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 STEWART, JEREMY M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $35,527.59 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, JOSEFA Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,527.53 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUDER, MICHELLE A Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $35,527.42 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, KAREN L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $35,527.24 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, MARCUS D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,527.22 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, BRUCE W Employer name City of Albany Amount $35,526.96 Date 05/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLEAU, LAUREN C Employer name Oneida County Amount $35,526.43 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMB, JOHN C Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $35,526.14 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRAS, JOHN M Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $35,526.14 Date 04/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, DONNA M Employer name Franklin CSD Amount $35,526.14 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUCH, DEBORAH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,526.09 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MO, WEIYI Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $35,525.98 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MELISSA A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $35,525.70 Date 08/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSI, ROBERT P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,525.61 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGAND, DEBORAH A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $35,524.97 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, JAMES P Employer name Bridgewtr-Leonard-W Winfld CSD Amount $35,524.97 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CAITLYN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $35,524.84 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODBOUT, JULICIA J Employer name Montgomery Co Soil & Water Con Amount $35,524.80 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADALLAH, DENISE M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $35,524.76 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMO, VANESSA V Employer name Town of Massena Amount $35,524.47 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, PATRICIA Y Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $35,524.07 Date 10/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, JUDY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $35,524.06 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROIANNI, PASQUALE Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $35,523.93 Date 11/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIRNEY, SUSANNE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,523.90 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, GISELLA D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $35,523.78 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROAS, ELIZABETH S Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $35,523.74 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLAPORTAS, ELENI E Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $35,523.65 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHER, DALE E Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $35,523.61 Date 09/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSEMAN, KATHY D Employer name Lewis County Amount $35,523.45 Date 07/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCE, DAVID M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $35,523.36 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEARS, GARY I Employer name Town of Deerpark Amount $35,523.20 Date 02/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZYBEK, KATHLEEN J Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $35,522.85 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOIN, DONALD G, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $35,522.19 Date 04/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGBURN, BARBARA J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $35,522.15 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILBY, LON K Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $35,521.54 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, CRAIG A Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $35,521.48 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, JENNIFER Employer name City of Rochester Amount $35,521.38 Date 02/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALADA, DANIEL P Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $35,521.31 Date 06/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, ERNEST R Employer name Town of Oppenheim Amount $35,521.31 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECHA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $35,521.07 Date 05/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, DOLORES M Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $35,520.83 Date 11/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALKER, JACQUELYN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,520.79 Date 11/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, ANDREW J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $35,520.57 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOKE, CONNIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,520.42 Date 10/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, GAIL Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $35,520.23 Date 05/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, KEVIN S Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $35,520.20 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OFENLOCH, ELIZABETH Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,520.03 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHICK, ALYCIA N Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,520.00 Date 10/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRIGNI, CHERYL D Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $35,520.00 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, DAVID M Employer name Education Department Amount $35,519.84 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, KIMBERLY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,519.34 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSETTE, KRISTOFER R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $35,519.12 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, AMANDA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $35,519.11 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCOBONO, JENNIE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,519.05 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, ROXELLE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $35,518.97 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, JUAN A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $35,518.60 Date 10/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, RONALD A Employer name Afton CSD Amount $35,518.24 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGIOTTA, GARY Employer name Village of Avon Amount $35,517.75 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, RICHARD P Employer name Rockland County Amount $35,517.64 Date 04/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEND, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $35,517.61 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, COLLEEN J Employer name Allegany County Amount $35,517.45 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, JULIE G Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $35,517.32 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSE, THERESA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,516.77 Date 08/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANNACO, FRANK Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $35,516.67 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINGSWEILER, CAROL A Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $35,516.61 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SARA J Employer name Essex County Amount $35,516.40 Date 08/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, KATIE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $35,516.38 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLAK, ANDREW J Employer name Otsego County Amount $35,516.31 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERGINO, SHERRI Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $35,516.21 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEGMAN, WILLIAM H Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $35,516.07 Date 03/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGI, SALLY Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $35,515.92 Date 10/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, ANDEAN E Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $35,515.88 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFER, CHRISTIE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,515.87 Date 03/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, BETH A Employer name Niagara County Amount $35,515.57 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITO, SHEILA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $35,515.35 Date 08/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETTEL, SUSAN M Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $35,515.25 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZELIGA, DAVID M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $35,515.02 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, ELLA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $35,514.84 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, CYNTHIA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $35,514.79 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GENE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $35,514.40 Date 10/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, ANDREW J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $35,514.25 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEPBURN, THERESA L Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $35,514.25 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYSIC, JUSTIN L Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $35,514.01 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVKO, PAUL J Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $35,513.97 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLOU, KATHLEEN A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $35,513.88 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELIUS, LAURA A Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,513.17 Date 04/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, ANGELA L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $35,513.12 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONIO, STEPHANIE C Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $35,512.76 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, JANET M Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $35,512.28 Date 02/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSAMANO, ANTHONY J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $35,512.18 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGANA, JENNIFER J Employer name Webster CSD Amount $35,511.98 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADEN, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $35,511.80 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAHIDULLAH, SAZIB M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,511.76 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, LISA H Employer name Washington County Amount $35,511.62 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUZAU, DIANE M Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $35,511.32 Date 10/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTER, NAREESA N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,511.28 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, ELIZABETH J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $35,511.23 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, LISA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,511.22 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWINE, HERBERT LEE Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $35,511.12 Date 02/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCE, SANDRA S Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $35,510.65 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System