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 BOWEN, SUSAN M Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $34,927.25 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, LINDA M Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $34,927.18 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, LAURIE J Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $34,926.60 Date 05/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLIN, WILLIAM J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $34,926.54 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIER, JESSICA L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $34,926.27 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, JOSEPH M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,926.20 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLADO, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $34,926.18 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $34,926.08 Date 08/21/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, ANNETTE P Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $34,925.90 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPHAM, CURTISS E, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $34,925.55 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNN, TANA L Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $34,925.53 Date 09/05/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUMPH, GINA M Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $34,925.45 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVERETTE, CASSANDRA Employer name Niagara County Amount $34,925.01 Date 08/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, SAMANTHA B Employer name Ithaca Housing Authority Amount $34,924.81 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, LOUISE K Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $34,924.60 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $34,924.32 Date 11/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, ALISON R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $34,924.16 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIS, DEBORAH M Employer name Wayne County Amount $34,924.16 Date 04/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHALLOW, GAIL A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $34,924.15 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHNKE, JOHN E Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $34,923.98 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, MARY E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,923.89 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, MICHELLE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $34,923.60 Date 02/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PUTTEN, RUTH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $34,923.56 Date 04/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, LINDA J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $34,923.33 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, JULIE B Employer name Town of Colchester Amount $34,923.17 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNLEE, JERVERNE L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $34,923.09 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGATHALAPRATHABAN, JAGANNATH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $34,922.73 Date 11/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES-JETER, LYDIA Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $34,922.73 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, STEPHANY N Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,922.50 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITZMAN, ROCCO Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $34,922.03 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, TYHESSIA T Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $34,921.80 Date 08/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELE, JOY A Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $34,921.41 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, GISSELLE J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $34,921.30 Date 09/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, BEVERLY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,921.21 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, SEAN T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $34,921.00 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MORRIS D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $34,920.81 Date 06/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, KATHY A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $34,920.49 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDROPOLI, DIANE Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $34,920.39 Date 04/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLEOD, RUSSELL S Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $34,920.20 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, GABRIEL S Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $34,919.84 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, RHONDA L Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $34,919.63 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, MAKENZIE A Employer name Essex County Amount $34,919.62 Date 05/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, GILBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $34,919.30 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, LUCAS J Employer name Ogdensburg City School Dist Amount $34,918.66 Date 06/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, CRAIG S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $34,918.25 Date 07/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, SARA Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $34,917.81 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULF, KATHY S Employer name East Aurora UFSD Amount $34,916.96 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, ROBERT, JR Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $34,916.92 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETHAWAY, JOLENE R N Employer name Fulton County Amount $34,916.69 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINHOFF, JULIANNE M Employer name Mc Graw CSD Amount $34,916.64 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURELLO, DONNA S Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $34,916.43 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALOFARO, JACOB G Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $34,916.34 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, ROY A Employer name Town of Ashland Amount $34,916.27 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUESENER, CAMERON J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $34,916.06 Date 07/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLLAR, KELLY Employer name Department of Health Amount $34,915.99 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, SCOTT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $34,915.94 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDLER, SUSAN C Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $34,915.50 Date 09/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIGIEL, THERRESSA E Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $34,915.50 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, SARAH A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $34,915.34 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, VALERIE L Employer name Albion CSD Amount $34,915.20 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAZA, BRUCE E Employer name Town of Whitehall Amount $34,915.12 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, JOCELYN R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $34,915.04 Date 08/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, JAMIE L Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $34,914.90 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, ROBERT J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $34,914.86 Date 09/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFFETY, ROBERT A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $34,914.68 Date 03/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, PAMELA Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $34,914.36 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURWELL, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Herkimer CSD Amount $34,914.11 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBIAK, MARIAN P Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $34,913.99 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMBLET, LORA J Employer name Shelter Island UFSD Amount $34,913.92 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, RICHARD P, JR Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $34,913.34 Date 04/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOKEY, MARTHA A Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $34,913.24 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, TYRONE J Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $34,913.19 Date 12/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, FRANCIS W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $34,913.14 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, STEPHEN R Employer name Warren County Amount $34,913.03 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, MARY JO Employer name Greece CSD Amount $34,912.98 Date 10/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARWAK, STEVEN J, II Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $34,912.65 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUB, GINA Employer name Chester UFSD 1 Amount $34,912.62 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIGEL, CHERYL L Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $34,912.61 Date 12/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, JEFFREY T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $34,912.50 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRAS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $34,912.40 Date 07/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, JOEL V Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $34,912.34 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, MICHAEL D Employer name Montgomery County Amount $34,912.22 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGER, PRAJEET Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $34,912.18 Date 04/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, CARLETON Employer name Dutchess County Amount $34,911.93 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENOX, DANE A Employer name City of Elmira Amount $34,911.82 Date 04/19/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROBERT P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $34,911.50 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, LARRY M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $34,911.40 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, COLLEEN F Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $34,911.31 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ALENA A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $34,911.30 Date 05/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAND, TARA M Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $34,910.94 Date 08/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEMAKER, DONALD W Employer name East Quogue UFSD Amount $34,910.77 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLTON, JOHN E Employer name Town of Chesterfield Amount $34,910.58 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, MELISSA A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $34,910.43 Date 11/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSANO, LAURA A Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $34,910.11 Date 02/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, ANGELO M, JR Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $34,910.01 Date 04/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, REBECCA L Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $34,910.00 Date 07/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEUER, KELLY C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $34,908.86 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAN, BETTY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $34,908.65 Date 03/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIBOLD, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $34,908.50 Date 02/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, REONOKA T Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $34,908.24 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System