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 PHILLIPS, KATHERINE E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,197.97 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDITT, DEBRA P Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $36,197.97 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOORNBEEK, LAURIE A Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $36,197.93 Date 03/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRICO, LINDA J Employer name Education Department Amount $36,197.72 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, FRANCIS X Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $36,197.46 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JETT, KATHY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,197.24 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONALD E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $36,197.22 Date 04/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALAWENDER, SHARON D Employer name Cayuga County Amount $36,196.56 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, OKSANA M Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $36,196.47 Date 12/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOYNE, LAURIE ANN Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $36,196.31 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, SHIRLEY A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $36,196.29 Date 03/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, DAISY Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $36,195.51 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURACE, RICKY A Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $36,195.10 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, BRADLEY C Employer name Town of Essex Amount $36,195.02 Date 09/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLOWSKI, HOLLEY A Employer name Schuyler County Amount $36,194.97 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, DAVID A Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $36,194.73 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUCKER, MARIE Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $36,194.72 Date 08/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EURIE, MARGARET R Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $36,194.60 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZARRO, LISA S Employer name Scio CSD Amount $36,194.55 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSCHETTER, JON M Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,194.51 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORELLA, ANGELO A Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $36,194.28 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, KENNETH W Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $36,194.23 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICHENOR, MARTEN N Employer name Town of Harrietstown Amount $36,193.97 Date 07/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIES, JOSE RAMON Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $36,193.78 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, LESLIE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,193.61 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SAMANTHA I Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $36,193.35 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, VALERIE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $36,193.20 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIER, MICHELLE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $36,193.10 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANNER, SUSAN H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,193.03 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, JOAN C Employer name Town of Barton Amount $36,193.02 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MELVIN R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $36,193.00 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEISE, ADELLE A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $36,192.44 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRABHAM, DAVID J Employer name Department of Health Amount $36,192.39 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYEN, KRISTINA L Employer name Village of Gouverneur Amount $36,192.26 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNING, TAMECA N Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $36,192.16 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJEDA, RICHARD D Employer name Oneida County Amount $36,191.84 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AUKEN, NICOLE M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $36,191.68 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, STEVEN L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $36,191.43 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORA, MARGUERITA Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $36,190.96 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, TODD S Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $36,190.92 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BRIAN E Employer name Tioga County Amount $36,190.77 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIQUEZ JIMENEZ, ODELMYS ALFRE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,190.63 Date 02/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, SILVIA Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $36,190.63 Date 06/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWTHORNE, STEPHANIE J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $36,190.60 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMONDS, ANDREA M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $36,190.47 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIDIO, THOMAS D Employer name Port Byron CSD Amount $36,190.38 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANUS, RYAN C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $36,190.25 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENDERGAST, MELISSA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $36,190.20 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, RICHARD T Employer name City of Albany Amount $36,189.82 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTOR, RICHARD P, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $36,188.97 Date 07/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLAU, ALETTA S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $36,188.88 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEICHER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $36,188.80 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, SAMUEL A Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $36,188.66 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAP, WILLIAM R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $36,188.58 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, ROSALIE J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $36,188.58 Date 11/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TRAVIS N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $36,188.09 Date 05/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY-SENECAL, SHARON A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $36,187.95 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MICHELLE J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $36,187.92 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, VERONICA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,187.73 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOSTEIN, ALYSSA D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $36,187.62 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUIMET, GAIL H Employer name Dutchess County Amount $36,187.43 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, PETER S Employer name Center Moriches Fire District Amount $36,187.41 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROW, KATHLEEN E Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $36,187.07 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, CYNTHIA A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $36,186.63 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, CARLY D Employer name Erie County Amount $36,186.24 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACCO, COURTNEY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $36,186.19 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CHESNEY, JEFFREY C Employer name Erie County Amount $36,186.05 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADNEY, DAWN R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $36,185.98 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, RONALD J, JR Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $36,185.97 Date 07/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADIGAN, JEROME W Employer name Fredonia CSD Amount $36,185.74 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIELLO, ALEXIS M Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $36,185.71 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMICA, VICKI L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $36,185.57 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTIN, RYAN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $36,185.49 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, DANIELLE N Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $36,185.26 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUYEA, JESSICA L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $36,184.61 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHARD, LYNNE M Employer name Madison County Amount $36,184.45 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABT, DIANE R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $36,184.24 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, MONIQUE N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,183.71 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDY, MICHELLE L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $36,183.33 Date 04/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUBERO, MARIA D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $36,183.08 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BEVERLY J Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,182.91 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, AARON J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,182.80 Date 08/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, PAULA M Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $36,182.32 Date 04/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENCK, SANDRA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,182.16 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, ROXANNE L Employer name Albany County Amount $36,181.96 Date 08/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORRETT, MELISSA M Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $36,181.85 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUG, EMILY V Employer name Chenango County Amount $36,181.40 Date 12/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, GEORGE T Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $36,181.21 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, MICHELLE L Employer name Livingston County Amount $36,181.19 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBERGER, TIMOTHY J, JR Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $36,181.05 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, REGINALD S Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $36,180.62 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, TRISHA L Employer name Massena CSD Amount $36,180.10 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, RANDY J Employer name Norwood-Norfolk CSD Amount $36,179.98 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, ALEXANDRA Y Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $36,179.93 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, KIMBERLY M Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,179.41 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, MAUREEN C Employer name Niagara County Amount $36,179.39 Date 01/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROFF, RICHARD E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,179.37 Date 07/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEAGER, KAREN D Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $36,179.27 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENES, BRENDA R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $36,179.19 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MELISSA J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $36,179.16 Date 10/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System