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 ROYCE, MICHELLE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $34,984.63 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, YING Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $34,984.62 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, COLLEEN A Employer name Erie County Amount $34,984.46 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, JESSICA R Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $34,984.45 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDE, ERIC J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $34,984.34 Date 01/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, KIMBERLY A Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $34,984.29 Date 08/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRAH, BLAKE R Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $34,983.70 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, ALLISON J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $34,983.17 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDERGREN, CATHERINE M Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $34,983.01 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECHOWICZ, TINA M Employer name Department of State Amount $34,982.56 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISENGARD, JUDY M Employer name Groton Housing Authority Amount $34,982.49 Date 03/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOFFLE, SUSANNA M Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $34,982.40 Date 04/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, PATRICK J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $34,982.28 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINE, SHERRI A Employer name Albany County Amount $34,981.76 Date 04/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSCOMB, JAKEEIA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $34,981.44 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITROVATO, AMY N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $34,981.30 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESON, LINDSEY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,981.29 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, LYNN A Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $34,981.06 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MARGARET A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $34,981.02 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, KAREN E Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $34,981.00 Date 05/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDMAN, CAITLIN V Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $34,980.90 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, JEFFREY C Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $34,980.14 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TINE, CHARLES M Employer name Highland CSD Amount $34,980.05 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELACRUZ, LUIS J Employer name Village of Cornwall Amount $34,979.90 Date 04/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, MARYLOU Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $34,979.87 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEMOND, CHERYLIN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $34,979.79 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBECK, KARL E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $34,979.79 Date 10/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, JAMES A Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $34,979.76 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, NATALIE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,979.63 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, THOMAS G Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $34,979.36 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, LINDA J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $34,979.35 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERY, JESSECA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $34,979.26 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, MELINDA F Employer name Cairo-Durham CSD Amount $34,979.11 Date 02/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHILLINGSFORD, VALERIE Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $34,979.10 Date 03/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, CLARE A Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $34,978.83 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CASEY E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $34,978.80 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMING, MICHELLE L Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $34,978.79 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, MENTZI C Employer name Jefferson County Amount $34,978.09 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUCK, PATTY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,977.02 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLACI, JOANNE Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $34,976.96 Date 07/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALUSHA, MICHAEL C, JR Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $34,976.84 Date 08/31/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, CORTNI K Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,976.83 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FABIO, PETER H Employer name Office of General Services Amount $34,976.56 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, JOSHUA T Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $34,976.46 Date 07/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STURICK, BARBARA A Employer name Village of Minoa Amount $34,975.96 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTU, CHRISTINA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $34,975.52 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVRISH, SANDRA G Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $34,975.15 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, EILEEN M Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $34,975.14 Date 12/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEN, CHRISTINE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $34,974.96 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMERI, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $34,974.96 Date 01/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, SARINA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,974.78 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIPPS, MARY LOU Employer name Ontario County Amount $34,974.78 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERAS, FERNANDO Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $34,974.65 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMONACO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $34,974.55 Date 03/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGTIN, RACHEL E Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $34,974.43 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, RICHARD R Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $34,974.35 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NICHOL, MAUREEN A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $34,974.20 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, NANCY H Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $34,974.13 Date 02/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLACK, STEPHEN J Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $34,974.00 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITEZ, MICHELLE D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $34,973.86 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSALL, TONI R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $34,973.73 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMBER, JENNIFER H Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,973.69 Date 04/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHER, SUSAN J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $34,973.57 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVENS, JAMES P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $34,973.49 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DAVID A Employer name Clinton County Amount $34,973.38 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLIDGE, NORMAN L Employer name Town of Jay Amount $34,973.19 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, JOHN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $34,973.07 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNAL, GLORIA I Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $34,972.51 Date 07/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD-GIESS, PATRICE C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,972.43 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABCUGA, CAROL M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $34,972.31 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ALEXA G Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $34,972.28 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINI, RUCHITA Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $34,971.68 Date 01/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, MILITHA Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,971.47 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLES, KELLY M Employer name Wayne County Amount $34,970.97 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, DANIEL E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,970.79 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $34,970.06 Date 12/31/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, HOWARD Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $34,969.66 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, JUSTIN L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $34,969.51 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALEO, PATRICIA A Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $34,969.49 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNELLO, LORETTA JM Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $34,969.46 Date 10/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONK, MILDRED A Employer name Delaware County Amount $34,968.82 Date 01/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, WILLIE M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $34,968.67 Date 07/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARRS, MAUREEN Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $34,968.59 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ROGER L Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $34,968.00 Date 11/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACICA, MARIBETH Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $34,967.69 Date 03/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, RONDA K Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $34,967.17 Date 02/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMARSH, JOHN M, JR Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $34,966.53 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJ KUMAR PRADEEP, KAVITHA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $34,966.32 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, DELMIS I Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $34,966.20 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, WENDY S Employer name Montgomery County Amount $34,965.98 Date 05/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGGE, HERMAN E Employer name Delaware Academy C S D - Delhi Amount $34,965.98 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYMARCHYK, GRETCHEN K Employer name Cornell University Amount $34,965.91 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEICH, AMANDA L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $34,965.86 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAFIORE, LUCAS L Employer name Town of Urbana Amount $34,965.52 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAR, NADEJDA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $34,965.13 Date 02/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, TRACEY W Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $34,964.91 Date 10/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNER, DEE ANN Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $34,964.80 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, LIZZIE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $34,964.78 Date 06/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, FREDRICK L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $34,964.74 Date 03/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DENNIS C Employer name Oneida County Amount $34,964.30 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System