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 CURRINGTON, LINDA G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $36,649.42 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOROS, JEANNE K Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $36,648.87 Date 11/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, BRYCE A Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $36,648.86 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, AIMEE E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $36,648.85 Date 02/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, RONALD T Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $36,648.65 Date 11/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, ERICA L Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $36,648.48 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, MELISSA L Employer name City of Hornell Amount $36,647.96 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUCZOK, LINDSEY S Employer name Erie County Amount $36,647.92 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM D Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $36,647.62 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, MICHAEL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $36,647.48 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLONG, NIGEL L Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $36,647.07 Date 11/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, LAKSHMI A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $36,646.88 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVEROCKER, KAREN Employer name Div of Tax Appeals Amount $36,646.59 Date 10/02/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLOR, HAROLD A, JR Employer name Tompkins County Amount $36,646.53 Date 12/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESANTIS, JAMIE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $36,646.30 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, SUSAN M Employer name City of Oswego Amount $36,645.90 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, JUSTIN W Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,645.86 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNE, ROBERT L Employer name City of Albany Amount $36,645.85 Date 07/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBIE, JULIANNA D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $36,645.70 Date 06/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHARLENE E Employer name Binghamton Housing Authority Amount $36,645.70 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KIMBERLY K Employer name Binghamton Housing Authority Amount $36,645.70 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIN, SARAH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $36,645.38 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS A Employer name Finger Lakes Library System Amount $36,645.00 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKAUB, DONNA F Employer name Cayuga County Amount $36,644.96 Date 11/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, S PENELOPE Employer name Cayuga County Amount $36,644.96 Date 04/22/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTMANN, TERESA L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $36,644.91 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOO, MARLENE L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $36,644.86 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, SHARI J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $36,644.80 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, SALLY A Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $36,644.59 Date 11/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, DEBRA E Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $36,644.56 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMAN, JOANNE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $36,644.54 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LYNN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,644.44 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHARMAIN A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $36,644.10 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUDY, SHARON L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,643.82 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, GERALD C Employer name Albany County Amount $36,643.67 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, PATRICIA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $36,643.62 Date 04/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIO, JAIME Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $36,643.48 Date 08/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ZELDA Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $36,643.29 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RENZO, KHAN A Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $36,643.23 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, PATRICIA M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $36,643.19 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITARO, KIP A Employer name Wayne County Amount $36,643.19 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, KELLY L Employer name Brocton CSD Amount $36,643.01 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NICHOLAS J, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $36,642.91 Date 02/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAM, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $36,641.51 Date 06/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNO, BESS L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $36,641.28 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONK, DIANNA K Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $36,641.26 Date 05/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, KATHRYN F Employer name Albany County Airport Authorit Amount $36,640.94 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DANIEL Employer name Broome County Amount $36,640.71 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTH, BRADLEY T Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $36,640.49 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBONA, ANN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,640.39 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAVELLE, LINDA A Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $36,639.56 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CONNOR M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $36,639.36 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, BARBARA J Employer name Town of Brant Amount $36,639.22 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASELEWSKI, CYNTHIA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $36,639.14 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, DANIEL R Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $36,638.99 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGIO, KIM Employer name Town of Catskill Amount $36,638.98 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABATE, ANTHONY S Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $36,638.88 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKINNEY, JOHN, JR Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $36,638.71 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PABIS, LAURIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,638.58 Date 03/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPENHEIM, JEREMY Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $36,638.48 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTE, MARIA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $36,638.11 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNIFF, STEPHANIE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $36,638.00 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREY, DONALD F Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,637.99 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDLE, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Savannah Amount $36,637.69 Date 01/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACIC, NICOLE C Employer name Erie County Amount $36,637.33 Date 10/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTLOWSKI, LINDA LEE Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $36,637.26 Date 10/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWDEN, LISA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,637.06 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, DANTE Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $36,636.94 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, RONALD A Employer name Town of Sodus Amount $36,636.83 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEO, ROBERT J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $36,636.82 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOWITZ, SYDNIE B Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,635.89 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTOPOLI, DEBORAH M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $36,635.23 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, GISSEL A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $36,634.94 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, JENNA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,634.82 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, DAVID B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $36,634.57 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX, CAMONGHNE L Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $36,634.54 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALADINO, CHARLES J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $36,634.20 Date 11/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECHOW, MARIE C Employer name Delaware County Amount $36,634.13 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAUS, ANGELA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,633.96 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLARD, ANDREW Employer name New York Public Library Amount $36,633.60 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DANIEL E Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,633.53 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, BRYAN E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $36,633.35 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, HEATHER D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $36,633.17 Date 01/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLEY, WILLIAM J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $36,632.85 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANANDAN, INDIRA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $36,632.70 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBERSLEY, SHERYLL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $36,632.68 Date 12/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JARRIN L Employer name Lewis County Amount $36,632.62 Date 09/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, CHRIS J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $36,632.07 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JERRICK Employer name City of Albany Amount $36,631.84 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JAMES O Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,631.82 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, KEITH E, SR Employer name Town of Williamstown Amount $36,631.75 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MARIE A Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $36,631.28 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOPSIS, PAULA Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $36,631.17 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEDMONTE, DEBORAH M Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $36,630.95 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DANIELLE C Employer name Albany County Amount $36,630.82 Date 05/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGNAN, JASON P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $36,630.81 Date 05/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEILIG, ANTHONY G Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $36,630.61 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPERIO, JEANNE T Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $36,630.17 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMILIEN, JOSETTE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $36,630.10 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONEY, TIMOTHY S, JR Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,629.94 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System