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 LOUNELLO, NICOLE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $35,131.28 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAISON, JAMES C Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $35,131.26 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, WALTER D Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $35,130.74 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTLIEB, JENNIFER A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $35,130.72 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, JACOB D Employer name Broome County Amount $35,130.65 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, JOHN J Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $35,130.39 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, KATHERINE D Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $35,130.11 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINCHEN, KAITLIN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,129.69 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, CASSANDRA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,129.49 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ELAINE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $35,129.45 Date 07/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, LUCINDA K Employer name Warren County Amount $35,129.26 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFFIUS, LAUREL L Employer name Red Creek CSD Amount $35,129.00 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBUQUE, ROSALYNN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,128.82 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MINDY L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $35,128.80 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREATER, HENRY C Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $35,128.80 Date 01/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, MARGARET M Employer name Town of Stillwater Amount $35,128.66 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENZZASALMA, NICOLE S Employer name Long Beach Public Library Amount $35,128.55 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBER, WANDA S Employer name Columbia County Amount $35,128.18 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Columbia County Amount $35,128.11 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGVARSKY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Chemung County Amount $35,128.07 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRON, NATHAN Employer name Oswego County Amount $35,128.03 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, AUNDRAY B Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $35,128.01 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KATHERINE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $35,127.98 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, JO ANNE Employer name Ulster County Amount $35,127.89 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, PATRICK M Employer name Legislative Messenger Service Amount $35,127.87 Date 01/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, JODY D Employer name Town of Spafford Amount $35,127.13 Date 05/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUDT, HOLLY E Employer name Town of Vienna Amount $35,127.10 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, DONNA Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $35,126.91 Date 05/25/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJCIR, ERIN Employer name Montgomery County Amount $35,126.89 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, MOLLY A Employer name Medina CSD Amount $35,126.83 Date 12/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ROBERT G Employer name City of Oneida Amount $35,126.82 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, GIORGIANA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $35,126.78 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, GUARIONEX G Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $35,126.57 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, DREW G Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $35,126.37 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHENES, JAMIE S Employer name Chemung County Amount $35,126.12 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, JENNIFER A Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,125.68 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABASOWITZ, NICOLE A Employer name Broome County Amount $35,125.66 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAS, MICHAEL T Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $35,125.65 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURM, GLORIA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,125.06 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Dayton Amount $35,124.98 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLIGAN, THOMAS M Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $35,123.98 Date 10/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAKIN, WILLIAM L Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $35,123.91 Date 01/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, CARMELLA Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $35,123.73 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELWAIN, SHERRI L Employer name Franklin County Amount $35,123.70 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILANO, ROBERT Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $35,123.05 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUGOSZ, STEVEN P Employer name Erie County Amount $35,122.87 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTHEN, FRANK A Employer name City of Albany Amount $35,122.81 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS-SMITH, DONNA M Employer name Chenango County Amount $35,122.39 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCIANESE, PIERA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,122.32 Date 07/05/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, KRISTIN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,122.25 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $35,122.24 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDDER, JAMES N Employer name Village of New Hyde Park Amount $35,122.10 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, AISHAH H Employer name Schenectady County Amount $35,121.90 Date 10/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEMARK, LORI J Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $35,121.15 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMANN, MICHAEL E Employer name Alden CSD Amount $35,120.98 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARY Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $35,120.92 Date 05/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ALICIA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $35,120.75 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, DONNA M Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $35,120.58 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKER, MARY E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $35,120.39 Date 02/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, ISAIAH J C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,120.36 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, MARGARET J Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $35,120.16 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONOVER, TIMOTHY A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $35,119.96 Date 03/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIESTLY, DAVID R Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $35,119.94 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARK, LESTER R, JR Employer name Kingston Housing Authority Amount $35,119.68 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLOSON-BROWNE, LAUREL N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $35,119.66 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESCH, LEAH M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $35,119.66 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACE, NINA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $35,119.27 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, MARILYN L Employer name Village of Evans Mills Amount $35,119.00 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPLEY, JESSE G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,118.77 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEBO, PRISCILLA A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $35,118.72 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEILER, SYLVIA J Employer name Lowville CSD Amount $35,117.75 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONETTE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Franklin County Amount $35,117.38 Date 04/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMBUEGER, ROBERT A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,117.34 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DART, WILLIAM H Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $35,117.28 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, LEROY S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $35,116.84 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, PAUL F Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $35,116.83 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROKOPCHAK, WILLIAM P Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $35,116.75 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, DENISE W Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,116.60 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, PANZIE C Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $35,116.59 Date 05/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, HOLLY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $35,115.79 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOGGINS, MARK W Employer name Chateaugay CSD Amount $35,115.55 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, YOLANDA N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $35,115.38 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSELL, DALE I Employer name Washington County Amount $35,115.31 Date 11/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JOSE L Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $35,115.10 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOUDA, DARLENE M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $35,114.89 Date 11/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNER, SUZANNE R Employer name Erie County Amount $35,114.78 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOFOLO, BRIDGET S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $35,114.43 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, JAMES F Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $35,114.42 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APUZZO, ROBERTA L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $35,114.35 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, DONNA D Employer name SUNY Coll Ceramics Alfred Univ Amount $35,114.29 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHARLES A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $35,114.26 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KTATZBERG, JOHN G Employer name Herkimer County Amount $35,114.25 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, JUDY L Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $35,114.10 Date 01/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GYALTSHEN, TASHI Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $35,113.99 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, SHELLEY S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $35,113.89 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BRUN, DENNIS L Employer name Orange County Amount $35,113.65 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSDOWNE, MARVIN Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $35,113.47 Date 05/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, DEBRA L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $35,113.44 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPP, ELIZABETH Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $35,113.27 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, IFE M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $35,113.20 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System