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 GRUNER, ERIC W Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $35,789.00 Date 08/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYWOOD, BRADFORD G Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $35,788.93 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMIS, BONNIE S Employer name Halesite Fire District Amount $35,788.80 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAZZO, PAUL V Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $35,788.14 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, NEVILLE A Employer name Education Department Amount $35,787.79 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMAYA, NENCY R Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $35,787.68 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, ANGEL L Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $35,787.10 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER-SHAW, MARVEL Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $35,786.89 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RONALD L Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,786.46 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHASHEN, ROBERTA C Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $35,786.40 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILLSLEY, BRENDA L Employer name Broome County Amount $35,786.32 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, MARY LOU Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $35,785.60 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, GANNON P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,785.58 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVICH, MICHAEL Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,784.82 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ANN C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,784.82 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, MARISSA N Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $35,784.80 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUER, JENNIFER E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $35,784.58 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, ELLEN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $35,784.32 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEVELAND, WILLIAM H Employer name Town of Nichols Amount $35,784.24 Date 06/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROFCAK, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $35,784.15 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $35,784.01 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLENAAR, ERICA R Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $35,783.68 Date 02/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, HEATHER F Employer name Peninsula Public Library Amount $35,783.58 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, HAROLD L Employer name North Country Library System Amount $35,783.18 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWELL, MICHELE Employer name Madison County Amount $35,783.10 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, BRENT B, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,783.00 Date 04/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, BRYAN R Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $35,782.76 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-LOUIS, DAVID Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $35,782.60 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, TRACEY L Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $35,782.41 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, NICOLE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,782.34 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATAROLA, ALICE M Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $35,782.04 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHAM, CUONG Q Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $35,782.01 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUTIGAN, THOMAS F Employer name Town of Caton Amount $35,781.92 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHANDRA M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $35,781.91 Date 06/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRNER, MARY R Employer name Niagara County Amount $35,781.39 Date 03/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, LUCINDA M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $35,781.32 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, MEGAN L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $35,780.84 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUMBLO, SHELBY L G Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $35,780.74 Date 04/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, GANG Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $35,780.60 Date 09/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECERE, PATRICIA M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $35,780.21 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Delaware County Amount $35,780.19 Date 03/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEGMANN, GEORGE O Employer name Office of General Services Amount $35,780.16 Date 10/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, BETH A Employer name Oswego County Amount $35,780.13 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETA, DUSTIN P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,779.45 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JOHNNY T Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $35,779.28 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAM, MICHAEL C Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $35,778.81 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUNK, THOMAS B Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $35,778.44 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, VINCENT A Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $35,778.38 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TISHANA K Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $35,778.36 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, ROXANNE D Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $35,777.73 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSEL, ANDREA L Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $35,777.29 Date 08/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, CASEY R Employer name Essex County Amount $35,777.10 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSANI, ALI A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $35,776.21 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERBUN, DAVID A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $35,776.19 Date 12/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERSTREET, MICHAEL Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $35,776.00 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, RICHARD L, JR Employer name Walton CSD Amount $35,775.97 Date 07/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASON, MARY E Employer name Columbia County Amount $35,775.96 Date 09/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEANER, JOELLE E Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $35,775.51 Date 06/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEITER, CAROLYN Employer name Greece CSD Amount $35,775.47 Date 10/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TAISHA N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $35,775.35 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAILOR, ROBIN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,775.05 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, MARIA Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $35,774.79 Date 10/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Wynantskill UFSD Amount $35,774.78 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ANDREA K Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $35,774.75 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCULLOUGH, CHARNEICE W Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $35,774.71 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, PATRICIA J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $35,774.34 Date 02/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHLEISEN, JOHN J, II Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,773.68 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Pawling Amount $35,773.64 Date 10/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, DANIAL R Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $35,773.13 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, TRACY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,773.11 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEWSTER, ELIZABETH E Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $35,773.09 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIANO, ROSE ANNE Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,773.08 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DAVID Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $35,772.67 Date 06/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, JUDITH I Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $35,772.56 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANTINI, MARK D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $35,772.37 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWS, DWAIN C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $35,772.32 Date 05/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, JESSE, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $35,772.26 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGER, PATRICIA A Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $35,771.63 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARENTZ, JOSEPH C Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $35,771.41 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGSON, MELISSA B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,771.40 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGINO, MEGAN A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $35,771.36 Date 07/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, JESSICA L Employer name Medina CSD Amount $35,771.24 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, ALLEN Employer name Wyoming Soil,Wtr Cons District Amount $35,771.20 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFINO, CATERINA Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $35,770.67 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVITT, NANCY L Employer name Warren County Amount $35,770.51 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JEAN M Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $35,770.34 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, PAULA A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $35,770.32 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLEHART, DANA P Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $35,770.00 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUERA, THERESE M Employer name Greene County Amount $35,769.89 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLESSIOS, ERIN C Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $35,769.57 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE-JORDAN, PAULA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,769.55 Date 08/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLBE, BRITTANY L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $35,769.36 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARD, DAWN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,769.34 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATHARKAR, MONIKA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $35,769.23 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACERRA, PAUL C Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $35,769.23 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PATRICK J Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $35,769.20 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILER, KENDEL A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $35,769.00 Date 01/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFT, KATHERINE M Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $35,768.87 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYNN, KERI A Employer name City of Oswego Amount $35,768.85 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHTENFELD, ORALIE F Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $35,768.81 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System