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 CROUSE, ROBERT P, JR Employer name Montgomery County Amount $36,667.13 Date 06/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, TRACY A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $36,666.64 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MATTHEW H Employer name Half Hollow Hills Comm Library Amount $36,666.53 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CHRISTINE A Employer name Half Hollow Hills Comm Library Amount $36,666.44 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUDEN, MEGHAN P Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $36,666.43 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORUZZI, ASHLEY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $36,666.40 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS-WILLIAMS, LEANNA N Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $36,666.24 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD, DEBORAH Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $36,666.11 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MICHELLE A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $36,665.81 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, PRECIOUS Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $36,665.57 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLARAN, DENISE H Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $36,665.51 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABLANG, TAMMY Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,665.44 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERVELT, SHERRY A Employer name Seneca County Amount $36,665.23 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, DYLAN J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $36,665.07 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIGER, JACQUELINE M Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $36,664.64 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE THOMASIS, DEBRA Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $36,664.60 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMLER, CHERYL ANN Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $36,664.40 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLOS, JOHN Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $36,664.04 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYS, ERIC S Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $36,663.46 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMEROY, CODY L Employer name Allegany County Amount $36,663.43 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, MASON T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $36,663.24 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADGE, ADRIENNE Employer name Cortland County Amount $36,663.12 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIENIAZEK, CAROLE J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $36,662.67 Date 04/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADARO, MICHAEL L Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $36,662.54 Date 01/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, JACQUELINE L Employer name Cortland County Amount $36,662.52 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILL, NANCY I Employer name Cortland County Amount $36,662.52 Date 03/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROXBURGH, ANNE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $36,662.41 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRULLA, DAPHNE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $36,662.34 Date 08/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIDENSTEIN, JOELLE E Employer name Erie County Amount $36,662.34 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZYNSKI, TRACEY L Employer name Livingston County Amount $36,662.29 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, AARON M Employer name Town of Fayette Amount $36,662.11 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, JEFFREY N Employer name Town of Preble Amount $36,661.98 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARNEY, AMY M Employer name Washington County Amount $36,661.97 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CARL A Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $36,661.78 Date 03/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIANO, CATHERINE Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $36,661.59 Date 05/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, LINDA J Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $36,661.34 Date 04/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINE, LORRAINE A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $36,661.10 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, CARLA L Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $36,661.10 Date 10/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSSON, NANCY E Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $36,660.91 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, AMBER L Employer name Village of Oriskany Falls Amount $36,660.83 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, KIMBERLY J Employer name Washington County Amount $36,660.82 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANEY, STEPHANIE J Employer name Washington County Amount $36,660.79 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUJKO, DIANE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $36,660.58 Date 02/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWIND, GINA M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $36,659.20 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, RICHARD M, II Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,659.15 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FRANCE, TINA L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $36,659.05 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, KALEENA M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $36,658.97 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, GARY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $36,658.91 Date 09/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, DEBORAH L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,658.47 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABALOU, JOHN J Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,658.09 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, MARY Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $36,657.98 Date 10/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELBASA, ERNEST J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $36,657.73 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNIS, KATHARINE J Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $36,657.63 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UBAWIKE, CHUKWUCHEBE A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $36,657.62 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROEGER, ROBERT N Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $36,657.62 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDOR, JACOB R Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $36,657.61 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALWICK, ERIN A Employer name Ulster County Amount $36,657.45 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHDE, GAIL M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $36,656.45 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ERIN E Employer name Oswego County Amount $36,656.35 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAACS, MICHELLE P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $36,656.33 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JENNIFER D Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $36,656.23 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, KRISTINE C Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $36,656.13 Date 04/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINGART, VALERIE A Employer name Fulton County Amount $36,656.07 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIDLAW, COURTNEY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $36,656.00 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSMAN, JENNIFER L Employer name Village of Lewiston Amount $36,655.76 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, JACQUELINE C Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $36,655.69 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COMBS, MARION V Employer name Caledonia-Mumford CSD Amount $36,655.66 Date 05/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLONE, KIMBERLY M Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $36,654.94 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, GILBERTO Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $36,654.87 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARBER, TAMMY Employer name Ulster County Amount $36,654.82 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERMILYEA, DEBRA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $36,654.81 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABLONSKI, GREGORY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $36,654.72 Date 12/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDES, MARY L Employer name Town of Batavia Amount $36,654.04 Date 09/08/1959 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JOHN F Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $36,653.66 Date 07/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTE, CHRYSTELLE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $36,653.64 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, KRISTOPHER R Employer name Chenango County Amount $36,653.57 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, PAULETTE J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $36,653.46 Date 06/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, PATRICIA D Employer name Livingston County Amount $36,652.80 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, RICHARD A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $36,652.76 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAVARO, ELLEN Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $36,652.26 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASRAT, LAKSHMI DEVI Employer name Schenectady County Amount $36,652.17 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRISH, DESTINY D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,652.09 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANTHONY L Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $36,651.83 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAURA, GARY L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $36,651.60 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, DENISE J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $36,651.60 Date 03/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTGES, VALERIE F Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $36,651.60 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKETT, GLADYS M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $36,651.60 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, DENISE L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $36,651.60 Date 10/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORA, EMMA Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $36,651.60 Date 05/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYETT, RAFAEL A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $36,651.60 Date 08/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMER, JAMES M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $36,651.41 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMAINO, LORRAINE R, MRS Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,651.39 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRBY, KEVIN J Employer name Education Department Amount $36,651.31 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER-BOMBARD, KAREN A Employer name Village of Canastota Amount $36,650.47 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SHANETTA N Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $36,650.41 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLEY, ERIC C Employer name Town of Ellicott Amount $36,650.39 Date 04/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, DAWN M Employer name Town of Westport Amount $36,649.80 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, ALICE L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $36,649.75 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILCH, KATERINA G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $36,649.54 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONESSA, JEFFREY M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $36,649.44 Date 03/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System