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 CARTER, GEORGE R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $37,375.30 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVA, VINCENT J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $37,375.01 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINE, DONNA E Employer name Ulster County Amount $37,374.86 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, OTIS J Employer name Orange County Amount $37,374.74 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, PATRICK M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $37,374.60 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, JOHN F Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,374.39 Date 03/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPEL, ELIZABETH A Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $37,374.32 Date 02/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIBINSKI, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,374.30 Date 10/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, RICHARD A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $37,374.12 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, ELIZABETH M Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $37,374.07 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFORD, BONNIE J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $37,374.00 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, SHERRI L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $37,373.66 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOHY, BILLIE D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $37,373.44 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, COREY S Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $37,373.32 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, ARON J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $37,373.25 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, CRAIG E Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $37,373.16 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, RITA V Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $37,372.99 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER, THOMAS K Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $37,372.71 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWERTINSKI, MICHAEL K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $37,372.52 Date 07/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACCI, JO ANN M Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $37,372.30 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULESA, BENJAMIN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $37,372.01 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPERSKI, KELLY E Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $37,371.80 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLIN, RICHARD T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $37,371.76 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLON, KELLY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $37,371.73 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, KATHRYN A Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,371.61 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, TRICIA K Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,371.51 Date 03/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KARIN E Employer name Bethlehem Public Library Amount $37,371.36 Date 09/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, TANNER J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,371.13 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIELMO, CAMILLE A Employer name City of Rome Amount $37,370.27 Date 07/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKIN, JOSEPH D Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $37,370.22 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRETZMON, JEROME F, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $37,370.21 Date 09/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLINGS-MENTIS, TAMMY Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $37,370.19 Date 03/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOON, JASON J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $37,370.09 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, MARY C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $37,369.97 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROGOVITZ, CHERYL A Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $37,369.71 Date 10/23/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, TERRY W Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,369.52 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JOSEPH J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,368.95 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VROMAN-HARLEC, MICHELLE L Employer name Broome County Amount $37,368.30 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENN, KEVIN A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $37,368.24 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, HOWARD F Employer name Town of Altona Amount $37,368.11 Date 05/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINSON, DE ANNA I Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,367.50 Date 09/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPASSO, MATTHEW J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $37,367.12 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, NANCY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,366.86 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIUSO, KAYLA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,366.71 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXWORTHY, JEFF K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $37,366.41 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, ROY A Employer name Town of Hunter Amount $37,366.29 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCE, MICHAEL S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $37,366.07 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, KAREN S Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $37,365.67 Date 09/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGUSON, TIMOTHY J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $37,365.48 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, BILLIE J Employer name Livingston County Amount $37,365.40 Date 09/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNHA, SUSANNE M Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $37,365.34 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, TARA T Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $37,365.34 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTIA, MARGARET M Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $37,365.34 Date 02/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWADA, DOROTHY J Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $37,365.34 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SUZANNE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $37,365.22 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTMAN, STACIE M Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $37,365.20 Date 07/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, ERIC T Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $37,364.66 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLY, LORI L Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $37,364.66 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, NEFTALIE Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $37,364.66 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CRISTINA M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $37,364.35 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, GEORGE A Employer name Delaware County Amount $37,364.18 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, ANTONIA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $37,364.16 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCOM, JEREMY C Employer name Oswego County Amount $37,364.08 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGARLATA, EILEEN M Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $37,364.06 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, MARLENE Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $37,363.62 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLINSON, BRENT S Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $37,363.59 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEAU, SHAWN S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $37,363.58 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, SHAWN L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $37,363.57 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, MELODY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $37,363.13 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZKIRAL, YAYRA Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $37,362.98 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, CHRISTINE M Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $37,362.42 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAB, SHARON A Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $37,362.34 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, JULIUS B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $37,362.31 Date 08/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULINSKI, RICHARD Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $37,362.13 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDELL, CINDY M Employer name City of Hornell Amount $37,361.66 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEY, MARTHA S Employer name Village of Boonville Amount $37,361.60 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRTLEY, STEPHEN E Employer name City of Albany Amount $37,361.56 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARF, MARGARET C Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $37,361.55 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, DOMENICA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $37,361.52 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, ELIZABETH A Employer name City of Beacon Amount $37,361.50 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JETER, STEVEN E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $37,361.48 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, LINDA W Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $37,361.32 Date 07/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $37,360.91 Date 02/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEED, BARBARA J Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $37,360.88 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRA, DAVID P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $37,360.52 Date 01/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSLEY, STEPHEN J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $37,360.30 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ERIBERTO, JR Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $37,359.93 Date 12/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDY, BARBARA Employer name Fulton County Amount $37,359.58 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, MARY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,359.48 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANK, MITCHELL Employer name Village of Asharoken Amount $37,359.47 Date 12/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVERETT, JEREMY J Employer name Erie County Amount $37,359.29 Date 04/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHOWSKI, DONNAMARIE E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,359.25 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSAONGANG, JEFFREY R Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $37,359.18 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, PATRICK W Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $37,359.02 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, LISA C Employer name Schuyler County Amount $37,358.97 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGER, MELISSA H Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,358.92 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, CAROLINE M Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $37,358.45 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENK, SHELLEY D Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $37,358.45 Date 11/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, VINCENT S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $37,358.36 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, BRANDY L Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,358.33 Date 06/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System