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 LELONEK, KATHLEEN C Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $35,603.71 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, DANIELLE T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $35,603.64 Date 08/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEVEKORDES, LYNN A Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $35,603.44 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, MICHAEL R, II Employer name Dutchess County Amount $35,603.28 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, GLENDY E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $35,603.02 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEEN, GLORIA P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,602.69 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BUONO, STEFANI R Employer name Westchester County Amount $35,602.51 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBIES, KELLY A Employer name Department of Law Amount $35,602.21 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESS, BETHANY H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $35,602.21 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTIS, MARY JO Employer name Education Department Amount $35,602.21 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JOANNE Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $35,602.16 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, RACHEL A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,601.43 Date 08/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORK, BRENDA L Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $35,601.39 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOSS, BARBARA A Employer name Catskill CSD Amount $35,601.38 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CYNTHIA A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $35,601.13 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, JULIE A Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $35,601.11 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, JAMES N Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $35,601.10 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, GINA A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $35,600.87 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGER, COLLEEN S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $35,600.72 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHRANE, JAMES A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $35,600.53 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNEW, JACLYN Y Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,600.43 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLE, ROBERT A Employer name Oneida County Amount $35,599.02 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, DENISE L Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $35,598.90 Date 03/29/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, REBECCA M Employer name Broome County Amount $35,598.18 Date 03/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELSON, DIANNE A Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $35,598.09 Date 10/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFRESS, TRENTAN M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $35,598.05 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MICCO, ANTHONY V Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $35,598.03 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCANIO, DAVID I Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $35,598.00 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, STEPHANIE G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $35,597.92 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, JAVIS D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $35,597.87 Date 01/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, JENNIFER Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $35,597.63 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, ALISHA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $35,597.54 Date 04/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDWAY, ANGELINE M Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $35,597.48 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, ALESIA A Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $35,597.35 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, CATHERINE S Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $35,596.70 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEICHEL, WILLIAM J Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,596.41 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, JAMES R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,596.16 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUNT, MARY E Employer name Waterville CSD Amount $35,595.79 Date 11/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRYWNAK, MICHAEL S Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $35,595.64 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERECKA, JEAN L Employer name Ulster County Amount $35,595.64 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, MALLORY L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $35,595.53 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, FREDERICK J Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $35,595.25 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, VALERIE M Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $35,595.22 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURN, KATHIE L Employer name Tully CSD Amount $35,595.02 Date 12/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, PETER W Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $35,594.95 Date 10/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERENGUER, GRISELDA R Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $35,594.55 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DAVID B Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $35,594.37 Date 09/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JODOIN, LISA A Employer name Clinton County Amount $35,593.84 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JAMES W Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $35,593.64 Date 04/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, ROCHELLE M Employer name Department of Law Amount $35,593.51 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, SANDRA E Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $35,593.48 Date 09/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODGERS, THERESE M Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $35,592.65 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWICK, THERESA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $35,592.46 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, KATRINA L Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $35,592.41 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDETT, MARY SHERRYL Employer name Town of Warrensburg Amount $35,592.40 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPPER, CHERYL Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $35,592.25 Date 01/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, DONALD J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $35,592.22 Date 03/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, KATLYN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,591.79 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, CHERYL Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,591.53 Date 04/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, LINDA M Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $35,591.39 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, DIANNE L Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $35,591.14 Date 03/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTON, PATRICK A Employer name Town of Columbus Amount $35,590.56 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNDSCHUH, PAMELA K Employer name Erie County Amount $35,590.48 Date 08/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLEDA, SILVIA Y Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $35,590.45 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTZ, KRISTINA M Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $35,590.31 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, JOSHUA P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $35,590.30 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHALIWAL, LIVLEEN K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $35,590.26 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, RICHARD Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $35,589.33 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARBARA, JOSEPH A Employer name Erie County Amount $35,589.23 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENZWEIG, CHEYANNE P Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $35,588.84 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHM, TRACEY Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $35,588.67 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOECHER, KAREN L Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $35,588.24 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYRAN, DANA Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,588.18 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, NICOLE L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $35,588.02 Date 11/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLE, ELLA M Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $35,587.88 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, CATHY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $35,587.34 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, RICHARD Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $35,587.33 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPE, KELLIE E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $35,587.19 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, RHONDA S Employer name Seneca County Amount $35,587.16 Date 05/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZZUTI, JOSEPH M Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $35,587.14 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERO, NICOLE L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $35,587.11 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, EFRAIN, JR Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $35,586.81 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMPA, LORRAINE Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $35,586.56 Date 04/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, BRIAN S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,585.48 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JOHNNA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $35,585.20 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, RICHARD J Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $35,584.99 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFT, TAMMY L Employer name Otsego County Amount $35,584.97 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, HANNAH E Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $35,584.96 Date 10/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTE, DALE A Employer name Fire Island UFSD Amount $35,584.80 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYRULIK, AUDRA M Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $35,584.78 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIRING, BRENT M Employer name Allegany County Amount $35,584.63 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, STEVEN C Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $35,584.40 Date 12/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, PHILIP P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $35,584.03 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, CARLY R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $35,583.60 Date 05/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPANZANO, SUSAN S Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $35,583.42 Date 02/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, JUSTIN D Employer name Town of Webb Amount $35,583.20 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, LORI A Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $35,583.04 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, PETAL A Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $35,581.92 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAITLAND, DOUGLAS E Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $35,581.80 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, GWENDOLYN M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $35,581.49 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System