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 YURKO, MICHAEL T Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $35,675.29 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL TORO, DANIEL Employer name Orange County Amount $35,675.26 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEVORGYAN, SERGEY S Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,674.91 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHOWIAK, TAMMY A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $35,674.91 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INKS, DARIN R Employer name Greece CSD Amount $35,674.90 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, DIANA M Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $35,674.65 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZADEEN, IZAM Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $35,674.59 Date 08/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JUSTYN J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $35,674.59 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, BRYAN H Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $35,674.47 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALEY, RENEE L Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $35,674.46 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, MAX A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $35,674.38 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANDERSON, MICHELE A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $35,674.24 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, BERNIE M Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $35,674.03 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, KERRY A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $35,674.01 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIGAN, MEGHAN D Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $35,673.24 Date 04/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, DAVID J, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $35,673.11 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, MARY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,673.06 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BEATH, TERESA A Employer name Town of Delaware Amount $35,673.02 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DEMEL D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,672.90 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMISTO, DIANE Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $35,672.72 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ANDREW S Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $35,672.36 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGEN, ROBERT A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $35,672.35 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMEDE-O'CONNOR, DESIREE T Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $35,672.11 Date 10/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, BRIAN S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $35,672.06 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBLASIO, DORIAN Employer name Orange County Amount $35,672.03 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, LAURA S Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $35,672.00 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, GISELLE R Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $35,671.98 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBINI, MICHAEL A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $35,671.93 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JENNIFER L Employer name Chenango Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $35,671.58 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEDBALSKI, DEBORAH L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $35,671.47 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESTAR, LAURIE A Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $35,671.28 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, KIMBERLY L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $35,671.26 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, PAMELA K Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $35,671.17 Date 02/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSALACO, MARY I Employer name Erie County Amount $35,671.10 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NIKIA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $35,670.98 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, TRINI L Employer name Northeast CSD Amount $35,670.91 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, DANIEL J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $35,670.66 Date 08/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JENNIFER L Employer name Oswego County Amount $35,670.44 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORTA, ALLISON T Employer name Niagara County Amount $35,670.24 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURST, DEBORAH L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,670.20 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELDEN, BRENDA F Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $35,669.93 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DEANNA M Employer name Albany County Amount $35,669.72 Date 06/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARD, PATRICIA N Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $35,669.60 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENON, MELODY A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $35,669.26 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNEY, PENNY M Employer name Lewis County Amount $35,669.13 Date 11/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DARIUS Y Employer name Erie County Amount $35,668.88 Date 12/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JAMES P Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $35,668.59 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARVAI, SARA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,668.35 Date 08/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, FLOREE Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $35,668.35 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTY, CYNTHIA L Employer name Erie County Amount $35,667.93 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEPKA, CARRIE W Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,667.67 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLENS, JENNIFER L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $35,667.65 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, HERBERT E, JR Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $35,667.30 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, HOLLY M Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $35,667.24 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, BRENDA G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,667.23 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER LYONS, LAURIE Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $35,667.20 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSYTHE, NICHOLAS J Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $35,666.98 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLOURAS-LETTRE, REBECCA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $35,666.88 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCEY, KEVIN J Employer name Erie County Amount $35,665.83 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE KANY, VICTOR J Employer name Erie County Amount $35,665.82 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREDA-OLIVER, ANGELA M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $35,665.71 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, NICOLE M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $35,665.55 Date 12/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, KEVIN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $35,665.32 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGRAFF, CHERYL L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $35,665.32 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSZEK, DEBORAH J Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $35,665.29 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KATHY J Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,665.19 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLEY, LINDA J Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,665.19 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOUGALL, NANCY G Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,665.17 Date 07/19/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIZZANO, FRANK J Employer name Clinton CSD Amount $35,664.81 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELROY-MOORE, JADINE R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $35,664.51 Date 08/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMPER, JAMES L, JR Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $35,664.49 Date 01/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, CARRIE A Employer name Town of Parma Amount $35,664.41 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMEO, KATHLEEN E Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $35,664.28 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALTHANER, LYNN Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $35,663.84 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, ROUDY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $35,663.72 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, HENRY L Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $35,663.62 Date 06/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDINO, GIANNINA M Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $35,663.56 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $35,663.34 Date 01/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEGLER, SUZANNE M Employer name Erie County Amount $35,663.31 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, KEVIN L Employer name Village of Shortsville Amount $35,663.31 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKS, BONNIE J Employer name Town of Dover Amount $35,662.86 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, VALERIE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $35,662.79 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRY, KATHERINE A Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $35,662.50 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEELER, TRACY D Employer name Erie County Amount $35,661.85 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, RENEE Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $35,661.76 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNING, LLOYD A Employer name Town of Hornby Amount $35,661.75 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLES, MICHAEL D, JR Employer name Town of Chili Amount $35,661.69 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEBOLD, DEBORAH J Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $35,661.43 Date 08/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEICKE, ARNOLD L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $35,661.41 Date 09/22/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, SCOTT L Employer name Town of Webb Amount $35,661.36 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, DEBRA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,661.33 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCONTI, EDWARD F Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $35,661.31 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AVOY, ROSAMOND I Employer name Broome County Amount $35,661.23 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLET, TRACY J Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $35,661.20 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMELL, JESSICA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $35,661.17 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANSKI, MICHAEL D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $35,660.51 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALGOCY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $35,660.45 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKER, DIANE M Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $35,660.45 Date 11/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBATO, BONNIE L Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $35,660.40 Date 03/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, GILBERT W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $35,660.26 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System