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 BUREK, PATRICE Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $35,170.71 Date 05/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BETH M Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $35,170.49 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, SCOTT G Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $35,170.20 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGONE, ANTHONY J Employer name Bridgehampton UFSD Amount $35,170.03 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDWELL, STEVEN D Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $35,169.78 Date 06/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RONALD R Employer name Madison County Amount $35,169.75 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, KIMBERLY D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $35,169.68 Date 02/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERCIVAL, ABICA A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $35,169.59 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ROYAL G Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $35,169.52 Date 12/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODUS, GREGORY Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $35,169.45 Date 02/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETARY, JASON S Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $35,169.29 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, THERESA L Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $35,169.00 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENIFF, DAWN S Employer name Genesee Valley CSD Angelica-Be Amount $35,168.90 Date 09/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADFORD, ROBERT J, JR Employer name City of Kingston Amount $35,168.39 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDHENK, GREGG W Employer name Ulster County Amount $35,168.01 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, KATHIE M Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $35,167.67 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPARAH, STEPHEN P Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $35,167.63 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, ANNA M Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $35,167.60 Date 04/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, BRENDA L Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $35,167.57 Date 01/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENIO, LINDA L Employer name Clinton County Amount $35,166.77 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBSON, KIRK P Employer name Department of Health Amount $35,166.25 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEDDERBURN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $35,166.25 Date 09/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD EL, TERRENCE D Employer name Department of State Amount $35,166.25 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODARELLI, ERNEST Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $35,166.25 Date 09/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOYACK, PATRICIA A Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $35,165.98 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOXE, JENNIFER C Employer name Town of Catskill Amount $35,165.77 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURDAM, MARK E Employer name Village of Hoosick Falls Amount $35,165.64 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIENDEL, THEODORE B, JR Employer name Byron-Bergen CSD Amount $35,165.32 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STODDARD, MICHAEL J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $35,165.26 Date 05/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTA, ALLISON B Employer name City of Albany Amount $35,165.24 Date 03/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACE, BRITTANY R Employer name Livingston County Amount $35,164.92 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKOWSKI, DIANE M Employer name Chemung County Amount $35,164.79 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWACKI, EUGENE Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $35,164.28 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEDERHOFER, RICK B Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $35,164.03 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, STEPHEN S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $35,164.00 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABON, PAUL J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $35,163.76 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDORCHUK, OLEG Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,163.70 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLING, GAIL E Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $35,163.17 Date 05/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNE, KEVIN C Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $35,163.03 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOCHTMAN, LISA M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $35,162.93 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT-DENNISON, JENNIFER L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $35,162.87 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JODY A Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $35,162.87 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, ANITA M Employer name Cortland County Amount $35,162.52 Date 10/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, LUANNE M Employer name Albany County Amount $35,162.30 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTON, MARIAN H Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $35,162.00 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, DANIEL W Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $35,161.68 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LUIS E Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $35,161.30 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURYLA, LINDSEY Y Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,161.25 Date 11/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PAUL Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $35,161.06 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKONYIA, MABEL C Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $35,160.50 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, DERLY B Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $35,160.30 Date 11/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORDAHL, CHRISTINE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,160.09 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELA CRUZ, NOEL J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,159.98 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURPRENANT, TISHA L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $35,159.88 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFITT, MARGARET A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,159.74 Date 11/25/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBOS, SCOTT T Employer name Greene County Amount $35,159.52 Date 04/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROZIC, KEITH R Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,159.48 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLON, KERLI Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $35,159.15 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALLEN D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $35,159.09 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULE, GREGORY F Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $35,158.77 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, MICHAEL M O Employer name Erie County Amount $35,158.38 Date 06/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUCH, KEVIN L Employer name Allegany County Amount $35,158.33 Date 11/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, SARAH A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $35,158.20 Date 01/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVINES CLARKE, CLAUDIA Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,157.90 Date 03/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFSTETTER, JAMES R Employer name Erie County Amount $35,157.65 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESTERAK, NICOLAS J Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $35,157.50 Date 06/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVER, JEFFREY H Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $35,157.29 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDANO, ROBERT T Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $35,156.90 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, JUSTINE S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,156.84 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, JOHN R Employer name Village of Holley Amount $35,156.81 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, NADINE R Employer name Warren County Amount $35,156.56 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONIO, DAWN E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $35,156.48 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEECHER, MARIA L Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $35,156.30 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISI, DAWN M Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $35,155.67 Date 02/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, KIMBERLY Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $35,155.44 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRAL, ESDRAS Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $35,155.32 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZ-CARMODY, JEANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $35,155.15 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDDER, SUSAN D Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $35,155.09 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JULIE B Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $35,155.07 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHLEY, DEBORAH B Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $35,154.99 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRA, KENNETH F Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $35,154.88 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, GREGORY C Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $35,154.87 Date 04/08/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARVANETES, BRIAN M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $35,154.74 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, MERARI E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $35,154.58 Date 01/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUILLINI, ANDREA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $35,154.09 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, REESA J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $35,154.09 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRARY, BRENDA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,153.53 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSTON, TONYA C Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $35,153.49 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISHEL, AARON L Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $35,153.37 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, PAMELA S Employer name Niagara County Amount $35,153.27 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANCZAK, HEATHER L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $35,153.16 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIXNER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Village of Jordan Amount $35,153.10 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDOLPH, JEANETTE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $35,152.44 Date 11/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRANICHAK, DAWN A Employer name Johnson City CSD Amount $35,152.12 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMENDOLA, MICHAEL Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $35,151.81 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, MANDY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,151.55 Date 03/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PERCIVAL B, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,151.54 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, VALERIA C Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $35,151.53 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, REBECCA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,151.50 Date 01/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMY, DEBORAH E Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,151.49 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System