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 YOST, MARY DEE S Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $35,251.34 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSH, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,251.29 Date 10/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PALMA, JAMES S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,251.13 Date 12/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACCORSO, CAMILLE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,250.77 Date 05/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, LYNN D Employer name Sherman CSD Amount $35,250.70 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, SHERRY B Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $35,250.51 Date 08/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, NICOLE E Employer name Town of Massena Amount $35,249.91 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODANO, SHERRY L Employer name Niagara County Amount $35,249.90 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, TABBATHA T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,249.57 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISA, JOSEPHINE A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $35,249.22 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONIFACIO, FRANCINE A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $35,249.01 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LIBERTO, SARAH D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $35,248.98 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOKE, CARRIE M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $35,248.98 Date 04/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, HOLLY M Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $35,248.88 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPON, SANDRA M Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $35,248.46 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIEL, ERICA D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,248.43 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHLEEN D Employer name Allegany County Amount $35,248.25 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHAEL A Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $35,247.02 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLEY, MICHELLE L Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $35,246.99 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, NICHOLAS J Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $35,246.85 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, TOM A Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $35,246.76 Date 06/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $35,246.73 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, XENIA C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,246.62 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, RONALD K Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $35,246.40 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOFF, CHARLES Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,245.86 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMAN, WENDY R Employer name Town of Campbell Amount $35,245.36 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTEUS, COLLEEN A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $35,245.29 Date 09/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBRANO, ANDREA K Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $35,244.58 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DECKER, KEVIN R Employer name City of Albany Amount $35,244.21 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, STEFAN Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $35,244.03 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANSBURG, SHERRY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,244.01 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERSKEN, SABRINA JOY Employer name Greene County Amount $35,243.83 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZYWOWIAZA, STANLEY J Employer name Cleveland Hill UFSD Amount $35,243.80 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDBERG, KAITLYN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,243.72 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, REBECCA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $35,243.47 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERILLO, ANTHONY J Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $35,243.20 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, STEVEN M Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $35,243.04 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANUSZEWSKI, SUSAN Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $35,242.83 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNN, SARAH A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $35,242.79 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, KATHY J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $35,242.69 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHMAN, COURTNEY A Employer name Broome County Amount $35,242.53 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOJCZUK, JOHN R Employer name Seneca County Amount $35,242.37 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLOWS, SCOTT D Employer name Town of Boston Amount $35,242.24 Date 03/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKE, GWENDOLYN Employer name Greene County Amount $35,242.22 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATH, KYLE M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $35,242.11 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, KIMBERLI M Employer name Town of Clayton Amount $35,241.84 Date 02/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, LE ANN K Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $35,241.80 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVEREEM, DOMINICK F Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $35,241.68 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSEMAN, IDRIS Employer name Greece CSD Amount $35,241.64 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOY, JOSEPH A Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $35,241.54 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, LYNN M Employer name Lewis County Amount $35,241.19 Date 05/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTE, PANAJOT Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $35,240.96 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRANOVA, TOBIA F Employer name Sullivan County Amount $35,240.86 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, APRIL A Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $35,240.81 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLADEN, NIGEL PAUL Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $35,240.69 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLAYSON, MARK C Employer name Education Department Amount $35,240.65 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KELLY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $35,240.48 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, KYLE F Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $35,240.36 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, LINDA Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $35,240.00 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLI, SHARON M Employer name Chenango Forks CSD Amount $35,240.00 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, IESHAH Employer name Nassau County Amount $35,239.91 Date 12/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, PEGGY S Employer name Erie County Amount $35,239.41 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, LEE Employer name Erie County Amount $35,239.41 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, JONATHAN Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $35,239.23 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANDREW, KAREN Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $35,238.93 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYLIE, SEAN RJ Employer name Cleveland Hill UFSD Amount $35,238.57 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERFIEN, STEPHEN J Employer name Erie County Amount $35,238.49 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOOKEY, DONNA C Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $35,238.25 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, DAWN M Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $35,237.78 Date 10/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSCHMIDT, JOHN S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $35,237.21 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, STEPHEN W Employer name Town of Gates Amount $35,237.04 Date 05/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINGELESKI, SUSAN R Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $35,236.28 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMERCI, DONNA M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $35,236.26 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, NORENE A Employer name Franklin County Amount $35,236.16 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBBY, LORI A Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,236.12 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLESSIN, LYNN M Employer name Otsego County Amount $35,236.11 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, JENNIFER Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $35,236.11 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTO, JUSTIN D Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $35,235.99 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDER, ANDREW J Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $35,235.85 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGOPIAN, HARRY K Employer name Rockland County Amount $35,235.76 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTY, DEBRA C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $35,235.57 Date 12/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGBURTSON, DANIEL E Employer name Yates County Amount $35,235.50 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDELL, ANN M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $35,235.46 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, MICHAEL A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $35,234.78 Date 08/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSYTH, TIMOTHY L Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $35,234.72 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAURISANO-SPRAGUE, COURTNEY Employer name Oneida County Amount $35,234.70 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUES, VICKI L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $35,234.64 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANCA, LISA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,234.60 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, JAKE P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,234.53 Date 08/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, LORIE A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $35,234.42 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELHONE, JAMES E Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $35,234.36 Date 08/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURZ, BRENDA Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $35,234.19 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMAN, BEAU R Employer name Cattaraugus Little Valley CSD Amount $35,234.16 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, RICHARD I Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $35,233.94 Date 05/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMMED, MARIFA T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $35,233.84 Date 09/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, LISA A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $35,233.77 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, BRENDA E Employer name Sauquoit Valley CSD Amount $35,233.61 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, AMANDA J Employer name Broome County Amount $35,233.34 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, KAYLA A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $35,233.00 Date 11/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, LAURA E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $35,232.43 Date 07/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System