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 SIMMONS, APRIL L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $36,159.64 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOME, KIANNA N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,159.38 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOYAN, GEORGE Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $36,159.21 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLURA, BARBARA J Employer name City of Albany Amount $36,158.50 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, SARAH O Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $36,158.17 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANTZ, JOSHUA J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $36,157.98 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, SANDRA J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $36,157.55 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOISEK, LAURA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $36,157.55 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, HEIDI W Employer name Wyoming County Amount $36,156.19 Date 06/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKLER, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $36,156.14 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KAREN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $36,155.87 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESARANO, ANNA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $36,155.85 Date 07/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENTGES, JOSEPH D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $36,155.73 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGNON, LINDSAY Employer name Erie County Amount $36,155.65 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, ERIC C Employer name Schenectady County Amount $36,155.42 Date 06/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ROUBY H Employer name Department of Law Amount $36,155.36 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, TODD S Employer name Town of Cobleskill Amount $36,155.25 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, SARAH J Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $36,155.21 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, KATHERINE W Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $36,155.12 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, BLANCA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $36,154.63 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERINE, DEBRA L Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $36,154.20 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINK, PAUL S Employer name Town of Bleecker Amount $36,154.00 Date 06/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, KATELYN L Employer name Cornell University Amount $36,153.91 Date 03/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, IRIS L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,153.47 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREET, EBONY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $36,153.41 Date 11/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, APRIL L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,152.74 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $36,152.71 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEAT, MARK R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $36,152.04 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHARRY, ELIZABETH Employer name Town of Islip Amount $36,152.03 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, MARGARET E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,151.68 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATONE, ROBERT J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $36,151.67 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVISS, CYNTHIA V Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,151.49 Date 03/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHAEL Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $36,151.22 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINGAME, SHEENA L Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $36,150.92 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KATELYN E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $36,150.71 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZEN, ALISHA N Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $36,149.76 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, TOBIE LYNN M Employer name Fort Edward UFSD Amount $36,149.70 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRONCINI, NADINE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $36,149.46 Date 03/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUDT, ASHLEE L Employer name Columbia County Amount $36,149.37 Date 05/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON, JESSICA A Employer name City of Corning Amount $36,149.26 Date 09/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEGE, PATRICIA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $36,149.15 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, CHAD E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $36,148.76 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMS, AMY C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,148.69 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINDALE, DIANA C Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $36,148.36 Date 01/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JAY R Employer name Town of Smyrna Amount $36,148.20 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, JOYCE L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $36,148.12 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASOS, JEANETTE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $36,148.07 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, STEVEN F Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $36,148.03 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROAH, SHARON M Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $36,147.98 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINE, MICHELLE L Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $36,147.78 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, SHERRI L Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $36,147.72 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, DALE R Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $36,147.49 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINEEN, MARY-ELLEN M Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $36,147.24 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOCCIO, ELEANOR B Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,146.97 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, DANNY M Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $36,146.87 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, TODD L Employer name Albany County Amount $36,146.40 Date 04/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANKEY, SCOTT Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $36,146.40 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES P Employer name Columbia County Amount $36,146.25 Date 11/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, KATHERINE D Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $36,146.25 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, DELLORY Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $36,146.10 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, DARLENE K Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $36,146.10 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, TERRY F Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $36,145.59 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIOLETTE, JOHN M Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $36,145.45 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIRIER, MIKAELA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,145.24 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, MARCIA O Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $36,145.13 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, EDWARD J, III Employer name Portville CSD Amount $36,144.10 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTO, SHAWN K Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $36,144.09 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL LEWIS, CHARMAINE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $36,143.55 Date 11/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, LYNZEY B Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,143.54 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHWORTH, JAMES E Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $36,143.07 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIRCO, CHARLES P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $36,142.95 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EVERETT Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $36,142.72 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILDE, THOMAS C Employer name Schoharie County Amount $36,142.60 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATEMAN, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Town of Edmeston Amount $36,142.42 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CHRISTINE R Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $36,142.05 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERI, HEATHER R Employer name Orleans County Amount $36,141.98 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPARANO, LAURIE A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $36,141.57 Date 12/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCARIO, JAMES M Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $36,141.13 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SHELLY L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $36,141.02 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLMAN, WARREN A Employer name Victor CSD Amount $36,140.87 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, REBECCA S Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $36,140.86 Date 10/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, ELISA G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,140.85 Date 08/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN-SOLLOG, KAREN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $36,140.79 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHANEL J Employer name Department of Law Amount $36,140.77 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK-LEATON, DEBRA M Employer name Town of Byron Amount $36,140.72 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANZILE, CAROL A Employer name Chemung County Amount $36,140.56 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, RYAN G Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $36,139.98 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORROW, CARRIE E Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $36,139.86 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDU, BAMBI L Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $36,139.60 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARBURGH, GILBERT L, III Employer name Elba CSD Amount $36,139.57 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADA-BELLO, OLAKUNLE O Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $36,139.49 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCIO, LAWRENCE N Employer name Department of State Amount $36,139.20 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHREY, MARILYN M Employer name Oswego County Amount $36,138.79 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, ZEYANNA D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $36,138.76 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMA, TSERING Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $36,138.61 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORZA, DEBRAH L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $36,138.39 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GURN, JEFF K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $36,138.17 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, SHAWN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $36,138.17 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURY, NADINE E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $36,137.36 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DERREK J Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $36,137.21 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System