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 SILVERNAIL, KAYLA A Employer name Genesee County Amount $35,732.26 Date 12/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICE, CARLA M Employer name Seneca County Amount $35,732.23 Date 08/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, MARIE L Employer name Albany County Amount $35,732.19 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, PAMELA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $35,731.66 Date 11/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KANE, GINGER L Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,731.57 Date 12/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, BRIDGET A Employer name Clinton County Amount $35,731.41 Date 03/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, TORI S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,731.00 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVES, JOSEPH H Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $35,730.65 Date 04/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, JOSHUA P Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $35,730.54 Date 05/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MICHELLE Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $35,730.34 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MICHAEL J Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $35,730.20 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, ELLEN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $35,730.04 Date 04/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANSEN, DOUGLAS E Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $35,730.04 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLIN, GLORIA F Employer name Madison County Amount $35,730.00 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBNAM, YASMINE G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,729.92 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DANNIE Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $35,729.90 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, WENDY A Employer name Fulton County Amount $35,729.71 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, LAZARUS L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $35,729.57 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORMACK, LAUREN E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,729.53 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTHON, CURTIS R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,729.19 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, WILLIAM P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,729.06 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, KATHLEEN JEAN Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $35,728.77 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, THERESA Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $35,728.75 Date 09/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VORE, DONNA L Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $35,728.69 Date 10/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARTHUR, KAREN S Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $35,728.62 Date 12/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFIN, BRIAN M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $35,728.61 Date 02/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, ELAINE B Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $35,728.61 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONIDO, GEORGE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $35,728.60 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, DEBORAH A Employer name Erie County Amount $35,728.60 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-ROGERS, SHARRIN D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $35,728.50 Date 05/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNCKOWSKI, LEO S Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $35,728.36 Date 11/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTROFELD, BARBARA J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $35,728.30 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, KELLY L Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $35,728.13 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, CHRISTINA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,728.04 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, REBECCA S Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $35,727.75 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAUBER, LINDSAY B Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $35,727.67 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RYAN P Employer name Hamilton County Amount $35,727.62 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAVO, VITO Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $35,727.31 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ANTHONY Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $35,727.22 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTEK, MICHAEL E Employer name Erie County Amount $35,727.18 Date 08/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, SUSAN A Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $35,727.06 Date 02/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, WENDY L Employer name Warren County Amount $35,726.92 Date 09/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAL, FRANCOISE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $35,726.78 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGLETREE, DEBORAH J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $35,726.55 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKRIDGE, KENNETH A, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,726.04 Date 06/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAUCENBURG, PATRICIA Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $35,725.90 Date 03/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURIALE, EBONY M Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,725.49 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERIWETHER, MELISSA S Employer name Homer CSD Amount $35,725.19 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLIGANO, MARY L Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $35,725.13 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, STELLA J Employer name Allegany County Amount $35,725.08 Date 05/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELD, MAURICE P Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,724.42 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KEVIN V Employer name Roxbury CSD Amount $35,724.19 Date 05/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLOW, DOUGLAS L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $35,724.09 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESCALL, JANET M Employer name James Prendergast Library Amount $35,723.76 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEDY, LAUREN Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $35,723.48 Date 04/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALSTER, KRISTA M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $35,723.41 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, ALICE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,723.32 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVER, CHRISTIE L Employer name Broome County Amount $35,723.26 Date 08/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, JOHN E Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $35,723.22 Date 09/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, DARLENE ANNE Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $35,723.21 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWES, ROBERT W.C. Employer name Oneida County Amount $35,722.86 Date 02/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBRECHT, DEBRA K Employer name Delaware County Amount $35,722.41 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIERLE, SANDRA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,722.13 Date 04/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, RODNEY L Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $35,721.81 Date 07/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIAG, VASHISTH Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $35,721.70 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARWICK, KAREN Employer name Broome County Amount $35,721.67 Date 06/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMMER, PATRICIA A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $35,721.61 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIFF, MARCIE S Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $35,721.39 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPALARDO, KELLY R Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $35,720.64 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, SARA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $35,720.59 Date 06/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, CASEY R Employer name Livingston County Amount $35,720.58 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, CARLOS Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $35,720.04 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAMM, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $35,719.95 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIAN, SCOTT M, SR Employer name Town of Corning Amount $35,719.71 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERS, ZACHARY J Employer name City of Albany Amount $35,719.66 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEE-BROPHY, LUCY ANN Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $35,719.61 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, BARBARA Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $35,719.61 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILICH, GARY R Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,719.55 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, ZACHERY D Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $35,719.37 Date 06/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOJAK, SALEH F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $35,719.30 Date 10/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, REBECCA L Employer name Warren County Amount $35,719.20 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLEJO, KIMBERLY J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $35,719.00 Date 11/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIATECKI, NICHOLAS J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,718.67 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMEE, JESSICA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $35,718.62 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULME, MELANIE S Employer name Wyoming County Amount $35,718.35 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISBEE, GEORGE E Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $35,718.15 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, PETER T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,717.94 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUN, JOSEPH Y Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $35,717.67 Date 09/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HISE, KELLY D Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $35,717.09 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, WENDY M Employer name Warren County Amount $35,717.00 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KATHARINE D Employer name Chenango County Amount $35,716.39 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFF, ANNE L Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $35,716.32 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MICHELLE S Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $35,716.14 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRTCH, MARY ANN Employer name Broome County Amount $35,716.10 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZSTEIN, HANNAH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $35,715.85 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JASON J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $35,715.77 Date 11/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYE, SANDRA L Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $35,715.40 Date 12/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNE, NIKITA M Employer name Buffalo Fiscal Stab Auth Amount $35,715.12 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERSON, MARGARET A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $35,715.02 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZETZSCHE, ROBERT Employer name Broome County Amount $35,714.93 Date 10/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System