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 CHANDLER, KYRON I Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $37,015.85 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLA, MELISSA A Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $37,015.83 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTER, DOREEN J Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $37,015.75 Date 09/18/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROR, CRAIG H Employer name Franklin County Amount $37,015.24 Date 03/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONK, ERIC J A Employer name Oswego County Amount $37,015.07 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TODD L Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $37,015.03 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, KAREN Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $37,014.87 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, DANIEL M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $37,014.80 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, DEONIA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $37,014.74 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFASSO, ALEX M Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $37,014.52 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEGERS, GREGORY M Employer name Town of Genesee Amount $37,014.40 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL PRADO, MATTHEW C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $37,014.33 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLYTER, KRISTEN M Employer name Schuyler County Amount $37,014.27 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, PHYLLIS G Employer name Pocantico Hills CSD Amount $37,014.17 Date 01/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, PATIENCE R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $37,014.03 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, SHELLY A Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $37,013.80 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JAMES A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $37,013.79 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHELE L Employer name Andover CSD Amount $37,013.64 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, CARRIE L Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $37,013.43 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZLER, DAWN L Employer name Greene County Amount $37,013.38 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, JOHN E Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $37,013.24 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENCH, CAROL M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $37,012.74 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, LINDA W Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $37,012.72 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMENALE, KAYLA A Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $37,012.61 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGDON, SARON E Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $37,012.58 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, GARY J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,012.56 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, TRACY L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $37,012.07 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KAREN L Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,012.03 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRINGHAM, BRIAN D Employer name City of Batavia Amount $37,011.95 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINYER, GLENN E, JR Employer name Town of Franklin Amount $37,011.92 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELTER, GERRY L Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $37,011.82 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTT, RYAN C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,011.81 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERUZZI, JASON L Employer name Village of Canajoharie Amount $37,011.36 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIVIDEN, JONATHAN P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $37,011.07 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELBY, KATHLEEN K Employer name Town of Boston Amount $37,010.80 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATHER, LAWANDA M Employer name Erie County Amount $37,010.41 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELFINI, LUIGI Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $37,010.39 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, LISA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $37,010.06 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, VANESSA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $37,010.02 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOPKA, DIANA D Employer name Oneida County Amount $37,009.81 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTOWICH, MICHAEL J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $37,008.97 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, SUEYANG Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $37,008.97 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDZISZEWSKI, SHARON K Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $37,008.89 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANT, JULIE A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $37,008.88 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, ANDREW W Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $37,008.66 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOUTEN, SARA E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $37,008.34 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTMAR, CAROL L Employer name Greene County Amount $37,007.62 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DENISE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $37,007.21 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, STEPHANIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,006.87 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVEY, DONNA M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $37,006.75 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCKELMANN, WILLIAM E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $37,006.09 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, JACQUELINE F Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $37,005.98 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEOPLES, CHENELLE A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $37,005.97 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUKE, KENNETH F, III Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $37,005.81 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, KELLEY A Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $37,005.23 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUILA, GARY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $37,004.44 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, T'PRENE J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $37,004.42 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKLAND, WILLIAM H Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $37,004.35 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MICHELLE L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $37,004.19 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, DEBBIE Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $37,004.16 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN EPPS, MARGARET A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $37,003.98 Date 01/15/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Cornell University Amount $37,003.91 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, BRENDAN Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $37,003.88 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELY, ZUNILDA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $37,003.81 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CASEY L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $37,003.79 Date 12/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSTON, FRANCES L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $37,003.35 Date 10/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLINSKI, CHRISTINE A Employer name Wayne County Amount $37,003.35 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHEY, ASIA N Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $37,003.01 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JAMIE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $37,003.01 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDOCK, SAMANTHA L Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $37,003.01 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, SARAH Employer name Schenectady County Amount $37,002.90 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JENICE M Employer name Southern Cayuga CSD Amount $37,002.69 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, JESS W Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $37,002.63 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, LAURENCE W Employer name Fillmore CSD Amount $37,002.49 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, DAVID M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $37,002.38 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, LINDA M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $37,002.37 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JEFF M Employer name Broome County Amount $37,002.00 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, NICOLE H Employer name Lewis County Amount $37,001.60 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SUSAN L Employer name Mt Pleasant Cottage Sch UFSD Amount $37,000.95 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENAN, DAVID M Employer name Town of Wells Amount $37,000.90 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ADRIENNE D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $37,000.34 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENNARD, AMANDA L Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $37,000.08 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NABER, GLEN E Employer name Town of Mcdonough Amount $37,000.00 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTLE, JOHN E Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $36,999.78 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTANG, ANTHONY Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $36,998.98 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPITONE, CHARLES M Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $36,998.89 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVILLE, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Groton Amount $36,998.88 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARLOW, KEVIN J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $36,998.86 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ANITA K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $36,998.75 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHARY, CATHERINE M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $36,998.40 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANN, JANE F Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $36,998.28 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATOR, SARAH E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $36,997.86 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, DANIELLE A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $36,997.71 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAYS, JAJA C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $36,997.62 Date 05/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTON, KEITH R Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $36,997.50 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, BECKY E Employer name Randolph CSD Amount $36,997.50 Date 01/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, THERESA M Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $36,996.99 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATZA, MEGAN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,996.94 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, DIANE M Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $36,996.80 Date 08/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABAIAN, JOHN W Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $36,996.65 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System