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 VAN KUREN, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $36,613.73 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBEY, SHERI L Employer name Allegany County Amount $36,613.71 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIBIOR, LORI A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,613.35 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASALE, BRITTANY B Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $36,612.98 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, ALLYSON D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $36,612.85 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, LEON-PAUL Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $36,612.09 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, TANISHA L Employer name Wayne County Amount $36,611.86 Date 06/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA-PADULA, CHRIS J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $36,611.69 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELT, DEBORAH A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $36,611.62 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUREGARD, MICHAEL K Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $36,611.58 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUTSAKIS, PAULA Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $36,611.37 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GAMBA, STEPHEN Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $36,611.06 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, JAMES E Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $36,610.92 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARCONE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $36,610.07 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CATHERINE M Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $36,610.00 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZI, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $36,609.28 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, PAULA C Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $36,609.00 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARE, RICHARD J Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $36,608.79 Date 11/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPOKU, ISAAC Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $36,608.50 Date 10/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, LISA M Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $36,608.30 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ORLANDO Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $36,608.19 Date 08/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, GREGORY H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $36,608.00 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, LINDA Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $36,607.91 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, BEANCA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,607.71 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, ERIC D Employer name Franklin County Amount $36,607.02 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHSAY, FESSEHA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,606.78 Date 03/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYBALKIN, YURIY Employer name Oneida County Amount $36,606.78 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIS, TINA M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $36,606.74 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EZZELL, DEVIN L Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $36,606.53 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANESE, SEAN A Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $36,606.20 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEU, RICKY A Employer name La Fayette CSD Amount $36,605.40 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, BRIDGET C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,605.26 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, DE ANNE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,604.95 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEELEY, TERRIE A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $36,604.83 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBRON, BETTY D Employer name Education Department Amount $36,604.80 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGARD, JOHN T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $36,604.71 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGACE, NICOLE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $36,604.71 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE, SUZANNE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $36,604.70 Date 07/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, LIN C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $36,604.70 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, MATTHEW G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $36,604.70 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, DANIEL T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $36,604.70 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSCINSKI, PAUL K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $36,604.70 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVILAND, CHARLES J, JR Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $36,604.70 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHIA, RALPH Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $36,604.44 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CHERYL ANN Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $36,604.25 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODIE, JILL M Employer name Town of Dickinson Amount $36,604.16 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JAQUAY Employer name Albany County Amount $36,603.73 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATEO, KATHLEEN Employer name Albany County Amount $36,603.72 Date 05/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIERK, TERESA H Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $36,603.71 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, SHARON L Employer name Albany County Amount $36,603.70 Date 05/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBST, MICHELLE M Employer name Albany County Amount $36,603.65 Date 05/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORING, ANNE W Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $36,603.61 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, JEREMIAH J Employer name Clinton County Amount $36,603.58 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANINO, ELIZABETH K Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $36,603.56 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $36,603.52 Date 02/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELLE-CASHDOLLAR, JUSTYCE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $36,603.49 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMICHAEL, KIMBERLY A Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $36,603.25 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGUIRE, DIANE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $36,603.03 Date 05/14/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, VINCENT A Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $36,603.00 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, ROLAND R Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $36,602.30 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, DIANA L Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $36,602.30 Date 02/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPA, LISA A Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $36,602.16 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FULIO, NANCY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,601.94 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, YANETH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $36,601.83 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY, JESSICA F Employer name Columbia County Amount $36,601.35 Date 04/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIAS, GUSTAVO Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $36,601.11 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORMIER, WILLIAM D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $36,601.05 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSTIN, CYNTHIA S Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $36,600.98 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOCKERY, MARIA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $36,600.57 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESHURES, DIANE R Employer name Oswego County Amount $36,600.50 Date 10/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYOTT, CHARLES C A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $36,600.20 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNER, BRANDON J Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $36,600.06 Date 06/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGADISH, USHA K Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $36,599.78 Date 11/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, KENNETH Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $36,599.55 Date 04/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, BRUCE M Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $36,598.80 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPLE, ERIC M Employer name Long Lake CSD Amount $36,598.12 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBIODA, MARGARET Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,598.00 Date 10/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAM, MICHELLE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $36,597.98 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDDER, MARY B Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $36,597.57 Date 10/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTINE, LISA A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $36,597.33 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAST, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $36,596.98 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEIBLER, BRENDA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $36,596.60 Date 03/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, LELAND F Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $36,596.59 Date 11/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDUJAR, JESSENIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $36,596.50 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, BAYLEE A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,596.42 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTZ, ELIZABETH M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,596.16 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, KIM M Employer name Essex County Amount $36,596.00 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, HEIDI J Employer name Essex County Amount $36,596.00 Date 07/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, BRANDON A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,596.00 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST DENIS, JEFFREY T Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $36,596.00 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, BENJAMIN J Employer name Broome County Amount $36,595.65 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, VALERIE Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $36,595.64 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, DONNA Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $36,595.47 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, ANNETTE M Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $36,595.14 Date 10/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, LINDSEY A Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $36,594.80 Date 05/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, LORI M Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,594.78 Date 08/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZEK, SARAH A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $36,594.70 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, KATILYN M Employer name Education Department Amount $36,594.58 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, PATRICIA A Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $36,594.15 Date 10/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MARK Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $36,594.13 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System