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 SANCHEZ, EDWIN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $36,356.01 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTER, THEODORE R Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $36,355.97 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, RICHARD G Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $36,355.93 Date 05/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNION, AMANDA R Employer name Erie County Amount $36,355.62 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETTEL, BETTE JEAN Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $36,355.59 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBERT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $36,355.51 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELUCCI, JOHN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,355.24 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, RUDI M Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $36,355.20 Date 06/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, BEATRICE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $36,355.19 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, CYNTHIA M Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $36,354.32 Date 10/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSHT, GINA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $36,354.15 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODDINGTON, SUSAN A Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $36,354.06 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMEDO-CHAMBERLAIN, JOSEPH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $36,353.98 Date 03/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RACHEL A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,353.85 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $36,353.69 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, KIARA N T Employer name Department of Law Amount $36,353.47 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENPAS, EUGENE B Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $36,353.27 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, COLLEEN J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $36,353.23 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOVER, CODY A Employer name Erie County Amount $36,353.15 Date 08/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, IRIS M Employer name Department of Law Amount $36,352.90 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARDLE, PATRICIA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,352.86 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATUZZI, CARMEN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,352.86 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZI, VIVIAN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,352.86 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSELSTEIN, KATHERINE G Employer name Town of Lysander Amount $36,352.82 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, GREGORY D Employer name Town of Lysander Amount $36,352.82 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIERI, GLENDA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $36,352.32 Date 11/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JAVANNAH Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,352.01 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, TONJUA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $36,351.96 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIATO, HEATHER E Employer name Washington County Amount $36,351.77 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENZI, CHRISTOPHER V Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $36,351.50 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTER, BETTE J Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $36,350.87 Date 02/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DANIELLE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $36,350.62 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNARO, MARCO P, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $36,350.58 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, PAMELA Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $36,350.51 Date 08/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTOLINO, BONNIE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,350.50 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SHAWN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $36,350.30 Date 12/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $36,349.96 Date 11/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARANG, BOL M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,349.95 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, MARC A Employer name Village of Earlville Amount $36,349.89 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENLONG, SUSAN M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $36,349.52 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCINSKI, SCOTT F Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $36,349.23 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, ELIZABETH J Employer name Madison County Amount $36,348.96 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, VALERIE L Employer name Madison County Amount $36,348.75 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, KEVIN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $36,348.64 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTUS, NANCY J Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $36,348.46 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCROGGINS, DAVID A Employer name North Warren CSD Amount $36,348.41 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, THOMAS Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $36,347.96 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRCHILD, CYNTHIA M Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $36,347.89 Date 12/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EDWIN Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $36,347.85 Date 08/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, SUSAN M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $36,347.80 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMP, LISA L Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $36,347.47 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEERENS, WANDA J Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $36,347.26 Date 04/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELENTO, PHILIP J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $36,347.10 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSETTI, CATHY L Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $36,346.99 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $36,346.79 Date 05/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAYTON, KATHLEEN L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,346.75 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, CAROL L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $36,346.60 Date 10/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELDNER, WAYNE C Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,346.55 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, FELICIA A Employer name Legislative Ethics Committee Amount $36,346.19 Date 01/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MACKENZIE J Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $36,346.13 Date 06/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIESSE, FREDERICK R Employer name Town of Hartwick Amount $36,345.96 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENOTTI, PATRICIA B Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $36,345.75 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENDKEWITZ, ELEANOR M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,345.70 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, RACHEL M Employer name Manchester Shortsville CSD Amount $36,345.61 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGRESITS, TAMARA M Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $36,345.45 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALESKI, TERRI A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $36,345.17 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREY, BRANDON M Employer name Clinton County Amount $36,344.98 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, GARY T, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,344.59 Date 02/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONE, JOHN A Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $36,344.21 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZER, ANDREA A H Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $36,344.19 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEBRIAN, ERNEST Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $36,344.14 Date 01/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, SUZANNE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,344.10 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDDIA, DEBORAH A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,343.82 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUFF, THOMAS M, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $36,343.55 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMS, MATTHEW F Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $36,343.37 Date 09/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIECKE, KATHLEEN F Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $36,343.22 Date 11/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DANIEL J Employer name Delaware County Amount $36,343.09 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTINE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,342.19 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVOL, CARLOS Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $36,342.17 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAXTON, HOWARD R Employer name Fonda-Fultonville CSD Amount $36,342.12 Date 02/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OQUENDO, JOSE D Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $36,341.95 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMPI, CARA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,341.88 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, ANDREW P Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $36,341.84 Date 12/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTRAN, ANGELICA Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $36,341.73 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIESE, NADINE K Employer name Broome County Amount $36,341.59 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCHIODI, SANDRA L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $36,341.49 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, ROSEANN Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $36,341.49 Date 04/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, KIMBERLY J Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $36,341.37 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND-SMIEDY, APRIL M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,341.33 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, DENISE M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $36,341.10 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERC, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $36,341.02 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEGROVE, CHRIS N Employer name Ontario County Amount $36,340.85 Date 10/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULE, SUSAN M Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $36,340.78 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RHONDA D Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,340.61 Date 10/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSE, YASSIN A Employer name Erie County Amount $36,340.45 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, LARRY P Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $36,340.25 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEFFLER, DAVID C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $36,340.19 Date 10/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, WILHELMINA T Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $36,340.16 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, CHARLES E, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $36,340.15 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MATTHEW F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $36,339.85 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System