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 SWANSTON, KENNETH J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $36,137.12 Date 10/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, CHARITY A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $36,136.88 Date 06/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POREMBA, JOHN L, JR Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $36,136.77 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, BRANDON N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $36,136.46 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, VERONICA A Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $36,136.38 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREGO, ALICIA M Employer name Wayne County Amount $36,136.30 Date 07/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREYER, JOHN M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $36,136.22 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, DEBORAH J Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $36,135.68 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNI, BARBARA T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $36,135.31 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEEGARDEN, TRACY M Employer name Columbia County Amount $36,135.30 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRADO, ELEANOR L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $36,135.12 Date 03/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, BETH S Employer name Malone CSD Amount $36,134.93 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JAMELL G Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $36,134.81 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, JUNE Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,134.61 Date 05/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, LINDA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $36,134.16 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JIMMIE T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $36,134.10 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUETTE, JARED P Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $36,133.57 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABELLI, CAROL J Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $36,133.50 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLANDER, MATTHEW M Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $36,133.47 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, ISAIAH N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $36,133.41 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELESS, ROBERT S Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $36,133.40 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWLES, MICHAEL G Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $36,133.22 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, JEFFREY M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $36,133.20 Date 06/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGENT, JAMILA N Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $36,133.12 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MEO, ANTHONY J Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $36,132.41 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPLE, LORIE A Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $36,132.24 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, DOMINIC P Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $36,132.09 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, BELTINA E Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $36,131.96 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNRIGHT, RYAN M Employer name Town of Deerfield Amount $36,131.86 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEADLEY-MUNROE, ORLEAN H Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $36,131.85 Date 05/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINCKLEY, JENNY S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $36,131.81 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOW, MARY K Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $36,131.71 Date 02/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRKLER, MICHAEL C Employer name Lewis County Amount $36,131.55 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADHIKARI, YOGESH Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,131.55 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAMER, CYNTHIA J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $36,130.75 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLIGER, ANDREW M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $36,130.74 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMERS, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $36,129.82 Date 12/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DAVID F Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $36,129.50 Date 07/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBELL, WENDY L Employer name Wynantskill UFSD Amount $36,129.47 Date 03/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, LINDA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $36,129.46 Date 04/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEABODY, NIKKI J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $36,129.37 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMELLA, KAREN L Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $36,129.28 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONITSKI, CHARLIE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $36,129.17 Date 11/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPOTELLI, TODD A Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $36,129.09 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENHUT, TRAVIS J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $36,129.01 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MARY L Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $36,128.86 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ARTHUR M Employer name Town of Hadley Amount $36,128.70 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFFLARD, KATHRYN E Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $36,128.57 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, MARCIA H Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $36,128.19 Date 11/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLSOM, JILL A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $36,127.99 Date 08/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, DANIEL J Employer name Madison County Amount $36,127.94 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE, KRISTY A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $36,127.61 Date 04/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLENAGHAN, JUSTIN P Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $36,127.27 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKIN, KATHY J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $36,127.14 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, LINDA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $36,126.91 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, DENNIS D Employer name Village of Addison Amount $36,126.81 Date 03/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, SHERRY K Employer name St Regis Falls CSD Amount $36,126.62 Date 08/28/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ALMA M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $36,126.50 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABOURIN, BRIAN L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $36,126.42 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, BARRY T Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $36,126.29 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLOCK, DEBRA A Employer name Corning Community College Amount $36,126.29 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Albany Amount $36,126.24 Date 05/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ERNEST Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $36,126.13 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTI, LINDA Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $36,126.09 Date 10/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JEAN M Employer name Massena CSD Amount $36,126.00 Date 01/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, PAUL Employer name Massena CSD Amount $36,126.00 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, COLLEEN M Employer name Massena CSD Amount $36,126.00 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJOR, JOSEPH A Employer name Massena CSD Amount $36,126.00 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKHILL, TINA J Employer name Massena CSD Amount $36,126.00 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBER, JAMES H Employer name Massena CSD Amount $36,126.00 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILHELM, CINDY L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $36,125.67 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRENSHAW, DIANE E Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $36,125.66 Date 09/27/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, JOHANNA M Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $36,125.46 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDT, WILLIAM J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $36,125.42 Date 10/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JEFFREY D Employer name Town of Pompey Amount $36,125.02 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNEY, MICHAEL D Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $36,124.73 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRIN, DENISE A Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $36,124.70 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSEL, KATHLEEN A Employer name West Babylon Public Library Amount $36,124.60 Date 07/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAURO, DEBRA A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $36,124.11 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, EDWIN L Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $36,123.82 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, CHERYL A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $36,123.72 Date 08/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANICCIA, BEVERLY M Employer name Erie County Amount $36,123.70 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTY, JOHN T Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $36,123.10 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTESSA, SARAH A Employer name Oneida County Amount $36,123.10 Date 08/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAIOLI, GRAYCE J Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $36,122.80 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JEFFERY B Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $36,122.80 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVO, LINDA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $36,122.80 Date 02/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, SHERRI L, MRS Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $36,122.69 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALTER, DIANE M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $36,122.67 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIGERT, DEBORAH A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $36,122.62 Date 11/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, KAITLIN M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $36,122.56 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKS, EVELYN Employer name Saratoga County Amount $36,122.32 Date 12/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TIA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $36,122.10 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERMUTE, JAMES P Employer name Candor CSD Amount $36,122.01 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, THOMAS G, JR Employer name Town of Thurston Amount $36,121.97 Date 05/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VREDENBURG, MARY JANE Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $36,121.55 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERVAIS, DARCYE L Employer name Franklin County Amount $36,121.00 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, MICHELLE P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $36,120.95 Date 09/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACWILLIAMS, DIANA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $36,120.66 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYERS, JAMES A Employer name Town of Dayton Amount $36,120.17 Date 03/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System