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 MERCURE, RHONDA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,581.47 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of State Amount $35,581.31 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, MARY LOUISE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,581.16 Date 12/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOYA, ANDREA J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,581.16 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, PETER M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $35,580.73 Date 05/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLOTTO, RAYMOND N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $35,580.73 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLYBURN, WALTER W Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $35,580.66 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, RALPH L Employer name Erie County Amount $35,580.55 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEGEL, ELEANOR M Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $35,580.53 Date 12/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, BARRY L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $35,580.34 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, KELLIE J Employer name Washington County Amount $35,580.29 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLATT, RYAN E Employer name Holley CSD Amount $35,580.05 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AROCHO, SAMANTHA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $35,580.00 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BOW, MATTHEW J Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $35,579.80 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, FRAN A Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $35,579.68 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAHOY, TANNER J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $35,579.63 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIN, GLORIA N Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $35,579.33 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, SCOTT T Employer name Town of Conewango Amount $35,579.32 Date 10/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINEDO, NIMIA ESTHER Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $35,579.03 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JERMAINE Q Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $35,578.98 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGACKI, STEPHANIE M Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $35,578.79 Date 07/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, DANIELLE M Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $35,578.46 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, THOMAS L Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $35,578.42 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Coventry Amount $35,578.39 Date 11/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURM, DINA M Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $35,578.19 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTER, JAMES E Employer name Town of Massena Amount $35,577.78 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARCZYNSKI, ANDREA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,577.66 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, HOLLY J Employer name Greene County Amount $35,577.64 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, SHANE P Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $35,577.59 Date 05/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINERLY, BRIAN P Employer name Orange County Amount $35,577.52 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENFIELD, PAMELA J Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $35,577.52 Date 04/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, DEBORAH L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $35,577.45 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU MOND, JEREMIAH A Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $35,577.31 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOOPMANN, BEVERLY S Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $35,577.19 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRINGTON, KEVIN M Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $35,577.07 Date 06/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HWANG, YI CHUN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,576.76 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATEM, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Village of Brookville Amount $35,576.55 Date 07/12/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKLER, SARAH B Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $35,576.07 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINHOFER, CATHLEEN G Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $35,575.82 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CLIFTON L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $35,575.77 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, ANA C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,575.75 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ERWIN R, JR Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $35,575.71 Date 11/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSHKIN, PAMELA C Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $35,575.67 Date 05/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NENNI, SHARON A Employer name Orleans County Amount $35,575.56 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, KENDAL E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $35,575.43 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBBS, LISA J Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $35,575.43 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKER, PATRICK A Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $35,574.84 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELY, WILLIAM D, JR Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $35,574.81 Date 02/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THERMIDOR, WALTER Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,574.73 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CAROL A Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $35,574.52 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES-PLATERO, MIGUEL ANGEL A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $35,574.38 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFF, KIMBERLY M Employer name Chemung County Amount $35,574.28 Date 07/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLICITO, DANIELLE M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $35,574.18 Date 07/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, ALANA L Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $35,574.12 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUGITS, KYLE S Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $35,573.81 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, DEIRDRE B Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $35,573.46 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALKAVICH, PETER J, JR Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $35,573.22 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LA RUTH Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,572.85 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPF, ANTHONY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,572.18 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JANET Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $35,572.18 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MARY F Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,572.16 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, LYNN E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $35,571.95 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGARDNER-JONES, OLA J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $35,571.60 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCIO, JONATHAN F Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $35,571.40 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFIELD, KEVIN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $35,571.35 Date 08/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLDT, BERNARD H, JR Employer name Town of Wells Amount $35,571.28 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JOHN J Employer name Albany County Amount $35,571.27 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONEY, TAMI M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,570.93 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, JOYCE E Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $35,570.61 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, LISA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $35,570.32 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEY, SHANNA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $35,570.09 Date 04/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANOK, MARGARET C Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $35,570.00 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, JONATHAN B, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,569.89 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWITT, JENNIFER L Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $35,569.56 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARITO, SALVATORE Employer name Westchester County Amount $35,569.55 Date 07/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTAMONT, CHARLOTTE A Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $35,569.34 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMMOE, STEVEN T Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $35,569.23 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSZCAK, SONIA M Employer name Village of Brocton Amount $35,569.05 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTLEY, WENDY M Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $35,568.95 Date 10/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLER, DAVID L Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $35,568.90 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, DEBORAH M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $35,568.82 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, TAMMY L Employer name Portville CSD Amount $35,568.56 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUFIELD, WILLIAM C Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $35,568.47 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORAY, CORINA A Employer name Warren County Amount $35,568.40 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, LORI A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,568.15 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD-DOCKSTADER, KRISTIE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $35,568.11 Date 02/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, GRETCHEN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,567.96 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOS, LESLIE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $35,567.82 Date 09/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, MICHELLE L Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $35,567.66 Date 10/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $35,567.40 Date 06/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILAYSAK, BOUNMY Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $35,567.23 Date 06/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIA, NANCY J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $35,566.58 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGOON, KELLY S Employer name Clinton County Amount $35,566.22 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, THERESA M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $35,565.79 Date 11/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENUE, ANDREW J, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,565.68 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHECHILE, PATRICIA K Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $35,565.55 Date 09/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, JAIME L Employer name Delaware County Amount $35,565.17 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, FRANK Employer name Montgomery County Amount $35,564.84 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARIELLO, DIANE M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,564.82 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO PRESTI, MATTHEW J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $35,564.48 Date 08/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System