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 KING-CLARKE, RONDALIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $36,262.12 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, VAUGHN L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $36,261.81 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ROSANN T Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $36,261.50 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, LISA H Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $36,261.50 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROTTO, AMANDA R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $36,261.28 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLNAVE, TIMOTHY A Employer name Cortland County Amount $36,261.10 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JANE M Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $36,260.91 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLEY, MARGARET L Employer name Department of Health Amount $36,260.11 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFER, TARA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $36,260.10 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORMAN, DIANE C Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $36,260.04 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARPELLI, PAUL D Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $36,259.66 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKEY, ADAM Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $36,259.23 Date 10/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JORI A Employer name Orleans County Amount $36,258.95 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONNEN, CYNTHIA L Employer name Orleans County Amount $36,258.95 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPATSIS, DOROTHY Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $36,258.70 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGOON, MICHAEL D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $36,258.67 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTI, DONNA M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $36,258.30 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, CAROLYN B Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $36,257.97 Date 10/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, BRIAN D Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $36,257.87 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, JENNIFER M Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $36,257.82 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHAB, SEPHIRATU Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $36,257.59 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKER, REBECCA J Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $36,257.07 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEH, JUDITH A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $36,256.65 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERDHEIM, MILDRED R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $36,256.22 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTINO, ERIC Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $36,256.07 Date 09/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, JAMES H Employer name Department of Health Amount $36,255.74 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHMAN, RYAN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $36,255.57 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOYD, LORI Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $36,255.42 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURENSON, LORI L Employer name Ithaca Housing Authority Amount $36,254.83 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHONE, LOUANN R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,254.31 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, DOROTHY E Employer name Rockland County Amount $36,253.62 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTIER, GISELA M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $36,253.13 Date 07/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRACKEN, DAVID T Employer name Cortland Housing Authority Amount $36,252.89 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEISS, DOUGLAS D, JR Employer name Town of Union Amount $36,252.16 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VIVO, DEBORAH A Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $36,252.11 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CHARLES V Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $36,252.08 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NESS, GREGORY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $36,251.94 Date 12/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUEST, DONALD C, JR Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $36,251.63 Date 09/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, AMY E Employer name City of Albany Amount $36,251.61 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINEEN, DANIEL W Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $36,251.59 Date 06/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIDL, CYNTHIA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $36,251.45 Date 12/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, WILLIAM C Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $36,251.41 Date 12/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGAMI, ANTONIO C Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $36,250.90 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, VALERIE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $36,250.76 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDEPE, DENISE L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $36,250.68 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARCO, JAMES M Employer name Fulton County Amount $36,250.58 Date 08/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTABIO, FLORANGEL Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,250.40 Date 05/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOCKELL, KATHLEEN D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $36,250.30 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, RICKY L Employer name Otsego County Amount $36,249.99 Date 02/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASSOUR, DANA R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,249.90 Date 05/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABIER, SUSAN Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $36,249.71 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSER, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $36,249.64 Date 12/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOONER, HILLARI A Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $36,249.29 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINBUSH, GENETTE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,248.42 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, HOLLY R Employer name City of Hornell Amount $36,247.96 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, STEVEN M Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $36,247.52 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, KATHERINE J Employer name Webster CSD Amount $36,247.38 Date 03/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS MASI, CLARE A Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $36,247.17 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, THERESA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,247.11 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, HOLLY C Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,246.90 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAND, EARL J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $36,246.90 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARKER, LINDSAY E Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,246.86 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCHENSKI, SUSAN D Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,246.81 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARIE E Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,246.81 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, SUZANNE T Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $36,246.70 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENZ, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,246.42 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, KIMBERLY L Employer name Yates County Amount $36,246.18 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, JESSALYN A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $36,246.15 Date 10/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRANT, JEREMY J Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $36,246.07 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, LARRY D Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $36,245.43 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JOELLE C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $36,245.25 Date 04/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TIFFANY K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,245.09 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, ERIN E Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $36,244.87 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MONT, KARA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,244.84 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANI, ANGELA Employer name Albany County Amount $36,244.57 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMBSKI, BRIAN A Employer name Erie County Amount $36,244.47 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ERRICO, PHYLLIS S Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $36,244.00 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, SONIA E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $36,243.35 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTWORTH, EDITHA K Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $36,243.18 Date 05/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS, ESTHER G Employer name Westchester County Amount $36,243.13 Date 11/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, CARL J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $36,243.10 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, ANTHONY B Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $36,243.07 Date 07/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, JULIANNE M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $36,242.95 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMMER, WENDY S Employer name Town of Boston Amount $36,242.40 Date 03/25/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOADLEY, PETER J Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $36,242.34 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIXBY, GORDON G Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $36,241.98 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, BARRY L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $36,241.98 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WILLIAM T Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $36,241.83 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, FRANCIS W Employer name Washington County Amount $36,241.12 Date 06/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADSALL, LAURA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $36,240.94 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, THOMAS P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $36,240.55 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIATEK, KEITH E Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $36,240.17 Date 04/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $36,240.01 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, COURTNEY D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $36,239.80 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, LISA B Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $36,239.63 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKNIGHT, CALVIS X Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $36,239.56 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $36,239.39 Date 01/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACAN, FILIZ Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $36,239.38 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, SHEILA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,239.35 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASBELL, CHARLES Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $36,239.35 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System