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 GILCHRIST, SARAH E Employer name Albany County Amount $35,430.79 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, KRISTI R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $35,430.52 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANNEDERYNEN, THOMAS S Employer name Village of Interlaken Amount $35,430.00 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIME, ANDREW T Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $35,429.27 Date 06/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TONNO, COURTNEY E Employer name City of Albany Amount $35,429.23 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIPPING, BARBARA K Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $35,429.15 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESTEL, LAURA J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $35,429.02 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, ROBERT C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,428.98 Date 06/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIS, TYRINDA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $35,428.46 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JENNY M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $35,428.35 Date 10/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, CHERYL M Employer name Erie County Amount $35,428.11 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYETTE, CHRISTINE Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $35,427.97 Date 08/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLARD, ANGELA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $35,427.67 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLAYSON, ANGIE M Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $35,427.60 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBY, ROBERTA Employer name Schoharie County Amount $35,427.57 Date 04/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRED-KRESS, BONNIE M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $35,427.54 Date 08/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY-LAUGHLIN, LISA M Employer name Albany County Amount $35,427.25 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACCHIO, ELIZABETH J Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $35,427.19 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, PAULINE H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $35,426.81 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLO, KAREN M Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $35,425.88 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGISTER, DEREK A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $35,425.87 Date 07/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JOANNE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $35,425.07 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRELL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Jay Amount $35,425.06 Date 12/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, SAMUEL Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $35,424.89 Date 02/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALIOTI, DONNA Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $35,424.48 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSTADT, MAVIS M Employer name Otsego County Amount $35,423.67 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONSER, KARLA D Employer name Otsego County Amount $35,423.67 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KATHERINE A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $35,423.25 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDES, JUDITH B Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $35,423.25 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOCARILE, ANGELA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $35,423.21 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, EBONY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $35,422.98 Date 02/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUCHA, THEODORE J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $35,422.65 Date 02/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, WAYNE L Employer name Ulster County Amount $35,422.58 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, CYNTHIA J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $35,422.45 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, KAREN A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $35,422.45 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONG, MARYAN J Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $35,422.45 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, PATTI L Employer name Elizabethtown-Lewis CSD Amount $35,421.38 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, WALTER D Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $35,421.25 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMEI, CATHERINE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,421.17 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, TERESA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,421.11 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, MARY A Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $35,421.11 Date 06/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTEMARI, DEBORAH J Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,421.09 Date 12/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, DELOISE L Employer name Newfield CSD Amount $35,421.08 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREY, LISA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,421.04 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPON, DENISE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,421.03 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, LINDA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,421.02 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLISSENI, CYNTHIA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,420.99 Date 12/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUHRMANN, LINDA M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $35,420.21 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RENZO, ANDREW T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,420.00 Date 08/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DAVID Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $35,419.95 Date 08/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLURE, SHANICE T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,419.86 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, SALINA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $35,419.67 Date 09/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ZAHIRA J A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $35,419.41 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEVER, MICHAEL A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,419.16 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CANDICE L Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $35,418.19 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, KEVIN F Employer name Town of Shawangunk Amount $35,417.83 Date 03/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOTTO, DEBRA K Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $35,417.72 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, SAWAN Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $35,417.49 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DARIUS P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $35,417.06 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBMANN, BARBARA M Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $35,416.96 Date 08/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUMJIAN, TARA E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,416.75 Date 01/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUGHLIN, HEATHER R Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $35,416.16 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, TAMARA L Employer name James Prendergast Library Amount $35,416.00 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORPEAU, ALEXIS D Employer name Nassau County Amount $35,415.86 Date 12/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DES ANGES, JANEEN L Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $35,415.64 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, ILENE K Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $35,415.56 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, KELLY B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $35,415.51 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, CHERRISH T Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $35,415.50 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, JEREMY K Employer name Nassau County Amount $35,415.50 Date 05/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, RYAN M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $35,415.38 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIMAN, CARRIE J Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $35,414.65 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LA VONNE K Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,414.63 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, NIKITA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $35,414.58 Date 12/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOZY, COLLEEN M Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $35,414.34 Date 10/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, SHELLEY L Employer name Franklin County Amount $35,414.06 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHAM, JEFFERY N Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $35,413.98 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUS, KELLY S Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $35,413.85 Date 03/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRENO, ISLANE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $35,413.79 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTA, JANET Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $35,413.41 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLEN, MICHAEL W Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $35,413.29 Date 07/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZO, EDGAR A Employer name Nassau County Amount $35,413.14 Date 04/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTZ, DIANE E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $35,413.01 Date 11/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, TIERA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $35,412.34 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, TONEY L Employer name Rockland County Amount $35,412.21 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANGEL E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $35,412.20 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DJENABA M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $35,412.19 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CYNTHIA G Employer name Erie County Amount $35,412.17 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CASSANDRA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,412.09 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DANA M Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $35,411.37 Date 10/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERAS, KEILA I Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $35,411.34 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, JOHN L Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $35,410.91 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SA GURNEY, PAMELA S Employer name Southwestern CSD Amount $35,410.40 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, TOVE F Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,410.38 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, JACLYN A Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $35,410.29 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERAVOLO, LAURIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,409.91 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, DANIEL K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $35,409.23 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KYLIE E Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $35,409.05 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, LEESANDRA Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $35,409.02 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFFUL-MILLS, LINDA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $35,408.99 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANKSLEY, JAUMANT Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,408.76 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System