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 BARNES, VALERIE L Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $35,355.26 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CONNIE A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $35,355.06 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEBLER, DAVID J Employer name Town of Highland Amount $35,354.71 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCEL, JULIA J Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $35,354.02 Date 04/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTOWSKI, SHARON R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,353.99 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHERI A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $35,353.83 Date 05/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRIN, RUTH E Employer name Allegany County Amount $35,353.70 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, VICTORIA E Employer name Ontario County Amount $35,353.39 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, THOMAS Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $35,353.17 Date 08/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIODO, DEBORAH L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,352.79 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUPE, EVELYN M Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $35,352.56 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEGUERO, MARIA Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,352.46 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTER, AUDREY Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $35,352.04 Date 02/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSANITE, FRANK Employer name Orange County Amount $35,352.02 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROAT, JODY L Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $35,351.90 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, SARAH E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $35,351.68 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, KERI A Employer name Broome County Amount $35,351.27 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROTTANELLI, VINCENT D Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $35,351.10 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOHN Employer name Erie County Amount $35,350.74 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHETTI, MABEL M Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $35,350.50 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, ABIGAIL V Employer name Wayne County Amount $35,350.48 Date 10/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRAH, DONALD G Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $35,349.94 Date 09/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYR, GREGORY W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $35,349.91 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KATHLEEN C Employer name Seneca County Amount $35,349.88 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHT, SAMUEL J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $35,349.61 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, CHARLES L Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $35,349.52 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANBAAREN, KAYLA N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,349.36 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JESSIE A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $35,349.23 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCKMAN, CATHY M Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $35,349.19 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINEO, ROBERT A Employer name Nassau County Amount $35,349.14 Date 05/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, NICHOLAS B Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $35,348.88 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BEAU BOURCY, GWEN EL Employer name Canton CSD Amount $35,348.76 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLBERT, JEANNE M Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $35,348.50 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIEFER, JOSEPH F Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $35,348.14 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTWRIGHT, KENT J Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $35,347.44 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, DANIEL W Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $35,347.30 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAREY, SCOTT J Employer name Ontario County Amount $35,347.29 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPTON, PHILIP S Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $35,347.01 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CATHARINE O Employer name Wyoming County Amount $35,346.83 Date 06/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBDY - LAWRENCE, ASHLEY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,346.56 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUTELIS, NICHOLAS J Employer name Albany County Amount $35,346.54 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JILL C Employer name Town of Ira Amount $35,346.26 Date 01/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $35,346.05 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOME, SUSAN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $35,345.02 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILI, EILEEN M Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $35,344.96 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, MARY V Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $35,344.92 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVIN, VENICE A, II Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $35,344.91 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURLING, KIRBY S Employer name Town of Hector Amount $35,344.82 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNGER, KRISTEN E Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $35,344.51 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JOAN K Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $35,344.25 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, MARC J Employer name Village of Menands Amount $35,344.12 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUELLEN, KEISHA M Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $35,344.08 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, KIMBERLY M Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $35,343.91 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, ZALMEN Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $35,343.89 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONEY, THOMAS J Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $35,343.73 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABERLE, DONA M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $35,343.57 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROTH, TERRI A Employer name Kendall CSD Amount $35,343.34 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ROBERT D Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $35,343.27 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROS, KAREN M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $35,342.85 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, JEFFREY R Employer name Otsego County Amount $35,342.27 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, KIMBERLY K Employer name Herkimer County Amount $35,342.04 Date 01/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANNELLI, JENNIFER A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,341.55 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALBERT, REBECCA H Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $35,341.46 Date 10/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGRAZIO, ERIC J Employer name Oakfield-Alabama CSD Amount $35,341.40 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, JANET L Employer name Washington County Amount $35,341.16 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZEAU, VIRGINIA A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $35,341.02 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELENEY, JAMES P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $35,340.55 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANDS, HEATHER A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $35,340.41 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETIER, LISA M Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $35,340.24 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASER, ALAN R Employer name Erie County Amount $35,340.11 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, GREGORY Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,340.08 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNOLA, ANNEMARIE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $35,338.57 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, PAULA C Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $35,338.11 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULIANO, MARCELLA A Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $35,338.11 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ANTONIO Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,338.08 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SANDRA J Employer name Oneida County Amount $35,337.86 Date 06/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, TINA MARIE Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $35,337.56 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACKARD, DOUGLAS W Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $35,337.38 Date 03/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTLES, DORA M Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $35,336.85 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTZ, AMANDA J Employer name Washington County Amount $35,336.06 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, RYAN M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $35,335.98 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVO, OSCAR E Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $35,335.96 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URTEL, LISA M Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $35,335.91 Date 12/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATZEL, DAVID J Employer name Wheatland-Chili CSD Amount $35,335.84 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMALDI, MARIA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,335.69 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MORA, CLAUDIA Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $35,335.58 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, RUSSELL T Employer name Department of Law Amount $35,335.56 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, STEVEN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $35,335.41 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNSWORTH, JOHN J Employer name Chenango County Amount $35,335.17 Date 09/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALMBACH, C STEPHEN Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $35,335.10 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAROBECK, MICHAEL J Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $35,335.07 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULP, DONNA R Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $35,335.01 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIELE, CHERYL L Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $35,334.73 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMERS, JENNIFER A Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,334.26 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, VANESSA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $35,334.20 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, BERNADETTE A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $35,333.86 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLBY, ELIZABETH T Employer name Clyde-Savannah Pub Library Amount $35,333.78 Date 08/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERINGER, JUDITH L Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $35,333.71 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRON, JENNIFER M Employer name Moriah CSD Amount $35,333.68 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLER, JAMES, II Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,333.44 Date 02/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System