Health Amount $37,386.49 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, JILL L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,386.40 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REES, DALE S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,386.35 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERLACH, JEFFREY C Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $37,386.20 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARROTTA, FRANK P Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $37,386.04 Date 02/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMONDELLI, SUSAN Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $37,385.96 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDMER, HAROLD J Employer name Village of Boonville Amount $37,385.75 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRADDOCK, LYRA Z Employer name New York Public Library Amount $37,385.71 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, KENNETH Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $37,385.62 Date 12/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, RONALD J Employer name Elmira Housing Authority Amount $37,385.46 Date 10/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULSIFER, NEIL G Employer name Education Department Amount $37,385.40 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAGHY, BRIAN S Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $37,385.36 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, REBECKA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $37,385.10 Date 03/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, AYSE Z Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $37,385.08 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, DAWN M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $37,385.07 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEE, JOSEPH A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $37,384.85 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHAD F Employer name Village of Oriskany Amount $37,384.80 Date 12/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, TERRY L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $37,384.60 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULIN, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $37,384.47 Date 12/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, JAMES, JR Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $37,384.17 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENKEWICH, ARLEEN N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,384.16 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAM, CHRISTINA E Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $37,384.02 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTINGTON, LORENE A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $37,383.76 Date 04/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONROD, AUBRY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,383.62 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROADWELL, LUCILLE A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $37,383.57 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELISLE, MICHAEL K, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $37,383.43 Date 11/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORDINO, DEBORAH A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $37,383.36 Date 07/06/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, JACQUELINE D Employer name Erie County Amount $37,382.51 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIPPE, TARA L Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $37,382.35 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CRETTE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Huntington Housing Authority Amount $37,382.07 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLIGAN, JOHN A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $37,382.01 Date 12/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYES, BENJAMIN J F Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $37,381.98 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOJAN, MARK C Employer name Ontario County Amount $37,381.84 Date 06/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, DONALD R, JR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $37,381.63 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEDBALSKI, SHIRLEY A Employer name Falconer CSD Amount $37,381.60 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, JEFFREY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $37,381.56 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, MARTHA K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,381.52 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, TAMMY M Employer name New Lebanon CSD Amount $37,381.40 Date 02/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBLITZ, MINA R A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $37,381.30 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINK, COLLEEN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,381.15 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUB, DAVID M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $37,381.11 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-VIL, IVENS Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $37,380.76 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, KRISTEN K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,380.61 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, GEOFFREY N Employer name Village of Waterville Amount $37,380.38 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, REINALDO R Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $37,380.19 Date 06/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, MATTHEW A Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,379.96 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS-WILLIAMS, DARRYL L Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $37,379.89 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, JAMES R Employer name Lewis County Amount $37,379.88 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, FLOYD Employer name Town of Georgetown Amount $37,379.88 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, JASON V Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,378.26 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, EMILY K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,378.21 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, CHAD W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $37,378.16 Date 07/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAMER, PAUL M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $37,377.98 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEGEL, ARLINE A Employer name Catskill CSD Amount $37,377.98 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHARON A Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $37,377.97 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTI, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Island Park Amount $37,377.58 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, LUANNE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $37,377.38 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIMMER, THERESA K Employer name Chemung County Amount $37,377.04 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, JERRY L Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $37,376.96 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSSACK, JOHN M Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $37,376.13 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, DWAYNE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $37,376.08 Date 06/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPON, STEVEN R Employer name Niagara County Amount $37,375.98 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CYNTHIA G Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $37,375.82 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DANIELLE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $37,375.52 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTRIDGE, SALLAY E Employer name Rochester Childrens Services Amount $37,375.42 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLER, ANN MARIE Employer name Salem CSD Amount $37,375.35 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, JENIFER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,375.30 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System