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 NEELEY, MATTHEW FRANCIS Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,269.26 Date 12/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, JOHN I Employer name Village of Nissequogue Amount $35,269.04 Date 06/24/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SEAN P Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $35,268.77 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SHARON A Employer name Erie County Amount $35,268.31 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRICHS, LOREN W Employer name Town of Elizabethtown Amount $35,267.79 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, CONNIE E Employer name Hamilton County Amount $35,267.75 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESROCHES, SHELLEY M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $35,267.33 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEN, ROXANNE S Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $35,267.33 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOREY, MARY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $35,267.30 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTINO, RAYMOND M Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $35,267.19 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRLES, MICHELLE M Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $35,266.76 Date 09/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILUE, MOUSSA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,266.75 Date 07/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JESSICA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,266.65 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, EVA M Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $35,266.60 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DANIEL E Employer name Franklin Co Solid Waste Mgt Au Amount $35,266.59 Date 02/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURR, COLEEN P Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $35,266.41 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROLF, TRINA J Employer name Lewis County Amount $35,266.09 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRAND, TIMOTHY L Employer name Town of Bangor Amount $35,265.93 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTTAN, MARY B Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $35,265.88 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNICKEL, JAN N Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $35,265.74 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, LAURIE S Employer name Wayland-Cohocton CSD Amount $35,265.72 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, JONATHAN F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $35,265.66 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAITHWAITE, CHARISE Employer name Lewis County Amount $35,265.31 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, JOHN K Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $35,265.28 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPE, RONALD E Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $35,265.26 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSOWSKI, KAYLEE K Employer name Erie County Amount $35,264.77 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILL-EISENHUT, CAROL A Employer name Erie County Amount $35,264.76 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, MICHAEL A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,264.68 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMAD, MEHREENA Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $35,264.68 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, GINA L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $35,264.48 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, SANDRA L Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $35,264.45 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZROE, SAVANNAH A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $35,264.19 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANK, LAWRENCE R Employer name Ulster County Amount $35,264.04 Date 04/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALSO, PHILIP Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $35,263.95 Date 05/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESROCHER, CHAD M Employer name Clinton County Amount $35,263.71 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, NAYTASHA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $35,263.59 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKSDALE, DAVID W Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $35,263.58 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ALEXANDER J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $35,263.06 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDLE, MICHELE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $35,262.78 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYGES, ANTHONY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,262.73 Date 08/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLETTA, BRIDGETTE E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $35,262.09 Date 12/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNCEY, JULIE B Employer name Town of Dover Amount $35,262.00 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROUP, MICHELLE A Employer name Orleans County Amount $35,261.88 Date 10/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEBEL, FRANK W, II Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $35,261.72 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, COKIE-FLO Employer name Salamanca Housing Authority Amount $35,261.69 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORSLAND, MICA J Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $35,261.65 Date 09/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITRINITI, JACQELINE M Employer name Albany Pine Bush Preserve Comm Amount $35,261.55 Date 06/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, CHRISTINE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $35,261.37 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BRENDA L Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $35,261.17 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, MICHAEL J Employer name Washington County Amount $35,261.15 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALE, CINDY L Employer name Malone CSD Amount $35,261.10 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, MELISSA M Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $35,260.95 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECIROVIC, MEDIHA Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,260.89 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ERICA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,260.23 Date 01/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, DANIEL A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $35,260.22 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, JAMES C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $35,260.12 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPERINO, EDITH M Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $35,259.80 Date 05/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, BRIAN E Employer name Columbia County Amount $35,259.79 Date 12/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARZIONE, JOSHUA A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $35,259.63 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARPEY, FRANCES Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $35,259.45 Date 11/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUINO, SHADAI Employer name Erie County Amount $35,259.06 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEREDAY, REGINA A Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $35,259.05 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELORENZO, KIMBERLEE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,258.91 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCER, JAMES E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $35,258.86 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLERWURST, NATHAN C Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $35,258.03 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, GEDDES M Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $35,257.91 Date 06/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMER, RYAN D Employer name Town of Islip Amount $35,257.55 Date 12/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOWITZ, NANCY D Employer name Town of Indian Lake Amount $35,257.22 Date 10/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKENZIE, BRENDA B Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $35,257.06 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, KRISTIN L Employer name Webster CSD Amount $35,256.92 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPA, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $35,256.76 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDOFIA, SHARON K Employer name Erie County Amount $35,256.50 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALVO, FRANK A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $35,256.46 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINNEY, SUSAN E Employer name Oneida County Amount $35,256.34 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINTON, MARY E Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $35,256.16 Date 09/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHOUS-ADAMS, MARILYN L Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $35,256.16 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ERIC R Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $35,256.05 Date 10/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, ROXANNE M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $35,255.81 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, RENE G Employer name Office of General Services Amount $35,255.68 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, GAIL Y Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $35,255.08 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIERGANNS, JACOB, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,255.04 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLOUGHLIN, CHERYL M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $35,255.00 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFF, JORDAN M Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $35,254.41 Date 04/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, JON Employer name Town of Schroon Amount $35,254.40 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA TOURETTE, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of Deposit Amount $35,254.27 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTI, REGINA A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $35,254.14 Date 06/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JOHN E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $35,254.01 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEERY, STEVEN M Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $35,253.62 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, ANNMARIE Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $35,253.60 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, MICHAEL S Employer name Lewis County Amount $35,253.28 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPANI, KATHLEEN P Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $35,253.15 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DENISE L Employer name Greenport UFSD Amount $35,253.11 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLAND, CHARLENE R Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $35,252.91 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELKER, JESSICA R Employer name Wyoming County Amount $35,252.82 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNCH, SHANNON M Employer name Erie County Amount $35,252.79 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAJAK, ALEX M Employer name Erie County Amount $35,252.48 Date 04/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAPO, CARRIE M Employer name Cortland County Amount $35,252.40 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOX, MARY Employer name Cortland County Amount $35,252.40 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIA, LAURIE A Employer name Clinton County Amount $35,252.11 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOMA, ANNE C Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $35,251.43 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System